Thursday, December 22, 2016

Presenters wanted for ALA conference

The Distance Learning Section of the ALA is looking for presenters for a session Visibility and Engagement: Design, Develop, or Refresh your Online Instruction, a "program that aims to share practical methods for libraries to create effective student-success-based online instructional strategies that include creative methods for developing assessment plans and delivering high-impact information literacy skill instruction." This will be part of the American Library Association conference to be held in Chicago, USA, June 22-27, 2017.
The call say "These strategies may include but are not limited to the topics of: reaching students through online presence, instruction, and assessment; creating and implementing high-impact online instruction; handling challenges when developing online instructional materials; time management; providing access to resources and technology; developing digital learning object repositories for online instruction; embedding librarian programming in a course or program. This is open to any academic librarian with any online instruction experience they want to share."
To express interest in contributing to he panel or for more information, contact the DLS Programming Planning 2017 Committee Co-Chairs, Karla Aleman and Neely Tang by January 6th, 2017.
Photo by Sheila Webber: Ministry of Magic uniforms, WB Making of Harry Potter, November 2016

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