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Self Efficacy, Alcohol Expectancy And Problem-Solvingappraisal As Predictors Of Alcohol Use In College Students, Nancy Taylor, Michael Biscaro, Karen Broer Nov 2004

Self Efficacy, Alcohol Expectancy And Problem-Solvingappraisal As Predictors Of Alcohol Use In College Students, Nancy Taylor, Michael Biscaro, Karen Broer

Nancy P. Taylor

This study updated that of Broer 1996 and re-examined self-efficacy, alcohol expectancy and problem-solving appraisal as predictors of alcohol use in undergraduate college students. Stepwise multiple regression analyses revealed that alcohol expectancy of Global Positive Changes and gender were significant predictors for both number of drinks and binge episodes.


Raising The Bar: An Approach To Reviewing And Revising Standards For Professional Achievement For Library Faculty, Susan Ariew, Edward Lener, Bruce Pencek Jun 2004

Raising The Bar: An Approach To Reviewing And Revising Standards For Professional Achievement For Library Faculty, Susan Ariew, Edward Lener, Bruce Pencek

Susan A. Ariew

A committee revising the retention, promotion and continued appointment policy in the Virginia Tech libraries took a broad view of its task in articulating its goal, gathering information from internal and external sources, allocating drafting responsibilities, and winning support. The committee's work revealed an unexpected need and led to an explicit affirmations of professional obligations of librarians to one another. Thus, adoption of the new policy and the principles it embodied became a lever for changes in the organizational culture.


College And University Context For Library Human Resource Management, William Welburn Jan 2004

College And University Context For Library Human Resource Management, William Welburn

William C Welburn

This book provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of Human Resources in academic libraries. Libraries in varying academic environments have undergone tremendous change during the last two decades of the 20th century as they have sought redefinition as learning organizations. As organizations they have experienced significant changes in the role and definition of professionalism, along with challenges from such shifting workplace demographics as age and ethnicity and technological issues, which have also had direct impact on the recruitment and retention of staff. Much of the attention of human resources administrators in academic libraries has focused on ...


Ethics And Human Resource Management, William Welburn Jan 2004

Ethics And Human Resource Management, William Welburn

William C Welburn

This book provides a comprehensive look at issues that shape the nature of Human Resources in academic libraries. Libraries in varying academic environments have undergone tremendous change during the last two decades of the 20th century as they have sought redefinition as learning organizations. As organizations they have experienced significant changes in the role and definition of professionalism, along with challenges from such shifting workplace demographics as age and ethnicity and technological issues, which have also had direct impact on the recruitment and retention of staff. Much of the attention of human resources administrators in academic libraries has focused on ...


‘That’S Why I Do It’: Flow And Efl Teachers’ Practices, Christine Tardy Dec 2003

‘That’S Why I Do It’: Flow And Efl Teachers’ Practices, Christine Tardy

Christine M. Tardy

Csikszentmihalyi's (1997) concept of flow describes a mental state resulting from peak experiences in which the level of challenge is high, but manageable given a person's skills. Because flow occurs at peak moments, these moments can motivate teachers, possibly shaping their classroom practices and giving them insight into their teaching beliefs. This exploratory interview study examines ten EFL teachers' flow experiences at work, and considers their implications for teacher education. The teachers all reported experiencing flow, and key categories relating to its occurrence were derived from their descriptions. Based on this study, we suggest that the concept of ...


Library Offers New Databases, Peter Larsen, Andrée Rathemacher Dec 2003

Library Offers New Databases, Peter Larsen, Andrée Rathemacher

Andrée J. Rathemacher

Brief article on new databases available through the University Libraries in fall 2004.