Librarians Active Learning Institute

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When we all come together at the Librarians Active Learning Institute (LALI), great things can happen.

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At the Librarians Active Learning Institute -- Archives and Special Collections (LALI-ASC), participants learn and create in Rauner Special Collections Library.

Librarians working together

Creativity and collaboration are keys to success at the Librarians Active Learning Institute (LALI).

The Librarians Active Learning Institute will help you develop and refine your skills as a learner-centered teacher. Reinvigorate your teaching in a community of peers.

Applications are now open!

LALI-ASC July 15-18, 2020
LALI July 27-29, 2020
LALI-ASC August 12-15, 2020

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If you're an academic librarian, archivist, or special collections librarian with teaching responsibilities, you should apply!

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Tuition includes program registration, instructional materials, housing, meals, and parking.

Katie Harding facilitating

Our facilitators not only “talk the talk” but “walk the walk” of active learning.

An open calendar

Throughout the Institutes, participants experience, apply, and reflect on active learning pedagogy and practice.

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Facilitators design each multi-day institute around active learning principles and the LALI learning outcomes.

Librarians working at a table

Participants share their reflections on their LALI experiences.