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Eighteen Blind Library Users’ Experiences With Library Websites And Search Tools In U.S. Academic Libraries: A Qualitative Study, Adina Mulliken 2019 CUNY Hunter College

Eighteen Blind Library Users’ Experiences With Library Websites And Search Tools In U.S. Academic Libraries: A Qualitative Study, Adina Mulliken

Publications and Research

Telephone interviews were conducted with 18 blind academic library users around the U.S. about their experiences using their library and its website. The study uses the perspective that blind users’ insights are fundamental. A common theme was that navigating a webpage is time consuming on the first visit. Issues identified include the need for “databases” to be defined on the homepage, accessibly coded search boxes, logical heading structure, and several problems to be resolved on result pages. Variations in needs depending on users’ screen reader expertise were also raised. Suggestions for libraries to address these issues are offered.


Experiences Of International Students In Practicum And Internship Courses: A Consensus Qualitative Research, Sangmin Park, Jee Hyang Lee, Susannah M. Wood 2019 California State University Sacramento

Experiences Of International Students In Practicum And Internship Courses: A Consensus Qualitative Research, Sangmin Park, Jee Hyang Lee, Susannah M. Wood

The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision

This qualitative study explores the practicum and/or internship experiences of international students in counseling. Based on the foundation of phenomenological research, this study uses a consensual qualitative research method. Semi-structured interview questionnaires asked ten participants regarding their experiences of practica and/or internships (including their fears, challenges, and support from training programs). Results revealed that the fears and challenges that international students face during the practicum and/or internship training primarily stemmed from their language barrier and/or a lack of understanding of the American counseling system. Our findings indicated that providing practical information, such as sites, the American ...


Delivery, Facilitas, And Copia : Job Market Preparation And The Revival Of The Fifth Canon., Joseph Turner 2019 University of Louisville

Delivery, Facilitas, And Copia : Job Market Preparation And The Revival Of The Fifth Canon., Joseph Turner

Faculty Scholarship

This essay argues that English Studies departments should implement training programs in oral delivery strategies for graduate students seeking tenure track employment. A sample a 13-week training program, modeled on elements of classical rhetorical pedagogy, can help students develop and refine stills in oral delivery necessary for academic job interviews.


Why We Teach Mathematics To Every Student: Determining Impact Of Mathematics On Problem Solving And Logical Reasoning Skills, Megan Marie Harris 2019 The University of Akron

Why We Teach Mathematics To Every Student: Determining Impact Of Mathematics On Problem Solving And Logical Reasoning Skills, Megan Marie Harris

Honors Research Projects

The purpose of this paper is to dissect why it is important to teach mathematics to every student, even if the student does not plan on pursuing mathematics in his or her career. This paper will describe and test various reasons why mathematics is taught to every student but it will focus on math as a way to help develop and improve problem-solving and logical reasoning skills. An experiment was conducted on a random sample of fourteen University of Akron students who were measured on their problem-solving abilities and critical thinking through playing two games. These students were then compared ...


2018-2019 Uni Panthers (Men's Basketball) Media Guide, University of Northern Iowa 2019 University of Northern Iowa

2018-2019 Uni Panthers (Men's Basketball) Media Guide, University Of Northern Iowa

Athletics Media Guides

Inside this issue:

-- Quick Facts ••• 2-3
-- 2018-19 Roster Breakdown ••• 4
-- 2018-19 UNI Men's Basketball Schedule ••• 5
-- Panther Roster ••• 6-21
-- UNI Head Coach Ben Jacobson ••• 23-26
-- Associate Head Coach Kyle Green ••• 27
-- Assistant Coach P.J. Hogan ••• 28
-- Assistant Coach Erik Crawford ••• 29
-- Director of Basketball Operations Derrick Netten 30
-- Support Staff ••• 31
-- 2017-18 Review ••• 34-35
-- 2017-18 All-Conference MVC Standings ••• 36
-- 2017-18 Box Scores ••• 37-44
-- All-Time Coaches ••• 46-47
-- Awards/Honor Roll ••• 48-49
-- Year-by-Year Stats ••• 50
-- Team Records ••• 51-53
-- Top-10 Career/Season Lists ••• 54-55
-- Biggest Wins/100-Point Games ••• 56
-- Top Scorers ••• 57-62
-- McLeod Center Records ••• 63
-- All-Time Leaders ••• 64-65
-- UNI in ...


