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Call for Presenters: 2019 CARLI Instruction Showcase (Deadline April 1)

(via the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois)

Please share this message with anyone in your institution who may be interested in participating.

The CARLI Instruction Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the seventh annual Instruction Showcase on Thursday, May 23rd at North Park Universityin Chicago, IL.

CARLI members are welcome to submit proposals on any/all library instruction topics, and encouraged to draw inspiration from the committee’s theme this year, “Inclusive Classrooms: Cultivating Learning Environments for Students with Diverse Identities.” Examples related to the theme include instruction sessions that foster inclusive learning environments and encourage diverse perspectives.

·        Proposals should outline an instruction session activity that supports skills-based or conceptual learning and encourages active student participation.

·        Please include a full lesson plan with your proposal. Attached is a template, but feel free to use your preferred format. All lesson plans must include the following elements: topic, learning objective(s), materials, activity overview, assessment of student learning, and applicable knowledge practices and/or dispositions from the Framework for Information Literacy.

·        Presenters will be given 15 minutes to present and five minutes for questions and answers. Each breakout room is equipped with a presenter’s station, however, please note that there will not be a computer lab available this year.

If interested, please submit the proposal form found at no later than 5pm on Monday, April 1st.

Submissions will be reviewed by the CARLI Instruction Committee; notifications will be sent during the week of April 8th.

Please save the date! Attendee registration is forthcoming.

For more information on past annual Instruction Showcases:

Please send any questions about the Showcase to

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