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“The ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program provides instruction
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Components
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• Design meaningful instructional activities that address different learning
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• Build partnerships/relationships with individuals and groups on campus
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07Intentional Teaching
• Engage in ongoing reflective practice in order to sustain
professional renewal and growth.
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08Assessment Immersion
• Define assessment in terms of student learning in order to
understand its relationship to good te...
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• Institutional and Regional Programs
– Cornell University
– JULAC/Hong Kong
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Additional Components
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• Members Value Professional
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• Supportive Staff
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Hinchliffe- Furthering information literacy practice through immersive professional development

  1. 1. WINTERTemplateFurthering Information Literacy Practice through Immersive Professional Development ___________________ Lisa Hinchliffe lisalibrarian@gmail.com 01
  2. 2. 02 “to lead academic and research librarians and libraries in advancing learning and scholarship” http://www.ala.org/acrl/aboutacrl/strategicplan/stratplan
  3. 3. 03 “The ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Program provides instruction librarians with the opportunity to work intensively on all aspects of information literacy … provides … the intellectual tools and practical techniques to help your institution build or enhance its instruction program. Immersion allows you to embrace your educational role by embarking on a path of teacher development and pedagogical inquiry in a community of practice for academic librarians devoted to collaborative learning, individual renewal, and instructional effectiveness.” http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/infolit/professactivity/iil/immersion/programs
  4. 4. 04 Components Teacher Track Program Track Intentional Teaching Teaching with Technology Assessment Immersion Practical Management
  5. 5. 05Teacher Track • Design meaningful instructional activities that address different learning styles, recognizing different student motivations, backgrounds, and experiences, in order to address student learning needs in a coherent and systematic fashion. • Adopt a constructivist approach to information literacy instruction in order to develop a theoretical perspective and foundation for selecting teaching approaches and learning activities. • Teach from a learner-centered perspective in order to engage students in the learning process. • Analyze and assess personal teaching methods, habits, and styles in order to expand pedagogical repertoire and shape diverse learning situations. • Assess student learning in order to inform and improve practice. • Develop and articulate a personal perspective of information literacy in order to make its applications to professional and personal life effective and meaningful. • Capitalize on personal leadership characteristics/potential in order to commit acts of leadership and affect change in institutional/professional practice.
  6. 6. WINTERTemplate 06Program Track • Build partnerships/relationships with individuals and groups on campus in order to elevate information literacy to a campus-wide enterprise. • Regularly scan the campus and higher education environment in order to use information literacy as a catalyst for the library's participation in educational transformation. • Engage in ongoing reflective practice in order to create and sustain renewal and growth of information literacy program development and leadership • Exercise leadership within the library and throughout the campus in order to influence library, curriculum, and instructional decision • Identify and garner resources in order to build the capacity necessary to accomplish an information literacy mission • Value risk-taking and looking for the second right answer in order to engage in the creative process. • Develop a culture of assessment and continuous learning in order to capitalize on strengths as well as opportunities for change
  7. 7. 07Intentional Teaching • Engage in ongoing reflective practice in order to sustain professional renewal and growth. • Articulate a personal philosophy of teaching and learning in order to intentionally shape your teaching. • Examine how your personal philosophy is applied in daily practice in order to identify strengths and remediate disconnections between beliefs and actions. • Participate in a community of practice in order to access and share ideas, resources, publications, support structures, and networks. • Identify and experiment with a variety of instructional practices in order to expand pedagogical repertoire and progress. • Value uncertainty and risk-taking in order to deepen your identity and integrity as a teacher.
  8. 8. 08Assessment Immersion • Define assessment in terms of student learning in order to understand its relationship to good teaching, library viability, and change • Formulate a learning-centered philosophy of assessment in order to inform development of information literacy program elements • Explore and utilize multiple modes of assessment in order to build a culture of evidence upon which to base programmatic development and change • Critically examine a variety of assessment techniques and methodologies in order to evaluate them for application in your institutional setting • Examine the leadership role of the library in a collaborative IL assessment effort in order to build support and trust among the stakeholder groups at your institution
  9. 9. 09 • Institutional and Regional Programs – Cornell University – JULAC/Hong Kong • Additional Components
  10. 10. 10ACRL Capacity • Members Value Professional Development • Members Create and Delivery Programs • Supportive Staff • Participant Feedback and Assessment
  11. 11. WINTERTemplate 11 What would you envision? Make it happen!
  12. 12. 12 Thank you!

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