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Thursday, May 7 • TBA
Information "Lit": Using Rap, Trap, Hip-Hop, and Chill to Deliver Library Instruction

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Kiki, when you're teaching, do your students stare like zombies? If slides and handouts got you in your feelings, this highly interactive session will introduce you to four adaptable hands-on activities that incorporate America's most popular and recognizable music genres to introduce beginning research concepts such as identifying keywords, defining and refining a topic, and evaluating sources. Worksheets and guidelines will be provided, and desired outcomes and learning goals will be discussed. Tips on creating classroom appropriate playlists, using music as a timing and transitioning tool, and other best practices will also be covered. Previous knowledge of the genres is not required; just a desire to engage your students and be the "dopeist" librarian on campus!

Participants will:
  • Learn how to use Hip Hop, Rap, and related genres as a classroom management, timing, and transition tool.
  • Be able to adapt and execute an activity utilizing Hip-Hop, Rap and related genres for their own library instruction sessions.
  • Gain awareness of the advantages in using hip-hop/rap and related genres during instruction sessions, as well as challenges.

Presenters
avatar for Darlene Johnson-Bignotti

Darlene Johnson-Bignotti

Library Faculty, Oakland Community College-Royal Oak Campus


Thursday May 7, 2020 TBA
TBA 1275 S Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA

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