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E-Journals Usage Among Faculty Members And Students: A Survey, Manjunatha G, Sampath Kumar B T Dec 2019

E-Journals Usage Among Faculty Members And Students: A Survey, Manjunatha G, Sampath Kumar B T

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The main aim of the study is to know the use of e-journals among the faculty members and students in engineering college libraries. The results of the study show that the students and faculty members who participated in this survey are aware of e-journals and majority of the respondents used e-journals for study and project dissertation work. Most of the faculty members and students used e-journals in libraries. The survey respondents opined that the e-journals are easy to access and use as compared to print journals. Thus the study recommends that the Engineering college libraries should focus more in ...


Perspectives Of Students Of National Open University Of Nigeria (Noun) Towards Cbt And Pen On Paper Examination In Three Selected Centres In Nigeria., Isau Adewole Adegun Mr, John Olugbenga Akinola Mr, Samuel Olusegun Adepoju Mr Dec 2019

Perspectives Of Students Of National Open University Of Nigeria (Noun) Towards Cbt And Pen On Paper Examination In Three Selected Centres In Nigeria., Isau Adewole Adegun Mr, John Olugbenga Akinola Mr, Samuel Olusegun Adepoju Mr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This research paper investigates the perspectives of students’ of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) towards computer and pen-on-paper examination. Questionnaires were used to generate data. The data collected targeted students of three selected Study Centre .300 questionnaires which consist of 200-400 level of students of the three selected study Centre were administered .Response rate of 240 out of 300 representing 80% of the total questionnaires obtained for data analysis. The result showed that a significant percentage of the respondents were either doing good or fairly good academically. The students’ performances measured in each question type. When comparing students’ familiarity ...


Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - December 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business Dec 2019

Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - December 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business

Raj Soin College of Business Newsletter

A five page newsletter created by the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University documenting current affairs of the college including being named a Best Business School by Princeton Review and faculty member Rachel Sturm being featured in the Harvard Review.


Librarian, Faculty, And Student Perceptions Of Academic Librarians: Study Introduction And Literature Review, Jody C. Fagan, Hillary Ostermiller, Elizabeth Price, Lara Sapp Nov 2019

Librarian, Faculty, And Student Perceptions Of Academic Librarians: Study Introduction And Literature Review, Jody C. Fagan, Hillary Ostermiller, Elizabeth Price, Lara Sapp

Libraries

A survey concerning perceptions of academic librarians was conducted at a large, 4-year university with three populations: librarians, faculty, and undergraduate students. The high response rate and the use of an instrument based on previous studies offers the possibility of longitudinal comparison and the identification of relationships between groups within one environment. Results will be presented in a series of articles, beginning with this paper’s study introduction and literature review of librarian, faculty, and student perceptions of librarians. Subsequent papers will present results from the three surveys and offer analysis across the three groups. The literature review focused on ...


Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - November 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business Nov 2019

Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - November 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business

Raj Soin College of Business Newsletter

A five page newsletter created by the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University documenting current affairs of the college including Traynor being named dean and Wamwara receiving International Education Award.


Engaging Students In Information Literacy: Lessons From Our Library Ambassador Program, Lydia C. Gwyn, Jonathan Wilson Nov 2019

Engaging Students In Information Literacy: Lessons From Our Library Ambassador Program, Lydia C. Gwyn, Jonathan Wilson

ETSU Faculty Works

The Library Ambassador Program hires approximately 25 undergraduate students each fall and provides them with two semesters of information literacy and research skills instruction before deploying them across campus to help students with their research. As part of their training, instructors use various game-playing and active learning strategies in the classroom including: a card game designed to teach players about databases and how they function, group problem-solving exercises, a card game intended to teach players how to evaluate sources of information, and a roleplaying activity meant to prepare ambassadors for experiences in helping students. In this session, participants will learn ...


Mixing It Up: Collaborating With Campus Students And Staff To Promote Sustainability Via A Large Library Display, Mandi Goodsett Nov 2019

Mixing It Up: Collaborating With Campus Students And Staff To Promote Sustainability Via A Large Library Display, Mandi Goodsett

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

This recipe outlines how librarians from a mid- to large-sized university or college library can build connections with the campus sustainability office and student organizations by co-creating a sustainability library display.


Forever In Debt: The Effects Of Debt-Funded Education On Racial Disparities, Talon J. Barlow Oct 2019

Forever In Debt: The Effects Of Debt-Funded Education On Racial Disparities, Talon J. Barlow

Intuition: The BYU Undergraduate Journal of Psychology

No abstract provided.


