Colgoni, Andrew

HBSc., University of Toronto - Zoology: Behaviour MSc., University of Guelph  - Applied Ethology MLIS, University of Western Ontario
Position: 
Services Librarian, Thode Library
Department: 
Library Services, Thode
Telephone Extension: 
27743
Room Number: 
Thode 203
E-mail (@mcmaster.ca): 
colgoni
Website: 
http://andrew.colgoni.me
http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/isci/
http://adlib.info
Areas of Interest/Research Interests: 

I do consultations on:

  • finding and using sources in science & engineering
  • C.V. & resume & cover letter feedback
  • feedback on presentations and posters
Publications & Presentations: 

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Symons, S.L., Colgoni, A., and Harvey, C.T. Student Perceptions of Staged Transfer to Independent Research Skills During a Four-year Honours Science Undergraduate Program. The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. [submitted]

Colgoni, A. and Vamosi, S.M., 2006. Sexual dimorphism and allometry in two seed beetles (Coleoptera: Bruchidae). Entomological Science. 9(2):171-178. doi:10.1111/j.1479-8298.2006.00164.x

Books

Contributed

Gordon, V. S., & Higginbottom, P. C., 2016. Marketing for Special and Academic Libraries: A Planning and Best Practices Sourcebook. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Moore, R. and Colgoni, A., Case Studies—Brands and Campaigns: Respect Campaign at McMaster University, pp. 64-66.

Colgoni, A., Case Studies—Visual and Print Marketing Materials: Ad/Lib Website, pp. 129-131.

Magazines (Non Peer-Reviewed)

Colgoni, A. and Eyles, C., January/February 2010. A new approach to science education for the 21st century. EDUCAUSE Review. 45(1).

Presentations at meetings (last five years)

Contributed (Peer-Reviewed Abstracts)

Colgoni, A., April 2016. Improving Group Communication with Slack. Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, Austin, TX. http://sched.co/5ZQI

Colgoni, A., February 2016. Using Slack for Better Team Communication. SUNYLA Midwinter Online Conference 2016. http://www.sunyla.org/midwinter2016full

Colgoni, A., January 2016. Ad/Lib – Sharing Library Marketing. Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. http://www.olasuperconference.ca/SC2016/event/poster-sessions-thursday/ [Poster]

Ball, K., Colgoni, A., January 2014. Climate change – Scanning the environment inside and out [Part 2: ClimateQUAL]. Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.

van Wersch, G.M.J., Symons, S.L. Robinson, S.J., Harvey, C.T., Colgoni, A., June 2013. A student-led research symposium as a learning community capstone event. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2013, Cape Breton, NS.

Harvey, C.T., Symons, S.L. Colgoni, A., Eyles, C.H., Ellis, R., June 2013. Keeping up with the Jones’: Sustaining and maintaining communities and spaces to engage today’s students. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2013, Cape Breton, NS.

Symons, S.L. Harvey, C.T., Colgoni, A., Foyle, K., Eyles, C.H., June 2013.  Are we ready? Tracking student attitudes to academic preparedness – a longitudinal study of an interdisciplinary program. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2013, Cape Breton, NS.

Colgoni, A., Fink, J., MacAlorum, A., February 2013. Just because you can... Tech fads in libraries. Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.

Colgoni, A., Ball, K., Perkovic, I., February 2013. Will it blend? Information literacy program innovation using blended learning course redesign models. Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. [Poster]

Symons, S.L., Colgoni, A., October 2012. Evaluating the efficacy of an integrated science literacy component in a new undergraduate program. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2012, Hamilton, ON.

Harvey, C.T., Symons, S.L., Eyles, C.H., Colgoni, A., Ellis, R., Robinson, S.J., van Wersch, G., October 2012. Perceptions and reflections: Evaluation design for an innovative teaching and learning environment. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2012, Hamilton, ON.

Symons, S.L., Colgoni, A., Harvey, C.T. and Eyles, C.H., June 2012. Exploring beyond the core: Science literacy in an undergraduate integrated curriculum. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Montreal, QC. [Poster]

Eyles, C.H., Symons, S.L., Harvey, C.T., Colgoni, A., June 2012. Learning science without boundaries: Pedagogical innovations that shape the Integrated Science (iSci) program at McMaster Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2012, Montreal. [Poster]

Harvey, C.T., Colgoni, A. Symons, S.L., Charney, R., Eyles, C.H., June 2012. Co-teaching: Breaking through student engagement boundaries to answer ‘Why do I need to know this?’ Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2012, Montreal.

Harvey, C.T., Brock, D.S., Colgoni, A., Eyles, C.H., Symons, S.L., 2011. Co-teaching: An effective and engaging way to answer: why do I need to know this? Research on Teaching and Learning: Integrating Practices, Hamilton, ON.

Colgoni, A., Symons, S.L., Harvey, C.T., Eyles, C.H., July 2011. Explaining science: Integrating science literacy into a research-based undergraduate program. Western Conference for Science Education, London, ON.

Eyles, C.H., Symons, S.L., Harvey, C.T., Colgoni, A., Robinson, S.J., Bilan, P., Brock, D., June 2011. Capitalizing on diversity: A team-based approach to the design, planning, and delivery of an interdisciplinary science program. Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2011, University of Saskatchewan, SASK.

Colgoni, A., Godfrey, K. and Nicholson, K., April 2011. Embedded Librarians: Three models to promote the library and improve student learning. Association of College and Research Libraries 2011, Philadelphia, Penn. http://www.andrewcolgoni.ca/2011/04/three-models-for-embedded-librarians...

Colgoni, A., Godfrey, K. and Nicholson, K., Feb. 2011. Embedded Librarians: Three models to promote the library and improve student learning. Ontario Library Association Super Conference 2011, Toronto, ON.

Colgoni, A. and Serviss, L., Feb. 2011. Scaling up: Active learning at McMaster and Mohawk. Ontario Library Association Super Conference 2011, Toronto, ON. http://prezi.com/f23dqhfnascs/scaling-up-active-learning-classrooms-at-m...

Colgoni, A., Eyles, C., Harvey, C. and Symons, S., 2011. Collaboration and integration: An update on the library’s role in McMaster’s iSci program. ACRL WNY-O Spring Conference, Jordan, ON. [Poster]

News and Newsletters

Colgoni, A., Stienstra, E., Bedford, J., Farragher, K., and Wray, T. March 15, 2016. Science Literacy Week at McMaster University. Open Shelf. http://www.open-shelf.ca/160315-science-literacy-week/

 

Responsibilities: 
  • Manager, Library Services in the H.G. Thode Science and Engineering Library
  • Instructor, Integrated Science Program