See "Session-only Schedule" (pdf) for details on specific times for each breakout session.
- A full, “Schedule at a Glance,” along with a detailed program, will be in your attendee folder when you get to the conference.


__Thursday, May 3
__12:30 - 8:00 p.m. Registration & information
__1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Optional: Alt.Eats Ethnic Food Adventure (additional fee)      
__1:30 - 4:30 p.m. Optional: Pre-Conference Workshop (additional fee)      
__2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Optional: OSU Thompson Library Renovation - Presentation & Tour
__5:15 - 6:00 p.m. Optional: First-time Attendee Orientation     
__6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Light Meal Reception (at conference hotel)     
__Friday, May 4
__7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration & information
__7:30 - 8:30 a.m.        Breakfast buffet
__8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Welcome & plenary speaker (Char Booth, Claremont Colleges)
__10:15 - 11:05 a.m. Breakout sessions 1   
__11:20 am - 12:10 pm Breakout sessions 2
__12:10 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch buffet 
__1:15 - 1:45 p.m. Poster Sessions / Roundtable Discussions
__1:45 - 2:35 p.m. Breakout sessions 3
__2:50 - 3:40 p.m. Breakout sessions 4
__3:40 - 4:10 p.m. Poster Sessions / Snack Break
__4:10 - 5:00 p.m. Breakout sessions 5
__Early evening Dine-arounds at area restaurants (optional; access via attendee wiki)
__Saturday, May 5
__7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Registration & information
__7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Breakfast buffet
__8:30 - 9:35 a.m.   Announcements (brief) & plenary speaker (R. Brian Stone, Ohio State University)
__9:50 - 10:40 a.m.    Breakout sessions 6
__10:55 - 11:45 a.m.     Breakout sessions 7
__11:45 am - 12:30 pm   Lunch   
__12:30 - 1:15 p.m.   Lightning Talks (5 presentations/main ballroom)   
__1:30 - 2:20 p.m.   Breakout sessions 8
__2:35 - 3:25 p.m. Breakout sessions 9
__3:25 p.m.   Conference concludes


interactive workshops

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Archival Literacy: Active Learning and Teaching with Primary Sources

Kate Black and Sheli Saltsman (University of Kentucky)


Beyond Classroom Evaluation: Structuring Research for Dissemination

Andrea Falcone and Stephanie Wiegand (University of Northern Colorado)


Beyond the Checklist: Using Rhetorical Analysis to Evaluate Sources as Social Acts

Joel Burkholder (York College of Pennsylvania)


Bringing More to the Table(t): Ideas and Insights for Using Tablets in Instruction

Rebecca K. Miller and Carolyn Meier (Virginia Tech)


Create your own Cephalonian Adventure

Amanda K. Izenstark and Mary C. MacDonald (University of Rhode Island)


Information on the Bubble: A Recipe for Examining Your Information Diet

Andy Burkhardt and Michele Melia (Champlain College)


Maximizing Student Engagement and Learning with Team-Based Learning

Trudi E. Jacobson (University at Albany, SUNY) and Judy Carey Nevin (Otterbein University)


Reaching Modern Students Through Amazing Screencasts

Jessica Clemons (SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry) and Stephen X. Flynn (The College of Wooster)


Set the Stage: How to use Performance Theory to Create Effective Self-Introductions and Positive Learning Environments

Joshua Vossler (Coastal Carolina University) and John Watts (Webster University) 


Shaken or Stirred? Mixing Elements of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) into Library Instruction Sessions

Susan Avery, Hilary Bussell, and Gina Hodnik (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)


The Course Guide: Creating a Culinary Masterpiece "to go"

Veronica Bielat and Judith Arnold (Wayne State University)


The Secret's in the Sauce: The RIBS Recipe for Building a Healthy, Well-Balanced Instruction Program

Virginia L. Cairns (UT-Chattanooga)


Understanding Organizational Culture as one Essential Ingredient of IL Programming

