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ACRL Webinar - Evolving Strategic Partnerships for Teaching and Learning in the Academic Ecosystem

Today’s college students are inundated with information that they encounter online and in-person. How do they make sense and make use of such information for their research? How can academic librarians foster an inquisitive learning culture? Instruction services have become important strategic priorities for academic libraries to consider. Now more than ever, librarians play a catalytic role in teaching information literacy, research, and critical thinking skills. From fact-checking to active learning techniques, librarians can promote information literacy as a transformative learning experience in collaboration with teaching faculty and other strategic partners beyond the one-shot workshop.

In this webinar, Dr. Nicole A. Cooke and Raymond Pun will share best practices, ideas, and approaches to proactively support teaching and learning initiatives through innovative educational programs and developments. From social justice to service-learning to sustainability, Raymond Pun will explore the opportunities to integrate important themes, activities, and exercises into the library’s instruction program, and to strategize ways to enhance the library’s role as a teaching partner. Approaches to creating a successful IL program from Credo’s IL Strategy Handbook will be explored as well. Dr. Nicole A. Cooke will provide opening remarks on the state of information literacy today from an LIS educator’s perspective.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library 428
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