Teaching with Librarians

6 January 2022

As Carleton’s instruction librarians, we enjoy meeting new faculty, learning about their teaching, and discussing the ways we can support their classes. We see faculty-librarian partnerships as new ways to…

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Teaching with census data

31 January 2020

Last week’s LTC lunch brought together faculty and staff from many different departments and offices to consider the many ways in which the census provides opportunities to teach students about…

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Information literacy in the age of disinformation

9 September 2019

Recently, Serena Zabin, professor of history, brought to my attention the Washington Post piece by Karin Wulf titled, “Could footnotes be the key to winning the disinformation wars?” After spending…

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Supporting student mental health

8 January 2019

Mental health challenges are a common concern facing Carleton students. A number of the winter workshops, including the new faculty winter workshop, the winter workshop on feedback, and the advising…

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Information literacy across the curriculum

7 November 2017

Last week’s LTC lunch was a thoughtful presentation of various examples of teaching and assessing information literacy in different places across the curriculum. If you have ever wondered exactly what…

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Truth, Information Literacy, and the American Way

12 May 2017

This week’s LTC lunch showcased three partnerships between librarians and faculty to develop and support assignments designed to encourage students to make sense of current events and develop their information…

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