Category Archives: Information Literacy

IIG Spring Workshop 2017

Registration is now open for the Academic Library Association of Ohio’s Instruction Group Spring Workshop, “Learning from Experience: Sharing Applied Threshold Concept Methods in Instruction.” Date: Thursday, April 20 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.) … Continue reading

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Library Instruction Nirvana vs. Library Instruction Reality: Balancing & Prioritizing Instruction Strategies, Reflections by a New Librarian–Hanna Schmillen

“I just realized this week that I cannot do it all, so I will do what I can fabulously.” – Clinton Kelly, 2013 Yes, I just quoted a fashion expert and media personality, but it’s insanely relatable. As a fairly … Continue reading

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ALAO Annual Conference 2016

I hope that everyone had an enlightening time at ALAO’s Annual Conference in Wilmington, Ohio! It was the Instruction Interest Group’s privilege to sponsor the session “Improving Learner Experience through Creative Library Instructional Design,” presented by Mandi Goodsett from Cleveland … Continue reading

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Registration Is Now Open!

Registration is now open for the ALAO Instruction Interest & Assessment Groups’ Spring 2016 workshop! WHEN: Wednesday, April 20, from 9 AM to 3 PM WHERE: The State Library of Ohio (Directions) HOW MUCH: $35 (ALAO Member), $45 (Non-Member), $20 … Continue reading

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Online IL Instruction: Describing the Evolution of Instructional Librarianship by Paul Clayton Campbell

As an instructional librarian working at a non-residential campus, I find that more and more students opt for taking courses online instead of traditional, face-to-face courses. This trend is neither anything new nor is it limited to my campus. As a whole, … Continue reading

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Into the Gauntlet! Letting Students Teach One Another

As librarians, teachers, and observers, we know students can often learn more effectively from peer instruction. They trust their fellow students and seek their knowledge and approval. Beyond using these support systems in the tutoring or mentor model, peer-to-peer teaching … Continue reading

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