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A Fireworks Display Of Library Instruction, Terri M. Rickel Nov 2016

A Fireworks Display Of Library Instruction, Terri M. Rickel

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

Instructing students on how to use the library and the databases in one setting, especially when there is only 50 minutes, can be extremely overwhelming for the students and instructor. This session covered tips that can be used in the interview process with the professor, creating a flipped classroom or blended instruction opportunities to enhance the learning process ( including pre or post-session), as well as demonstrating guides for assisting students in database searching techniques. Finally, the session ended with ways to get buy-in from professors about tutorials and guides used outside the lessons.


Eyes On The Prize: Delivering Archival Content With Synchronized Transcripts In Hydra, Irene Taylor, Shannon Davis Nov 2016

Eyes On The Prize: Delivering Archival Content With Synchronized Transcripts In Hydra, Irene Taylor, Shannon Davis

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

Regarded as the definitive work on the Civil Rights Movement, the documentary series, Eyes on the Prize, has been seen by millions since its PBS debut in 1987. However, what remains unseen is the nearly 85 hours of interview outtakes that provide further insight into the series’ original stories of struggle, resistance, and perseverance. Through the Eyes on the Prize Digitization and Reassembly project, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, Washington University Libraries has made the complete, never-before-seen interviews and TEI XML encoded, synchronized transcripts freely accessible through its newly developed Hydra digital repository.

This session will ...


Bridging The Communication Gap Successfully For Library/It Projects, Amanda Harlan, Dhanushka Samarakoon Nov 2016

Bridging The Communication Gap Successfully For Library/It Projects, Amanda Harlan, Dhanushka Samarakoon

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

Have you ever had a difficult time describing a concept for a project? This can be especially true with collaborative projects between library and IT staff. Library and IT staff have historically been at odds concerning communication due to the use of jargon specific to their area, different working environments and styles, and conflicting best practices and standards that each follow. K-State Libraries and their internal IT department will share the communication issues with solutions from a librarian’s and developer’s perspective. We will also discuss how has influenced processes and methodologies used for collaborative projects between library and ...


Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring And The University Library, Heidi Blackburn, Claire E. Chamley Nov 2016

Color Me Calm: Adult Coloring And The University Library, Heidi Blackburn, Claire E. Chamley

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

An activity often reserved for children, coloring books for adults rose from hipster trend to global phenomenon beginning in 2013. Adults flocked to the activity for a variety of reasons, including stress relief, socialization, a way to unplug from technology or even as a way to gain social status by appearing trendy. Participants reported enjoying the tactile, interactive nature of the books as a respite from constant screen time. Coloring books became big business for craft suppliers and bookstores by 2015. Coloring books shot to the top of the Best Sellers list on Amazon and were prominently displayed in book ...


Transcending Institutions And Borders: 21st Century Digital Scholarship At K-State, Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Rachel Miles, Ryan Otto, Charlene N. Simser Nov 2016

Transcending Institutions And Borders: 21st Century Digital Scholarship At K-State, Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Rachel Miles, Ryan Otto, Charlene N. Simser

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

Digital scholarship of the 21st century transcends institutions and borders with its freedom from print and physical locations. This case study reviews aspects of establishing a sustainable digital scholarship center, supporting open access through the institutional repository (K-State Research Exchange - K-REx) and an open access publishing platform (New Prairie Press – NPP) along with other outreach efforts. The Center for the Advancement of Digital Scholarship (CADS) at K-State Libraries serves our campus community, but digital scholarship extends K-State's impact far beyond Manhattan, Kansas. Highlighting the scholarship at our campus is only one small piece of the landscape. Collaboration on ...


Can Smaller Colleges Use The Aac&U Rubrics?, Gloria F. Creed-Dikeogu Nov 2016

Can Smaller Colleges Use The Aac&U Rubrics?, Gloria F. Creed-Dikeogu

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

This article introduces the American Association of Colleges and University’s (AAC& U) Value Rubrics to smaller colleges and describes how the Value Rubrics (2009) offered free to download from the AAC&U website may be used as effective assessment tools in academic and information literacy courses and programs on their campuses. This article also describe why and how a small Kansas college has proceeded to use the AAC&U Value Rubrics alongside the SAILS pre- and post-test to assess a for-credit information literacy course offered to undergraduate students.


Multi-Lingual Research In Rural Multi-Cultural Communities, Debra J. Bolton Phd Oct 2016

Multi-Lingual Research In Rural Multi-Cultural Communities, Debra J. Bolton Phd

Institute for Student Learning Assessment

Multi-lingual research in rural multi-cultural communities can be a challenge (Perez, 2009, Kao, 2004, and Bolton and Dick, 2013). This paper will explore the processes for successful multi-lingual research in multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, rural communities. The implications of multi-lingual research for education and human services will be discussed.


