Posts by Alex Deeke

Using a Pilot Study to Test and Assess a New Instruction Model

Diagram with the words "try, fail, success."

Have you ever attended a workshop and promptly forgot most of what you learned a few days later? Given that library staff teach hundreds of library instruction sessions each semester through training workshops, course-integrated sessions, campus workshops, etc., this is an issue that is probably affecting those who attend our instruction sessions as well. Librarians explored a potential solution to this problem by testing an implementation of "Learning Boosters."

This Week in the Shapiro Lobby: May 8-14, 2017

Pictures of women with men and landscapes above the test "Jane Austen 1817-2017: A Bicentennial Event"

This week in the Shapiro Lobby we are featuring the exhibit "Jane Austen 1817-2017" which features student-curated work marking the bicentennial of Jane Austen's death. We will also be hosting the monthly book display "May I?" as well as a donation bin for Textbooks for Change.

Artist Spotlight: Michelle Sheng

The text "Changing the Story: Our roles in stopping the spread of fake news" above pictures of bull horns and microphones shooting flames of fire

In our first ever Artist Spotlight, we are featuring Michelle Sheng who helped create the Fake News exhibit "Changing the Story" which the Shapiro Lobby hosted during the last week of March 2017. Learn about Michelle's thoughts and motivations for creating the exhibit in today's special blog post.


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