"New media, new literacies, new models: Library-IT-Faculty collaboration in a learning intensive world"

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Thursday, June 13 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Informing Innovation: Contextual Investigation for Effective Academic Technology Practice

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In this era of relentless change in higher education and information technology, it is essential to investigate local learning contexts to inform strategic programming and facilitate productive partnerships between libraries and academic institutions. From direct research into user needs and characteristics using environmental scanning, ethnography, and survey methodology to innovative tech-supported collaborations that inform library service models and pedagogy, this talk will explore established and emerging methods for developing an informed orientation to local communities of academic technology practice.

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Char Booth

Associate Dean of the University Library, California State University San Marcos
Char Booth is Associate Dean of the Library at CSU San Marcos and an ACRL Immersion Institute faculty member. Char’s work explores the intersection of pedagogy, advocacy, and design in libraries. Char was previously the Director of Research, Teaching, and Learning Services at the... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm CEST
Aula Magna Regina (main lecture hall)

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