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Promoting Your Institutional Repository On And Off Campus, Daniel G. Kipnis, Msi Nov 2011

Promoting Your Institutional Repository On And Off Campus, Daniel G. Kipnis, Msi

Center for Teaching and Learning and Scott Memorial Library Staff Papers and Presentations

Webinar presentation for Association for Library Collections and Technical Services.


From Traditional To Techno-Based Medical Library Services : Whither Nigerian Medical Librarians, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr Nov 2011

From Traditional To Techno-Based Medical Library Services : Whither Nigerian Medical Librarians, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Keynote presented during the Medical Library Association of Nigeria(MLA-NG)2011 Conference/ AGM


Dr. Sheila Witherspoon Keynote Address, Sheila Witherspoon Ph.D. Oct 2011

Dr. Sheila Witherspoon Keynote Address, Sheila Witherspoon Ph.D.

Sheila Witherspoon Ph.D.

Dr. Sheila Witherspoon addressed over 1,000 doctoral students of color who aspire to become professors. Dr. Witherspoon's opening session keynote address focused on her perseverance in the academy regardless of challenges and obstacles.


Rethinking Advising: Developing A Proactive Culture To Improve Retention, Amber Settle, John Glatz Oct 2011

Rethinking Advising: Developing A Proactive Culture To Improve Retention, Amber Settle, John Glatz

Amber Settle

In 2009 DePaul University’s College of Computing and Digital Media (DePaul CDM) discovered a significant lag in undergraduate retention rates as well as four, five and six-year graduation rates as compared to other major colleges at the university. DePaul CDM’s investment in online student service resources had over time caused the unintentional reinvention of the college advising office into one that supported a very limited number of students, focusing primarily on students either in academic distress or students nearing graduation. 
In an effort to modify the advising culture at DePaul CDM into a more proactive one, a strategic ...


Engaging Game Design Students Using Peer Evaluation, Amber Settle, Charles Wilcox, Chad Settle Oct 2011

Engaging Game Design Students Using Peer Evaluation, Amber Settle, Charles Wilcox, Chad Settle

Amber Settle

Many information technology educators have worked in recent years to develop courses to attract students to the field. As faculty achieve success with technical courses designed to be appeal to a broad audience, it can be hard to maintain the initial excitement particularly as multiple sections of the courses are taught on a continuing basis. In this article we describe a project that added peer evaluation to an assessment in a game design course with a large non-major audience. While controversial, peer evaluation has shown some promise in motivating students to work harder and in improving certain key skills. Consistent ...


Click Or Poll Your Way To An Interactive Library Instruction, Sarah Gewirtz Oct 2011

Click Or Poll Your Way To An Interactive Library Instruction, Sarah Gewirtz

Library Staff Publications

Many of us have gotten the blank stare when we ask students, “Do you have any questions?” or “Can anyone give me a search term to try?” This might be the only time we see them. We want to make a positive impression but also make sure they learn something during their short time. How can we do all of that? Easy! Use Clickers (Audience Response Systems) or an online version like PollEverywhere.com. During this presentation, Sarah discussed the questions she’s asked and responses she’s gotten from classes she’s taught using both Clickers and PollEverywhere.com ...


Strategies For Teaching 21st Century Skills To Tomorrow's College Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth J. Burhanna, Joanna Mcnally, Jennifer Schwelik Oct 2011

Strategies For Teaching 21st Century Skills To Tomorrow's College Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth J. Burhanna, Joanna Mcnally, Jennifer Schwelik

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Today’s first year college students arrive on campus underprepared for the academic demands that await them. Despite the dedicated efforts of high school librarians, research continues to illustrate that students lack basic information literacy skills crucial to their academic success in higher education. In this session high school and academic librarians will explore this issue with participants to identify key deficits in students’ 21st Century Skills.

The presenters will share their insights on college professors’ expectations and offer best practices for educating tomorrow’s college students. Presenters will provide ideas for lesson plans and assessment; actual college assignments will ...


Strategies For Teaching 21st Century Skills To Tomorrow's College Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth J. Burhanna, Joanna Mcnally, Jennifer Schwelik Oct 2011

Strategies For Teaching 21st Century Skills To Tomorrow's College Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth J. Burhanna, Joanna Mcnally, Jennifer Schwelik

Ann Marie Smeraldi

Today’s first year college students arrive on campus underprepared for the academic demands that await them. Despite the dedicated efforts of high school librarians, research continues to illustrate that students lack basic information literacy skills crucial to their academic success in higher education. In this session high school and academic librarians will explore this issue with participants to identify key deficits in students’ 21st Century Skills. The presenters will share their insights on college professors’ expectations and offer best practices for educating tomorrow’s college students. Presenters will provide ideas for lesson plans and assessment; actual college assignments will ...


