Thursday, October 22, 2009

STEM Information Literacy Program 12/4/09

SEAL-South & LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) present our Fall Program:

"Getting to the Root of STEM Education"

Friday, 4 December 2009
CSU Northridge, Oviatt Library & Second Life

“STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educational goals are being focused on in universities and librarians need to be prepared. Come for an overview of the related policies and issues affecting libraries.

• 9:30am Check in with continental breakfast
• 10:00am STEM education: why is it important to librarians? Mitchell
Brown, Research Librarian for Chemistry & Earth System
Sciences, UC Irvine
• 10:30am Local, State and National STEM Education Policy, Dr. James
L. Gentilucci, School of Education, Cal Poly SLO
• 11:20am Break
• 11:30am Information Literacy for Science Educators, Karin Griffin,
Education Librarian and Hema Ramachandran, Engineering
Librarian, CSU Long Beach
• 12:00pm Lunch
• 1:00pm Science Education in Action: Learn by Doing Lab, Dr. Ed
Himelblau, Biological Sciences, Cal Poly SLO
• 1:30pm Scientist and Librarian STEM education collaborations,
Melanie Sellar, Education Services & Reference Librarian.
Marymount College

SEAL Member: $20 Non-SEAL Member: $30 Student: $15

Return this form with payment to address below by November 20th. No refunds given for cancellations after November 20th. The registration fee covers lunch but parking is not included. Information on parking is available at:

You can also join us at no cost virtually via Second Life. The virtual registration form is at

Name: __________________________________________________ Institution: _________________________________________________________
Address: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Email: __________________________________________________ Work phone: _________________________________

Please mail check payable to CARL and registration form to:
Danielle Skaggs, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8327 ph. 818-677-6808

Verify your real life registration and view a list of registrants at the SEALS website:

Real life questions? Contact Jeanine Scaramozzino, Program Chair, at

Second Life questions? Contact Esther Grassian at

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