Oh Snap: Using Pop Culture to Reach Undergraduates: Library

Start Date: March 12 2013 - 02:00 PM

End Date: March 12 2013 - 03:30 PM

Category: Academic Events

Location: Library, 314


Oh, snap! Using popular culture to reach undergraduates in library instruction

ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast

Co-hosted by


Kurt R. Schmeller Library, Queensborough Community College, CUNY

 Tired of boring, run-of-the-mill library instruction? Want to jazz up your information literacy program and connect with students? Join ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast!

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants will understand the benefits of using popular culture in higher education in order to connect with students.
  • Participants will assess existing curriculum in order to determine where popular culture can be incorporated successfully.
  • Participants will modify existing curriculum by using popular culture in order to create new, engaging activities for student learning.


Heidi Blackburn, Undergraduate Services Librarian, Kansas State University Salina

Cynthia Dudenhoffe, Library Director, Central Methodist University

Date & Time: March 12, 2013, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Location: CETL (L-313) at Queensborough Community College Library, CUNY

Further discussion, networking opportunities & refreshments after the webcast

Flyer: http://acrlny.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/ACRLwebcast12Mar131.pdf 

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Free to ACRL/NY members, ACRL members & Queensborough Community College. All others $5.00

To become a member of ACRL/NY: http://acrlny.org/?page_id=7 

To register: https://acrlnyforms.wufoo.com/forms/oh-snap-acrl-live-elearning-webcast/

Directions to Queensborough Community College:


Contact: Barbara Bonous-Smit: bbonoussmit@qcc.cuny.edu (718) 281-5010


Contact Name: Barbara Bonous-Smit

Contact Email: Bbonoussmit@qcc.cuny.edu

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