Sharon Mader

Sharon Mader is professor and dean emerita of the University of New Orleans Library. Following her retirement, she served as ACRL Visiting Program Officer for Information Literacy from 2015 to 2017, shepherding the launch and implementation of the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, including the development of the ACRL Framework Sandbox. Her teaching background includes service as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tunisia and as a founding faculty member of the ACRL Immersion program. She holds an MLS from Rosary College and an EdD in instructional technology and distance education from Nova Southeastern University. Her professional activities include leadership roles in state, national, and international library associations, including the ACRL Instruction Section and the IFLA Information Literacy Section. She received the Miriam Dudley Instruction Librarian Award in 2018 and the ACRL President’s Special Recognition Award for Immersion Faculty in 2009. Her presentation and research interests include the role of threshold concepts in information literacy, professional development for librarians as educators and SoTL practitioners, and the role of teaching and learning in institutional change.

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