Strategies For Teaching 21st Century Skills To Tomorrow's College Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth J. Burhanna, Joanna Mcnally, Jennifer Schwelik Oct 2011

Strategies For Teaching 21st Century Skills To Tomorrow's College Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth J. Burhanna, Joanna Mcnally, Jennifer Schwelik

Kenneth Burhanna

Today’s first year college students arrive on campus underprepared for the academic demands that await them. Despite the dedicated efforts of high school librarians, research continues to illustrate that students lack basic information literacy skills crucial to their academic success in higher education. In this session high school and academic librarians will explore this issue with participants to identify key deficits in students’ 21st Century Skills. The presenters will share their insights on college professors’ expectations and offer best practices for educating tomorrow’s college students. Presenters will provide ideas for lesson plans and assessment; actual college assignments will ...


Data Collection For Research : What Philosophy Students Must Know, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr Oct 2011

Data Collection For Research : What Philosophy Students Must Know, Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Chinwe Veronica Anunobi Dr

Presents ways students of philosophy and other discipline can approach literature search in the digital environment. Identified characteristics to be possess by the student, the various sources of information , the various eresources as well as sites that can be consulted by philosophy students


E-Valuating Local Collections For Open Acces: The Nlu Experience, Rob Morrison, Deana Greenfield Sep 2011

E-Valuating Local Collections For Open Acces: The Nlu Experience, Rob Morrison, Deana Greenfield

Rob Morrison

National Louis University (NLU) provides access to local collections through an Institutional Repository and Special Collections and Archives digital collections. We use open access as an effective and value-added method for contributing to scholarship and outreach to different communities, including alumni. As NLU celebrates our 125th anniversary this year, we utilize digital collections to promote and provide access to our unique history. This presentation will discuss materials selected for inclusion and the multiple ways open access collections can contribute to a university's scholarship and reputation.


E-Valuating Local Collections For Open Acces: The Nlu Experience, Rob Morrison, Deana Greenfield Sep 2011

E-Valuating Local Collections For Open Acces: The Nlu Experience, Rob Morrison, Deana Greenfield

Faculty Publications

National Louis University (NLU) provides access to local collections through an Institutional Repository and Special Collections and Archives digital collections. We use open access as an effective and value-added method for contributing to scholarship and outreach to different communities, including alumni. As NLU celebrates our 125th anniversary this year, we utilize digital collections to promote and provide access to our unique history. This presentation will discuss materials selected for inclusion and the multiple ways open access collections can contribute to a university's scholarship and reputation.


Dublin Institute Of Technology's Programme For Students Learning With Communities(Slwc): Report September 2008- September 2011, Catherine Bates, Elena Gamble, Sinead Mccann Sep 2011

Dublin Institute Of Technology's Programme For Students Learning With Communities(Slwc): Report September 2008- September 2011, Catherine Bates, Elena Gamble, Sinead Mccann

Programme Reports

•Programme introduction: from slide 5 •Policy context: from slide 11 •Benefits of CBL/CBR: from slide 20 •Examples of projects: from slide 25 •Programme support structures: from slide 29 •Testimonials: from slide 74 •Statistics: from slide 86

PLEASE NOTE TO ACCESS ALL THE LINKS CONTAINED IN THIS PRESENTION, YOU MUST VIEW IT IN SLIDESHOW MODE THAT IS CLICK ON SLIDESHOW AND THEN VIEW SLIDESHOW.


Conversation Strategies: Preparing Learners For Real-World Interaction, Angela Richardson Aug 2011

Conversation Strategies: Preparing Learners For Real-World Interaction, Angela Richardson

Sandanona

Workshop/Demonstration

Conversation strategies play an important role in successful communication and socialization, yet they are not often explicitly taught in language classrooms. In this workshop/demonstration we will explore how to use conversation strategies as a means for building both confidence and fluency, while also preparing students for real-world interactions.


Student Affairs Program Evaluation: A Factor Analytic Solution, Oscar T. Mcknight Jul 2011

Student Affairs Program Evaluation: A Factor Analytic Solution, Oscar T. Mcknight

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

This program and presentation addresses the use of factor analysis in program evaluation. Specific focus will highlight the development and selection of marker items. The goal is to label and interpret factors according to targeted questions of interest. Therefore, results are not only descriptive, but predictive - with practical application to student retention and satisfaction. Process is useful for benchmarking best practices; measuring student satisfaction and learning; tracking student participation; evaluating program results; determining future program or service needs; and, assessing effectiveness of delivered programs.


Incorporating Instructional Design Into Library Instruction Classes, Susan A. Ariew Jul 2011

Incorporating Instructional Design Into Library Instruction Classes, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This webinar offers an overview of the components of the instructional design process. It will also identify how instructional design components can relate to library instruction, and provide concrete examples of how librarians can write instructional objectives as part of the planning process for instructional sessions.


