Are you planning on attending ALISE 2013 conference? If so, WISE workshop and the moderator, Dr. Rae-Anne Montague, would like a doctoral student to participate as the third panelist. Workshop details below.

We are looking for an LIS (L or I side) who
1) has experience with distance education / online learning, particularly as an instructor, and

2) will be attending ALISE.

Specifically, Dr. Montague would like someone who could address the design of online learning environments or the assessment of these spaces. Demos are welcome.

If YOU are interested please get in touch with Dr. Nicole Cooke by 10/31/12. Professor Cooke can be reached at:

Title: Inquiry across time and space

Proposed time slot: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 (10 am – noon)

Abstract: This workshop is open to all interested conference attendees, whether new to online teaching or experienced. Discussion, demonstration, and other activities will be incorporated to explore theory and practice promoting inquiry and developing critical thinking in LIS education. The session will encourage participants to consider several facets of online education including design, community building, and assessment. Presenters include LIS educators from several different schools who teach in a variety of content areas.

Presenters are still being confirmed but will include:

Nicole Cooke
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Library and Information Science
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
501 E Daniel St
Champaign, IL 61820

Michael Stephens
Assistant Professor
School of Library and Information Science
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192