Thursday, May 16, 2019

Webinar: Incorporating Social Justice and the Framework in Information Literacy Instruction

On May 20 2019 at 1pm-2.30 pm US Central time (which is, for example, 7pm-8.30pm UK time) there is a webinar: Incorporating Social Justice and the Framework in Information Literacy Instruction, part of ACRL Instruction Section's Virtual Program. You can add questions for the speakers at: The webinar "will explore the ways that librarians have incorporated social justice into the classroom, including as a pedagogy, as an advocacy topic, and in conjunction with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Speakers will discuss social justice and the Framework from the practical perspective of how attendees can utilize their approaches to lesson plans, classroom activities, and course syllabi. Attendees will gain ideas, as well as strategies, resources, and instructional artifacts to apply in and modify for their own teaching. The program will offer four presentations by librarians who work directly with these topics, including a 20-minute keynote and three 15-minute presentations on instructional approaches to social justice and the Framework." Speakers are:
- Keynote: Ray Pun and Nicole Cooke: Applying Social Justice Frame in Teaching and in Practice
- Martha Allen: Silent Sam and the Academy: Confederate Symbols in Higher Education
- Sergio Chaparro: Educating for Social Justice and Information Advocacy using Open Access Platforms from the Southern Region of the World
- Jason Ezell and Lucy Rosenbloom: Homing in on Coming Out: Digital Mapping & the Process of Placing Gay Liberation Where You Are
Registration is required at and after registering you will get the link to join the session when it goes live. This webinar will be recorded.
Photo by Sheila Webber: dandelions, May 2019

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