Michigan State University
Friday November 22

Posters

  • Inclusively Gendered Documents

    Presenter: Mo Ozdych 

    Time: 8:30-10:00am 

    Session Details 
    • Engagement: Passive 
    • Room: Big Ten BC 
    • Type: Book Report (Posters) 
    My poster and conversations will center on the importance of using the singular they, especially to replace clunky ‘him/her’ terms, when composing introductory materials. There will be focuses on the inclusiveness it brings to those who use different pronouns, the subtle implication there is a safe space for lgbtqa+, how to implement it grammatically, and its historical uses. 

     
  • Why Print?

    Presenter: Julie Taylor 

    Time: 8:30-10:00am 

    Session Details 
    • Engagement: Light 
    • Room: Big Ten BC 
    • Type: Book Report (Posters) 
    As Publishing Services coordinator at MSUL, students often request to print a copy of a digital text they have purchased or to bind loose pages they have printed from online sources. The reasons vary, but there is a consistent pattern. This poster presentation begins with a student’s story and then highlights research comparing print and digital reading retention, engagement, eye health, and migraine reporting. It helps explain why print accommodations should be available for digital resources in an academic learning environment. 

     
  • Modeling and Mapping a Growth Culture of Inclusion

    Presenter: Alison Diefenderfer 

    Time: 8:30-10:00am 

    Presentation Link: Google Doc 

    Session Details 
    • Engagement: Light 
    • Room: Big Ten BC 
    • Type: Book Report (Posters) 
    What are ways that the actions of a few promote equity among the many? What are some shifts in workflow that open channels for increasing access? What are ways to promote inclusion, increase awareness, fostering a culture of universal accessibility through the tenets of Universal Design for Learning? This poster will demonstrate steps taken from faculty and staff support areas of a campus, identifying how actions within instructional technology can and do promote accessibility and could result in a more central role in modeling and mapping a campus’s growth culture of inclusion, one shaped by these initial questions. 

     
  • Accessible, Functional, and Engaging Signs: A Journey

    Presenters: Joshua Sanchez, Shelby Kroske 

    Time: 8:30-10:00am 

    Session Details 
    • Engagement: Passive 
    • Room: Big Ten BC 
    • Type: Book Report (Posters) 
    This presentation documents a three year journey of the ups and downs of the digital sign initiatives at Michigan State University Libraries. Through an investigation of our process, we’ll talk about the many facets of our sign initiative including: -ADA Compliance -Design and functionality We’ll talk about where we stumbled, miscalculated, and outright failed, and examine how those experiences led us towards more functional, engaging, and inclusive digital signs. 

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