Fighting Size: The Negotiation For Study Space In The Face Of Aging Collections, Anya Mckinney Oct 2019

Fighting Size: The Negotiation For Study Space In The Face Of Aging Collections, Anya Mckinney

Southern Chapter/Medical Library Association Annual Conference

OBJECTIVE Meeting departmental goals and student expectations are a challenge with evolving budgets and changing perspectives on the purpose of library space. Repurposing library space to meet student needs while maintaining appropriate collections is a challenge and an opportunity for librarians and patrons alike. At South College, institutional growth and student demand for study space, both physical space and time, highlighted a need for change within the physical confines of the library department.

METHODS The libraries at the main South College campus and three other campuses underwent extensive remodeling to provide additional study space for students. The institution and Head ...


Fear And Resistance Far From The Border: Human Rights And Student Engagement In Immigrant And Refugee Communities In Dayton, Ohio, Theophile J. Majka, Miranda Cady Hallett Oct 2019

Fear And Resistance Far From The Border: Human Rights And Student Engagement In Immigrant And Refugee Communities In Dayton, Ohio, Theophile J. Majka, Miranda Cady Hallett

Conference: The Social Practice of Human Rights

Similar to articles 23-27 of the UDHR, articles 25-31 of the 1990 International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families specify equal access by immigrants to educational, vocational & health/social services and equality of living and working conditions and employment contracts.

Beginning in 2007, Professor Majka has involved students in his immigration classes in research on the challenges and obstacles immigrants and refugees in the Dayton area experience relevant for those areas specified by the Convention. Joined by students in Professor Linda Majka classes, students arranged and conducted interviews with representatives ...


Spring Into Health: An Interprofessional Education Health Fair, Savannah Parker, Cassie Crew, Savannah Posey Oct 2019

Spring Into Health: An Interprofessional Education Health Fair, Savannah Parker, Cassie Crew, Savannah Posey

Online Journal of Interprofessional Health Promotion

The Spring Into Health community health fair was an interprofessional education (IPE) event

hosted by the University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM) College of Pharmacy's Christian

Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI) organization. The event included the participation

of several student pharmacy groups, as well as the ULM nursing, dental hygiene, medical

laboratory science, and health studies departments. Every organization involved in the health fair

provided either a health screening or a health education topic to the community of Ouachita

Parish, which is located in northeastern Louisiana. The event was hosted at the Louisiana

Purchase Gardens and Zoo in Monroe, Louisiana, and ...


Impact Of Social Networking Sites (Sns) On College Students: A Case Study Of Regional Institute Of Paramedical And Nursing Science (Ripans), Aizawl, Esther Lalnunpuii Research Scholar, Manoj Kumar Verma Assistant Professor, R.K. Ngurtinkhuma Professor Oct 2019

Impact Of Social Networking Sites (Sns) On College Students: A Case Study Of Regional Institute Of Paramedical And Nursing Science (Ripans), Aizawl, Esther Lalnunpuii Research Scholar, Manoj Kumar Verma Assistant Professor, R.K. Ngurtinkhuma Professor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study examines the impact of Social Networking Sites on college students of Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing (RIPANS), Aizawl. The study focused on the SNSs usage on academic performance, both positive and negative influence, the purpose and problem faced by the students in using SNSs. 150 well-structured questionnaires were distributed to the randomly selected students of RIPANS to find out the impact of using SNSs for their academic performance, out of which 146 students have responded. The collected data is further analyzed and presented in tables followed by charts with interpretation. The findings of the study show ...


Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - October 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business Oct 2019

Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - October 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business

Raj Soin College of Business Newsletter

A thirteen page newsletter created by the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University documenting current affairs of the college including students traveling to Mexico, Beta Gamma Sigma qualifying for honors chapter, and the first Festival of Flight.


Challenges Associated With Accessing And Utilizing Library Electronic Information Resources By Economics Education Students’ In South East, Nigeria, Yunisa Abdulrahman, Joseph Onuoha Sep 2019

Challenges Associated With Accessing And Utilizing Library Electronic Information Resources By Economics Education Students’ In South East, Nigeria, Yunisa Abdulrahman, Joseph Onuoha

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study focused on ascertaining the challenges associated with accessing and utilizing library e-resources by Economics Education students’ in South East NigeriaThe study adopted a descriptive survey research design. Samples were drawn using a purposive sampling technique in selecting four hundred and ninety-two (492) Economics Education students’ from the study area. Data was collected using a validated 4-point Likert rated questionnaire for challenges associated with accessing and utilizing library e-resources (QCAUER) instrument with a reliability coefficient of 0.72. Two research questions and two research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Frequency count and simple Percentage was used to ...


