Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research

Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research

By: Beth Bloom (editor), Marta Deyrup (editor)Paperback

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Editors Marta Deyrup and Beth Bloom have brought together well-known educators from the fields of library science, communication, composition, and education to show you how to develop successful strategies for teaching undergraduates how to conduct basic research and write papers. Chapters cover each step of the research process and contain extensive bibliographies for further reading.

About Author

Marta Deyrup, Ph.D., MLS, is catalog coordinator at Seton Hall University Libraries and library liaison for Modern Languages, Classical Languages and the Russian and East European Studies Program. Beth Bloom, M.A., MLS, is the information literacy coordinator at Seton Hall University Libraries, as well as library liaison for nursing and allied health, art, music, museum studies, and women' studies. They have partnered on many presentations, articles, and a book chapter on information literacy and were responsible for establishing information fluency as a "core competency" for undergraduates at their university. Bloom and Deyrup were the recipients of a university grant to establish an information literacy program at Seton Hall and a grant from Google to explore how students do online research.


Preface Part I: The State of Teaching Today Chapter 1. Undergraduates and Library Research: What's Changed, What Hasn't, What Now? Mary George Chapter 2. Research Questions and the Research Question: What Are We Teaching When We Teach Research? Heidi M. Jacobs Chapter 3. Understanding the Relationship between Good Research and Good Writing Barbara D'Angelo Chapter 4. Toward the "Good" Research Assignment--A Librarian Speaks Roberta Tipton Chapter 5. Toward the "Good" Research Assignment - An Academic Speaks WilliamJames Hoffer Chapter 6. Teaching New Media as a Form of Writing: Explorations in Evolving Genres James Elmborg Chapter 7. From Punitive Policing to Proactive Prevention: Approaches to Teaching Information Ethics in the College Classroom Maria Accardi Chapter 8. Assessing the Information Research Process Stephanie Brasley Part II: The Strategies in Action: Four Ideas that Work Chapter 9. Before Search: A Scaffolded Approach to Teaching Research Stephanie Otis Chapter 10. Raids for Research Sara Miller Chapter 11. College Students as Wikipedia Editors: New pathways to Information Literacy Sharf Chapter 12. Training the Trainer: Librarians as Faculty Coaches and Workshop Designers Bloom About the Editors and Contributors Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780810887169
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9780810887169
  • weight: 304
  • ISBN10: 0810887169

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