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Point of Entry masal 2011

  1. 1. POINT OF ENTRY: CULTIVATING A STRATEGIC LIBRARIAN-FACULTY PARTNERSHIP: A CASE STUDY Elizabeth Bucciarelli Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters Saginaw Valley State University March 11, 2011
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Discuss the ways to identify and connect with </li></ul><ul><li>non-liaison faculty members in order to create innovative projects and partnerships </li></ul>
  3. 3. Vision <ul><li>Alter my role with the subject departments in order to become more of a collaborator, as well as a collections manager </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in non-traditional library work </li></ul><ul><li>Become active in the teaching curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in work outside of the physical library building </li></ul>
  4. 4. Identifying Potential Partnership Opportunities <ul><li>Identify areas of need across the institution, department, or program </li></ul><ul><li>Identify people with shared interests, values, and goals </li></ul><ul><li>What are these people invested in? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students (listen what the students say) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific research area </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Initiate conversations about those common goals, and possible ways to achieve those goals </li></ul><ul><li>From Passive to Pervasive: Changing Perceptions </li></ul><ul><li>of the Library’s Role Through Intra-Campus </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships. (Gilman & Kunkel, 2010) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Teaching Philosophy <ul><li>Passionate about teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Passionate about their specialty </li></ul><ul><li>Treat students and colleagues respectfully </li></ul><ul><li>Professionally current in teaching strategies and theories </li></ul><ul><li>Technologically engaged and current </li></ul><ul><li>Fearless about trying new ideas in the classroom </li></ul>
  6. 6. Personality Characteristics <ul><li>Respected by the departmental faculty that you respect </li></ul><ul><li>Ethical </li></ul><ul><li>Forthright </li></ul><ul><li>Honest </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Adventuresome </li></ul><ul><li>Curious </li></ul><ul><li>Open to new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy change </li></ul><ul><li>Seek partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Professional manner </li></ul>
  7. 7. Strategic Engagements <ul><li>University Committees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Across the Curriculum – basic & advanced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Literacy involvement & training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Education Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Service Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty Senate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Departmental Committees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accreditation Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personnel Evaluation Committee </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Professional organizations – local, state, national </li></ul><ul><li>Research areas </li></ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conditions for Successful Collaboration <ul><li>Clarity about the purpose, objectives, responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Role clarification </li></ul><ul><li>Address power differences </li></ul><ul><li>Share leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Share work equitably </li></ul><ul><li>Open communication </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual trust </li></ul><ul><li>Accept that a partnership evolves over time </li></ul><ul><li>Have a sense of humor </li></ul>
  9. 9. Case Study: Products of the Primary Partnership Research Instruction -Introduction to Professional Nursing Skills I Creation of Assgs* Learning Objectives Nursing Research Tutorial* Teaching @ Remote Sites* CINAHL/ PubMed Camtasia Tutorial Scaffolded Research Instruction Incorp. of Immersion Content APA Workshop Proposal to a Nursing Ed Conf
  10. 10. Case Study: Secondary Products of the Primary Partnership 3-Tier Scaffolded Research Instruction in Nursing Nursing Research Introduction to Professional Nursing Skills II Video for Offsite Classes “ Great Debates” EBP Advanced Searching Law Searching 3-Tier Scaffolded Research Instruction in Occupational Therapy Intro to OT Philosophy Of OT OT Research Tutorial OT Research Methods Avoiding Plagiarism Avoiding Plagiarism EBP
  11. 11. Other Significant Projects <ul><li>Creation of assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Across the Curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed learning objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>APA Workshop </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Graduate writing assistants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussing assessment s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Submitted abstracts to a nursing conference </li></ul><ul><li>“ Great Debates” panel judge </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporation of Immersion content into classes </li></ul>
  12. 12. Unexpected Outcomes <ul><li>Reputation spreads </li></ul><ul><li>Connections to faculty with similar interests or reticent </li></ul><ul><li>Students respect my expertise, and refer others to me which correlates with an increase in the number of one-on-one research sessions with students </li></ul><ul><li>Culminating projects outcome invitations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Panel member on the “Great Debates” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invited to capstone project poster sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Letters for tenure and promotion documents </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent contributor of anonymous student work for IL analysis and survey distributor </li></ul>
  13. 13. References <ul><li>Buddy, J.W. (2007). Using personality traits and effective </li></ul><ul><li>communication to improve collaboration. School Library Media </li></ul><ul><li>Activities Monthly, 23 , 26-29. www.schoollibrarymonthly.com </li></ul><ul><li>Gaspar, D.B., & Wetzel, K.A. (2009). A case study in collaboration: </li></ul><ul><li>assessing academic librarian/faculty partnerships. College & Research </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries , 70, 578-590. crl.acrl.org </li></ul><ul><li>Gilman, I. & Kunkel, M. (2010). From passive to pervasive: changing </li></ul><ul><li>perceptions of the library’s role through intra-campus partnerships. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Librarianship, 2 , 22-32. www.collaborativelibrarianship.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Staub, R.E. The primacy of courage in partnering with others. Journal for </li></ul><ul><li>Quality and Participation, 23 , 16-18. asq.org/pub/jqp/ </li></ul><ul><li>Vangen, S. & Huxham, C. Nurturing collaborative relations: building trust in </li></ul><ul><li>interorganizational collaboration, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 39 , 5- 31. doi: 10.1177/0021886303253179 </li></ul>