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First Year Experience the inside story at Monash South Africa Library

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The presentation is designed to share the Monash South Africa Library practice on FYE. This was presented during the LIASA Conference 1- 6 October 2017. The session was Higher Education Interest Group Round Table. The discussion was on FYE

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First Year Experience the inside story at Monash South Africa Library

  1. 1. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE: THE INSIDE STORY AT MONASH SOUTH AFRICA LIBRARY LIASA CONFERENCE 1-6 OCTOBER 2017
  2. 2. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY The First Year Experience (FYE) program provides a bridging gap between high school and university by providing a support structure aimed at empowering and equipping first year university students with the necessary and essential skills to navigate successfully through university (Who is who, 2015) FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE
  3. 3. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY LIBRARY ORIENTATION PHASE 1 Learning Skills Research Skills Library Resources Library Guide Library Staff Library Tour Date E Book Print Collection Read news online
  4. 4. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Training/workshops) Service Desk LIBRARY SERVICES & FACILITIES Internet access WIFI Connected Assistance with assignments Librarians and skills advisor s Librarians and Skills advisers assistance on assignments
  5. 5. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY LIBRARIAN AND LEARNING SKILLS ADVISER Librarians • topic analysis for assignment or research • guide to relevant resources: databases and many more • evaluate and manage your resources • RESEARCH management tool such as EndNote Learning Skills Advisers • academic reading • academic writing • note-taking • study skills • critical thinking • oral communication • group work skills • citing and referencing • thesis writing groups LIBRARY MODEL- PHASE 2
  6. 6. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY • Embark on research and determine need for knowledge When students are researching: Embark & determine Embark on research and determine the need to for knowledge/understanding Find & generate Find and generate needed information using appropriate methodology Evaluate & reflect Evaluate information & data and reflect on the research process Organise & manage Organise information collected/generated and manage the research process Analyse & synthesise Synthesise and analyse new knowledge Apply and communicate Apply and communicate knowledge and the process used to generate it , with full consideration ethical, social and cultural issues
  7. 7. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY Computer Lab Tutorial Room Training Room Learning & Research Skills Assignment Topic Analysing the research question Finding information using library resources Evaluating and reflecting and selecting Organising & managing information found Research process in the classroom Applying the information to answer the research questioning Communicating knowledge
  8. 8. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY
  9. 9. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY
  10. 10. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY PASS SYSTEM- STUDENT TRACKING AND RETENTION
  11. 11. © 2015 MSA LTD CONFIDENTIAL & PROPRIETARY The library would like to see............. all FIRST YEAR STUDENTS.......SUCCEEDING in their academic activities Subject Librarian for Business Economics Engineering and Information Technology Linda Mbonambi Linda.Mbonambi@monash.edu

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