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Format: 2014-09-19T20
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Friday, June 22 - 5:00pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Soiree (ACRL IS) Reception Offsite Location
Bar Louie, 321 W Katella Ave, Suite 212
Description :

ACRL Instruction Soiree, an evening social open to anyone interested in the ACRL Instruction Section

Saturday, June 23 - 8:00am

8:00am - 10:00am
Embedded Librarian Best Practices: You Can Do It, We Can Help Program Anaheim Convention Center
213AB
Description :

Embedded librarianship is not a new term, however, for librarians being partnered with faculty in online classrooms it is becoming a critical job component. Attendees of the session will contribute a tip or frustration of embedding which will be integrated into the program. Following a brief history on embedding, a panel will discuss different types of embedding models as they involve the audience with interactive audience polling. This panel presentation, facilitated by Debbie Nolan, Dean of University Libraries at Towson University, will present embedded librarian models for distance learning at different institutions.

Panelists will give 20 minute presentations on the following topics:

Three’s Company
Kathleen Pickens-French, Public Services Librarian, Hamilton Campus at Miami University and Krista McDonald, Director, Regional Campus Library, Hamilton Campus at Miami University
Pickens-French and McDonald will describe the core model that their embedded librarians have used to create resources pages within their university’s CMS. They will explain the “Three Rule” of keeping content organized, students interested, and the library’s website where it belongs.

Going Beyond the Embedded Librarian: Creating Online Classrooms to Teach Teachers About Information Literacy
By Kathleen Anne Langan, Assistant Professor, Western Michigan University.
Langan will present a pilot program that was introduced to use e-learning technology to introduce information literacy concepts to university instructors and teach them to incorporate these concepts into their curriculum. This presentation will discuss this experience, the importance of using online classrooms as a means of communicating with instructors, and introduce best practices to create similar classes.

Direct and Repeated Interactions: The Regis Experience with Embedded Librarianship
Paul Betty, Distance Learning Librarian, Regis University
Embedded librarianship at Regis University incorporates collaboration between librarians, students, teaching faculty, and instructional designers. Betty will discuss the model the librarians in the Distance Services department have developed to lead to greater rates of “embeddedness.”

8:00am - 10:00am
Smart Investing @ your library: Everyone Counts! Program Anaheim Convention Center
207B
Description :

The role of librarians as trusted navigators leading patrons to the most useful information is increasingly valuable. Smart investing@ your library is building the capacity of public libraries and librarians to provide reliable, unbiased financial education and resources to those who need help. Librarians are building collections, delivering programs to people of all ages and economic circumstances and creating a national network of replicable service models. Using data to tell the story, reaching out and working with community partners, and integrating market research into program design are helping build the foundation for a leadership role in financial education.

8:00am - 10:00am
Taking Instruction to the Next Level: Creating Evaluations to Assess Student Learning Online Discussion/Interest group, Forum/Update Disneyland Hotel
North Exhibit Hall Room BC
Description :

Taking instruction to the next level: creating evaluations to assess student learning online: Attendees will be provided with a brief background in assessment methods as well as examples of assessments used specifically to evaluate online learning tools such as tutorials, course guides, course management systems, etc. Participants will learn how to create effective assessments tailored to their needs, and examples of assessments used at several institutions to evaluate various online learning tools will be shared. Co-sponsored by the STS Hot Topics Discussion Group and the STS Assessment Committee.

8:00am - 12:00pm
All Committee Meeting I (LIRT) Committee meeting Sheraton Park Hotel
Plaza D (table 1)
Description :

This is a meeting of all committees of the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT).

Interests :
8:00am - 12:00pm
Consolidated Meeting (ACRL EBSS) Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Magic Kingdom Ballroom 2
Description :

Consolidated meeting time and location for EBSS committees.

Saturday, June 23 - 10:00am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Advisory Council I / All Members Meeting (ACRL IS) Committee meeting Disneyland Hotel
Castle A & B
Description :

First meeting of the ACRL Instruction Section Advisory Council. All ACRL Instruction Section members, and anyone interested in learning more about the activities of the Instruction Section, are welcome to attend.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Back to Basics: Strategies & Techniques for Teaching Basic Digital Literacy to Underserved Populations Program Anaheim Convention Center
206A
Description :

Many different underserved populations often don’t possess basic digital literacy skills necessary for 21st century work and life. How are libraries meeting those basic needs? What works and doesn't work? How do you identify patrons in need of remedial and basic computer skills training? How should differences in population be handled (Adult basic education, ESL learners, older adults etc)? Examples of successful programs, customization to fit specific populations' needs and funding strategies will be covered.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Instructional Technologies Interest Group Discussion/Interest group Hilton Anaheim
Pacific D (Table 7)
Description :

How can librarians keep up with instructional technologies? Not just knowing what is new, but also what is most effective for use in teaching.

