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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.
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.
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.
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.
Using the mTSES to Evaluate and Optimize mLearning Professional Development
This article reports on the findings from the analysis of data collected using the Mobile Teacher's Sense of Efficacy Scale survey instrument, from an open course about mobile learning called Instructional Design for Mobile Learning that took place from May 4 through June 6, 2015.
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.
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.
Factors Influencing Knowledge Management Use in Technology Enterprises in Southern United States
This paper from the International Conference on Knowledge Management, ICKM 2016 conference proceedings investigates the factors influencing with the Knowledge Management use process in Information Technology enterprises in the Southern United States.
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
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.
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.
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.
Technology Enhanced Formative Assessment for 21st Century Learning
This article is based on the deliberations of the Assessment Working Group at EDUsummIT 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. All of the members of Thematic Working Group 5 (TWG5) have contributed to this synthesis of potentials, concerns and issues with regard to the role of technology in assessment as, for and of learning in the 21st century.
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.
Value and Pricing of MOOCs
This article reviews the potential for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to transform higher education delivery, accessibility, and costs.
Tools to support interpreting multiple regression in the face of multicollilnearity
This article argues that rather than using one technique to investigate regression results, researchers should consider multiple indices to understand the contributions that predictors make not only to a regression model, but to each other as well.
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.
Developing International School Library Guidelines to Make a Difference: A Case Study
This paper details the process of developing the IFLA/UNESCO School Library Guidelines for approval from the IFLA Governing board, with a discussion of challenges and lessons learned during this undertaking.
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.
Illinois Library Resources and Automation in the Networked Environment: An Analysis and Recommended Strategies Final Report
This study identifies strategies for enhancing access to Illinois libraries' holdings, where the strategies ensure the best stewardship possible for state and federal grant dollars for library automation and resources.
LEAP II Institute: Digital Curation and Lifecycle Management Workshop
This presentation contains a pre- and post-workshop surveys, with an overview of digital libraries, digital lifecycle management, and digital preservation.
Needs Assessment Study of Texas Academic, Public, and School Libraries: Final Report
This document is the final report with the summary of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations for consideration by the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board (TIFB) Library Working Group as part of the Needs Assessment Study of Texas Academic, Public and School Libraries. The report is the work of the Needs Assessment Study Team, Texas Center for Digital Knowledge at the University of North Texas. The study was conducted during the period of February through September 15, 2002. Funding for the study was provided by Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund Board
A White Paper on Outcomes Evaluation: Concepts, Strategies, and Practical Applications
This white paper introduces evaluation concepts and describes outcome-based evaluation. The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) logic model is described in the context of developing a program evaluation plan. Four case studies illustrate how outputs, outcomes and indicators can be used to produce programs results.
Needs Assessment Study of Texas Academic, Public, and School Libraries: Project Plan
This document outlines the project plan for the Needs Assessment Study of Texas Academic, Public, and School Libraries.
Building a Framework of Metadata Change to Support Knowledge Management
Article on building a framework of metadata change to support knowledge management.
Exploration of Metadata Change in a Digital Repository
Paper for the 2015 International iConference. This paper discusses a study exploring metadata change in a digital repository.
Exploration of Metadata Change in a Digital Repository [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2015 International iConference. This presentation discusses a study on the exploration of metadata change in a digital repository.
Copyright, Open Access, and Creative Commons
Presentation for a Tarrant County College faculty professional development event. This presentation discusses copyright, open access, and creative commons.
Towards Building a Collection of Web Archiving Research Articles
Paper for the 2014 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. This paper discusses building a collection of web archiving research articles.
Metadata Change: Meeting the Evolving Requirements
Presentation for the 2014 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This presentation discusses metadata changes and meeting the evolving requirements.
Method for Generating Numerical Values Indicative of Frequencies of Selected Features in Objects, and a Computer System Implementing the Method
Patent relating to methods for generating numerical values indicative of frequencies of selected features in objects, and a computer system implementing the method.
An Innovative Partnership to Recruit and Educate Biomedical Information Professionals
Article on an innovative partnership to recruit and educate biomedical information professionals.
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.
An Evaluation of the Federal Government's Implementation of the Government Information Locator Service (GILS): Final Report
This document reports the results of the evaluation study commissioned in response to the Government Information Locator Service (GILS) Board's request for an assessment of GILS. The study began in September 1996, data collection ended in March 1997, and the final report was completed in June 1997. The goal of the study was to understand how: GILS serves various user groups, GILS improves public access to government information, agencies are progressing with their implementations, and GILS works as a tool for information resources management.
Competency-Based Approach for Curriculum Development in Digital Curation
Presentation for the Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses a competency-based approach for curriculum development in digital curation.
"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.
A Preliminary Literature Review of Visual Information Accessibility for Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals
Poster discussing a preliminary literature review of visual information accessibility for blind and visually impaired individuals.
Support for Research Data Management among U.S. Academic Institutions: Results from a National Survey
Report on survey results on research data management among United States academic institutions.
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.
Web Archiving Bibliography 2013
The following document is a bibliography of the field of web archiving. It includes a preface as well as a list of bibliographical resources.
The "Triple-P" Domains of Ethical Behavior for Higher Education
This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Award for 2013. In this paper, the author discusses the "Triple-P" domains of ethical behavior: (1) the understanding of privacy ethics, (2) regards to piracy and plagiarism, and (3) pilfering and profiteering.
Current Quality Assurance Practices in Web Archiving [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster discusses research on the current quality assurance practices in the web archiving community.
Teaching Tools, Applications, and Infrastructure for Digital Curation Through the Use of a Virtual Lab
Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 International iConference. This paper discusses teaching tools, applications, and infrastructure for digital curation through the use of a virtual lab.
Teaching Tools, Applications, and Infrastructure for Digital Curation Through the Use of a Virtual Lab [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2013 International iConference. This poster discusses teaching tools, applications, and infrastructure for digital curation through the use of a virtual lab.
Scaffolding for Digital Curation Education: A One Week Unix Fundamentals Course
This poster discusses scaffolding for digital curation eductaion. The authors will teach students how to perform commands such as changing directories, moving and copying files, compressing folders, and altering permissions in the Unix environment. This will give students some basic preparation for digital curation work and for the (4) intermediate and advanced courses in digital curation and data management offered by the iCamp Project at the University of North Texas.
Toward a Unified Retrieval Outcome Analysis Framework for Cross-Language Information Retrieval
This paper proposes a Retrieval Outcome Analysis Framework, or ROA Framework, to systematically evaluate retrieval performance of Cross-Language Information Retrieval systems.
Resource and Resource Sharing in Intelligent Information Access
This presentation discusses an exploratory study on resources and resource sharing among researchers in Intelligent Information Access (IIA). The investigation consists of two stages. In Stage One, the authors conducted a content analysis to identify resources used in 145 research papers and reports in two subfields of IIA; and in Stage Two, the authors carried out an online survey of IIA researchers to understand resource-sharing channels and the researchers' perspectives on resource sharing.
Resource and Resource Sharing in Intelligent Information Access
This paper reports an exploratory study on resources and resource sharing among researchers in Intelligent Information Access (IIA).
What Does Transaction Log Data Tell About Collection-Level Subject Access?
This paper accompanies a poster presented at the 2010 Library Research Seminar V Conference. This paper and the accompanying poster discuss what transaction log data tells us about collection-level subject access.
Digital Curation in the Academic Library Job Market
Paper for the 2012 American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. This paper discusses digital curation in the academic library job market.