Multidisciplinary

Assignment

This faculty and librarian toolkit is designed to support teaching at the intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy. The heart of the toolkit is a choose-your-own scenario activity which can be used in a flipped classroom setting or in a traditional classroom. The choose-your-own scenario activity is inspired by and adapts questions from: Hare, S. & Evanson, C. (2018). Information privilege outreach for undergraduate students. College and Research Libraries.

Teaching Resource

Ideas for embedding library instruction into courses. Includes a section for online learning.

Teaching Resource

Collects ideas for interactive information literacy lessons.

Assignment

This activity introduces students to a variety of databases in their discipline by asking them to quickly review and prepare an “elevator speech” on the database’s best features and content. Students then do three rounds of “speed dating” to share with other students what they’ve discovered.

Teaching Resource

Article by Renee Hobbs and Sandra McGee that traces the origins of teaching and learning about propaganda, examining some instructional materials produced in the 1930s by the Institute for Propaganda Analysis (IPA).

Teaching Resource

Founded and directed by Renee Hobbs, the mission of the Media Education Lab is to improve digital and media literacy education through scholarship and community service.

Teaching Resource

Practical, ready-to-use activities from Professor of Communication Constance Staley.

Teaching Resource

Research relevant to the classroom use of primary sources from the Teaching Primary Source Consortium Group and the Educational Development Center.

Teaching Resource

Combines theory with specific lesson plans and assessment options related to ACRL's threshold concepts.

Assignment

During this activity, students work in small groups to explore assigned databases and then share back what they learn in a Google Doc projected at the front of the classroom.

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