LACUNY Institute 2001

Information Literacy: Reaching Populations

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Friday, May 18, 2001
Baruch College
151 East 25th St., 7th Floor Conference Center
New York, NY 10010

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Coffee and Registration

9:00-9:30 Introduction LACUNY Institute Co-Chair, Maria Kiriakova, John Jay College

Welcome, "A Strategy for Promoting the Adoption of Information Competency Standards," Arthur Downing, Chief Librarian, Baruch College

9:30-10:30 Keynote Address, "Winning Hearts and Minds: A
Top-Down/Grassroots Campaign for Information Literacy,"
Dr. Lorie Roth, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs, Academic Services and Professional Development, The California State University  Presentation
10:30-12:30 Coffee, Poster Sessions, Vendor Demonstrations
11:00-12:30 Panel Discussion: Defining the Needs of Diverse Populations

Clay Williams, Coordinator of Library Instruction, Hunter College

"Working with Students with Disabilities", Mary Beth Applin, U. Southern Mississippi, Information Services Librarian Presentation

"Bringing Information Literacy to Our World Population and Beyond: Providing International and Multicultural Students with Life-Long Skills,"  Dr. Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah, Manager, Instructional Services, Boston College Libraries Presentation

"Information Literacy for Graduate Students and Adult Students:  Life Long Learning,"  Joanna Burkhardt, Associate Professor/Head Librarian URI-Providence  Presentation

"Becoming Fluent in Information Literacy for Latino Students," Isabel Espinal, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Ref. Librarian and Outreach Specialist Presentation

12:30-1:45 Lunch Local Restaurant List
1:45-4:00 Coffee, Poster Sessions, Vendor Demonstrations
1:45-3:00 Discussion Groups/Breakout Session #1
  1. Multicultural Students, Kwasi Sarkodie-Mensah, Boston College and Monica Berger, New York City Technical College Presentation
  2. "Powerful Presentations: Tips and Tricks for Effective Teaching," Gary Wasdin, NYPL, Center for the Humanities
  3. "Reaching Out to the College Community through Digital Reference," Lisa Ellis/Stephen Francoeur, Baruch College
2:15-3:15  Afternoon Speaker, "Sociological and Psychological Aspects of Information Literacy," Dr. Teresa Neely, Colorado State University
3:30-4:45 Discussion Groups/Breakout Session #2
  1. "Articulating Instruction: Preparing for Programmatic Planning and Assessment," Kyzyl Fenno-Smith, Baruch & Mariana Regalado, Brooklyn College [hands-on workshop] 
  2. Integration throughout the Curriculum, Lorie Roth 
  3. "Creating Access to Graduate Student Library Resources Online through Blackboard," Barbara Feknous and Diane DiMartino, Baruch College Presentation
  4. "Keys to Success:  Information Literacy for Students with Disabilities," Mary Beth Applin and Myra Schiff, Jewish Guild for the Blind Presentation

Session is closed out due to maximum number of registrants.