News Category: Learning Spaces

Developing New Learning Spaces in the Perry-Castaneda Library

Feb. 3, 2017

In 2003, I came to the UT Libraries with a passion for teaching students to think critically about information. Informed by the literature and best practices in information literacy instruction, I was ready to work with my classes as a guide on the side rather than a sage on the stage, facilitating peer-to-peer learning and incorporating active learning into class plans. I hadn’t thought about how the physical spaces in which I taught could help or hinder my teaching approaches.