Live Webcasts

July 2018

Framing Information Literacy Series Webcast 4: Searching for Strategic Exploration  (July 19, 2018)
How do we motivate student researchers to go beyond Google? As librarians and composition teachers, we serve as guides for student writers on their research quests. To find a variety of articles, students need to search in a variety of places and prepare a variety of search terms. During this interactive webcast, the presenters will explore the frame Searching as Strategic Exploration.

Framing Information Literacy Series Webcast 5: Scholarship as Conversation (July 26, 2018)
Scholarship IS a Conversation, and one our students can discover and join. This webcast features lesson plans in which students identify, reconstruct, and engage specific scholarly conversations. Learn to develop these lesson plans, adapt them to different student populations, and tailor them to reflect different pedagogies.

August 2018

Framing Information Literacy Series Webcast 6: Authority is Constructed and Contextual (August 2, 2018)
Undergraduate students who are new to academic research may struggle to navigate an ocean of diverse sources. In particular, they may struggle to move beyond good/bad dualistic inclinations when choosing authoritative sources. In this webcast, participants will gain active learning strategies grounded in theories of constructivism and discovery learning in order to help students begin to engage with the idea that Authority is Constructed and Contextual.

Helping Faculty Find, Use, and Modify Open Educational Resources (August 15, 2018)
Explore what open educational resources (OERs) are; why they have value for students, faculty, and administrators; where OERs can be found; and how academic librarians can play a role in promoting open education on their campuses. Academic librarians across the country are increasingly being asked to play a role in affordable learning initiatives, whether or not they have training in finding and using OERs.

Framing Information Literacy Series Webcast 3 Reschedule: Information Has Value (August 16, 2018)
The presenters will discuss the design, implementation, and assessment of a scalable lesson plan that addresses concepts and skills within the Information Has Value frame. Though it was created for a science for non-majors biology class, we will show that the plan can be adapted within other disciplinary contexts.

September 2018

Special Collections & Archives: Partners in Critical Information Literacy (September 13, 2018)
Discover how to utilize primary sources from special collections and archives to teach critical information literacy. Explore primary source analysis as a critical teaching tool that is rooted in both critical consciousness-raising and postmodern archival theory. Examine more strategies for building teaching and learning programs within archives and special collections libraries.