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K-16 Workshop - 2012 (postponed)


Workshop participants will receive 2 hours of Act 48 credit for attending.The workshop also includes a light breakfast and lunch.

Creating Your Own Common(s) Ground:
Implementing New Ideas for Collaborative
and Contemplative Learning Spaces in Your Library


10:00 -10:20 am — Registration and light refreshments

10:20-10:30 am. — Welcome (Ellysa Cahoy & Emily Rimland)

10:30-11:45 am. — Tour of the Knowledge Commons followed by discussion about learning spaces

11:45-12:30 pm. — Lunch

12:30 – 1:15 pm — Program: Critical literacies for personal archiving – helping students build information collections

1:30 - 2:30 pm — PA Center for the Book Activities: Baker’s Dozen Award Winners, Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Anniversary, (Karla Schmit)

2:30 - 3 pm — Optional tour of the Krause Innovation Studio, College of Education

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When:  Tuesday, May 15, 2012, 
10 am. - 3:00 pm.
Where:  Penn State University Libraries, Pattee & Paterno Libraries, University Park, PA

Speakers:  Ellysa Cahoy, Emily Rimland, Karla Schmit


Ellysa Stern Cahoy
Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian
501 Paterno Library, University Park, PA 16802-1812

Emily Rimland
Information Literacy Librarian
1 Paterno Library
University Park, PA 16802-1812