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Digital Toolkits For Teachers, Mark J. Hofer, Kathleen Owings Swan, Emma Thacker Jun 2019

Digital Toolkits For Teachers, Mark J. Hofer, Kathleen Owings Swan, Emma Thacker

Mark Hofer

Challenging students to create digital documentary films in history courses engages students in both mastery of content knowledge and higher order thinking experiences. Teachers considering this type of work must contend with the focus on standards- based testing, a wide breadth of content to be covered, the challenge of finding relevant primary source materials, and restrictions related to copyright and Fair Use. This paper explores a resource site for teachers, Digital Docs in a Box, that attempts to mediate some of these concerns and support their students in the creation of digital documentaries. First, we explore the rationale for student ...


Why Ask Why?, Beth Kraemer, Beth Fuchs, Jennifer Hootman, Debbie Sharp Apr 2019

Why Ask Why?, Beth Kraemer, Beth Fuchs, Jennifer Hootman, Debbie Sharp

Beth Fuchs

No abstract provided.


An Approach To Making Emergent Curriculum More Readily Researched, Taught, And Implemented In The United States, Jane Tingle Broderick, Seong Bock Hong, Michael D. Garrett Mar 2019

An Approach To Making Emergent Curriculum More Readily Researched, Taught, And Implemented In The United States, Jane Tingle Broderick, Seong Bock Hong, Michael D. Garrett

Jane Tingle Broderick

No abstract provided.


A Graduate Student Mentoring Program To Develop Interest In Research, Mary E. Kiersma, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Aleda M.H. Chen, Brittany Melton, Marwa Noureldin, Kimberly S. Plake Feb 2018

A Graduate Student Mentoring Program To Develop Interest In Research, Mary E. Kiersma, Nicholas E. Hagemeier, Aleda M.H. Chen, Brittany Melton, Marwa Noureldin, Kimberly S. Plake

Nicholas E. Hagemeier

Objective. To assess the impact of a graduate student mentoring program on student interest in research and postgraduate education and on graduate student confidence in mentoring. Methods. Undergraduate and pharmacy students (mentees) and graduate students (mentors) were matched and participated in the study, which required them to engage in at least 2 discussions regarding research and careers. Mentees completed a pre- and post-assessment of their perceptions of research, postgraduate training plans, and perceptions about mentors. Mentors completed a pre- and post-assessment of their perceptions about themselves as mentors and their confidence in mentoring. Results. Although there were no significant differences ...


Why Bibliography?, James M. Donovan Dec 2017

Why Bibliography?, James M. Donovan

James M. Donovan

The occasion of the new edition of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identities, and the Law: A Research Bibliography, perhaps leads some to ask, Why bibliography? In these days of instant and abundant results from keyword searches on increasingly intelligent computer tools, isn’t the print bibliography quaintly old-fashioned?
 
No. No moreso than keyword searching has eliminated the need for the index even in digital books. But these are days when we often must defend the necessity of libraries against the argument that everything is free and on the Internet. Perhaps it should come as little surprise that we must likewise justify ...


Conduct Un/Becoming: Discipline In The Context Of Educational Leadership Research., Vonzell Agosto Dec 2017

Conduct Un/Becoming: Discipline In The Context Of Educational Leadership Research., Vonzell Agosto

Vonzell Agosto

In this chapter we engage in a critical, reflexive process focused on researching and leading assemblages of discipline. Our interest in discipline stems from concerns about disparities in the educational experiences of students related to social differences, which for girls of color is seldom to their benefit. We confront leading and researching on two interrelated fronts: 1) participants’/students’ interactions with school-based leadership, and 2) research as
authors/researchers who aimed to mentor graduate students as novice researchers while attempting to involve youth as co-participants. More specifically, we address methodological and theoretical issues that surfaced in the context of studying ...


