Learning Styles: Fiction, Nonfiction, or Mystery?

When: 
Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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Location: 
California C
Presenters: 
Moderator: Anne-Marie Deitering, Franklin McEdward Professor for Undergraduate Learning Initiatives, Oregon State University
Speaker: Char Booth, Instruction Services Manager & E-Learning Librarian, Claremont Colleges Library
Speaker: Jean Runyon, Dean, Virtual Campus, Anne Arundel Community College
Speaker: Lori S. Mestre, Head, Undergraduate Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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What do we really know about learning styles? This program will examine the conventional wisdom about learning styles and lead us into deeper consideration of how we address learning styles in our online and classroom teaching. A moderated panel of speakers will investigate the relevance and validity of learning styles in relation to information literacy instruction, and lead participants in exercises to reflect on their perceptions of learning styles.

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5ThingsLearningStyles2012.pdf - Uploaded by Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh (May 29, 2012 - 289.15 KB
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 3:42pm PDT
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At this program, we will distribute the "5 Things You Should Read About Learning Styles" publication, compiled and created by members of the 2011-2012 ACRL Instruction Section Research & Scholarship Committee:

http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/aboutacrl/directoryofleadership/sections/is/iswebsite/projpubs/fivethings/5Things2012.pdf