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Teaching & Learning Commons Rooms Policy

Purpose

The Teaching & Learning Commons Rooms are located on the First Floor, Rooms 1050 and 1058. The intent of these rooms is to serve as learning spaces to support the Library's mission and the University's curriculum.

Teaching & Learning Commons A (Room 1050) contains:

  • Seating for 30 people
  • 1 instructor computer
  • 24 user computers
  • 1 networked printer
  • 1 overhead projector
  • 1 dry-erase whiteboard
  • eaching & Learning Commons B (Room 1058) contains:
  • Seating for 48 people
  • 1 instructor computer
  • 24 user computers
  • 1 networked printer
  • 1 overhead projector
  • 1 interactive visualizer
  • 1 dry-erase whiteboard

Priorities

Sessions in the Commons Rooms will be scheduled based on the following priorities:

1) Sessions focused on integrating library instruction or materials into course curriculum.

2) Library-related events such as meetings and workshops.

3) Instruction sessions for non-SIUE groups such as high schools, organizations, etc.

If the Commons Rooms are already scheduled or if room capacity is an issue, consider these alternatives:

  • Invite the subject librarian to your classroom for an information literacy session.
  • Divide the class into multiple sessions.
  • For non-library related sessions that require computers, contact Vicki Kremer at (618) 650-5234 or via email at vkremer@siue.edu.

Reserving the Teaching & Learning Commons Rooms

Based on the priorities of the rooms reservations may be requested by completing the online form located at http://siue.libguides.com/content.php?pid=132799&sid=1146776 or by contacting the appropriate subject librarian.

General Policies and Information

  • For additional information on the library's rooms, contact Lydia Jackson at ljackso@siue.edu or (618) 650-2604.
  • The computers are equipped with a standard suite of software. View the list of programs here.
  • Food or drink is not permitted in the Teaching & Learning Commons Rooms.