Archive for January, 2011

Information Commons: A Learning Community for Instructors

January 6, 2011 | News

As Strayer stared at this conundrum, the answer came to him in the form of a logistical objective. If he could open the bottleneck that formed at the reference desk each fall when students come seeking help with their first research assignment, he would have found a way to better support their learning.

Verizon Foundation Awards Grant to Pilot CUNY Critical Thinking Skills Initiative

January 3, 2011 | News

The Office of Library Services has received a $40,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to help it improve remediation at CUNY’s community colleges.