HIT Seminar: Researching Across the Disciplines

Our URI team presented on this seminar at the AAC&U 2022 Annual Meeting on Educating for Democracy:

Santucci, A., Izenstark, A. & MacDonald, M.C. “Democratic Belonging as Informed Citizenry: Empowering Faculty to Empower Learners via Information Literacy” (POD Network Pre-Meeting Workshop, AAC&U 2022. Washington DC, 19-22 January 2022)

Want to know more? Materials are available here in the DigitalCommons@URI!

Would you like your students to:

  • Go beyond Google searches?
  • Ask better research questions?
  • Move from passive knowledge consumers to active knowledge creators?
  • Assess credibility in a changing information world?
  • Understand the value of citing their sources?

If you answered YES to one or more of these, the Researching Across the Disciplines Seminar is for you!

What will participants receive?

  1. Your own copy of Bravender, McClure, and Schaub’s Teaching Information Literacy Threshold Concepts.
  2. Permanent online access to all seminar resources.
  3. $1,000 in professional development funds (for conference travel, workshops, pay for student assistants, technology, or licenses) to support developing and implementing a new or redesigned assignment in your course.
  4. Personal consultation support to implement your work.