Instruction Subcommittee Annual Report 2018

submitted by Andi Beckendorf, Chair

Current Roster

  • Andi Beckendorf, Chair (2019)
  • Mandi Goodsett (2019)
  • Grace Haynes (2022)
  • Lisa Lazar (2019)
  • Angela Pratesi (2022)
  • Veronica Wells (2021)
  • Rachel Wishkoski (2021)

List of Previous Goals and Progress Made

  1. Present the subcommittee-proposed session, “Instruction Showcase: Tools and Strategies for Re-Energizing Your Teaching” at the MLA 2018 meeting.
    • Goal Area: Advocacy; Objective 5, Promote and encourage the use of music in all disciplines.”
    • Completed.
  2. Participate in the panel discussion/presentation of “Diversity & Inclusion through the Lens of Critical Librarianship” at the MLA 2018 meeting. This session is co-sponsored by the Public Services Committee and the Diversity Committee.
    • Goal Area: Membership; Objective 1, “Increase outreach efforts to members from underrepresented groups.”
    •  Completed.
  3. Determine the fate of the Music Information Literacy Repository.
    • Goal Area: Advocacy; Objective 3, “Publish open access content on the web.”
    • Ongoing.
  4. Conclude the working group on the MLA Response to the Framework for Information Literacy and deliver a list of recommendations to the Board.
    • Goal Area: Advocacy; Objective 1, “Develop and disseminate official positions on intellectual property, access, and scholarly communication issues.”
    • Ongoing.

List of Future Goals

  1. Survey the membership of MLA about the Framework for Information Literacy (the MLA Board approved the survey during the June, 2018 meeting).
    • Goal Area: Advocacy; Objective 1, “Develop and disseminate official positions on intellectual property, access, and scholarly communication issues.”
  2. Conclude the working group on the MLA Response to the Framework for Information Literacy and deliver a list of recommendations to the Board.
    • Goal Area: Advocacy; Objective 1, “Develop and disseminate official positions on intellectual property, access, and scholarly communication issues.”
  3. Determine the fate of the Music Information Literacy Repository.
    • Goal Area: Advocacy; Objective 3, “Publish open access content on the web.”
  4. Participate in two Instruction Subcommittee-sponsored programs for MLA 2019: “Lessons in Diversity and Bias” and “Common Threads: Music Information Literacy as Community Practice” (co-sponsored with Cataloging and Metadata).
    • Goal Area: Membership; Objective 1, “Increase outreach efforts to members from
      underrepresented groups.”