Issues And Challenges In Accessing And Utilization Of Information Resources By Students Of Fuaa, Lawal Mohammed Tukur Sep 2019

Issues And Challenges In Accessing And Utilization Of Information Resources By Students Of Fuaa, Lawal Mohammed Tukur

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstracts

The study was conducted to analyze Issues and Challenges in Accessing and Utilization of Information Resources by students of Federal University Agriculture Abeokuta. Four research objectives guided the study. 306 copies of questionnaire were administered to the respondents in the university and in response only 217 were received from the student’s community. Simply a stratified random sampling technique was employed for the study due to the largeness of the population. In the data analysis, frequency counts, simple percentages, and charts were used for the statistical analysis. The findings revealed that the availability of information resources such as ...


Awareness And Use Of Information Resources, Services And Facilities By Students In Federal University Of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria, Lawal Mohammed Tukur Sep 2019

Awareness And Use Of Information Resources, Services And Facilities By Students In Federal University Of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria, Lawal Mohammed Tukur

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The present study provides an overview about the user’s awareness in Federal University Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria.. The study was conducted to ascertain the level of awareness of information resources, services and facilities by students of FUAA. Three research objectives guided the study. 306 copies of questionnaire were administered to the respondents in the university and 217 received and analyzed. Simple random and stratified sampling techniques were employed for the study due to the largeness of the population. In the data analysis, frequency counts, simple percentages, and charts was used for the statistical analysis. The study Highlight the levels ...


Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - September 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business Sep 2019

Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - September 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business

Raj Soin College of Business Newsletter

An eleven page newsletter created by the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University documenting current affairs of the college including a new master's degree in marketing analytics and insights.


Index To Donald Rea Interview, Melvin Van Hurck Aug 2019

Index To Donald Rea Interview, Melvin Van Hurck

Linfield University Public History Project: World War II as Experience and Memory

This index provides a time-stamped overview of the subjects discussed during an oral history interview with Donald Rea, Linfield College class of 1949.


Responding To The Mental Health Crisis In Schools: Implications For Counselor Education Programs, Jose Maldonado, Vasti Holstun Aug 2019

Responding To The Mental Health Crisis In Schools: Implications For Counselor Education Programs, Jose Maldonado, Vasti Holstun

Faculty Publications and Presentations

The significant rise in mental health issues among students is alarming and challenges school counselors’ preparation and professional identity. This mental health crisis in schools establishes the need for counselor education programs to revamp curriculum training methods, teaching pedagogy, and dual field experiences for counseling students.


Economics Newsletter - August 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business, Wright State University Aug 2019

Economics Newsletter - August 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business, Wright State University

Economics Newsletters

As six page newsletter from the Department of Economics at Wright State University documenting the current affairs of the department.


Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - August 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business Aug 2019

Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - August 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business

Raj Soin College of Business Newsletter

A fourteen page newsletter created by the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University documenting current affairs of the college.


Law Library Blog (August 2019): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law Aug 2019

Law Library Blog (August 2019): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law

Law Library Newsletters/Blog

No abstract provided.


Alternative Assessment As Modern Requirement Of Teaching English, S. Q. Daniyarova, L. Y. Hakimova Jul 2019

Alternative Assessment As Modern Requirement Of Teaching English, S. Q. Daniyarova, L. Y. Hakimova

Central Asian Problems of Modern Science and Education

This article highlights specific features of assessing students' knowledge, abilities and skills. Unlike traditional method of teaching, alternative assessment is of ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF CENTRAL ASIAN PROBLEMS OF MODERN SCENCE AND EDUCATION. MARCH, 2019-I ISSN 2181-9750 368 high importance among language teachers and students, who prefer the utilization of modern approach. Alternative assessment is characterized by aspects such as being process oriented and having authentic character. Being continuous assessment, alternative method of evaluating students has the crucial role in terms of improving students' weaknesses and monitoring their progress


Availability And Accessibility Of Information Resources By Students In Tertiary Institutions. A Case Study Of Gboko Polytechnic Gboko- Benue State, Nigeria., Ugba Terlanga Cln, Tondo Richard Iorver, Tofi Simon Ternenge Cln, Akosu Hyacinth Akosu, Akaaimo Gabriel Terhemen Jul 2019

