Monday, May 21, 2018

Webinar: Critical Reading for Learning and Social Change

There is a free online panel discussion on 6 June 2018 from 1pm to 2pm US Central Standard Time (which is, e.g. 7-8pm UK time): Critical Reading for Learning and Social Change. The is the annual ACRL Instruction Section Virtual Discussion Forum. "Critical reading is defined as reading for a “. . . deeper understanding of how information is constructed, valued, and embedded within larger conversations.” But how can we best integrate critical reading into our professional practice? ... This panel will view the issue from a variety of perspectives including: teaching critical reading to different student groups, using effective teaching strategies for credit-bearing versus one-shot instruction, supporting critical reading in the university curriculum, and understanding research on critical reading."
Panelists include: Hannah Gascho Rempel (College of Agricultural Sciences Librarian & Graduate Student Services Coordinator, Oregon State University (moderator); Anne-Marie Deitering, Associate University Librarian for Learning Services, Oregon State University (moderator); Anne Jumonville Graf, First Year Experience Librarian/Associate Professor, Trinity University; Rosemary Green, Graduate Programs Librarian/Adjunct Professor, Shenandoah University; Stephanie Otis, Associate Dean for Public Services, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Photo by Sheila Webber: Aquilegia and other spring flowers, Sheffield, May 2018

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