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Library as Key Partner in Open Pedagogy: Open Pedagogical Design for Graduate Student Internships, A New Collaborative Model

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Library as Key Partner in Open Pedagogy: Open Pedagogical Design for Graduate Student Internships, A New Collaborative Model
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Part of the author series from Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations
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Taylor, Laurie N.
Keith, Brian W.
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Webinar presentation as part of the author series from Open Pedagogy Approaches: Faculty, Library, and Student Collaborations. Laurie Taylor and Brian Keith (University of Florida) will discuss the ideas in their chapter, Open Pedagogical Design for Graduate Student Internships, A New Collaborative Model. Full chapter: https://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/AA00067319/00001

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Open Pedagogical Design for Graduate Student Internships: A New Collaborative ModelLaurie N. Taylor and Brian W. Keith University of Florida

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Institutional Background and ContextUniversity of Florida•16 colleges•52,000 students•2,000+ acres for main campus•Massive Libraries•Major changes•Need for new technologies and services

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Institutional Background and ContextAcademia – Graduate Students•Decline of tenuretrack positions•Need exposure to more careers•Need expanded professional horizons Prior Work•Student volunteers•Student interns

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Overview of the UF Libraries Graduate Student Internship Program•Open p edagogical design•Each internship has a collaboration with teaching and library faculty•Identified, specific needs•Formalized program with learning outcomes•Core considerations•Flexibility•Formal structures to support transparency and procedural justice•Openly available work produced by and for students

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Open Pedagogy and Critical Pedagogy•Open pedagogy and feminism•Open pedagogy as critical pedagogy•Corrective to privatization and devolved (individualonly) model of higher education•Aware and supportive of students’ real economic needs

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Creating the Graduate Internship Program•Identified Needs to shape the program, including:•Just and intentional outcomes•Supporting core student goals: portfolio, skill development, collaborators, colleagues, paid work, application of discipline based expertise•Program (systematic, consistent, coherent, accessible for interns and internship directors) to ensure procedural justice and equity•Process•Flexibility, openly shared resources and work products•Program Committee•Program Materials

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Project Examples Openly available work Living Wage Formalized Structures Job Outcomes Flexibility

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Project Examples: Visual AnthropologyGoals •P rovide a needed opportunity for an anthropology graduate student to put research into practice•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

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Cuban Thinkers: Bibliography & DH project http://cubanthinkers.domains.uflib.ufl.edu /

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Conclusion: Outputs•Program as a case or model for open pedagogical design with resulting student developed projects that are openly accessible online•Program fills gaps in libraries and graduate education for professional, paid internships•Program statistics, served:•44 students•74 semesters•$185,000 in paid work at a living wage

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Outcomes•Multiple former graduate student interns have accepted faculty/professional positions in libraries and academic institutions•Undergraduate Student Fellowship Program•First two Fellows in Spring 2020•Libraries have changed our ways of working http://nehcaribbean.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/

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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