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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.

Post conference updateLOEX 2017 Printed Program (pdf)


__Thursday, May 11
__12:30 - 8:00 p.m. Registration & information
__1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Optional: Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distillery - Group Visit (additional fee)
__1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Optional: Pre-Conference Workshop (Maria T. Accardi, IU Southeast - additional fee)
__4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Optional: First-time Attendee Orientation
__5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres Reception with cash bar (at conference hotel)

__Friday, May 12
__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 (Dr. Aaron Thompson, Kentucky State University)
__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 13
__7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Registration & information
__7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
__8:30 - 8:35 a.m. Announcements (brief)
__8:50 - 9:40 a.m. Breakout sessions 6
__9:55 - 10:45 a.m. Breakout sessions 7
__10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Coffee/tea/water break
__11:15 a.m. - 12:05 p.m Breakout sessions 8
__12:05 - 12:50 p.m. Lunch
__12:50 - 1:35 p.m. Lightning Talks
__1:50 - 2:40 p.m Breakout sessions 9
__2:55 - 3:45 p.m Breakout sessions 10
__3:45 p.m. Conference Concludes

Interactive Workshops

Anticipatory Sets: Laying the Groundwork for Active Learning
Anne C. Deutsch (SUNY New Paltz) and Brandon West (SUNY Geneseo)

Are You Fluent in Composition and Rhetoric? Speaking the Language of Our Riding Partners 
Amy Cooper White (Penn State)

Breaking New Ground with Old Plows: Revitalizing Low-tech Library Instruction Tools that (sometimes) Enable Learners to Grow and Flourish
Terrence Bennett (The College of New Jersey) and Amelia Landenberger (University of Kentucky Law Library)

Engaging the ACRL Framework Through Short Stories and Drawing
Vickery Kaye Lebbin (University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Framing Information Literacy with the Art of Debate 
Maria R. Barefoot (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Getting to the Root of the Matter: Talking through our Failures to Foster Innovation
Sarah Laleman Ward and Stephanie Margolin (Hunter College - CUNY)

“Hay Library Instruction Teams!” Pony Up Your Activities and Corral Your Curriculum
Natalie Bennett and Lane Wilkinson (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)

Increase Your Yield: Scaffolding Outreach using Curriculum Mapping
Sarah LeMire and Stephanie Graves (Texas A&M University)

The Largest Horse In the Race: Using Mindfulness to Create an Inclusive, Student-centered Classroom/Library Session
Kristen Mastel and Amy Riegelman (University of Minnesota)

Laying the Groundwork for a Community of Practice: Supporting Innovation through Diverse Perspectives
Nicole E. Brown and Marybeth McCartin (New York University)

Library Lost in Translation: Diversifying our Approach to Strengthen Information Literacy Skills in International Students 
Kimberly D. Hoffman and Mantra Roy (University of Rochester)

Listening and Learning from Students: Interviewing Students about the Intersections of Research, Writing and Technology
Sarah Wagner, Ann Marshall and Kristine Frye (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Making Information Literacy More Accessible through Universal Design for Learning 
Brian Sullivan and Malia Willey (James Madison University)

Sowing What You Want to Reap: Selecting Assessment Tools that Can Answer Your Questions 
April Cunningham (Palomar College)

Speed Databasing: A Matchmaking Activity for Students and Library Databases
Jill Chisnell (Carnegie Mellon University) and Teresa MacGregor (Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar)

Translation, Negotiation, Strategy: Shared Ownership of the One-Shot Agenda 
Linda Miles and Haruko Yamauchi (Hostos Community College - CUNY)

Writing Alone? Not Furlong! 
Heather Johnson and Katie Harding (Dartmouth College)



Abbayas, the Burj Khalifa, and Books: Expat Academic Librarians in the Middle East
Lynnette Harper and Dr. Kristine N. Stewart (Zayed University)