Researchgate, Copyright, And You, Andrée Rathemacher, Julia Lovett, Amanda Izenstark Aug 2017

Researchgate, Copyright, And You, Andrée Rathemacher, Julia Lovett, Amanda Izenstark

Julia Lovett

Slides from a presentation, "ResearchGate, Copyright, and You," offered at the University of Rhode Island Libraries on November 4 and November 15, 2016. "ResearchGate, Academia.edu, and other websites make it easy to share your scholarly content, but is sharing on these sites safe to do? Learn about the implications of posting your research online, and find out how you can do so to have the most impact." Part of the University Libraries' Search Savvy Seminar series.


Get Visible Or Vanish : Using New Media To Raise Your Research Profile, Peta J. Hopkins, Wendy Abbott, Daniel Brennan, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Tracy Whitelaw, Jeffrey Brand, Michael J. Rees Jul 2017

Get Visible Or Vanish : Using New Media To Raise Your Research Profile, Peta J. Hopkins, Wendy Abbott, Daniel Brennan, Katrina A. Bramstedt, Tracy Whitelaw, Jeffrey Brand, Michael J. Rees

Wendy Abbott

This is a video recording of a panel session hosted by Bond University Library during Bond Research Week 2013 on the topic of using new media (social media) for raising research profiles. The panel session was organised by Peta Hopkins and Wendy Abbott of Bond University Library. The speakers in the session are: Daniel Brennan, Katrina Bramstedt, Tracy Whitelaw, Jeffrey Brand, Michael Rees and Peta Hopkins. All the speakers are from Bond University. The session took place on the 6 of September 2013, Bond University.


Pre-Service Physics Teachers And Physics Education Research, David Rosengrant Jul 2017

Pre-Service Physics Teachers And Physics Education Research, David Rosengrant

David Rosengrant

Training pre-service teachers requires, among other things, content knowledge, pedagogical skills and pedagogical content knowledge. Teacher preparation programs have little, if any spare time to add more courses/activities to their program. However, I argue in this paper that we, as educators, must enhance the amount of physics education research in our pre-service physics teacher training programs. In this study, I analyze the results of two different types of exposure to physics education research (PER) from two different groups of pre-service physics teachers in our masters of arts and teaching program. The preliminary results show, for example that the PER ...


Collaborative Online Catalogs And Open Access Repositories: How They Benefit Researchers, Michaela Eileen Volkmar, Deann Brame Jun 2017

Collaborative Online Catalogs And Open Access Repositories: How They Benefit Researchers, Michaela Eileen Volkmar, Deann Brame

DeAnn Brame

Libraries can help researchers in a multitude of ways, but we want to focus on two resources in particular that can benefit researchers: collaborative online catalogs and open access repositories. A collaborative online catalog is different from a traditional catalog, in that you can find materials beyond what your home library contains. You’ve probably heard about open access repositories, but did you know that your scholarship can be discovered by many if it’s located in an open access repository, such as Digital Commons at Winthrop?

Join this session to learn about the ways that your university library might ...


Effects Of Policy And Research On The Structure Of Teacher Education In Tennessee, Ryan Andrew Nivens, Catherine Paolucci May 2017

Effects Of Policy And Research On The Structure Of Teacher Education In Tennessee, Ryan Andrew Nivens, Catherine Paolucci

Ryan Andrew Nivens

Excerpt:Globally, recent discussion has focused on research, policy, and practice in the development and structuring of teacher education programs (OECD, 2005).


