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An Elearning Partnership: Applying The Quality Matters Rubric To Online Library Instructional Materials, Mandi Goodsett Oct 2017

An Elearning Partnership: Applying The Quality Matters Rubric To Online Library Instructional Materials, Mandi Goodsett

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

No abstract provided.


Promoting The Kent State Ashtabula Wine Program Using Digital Commons: Challenges And Opportunities, Amy Thomas Nov 2016

Promoting The Kent State Ashtabula Wine Program Using Digital Commons: Challenges And Opportunities, Amy Thomas

Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group

Lessons learned and challenges explored in building the Ohio wine collection. Working with local winemakers and proprietors, the Ohio Wine Producers Association, Ohio Grape Industries, and the Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance program coordinators, KSUA wine program and library staff have developed a DC site that chronicles the growth and impact of the industry statewide from the late 1960's to the present through photos, letters, newsletters, and interviews.


Using Digital Commons To Publish Award-Winning Student Scholarship, Joe Clark Nov 2016

Using Digital Commons To Publish Award-Winning Student Scholarship, Joe Clark

Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group

No abstract provided.


Open Educational Resources, Marsha Miles Apr 2016

Open Educational Resources, Marsha Miles

Digital Commons + Northern Ohio User Group

Lightning Round Presentation


Engaging Non-Science Majors In The Chemistry Around Us Through Information Literacy, Theresa M. Nawalaniec, Reiko M. Simmons Aug 2014

Engaging Non-Science Majors In The Chemistry Around Us Through Information Literacy, Theresa M. Nawalaniec, Reiko M. Simmons

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Everyone knows that teaching chemistry to non-science majors can be a special challenge! In “Chemistry in Context”, published by ACS, a heavy emphasis is placed on helping students to appreciate “chemistry” in every part of their daily lives. In our attempts to find a balance between teaching the typical basic chemistry topics and related societal issues, a program was developed to involve students in group, mini-research projects. The major purpose of this “project” was to: encourage students to search out chemistry-related information in their areas of interest, recognize the connections between scientific knowledge and our modern everyday lives, and to ...


Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences For First Year Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Claudia Lilie Nov 2012

Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences For First Year Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Claudia Lilie

Ann Marie Smeraldi

With only 55.5% of U.S. college students graduating with a bachelor’s degree within 6 years there is an obvious need for interventions that will help students adjust to college culture and teach learning habits that foster students’ abilities to persist to graduation. This presentation will illuminate the process of weaving together study skills, a common reading book and life on a college campus to design a cohesive first year seminar that facilitates student success.


Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences For First Year Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Claudia Lilie Nov 2012

Creating Meaningful Learning Experiences For First Year Students, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Claudia Lilie

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

With only 55.5% of U.S. college students graduating with a bachelor’s degree within 6 years there is an obvious need for interventions that will help students adjust to college culture and teach learning habits that foster students’ abilities to persist to graduation. This presentation will illuminate the process of weaving together study skills, a common reading book and life on a college campus to design a cohesive first year seminar that facilitates student success.


Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi Oct 2012

Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Ann Marie Smeraldi

Librarians have been lighting the way to college and career readiness for decades. With the implementation of the Common Core Standards on the horizon, school librarians have a fresh opportunity to breathe new life into their library instruction programs and enlighten students’ minds. During this session the presenter will compare the AASL and ACRL information literacy standards and illuminate their presence in the new Common Core. Using all three standards as a framework, the presenter will share lesson plans designed to teach high school students essential information literacy skills that will help them sparkle and shine in college and the ...


Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi Oct 2012

Preparing High School Students For A Bright Future, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Librarians have been lighting the way to college and career readiness for decades. With the implementation of the Common Core Standards on the horizon, school librarians have a fresh opportunity to breathe new life into their library instruction programs and enlighten students’ minds. During this session the presenter will compare the AASL and ACRL information literacy standards and illuminate their presence in the new Common Core. Using all three standards as a framework, the presenter will share lesson plans designed to teach high school students essential information literacy skills that will help them sparkle and shine in college and the ...


