Monday, November 01, 2010

2011 Instruction Section: Call for Posters

There is a call for posters for the Instruction Section, at the 2011 ALA Annual Conference, which will be held on June 23-28, 2011 in New Orleans, USA.
"How can we incorporate opportunities for student creativity into our teaching? ... The 2011 ACRL Instruction Section Program will provide participants with an opportunity to explore how they can capitalize on their own creativity to enhance information literacy instruction ... How have you fostered creativity in the classroom? The 2011 Instruction Section Conference Program Planning Committee invites you to submit a poster proposal addressing ways in which you have fostered creativity in the classroom. Posters should use graphic displays to informally present teaching strategies that encourage student creativity as it relates to information literacy. They should be an eye-catching visual representation of the topic, including graphics, tables, charts, text, and images. Poster presenters will briefly discuss their ideas with colleagues as attendees navigate the poster session area and are encouraged to create online handouts for further information ... Criteria for refereed poster session acceptance include: Originality, significance and relevance of the topic; Development of ideas; Examples of creative classroom approach, activities or unique lesson plans; Strength of learning outcomes presented in proposal."
Submit your poster proposal via online form Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. on Friday, December 17, 2010.
Photo by Sheila Webber, October 2010

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