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Using Planned Reading Circles To Increase Pre-Service Special Education Teachers' Content Knowledge, Yvonne Hefner Oct 2016

Using Planned Reading Circles To Increase Pre-Service Special Education Teachers' Content Knowledge, Yvonne Hefner

Georgia Educational Research Association Conference

This presentation will describe the implementation of an appropriate and effective teaching method to help pre-service teacher candidates learn about major course topics. As a method of teaching course content the presenter implements reading circles and the use of the wiki to teach course content in a college course for pre-service special education teacher candidates. The reading circles offer a direct way to encourage reading of course content and, in turn, lead to a better understanding of course content. The wiki allows the students to construct, discuss, revise, and fine-tune their understandings and interpretations of assigned readings. Both the reading ...


Partnerships That Work: Teaching Research Skills Through Successful Faculty-Librarian Collaborations., Lizah Ismail, Janet S. Ward, Susan N. Moore Sep 2016

Partnerships That Work: Teaching Research Skills Through Successful Faculty-Librarian Collaborations., Lizah Ismail, Janet S. Ward, Susan N. Moore

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

Librarians from the A.J. Eastwood Library at Limestone College have successfully partnered with faculty in their efforts to teach students research skills. Through a variety of formats (including online class webinars, instructor-specific LibGuides, the Embedded Librarian in Blackboard and progressive research instruction sessions) as well as outreach initiatives (such as “Tea & Tidbits,” which is a monthly faculty training session, and Faculty Recognition Day), librarian-faculty collaboration is now at its highest peak. The presenters will share with attendees the evolution of these successful partnerships and also identify initiatives that worked well and those that did not, resulting in a “best ...


Do You Know What They Don’T Know? : How Students Conduct Research, Peggy L. Nuhn, Min Tong Sep 2016

Do You Know What They Don’T Know? : How Students Conduct Research, Peggy L. Nuhn, Min Tong

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

When developing student research assignments, many faculty may make the assumption that the current generation of computer-savvy students will intuitively determine how to effectively use library resources, and incorporate that information into a thoughtful and properly cited research paper -- after all, students frequently express a high level of confidence in their research abilities. But is this realistic? Do students understand the difference between a keyword and a subject search and how that understanding can help them? Do students really understand that research is a process rather than a scavenger hunt?

Any faculty member who has received student research papers which ...


Meeting Outcomes Assessment: An Opportunity For Partnership, Sheri A. Brown, Susan Slavicz Sep 2016

Meeting Outcomes Assessment: An Opportunity For Partnership, Sheri A. Brown, Susan Slavicz

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

English faculty at Florida State College at Jacksonville were facing increasing frustration in the fight against student plagiarism. The Letters Council began to explore ways to assess student learning outcomes across the college on the topic of plagiarism. It was imperative to reach not only face-to-face students, but also online, and hybrid classes.

In the fall of 2015 the library subscribed to the ProQuest Research Companion database which is a one-stop resource for guiding students through the research process. Through short videos organized into nine learning modules covering finding information, evaluating information, and using information, students complete pre and post ...


Collaborating For Success! Building A Digital Learning Object Repository, Shannon L. Dew, Barbara Markham, Sharon Uskokovich, Ronald L. Carr, Ph. D. Sep 2016

Collaborating For Success! Building A Digital Learning Object Repository, Shannon L. Dew, Barbara Markham, Sharon Uskokovich, Ronald L. Carr, Ph. D.

Georgia International Conference on Information Literacy

At the Florida State College at Jacksonville, the Library and the Center for e-Learning collaborated to build a searchable repository of digital learning objects for faculty to easily locate and upload into their courses. In this program, the presenters will address how to create instructional information for online students in a format that is understandable, usable and accessible. Additionally, they will outline the way they developed an authoritative system of tagging and organizing these resources.


Research Briefs: Enhancing Scholarship Of Teaching And Learning Through Micro-Level Collaboration Across Two Disciplines, Georgia Southern University Jun 2016

Research Briefs: Enhancing Scholarship Of Teaching And Learning Through Micro-Level Collaboration Across Two Disciplines, Georgia Southern University

Research Briefs

  • Enhancing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning through Micro-level Collaboration across Two Disciplines