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Slides from a workshop led by Chris Powis and Jo Webb at the CILIP Cymru conference May 13-14 2010

Slides from a workshop led by Chris Powis and Jo Webb at the CILIP Cymru conference May 13-14 2010

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  • 1. Making it count: teaching information skills CILIP Cymru May 2010 Chris Powis and Jo Webb
  • 2. Who are we?
    • Do we believe that we are teachers?
    • Are we trained as teachers?
    • How are we involved in the learning process?
    • How ‘professional’ are we about this role?
  • 3. Optimum Conditions of Learning
    • A person who has a
    • POSITIVE SELF CONCEPT
    • OPEN MIND and the necessary
    • ABILITY who
    • PRIORITISES the
    • Process that is
    • ACTIVE
    • REFLECTIVE
    • PROCESSING of
    • INFORMATION
    • Information which is
    • PATTERNED
    • MEANINGFUL
    • EMBEDDED and
    • EMBODIED
    • In an environment which offers
    • STIMULUS
    • SUPPORT
    • FEEDBACK and
    • REWARD
    • From Squires, G (1994) A new model of teaching
  • 4. Expectations
    • Almost certainly too low or too high?
    • Passive
    • Boring
    • Spoon fed
    • Change the world
    • Are these your expectations too?
  • 5. Start with the learner
    • Audit their needs and expectations
      • Ask them
      • Test them (gently)
      • Discuss with stakeholders
        • Academics / teachers/ training organizers etc.
        • Techies (IT and/or media)
      • Triangulate
    • Be aware of your own style
    • Be inclusive (language, gender, culture, additional needs)
  • 6. Once you’ve got them
    • Make it
      • Innovative
      • Inclusive
      • Variety
      • Active
      • Challenging
      • Relevant
      • Interesting
      • A performance
  • 7. Remember
    • “ Librarians love to search, everyone else likes to find”
      • Eric Lease Morgan, Notre Dame Univ.
  • 8. Professional identity?
    • We are teachers!
    • We are not only teachers!
    • Integrate scholarship
    • Develop yourself
    • Engage in the debate
    • Reflect