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Primary Music Education in the Absence of Specialists
Many schools worldwide rely exclusively on generalist teachers for music instruction at the primary level yet we know little about these teachers, their preparation for the task, and what they actually do in the classroom ...
Mentoring Untenured Librarians: All it Takes is a Little Un-TLC
(ACRL Publications, 2003-06)
Caught in the web: The impact of library instruction on business students' perceptions and use of print and online resources
(ACRL Publications, 2003-01)
Many business students rely heavily on the Web for research, in part because of their unfamiliarity with the breadth of their library’s business resources (online and in print). This study sought to determine whether library ...
Developing the Online Learning Environment: The Pros and Cons of Using WebCT for Library Instruction
(American Library Association, 2003-06)
Rising enrollments at Oakland University (OU) have required librarians to decrease instruction time with each basic writing class in order to preserve contact with all sections. As a result, the faculty at Kresge Library ...
Empowering users with a new online catalog
In June 1998 Oakland University's library migrated to a new online catalog. In order to determine user acceptance of the new OPAC, students receiving library instruction were asked to complete an open-ended questionnaire ...
Convenience or content: A study of undergraduate periodical use
Full-text periodical databases have changed how students access research materials. Many librarians fear that students favor the convenience of full-text databases over more valuable information found in print periodical ...
Lake St. Clair Zooplankton: Evidence for Post-Dreissena Changes
Raw data sets for the 2000 zooplankton survey of Lake St. Clair in Michigan and Ontario. Files include coordinates of the 12 sample stations, physico-chemical data by station and date, and density of each taxon mostly to ...
Beyond these walls: Building a library outreach program at Oakland University
(Taylor & Francis, 2003)
To enhance the learning experiences of all students, today’s academic librarians must engage in outreach efforts that move beyond the walls of the library. In the past year, Oakland University’s Kresge Library has made ...
Developing Information Literacy Instruction for Honors Students at Oakland University: An Information Consulting Approach
(The Haworth Information Press, 2007)
Entering the university setting can be daunting for even the brightest of students, given the increased coursework and research expected of them as compared to high school. To support these significant research needs and ...
The Librarian, the Machine, or a Little of Both: A Comparative Study of Three Information Literacy Pedagogies at Oakland University
(ACRL Publications, 2007-07)
Each year, Oakland library faculty provide information literacy instruction for Rhetoric 160, a first-year writing course, through a combination of WebCT-based online tutorials and in-class teaching. For this study, twelve ...