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In this video, Ellen Gundlach, who teaches STAT 113 (Statistics and Society) at Purdue, discusses how the course enhances students’ information literacy. STAT 113 is part of Purdue’s new core curriculum, and students passing this course will have met two foundational core outcomes: Science, Technology and Society and Information Literacy. In spring 2012, STAT 113 […]

Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) is a service learning course for students in the College of Engineering. Students enrolled in the course work on a design project with partners from the Purdue community. Professors Edward Coyle and Leah Jamieson started EPICS in 1995, and the course has since been offering students the invaluable opportunity […]

The world is a messy place! That’s one of Nancy Pelaez’s major messages for her students. Pelaez, an Associate Professor of Biology at Purdue, participated in the Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation (IMPACT) course redesign initiative, where she  redesigned the foundational course Biology 131 (Biology II: Development, Structure, and Function of Organisms) with the […]

Catherine Fraser Riehle, an instruction and liaison librarian here at Purdue, faced a challenge in the first-year Honors Seminar she co-taught. This challenge was one that instructors in all disciplines find too common today: how to lead students beyond easy, “Google-based” research strategies into deeper and more critical research approaches. Riehle, of course, is well aware […]