How can an "old space" like Special Collections be repurposed to meet evolving information literacy learning goals? This presentation will address ways in which a traditional library space can be reimagined as a place to engage students in affective learning at the beginning of the research process. By crafting activities for students that emphasize exploration and open-ended discovery, librarians and faculty can help students slow down and approach research more creatively. In the session, we (two librarians and a teaching faculty member) will share specific outcomes, activities, and the results of our assessments.
- Understand the importance of affective learning as a part of research in order to address student information literacy learning from a more holistic perspective
- Identify challenges and strategies for integrating affective learning experiences into instruction scenarios in order to effectively identify opportunities for affective learning in their own contexts
Intended audience: Some experience with the topic
Carlisle, Kelly Grey and Graf, Anne Jumonville, "The Art of Discovery: Helping Students Find Inspiration in Unlikely Places" (2014). Library Faculty Research. Paper 70.