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- ItemActivate your Learners! Active learning strategies for fostering participant engagement in information literacy sessions(2013) Shamchuk, Lisa; Plouffe, Leah; Nelson, JodyMacEwan University Librarians have revamped introductory information literacy programming to incorporate active learning activities. Our session will discuss the value of active learning, share the chart used to match activities with learning objectives, and allow participants to experience active learning activities that could be adapted for programming in all types of libraries.
- ItemAuthentic assessment/assessment-for-learning: early findings from a large scale information literacy assessment program(2013) Shamchuk, Lisa; Nelson, Jody; Plouffe, Leah; Knoch, Jessica; Morrison, JoanHow does one systematically evaluate a large-scale information literacy program and make the assessment both authentic and meaningful for learners? This was the problem faced by an instruction team at MacEwan University Library in Edmonton, AB. This poster outlines the development of an assessment program, highlighting early results and the impact of these results on curriculum and pedagogy.
- ItemMacEwan University Library’s pedagogical shift: using active learning activities during first-year information literacy sessions(2013) Shamchuk, Lisa; Plouffe, LeahArising from K–12 education, the pedagogical concept of active learning is becoming more and more commonplace in face-to-face library Information Literacy (IL) sessions. MacEwan University Library decided to update IL sessions to incorporate active learning activities, a decision which not only benefited the engagement of students and faculty, but the librarians as well.