Multicultural Student Center: Measuring A Transformative Campus Experience, La Barbara James Wigfall Ms, Mirta Chavez Ms, Denise Torres Miss, Hector Martinez-Rosales Mr Oct 2016

Multicultural Student Center: Measuring A Transformative Campus Experience, La Barbara James Wigfall Ms, Mirta Chavez Ms, Denise Torres Miss, Hector Martinez-Rosales Mr

Institute for Student Learning Assessment

This poster will illustrate the student engaged experience utilized by Kansas State University for its Multicultural Student Center. It will delineate the campus "community" partnership and the empowerment process initiated by the multicultural student organizations that led to the preliminary building design and fundraising strategies by the University. It will also address how multiple communities in a university can engage in a creative, collaborative process that not only fosters inclusion but also student learning. Ultimately, it shows how student collaboration with University Administration can result in both intended and unexpected outcomes for all involved, especially impacts for beyond stated expectations.


From The Editor Oct 2016

From The Editor

International Journal of School Social Work

First volume: From the Editor


Mexican Origin Youth And The Gang Context: Social Identities And School Experiences, Leticia Villarreal Sosa Sep 2016

Mexican Origin Youth And The Gang Context: Social Identities And School Experiences, Leticia Villarreal Sosa

International Journal of School Social Work

Youth, gang involved or not, living in a community with a gang problem are impacted in various ways. This study draws from qualitative interviews over the transition to high school of thirty-two Mexican origin students in Chicago. The Extended Case Method (ECM) was employed for the analysis of the qualitative data. Using borderlands and social identity theory, results indicated that the school response to the youth gang problem directly impacted students’ educational experiences, how staff viewed them, and how they negotiated these social categorizations. Students reported unrecognized trauma due to the level of violence and marginalizing experiences in school. An ...


Exploring 21st Century Skills And Learning Environments For Middle School Youth, Annahita Ball, Hillary D. Joyce, Dawn Anderson-Butcher Sep 2016

Exploring 21st Century Skills And Learning Environments For Middle School Youth, Annahita Ball, Hillary D. Joyce, Dawn Anderson-Butcher

International Journal of School Social Work

Resiliency research and strengths-based perspectives highlight the importance of understanding the protective factors that aid youth in overcoming adversity. Likewise, current research identifies the characteristics and skills youth need to be successful in post-secondary education and the workforce. These growing bodies of research emphasize cognitive and noncognitive skills that support youth development and academic success. This exploratory study sought to develop two distinct measurement instruments: (1) the 21st Century Life & Career Skills scale (21C-LCS); and (2) the 21st Century Skills Classroom Environment scale (21C-CE). We also examined students’ perceptions of their own skills in these areas. The measures were developed and tested ...


Celebrating Diversity: Using And Measuring The Impact Of Strengthsquest, Sarah Riforgiate, Jared Meitler, Tamara Bauer Aug 2016

Celebrating Diversity: Using And Measuring The Impact Of Strengthsquest, Sarah Riforgiate, Jared Meitler, Tamara Bauer

Institute for Student Learning Assessment

This panel fits the “Best-practice examples of instructional/assessment practice to develop diversity outcomes.” Students who experience StrengthsQuest based learning will have a greater appreciation for their own strengths and better understand/appreciate the actions of students with different strengths from their own. Each presenter has different outcomes and assessments in using the StrengthsQuest learning approach. In the Department of Communication Studies, Communication and Leadership class (COMM 535), students use strengths in class activities, to self-select more diverse work teams for a group project, and write self-reflections about how they are actively using their strengths to be successful as a ...


Contents And Editorial Information For Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 3, Summer 2016, Kansas State University Libraries Jun 2016

Contents And Editorial Information For Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 3, Summer 2016, Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Contents and editorial information for Kansas State University Libraries, issue 3, Summer 2016


The Marlin Fitzwater Papers Jun 2016

The Marlin Fitzwater Papers

Kansas State University Libraries

A legendary alumnus donates his personal collection to the Richard L.D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections


Making An Impact Jun 2016

Making An Impact

Kansas State University Libraries

When unforeseen challenges occur and new opportunities arise, the flexibility to deal with both is invaluable. Gifting to K-State Libraries impacts students, campus life, reseach and academic growth.


Open/Alternative Texbook Initiative Saves Students Millions Of Dollars Jun 2016

Open/Alternative Texbook Initiative Saves Students Millions Of Dollars

Kansas State University Libraries

Professors + innovation = K-State students save millions. A description of K-State's open/alternative textbook initiative.


