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IFLA WLIC event: Retooling Refocusing Rethinking: Promoting Online Information Literacy in the New Normal for Sustainable Development – 18th August 2021

Please join us in this wonderful IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) session with four outstanding speakers worldwide! This event is entirely online.

IFLA Information Literacy Section Program Session at WLIC 2021 (Stream 3)
When: 18 August 2021, 20:45 -21:30 BST
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Meet the Speakers for a Live Q&A in Zoom Discussion Room 3
When: 18 August 2021, 21:30 – 22:00 BST
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This session provides an opportunity for educators and librarians to review past challenges and experiences with consideration to the recent changes made to online modality in teaching and services due to the pandemic. Both theoretical and practical aspects such as pedagogies, technologies, accessibility, outcome and assessment will be discussed. The goals are as follows:

–             To provide a platform that enables innovation, learning, and professional development in information literacy teaching practices.

–             To enable library users to become lifelong learners with the skills to thrive economically and socially in a technological society through improvement of their information literacy skills.

–             To make a positive impact on people and society by meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


  • Jesus Lau (México)

Retooling Media and Information Literacy under UN SDG for Pandemic Times

  • Jane Secker (United Kingdom) and Virginia Rodes (Uruguay)

Shifting Teaching Online in a Time of Crisis: Critical Perspectives from Uruguay and the UK

  • Laura Saunders (United States)

Designing for Engagement and Achievement in an Online Environment

  • Alice Y. L. Lee (Hong Kong, China)

Cultivating Media and Information Literacy to Overcome Digital Use Divide in Emerging Smart Cities

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