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Carol A. Gordon

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Keynote and Plenary Addresses

Gordon, C.A. March 12, 2012. Keynote. “21st Century Teaching and Learning in the School Library.” Chen-Yet-Sen Family Foundation and Shanghai School District. Shanghai, Hefei Province, China.
Gordon, C. A. August 9, 2011. Keynote. “Developing and supporting millennial readers.” Presented at Empowering the 21st Century Learner, International Association of School Librarians Conference, University of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica.
Gordon, C.A. January 22, 2010. Plenary. “Guided Inquiry for the 21st century: Teaching through Multiple Models of Information Literacy.” Presented at Opening Doors to Open Minds: Learning, Reading and Cooperation in School Libraries, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Gordon, C. A. January 21, 2010. Keynote. “Reading to know: The Role of Disciplinary Knowledge in Aesthetic Understanding.” Presented at Opening Doors to Open Minds: Learning, Reading and Cooperation in School Libraries, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Gordon, C. A. March 15, 2010. Keynote. “Using Guided Inquiry in Digital Environments to Engage Students in Aesthetic Literary Experiences.” Presented at Reading Locally, Learning Globally: Creating a Universal Experience, Somerset International Conference, Gold Coast, Australia.
Gordon, C.A. April 23, 2009. Plenary. “Reading in the Digital Age.” Presented at Framtidens skolbibliotek Malmo University, Sweden.
Gordon, C.A. April 23, 2009. Plenary. “Technology in Schools: Can IT Make a Difference?” Framitidens skilbibliotek, Malmo University, Sweden.
Gordon, C.A. April 23, 2008. Keynote. “Teaching and Learning in 21st Century School Libraries: What Works?” Presented at Simposio Redescrubrir le Bilbioteca Escolar, Collegio Los Nogales, Bogata, Colombia.
Gordon, C.A. April 4, 2008. Plenary. Moderator, Keynote Response Panel. Presented at Leadership Conference, New England Association of School Librarians, Boston, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. March 19, 2008. Plenary. “Strategies for Developing Reading Comprehension in the School Library.” School Libraries in the Digital Age Conference, National Library and Information System Authority. Port au Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
Gordon, C.A. March 19, 2008. Plenary. "Developing Partnerships for Learning: Effecting Strategies for Building Instructional Collaboration and Developing Influence in your School.” School Libraries in the Digital Age Conference, National Library and Information System Authority. Port au Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
Gordon, C.A. March 18, 2008. Plenary. "Implementing Inquiry through the School Library: The School Library as a Class Act. School Libraries in the Digital Age Conference. National Library and Information System Authority. Port au Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
Gordon, C.A. March 18, 2008. Plenary. “What a Tangled Web we Weave: Incorporating Information Technology into Learning.” School Libraries in the Digital Age Conference, National Library and Information System Authority. Port au Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.

Invited Papers and Lectures

Gordon, C.A. August 15, 2011. “The Role of the Library in Supporting the Emerging Literacy of Adolescents: A Transliteracy Approach to Summer Reading.” IFLA World Library and Information Congress: 77th IFLA General Conference and Council, Libraries Beyond Libraries: Integration, Innovation, and Information for All. Beyond the United Nations Decade of Literacy: What Libraries Can Do. International Federation of Library Associations. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Gordon, C.A. June 28, 2011. "Summer Reading Plus: Reforming Adolescent Literacy Development through Evidence-based Practice." Presented at the 6th International Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice Conference, University of Salford, Manchester, England.
Gordon, C.A. April 16, 2011. "Management of Information Systems in Education." Visiting Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Gordon, C.A. April 15, 2011. "Research Methodology of the Social Sciences: Action Research as a Tool for Professional Development." Visiting Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Gordon, C.A. April 12, 2011. "Reading in the 21st Century: How Teens Cope." Visiting Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Gordon, C.A. April 11, 2011. "Electronic Tutorials." Visiting Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Gordon, C. A. April 9, 2011. "Re-defining Information Literacy for the Digital Age." Visiting Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Gordon, C. A. March 2, 2011. "Teaching through Technology: Theory and Practice in Electronic Information Literacy Tutorials in Higher Education.” Presented at the School of Library and Information Resources , University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.
