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


__Thursday, May 2
__12:30 - 7:30 p.m. Registration & information
__12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Optional: Explore Vanderbilt/Hillsboro Village
__1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Optional: Pre-Conference Workshop (additional fee)   
__4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Optional: First-time Attendee Orientation     
__5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres Reception (at conference hotel)     
__Friday, May 3
__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 (Barbara Fister, Gustavus Adolphus College)
__10:15 - 11:05 a.m. Breakout sessions 1   
__11:20 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. Breakout sessions 2
__12:10 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch buffet 
__1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussions (Five topics)
__1:15 - 1:45 p.m. Poster sessions
__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 4
__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 (David A. Owens, Vanderbilt University)
__9:50 - 10:40 a.m.    Breakout sessions 6
__10:55 - 11:45 a.m.     Breakout sessions 7
__11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   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

Beyond the University Gates: Effective Methods for Teaching Career-Oriented IL Skills to Students in Professional Programs
Katherine Hanz and Jessica Lange (McGill University)

Call and Response: The Art of Asking Effective Questions
Christina Heady (Coastal Carolina University) and Joshua Vossler

“Don’t Start Believin’”: Flimflam, Fraud, Razzle-Dazzle and Other Useful Tools for Teaching Information Literacy
Jessica Critten, Anne Barnhart and Craig Schroer (University of West Georgia)

Fine Tuning the Group Activity Using the 4S Structure
Allison Hosier (Coastal Carolina University)

Fostering Discovery: Collaborative Solutions for Teaching with Discovery Tools
Dunstan McNutt (Amherst College) and Mary Moser (Babson College)

Harmonious Learning Spaces Can Make Your Instruction Sing! Designing Pedagogy-Focused Classroom and Consultation Areas
Emily Rimland (Penn State)

I Meta Friend of Yours Today: Using Metacognition Theory to Make Your Library Instruction Session a Hit
Terrence Bennett (The College of New Jersey) and Brent Nunn (DePaul University)

Increasing Our Reach While Preserving Quality: Creating and Using Information Literacy Assessments and Rubrics for Non-Librarians
Rory Patterson, Angela Rice and Jeremy Roden (Liberty University)

Librarians as Synthesizers: Helping Students Generate New Sounds in the Library Instruction Classroom
Clay Howard and Trenia Napier (Eastern Kentucky University)

Lift Up Your Voice! Using Vocal Techniques to Strengthen and Enliven Your Teaching
Lisa Louis (Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi)

Make It Pop: Integrating Visual Literacy into Your Teaching “Songbook”
Kaila Bussert (Cornell University), Ann Medaille (University of Nevada, Reno) and Nicole E. Brown (New York University)

Remix Your Data: Visualizing Library Instruction Statistics
Brianna Marshall and David Edward “Ted” Polley (Indiana University)

The Qualtrics Tempo: Check the Pulse of the Class Using Qualtrics Survey Software for Real-Time Assessment and Evaluation
Lesley Moyo and Tracy Gilmore (Virginia Tech)

Train Your Ear, Find Your Voice: A Creative Protocol for Developing Instructional Talent
Nicole E. Brown (New York University) and Kaila Bussert (Cornell University)

Tune Up Your Pedagogical Questions for Effective Use of Classroom Response Systems
Emily Johnson (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Presentation Sessions

A New Spin on an Old Classic: Effective Online Database Instruction
Yvonne Mery, Leslie Sult and Erica DeFrain (University of Arizona)

Achy Breaky Classroom: Resetting the Stage for Active Learning
Marjorie Leta and Megan McGuire (Mesa Community College)

Adopting the Amazing Library Race: Utilizing Mobile Devices and Social Media to Engage First-Year Students in Library Orientations
Katherine Boss and Katelyn Angell (Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus)

Apps for Scholarly Research: Implications for Discovery and Learning
Robin Canuel (McGill University) and Chad Crichton (University of Toronto Scarborough)

Beyond the One-Hit Wonder: How to Harmonize with Faculty and Use Graded Library Assignments to Extend Student Learning
Julie Nanavati and Rosie Hanneke (Loyola/Notre Dame)

Changing Our Tune: Using Logic Models for IL Program Planning, Evaluation and Communicating Value
Karen Nicholson and Robin Sakowski (University of Guelph)

Collaborating to Overcome the High School/College Divide: Using HeLIOS Information Literacy Tutorial to Prepare Students for College Level Research
Joanne F. Christensen (Weber High School) and JaNae Kinikin (Weber State University)

Double Live Gonzo! Double Your Impact with a Flipped Classroom
Beverly Kutz, Bo Baker and Lane Wilkinson (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)

Expert Opinions: A Delphi Study on Threshold Concepts for Information Literacy Instruction
Lori Townsend (University of New Mexico) and Amy R. Hofer (Portland State University)

Frame it in the News: Teaching Information Literacy without a Research Paper
Willie Miller (Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis)

From Bad Karaoke to Grammy Winners: Get Your Team in Tune
Carolyn Caffrey Gardner (University of Wisconsin Superior) and Kim Pittman (University of Minnesota Duluth)

