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Information Literacy

for Teaching and Learning

A Workshop for General Education Faculty

May 8-10, 2007

( Main Workshop page)

JMU General Education faculty representing four of the five GenEd Clusters and librarians participated in this information literacy workshop.   Each team developed a research-rich assignment appropriate to a class of non-major students.  The assignment will be implemented during the coming academic year.  Following are the assignments developed by faculty participants or teams.

Faculty Member or Team

Department/

GE Cluster

Course Librarian Assigment and supplementary materials

GBIO Team:

Kim  Bolyard

Elizabeth Doyle

Jon Kastendiek

Mike Renfroe

Wendy Stapleton

Biology

Cluster 3

GBIO 103

Contemporary

Biology

Meris Mandernach

GBIO103 Assignment Powerpoint

GBIO103 Assignment - Medical Marijuana

GPOSC Team:

Andreas Broschied

Kathleen Ferraiolo

David Jones

Valerie Sulfaro

Political Science

Cluster 4

GPOSC 225

U.S. Government

Patricia Hardesty

Peer Review Journals Assignment

Key Words  Assignment

Using Texts Assignment

News Assignment

Interpreting Polls Assignment

Congressional Votes Assignment

Sandra Duvivier

English

Cluster 2

GHUM 200

Great Works - 20th Century African American Literature

Melissa VanVuuren

GHUM200 Powerpoint

GHUM200 Assignment Rubric

Elizabeth Johnson

Geology

Cluster 3

GSC 115

Earth Systems, Cycles and Human Impact

Jerry Gill

GSC115 Powerpoint

GSC115 Rubric (PDF)

GSCI115Assignment

(PDF)

Project part 1 (PDF)

Project part 2 (PDF)

Jeff Kushner

ISAT

Cluster 3

GSCI 165

The Way Life Works

Claire Clemens

GSCI 165 Powerpoint

Library Resources for GSCI 165

Julia Sweeny

Writing Program

Cluster 1

GWRIT 103

Critical Reading & Writing

Kathy Clarke

GWRIT 103 Powerpoint

Lisa Tubach

Art &Art History

Cluster 2

GART 200

Art in General Culture

Mary Ann Chappell

GART 200 Assignment

 

Workshop Agenda Day One

Workshop Agenda Day Two

Workshop Planning Committee:   Kathy Clarke, and Meris Mandernach

Questions:  Contact Lynn Cameron, Coordinator of Library Instruction, Carrier Library, MSC 1704; (540)568-3826.

  
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