April CunninghamLibrarian / Library Instruction Coordinator
Phone: (949) 582-4459
EDD, Educational Leadership in Community Colleges, In Progress
MLIS, Unversity of California, Los Angeles, 2003
B.A., University of California, San Diego, 2000
April Cunningham joined Saddleback College in August, 2005. Her responsibilities include designing and teaching Information Competency Workshops as well as writing curriculum, teaching courses, and assessing student learning outcomes in Information Competency. She also gets to work with students, one-on-one, to help them plan research, find sources, and document their studies.
Prior to joining Saddleback College, April worked in libraries at Palomar College, National University, and the UCLA Biomedical Center.
Presentations and Publications:
"Settling Uncharted Territory: Documenting & Rewarding Librarians' Teaching Role in the Academy" With Carrie Donovan (Indiana University, Bloomington) in Frontiers for Sustained Transformation in Information Literacy Programming in Academic Libraries: The Third Decade, C. Bruch & C. Wilkinson (Eds.). 2011.
"Action Research: How to Easily Incorporate Evidence-Based Librarianship into your Professional Practice" American Libraries Association Preconference, 2011, New Oreleans, LA. With Stephanie Rosenblatt (Cal State Fullerton) and Virginia Allison (UC Irvine).
"Teaching Matters: Reviewing and Rewarding the Teaching Role of Librarians" Library Orientation Exchange Conference, 2011, Fort Worth, TX. With Carrie Donovan (Indiana University, Bloomington).
"Evaluating Ethos: Using Critical Literacy to Improve Students' Information Decisions" League for Innovations Conference 2009, Reno, NV. With Richard Hannon.
"Research as a Cognitive Process" SCIL Works 2008, Claremont, CA. With Allison Carr.