NUI Galway wins CONUL Annual National Teaching and Learning Award for 2016
Congratulation to Barry Houlihan, James Hardiman Library, Paul Flynn, School of
‘Breaking the SEAL’ – Student Engagement with Archives through Learning.
The project received a glowing citation from the award judges with particular points highlighting the innovation in breaking down barriers to academia, from third to second level, the focus on critical thinking and learning, digital literacy innovation and partnership between the Library, School of Education and also the community of schools involved.
The prize fund of €1000 will be used to expand the project to additional schools, along with presenting at next year’s CONUL conference and an opportunity to publish findings of the project in the Journal of Information Literacy.
Barry and Paul would like to thank Mary Fleming, School of Education and Niall McSweeney, James Hardiman Library and CELT for their advice, encouragement and help with the project.