Research Mentoring, Michael W. Firmin Mar 2017

Research Mentoring, Michael W. Firmin

Michael W. Firmin, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Reindexing A Research Repository From The Ground Up: Adding And Evaluating Quality Metadata, Philip Hider, Barney Dalgarno, Sue Bennett, Ying-Hsang Liu, Carole Gerts, Carla Daws, Barbara Spiller, Pru Mitchell, Robert Parkes, Raylee Macaulay Mar 2017

Reindexing A Research Repository From The Ground Up: Adding And Evaluating Quality Metadata, Philip Hider, Barney Dalgarno, Sue Bennett, Ying-Hsang Liu, Carole Gerts, Carla Daws, Barbara Spiller, Pru Mitchell, Robert Parkes, Raylee Macaulay

Pru Mitchell

This article details the outcomes of the ‘National Learning and Teaching Resource Audit and Classification’ project, commissioned by the Australian Government’s Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT). The project used a range of methodologies to reorganise the OLT’s Resource Library (http://www.olt.gov.au/resource-library), constructing and selecting an optimal set of metadata elements, along with certain vocabularies for these elements, and then reindexing the content of the Resource Library utilising the new schema and vocabularies. This paper reports on a before-and-after evaluation of the Resource Library’s search performance through an information retrieval experiment based on ...


National Research On The Postgraduate Student Experience: Case Presentation On Career Development And Employability (Volume 3 Of 3), Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Amy Bannatyne, Madelaine-Marie Judd, Ashley Stark, Bill Eckersley, Gary Hamlin, Helen Partridge, Ken Udas Feb 2017

National Research On The Postgraduate Student Experience: Case Presentation On Career Development And Employability (Volume 3 Of 3), Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Amy Bannatyne, Madelaine-Marie Judd, Ashley Stark, Bill Eckersley, Gary Hamlin, Helen Partridge, Ken Udas

Linda Crane

This case presentation on career development and employability is grounded in Australian national research on postgraduate student experiences. This is not a typical or traditional case study, in that the pages that follow present perspectives, stories, and proposed solutions from a large number of people. To bound the case presentation to one or two narratives or ‘cases’ would severely limit the impact. This case presentation is therefore thematic, interweaving many stories, quotes, descriptions, and perspectives on career development and employability (in the postgraduate student / graduate context).


National Research On The Postgraduate Student Experience: Case Presentation On Career Development And Employability (Volume 3 Of 3), Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Amy Bannatyne, Madelaine-Marie Judd, Ashley Stark, Bill Eckersley, Gary Hamlin, Helen Partridge, Ken Udas Feb 2017

National Research On The Postgraduate Student Experience: Case Presentation On Career Development And Employability (Volume 3 Of 3), Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Amy Bannatyne, Madelaine-Marie Judd, Ashley Stark, Bill Eckersley, Gary Hamlin, Helen Partridge, Ken Udas

Amy Bannatyne

This case presentation on career development and employability is grounded in Australian national research on postgraduate student experiences. This is not a typical or traditional case study, in that the pages that follow present perspectives, stories, and proposed solutions from a large number of people. To bound the case presentation to one or two narratives or ‘cases’ would severely limit the impact. This case presentation is therefore thematic, interweaving many stories, quotes, descriptions, and perspectives on career development and employability (in the postgraduate student / graduate context).


National Graduate Employability Research, Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Madelaine-Marie Judd Feb 2017

National Graduate Employability Research, Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Madelaine-Marie Judd

Linda Crane

Extract: To be employable once you have graduated from university means that you: Are able to demonstrate soft skills (e.g. communication, problem solving) and career specific skills (e.g. computer software) Have accumulated knowledge and can apply information in the workplace Show a positive attitude of energy, commitment and contribution Know yourself, your profile, your desired career path and be able to positively present yourself; and Leverage a developed network to connect you with career opportunities


Good Practice Report: Nurturing Graduate Employability In Higher Education, Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Madelaine-Marie Judd Feb 2017

Good Practice Report: Nurturing Graduate Employability In Higher Education, Shelley Kinash, Linda Crane, Madelaine-Marie Judd

Linda Crane

Executive Summary This Good Practice Report was co-authored by Associate Professors Shelley Kinash and Linda Crane, and Project Manager Madelaine-Marie Judd, through the institutional affiliation of Bond University. Kinash and Crane co-led an Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching strategic priority project on graduate employability funded in December 2013 and conducted in 2014. Madelaine-Marie Judd was the Project Manager. This project gave the three authors access to a powerful strategic network of OLT scholars of graduate employability and allied subjects. The completed OLT graduate employability project was shortlisted for an international nurturing employability innovation award through Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine ...


