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Information Literacy: How to Get Better Writing and Research from Your Students

How to Get Better Writing and Research From Your Students: Mining Academic Resources
In this interactive session, participants will learn how designing scaffolded assignments and clear rubrics, collaborating with reference librarians, and connecting with academic support centers can yield better writing and research from students. Representatives from UMASS-Amherst, UMASS-Lowell, and Middlesex Community College will discuss how faculty across the disciplines can benefit from this communal approach to student success.

Cathleen McCarron, Chair, English Department, Middlesex Community College

Noreen McGinness Olson, Director of Academic Support, Middlesex Community College

Jordana Shaw, Coordinator of Library Services, Middlesex Community College

Kate Freedman, Undergraduate Education Librarian, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Milena Gueorguieva, Lecturer, English Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell

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