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Jan 19th, 2010
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Meeting Room 406 (fourth floor)
Mountain Time
Session Type: Concurrent Session
In this case study, the instructor, the undergraduate teaching assistant, and a library administrator will assess how new media and Web 2.0 technologies transform project-based learning within a unique residential Freshman Interest Group (FIG) learning environment. Learn how the strategic integration of specific Web 2.0 technologies into the FIG, "Hidden History: Documenting Freshman Year," fosters a dynamic partnership between librarians, archivists, and faculty; stimulates higher-order reasoning skills (independent inquiry, critical thinking, problem solving, and expository writing); introduces first-year students to the essential questions and methodologies of specific disciplines and fields of study; and promotes interdisciplinary study and research.