Title

Teaching the art of academic dialogue: a discussion on threshold concepts

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

1-15-2014

Presented at:

ACRL (US Association of College and Research Libraries) Midwinter Current Issues Discussion Forum online

Abstract

The theme is Teaching the art of academic dialogue: a discussion on threshold concepts. "Kathleen Langan, Humanities Librarian at Western Michigan University, will lead a lively discussion on the value of using threshold concepts to shape information literacy instruction. We’ll discuss the importance of teaching students the “whys” of research rather than just the “how-tos” and learn how this shift in curricular focus can help librarians impart a meaningful and lasting understanding of research.

ACRL IS Discussion Kate Langan.pdf (221 kB)
Slides from the 2014 presentation 'Teaching the art of academic dialogue: a discussion on threshold concepts"

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