Hostos Teaching Institute Research Matters: Developing Student Ownership of the 11/17/2017
Participants will explore ways to help support students develop their own research inquiries as a means of increasing student engagement and ownership of their work. They will also examine how they communicate the reasons for research and their expectations for the skills they want students to develop through research assignments.
Lisa Tappeiner is an Associate Professor and Collection Development librarian in the Library Department. This year, she is also co-coordinating the Hostos Reads common reading initiative through the Center for Teaching and Learning and teaching a section of the First Year Seminar.
Haruko Yamauchi is the Hostos Library Teaching Coordinator, and an Assistant Professor. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the New School. Previous to Hostos, she worked for non-profit organizations in Bangkok, in France, and throughout the five boroughs of NYC, facilitating arts education programs in public schools, supporting women's rights advocacy through writing, editing, and translating, and working with children and families who lived in extreme poverty.
Linda Miles is an Assistant Professor and Reference/Instruction Librarian in the Library Department. Before coming to Hostos, she served as Public Services Librarian at Yeshiva University, and began her career in the library of Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, where she first developed her affinity for teaching.