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Instruction in Transition: Using Ipad-Driven Problem-Based Learning to Enhance the Freshman Experience. (Library Orientation Exchange National Conference, 2014-05)Intended to facilitate the transition from secondary to higher education, First Year Experience (FYE) Courses have been linked to increased retention rates, higher levels of satisfaction, and a more developed sense of ...
Re-Imagining Information Evaluation: Using Social Constructivist Theory to Create an Information Evaluation Method that “Sticks" (Association of College and Research Libraries Bi-Annual Conference, 2013-04-10)Presented a new information evaluation based on the 5W's (Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How) and discusses overlaps between social constructivist theory, student learning, and
Evaluating Information: Using an Instructional Scaffolding Activity to Facilitate Student Learning. (American Library Association Annual Conference, 2012-06-21)Presents a new information evaluation method using the 5W's (Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How), and the results of a pilot study assessing student retention and recall of the method as compared to popular evaluation ...
(2012-03-22)In Fall 2011, the University of Tennessee student chapter of Tennessee Library & American Library Associations introduced a peer mentor program intended to foster meaningful academic and social relationships among new and ...
Making it work: Developing a student-centered assessment model for a large-scale information literacy program (Library Assessment Conference, 2016-10)Information literacy instruction presents a difficult balance between quantity and quality, particularly for large-scale general education courses. This paper discusses the overhaul of the freshman composition instruction ...