A space for pre-writing about projects, and to discuss research relevant to those projects. My focus is on teaching and learning - particularly at the intersection of information literacy, student engagement and the participatory web.
info-fetishist's Latest Posts
Don’t. I mean it. Please don’t. Just don’t. You’re not encouraging me to engage with your talk; you’re not making your class more fun or easier for me. I need to take notes, preferably by hand. These days that means with a tablet and stylus. I use a tablet and keyboard when I forget […]
I don’t know about you specifically, but my twitter & Facebook give me the impression that my kid’s school is not the only one struggling with the “how do we make up all of these snow days” question. (I realize that some people are still accumulating the snow days and might not have moved on […]
So last week I was at the First-Year Experience conference in San Diego a couple of weeks ago. There were many highlights — starting with a conference that is actually in my time zone, to my excellent walking commute – – to the views from the conference hotel. Another highlight came in a late session […]
Information Literacy Learning the Ropes: How Freshmen Conduct Course Research Once they Enter College. Alison Head/ Project Information Literacy. December 2013. (PDF) The Citation Project Pilot study. Howard, Rebecca Moore, Tanya K. Rodrigue, and Tricia C. Serviss. “Writing from Sources, Writing from Sentences.” Writing and Pedagogy 2.2 (Fall 2010): 177-192. Rempel, H. G., Buck, S., […]
So remember when I said that the 3-part Good Library Assignments brain dump was in preparation of a workshop? That was true. And I’ve done the workshop a few times now and I’ve completed the accompanying materials. Both of these are (obviously) intended for a faculty-librarian audience and both are entirely shareable. There’s a LibGuide. […]
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