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The 2018 ALISE conference aims to serve as a platform where such bold conversations take place about the present and future of LIS education and pedagogy research. The theme of the conference has been crafted to call upon educators, practitioners, scholars, administrators and policy makers to bring their ideas to address the ever-expanding horizon in the field of library and information science. Through the wide range of SIGs and the following sub-themes of the conference, we invite all stakeholders in library and information science and allied disciplines to contribute to a fruitful conversation to define and shape the landscape of LIS education.

The 2018 conference will provide opportunities for attendees to:

  • Exchange ideas on innovative pedagogies for active learner engagement
  • Share best practices for evidence-based learning outcomes assessment
  • Explore and evaluate multimodal approaches for program delivery
  • Present research on emerging curricular areas or specializations within programs
  • Develop undergraduate program pedagogy and evaluation
  • Discuss the relationship between MLIS and allied masters programs
  • Foster international collaboration in education and research
  • Address interdisciplinary convergence in the field
  • Discuss how to prepare and mentor the next generation of LIS educators and researchers
  • Nurture effective leadership and management in education and practice

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