Join the iSchool at ALISE 2019

Join iSchool faculty and students for the annual conference of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE), which will take place from September 24-26 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The theme of ALISE 2019 is "Exploring Learning in a Global Information Context." Dean and Professor Eunice E. Santos will provide welcoming remarks at the iSchool-sponsored School Representative's Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on September 25.

Presentations and Panels

Associate Professor and BS/IS Program Director Emily Knox will discuss the development of the book she co-edited with John T. F. Burgess, Foundations of Information Ethics, during the panel, "Information Ethics SIG and Information Policy SIG: More Data, More Problems: Strategically Addressing Data Ethics and Policy Issues in LIS Curricula and Courses," on September 24 at 3:00 p.m.

Assistant Professor Rachel Magee will present "U.S. Youth Serving Librarians’ Perspectives on Community Engagement and Informal Learning," at 3:00 p.m. on September 24 during the panel, "Youth Services SIG: Youth Services in the Global Learning Community."

Postdoctoral Research Associate Alaine Martaus will present a paper she coauthored with Associate Professor Kyungwon Koh, "Design Thinking for Teaching the Foundations of Librarianship," at 10:30 a.m. on September 25 during the panel, "Innovative Pedagogies SIG: Exploring Innovative Pedagogies in a Global Information Context."

Posters

At the Works in Progress Poster Session at 6:30 p.m. on September 24, Senior Lecturer Sharon Comstock's poster, "Global Pedagogy in Public Library Experimentalism: 'How Do We Design for Inquiry?'" will be presented by co-author Omar Atia.

At the Doctoral Student Research Poster Session and Reception at 7:00 p.m. on September 25, PhD student Michael Gryk will present his poster, "Foregrounding Data Curation to Foster Reproducibility of Workflows and Scientific Data Reuse."

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