2014 Conference

Innovative and Alternative Instruction: From the Flipped Classroom to Peer Teaching
Friday, April 18th, 2014
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
CSU East Bay–Oakland Center
In the Transpacific Centre
1000 Broadway, Suite 109
Oakland, CA 94607

For those posting on social networking, we will be using #CCLI2014 as the official hashtag.

The 2014 flyer includes the workshop descriptions, schedule, and information on registration.

To see a list of abstracts for the poster sessions that will be featured at CCLI, please see the 2014 Poster Session Descriptions page.

This spring, California Conference on Library Instruction (CCLI) invites you to participate in a one-day conference on innovative and alternative instruction models. We will explore programs such as the flipped classroom (moving lecture to the home environment and bringing homework into the classroom through active learning), active learning communities (a group of people who share commonalities and are actively engaged in learning together), emerging Library Research Assistant Technicians positions (specially trained students who provide peer research support) and strategies to sustain instruction programs.


8:15am Registration table opens in the main lobby
9:00am-9:45am Refreshments


Keynote Speaker

April Cunningham is Instruction Coordinator Librarian at Palomar College in San Marcos, CA. Her current scholarship includes innovative pedagogy, faculty collaborations, and library working conditions. She will be speaking on strategies to sustain instruction programs.

Poster Sessions


Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 1

LibRats Discussion: Brett Bodemer
LibRats are student workers who use their skills and knowledge to help their fellow students understand how to find the library resources needed for papers and projects.

Flipped Classrooms Panel: Sarah Dahlen, Nicole Branch and Daniel Ransom
A flipped classroom is a form of blended learning where students learn new content, usually at home, and what used to be homework is now done in class with teachers offering guidance and interacting with students.

Coffee Break

Breakout Session 2

Learning Communities Discussion: Marcus Banks
A learning community (LC) is a group of students who take a common set of courses together or share a common experience around their academics.

Social Justice Panel: David Silver and Kim Morrison
As librarians, we know that intellectual freedom, education, and democracy are among the most important of our profession’s foundational principles. Librarians can play a vital role in advancing the cause of social justice.

Final Wrap-Up

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