Incorporating Instructional Design Into Library Instruction Classes, Susan Ariew Jul 2011

Incorporating Instructional Design Into Library Instruction Classes, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

This webinar offers an overview of the components of the instructional design process. It will also identify how instructional design components can relate to library instruction, and provide concrete examples of how librarians can write instructional objectives as part of the planning process for instructional sessions.


Using An Ir To Enhance The Undergraduate Experience, David Evans, Laura Burtle Jun 2011

Using An Ir To Enhance The Undergraduate Experience, David Evans, Laura Burtle

David Evans

In this session, our keynote speaker, David Evans, Assistant Vice President for Library Services at Kennesaw State University, will provide a senior administrator’s viewpoint on the role of IR’s in the undergraduate experience. Laura Burtle, Associate Dean and University Librarian for Learning and Technology Initiatives at Georgia State University, will share a first-hand account of how Institutional Repositories are being used to publish and promote student journals, theses, and other undergraduate research. David Stout, Sales Director for Digital Commons, will emcee the event.


Pre-Conference: Curriculum Materials Centers, Gregory A. Martin Jun 2011

Pre-Conference: Curriculum Materials Centers, Gregory A. Martin

Library Faculty Presentations

This pre-conference for the Association of Christian Librarians focused on the development and maintenance of Curriculum Materials Centers.


Science Boot Camp For Librarians – A Five Campus Collaboration., Naka J. Ishii, Elizabeth Winiarz, Marion Muskiewicz May 2011

Science Boot Camp For Librarians – A Five Campus Collaboration., Naka J. Ishii, Elizabeth Winiarz, Marion Muskiewicz

Naka J Ishii

Presentation at the ACRL New England Chapter annual conference, 13 May 2011 with with Marion Muskiewicz (UMass Lowell) and Elizabeth Winiarz (UMass Dartmouth) on the inception and collaborative creation of an annual "boot camp" for science librarians. This inexpensive and intensive program covers 3 science subjects over 2.5 days to bring librarians up to speed on these topics. Usually, one faculty member gives an overview of the field, and another describes a current research area. This event also provides librarians with an informal way to network and enjoy each other's company.


The Collaborative Imperative Session Three--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session Three--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

The topics for this session included defining the organizational culture of collaboration in libraries and higher education institutions, as well as examining librarian-faculty collaboration culture in libraries.


The Collaborative Imperative Session Three--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session Three--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

The topics for this session included defining the organizational culture of collaboration in libraries and higher education institutions, as well as examining librarian-faculty collaboration culture in libraries.


The Collaborative Imperative Session Two--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session Two--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This series, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.


The Collaborative Imperative Session Two--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session Two--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

This series, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.


The Collaborative Imperative Session One--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session One--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan A. Ariew

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This series, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.


The Collaborative Imperative Session One--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew Apr 2011

The Collaborative Imperative Session One--Online Tlt Group Presentation, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

This series, designed primarily for librarians who work with faculty in higher education or school settings, will explore constructive strategies for forming librarian/instructor partnerships. These strategies will include collaborative planning activities for library instruction sessions, ways to collaborate using course management systems, and the design of post instruction follow up activities.


Underfunded And Understaffed: A Ground-Level View Of Ir Creation In Difficult Times, John Davison Mar 2011

Underfunded And Understaffed: A Ground-Level View Of Ir Creation In Difficult Times, John Davison

Giving Undergraduate Research a Worldwide Voice: Institutional Repositories as Publishers

A discussion of the creation of OhioLINK, the institutional repository system for the Ohio University system.

More information at http://drc.ohiolink.edu/


The Social Production Of Knowledge In The 21st Century: Undergraduate Research In Scholarly Communication, Geri Bunker Ingram Mar 2011

The Social Production Of Knowledge In The 21st Century: Undergraduate Research In Scholarly Communication, Geri Bunker Ingram

Giving Undergraduate Research a Worldwide Voice: Institutional Repositories as Publishers

A presentation on undergraduate research at various universities, and its collection into OCLC.

http://www.oclc.org/gateway/


Student Scholarly Publishing: Obstacles And Opportunities, Tim Tamminga Mar 2011

Student Scholarly Publishing: Obstacles And Opportunities, Tim Tamminga

Giving Undergraduate Research a Worldwide Voice: Institutional Repositories as Publishers

A presentation on the institutional repository system powered by Berkeley Electronic Press.

More information at http://www.bepress.com/ir/


Avatars, Blabberize And Cell Phones: The Abcs Of The Digital Age, Kay S. Gandy, Rebecca Stobaugh Mar 2011

Avatars, Blabberize And Cell Phones: The Abcs Of The Digital Age, Kay S. Gandy, Rebecca Stobaugh

School of Teacher Education Faculty Publications & Presentations

No abstract provided.