Gordon, C. A. October 7, 2010. “A Study of a Web-based Summer Reading Program and Reading Engagement.” Presented at Library Research Seminar V. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
Gordon, C. A. February 11, 2010. “A Bayesian Method for Studying Teaching and Learning.” Presented at School of Education, Durham University, Durham, England.
Gordon, C.A. April 23, 2009. “Reading in the Digital Age.” Presented at Framtidens skolbibliotek Malmo University, Sweden.
Gordon, C.A. May 18, 2007. “Summer Reading Moves to Cyberspace: A Revealing Collaboration.” Presented at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.
Gordon, C.A. May 17, 2007. “Collaboration through Action Research: A Three-Dimensional Model.” Presented at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.

Invited Addresses

Gordon, C.A. December 3, 2011. "One Common Goal: Student Learning.” New Jersey Association of School Librarians. Long Branch, N.J.
Gordon, C.A. November 13, 2011. "Another Bird Project? Do they Learn Anything?” Creating a Better Tomorrow Conference, New Jersey Education Association Convention. Atlantic City, N.J.
Gordon, C.A. October 29, 2011. “The New Jersey Study: One Common Goal-Student Learning.” Turning the Page Conference, American Association of School Librarians. Minneapolis, MN.
Gordon, C.A. October 7, 2011. “Summer Reading Plus: Changing the Culture of Reading in Schools.” Diamond State Reading Conference. Dover, DE.
Gordon, C.A. May 10, 2011. “The Endless Summer Reading Program and Reading 2.0: Delaware Takes Reading Personally through an Evidence-based Approach to Creating an Inclusive Reading Culture through Technology.” Presented at the International Reading Association, Orlando, Florida.
Gordon, C.A. June 28, 2011. “Summer Reading Plus: Reforming Adolescent Literacy Development through Evidence-based Practice.” Presented at the 6th International Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice Conference, University of Salford, Manchester, England.
Gordon, C.A. December 12, 2010. “Lights! Camera! Action! Literacy and School Success.” Presented at the Delaware Department of Education, Dover, Delaware.
Gordon, C.A. November 11, 2010. “Teaching through Action Research to Promote Literacy.” Presented at the Delaware Department of Education, Dover, Delaware.
Gordon, C. A. October 22, 2010. “Bringing Readers and Collections Together: The Future of Reading.” Presented at the School Library Journal Leadership Summit, Chicago, Illinois.
Gordon, C.A. October 12, 2010. “Summer Reading Plus: Reading in the Digital Age.” Presented at the Delaware Department of Education, Dover, Delaware.
Gordon, C.A. September 14, 2010. “So, What’s the Problem with Summer Reading?” Presented at the Delaware Department of Education, Dover, Delaware.
Gordon, C. A. June 28, 2010. “The Theory of Expected Information: Application for the Study of the Information Behavior of Youth.” Presented at Reaching Out to Generation Y: Conducting Research to Understand Digital Natives, Committee on Research and Statistics, American Library Association Conference, Washington, D.C.
Gordon, C.A. February 3, 2010. “Where's the Evidence? Action Research as a Tool of Evidence-based Practice.” Presented at Wellesley Public School District, Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. January 26, 2010. “Action Research for Teaching and Learning.” Presented at Londonderry School District, Londonderry, New Hampshire.
Gordon, C.A. January 9, 2010. “Teaching Collaboratively Online through the Prism of Course Content.” Presented at Association of Library and Information Science Educators. Boston, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. November 21, 2009. “Action Learning and Action Teaching through Action Research.” Presented at European Council of International Schools. Hamburg, Germany.
