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Emily Underwood

Research and Instruction Librarian
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Emily Underwood

Emily Underwood is one of the Research and Instruction Librarians here at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She earned her masters degree in library science from Simmons College. Teaching information literacy is one of her passions. She is also especially interested in health literacy and doing what she can to help dismantle the stigma surrounding mental health. In her spare time she enjoys reading leadership and management books as well as taking her dog on long walks.

Teaching Strategies:
Emily likes to employ a variety of active and flipped learning strategies in her instruction. She believes that students learn better by doing and by teaching each other. Some of the strategies that she's used include:
  • Games
  • Videos
  • Collaborative brainstorming
  • Teach one another
  • Concept mapping
  • Cooperative group work
  • Think, pair, share
  • K, W, L charts
  • Polling and quizzes

She also has experience providing online instruction in both synchronous and asynchronous modalities.

To discuss integrating research skills into your course or to request instruction, please fill out this form:http://library.hws.edu/instruction_menu

To make a research appointment fill out this form:http://libcal.hws.edu/appointments/

My Guides

Anthropology
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 40 views
Asian Studies
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 41 views
Biology
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 98 views
Chemistry
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 41 views
Cite Your Sources
Last update: Apr 16, 2021 218 views
Classics
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 7 views
Economics
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 415 views
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 794 views
Environmental Studies
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 108 views
Geoscience
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 11 views
German Area Studies
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 5 views
Judaic Studies
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 15 views
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Last update: Apr 16, 2021 17 views
Music
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 41 views
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Physics
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 1 views
Psychological Science
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 475 views
Religious Studies
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 38 views
Russian Area Studies
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 21 views
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Theatre
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 57 views
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Writing and Rhetoric
Last update: Apr 9, 2021 81 views
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