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Information Literacy in the Classroom: Tips and Tools

Event date: Monday, April 29, 2013, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: CTE - UNH 3030

Information Literacy in the Classroom: Tips and Tools [Event Flyer]

Presented By: Anne-Marie Deitering, MLS, Oregon State University

"I want to assign more research, but with the Internet, it's so easy for them to plagiarize." "You have your ways of doing things, and you just don't realize all of the resources the library has." "They don't seem to understand that just because a blog has 'scholar' in the title, it's not a scholarly journal!?!"

These are just some of the frustrations faculty express when asked about their students' information skills. Today's information landscape is complex and quick to change -- how can you possibly keep up? In this presentation we will discuss some of the conceptual barriers students face as they make the transition to college-level research, and we will generate ideas about how to address those barriers in the classroom. We will look at some real-world activities and assignments, and brainstorm some new ideas. Come prepared with your own ideas, activities and challenges.

Anne-Marie Deitering is the Franklin McEdward Professor for Undergraduate Learning Initiatives and the Chair of the Teaching and Engagement Department at Oregon State University Libraries & Press. She has been on the steering committee for U-Engage, OSU's First Year Seminar program, since its inception. She is currently serving as the Association for Research Libraries' liaison to the National Resource Center for the First Year Experience. She speaks and writes frequently on the intersections between information literacy, emerging technologies and student success. She blogs on these topics, and more, at http://info-fetishist.org

ECHO Recording

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to teachers@lmu.edu or x85866.
Please do join us also if you cannot stay for the entire 90 minutes.


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