Luetkenhaus, H. (2017). Redesigning the Library Scavenger Hunt for First-Year Seminar Students. E-Source for College Transitions, 14(3), 1-4. Available at: http://sc.edu/fye/esource/

Luetkenhaus, H., Borrelli, S., & Johnson, C. (2015). First Year Course Programmatic Assessment: Final Essay Information Literacy Analysis. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 55(1), 49-60. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5860/rusq.55n1.49


“Hunting for Student Success: Designing a Mobile-Enabled Scavenger Hunt for First Year Seminars”
March 23, 2017
Poster presented at ACRL 2017
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View learning outcomes and questions map

“Redesigning the Library Scavenger Hunt”
February 12, 2017
Presented at the 36th Annual Conference on the First Year Experience
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View list of references and further reading
View scavenger hunt question and answers
View Outcomes and Framework map

“Knowing the Lay of the Land: First-Year Course Programmatic Assessment Creates Benchmarking of Student Information Literacy Skills”
June 10, 2016
Co-presenters: Corey Johnson and Erin Hvizdak
Paper presented at Library Instruction West 2016 Conference

“You’re Only a Secondary Character if You Let Yourself Be: Rewriting Lydia Bennet in the Lizzie Bennet Diaries”
March 24, 2016
Co-presenter: Zoe Weinstein
Paper presented at the Pop Culture Association Conference

“Teaching Strategic Searching Practices in Discovery Systems”
June 28, 2015
Lightning talk presented for the RSS Discussion Forum at ALA Annual Conference
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“Using Concept Maps to Teach Information Literacy”
October 24, 2014
Shock talk presented at the ACRL-NW Conference
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“Information Literacy Skills Assessment for WSU Lower Undergraduates”
March 28, 2014
Co-presenter: Corey Johnson
Poster presented at the Academic Showcase at Washington State University
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“Ungendered Feminism in Orlando”
November 9, 2008
Paper presented at the English Graduate Organization Conference at Western Illinois University

Sample curriculum and outreach initiatives

Syllabus for a one-credit IL course
A syllabus from a one-credit, 8-week course designed for first- and second-year college students taught in Fall 2015. Further details can be provided upon request.

Evaluation Flow Chart
A tool designed to help students identify scholarly articles. Taught alongside activities and discussions that focus on understanding different resource types and the purpose of scholarly articles. Adapted from “Is my article scholarly?” by Susan Avery.

Refining a topic handout
A worksheet to help students walk through the process of narrowing and refining a research topic. Used most effectively when taught alongside doing presearch/finding background information.

ESL library session worksheet
A worksheet designed for an ESL class. Used with a lesson on brainstorming keywords and an introduction to library resources.

How to create a mind map
A webinar delivered WSU Global Campus students on how to use mind mapping for research. [Note: This webinar was delivered live, but had to be re-recorded due to technical glitches.]

Library guide for residence life outreach
A guide created using Libguides, to assist residence life staff in finding and requesting library programming and events.

Managing Your Time: Classes, Research, and the Libraries
A presentation given in a residence hall for students about managing time and tips for completing research projects.

Services, Spaces, Resources
A presentation for a residence hall that introduces students to the basics of the WSU Libraries system.

Bulletin Board Kit
A kit containing pieces RAs can use to build a library-themed, customizable bulletin board for their halls.