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Changing Lives: How Do Community Organizations Facilitate Transformative Learning?, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Andi Damewood, Emily Gray, Mary Ziegler Oct 2013

Changing Lives: How Do Community Organizations Facilitate Transformative Learning?, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Andi Damewood, Emily Gray, Mary Ziegler

Andi Damewood

The objective of this research is to understand what leaders of local organizations mean by the phrase changing people's lives as it occurs in their mission statements or in their materials for public distribution.


Self-Regulation Or Self-Direction? An Investigation Of Learner Personality, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Jeffrey Beard, Andi Damewood Oct 2013

Self-Regulation Or Self-Direction? An Investigation Of Learner Personality, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Jeffrey Beard, Andi Damewood

Andi Damewood

This paper examines self-regulated learning (SRL) as a personality trait; that is, as a relatively enduring, trans-situational, dispositional attribute of individual learners. We first review our rationale for doing so, then present of empirical findings that illuminate the nomological network and construct validity of SRL.


Medicine In The Americas, Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip Dec 2012

Medicine In The Americas, Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip

Kristine A Petre, MLS, CM, AHIP

Medicine in the Americas is a freely available, searchable collection of historical medical Americana. The collection is part of the Digital Collections repository at the National Library of Medicine’s online digital archives. This review discusses the contents, searching functions, and additional features available in the collection.


What The Wmu Library Can Do For Alumni, Christopher H. Hoebeke Nov 2012

What The Wmu Library Can Do For Alumni, Christopher H. Hoebeke

Christopher H Hoebeke

No abstract provided.


Libguide To Dissertation And Thesis Resources, Elisabeth Shields, Mary Wilson Nov 2012

Libguide To Dissertation And Thesis Resources, Elisabeth Shields, Mary Wilson

Mary Wilson

This guide contains resources on how to prepare dissertations and theses. The guide is intended to help you understand from the start how to build the intellectual base and relationships that will lay the foundation for a successful dissertation or thesis. Sections include writing guides, information on literature reviews, APA style, finding other dissertations and theses, reference management software, and more.


Artbabble—A Partnership Of Art Appreciation, Curation, And Media Literacy, Julie Decesare Nov 2012

Artbabble—A Partnership Of Art Appreciation, Curation, And Media Literacy, Julie Decesare

Julie A DeCesare

This is a review of the website ArtBabble, which was created by the Indianapolis Museum of Art. ArtBabble is a high quality multimedia showcase from various museum partners, which aims to bring topics surrounding art and artists to a wider audience.


Copyright Overview For Faculty Educational Fair Use & Best Practices, Monica Brooks, Dena Laton Nov 2012

Copyright Overview For Faculty Educational Fair Use & Best Practices, Monica Brooks, Dena Laton

Dena Laton

No abstract provided.


Under The Influence: First-Year Seminars And The Librarian Teaching Role, Steven Hoover, Randy Hensley Nov 2012

Under The Influence: First-Year Seminars And The Librarian Teaching Role, Steven Hoover, Randy Hensley

Steven Hoover

The discussion will address the benefits and challenges of teaching as a librarian outside of the library.How can a librarian's experiences prepare them to teach a semester-long course? What factors influence the design and delivery of a first-year seminar?What challenges might arise when teaching outside of the library?


Living The Future 2012: Educational Role Of Libraries, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Jeanne Brown, Anne E. Zald, Steven Hoover Nov 2012

Living The Future 2012: Educational Role Of Libraries, Jennifer L. Fabbi, Jeanne Brown, Anne E. Zald, Steven Hoover

Steven Hoover

No abstract provided.


Chipping Away At The Iceberg: Updating Allen Tough's Interview Schedule To Explore Wrokplace Learning, Becky Smeltzer, Ralph Brockett Nov 2012

Chipping Away At The Iceberg: Updating Allen Tough's Interview Schedule To Explore Wrokplace Learning, Becky Smeltzer, Ralph Brockett

Becky C. Smeltzer

This session's objective is to discuss an effort to revise and update Allen Tough's interview schedule to limit its focus to the learning projects that adults complete in the workplace.


Changing Lives: How Do Community Organizations Facilitate Transformative Learning?, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Andi Damewood, Emily Gray, Mary Ziegler Nov 2012

Changing Lives: How Do Community Organizations Facilitate Transformative Learning?, Jeral Kirwan, Becky Smeltzer, Andi Damewood, Emily Gray, Mary Ziegler

Becky C. Smeltzer

The objective of this research is to understand what leaders of local organizations mean by the phrase changing people's lives as it occurs in their mission statements or in their materials for public distribution.


