Application & Requirements
All full-time JMU faculty teaching in the majors are eligible to apply. Space is limited to 10 participants. Applicants must submit the following:
A completed APPLICATION FORM
A personal statement that describes your interest in incorporating information literacy into your course and explains what you hope to accomplish through the workshop.
A current syllabus for the course you intend to modify
Current assignments for the course you intend to modify
Send these items to Jason Sokoloff, Carrier Library, MSC 1704. Application deadline: February 29, 2008. Questions? Call Jason at 8-5569 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participant Selection & Notification
- Evaluation of applicant's commitment and interest, as evidenced in the personal statement.
Potential for integrating information literacy into the major or academic program.
Overall quality of the proposal
- Efforts will be made to create a diverse group of participants, representing various academic programs and departments.
Faculty will be notified of acceptance by March 20.
Expectations of Participants
All workshop participants are expected to attend the entire 3-day workshop.
Faculty will agree to modify an existing course to include:
Information literacy objectives
An assignment that requires students to find, evaluate & effectively use information
Assessment of student performance
Faculty agree to teach the course using the resulting modifications.
Faculty will submit a final report to the Coordinator of Library Instruction at the end of the course semester.
Participants will present results at a future CFI workshop.
Faculty will provide the modified syllabus & accompanying assignments to be posted on the publicly available workshop Web site.
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