Char Booth is Associate Dean of the Library at CSU San Marcos and an ACRL Immersion Institute faculty member. Char’s work explores the intersection of pedagogy, advocacy, and design in libraries. Char was previously the Director of Research, Teaching, and Learning Services at the Claremont Colleges Library, and has held positions at the University of California at Berkeley and Ohio University. Char’s publications include the Ilene F. Rockman Award-winning Reflective Teaching, Effective Learning: Instructional Literacy for Library Educators (ALA Editions) and Informing Innovation: Tracking Student Interest in Emerging Library Technologies (ACRL).
Char speaks, consults, and trains internationally on topics including instructional design, pedagogy, social justice, scholarly communication, organizational development, outreach, and assessment. Previous institutional clients include Purdue University, Harvard Libraries, OCLC, the University of Texas at Austin, Oklahoma State University, Penn State, the University of California San Diego, the Five Colleges, and the University of Toronto. Char has keynoted or delivered invited papers at conferences including ACRL, DLF, ER&L, LOEX, LILAC, M-Libraries, WILU, AMICAL, CLA, and ACRL-OR. Take a look at Char’s past and upcoming presentations and publications for examples of expertise and applications.
You can reach char at charbooth at gmail dot com.