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Reading Across the Curriculum (RAC) at Saint Leo University: Webinar 5 - Reading for Research (part 1 of 2)

PowerPoint Presentation, Part 1 of 2

Link to Recording

Announcement

FIFTH READING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM WEBINAR Wednesday, MARCH 5th

 OnWednesday, March 5th,  at 8:00pm EST, we will hold the fifth in a series of webinars and workshops on improving student reading.

 

Webinar: Reading for Research: an Exploration of the Research Process and Students’ Selections of Library Resources

Presenter: Ms. Doris VanKampen-Breit and Ms. Carol Moon

Reading for Research: an Exploration of the Research Process and Students’ Selections of Library Resources 

This workshop explores how students approach a research paper or project assignment, and a discussion of strategies we as faculty can use to support and encourage academic growth.

Included in the discussion:

Part I (March 5)

1.                 1.    It all begins with the Syllabus: the uncertainty factor

a.  Asking a Big Question: do they “get it”?

b. Supplemental Reading Lists – something to ponder….

2.  The dance begins: matching the assignment to the Articles

a.  One weak link: Student Understanding of an Assignment

b. A second weak link: The Information Search Process, and Anxiety

c.  Strengthening the link: Reading Tertiary (discipline-specific) Resources for Understanding

Ebooks