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Professional Development Resources on the First Year Experience

Posted by Raymond Pun on 10/16/17 10:16 AM

Interested in learning more about the first year experience in the library field or higher education? Not sure where to begin? There are plenty of resources to help you dig into this topic a bit further since the FYE is such a broad area in higher education.  This post will cover a few selected resources for you to consider.

First Year Experience

FYE Spotlight: Sheridan College Libraries

Posted by Raymond Pun on 10/10/17 10:09 AM

By Raymond Pun and Marian Traynor

FYE Correspondent Raymond Pun recently interviewed Marian Traynor, Manager of Library User Services and Jamie Goodfellow, first year academic skills librarian, both of Sheridan College in Toronto. Their conversation focuses on how Sheridan’s library added increased prioritization and new programming to their first year experience initiative.

First Year Experience

Teaching Data Literacy with Credo

Posted by Raymond Pun on 10/2/17 11:01 AM

By Raymond Pun and Kenya Flash

In our last post, we covered how you might use Credo to teach image searching and visual literacy. This week we will be looking into how Credo can help you teach data literacy. Data literacy is the ability to read, interpret, create, and communicate data as information. Many disciplines, from communication to political science and more, expect students to show proficiency with these skills in their assignments.

First Year Experience, library instruction, Credo in Action

Teaching Visual Literacy with Credo

Posted by Raymond Pun on 9/14/17 12:07 PM

By Raymond Pun and Vang Vang

Have you ever thought about creative ways to teach students how to find, interpret, and use images for their research? You may want to consider using Credo for this instructional activity.

First Year Experience, Information Literacy, library instruction, Credo in Action

Fall Library Kick Off: Engaging Orientation Activities

Posted by Raymond Pun on 9/5/17 10:26 AM

The academic school year has started, and it’s a great time to think about creative ways to engage with students throughout orientation!

First Year Experience, Credo in Action

Celebrating the FYE: Ideas for Recognizing First Year Students

Posted by Raymond Pun on 4/24/17 10:26 AM

As the spring semester slowly wraps up for many schools across the country, your first year students should be pretty excited about completing their first academic year!

First Year Experience, Uncategorized

More Creative Assessments for the First Year Experience

Posted by Raymond Pun on 4/10/17 2:57 PM

By Raymond Pun and Katelyn Angell

First Year Experience, Information Literacy, Uncategorized

Academic Librarians as Advisors and Advocates

Posted by Raymond Pun on 4/3/17 1:35 PM

Recently I’ve been seeing more and more students individually, and I’m certain my librarian colleagues in other institutions are doing the same. What’s happening is that more students are now seeking librarians as advisors and counselors.

First Year Experience, Uncategorized

ACRL Recap by FYE Librarian Correspondent Ray Pun

Posted by Raymond Pun on 3/28/17 2:43 PM

Digital Learning Objects: Exploring New Ways to Teach Online Learners

Conferences, Events, First Year Experience, Uncategorized

Creative Assessments for the First Year Experience

Posted by Raymond Pun on 3/15/17 7:11 PM

By Raymond Pun and Katelyn Angell

First Year Experience, Uncategorized