Friday, June 10, 2005
9:45am - 3:15pm
Glickman Library, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME

The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) and University of Southern Maine Libraries present a one day program which will examine the broad concept of motivating students in and out of the classroom within the context of information literacy education.

9:00am Registration and Refreshments
9:45am Introduction and Opening Remarks
Barbara Kenney, NELIG Chair, Roger Williams University
Sandra Rothenberg, NELIG Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Framingham State College
Barb Mann, Coordinator of Information Literacy, University of Southern Maine
David Nutty, Library Director, University of Southern Maine
10:00am Keynote:
Ken Bain, Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at New York University
11:15am Break
11:30am Presentation:
Teaching that Touches the Heart of the Student: A Framework of Learning Theory and Application in Practice
Irene Herold - Director, Mason Library, Keene State College
12:15am Lunch
1:30pm Breakout Sessions:
  • Motivating Students with Discipline-Based Information Literacy Instruction: Getting Your Faculty On Board
    Colleen Anderson, Bryant University & Leslie Simmel, Bentley College
  • "Why Are We Learning This?" - How Students' Beliefs About Knowledge and Knowing Affect How They Learn
    Kendall Hobbs, Wesleyan University
  • Listening to Graduate Students
    Cecilia Dalzell, Rensselaer at Hartford
2:15pm Break
2:30pm Breakout Sessions:
  • Hands-On Active Learning Techniques for Information Literacy,br /> Amber Tatnall, York County Community College & Judi H. Moreno, Central Maine Community College
  • No Credit? No Money? No Problem! Using a Forum to Raise Information Literacy Awareness and the Profile of your Library (On Nearly Zero Dollars)
    Brian T. Gallagher, Amanda Izenstark, and Jim Kinnie, University of Rhode Island
  • Bringing the Studio to the Library: Addressing the Research Needs of Studio Art and Architecture Students
    Hannah Bennett, Yale University
3:15pm Library Tours / End of Program

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