NELIG Annual Program 2001

From Surfing to Research:
Teaching and Learning from Generation Y

Friday, June 1, 2000 - 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Hassenfeld Conference Center
Brandeis University

The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) and Brandeis University Library present a one day program focusing on many aspects of library instruction for modern learners, such as learning styles for visual thinkers, active learning techniques to use in the classroom, evaluation of library instruction programs, and other topics that relate to information literacy.

Program Schedule
Program Abstracts
Program Contacts
Directions to Brandeis University

Program Schedule

8:45 -

Registration and Refreshments

9:30 -

Introduction and Opening Remarks
Mary MacDonald, NELIG Chair, University of Rhode Island Libraries
Bessie Hahn, National Women's Committee Librarian and Assistant Provost for Libraries, Brandeis University
Anna Litten, Emerson College Library

10:00 -

Teaching and Learning from Generation Y
Anna Litten, Emerson College Library
Beth Lindsay, UMass Dartmouth

11:00 -

Panel I: First Year Programs

New Students and Library Advisors

Stephanie Willen Brown and Bonnie Vigeland, Hampshire College Library

Moving From Teacher-Centered to Student-Centered Active Learning in the Library: Visualize This!

Esme DeVault, Wheelock College Library

12:15 -

Lunch - lunch provided: buffet style, choose from a variety of vegetarian and meat-based salads

1:30 -

Panel II: Assessment

Performance-Based Learning and Assessment The Wave of the Future

Carol Gordon, Boston University Educational Resources Library

Faculty Voices Library Instruction Assessment Faculty Survey

Patricia Mardeusz, Trina Magi, and Laurie Kutner, University of Vermont Bailey/Howe Library

2:30 -

Active Learning and Thinking

Anna Litten, Emerson College Library and Patricia Durisin, Simmons College Libraries

3:15 -

Closing Comments

3:30 -

Program Concludes


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Monday, June 4, 2001

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