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ALA/EBSS Committee Meeting Minutes
Committee: Instruction for Educators Committee
Date/Time: Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016, 1:00-2:00 pm PST
Meeting via Google Hangouts: https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/unlv.edu/ebss-ife
Members present: Samantha Godbey (chair), Kim Frail, Diane Fulkerson, Sarah Gilchrist, Amy K. Gilgan, Paul Hottinger, Genevieve Innes, Dan Zuberbier
Guests present: Lesley Farmer
2. Set priorities for committee work this year
Idea from June 2016 meeting re: developing/gathering resources related to Framework was discussed
Discussion of context:
- Samantha shared re: her meeting with other chairs of EBSS Education committees, no concern in that meeting about overlap with our committee, enthusiasm from other chairs about our idea to develop and/or identify resources related to using the Framework for educators.
- In June, the committee discussed the possibility of creating a libguide. EBSS is launching an EBSS-specific libguide as an option.
- Diane is also on the ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee and will be helping to test the new ACRL Framework sandbox in the coming weeks. She is happy to share screenshots of the sandbox with our committee to give us a sense of what it will be like. It is a work in progress, hopefully will be up and ready to use by December or January.
- Samantha shared that the ACRL Standards will be removed from the ACRL website on July 1, 2017. Diane stated that it is her understanding that disciplinary standards such as the Teacher Education standards will remain in place longer in order to allow those sections to transition to the Framework. ANSS and WGSS are working on this this year. Diane and Lesley confirmed that there is no intention from the ACRL Board to bring the Standards back.
- Samantha will contact Standards and Frameworks committee chair re: our timeline
Discussion of exactly what to do:
- Concerns were raised about the static nature of libguides.
- Kim suggested possible group project of conducting case studies at our institutions; Jenny suggested developing lesson plans
- Dan voiced concerns about what we do not being used – necessity for marketing
- Discussion of making connections between education or accreditation standards and the Framework, which standards would we focus on? CAEP, Standards for the 21st Century Learner, P21 Framework, Common Core, Future Ready Framework, ISTE Standards
- It was decided that we do not want to write an education version of the Framework, instead use Framework as is.
- Decided to work on lesson plans, which we will post to an existing platform.
- In spring, committee will decide on a platform for sharing lesson plans (MERLOT, CORA, Framework sandbox) and post them there, market them via EBSS listserv and newsletter
3. Next Steps
- Samantha will create shared Google doc for brainstorming ideas for lesson plans using a couple of different organizations (by frame, by student level, by content area)
- Committee will use that brainstorming to help decide a plan for lesson plan development (e.g., what primary organization, how many)
- Group will write down lesson plan ideas on the shared doc over the next month.
- Gather lesson plan templates: Diane will share hers, Samantha will share hers, Samantha will find MERLOT template and share with group
School of Information Sciences (iSchool)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Computer-Assisted Instruction Specialist
Apply at https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=71520&job...
The School of Information Sciences seeks to hire a Computer-Assisted Instruction Specialist who will work with the Instructional Technology and Design (ITD) Office as part of the academic support structure of the iSchool. The ITD Office works closely with the technical and administrative offices within the iSchool to support both online and traditional instruction through the course management infrastructure, technology evaluation and planning, and in-person and online training.
Train and support faculty, staff and students in their use of instructional technology as it applies to iSchool.
Work extensively with the Moodle course management system.
Work extensively with Blackboard Collaborate web-conferencing software.
Create training procedures and documentation.
Evaluate technology for instructional use.
With other ITD staff, oversee online synchronous class delivery.
Develop workshops about resources and technologies that complement the iSchool curriculum and learning outcomes.
Assist the Manager of Instructional Technology with training, scheduling, mentoring, and overseeing graduate assistants
Participate in local, regional, and national conferences on behalf of ITD.
Participate in iSchool and campus committees.
Maintain ITD equipment, including computers (both Macintosh and Windows platforms), recording and other equipment.
Media editing and production using Camtasia, Audacity and other tools.
Manage media server including flipped classroom conversions and online event recordings
Collaborate with iSchool Staff establishing workflow and procedures for online degree Programs
Participate in campus online education community and collaborate with other units supporting online education
Required: A Bachelor’s degree and experience in training, teaching, customer service, and/or technical support is required along with knowledge of multimedia and audio/visual formats and equipment.