Join us for the first meeting of the LITA Instructional Technologies Interest Group where we will share our own experiences and techniques for keeping current on these issues as a guided discussion, followed by an open forum and further discussion on future conference planning and the direction we would like this Interest Group to take.

10:30am - 12:00pm
Preparing College-Ready 21st Century Citizens with Integrated Information / Media Literacy Programs in Education Program Anaheim Convention Center
204A
Description :

How can K-12 and academic librarians prepare learners to work successfully in information- and technology-rich environments so they will be college-ready? How can we librarians expand our focus from information literacy to incorporate all 21st Century skills that boost deep content understanding, and successfully collaborate with teachers and professors to truly integrate these skills? This program features school and academic librarians who met this challenge and succeeded in integrating information literacy into their curriculum.

Saturday, June 23 - 12:00pm

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Bites with Library Instruction Round Table I (LIRT) Social event Offsite Location
Off Site
Description :

This gathering is held at a local restaurant allowing colleagues to network over lunch.

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Saturday, June 23 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
CANCELLED: Teaching with Google Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 7
Description :

In spring 2012, UW-Madison MERIT Library offered six instructional technology trainings to Madison Metropolitan School District schools including Sennett Middle School and Lincoln Elementary. As a new initiative, the trainings focused on equipping teachers to use technology to aid in the construction of knowledge. Trainings focused on using Google Applications including but not limited to Google Earth, Google Books, and Google Documents for peer review, self-graded quizzes, games, and more. In addition, library staff also provided training on using Interactive White Boards to create active and collaborative lesson plans that enhance knowledge and critical thinking skills.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Capitalizing on university resources for easy and economical information literacy assessment Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 17
Description :

ePortfolios continue to gain strength in higher education as a viable and relatively quick method for assessment of student work. Miami University (Oxford, OH) recently implemented Chalk & Wire as its ePortfolio system for the entire campus. The libraries have partnered with several departments to utilize ePortfolios for the assessment of information literacy skills. Student work from those departments is automatically forwarded to a team of librarians that assess the work using a revised version of the information literacy rubric developed by the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). What is unique about this process is that the artifacts are not tailored to the library or to the information literacy rubric. Now in its third year, this project has provided extremely valuable and robust data regarding the information literacy skills at Miami. It assists in developing a baseline for students, and helps us to see progression in information literacy as students move through the curriculum. The assessments have provided data on which classes need further assistance with research assignments, classes that need syllabi revised to better assist students in the research process, and has helped us to easily identify classes and assignments that can serve as a model to others.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Creating an Interactive and Engaging Subject Guide with SpicyNodes Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 3
Description :

SpicyNodes is a newly developed web authoring tool that allows teachers, librarians, and users in other trades to create interactive resource guides on any topic for various purposes. It employs radial-map visualization technology that can offer end-users the opportunity to explore and learn complicated concepts or subjects with ease. A radial-map basically consists of trees and graphs functioning like a spider web. Users can move freely from node to node in any direction they wish. It is similar to a concept map search engine provided by some database vendors, for example Credo Reference database's visual search. Each tree node can be displayed like a simple web page containing hyperlinks pointing to an image, a video clip, and/or a source page accessible on the Web. A node can also link to other nodes covering the same area within the map. Like other social network websites, SpicyNodes also provides sharing, collaboration, and website embedding features. This poster will demonstrate a subject guide created with this tool for a second year seminar course entitled "Japan through Literature and Films" taught at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts. Pros and cons of this tool and the subject guide will be examined.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Evaluating Information: Using an Instructional Scaffolding Activity to Facilitate Student Learning Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 14
Description :

Librarians have designed a number of information evaluation methods to use in library instruction (e.g., the CRAAP test from California State University, Chico). Instruction librarians and staff at the University of Tennessee (UT) Libraries have implemented a new information evaluation method based on the 5 W's (who, what, when, where, why, how). This technique is currently used in UT undergraduate English composition library instruction sessions. The 5 W's method is influenced by the educational theory of instructional scaffolding, a teaching strategy that builds off a student's previous knowledge, provides students with simple tools to apply to increasingly complex tasks, and prepares students for independent learning through recall and familiarity. Our poster will compare this new method to existing information evaluation methods and will also discuss preliminary results from a study focused on student recall of the method and value placed on the method by English composition instructors.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Faculty Case Tracker: An Online Tool for Effective Outreach Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 12
Description :

