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From Boring to High-Scoring: Creating Playful Learning Experiences with Games-Based Learning and Gamification (Video Replay)

This is a recording of the April 19, 2004 presentation, From Boring to High-Scoring: Creating Playful Learning Experiences with Games-Based Learning and Gamification Have you wanted to implement games and gaming in your work in academic libraries, but have been unsure how to start? In this presentation, participants will dive...

Library Instruction Together: Building a Community of Practice on a Shoestring Budget

As an academic librarian, do you feel a lack of opportunities to network, share best practices, and find support locally? In 2017, a group of instruction librarians from across Tennessee gathered online to discuss creating something beyond the state-wide offerings, which were limited and not always representative of their voices and interests.

Developing Inclusive Identity Practices in Academic Publishing and Beyond

In this talk Dr. Theresa Jean Tanenbaum reflects on her experiences advocating for trans-inclusive name change policies in academic publishing over the past three years.

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Model Reference Behavior

Everyone wants to provide exceptional chat reference services, and SMU Libraries has exceeded expectations. Since it’s the initial touch point for library services, we provide exemplary interactions by employing a distributed model for our Ask Us service, meaning library staff across our Libraries work together to respond to queries.

Beyond Universal Design for Learning – Rescheduled Webinar

As instructional designers, our choices impact learners in various ways and take on more importance when the instructor and learner are unseen participants in the learning process. One of the key frameworks in use for the creation of learning objects is Universal Design for Learning (UDL). It has provided many librarians with a roadmap for creating learning objects by providing guidance on making design choices that recognize the diverse ways in which learners engage with virtual content. While helpful, UDL is just a starting point for inclusive learning. As a profession, we need to move beyond UDL because it falls short of inclusive design practices. Inclusive design, defined by the Inclusive Design Research Center, considers the full range of human diversity with respect to ability, language, culture, gender, age, and other forms of human difference

Changing Roles: Impacting Student Achievement through Faculty Development

Faculty development provides librarians the opportunity to use our considerable expertise to develop scalable and sustainable programs that support teaching and learning – making a significant, demonstrable impact on the educational missions of our institutions. In this interactive panel discussion, three librarians with significant experience leading faculty development initiatives will discuss how librarians can impact student outcomes by adopting a faculty developer role.

Cultivating Partnerships in Digital Humanities Video Replay

Presented on Monday, November 14, 2022, this presentation answered the questions: How can librarians collaborate effectively to promote cross-disciplinary scholarship and teaching in digital humanities? What are examples of spaces, activities, and programs developed cooperatively by librarians and digital humanities colleagues? What are strategies for cultivating meaningful partnerships to advance interdisciplinary work? How can librarians and digital humanities colleagues work together to develop and promote cross-campus conversations among scholars in the humanities and social sciences?

Programming Library Spaces for Institutional Impact

Thursday, February 9 | Thursday, February 16 | Thursday, February 23, 2023 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern Registration Link Programming Library Spaces for Institutional Impact (Thursday February 9 | Thursday, February 16 | Thursday, February 23, 2023): This webinar series includes 3 segments: Supporting Learning, Student Success, and Well-being; Enhancing...

Cultivating Partnerships in Digital Humanities

How can librarians collaborate effectively to promote cross-disciplinary scholarship and teaching in digital humanities? What are examples of spaces, activities, and programs developed cooperatively by librarians and digital humanities colleagues?

Beyond Universal Design for Learning – CANCELLED

As instructional designers, our choices impact learners in a variety of different ways and take on more importance when the instructor and learner are unseen participants in the learning process. One of the key frameworks in use for the creation of learning objects is Universal Design for Learning (UDL). It has provided many librarians a roadmap for creating learning objects by providing guidance on making design choices that recognize the diverse ways in which learners engage with virtual content.