Annual Program 2009

Tapping into Learning Environments of the Future

Friday, June 5, 2009 - 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Glickman Library
University of Southern Maine
Portland, ME

The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) and University of Southern Maine Library present a one day program examining various emerging aspects of the learning environment and how they affect information literacy instruction.

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Program Schedule
9:00  - 

Registration and Refreshments
In keeping with ALA’s environmental initiative Cup by Cup for a Greener ALA the meeting organizers encourage you to bring your own mug.



 -  Opening Remarks
     - Angie Locknar and Laura Hanlan, NELIG Co-Chairs
David Nutty, University Librarian and Director of Instructional Technology & Media Services, USM
9:45  -  Information Fluency: What Is the Educational Role of Technology in the Information Age?
Keynote Speaker: Donald P. Buckley, Professor of Biology, Director of Learning Technology, School of Health Sciences, Quinnipiac University

11:15  -  Break
11:30  - Using Second Life for Library Instruction
Caroline M. Kent (Harvard University)
12:15  -  Lunch
1:15  -  Breakout Sessions  (select one of the following concurrent panels):
  • Virtual Gets Real
  • Digital Collections and Course Management
  • Reinventing Instruction
2:15  -  Break
2:30  -  The Cite Is Right!: A Mock Game Show about Academic Integrity
Laura R. Braunstein and Laura Barrett (Dartmouth College)
3:15  - 

Program Wrap-up
     - Christine Drew and Beth Rohloff, NELIG Co-Chairs Elect

3:30  - 

Optional Tours


last updated:
June 17, 2009

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