We are pleased to present the Academic & Special Libraries’ 40th Annual Continuing Education Conference:
Instructional Connections: Techniques and Tools for Teaching Information Literacy
B. David Schwartz Memorial Library
C.W.Post Campus/Long Island University
720 Northern Blvd.
Brookville, NY 11748
9:00 - 9:45
Registration and Continental Breakfast
Game designer and researcher, Jan McGonigal says "reality is
broken", and that gaming can make a better world. Explore how Internet
use, social media and gaming are changing learning and academic performance,
and how we as educators can gamify our learning environments.
Deputy CIO, C.W. Post Information Technology
Long Island University
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:15 Transliteracy and what you need to know for the Hyperconnected Generation
The Generation Y's or Millennials, are the most hyper-connected generation to walk the planet. Many of the skills they need to navigate their hyperconnectedness are embraced by the term: Transliteracy. Come and hear what research says about the iBrain and how transliteracy has evolved as a buzzword to wrap our heads around the needs of the hyperconnected.
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 Communicate, communicate,
communicate: the dyad of librarians and patrons
Whatever type of library we work in the job consists of communication between the librarian and our patron. This talk will concentrate on better ways to communicate with that patron, especially in a public or an academic library.Scott Sheidlower
Assistant Professor, York College (CUNY)
Cost: $15.00 for Students; $35.00 for NCLA Members; $45.00 for Non-NCLA Members.
Registration limited to the first 50 people.
All fees cover continental breakfast and lunch.