Portland Community College (Oregon)
pkessing (at) pcc.edu
As Library Faculty, Pam advocates for “information literacy” sequenced across the curriculum. She serves on the Reading Apprenticeship Leadership Team and RA Community of Practice. She occasionally teaches the 1-credit course LIB 101.
Pam has served as the Chair for the Information Literacy Advisory Group of Oregon (ILAGO), and serves as the Higher Education representative to the Oregon Association of School Librarians Board (OASL). She worked with the Library Standards/Learning Goals committee of OASL to create Learning Goals for K-14 students for the Oregon School Library Standards.
“Bridging Post High School Library Skills” Interchange: Journal of the Oregon Association of School Libraries. 46:3. Spring 2018. pp. 12-14.
Kessinger, Pamela.”Integrated Instruction Framework for Information Literacy”. Journal of Information Literacy. 7(2). December 2013. 33-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/7.2.1807
Sanders, Colleen and Pam Kessinger. Inclusive Pedagogy for Library Instruction: Reading Apprenticeship and Metacognitive Strategies. Oregon Library Association Annual Conference. April 22, 2021.
Kessinger, Pam, with Leigh Morlock. Plenary. “Grade Level Learning Goals for the Oregon School Library Standards: Skill and Knowledge Continuum from Kindergarten through Community College.” Information Literacy Summit (ILAGO). Chemeketa Community College, Yamhill Campus. 2018.
Kessinger, Pam, with Leigh Morlock, “Considering Learning Goals for College Information Literacy. Work Session.” Information Literacy Summit (ILAGO). Chemeketa Community College, Yamhill Campus. 2018.
Kessinger, Pam. Reading and Metacognition in Library Instruction. Information Literacy Summit (ILAGO). Chemeketa Community College, Yamhill Campus. Yamhill, Oregon. 2018
Kessinger, Pam, with Theresa Love and Bill Bogart. “Metacognition and Reading to Bridge Students Toward Inquiry.” Preconference, Oregon Library Association Conference, Eugene, OR. 2018.
Meredith Farkas and Pam Kessinger. “The New(ish) ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in the Writing Sequence.” Oregon Writing & English Advisory Committee Meeting. Portland Community College. 2018
Sara Robertson and Pam Kessinger. “Implication of Metacognition: Mindfulness, Self-reflection, Assessment, the Framework, Standards.” Community Learning Day. Portland Community College Library. 2017.
Kessinger, Pamela. “What are you looking for? Scaffolding topic selection.” Librarian’s Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC). University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. 60 minute workshop. 2016.
Kessinger, Pam, with Theresa Love. “Information Literacy in Collaboration in a Reading Apprenticeship informed Classroom. Metacognition & Mindfulness: Academic Literacies for the 21st Century: A Regional Reading Apprenticeship ® Conference. Renton Technical College, Washington. 2016.
Kessinger, Pam, with Theresa Love, Danica Fierman, Bill Bogart. “Reading Apprenticeship Basics: Start Where You Are.” College Reading and Learning Association Conference (CRLA). Portland, Oregon. 2015
Kessinger, Pam, with Theresa Love, Danica Fierman, Bill Bogart. “Strengthening Reading in College: Whose Job Is It?” College Reading and Learning Association Conference (CRLA). Portland, Oregon. . 2015
Kessinger, Pam, with Kevin Moore. “Focus the Conversations: Faculty Outreach for Embedded Information Literacy.” Oregon Library Association Conference. Salem. 2014.
Kessinger, Pam. Mapping Course Outcomes to Information Literacy Objectives: The Research Support Framework. Workshop presented at the Oregon Information Literacy Summit, Oregon State University-Cascades campus, Bend, Oregon. ILAGO. 2013.
Kessinger, Pamela. Integrated Instruction framework for information literacy. Paper presented at Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference, University of Manchester, England. LILAC. 2013.
Information Literacy Outcomes (course integrated, curriculum mapping)