The Librarian's Guide to Teaching

The Librarian's Guide to Teaching

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This podcast is hosted by two instruction librarians that are interested in sharing their experiences teaching information literacy, discussing current trends, and having meaningful conversations about librarianship.


What’s on the Horizon for Teaching and Learning? : Our Thoughts on the 2020 Educause Horizon Report
Mar 26 • 56 min
Show Notes: In this episode, Amanda and Jessica discuss their thoughts on the recently released EDUCAUSE 2020 Horizon Report and the implications for librarians in higher education. Resources discussed in this episode: 2020 EDUCAUSE Horizon Report Life…
Teaching Outside of the Classroom: Designing Fun and Effective IL Programming
Mar 13 • 49 min
In this episode, Amanda and Jessica discuss their successes and failures creating instructional programming that teaches information literacy skills. They discuss tips and challenges to designing and implementing these events. Topics & Takeaways:…
What does it take to “Thrive as a Library Professional”? Interview with Susanne Markgren and Linda Miles
Feb 27 • 31 min
Show Notes for Website: In this episode, Amanda and Jessica talk to Susanne Markgren and Linda Miles, authors of the book “How to Thrive as a Library Professional”. They discuss what it means to thrive, the various topics covered in the book and hone in…
Interview with Barbara Fister on Project Information Literacy in the Age of Algorithms Study
Feb 5 • 36 min
Show Notes: On this episode of The Librarian’s Guide to Teaching, Amanda and Jessica talk with Barbara Fister, Scholar-in-Residence at Project Information Literacy and co-researcher on PIL’s latest study, “Information Literacy in the Age of Algorithms:…
Making Time for Professional Development
Jan 27 • 31 min
Show Notes: On this episode of The Librarian’s Guide to Teaching, Amanda and Jessica talk with Bonnie Lafazan, Library Director of the Berkeley College Woodbridge Campus and current member of the ACRL Professional Development Committee and the ACRL…
Online Information Literacy Instruction Gets Critical
Jan 15 • 48 min
Show Notes: NOTE: It’s not your speakers! We had some technical difficulties recording this episode and we are sorry for the choppy audio! In this episode, Amanda and Jessica discuss online instruction, including the concepts of critical digital pedagogy…
Who will teach information literacy in the future?
Dec 23, 2019 • 35 min
Show Notes: In this episode, Amanda and Jessica discuss both the practical and theoretical ideas behind the future of information literacy. Will librarians always teach information literacy? Will it ever be fully adopted into higher ed curriculum and only…
Overcoming Classroom Management Challenges
Nov 27, 2019 • 42 min
Show Notes: In this episode, Amanda and Jessica discuss some of the most common classroom management challenges faced by instruction librarians and chat about strategies to overcome them. Topics Discussed & Takeaways: Instruction librarians may not have…
Engaging Students in the Classroom through Critical Librarianship
Nov 7, 2019 • 42 min
In this episode, Amanda and Jessica interview Romel Espinel and discuss his approaches to critical librarianship in the classroom. We discuss teaching styles, student centered practices and practical examples of how to implement these strategies in the…
Can libraries be “normal”?
Oct 30, 2019 • 25 min
Show Notes: On this episode of The Librarian’s Guide to Teaching, Amanda and Jessica respond to a recent article published about academic libraries and what students really want. They also share a tweet of the week. The Atlantic Article:…
Assessment: are we asking the right questions?
Oct 21, 2019 • 43 min
In this episode, Jessica and Amanda interview ACRL-NJ Chapter President, Cara Berg and they talk about their experiences with assessment, the challenges they encounter and how they are using the data they collect. They also share this week’s work triumphs…
Impostors in the Classroom?
Oct 1, 2019 • 29 min
In the first episode of The Librarians Guide to Teaching, Hosts, Jessica Kiebler and Amanda Piekart introduce themselves, explain why they started this podcast and discussed Impostor Syndrome in the classroom. Below are links to resources discussed in…