LILAC Spring Training Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals/ Potential Sessions

LILAC Spring Training: Up Your Game!
Practical innovations beyond traditional information literacy

Friday, June 8th, 2018
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CUNY Central
205 East 42nd Street

We are seeking proposals for 10-45-minute presentations, discussions, or workshops on any of the following information literacy topics:

  • How I learned to stop worrying and love OneSearch
  • New approaches to “fake news”
  • Student agency in the research process
  • OER – teaching beyond the firewall
  • Information literacy and resistance in action beyond academia
  • Public higher education and social justice
  • New kinds of skills our students are expected to master
  • … or any other information literacy innovation

Event Format:

  1.      Welcome
  2.      Opening ice-breaker activity
  3.      10 minute break
  4.     Breakout sessions (10-45 minute, multiple concurrent sessions)
  5.      10 minute break
  6.      Session sharing and wrap-up

Please submit a description for a 10-45 minute breakout session using this form.
Deadline: April 15, 2018

Not sure about presenting? Register to attend the June 8th event here.
Registration is required.

LILAC Spring Training Committee:
Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, co-chair
Daisy Domínguez, co-chair
Anne Leonard
Linda Miles
Robin Brown
Julie Turley
Jonathan Cope

About Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz

Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz is an Assistant Professor and Head of Reference at the Graduate Center Library.
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