[Asis-l] Join University of Illinois GSLIS at ALISE 2016

Glaze, Christy Grant cglaze at illinois.edu
Wed Dec 23 09:35:48 EST 2015

Join GSLIS at Illinois<http://www.lis.illinois.edu/> faculty, staff, and students at the 2016 ALISE Annual Conference<http://www.alise.org/alise-2016-conference>, which will be held January 5-8 in Boston. The theme of the conference is "Radical Change: Inclusion & Innovation."

Tuesday, January 5

Professor Linda C. Smith will facilitate a preconference workshop from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. titled, "Educate to Innovate: Re-visioning Library and Information Science Education<http://www.alise.org/assets/media/conf_2016/2016_alise_preconf_desc.pdf>."

Doctoral student Cass Mabbott will present a poster titled, "The We Need Diverse Books Campaign and Critical Race Theory: A Call to Action for Library and Information Professionals," at 6:30 p.m. Mabbott is the 2016 recipient of the ALISE/University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award<http://www.alise.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=426>.

Wednesday, January 6

Assistant Professor Nicole A. Cooke will present her juried paper, "The GSLIS Carnegie Scholars,<http://sched.co/5aou>" at 4:00 p.m. Cooke will also participate in the special interest group session, "Innovative Pedagogies in LIS Education<http://sched.co/5DpV>," at 8:30 a.m.

Thursday, January 7

Assistant Professor Emily Knox will participate in the juried panel discussion, "Radical Change and Ethical Practice in the LIS Classroom<http://sched.co/5DpY>," at 8:30 a.m. Knox is a convener and facilitator for the January 7 (2:00 p.m.) Information Ethics Special Interest Group program titled, "Innovation and Inclusion: Considering the Scope and Vision of Information Ethics Education<http://sched.co/5apU>."

Associate Professor Kate McDowell will participate in the juried panel discussion, "Valuing Student Voices: Master’s Students’ Critical Perspectives on LIS Education<http://sched.co/5apD>," at 10:30 a.m. McDowell is a conference program cochair.

Affiliated faculty member Clara Chu will participate in the juried panel discussion, "Radical Change Theory Means Sustainability for LIS Education and Research<http://sched.co/5apM>," at 10:30 a.m. Chu is the 2016 recipient of the ALISE Award for Professional Contribution to Library and Information Science Education<http://www.alise.org/alise-award-for-professional-contribution>.

Doctoral students Emily Lawrence and Beth Strickland will present their juried paper, "What’s Your Epistemology?: Quiz Design as a Pedagogical Tool in LIS Doctoral Education<http://sched.co/5apI>," at 10:30 a.m.

Doctoral candidate Noah Lenstra (MS '09, CAS '11) will present a poster titled, "The Community Informatics of an Aging Society: A Comparative Case Study of Public Libraries and Senior Centers," which will be presented as part of the ALISE Jean Tague-Sutcliffe Doctoral Student Poster Competition<http://www.alise.org/alise-jean-tague-sutcliffe-doctoral-student-research-poster-competition> at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, January 8

Associate Professor Emerita Christine Jenkins will present her paper, "Early Radical Change in the Professional Education of Youth Services Librarians: Moving from Child Protection to Child Advocacy, 1930-1947," as part of a special interest group session titled, "Stories of Change and Inclusion in LIS Education, 1890 - 1950<http://sched.co/5aph>," at 8:30 a.m.

Doctoral student Kirstin Phelps and Senior Research Scientist Martin Wolske will present their juried paper, "The less you teach, the better: An inclusive framework and pedagogy to support radical change<http://sched.co/5apk>," at 8:30 a.m.

Christy Glaze, MLS
Visiting Communications Coordinator
GSLIS: The iSchool at Illinois<http://www.lis.illinois.edu/>

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