Preferred: Experience in the field of library and information science and/or distance education. Familiarity with Moodle (or other) course management and Blackboard Collaborate (or other) web conferencing software. Experience working html, css and other web technologies. Experience providing computer support to users. Supervisory experience. Strong oral and written communication abilities, a creative approach to problems, the ability to respond calmly to stressful situations, and the ability to work in a team environment. Detail-oriented and self-motivated with an ability to set priorities while working on multiple projects.
Information about the iSchool and its programs can be found at http://ischool.illinois.edu/. This is a full-time, 12-month academic professional position with regular University benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. The starting date is as soon as possible after the closing date.
To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload your letter of application, resume, and a list of three professional references, including contact information by October 31, 2016. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Interviews may be conducted before the closing date, although no hiring decisions will be made until after the search has closed. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact Candy Edwards at email@example.com.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon accepting a contingent offer.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).
College Name or Administrative Unit:
School of Information Sciences
Computer-Assisted Instruction Specialist - School of Information Sciences (A1600500)
The American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) are partnering to offer five scholarships for librarians to attend the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta. The scholarship allows more librarians to take advantage of the opportunities for continuing education, meetings and interactions with colleagues at the meeting, which will take place from Jan. 20 – 24, 2017.
Each scholarship will provide up to $1,500 to defray the cost of for conference registration, travel and expenses. One of the five scholarships will be awarded to a first-time conference attendee. The scholarship recipients will be honored by EBSCO and ALA representatives during the conference at a breakfast on Sunday, January 22.
The application deadline is Nov. 2, 2016 and entries will be judged by a jury designated by ALA. Candidates must submit an essay that answers the questions: What will be the next game changer(s) for your library? How will your attendance at ALA Midwinter 2017 help you to contribute to the future of your library and libraries overall?”
To apply or learn more about the scholarships, visit: www.ala.org/awardsgrants/ebsco-midwinter-meeting-sponsorship.
ALCTS webinar: Modeling and encoding serials in BIBFRAME
Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.
Session 5 in the series, "From MARC to BIBFRAME" is devoted solely to a discussion of serials cataloging in a BIBFRAME environment. Serials cataloging has consistently presented the most significant BIBFRAME conversion obstacle. This session is specifically designed to address this area of library operations head-on, offering a theoretical overview and practical solution to the problems using examples from collaborative analysis done by serials specialists from the UC Davis University Library, the National Library of Medicine, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, the Georgetown Law Library, the Schmid Law Library at the University of Nebraska and the Princeton University Library.
* issues that serials cataloging encounters using BIBFRAME model and vocabulary.
* Be able to use tools for cataloging serials in a BIBFRAME environment.
Who should attend? Technical service librarians and staff and library administrators
Gloria Gonzalez is the Library Strategist at Zepheira. As part of the Library.Link Network team, Gloria helps academic and public libraries, archives, and rare book libraries incorporate Linked Data principles into their work. Previously, she was the Digital Archivist at UCLA Library Special Collections and a Junior Fellow at the Library of Congress. Gloria holds a master's degree in Library and Information Science from UCLA.
Webinar Series – 5 webinars
Participant Each ($) Series of 5 ($)
ALCTS Member (individual) $43 series $172 (save $43)
Non-member (individual) $59 series $236 (save $59)
Group rate (members/non-members) $99/$129 series $396 (save $99)/$516 (save $129)
International (individual) $43 series $172 (save $43)
For additional information and access to registration links, please go to the following website:
ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording shortly following the live event.
For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or email@example.com.
Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.
Dear ALA Community,
A resolution about the subject of gun violence was passed at the Membership Meeting at ALA Orlando 2016. In accordance with ALA procedures, when the resolution came to ALA Council, they directed the Committee on Legislation and the Intellectual Freedom Committee to establish a working group to continue to work on the resolution.
We are inviting all ALA members to provide the working group with feedback on a discussion draft of the resolution. This document is attached. It is by no means final and the working group will consider comments as they continue their work.
You can comment on this ALA Connect post to share your feedback. Or if you wish to share your feedback anonymously, please visit this form: https://goo.gl/forms/M90eDWOr1fAo4m9p2
Please comment or fill out the form by 10/21.
