Thursday, March 11, 2021

Call for proposals: South Carolina Conference on Information Literacy

The South Carolina Conference on Information Literacy is a virtual conference, running 4-6 August 2021. The theme is Reshaping the future of instruction. There is a call for proposals, deadline 2 April 2021. The conference is "focused on providing instruction librarians a space for professional development and networking opportunities. Based in Charleston, South Carolina, we welcome any and all librarians who are interested in learning about new classroom strategies, instruction ideas, or anything else involved in teaching students information literacy skills." 
Example topics include: Engagement & Outreach; Critical Information Literacy; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Instructional Services; Assessment; Pedagogy; Reflective Practice, Morale, & Self Care; Active learning in an online environment. The format options are:
- 60+ minute sessions (Mediated Roundtable or  Cracker Barrel (rotating presentations)
- 50 minute sessions: Panel discussions or Problem based discussion or Project demonstrations or Expert lecture
- 20 minute sessions: Mini-lecture with Q&A
- Poster Session
The website including online proposal form is here:
Photo by Sheila Webber: plum blossom March 2021

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