Month: June 2011

Visual Literacy Standards program at ALA Annual 2011 in New Orleans

Please join us for ACRL/IRIG’s Visual Literacy Standards program at ALA Annual 2011 in New Orleans!

Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education: Introducing a new interdisciplinary information literacy standard for 21st century learners

Visual literacy experts and practitioners will introduce a working draft of the draft ACRL/IRIG Visual Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, and discuss implementation strategies for higher education. Speakers will be describing their experiences testing implementation of the draft Standards, and will provide ideas for Standards-based activities, learning objects, and assessment.

Date: Sunday, June 26, 2011
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm
Place: Convention Center Room 339

Track: User Services
Subtrack: Literacy & Learning

Speakers:
Virginia Allison and Holly Tomren, University of California, Irvine
Jodi Kearns and Lizette Royer, University of Akron
Emily Nelson Decker, University of Georgia
Robin Miller, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Shilpa Rele and Gilda Santana, University of Miami
Joanna Burgess, Reed College (moderator)

Sponsor: ACRL Image Resources Interest Group (IRIG)
Co-sponsors (name-only): Arts Section, Women and Gender Studies Section, Instruction Section

ACRL/IRIG ALA Program planning committee: Joanna Burgess (co-chair), Ann Medaille, Kaila Bussert, Denise Hattwig (co-chair)

Handouts available on the IRIG website

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