NELIG Annual Program 2005

Making Learning Meaningful:
Getting to the Heart of the Student

Friday, June 10, 2005 - 9:45 am to 3:15 pm

Albert Brenner Glickman Family Library
Events Room, 7th floor
University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME


The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) and University of Southern Maine Libraries present a one day program which will examine the broad concept of motivating students in and out of the classroom within the context of information literacy education.  

Program Schedule
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Program Schedule
9:00  - 

Registration and Refreshments


 -  Introduction and Opening Remarks
     - Barbara Kenney, NELIG Chair, Roger Williams University
     - Sandra Rothenberg, NELIG Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Framingham State College 
     - Barb Mann, Coordinator of Information Literacy, University of Southern Maine
     - David Nutty, Library Director, University of Southern Maine 
10:00  -  Keynote Speaker
     - Ken Bain - Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at New York University
11:15  -  Break
11:30  -  Teaching that Touches the Heart of the Student: A Framework of Learning Theory and Application in Practice
          bibliography             "Name Tag Tag" ppt slide and lesson plan
          Irene Herold - Director, Mason Library, Keene State College
12:15  -  Lunch - sandwich buffet lunch provided
1:30  -  Breakout Sessions (select one of the following concurrent sessions):
  • Motivating Students with Discipline-Based Information Literacy Instruction: Getting Your Faculty On Board
    Room 423/424, 4th Floor
              Colleen Anderson - Bryant University
              Leslie Simmel - Bentley College
  • "Why Are We Learning This?" - How Students' Beliefs About Knowledge and Knowing Affect How They Learn
    Library Events Room, 7th Floor
              Kendall Hobbs - Reference/Instruction Librarian, Wesleyan University
  • Listening to Graduate Students
    presentation   -   handouts
    Room 518, Center for Information Literacy, 5th Floor
              Cecilia Dalzell - Instructional Services Librarian, Rensselaer at Hartford
2:15  -  Break
2:30  - 

Breakout Sessions (select one of the following concurrent session):

  • Hands-On Active Learning Techniques for Information Literacy  
    handout   -   web site
    Library Events Room, 7th Floor
              Amber Tatnall - Library Director, York County Community College
              Judi H. Moreno - Public Services Librarian, Central Maine Community College

  • No Credit? No Money? No Problem!  Using a Forum to Raise Information Literacy Awareness and the Profile of your Library (On Nearly Zero Dollars)
    presentation   -   handout
    Room 518, Center for Information Literacy, 5th Floor
              Brian T. Gallagher - University of Rhode Island Library
              Amanda Izenstark - University of Rhode Island Library
              Jim Kinnie - University of Rhode Island Library

  • Bringing the Studio to the Library: Addressing the Research Needs of Studio Art and Architecture Students
    Room 423/424, 4th Floor
              Hannah Bennett - Public Services Librarian, Arts Library, Yale University

3:15  - 

Library Tours / End of Program


last updated:
June 28, 2005

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