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Designing A Library Orientation For First Year Students With Disabilities Through The Steps Program, Jamie L. Goodfellow, Janice Galloway Jun 2018

Designing A Library Orientation For First Year Students With Disabilities Through The Steps Program, Jamie L. Goodfellow, Janice Galloway

Books & Chapters

Sheridan College is a diploma and degree granting institution with three campuses in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada, with an estimated population of 21,000 full-time students.

During each academic year, Sheridan Library participates in a variety of orientation sessions for specific faculties, programs and departments. In 2014 the library’s approach to orientation programming changed when it sought to increase its focus on the quality of the first year experience and introduced a First Year Experience Librarian. A ‘First Year Library Team’ was created with representatives from various student-centered departments across the college with the goal of ...


Enhancing The First Year Experience At Your Library, Jamie Goodfellow, Danielle Palombi Jan 2018

Enhancing The First Year Experience At Your Library, Jamie Goodfellow, Danielle Palombi

Publications and Scholarship

Topics discussed included: the role of the First Year Academic Skills Librarian, the development of a “First Year Library Team” as well as future directions and upcoming initiatives. This session presented at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference 2018 discussed how Sheridan Library and Learning Services has addressed and enhanced the First Year Experience and how you can apply our lessons learned to your library.

Outcomes:
Identify a variety of approaches to developing and/or assessing a ‘First Year Experience’ Program

Apply methodologies to build or enhance your own FYE program


First Year Exam Jam, Jamie Goodfellow, Gouthami Vigneswaran Feb 2017

First Year Exam Jam, Jamie Goodfellow, Gouthami Vigneswaran

Publications and Scholarship

What is an Exam Jam and how can your library host one? Sheridan Library’s First Year Team helps students foster research and other academic skills during a students’ first year at College. Libraries tend to focus on research skills related to assignments but what can we do to help students when it comes to their first Exams? Sheridan Library’s First Year Team poster, presented at the Ontario Library Association 2017 Poster session, will answer these questions and help you decide if hosting an Exam Jam is right for your institution.


Academic Integrity Report, 2016, Joan Sweeney-Marsh, Danielle Palombi Apr 2016

Academic Integrity Report, 2016, Joan Sweeney-Marsh, Danielle Palombi

Publications and Scholarship

At Sheridan, originality matters; prevention and education to reduce breaches of academic integrity (AI) is our shared responsibility. This past year, Library and Learning Services explored what an Integrated AI Model might look like at Sheridan. Extensive research including a literature review and interviews with experts from universities across North America was carried out.

This report summarizes the findings and includes recommendations for an Integrated AI Model.


Curiosities: The Official Blog Of Sheridan, Sheridan College, Susan Atkinson, Richard Finch, Golnaz Golnaraghi, Carol Hill, Keiko Kataoka, Christine Szustaczek, Mark Mulloy, Jane Cockton, Stewart Dick, Erica Shaw Apr 2016

Curiosities: The Official Blog Of Sheridan, Sheridan College, Susan Atkinson, Richard Finch, Golnaz Golnaraghi, Carol Hill, Keiko Kataoka, Christine Szustaczek, Mark Mulloy, Jane Cockton, Stewart Dick, Erica Shaw

Communications and External Relations books

Welcome to the book edition of Curiosities - the official blog of Sheridan. The book is a curated collection of blog posts from curiositites.sheridancollege.ca, which show the vibrancy and energy at Sheridan. Here you'll find all things creative, intriguing and noteworthy. From the profound to the peculiar, the stories in this volume offer insight into different fields of study, explore the ways in which Sheridan contributes to the world, and spotlight the people who bring Sheridan to life. Feed your curiosity by visiting the blog regularly for the latest stories about Sheridan: curiositites.sheridancollege.ca