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Friday, November 6 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Object Oriented vs Function Oriented Programming - Library Instruction in a Bite-Sized Functional Model

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"Object Oriented" (OOP) and "Function Oriented" (FOO) programming are two popular models of computer programming. Whether we realize it or not, they are also popular models when teaching our students library skills and information literacy. This session will dive into what that actually means, and how over the past few years of teaching research skills in foundational English courses, we have actually transitioned from an object oriented model to a functional model and made old things, like the Library Scavenger Hunt, new again. All of this while using bite-sized, foundational, functional, and mutable skills to freshman students.

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Billy Moore

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Concordia University
I've been the Reference and Instruction librarian at CUNE for 5 years now. I have been teaching myself as a hobbyist programmer for a little over 2 years. I have a lot of interests and hobbies, all of which fall under various "nerd" categories, but I also have 3 kids under the age... Read More →

Friday November 6, 2020 1:00pm - 1:50pm CST