PANEL & ROUNDTABLE: Libraries' Curriculum Center and Resources to Support Online Instructors (90 mins)

  • Maoria Kirker George Mason University, Lead, Teaching & Learning Team - University Libraries University Libraries
  • Heather Darnell
  • Brittney Falter George Mason University, Research Services Coordinator - Special Collections Research Center
  • Kim Hoffman
  • David X. Lemmons George Mason University, Instruction Coordinator - Learning, Research and Engagement
  • Kimberly MacVaugh George Mason University, Policy & Government Librarian - University Libraries
  • Wendy Mann George Mason University
  • Janna Mattson George Mason University, Online Learning Coordinator & Instruction Librarian - Teaching & Learning Team
  • Helen McManus George Mason University, Head, Collections Strategy - Learning, Research, & Engagement
  • Anne Melville George Mason University, Education Librarian - Learning, Research & Engagement

Abstract

The University Libraries will host a facilitated round table discussion about virtual collections, resources, and instructional materials available to support your students' information literacy and research needs. The discussion will focus on two areas. First, we will talk about online collections, open education resources, and streaming media available through the Library. Second, we will talk about the instructional materials and support we offer, which includes online learning modules, a new Curriculum Center, the Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC), and other subject specific resources and programs.

Author Biographies

Maoria Kirker, George Mason University, Lead, Teaching & Learning Team - University Libraries University Libraries

Maoria J. Kirker is the Teaching and Learning Team Lead for the University Libraries. She supports students with their research in the Honors College and leads a team of 12 librarians and staff dedicated to helping undergraduates learn information literacy concepts and skills. 

Brittney Falter, George Mason University, Research Services Coordinator - Special Collections Research Center

I have been working at Special Collections in a variety of roles over the last five years. Part of my responsibilities are to work with teaching faculty and Library faculty and staff to plan and host instructions in Special Collections using mostly primary source materials.
I have my MA in History from George Mason University and a BA in History from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

David X. Lemmons, George Mason University, Instruction Coordinator - Learning, Research and Engagement

David Lemmons is the Instruction Coordinator at George Mason University Libraries, overseeing library instruction across the curriculum. His primary research interests include anti-racist pedagogy, student-centered learning, and critical information literacy.

Kimberly MacVaugh, George Mason University, Policy & Government Librarian - University Libraries

Kimberly MacVaugh, MA, MLIS, (she/her/hers) is the interim lead for the Social Sciences team at the University Libraries and the liaison to the Schar School of Policy & Government. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Arab Studies from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and a Master degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina, Columbia. 

Wendy Mann, George Mason University

Wendy is the Director, Digital Scholarship Center at George Mason University Libraries where she teaches data science and digital skills. Wendy consults on digital research projects and works with researchers of all levels to manage, archive, and share their research data. Wendy received a B.A. in Political Science and a Master of Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh as well as a Master of Public Policy from George Mason University.

Janna Mattson, George Mason University, Online Learning Coordinator & Instruction Librarian - Teaching & Learning Team

Janna Mattson is the Online Learning Coordinator & Instruction Librarian on the Teaching & Learning Team with George Mason University Libraries. She has a BA in music from Virginia Commonwealth University, a Master in Library Science from Queens College - City University of New York, and a Master in Education with a concentration in Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology and graduate certificate in eLearning from George Mason University. Her research areas include online learning, librarian-teacher identity, and information literacy.

Helen McManus, George Mason University, Head, Collections Strategy - Learning, Research, & Engagement

Helen McManus is the Head, Collections Strategy at the University Libraries. Helen holds a PhD in Political Science and an MLIS, both from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has taught at George Mason University and The George Washington University.

Published
2020-07-31
Section
THURSDAY 1:00pm-2:30pm