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Analysis Of Bibliometrics Information For Select The Best Field Of Study, Nader Ale Ebrahim Dec 2015

Analysis Of Bibliometrics Information For Select The Best Field Of Study, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Bibliometrics can be defined as the statistical analysis of publications. Bibliometrics has focused on the quantitative analysis of citations and citation counts which is complex. It is so complex and specialized that personal knowledge and experience are insufficient tools for understanding trends for making decisions. We need tools for analysis of Bibliometrics information for select the best field of study with promising enough attention. This presentation will provide tools to discover the new trends in our field of study in order to select an area for research and publication which promising the highest research impact.


Blogging And Microblogging For Enhancing The Research Accessibility, Nader Ale Ebrahim Dec 2015

Blogging And Microblogging For Enhancing The Research Accessibility, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Scholarly blogs and Microblogs such as Twitter are increasingly attracting attention as new channels of science communication. Blogs and microblogging services like Twitter get your research seen by more non-academics than your peer reviewed papers will ever be. The importance of this is not to be dismissed. Blogs and microblogs are vital tools for academics to publicly communicate about research developments and findings. Academics can also gain feedback from other peers, as well as expand their networks and enhance research visibility. This presentation will provide guidelines on blogs and microblogs as tools for increasing the article visibility and citations. Increased ...


Optimize Your Article For Search Engine, Nader Ale Ebrahim Nov 2015

Optimize Your Article For Search Engine, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

The number of citations a paper receives helps to determine the impact of your research. Even if your research is excellent, if no one finds your paper, it won’t be cited. Similar to a company for marketing a retail product, Academic Search Engine Optimization (ASEO) of your journal papers is important to market your research findings. ASEO is almost obligatory if you would like to increase readership of your papers, increase citations and acknowledgment and to create an overall stronger academic visibility, both offline and online. By optimizing your articles, you guarantee that your articles are indexed and gain ...


How To Select A Brand Name For Your Research Interest?, Nader Ale Ebrahim Oct 2015

How To Select A Brand Name For Your Research Interest?, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

The first challenge of the researcher is to choose an interesting and unique research brand. The research brand name should appear in the title, abstract and keywords of the paper. The title is extremely important and must be chosen with great care as it will be read by thousands, whereas few will read the entire paper. On the other hand, indexing and abstracting of the paper depends on the accuracy of the title. An improperly titled paper will get lost and will never be read. The unique research name makes title meaningful and not general.


Create Wikiscientist Profile To Boost Research Visibility, Nader Ale Ebrahim Oct 2015

Create Wikiscientist Profile To Boost Research Visibility, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

A curriculum vitae (CV) allows you to showcase yourself and your academic and professional achievements in a concise and effective way. Creating an online CV, presenting who you are to your academic and professional peers. Creating and maintaining your online CV is an essential tool in enhancing your research and publications visibility. Enhancing the visibility empowers the researchers to gain recognition in their fields and beyond, communicate their research to a wider audience and grow their networks. In this presentation one of the newest online CV. platform named Wikiscientist will be introduced.


A New Research Impact Measuring System, Nader Ale Ebrahim Oct 2015

A New Research Impact Measuring System, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

For years, scientists have been trying to measure the quality of scholarly work by the number of times an article is cited in other articles or the impact factor of the journal which published an article. However, citation is a lagging indicator and journal impact factor may be misleading since a Journal's citation count is usually caused by a small number of articles in that journal. With the rise of the web as the archiving and emerging interaction platform, there is a need for new ways to measure articles and books impact. Altmetrics attempts to use the online activity ...


Maximizing Articles Citation Frequency, Nader Ale Ebrahim Oct 2015

Maximizing Articles Citation Frequency, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

The number of citations contributes to over 30% in the university rankings. Therefore, most of the scientists are looking for an effective method to increase their citation record. On the other hand, increase research visibility in the academic world in order to receive comments and citations from fellow researchers across the globe, is essential. Publishing a high quality paper in scientific journals is only halfway towards receiving citation in the future. The rest of the journey is dependent on disseminating the publications via proper utilization of the “Research Tools”. Proper tools allow the researchers to increase the research impact and ...


Citations And Its Impact To University Ranking, Nader Ale Ebrahim Oct 2015

Citations And Its Impact To University Ranking, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Do you know “Over 43% of ISI papers has never received any citations?” (nature.com/top100, 2014). Publishing a high quality paper in scientific journals is only halfway towards receiving citation in the future. The rest of the journey is dependent on disseminating the publications via proper utilization of the “Research Tools”. Proper tools allow the researchers to increase the research impact and citations for their publications. These workshop series will provide various techniques on how one can increase the visibility and enhance the impact of one’s research work.


