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Exploring Secondary Students’ Abilities In Judging The Credibility Of Digital Content On The Internet, Katie Dailey Jan 2020

Exploring Secondary Students’ Abilities In Judging The Credibility Of Digital Content On The Internet, Katie Dailey

Masters Theses

The shift from print to digital environments has created an opportunity and responsibility for educators to focus on instructional planning and practices that reflects the growing complexity of online texts students helping to ensure that their students are information literate. The purpose of this qualitative study is to explore the how 83 eleventh grade high school English students judge the credibility of information on the internet. The researcher used methodological triangulation to qualitatively analyze by comparing and aligning data from the survey results, observations of students during class discussions, responses to class assignments, and the quality ratings of students’ think-aloud …


A Long Strange Trip Through The Evolution Of Fan Production, Fan-Branding, And Historical Representation In The Grateful Dead Online Archive, Anna Richardson Jan 2017

A Long Strange Trip Through The Evolution Of Fan Production, Fan-Branding, And Historical Representation In The Grateful Dead Online Archive, Anna Richardson

Masters Theses

This study explores how a digital music archive tells the story and contributes to the public memory of cult bands. Utilizing the Grateful Dead Archive Online (GDAO) as the primary data source, the researcher obtained a population of 26,835 items and categorized them by the production method of fan or band, item type, era, and logo. Content analysis illustrated themes within the archive in relation to the fannish production and activity within the fandom of the Grateful Dead. The span of this specific fandom spreads across five decades and sheds light onto the ways in which the fandom surrounding cult …


Application Of Zero-Base Budgeting In The Learning Resource Center, Javad Raiesdana Jan 1990

Application Of Zero-Base Budgeting In The Learning Resource Center, Javad Raiesdana

Masters Theses

Budgeting is a statement of the organizational goals and objectives in monetary terms. Traditionally, budgets have been developed by adding to the previous year's budget as a base (at least in theory), but rather to start from a zero base and requires a justification of all expenditures. This method of budgeting assumes that each years's budget requests are built up from zero in response to the priorities and needs of that year.

The range of opinion about zero-base budgeting is broad. Some critics regard it to be of great value while others feel that it is inadequate. The purpose of …


Trying To Publish An Article On American Painter Thomas Eakins, Elise Hempel Jan 1986

Trying To Publish An Article On American Painter Thomas Eakins, Elise Hempel

Masters Theses

Freelance writing for magazines is an uncertain business; that is, one cannot specifically school oneself to guarantee even a modicum of success in this career. A writer may, of course, learn the "proper" procedures for preparing and submitting an article by reading any of several reference books written by those who have "made it" in the business. These procedures vary, however, with each author; also, they say little or nothing about the actual business of writing well. Ultimately, then, a writer must test the waters of freelance magazine writing by trying and failing and trying again.

This paper details the …


The Library Skills Learning Package: An Evaluation, Kathleen H. Jenkins Jan 1980

The Library Skills Learning Package: An Evaluation, Kathleen H. Jenkins

Masters Theses

The evaluation of the effectiveness of the Library Skills Learning Package as a means of teaching basic library skills to students enrolled in Speech Communication 1310 at Eastern Illinois University is the purpose of this study. The Library Skills Learning Package is a printed self-contained, instructional program consisting of explanations and procedures for use of specific resources and exercises which require the student to use a source in order to answer the questions.

The evaluation takes two forms: (1) attitude measurement and (2) performance measurement. Two null hypotheses are tested. Hypothesis #1: Students displayed no significant attitudes or opinions, pro …


An Evaluation Of The First Year Of The Instructional Media Intern Program In Northeastern Illinois, Roger Joseph Rezabek Jan 1980

An Evaluation Of The First Year Of The Instructional Media Intern Program In Northeastern Illinois, Roger Joseph Rezabek

Masters Theses

This Thesis is an evaluation of the first year of an instructional media intern program in northeastern Illinois, near Chicago. Included as part of the evaluation is a description of the program in video cassette format. The script of the recording is one part of this paper. A copy of the video cassette is on file at The Audio Visual Center, Eastern Illinois University and with the author.

There were eight interns in the first year's program during the 1973/74 school year. Each intern had an immediate supervisor who was a media specialist in the district. There were three district …


Knowledge Level And Degree Of Utilization Of The Self-Study Materials Center, Booth Library, Leta B. Ridgeway Jan 1976

Knowledge Level And Degree Of Utilization Of The Self-Study Materials Center, Booth Library, Leta B. Ridgeway

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.


Lincoln School: Evaluation Of Learning Resources And Five-Year Plan For Improvement, Gilbert Dale Hanneken Jan 1975

Lincoln School: Evaluation Of Learning Resources And Five-Year Plan For Improvement, Gilbert Dale Hanneken

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.


Survey Of The Organizational Patterns Of Library Media Centers Of Public Senior High Schools In Two Selected Regions Of The State Of Illinois, Carrie Chen Jan 1975

Survey Of The Organizational Patterns Of Library Media Centers Of Public Senior High Schools In Two Selected Regions Of The State Of Illinois, Carrie Chen

Masters Theses

No abstract provided by author.


Policy Handbook For The Galesburg High School Library, Thomas R. Hoehn Jan 1972

Policy Handbook For The Galesburg High School Library, Thomas R. Hoehn

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


Music And The High School Library, Neva Buckley Jan 1958

Music And The High School Library, Neva Buckley

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.