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Invitation to Participate in Focus Groups – Charlotte and Grensboro Campuses

The UNCG Department of Library and Information Studies is preparing for re-accreditation by the American Library Association in Spring 2011 and is in the process of strategic planning.  To inform this work it is conducting focus groups of adjunct faculty, students, alumni and employers/practicum supervisors.  We are interested in hearing about your experiences, perspectives and suggestions for change in a small group discussion setting.  We encourage your participation and welcome your input! Please address questions to Mimi Smith-DeCoster mrsmithd@uncg.edu or Cindy Felts cpfelts@uncg.edu (336) 334-3477.

Participation by students, alumni and employers/practicum supervisors is welcome and up to 24 may sign up for each session type by clicking on the Doodle link next to the session listed.  The focus groups are scheduled on the following dates:

Charlotte Campus Focus Groups

3/25/2010, 3:00-4:30 pm – Charlotte Adjunct Faculty Focus Group.  Location: UNCC.

3/25/2010, 4:45-6:00 pm – Charlotte Students Focus Group (max. 24 participants).  Location: UNCC.  Doodle link: http://doodle.com/wfsmi48rxzv8kfbz

4/1/2010, 3-4:30 pm – Charlotte LIS Employers/Practicum Supervisors Focus Group (max. 24 participants). Location TBA.  Doodle link: http://doodle.com/dyub7r6dbay4gkpm


4/1/2010, 6:30-7:45 pm – Charlotte LIS Alumni Focus Group (max. 24 participants).  Location: TBA.  Doodle link: http://doodle.com/b92rrstcpim6bc8t

Greensboro Campus Focus Groups

3/30/2010, 3:30-5 pm – Greensboro LIS Employers/Practicum Supervisors Focus Group (max. 24 participants).  Location: Curry Building, MacDonald Room (#231).  Doodle link: http://doodle.com/7g3ecwux8nsciysf

4/5/2010, 4:00-5:15 pm – LIS Students Focus Group (max. 24 participants).  Location: Curry Building, MacDonald Room (#231).  Doodle link: http://doodle.com/thxsfhpwhawedbuc

4/7/2010, 5:30-7:00 pm – Greensboro LIS Alumni Focus Group (max. 24 participants).  Location: Curry Building, MacDonald Room (#231).  Doodle link:http://doodle.com/9u67p28zd6ydpwnq

To be scheduled: 3/31, 4/6 or 4/7, 3:30-5:00 pm – LIS Adjuncts.  Location: Curry Building, MacDonald Room (#231).  Doodle link: http://doodle.com/6xu6gt84afebyktw

Sincerely,

Clara M. Chu, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor
Department of Library and Information Studies
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
349-C Curry Building, PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
336.334.3481, Email: cmchu@uncg.edu
Main office: 336.334.3477, fax: 336.334.5060

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Written by Ting Li

March 18, 2010 at 9:51 am

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