On April 11 2011, Karen Reiman-Sendi led an Instructor College-sponsored brown bag discussion of using web-based guides in instruction, touching on the research literature surrounding the use of guides and our local data about patron use of guides. Attendees worked collaboratively to develop a list of best practice statements.
Sue Wortman, Social Work Librarian at the Hatcher Graduate Library, recently discovered a TED talk of interest to instructors. Sue has graciously accepted the invitation of the Instructor College Steering Committee to create a guest post for our blog. We invite you to share your thoughts and reactions.
An open discussion by library instructors about teaching ArticlesPlus.
On October 29, 2010, the Instructor College hosted a conversation on assessment with Dr. Larry Gruppen, U-M professor of Learning Health Sciences.
As a new academic year gets underway, we would like to introduce to you the members of the 2010 Instructor College Steering Committee. We look forward to crafting meaningful programs and services to support instructors in the UM Libraries.
In late February and early March 2010, Instructor’s College hosted a three session webinar series on information literacy and student learning assessment. The first session defined assessment and offered a theoretical framework to illustrate the assessment design and planning processes.
Members of the Instructor College share their tips and tricks for making the most out of the first 10 minutes of class. What they do, how they do it, and why the first ten minutes can be the most important ten minutes of your class section.
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