Save the date: ALAO Spring Workshops

February 26, 2013

Save these dates for spring workshops of Interest Groups. Details will follow.

Collection Management Interest Group Workshop
Friday, Mar 22, 2013
State Library of Ohio in Columbus
“E-Books in Ohio: What’s a Librarian to Do?”

Curriculum Material Centers Interest Group Workshop
Friday, May 17, 2013
University of Cincinnati

Distance Learning & Instruction Interest Group
Monday, Jun 3, 2013
Miami University’s Voice of America Learning Center, West Chester

Special Collections and Archives Interest Group
Friday, May 10, 2013

2010 DLIG/IG Spring Workshop- Friday, March 12

February 19, 2010

ALAO’s Distance Learning and Instruction Groups will be hosting a spring workshop “Effective Instruction from Design to Assessment” on Friday, March 12, 2010. The workshop will take place at Ashland University, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. and will feature the following sessions:

Instruction by Design: A Panel Discussion
Moderator – Dr. Christina Bonner, Ohio Dominican University
Panelists – Jillian Jevack, Ashland University
Dr. Dawn Snyder, Franklin University
Litsa Varonis, The University of Akron
Lynn Trinko, The Ohio State University at Lima

A well-designed library instruction program can make a big difference for your students’ academic success. A panel of professional instructional designers will share their expertise with creating
instruction programs that work. Discussion will include tailoring programs to fit the audience, to meet objectives, and to be used with on-campus and distance learning settings.

Knowing What They Know: Information Literacy Assessment Techniques
Presenter – Carolyn Radcliff, Kent State University & Project SAILS

This presentation will touch on a variety of assessment techniques that you can use with your students, with an emphasis on knowledge testing. Learn how to create effective tests and work with the results. Find out about options for standardized testing for information literacy, including the Project SAILS test. Get an update on Project SAILS, including a preview of its latest offering. The session will be interactive, and you will be challenged to put the workshop material to work through small group exercises.

Enjoy a great opportunity to network with your colleagues and lunch is included. Please download the registration form for more information.