Instruction Committee Meeting Minutes: February 20, 2017

Location: Conference call


Members attending:
Larissa Garcia (Northern Illinois University)
Christina Heady (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
April Purcell Levy (Columbia College Chicago)
Matthew Olsen (Millikin University)
Lora Smallman (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville),
Chelsea Sutton (Principia College)

CARLI Staff attending:
Debbie Campbell
Lorna Engels

Members absent:
Colleen Bannon (Heartland Community College)
Mackenzie Salisbury (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)
Anne Zald (Northwestern University)


  • Librarian Transformation: Teaching Disciplinary Courses Webinar. Thursday, March 9, 1-2pm CST, 19 registrants so far
  • 2017 Instruction Showcase: Thursday, June 15, National-Louis University, Wheeling, IL

Discussion & Decisions:

  • The 2017 annual project will be a description and supporting documents for the March 9th webinar.
  • The Instruction Showcase proposal form needs to include a field for applicants to provide the title for their proposed presentation.
  • Committee members will wait to plan the Instruction Showcase agenda until proposals have been submitted and accepted.
  • Instruction Showcase proposals are due Monday, April 10th. Notification of accepted proposals will be sent Monday, May 1st.

Tasks assigned:

  • Debbie to send out another announcement about registration for the March 9th webinar.
  • Committee members are encouraged to attend the webinar.
  • Lorna to send out a save the date in March for the Instruction Showcase.
  • Chelsea to email the draft of the Instruction Showcase call for proposals to committee members for feedback.
  • Debbie and Lorna to send committee members a copy of last year’s showcase proposal form for feedback.
  • Committee members to submit feedback on the call for proposals and proposal forms next week.
  • Call for proposals for the Instruction Showcase to be distributed next week.

Next Meetings:

  • Monday, March 20, 2017 at 2:00pm – 3:30pm (conference call)
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 at 2:00pm – 3:30pm (conference call)
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 at 2:00pm – 3:30pm (conference call)
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 at 2:00pm – 3:30pm (conference call)