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Reminder: CARLI Seeking Proposals for Its 8th Annual Instruction Showcase (Friday, May 29, at Harper College) — Deadline Monday, April 6

(via Debbie Campbell, CARLI)

The CARLI Instruction Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the 8th annual Instruction Showcase on Friday, May 29 at Harper College in Palatine, IL.

CARLI members are welcome to submit proposals on all library instruction topics, and encouraged to draw inspiration from the committee’s theme this year, “Fresh Starts and Restarts: Growing Beyond Your Comfort Zone.”

Lesson plans related to the theme might include new approaches to evaluating information, reimagined instruction for improved accessibility, and techniques for teaching new systems such as Primo VE.

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.

  • All lesson plans must include the following elements: topic, learning objectives, 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 hereno later than 5:00 PM on Monday, April 6.
  • Submissions will be reviewed by the CARLI Instruction Committee; notifications will be sent during the week of April 13.

Please feel free to review the previous Showcase agendas and presentations.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact support@carli.illinois.edu.

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