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Keith, Brian W.
- Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations
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Open Pedagogical Design for Graduate Student Internships: A New Collaborative ModelLaurie N. Taylor and Brian W. Keith University of Florida
Institutional Background and ContextUniversity of Floridaâ€¢16 collegesâ€¢52,000 studentsâ€¢2,000+ acres for main campusâ€¢Massive Librariesâ€¢Major changesâ€¢Need for new technologies and services
Institutional Background and ContextAcademia â€“ Graduate Studentsâ€¢Decline of tenuretrack positionsâ€¢Need exposure to more careersâ€¢Need expanded professional horizons Prior Workâ€¢Student volunteersâ€¢Student interns
Overview of the UF Libraries Graduate Student Internship Programâ€¢Open p edagogical designâ€¢Each internship has a collaboration with teaching and library facultyâ€¢Identified, specific needsâ€¢Formalized program with learning outcomesâ€¢Core considerationsâ€¢Flexibilityâ€¢Formal structures to support transparency and procedural justiceâ€¢Openly available work produced by and for students
Open Pedagogy and Critical Pedagogyâ€¢Open pedagogy and feminismâ€¢Open pedagogy as critical pedagogyâ€¢Corrective to privatization and devolved (individualonly) model of higher educationâ€¢Aware and supportive of studentsâ€™ real economic needs
Creating the Graduate Internship Programâ€¢Identified Needs to shape the program, including:â€¢Just and intentional outcomesâ€¢Supporting core student goals: portfolio, skill development, collaborators, colleagues, paid work, application of discipline based expertiseâ€¢Program (systematic, consistent, coherent, accessible for interns and internship directors) to ensure procedural justice and equityâ€¢Processâ€¢Flexibility, openly shared resources and work productsâ€¢Program Committeeâ€¢Program Materials
Project Examples Openly available work Living Wage Formalized Structures Job Outcomes Flexibility
Project Examples: Visual AnthropologyGoals â€¢P rovide a needed opportunity for an anthropology graduate student to put research into practiceâ€¢Collect and analyze visual social media data to better understand how students view their library experience and utilize library spaces and resources From presentation by Huet and Hines: https :// ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00010596/00001
Cuban Thinkers: Bibliography & DH project http://cubanthinkers.domains.uflib.ufl.edu /
Conclusion: Outputsâ€¢Program as a case or model for open pedagogical design with resulting student developed projects that are openly accessible onlineâ€¢Program fills gaps in libraries and graduate education for professional, paid internshipsâ€¢Program statistics, served:â€¢44 studentsâ€¢74 semestersâ€¢$185,000 in paid work at a living wage
Outcomesâ€¢Multiple former graduate student interns have accepted faculty/professional positions in libraries and academic institutionsâ€¢Undergraduate Student Fellowship Programâ€¢First two Fellows in Spring 2020â€¢Libraries have changed our ways of working http://nehcaribbean.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/
Thank you!Program information: https://committees.uflib.ufl.edu/committees/graduateinternship program / Awarded internships, with proposals : https :// ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00037247/00028 Slides: https:// ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00079169/00001