Instruction Meeting<br />Oboler Library: 9/11/09<br />
Welcome<br />Instruction happening daily<br />FYS scavenger hunt<br />FYS scavenger hunt with answers<br />Answer question...
A library instructor’s responsibilities?<br />Divide into groups<br />Assign roles<br />		- Spokesperson  <br />		- Scribe...
Discussions<br />Spokespersons share group answers<br />Write answers for all to see<br />Compare prepared list<br />
Groups’ Answers<br />Instill a spirit of collaborative. independence<br />Maintain order in the classroom.<br />Collaborat...
Instructor’s responsibilities<br />Communicate<br />Create outline/plan<br />Solicit feedback<br />Adjust outline/plan<br ...
Visiting liaisons/depts.<br />Instructional Services Handout<br />		-- Share it<br />		-- Find it on the J Drive  2008-20...
Promote library instruction	<br />If faculty liked your instruction, tell them to recommend library instruction to colleag...
Teaching methods<br />Would you use these methods in your own instruction?<br />			-- Problem-based learning<br />			-- Gr...
Future instruction meetings<br />Focus on Information Literacy Skills<br />Talk about follow-up surveys and feedback metho...
The End<br />
Other questions<br />How can we teach at the academic level?<br />Do we teach content? Process? Critical thinking?<br />Wh...
Purpose of library instruction<br />We teach them how to use the Library.  We teach students how to find information effic...
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Instruction Meeting

  1. 1. Instruction Meeting<br />Oboler Library: 9/11/09<br />
  2. 2. Welcome<br />Instruction happening daily<br />FYS scavenger hunt<br />FYS scavenger hunt with answers<br />Answer questions, but also encourage/coach the freshmen<br />
  3. 3. A library instructor’s responsibilities?<br />Divide into groups<br />Assign roles<br /> - Spokesperson <br /> - Scribe<br />Discuss answers to question above.<br />Find an article, blog, document, etc. that supports one or more of you answers.<br />
  4. 4. Discussions<br />Spokespersons share group answers<br />Write answers for all to see<br />Compare prepared list<br />
  5. 5. Groups’ Answers<br />Instill a spirit of collaborative. independence<br />Maintain order in the classroom.<br />Collaborate with the instructor.<br />Advertise and drum up business.<br />Be prepared & organized.<br />Do no harm. Leave & enlightened.<br />Instill skepticism & critical thinking.<br />Show them something new.<br />Solicit feedback & evaluations.<br />Stay within the time frame.<br />Coach faculty.<br />
  6. 6. Instructor’s responsibilities<br />Communicate<br />Create outline/plan<br />Solicit feedback<br />Adjust outline/plan<br />Prepare handouts & worksheets<br />Practice search examples<br />Teach<br />Allow for hands-on<br />Help students<br />Have them fill out evaluations<br />Send back summary to faculty<br />Offer follow-up visit<br />Know info-lit standards<br />Coach faculty<br />Send follow-up eval. <br />
  7. 7. Visiting liaisons/depts.<br />Instructional Services Handout<br /> -- Share it<br /> -- Find it on the J Drive  2008-2009 Handouts folder w/i Instruction folder<br />Attend a department meeting<br />Visit your liaison<br />
  8. 8. Promote library instruction <br />If faculty liked your instruction, tell them to recommend library instruction to colleagues.<br />Talk about library instruction with contacts<br />Mention open workshops at <br /> beginning of classes when <br /> relevant<br />Other ideas?<br />
  9. 9. Teaching methods<br />Would you use these methods in your own instruction?<br /> -- Problem-based learning<br /> -- Groups<br /> -- Discussion<br /> -- Hands-on searching time<br /> -- Provide feedback<br />When?<br />Why?<br />
  10. 10. Future instruction meetings<br />Focus on Information Literacy Skills<br />Talk about follow-up surveys and feedback methods<br />Other suggestions?<br />
  11. 11. The End<br />
  12. 12. Other questions<br />How can we teach at the academic level?<br />Do we teach content? Process? Critical thinking?<br />What are the benefits of follow-up communication? Drawbacks?<br />Should we offer to review their students’ bibliographies/works cited?<br />Why did you choose these articles/writings?<br />How can we promote instruction?<br />
  13. 13. Purpose of library instruction<br />We teach them how to use the Library. We teach students how to find information efficiently, how to use it responsibly, and how to document it accurately.<br /> -- Phil Homan<br />

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