An LSC Guide Case Study: University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Weigle Information Commons and Education Commons

What do we want our learners to become?

  • Aware of the powerful role they play in their own learning.
  • Effective collaborators and participants in team activities.
  • Comfortable asking for assistance and accessing expert advice in a timely manner.
  • Connected with faculty, support providers and peers during the learning process.
  • Digitally literate citizens who communicate about and use technology effectively.

What experiences make that becoming happen?

  • Collaborating in a flexible, technology-rich space.
  • Interacting with tutors, peer advisors, faculty, teaching assistants, librarians.
  • Preparing, practicing, recording and receiving feedback on presentations.
  • Connecting virtually via video and web conferencing.
  • Students taking ownership of the space – feeling comfortable and in control.