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LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy
Spring 2013
Dr. Diane Nahl
University of Hawaii
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  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Presentation of professional self
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Keep statistics on how long you spend on activities (activity reports, workload statistics), how frequently you do things, numbers of students taught by semester and year, number of professors requests and partnerships you participated in Get evaluations all the time and analyze them Save letters, emails thanking you or making note of something you contributed to Keep a chronological file, then use it to write your contract renewal. Keep every contract renewal you write, then use them to construct your tenure dossier (copy paste)
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Keep statistics on how long you spend on activities (activity reports, workload statistics), how frequently you do things, numbers of students taught by semester and year, number of professors requests and partnerships you participated in Get evaluations all the time and analyze them Save letters, emails thanking you or making note of something you contributed to Keep a chronological file, then use it to write your contract renewal. Keep every contract renewal you write, then use them to construct your tenure dossier (copy paste)
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Keep statistics on how long you spend on activities (activity reports, workload statistics), how frequently you do things, numbers of students taught by semester and year, number of professors requests and partnerships you participated in Get evaluations all the time and analyze them Save letters, emails thanking you or making note of something you contributed to Keep a chronological file, then use it to write your contract renewal. Keep every contract renewal you write, then use them to construct your tenure dossier (copy paste)
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Keep statistics on how long you spend on activities (activity reports, workload statistics), how frequently you do things, numbers of students taught by semester and year, number of professors requests and partnerships you participated in Get evaluations all the time and analyze them Save letters, emails thanking you or making note of something you contributed to Keep a chronological file, then use it to write your contract renewal. Keep every contract renewal you write, then use them to construct your tenure dossier (copy paste)
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Three requirements for faculty endeavors: teaching, research, service
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Document for our activity reports and as supporting documentation for promotion Document teaching activities beyond what is in the vita The portfolio is a nice way to document the hard work of teaching as well as the quality of instruction and not just the numbers about quantity. Web pages and other resources you create for classes Sample assignments Model papers/assigs Letters from academic faculty in support of your teaching Pre-post testing results
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Document for our activity reports and as supporting documentation for promotion Document teaching activities beyond what is in the vita The portfolio is a nice way to document the hard work of teaching as well as the quality of instruction and not just the numbers about quantity. Web pages and other resources you create for classes Sample assignments Model papers/assigs Letters from academic faculty in support of your teaching Pre-post testing results
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Keep statistics on how long you spend on activities (activity reports, workload statistics), how frequently you do things, numbers of students taught by semester and year, number of professors requests and partnerships you participated in Get evaluations all the time and analyze them Save letters, emails thanking you or making note of something you contributed to Keep a chronological file, then use it to write your contract renewal. Keep every contract renewal you write, then use them to construct your tenure dossier (copy paste)
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Go to these beginning in your second year, go every year until you apply Allow two months to write and edit it, including other readers Timeline is October 18 to June or July for announcement of results
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Annual renewal documents assist you in creating a thorough dossier that comprehensively describes your efforts, activities, and productivity Exclusion list (people who cannot serve on your TPRC) LPC has a more detailed set of criteria you must address in your dossier Relate to institutional mission, goals, objectives and how you support those Explain what you do and how it relates to the faculty and students. They have little or no idea, so let faculty see into your complex information world of service to them. Translate jargon if you need to use it.
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Outside reviewers are necessary (5-6) not at UH Contact them months in advance, but don ’t advertise it Who know your work, but have not worked personally with you Contributions to the profession, standards, methods, techniques,
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy II-->III 24 post-ba credits in another field, 4 years experience at II III-->IV second master ’s, 4 years experience at III IV-->V Ph.D., leadership, supervision, 4 years experience at IV
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy The contract is negotiated every two or three years Sometimes faculty have to strike to get a contract
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Networking on campus Other faculty as resources
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Help you do long/short term planning Monitor progress Take you out for lunch, off campus Sharing and introducing outside interests
  • LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy
  • 665 Session13-tenure-&-promotion-s13

    1. 1. “…only faculty status and tenure guarantee full integration in the university’s governance and academic spheres.” Welch, Jeanie M. & Frada Mozenter. 2006. Loosening the ties that bind: Academic librarians and tenure. C&RL (March): 164. LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 2
    2. 2.  Association of College and Research Libraries Joint Statement on Faculty Status of College and University Librarians http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/jointstatementfac“Librarians perform a teaching and research role inasmuch as they instruct students formally and informally and advise and assist faculty in their scholarly pursuits. Librarians are also themselves involved in the research function; many conduct research in their own professional interests and in the discharge of their duties.” LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 3
    3. 3.  Association of College and Research Libraries Standards for Faculty Status for College and University Librarians (2007; revised 2011)http ://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/standardsfaculty.cfm“The academic librarian makes unique contributions to the academic community and to higher education itself. … developing collections … providing bibliographic access to print and online library materials… interpreting these materials to members... instruction in the use of resources … creation of new tools to enhance access to information available locally, regionally, nationally, or internationally.” LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 4
