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Analysis of Management and Employee Job Satisfaction
Article on an analysis of management and employee job satisfaction for gender, age group, length of time with the organization, and between management and non-management employees.
Applying Technology to Online Counseling: Suggestions for the Beginning E-Therapist
Article discussing research on applying technology to online counseling and suggestions for the beginning e-therapist.
Book Jacket as Access Mechanism: An Attribute Rich Resource for Functional Access to Academic Books
Article discussing book jackets as access mechanisms. Models of document searching and book jacket design are discussed in relation to the individual scholarly searcher and new modes of document searching.
Building a Framework of Metadata Change to Support Knowledge Management
Article on building a framework of metadata change to support knowledge management.
Campus Chaplains: Cult Training and Perceptions
This article examines the perception of 43 college chaplains across the United States with regard to cult training and perceptions of college and university cult activity.
Challenges for Educational Technologists in the 21st Century
This article describes the challenges that 21st century educational technologists are, and will be addressing as they undertake the effective integration of new technologies into K-12 educational systems and learning environments.
The Challenges of Training and Retraining Mature Learners
Article discussing research on the aging process from physical, cognitive, and social and psychological perspectives, accommodations for age related changes, retraining mature learners, adaptations of the classroom environment, training technology issues, and successful corporate retraining programs to better prepare vocational educators for the workforce of the new millennium.
Collaboration and Crowdsourcing: The Cases of Multilingual Digital Libraries
Article discussing research on collaboration and crowdsourcing. The purpose of the study is to understand existing multilingual digital libraries and to suggest strategies for building and sustaining multilingual digital libraries.
Competencies Required for Digital Curation: An Analysis of Job Advertisements
Article discussing competencies required for digital curation. The results of the analysis show that digital curation jobs are characterized by a complex interplay of various skills and knowledge. The findings of this study present emerging requirements for a qualified workforce in the field of digital curation.
Conceptualizing the emerging field of smart learning environments
This article suggests that a convergence of advances and developments in epistemology, psychology, and technology provide a foundation for the planning and implementation of smart learning environments. It includes an approach for the evaluation of smart learning environments.
Contextual Metadata in Digital Aggregations: Application of Collection-Level Subject Metadata and its Role in User Interactions and Information Retrieval
Article discussing a study of contextual metadata in digital aggregations. Results of this study prove importance of provision of collection-level metadata in general and subject metadata in particular to enhance user experiences and information retrieval in digital libraries.
Copyright and Fair Use: An Issue of Ethics in a Changing Learning Environment
Article discussing copyright and fair use in regards to ethics in a changing learning environment.
Cross-Cultural Training and Success Versus Failure of Expatriates
Article discussing cross-cultural training and the success versus failure of expatriates.
Cross-language search: The case of Google Language Tools
Article on cross-language searching and a case study of Google Language Tools, especially its cross-language search service.
Developing a Theory in Academic Research: A Review of Experts' Advice
This article provides a literature review on definitions and characteristics of theory development.
Developing an Empirically-based Framework of Metadata Change and Exploring Relation between Metadata Change and Metadata Quality in MARC Library Metadata
This paper from International Conference on Knowledge Management, ICKM 2016 conference proceedings seeks to test and refine the metadata change framework initially developed for characterizing the change in digital library metadata, in the study of traditional library metadata.
The Development and Assessment of an Instrument for Measuring Mental Model Styles in Korea
This article discusses a research study on the development and assessment of an instrument for measuring mental model styles in Korea.
Educators', Administrators' and Students' Perceptions of Principles of Technology Programs in Pennsylvania
This study assesses the Principles of Technology Applied Science high school courses taught in Pennsylvania.
EDUsummIT: A Global Knowledge Building Community for Educational Researchers, Practitioners, and Policy Makers
This paper reports findings of an evaluative study conducted at the conclusion of EDUsummIT 2015 to investigate the effectiveness and impact of EDUsummIT.
Emerging educational technologies: Tensions and synergy
This article conducts a review of high level sources with regard to new and emerging technologies, including a critique using established principles pertaining to learning and instruction, and a recommended curriculum for advanced learning technologies
Enhancing Assignment Completion in Academically Diverse Vocational Classes
Article on enhancing assignment completion in academically diverse vocational classes.
Examining MARC Records as Artifacts That Reflect Metadata Utilization Decisions
Article examining MARC records as artifacts that reflect metadata utilization decisions.
Examining the Progression of Mobile Technologies and Their Applications to Learning Environment: Implications for M-Learning in Africa
This article provides a literature review regarding mobile technology used for mobile learning in Africa.
Exploring Learner to Content Interaction as a Success Factor in Online Courses
Article exploring learner to content interaction as a success factor in online courses.
A Fixed Effects Panel Data Model: Mathematics Achievement in the U.S.
Article discussing a study on a fixed effects panel data model and mathematics achievement in the United States.
