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Real Men Read Webinar

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The November 12, 2021 webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee featured Neil Grimes who discussed the Real Men Read program, a community outreach literacy program.        Neil Grimes serves as Coordinator of the Curriculum Materials Center and works with the Reference and Education Departments.  He has 13 years’ experience working in an urban school district in northeastern Pennsylvania. His research interests include:  community based literacy programs, Real Men Read, male mentorship, academic library-school partnerships, virtual professional development, library outreach ...
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The October 8, 2021 webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee featured Leah Plocharczyk who discussed services and programs to students with intellectual disabilities (ID), highlighting book clubs. Attendes learned how to develop and sustain a book club that includes adults with intellectual disabilities, assess the success of the club with evaluative tools and make necessary improvements, and analyze useful resources and tools one can access to assist with the successful marketing of a book club for adults with ID   Leah Plocharczyk is the Director of the John D. MacArthur Campus ...
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The September 2021 webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee featured NASA and its educational programs.  Like the universe itself, the scope of NASA’s free resources can be overwhelming - and always expanding! This presentation by will give an overview of how you can connect with key NASA programs designed to serve informal educators. Learn how to bring real time NASA missions and data into your library, keep up to date on high profile missions, provide STEM opportunities to all patrons, and more.    The meeting eecording is available at https://zoom.us/rec/share/94qOorniiK0i8EWhshQpLCiuHMk97ROlxo0_ZDB1oTw2m_f8MT75hvt_Xv7scI5A.OWNxkV44u-Bp8Bbg ...
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August 13's webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee occurs at 1:30pm EST on August 13. USC Emeritus Professor and best-selling author Dr. Stephen Krashen will discuss "Free Reading in Higher Education."    "Our goal is to help students develop "academic literacy," which requires the acquisition of academic language and the structure of academic texts. Surprise! The best way to acquire academic literacy is NOT through hard study of vocabulary, grammar, and careful analysis of academic texts. The best way is ... fiction. I will present the strong empirical case for fiction, ...
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The July 9 webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee featured Towson University Research & Instruction Librarian Miriam DesHarnais.  She discussed the topic  “Juvenile Collections at an Impasse.” " Compare experiences with others struggling to provide juvenile e-book access in academic libraries; evaluate a range of stop-gap solutions to explore locally, and assess our options for future shared learning and advocacy around this issue." Her recording is available here . Her slides are available  at :  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Aq74EIGVffms16Myj_-0O-evZLe-fRzgleLZWX9bxXM/edit?usp=sharing ...
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June 11 DEI webinar

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The next free webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee will occur at 1:30pm EST on June 11. University of Notre Dame's Africana Studies and Education Librarian Leslie L. Morgan will discuss the topic is “The Good of our Organization: DEI in Libraries.”   This presentation provides what is possible with the infusion of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion practice within the library of today and the future. There is an old adage that purports organizations that don’t evolve and transform for the current times, will fall away from existence. Libraries are at tremendous risk as a result. Information ...
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Dr. Olga Koz, Senior Research Support Librarian at Kennesaw State Library (Georgia), was the featured  presenter for the the Special Library Association and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee webinar on May 14. She shared her experiences of “A Collaborative Journey: Faculty-Librarian Team teaching the Capstone and Dissertation literature reviews​.”  When librarians and teaching professors work together on the development of graduate students’ research skills and scholarship amazing things happen! This presentation is prepared by the librarian who works with graduate students at the College of Education. It offered a few examples of productive alliance between ...
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The April 9 free webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Education Division and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee featured Illinois Wesleyan University’s Information Literacy Librarian Chris Sweet, whol discussed the topic  “Fact or Fiction? Library Leadership of a Campus-Wide Intellectual Theme.”  Most librarians are familiar with One Book/One City or One Book/One Campus programs that bring communities together around reading and discussing a book. Illinois Wesleyan University (a 1,600 student liberal arts institution) has taken that concept and expanded it into a campus-wide, year-long intellectual theme. Each year a different intellectual theme is ...
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March 12's webinar, hosted by the Special Library Association Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee, featured the 2020 book   The Library's Guide to Graphic Novels (American Library Association). This edited volume focuses on the world of comics and their incorporation into academic libraries and their community. The webinar was presented by the following chapter contributors, who shared this PowerPoint: GraphicNovelsinHE.pptx   Andrea Kingston – Monroe Community Colleges Libraries    Carli Spina – State University of New York    Jacob Gordon – Juniata College    Sara Kern – Juniata College    Michael Williams – University of Pennsylvania    ...
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The Special Library Association Education Community and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee webinar on February 12 shared   An Inside Look at the ERIC Database,   presented by  Amy Dye-Reeves,  Associate Education & History Librarian at  Texas Tech Universit y Libraries Kelly Hangauer,  Education & Psychology Librarian at  University of Iowa Libraries Nancy O'Brien,  Head, Social Sciences, Health, and Education Library at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Their PPT is linked here: EBSS_ERIC_Webinar2_12_2021.pptx
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January DEDU Webinar

