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Registration Open for January MLA Webinar, “Applying the ACRL Information Literacy Framework to Your Teaching” (Wed., Jan. 15, 1:00-2:30 PM CDT)

(via the Medical Library Association)

MLA webinars for 2020 are here!

January: Applying the ACRL Information Literacy Framework to Your Teaching

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Time: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (Central)

If you teach or plan to teach, ACRL Information Literacy Framework threshold concepts will help you promote deep learning in your students. Threshold concepts are the ideas in a discipline that are passageways to enlarged understanding or ways of thinking and practicing within the discipline.

In this webinar, you’ll learn how to integrate threshold concepts into your courses, guest lectures, one-shot sessions, and any other form of teaching you do. As part of the webinar you’ll develop learning outcomes for a class assignment, and you’ll begin to integrate threshold concepts into your instruction using active learning strategies and classroom assessment techniques.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Apply strategies to integrate threshold concepts into their instruction
  • Employ a set of best practices to develop learning outcomes.
  • Identify techniques to assess student progress in mastering information literacy concepts

General Information

All participants may earn 1.5 MLA continuing education contact hours.

Members receive preferred pricing. If you are not an MLA member, please considerĀ joining MLA to enjoy reduced webinar fees and other member benefits!

Have a group interested in viewing this webinar? There are two options for site licenses. VisitĀ MLANET to learn more.

MLA webinars are conducted through MEDLIB-ED, MLA’s learning management system. Be sure to view other educational opportunities available through MEDLIB-ED.

Register now!

Mark your calendars for:

February: Basic Statistics for Research Appraisal, Thursday, February 13, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (Central)
March: Basic Statistics for Research Design, Wednesday, March 25, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (Central)

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