Gordon, C.A November 21, 2009. “Learning Electronically does IT Make a Difference?” Presented at European Council of International Schools. Hamburg, Germany.
Gordon, C.A. November 20, 2009. “Re-thinking Reading in the Digital Age.” Presented at European Council of International Schools. Hamburg, Germany.
Gordon, C.A. November 13, 2009. “Learning, Literacy, and Leadership: Redefining the Role of the Library Media Specialist for 21st Century Teaching.” Presented at New Jersey Association of School Librarians Annual Fall Conference, East Brunswick, New Jersey.
Gordon, C.A. November 7, 2009. “Empowering Learners: Unpacking the Guidelines.” Presented at American Association of School Librarians Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina.
Gordon, C.A. November 6, 2009. “Reading 4 Life.” Presented at American Association of School Librarians Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina.
Gordon, C.A October 4, 2009. “What Does it Mean to be Literate in the 21st Century?” Presented at MSLA, Now More Than Ever, Massachusetts Association of School Librarians Conference. Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A October 2, 2009. Panel Moderator, “Librarians as Leaders of 21st Century Learning.” Presented at School Library Journal Leadership Summit. Washington, D.C.
Gordon, C.A. June 19, 2009. “The Role of Reading in Guided Inquiry: Building Engagement and Understanding.” Presented at School Library Association of Victoria. Melbourne, Australia.
Gordon, C.A. June 17, 2009. "The School Library: A 21st Century Classroom?“ Presented at School Libraries Leading and Learning Conference, Australian School Library of the Association and New South Wales Department of Education. Parramatta, Australia.
Gordon, C.A. November 13, 2008. “Shall we Dance? Creating a Technical Culture for Student Learning.” One Common Goal: Student Learning. Presented at New Jersey Association of School Librarians Annual Fall Conference. East Brunswick, NJ.
Gordon, C. A. November 12, 2008. “21st Century Libraries for 21st century Learning.” Presented at Somerset Hills School District Board of Education. Bernardsville, New Jersey.
Gordon, C.A. October 21, 2008. “Where is the Evidence? Action Research Minicourse.” Presented at Department of Education, Dover, Delaware.
Gordon, C. A. September 23, 2008. “So, What’s the Problem with Summer Reading?“ Presented at Department of Education, Dover, Delaware.
Gordon, C.A. August 6, 2008. "I Hate to Read: Or do I? Low Achievers and their Reading.” World Class Learning and Literacy Through School Libraries. International Association of School Librarians (IASL). Berkeley, California.
Gordon, C.A . June 11, 2008. “Guided Inquiry: A Framework for Meaningful Research in the School Library.” Robert College. Istanbul, Turkey.
Gordon, C.A. June 3, 2008. “Electronic Information Skills Tutorials: A Kind of Virtual Reference.” Libraries in the Digital Age: Reference in Digital Environments. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Gordon, C.A . April 24, 2008. “Reading in the Digital Age.” Fundalectura. Congreso de Lectura. Bogota, Colombia.
Gordon, C.A. April 23, 2008. “The School Library as Classroom: Creating a Constructivist Learning Environment.” Simposio Redescubrir la Biblioteca Escolar. Colegio Los Nogales. Bogota, Columbia.
Gordon, C.A. April 4, 2008. “The New Remix Culture of the School Library.” New England Educational Media Association. Boston, MA.
Gordon, C.A. December 1, 2007. “Getting a Summer Reading Program Online: A Research-based Approach.“ Presented at School Library Journal Leadership Summit, Where’s the Evidence: Understanding the Impact on School Libraries. Phoenix, Arizona.
Gordon, C.A. November 15, 2007. “Putting the Learner in Charge: Creating a Culture of Empowerment.” Presented at New Jersey Association of School Librarians, Long Branch, New Jersey. Gordon, C.A. October 8, 2007. Curriculum safari: Hunting for the evidence. Tabernacle Public Schools, Tabernacle, New Jersey.
