Instruction Retreat 2011

Using Data in the Classroom

May 10, 2011

9:00am – 1:30pm



  1. To introduce librarians to the ways faculty are using data in their teaching and research
  2. To help librarians understand the changing role of data and its impact on their work in library instruction
  3. To present librarians with examples of assignments that require students to create, visualize or analyze data
  4. To help librarians explore ways they might incorporate data and tools for data analysis into library instruction
  5. To introduce librarians to library, campus and online resources related to data creation, management and curation

Learning Outcomes

After participating in this retreat, librarians will be able to…

  1. Explain why faculty and students are using and thinking about data in their teaching, research and learning.
  2. List data tools, services and resources that may help faculty and students create, manage and curate data.
  3. Describe how an evolving emphasis on data affects library instruction.
  4. Create strategies to collaborate with faculty and other librarians to support new kinds of assignments and research projects.

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