Online Profiles and Unique Author Identifiers

Online Profiles and Unique Author Identifiers

Date: December 13, 2013
Creator: Waugh, Laura & Najmi, Anjum
Description: Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation (SCDC) Affinity Group 2013 Winter Meeting. This presentation discusses online profiles and unique author identifiers, their importance, features, and strategies for successfully using them.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Getting started on Twitter: Communities and Conversations...

Getting started on Twitter: Communities and Conversations...

Date: April 8, 2013
Creator: Najmi, Anjum & Freese, Ephraim
Description: This Tech Talk presentation discusses getting started and strategies for using the social media tool Twitter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Exploring the Impact on Self-regulated Learning: a Comparative Analysis of Learner Experiences Using Problem-based Learning, Game Play, and Computer-based Instruction

Exploring the Impact on Self-regulated Learning: a Comparative Analysis of Learner Experiences Using Problem-based Learning, Game Play, and Computer-based Instruction

Date: August 2013
Creator: Najmi, Anjum A.
Description: The ability to transfer what you know to new and different contexts is a sign of successful learning. While students often graduate from college with the required number of courses many lack the skills necessary to apply appropriate strategies to solve problems in different contexts, to reason, and think critically. More than a decade ago the Boyer Report (1995) pointed to this fact as a sign that Universities were falling short in adequately supporting their undergraduate populations. As a result, it is not uncommon to see educational institutions introducing new courses and programs geared towards helping students learn better. This study explores learner experiences and the impact on self-regulated learning within a distributed learning setting when motivated by problem-based learning, game play, and computer-based instruction. In this study the instructional design of the course introduced undergraduate students to authentic learning experiences in which students engaged in collaborative problem solving and learning activities framed within the narrative of an alternate reality game. Fifteen self-regulated learning constructs were examined. The comparison group engaged with problem solving tasks and computer-based instruction. Additionally, the study used the theory Learning and Teaching as Communicative Action and its four communicative actions as a lens to understand ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Engaging the Twitter Backchannel as Digital Scholarship: Methods for Analyzing Scholarly Engagement in Alternative Media

Engaging the Twitter Backchannel as Digital Scholarship: Methods for Analyzing Scholarly Engagement in Alternative Media

Date: March 26, 2013
Creator: Najmi, Anjum & Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Description: Article on methods for analyzing scholarly engagement in alternative media and engaging the Twitter backchannel as digital scholarship.
Contributing Partner: UNT Digital Scholarship Cooperative (DiSCo)
Exploring the Evolving Landscape of Open Access

Exploring the Evolving Landscape of Open Access

Date: May 31, 2013
Creator: Najmi, Anjum; Helge, Kris & Waugh, Laura
Description: Presentation for a workshop at the 2013 Open Access Symposium. This presentation discusses the impact of open access for students, the impact of open access on universities, and the impact of open access on publishing practices.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Cleaning up Messy Data with Open Refine

Cleaning up Messy Data with Open Refine

Date: January 29, 2014
Creator: Najmi, Anjum & Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Description: This Tech Talk presentation discusses the open source software OpenRefine and strategies for cleaning up messy data.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
How Digital Libraries can Create a Culture of Open Access on Campus

How Digital Libraries can Create a Culture of Open Access on Campus

Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Najmi, Anjum; Waugh, Laura; Helge, Kris; Stark, Shannon & Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Description: Presentation for a panel discussion at the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This panel presentation discusses how digital libraries can create a culture of open access on campus. Five panelists discuss their perspectives, strategies, challenges, and progress.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
DataRes Project Institution Policy Scan Data

DataRes Project Institution Policy Scan Data

Date: 2011-10/2013-09
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Stark, Shannon; Najmi, Anjum; Freese, Ephraim & Ugartechea, Monica
Description: Dataset from the DataRes Project indicating the name of the institutions in the study, funding awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) during the 2010-2011 fiscal year, whether institutions have a Data Management Policy, and the URL is a policy exists.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries