ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting (September 18, 2020)

ACRL/NY’s First Year Experience Discussion Group co-chairs Carl Andrews (Bronx Community College) and Derek Stadler (LaGuardia Community College), invite members to attend our Spring 2020 meeting:

“Keeping First Year Students Engaged in a Library Instruction Session”

Come and join ACRL/NY members for an enlightening afternoon, where we will exchange ideas on how to keep freshman students engaged in the classroom. The discussion will be guided around the following themes:

  • Critical Thinking Pedagogy
  • In Class Activities
  • Using CQ Researcher to promote learning

In preparation for our meeting, we’re asking look over everyone to look over the suggested readings and resources and read a short article published in the Journal of Library Administration:

Campbell, L., Matthews, D., & Lempinen-Leedy, N. (2015). Wake up Information Literacy Instruction: Ideas for Student Engagement. Journal of Library Administration55(7), 577–586.

Date: Friday, September 18, 2020

Time: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Zoom Collaborative Discussion (based on NYS restrictions)

RSVP Here (before September 14, 2020)


ACRL/NY invites you to become an active member of our organization! ACRL/NY is the Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries. The Chapter promotes professional standards, mentors librarians, and enhances professional development through a variety of educational programs.