Tailoring Library Instruction for Non-Science Majors Taking Hybrid and Online Science Classes: Student Perceptions of Information Literacy in the Virtual Environment
An instruction librarian and a biology professor at a small, urban commuter college campus worked together to provide research instruction to non-science majors in selected hybrid and online biological sciences classes. They collaboratively designed in-class and online learning tools, as well as homework assignments aimed at developing non-science majors’ information literacy skills. Through an array of innovative technologies and pedagogical models (including online screencasts, Twitter conversations, and embedded librarianship), they sought to engage non-science majors in the scientific discourse and to encourage them to access and assess reputable online science materials. This study explores the efficacy of their pedagogical partnership.
Library Community Scholarship
Public Services Quarterly
Taylor & Francis
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Gamtso, C.W and Halpin, PA (2018).Tailoring Library Instruction for Non-science Majors Taking Hybrid and Online Science Classes: Student Perceptions of Information Literacy in the Virtual Environment. Public Service Quarterly,14:99-118. DOI: 10.1080/15228959.2017.1372729.