Faculty and Librarian Reflections: Enhancing Student Learning through Collaboration

Link to the Video: https://video.ucdavis.edu/id/1_rijvmyaz?width=393&height=700&playerId=24976591

About this talk:

Faculty and librarians reflect on their joint creation of engaging, active remote learning experiences to develop the information research skills of students enrolled in Introduction to Animal Science (ANS2), Computer-Mediated Communication (CMN 172), and Video Games Theory and Research (CMN 176). This group interview highlights the library modules they developed and mapped to course and departmental learning outcomes, the impact the activities had on student learning, and lessons learned from the collaboration. See more about this topic in their pre-recorded talk.

About the presenters:


Elizabeth Maga specializes in applied genetic engineering and gene editing, and the development and use of animal models of disease.

Jorge Peñah


Jorge Peña specializes in computer-mediated communication, new media, communication in video games and virtual environments, and content analysis of online communication.


Melissa Browne is a librarian at Shields Library. Her interests include demystifying the library for students and integrating information research skills into undergraduate and graduate courses.


Erik Fausak is a librarian at Carlson Health Sciences Library. His interests include utilizing technology in the classroom and Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine.

Melinda Livas


Melinda Livas is a librarian at Shields Library. Her interests include connecting library research with artificial intelligence.


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