Gordon, C.A. August 23, 2007. "Guided Inquiry and Reading for Understanding.” Urban Libraries Group, New Jersey Association of School Librarians. New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Gordon, C.A. July 23-26, 2007. "Guided Inquiry: Data Collection Methods.” School Library Association of Victoria. Victoria, Australia.
Gordon, C.A. July 17, 2007. “Reading Takes you Places: A Study of a Wired Summer Reading Program.“ International Association of School Librarianship. Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Gordon, C.A. April 16, 2007. “Because the Internet is not a Library.” Presented at Computers in Libraries, Washington, D.C.
Gordon, C.A. March 30, 2007. "Re-designing Knowledge Spaces: From Information Literacy to Knowledge Outcomes.” Presented at New England Educational Media Association, Boston, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. October 31, 2006. "Transforming Teaching and Learning through Action Research.” Presented at New Jersey Association of School Librarians, Long Branch, New Jersey.
Gordon, C.A. August 8, 2006. "A Three-dimensional Approach to Authentic Learning.” School Library Association of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
Gordon, C.A. March 3, 2006. "Beyond Information Literacy: A Five-dimensional Approach to Accountability.” Presented at New England Educational Media Association, Boston, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. October 7, 2005. “Action Research in Action: Doing it Better Next Time.” Presented at American Association of School Librarians, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Gordon, C.A. August 19, 2005. “Beyond Information Literacy: A Three-dimensional Approach to Authentic Teaching.” Presented at School Library Association of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
Gordon, C.A. July-August 2005. “A Library Curriculum Model for Program Improvement through Data Collection and Analysis.” Norwood Public Schools, Norwood, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. May 20, 2005. “Show Me: An Online Tutorial on Searching Subscription Databases.” Presented at Academic, College and Research Libraries, New England Chapter, Nashua, New Hampshire.
Gordon, C.A . June 2004. “Library Curriculum Development and Implementation.” Hanover Public Schools, Hanover, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. November 2, 2003. “Shattering Library Paradigms and Building Bridges to Raise the Profile of School Libraries.” Presented at Connecticut Educational Media Association, Cheshire, Connecticut.
Gordon, C.A. October 31, 2003. "The Londonderry Project: Professional development through action research." Presented at New Hampshire School Administrators' Association and New Hampshire Association of Special Education Administrators, Concord, New Hampshire.
Gordon, C.A. October 2, 2003. “Research Without Tears: An Authentic Approach, or What School Libraries need to Know to Survive.” Presented at Massachusetts School Library Media Association, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C. A. June 4, 2003. “The Historian's Way of Knowing.” Noble and Greenough School, Dedham, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. November 9, 2002. “An Information Technology Program for the Information Age.“ Presented at MassCue, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. November 4, 2002. “Dodging the Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune: The Place of the School Library in Teaching and Learning.” Presented at Connecticut Educational Media Association, Cheshire, Connecticut.
Gordon, C.A. June 1, 2002. “Performance-based Learning Tasks and Assessments: The Wave of the Future.” Presented at Association of College and Research Libraries, Nashua, New Hampshire.
Gordon, C.A. May 21, 2002. “The Hidden Curriculum of Library and Information Services.” Presented at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C.A. May 15, 2002. “The Londonderry Project: Action Research in Action.” Presented at New Hampshire.
Gordon, C. A. September 7, 2001. “Authentic Learning: Building Accountability.” Xaverian High School, Brooklyn, New York.
Gordon, C. A. June 1, 2001. “Performance-based Learning Tasks and Assessments: The Wave of the Future.” New England Library Instruction Group/Association of Colleges and Research Libraries, Nashua, New Hampshire.
Gordon, C.A. May 16, 2001. “Student Achievement: The Bottom Line?” Presented at New Hampshire Libraries Conference, New Hampshire Educational Media Association & New Hampshire Library Association, Manchester, New Hampshire.
Gordon, C.A. March 17, 2001. “Thinking through Technology, Instruction, and Curriculum.” European Council of International Schools, United Nations International School, New York, N.Y.