Infusing Critical Thinking Into Communication Courses, James P. Dimock, Kristen P. Treinen, Daniel Cronn-Mills, Robert S. Jersak Jan 2017

Infusing Critical Thinking Into Communication Courses, James P. Dimock, Kristen P. Treinen, Daniel Cronn-Mills, Robert S. Jersak

Daniel Cronn-Mills, Ph.D.

The importance of critical thinking is generally recognized by educators and during the past 20 years numerous initiatives have been taken to improve critical thinking. Although research demonstrates courses in communication study can have a positive impact on critical thinking skills, we argue that instruction in critical thinking can be more explicitly covered in basic communication courses. This article details our efforts to infuse critical thinking into an entrylevel communication course and outlines a guide to help communication teachers integrate critical thinking into their courses.


Asking And Answering Questions: Research As A Way Of Our Life And Work, Shyam Sunder Nov 2016

Asking And Answering Questions: Research As A Way Of Our Life And Work, Shyam Sunder

Shyam Sunder

No abstract provided.


Quo Vadis: Doctoral Programs In Private Non-Profit Higher Education? The View From Two Providers, Juhani Tuovinen, Graham Buxton, Stephen Spence, Anthony Williams Oct 2016

Quo Vadis: Doctoral Programs In Private Non-Profit Higher Education? The View From Two Providers, Juhani Tuovinen, Graham Buxton, Stephen Spence, Anthony Williams

Anthony Williams

In order to provide high level research and postgraduate education opportunities in the widest possible range of contexts, private non-profit higher education providers (PNHEPs) have developed doctoral program offerings outside the university system. We discuss the nature of these programs, their origins, quality control mechanisms and current trajectories. We also explore the advantages and benefits of private doctoral programs along with their challenges and limitations. Participants in the provision of private non-profit doctoral programs with a Christian ethos discuss these issues in this paper, dealing with both professional and research doctorates. Apart from the limitations arising from working outside the ...


Who's Talking About (And Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work Using Databases, Google, Web Of Knowledge, And Altmetrics Tools, Amanda Izenstark, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher Oct 2016

Who's Talking About (And Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work Using Databases, Google, Web Of Knowledge, And Altmetrics Tools, Amanda Izenstark, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher

Julia Lovett

Slides and handouts from a presentation, "Who's Talking About (and Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work using Databases, Google, Web of Knowledge, and Altmetrics Tools," offered at the University of Rhode Island Libraries on April 9 and April 10, 2014. "Stop using the impact factor as a measure of the value of your research. There are better ways. In this hands-on session find out about tools that can help you learn how your work is being received, used, and disseminated across scholarly platforms and social media networks." Part of the University Libraries' Search Savvy Seminar series.


Who’S Talking About (And Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work Using Databases, Google, Web Of Knowledge, And Altmetrics Tools, Amanda Izenstark, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher Oct 2016

Who’S Talking About (And Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work Using Databases, Google, Web Of Knowledge, And Altmetrics Tools, Amanda Izenstark, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher

Julia Lovett

Slides from a presentation, "Who's Talking About (and Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work using Databases, Google, Web of Knowledge, and Altmetrics Tools," offered at the University of Rhode Island Libraries on April 22 and April 23, 2015. "Stop using the impact factor as a measure of the value of your research. There are better ways. In this hands-on session find out about tools that can help you learn how your work is being received, used, and disseminated across scholarly platforms and social media networks." Part of the University Libraries' Search Savvy Seminar series.


