Recording of the May 11, 2021, ACRL University Libraries Section Professional Development Committee: The Flywheel Effect: Bridging the Gap for First-year Students in a Virtual World.
Tagged: information literacy
As instruction librarians we may assume that students enter college with certain prerequisite skills to start them on the path to success. While some students may be prepared, others have lacked the opportunity to develop essential critical thinking skills needed to navigate their coursework and research assignments efficiently.
Learning Together: Case Studies in Implementing Faculty Learning Communities Around Information Literacy [video replay]
On July 21, 2020 the ULS Professional Development Committee sponsored a session in which four librarians shared their experiences with information literacy-focused faculty leaning communities. Panelists shared how their faculty learning communities came to be, how they have been funded or otherwise supported, how they set goals and outcomes for their communities, how they selected content and developed activities for learning community participants, how they assessed these projects, and other lessons they learned along the way.
Learning Together: Case Studies in Implementing Faculty Learning Communities Around Information Literacy
Have you ever wished that you had more time to engage with teaching faculty and other instructors at your institution about information literacy in a more in-depth way? In this panel presentation, librarians from four different institutions will share their experiences working with information literacy-focused faculty learning communities.
Deficit or equity: Decoding implicit thinking and practice in information literacy teaching and learning [video replay]
On June 18, 2020 the ACRL University Libraries Section Professional Development Committee sponsored a presentation on decoding implicit thinking and practice in information literacy teaching and learning.
Deficit or equity: Decoding implicit thinking and practice in information literacy teaching and learning
In this presentation and online discussion, attendees will learn about a framework for advancing equitable practice in higher education paired with a popular pedagogical strategy (Decoding the Disciplines) that can help librarians and instructors design student-centered assignments and activities while avoiding a deficit approach to the development of students’ information literacy.