Strategies To Enhance Research Visibility, Impact & Citations, Nader Ale Ebrahim Apr 2015

Strategies To Enhance Research Visibility, Impact & Citations, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Do you know “Over 43% of ISI papers have never ever received any citations?” (nature.com/top100, 2014). Now it’s time to start spreading the word around your findings and analysis. Publishing a high quality paper in scientific journals is only halfway towards receiving citation in the future. The rest of the journey is dependent on disseminating the publications via using the proper “Research Tools”. Proper utilization of the tools allows the researchers to increase the research impact and citations for their publications. This workshop will provide you various techniques on how you can increase the visibility and hence ...


Implementing A Qep In A Distributed University When Memories Are Short And Changes Are Necessary, Aaron Clevenger, Kelly Whealan George Dec 2014

Implementing A Qep In A Distributed University When Memories Are Short And Changes Are Necessary, Aaron Clevenger, Kelly Whealan George

Aaron D. Clevenger

Discusses the creation and implementation process of Embry-Riddle's Quality Enhancement Plan named, Ignite, which focuses on bringing student participation into research and scholarly activities.


"Research Tools": Tools For Supporting Research And Publications, Nader Ale Ebrahim Dec 2014

"Research Tools": Tools For Supporting Research And Publications, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

“Research Tools” can be defined as vehicles that broadly facilitate research and related activities. “Research Tools” enable researchers to collect, organize, analyze, visualize and publicized research outputs. Dr. Nader has collected over 700 tools that enable students to follow the correct path in research and to ultimately produce high-quality research outputs with more accuracy and efficiency. It is assembled as an interactive Web-based mind map, titled “Research Tools”, which is updated periodically. “Research Tools” consists of a hierarchical set of nodes. It has four main nodes: (1) Searching the literature, (2) Writing a paper, (3) Targeting suitable journals, and (4 ...


Effective Use Of Research & Publication Tools And Resources – Part 2, Nader Ale Ebrahim Aug 2014

Effective Use Of Research & Publication Tools And Resources – Part 2, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

With the increasing use of information and communications technology (ICT), researchers are able to use computer software tools to find, organize, analyze, and share relevant information. However, there are hundreds of such tools to select from, for various research-related uses. Nader has collected over 700 tools that can help researchers do their work efficiently. It is assembled as an interactive Web-based mind map, titled “Research Tools”, which is updated periodically. “Research Tools” consists of a hierarchical set of nodes. It has four main nodes: (1) Searching the literature, (2) Writing a paper, (3) Targeting suitable journals, and (4) Enhancing visibility ...


Effective Use Of Research & Publication Tools And Resources – Part 1, Nader Ale Ebrahim Aug 2014

Effective Use Of Research & Publication Tools And Resources – Part 1, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

With the increasing use of information and communications technology (ICT), researchers are able to use computer software tools to find, organize, analyze, and share relevant information. However, there are hundreds of such tools to select from, for various research-related uses. Nader has collected over 700 tools that can help researchers do their work efficiently. It is assembled as an interactive Web-based mind map, titled “Research Tools”, which is updated periodically. “Research Tools” consists of a hierarchical set of nodes. It has four main nodes: (1) Searching the literature, (2) Writing a paper, (3) Targeting suitable journals, and (4) Enhancing visibility ...


33 Tips To Maximize Articles’ Citation Frequency, Nader Ale Ebrahim Jun 2014

33 Tips To Maximize Articles’ Citation Frequency, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

The number of citations contributes to over 30% in the university rankings. Therefore, most of the scientists are looking for an effective method to increase their citation record. On the other hand, increase research visibility in the academic world in order to receive comments and citations from fellow researchers across the globe, is essential. Publishing a high quality paper in scientific journals is only the mid point towards receiving citation in the future. The balance of the journey is completed by disseminating the publications by using the proper “Research Tools”. This presentation provides 33 different tips for increasing the citation ...


How To Enhance Research Visibility & Citations, Nader Ale Ebrahim May 2014

How To Enhance Research Visibility & Citations, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Increase your research visibility in the academic world in order to receive comments and citations from fellow researchers across the globe, is essential. Because, The number of citations contributes to over 30% in the university rankings. Therefore, most of the scientists are looking for an effective method to increase their citation record. Publishing a high quality paper in scientific journals is only the mid point towards receiving citation in the future. The balance of the journey is completed by advertising and disseminating the publications by using the proper “Research Tools”. Nader who has developed a method for increasing the visibility ...


Implementing A Qep That Encompasses All Campuses In A Varied Focused Distributed University, Kelly Whealan George, Aaron Clevenger Dec 2013

Implementing A Qep That Encompasses All Campuses In A Varied Focused Distributed University, Kelly Whealan George, Aaron Clevenger

Kelly Whealan George

No abstract provided.