"Genomics and Translational Medicine for Information Professionals:" an innovative course to educate the next generation of librarians
This article discusses an innovative course to educate the next generation of librarians and meet the demands of the changing health information environment.
Information Seeking Behavior of Clergy: The Research, The Results, and the Future
This article reviews the information seeking behaviors of clergy.
Information Seeking, Information Sharing, and going mobile: Three bridges to informal learning
This article introduces a new perspective on information behavior in Web 2.0 environments, including the role of mobile access in bridging formal to informal learning.
Investigating the Screwdriver: 25 Years of Technology Change
Article broadly discussing some of the technological changes in vocational education over the last 25 years, as well as strategies for implementation and planning in the new millennium.
Leadership, Training, Mentoring, and Instructional Design
Editorial article for the second issue of Learning and Performance Quarterly. In this piece, the author describes the second issue and the overall focus on leadership, training, mentoring and instructional design.
The Life Between Big Data Log Events: Learners' Strategies to Overcome Challenges in MOOCs
This article discusses a study in which 92 MOOC learners were interviewed to better understand their worlds, investigate possible mechanisms of student attrition, and extend conversations about the use of big data in education.
The Metadata Education and Research Information Commons (MERIC): A Collaborative Teaching and Research Initiative
Article dicsussing the Metadata Education and Research Information Commons (MERIC), a collaborative teaching and research initiative.
Metadata Records Translation: The Case of The Portal to Texas History
Article on metadata records translation and a study of The Portal to Texas History.
Miles to go before we sleep: education, technology, and the changing paradigms in health information
Article discussing a philosophy of educating health information professionals in a rapidly changing health care and information environment.
Modeling Utilization of Planned Information Technology
Article from the proceedings of the 1998 American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium. This article discusses modeling utilization of planned information technology.
Multi-Institutional Partnerships for Higher Education in Africa: A Case Study of Assumptions of International Academic Collaboration
This article examines the expectations, dynamics, and intricacies of academic partnerships and the reality of African academic institutions.
A Multilevel System of Quality Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching Indicators
This paper elaborates and extends the work of the EDUsummIT 2015 Thematic Working Group 7 by proposing a set of indicators on quality Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching.
Photography Changes Our Environmental Awareness
This article is part of a series by the Smithsonian Photography Initiative called Click! Photography Changes Everything. This article discusses how photography and increased visibility can bridge the gap between the natural world and human interaction.
A preliminary evaluation of metadata records machine translation
Article discussing a preliminary evaluation study of metadata records machine translation. This study evaluates freely available machine translation (MT) services' performance in translating metadata records.
Quality Health Information on the Internet: Developing a Diabetes Pathfinder for the Chinese Population
A Web-based bilingual diabetes information pathfinder was created to help the Chinese population access quality health information on the Internet as part of a collaborative outreach project in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Reconstructing Bellour: Automating the Semiotic Analysis of Film
This article discusses automating the semiotic analysis of film, including visual representation, search and retrieval, and ways of seeing.
Research-informed strategies to address educational challenges ina digitally networked world
This article provides the background and aim of EDUSummiIT, the Third International Summit on Information and Communication Technologies in Education, with an overview of the contents of this special issue.
Resident Assistant Training: A Southwestern Perspective
Article discussing a study on the similarities and differences in public and private institutions training of resident assistants in the southwest United States.
Retrospective Pretest: A Practical Technique For Professional Development Evaluation
This article discusses the field test of an instrument incorporating a retrospective pretest to determine whether it could reliably be used as an evaluation tool for a professional development conference.
Retrospective Pretest: A Practical Technique for Professional Development Evaluation
Article discussing a research study to field test an instrument incorporating a retrospective pretest to determine whether it could reliably be used as an evaluation tool for a professional development conference.
Seeking Information in Circles: The Application of Chatman's Life in the Round Theory to the Information Small World of Catholic Clergy in Northern Nigeria
This article explores Dr. Elfreda Chatman's concept of "small world" as applied to the information seeking behaviors of Catholic clergy in Northern Nigeria.
Sociodemographic characteristics and sexual behavior as risk factors for human papillomavirus infection in Saudi Arabia
This article seeks to determine the prevalence and the sociodemographic characteristics and sexual behavior risk factors for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in a hospital-based cohort of women in Saudi Arabia.
Strategic Planning of Technology for Education: A Beginning Framework
Article discussing strategic planning of technology for education and a beginning framework for future technology implementation in school districts.
Student, school, parent connectedness, and school risk behaviors of adolescents in Saudi Arabia
This article investigates select school behaviors, including school absenteeism, engaging in fights, and discipline for misconduct at school as well as their association with the school environment, school and home connectedness.
The Subject of Learning and Performance
This editorial article discusses the inaugural issue of the Learning and Performance Quarterly (LPQ) open access journal. This editorial offers a welcome and introduction to the first issue.