Ann Ewbank, COL Chair, co-facilitator
Pam Klipsch, IFC Chair, co-facilitator
Melissa Cardenas-Dow, EDI Implementation Task Force Co-Chair
Aaron Dobbs, LITA Councilor
Aimee Fifarek, Arizona Chapter Councilor
Martin Garnar, EDI Implementation Task Force Co-Chair and IFRT Councilor
Laura Koltutsky, SRRT Councilor
Mike Marlin, Executive Board
Eric Suess, Councilor-at-Large, former IFC member
Christian Zabriskie, Councilor-at-Large, COL member
Deborah Caldwell-Stone, Deputy Director, OIF
Adam Eisgrau, Managing Director, OGR
Call For Proposals: ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group, ALA Midwinter 2017by Allison Yanos on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 01:19 pm
Calling all Internship Supervisors and Interns:
Have you been part of a successful cataloging and/or metadata internship experience? The ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group seeks speakers to present at its session during the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta on Friday, January 20, 2017, 1:00-2:30 pm.
We are interested in the keys to effective internships in preparing future cataloging and metadata professionals, and we would like you to share your strategies and best practices with us. Our interest group discusses the current state of education and employment in cataloging and explores the relationship of cataloging practitioners and employers with library educators.
Presentations (not including time for questions and answers) should last no longer than 20 minutes.
Please submit a presentation proposal to Susan Rathbun-Grubb (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Allison Yanos (Allison_Yanos@baylor.edu), Co-Chairs of the Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group by Friday, November 18th. Your proposal should include: 1) Proposed presentation title; 2) abstract (up to 150 words); and 3) name and position of presenter.
Thank you, and we look forward to reading your proposals.
ALCTS CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group
Susan Rathbun-Grubb and Allison Yanos, Co-Chairs
Maurine McCourry and Elizabeth Shoemaker, Vice Co-Chairs
The ALCTS Technical Services Workflow Efficiency Interest Group (TSWEIG) invites proposals for presentations or topics of discussion at its 2017 ALA Midwinter meeting in Atlanta. The meeting will be held on Monday, January 23rd, from 1:00-2:30 PM.
TSWEIG's charge is to provide a forum to exchange information and discuss techniques in workflows associated with the evaluation, selection, acquisition, and discovery of library resources. Possible presentation and discussion topics include, but are not limited to:
- Streamlining workflows
- Project management
- Workflow collaboration between departments
- Training personnel
- Use of technology to improve workflows
Presentation or discussion proposals should include:
- A brief (300 words or less) summary of the topic
- Amount of time needed to present or discuss topic
- Name(s), position(s) title(s), and email address(es) of presenter(s)
We look forward to hearing from you!
Hayley and Lucas
Below you will find the ALSC Executive Committee meeting agenda and documents for the Fall meeting which will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Chicago, IL.
Agenda, revised 10/17
DOC III a. Management Report
DOC III b. Continuing Education Report
DOC III c. Publications Report
DOC III d. Communications Report
DOC III e. Membership Report
DOC III f. Projects & Partnerships Report
DOC III fa. Dia Final Report
DOC III g. Web Activities Report
DOC III h. Draft 2016 Annual Conference Board of Directors Minutes
DOC III i. President's Update
DOC III j. Vice-President's Update
DOC III k. Councilor's Report
DOC IV. Approval of 2016 Annual Conference Exec. Committee Minutes
DOC Va. FY 2016 Third Close Financials
DOC Vb. Endowment Summary
DOC VI. Slate for 2017 Election (CONFIDENTIAL, sent separately)
DOC VII. Council Discussion on Executive Director MLIS Requirement
DOC VIII. Council Discussion on Gun Violence Affecting Libraries
DOC IX. Recommendations from Task Force on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
DOC IX a. Summary of EDI Recommendations
DOC IX b. Implementation spreadsheet
DOC X. Annual Conference Restructuring for 2018 and beyond
DOC XI. Digital Media Curation Collaboration Request
DOC XII a. Strategic Plan Review, Next Steps and Identify Mega Issue discussion for MW
DOC XII b. Committee September Quarterly Reports
DOC XII c. Exam of Initiatives and External Relationships
DOC XII d. Appendix A Exam of Initiatives & Projects Comparison