Monthly Archives: January 2011

SL and research in an English composition course

Last spring, I approached an English composition instructor, Stephanie Dickey, about integrating a research component into her English 102 service-learning intensive course.  I sent Stephanie Jennifer Nutefall’s article: “The relationship between service learning and research.”  (see Recommended Reading for the full … Continue reading

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IL Course (EDT 110) Week 4

Homework due today, 1/25:  Students viewed the Information Cycle tutorial, produced by Penn State University Libraries; Students also submitted three articles related to their research topic (reading/writing assessment for K-8 students) to a dropbox in the learning management system. Class … Continue reading

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IL Course (EDT 110) Week 3

During Tuesday morning’s class, our students discussed the web sites they found for homework.  They each found three web sites relating to assessing reading skills for K-8 students.  They decided in groups which they would deem the “best” and discussed … Continue reading

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Service-Learning and the Academic Librarian virtual discussion

Don’t miss the ACRL Instruction Section virtual discussion “Service-Learning and the Academic Librarian.”  This email just came across the ili-listserv yesterday: The IS current topics discussion, “Service-Learning and the Academic Librarian” will be held online Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at … Continue reading

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IL Course (EDT 110) Week 2

Week 1 was full of logistics and housekeeping.  An experienced SL instructor and faculty liaison to the Office of Service Learning, Dr. Sarah Twill (Social Work), presented “What’s this service learning thing Cheryl and Maureen are making me do?” The … Continue reading

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