Presentation on theme: "Jo Angela Oehrli Peter Timmons Learning Librarian University Library Associate University of Michigan May 4, 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Jo Angela Oehrli Peter Timmons Learning Librarian University Library Associate University of Michigan May 4, 2012
Instructor College at University of Michigan Identifying a need Designing and building the Instructor College Café The Café What we learned The Future of the Café
How did we get here? X-wing plans http://www.flickr.com/photos/55723329@N00/6657150957 Untitled http://www.flickr.com/photos/35230654@N07/6004448378
Launched in 2001 Goal: Strengthen the instructional skills of our instruction staff 2003 ACRL Innovation Award Instructor College Activities
Instructor College Resource Center (ICRC) Internships Virtual Spaces
Slow my mind http://www.flickr.com/photos/76089221@N00/1491218163 What do I try out? Whats worth trying out? How do I put it into practice? Who do I ask? Where do I even start?
A history lesson for the mini Clones and Stormtroopers http://www.flickr.com/photos/45940879@N04/5592994934 How does source affect company culture http://www.flickr.com/photos/47691521@N07/5497223174 Look at the dreams of my generation, son http://www.flickr.com/photos/8383928@N06/3836703417
Good stuff is hard to find… …and often harder to make work.
Its best to learn how to teach as part of a instructing community.
Institutional curating of instructional material Communal support and development
Centralize the storing and sharing of instructional material at U-M Library Build a virtual community space of Instructor College Leverage the capabilities of Web 2.0 tools Allow for global interaction