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Part-time Academy

Date and Time

Friday, January 10, 2014
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM


  • Mary Idema Pew Library


“Promoting Student Learning In and Outside the Classroom”

Mary Idema Pew Library, Allendale Campus

January 10, 2014

12:45-1:00 p.m.                 Registration – LIB 030 Multipurpose Room

                                                Light appetizers and beverages provided


1:00-1:25 p.m.                   Welcome and Overview of Library Services – LIB 030 Multipurpose Room

1:30-2:10 p.m.                   Concurrent Breakout sessions

1.       Incorporating special, non-standard, and alternative collections into your teaching.  LIB 001


In this session, part-time faculty will explore streaming videos, statistical datasets, primary sources, art images, historical newspapers, music, special collections, and other unique library resources. Participants will discuss how to integrate these collections into their course material. This session will be hands-on in the library learning lab.


2.       Library resources for promoting and supporting group assignments and active learning. LIB 002


In this session, part-time faculty will experience an active-learning group lesson in the library’s new collaborative learning lab. Activities will include seeing Media:Scapes in action, and exploring ideas for using multiple projectors, mobile whiteboards, and Smart Board technology. Laptops will be provided.


2:15-2:55 p.m.                   Repeat breakout sessions 1 and 2

3:00-3:40 p.m.                   Library tour

3:40-4:00p.m.                    Wrap-up and discussion






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