Tools to Support Teaching and Outreach: A Mix of the New and the Tried-and-True

This year’s conference will showcase practical applications of new tools – and innovative uses of tried-and-true tools – that support learning, outreach, or reference.

Date: Friday, October 15, 2010
Location: Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Registration fee: $80 (includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch)

Please register early to avoid disappointment; attendance is capped at 120.

To register or for more information, please visit the conference web site at <http://www.dartmouth.edu/~biomed/services.htmld/OctCon2010/>.

If you have a question about registration, please call Erin Branch at (603) 650-1661 or email her at erin.branch@dartmouth.edu .

PROGRAM:

8:00 – 9:00 Registration and continental breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome

9:15 – 10:00 “The Mayor of Everywhere: Using Social Tools to Be More Places at Once”

  • Jessamyn West, Library Technologist, Randolph Technical Career Center, Randolph, VT, Author of librarian.net blog

10:00 – 10:30 “Blending the Old with the New: Methods for Modernizing a Credit-Based Research Skills Class”

  • Laurie Sabol, Library Instruction Coordinator, Tisch Library, Tufts University
  • Regina Raboin, Science Librarian, Tisch Library, Tufts University

10:30 – 11:00 “Beyond the “That’s Cool” with Web 2.0 in the Virtual and Face-to-Face Classroom”

  • Anne de la Chapelle, Visiting Assistant Librarian, Feinberg Library, State University of New York – Plattsburgh
  • Karen Volkman , Associate Librarian, Feinberg Library, State University of New York – Plattsburgh

11:00 – 11:15 Break

11:15 – 11:45 “Library Instruction Webinars: Objectives, Trials, and Faculty Collaboration”

  • Rosanna Kowalewski, Instruction & Outreach Librarian for Education, Psychology & Sociology, University of Massachusetts Lowell Libraries
  • Donna Mullin, Instruction & Outreach Librarian for Management & Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Lowell Libraries

11:45 – 12:00 “No Chad Left Behind! Increasing Student Participation with PollEverywhere”

  • Jennifer Ditkoff, Collection Development Librarian, Mason Library, Keene State College
  • Kara Young, Systems Librarian, Mason Library, Keene State College

12:00 – 12:30 “Cool at Rauner: Blogging Special Collections”

  • Jay Satterfield, Special Collections Librarian, Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College Library
  • Joshua Shaw, Technology Coordinator, Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College Library

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 “Opening Doors with Open Source”

  • Emily Alling, Library Director, Rice-Aron Library, Marlboro College
  • Amber Johnson, Reference & Technology Librarian, Rice-Aron Library, Marlboro College

2:00 – 2:20 “Flypaper for Questions: Using Twitter to Find Questions and Reach Non-Users”

  • Andy Burkhardt, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Champlain College

2:20 – 2:40 “Doubling Up: Leveraging Existing Technology to Provide More Library Instruction with the Same Staff”

  • Jennifer Ferguson, Reference Librarian, Regina Library, Rivier College

2:40 – 3:00 “Wrap-up”

  • Bill Garrity, Director of Biomedical Libraries, Dartmouth College/Dartmouth Medical School and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
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