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Researching Across the Disciplines Seminar - Summer 2021

The Office for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is pleased to offer an exciting High Impact Teaching (HIT) seminar - Researching Across the Disciplines

Facilitators: Amanda Izenstark and Mary MacDonald (University Libraries), Anna Santucci (Advancement of Teaching and Learning)
Modality: combination of virtual meetings over Zoom & activities facilitated remotely (**pending circumstances and participants’ preference, it may be possible to host the final day in person at Carothers Library, Kingston Campus**)

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!

This seminar explores strategies and practices any faculty member can use to help students become better researchers regardless of discipline. These activities support students' active engagement with the changing world of information by developing their understanding of fundamental concepts in information literacy. Participants will design or revise a research assignment for one of their courses and outline 2-3 effective lessons that develop students’ understanding of scholarly approaches to information research.

For more information and to apply, please click here.
Applications are due by by Sunday, April 25th. You will be notified of the status of your application by Monday, May 3rd 2021. 

Thursday, June 17 at 9:00am to 3:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Conference/Workshop

Website

https://web.uri.edu/teach/

Cost

Free

Group
Advancement of Teaching and Learning
Hashtag

#HITseminar

Contact Email

teach@etal.uri.edu

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