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Innovation Award, 2016

The New Literacies Alliance was honored to receive the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Instruction Section (IS) Innovation Award, 2016. The annual award recognizes a project that demonstrates creative, innovative, or unique approaches to information literacy instruction or programming.

Presentations

Upson, M., Mallon, M. N., & Pitts, J. (2018, October). Critical Thinking for Complex Times: How the New Literacies Alliance Uses OER for Information Literacy. Presentation at the Open Education Southern Symposium, Fayetteville, AR. Available at: http://bit.ly/oess18_nla

Hartman, R. (2018, August 14). Library lessons: Online information literacy modules and guides. Fort Hays State University Professional Development Day.

Anderson, A., & Kearns, S. K. (2018, August). OER adoption: Moving Beyond Early Adopters and Empowering Everyone Else to Use the OER, Too. Presentation at the Greater Western Library Alliance Conference, Denver, CO. Available at https://newprairiepress.org/oer_fromvisiontoaction/2018/presentations/3

Healy, H., Hartwell, J., Vukas, R., & Collins, H. (2016, October). Converging to meet information literacy competencies. Presentation at the Midwest and Midcontinental Chapters of the Medical Library Association Conference, Des Moines, IA. Available at http://midwestmla.org/conference2016/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Converging_to_Meet_Information_Literacy_Competencies_Healy_Collins_Hartwell_Vukas_125pm_Salon-B_PDF-version.pdf

Hartwell, J. (2016, August). Static course modules? ZAP! Librarians create interactive online lessons. Presentation at the Summer Institute for Distance Learning and Instructional Technology (SIDLIT), Overland Park, KS. Available at http://scholarspace.jccc.edu/c2c_sidlit/2016/Thursday/14/

Pitts, J., Collins, H., & Kearns, S. (2016, July). Thriving in new landscapes: Metaliteracies, framework, and partnerships. Keynote speakers for the Oklahoma Community of Instruction Librarians unCOILed conference, Stillwater, OK. Available at http://coil.okacrl.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Keynote-Presentation.pdf

Healy, H. S., & Hartwell, J. A. (2016, April). New frameworks, new friends: New Literacies Alliance (NLA), open access information literacy instruction & collaboration. Presentation at the annual meeting of the College & University Libraries Section (CULS) of the Kansas Library Association, Manhattan, KS. Available at http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/neblibconf/1/

Collins, H., Pitts, J., & Kearns, S. (2015, May). How to win partners and influence students: Collaborating to teach new literacies online. Presentation at the Medical Library Association annual meeting, Austin, TX.

Kearns, S., Pitts, J., & Collins, H. (2015, March). It takes a village: Collaborating to teach new literacies online. Poster presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries conference, Portland, OR. Available at http://hdl.handle.net/2097/27644

Witek, D., Theiss, D., & Pitts, J. (2015, March). Shifting our focus, evolving our practice: A collaborative conversation about the ACRL framework for information literacy for higher education. Panel presentation at the Association for College and Research Libraries conference, Portland, OR.

Kearns, S.K., Pitts, J., Collins, H., & Huffman, A. (2013, November). Grassroots academic consortia building: We built it, what if they don’t come? Roundtable discussion facilitators at the e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies conference, Madrid, Spain.

Kearns, S.K., Pitts, J., Collins, H., & Huffman, A. (2013, November). Timelines and scaffolds: Designing a ubiquitous e-learning environment and the inter-institutional collaboration to sustain it. Presentation at the e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies conference, Madrid, Spain. Available at http://hdl.handle.net/2097/27643

Buchannan, L., Collins, H., Kumm, S., & Tarnow, K. (2013, October). Information literacy for lifelong learning: Teaching them to fish instead of feeding them. Presentation at the National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development, Kansas City, MO.