Uni Wrestling 2018-19, University of Northern Iowa 2019 University of Northern Iowa

Uni Wrestling 2018-19, University Of Northern Iowa

Athletics Media Guides

Inside this issue:

-- 2018-19 Schedule
-- UNI Panthers
-- Big 12 Conference
-- Head Coach Doug Schwab - 9th Season
-- 8 All-Americans
-- 41 NCAA Qualifiers
-- Coaches
-- 2018-19 Dual Opponents
-- UNI's Bill Smith First Panther Wrestler to be Inducted into MVC Hall of Fame
-- 2018-19 Roster/Career Stats
-- 2017-18 Stats
-- UNI Results 2017-18
-- Big 12 Championship Results 2018
-- UNI at 2018 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships
-- Career and Season Leaders of Panther Wrestling
--Year by Year Results


Uni Women's Basketball 2018-19, University of Northern Iowa 2019 University of Northern Iowa

Uni Women's Basketball 2018-19, University Of Northern Iowa

Athletics Media Guides

Inside this issue:

-- General Information/Table of Contents ••• 1
-- 2018-19 Schedule ••• 2
-- 2018-19 Roster ••• 3-5
-- Season Recap/Preview ••• 6-7
-- Head Coach Tanya Warren ••• 8-9
-- Associate Head Coach Brad Nelson ••• 10
-- Assistant Coaches Steven Fennelly/KK Armstrong ••• 11
-- Seniors (Ellie Howell, Mikaela Morgan, Taylor Hagen) ••• 12-14
-- Juniors (Rose Simon-Ressler, Heidi Hillyard, Abby Gerrits, Megah Maahs) ••• 15-18
-- Sophomores (Karli Rucker, Nicole Kroeger, Bre Gunnels, Marissa Robson) ••• 19-22
-- Freshmen (Kam Finley, Alyssa Iverson, Cynthia Wolf, Kiana Barney) ••• 23-24
-- 2018-19 Non-Conference Opponents ••• 25-26
-- 2018-19 Missouri Valley Conference Opponents ••• 26-27
-- Overall/MVC Statistics ••• 28-29
-- 2017-18 Stats Breakdown ••• 30-35
-- 2017-18 Returners Game-by-Game ••• 36-46
-- 2017-18 Box Scores ...


Wmu/Kvcc Signing Business 2+2 Articulation Agreement, John M. Dunn 2018 Western Michigan University

Wmu/Kvcc Signing Business 2+2 Articulation Agreement, John M. Dunn

WMU President John Dunn

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of The Dual-Enrollment Modality On Subsequent Collegiate Performance, Daniel Archer 2018 Abilene Christian University

The Impact Of The Dual-Enrollment Modality On Subsequent Collegiate Performance, Daniel Archer

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Dual-enrollment College Algebra is offered in three modalities: at the college, at the high school, and online. The purpose of this study was to examine if the dual-enrollment College Algebra modality impacts early collegiate performance. A program evaluation was conducted using a causal-comparative design to explore potential cause-and-effect relationships between the dual-enrollment College Algebra modalities and five outcomes. The population included Oklahoma State System of Higher Education students who completed dual-enrollment College Algebra and subsequently earned freshman College Algebra postrequisite math grades, freshman College Algebra postrequisite science grades, or college credit in the fall semester after high school graduation. One-way ...


Preparation Matters: A Quantitative Examination Of Faculty Active Shooter Preparedness, Latisha Pitts 2018 The University of Southern Mississippi

Preparation Matters: A Quantitative Examination Of Faculty Active Shooter Preparedness, Latisha Pitts

Dissertations

In recent years, the occurrence of active shooter incidents has become more prevalent within the United States. Since the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, there has been an increase in active shooter incidents at institutions of higher learning (IHLs). Educational settings have been identified by the FBI as the second most common place for active shooter incidents to occur. As a result, there has become an increased need for administrators at IHLs to create and maintain cultures of preparedness that include effective active shooter training. In this research study, Albert Bandura’s Social Cognitive Theory was used as a framework ...


