Presenter Information

Robin Grant, Macon State College, GA

Location

Room 2010

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

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Presentation Description

Last fall, Macon State College began offering themed sections of its three-credit Freshman Year Experience course. The Library saw this as an opportunity to go beyond the one-shot library instruction class and offered a themed section entitled “Information is Power!” In this presentation, the librarian/instructor will share her experiences combining a Freshman Year Experience class with an information literacy class, as well as her reflections on working with the same group of students throughout a semester versus teaching them for one fifty-minute library session.

Keywords

Information literacy, Freshman year experience, Macon State College

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Sep 21st, 4:15 PM Sep 21st, 5:30 PM

Information Is Power! Using a Themed Freshman Year Experience Course to Teach Info Literacy

Room 2010

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