Reynolds Library hosted 47 Advance College Academy students in two library instruction sessions as part of their SDV 100 course. The students piloted an information literacy activity called The Source Deck. The Source Deck is a series of research activities that students complete in small groups. The activities are all hands-on, and include essential research … Continue reading Advance College Academy Students Pilot The Source Deck at Reynolds Library
New semester, new inspiration! Want to know how better to reach your students? The JSRCC Library now has an online subscription to The Teaching Professor, an acclaimed newsletter devoted to the art and science of better teaching. Subjects include: Student-centered learning Mentoring new and adjunct faculty Overcoming student apathy Energizing and re-inspiring experienced faculty … Continue reading New subscription: The Teaching Professor
Check out a recent guide compiled by Eleanor J. Goldberg and Michael LaMagna which lists and reviews open resources on the Web including full-package courses, videos, repositories, and textbooks. This guide was published in the June 2012 issue of College & Research Libraries News.
A recent article from Educause Review looks at some of the hype and the reality of E-Books in higher education and addresses issues such as: Overcoming adoption barriers Developing standards for portability and IP protection New E-reader software and devices Cultural acceptance To review the article, click here. What are your thoughts on the growing … Continue reading E-Book Use in Higher Education
“With all the talk about the affordability of attending college, and the recent initiatives by some of America’s best-endowed universities to enhance their accessibility to people from all walks of life, including those who fall between the poles of rich and poor socio-economically, a random piece of data caught my eye the other day.” Check … Continue reading Brainstorm: The Value of Community Colleges