Adopting a Common Language: Using the Framework to Market Your Information Literacy Program to Faculty 
Sarah Steele, Elizabeth Dobbins, Brooke Taxakis and Steve Bahnaman (Campbell University)

Antiracist Pedagogy in the Information Literacy Classroom: Techniques to Foster Transformative Learning 
Melissa Kalpin Prescott (St. Cloud State University)

Beyond Library Show and Tell: Designing Collaborative Learning Experiences for Peer Educators 
Erica Schattle and Dianne N. Brown (Tufts University) 

Bridge to Success: Developing Library Services for Transfer Students 
Margaret N. Gregor and Kelly R. McBride (Appalachian State University)

Bridging the Gap: A Social Justice Approach to Campus Outreach 
Sofia Leung (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Callie Wiygul Branstiter (University of Kansas)

Building for the Future: Information Literacy and Academic Freedom in China 
Linda L. Daniel (Duke University)

Charting the Library Firmament: Transforming Teaching to Create Meaningful Learning Experiences for Students 
Roberto A. Arteaga (Valparaiso University) and Christine M. Moeller (St. Norbert College)

Correlating Use of Library Services with Student Success, and What We Learned Along the Way
Rachel Mulvihill and Penny Beile (University of Central Florida)

Creating a Data Posse
Rebecca Orozco, Tami Albin and Karna Younger (University of Kansas)

Creating Primary Sources with First-Generation Students 
William Cuthbertson (California State University, Chico), Jay Trask and Jane Monson (University of Northern Colorado) 

Critical and Conflicted: A Reflection on Existing Tensions in Curriculum Mapping 
Natalie Burclaff (University of Baltimore), Veronica Arellano Douglas (St. Mary's College of Maryland) and Joanna Gadsby (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

Diversifying the Monoculture of Academic Authority: Teaching Inclusive Conceptions of Authority
Alexander Watkins (University of Colorado Boulder)

Don’t Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth: When the Data You Receive is Not the Data You Want
Savannah L Kelly (University of Mississippi)

Driving the Team: A Course Integrated Data Information Literacy and Science Communication Class 
Megan Sapp Nelson (Purdue University)

Formative and Summative Assessment of Library Instruction (LI): Encouraging and Supporting "Reflective Teaching" Practices through Peer Observation 
Bernadette M. López-Fitzsimmons (Manhattan College)

Galloping Into the Unknown: Utilizing Design Thinking to Reimagine Instruction, Collaboration, and Innovation 
Patrick Tomlin, Stefanie Metko and Lisa Becksford (Virginia Tech)

Growing Insight: Course Instructor Perspectives on Assignment Design
Ryne Leuzinger and Jacqui Grallo (Cal State Monterey Bay)

Hold Your Horses: Staying Steady (and Staying Neutral?) in Turbulent Times
Marcia Rapchak and Erin Anthony (Duquesne University)

It takes a Community to Cultivate the Assessment Crop 
Kelly LaVoice and Kelee Pacion (Cornell University) and Mark Williams (Cornell Law Library)

Leading by Letting Go: Shifting Strategies for First Year Library Instruction and the Creation of an “Instructor’s Toolkit”
Laura Birkenhauer and Lindsay Miller (Miami University)

Leading Horses to Water: Constructing Courses to Get Students to Drink
Dan Chibnall, Carrie Dunham-LaGree and Sam Becker (Drake University)

Letting Students Do the Vetting: An Experiment in Teaching Students to Write infoPlaylists for the Library Blog
Jason Ezell (Loyola University, New Orleans) and Joyce Garczynski (Towson University)

Librarians and Immersive Learning: Opportunities for Collaborations Using Virtual Reality
Kristal Sergent Boulden (University of Oklahoma)

Library + Living Learning Community: A Partnership Story 
Lisa Jarrell (Ball State University)

The Library Steeplechase: A New Breed of Library Tour at VCU
Rachel A. McCaskill and Jennifer Stout (Virginia Commonwealth University)