Availability And Accessibility Of Information Resources By Students In Tertiary Institutions. A Case Study Of Gboko Polytechnic Gboko- Benue State, Nigeria., Ugba Terlanga Cln, Tondo Richard Iorver, Tofi Simon Ternenge Cln, Akosu Hyacinth Akosu, Akaaimo Gabriel Terhemen

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

ABSTRACT:

The study was designed to investigate the availability and accessibility of information resources by students in tertiary institution: A case study of Gboko Polytechnic Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria. The study employed a survey research design. Population of the study comprised of 562 students of the polytechnic under study. 120 respondents were draw from the population using simple random sampling technique to form the sample size. Questionnaire was used to collect data for the study. The collected data was analyzed using simple percentages. The study revealed that information resources in the library under study are grossly inadequate. The library has ...


Meeting The Needs Of Graduate International Students In A Mid-South University: A Descriptive Phenomenology Study, Ifeyinwa Onyeke-Onwelumadu Jul 2019

Meeting The Needs Of Graduate International Students In A Mid-South University: A Descriptive Phenomenology Study, Ifeyinwa Onyeke-Onwelumadu

Dissertations

NAFSA’s economic analysis indicates that international students and their families created or supported 340,000 jobs and contributed $26.8 billion to the U.S. economy during the 2013-2014 academic year (NAFSA, 2014). The analysis for reveals that for every seven international students enrolled, three U.S. jobs are created or supported by spending. These occur in the following sectors: higher education, accommodation, dining, retail, transportation, telecommunications, and health insurance. By the 2017-2018 academic year, the US witnessed further significant contribution of international students to the US economy, contributing $39 billion from living expenses, tuition, and fees. Also, the ...


Law School News: Roger Williams Celebrates Pride 06-17-2019, Michael M. Bowden Jun 2019

Law School News: Roger Williams Celebrates Pride 06-17-2019, Michael M. Bowden

Life of the Law School (1993- )

No abstract provided.


Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - June 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business Jun 2019

Raj Soin College Of Business Newsletter - June 2019, Raj Soin College Of Business

Raj Soin College of Business Newsletter

A thirteen page newsletter created by the Raj Soin College of Business at Wright State University documenting current affairs of the college.


Benefits And Outcomes Of Library Collections On Scholarly Reading In Finland, Carol Tenopir, Sanna Talja, Elina Late, Lisa Christian Jun 2019

Benefits And Outcomes Of Library Collections On Scholarly Reading In Finland, Carol Tenopir, Sanna Talja, Elina Late, Lisa Christian

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Results of an online survey distributed to faculty, PhD students, and researchers throughout Finland in 2016 show that library resources, journal articles, and books are important parts of scholars’ research and work life. The survey was disseminated through FinELib to heads of libraries, who were then asked to distribute it to their academic staff, researchers, and PhD students. The purpose of this study was to examine the value of readings obtained from library collections. To help answer this question, participants were asked about the amount and value of their reading and where they obtained readings, which allowed comparison of how ...


Common Sources Of Anxiety For Students Who Experience Suicidal Ideation, Austin Nystrom, Fabian Ortiz Jun 2019

Common Sources Of Anxiety For Students Who Experience Suicidal Ideation, Austin Nystrom, Fabian Ortiz

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

This study was conducted to identify what sources of anxiety are most closely associated with experiencing SI among students in a school district in Southern California. Anxiety and suicide rates in youth continue to grow and a need for preventative services is a must. The research design consists of qualitative, biopsychosocial assessments, and qualitative, utilizing the collected data. MSW interns at the district site conducted the assessments and the writers analyzed and reviewed the data to draw out an answer to the research question. Implications for social work practice include gaining a better understanding on the common sources of anxiety ...


Social Work Students' View On The Integration Of Religion In Social Work, Araceli Delgado Jun 2019

Social Work Students' View On The Integration Of Religion In Social Work, Araceli Delgado

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

This study focused on social work students’ views on the integration of religion in social work. This study allowed students to gain knowledge and insight on the importance of discussing religion with clients. The study examined social worker students’ experiences during their involvement in the social work program which looked into how prepared they were in situations where religion was necessary to discuss with clients and other outcomes.

Qualitative interviews were conducted with ten participants who discussed their experiences in internships during their involvement within the social work program. Participants were in different years in the BASW and MSW program ...