IFLA Information Literacy Section Program Session at WLIC 2021 (Stream 3)

When: 18 August 2021    

19:45 -20:30 GMT/UTC

15:45-16:30 EDT in New York

21:45-22:30 CEST in The Hague

3:45AM-4:30AM Beijing Time in China (19 August, 2021)    

Meet the Speakers for a Live Q&A in Zoom Discussion Room 3

When: 18 August 2021          

20:30 – 21:00 GMT/UTC

16:30-17:00 EDT in New York

22:30-23:00 CEST in The Hague

4:30AM-5:00AM Beijing Time in China (19 August, 2021)

This session provides an opportunity for educators and librarians to review past challenges and experiences with consideration to the recent changes made to online modality in teaching and services due to the pandemic. Both theoretical and practical aspects such as pedagogies, technologies, accessibility, outcome and assessment will be discussed. The goals are as follows:

  • To provide a platform that enables innovation, learning, and professional development in information literacy teaching practices.
  • To enable library users to become lifelong learners with the skills to thrive economically and socially in a technological society through improvement of their information literacy skills.
  • To make a positive impact on people and society by meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


  • Jesus Lau (México)

Retooling Media and Information Literacy under UN SDG for Pandemic Times

  • Jane Secker (United Kingdom) and Virginia Rodes (Uruguay)

Shifting Teaching Online in a Time of Crisis: Critical Perspectives from Uruguay and the UK

  • Laura Saunders (United States)

Designing for Engagement and Achievement in an Online Environment

  • Alice Y. L. Lee (Hong Kong, China)

Cultivating Media and Information Literacy to Overcome Digital Use Divide in Emerging Smart Cities


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Min Chou (United States)

Chair, IFLA Information Literacy Section