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  1. Embedded Information Literacy Instruction: Building Transmedia Literacy Skills in Inquiry Projects

    Jackie Chetzron, University of North TexasDallas Independent School District, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1156–1159

    With time constraints and an overwhelming amount of information to wade through, students and teachers approach research projects with trepidation. School librarians desire to provide a smooth and ... More

    pp. 1156-1159

  2. How Constructivist Is That? Three Mental Models Shaping Learning Designs in Enterprise Systems

    David W. Price & Saul Carliner, Concordia University, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 461–466

    Course management systems (CMS) are commonly used to deliver e-learning in higher education. Valued for improving efficiency, typical CMS use focuses on using a few features to support one-way... More

    pp. 461-466

  3. Building an Online Library for Interpretation Training: Explorations into an Effective Blended-Learning Mode

    Clara Ho-yan Chan

    Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 27, No. 5 (2014) pp. 454–479

    This paper reports on a blended-learning project that aims to develop a web-based library of interpreting practice resources built on the course management system Blackboard for Hong Kong... More

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  4. Archive 2.0: What Composition Students and Academic Libraries Can Gain from Digital-Collaborative Pedagogies

    Matthew A. Vetter

    Composition Studies/Freshman English News Vol. 42, No. 1 (2014) pp. 35–53

    Research across disciplines in recent years has demonstrated a number of gains involved in community engagement and service-learning pedagogies. More recently, these pedagogies are being filtered... More

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  5. Information Equality for Individuals with Disabilities: Does It Exist?

    Jill Lewis

    Library Quarterly Vol. 83, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 229–235

    Drawing on the author's experience as an information professional for individuals with disabilities, this article discusses the challenges faced by both library users and staff in obtaining... More

    pp. 229-235

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  6. Youths Teaching Youths: Learning to Code as an Example of Interest-Driven Learning

    Jacqueline Vickery

    Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 57, No. 5 (February 2014) pp. 361–365

    This column examines a case study focusing on web design as an example of interest-driven learning and the acquisition of (digital media) literacies. A summer workshop was offered at a working... More

    pp. 361-365

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  7. An Interdisciplinary Team Project: Psychology and Computer Science Students Create Online Cognitive Tasks

    Kathleen A. Flannery & Mihaela Malita

    College Teaching Vol. 62, No. 4 (2014) pp. 143–149

    We present our case study of an interdisciplinary team project for students taking either a psychology or computer science (CS) course. The project required psychology and CS students to combine... More

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  8. Building Relationships through a Digital Branch Library: Finding the Community in Community College Library Websites

    Andrea M. Pampaloni & Nora J. Bird

    Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 12 (2014) pp. 1125–1141

    This study evaluates whether or not community college libraries have in place the characteristics necessary to develop digital branch libraries to meet the expanding and changing needs of their... More

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  9. Identifying and Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Online Students in Higher Education

    Bonny Barr

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    89% of colleges and universities in the United States offer online courses and of those institutions 58% offer degree programs that are completely online (Parker, Lenhart & Moore, 2011)... More

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  10. An Intelligent Mobile Location-Aware Book Recommendation System that Enhances Problem-Based Learning in Libraries

    Chih-Ming Chen

    Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 21, No. 5 (2013) pp. 469–495

    Despite rapid and continued adoption of mobile devices, few learning modes integrate with mobile technologies and libraries' environments as innovative learning modes that emphasize the key... More

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  11. Revitalizing Traditional Information Literacy Instruction: Exploring Games in Academic Libraries

    Megan Margino

    Public Services Quarterly Vol. 9, No. 4 (2013) pp. 333–341

    The Future Voices in Public Services column is a forum for students in graduate library and information science programs to discuss key issues they see in academic library public services, to... More

    pp. 333-341

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  12. Digital Badges

    Linda Frederiksen

    Public Services Quarterly Vol. 9, No. 4 (2013) pp. 321–325

    Unlike so much of the current vocabulary in education and technology that seems to stir more confusion than clarity, most public service librarians may already have a general idea about digital... More

    pp. 321-325

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  13. Modifying ADDIE: Incorporating New Technologies in Library Instruction

    Paul Clayton Campbell

    Public Services Quarterly Vol. 10, No. 2 (2014) pp. 138–149

    There are many instructional design theories to assist librarians in creating effective instructional modules for student learning. ADDIE is a generic instructional design model that has been in... More

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  14. DIY Services

    Melissa Mallon

    Public Services Quarterly Vol. 10, No. 1 (2014) pp. 11–21

    In the age of self-checkout machines and entire television networks devoted to do-it-yourself home improvement projects, the DIY ethic seems to be around to stay. The desire to be self-sufficient... More

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  15. The ePortfolio: A Tool for Professional Development, Engagement, and Lifelong Learning

    Christopher Guder

    Public Services Quarterly Vol. 9, No. 3 (2013) pp. 238–245

    Professional development is, in essence, a form of lifelong learning, and as such, can be viewed within the context of pedagogical concepts. More specifically, professional development is a process... More

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  16. Understanding Information Anxiety and How Academic Librarians Can Minimize Its Effects

    Ashley Eklof

    Public Services Quarterly Vol. 9, No. 3 (2013) pp. 246–258

    Information anxiety is a serious issue that has the potential to hinder the success of a large percentage of the population in both education and professional settings. It has become more prevalent... More

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  17. Library Students Are "Breaking Good" with Saul Goodman's Advice

    Deborah Turkewitz

    Public Services Quarterly Vol. 10, No. 4 (2014) pp. 344–349

    Graduate students are taking big steps and stretching themselves, whether returning to school midpoint in their lives, taking classes on unfamiliar topics, or starting internships and trying to put... More

    pp. 344-349

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  18. Social Question and Answer Services versus Library Virtual Reference: Evaluation and Comparison from the Users' Perspective

    Yin Zhang & Shengli Deng

    Information Research: An International Electronic Journal Vol. 19, No. 4 (December 2014)

    Introduction: In recent years, the introduction of social question and answer services and other Internet tools have expanded the ways in which people have their questions answered. There has been ... More

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  19. Learning Area and Perimeter with Virtual Manipulatives

    Emily Bouck, Michigan State University, United States; Sara Flanagan, University of Kentucky, United States; Mary Bouck, Michigan State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 381–393

    Manipulatives are considered a best practice for educating students with disabilities, but little research exists which examines virtual manipulatives as tool for supporting students in mathematics... More

    pp. 381-393

  20. 3D face model dataset: Automatic detection of facial expressions and emotions for educational environments

    Satyadhyan Chickerur & Kartik Joshi

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 1028–1037

    Emotion detection using facial images is a technique that researchers have been using for the last two decades to try to analyze a person's emotional state given his/her image. Detection of various... More

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