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WLA Conference Presentation 2016: Alternative Teaching Opportunities through Low Tech, Humor, and Cognitive Disruption: Home

Presentation summary

Libraries are often challenged to engage patrons to learn about library services and programs. This hands-on session will showcase low-tech methods that enhance learning through the use of audience participation, humor and cognitive disruption. These techniques are fun and make learning memorable for patrons. Are you tired of the traditional, boring introduction spiel you give about your library? Come learn how to spice it up with verve and vigor!

Speaker(s): Robert Perret, Reference/Instruction Librarian, University of Idaho Rick Stoddart, Head of User and Research Services, University of Idaho Diane Prorak, Instruction Coordinator, University of Idaho