The ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group is pleased to sponsor a “meet-and-greet” on Friday June 7, from 9:30-11:00 am at the Mercy, Manhattan campus. The topic of conversation will be “Library Instruction in the Online Environment: Designing for Use and Assessment.”
When tackling library instruction for an online environment, a librarian needs to present information in a way that is both helpful for users and assessable for administrators. Join the ACRL/NY Distance Learning discussion group us as we talk with Robin Naughton, PhD (Drexel) about developing library instruction modules that are both user-friendly and assessment friendly.
Dr. Naughton is an experienced researcher, educator, and information professional. Her latest research explores human-computer interaction (HCI) with a particular focus on user interface design and the use of user-centered research methods.
The June 7th meeting an “Open” meet and greet, allowing non-members to get their “feet wet” in ACRLNY participation; thus both ACRL/NY Members and non-members are welcome to this meeting. Participation in all Discussion Groups is a benefit of ACRLNY membership, and allows you to share experiences and get practical ideas and strategies for integrating best practices at your own campuses.
Coming to this open “meet-and-greet” will allow you to connect with colleagues to discuss:
- The increasingly-important role of instructional design and assessment in Higher education
- Library instruction design and assessment as it relates to Distance Learning faculty and students in particular
- the development of “designed/assessment-oriented” Library modules as a segue to collaboration with teaching faculty
Please this RSVP link ( http://goo.gl/LHSdd ) so that we can provide your name to security at the venue. If you are unable to make the meeting, you may also use the RSVP form to share a platform resource and/or let us know if you would like to be notified about future ACRLNY Discussion Group Meetings.
Thank-you for your interest, looking forward to a good discussion.
Kathryn G. Shaughnessy
ACRLNY – Distance Learning SIG Chair
NB: discussion group meetings are just one of many benefits extended to members of the ACRL-NY chapter. Membership in our local chapter is a “New York Bargain” — ranging from a mere $10 (for students) to $25 (for National members) to $35 (for Non-ACRL National members). If you are not yet a member, join today to start enjoying other professional development, conference, workshop and networking benefits. (http://acrlny.org/join-us/ )
Kathryn G. Shaughnessy
Associate Professor / Librarian
Fellow, Vincentian Center for Church and Society
Senior Fellow, Center for Teaching and Learning
St. John’s University Library, Queens