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Adopt, Adapt, Improve: Bibliography

Adopt, Adapt, & Improve: An Instruction Librarian Development Program | April 4, 2019 | IL Summit

COD Library IL Instruction Development Program Bibliography

Module 1 - Information Literacy Skills

  • ACRL. (2016). Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. 
  • ACRL. (2017). Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians.
  • Benjes-Small, C. and Miller, R. K. (2017). Identifying as an instruction librarian. In The new instruction librarian: A workbook for trainers and learners (pp. 3-16). Chicago: ALA Editions.
  • Leeder, K. (2011, April 7). Collaborating with faculty part 1: A five-step program.  In the Library with the Leadpipe.
  • Leeder, K. (2011, July 13). Collaborating with faculty part 2: What our partnerships look like.  In the Library with the Leadpipe. 

Module 2 - Instructional Design Skills

  • Bladek, M. & Okamoto, K. (2014). What's theory got to do with it? Applying educational theory and research to revamp freshman library workshops. College & Undergraduate Workshops 21(1), 19-36. 
  • Booth, C. (2011). Chapter 8: USER and library instructional design. Reflective teaching, effective learning: Instructional literacy for library educators (pp. 93-101). Chicago: American Library Association. 
  • Cooperstein, S. E., & Kocevar-Weidinger, E. (2004). Beyond active learning: A constructivist approach to learning. Reference Services Review, 32(2), 141-148. 
  • Davis, A. L. (2013). Using instructional design principles to develop effective information literacy instruction: The ADDIE model. C&RL News, 205-207.
  • Oakleaf, M. et al. (2012). Notes from the field: 10 short lessons on one-shot instruction. Communications in Information Literacy, 6(1).
  • Sittler, R. L. (2009). Avoiding a recipe for disaster: Skirting bad instruction. In Ryan L. Sittler and Douglas Cook (Eds.), The library instruction cookbook (pp. 3-6). Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries. 


  • Andreatta. B. (2016, November 5). Adult learning theory [Video]. Retrieved from
  • Ballard. J. (2016, March 17). Teaching techniques: Writing effective learning objectives [Video]. Retrieved from
  • Brigham, D. (2014, April 30). Instructional Design: Storyboarding [Video]. Retrieved from
  • Hanson, S. (2014, May 29). Instructional design: Models of ID.  [Video]. Retrieved from

Module 3 - Presentation Skills

  • Blackburn, H. & Hays, L. (2014). Classroom management and the librarian. Education lIbraries, 37 (1-2). p. 23-32.
  • Gonzales, J. (2014). Managing misbehavior in the college classroom. Cult of Pedagogy.
  • Kawasaki, G. (2005, December 30) The 10/20/30 rule of Powerpoint [Personal blog].
  • National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. (2012). Presenting instructional content. Career teacher handbook: TAP instructional rubrics, p. 29-33. 
  • Nilson, L. B. (2016).  Preventing and responding to classroom incivility. In Teaching at its best: A research-based resource for college instructors (pp. 105-117). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 
  • Osborn, J. (2004). The librarian's guide to developing presentation skills. 
  • Teague, J. C. (2013, November 12). “8 Tips to Power-Up Your Classroom Presentations.” Edutopia,
  • University of Queensland Teaching and Educational Development Institute. (n.d.). Presentation skills for teachers.”  
  • Walker, K. W. & Pearce, M. (2014). Student engagement in one-shot library instruction. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 40(3-4). pp. 281-290.
  • Veldof, J. (2006). Step 18: Deliver workshop. In Creating the one-shot library workshop: A step-by-step guide (pp. 141-150). Chicago: American Library Association.


  • Kelly, K. (2015, March 19). Teaching with technology: Engaging students in the classroom [Video]. Retrieved from
  • Pence, D. (2010, August 11). Mastering nonverbal communication in teaching relationships part 1 [Video]. Retrieved from YouTube
  • Quigley, A. (2014, August 28). Teaching techniques: Classroom management  [Video]. Retrieved from

Module 4 - Teaching Skills

  • Bain, K. (2004). “How do they conduct class?” In What the best college teachers do. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. 
  • Intel Teach Program. (2007). The Socratic questioning technique. Intel Corporation. 
  • King, A. (1993). From sage on the stage to guide on the side. College Teaching, 41(1), 30-35. 
  • Kuhlthau, C. (n.d.). Information search process. Rutgers School of Communication and Information.
  • Kwon, N., Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Alexander, L. (2007). Critical thinking disposition and library anxiety: Affective domains on the space of information seeking and use in academic libraries. College & Research Libraries.
  • Markle, R., & O’Banion, T. (2014). Assessing affective factors to improve retention and completion. Learning Abstracts, 17(11).
  • Mega, C., Ronconi, L., & De Beni, R. (2014). What makes a good student? How emotions, self-regulated learning, and motivation contribute to academic achievement. Journal of Educational Psychology, 106(1), 121–131. 
  • Paul, R. W., Martin, D., & Adamson, K. (1989). The role of Socratic questioning in thinking, teaching and learning. The foundation for critical thinking.
  • Rothstein, D., & Santana, L. (2011, October). Teaching students to ask their own questions. Harvard Education Letter, 27(5). 
  • Schroeder, R. & Cahoy, E. (2010). Valuing Information Literacy: Affective Learning and the ACRL Standards. Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 10(2), 127–146.
  • TeachLikeThis. (2013, October 22). How to do the Socratic method [Video]. Retrieved from 
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