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Speakers

Thursday Afternoon Pre-Conference Workshop

Yah, Sure, You Betcha: You Can Create Good-Looking, Usable, Accessible and Unforgettable Online Library Instruction

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Lindsay Matts-Benson
University of Minnesota Libraries

Biography
Lindsay Matts-Benson is the Instructional Designer for the University of Minnesota Libraries in Minneapolis where she collaborates and consults with librarians and library staff on building accessible, thoughtful and creative instructional material, such as online tutorials, websites, videos and in-person presentations. Lindsay has designed online learning modules and developed semester-long courses ranging from insurance law and trial advocacy skills to library research skills and job searching using library databases. Lindsay holds a Master of Arts in Learning Technology with a certificate in e-learning from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN and a Master's in Library and Information Science from Dominican University in River Forest, IL.

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Andrew Palahniuk
University of Minnesota Libraries

Biography
Andrew Palahniuk works for the University of Minnesota Libraries on instructional design and instructional technologies. He also leads the Peer Research Consultant Program, a sort of library tutoring service for undergrads at the University of Minnesota. If you find him in the wilds outside of work, you might witness him being a father, partner, bike-commuter, doodler, reader, cooker, paddler, hiker, traveler, and folder-of-laundry. He currently lives with his family and really old cat, Mr. Pickleson, in St. Paul, MN.