Arming theteacher librarianUsing experiential learning & reflectivepractice to guide pedagogyAlan Carbery - Assistant Dire...
I teach best whenI‟m learning abouthow I   teach…
I teach best whenI‟m learning abouthow I teach…about how mystudentslearn well..,
I teach best whenI‟m learning abouthow I teach…about how mystudentslearn well..,and howothers teach
Good teachers are able to weave a complex web of  connections    among themselves, their subjects, & their students sothat...
You have to maintain the desire to learn more aboutyourself as an educator & the intent to commit toiterative improvement-...
What would you do differently next time?
Building ateachingidentity
Entering the „educational chrysalis‟ Katrina McDonaldtalks about her journey away from „a librarian whoalso teaches‟; affi...
teaching is   hard work
Most librarians aren‟ttrained teachers
Most academics don‟t needa teachingqualification
So whyshould we?
Tools of the trade
The Teaching Journal
provides a starting point for librarians to fosterinstructional improvement & ultimatelyto create a deeper professionalpra...
Brookfield‟sCritical IncidentQuestionnaire
CIQs alert us to problems          before  the problem develops
CIQs situate yourteaching in anunderstanding of theemotional,cognitive,politicalebbs and flows ofgroup learning– Stephen B...
Micro-teaching
CriticalPeers
Case Study
“I assumed from my sessions, that it would be clear that„word dumps‟ won‟t work in literature searching.Clearly, this isn’...
“The brainstorming at the start was very helpful as itshowed us   how to start working                              on our...
“Brainstorming forkeywords to use in the database searchwas the moment that I felt mostengaged with what was happening.”
“I think students felt that what I was showing them was                                                   all in  context,...
Yeah, I don‟tneed therapy
Time
Building a teaching portfolio
Let‟s Talk Pedagogy                 Twitter: @acarbery      Blog: edlibbs.wordpress.com
Image Credits:1: 096 http://www.flickr.com/photos/lisbokt/4498820088/3: Journal http://www.flickr.com/photos/94272988@N00/...
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Arming the teacher librarian

  1. Arming theteacher librarianUsing experiential learning & reflectivepractice to guide pedagogyAlan Carbery - Assistant Director, Teaching, Learning & AssessmentChamplain College Library, Vermont, USA.Twitter: @acarberyBlog: edlibbs.wordpress.comSlideshare: slideshare.net/acarbery
  2. I teach best whenI‟m learning abouthow I teach…
  3. I teach best whenI‟m learning abouthow I teach…about how mystudentslearn well..,
  4. I teach best whenI‟m learning abouthow I teach…about how mystudentslearn well..,and howothers teach
  5. Good teachers are able to weave a complex web of connections among themselves, their subjects, & their students sothat students can learn to weave a world for themselves – Parker Palmer, The Courage to Teach, p. 11.
  6. You have to maintain the desire to learn more aboutyourself as an educator & the intent to commit toiterative improvement- Char Booth, Reflective teaching, effective learning, p. 19.
  7. What would you do differently next time?
  8. Building ateachingidentity
  9. Entering the „educational chrysalis‟ Katrina McDonaldtalks about her journey away from „a librarian whoalso teaches‟; affirming herself as a librarian,practitioner, educator, and academic.McDonald, „Out of the boot camp and into the chrysalis: a reflectivepractice case study‟
  10. teaching is hard work
  11. Most librarians aren‟ttrained teachers
  12. Most academics don‟t needa teachingqualification
  13. So whyshould we?
  14. Tools of the trade
  15. The Teaching Journal
  16. provides a starting point for librarians to fosterinstructional improvement & ultimatelyto create a deeper professionalpractice (Thompson, 2009, p. 225).
  17. Brookfield‟sCritical IncidentQuestionnaire
  18. CIQs alert us to problems before the problem develops
  19. CIQs situate yourteaching in anunderstanding of theemotional,cognitive,politicalebbs and flows ofgroup learning– Stephen Brookfield, TheSkillful Teacher, p. 54.
  20. Micro-teaching
  21. CriticalPeers
  22. Case Study
  23. “I assumed from my sessions, that it would be clear that„word dumps‟ won‟t work in literature searching.Clearly, this isn’t the case . I need to consider how I can incorporate into my sessions, exercises on how to generate keywords”
  24. “The brainstorming at the start was very helpful as itshowed us how to start working on our literature review”
  25. “Brainstorming forkeywords to use in the database searchwas the moment that I felt mostengaged with what was happening.”
  26. “I think students felt that what I was showing them was all in context, relevant, practi cal and useful”
  27. Yeah, I don‟tneed therapy
  28. Time
  29. Building a teaching portfolio
  30. Let‟s Talk Pedagogy Twitter: @acarbery Blog: edlibbs.wordpress.com
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  32. Arming the teacher librarian: using experiential learning & reflective practice to guide pedagogyAlan CarberyAssistant Library Director – Teaching Learning & Assessment, Champlain Collegee: acarbery@champlain.edu twitter: @acarberyBlog: http://edlibbs.wordpress.comFurther ReadingBooth, C. (2011) Reflective teaching, effective learning: instruction literacy for library educators. Chicago: American Library Association.Brookfield, S. (1995) Becoming a critically reflective teacher. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass.Brookfield, S. (2006) The Skillful Teacher: on technique, trust, and responsiveness in the classroom, 2nd ed. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass.MacDonald, K. (2009) ‘Out of the boot camp and into the chrysalis: a reflective practice case study’, The Australian Library Journal, 58(1), pp. 17-27McGuinness, C. (2011) Becoming confident teachers: a guide for academic librarians. Oxford: Chandos Publishing.Moon, J. (1999) Reflection in Learning & Professional Development: theory and practice. London: RoutledgeFalmer.Ottesen, E. (2007) ‘Reflection in teacher education’, Reflective Practice, 8 (1), pp. 31-46.Palmer, P.J. (2007) The courage to teach: exploring the inner landscape of a teacher’s life. San Francisco, Wiley.Tompkins, E.K. (2009) ‘A reflective Teaching Journal: an instructional improvement tool for academic librarians’, College &Undergraduate Libraries, 16 (4), pp. 221-238.

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