With daily competing priorities, it has been a challenge for many liaison librarians to keep up with the research interests and teaching activities of every faculty member. However, in order to provide the most relevant services to faculty, it is absolutely essential that we indeed have a good grasp of the priorities of our faculty and maintain an up-to-date record of our interaction with them. To address this challenge, two departments at the University of Houston Libraries, Web Services and Liaison Services, worked collaboratively to create a friendly software program that allows librarians to store, update, search faculty information, and track their activities. The same program can also assist librarians to disseminate information to targeted faculty members efficiently. This poster will discuss the development of the program and the collaboration process of two library departments. Presenters will give a demonstration on how the program works, and how it supports our work on instruction, outreach, and collection development.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Librarians and Peer Mentors: A Collaborative Approach to Library Instruction Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 9
Description :

This poster outlines how librarians collaborated with the Honor's Program to integrate information literacy skills into first year Honors curriculum. In the Honors Program all sections include a peer mentor (GURU), an experienced undergraduate student. Our approach in this project combined GURU led classroom instruction with library created digital content to form an integrated instructional approach. Peer mentors and faculty were able to explore new ways to integrate information literacy instruction directly into the course to move content beyond the traditional 50 minute library instruction session. As experienced learners, GURUs are able to understand the research difficulties of first-year students. After surveying the GURUs to determine what questions or issues they encountered while doing library research, the library created online modules for the students to use at their point of need. Accompanying each library module is an instructor's guide that offers suggestions and additional resources. The GURUS guided the instruction process, facilitated activities and served as a resource to the students using the online content. This model of novice (freshman), experienced (GURU) and expert (librarian) aligns our efforts between learning objectives, learning opportunities, and assessment.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Making a Good Thing Better: Increasing Demand for One-on-One Information Literacy Instruction at Grinnell College Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 8
Description :

Come learn why Grinnell College Libraries enjoyed a 60% increase in the number of Library Labs, our customized research appointments, during fall 2011. Research consultations are well established instructional options in many academic libraries and have been offered at Grinnell for nearly 20 years. In this poster session, we will show how we promote, conduct, and assess our one-on-one information literacy sessions on topics such as analysis of the Occupy Movement's protest signs, Aztec blood symbolism, and gender equity indices. We'll also illustrate the positive connection between Library Labs and our classroom instruction as well as plans for expanding this successful one-on-one instruction option beyond the reference desk - to librarians' offices, special collections, and academic support centers across campus - while maintaining its effectiveness.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Starting from scratch: better assignments make undergrads into better researchers Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 4
Description :

Library instruction seeks to improve students' research skills and increase student engagement in the research process. The design and structure of an assignment often limits librarians' ability to help their classes develop good search habits and strong research skills. In this project, librarians work together with course instructors to design research assignments that engage students in the research process. In addition, students benefit from a semester-long, structured relationship with a subject librarian focused on a specific learning activity. Instructors participating in this program work closely with librarians to consider the clarity, purpose, and scope of their assignments as they review and redesign research activities for their course with student success in mind. Librarians will also develop and offer scaffolded learning activities that guide students to use and evaluate scholarly information effectively. Learn how we worked to build closer collaborations with teaching faculty and reached new levels of engagement with our students as a result. Evaluation of students' final projects and survey of students and faculty involved will show the success of this pilot project.

Sponsors :
ALA
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Using Academic Digital Collections to Enrich K-12 21st Century Learning Poster session Anaheim Convention Center
Exhibit Hall Poster Area Table 6
Description :

Primary sources are key to the success of 21st century learners. This poster session will share strategies of a kindergarten-12th grade educational component integrated into three successful academic library digitization projects developed using grant funding provided by the North Carolina Exploring Cultural Heritage Online (NCECHO) Heritage Partners. "The Eastern North Carolina Digital Library" (http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/historyfiction/), "Seeds of Change: The Daily Reflector Image Collection" (http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/reflector/), and "North Carolina State Government Publications Collection" (http://www.ncgovdocs.org/) provide appealing, accessible, and historically significant primary and secondary resources usable in all areas of the kindergarten-12th grade curriculum making history come alive in the classroom. Presenters will share first-hand experiences based on planning, implementation, marketing, forming partnerships, grant writing techniques, focus groups, teacher workshops, lesson plan activity development and promotional strategies. Lessons learned during the process of the implementation of the kindergarten-12th grade educational components for all three projects will also be highlighted.

Sponsors :
ALA