Gettin' to the Research Roots: Musical Metaphors for Citation Tracking
Christina Sheldon (California State University, Los Angeles)

Gracefully Dancing the Two-Step: Strategies for Highlighting Librarians as Instructional Designers
Michelle Costello and Kimberly Davies-Hoffman (SUNY Geneseo)

Harmonizing with Graduate Students: Creating an Information Skills Workshop Series in Collaboration with Georgia Tech’s Graduate Student Government Association
Crystal Renfro and Lori Critz (Georgia Institute of Technology)

I Hear the Train a Comin’: Common Core is Rollin' 'Round the Bend
Susann deVries and Sarah Fabian (Eastern Michigan University)

I Saw the Light: Using a Survey of Freshmen English Faculty to ‘Illuminate’ the Way to a Better Information Literacy Course
Stephen A. Sanders and Mary Lou Strong (Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond)

I Want My NYT! Using Apps and News Databases to Help Students Gain News Literacy
Julie Piacentine, Rebecca Starkey and John Kimbrough (University of Chicago)

In Perfect Harmony: Faculty-Librarian Collaboration and LibGuides
Eleonora Dubicki (Monmouth University) and John Siegel (University of Arkansas at Little Rock)

Information Literacy and the Social Network: Meeting New Challenges in Using Facebook as an Educational Tool
Amanda Foster (Coastal Carolina University)

Library’s Got Talent! New Library Instructors Discover Their Voices
Rebecca K. Miller, Chris Barb and Tracy M. Hall (Virginia Tech)

Lookin’ for Collaboration in All the Right Places: A Librarian’s Role in the Changing Preparation for College Writing Landscape
Rachel M. Minkin (Michigan State University)

Measure by Measure: Composing and Rehearsing a Campus-Wide IL Rubric
Jim Kinnie, Mary C. MacDonald and Elaine Finan (University of Rhode Island)

One Shot? Make it Four! Planning and Assessing a Multi-Session Information Literacy Experiment
Maureen Williams (Neumann University)

Orchestral Maneuvers for Assessment in Blackboard: Putting Together Harmonic Ensembles of Tools to Measure Short and Long Term Learning
Ethan Pullman (Carnegie Mellon University)

Picture This! Instruction Librarians Promoting Academic Integrity
Amanda Click (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) and Claire Walker (Belmont University)

Play It Backwards: Flipping the Library Instruction Classroom
Teague Orblych and Michelle K. Dunaway (University of Michigan – Dearborn)

Putting Research under a Microscope: Teaching ‘Micro-Level’ Information Use in First-Year Writing
Aaron McCollough and Kelly Davenport (University of Michigan)

Research Swag Bag: Building a Student Research Takeaway
Jessica Long (Miami University Middletown)

Show Me, Show Me, Show Me: Performance Based Assessment in Library Instruction
Melissa N. Mallon (Wichita State University)

Singing from the Same Hymnbook: Creating a National Framework for Information Literacy
Cathie Jackson (Cardiff University, UK)

Stand by your Lesson Plan: How the Karaoke Experience can Improve your Instructional Practice
Carrie Donovan (Indiana University) and Jennifer Corbin (Tulane University)

Strum a New Chord: Shifting to Learner-Centered Library Instruction
Courtney L. Eger and Jim Benner (Northampton Community College)

Take This IL Program and Shove It . . . Across the Curriculum: Integrating Information Literacy Learning Outcomes into Institutional Planning and Assessment
Benjamin R. Harris (Trinity University)

Teaching as Virtual Repertory: Tuning Embedded Instruction to the Online Course
Jason Ezell (Towson University)

Telling Stories about the Library: Student-Generated Comics as Information Literacy Narratives
Matt Upson and Alex Mudd (Emporia State University)

The Assessment Two-Step: It’s More than a Line Dance
Debbi Renfrow (Moreno Valley College)

The Ballad of the Librarian and the Infographic: A Tale of Data Visualization
Caitlin A. Bagley (Gonzaga University)

The Doceri Mashup: Instructional “Music” in the Classroom
Sharon Whitfield (Cooper Medical School of Rowan University) and Claire Clemens (The College of New Jersey)

The Librarians' Active Learning Institute at Dartmouth College
Laura Barrett and Karen Gocsik (Dartmouth College)

The MOOC and the Library: How Massive Online Only Courses Could Change the Future of Library Instruction
Laura Burt-Nicholas (North Park University)

“The Only Prescription is More Cowbell!” Collaborating to Bring Your Information Literacy Program to the Next Level
Jessica R. Olin (Wesley College)

Video Saved the Orientation Stars: Our 60 Day Journey from Groupies to Video Production and Social-Media Assessment Rock Stars
Lea Susan Engle, Melissa Edwards and Chance Medlin (Texas A&M University)

Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go: Using Unlikely Examples to Engage Students in Information Literacy
Jean Cook (University of West Georgia)

What's Up, Doc? Transforming Information Literacy Instruction with Documentary Films
Carrie Dunham-LaGree (Drake University)

Wikipedia as an Authentic Learning Space
Michele Van Hoeck (California State University, Maritime)