Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2019

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Motivating Students on a Time Budget: Pedagogical Frames and Lesson Plans for In-Person and Online Information Literacy Instruction

Abstract

The energy level in the room is high. Students work together diligently, examining their computer screens and sharing ideas to try to solve a problem. When the instructor asks them to share their findings, several students raise their hands and offer insightful observations. After the session is over, a couple of students take the time to tell the instructor the value of what they learned in class and how helpful it will be to them. This scenario is what we instructors strive for—that our students will be engaged in our sessions and leave feeling their time was well-spent.

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Original publication: Reynolds, K. (2019). Audience Analysis: Learning About Student Motivations and Instructional Preferences. In Steiner, S. & Rigby, M. (Eds.), Motivating Students on a Time Budget: Pedagogical Frames and Lesson Plans for In-Person and Online Information Literacy Instruction (pp. 7-41). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.

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