April 19th Provisions Session Summary: “Teaching Information Literacy in the Age of Google”

**The access the audio recording from the session, click here!** Our last Provisions session of the Spring Semester explored the theme of” Teaching Information in the Age of Google.” Presenters shared previous experience with teaching courses dealing with literacy, and effective strategies for improving success for a diverse range of college students. An audience of approximately 35 faculty and … Continue reading April 19th Provisions Session Summary: “Teaching Information Literacy in the Age of Google”

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April 19th Session Reminder

Please join us for our upcoming session held tomorrow, Tuesday, April 19th. The theme for the session is “Teaching Information Literacy in the Age of Google." Our esteemed presenters for the April 19th session include: Cailin Brown-Department of Communications Elizabeth Yanoff- Department of Teacher Education & Mary Lindner-Reference Librarian Steve Black -Reference Librarian Provisions’ sessions are held from 12:00-1:15 in Standish A&B. All are welcome and … Continue reading April 19th Session Reminder

The Academic Minute: Technology & Education

  On the Academic Minute, "The Phantom Vibration Syndrome," Robert Rosenberger describes the sensation of feeling your phone vibrate, when it actually has not vibrated at all. In a study of undergraduate students, approximately 90% reported that they experienced this "phantom vibration syndrome." When medical staff were surveyed, approximately 70% experienced the syndrome. Although many have experienced it, … Continue reading The Academic Minute: Technology & Education

Teaching Information Literacy in the Age of Google: April 19th Session

What exactly is information literacy?? "Information literacy is a set of abilities requiring individuals to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information." - Association of College & Research Libraries. Dr. Daniel Russell, a technologist who studies how people use Google to access information in … Continue reading Teaching Information Literacy in the Age of Google: April 19th Session