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Nobody said it would be easy: innovative ideas for teaching information literacy as part of an academic skills programme - Myers & Robinson

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Nobody said it would be easy: innovative ideas for teaching information literacy as part of an academic skills programme - Myers & Robinson

  1. 1. Nobody said it would be easy: innovative ideas for teaching information literacy as part of an academic skills programme Rachel Myers & Simon Robinson Skills@Library University of Leeds
  2. 2. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It is lethal”. Paulo Coehlo
  3. 3. The challenge • Info lit workshop • Part of a wider academic skills programme • Voluntary • All levels/subject disciplines
  4. 4. The aims of the session • Creative • Collaborative • Challenging- for us too!
  5. 5. A new teaching space
  6. 6. Interactive lecture theatres • 3 on-campus, all central teaching space • Roger Stevens (44 seats) • School of Mechanical Engineering (112 seats) • School of Dentistry (100 seats) • £2.8m investment
  7. 7. High tech/low tech
  8. 8. What the students liked…  “Great teaching space!”  “Inspiring activities”  “The quiz was really interesting” 98% learnt something that would improve the way they work
  9. 9. What the students didn’t…  Session “not advanced enough”  Session “not specialised enough”
  10. 10. Questions • How can we make information literacy teaching effective for a general audience? • How do we make it challenging enough for students from year one to finalists?

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