Author Archives: Meredith Knoff

New Resources from the Teaching Methods Committee

The ACRL Instruction Section Teaching Methods Committee has added new committee-recommended sources to their Selected Resources for Teaching Methods and Instructional Design in Library Instruction and their Selected Resources for Assessment in Library Instruction Lists. The committee updates these lists … Continue reading

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2019 Special Certificates of Recognition & Appreciation: Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium

Nicole Pagowsky and the organizing committee comprised of Scott Buchanan, Jessica Calderwood, Jen Nichols, Anthony Sanchez, Maribeth Slebodnik, and Niamh Wallace, received the Special Certificate of Recognition and Appreciation for creating the Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium (CLAPS) held at … Continue reading

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2019 Innovation Award Winner Interview: Undergrad Research & Writing Studio

Chris Ervin (Undergrad Research & Writing Studio Coordinator), Jane Nichols (Head, Teaching & Engagement Librarians), Beth Filar Williams (Library Experience & Access Department Head), Hannah Gascho Rempel (College of Agricultural Sciences Librarian & Graduate Student Services Coordinator), Dennis Bennett (Writing … Continue reading

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2019 Rockman Award Winner Interview: Stefanie R. Bluemle

Stefanie R. Bluemle won the 2019 Ilene F. Rockman Award for her article “Post-Facts: Information Literacy and Authority after the 2016 Election,” published in 2018 by portal: Libraries & the Academy. The 2018/2019 Awards Committee conducted an interview with Stefanie … Continue reading

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Instruction Section 2018 Award Winners

The Instruction Section Awards Committee and the Executive Committee would like to congratulate this year’s award winners: Instruction Section Innovation Award – 23 Framework Things Trent Brager, University of St. Thomas, Amy Mars, St. Catherine University, and Kim Pittman, University … Continue reading

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ACRL Instruction Section Annual Program: Curricular Mapping – From Planning to Practice

ACRL Instruction Section Annual Program (Virtual Program) Curricular Mapping – From Planning to Practice   Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:00-2:00 (EST)/12:00-1:00 pm (CST)/11:00-12:00 pm (MST)/10:00-11:00 am (PDT) Access at:  https://zoom.us/j/252968140 Join the ACRL Instruction section for its virtual annual program to discuss four stages … Continue reading

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Building Virtual Committee Task Force

Instruction Section colleagues, Beginning with the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, the Instruction Section (IS) will no longer hold in-person events at the ALA Annual Conference. This will complete the section’s transition to working virtually, as … Continue reading

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Library Instruction for Diverse Populations Bibliography

The Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee of the ACRL Instruction Section is pleased to announce the availability of the Library Instruction for Diverse Populations Bibliography, a Zotero library of key readings on teaching diverse populations in higher education. These articles … Continue reading

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Publication Editor for 2018-2020

The Instruction Section is seeking a Publication Editor. This volunteer position provides final-round editing for IS publications. The position is intended to ensure that IS publications are consistent, professional, and polished, and that they reflect well on IS and on … Continue reading

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