Library support for large class teaching through Enquiry Based Learning (EBL) Authors: Evelyn Flanagan, Valerie Kendlin
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Library Support for Large Class Teaching through Enquiry Based Learning (EBL) Evelyn Flanagan and Valerie Kendlin, UCD Library 1. Starting pointAcademic 500 students study English in 1st year Academic Low levels of student engagement Enquiry Based Learning introduced 2008- 2009 Information skills embedded successfully 2. Problem No communication between Student & Library LibraryStudent 3. Challenges Delivery of simultaneous sessions Classrooms not suitable venue No PCs or projectors Poor Wi-Fi connection 4. Solutions Staffing and Training Staff involved from across Library Librarians - delivery Library staff engaged in EBL Support staff - logistics training Planning Confirming Wi-Fi connectivity Moving classrooms PowerPoint backup Physical/virtual support - 500 students Library tutorials on Blackboard Module specific library WebPages Library information desk help Reinforcement lecture Semester 2 Library clinic in Semester 2 5. Outcomes & Opportunities Library Academic Increased use of library resources Increased use of group study rooms High levels of student satisfaction Student Ongoing engagement with School