Rigging for Rigor: Guiding Classroom Faculty toward Richer Research Assignments with the Research Guidance Rubric
Proceeding from Project Information Literacy's recent report documenting student needs being left unmet by many research assignment prompts, two librarians developed a tool for faculty to self-assess their assignment prompts. The Research Guidance Rubric (RGR) functions both as a self-evaluation tool for faculty and as a "conversation-starter" between the disciplinary expertise of professors and the information literacy expertise of liaison librarians. We'll discuss assignment collaborations as we plumb the questions that premise the RGR: what makes a collaboration successful and how can librarian-created tools move the conversation on research assignments toward better student outcomes?
Fort Worth, TX
McClure, Hazel and Coco, Peter, "Rigging for Rigor: Guiding Classroom Faculty toward Richer Research Assignments with the Research Guidance Rubric" (2010). Faculty Scholarly Dissemination Grants. 56.
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