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Friday, June 10 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Setback? Exploring Failure and Resilience in the Library

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Conversations around failure and resilience can be as vital to building a foundation for academic success as studying and hard work. The ability to "bounce back" from academic setbacks in turn influences retention, a key goal of any educational institution. As the library and the "largest classroom on campus," what could our role be in consciously fostering resilience and the "growth mindset" that reinforces the desire to learn?  Be prepared to embrace failure, reflect on  your own mindset, and discuss how we can encourage students to carry on to the summit!   

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Yvonne Phillips

Librarian, Red Deer College Library
Yvonne has been a Librarian at Red Deer College Library in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada since 2008. Her current interests include improving library user experiences and running an unofficial book adoption agency for deselected titles.

Friday June 10, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 1150 Marriott Library (University of Utah campus)

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