If You Build It, Will They Come? Building The Collaborative Infrastructure And The Ohiolink Collaborates Toolbox, Barbara J. Strauss, Margaret Maurer, Julie Gedeon Mar 2012

If You Build It, Will They Come? Building The Collaborative Infrastructure And The Ohiolink Collaborates Toolbox, Barbara J. Strauss, Margaret Maurer, Julie Gedeon

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

This research examines how libraries are collaborating, why libraries collaborate, and seeks the environmental conditions that foster successful cross-institutional collaborations. The Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK) Consortium’s CollaboraTeS Project is examined, to inventory expertise and needs within the OhioLINK community and the members’ willingness to share, barter or contract their expertise with other OhioLINK institutions. This is followed by an examination of a sample of North American collaborative projects to identify environmental conditions that foster collaborations in North American libraries. A brief survey within the OhioLINK environment was then conducted that validated anecdotal evidence that the CollaboraTeS Toolbox ...


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 ...


Our Transition Mission: Collaborations For College Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth Burhanna, Deidra Herring, Jillian Maruskin, Patricia Owen, Laura Piazza, Jennifer Schwelik, Beth Tumbleson Oct 2010

Our Transition Mission: Collaborations For College Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth Burhanna, Deidra Herring, Jillian Maruskin, Patricia Owen, Laura Piazza, Jennifer Schwelik, Beth Tumbleson

Ann Marie Smeraldi

A panel of school and academic librarians that work with students transitioning from high school to college will describe the programs and practices offered at their institutions and offer their insights. The panelists are knowledgeable of AASL and ACRL Information Literacy Competencies, TRAILS, the INFOhio/OhioLINK 12-13 Transition initiative, academic library programs for high schools, and high school practices. Join the conversation, ask questions, and share your stories as we work together to discover the best way to support students’ academic success.


Our Transition Mission: Collaborations For College Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth Burhanna, Deidra Herring, Jillian Maruskin, Patricia Owen, Laura Piazza, Jennifer Schwelik, Beth Tumbleson Oct 2010

Our Transition Mission: Collaborations For College Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi, Kenneth Burhanna, Deidra Herring, Jillian Maruskin, Patricia Owen, Laura Piazza, Jennifer Schwelik, Beth Tumbleson

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

A panel of school and academic librarians that work with students transitioning from high school to college will describe the programs and practices offered at their institutions and offer their insights. The panelists are knowledgeable of AASL and ACRL Information Literacy Competencies, TRAILS, the INFOhio/OhioLINK 12-13 Transition initiative, academic library programs for high schools, and high school practices. Join the conversation, ask questions, and share your stories as we work together to discover the best way to support students’ academic success.


It Takes A Village: Educating 21st Century Students For College Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi Oct 2009

It Takes A Village: Educating 21st Century Students For College Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Ann Marie Smeraldi

12-13 Transition . . . 21st Century skills . . . PreK through 20 . . . These buzz words appear in email subject lines and on websites . . . they pop up in articles, but what does it all mean for school library media specialist and academic librarians? Come explore how library media specialists and academic librarians can forge new alliances and collaborate to prepare today’s students to be tomorrow’s leaders. Participants will learn about one academic librarian’s experiences serving as a high school liaison and working with college freshmen.


It Takes A Village: Educating 21st Century Students For College Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi Oct 2009

It Takes A Village: Educating 21st Century Students For College Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

12-13 Transition . . . 21st Century skills . . . PreK through 20 . . . These buzz words appear in email subject lines and on websites . . . they pop up in articles, but what does it all mean for school library media specialist and academic librarians? Come explore how library media specialists and academic librarians can forge new alliances and collaborate to prepare today’s students to be tomorrow’s leaders. Participants will learn about one academic librarian’s experiences serving as a high school liaison and working with college freshmen.


12 - 13 Transition: Collaborations For Student Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi Apr 2009

12 - 13 Transition: Collaborations For Student Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Ann Marie Smeraldi

Are high school students prepared academically for the challenge of college? Have they mastered essential information literacy skills that are the foundation of scholarly inquiry? This presentation explores the answers to these questions and offers suggestions on how educators at all levels can help students be college ready and not just college eligible.


