Birmingham City University Library and Learning Resources is delighted to invite you to a 1 day conference: “The Missing Link: making the connection between information literacy and an excellent student experience” on Monday 19th March 2012. The conference is taking place at Birmingham City University’s award winning Seacole Building situated in its Faculty of Heath, City South Campus.
This conference is for you if you are interested in Information Literacy and if you would like to take advantage of some professional networking opportunities. The presentations and workshops/seminars will be focussing around the three themes of the conference: Inspirations, Innovations and Collaboration. The speakers are practitioners in the field of Information Literacy or actively involved in student learning. They will be presenting their experiences on the various projects and collaborative efforts they have been involved in and will also be sharing with you some of their inspiring and innovative ideas.
Our speakers are:
Dr Jenny Brine (Lancaster University)
Information Literacy in a Cold Climate
Christiana Titahmboh and Jenny Eland (Birmingham City University)
Collaboration between Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) and Library and Learning Resources to improve the Student Experience
Dr Sarah Pittaway and Catherine Robertson (Birmingham University)
eLearning, Innovation and Information Literacy at the University of Birmingham
Greta Friggens (University of Portsmouth)
I did it my way or did I? Developing an interactive information literacy framework
Neil Donohue and Monica Casey (Salford University)
Preparing Health & Social Care students for university – why this approach?
Chris Bark (Coventry University) and Liz Martin (De Montfort University)
Creating a reusable, online information literacy tutorial for researchers: A collaborative approach
Nicola Conway (University of Durham)
Getting your foot in the door – library liaison and research skills in university departments
Kaye Towlson (De Montfort University)
Reconfiguring induction: The creation and implementation of an e-pre-induction and a library trail at De Montfort University
Anne Pietsch and Robert Manderson (Roehampton University) Jason Bennett (Cengage Learning)
The University of Roehampton and Cengage Learning e–Book Project
Further details on the conference are available on http://library.bcu.ac.uk/conferencemissing.htm or email [log in to unmask] for more information.
Deadline for Bookings is Friday 2nd March 2012.
We look forward to seeing you in March.
Liaison Librarian - Learning & Teaching
Mary Seacole Library
City South Campus
Birmingham City University
Birmingham, B15 3TN