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Click here for a full listing of programs, Break Out Session Descriptions, and presenters' information for the 2015 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit.  Click here for the recorded streaming video of the 2015 Keynote Session presentations.

Presentation Slides and Handouts for 2015 are now available below. 

2015 Keynote: ACRL Framework for IL

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ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Understanding the ACRL Framework for Student Learning

Merinda Kaye Hensley
Instructional Services Librarian and Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Chair, ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee

Merinda Kaye Hensley, a member of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force, will explore the challenges and opportunities presented by the ACRL Framework through the lens of its theoretical underpinnings. Her keynote will focus on building increased understanding through practical examples around the essential components of the Framework so that teaching librarians will better be able to use it to shape institutional conversations around critical thinking and information literacy instruction.
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ACRL Keynote Presentation Slides PDF (7.66 MB) E. Berilla 8/8/2015

2015 Keynote: PA Model Curriculum

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PA Model Curriculum: Making the Model Curriculum Work for You: It's Not Just for the Runway Models

Allison Burrell
Vice President of PSLA
District Librarian and Media Specialist, Southern Columbia Area School District

Cathi Fuhrman
Hempfield School District Library Department Supervisor

Do we REALLY need another curriculum to implement? We do if the curriculum is user-friendly enough to allow each school to adapt or adopt it according to its own needs! The PA Model Curriculum was developed to support school librarians in Pennsylvania in aligning local information literacy curricula to the PA Core Standards as well as to the AASL 21st Century Standards for Learners. This keynote presentation will share how school librarians can bridge the gap between theory and practice in order to implement a standards-aligned information literacy curriculum. In doing so, school librarians will prepare students for Higher Education and for meeting the new ACRL Framework for Information L
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Breakout 1.1 Renovating Your Instruction

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Renovating Your Instruction: Adapting the ACRL Framework to Your Library’s Learning Outcomes for Information Literacy

Josefine Smith, Ashley Esposito

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Renovating Your Instruction Presentation Slides PDF (1.29 MB) E. Berilla 7/28/2015

Breakout 1.2 Research to Go!

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Research to Go! Mobile Tools to Personalize Student Research

Dr. Brenda Boyer
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Breakout 1.3 Theatricality of Information Literacy

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The Theatricality of Information Literacy

Sara Rofofsky Marcus
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Breakout 1.4 Critical Information Literacy Skills

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Critical Information Literacy Skills

Heather Brodie Perry
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Breakout 1.5 Learning in Communities

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Learning in Communities: Information Literacy in FYE

Denise A. Garofalo
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Breakout 2.1 Rapid-Prototyping Active Learning

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Rapid-Prototyping Active Learning - Aligning Your Favorite Teaching to the New Framework

John Meier
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Rapid Prototyping Presentation Slides PDF (752.47 KB) E. Berilla 7/24/2015
Rapid Prototyping Handout PDF (281.64 KB) E. Berilla 7/24/2015
Rapid Prototyping Worksheet PDF (65.19 KB) E. Berilla 7/24/2015

Breakout 2.2 Big, Fast, and Familiar

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Big, Fast, and Familiar: Looking at and past Google as a BFF

Calvin Wang, Adam Hess
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BFF Presentation Slides PDF (1.39 MB) E. Berilla 7/24/2015

Breakout 2.3 Tools for Success

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Tools for Success

Amy Kendrick
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Breakout 2.4 Herding Cats: Assessing IL

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Herding Cats: Assessing Information Literacy in a General Education Program

Stephanie Riley
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Herding Cats Presentation Slides PDF (1.82 MB) E. Berilla 7/24/2015

Breakout 3.1 Embedded Embraced?

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Embedded Embraced? The Experiences of a Pilot Project, Part II

Elizabeth Berilla
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Embedded Embraced Presentation Slides PDF (760.74 KB) E. Berilla 7/28/2015

Breakout 3.2 Research Ready? Prove it!

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Research Ready? Prove it! Online Qualifiers to Demonstrate Research Readiness

Dr. Brenda Boyer
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Breakout 3.3 Socrative and Poll Everywhere

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Socrative and Poll Everywhere: Technology Tools to Engage Students and Assess Learning

Nancy Bellafante
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Socrative and Poll Everywhere Prezi Link Link E. Berilla 7/28/2015
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Breakout 3.4 Deepening Student Engagement

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Deepening Student Engagement with Information: Active Approaches to Instruction

Kelly Cannon, Susan Falciani, Rachel Hamelers, Jennifer Jarson
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Deepening Student Engagement Presentation Slides PDF (487.3 KB) E. Berilla 7/24/2015
Deepening Student Engagement Handout (Jen) PDF (100.57 KB) E. Berilla 7/24/2015
Deepening Student Engagement Handout (Kelly) PDF (137.54 KB) E. Berilla 7/24/2015

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