Christina Dent

Assistant Director, Teaching, Learning, and Assessment
Pronouns: (She/Her/Hers)

Tina leads the Teaching, Learning, and Assessment (TLA) team at the Iwasaki library with information literacy initiatives across campus. She and her team develop classes on research skills and information literacy, create digital learning objects, and facilitate professional development opportunities for faculty with an emphasis on constructivist learning and inclusive pedagogy. Tina also collaborates with faculty to embed and assess information literacy-based learning outcomes, to design research assignments, and to assist with the individual research needs of students, faculty, and staff.

Currently, Tina is also the interim School of Communication Librarian, and serves as the library point person for all School of Communication faculty. Get in touch with Tina if you’d like to learn more about:

  • Improving students’ research skills
  • Relevant library resources within your discipline
  • Suggest materials for the library to acquire
  • Information literacy initiatives the library offers

About

  • Iwasaki Library

Publications

Delivering Faculty a Healthy Serving of the Framework

2020
Belanger, E., Dent, C. E., Nichols, L., & Schneiderman, M. C. H. (Forthcoming). Delivering Faculty a Healthy Serving of the Framework. In J. L. Finch (Ed.) Envisioning the Framework: A Graphic Guide to Information Literacy. Chicago, IL: ACRL.

Play’s the Thing: Using Games to Create Authentic Learning Experiences in the One-Shot Workshop

2019
Dent, C. E., & Schneiderman, M. C. H. (Forthcoming). Play’s the Thing: Using Games to Create Authentic Learning Experiences in the One-Shot Workshop. In S. Crowe & E. Sclippa (Eds.) Games and Gamification in Libraries.

Theater as a Conversation: Threshold Concepts in the Performing Arts

2018
Dent, C. E. Theater as a Conversation: Threshold Concepts in the Performing Arts. (2018). In S. Godbey, S. Wainscott & X. Goodman (Eds.), Disciplinary Applications of Information Literacy Threshold Concepts. Chicago, IL: ACRL.

The First Taste is Always with the Eyes: Using Visual Cues to Teach Search Strategies

2017
Dent, C. E. The First Taste is Always with the Eyes: Using Visual Cues to Teach Search Strategies. (2017). In R. Pun & M. Houlihan (Eds.), First-Year Experience Cookbook (pp. 73-74). Chicago, IL: ACRL.