Date of Award
Curriculum and Instruction
P. Bruce Uhrmacher
Academic librarians, Co-teaching, Information literacy, Team teaching
Many regional accrediting organizations for higher education have embraced information literacy as a key component for both student success and student learning outcomes. Through embedded librarianship practices, librarians are now taking a leading role in developing and promoting users’ information literacy skills and in adopting an active classroom teaching approach. Faculty-librarian team teaching is a best practice for integrating information literacy into the higher education curricula, but the extant research has largely focused on the barriers to collaboration. Using Walsh and Kahn’s (2010) model of “collaborative working” as a conceptual framework, this dissertation explores the qualities and characteristics of four faculty-librarian teaching collaborations in higher education through the use of portraiture methodology.
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Forbes, Carrie L., "Portraits of Professional Collaboration: Faculty-Librarian Teaching Partnerships" (2020). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 1756.
Received from ProQuest
Carrie L. Forbes
Education, Higher education, Library science
Curriculum and Instruction Commons, Higher Education Commons, Higher Education and Teaching Commons, Information Literacy Commons