Friday, June 4, 2010
10am - 3:30pm
Yale University, West Campus, Orange, CT

The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) presents a one day program exploring ways that librarians are rethinking information literacy instruction in light of today’s student expectations, behaviors, and emerging technologies.

10:00am Registration and Refreshments
10:30am Opening Remarks
10:45am Keynote:
Born Digital
John Palfrey, Henry N. Ess Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at Harvard Law School
12:00pm Breakout sessions
  • Information Seeking Habits of College Students: Using Assessment to Help Build Better Information Literacy Programs
    Mary Jane Sobinski-Smith and Joshua Becker, Western New England College
  • Integrating Assistive Technology with Library Instruction
    Candace Brown, Landmark College
  • Quality Counts: Developing a Game for Information Literacy Instruction
    Maura A. Smale, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
  • Make No Assumptions: Incorporating the Student’s Viewpoint to Improve Library Spaces, Services, and Resources
    Susanna Cowan and Michael Howser, University of Connecticut
12:45pm Lunch - Discussion table topics:
  • Meaningful or Meaningless: ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards in 2010
  • In through the back door: Harnessing back-door communication to enhance information literacy instruction
  • ‘BFFs: Broaden Faculty Following’ by Using Emerging Technology to Strengthen Relationships
  • What Do I Write About? Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy Standard One
1:45pm Breakout Sessions
  • A Perfect Storm: Cloud Computing and JiTT
    Ann Perbohner, Dartmouth College
  • The Big Picture: Visual Storytelling in Library Instruction
    Nicole E. Brown and Erica Schattle, Emerson College
  • Redefining Instruction for the Future
    Sarah Walkowiak, Brandeis University
2:30pm Break
2:45pm Presentation:
The Crossroads of Learning: Librarians and IT Professionals Banding Together to Embed Information and Technology Literacies into Undergraduate Courses
Clarence Maybee, Charlotte Droll, Debbie Krahmer, Francesca Livermore, Colgate University
3:30pm Program Wrap-up

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