Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Achieving high levels of student retention and academic success are key goals in today’s higher education environment. Learn how Rasmussen College’s Library and Learning Services team identified opportunities for collaboration across departments, fostered partnerships with faculty subject matter experts and instructional designers, and successfully integrated selected resources into courses through the course development process. Perspectives from all parties including faculty and instructional designers will be shared. Methods used to assess the impact of these collaborative partnerships on student academic achievement and retention will also be discussed.

Keywords

library, learning services, course development, subject matter expert, online course, resources

Start Date

8-3-2017 9:30 AM

End Date

8-3-2017 10:30 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Suzanne Schriefer is Rasmussen College's Librarian for the School of Justice Studies. She has both a B.A. and M.A.L.S. from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from the University of Detroit.

Ashley Guy is Rasmussen College's Librarian for the School of Nursing. Ashley has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and M.L.I.S. from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Achieving high levels of student retention and academic success are key goals in today’s higher education environment. Learn how Rasmussen College’s Library and Learning Services team identified opportunities for collaboration across departments, fostered partnerships with faculty subject matter experts and instructional designers, and successfully integrated selected resources into courses through the course development process. Perspectives from all parties including faculty and instructional designers will be shared. Methods used to assess the impact of these collaborative partnerships on student academic achievement and retention will also be discussed.