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Librarians at Play: The Escape Room as Library Orientation

Participants will come away with the practical skills needed  to create, implement, and assess the success of a library skills or information literacy program grounded in curriculum and facilitated through an escape room game. This workshop will cover the fundamentals of creating a game, including consultation with stakeholders, the identification of learning outcomes, narrative development, puzzle/code creation, and game implementation. Don’t come late as we’ll start things off by playing an original game designed for iSkills workshop participants.  

Should you fail to withdraw 48+ hours in advance, thereby preventing your colleagues on the waitlist from filling in your spot, your library account will be charged $10 per missed workshop.  Please note, it is your responsibility to sign next to your name on the attendance sheet for each workshop session.  A blank signature spot will result in a penalty charge.

Please make sure that you register with a correct email address, as the confirmation email includes the link to withdraw.

Instructors: Michelle Spence, Reference & Instruction Librarian, ECSL, UTL & Benjamin Walsh, User Services Librarian, Robarts, UTL

Location: Room 520, 5th floor, Claude T. Bissell Building, 140 St. George Street

Monday, February 5, 2018
4:15pm - 6:15pm
Inforum Library
St. George (Downtown) Campus
Registration has closed.

Event Organizer

Kathleen Scheaffer