Creative Communities - BC Library Conference 2015
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Friday, May 22 • 11:30am - 12:12pm
F14 - Mind the Gap: a Team Approach to Developing More Student-Centred General Instruction LIMITED

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How do we bridge the gaps between: 
- general information literacy standards vs. specific classroom contexts 
- developing vs. delivering workshop content
- what we (and faculty) think students need to know vs. what they think they need to know 
Join a team of library assistants and librarians for a lively and interactive discussion of ways we can work together to establish effective feedback loops to continually assess and improve our general library instruction programs.


Ashley Van Dijk

Ashley graduated in 2009 with her Library and Information Technology diploma, and is currently working at SFU Burnaby in the Information and Instruction division. Ashley is the Chair of the Library Technicians Assistants Section of BCLA.

Rebecca Dowson

Rebecca Dowson is a Liaision Librarian for English and History at the SFU Library. In addition to her liaison work, Rebecca has collaborated with Library colleagues and SFU instructors on curriculum revision and assessment for several instruction programs, including Foundations of... Read More →

Janis McKenzie

Janis McKenzie is Head of Information and Instruction at the SFU Library. Even though she has mixed feelings about the term “information literacy” she is passionate about its importance, and about finding ways to make information literacy instruction more engaging for learners... Read More →

Hope Power

Hope Power is Assistant Head of Information & Instruction as well as the Liaison Librarian for Education at SFU Burnaby. As a member of the library's former Instruction Team, she assisted with revising and rebranding a series of introductory Discover Your Library workshops and liaised... Read More →

Dawn Smaill

Dawn Smaill is a Library Assistant in the Information and Instruction Division at Simon Fraser University. She previously worked at the University of the Fraser Valley library. While completing her Library and Information Technology diploma at UFV, Dawn organized the annual Mock Interview... Read More →


Friday May 22, 2015 11:30am - 12:12pm PDT
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Richmond C Room 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC
  • Sponsored by: Spring