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Assessing Class and Course Libguides According to Bloom’s Revised and Digital Taxonomies
Given the current popularity and prevalence of Springshare’s Libguides, and the ability to create subsequent class or course guides, questions arise about the effectiveness of such pages. Librarians have expended time and ...
The Power of Observation: How Librarians can Benefit from the Peer Review of Teaching--Even Without a Formal Program
Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in pedagogical theories and methods. In an effort to improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, some libraries have ...
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 ...
Closing the Loop on Information Literacy Instruction
Authentic assessment of course-integrated information literacy sessions
Creating a Sustainable Information Literacy Program Using the Train-the-Trainer Model
Using the train-the-trainer model as our foundation, we created a new information literacy program in an introductory lab course. We will describe the program’s development, implementation, and evolution since first ...
Mixing in new colors: Using a train-the-trainer model to build an information literacy program
Using the train-the-trainer model as our foundation, we created a new information literacy program in an introductory Biology lab. We will describe the program’s development, implementation, and evolution since its ...
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 ...
Peer review of teaching: Best practices for a non-programmatic approach
Many academic librarians who provide library instruction have never received formal training in educational theory and methods. In an effort to bridge this gap and improve the teaching skills of instruction librarians, ...
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 ...
Use What You Have: Authentic Assessment of In-Class Activities
The purpose of this paper is to share a practical approach to formative, authentic assessment of Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) outcomes within individual sessions of course-integrated ...