Longitudinal Study of Student Success in a One-Credit Library Course 
Christina Heady and Joshua Vossler (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)

Meeting Students Where They Are: Using Assessment Data to Inform One-Shot Curriculum
Brianne Markowski (University of Northern Colorado)

Open this Box: Leveraging the Popularity of Escape Rooms to Create an Engaging Library Instruction Session
Amber Wilson and Jessica Riedmueller (University of Central Arkansas)

Optimizing the Field Through a Curriculum Mapping Initiative: Adapting the Framework for Assessing Information Literacy Programs 
Stefanie Metko, Julia Feerrar and Amanda MacDonald (Virginia Tech)

Our Difference is our Strength: Collaboration and Creativity in Co-Creating System Wide Information Literacy Learning Outcomes 
Colleen Burgess (Huron University College), Tom Adam, Kim McPhee and Christy Sich (Western University)

Pedagogical v. Pathfinder: Reimagining Course and Research Guides for Student Success 
M. Sara Lowe and Bronwen K. Maxson (IUPUI) and Sean Stone (IU School of Dentistry)

Preparing Your Crop: Understanding Student Experiences with New Technology and the Impact on Instruction
Christi Piper and Joel Tonyan (University of Colorado Colorado Springs)

Putting the Cart Before the Horse: Creating Online Information Literacy Modules for a Reluctant Faculty
Cecelia Parks (University of Mississippi)

Questioning Authority: An Exploration of Diverse Sources 
Jo Angela Oehrli, Alexandra Stark and Amanda Peters (University of Michigan)

Racing Together Toward the Finish Line: Partnerships for Supporting a Library Open House 
Megan Gilpin and Alissa Zawoyski (Penn State University)

Reading Is Research: Promoting Critical Reading Through Embedded Librarianship
Marc Bess (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)

Redesigning a FYE library module: Cleveland Based Learning
Ben Richards (Cleveland State University)

Reining in Information Literacy Instruction: Using Faculty Survey Data to Guide the Process
Veronica Bielat and Judith M. Arnold (Wayne State University) and LuMarie Guth, Maria Perez-Stable and Patricia Fravel Vander Meer (Western Michigan University)

Research as a Resume Builder: Delivering a Career-focused Information Literacy Certificate Program
Megan Blauvelt Heuer (Southern Methodist University)

Running Mates: An Integrated Information Literacy and STEM Curriculum
Bethany Havas and Adrienne Button Harmer (Georgia Gwinnett College)

Sowing Accessibility in Learning Objects So Users Can Reap the Educational Rewards
Katie Stewart and Erica Getts (Johns Hopkins University)

A Strong Start Out of the Gate! Building Student Engagement Before Class Begins
Lindy Scripps-Hoekstra (Grand Valley State University)

Teach the Teachers, Reach the Students: Badging for Digital Citizenship
Trudi E. Jacobson and Kelsey O'Brien (University at Albany, SUNY)

Teaching Power and Authority in Library Discovery Systems 
Andrew Battista (New York University)

Telling Stories through Design: Harnessing Community Narratives for an Information Literacy Tutorial 
Chloe Barnett (Westminster College)

“This Horse Race is Rigged!” Teaching Popular Source Evaluation in an Era of Fake News, Post-Truth, and Confirmation Bias
Lane Wilkinson (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga)

What’s a Jockey Without a Horse? Librarians and Faculty Building Community Together Around the Framework
Rachel Stott (University of Colorado Denver - Auraria Library)

When to Plant Heirlooms and When to Plant Hybrids: Unearthing Instruction Librarians’ Motivations for Adopting New Practices
Elizabeth Galoozis (University of Southern California)

Winning Your Instructional Spurs: How Academic Librarians Transform from Information Experts to Expert Educators
Amanda Nichols Hess (Oakland University)

You Don’t Have to Cover Everything: Replacing the One-Shot with Competency-Based Library Instruction
Amanda Peach and Angel Rivera (Berea College)