Apply Now for ACRL's Immersion '14 Program
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) CHICAGO, Sept. 24 -- The American Library Association issued the following news release:
The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is accepting applications for its Information Literacy Immersion '14 Program. Complete program details and application materials are on the ACRL website. The application deadline is Dec. 6, 2013.
Applications are being accepted for Immersion '14 Teacher and Program tracks. Five members of the nationally-recognized Immersion faculty (http://www.ala.org/acrl/issues/infolit/professactivity/iil/immersion/faculty) will lead participants through four-and-a-half days of intensive information literacy training and education. Immersion '14 will be held July 20-25, 2014, at Champlain College in Burlington, Vt.
The Immersion Teacher Track (http://www.ala.org/acrl/immersion/teachertrack) focuses on individual development for those who are interested in enhancing, refreshing or extending their individual instruction skills. Curriculum includes classroom techniques, learning theory, leadership and assessment framed in the context of information literacy. Participants selected for the Teacher Track will prepare a description of an instructional situation and a related presentation in advance of the Immersion program. During Immersion, participants will revise the presentation based on feedback from colleagues and faculty.
The Immersion Program Track (http://www.ala.org/acrl/immersion/programtrack) focuses on developing, integrating and managing institutional and programmatic information literacy programs. Participants selected for the Program Track will develop individual case studies in advance of the Immersion program. Change dynamics, systems thinking, institutional outcomes assessment, scalability and the integration of teaching, learning and technology will be brought to bear on analyzing the various programmatic challenges presented in the case studies developed by participants.
Acceptance to Immersion '14 (http://www.ala.org/acrl/immersionprogram) is competitive to ensure an environment that fosters group interaction and active participation. The application deadline is Dec. 6, 2013, and notifications will be issued in February 2014.
Direct questions on program or application process to Margot Conahan at (312) 280-2522 or email email@example.com.
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