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Using Library Standards to Inform Common Core Instruction
(Information Today, Inc., 2014)
This chapter analyzes the Standards through lens of the ACRL standards and the AASL standards. Authors share what teachers and administrators can learn from how these library standards have already been assessed for assessing ...
Web tutorials workflows: How scholarship, institutional experiences, and peer institutions' practices shaped one academic library's online learning offerings
(Emerald Insight, 2014-03-21)
This article addresses how one academic library sought to better offer its online learning objects to students. Through a careful reading of the scholarship in the area, informal interviews with academic librarians at the ...
Copyright and You: Copyright Instruction for College Students in the Digital Age
Educators are concerned about the ease with which new digital technologies permit intellectual property to be discovered, re-purposed and shared. What do our students know about copyright compliance and academic integrity ...
Online and Face-to-Face Library Instruction: Assessing the impact on upper-level sociology undergraduates
Online information literacy instruction: can it impact learning as effectively as face-to-face instruction? Using a quasi-experimental design, this study examined that in relation to upper-level sociology students; it also ...
A Collective Effort to Improve Sociology Students’ Writing Skills
Nationwide, academic sociologists at all types of higher education institutions face the challenge of working to improve students’ writing skills. In this article, we describe a collective effort by a group of faculty ...
Archival Representations of Immigration and Ethnicity in North American History: From the Ethnicization of Archives to the Archivization of Ethnicity
This article traces the representations of ethnicity and immigration in mainstream American and Canadian archives since the 1950s. It identifies three main periods of evolution of these ethnic archives: the era prior to ...
Win-Win Professional Development: Providing meaningful professional development while meeting the needs of all stakeholders
Teacher professional development can be poorly executed with little regard to the needs of adult learners, and this can create barriers to successful transfer of knowledge into practice. In order to create a successful ...
Byte-Sized Pieces: Equipping Academic Librarians to Integrate Technology into Library Instruction through Manageable, Maintainable, and Meaningful Staff Development
Technology changes how classroom instruction happens and, unlike K-12 educators who receive pedagogical training, academic librarians are not always experts in teaching information literacy – especially in 21st century ...
Scheduling research consultations with YouCanBook.Me: Low effort, high yield
This news article examines how one academic library used YouCanBook.Me, a free scheduling tool, to better provide research consultations to faculty, staff, and students.
Trans*forming authentic leadership: A conceptual framework
This conceptual framework examines how the evolving literature on authentic leadership and development can be problematized and further clarified by looking at the identity development of trans* and genderqueer students. ...