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Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts Webinar Archive

July 30, 2015 David Free 0

The video archive of yesterday’s ACRL Presents webinar “Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts: Lesson Plans for Librarians” is now available. The webinar featured a conversation with Gayle Schaub and Hazel McClure, two of the editors of the ACRL publication Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts. The webinar video is available below and on the […]

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Upcoming ACRL Webcast – Librarians Collaborate! Working Across Two-and Four-Year Institutions (7/22)

July 20, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

Join ACRL for the e-Learning webcast, “Librarians Collaborate! Working Across Two-and Four-Year Institutions to Teach Transfer Students Information Literacy Skills,” on Wednesday, July 22 (1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central). Typically, librarians at four year colleges and universities and their feeder institutions do not communicate about information literacy instruction. Rather than […]

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SLILC Annotated Bibliography on Threshold Concepts

June 17, 2015 David Free 0

In light of the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, the ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) has compiled an annotated bibliography on threshold concepts, one of the educational theories underpinning the document. The articles in the bibliography were chosen by members of the committee based […]

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Framework for Information Literacy Advisory Board

June 16, 2015 Sharon Mader 0

The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education has introduced a new way of thinking and practicing to the academic library community, and it has already brought both inspiration and challenge to librarians as they explore new directions in information literacy practice and research. To support the implementation of […]

Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts

June 1, 2015 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is pleased to announce the publication of Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts: Lesson Plans for Librarians. Edited by Patricia Bravender, Hazel McClure, and Gayle Schaub, Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts is an essential resource for instruction librarians interested in promoting critical thinking and engaged learning. Teaching Information Literacy Threshold […]

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Immersion application extension: June 5 deadline

May 22, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

The application deadline for the ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teacher tracks has been extended until Friday, June 5. The Immersion Program allows you to embrace your educational role by embarking on a path of teacher development and pedagogical inquiry in a community of practice for academic […]

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Immersion applications due May 15

May 12, 2015 Margot Conahan 0

Application materials for the ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program Assessment and Intentional Teaching Tracks are due Friday, May 15, 2015. The Immersion Program allows you to embrace your educational role by embarking on a path of teacher development and pedagogical inquiry in a community of practice for academic librarians devoted […]