Refereed Conference Presentations/Proceedings
Harvey, Carl, Rebecca Morris, and Leslie Preddy. Leaders On the Horizon! Contributing and Growing as School Library Professionals. AASL National Conference. Phoenix, November 9-11, 2017.
Keeling, Mary, Sue Kimmel, Karen Gavigan, Rebecca Morris, and Cassandra Barnett. From Recruiting to Mentoring: Transformed Practices in School Librarian Preparation. AASL National Conference. Columbus, November 5-8, 2015.
DiScala, Jeffrey (presenter), Karen Gavigan (facilitator) and Rebecca Morris (facilitator). AASL Community of Scholars Task Force Concurrent Session. AASL National Conference. Columbus, November 5-8, 2015.
Keeling, Mary, Sue Kimmel, Karen Gavigan, Rebecca Morris, and Cassandra Barnett. From Recruiting to Mentoring: Transformative Practices in School Librarian Preparation. ALA Annual Conference. San Francisco, June 28, 2015.
Morris, Rebecca J. How to Maximize Your School Library for Student Learning. ASCD Annual Conference. Houston, March 21, 2015.
Morris, Rebecca J. Draw My Life: Creative Reflection through Stick Figure Storytelling. Session for Interaction and Engagement. iConference. Newport Beach, CA, March 26, 2015.
Morris, Rebecca J. Draw My Life: Using Stick Figure Storytelling to Foster Participatory and Digital Literacies. 2015 JOLLE (Journal of Language and Literacy Education) Conference. Athens, GA, February 7, 2015.
Morris, Rebecca J. What Youth Services LIS Students “Know for Sure.” Transforming Youth Services in Library and Information Science: A Participatory Panel of Best Practices for Social Justice Action and Praxis. 2015 ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) Annual Conference. Chicago, January 28, 2015.
Chow, Anthony S., Rebecca J. Morris, and Samantha Lam. National Study of School Library Websites: Preliminary Design & Usability Guidelines. 2014 AECT (Association for Educational Communication and Technologies) International Conference. Jacksonville, November 6, 2014.
Morris, Rebecca J. and Students of LIS 688. Channeling Energies through Digital Storytelling. Library 2.015 Conference. (Virtual Conference). October 8, 2014.
Chow, Anthony S., Rebecca J. Morris, and Samantha Lam. How Usable Is Your School Library Website? Best Practices and Conversations about Student Needs and Website Design. Joyner Library Librarian to Librarian Networking Summit. East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. February 8, 2014.
Morris, Rebecca J. I Learned from the Best: Practical Strategies for Supporting Creative and Productive Digital Storytelling, From Research with 9-13 Year-Olds in the School Library and Intermediate Classroom. University of Michigan 4T Virtual Conference. May 20, 2012. Recording: https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-05-21.1024.M.7291D9E736DFAAC87C80385973BFC0.vcr&sid=2009317
Biagini, Mary Kay and Rebecca J. Morris. Educating 21st Century School Librarians to Help 21st Century Students Learn, American Library Association Annual Conference. Anaheim. June 23, 2012.
Morris, Rebecca J. Relating Storytelling and Digital Storytelling: 9-13 Year-Olds Explore Storytelling Concepts and Terminology After Creating Digital Storytelling Projects. Youth Services SIG Program, 2012 ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) Annual Conference, Dallas, January 17-20, 2012.
Morris, Rebecca J. Issues of Technology and Children and YAs Regarding Competition, Innovation, Motivation/Preference, and Social Factors. Youth Services SIG Program, 2011 ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) Annual Conference, San Diego, January 4-7, 2011.
Morris, Rebecca J. Library and Information Science Graduate Students Explore Storytelling for the 21st Century. REISL (Research, Education, Information and School Libraries) SIG Program, 2011 AERA (American Educational Research Association) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 8-12, 2011.
