Mark it on your calendars...registration for the IT Library Seminar closes on Monday, May 3.
The seminar is open to all IT faculty and instructors.
Here's the pertinent data:
Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday, May 20, 2010, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
There will also be a short follow-up meeting in late fall.
101 Walter Library
With a renewed focus on the first-year experience, a strong emphasis on capstone and design projects in senior year, and renowned graduate programs, the Institute of Technology is committed to producing well-rounded students with a skill set that includes critical thinking, managing and synthesizing scientific information and data, and creating and communicating new knowledge.
To help you and your colleagues more fully integrate these skills into your courses and curriculum, the University Libraries invite you to an intensive one and one-half day seminar.
A $250 honorarium is offered to those who participate.
Through presentations, small group discussions with colleagues, and individual consultations with science and engineering librarians, you will...
- Reflect on teaching practices and assignments to improve your students' ability to navigate the literature of your field, critically evaluate information, turn data into meaning, and more effectively convey new knowledge
- Explore issues around scientific scholarship, including publishing, copyright and open access, to help prepare students to negotiate the publishing world themselves\
- Consider strategies for managing your data and be able to advise UROP students and members of your research group on this topic
- Learn how to keep up with the literature and increase your productivity with information gathering and organizational tools.
To register: http://z.umn.edu/libraryfacultyseminar
Space is limited.
If you have any questions please contact Kate Peterson (katep_at_umn.edu)