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Graphic Novels in Academic Libraries: From Maus to Manga and Beyond
This article addresses graphic novels and their growing popularity in academic libraries. Graphic novels are increasingly used as instructional resources, and they play an important role in supporting the recreational ...
If You Build It, Will They Learn? Assessing Online Information Literacy Tutorials.
(College and Research Libraries, 2006-11)
With the support of an internal grant, the Washington State University Library Instruction Department was able to undertake an assessment program to measure the use and effectiveness of online tutorials built by the ...
The Best of Both Worlds: Teaching a Hybrid Course
(Academic Exchange Quarterly, 2004)
While online education alone has strengths and weaknesses, the benefits of online learning can be used to enhance face-to-face teaching. This article will discuss an example of capitalizing on the strengths of online courses ...
Qualitative Assessment of Student Attitudes toward Information Literacy
Many distance degree students at Washington State University enroll in General Education 300, a one-credit information literacy course taught online by librarians that exposes students to activities and materials that ...
A Collaborative Approach to Information Literacy in the Freshman Seminar
(Academic Exchange Quarterly, 2003)
This article discusses the collaboration between the Libraries and the Freshman Seminar Program at Washington State University. Many goals related to information literacy competencies as defined by the library and higher ...
Why We Do What We Do: Exploring Priorities within Public Services Librarianship
(portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2006-07)
Public services librarians perform an increasingly diverse set of duties, and this study explores which job components are most important to librarians. The researchers surveyed public services librarians at ARL libraries ...
Learning More About How They Think: Information Literacy Instruction in a Campus-wide Critical Thinking Project
(Haworth Press, 2008)
Critical thinking and information literacy are strongly connected. At Washington State University, librarians have been involved with first-year experience programs and with a grant-funded critical thinking project that ...
Tangled Tango: The Challenges of Translating Culture
This paper explores the issue of translating cultural references, particularly the case of Suzanne Jill Levine's translation or transformation of Manuel Puig's Boquitas pintadas into her Heartbreak Tango.
Assessing Library Instruction in the Freshman Seminar: A Citation Analysis Study
(Reference Services Review, 2004)
The discussion of freshman seminar done by librarians was about developing effective methods for evaluation of their resources websites, as students rarely used them. The seminar also evaluated the quality of newly submitted ...