Applied learning and the academic library: Creating opportunities for students to lead

UNCW Author/Contributor (non-UNCW co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Anne Pemberton, Instructional Services Librarian (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW )
Web Site: http://library.uncw.edu/

Abstract: Applied learning, “a pedagogical model that places students in experiencesrequiring them to integrate theories, ideas, and skills they have learned innew contexts, thereby extending their learning,”1 is one of the hallmarks atthe University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). In 2013, UNCWimplemented its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for accreditation review.The plan focuses on applied learning. UNCW, like many other universities,has strengthened its applied learning focus because of its correlationto student success.

Additional Information

Publication
Pemberton, A., Wiegand, L., & Rhodes, C. (2017). Applied learning and the academic library: Creating opportunities for students to lead. In Students lead the library: The importance of student contributions to the academic library (pp. 209–226). ACRL.
Language: English
Date: 2017
Keywords
Applied learning, Academic libraries, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Student leadership
Subjects
Academic libraries
Information literacy
University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Active learning
Experiential learning

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