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Sarah Clark: Professional Profile

Sarah Clark, MLIS

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Sarah Clark
Text: 204-228-9189
Phone: 204-474-6361
Subjects:University 1

Biographical Summary

Sarah Clark has been part of the University of Manitoba Libraries since 2012.  She is the Learning & Instruction Support Librarian, and has previously worked as the Liaison for the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management and Department of Women's and Gender Studies.  Her current research involves integrating scaffolded assignments at both the course and curriculum levels and exploring librarians’ roles in the delivery of academic integrity instruction.  

Recent Posters, Presentations, Publications

Clark, S., Penner, K. (in press). [Lesson Plan content for Cognitivism chapter]. In J. Dale & L. Pressley (Eds.), Learning Theory in Libraries. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.

Albrecht, V., Clark, S., & Winkler, J. (2020, January). Sweet dreams? Librarians' role in academic integrity. Presented at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.

Clark, S., & Taylor, D. (2019, April). Holistic scaffolding and the pedagogy of charity. Presented at the Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference, Nottingham, England.

Clark, S. (2019, April). Promoting gradual skill development for undergraduate students: Faculty workshops for scaffolded instruction. Presented at the Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference, Nottingham, England.

Clark, S. (2018). The multimedia one-shot: Integrating visual resources and video creation software into information literacy instructionIn C. Ippoliti (Ed.), The Savvy Academic Librarian's Guide to Technological Innovation: Moving Beyond the Wow Factor. Lanham, ML: Rowman & Littlefield. 

Clark, S. (2018, May). Scaffolding in information literacy and writing: A collaborative approach to assignment design​. Paper presented at the LOEX Annual Conference, Houston, TX. 

Ready, E., & Clark, S. (2017, October). A history of physical activity and aging research in Canada. Presented at the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology Conference, Winnipeg, MB.

Clark, S. (2017, October). Enhancing active learning: Assessment of Poll Everywhere in the classroom. Presented at the Dartmouth Library's October Conference, Hanover, NH. 

Clark, S., & Penner, K. (2017). Assessing an event: Mixin’ it up with the Long Night Against Procrastination. In A. W. Dobbs (Ed.). The Library Assessment Cookbook. Chicago, IL: ACRL Press.

Clark, S. (2017, June). Scaffolding in writing & research: Working with faculty in assignment development. Presented at the University of Manitoba Libraries' Information Literacy Symposium. Winnipeg, MB.

Albrecht, V., & Clark. S. (2016, May). Beyond the desk: Providing reference at alternative points-of-need. Presented at the Manitoba Libraries Conference, Winnipeg MB.

Block, K., & Clark, S. (2016, May). Long Night Against Procrastination at the University of Manitoba. Presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries' North Dakota-Manitoba Chapter Symposium, Winnipeg, MB.​

Clark, S., Dockter, S., Kominowski, J., Ramage, M., & Stover, S. (2015, April). Panel discussion: The reference desk and new models for reference. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Association of College and Research Libraries' North Dakota-Manitoba Chapter, Fargo, ND.​

Albrecht, V., & Clark, S. (2015, March). Acclimatizing new librarians through mentoring: Is it sustainable? Presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. Portland, OR.

Clark, S., & Penner, K. (2015, March). REUSE: Existing knowledge in library instruction. Presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries Conference. Portland, OR.​

Grant Proposals

Guise, J., Clark, S., Gottschalk, T., Penner, K., and Valmestad, L. “Enhancing active learning: Liaison librarians teaching with polling and video creating tools,” Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Grant, University of Manitoba, (2015, April).