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Engaging the Masses: Library Instruction with Large Undergraduate Classes
College & Undergraduate Libraries
  • Patricia Fravel Vander Meer, Western Michigan University
  • Maria A. Perez-Stable, Western Michigan University
  • Donna M. Ring, Western Michigan University
Document Type
Peer-Reviewed Article
Publication Date
This article discusses challenges in teaching library instruction to large classes and identifies practical ways librarians can use to engage large undergraduate classes in a single session. The authors searched the literature, examined related instructional services web pages, and solicited feedback from instructional academic librarians. Various instructional techniques and activities are described. Discussion also includes areas such as classroom management, technology, risk-taking, and assessment.
Published Citation
Vander Meer, Patricia Fravel, Donna M. Ring and Maria A. Perez-Stable . “Engaging the Masses: Library Instruction with Large Undergraduate Classes.” College & Undergraduate Libraries 14:1 (2007) : 39-56.
Citation Information
Patricia Fravel Vander Meer, Maria A. Perez-Stable and Donna M. Ring. "Engaging the Masses: Library Instruction with Large Undergraduate Classes" College & Undergraduate Libraries Vol. 14 Iss. 1 (2007) p. 39 - 56 ISSN: 1069-1316
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