C&SL event: Instruction Update

Announcing an event sponsored by VLA’s College & Special Libraries Section:

Instruction Update

(printable announcement)

Friday, June 4th, 10:00-3:00
(Coffee, etc., 9:30-10:00)
Castleton State College, Castleton, Vermont

  • An opportunity to gather with fellow Vermont instruction librarians and share our experiences with new tools, developments and trends
  • Featuring brief presentations on developments in instruction at various academic libraries, and time for discussion and questions
  • An opportunity to reflect on the academic year behind us, and consider some new ideas for the future

Some of the topics to be addressed, so far:

Revision of UVM’s general education program, including information literacy
Daisy Benson, UVM

The evolution of outreach efforts to Norwich’s distance learning population
Meredith Farkas and Heidi Steiner, Norwich University

CCV librarians’ move from face-to-face to online instruction, embedding librarians in the course management system (Blackboard), and creation of online tutorials
Larraby Fellows, CCV

Use of clickers for interactive instruction
Charlotte Gerstein, Castleton State College

Creation of a required for-credit informatics course for nursing students
Ellen Hall, Norwich University

What’s new in your library?

Consider sharing what you’re experimenting with at your institution.

Please respond to Charlotte or to the VT-CSL list if you would like to
be added to the agenda for June 4th.

Coffee and morning snacks provided, lunch is on your own. The college’s Coffee Cottage will be open, serving a variety of sandwiches, smoothies,
and salads. In the village, a short walk from campus, is a deli/pizza place and a diner.

Please RSVP by email or phone to Charlotte Gerstein by Friday, May 28.
(802) 468-6409