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Reminder & Time Confirmation!

  • 1.  Reminder & Time Confirmation!

    Posted Jun 14, 2023 02:06 PM

    Dear colleagues,

    This is a final reminder to register for our annual meeting  next Wednesday,  June 21st, 1 - 2 pm CT (2 -3  pm EST, previously incorrectly stated as 3 - 4 pm EST). We look forward to seeing you there! See below for the agenda:

    Welcome and announcements
    New officer introduction (FY23/24 Incoming Convener):

    Paula Johnson
    Univ. of Arizona Libraries, Student Learning & Engagement
    Associate Librarian
    Liaison to Colleges of Engineering and Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture

    Speakers (10-12 min each):

    Presentation Title: Still A Population with Deficits?: Towards a Better Understanding of International Students
    Miriam Conteh- Morgan
    Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Sierra Leone

    Presentation Title: Instructional Practices for Engaging the "Un-engageable" Population, International Students
    Emily Reed
    Reference and Instruction Librarian, International Student Support Services Liaison, Penn State University Libraries, Harrisburg campus

    Presentation Title: Improving Library Website Information through an International Student Experiential Learning Fellowship
    Gabriel Duque
    Learning Librarian, University of Michigan Library

    Q & A (all)
    Concluding Remarks

    Katie Odhner, Convener

    Katie Odhner
    Reference and Instruction Librarian
    Penn State University Libraries