Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Georgia Conference on Information Literacy This looks like a good conference to present at this year.

Call for Proposals:

Call for Proposals has been extended to February 15, 2004
Georgia Conference on
Information Literacy
Georgia Southern University
October 8-9, 2004
Jointly hosted by the Zach S. Henderson Library, the Department of Writing and Linguistics, and the College of Education at Georgia Southern University, the Georgia Conference on Information Literacy seeks proposals for workshops and presentations that address the following themes and issues:

*Strategies for teaching information literacy to students and/or faculty across the curriculum
*Empirical studies on the effect of information literacy initiatives on student retention and/or learning
*Learning communities and information literacy
*Creating teaching partnerships between reference librarians and instructors
* What constitutes information literacy in the 21st century
*Encouraging lifelong learning through information literacy
*Technological developments and their impact on student research
*Strategies for evaluating sources
*Information Literacy and the Sciences
*Computers in the writing classroom: how the research paper has changed
*Developing learning outcomes for information and technological competence
*Preparing students for the modern University


We look forward to receiving your proposal. If you have any questions, please contact me at dchampion@georgiasouthern.edu or 912-681-5555.

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