Morris, Rebecca J. Concept Paper: Information Overload. Concept Paper, SIG-SI/SIG-USE Workshop: What in the World Are We Talking About: The Differences That Definitions Make in Core Concepts. 2010 ASIS&T (American Society for Information Science & Technology) Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 22-27, 2010.
Morris, Rebecca J. Math Matters @ your library, Concurrent Session, PA School Librarians Annual Conference, 2006.
Professional Development Workshops for Librarians & Educators
Guest Lecturer. School Librarians’ Roles in Attaining School Goals, for Pre-Service School Leaders, ELC 670, Leadership for Teaching and Learning, University of North Carolina-Greensboro. 2014-2018.
Morris, Rebecca J. Step Outside with Digital Storytelling: Integrating Storytelling and Science. EdWeb Webinar. http://home.edweb.net/webinar/step-outdoors-digital-storytelling/ (April 5, 2017).
Engaging the Learning Community. Professional Development Online Workshop. School Library Connection (2016).
Building Common Ground. Professional Development Online Workshop. School Library Connection. (2015).
Exploring the Environment through Digital Storytelling. 2015 K-12 Global Education Symposium: From Local To Global: Exploring Environmental Sustainability. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. October 21, 2015.
Morris, Rebecca J., Anne Akers, Linda Gann, and Melissa Techman. School Media Leadership for the 21st Century, Davidson County Schools (NC). June 15-19, 2015.
A Space vs. a LEARNING Space. AASL Advocacy Committee Webinar Series, 2013. http://www.ala.org/aasl/ecollab/learning-space
Morris, Rebecca J. What Public Librarians Need to Know about the Common Core State Standards (panel), Massachusetts Library Association State Conference, 2013.
Morris, Rebecca J. Research & Inquiry Models, Professional Development for Lexington Public Schools (Lexington, MA) School Librarians, 2013.
Morris, Rebecca J. What’s the Story with Multimodal Books for Kids? Simmons GSLIS Lunchtime Lecture, 2012.
Morris, Rebecca J. Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Your School Library Program, Professional Development for Lexington Public Schools (Lexington, MA) School Librarians, 2012.
Morris, Rebecca J. Massachusetts School Library Association Simmons College SIG Career Panels, 2011, 2012.
Morris, Rebecca J. Here Comes Digital Storytelling, Guest Lecture, LIS 423, Storytelling, Simmons College, 2012.
Morris, Rebecca J. Implementing the Common Core State Standards in Your School Library Program, Professional Development for Springfield Public Schools (Springfield, MA) School Librarians, 2012.
Morris, Rebecca J. Stacking Up School Libraries, Harvard Graduate School of Education EdCast, Jul. 27, 2012 http://www.gse.harvard.edu/news-impact/2012/07/harvard-edcast-stacking-up-school-libraries/
Morris, Rebecca J. Teens and Gaming, Guest Lecture, LIS 2323, Resources for Young Adults, University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences, 2012.
Morris, Rebecca J. Part of Their World: Engaging Readers in Digital Storytelling, Allegheny County Library Association, Summer Reading Club Training, 2011.
Biagini, Mary Kay and Rebecca J. Morris. The Road Ahead for School Librarians: Measuring Up to Expectations, Pennsylvania School Librarians Association Annual Conference, Hershey, PA. 2011.
Morris, Rebecca J. Organization and Retrieval of Information in the School Library, LIS 2005 Organizing & Retrieving Information, University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences, 2010.
Morris, Rebecca J. Finding the Story in Digital Storytelling, Guest Lecture, LIS 2633 Technology in the Lives of Children, University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences, 2010.
Biagini, Mary Kay and Rebecca J. Morris. The Road Ahead For School Librarians, In-Service Presentation, North Allegheny School District, Librarians (Pittsburgh, PA), 2010.
Morris, Rebecca J. You’re Hired: Working With New Teachers @ your library, Half-Day Workshop, Building on Student Success/Allegheny County-Wide In-Service Day, 2007.
Morris, Rebecca J. Leadership In Action Student Workshop, Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils, Middle Level Mini-Conference, 2006.