Subject librarians are available to provide advice and expertise to course instructors on effective pedagogical approaches for developing students’ critical thinking about information and the information-seeking process, including the ability to find, retrieve, evaluate, analyze, use and cite information. This skill set is often fundamental for student success with research-based assignments and projects.
Subject librarians are available to help course instructors in the following areas:
Assignment design expertise
Content isn’t all that counts when preparing a research assignment. Students need to familiarize themselves with the process of doing research and librarians are available to advise how this goal may be achieved through assignment design. Read more about designing assignments in the humanities and social sciences to develop students’ research and information literacy skills.
Advising on how library research skills may best be integrated into the curriculum at the course, program or degree level.
More about curriculum development and research skills