2011 Summer Workshop

K-LIRT’s 2011 Summer Workshop: Online Librarianship and Education

Friday, July 22, 2011
William Allen White Library
Emporia State University
1200 Commercial Street
Emporia, KS 66801


Overview: K-LIRT’s 2011 Summer Workshop is a time to learn all about “Online Librarianship and Education,” and  connect with other instruction librarians. You will learn how to design and deliver education to engage and inspire online learners.

Intended Audience: Anyone who provides (or is interested in providing) formal or informal library or information literacy instruction to elementary, high school, or college students.

Contact Hours: 4
Format: The workshop will include lecture, demonstration, and plenty of opportunities for practicing new skills.


Kelly Fann, Lawrence Public Library

Kelly is the IT Coordinator at Lawrence Public Library.

Joelle Pitts, Kansas State University

Joelle is an Instructional Design Librarian at Kansas State University Libraries.

Keith Rocci, Washburn University

Keith is an Information Literacy Librarian at Washburn University Libraries.


Friday, July 22nd, 2011, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

10:30-11:00 Registration

11:00-12:00 Session 1: Kelly Fann: The Networked Student: Connectivism (ppt)

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Session 2: Joelle Pitts: Adaptive Learning in the Library (ppt) (prezi)

2:00-3:30 Session 3: Keith Rocci


Cap: Registration will be capped at 30.

Registration Period: Registration is closed.

Registration Fee: K-LIRT Members $30; All Others $40. Lunch and parking are included in the registration fee.

How to Register:

  1. Complete the online registration form (one form per registrant). NOTE: registration closed July 11, 2011.
  2. Make a check payable to Kansas Library Instruction Round Table ($30 for K-LIRT members; $40 for all others). PLEASE NOTE: If you plan to come, but will not be able to have a check cut until after July 22nd, please send a copy of your travel authorization, purchase order, or check request now, and then send the actual check after July 22nd.
  3. Mail the check (or travel authorization, purchase order, or check request) to the following address:

K-LIRT 2011 Summer Institute
c/o Robert Lindsey
Axe Library / Pittsburg State University
1701 S. Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762

Refunds: Full refunds will be granted for those who need to cancel their registration. You may request a refund by e-maiing Robert Lindsey (rlindsey@pittstate.edu)

Maps and Driving Directions


Emporia (pdf, 2.85 MB) (from http://www.emporiakschamber.org/)

Emporia State University Campus Map (from http://www.emporia.edu)

Google Map showing William Allen White Library

Driving Directions:

The University Archives and Libraries provides driving directions to William Allen White Library from Kansas City, Wichita, and Topeka.


Registrants who request a parking permit  on the registration form, will be mailed a parking permit for Emporia State University’s Violet Zone and Gray Zone parking spaces. There is a violet zone to the northwest of William Allen White Library and a gray zone south of Roosevelt Hall. The parking map uses red outline to show the locations of these two lots.


For questions about the workshop, contact Ted Gentle at 620-341-5049 or egentle@emporia.edu


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