Monthly Archives: May 2017

Featured Teaching Librarian: Amanda Hornby

Several times a year, the ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee selects and interviews a librarian who demonstrates a passion for teaching, innovation, and student learning. Nominate yourself or someone great! Name: Amanda Hornby Institution: University of Washington Job Title: Teaching & Learning … Continue reading

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May 2017 Site of the Month

May 2017 Site of the Month: Y Search Interview With: Elise Silva, Leanna Fry-Balci Interviewer: Gabriel Duque Project Description: Y Search is a website produced by library instructors at Brigham Young University for use in blended learning instruction with First-Year … Continue reading

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ACRL IS Preconference at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago

Interested in developing strategies and approaches for teaching with the Framework that incorporate a social justice lens? Register for the ACRL IS Preconference at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Going with (and Growing with) the Framework: Teaching Information … Continue reading

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ACRL IS/DLS/CJCLS Program at ALA Annual: “To Teach or Not To Teach Discovery Tools: Balancing Practical Instruction with the ACRL Information Literacy Framework”

Please join us at ALA Annual in Chicago on Saturday, June 24, 2017, 1:00-2:30 at MCP W179a for our panel discussion program on using discovery tools (Summon, Primo, EDS, etc.) in instruction utilizing the ACRL Information Literacy Framework. Description: As … Continue reading

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ACRL ISTM Virtual Event Recording and Materials

On April 25, 2017 the ACRL IS Teaching Methods committee hosted a conversation with Melissa Bowles-Terry and Cassandra Kvenild, authors of Classroom Assessment Techniques for Librarians (ALA 2015). Melissa and Cassandra discussed how they integrate assessment into their instruction and … Continue reading

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