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Instructional Design Strategies for Teaching Technological Courses Online
This paper describes different instructional design strategies for teaching computer technological courses online.
Integrated Learning of Metadata Quality Evaluation and Metadata Application Profile Development in a Graduate Metadata Course
Presented at the 2017 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications. This poster presents the graduate metadata courses offered by the University of North Texas and reports a case study of an experiment in the design of an advanced graduate metadata course.
Interim Report for the Z-Interop Project The Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed
This report discusses the Z39.50 interoperability testbed and serves as an interim report for the Z-Interop Project as of December 31, 2003.
Interim Report to The Institute of Museum and Library Services
This document serves as an interim report on the Z39.50 Interoperability Testbed Project, Phase 2 (Z-Interop2), covering the period of January 1, 2005 through June 30, 2005. This document highlights activities and accomplishments to communicate to IMLS progress about the project since the interim report on January 1, 2005.
Interim Report to The Institute of Museum and Library Services January 1 through June 30, 2003
This report discusses the Z39.50 interoperability testbed and provides an interim report of the Z-Interop Project covering the period of January 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003. This document highlights activities and accomplishments to communicate to IMLS progress on this project since the interim report on January 1, 2004. Given the date of approval for the extension, this report primarily reflects activities during the latter half of June 2004.
Interim Report to The Institute of Museum and Library Services July 1 through December 31, 2004
This document serves as an interim report on the Z39.50 interoperability testbed, Phase 2 of the Z-Interop Project. This report covers the period of July 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004. This document highlights activities and accomplishments to communicate to IMLS progress on the project since the interim report on July 1, 2004.
Introducing Resource Description and Access: taming the new cataloging rules
This presentation gives an introduction to Resource Description and Access (RDA). The author presents information on how RDA works, its affects on cataloging and its functionality.
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.
Iris Studio Brightened
Photograph of several irises grouped together. The irises are varying colors including purple, orange, yellow and white.
An Issue of Granularity: Decomposing Redesigned Courses on Different Levels of Details
This paper discusses a project to redesign courses on different levels of details. The Texas Course Redesign Project initiated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) aims to develop and distribute instructional resources to improve student learning outcomes and lower the costs of higher education.
The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education
This issue of the Journal for Vocational Special Needs focuses on the aging process and its effects on society and the workforce. Aging is the one experience that we all have in common. Individuals are expected to live longer in the future. Many will undoubtedly work beyond the traditional retirement age. This means that the composition of workers will be a blend of people, both young and old.
Knowledge Creation and Information Sharing through Open Education Resources
Presentation paper for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This paper proposes a taxonomy for open education resources.
Leadership in Career and Technical Education: Beginning the 21st Century
Leadership in Career and Technical Education: Beginning the 21st Century is the third edited book published by the University Council of Workforce and Human Resource Education (UCWHRE), formerly the University Council of Vocational Education (UCVE). The previous books, Beyond Tradition: Preparing the Teachers of Tomorrow's Workforce (Hartley & Wentling, 1996) and Beyond Tradition: Preparing Human Resource Development Educators for Tomorrow's Workforce (Stewart & Hall, 1998) reported trends in their respective fields and also addressed issues that are perennial to workforce education. This publication is somewhat different in that it represents a collaborative effort among members of the UCWHRE, the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education and the National Dissemination Center for Career and Technical Education. This collaboration symbolizes efforts to link theory and research to practice and practice to theory and research.
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.
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.
Learning Analytics and Learning Technologies
Presentation paper for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This paper discusses the roles of learning analytics and learning management systems in instructional design.
Learning and Teaching as Communicative Actions: A Mixed-Methods Twitter Study
This article examines the design of a course that utilized the real-time information network Twitter to spark reflective thinking and communication based on classroom topics.
Learning and teaching as communicative actions: Improving historical knowledge and cognition through Second Life avatar role play
This article examines a higher education history course where virtual role play was implemented as an assignment.
Learning from Artifacts: Metadata Utilization Analysis
This paper describes the MARC Content Designation Utilization Project, which is examining a very large set of metadata records as artifacts of the library cataloging enterprise. This is the first large-scale examination of descriptive metadata utilization. Presents an overview of study activities and suggests the study's significance to the broader use of metadata in digital libraries.
