Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Webcasts: Framing the Framework #acrlframework

ACRL (US Association for College and Research Libraries) is presenting a two-part webcast series,Framing the Framework, presented by the ACRL Framework Advisory Board, that "explores the convergence of information literacy and first-year writing instruction and the possibilities for collaboration. What common ground can we find in the pedagogical conversation and practice of writing program faculty and librarians that can strengthen our partnerships and enhance student learning?"
- Webcast One: Creating Collaborations through Connecting National Writing Guidelines to the Framework for Information Literacy
January 5, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. US Central time (which is 7pm-8.30pm UK time)
"This webcast will introduce the professional academic library community to the Writing Program Administrators Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition and the Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing, with the goal of outlining how they align with the Framework for Information Literacy. Learn the ways that information literacy is already embedded in the writing instruction context, making campus writing programs and instructors promising collaborators in using the Framework for Information Literacy to transform classroom praxis."
- Webcast Two: Innovative Instructional Partnerships for Librarians and Writing Faculty
February 10, 2016, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. US Central time (which is 8pm-9.30pm UK time)
"This webcast will showcase examples of innovative partnerships developed by librarians and faculty to integrate information literacy into writing programs."
For more information, go to http://www.ala.org/acrl/framingtheframework Contact mconahan@ala.org with questions.
Photo by Sheila Webber: Christmas deco at Loch Fyne resaurant, December 2015

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