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E-Learning Librarian by Night: Creating an Online Instruction Program through Self-Directed Learning
When a large public university made a commitment to e-learning in its five-year strategic plan, the coordinator for the university library’s information literacy instruction program recognized the need for online instructional ...
Ramp-Up Your Worksheets
Creating worksheets for instruction sessions that require students to think critically can be a challenge, especially when the librarian only has 50-minutes to introduce and discuss a concept. I will share strategies for ...
Librarian's Role in General Education: Authentically Assessing Information Literacy Skills via English Composition Classes
This poster reports on a method used at Auburn University Libraries to assess information literacy skills of students that incorporates both formative and summative authentic assessment.
Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions
The Management and Support of Outreach in Academic Libraries
The promotion of services in academic libraries often falls under the purview of outreach. This paper explores a number of questions regarding library outreach, specifically how libraries manage and support the marketing ...
Cutting the Commute: Assess Authentically and Still Arrive on Time
While the importance of assessment for student learning is widely recognized, instructors are often reluctant to sacrifice valuable class time for this activity. This presentation discusses the Auburn University Libraries ...
Teaching Students the How and Why of Source Evaluation: Pedagogies that Empower Communities of Learning and Scholarship
Evaluating information sources is an essential part of the research process, but many students fail to grasp its importance. In order to sustain and participate in the research practices that create new knowledge, students ...
The Collision of Two Lexicons: Librarians, Composition Instructors and the Vocabularly of Source Evaluation
From article abstract: "The study has two aims. The first is to identify words and phrases from information literacy and rhetoric and composition that students used to justify the comparability of two sources. The second ...
The Collision of Two Lexicons: Librarians, Composition Instructors and the Vocabulary of Source Evaluation
Based on article of the same name: http://hdl.handle.net/11200/48586
Changing User Needs, Changing Librarian Roles: A Qualitative Study
This qualitative study explored possible adaptions to the roles of librarians working in the reference department of a southeastern academic research library. The study used focus groups to investigate new directions for ...