The theme is Assessment and Evaluation: Key Elements to Information Literacy Programs. The conference will be held on October 18-20, 2006 at Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. There will be simultaneous English & Spanish translation, so papers can be in either language.
There is a call for papers. Key topics are: Usefulness of evaluations; Shared responsibilities when evaluating; Librarians as instructors; Main theories on educational evaluation; Context that determines forms of evaluation; Evaluation methods and techniques; Most commonly used tools; Evaluation and the support of standards; Evaluation within different pedagogical models; Best moments for evaluation; Technology support.
Further information on the program from: Berenice Mears firstname.lastname@example.org; Jesus Cortes email@example.com; Jesus Lau firstname.lastname@example.org . Registration information from: Jose Maria Palacios email@example.com Web site (in Spanish currently): http://www.uacj.mx/dhi
Photo by S. Webber: Deer in Nara park, Japan, July 2005.