Measuring Your Research Impact: Citation And Altmetrics Tools, Amanda Izenstark, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher Oct 2016

Measuring Your Research Impact: Citation And Altmetrics Tools, Amanda Izenstark, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher

Julia Lovett

Slides from a presentation, "Measuring Your Research Impact: Citation and Altmetrics Tools," offered at the Association of Rhode Island Health Sciences Libraries (ARIHSL) Business Meeting on March 16, 2016. The meeting took place at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.


Case Selection: A Case For A New Approach, Timothy L. Harper, Mary E. Taber, Barbara P. Norelli Oct 2016

Case Selection: A Case For A New Approach, Timothy L. Harper, Mary E. Taber, Barbara P. Norelli

Barbara Norelli

While conducting empirical research regarding the relationship between case characteristics and student performance, the authors were surprised to find a lack of conceptual and empirical research regarding instructor case selection. This conceptual paper explores the case selection process and introduces case selection as an under-investigated component of the case teaching method in management education. Case selection is important because it is a critical component of the case teaching method. There has been no empirical testing of the effectiveness of case selection technique. The authors identify and propose case selection criteria for instructors of management education.


Research Explore & Discover Scholarship At The Jfl, Amanda Hahn, Barbara Potts Jul 2016

Research Explore & Discover Scholarship At The Jfl, Amanda Hahn, Barbara Potts

Amanda Hahn

No abstract provided.


Topscholar® Brochure, Connie Foster, Jennifer Wilson Feb 2016

Topscholar® Brochure, Connie Foster, Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson

An updated brochure that gives basic points, contacts, and guidelines for TopSCHOLAR, the research and creative activity database of Western Kentucky University, launched May 1, 2007


Year Four Of The Qep: So Close Yet So Far, Kelly Whealan George, Aaron D. Clevenger Nov 2015

Year Four Of The Qep: So Close Yet So Far, Kelly Whealan George, Aaron D. Clevenger

Aaron D. Clevenger

Report on the progress at Embry-Riddle of developing collaboration between three campuses to achieve the five-year QEP goal. Discusses methods used to promote undergraduate research presents solutions to continued communication.


Toward Developing An Academic Discipline, Tim Brady, Alan J. Stolzer Nov 2015

Toward Developing An Academic Discipline, Tim Brady, Alan J. Stolzer

Alan J. Stolzer

It is not often in the life of an academic or of an academic institution that circumstances coalesce to bring about a new academic discipline. But it happened recently, thus a review of the circumstances may be of interest and potentially instructive. Disciplines are typically characterized as a field of study at institutions of higher learning; they have a definable body of knowledge, scholars who contribute to that body of knowledge, teachers who teach in the field, a community of people who identify with the field, a refereed journal, are often associated with a professional practice and, in many cases ...


Special Interest Group On Heritage Languages-Fall Newsletter, Theresa Y. Austin, Yvonne Farino, Rosario M. De Swanson, Joy Kreeft Peyton, Wei-Li Hsu Oct 2015

Special Interest Group On Heritage Languages-Fall Newsletter, Theresa Y. Austin, Yvonne Farino, Rosario M. De Swanson, Joy Kreeft Peyton, Wei-Li Hsu

Theresa Y. Austin

News on research and instruction in the world of heritage language education


Who's Talking About (And Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work Using Databases, Google, Web Of Knowledge, And Altmetrics Tools, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher, Amanda Izenstark Oct 2015

Who's Talking About (And Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work Using Databases, Google, Web Of Knowledge, And Altmetrics Tools, Julia Lovett, Andrée Rathemacher, Amanda Izenstark

Julia Lovett

Slides and handouts from a presentation, "Who's Talking About (and Citing) Me? Tracking Your Work using Databases, Google, Web of Knowledge, and Altmetrics Tools," offered at the University of Rhode Island Libraries on April 9 and April 10, 2014.

"Stop using the impact factor as a measure of the value of your research. There are better ways. In this hands-on session find out about tools that can help you learn how your work is being received, used, and disseminated across scholarly platforms and social media networks."

Part of the University Libraries' Search Savvy Seminar series.