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Featured Teaching Librarian: Katharine Macy

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. Name: Katharine Macy Institution: Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis Job Title: Business & Economics Librarian … Continue reading

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Annual Virtual Discussion Forum Recording

Thanks to everyone who attended our Annual Virtual Discussion Forum this past Wednesday: Critical Reading for Learning and Social Change, sponsored by the Discussion Group Steering Committee of ACRL’s Instruction Section! Here are the links to the recording, chat transcript, and digest … Continue reading

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Multilingual Glossary for Today’s Library Users

The Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee of the ACRL Instruction Section is pleased to present the Multilingual Glossary for Today’s Library Users, now available as a Google Doc. This multilingual glossary includes a language table of commonly-used library terms presented … 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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May 2018 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 2018 Site of the Month: Basics of … Continue reading

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2018 IS Annual Virtual Discussion Forum Digest

Title: Critical Reading for Learning and Social Change: A Panel Discussion Discussion Conveners: Hannah Gascho Rempel, Associate Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences Librarian, Graduate Student Services Coordinator, and Anne-Marie Deitering, Associate University Librarian for Learning Services, both of Oregon State … Continue reading

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Five Things You Should Read About Asset-Based Teaching

ACRL Instruction Section Research and Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the publication of its annual list of “Five Things You Should Read About…” a current topic relevant to library instruction. This year, the committee chose to focus on Asset-Based Teaching. … 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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Recording for Creating the Big Picture: Improving Instruction Programming through Curriculum Mapping

On April 25th the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled Creating the Big Picture: Improving Instruction Programming through Curriculum Mapping. Stefanie Metko and Amanda MacDonald (Virginia Tech) covered the purposes and goals for a curriculum … Continue reading

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Featured Teaching Librarian: Hannah Gascho Rempel

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. Name: Hannah Gascho Rempel Institution: Oregon State University Job Title: Science Librarian & Graduate Student Services … Continue reading

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