Tag: Teaching and Learning

PIL News Study

“Fake” News, “Fast” News, and More: Project Information Literacy Releases National Study of Student Engagement with the News

Project Information Literacy has released a new report exploring “how U.S. college-age students are accessing, consuming, and engaging with news in the digital age” based on a landmark, mixed-methods study of almost 6,000 students drawn from 6 high schools and 11 colleges and universities across the country, including DePaul. The

The Wikipedian on Campus

In 2016, the DePaul University Library recruited its first “Wikipedian-in-Residence” (WiR), Cassandra DellaCorte, to promote the presence of our special collections on one of the most-visited sites on the World Wide Web, to improve and enhance the content of Wikipedia articles with a connection to DePaul collections and academic programs,

The Library Research Prize and Another Year of Student Research Success

In collaboration with the First-Year Writing Program, the DePaul University Library is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Library Research Prize: Lexi Jackson, Shane Waggoner and Lauren Yaccino. Their essays respectively covered the areas of gender and sexual identity, college student mental health, and net neutrality. All three

Got a great research essay? Enter it to win the Library Research Prize!

It’s the end of the quarter and as you put the finishing touches on your research essay, consider entering it to win the Library Research Prize! In partnership with the First-Year Program Writing Showcase​, DePaul University Library offers its Library Research Prize to honor First-Year Program authors whose essays best

New Workshop – Teaching in a Makerspace

DePaul University Library Maker-in-Residence Eric Landahl (Physics) will offer a new workshop for faculty this month through the Teaching Commons: “The Makerspace Movement at DePaul: Learning in a Creative Community.” highlighting ways to incorporate “maker” technology in teaching and learning. Offered at the Loop Campus in the Idea Realization Lab

DePaul Study Included in “Top 20”

Heather Jagman’s study of information literacy instruction in first-year courses at DePaul University (co-authored with former DePaul librarian Paula Dempsey, now at the University of Illinois Chicago) has been selected as one of the “Top 20 Articles for 2016″ by the American Library Association’s Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT). In

Winning at Research: New Prize Awarded to First Year Writers

The DePaul University Library has a long-standing collaboration with the First Year Program to provide information literacy instruction to students across a wide range of writing-based courses. The best writing resulting from those courses is honored and celebrated each year at DePaul’s First Year Writing Showcase. In this year’s Writing

Making “A Real Impact” on Teaching and Learning: Continuing Collaboration Between DePaul College Prep and the DePaul University Library

Since 2013, DePaul University librarians have collaborated with teachers and administrators at DePaul College Prep High School to enhance the information literacy instruction provided to Prep students. Based on our long-time engagement in Chicago Quarter, DePaul University’s first-year-experience program, and our involvement in research projects such as Assessment in Action,