2017 FACRL Annual Conference

Fake News and Digital Literacy: The Academic Library’s Role in Shaping Digital Citizenship


Thursday, October 19th, 2017 - Tampa Sheraton Riverwalk Hotel

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm FACRL Board Meeting; Bayshore Boardroom

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm FACRL Annual Conference Welcome Reception; River's Edge Lounge

7:00 pm  FACRL Dine-Arounds

Friday, October 20th, 2017 - Tampa Bay History Center - Tampa, Florida

8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8:45 – 8:50 a.m. Welcome: Kim Copenhaver, FACRL President

8:50 –9:00 a.m. Scholarship Award Presentation; Sarah DeVille, FACRL Scholarship Committee Chair and FACRL Board Member

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Teaching Information Literacy Skills to Help College Students Identify Fake News; Lauri C. Rebar, Associate University Librarian, Jillian R. Powers, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Teaching and Learning, and Ann T. Musgrove, Ed.D., Assistant Professor, Teaching and Learning; Florida Atlantic University

9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Programming for Media Literacy and Social Justice: Experience from the Field in a Joint-Use Partnership Library; Victor Lawrence, Faculty Librarian and Cristy Moran, Faculty Librarian; Broward College, and Christopher Jordan, Librarian; Broward County Library

10:30 -11:00 a.m. Poster Session and Sponsor Engagement

11:00 – 11:45 a.m. How to Use Critical Thinking and the ACRL Framework to Identify Fake News; Jeffrey Phillips, Florida State University

11:45 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and History Center Exploration*

1:15 – 1:25 p.m. FACRL Business Meeting

1:25 – 2:10 p.m. Science Miscommunication: Impacting Digital Citizenship with Information Literacy; Samuel Putnam, Engineering Librarian, Marston Science Library; University of Florida

2:10 – 2:25 p.m. Refreshment Break and Sponsor Engagement

2:25 – 3:10 p.m. Framing up Digital Literacy: Reviewing and Reframing Information Literacy Modules; Christina C. Wray, Digital Learning and Engagement Librarian and Rachel Mulvihill, Head of Teaching and Engagement; University of Central Florida

3:10  – 3:15 p.m. Closing Remarks

*Conference attendees are invited to view the collections of the Tampa Museum of History from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Thank you to the 2017 FACRL Conference Sponsors!

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