Sunday, February 19, 2012

Student Scholarship - ACLCP 2012 Spring Conference "Embracing the Customs & Culture of the Digital Native / Google in the College Library"

The ACLCP 2012 Spring Conference sounds great—and you could go for free! Read on for details.

If you attend and are interested in writing a blog post for SCALA about your experience, let us know at drexelscala[at]  If you're not in PA or can't make it, follow the Twitter hashtag #ACLCP.

Attention Library School Students!  You are cordially invited to apply to be a guest of the Associated College Libraries of Central Pennsylvania for our Spring 2012 meeting. 10 scholarship will be awarded to cover full registration with continental breakfast and lunch. Carpooling is encouraged and complimentary shuttle service is available from Megabus stop. Full event information is included below.  *Deadline for scholarship applications is February 29th*

To apply, complete the form at:

ACLCP 2012 Spring Conference
Twitter Hashtag #ACLCP
Friday, March 16, 2012 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Holiday Inn, Harrisburg-East (Airport Area), 4751 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, Pa.

Embracing the Customs and Culture of the Digital Native 
Digital Natives in the College Classroom: Assumptions and Facts

Michelle Manafy and Heidi Gautschi, editors, and Jami L. Carlacio, contributor, to the book Dancing with Digital Natives: Staying in Step with the Generation That's Transforming the Way Business Is Done, will provide some insights into the nature of this generation and present perspectives on how to effectively engage digital natives as they enter our institutions.

Redefining New Media Literacies: Promises and Possibilities in Teaching and Learning

Jami L. Carlacio leads the Global and Distance Learning Strategic Initiative at the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning at Columbia University. She will discuss various methods of utilizing new media literacies to improve the learning process, as well as interesting practical examples of how the advent of various technologies have improved pedagogy.

Think...Then Google

Tasha Bergson-Michelson, MLIS, a Google Search Educator, will explore how to most effectively use Google search tools to create lifelong learners, by improving the research process. Tasha will answer common questions about using Google Search as a tool to improve student scholarship and have more productive research interviews.

  • Registration and Continental Breakfast: 9:00 a.m.
  • Welcome and Morning Session: 9:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: Noon
  • Afternoon Session / Executive Board Meeting: 1:15 p.m.
  • Networking Social Hour with Cash Bar: 4:00 p.m.

Registration: Deadline: March 9, 2012 Register online

$10.00 members / $30.00 non-members / $20.00 student

Send registration form with check payable to ACLCP to:
Susan Walker, Admissions Oce | c/o Franklin & Marshall College
P. O. Box 3003 | Lancaster, PA 17604-3003 | susan.walker[at]
Please contact Mrs. Walker with any requests for dietary or physical accommodations.

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