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24 7 Information Literacy Innovation

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Librarians' Information Literacy innovative partnerships at UCLA

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24 7 Information Literacy Innovation

  1. 1. “ 24/7” on Information Literacy Innovation - GE80 Esther Grassian (College Library) Prof. Roberta Malmgren (Public Health) 9 Oct 2007
  2. 3. 24 Minutes: Technical Details <ul><li>Information Literacy Innovation: </li></ul><ul><li>Large Lower-Division Courses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Multidisciplinary </li></ul><ul><li>Freshmen Only </li></ul><ul><li>Began 1997/98 </li></ul>
  4. 6. Structure <ul><li>Fall & Winter Quarters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Lecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>+ 20-Person Sections (6-8) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spring Quarter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20-Person Seminars (6-8) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. Fall 2007 <ul><li>10 GE Clusters </li></ul><ul><li>120-210 Students/Cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“Frontiers in Human Aging: Biomedical, Social & Policy Perspectives” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Interracial Dynamics in American Culture, Society and Literature” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Evolution of the Cosmos & Life” </li></ul></ul>
  6. 9. Why?
  7. 10. How & What?
  8. 11. 1 Approach <ul><li>Self intro (email) </li></ul><ul><li>Course Content “Semi- Immersion” </li></ul><ul><li>Learn Faculty Research Interests </li></ul>
  9. 12. Successful Innovations <ul><li>Information Literacy Menu </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Page of Info Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1-Unit IL Course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive Sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Help </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Road to Research ” Tutorial </li></ul>
  10. 13. 1-Unit IL Course <ul><li>FIAT LUX Course </li></ul><ul><li>“ How to Stop Just Googling… and Find the Really Good Stuff!” </li></ul>
  11. 15. “Short Shots” <ul><li>10-30 Minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Large Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Sequenced </li></ul>
  12. 16. <ul><li>“ Save Time! Save Money! and… Find Reputable Academic Research!” </li></ul>
  13. 17. Help Us Help You… <ul><li>Ask us early & often </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate on expected learning outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Review the IL menu </li></ul><ul><li>Provide advance notice </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce Learning </li></ul>
  14. 18. In turn… <ul><li>We respect & support your time & your choices </li></ul>
  15. 19. 7-Word Summary <ul><li>Large Lower-Division Course IL… IT CAN WORK ! </li></ul>
  16. 20. Questions?
  17. 21. Next Speakers… <ul><li>Prof. Peter Hammond, Anthropology </li></ul><ul><li>Patti Caravello, Research Library </li></ul>

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