All Current Issue Discussion Digests

2017

Annual

Teaching from the Archives: Creating Student -Centered Instruction with Archival Materials

Midwinter

Extreme Makeover: A Blueprint for Redefining the Role of the Liaison Librarian in the Academic Library

2016

Annual

They’ve Already Come (Now We Need to Build It):  Constructing a First-Year Experience for Graduate Students

Midwinter

Aligning to the Framework: An Assessment of Practices

2015

Annual
Where to Begin? Advice to Instruction Librarians for Building Strong Relationships With Faculty

Midwinter
Applying Design Thinking to Information Literacy Instruction
Session recording.

2014

Annual
Thinking Like a First-Year Student: Academic Librarians’ Changing Educational Roles
Slides, discussion notes and discussion mindmap available via Google Slides.

Midwinter
Teaching the Art of the Academic Dialog: Dialogism, Agnotology, & Threshold Concepts in the IL Lesson Plan
Session recording, available via YouTube.

2013

Midwinter
Graduate, Transfer, and Non-Traditional Students: Surprises, Skills, and Support

2012

Annual
Culture Building & Change Agency: Vital Abilities for Advancing Information Literacy

Midwinter
Establishing and Publicizing Library Instruction with Educators

2011

Annual
Library Instruction in Tough Economic Times

Midwinter
Affective Learning Outcomes for Library Instruction – should we, could we, and how would we?

2010

Annual
1. Helping Students Transition to College
2. Paving the path: How are academic libraries supporting undergraduate researchers?

Midwinter
1. What Works? Sharing Best Practices for Teaching Information Literacy Online
2. Beyond the Basics: Teaching Students through Experiential Research

2009

Annual
1. Teacher Proficiencies: Applying Proficiency Standards for Instruction Librarians in Your Library
2. Using Discovery-Based Learning to Engage Students with Information Literacy

Midwinter
1. Mobile Learning Best Practice for Information Literacy
2. Teaching 2.0: What are the Pedagogical Implications of Social Technologies

2008

Annual
1. Academic Library Instruction in an Online Learning Environment
2. Using the Social Web to Promote and Enhance Information Literacy

Midwinter
1. Teaching Disabled Students : Emphasis On Their Abilities, Not Their Disabilities
2. Assessment: We know we should do it but does it have to be so difficult?

2007

Annual
Information Literacy in Learning Communities: What? Why? How?

Midwinter
1. E-Learning Spaces: Librarians in Course Management Systems
2. Gaming in Library Instruction

2006

Annual
Research Instruction in a Web 2.0 World