People First. Machines Second. L e a r n i n g Commons. Melody Burton & Cory Laverty. Learning Commons. What services and facilities do you expect to see in an Information or Learning Commons?. Dalhousie Learning Commons. Dalhousie Mission
What services and facilities do you expect to see in an Information or Learning Commons?
.. combines information resources with advanced technology and brings together expertise and resources necessary to help students, faculty and staff successfully integrate information with technology in their academic careers.
… core facility for provision of information resources and information technology
… services and technology to support the effective identification, acquisition and use of information resources
… development of information literacy skills in the University Community, especially undergraduate students, is a key mission of the Information Hub. Competency in the identification and evaluation of information, the extraction and manipulation of data, analysis, and presentation, are core research skills.
Synthesis and Reflection
Handouts and website
What elements would you want to take priority in your Learning Commons?