An Introduction to the Creative Commons (May 15, 2019)
In this interactive webcast, sort fact from fiction by exploring each of the seven Creative Commons licenses in-depth, reviewing relevant court cases to see what they tell us about the use of CC licensed works, and explore best practices for licensing our own works under CC licenses and helping our patrons to do the same.
Controversial Topics and Difficult Dialogues - Strategies for Addressing Misinformation in the Library (June 12, 2019)
Misinformation and fake news are deeply complex and often fraught issues that can be difficult to address in the library. Misinformation is in many respects designed to play on people’s emotions, to polarize issues, and to heighten controversy. Unpack some of the trends, concepts, and ideas surrounding misinformation, and discuss and explore strategies and techniques for addressing controversial or polarizing information in the library. Leave with concrete strategies and action plans for tackling controversial topics, misinformation, and media literacy.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Webcast Series Part One: An Introduction to SoTL and Signature Pedagogies (July 11, 2019)
In this first session, attendees will be introduced to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and the concept of signature pedagogies. Discussion will focus on the implications of signature pedagogies for information literacy instruction.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Webcast Series Part Two: Theory in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (July 18, 2019)
In this second session, attendees will gain an understanding of the role theory can play in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Webcast Series Part Three: Research in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (July 25, 2019)
In this session participants will discuss the state of SoTL research in the field of Library & Information Science, as well as in higher education more broadly, and will be introduced to several current case studies & examples of SoTL information literacy projects.
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Webcast Series Part Four: Professional Development in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (August 1, 2019)
In this session, participants will understand how to connect pedagogies, research, and theories to engage in further reflective practice as well as developing ideas on connecting with other librarians as well as across the campus.
Impostor Syndrome in Instruction Librarians: Impact and solutions (August 14, 2019)
Impostor syndrome is a form of anxiety characterized by lack of confidence in one’s own knowledge and competence, the feeling that success is undeserved, and a fear that one will be “revealed” as an impostor. Learn how to identify impostor syndrome, how it affects us personally and professionally, and how to take steps to push back against it.