Courtney Bruch (Front Range Community College) and Carroll Wetzel Wilkinson (West Virginia University)


presentation sessions

A Gateway to Outcomes Assessment: Collaborating on a Multi-Session Library Instruction Program

Niyati Pandya and Jenny Hatleberg (Montgomery College)


Assessment of a Team-Based Embedded Librarianship Model

Leo Lo and Jason Coleman (Kansas State University)


Blending, Mixing, and Processing: Strategies used to Engage Students in the Classroom

Karen Okamoto (John Jay College) and Mark Aaron Polger (College of Staten Island)


Classroom Collaboration: Librarians and Faculty Teach the Art of Research

Kasia Leousis (Auburn University) and Deanna Benjamin (Washington University in Saint Louis)


Co-teaching a Grand Challenge Course: Using Digital Media and Collaborative Teaching Strategies for Effective Online Learning and Transliteracy Skills

Mona Anne Niedbala and Stefanie Metko (University of Rhode Island)


Comfort Food for All: The Scalability of LMS-Embedded Librarianship

Beth E. Tumbleson and John J. Burke (Miami University Middletown)


Connect, Communicate, and Learn: How Library Instruction Programs Benefit from Learning Management Systems

Maria T. Accardi and Hong Cheng (Indiana University Southeast)


Connecting with First-Year Students in Community: Library Engagement with Freshman Learning Communities

Alison Bradley and Stephanie Otis (UNC Charlotte)


Constructivist Cosmo: 2 oz. Discovery Learning, 1 oz. Peer Instruction, a Dash of Skype. Shake. Serve over Ice.

Rebeca Befus (Michigan State University) and Shawn McCann (Wayne State University)


Collaborating Across Campuses and Continents: Welcome to the Future!

Kimberly Brady and Nita Bryant (Virginia Commonwealth University)


Creating Insanely Great Instruction Sessions: What Librarians can Learn from Steve Jobs

Matthew Olsen (Southeast Missouri State University)


Criticism is not a Four-Letter Word: Best Practices for Constructive Feedback in the Peer Review of Teaching

Jaena Alabi (Auburn University) and William H. Weare, Jr. (IUPUI)

Designing Winning Recipes: Librarians Working with Faculty to Create Meaningful Online Instruction for First-Year Programs

Olga Hart and Barbara Macke (University of Cincinnati)


Double, Triple, Quadruple the Recipe: Serve Library Instruction to a Crowd (and Assess it, too!) with Libguides and PollEverywhere

Melissa Bowles-Terry and Kennedy Penn-O'Toole (University of Wyoming)


Expanding their Palates: Helping our Colleagues Develop a Taste for Information Literacy

Carrie Donovan, Chanitra Bishop, and Brian Winterman (Indiana University)


500 Students, 55 Raters, and 5 Rubrics Later: What We Learned from an Authentic, Collaborative, and National Assessment Project

Dr. Megan Oakleaf (Syracuse University), Jackie Belanger (University of Washington - Bothell), Carroll Wilkinson (University of West Virginia) and Ning Zou (Dominican University)


Forget the Database, What's the Argument? Revitalizing a For-Credit Course by Teaching Rhetoric, Critical Thinking, and Research as Conversation

Savannah Kelly (Westmont College)


From a 'Crusade Against Ignorance' to a 'Crisis of Authenticity': Cultivating Information Literacy for a 21st Century Democracy

Andrew Battista (University of Montevallo)


From Classrooms to Learning Spaces: New and Remodeled Library Instruction Rooms

Jason Vance and Kristen West (Middle Tennessee State University)


From Limp Lettuce to Kaleidoscope Salad: Making your Instruction Sessions Pop for all Patrons with Universal Design for Learning Principles

Christina C. Wray (Indiana University Bloomington)


From Prix Fixe to a la Carte: Using Lesson Study to Collaborate with Faculty in Customizing Information Literacy Instruction

Jill Markgraf (University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire)


Fun Assessment: How to Embed Evaluation in Education Games

Mary J. Snyder Broussard (Lycoming College) and Theresa McDevitt (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)


