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Teaching Strategic Searching Practices in Discovery Systems
Discovery systems are designed to enable students to one-stop shop for research. Because they can draw from multiple information sources, from discipline-specific databases to Google, the number of results returned for ...
Assessing and refining group take-home exams as authentic, effective learning experiences
(Journal of College Science Teaching, 2015)
The learning goals of an honors course, “Science as a Way of Knowing,” include critical thinking, scientific literacy, quantitative reasoning, communication, and teamwork. As a direct measure of student attainment of these ...
Institutional Citizenship: Supporting Successful Technology Initiatives
First year course programmatic assessment: Final essay information literacy analysis
(Reference and User Services Quarterly, 2015)
Washington State University recently launched a new general education system with a foundational first year course called Roots of Contemporary Issues. Roots features a set of library research assignments and a culminating ...
Fostering collaborative communities: more than technology-based tools
The core and more: improving on baseline technology competencies
Railroaded: Race Relations in Twentieth-Century Oregon
Between the Great Depression and the end of World War II, two black railroad employees were convicted of murder in Oregon. Two violent murders; one linked to money and one to illicit sexual relations. Both deaths occurred ...
Duke Special Digital Projects
This presentation illustrates work done for three online projects - Punch of a Friend: The Art of Duke Special, Omeka Duke, and Irish Initiative. Activities associated with these projects, such as writing, data collection, ...
Streaming the Archives: Repurposing Systems to Advance a Small Media Digitization and Dissemination Program
(Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2015-12)
In 2013-2014, Brooks Library at Central Washington University (CWU) launched library content in three systems: a digital asset-management system, an institutional repository (IR), and a web-based discovery layer. In early ...