To Protect & Preserve: Consumer Movement Archives Jun 2016

To Protect & Preserve: Consumer Movement Archives

Kansas State University Libraries

An archive and an award bring worldclass researchers to K-State


New Faces @K-State Libraries; Above & Beyond Jun 2016

New Faces @K-State Libraries; Above & Beyond

Kansas State University Libraries

New faces at the Libraries; Three employees receive awards at 2016 ceremony; Librarians receive 2016 Association of College and Research Libraries Innovation Award


Workplace Writing: A Handbook For Common Workplace Genres And Professional Writing, Anna Goins, Cheryl Rauh, Danielle Tarner, Daniel Von Holten Apr 2016

Workplace Writing: A Handbook For Common Workplace Genres And Professional Writing, Anna Goins, Cheryl Rauh, Danielle Tarner, Daniel Von Holten

NPP eBooks

This handbook is designed for a generalized business writing course that seeks to meet the needs of a variety of student majors and career interests. In it you will find: descriptions and discussions of common genres, both routine and formal, print and electronic, and in-class activities and sample assignments. You will also find commentary on how to adapt the writing process to the rhetorical constraints of a workplace as well as how to think about, conduct, and use research outside an academic setting. Throughout you will note a persistent emphasis on audience awareness and direct style


Enhancing Communication Through Crucial Conversations® Training: Outcomes And Best-Practices, Dawn E. Bratsch-Prince, Rodney S. Bagley Mar 2016

Enhancing Communication Through Crucial Conversations® Training: Outcomes And Best-Practices, Dawn E. Bratsch-Prince, Rodney S. Bagley

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Department chairs and other academic leaders were invited to participate in Crucial Conversations training as part of professional development programming sponsored by the provost’s office. This session will 1) describe the logistics of the program including the Crucial Conversations platform; 2) present cohort data, 3) share assessment data for the program; and 4) identify best practices for on-going communication training.


A Team-Based Approach To Development, Katherine Frank, Kristi Haik, Kelly Jones Mar 2016

A Team-Based Approach To Development, Katherine Frank, Kristi Haik, Kelly Jones

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

This workshop focuses on strategies for engaging in successful short- and long-term development and fundraising efforts at the program and department level, while remaining aligned with college and university priorities. Facilitators include a chairperson, director of college development, and dean.


Challenges For Women Department Chairs, Laurie J. Patterson, Amy Kirschke, Pamela Seaton, Leslie Hossfeld Mar 2016

Challenges For Women Department Chairs, Laurie J. Patterson, Amy Kirschke, Pamela Seaton, Leslie Hossfeld

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Presenters will discuss issues specific to women in a leadership position, primarily as a department chair and work with participants for ideas on how to succeed as a female administrator.


Mapping Technologies’ Impact On A Professional Program Chair’S Workload, Randy Howe Mar 2016

Mapping Technologies’ Impact On A Professional Program Chair’S Workload, Randy Howe

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

Department chair practices appear more open and accountable to its publics than ever, a shift driven by want it now information demands from improved data gathering systems. In this discussion, a concept model will be presented to determine whether advanced structures and procedures live up to the hype of reducing chair workloads.


Who Does What? Tensions Between Deans And Department Heads In Defining Roles, Tammy M. Proctor, Miguel Martinez-Saenz Mar 2016

Who Does What? Tensions Between Deans And Department Heads In Defining Roles, Tammy M. Proctor, Miguel Martinez-Saenz

Academic Chairpersons Conference Proceedings

The session is designed around three common points of tension between deans and department heads created by the blurring of their roles: 1) fundraising; 2) creating a “vision”; 3) budgetary oversight. Attendees will work in groups to develop tools for negotiating each scenario, regardless of institution size or structure.


Contents And Editorial Information For Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 2 (Winter 2016), Kansas State University Libraries Jan 2016

Contents And Editorial Information For Kansas State University Libraries, Issue 2 (Winter 2016), Kansas State University Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Contents and editorial information for Kansas State University Libraries, issue 2 (Winter 2016)


Leading Through Service Jan 2016

Leading Through Service

Kansas State University Libraries

A scholarship allows students to serve communities in Kansas and around the world.


Innovation & Inspiration Jan 2016

Innovation & Inspiration

Kansas State University Libraries

K-State Libraries' campaign goals


World War Ii Letters Bring International Intrigue To K-State Libraries Jan 2016

World War Ii Letters Bring International Intrigue To K-State Libraries

Kansas State University Libraries

Special collections and the French Freedom Papers


The Hale Library Concert Series Jan 2016

The Hale Library Concert Series

Kansas State University Libraries

The Friends of K-State Libraries celebrate a decade of music.


Students Selected To Promote K-State Libraries, Educate Peers Jan 2016

Students Selected To Promote K-State Libraries, Educate Peers

Kansas State University Libraries

New K-State Libraries student ambassadors: eleven students join the team