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A Collaborative Approach: Moving toward Information Literacy through Data Governance
October 30, 2015 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2015

UW-Madison recognized the need to move to a data-driven improvements campus. Come learn how this decentralized research institution moved to improving information literacy, by forming an enterpri…

Something for Everyone: Differentiated Instruction in Information Studies
October 28, 2015 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2015

A 200-level survey course, Information Studies in the Digital Age, covers information literacy topics in a technological context. Given the broad range of students enrolled and content covered, t…

7 Things You Should Know About Visual Literacy
March 9, 2015

Visual literacy is the ability to recognize and critically appreciate meaning in visual content and to use visual elements to create effective communication. Visualizations often provide better w…

eCollaborations and Teaching Scientific Literacy
February 10, 2015 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2015

The Case for E-Collaboration: Engaging, Empowering, and Experiential Patricia A. McGee, Associate Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio Online courses can make students feel t…

M. Catherine Hirschbiel

Outreach Coordinator & Reference Librarian

Emerson College

Boston, Massachusetts

UNITED STATES

M. Catherine Hirschbiel
Making the Connection: A Personal Librarian Pilot for English 101
March 26, 2014 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference

Achieving a means to integrate information literacy instruction into the classroom and meet Middle States requirements drove our Personal Librarian implementation. Our journey was bumpy and rushe…

Faculty Perspectives on Information Literacy: What They Want, and What We Can Do About It
March 25, 2014 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference

Discussions of information literacy rely heavily on library perspectives and rarely include faculty voices. Drawing on the results of a nationwide sample, this session will give academic libraria…

Geographies of Learning: How Students Navigate, Use and Learn from Digital Resources
February 19, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE LIVE! - Geographies of Learning

We report key findings from a large-scale study of students' use of digital resource sponsored by the National Science Foundation. We surveyed a broad sample of students in postsecondary edu…

Evaluating Digital Services: A Visitors and Residents Approach
February 19, 2014

This JISC infoKit contains advice on evaluating the services university libraries offer to users. The focus is primarily on digital/online services but set within the broader context of more trad…

Digital Badges in Higher Ed: Certifying Research Skills That Impress Professors and Future Employers
February 12, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Connect: Portland

ASU librarians launched a pilot digital badge system for students to learn and demonstrate information and research proficiency while addressing two recurring needs with one solution. Specificall…