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Linking Information Literacy Across CAP (LILAC): 2019 Workshop Details

Workshop Facilitators

Photograph of Paula Harmon: white female, glasses, shoulder-length red hair, green blazer

Paula Harmon is the Media Specialist at F. J. Reitz High School in Evansville, Indiana. She is also a dual credit instructor at Reitz High School, and serves as an adjunct English Instructor at USI. Paula holds a BS in English from USI, an MS in Curriculum and Design from Olivet Nazarene University, and an MLS from the University of Kentucky. Paula has 30 years of teaching experience in K-20 settings.

Photograph of Gayle Kiesel: white female, brown shoulder-length straight hair, black blazer

Gayle Kiesel is the Media Specialist at William Henry Harrison High School in Evansville, Indiana. Gayle served as the Library Director for the Ivy Tech Southwest Region prior to joining the Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation, first as the Executive Director of Development, then as a Media Specialist. Gayle received a BA in Liberal Arts from Purdue University and an MLS from Indiana University.

Photograph of Becca Neel: white female, glasses, shoulder-length, brown curly hair, gray blazer

Becca Neel is the Online Learning Librarian at the University of Southern Indiana's Rice Library. She received a BA in Linguistics and Spanish, and an MLS from Indiana University. Becca worked for the IU Libraries for 10 years prior to joining the Rice Library in 2017.

Photograph of Andrea Wright: white female, short red hair, blue suit

Andrea Wright (she/her/hers) is the Assistant Director and Head of Public Services at the University of Southern Indiana's Rice Library. She received a BS in Chemistry from Furman University and an MLIS from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining the Rice Library in 2018, Andrea served as the Science Librarian at USC (2007-2010), and the Science Outreach Librarian at Furman University (2010-2018).

Session Details

  • Registration and Breakfast: Registration confirmation with welcome packet. Continental breakfast.
  • Workshop Goals and Logistics: Welcome, overview of day's activities.
  • Information/Media Literacy Resources: USI Librarians will deliver an overview of core resources and services available to CAP participants, including USI and INSPIRE databases, Interlibrary Loan, and other student and instructor supports.
  • LibGuides Training: Training on LibGuides platform and working time on high school LibGuides. Local public librarian and school media specialist for each location will work together to customize guides for their locations and service offerings.
  • Engaging Instruction: Participants will brainstorm information and media literacy learning objectives for CAP students. They will then be divided into groups and assigned a learning objective to craft an engaging activity and/or lesson that serves that objective. Activities will then be shared across groups for feedback and inspiration.
  • Wrap-Up: Introduce Google Drive for future collaboration.