Title of Presentation

The Digital Embedded Librarian: Social Media and Library Instruction

Presentation Type

Presentation

Description

Students are constantly connected to social networks. Instead of fighting to keep these potential distractions out of the classroom, a professor and a librarian at Western Oregon University embraced them, harnessing their power to increase student engagement. The result? Student collaboration and participation skyrocketed, and information literacy instruction was more meaningfully integrated. Find out how intentional use of social media could help you sustainably expand your reach into the classroom beyond the one-shot instruction session.

Conference Track

Other

Start Date

13-2-2015 11:05 AM

End Date

13-2-2015 11:50 AM

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/20150

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The Digital Embedded Librarian: Social Media and Library Instruction

Students are constantly connected to social networks. Instead of fighting to keep these potential distractions out of the classroom, a professor and a librarian at Western Oregon University embraced them, harnessing their power to increase student engagement. The result? Student collaboration and participation skyrocketed, and information literacy instruction was more meaningfully integrated. Find out how intentional use of social media could help you sustainably expand your reach into the classroom beyond the one-shot instruction session.