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Curricular Collaborations: Using Emerging Technologies to Foster Innovative Partnerships

Curricular Collaborations: Using Emerging Technologies to Foster Innovative Partnerships
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Author(s): Susan M. Ryan (Stetson University, USA) and W. Tandy Grubbs (Stetson University, USA)
Copyright: 2017
Pages: 27
Source title: 3D Printing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Information Resources Management Association (USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1677-4.ch017

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Abstract

As libraries make the transition from information repositories to centers of learning, librarians are under pressure to collaborate more effectively with other academic units and departments. At the same time, classroom faculty feel pressure to experiment with innovative teaching methods, to provide experiential learning opportunities, to be more interdisciplinary and collaborative, and to engage their students more proactively. A 3D printing curricular collaboration between a library and an academic department is presented that illustrates the importance of collaboration and innovation, the changing mission of libraries, the learning styles of millennial students, and the benefits of experiential learning. The chapter explores in-depth both the opportunities presented by curricular collaborations and the challenges to providing technologies in a curricular context.

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