Education Librarian & Associate Professor at Portland State University

schroedr at pdx dot edu / 503 725 4519 / Portland State University PO Box 1151 Portland, OR 97207-1151

Wednesday, September 15, 2010


"Authors and Editors - Building Goal Congruence, Building Relationships." (June, 2014) Webinar for ALA's New Members Round Table Virtual/Online Annual Program .

"Moving from Fantasy to Adventure by Grounding Information Literacy Instruction in Critical Thinking Models", part of the Library Instruction Round table Panel Discussion,” Critical Thinking and Library Instruction”, at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, June 24, 2012.

“Affective Learning Outcomes for Library Instruction – Should We, Could We, and How Would We?” Co-lead discussion group at the American Library Association Conference, San Diego, January 7-11, 2011.

“The Marriage of Critical Thinking and Information Literacy: A Match Made in Heaven or a Shot-Gun Wedding?” 4th Annual Oregon Information Literacy Summit, Albany Oregon, April 3, 2010.

“Promotion of the Scholarship of Publishing - A Sustainable Future for Scholarly Communication”. Sustainable Scholarship: Open Access and Digital Repositories Conference, Pacific University, Forest Grove, October 20, 2009. (PPT download available at )

“Creating a Learning Continuum: P-20 Information Literacy Collaboration”. Presented (with others) at the Association of College and Research Libraries 14th National Conference, Seattle WA, March 12-15, 2009.

“Eight is Enough in Oregon: State and Local Collaborations Towards a Set of Shared Information Literacy Proficiencies.” Presented (with others) at the Association of College and Research Libraries 14th National Conference, Seattle WA, March 12-15, 2009.

“Controversial Literature” – Keeping Your Professional Cool”. Presented at the Oregon Association of School Libraries/ Washington Library Media Association Joint Conference, Portland Oregon, October 9 -11, 2008.

"Undergraduate Information Literacy: Sharing Students, Sharing Standards." A poster session (with others) at the Oregon and Washington Library Associations Joint Conference in Vancouver Washington, April 2008.

Presented, with others, "The Library and Librarian’s Role in Student Success and Retention" at the Student Success and Retention Conference Portland Oregon, February 2008.

"Information Literacy: the K-12-College Continuum" at the Oregon Association of School Librarians’ Conference, Seaside Oregon, October 2007.

"A Developmental Information Literacy Matrix: A Tool for Focus, Clarity, and Communication." Poster session at the 13th Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Baltimore Maryland, March 30 2007.

"Rethinking Reference: Shaken Foundations, Predictions, and What Really Happened to Reference & Information Services Between 1988 and 2005" with Linda Absher and Michael Bowman at the 12th Association of College and Research Libraries Conference, Minneapolis Minnesota, April 2005.

Presented, with others, "From Expectations to Results: Library/Faculty Partnerships for Assessing Student Learning Outcomes", a daylong pre-conference at the ALA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, June 2002.

"Finding, Evaluating, and Verifying Internet Information: A Guide for Faculty and Students" at the NISOD 22nd Annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence May 28-31 2000, Austin Texas.

"Look Ma, No HTML! – or Web Making Made Easy" and "A Needle in a Haystack – Quickly Finding Quality Websites" at the State of Washington Fall Seminar in Community College & Technical College Education Sept. 7-9 1999, Lynwood Washington.