Improving Library Instruction with the JigsawClassroomRobert MongeInstructionWestern Oregon UniversityE-mail monger@wou.ed...
What is a Jigsaw Classroom?
Can you identify thepicture from thispiece of puzzle?
Does this piecemake it any easierto identify?
What about thispiece?
You can’t see what the picture is until you take all the pieces….
And put themtogether
The Jigsaw Instructionworks the same way
Each student becomes an expert in one resource
The Expertsthen teach eachother what theyknowAnd theresearch puzzlebecomes clear
Jigsaw Instruction are   being used in a variety   of disciplinesDavid V. PerkinsRenee N. Sarris(2001)A “Jigsaw Classroom”...
Kemel Doymus(2008)Teaching ChemicalEqualibrium with theJigsaw TechniqueResearch in ScienceEducation. 38.2: 249-260
Pricilla Y.L. Chan(2007)Jigsaw Techniquein InternationalFashion RetailingInternational Journalof Learning 13.11:121-125
Including Library InstructionMichael Lorenzen(2003)Encouraging Communityin Library Instruction: AJigsaw Experiment in aUni...
5 Minutes – Introduction / Divide students            into four groups: Wilson Select,            Proquest, Lexis-Nexis, M...
5 minutes: Introduction: Divide students into three           groups.           Group 1: Find Books—WorldCat           Gro...
How would you do it?
JIGSAW   E-Learning          Tutorials
Post to CMS / Library WebsiteClass TutorialsWorldCatAcademic Search PremierProquest Research LibraryLibrary Assignment PDF...
Referenceshttp://c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/Tools/authoring.html Chan, P.Y.L. (2007). Jigsaw technique in international fashion...
Please feel free to contact me if you  have questions.Robert MongeInstructionWestern Oregon UniversityE-mail monger@wou.ed...
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Improving library instruction with the jigsaw classroom

  1. 1. Improving Library Instruction with the JigsawClassroomRobert MongeInstructionWestern Oregon UniversityE-mail monger@wou.eduWebsite: www.wou.edu/~monger
  2. 2. What is a Jigsaw Classroom?
  3. 3. Can you identify thepicture from thispiece of puzzle?
  4. 4. Does this piecemake it any easierto identify?
  5. 5. What about thispiece?
  6. 6. You can’t see what the picture is until you take all the pieces….
  7. 7. And put themtogether
  8. 8. The Jigsaw Instructionworks the same way
  9. 9. Each student becomes an expert in one resource
  10. 10. The Expertsthen teach eachother what theyknowAnd theresearch puzzlebecomes clear
  11. 11. Jigsaw Instruction are being used in a variety of disciplinesDavid V. PerkinsRenee N. Sarris(2001)A “Jigsaw Classroom”Technique forUndergraduate StatisticsCoursesTeaching of Psychology28.2:111-113.
  12. 12. Kemel Doymus(2008)Teaching ChemicalEqualibrium with theJigsaw TechniqueResearch in ScienceEducation. 38.2: 249-260
  13. 13. Pricilla Y.L. Chan(2007)Jigsaw Techniquein InternationalFashion RetailingInternational Journalof Learning 13.11:121-125
  14. 14. Including Library InstructionMichael Lorenzen(2003)Encouraging Communityin Library Instruction: AJigsaw Experiment in aUniversity Library SkillsClassroom.Illinois Libraries (Online)85.1: 5-14
  15. 15. 5 Minutes – Introduction / Divide students into four groups: Wilson Select, Proquest, Lexis-Nexis, MD Consult25 Minutes – Fill in worksheet as group to learn databases20 Minutes –Each group selects a spokesperson—spokesperson has five minutes to demonstrate a search using the instructor station.
  16. 16. 5 minutes: Introduction: Divide students into three groups. Group 1: Find Books—WorldCat Group 2: Academic Search Premier Group 3: Proquest15 minutes: Fill out worksheets as group to learn database5 minutes: Reorganize groups--Each new group has at least one member Group 1, Group 2, Group 325 minutes: Have each member from new group teach the other members of the group about their database.Follow up: Post three filled out worksheets to class page
  17. 17. How would you do it?
  18. 18. JIGSAW E-Learning Tutorials
  19. 19. Post to CMS / Library WebsiteClass TutorialsWorldCatAcademic Search PremierProquest Research LibraryLibrary Assignment PDFTutorial Review--PDF
  20. 20. Referenceshttp://c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/Tools/authoring.html Chan, P.Y.L. (2007). Jigsaw technique in international fashion retailing. International Journal of Learning 13.11: 121-125 Clark, R.C. & Mayer, R.E. (2003). e-Learning and the Science of Instruction. San Francisco: Pfeiffer. Perkins, D.V. & Sarris, R.N. (2001). A “jigsaw classroom” technique for undergraduate statistics courses. Teaching of Psychology 28.2:111-113. Doymus, K. (2008). Teaching chemical equalibrium with the jigsaw Technique. Research in Science Education. 38.2: 249-260 Lorenzen, M. (2003). Encouraging community in library instruction: A jigsaw experiment in a university library skills classroom. Illinois Libraries (Online) 85.1: 5-14 Mayer, R.E. (2001) Multimedia learning. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  21. 21. Please feel free to contact me if you have questions.Robert MongeInstructionWestern Oregon UniversityE-mail monger@wou.eduWebsite: www.wou.edu/~monger

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