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HTI- Question authority(?): How do we talk to students about whom to trust?

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Room: C-559


What do you want your students to know about how knowledge is created in your discipline?  How do you stay abreast of new developments and ongoing debates in your field as a scholar (and what do you tell students about your own discernment process)? What skills do you want your students to develop so they can evaluate information as critical thinkers both in your class and after the semester is over?

About the Instructors:

Haruko Yamauchi is the Hostos Library Teaching Coordinator, and an Assistant Professor. She holds an MFA in creative writing from the New School. Previous to Hostos, she worked for non-profit organizations in Bangkok, in France, and throughout the five boroughs of NYC, facilitating arts education programs in public schools, supporting women’s rights advocacy through writing, editing, and translating, and working with children and families who lived in extreme poverty.

Linda Miles is an Assistant Professor and Reference/Instruction Librarian in the Library Department. Before coming to Hostos, she served as Public Services Librarian at Yeshiva University, and began her career in the library of Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, where she first developed her affinity for teaching.

Lisa Tappeiner is an Associate Professor and Collection Development librarian in the Library Department. This year, she is also co-coordinating the Hostos Reads common reading initiative through the Center for Teaching and Learning and teaching a section of the First Year Seminar.

Kate Lyons is an Associate Professor in the library, where she is the Technology Librarian and Head of Reference. She is also a faculty liaison to the EdTech Office.


March 9
9:30 am - 12:30 pm


Ms. Luz Rivera


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Bronx, NY 10451 United States
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