Graphic Novels and Introduction to Library Research

Carrye Syma and Rob Weiner (Texas Tech University)


Harmonic Convergence: E-reader Applications in the Analysis of Primary Texts

Lynda Irons (Pacific University)


Hiding Peas in their Mashed Potatoes: Teaching Faculty about Information Literacy on the Sly

Amy Kammerman (Harper College)


Homegrown Ingredients: Creating Tools when the Information Literacy Supermarket Fails You

Becky Canovan (University of Dubuque)


I Want to Eat Your Brains: Engaging Students with Brain-Based Teaching Strategies when Zombies have Taken Over Your Classroom

Jennifer Quinlan (St Cloud State University)


Information Literacy for Global Leadership: Constructing a Pedagogical Activity to Address a Global Crisis

Brenda Chappell-Sharpe, Ph.D. (Regent University)


Instant Classroom: Teach Anywhere with a Classroom in a Box

Meridith Wolnick and Todd Burks (University of Virginia)


Instructor College Virtual Swap Meet: A Model for Developing an Instruction Community

Jo Angela Oehrli and Peter Timmons (University of Michigan)


Integrating the Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Course into the Curriculum: Goals, Benefits, and Challenges

Dominique Daniel and Elizabeth W. Kraemer (Oakland University)


iPod Apps, Mobile Learning, Game Dynamics: This Ain't your Typical Library Orientation

Anne Burke and Adrienne Lai (North Carolina State University)


New Literacies in our Global Society: Teaching Literacies Beyond Text

Kristine N. Stewart and Alex Mudd (University of Missouri)


OER as Content, OER as Pedagogy: Empowering Students as Partners in Learning using Scholarly Open Access Resources

Sheila Afnan-Manns (Scottsdale Community College), Kandice Mickelsen and Reyes Medrano (Paradise Valley Community College)


Old Habits are Hard to Break: Lessons for Instruction Learned from A Mixed-Methods Study

Stefanie Buck, Anne-Marie Deitering, and Hanna Gascho Rempel (Oregon State University)


Robust (and Backwards) Instructional Design for Online Information Literacy Courses

Brian D. Leaf (The Ohio State University)


Sing a Song of Sixpence: The Birds We Found in the Web-Scale Discovery Pie

Sarah Fabian, Susann deVries and Sara Memmott (Eastern Michigan University)


Socializing with the Undead: Humans vs. Zombies and Learning in the Library

Jessica R. Olin (Hiram College)


STEPP into the Library: Research Assistance for Students with Multiple Learning Disabilities

Jeanne Hoover, Clark Nall, and Carolyn Willis (East Carolina University)


Take Course Content, Sauté it with Blogs and Sprinkle it with Information Literacy

Tatiana Pashkova-Balkenhol and Elizabeth Kocevar-Weidinger (Longwood University)


Teaching from the Edge: Transitioning into the Online Course Utilizing Instructional Design and Rubric Evaluation

Kim A. Glover and Nikhat J. Ghouse (University of Kansas)


The Assessment Buffet, Coming Back for Thirds

Elisa Slater Acosta (Loyola Marymount University)


The Disappearance of Controlled Vocabulary in Bibliographic Instruction: In Memoriam?

Stephanie Wiegand (University of Northern Colorado)


The Role of Information Literacy in Service Learning Courses: A Case Study and Best Practices

Chris Sweet (Illinois Wesleyan University)


21st Century Skills and Teacher Education: Targeting Pre-Service Teachers to Ensure Future Librarian/Teacher Collaboration

Jillian Brandt Maruskin (Ohio Wesleyan University)


Using Summon to Teach Historical Primary Sources: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Carol A. Singer and Stephen Charter (Bowling Green State University)


Using the Learning Cycle to Engage Students

Marcia Rapchak (Duquesne University)


We Got Game! Using Games for Library Orientation

Lesli Baker and Annie Smith (Utah Valley University)


Last Modified:LOEXApril 26, 2012