Annual Library Faculty Awards
Faculty Award for the Support of Information Literacy and Critical Thinking
2013-2014 Dr. Bennett Schepens, Assistant Provost & Director of Institutional Assessment
Course: Introduction to Educational Research
Assignment: Research Tested Instructional Strategies
A formal paper comprised of a significant literature review, evaluation, analysis, and interpretation of a specific instructional method. The students presented their research orally and visually as well.
Winner's Choice: Mindfulness and Character Strengths: A Practical Guide to Flourishing, by Ryan M. Niemiec (2013)
2012-2013 Dr. Michael Huster, Professor of Physics
Course: Introduction to Astronomy
Assignment: Astronomy Project
A formal paper on one of six interpretations of Genesis 1-2, including a source summary, draft, in-class presentation with a 1-page hand-out and a 3-5 page personal position response.
Winner's Choice: Global Warming: The Complete Briefing, 4th ed., by John Houghton (2009)