Join First Year Experience (FYE) librarian Raymond Pun and colleagues for three webinars this fall as they provide activities, strategies, and best practices to best engage freshman students at your institution. From instruction to assessment, Ray and other FYE librarians, will offer unique insights into how to put Credo into action while improving learning outcomes and building strong relationships with your students.

RegisterGamify the Library! From Creative Instructions to Student Engagement Programs to Support Interactive Learning Experiences
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In this live webinar, presenters from three different academic libraries, Ray Pun, Andrew Carlos, and Simon Lee, will explore how they have integrated gamification components into library instruction and activities. From escape rooms to murder mystery scavenger hunts, this webinar will show how librarians can use Credo to engage with students through interactive activities.

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Ray Pun
First Year Student Success Librarian
California State University, Fresno

Ray coordinates the first year information literacy program and first year library experience on campus. In his career, Ray has worked as a research librarian at NYPL and at NYU Shanghai. An active member of ALA, ACRL, SLA and IFLA, he has also published and presented extensively in the areas of public and academic librarianship and community engagement.

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Andrew Carlos
STEM and Web Services Librarian
California State University, East Bay

Andrew is one of the STEM and Web Services Librarians at California State University, East Bay. His research interests include emerging technology, makerspaces, user interface design, mobile technology, popular and viral culture, and information literacy instruction. He previously worked as a school librarian in a private high school, as a public librarian in a large, multi-site system, and within a law school library as a serials assistant.

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Simon Lee
Research, Instruction, and Learning Technologies Librarian
University of California, Los Angeles

Simon currently works as the Collections Coordinator at UCLA Powell (Undergraduate) Library. In addition to his primary role in collections management, he provides reference and instructional services to the General Education Cluster Program, Writing Programs, and Research Workshops series at UCLA. Simon’s research interests include game-based teaching and learning in higher education.

RegisterTeaching Social Justice With Credo
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Raymond Pun will be joined by Yale University Librarian Kenya Flash to discuss the challenges of teaching social justice issues in a one-shot session. Activism has always been a hallmark of college communities, and how students research social matters can impact their engagement with these topics. See how librarians can incorporate scholarly resources like Credo when helping users learn how to navigate current events, as well as the foundational history and philosophy informing today’s hottest issues.

Presented By:

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Ray Pun
First Year Student Success Librarian
California State University, Fresno

Ray coordinates the first year information literacy program and first year library experience on campus. In his career, Ray has worked as a research librarian at NYPL and at NYU Shanghai. An active member of ALA, ACRL, SLA and IFLA, he has also published and presented extensively in the areas of public and academic librarianship and community engagement. 

 

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Political Science, Global Affairs, and Government Information Librarian
Yale University

Kenya recently began work as the librarian for Political Science, Global Affairs, and Government Information at Yale University. Previously, she served as the Political Science and Sociology Liaison, as well as Diversity Resident Librarian and Research Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Before then, Kenya worked as a Circulation Supervisor at Kings College, as an Adjunct Reference Librarian at Wilkes University, and in several other academic institutions.

RegisterAssessing First Year Students: A Conversation on Assessment Techniques
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Interested in assessing your first year students' learning? From formative to summative assessments, Raymond Pun and Long Island University’s first year success librarian Katelyn Angell will share different assessment techniques using qualitative and quantitative methods to assess first year students in the areas of instruction, user experiences, programming, and more!

Presented by:

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First Year Student Success Librarian
California State University, Fresno

Ray coordinates the first year information literacy program and first year library experience on campus. In his career, Raymond has worked as a research librarian at NYPL and at NYU Shanghai. An active member of ALA, SLA and IFLA, he has also published and presented extensively in the areas of public and academic librarianship and community engagement.

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Katelyn (Kate) Angell
Assistant Professor/First Year Success Librarian
Long Island University - Brooklyn

Katelyn (Kate) Angell is Assistant Professor/First Year Success Librarian at LIU Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York. She holds a BA from Wesleyan University, an MLIS from St. John's University, and an MA in Psychology from LIU Brooklyn. Her research interests include information literacy instruction and assessment, gender and feminist studies, and the organization of information.