This poster is part of the Distance Library Instruction Virtual Poster Session hosted by the ACRL DLS Instruction Committee. We encourage you to ask questions and engage in discussion on this poster! Authors will respond to comments between April 1-5.
Jennifer Bodley, City University of Seattle and Elizabeth St. Clair, City University of Seattle
Source evaluation checklists offer students little in the way of developing critical thought about the internet publishing environment, yet many librarians still rely on checklists when teaching evaluation skills. This poster highlights a new source evaluation approach and provides examples of how to teach it in an online setting.
About the Presenters:
Jennifer Bodley is an instruction and reference librarian at City University of Seattle. Building critical thinkers through active learning is her instructional goal. Jennifer’s experience includes providing business, legal, biological, and medical research in business and academic environments. Jennifer has a BA in Biology and in Psychology and an MLIS.
Elizabeth St. Clair is an instruction and reference librarian at City University of Seattle. Her embedded instruction practice focuses primarily on meeting students at their point of need in their online classrooms. Elizabeth received her MLIS from The University of Alabama and has experience in both corporate and academic libraries.