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2013 Metrolina Conference

The schedule and registration are now available for the upcoming MLA Conference, June 13, 2013, at Johnson & Wales University.

Registration is now closed.

8-9 Registration

9-10:15 Intro and Keynote - Dr. Steven Bell

10:30-11:15 Session I

  • From Pencil to iPad… Engaging the 21st century student

Michael Frye

  • A Novel approach to assessment: using worksheet observation assessment in one-shot instruction classes

Jennifer Resor Whicker, Lisa Vassady, Alyssa Archer

  • Libraries embracing inclusion

LaTesha Velez

  • From Resources to Relationships – Academic liaison fundamentals for today and tomorrow

Steve Cramer, Joe Eshleman, Jo Henry, Richard Moniz

11:30-12:45 Lunch

12:15-12:45 Poster Session 

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings in a Brave New World 
                    Frank Newton
  • Free to Roam (the Infinite Canvas): Using Prezi in Library Instruction
                    Jennifer Resor Whicker
  • This Old Book: Learning Opportunities in Special Collections
                    Jan Blodgett, Sharon Byrd
  • Virtual Reference: Connecting with Patrons in the Online Environment
                    Holly Mabry, Keeley Murray
  • Computer Basics as Information Literacy Tool
                    Melanie Wood
  • City of Charlotte Building Maintenance Library
                    Brittany Pomeroy
  • Make an Appointment, Get a Receipt: How Reference Librarians Can Strengthen Communication, Outreach, and Assessment Efforts by Sending a Receipt

                    Stephanie Diaz

1-1:45 Session II

  • Critical pedagogy and the 21st century librarian

Jenny Dale

  • Student Learning Outcomes in Information Literacy Instruction: “Virtually” Impossible? 

Lisa Coats, Beth Kaylor, Anne Pemberton, Melissa Raymer

  • Serving information literacy via Digital Humanities

Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, Deborah Tritt

  • Cross Collaborations – Librarians stepping out of the box to serve students

Denelle Eads, Rebecca Freeman, Jean Moats

 2-2:45 Session III         

  • Teaching them to teach: Creating a formal training program for new instruction librarians 

Candice Benjes-Small, Katelyn Tucker

  • Moving from output measures to confirming the value of the library

Mae Rodney, Forest Foster

  • Bridging the language barrier in public services: enhancing intercultural communication in academic libraries

Nataly Blas, Emily Mann

  • Collaboration between Libraries and Schools: Targeted instruction for high school seniors in New Hanover County

Jacob Deininger, Susan DeMarco, Melissa Raymer, Beth Kaylor

3-3:45 Session IV

  • MOOCs and Libraries: what is our role?

Paul Bond

  • You Live, You Learn: Leadership and professional development for the instruction librarian

Amy Harris Houk, Kathy Shields

  • Lost in emotion: Emotional Intelligence and the teaching librarian

Jenny Dale, Lynda Kellam

  • Motivation on a Shoestring

Peter Johnson, Mark Stoffan, Timothy Carstens

3:45-4:15 Closing Session 

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