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The January webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Education Division and ACRL's EBSS Education Committee featured Dr. Ladislava Khailova sharing the applicability of flipped classrooms for active learning. Dr. Khailova is the Director of Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies Library. Prior to her appointment at Georgetown, she was a Professor at Northern Illinois University Libraries, serving as a humanities and social sciences subject specialist and the coordinator of library services for persons with disabilities. She also taught American literature and English composition at South Carolina State University and the University of ...
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December DEDU Webinar

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The December free webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Education Division featured Dr. Lesley Farmer, CSU Long Beach, who discussed her recent research on the impact of high school librarians and college freshmen's GPAs -- and connections with academic librarians. Her PPT is posted here: Transitioning_to_College.pptx
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November DEDU Webinar

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The next free webinar hosted by the SLA Education Division will occur at 1:30pm EST on Nov. 13: It features Dr. John Ittelson, CSU Monterey Bay, who will be discussing visiting state parks virtually and incorporating them into curriculum Please register for DEDU Inside Byte's webinar at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1733173780110116367 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Brought to you by GoToWebinar® Webinars Made Easy®
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SLA's Education division offers a monthly free webinar the second Friday of each month 1:30pm-2:30pm Eastern time. Oct. 9:  Exploring Digital Literacies: Four Steps for Getting Started Whether you are looking to develop large-scale digital literacy programs or to incorporate digital literacies into your own teaching repertoire, getting started may feel overwhelming. In this webinar, we will discuss four steps or strategies to consider when first exploring digital literacies, drawing on lessons learned from digital literacy initiatives at Virginia Tech.  Presenter Julia Feerrar is Head of Digital Literacy Initiatives and an assistant professor at ...
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SLA's Education Division (DEDU)  held a free "Inside Bytes" webinar on August 14, 1:30 PM EDT. which discussed Escape rooms.   Breakout EDU is an immersive platform and toolkit that allows educators to create their own escape-room style games for the classroom.  The presenter will share how this game-based approach has been particularly useful for engaging students in "one-shot" instruction sessions, and for promoting valuable mindsets for research and lifelong learning, such as problem-solving, persistence, and adaptability.  The presentation will outline the process of designing and implementing the games, as well as the outcomes, lessons learned, and ...
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International Research and Review, Journal of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars Announcing  Call for Journal Papers   ALL Scholars and researchers from across disciplines are invited to address issues in international education and studies. Papers are welcome on topics that can include, but are not limited to, our understanding of international studies, education, internationalization, globalization, teaching and learning in the context of international educational exchange and, within the university classroom, issues regarding curricular development, and other related topics. We welcome critical, qualitative, quantitative, ...
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On July 10, the SLA Education Division's webinar featured three ibrarians from the University of Alaska, who shared their experiences creating  online self-help reference guides. During this pandemic environment, the uncertainty of in-person access to the library makes providing some kind of 24/7 help even more critical. In an ongoing project begun several years ago, librarians at the University of Alaska Anchorage created a series of self-help guides, tutorials, and FAQs to serve students with their most basic research needs.      Presenters:  D’Arcy Hutchings is the Instructional Design Librarian at the UAA/APU Consortium Library ...
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Online Learning Webinar

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On  SLA Education Division's June 12 webinar, Professor Dr. Cynthia Sisteck-Chandler discussed her new book    Exploring Online Learning through Synchronous and Asynchronous Instructional Methods  (IGI Publishing, 2020). Her presentation slides are available at  https://tinyurl.com/exploringonlinelearning Dr. Cynthia Sistek-Chandler is a Professor of Education at National University who will be working with Social and Emotional Learning programs as a director and content developer in the 2020-2021 school year. Dr. Sistek-Chandler received her doctorate in Educational Technology in 2007 and is a pioneer in online learning (teaching online since 1999). ...
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Podcasting Webinar

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February's DEDU webinar featured Shannon Tabaldo and Brenda Angaro, who discussed their podcast site mytechtoolbelt.com : how they started it, how they manage it, and its benefits. See their PPT here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14op_STG_KRgnWlB8cTYz0bqNKcG8tg9b9l5SF5yQHh8/edit?usp=sharing
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On January 10, 2020, Dr. Lesley Farmer (California State University Long Beach Library Program Coordinator) presented concepts and strategies for teaching and assessing visual literacy through comic arts. Her PPT is here: SLAVisualLiteracyComicArts.ppt
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