Author: Jessica Alverson

Assistant Coordinator for Instruction of E-Learning

English Department and Library Partner to Explore Information Fluency in the Discipline

This March, a team of DePaul University English department faculty members, Rebecca Cameron, Jennifer Conary and John Shanahan and librarian, Jessica Alverson participated in the  “Information Fluency in the Disciplines” workshop sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges in Louisville, KY.  The workshop included participants from 20 + private academic

What Can I Expect my Students to Know? First-Year Library Instruction

Often, we make assumptions about what our undergraduate students know or should know when it comes to college-level work. Because smartphones are virtual extensions of our students, and students grew up alongside Google, we assume that our students are both tech-savvy, as well as fully capable of finding anything using