Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

History Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 5 of 5

Full-Text Articles in History

It's All About Connections:Utilizing Webinars And Online Learning To Enhance Education, Diane M. Fulkerson Oct 2012

It's All About Connections:Utilizing Webinars And Online Learning To Enhance Education, Diane M. Fulkerson

Diane M. Fulkerson

No abstract provided.


Disillusionment In Afghanistan. A Five Country Study Into Plots By Soldier-Authors, Esmeralda Kleinreesink Jun 2012

Disillusionment In Afghanistan. A Five Country Study Into Plots By Soldier-Authors, Esmeralda Kleinreesink

Esmeralda Kleinreesink

It is often said that the majority of stories written by war veterans in the 20th century are disillusionment plots. But is that still the case in the 21st century? Are young men and women still going into, for example, Afghanistan with high ideals that are shattered during their deployment, and write books about their disillusionment? In this paper, the preliminary results are presented from a study into military books. Based on Friedman’s plot theory, this study compares all 54 autobiographical books published between 2001 and 2010 by Afghanistan veterans in three different languages from five different countries (the ...


Improving The Discovery And Access Of Archival Content Through The Institutional Repository: Scholarworks At Boise State, Julia Stringfellow May 2012

Improving The Discovery And Access Of Archival Content Through The Institutional Repository: Scholarworks At Boise State, Julia Stringfellow

Julia Stringfellow

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Information Literacy In Service Learning Courses: A Case Study And Best Practices, Christopher A. Sweet May 2012

The Role Of Information Literacy In Service Learning Courses: A Case Study And Best Practices, Christopher A. Sweet

Christopher A. Sweet

Service Learning is a quickly growing movement within higher education that empowers students to utilize classroom knowledge to solve a problem or effect a change within their local community. Information Literacy is critical for getting students to understand the “why” and “how” that should ground all service learning projects.

This presentation will begin with an overview of the service learning movement. Next, I will present a case study of my experiences as an embedded librarian in an Environmental Studies Senior Seminar. The presentation will conclude with a summary of emerging best practices for incorporating information literacy into service learning courses.


An Overview Of The Student Newspaper Digitization Project, Julia Stringfellow, Jim Duran Feb 2012

An Overview Of The Student Newspaper Digitization Project, Julia Stringfellow, Jim Duran

Julia Stringfellow

The Student Newspapers collection in ScholarWorks was over a year in the making. This session will look at the steps involved in the process, including microfilm scanning and searching capabilities, vendors, potential platforms, inclusion to ScholarWorks, and usage. The collection is available for viewing at the following link http://scholarworks.boisestate.edu/student_newspapers/. This session was done as part of the Scholarly Communication events in the library.