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Emily Underwood

She, Her
Research and Instruction Librarian
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Emily Underwood
She, Her

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.

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