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Webinar: Critical Reflection to Improve and Grow As Librarians Who Teach

The ACRL Instruction Section Management & Leadership Committee is excited to announce the first in our series of three online professional development opportunities of interest to instruction coordinators and librarians with instruction responsibilities. 

Critical Reflection to Improve and Grow As Librarians Who Teach

When: Friday, June 2, 11-noon Central Standard Time

Recording:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rzfl6qbFh0&feature=youtu.be


Reflection is a practice that helps instruction librarians and coordinators focus on various aspects of their teaching in order to grow and improve as teachers.  This presentation will begin by defining reflection and reflexivity while describing when, how and why it is used, as well as outlining benefits, challenges and examples of the practice.


Maria Accardi is the Coordinator of Instruction at Indiana University Southeast. She is the author of Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction (Library Juice Press, 2013), editor of the forthcoming The Feminist Reference Desk: Concepts, Critiques, and Conversations (Library Juice Press), and co-editor of Critical Library Instruction: Theories and Methods (Library Juice Press, 2010).

Michelle Reale is the Faculty Librarian for English and Music at Arcadia University. She is the author of Becoming a Reflective Librarian and Teacher: Strategies for Mindful Academic Practice (ACRL, 2017).