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Making The Most Of Libguides, Terri Holtze Sep 2016

Making The Most Of Libguides, Terri Holtze

Terri Holtze

Take a tour of the nitty gritty, behind-the scenes details of customizing LibGuides. Learn from our University Libraries move from a campus-supported content management system to LibGuides CMS. This session will include information about planning strategies, information architecture, as well as some of the coding techniques that allowed us to tailor the out-of-the-box product to our brand.


How Movie References Can Make Teaching Theories More Accessible, Lukas K. Danner Apr 2016

How Movie References Can Make Teaching Theories More Accessible, Lukas K. Danner

Dr. Lukas K. Danner

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Libguides: The Perfect Tool To Engage Students With Open Access Resources In The Classroom, Barbara M. Pope Apr 2016

Libguides: The Perfect Tool To Engage Students With Open Access Resources In The Classroom, Barbara M. Pope

Nebraska Library Association Conferences

This poster presentation discussed how to use LibGuides to improve student learning in the classroom when the curriculum might not otherwise draw upon library resources. LibGuides can be created with links to specific open access resources, articles, and other items (as well as subscription resources) to support course assignments. Course LibGuides bring visibility to library resources that get overlooked and are easy to implement for distance learning or to complement other instructional materials.


Teaching: Natural Or Cultural?, David F. Lancy Feb 2016

Teaching: Natural Or Cultural?, David F. Lancy

David Lancy

In this chapter I argue that teaching, as we now understand the term, is historically and cross-culturally very rare.  It appears to be unnecessary to transmit culture or to socialize children. Children are, on the other hand, primed by evolution to be avid observers, imitators, players and helpers—roles that reveal the profoundly autonomous and self-directed nature of culture acquisition (Lancy in press a). And yet, teaching is ubiquitous throughout the modern world—at least among the middle to upper class segment of the population. This ubiquity has led numerous scholars to argue for the universality and uniqueness of teaching ...


Ambient Knowledge: Human Capital Development Strategies For Us Economic Competitiveness, Antje Mays Feb 2016

Ambient Knowledge: Human Capital Development Strategies For Us Economic Competitiveness, Antje Mays

Antje Mays

Ongoing media coverage has made much of skill mismatches and their impacts on US employment conditions and global economic recovery. Recent research across business and education has uncovered skill shortages spanning technical and industry-specific competencies, higher-order cognitive skills such as analysis, critical thinking, and synthesis, as well as behavioral skills and values such as work ethic, integrity, and good citizenship. These US findings are echoed by executive opinion surveys and policy research by international researchers including as OECD, the World Economic Forum, and the World Bank. As human capital theory points out, the social fabric and economic soundness of nations ...


Quality Counts 2016, Sarah C. Mckenzie, Gary W. Ritter Jan 2016

Quality Counts 2016, Sarah C. Mckenzie, Gary W. Ritter

Policy Briefs

Last week, Education Week released their 20th annual Quality Counts report. This year’s report discusses school accountability and examines state and federal accountability policies. It also grades the nation and each state on academic performance and outcomes. Overall, Arkansas received a C– and was ranked 41st among the 50 states. This policy brief examines Arkansas’ rank in each category of the report as well as the quality of the report itself.