Session Concept

This session is the second round of the original Web 2.0 Face-Off, which was the Ontario School Library Association's Spotlight Session at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference, 2011. The concept for the session was created by Dr. David Loertscher and Carol Koechlin.

Visit the OSLA Spotlight Session's OSLA Hockey Faceoff website.

Dr. David Loertscher: Dr. Loertscher is a professor in the School of Library and Information Science, San José State University. He is co-editor of the influential journal, Teacher Librarian and a valued author and publisher of many professional texts in the field of school librarianship. He is a past president of the American Association of School Librarians and a respected international consultant. No stranger to Ontario, Dr. Loertscher was an expert advisor for the OSLA's new guideline document, Together for Learning: School Libraries and the Emergence of the Learning Commons. His long association with Canadian's Carol Koechlin and Sandi Zwaan has meant that Ontario's teacher-librarians have had many opportunities to benefit from his expertise in conferences and workshops as well as through his writing. Follow David on Twitter @davidloertscher.

Carol Koechlin: During her career Carol Koechlin has worked as a classroom teacher, teacher-librarian, educational consultant, staff development leader and as an instructor for Educational Librarianship courses for York University and University of Toronto. Carol continues to contribute to the field of information literacy and school librarianship with the writing of professional books and articles, facilitating on-line courses, and presenting workshops in Canada and the United States. Carol was a valued contributor to the OSLA's Together for Learning: School Libraries and the Emergence of the Learning Commons. Follow Carol on Twitter @infosmarts.

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