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C&CS Presents: “Revising the Revision: Moving New Information Literacy Instruction for FY Students Online in the Wake of COVID-19”, March 17 at 1 pm

March 8, 2021

C&CS Presents

Revising the Revision: Moving New Information Literacy Instruction for FY Students Online in the Wake of COVID-19 with Beth Transue

Wednesday, March 17 at 1:00 pm EST

Register Here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrdeqhrzojGNdiboCo8vWU7XEZOF4Ts6yy

Throughout 2018-19, librarians at Messiah University worked with the Director of First Year Core Courses to develop a scaffolded four-session information literacy program throughout the two core writing courses in the First Year student’s curriculum. Academic year 2019-2020 was the first year for full implementation. The first three sessions were delivered in person and included flipped and active learning strategies. COVID-related closure of campus required immediate conversion of the final session to an online format. The presenter will share information about these curricular revisions, and then the revision of the final information literacy session to online.

Photo of Beth Transue

Beth M. Transue, MLS MET is the Information Literacy librarian at Messiah University. She coordinates information literacy instruction across the curriculum, from first year students to graduate level. Beth also serves as the liaison librarian for health and natural science departments, based on her academic background and experience working with national resource centers on behalf of NIH and CDC. As Beth stays at home this year due to COVID, she has worked on improving her genealogy research skills, making some unique family finds.

All C&CS Sessions are recorded and made available via the CRD website following the presentation.

This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Support is also provided by the College and Research Division of the Pennsylvania Library Association: https://crdpala.org/.

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