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The craft of librarian instruction : using acting techniques to create your teaching presence / by Julie Artman, Jeff Sundquist, Douglas R. Dechow

Artman, Julie, author. (Author). Sundquist, Jeff, author. (Added Author). Dechow, Doug, author. (Added Author). Association of College and Research Libraries. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM Z711.25.C65 A78 2016 (Text) 00000106106784 General book Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780838988213
  • ISBN: 0838988210
  • Physical Description: viii, 101 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 99-101).
Formatted Contents Note: Setting the stage -- Centering yourself -- Physical and vocal preparation -- Role-playing -- Action (and reaction) -- Your teaching prescence: charisma and chemistry -- The reviews are in!
Summary, etc.: "Library instruction is like acting on the stage: you play a role as the instruction librarian. There is a live audience, usually only there for the one-shot--that one performance. You may even receive reviews or evaluations. Or maybe the teaching experience feels more like an audition--a bit unnerving! We hope to demonstrate how acting techniques can sharpen your instructional skills and establish your teaching identity, enliven your performance, and create an invigorating (and stress-free) learning experience for your students"--Page vii.
Subject: Library orientation for college students > Study and teaching.
Information literacy > Study and teaching (Higher)
Acting > Technique.
Academic librarians > Training of.

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