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Free SILS Workshop: IMPROV FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING!

There are still a couple of spaces left for this Saturday’s Free Improv workshop!

ASIS&T@Pratt

This is a reminder that the Pratt SILSSA and ASIS&T student groups are
hosting a dynamic improv workshop specifically designed to help you become
a better public speaker!

“Break out of your brain boxes and learn to play again! Award-winning
actor/director and artistic career coach Samantha Jones’ teaching method is
based in empowering you to your core. By tapping into your creative
genius with theatrical warm-ups, ice breakers, memory games and insane
group challenges – you will walk out of the room jangled to your toes,
sweaty and ready to shout from the rooftops!”

DATE: October 18, 2014
TIME: 2-4pm
PLACE: Room 608, Pratt Manhattan Campus

No experience necessary — LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE — RSVP is required!
To sign up: http://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/osqlp

Read more about Samantha Jones at www.therealsamanthajones.com

Questions? Contact Jodi Shaw jshaw@pratt.edu

An article from METRO’s website that talks about how comedy informs instructional librarianship: http://metro.org/articles/standup-comedy-lessons-for-library-instruction/

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Syllabus Update

Just a note that there is a new syllabus uploaded on the blog. The next three class sessions will now be:

  • April 1: Subject Analysis
  • April 8: Data and Information Organization
  • April 15: Documentalist Movement

In addition, please note the due dates for your in-class collection and for your final project presentations:

  • April 29: In-class collections due
    • Each group will show their collection to the class, and discuss why they made specific choices about how to catalog and display them, considering all we’ve learned this semester. We will also discuss the collections as a class.
  • May 6: Final projects due (essays & presentations)
    • Each group will present on their final project topic. You will also each turn in your individual essay portion of the final project.

That’s all!  🙂