Recently I was invited to hold a full day workshop for University of New Hampshire librarians. My approach to working with librarians and non-librarian educators on designing curriculum to develop critical thinking/ information literacy is based in the “Understanding by Design” method of Wiggins & McTighe. I use Deb Gilchrist’s “Five Questions of Assessment Design” … Continue reading
I gave a one hour overview today to librarians from NH about assessment. My approach to assessment focuses on collection of performance assessments, mapping session level outcomes to program outcomes, aggregating data by outcome, SHARING what you learn, and contributing to program level assessment. I plan for and organize assessment methods into “tiers” with tier … Continue reading
KSC Archivist Rodney Obien presented “Special Collections + Developing a Primary Source Literacy Curriculum” at Bridging the Spectrum: A Symposium on Scholarship and Practice in Library and Information Science, hosted by Catholic University of America on February 1, 2013. The presentation discussed the impetus of the new Primary Source Literacy (PSL) Curriculum — which came … Continue reading
Professors are from Mars, Librarians are from Venus This is a presentation I gave at the June 2012 NELIG conference about the difficulties we often encounter working effectively with faculty. In my presentation, I discuss common issues like lack of communication, confusion about roles, and incivility in the classroom.
3T’s 2012 Conference Summary A overview of the concepts of metaliteracy and transliteracy as presented in the literature and at the 3T’s 2012 Conference. The last few slides contain some applications of the concept to actual lesson plans and activities.