Implementing A Qep That Encompasses All Campuses In A Varied Focused Distributed University, Kelly Whealan George, Aaron Clevenger Dec 2013

Implementing A Qep That Encompasses All Campuses In A Varied Focused Distributed University, Kelly Whealan George, Aaron Clevenger

Aaron D. Clevenger

No abstract provided.


Enhancing Research Visibility And Improving Citations: Publication Marketing Tools, Nader Ale Ebrahim Sep 2013

Enhancing Research Visibility And Improving Citations: Publication Marketing Tools, Nader Ale Ebrahim

Nader Ale Ebrahim

Publishing a high quality paper in scientific journals is only the mid point towards receiving citation in the future. The balance of the journey is completed by advertising and disseminating the publications by using the proper “Research Tools”. Familiarity with the tools allows the researchers to increase their h-index in a short time. H-index shows the academicians influence in the specified field of research. Therefore, an academician with a higher level of h-index is deemed to have publications of higher quality resulting in higher citations. The number of citations contributes to over 30% in the university rankings. Therefore, most of ...


Assessing Preservice Teachers’ Presentation Capabilities: Contrasting The Modes Of Communication With The Constructed Impression, Matt G. Bower, Robyn A. Moloney, Michael S. Cavanagh, Naomi Sweller Aug 2013

Assessing Preservice Teachers’ Presentation Capabilities: Contrasting The Modes Of Communication With The Constructed Impression, Matt G. Bower, Robyn A. Moloney, Michael S. Cavanagh, Naomi Sweller

Australian Journal of Teacher Education

A research-based understanding of how to develop and assess classroom presentation skills is vital for the effective development of pre-service teacher communication capabilities. This paper identifies and compares two different models of assessing pre-service teachers’ presentation performance – one based on the Modes of Communication (voice, body language, words, and alignment between those elements) and another based on features of the Constructed Impression of the communication acts (confidence, clarity, engagement and appropriateness). The Modes of Communication and the Constructed Impression of 164 pre-service teacher presentations were rated. The Constructed Impression model provided a better fit to data, while averaging of Modes ...


Cultural Exposure For Cal Poly Orientation Programs: Training Orientation Leaders To Promote An Inclusive Environment And Creating Respect And Diversity Programming For Incoming Students, Sofia Rodriguez Mata Jun 2013

Cultural Exposure For Cal Poly Orientation Programs: Training Orientation Leaders To Promote An Inclusive Environment And Creating Respect And Diversity Programming For Incoming Students, Sofia Rodriguez Mata

Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies

California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo is home to the largest student run orientation program in the nation. The success of the program is due to a combination of student volunteer involvement, comprehensive topic coverage, campus and community involvement, and dedicated leadership. Topics to ensure student success are carefully researched, conceptualized, and implemented to construct programming for Soar and Week of Welcome. As an Executive Board Member, supervising a committee focused on student and student supporter transition and awareness topics, one has the option to specialize on projects. Improvement of respect and diversity training and programming needed to ...


How To Ignite Excitement For The Development Of A Transformational Qep In A Distributed University, Aaron D. Clevenger, Kelly W. George, Jayathi S. Raghavan Dec 2012

How To Ignite Excitement For The Development Of A Transformational Qep In A Distributed University, Aaron D. Clevenger, Kelly W. George, Jayathi S. Raghavan

Kelly Whealan George

No abstract provided.


How To Ignite Excitement For The Development Of A Transformational Qep In A Distributed University, Aaron D. Clevenger, Kelly W. George, Jayathi S. Raghavan Dec 2012

How To Ignite Excitement For The Development Of A Transformational Qep In A Distributed University, Aaron D. Clevenger, Kelly W. George, Jayathi S. Raghavan

Aaron D. Clevenger

No abstract provided.


Freshmen First Quarter Credit Load Assessment, Richard Bulcroft, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Joseph E. Trimble Jan 2008

Freshmen First Quarter Credit Load Assessment, Richard Bulcroft, Linda D. (Linda Darlene) Clark, Joseph E. Trimble

Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Focus group formed to obtain student perceptions of reasons for taking fewer than 15 credits during their first quarter, to explore potential solutions to low credit loads in the first year of college at Western and to ascertain the impacts of taking low vs. high credit loads.


Esl/Efl Homework: Philosophical Considerations And Their Application In Esl/Efl Homework Design, David Anderson Plumb Jan 1981

Esl/Efl Homework: Philosophical Considerations And Their Application In Esl/Efl Homework Design, David Anderson Plumb

MA TESOL Collection

This paper examines ESL/EFL homework and homework design first through the exploration of two distinct approaches to homework and homework design and second through the presentation an explanation of the conclusions I reached regarding homework and homework design.

This paper is divided into five sections. The first section provides a working definition of homework and examines the different function of class time and homework time. In the second and third sections two approaches to ESL/EFL homework, traditional and non-traditional, are examined through the presentation and discussion of their constituent parts. The fourth section contains an elucidation of the ...