Workshops and Training Sessions Conducted

  • 2018: “Potluck for Learning” Hawaii Association of School Librarians, HELP session.

  • 2017: “Are We Future Ready?” Hawaii Association of School Librarians, HELP session.

  • 2015: "It's All About Learning!" Leeward District Librarians meeting.

  • 2015: "Makerspaces on a Shoestring." Hawaii Association of School Librarians, HELP session.

  • 2012: “Plan It, Plant It, Grow It: CCSS Begins with You.” Hawaii Department of Education, Leeward District Librarians.

  • 2007: Follow-up clinic to “School Librarians Help Students Achieve: Here’s the Evidence!” Hawaii Association of School Librarians.

  • 2006: “School Librarians Help Students Achieve: Here’s the Evidence!” Hawaii Association of School Librarians, Hawaii Department of Education, UHM LIS Program, Statewide Workshop.

  • 2005: “Inquiry Learning Through Librarian-Teacher Partnerships,” Hawaii Department of Education, Statewide Course.

  • 2004: “Linking Libraries with Learning,” Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai District, HI.

  • 2002: “Information Literacy Standards and Their Implications for Hawaii Librarians,” Hawaii Department of Education, Honolulu, HI.

  • 2001: “Building Information Power In Our Schools,” New Librarians’ Orientation, Hawaii Department of Education, Honolulu, HI.

  • 2000: “Introduction to Information Power,” New Librarians’ Orientation, Hawaii Department of Education, Oahu and Maui Districts, HI.

  • 2000: “Building Effective Teaching and Learning Partnerships,” Hawaii Department of Education, Hawaii Association of School Librarians, Honolulu, HI.

  • 1999: "Teaching for Learning in an Information Age," American Library Association Conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • 1999: “Creating Learning That Matters,” Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai District HI.

  • 1998: "Mission Possible: Teaching Information Literacy Skills for Thoughtful Learning," Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai District, HI.

  • 1997: “Changing Role of the School Librarian,” Waialae Elementary, HI.

  • 1997: “Literature and Learning,” Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai District, HI.

  • 1997: “Teachers and Librarians: Partners in Teaching and Learning,” Red Hill Elementary, HI.

  • 1996: “Integrating Literature, Content, and Information Literacy,” Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai District, HI.

  • 1995: "Critical Thinking Skills and the Library," Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai District, HI

  • 1994-1995: "Information Literacy and Technology," Hawaii Department of Education, Maui, Leeward, Honolulu, and Windward Districts, HI.

  • 1994: "High Tech + High Touch = High Learning," Hawaii Department of Education, Kauai and Hawaii Districts, HI.

Guest Lectures and Colloqia

  • "Reflective Writing in e-Portfolios." Presentation for LIS 691, LIS Masters Seminar I, November 2018.

  • "Conferences! What to Expect When You're Attending." Panel for ALA-Student Chapter, April 2015.

  • "Inquiry Learning: Curing the Traditional Research Syndrome." Presentation for LIS 686, Information Literacy and Learning Resources, February 2015.

  • “Connecting Kids with Nonfiction.” Presentation with P. Louis for LIS 681, Books and Media for Children, February 2014.

  • “Collaborating for Project-Based Learning.” Webinar conducted for Linworth Publishing, Inc., March 2009. Co-presenters C. Kirio and S. Yamamoto.

  • “Faculty Perspectives on Assessment.” Presented as part of panel for UHM Assessment Office, February 2009.

  • “UHM Library and Information Science Program.” Presented to Pacific Library Training Institute, August 2008.

  • “Effective Face-to-Face and Online Teaching: Selected Strategies for Consideration and Reflection.” Presented to CIS 720 seminar, Communication and Information Sciences Doctoral Program, March 2008.

  • “Schools and School Libraries: Changing Times, Changing Roles.” Presented to LIS 610 class, UH Library and Information Science Program, February 2008.

  • 2007 “Schools and School Libraries: Why We Need the Best Professionals.” Presented to LIS 610 class, UH Library and Information Science Program, October 2007.

  • 2007 “Techies and Librarians: Developing Meaningful Collaborations.” (2007). Presented to ETEC 686 class, College of Education. January 2007.

  • “Designing Standards-based Units.” (2003). Presented for Project LEI ALOHA, Department of Educational Technology, UH College of Education, February 2003.

  • “Ins and Outs, Ups and Downs of Preparing for Tenure.” (2001). Presented for UH Faculty Mentoring Program, September 2001.

  • “Developing a Professional Agenda.” (2000). Presented for UH Faculty Mentoring Program, April 2000.    

  • "Shifting Paradigms in School Library Collection Development." (1996).  Presented to class in collection development, UH School of Library and Information Studies, September 1996.

  • “Interactive Strategies for Interactive Television.”(1996). Presented to new interactive television instructors, UH Information Technology Services, April 1996.

  • "Boolean Reasoning with High School Students.” (1995). Presented with D. Nahl at research forum, UH School of Library and Information Studies, November 1995.

  • "Collection Development in Hawaii's School Libraries." (1995). Presented to class in collection development, UH School of Library and Information Studies, September 1995.

  • "Creating Information Literacy Continuums." (1994). Presented to class in information literacy and learning resources, UH School of Library and Information Studies, March 1994.