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.
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:
- 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/