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Tips and Trends: Response Systems

Padlet, Mentimeter, Poll Everywhere and other audience response systems are the focus of the latest Tips & Trends article, Engaging Students with Response Systems. Authors Melissa Johnson and Catie Carlson highlight examples of improved engagement with this technology, and considerations … Continue reading

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Tips and Trends: Virtual Reality

What role can virtual reality programs or services play in a library? Examples and considerations for implementation are shared in the latest Tips & Trends article, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, and Augmented Reality, written by Hui-Fen Chang and Hanwen Dong. … Continue reading

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ACRL IS VEC Lightning Round: Engaging Students in Library Instruction – Experimentation and Innovation

How do you help cultivate connection and engagement in the classroom? After a long period of isolation due to COVID-19, the need to engage students is more essential than ever.  This online session will feature four lighting talk presentations about … Continue reading

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Management & Leadership Committee Spring Webinars Beginning Next Week

Emotions in the Workplace Wednesday, February 26, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CST Register: https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Zdzg4HkUTF-So1HUxL3_Nw After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Many different forms of work contain a requirement, often unspoken, for employees … Continue reading

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2019 Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award: Megan Oakleaf

Megan Oakleaf is the 2019 recipient of the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award. Megan accepted this award at the ACRL Annual Conference on April 11, 2019. The 2018/2019 Awards Committee would like to share her acceptance speech as a means … Continue reading

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Recording for Management & Leadership Committee Discussion Series – Fostering Curiosity: Invigorating Your Library’s Teaching and Learning Culture through SoTL

On May 1st,  the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled Fostering Curiosity: Invigorating Your Library’s Teaching and Learning Culture through SoTL, which is now available for viewing via ACRL’s YouTube channel. Session slides are also … Continue reading

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Recording for Management & Leadership Committee Discussion Series – A Complaint has Been Filed. Now What? Strategies for Accessibility Remediation and Prioritization for Future Compliance

On April 24th,  the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled A Complaint has Been Filed. Now What? Strategies for Accessibility Remediation and Prioritization for Future Compliance, which is now available for viewing via ACRL’s YouTube … Continue reading

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Recording for Management & Leadership Committee Discussion Series – Mindful Leadership: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Academic Library Instruction Program

On February 20th,  the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled Mindful Leadership: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Academic Library Instruction Program, which is now available for viewing via ACRL’s YouTube channel. Session notes and … Continue reading

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Tips and Trends: New Issue on Course Design Frameworks

The ACRL Instruction Section, Instructional Technologies Committee, has published their latest Tips and Trends article, “Frameworks for Blended and Online Course Design,” written by Sarah McDaniel. Tips and Trends introduces and discusses new, emerging or even familiar technologies that can … 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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