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Jon And His Dead Lover, Michael C. Vocino Aug 2012

Jon And His Dead Lover, Michael C. Vocino

michael c vocino

Short story about a doctor who discovers a crime.


Six Crosses, Michael C. Vocino Aug 2012

Six Crosses, Michael C. Vocino

michael c vocino

Brief short story or observation about life in a small southern Italian town.


Assunta And A Bag Of Food, Michael C. Vocino May 2012

Assunta And A Bag Of Food, Michael C. Vocino

Technical Services Department Faculty Publications

Life in the Mezzogiorno of Italy in the town of San Nicandro Garganico. The author briefly ponders his aging.


Transforming Information Literacy: Engaging Stakeholders., Rob Morrison, Deana Greenfield May 2012

Transforming Information Literacy: Engaging Stakeholders., Rob Morrison, Deana Greenfield

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Librarians at National Louis University have been engaged with stakeholders for the past four years to integrate Information Literacy into the undergraduate curriculum that goes beyond traditional instruction. The outcome was a 2 credit course on Digital Information Literacy now required in three undergraduate degree programs. The success of this course resulted in the creation of additional credit courses tailored to the learning outcomes of specific programs. We have learned from this process how to strategically discuss Information Literacy with academic departments. In this session, we will draw from our experience to facilitate a group discussion on transforming Information Literacy ...


Transforming Information Literacy: Engaging Stakeholders., Rob Morrison, Deana Greenfield May 2012

Transforming Information Literacy: Engaging Stakeholders., Rob Morrison, Deana Greenfield

Faculty Publications

Librarians at National Louis University have been engaged with stakeholders for the past four years to integrate Information Literacy into the undergraduate curriculum that goes beyond traditional instruction. The outcome was a 2 credit course on Digital Information Literacy now required in three undergraduate degree programs. The success of this course resulted in the creation of additional credit courses tailored to the learning outcomes of specific programs. We have learned from this process how to strategically discuss Information Literacy with academic departments. In this session, we will draw from our experience to facilitate a group discussion on transforming Information Literacy ...


The San Nicandresi Jews: A Brief Bibliographic And Photographic Essay, Michael C. Vocino Mar 2012

The San Nicandresi Jews: A Brief Bibliographic And Photographic Essay, Michael C. Vocino

Technical Services Department Faculty Publications

Brief bibliographic, photographic essay on the conversion story of the Southern Italian Jews known as the Jews of San Nicandro.


Six Crosses, Michael C. Vocino Jan 2012

Six Crosses, Michael C. Vocino

Technical Services Department Faculty Publications

Brief short story or observation about life in a small southern Italian town.


Addressing Academic Integrity: Perspectives From Virginia Commonwealth University In Qatar, Nancy E. Fawley Jan 2012

Addressing Academic Integrity: Perspectives From Virginia Commonwealth University In Qatar, Nancy E. Fawley

Library Faculty Publications

Understanding the cultural aspects that affect a student’s ability to appropriately use resources is important in developing outreach and instruction in multicultural settings. Differences in educational philosophies, students’ previous scholastic training and cultural differences in individual motivation are all factors that may affect a freshman’s ability to understand an American university’s idea of academic integrity and can inadvertently cause problems where independent work and critical thinking are required. At Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCU Qatar), a branch campus of the American university in the Middle East, a special class on academic integrity and ethical behavior was ...