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Gateway Library Instruction Conference 2019

Program details to the 4th Gateway Library Instruction Conference to be held on Friday, July 19, 2019

Call for Facilitators

What we're looking for:

  • Passionate and experienced topic facilitators who can engage participants
  • Two co-facilitators for each session (preferably from different institutions)
  • 5-7 minute presentations by each co-facilitator to introduce themselves and the topic
  • Remainder of session should include hands-on and group activities that create engaging discussions for the session

Session Conversations:

  • Classroom engagement techniques
  • Organization of Instruction Programs
  • Underrepresented Populations
  • Scaffolding the Library Curriculum
  • Play to Learn: Using our personal interests to be better teachers
  • Evaluating Resources: More than just CRAAP
  • Evolution of the ACRL Framework
  • Teaching the why: explaining the value of information literacy
  • Evolution of the learner from high school to post grad: similarities and differences

Presentation Format and Spaces

  • 9 concurrent sessions scheduled for the day. 3 sessions will run during each time slot (see Schedule and Program)
  • Each session is scheduled for 1 hour 15 minutes, and should include an active learning component
  • Sessions will be held in three different locations in the UMSL Conference Center in the J.C. Penney Building  depending on the needs of the presenters. Registration interest will determine where a session will be held.
  • Each presentation area has a projector, podium tables and movable computer stand. Large rooms have microphones.