Crafting Student Creators:
Incorporating Tangible Projects in
the One Shot
Cara Evanson, James, Sponsel, and Sara Swanson
Framework for IL
“In addition, this Framework draws significantly
upon the concept of metaliteracy, which offers a
renewed vision of information literacy as an
overarching set of abilities in which students are
consumers and creators of information who can
participate successfully in collaborative spaces.”
• BIO 112 – Research Strategy Emails
• SPA 490 – Research Stations with Word docs
• GSS 101 – Google doc with questions
• Have you developed lesson plans in the past that
have incorporated students as creators?
• If so, what forms have they taken?
• What challenges did you encounter (or do you
anticipate encountering) when implementing
these types of lesson plans?
• Choose one of the following:
▫ First-year 101:
Assignment to write a 5-page research paper on
a topic of the students’ choice
▫ History 499:
Seniors working on individual theses
▫ Interdisciplinary 320:
Mix of class years working on a media studies
• How does knowing that your work in this session
has become a living document help you to relate
to how your students might feel as creators?
Thanks for coming!
• The google doc will be available at:
• Our emails:
Cara Evanson firstname.lastname@example.org
James Sponsel email@example.com
Sara Swanson firstname.lastname@example.org