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