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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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Recording for Collective Learning: Developing an Instruction Community of Practice

On April 11th the Instruction Section’s Management and Leadership Committee hosted a virtual event titled: Collective Learning: Developing an Instruction Community of Practice. Amanda Peters and Doreen Bradley (University of Michigan) and Marybeth McCartin (New York University) and Nicole Brown … Continue reading

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ACRL IS Teaching Methods Virtual Event

Gendered Labor and Library Instruction Coordination   Date and Time:  April 11, 2018 @ 11:00-12:00 AM CST | 12:00-1:00 EST |10:00-11:00 MST | 9:00-10:00 PST Please register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-wisQjyaRXGC892sPbueNg  Join the ACRL IS Teaching Methods committee for a conversation with Veronica … Continue reading

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Tips and Trends article on Data Visualization

The ACRL Instruction Section, Instructional Technologies Committee, has published their latest Tips and Trends article, “Data Visualization,” written by Lindley Homol. Tips and Trends introduces and discusses new, emerging or even familiar technologies that can be used in library instruction.“Data … Continue reading

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Winter 2017 Tips and Trends: Accessibility and Universal Design

The ACRL Instruction Section, Instructional Technologies Committee, has published their latest Tips and Trends article, “Accessibility and Universal Design,” written by Bonnie L. Fong, Elizabeth M. Johns, and Becka Rich. Tips and Trends introduces and discusses new, emerging or even … Continue reading

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ACRL IS Teaching Methods Virtual Event

Improve your instruction with classroom assessment techniques: a conversation with Melissa Bowles-Terry and Cassandra Kvenild Join the ACRL IS Teaching Methods committee for a conversation with Melissa Bowles-Terry and Cassandra Kvenild, authors of Classroom Assessment Techniques for Librarians (ALA 2015). … Continue reading

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Tips and Trends: Digital Labs

The ACRL Instruction Section, Instructional Technologies Committee, has published their latest Tips and Trends article, “Digital Labs,” written by Suzanne Julian and Patricia McPherson. Tips and Trends introduces and discusses new, emerging or even familiar technologies that can be used … Continue reading

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New Selected Resources

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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Recording from “New Framework, New Directions” Virtual Panel

The IS Teaching Methods Committee would like to thank everyone who attended it’s virtual panel titled “New Framework, New Directions: Teaching Information Literacy in a New Context” on April 25, 2016. We greatly appreciate Tania Alekson, Megan Hodge, and Andrea Baer for … Continue reading

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Cognitive Mapping the Library Tour

ACRL IS Newsletter article, extended content, by Marissa Mourer, Librarian for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Humboldt State University (Email: marissa.mourer@humboldt.edu; Twitter: @marissamourer) As part of your one-shot instruction, a library tour has been requested. Are you measuring its … Continue reading

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