Programme Outline

29 January 2015, 2:00-5:30pm, Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore Management University


Theme: We are teaching but are they learning?

This Information Literacy Seminar will be facilitated and moderated by  Judith Peacock, Learning and Study Support (LSS) Coordinator at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Library, Brisbane, Australia. Come join us to learn, share and discuss about the effectiveness and impact of information literacy, instructional and learning programmes. Are we making a difference on our learners? How do we know this?



2:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks
Gulcin Cribb (Singapore Management University)
2:15 pm PechaKucha & IL Stories, Part I

  • Embedded librarianship using blog
    Joan Wee (Nanyang Technological University)
  • “There is a will, there is a way!” Sunway College Library & Learning Commons’ story
    Ho Wee Fong (Sunway College Johor Bahru, Malaysia)
  • The art of thinking - In the brave new world of information literacy
    Foo Soo Chin (School of the Arts)
  • Changing a culture: Academic honesty (acknowledging sources) in a 3-18 international school
    Jacqui Makselon, Suzanne Parfitt, Celeste Fisher, and Benjamin Farr (Tanglin Trust School)
3:00 pm Tea Break & Poster Viewing

  • Information literacy for new students in University of Indonesia
    Arif Rohman Khakim (University of Indonesia, Indonesia)
  • Value collaboration! Feedback from faculty
    Mei Tan and Rajendra Munoo (Singapore Management University)
  • In Action! A photographic exhibition of people and spaces
    Redzuan Abdullah and Rajendra Munoo (Singapore Management University)
3:30 pm PechaKucha & IL Stories, Part II

  • Information literacy experience: Perspectives from Singapore Polytechnic’s Library and School of Business
    Lim Xiu Ru and Mila Lim (Singapore Polytechnic)
  • What I learnt from architectural students
    Winnifred Wong (National University of Singapore)
  • Co-training as Pro Training: Learn as you teach
    Low Jiaxin (Singapore Management University)
  • Introducing NTU Libraries’ outcomes-based learning approach at the Art, Design & Media Library: A case study of implementation
    Melissa Man (Yale-NUS College) and V Somasundram (Nanyang Technological University)
  • Information Literacy @ TP: An historical tale
    Debby Wegener (Temasek Polytechnic)
4:45 pm Panel Discussion
5:00 pm Closing Remarks
Judith Peacock (Queensland University of Technology)
5:15 pm Tour of Renovated SMU Library (Optional)