Gordon, C. A. August 25, 1999. “How to Implement an Authentic Assessment-based Library Program.” Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, Massachusetts.
Gordon, C. A. February 26-28, 1999. “Putting the Learner in Charge: The Connection Between Formative Assessment and the Student as Researcher.” Dwight School, New York City, New York.
Gordon, C. A. February 8-10, 1999. “Authentic Assessment for Primary School Teachers.” American International School of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
Gordon, C.A. January 31, 1999. “Putting the Learner in Charge: A Model for Independent Student Work.” Presented at European League of Middle Level Educators, Estorial, Portugal.
Gordon, C. A. November 24, 1998. “Teaching for Multiple Intelligences: Authentic Learning and Assessment.” American Community School-Cobham, London, England.
Gordon, C. A. October 25-30, 1998. “Practical Issues Associated with Authentic Learning and Assessment.” International Baccalaureate, NAIS. Nassau, The Bahamas.
Gordon, C.A. October 12, 1998. “Beyond the Classroom: A Whole School Approach to Student Research and Authentic Assessment.” Presented at European Council of International Schools, Nice, France.
Gordon, C. A. October 27, 1997. “An Information Technology Program for the Information Age.” Consortium of German Schools. Frankfurt, Germany.

Rutgers University Presentations

Gordon, C.A. December 15, 2010. “ E-portfolio Report.” LIS Faculty Meeting.
Gordon, C.A. February 17, 2010. “Learning objectives: Who needs them?” Presented at Alexander Library.
Gordon, C.A. November 5, 2009. “Engaged Scholarship: The Information-to-Knowledge Journey.” Presented at PhD Colloquium.
Gordon, C.A. October 19, 2009. “The Delaware Summer Reading Pilot Study: DEsurfsup!” Presented at Brown LIS Bag Lunch Series.
Gordon, C.A. April 6, 2009. “Anatomy of a Research Project.” Presented at LIS Brown Bag Series.
Gordon, C.A. December 11, 2008. “What's CISSLing?: What we are Learning about School Libraries?” Presented at LIS Brown Bag Series.
Gordon, C. A. December 3, 2008. A Tale of Many Citations.” Presented at Ph.D. Colloquium.
Gordon, C.A. April 28, 2008. “From Information to Knowledge: Reading to Learn.” Presented at LIS Brown Bag Series.
Gordon, C.A. December 5, 2007. “An Emerging Research Agenda: Serendipity or Strategy?” Presented at Ph.D. Colloquium.
Gordon, C.A. November 2, 2007. “Transforming Teaching and Learning through Action Research.” Presented at LIS Brown Bag Series.
Gordon, C.A. October 19, 2007. “Building a Research Agenda: From ‘Is a Fish a Vegetable and Other Research Tales’ to ‘Privacy in the 21st century: Issues for public, school, and academic libraries.” Guest Lecture. Presented at Theory and Issues in Library Studies. Ph.D. program.
Gordon, C.A. October 1, 2007. “Outcomes-based Assessment.” Presented at LIS Brown Bag Series.
Gordon, C.A. May 22, 2007. “Privacy and Libraries: Oxymoron or Research Opportunity?” Presented at University-wide lecture for the Interdisciplinary Studies in Information Privacy and Security.
Gordon, C.A. May 9, 2007. “Reading Takes you Places: A Study of a Web-based Summer Reading Program.” Library and Information Science Showcase, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.
Gordon, C.A. January 27, 2007. “Teaching and Learning in School Libraries.” Presented at PhD Colloquium.
Gordon, C.A. October 19, 2006. “Privacy: An Issue for Librarians?” Presented to Theories and Issues in Librarianship, Doctoral Seminar.
Gordon, C.A. October 19, 2006. “Is Fish a Vegetable and Other Tales.” Presented to Theories and Issues in Librarianship, Doctoral Seminar.