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Gateway Library Instruction Conference 2018


8:15-8:45 Registration desk open (Lobby Level 1)

8:45 -10:00 Opening Remarks (Room 142)

8:45-9:00 Welcome from Denise Stephens, University Librarian, Washington University Libraries 

9:00-9:45 Keynote from Tim Bono, Lecturer in Psychological & Brain Sciences, Washington University

9:45 -10:00: Introduction to the conference planning committee and conference business

10:00-10:15 Break                 

10:15-11:30 Sessions

E-Learning (Instruction Room 2) 

Facilitator: Katrina Steirholz, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Librarians will participate in a hands-on activity featuring GeoFRED (a data mapping tool) and the ACRL Information Literacy Framework.  The facilitator will lead a discussion and get feedback on the data lessons The Federal Reserve is developing using a particular outline of the components of a lesson.

Faculty/Librarian Collaborations (Room 142)

Facilitators: Helena Marvin and Lindsey Scales, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Librarians will discuss the meaning of "open" in Open Educational Resources. The facilitators will facilitate a discussion and exploration of OERs that librarians use in their instruction, and even OER materials that can be used to introduce faculty to OER.

Active Learning and the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy (Instruction Room 3)

Facilitators: Raleigh Muns, University of Missouri, St. Louis and AJ Robinson, Washington University in St. Louis 

A short presentation situating the Wikipedia concepts of "notability" and "neutral point of view" in the frame of "authority is constructed and contextual." Show examples of librarian-led edit-a-thons and the WikiEdu platform, then lead a citation editing activity. Time permitting: end with a short debrief and brainstorm collaborative Wikipedia projects.  This session will require additional laptops on hand and a request that participants register Wikipedia accounts prior to conference.

11:30 - 12:00 Breakout Sessions

Improv (Instruction Room 3)

Tours (Lobby Level 1)

Wikipedia and Libraries (Instruction Room 2)

12:00-1:00 Lunch and networking

Lunch will be from The Art of Entertaining (Room 142, Instruction Room 3, or another location of your choice!)

1:00-2:15 Sessions

Instructional Design (Instruction Room 2)

Classroom Engagement Techniques (Instruction Room 3)

High School/Cross Library Collaborations (Instruction Room 1)

Facilitator: Kim Lipsey, Washigton University Bernard Becker Medical Library

The speakers will share a five to seven minute presentation highlighting their experience with exposing high school students to library services and resources. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of partnering with other entities on campus. The expectation is that a discussion will ensue that will energize the audience to get involved with identifying a project they can pursue. Participants will explore ways to interact with partners at their individual institutions.

2:15-2:45 Breakout Sessions

Improv (Instruction Room 3)

Tours (Lobby Level 1)

Yoga at your desk (Instruction Room 2)

2:45-4:00 Sessions

Brainstorming and Troubleshooting Instruction Issues - this session will be held in two rooms (Instruction Room 3, Room 142)

4:00-4:30 Closing (Room 142)