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  • Fresh Techniques: Getting ready to use hip hop in the classroom 

    Rowland, Danielle (2016)
    A workbook-style reflection exercise prompts readers to consider potential uses of hip-hop in their own library instruction in a culturally responsive manner.
  • Starting Small Practicing Critical Pedagogy through Collective Conversation 

    Watson, Megan; Ellenwood, Dave (ACRL, 2016)
  • Assessment Management Systems: Questions to Spark Librarian Engagement 

    Belanger, Jackie; Oakleaf, Megan (Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2013)
    In recent years, ever-increasing demands for accountability have had an impact on all sectors of higher education. As a result, assessment has become central to the work of higher education institutions nationwide. ...
  • Teaching Meetings: Providing a Forum for Learning How to Teach 

    Leadley, Sarah (Emerald Insight, 1998)
    "In 1996, librarians at the University of Washington Bothell Library gathered together their teaching librarians and the director of the Writing Center and began meeting on a regular basis to discuss issues of teaching and ...
  • Teaching Interdisciplinarity 

    Burgett, Bruce; Hillyard, Cinnamon; Krabill, Ron; Leadley, Sarah; Rosenberg, Becky (Duke University Press, 2011)
    This essay addresses the question of how to best teach interdisciplinarity through a detailed discussion of a common upper-division gateway course for multiple majors housed in an interdisciplinary studies unit. It argues ...
  • Cultural competency on campus: Applying ACRL’s Diversity Standards 

    Watson, Megan; Mills, Shardé; Ellenwood, Dave; Garrard, Tami; Ferguson, Emily; Lazzaro, Althea (College & Research Libraries News, 2014-06)
    The ACRL Diversity Committee released the "Diversity Standards: Cultural Competency for Academic Libraries" in 2012. With strong support from our administration and clear guidelines from the standards, the University of ...
  • Visual Literacy Standards in Higher Education: New Opportunities for Libraries and Student Learning 

    Hattwig, Denise; Bussert, Kaila; Medaille, Ann; Burgess, Joanna (The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD 21218, 2013-01)
    Visual literacy is essential for 21st century learners. Across the higher education curriculum, students are being asked to use and produce images and visual media in their academic work, and they must be prepared to do ...
  • Developing a Collaborative Faculty-Librarian Information Literacy Assessment Project 

    Belanger, Jackie; Bliquez, Rebecca; Mondal, Sharleen (Emerald Publishing Library Review, 2012)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe the process of developing an information literacy assessment project, and to discuss key findings from the project. Design/methodology/approach – A variety of assessment ...