12 - 13 Transition: Collaborations For Student Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi Apr 2009

12 - 13 Transition: Collaborations For Student Success, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Are high school students prepared academically for the challenge of college? Have they mastered essential information literacy skills that are the foundation of scholarly inquiry? This presentation explores the answers to these questions and offers suggestions on how educators at all levels can help students be college ready and not just college eligible.


Making It Click: Using An Audience Response System To Engage Students And Assess Learning, Ann Marie Smeraldi Mar 2009

Making It Click: Using An Audience Response System To Engage Students And Assess Learning, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Ann Marie Smeraldi

As accessibility to technology in the classroom increases and promises to improve student engagement and performance, it is easy to be tempted into using wikis, blogs and clickers without fully understanding the implications of their use. Librarians and other educators continuously experiment with new technologies in an attempt to lure Millennials away from their iPods and cell phones, but without careful consideration of the pedagogy that supports the use of these new technologies, their effectiveness as learning tools is diminished. This session will focus on the use of an audience response system (“clickers”) to engage students in active learning during ...


Making It Click: Using An Audience Response System To Engage Students And Assess Learning, Ann Marie Smeraldi Mar 2009

Making It Click: Using An Audience Response System To Engage Students And Assess Learning, Ann Marie Smeraldi

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

As accessibility to technology in the classroom increases and promises to improve student engagement and performance, it is easy to be tempted into using wikis, blogs and clickers without fully understanding the implications of their use. Librarians and other educators continuously experiment with new technologies in an attempt to lure Millennials away from their iPods and cell phones, but without careful consideration of the pedagogy that supports the use of these new technologies, their effectiveness as learning tools is diminished. This session will focus on the use of an audience response system (“clickers”) to engage students in active learning during ...


Review Of Beyond Survival: Managing Academic Libraries In Transition, Glenda A. Thornton Jan 2008

Review Of Beyond Survival: Managing Academic Libraries In Transition, Glenda A. Thornton

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Review of Beyond Survival: Managing Academic Libraries in Transition


Review Of Beyond Picture Books, Kathyanne W. Dobda Jan 2008

Review Of Beyond Picture Books, Kathyanne W. Dobda

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Review of Beyond Picture Books: Subject Access to Best Books for Beginning Readers, 3rd ed. by Barbara Barstow and Judith Riggle and Leslie Molnar.


Review Of The Children's And Young Adult Literature Handbook: A Research And Reference Guide, Kathyanne W. Dobda Jan 2006

Review Of The Children's And Young Adult Literature Handbook: A Research And Reference Guide, Kathyanne W. Dobda

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

This article is a book review of The Children's and Young Adult Literature Handbook by John Thomas Gillespie


Review Of A To Zoo: Subject Access To Children's Picture Books, Kathyanne W. Dobda Jan 2006

Review Of A To Zoo: Subject Access To Children's Picture Books, Kathyanne W. Dobda

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

This article is a book review of A to Zoo: Subject Access to Children's Picture Books, by Carolyn W. Lima and John A. Lima


Review Of Best Books For Middle School And Junior High Readers, Kathyanne W. Dobda Jan 2005

Review Of Best Books For Middle School And Junior High Readers, Kathyanne W. Dobda

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

This article is a book review of Best Books for Middle School and Junior High Readers by John T. Gillespie and Catherine Barr.


Review Of Censorship And The School Library Media Center, Kathyanne W. Dobda Jan 2003

Review Of Censorship And The School Library Media Center, Kathyanne W. Dobda

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

This article is a book review of Censorship and the School Library Media Center by Nancy Kravitz.


Review Of Hearing All The Voices: Multicultural Books For Adolescents, Kathyanne W. Dobda Jan 2002

Review Of Hearing All The Voices: Multicultural Books For Adolescents, Kathyanne W. Dobda

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

This article is a book review of Hearing All the Voices by Mary Ann Darby and Miki Pryne.