Jyoti Patsourakos

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Principles of Student Empowerment | Origin: ED144 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

I like the idea of presenting students with a short-term and long-term vision for their library orientation. Short-term are things I want students to understand by the time the hour long instruction...

Student Empowerment Profiled | Origin: ED144 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

Design library instruction that demonstrates how research leads to empowering any claims students are making. For example, for RN students, I could give them the following exercise: "The charge...

New Trends and Critical Application | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

There are VR/IR electronic books, and I think adding these to the library collection will enchance learning. This medium can help students who are comfortable with print books bridge the gap between...

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

I need to get up the nerve to watch the recordings of my teaching so I can hear where I use filler words and gauge my own pacing (too fast? too slow?). I also need to count how often I assess for...

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

I think adding humor to my library teaching will go a long way. I think research is fun, but some people find it daunting or drugery. There's also the societal misconception that librarians are...

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

I liked the idea of having bio cards on students to see how their life experiences can be woven into the lesson(s). Also, increasing intrinsic motivation for library instruction is important so they...

The Impact of Newer Literacy Skills and Use | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

The socratic method might be a fun way to get students critically analyzing the quality of a source (e.g. article, website, newspaper) and the level of bias (is it possible to have no bias?) or...

Critical Characteristics of New Literacy | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

The multiple senders and multiple receivers for information literacy is an important distinction. Rather than have students consider patient teaching for just a single patient, perhaps they could...

Defining Critical Aspects of Literacy | Origin: ED134 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

The four part process of reading, listening, writing, and speaking all need to be included when teaching information literacy and when assessing for understanding. I might use this to assess how I...

Follow-up Plans for Student Learning | Origin: ED312 | New comment by Jyoti Patsourakos

I like the idea of having students in quarter 3 write something about the importance of research that they might want to remember when they start working in the field, and then I can mail that card...