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Loex presentation create your own cephalonian method adventure

  1. 1. Create Your OwnCephalonian MethodAdventure Amanda K. Izenstark Mary C. MacDonald University of Rhode Island LOEX 2012
  2. 2. Image from Visit Greece flickr page http://www.flickr.com/photos/visitgreecegr/5732642933/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  3. 3. Examples
  4. 4. Previous ContentLibrarian:On your left is the Circulation Desk. Its whereyou go to check out books and to activate yourID as your library card. You can check outbooks for 28 days, and renew them for anadditional 28 days. If theyre overdue, though,the fine is 50¢ per day. This is also where"Reserve" materials are held. If your professorhas told you to look at a book or article onReserve, stop by this desk for assistance.
  5. 5. Same Content, New QuestionsStudent: Do I need a card to use the Library?Librarian: Your ID is your library card. Stophere at the Circulation Desk to activate it.Student: How long can I check books out for?What happens if theyre overdue?Librarian: You can check books out for 28days. Theyre 50¢ a day if theyre overdue, butyou can renew them online.
  6. 6. More Challenging ContentLibrarian:For some of your projects, your professors willspecify that you need "scholarly" articles.Scholarly articles are written by researchers (orscholars) and convey the results of their first-hand research. They are generally longer thanpopular articles, like you would see inmagazines like "Time" and "Newsweek," andfrequently contain extensive bibliographies.
  7. 7. More Challenging QuestionsStudent: My professor told me I need"scholarly" articles for my research project.Whats "scholarly"?Librarian:• Scholarly means written by researchers (or scholars) for researcher (or scholars).• Generally longer than popular articles.• Frequently contain extensive bibliographies.
  8. 8. Image from Visit Greece flickr page http://www.flickr.com/photos/visitgreecegr/5732642933/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  9. 9. Your turn!
  10. 10. Overview1. Create 2-5 questions you might use in a Cephalonian Method session (10 minutes)2. Swap, shuffle, and test (10 minutes)3. Share with the group (5 minutes)
  11. 11. Consider & Create (~10 minutes)Consider: What content are you going to cover? Tour? Policies? Finding Articles? Evaluating Sources? What do you want students to know?Create: Two to five questions about that content Two bullet points to answer each.
  12. 12. Swap, Shuffle, and Test (~10minutes)Find a partnerSwap & Shuffle QuestionsAsk partner at least 2 questions of your setCheck:o Do the questions stand on their own?o Do they reflect real life student needs?o Can they be answered briefly?
  13. 13. Share your creations!
  14. 14. Share with everyone!Contribute to the Question BankLOEX 2012 Cephalonian Question Bankbit.ly/loexcephformAdd questions by June 1• Name, institution and questions and answers in Google Form• See the results and well include contributions in our paper (with credit for you, of course!)
  15. 15. Further ReadingsBarnes, C. and Walton, E. (2007). Large-group induction at the University of Sussex Library: Adapting the Cephalonian Method.SCONUL Focus, 40(21), 57-58. Retrieved from http://www.sconul.ac.uk/publications/newsletter/40/21.pdfHegarty, N., Carbery, A., & Hurley, T. (2009). Learning by doing: Re-designing the first year information literacy programme atWaterford Institute of Technology (WIT) libraries. Journal of Information Literacy, 3(2), 73-87. Retrieved fromhttp://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=lih&AN=47478472&site=ehost-liveMoran, M. (2009). Effective induction Cardiff Cephalonian. Retrieved fromhttp://www.slideshare.net/Mike_Moran/effective-induction-cardiff-cephalonianMorgan, N.(Undated). The official Cephalonian method page. Retrieved fromhttp://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/educationandtraining/infolit/cephalonianmethod/index.htmlMorgan, N., & Davies, L. (2004). Innovative library induction: Introducing the ‘Cephalonian method’. SCONUL Focus, 32(2), 4-8.Retrieved from http://www.sconul.ac.uk/publications/newsletter/32/2.rtf
  16. 16. Thank you! Amanda K. Izenstark amanda@uri.edu Mary C. MacDonald marymac@uri.edu University of Rhode Island LOEX 2012

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