Monday, September 16, 2013

Three Librarians Named FTLC Fellows for 2013-14


The Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons at UNCG inaugurated a Fellows program in the spring semester 2013. Three of the new Fellows this fall are faculty of the University Libraries.  These talented professionals will bring insights to our campus culture and will work to create opportunities as our university meets the challenges of teaching and learning in the twenty-first century.   
Amy Harris Houk
INFORMATION LITERACY: Amy Harris Houk, Reference Librarian and Information Literacy Coordinator will be working on the College Star grant project, universal design for learning, and alternative research assignments for students in lieu of papers.
Beth Filar Williams
TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR LEARNING: Beth Filar Williams, Distance Learning Librarian and Interim Head of the Digital Media Commons,has developed a number of workshops and tech toolkits for librarians and faculty to teach distance education students more effectively.  She will be expanding and coordinating those efforts with additional faculty.

Sarah Dorsey (photo by Carolyn Shankle)
SUSTAINABILITY IN THE CURRICULUM AND IN THE COMMUNITY: Sarah Dorsey, Director of the Harold Schiffman Music Library, will continue to coordinate the Sustainability Film and Discussion Series for the campus and community, now in its 8th year. The series, sustainability competitions (CSI in the Fall and Sustainability Shorts in the Spring) and Green Drinks will help to integrate sustainability communication into curriculum and the community to a greater extent.

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