Becoming A Successful Technology Manager (Full Day Preconference Seminar), Diane Graves, Eugene Spencer Nov 2012

Becoming A Successful Technology Manager (Full Day Preconference Seminar), Diane Graves, Eugene Spencer

Diane J Graves

Becoming a technology manager means more than "managing technology." As a manager, you now have responsibilities that include managing people, understanding and negotiating institutional policies and politics, and communicating effectively with staff, faculty, and peer managers. You must also know your technology area, keep up with constant changes, and manage it all. Many managers are charged with doing more with less. In short, you job is immensely more complicated than you might have imagined. Designed for new IT managers, this interactive seminar will introduce you to basic management philosophy, give you a context for becoming a successful manager, guide you ...


Medicine In The Americas, Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip Nov 2012

Medicine In The Americas, Kristine A. Petre Mls, Cm, Ahip

Kristine A Petre, MLS, CM, AHIP

Medicine in the Americas is a freely available, searchable collection of historical medical Americana. The collection is part of the Digital Collections repository at the National Library of Medicine’s online digital archives. This review discusses the contents, searching functions, and additional features available in the collection.


In The Loop: One Librarian's Experiences Teaching Within First-Year Learning Communities, Nancy Frazier Oct 2012

In The Loop: One Librarian's Experiences Teaching Within First-Year Learning Communities, Nancy Frazier

Nancy Frazier

Unique as snowflakes, learning communities are formed in countless ways. Some are designed specifically for first-year students, while others offer combined or clustered upper-level courses. Most involve at least two linked courses, and some add residential and social components. Many address core general education and basic skills requirements. Learning communities differ in design, yet they are similar in striving to enhance students' academic and social growth. First-year learning communities foster experiences that have been linked to academic success and retention. They also offer unique opportunities for librarians interested in collaborating with departmental faculty and enhancing teaching skills. This article will ...


Open Access Week 2012: Education Resources, Susan Ariew Oct 2012

Open Access Week 2012: Education Resources, Susan Ariew

Susan A. Ariew

Link to Powerpoint and video presentation about open access resources in education.


Best Practices In Teaching Information Technology Development, Amber Settle, Deborah Labelle, Hazem Said, Sheila S. Sicilia Oct 2012

Best Practices In Teaching Information Technology Development, Amber Settle, Deborah Labelle, Hazem Said, Sheila S. Sicilia

Amber Settle

Programming is one of the most fundamental and central topics in the information technology curriculum. Because of its importance it is crucial to understand how to effectively teach development students. In this panel we share best practices for teaching programming to a variety of populations, including freshman, non-majors, and community college students. Various pedagogical approaches including pair programming, studiobased instruction, peer instruction, active learning, cooperative learning, project-based pedagogy, high-impact education practices, and CS Unplugged type activities are included.


Turning The Tables: Learning From Students About Teaching Cs1, Amber Settle Oct 2012

Turning The Tables: Learning From Students About Teaching Cs1, Amber Settle

Amber Settle

Programming has a central role in the computing curriculum, and introductory programming classes have been extensively studied in the computer science education literature. However, most of the studies focus on the effectiveness of various pedagogical approaches on student learning and engagement, and relative little attention is paid to faculty development. The gap in the literature puts CS1 faculty interested in effectively implementing innovative pedagogical approaches in a difficult situation. This article argues that taking a behaviorist approach to the CS1 classroom can provide much-needed feedback. Students provide instructors with one of the best sources of information about effective programming instruction ...


Demonstrating Your Library's Value: The Basics Of Library Assessment, Sonya Shepherd Sep 2012

Demonstrating Your Library's Value: The Basics Of Library Assessment, Sonya Shepherd

Sonya S. Gaither

No abstract provided.


Faculty In The Mist: Ethnographic Study Of Faculty Research Practices, Marilyn R. Pukkila, Ellen L. Freeman Sep 2012

Faculty In The Mist: Ethnographic Study Of Faculty Research Practices, Marilyn R. Pukkila, Ellen L. Freeman

Marilyn R. Pukkila

A report on ethnographic research on college faculty research and teaching methods, with their use of information resources, library services, technology, and academic IT support.