Libraries and the Research Enterprise: A View from a LIS Educator/Researcher
This presentation is part of a panel discussion titled "Academic Libraries as Partners in Research." This presentation discusses libraries, research, and collaboration, with examples and strategies from the point-of-view of a Library and Information Science (LIS) educator and researcher.
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.
Longitudinal analysis of cognitive constructs fostered by STEM activities for middle school students
This article studies whether the changes found to occur pre- to post intervention in students' cognitive structures continued to persist two years later.
A Machine Learning Approach to Evaluating Translation Quality
This paper explores the possibility of applying Machine Learning for Machine Translation evaluation.
A Machine Learning Approach to Evaluating Translation Quality
Poster presented at the 2017 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. explores the possibility of applying Machine Learning for Machine Translation evaluation.
Managing Project Teams with Artificial Intelligence
Poster paper for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This paper explores the use of artificial intelligence in business to improve organizational effectiveness.
Managing Project Teams with Artificial Intelligence
Poster for the 2017 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This poster explores the use of artificial intelligence in business to improve organizational effectiveness.
Mapping the Interoperability Landscape for Networked Information Retrieval
This paper discusses interoperability of networked information. Interoperability is a fundamental challenge for networked information discovery and retrieval. Often treated monolithically in the literature, interoperability is multifaceted and can be analyzed into different types and levels. This paper discusses an approach to map the interoperability landscape for networked information retrieval as part of an interoperability assessment research project.
MARCdocs: The MARC 21 Bibliographic Format Database
Report on the MARC 21 bibliographic format database.
Metadata: A Networked Information Strategy to Improve Access to and Management of Government Information
This document is part of a Government Information Quarterly Special Issue. The author serves as the editor of this issue focusing on the use of metadata as a strategy to improve access to and management of electronic government information. Contributions by writers address federal and state metadata activities and issues.
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.
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 And Evaluation for Multilingual Information Access
This presentation was given as an invited talk to faculty and students at Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM) in Toluca, Mexico. The presentation discusses research on multilingual information access and the Metadata Records Translation (MRT) Project.
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.
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.
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.
A Mobile Context-Aware Medical Training System for the Reduction of Pathogen Transmission
This article proposes the creation and evaluation of an AI based context-aware mobile learning system designed to provide real-time training and support for medical cleaning staff.
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.
Multilingual Information Access for Digital Libraries - The Metadata Records Translation Project
This presentation was given as an invited talk to faculty and students at Wuhan University, Beijing Normal University, Nankai University, and the Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences. The presentation discusses research on multilingual information access for digital libraries and the Metadata Records Translation (MRT) Project.
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
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.
Open Access: A New Paradigm for Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Access
The notion of open access to scholarly information is not new. In recent years, however, it has taken on prominence within the broader context of scholarly work, communication, and publishing. This brief paper intends to highlight and clarify key aspects of open access to assist UNTs initial discussions of the utility of open access for UNT researchers and scholars.
Open Access and Scholarly Communication: The Current Landscape, Future Direction, and the Influence on Global Scholarship
This presentation discusses open access and scholarly communication. The topics include why open access is important, how it impacts scholarly communication, and intellectual property.
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.
The Potential for Web Services to Enhance Information Access to Legacy Data: An Exploratory Study and Application
This paper presents an overview of an exploratory research project to identify, describe, and investigate the applicability of the Web services (WS) approach to access legacy data.
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.
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.
Preparing, Creating, and Managing a Large Dataset of MARC 21 Records for Research and Analysis
This poster discusses preparing, creating, and managing a large dataset of MARC 21 records. The MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project is examining catalogers' utilization of available MARC 21 content designation (e.g., fields/subfields). A critical component of this project is the development of methods, procedures, and software tools for reliable and valid analyses of the complete WorldCat database of more than 56 million MARC 21 records.
Preparing School Library Media Specialists for Resource Description and Access (RDA)
This presentation discusses preparing school library media specialists for resource description and access (RDA). In particular, the authors present the basic Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) and Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD) concepts and discuss them in the context of RDA implementation. The authors provide the correlation between AACR2 and RDA, including specific examples of a variety of formats: monograph, electronic resource, AV, etc. Lastly, the authors discuss implementation options and vendor(s) interaction.