Monthly Archives: May 2017

Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians in Higher Education

The ACRL Instruction Section’s Standards and Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators Revision Task Force has recently revised the document, “Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians in Higher Education.”  This revision was officially adopted by the ACRL Board of Directors in … Continue reading

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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

The Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee of the Instruction Section of ACRL is pleased to announce that a new Site of the Month interview has been posted to our committee website. May 2017 Site of the Month: Y Search … 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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