Universities Should Rethink The Publishing Model, Linda L. Phillips Sep 2012

Universities Should Rethink The Publishing Model, Linda L. Phillips

Linda L. Phillips

In response to Chronicle of Higher Education article ("Documents Show U. of Missouri Press Suffered Years of Mixed Signals, Aug 3, 2012, pp. A-16-17) letter advocates for universities to develop business models to protect their investments in scholarly publishing.


Authority Control: A Conversation, Julene L. Jones Aug 2012

Authority Control: A Conversation, Julene L. Jones

Julene L. Jones

No abstract provided.


Report Of The Ad Hoc Digital Commons Task Force, Michael Vocino, Michael Cerbo, Margaret J. Keefe, Sarina Wyant Aug 2012

Report Of The Ad Hoc Digital Commons Task Force, Michael Vocino, Michael Cerbo, Margaret J. Keefe, Sarina Wyant

michael c vocino

March 2010 report to the faculty of the University Libraries, University of Rhode Island by the Ad Hoc Digital Commons Task Force. On December 17, 2009 in a letter to its members, the Ad Hoc Digital Commons Task Force was created by Dean David Maslyn at the request of the December 2009 Library Faculty Meeting. The charge from the Dean read: “Based upon the motion made at the faculty meeting of 12/4/2009, the Dean appoints the following people to an Ad Hoc Task Force to 'study and establish policy and procedures' for the possible establishment and implementation of ...


Finding My Way Into Opposition: Joel And Jon, Michael C. Vocino Aug 2012

Finding My Way Into Opposition: Joel And Jon, Michael C. Vocino

michael c vocino

Short story about homophobia and gay life in the 1970s.


Copyright Overview For Faculty Educational Fair Use & Best Practices, Monica Brooks, Dena Laton Aug 2012

Copyright Overview For Faculty Educational Fair Use & Best Practices, Monica Brooks, Dena Laton

Monica Brooks

No abstract provided.


Organizational Leadership In Academic Libraries : Identifying Culture Types And Leadership Roles, Monica Brooks Aug 2012

Organizational Leadership In Academic Libraries : Identifying Culture Types And Leadership Roles, Monica Brooks

Monica Brooks

The purpose of this study is to identify organizational culture types and leadership roles among research and non-research libraries in higher education institutions in the United States and to reveal trends that can assist in enacting needed organizational change. Organizational culture and leadership are two intertwined concepts that are strongly aligned with the human element of any supervisory experience. According to Crosby, they help “nurture effective and humane organizations” (Crosby, 2004). This research project sought to test the claims brought forth by library researchers such as Kaarts-Brown et al. in which they reported a tie between the library manager’s ...


U.S. Influences On Korean Education: Understructure, Imprint And Overlay, D. Russell Bailey Aug 2012

U.S. Influences On Korean Education: Understructure, Imprint And Overlay, D. Russell Bailey

D. Russell Bailey

A sociohistorical analysis of American influence on Korean education philosophy and structures. The intent of this work is to "provide a frame of reference for knowledge transfer", categorize the influences, and subsequently critique them based on their substance and integrity.


Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: How To Begin The Literature Review, Susan Ariew, Audrey Powers Aug 2012

Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: How To Begin The Literature Review, Susan Ariew, Audrey Powers

Susan A. Ariew

Offers tips and strategies for efficient, effective use of library resources and services to help new graduate students at USF get started on research and literature reviews in their field.


Promoting The First Year Experience Program By Publishing Digital Student Scholarship, Erin Passehl Jul 2012

Promoting The First Year Experience Program By Publishing Digital Student Scholarship, Erin Passehl

Erin Passehl Stoddart

The First Year Experience Program at Western Oregon University partnered with Hamersly Library to digitally capture capstone projects featured at the first annual FYE Symposium. This pilot project published scholarship online that has multiple uses, including promoting student work, publicizing the FYE program, and assisting with student retention. This poster will explore the lessons learned from this partnership and how collaboration with other departments on campus, such as the Library, adds value to the First Year Experience.


Review Of "Digital Nation: Toward An Inclusive Information Society", William C. Welburn Jul 2012

Review Of "Digital Nation: Toward An Inclusive Information Society", William C. Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.


Do We Really Need Cultural Diversity In The Library And Information Science Curriculum, William Welburn Jul 2012

Do We Really Need Cultural Diversity In The Library And Information Science Curriculum, William Welburn

William C Welburn

No abstract provided.