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A Bespoke Pilot Library Programme for International
Students Attending WIT in Collaboration with the
International Office
...
In 2015 International Students came from…
Saudi
Arabia
Enrolled in…
Undergrad
Undergraduate
Meeting the International Relations Officer in the initial
stages of planning the programme was really important in
order ...
Challenging Times Students coming from different education
systems often find the transition difficult and can experience
...
Good Advice We followed recommendations from research
and tips from colleagues to inform our pedagogical approach
when tea...
The SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy
Core Model For Higher Education
Session 1:
Highlighting
library resources
Session 2:
Developing a
search strategy
Session 2:
Applying the
CRAAP Test
Sessi...
Session 1
• Searching for
Books and eBooks
• Introduction to
Journal Articles
Session 2
• Developing a Search Strategy
• MultiSearch: Finding Journal
Articles
• Evaluating Information
Session 3
• Avoiding Plagiarism
• Referencing your Work
The training was really helpful!!! I'm in
love with the library services!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Student
Feedback
100% would
rec...
Flyers
Posters
Library Desks
Effective Promotion The majority of participants who attended
the programme did so because of direct contact by the
Intern...
Lessons for the Future
Claire Kennedy
ckennedy@wit.ie
051 834113
Delia Foley
dfoley@wit.ie
051 302837
Contact Details
WIT Libraries Learning
References
Slide 1: Image available from Waterford City & County Council
Slide 2: Image available from https://pixabay.com...
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  1. 1. A Bespoke Pilot Library Programme for International Students Attending WIT in Collaboration with the International Office Across the Borders Claire Kennedy & Delia Foley, Waterford Institute of Technology Libraries LILAC 2016
  2. 2. In 2015 International Students came from… Saudi Arabia
  3. 3. Enrolled in… Undergrad Undergraduate
  4. 4. Meeting the International Relations Officer in the initial stages of planning the programme was really important in order to find out more about the international student cohort
  5. 5. Challenging Times Students coming from different education systems often find the transition difficult and can experience ‘library shock’ (Bullingham & Lahlafi, 2012).
  6. 6. Good Advice We followed recommendations from research and tips from colleagues to inform our pedagogical approach when teaching international students.
  7. 7. The SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy Core Model For Higher Education
  8. 8. Session 1: Highlighting library resources Session 2: Developing a search strategy Session 2: Applying the CRAAP Test Session 3: Paraphrasing activity The SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy Core Model For Higher Education Session 2: Accessing journal articles Session 3: Citing sources
  9. 9. Session 1 • Searching for Books and eBooks • Introduction to Journal Articles
  10. 10. Session 2 • Developing a Search Strategy • MultiSearch: Finding Journal Articles • Evaluating Information
  11. 11. Session 3 • Avoiding Plagiarism • Referencing your Work
  12. 12. The training was really helpful!!! I'm in love with the library services!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Student Feedback 100% would recommend to other international students The library training was practical and useful for my level Strongly Agree 52% Agree 48%
  13. 13. Flyers Posters Library Desks
  14. 14. Effective Promotion The majority of participants who attended the programme did so because of direct contact by the International Relations Officer with course leaders and students.
  15. 15. Lessons for the Future
  16. 16. Claire Kennedy ckennedy@wit.ie 051 834113 Delia Foley dfoley@wit.ie 051 302837 Contact Details
  17. 17. WIT Libraries Learning
  18. 18. References Slide 1: Image available from Waterford City & County Council Slide 2: Image available from https://pixabay.com/ Slide 5: Image available from https://unsplash.com Slide 6: Image available from https://pixabay.com/ Slide 6: Bullingham, L. and Lahlafi, A. (2012) ‘"Library shock" - the expectations and realities of library and information literacy skills for international students’, Student Engagement and Experience Journal, 1(3), pp. 1-15. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7190/seej.v1i3.53 Slides 9 & 10: www.sconul.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/coremodel.pdf Slide 10: CRAAP Test - Adapted from http://www.csuchico.edu/lins/handouts/eval_websites.pdf Slide 11: Image available from https://pixabay.com Slide 13: Image available from https://pixabay.com/ Slide 16: Image available from https://pixabay.com/ Slide 18: Image available from https://pixabay.com/

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