Save the Date! The Teaching SIG is hosting its first ever virtual mini-conference on July 25th at 2:00pm. Join Eva Sclippa, Shannon Robinson, and Anna Boutin-Cooper for a share out of notes and thoughts from sessions attended at this year’s LOEX Conference. Eva and Anna will also share out some updates for the Teaching SIG, including plans for future virtual mini-conferences. Join our virtual mini-conference via Zoom at this link: Please contact the SIG Co-Coordinators, Anna & Eva, with any questions or concerns!Read More →

Hello, Teaching SIG members! A general news and update post for you on some upcoming ARLIS Teaching SIG events: Interactive Panel Session, Wednesday, March 27, 4:10-5:30 pm: The Teaching SIG is hosting and planning an interactive panel session at the annual conference, “Inciting Learning by Doing: Bringing Active Learning into Your Classroom.” This session will introduce participants to a variety of active learning ideas and activities, and then we’ll spend the majority of the time working together and in small groups to help you develop active learning plans of your own. Teaching SIG Meeting, Thursday, March 28, 12:30-1:20 pm: For more conversation with your fellow SIG members and to discuss theRead More →

Welcome to the inaugural post of the new ARLIS/NA Teaching SIG blog! We’re very excited to finally open up this resource for ARLIS members to share their teaching expertise year-round—and hopefully for many years to come. Let’s start by answering a few questions. What is this?: The Teaching SIG blog will serve as an informational hub for the ARLIS Teaching Special Interest Group. We’re planning to start out with an “Intro to Instruction” series of posts spread out over several months, covering many of the fundamentals of teaching in librarianship. Though many of these will be written by the blog team, we are very interestedRead More →