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2008 Forum Schedule

May 20-23

Note: Readings may be selected from the Information Literacy Bibliography

Tuesday, May 20, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 pm
9:00 - Refreshments
9:15 - Introduction to program and forum goals
   Faculty participants tell about their tentative plans and what they hope to get out of the program
10:00 - Information Literacy and Writing - Chuck Lewis
12:00 - Lunch
1:00 - Discuss "what aren't you getting from your students that you want them to be able to do well?"
   How information literacy conceptual frameworks and assessment fit in - Chris Nelson
1:30 - Sample activity
2:45 - Wrap up
Wednesday, May 21, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
9:00 - Digital resources and information literacy - Josh Hickman
Visual literacy
ARTstor
Beloit College Digital Collections
10:00 - Assignment ideas, look at past participants' projects, discuss assessment and successful approaches - Chris Nelson
10:45 - Break
11:00 - Using Technology and Moodle to advance information literacy - Sarah Dutcher
11:45   Give faculty assignment, due Friday:
    Prepare a tentative class component.
    Could be a semester-long plan or a one hour session.
    Explicitly address:
    How does this plan challenge students to see/hear/do?
    How will student learning be assessed?
Thursday, May 22
Faculty work on plans, have opportunities to collaborate with information literacy staff.
Friday, May 23, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Faculty present plans.
30 minute presentation, 10 minute discussion each.
Lunch included.