Introducing the Undergraduate Learner to Independent Learning Through Targeted Transferable Skills Acquisition

Wednesday, January 24 | 10:30AM–11:30AM | Dogwood B Room
Session Type: Professional Development
Facilitating acquisition of independent learning skills via a course management system raises questions of effectiveness, student endorsement, and the transferability of the acquired competencies. This session presents the results of a two-year study of learner achievement and attitudes in a cultural studies course that targets information and cultural literacy skills.


  • Laura Briggs

    Learning Services Librarian (Collections), The University of British Columbia
  • James Skidmore

    Associate Professor, University of Waterloo

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