Instructor Humor As A Tool To Increase Student Engagement, Carl Christman 2018 California State University – San Bernardino

Instructor Humor As A Tool To Increase Student Engagement, Carl Christman

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

As various stakeholders examine the value and quality of higher education, a greater emphasis is being put on educational outcomes. There is constant focus on improving the quality of undergraduate education and one of the keys to this is understanding what makes a good instructor. Effective instructors rely on a variety of tools and techniques to engage their students and help them learn. One common tool that instructors in higher education rely on in the classroom is humor.

The primary research question this study is attempting to answer is: In what ways, if any, does humor infused instruction promote high ...


Docking And Curtons' "Crisis In Higher Education: A Plan To Save Small Liberal Arts Colleges In America" (Book Review), R. Curt Rice Dr. 2018 Indiana Wesleyan University

Docking And Curtons' "Crisis In Higher Education: A Plan To Save Small Liberal Arts Colleges In America" (Book Review), R. Curt Rice Dr.

The Christian Librarian

No abstract provided.


Profile Interview With Norman E. Fenn, Shannon L. Castek 2018 Purdue University

Profile Interview With Norman E. Fenn, Shannon L. Castek

Purdue Journal of Service-Learning and International Engagement

Shannon L. Castek is a fourth-generation Boilermaker and fourth-professional-year student in the Purdue University College of Pharmacy. Throughout her time in pharmacy school, Shannon has enjoyed supplementing her curricular work with service-learning activities, participating in health screenings and immunization events with the Purdue chapter of the American Pharmacists Association–Academy of Student Pharmacists. She plans to pursue a pharmacy residency following graduation to achieve her dream of becoming an ambulatory care pharmacist. In this article, Shannon highlights the service-learning endeavors of Dr. Norman Fenn in the College of Pharmacy.


Student Perceptions Of Online Courses For School Administrators, Robert Thiede 2018 Ashland University

Student Perceptions Of Online Courses For School Administrators, Robert Thiede

School Leadership Review

Online courses are the fastest growing student enrollment at the university level during the last decade. Between the time period 2003-2009, the number of students who had taken online courses doubled to 3.9 million which outpaced the growth in traditional college settings by a 12% margin (Mashable/Tech,2010). However, this online programming movement still remains in its early stages of development. Thus, faculty members and designers of online education need to know more about online courses. Momin (2003) stated that this growth, in online education, has been accompanied by increased questions about the effectiveness of online courses. More ...


Principal Preparation Program Redesign: How Universities May Be Required To Redesign Their Programs, Ralph L. Marshall 2018 Stephen F. Austin State University

Principal Preparation Program Redesign: How Universities May Be Required To Redesign Their Programs, Ralph L. Marshall

School Leadership Review

With the advent of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) there has been a greater emphasis on the quality of those individuals who lead the efforts within each of our school buildings across the country. Even more so than district level leadership, an effort has been made to research the effectiveness and improve the quality of the principals who lead school level reforms that are being promoted by business leaders and mandated by legislatures throughout the country. Legislators at both the national and state levels have encouraged these efforts and have even passed legislation that have increased requirements and promoted a ...


Mentoring New Faculty On The Road To Tenure, Fred C. Lunenburg, Beverly J. Irby 2018 Sam Houston State University

Mentoring New Faculty On The Road To Tenure, Fred C. Lunenburg, Beverly J. Irby

School Leadership Review

One of the first mentoring steps is to help new faculty members determine how many articles can be published from their dissertations. We contend that any dissertation of seminal importance can produce multiple journal articles. For example, the literature review may be suitable for publication if it is a critique of the literature with major issues raised on the specific topic of interest. If the new faculty member did not conduct a critique of the literature, then that may be a suggestion; and as that is done, references can be updated as well. The dissertation may have resulted in a ...


Chuck Degroat, Lydia Marcus 2018 Dordt College

Chuck Degroat, Lydia Marcus

Dordt Voice, 2016-

No abstract provided.


Elizabeth Blankespoor, Sarah Moss 2018 Dordt College

Elizabeth Blankespoor, Sarah Moss

Dordt Voice, 2016-

No abstract provided.


Setting The Direction, Sue Droog 2018 Dordt College

Setting The Direction, Sue Droog

Dordt Voice, 2016-

No abstract provided.


Fifty Years Later, The Class Of '68 Remembers, James C. Schaap 2018 Dordt College

Fifty Years Later, The Class Of '68 Remembers, James C. Schaap

Dordt Voice, 2016-

No abstract provided.


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