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."
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."