Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) (45th : 2016)

Taking the show on the road : helping institutions implement the IL framework Burgess, Colleen; Shujah, Sarah 2016-05-31

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TAKING THE SHOW ON THE ROAD:Helping Institutions Implement the IL Framework Agenda1. Best Practices2. Examples of Workshop Activities3. Moving Forward: Sharing IL StoriesLearning Outcomes▣ Identify best practices in developing workshops so to help you explore the Framework.▣ Illustrate examples of workshop activities so to help you develop a workshop to implement the Framework and develop an IL strategy.▣ Build a community of practice so to provide a Canadian platform for you to share ideas on how to explore the Framework. 1. Best PracticesBest practices in developing workshops, specific to the FrameworkActivity 1: Best PracticesConsider your own institution & your own experience attending trainings and workshops:1. What made a past training/workshop a successful learning experience? 2. What factors would make such a training/workshop successful at your institution?3. Consider trainings/workshops that were not productive learning experiences for you - what didn’t work? Why? Best PracticesFramework Specific General IL WorkshopsBest PracticesFramework specific▣ introductory short tutorials▣ change groups up mid-way▣ takeaway/document/archive the work done in a workshop▣ foster/facilitate self-reflection▣ honest expectations ▣ group close readings ▣ Brainstorm barriers and solutionsIL Workshops▣ active and collaborative learning▣ show by example ▣ personal narratives▣ flipped classroom General▣ Housekeeping/Logistics▣ provide a reading list/handout▣ have an icebreaker▣ know your audience ▣ Learning Outcomes 2. Workshop ExamplesHow we explored the ACRL Framework for IL for Higher Education@Carleton: Full-day Workshop Agenda ▣ Morning○ The Global Context of Information Literacy ○ Student to Scholar Modules Participatory Demo▣ Afternoon○ ACRL IL Framework Implementation into Teaching Scenarios ○ Develop a Carleton University IL strategy @Carleton: Global Context World Café Notes in response to the prompt: Describe Similarities between the ACRL IL Framework and other Global IL Documents.@Carleton: Each of the 9 OA modules, represented as M-1 to M-9 stars, develop academic literacies required throughout the four phases of research. @Carleton: Implementation 30 minutesConstruct a typical information literacy teaching scenario in order to implement at minimum 1 threshold concept from the ACRL IL Framework, keeping in mind learning outcome(s) and active learning strategies. ▣ 5 groups of 4▣ For each scenario, groups will present: ○ Learning outcome(s)○ Threshold concept(s)○ Description of instruction▣ Presentations (5 minutes/group)@Carleton: IL Strategy Scenarios and handouts were given to participants to help them start developing an IL strategy at their institution.▣ Group 1 - Problematic Assignment, presented scenario as a role playing sketch.▣ Group 2 - Elevator Speech, notes recorded in Padlet.▣ Group 3 - Faculty Meeting, notes recorded in Google Slides.▣ Group 4 - Education Development Centre (EDC) Faculty Workshop, notes recorded in Half-day TutorialsAgenda▣ Discuss 2 threshold concepts ▣ Show by Example▣ Mini poster fair on implementing the threshold concept(s) @OISE: Half-day TutorialsExample of how one of the participants implemented Searching as Strategic Exploration in IL instruction.@Western: 2 Full Day Retreats Agenda▣ Flipped Classroom & Opening Qs ▣ Close Reading ▣ Yoga ▣ Presentations ▣ Dotmocracy Activity ▣ Developing Shared Tools▣ Developing Shared Vision for Western Libraries@Western: 2 Full Day Retreats Example IL Learning Outcomes with Dotmocracy Votes3. Sharing IL StoriesDiscover the TRY Wiki to share ideas on how you explored the Framework.TRY Wiki Show & Tell 2: Barriers & Opportunities In your respective groups:1. Brainstorm the barriers or the opportunities in implementing the ACRL IL Framework at your institution.2. Record your answers on the flip chart paper 3. Return to the larger group to discuss your views. SummaryBest PracticesWe brainstormed best practices on how you would develop a workshop on the ACRL IL Framework.Workshop ExamplesWe discussed and described examples of activities that you can use in a similar workshop at your institution.Sharing IL StoriesWith honest expectations, we shared our barriers and opportunities for the ACRL IL Framework.ReferencesAssociation of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). (2014). Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Chicago, IL:  American Library Association. Retrieved from, C., & American Library Association. (2011). Reflective teaching, effective learning: Instructional literacy for library educators. Chicago: American Library Association.Bravender, P., McClure, H., & Schaub, G. (2015). Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts: Lesson Plans for Librarians.  Chicago, IL: Association for College and Research Libraries.  Burgess, C. (2015). Teaching students, not standards: The new ACRL information literacy framework and threshold crossings for instructors. Partnership : The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 10(1), 1-6. Hansman, Catherine A. (1999). Creating inclusive adult learning environments: Insights from multicultural education and feminist pedagogy. Adult Education Quarterly, 49(2): 127. ReferencesManganello, Flavio, Carla Falsetti, Luca Spalazzi, and Tommaso Leo. 2013. PKS: An ontology-based learning construct for lifelong learners. Journal of Educational Technology & Society 16, (1): 104-117.Moore, Penny, and Nicki Page. 2002. Teaching for information literacy: Online professional development challenges. International Association of School Librarianship. Selected Papers from the ...Annual Conference: 153-167.Norris, Lisa. 2011. The effects of pedagogy and andragogy instruction on critical thinking skills in higher education. Ph.D. diss., Walden University. Terehoff, Irina I. 2002. Elements of adult learning in teacher professional development. National Association of Secondary School Principals.NASSP Bulletin 86, (632) (09):65-77.Thanks!Any questions?ContactColleen Shujahsshujah@centennialcollege.caCreditsSpecial thanks to all the people who made and released these awesome resources for free:▣ Presentation template by SlidesCarnival▣ Photograph by Unsplash


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