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Living and Learning with the Library: Outreach to Campus Learning Communities


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Presentation slides for LAUNC-CH research forum, May 10, 2011

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Living and Learning with the Library: Outreach to Campus Learning Communities

  1. 1. Living & Learning with the Library <ul><li>Outreach to Campus Learning Communities </li></ul>Lynda Kellam McMillan & Jenny Dale UNCG, The University Libraries
  2. 2. Setting the Stage <ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. UNC Greensboro <ul><li>17,500 students </li></ul><ul><li>14,500 undergrads </li></ul><ul><li>Research university with high research activity </li></ul><ul><li>Our strategic plan </li></ul>
  4. 4. Learning Communities <ul><li>UNCG Tomorrow, Strategic Plan: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Goal 3.3: Implement first-year learning communities for all first-time UNCG undergraduate students to encourage integration of learning across courses.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Current Communities <ul><li>Ashby Residential College </li></ul><ul><li>Exploratory Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Grogan College </li></ul><ul><li>Honors College </li></ul><ul><li>Make a Difference House </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Cornelia Strong College </li></ul><ul><li>First Year Experience </li></ul><ul><li>International House </li></ul><ul><li>LEAD </li></ul><ul><li>Live Green </li></ul><ul><li>Mosaic </li></ul>Living-Learning Themed
  6. 6. The University Libraries <ul><li>Student Affairs Connection </li></ul>
  7. 7. Warren Ashby Residential College <ul><li>Oldest living-learning community in NC </li></ul><ul><li>Core classes in dorm </li></ul><ul><li>In-house librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Library student ambassador </li></ul>
  8. 8. First Year Experience <ul><li>Themed community </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on transition from high school </li></ul><ul><li>One common course for all students </li></ul>
  9. 9. Grogan College <ul><li>Several learning communities (Global Awareness; Making Music; Nursing Profession) </li></ul><ul><li>Each community takes common courses </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Future <ul><li>and Expansion </li></ul>
  11. 11. Best Practices <ul><li>Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thanks! <ul><li>Lynda Kellam McMillan, [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Jenny Dale, [email_address] </li></ul>