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English 2367 Course Enhancement

  • Friday, 18 January 2013
  • Posted By: Evonne Kay Halasek (
English 2367 is a vexing class to teach. As a GEC course satisfying both the learning outcomes for level two writing and social diversity, 2367 is built around a broad and demanding set of curricular demands, not the least of which is the expectation that “[s]tudents access and use information critically and analytically.” In detailing the particulars of this expectation, the Ohio Board of Regents articulates objectives within the outcome, including the ability to “find and evaluate appropriate material from electronic and other sources”; “locate, evaluate, organize, and use research material collected from various sources”; “analyze and critique sources in their writing”; juxtapose and integrate ideas and arguments from sources”; “develop a clear line of argument that incorporates ideas…

Some of My Favorites

  • Sunday, 4 November 2012
  • Posted By: Elizabeth Black (
This month’s theme is “Hidden Treasures: Library Resources You Didn’t Know You Needed.” I had a difficult time selecting which items to feature because there are so many. The OSU Libraries subscribes to over 800 databases, owns over 6 million volumes and currently receives over 100,000 periodical titles. The Libraries also offers over 1,000 digital collections and other valuable content over the Web. In addition to all of these great materials, the Libraries also has a variety of useful services and most importantly, skilled PEOPLE who are ready to help. Since I couldn’t decide how to pick I’m going to highlight some of my personal favorites and count on my blogging colleagues who follow this month to balance it…

What Can You Accomplish with a 15-Minute Librarian Visit

  • Friday, 2 December 2011
  • Posted By: Anne Marsh Fields (
Sometimes you might want to invite your subject librarian into your class to do in-depth research instruction, but for whatever reason the timing just may not be right. Here's a way to bring the librarian in for only 15 minutes while still having an impact on your students. First, talk to your librarian about customizing a Carmen Library Link page for your class. If you haven't ever taken a look at a Carmen Library Link page, there should be a link that says "Library" in the upper left Carmen navigation bar for every course you teach. It may be fairly generic now, but if you consult with your librarian he can customize it to the needs of your class.…