Category Archives: Instruction

Secretary of Education Gets a Big Cheer from me

“Have a high bar- college and career ready standards for every single child, and we’ll give you a lot more room to be creative and to be innovative. The best ideas in education, frankly don’t come from me, don’t come … Continue reading

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Everyoneon.org/DigitalLearn.org

Everyoneon.org There are 62 million Americans that don’t know how to use the internet. And millions more who are happy to help. After seeing a few commercials for this on television, I decided to take a look at this website, … Continue reading

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Completing my Hillman Instructional Internship

One of the most rewarding parts of my internship was the direction and advice I got from Marnie on different issues that came up while teaching the Introduction to the Computer Course at Homestead Library. She was helpful with the … Continue reading

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Advanced Research Tool Libguide Update: First Page

Advanced Research Tools Libguide I maintained the structure of the top, because I thought it was an appropriate fit, but I also created a new front page. I added more detail to pages about the specific tools, the availability of … Continue reading

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Sending out Invitations to Advanced Mendeley

Advanced Mendeley Class -Sending out emails/invitations Hello ULS Colleagues, Thank you for your interest in our ┬átraining session on the citation management system, Mendeley. As part of my Instruction Internship with ULS, I will be instructing on the use of … Continue reading

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Teaching a Class, Feedback,and Libguides

July 23 & 25 Mendeley Class for ULS Although I was nervous, I quickly fell into the routine of the class and worked with the students during and after the session to bring everyone up to speed. Feedback After the … Continue reading

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Developing Subjects for the Introduction to Arts and Sciences Class

This week at Hillman, I focused on some of the background tasks to help Marnie prepare for her upcoming IAS class, and my own Advanced Mendeley Class. I also added additional information to our Advanced Research Tools Libguide Developing subjects … Continue reading

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Updates in Instruction: Libguide Development, Teaching Plans, and ULS Journal Publishing

Internship: July 9th & 11th Advanced Research Tools: Libguide Development During this week, I focused on the structure of my libguide (images attached), splitting the guide into the final 7 sections: Home, Notetaking, Managing Citations, Cloud Computing, Communicating, Personal Organization, … Continue reading

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What is an RIS file?

As part of my internship in Instruction at Hillman Library, I’ve been experimenting with recording video with Jing, converting it to MPEG4 files, uploading them to YouTube and embedding them into Libguides. The video below is part of my Advanced … Continue reading

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Hillman Library: Libguides and Lesson Plans

This week at Hillman I focused on learning about Hillman Libguides with┬áKate Joranson, one of the librarians on the libguide committee for the Pitt Library Website. Lesson Plan Update I completed my lesson plan for Mendeley and Advanced Mendeley today, … Continue reading

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