    4. 4.  Guidelines for Academic Librarians Without Faculty Status (2011) http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/guidelinesacade A Guideline for the Appointment, Promotion and Tenure of Academic Librarians (2005; 2010) http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/promotiontenure Standards for Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators (2007) http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/profstandards.cf Collective Bargaining, Guideline on (reaffirmed 2008) http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/guidelinecollectiv LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 5
    5. 5. The policy of the Association of College andResearch Libraries is that academic librariansshall be included on the same basis as theirfaculty colleagues in units for collectivebargaining. Such units shall be guided by thestandards and guidelines of ACRL pertainingto faculty and academic status. LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 6
    6. 6. "When teaching is part of the facultyassignment, effectiveness is an essentialcriterion for advancement. Faculty mustdemonstrate command of their subjectmatter, continuous growth in the subjectfield, and an ability to create and maintaininstructional environments to promotestudent learning.”Indiana State University LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 7
    7. 7. The academic librarian faces a unique rangeof changing duties and responsibilities thatare often inappropriately documented. Thedevelopment of a portfolio that creates arecord of evidence-based librarianship,scholarship, and service can solve this issuefor librarians as they prepare for promotion orcontinuing appointment.http://libguides.usc.edu/content.php?pid=217806&sid=1810070 LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 8
    8. 8. A tool used to document and present evidence forthe scope and quality of professional developmentin research, scholarship, service and teaching › Noteworthy accomplishments › Library institutional roles › College or University institutional roles › State and National professional roles › International professional roles LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 9
    9. 9.  Institution Mission and Library Mission, Teaching Philosophy, and ACRL IL Standards › SLOs › Assessment methods Student ratings and evaluations of teaching Teaching materials Forms of assessment Evidence of student learning Peer evaluations and faculty support letters LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 10
    10. 10.  Collaboration with discipline faculty Involvement on campus committees: college curriculum, UG core reform, accreditation, service courses, distance learning, etc. Involvement in campus assessment initiatives (SLOs) Published research on teaching and learning Conference presentations on teaching and learning Pedagogical innovation, new methods Development of teaching materials, modules, and courses Involvement in undergraduate student research Mentoring new instruction librarians Contributions to professional organizations that aim to improve teaching LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 11
    11. 11.  USC LibGuides Academic Librarian Portfolios (2011) http://libguides.usc.edu/content.php?pid=217806&sid Includes online resources, criteria, and references, updated frequently LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 12
    12. 12.  UHM Annual Contract Renewal Instructions › http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ovcaa/faculty/tenure_promotion Professional record keeping: Curriculum Vitae Daily Calendar Annual file Systematically request letters and email acknowledgements LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 13
    13. 13.  Held annually (attend soon after hire) Explain the many steps in the process Show examples of “successful” dossiers › Borrow dossiers from the Center for Teaching Excellence in Kuykendall (soon after hire) Allow for questions to administrators LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 14
    14. 14.  Synthesis of annual contract renewals Professional contributions (local and national, and international) Future value to the institution Communicating to the Library Personnel Committee (LPC) Communicating to non-librarian faculty, e.g., the Dean, Provost or Chancellor and TPRC (Tenure & Promotion Committee) LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 15
    15. 15.  UH Tenure & Promotion Guidelines › http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ovcaa/faculty/tenure_promotion_contract_renewal/ › http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ovcaa/faculty/tenure_promotion_contract_renewa contract_renewal.pdf › Tenure Criteria for Librarian Faculty, p. 8 http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ovcaa/faculty/tenure_promotion_contract_renewal/pdf/2012- 2013_criteria_guidelines.pdf http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ovcaa/faculty/tenure_promotion_contract_renewal/doc/T&P %20Application%2012-13_Part%204_B%20Faculty_DOC.doc LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 16
    16. 16. Areas of specialization include (one or two of these):I.Collection DevelopmentII.Bibliographic ControlIII.Public and Reference servicesIV.Instructional ServicesV.Administration and ManagementVI.Information Technology LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 17
    17. 17.  Requirements for each rank (Librarian II- V)http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ovcaa/faculty/ tenure_promotion_contract_renewal/pdf/ 2011-2012_criteria_guidelines.pdf Promotion Criteria for Librarian Faculty, pp. 13-14 LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 18
    18. 18.  University of Hawaii Professional Assembly UHPA Collective Bargaining Contract › http://www.uhpa.org/ › http://www.uhpa.org/uhpa-bor-contract Salary Research › http://uhpa.org/salary-research LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 19
    19. 19. Minimum Median Maximum UHH  $50,004   $55,644  $65,136  UHM   $50,004   $52,685  $57,840 UHM Hawaiian Knowledge $55,800 UHM Medicine $58,080 UHWO   $50,004   $51,672  $55,008   LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 20
    20. 20.  Librarian colleague mentoring › Formal or informal Faculty Mentoring Group › Tenured faculty advisors in other disciplines › Presentations on norms for contract renewals, tenure and promotion process, what to avoid, what not to avoid, who to know and who to ask for assistance, how to explain your work to non-librarians LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 21
    21. 21.  Sounding board for concerns Reality check in uncertain situations Reviewing and editing your contract renewal and tenure/promotion documents Friend, coach, advisor and guide in the academic environment LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 22
    22. 22. Read the description & highlight or extract:1.MQs (minimum) & DQs (preferred)2.Technology Skills/Experience3.Instruction Skills/Experience4.Instructional Design Skills5.Strategic Planning Skills6.ACS Skills7.Salary range8.Indicate how you would respond to theMQs and DQs for Instructor rank LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 23
    23. 23.  Detmering & Sproles; Kammer & Thompson; Waelchi April 25: Teaching & Assessment Poster Presentations LIS 665 Teaching Information Technology Literacy Nahl 2013 24

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