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Friday, May 20 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Gaming the System: Using Student Employees to Teach Information Literacy and Library Navigation

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How do you provide a quality, user-focused library orientation to almost 5,000 students in 240 classes each year? Design a game! We solved the perennial issue of having enough staff to teach first-year writing classes by enlisting our student employees to teach basic information literacy and library navigation in a one-session game format. Join us to learn how using gamification and peers as instructors can transform your library instruction program.

Learning objectives:
Use gamification strategies to engage new students with library resources and services.
Train student employees to provide initial library orientation to free up non-student staff to teach more complex information literacy sessions.

Speakers
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Jessica Green

Writing Programs Supervisor, Brigham Young University
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Brittany Maloy

Brigham Young University
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Lily Skinner

Brigham Young University



Friday May 20, 2022 4:00pm - 4:50pm MDT
Twilight 3 & 4