Fogler Library Faculty Newsletter 8-27-2019
Fogler Library Faculty Services Workshop, Information Literacy Guidelines, Information Literacy Curriculum, Extra Credit Opportunity: Beyond Fake News
In this issue
- Fogler Library Faculty Services Workshop
- Information Literacy Guidelines for First-Year Students
- Including Information Literacy Curriculum in Your Courses
- Extra Credit Opportunity for Students: Beyond Fake News Workshop
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The library’s ArchivesSpace database allows researchers to identify and learn more about materials held by Fogler Library’s Special Collections Department. The materials cover a wide range of subjects reflecting historical events, business, education, arts, and sciences. ArchivesSpace includes finding aids for manuscripts, university records, and oral history interviews, as well as a limited selection of digital resources. Learn More.
1. Fogler Library Faculty Services Workshop
Wednesday, September 11, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1
This workshop will discuss various services Fogler Library provides for faculty members. Whether you’re new on campus or in need of a refresher, find out how Fogler can help you with your teaching and research.
2. Information Literacy Guidelines for First-Year Students
Wednesday, September 25, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Fogler Library Classroom 1
Over the summer, Fogler’s Reference & Information Literacy librarians have developed suggested information literacy guidelines for First-Year Students. This workshop will introduce the guidelines, as well as the national models they were drawn from, while discussing the importance of building information literacy skills for successful learners. Some tools and strategies for incorporating these skills in courses will also be discussed.
Please register for this workshop here.
3. Including Information Literacy Curriculum in Your Courses
As you prepare your classes, you may want to include information literacy skill building into your curriculum, as appropriate for your discipline. Fogler Reference Librarians are able to assist with identifying concepts and designing assignments, as well as provide instruction in this area. Contact your subject librarian if you would like to discuss this.
4. Extra Credit Opportunity for Students: Beyond Fake News Workshop
Fogler Library is seeking faculty willing to offer their students extra credit for attending “Beyond “fake news”: Digging into media literacy and cognitive bias” on Monday, November 4, 2019, from 4:45 pm – 6 pm.
The workshop will be led by Judith Rosenbaum, Associate Professor in Communication and Journalism, Alan Berry, PhD student in Communication and Journalism, and Jen Bonnet, Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian, who will engage students in an interactive workshop where they will learn to critically evaluate news production and consumption.
Please contact Jen Bonnet (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in offering extra credit for this workshop.