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Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed. – Online Submission, 2012
Twenty scholarly papers and fifteen abstracts comprise the content of the twelfth annual Brick and Click Libraries Symposium, held at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The peer-reviewed proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Academic Libraries, Information Literacy, Management Systems
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Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Wainscott, Vicki, Ed. – 2002
This proceedings of the Brick and Click Libraries Symposium contains the following papers: (1) "Electronic Journals: Vendor Solutions to Access Issues" (Nona Barton); (2) "Tips on Funding" (Janice Borey); (3) "Why Are So Many Web Pages Still So Hard To Use?" (Jerry R. Brown); (4) "The Secrets of Full-Text Databases: The Overlap between a Same…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Higher Education, Information Technology
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Park, Sarah G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2006
These proceedings document the sixth year of the "Brick and Click Libraries Symposium," held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri, on November 3, 2006. Thirty-four peer-reviewed papers and abstracts, written by academic librarians, and presented at the symposium are included in this volume. Many of the entries…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Internet, Organizational Culture, Library Instruction
Ury, Connie Jo, Ed.; Baudino, Frank, Ed. – Online Submission, 2003
The 2003 Brick and Click is a one-day conference that focuses on providing library resources and services for students who are either on-campus learners or off-campus learners. The conference theme was "The Shape of Tomorrow". It is sponsored by the Northwest Missouri State University in order to offer academic librarians a forum for sharing…
Descriptors: Government Publications, Periodicals, Indexes, Library Services
Ury, Connie Jo., Ed.; Baudino, Frank, Ed. – Online Submission, 2005
These proceedings document the fifth year of the "Brick and Click Libraries Symposium", held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. Thirty five peer-reviewed papers and abstracts, written by academic librarians, and presented at the symposium are included in this volume. Many of the entries have references and…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Reference Materials, Search Engines, Marketing
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Hong, Traci; Johnson, Carolyn – Journal of School Health, 2013
Background: Previous research has reported mixed results on the association between body weight measures (ie, perception of weight and weight loss goal) and cigarette smoking prevalence--and how these associations vary by sex and race. This longitudinal study assessed the relationship between these 2 body weight measures and smoking prevalence by…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Smoking, Gender Differences, Racial Differences
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Wang, Yuping; Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2011
The lack of intercultural competencies among secondary preservice and in-service students is one of the most significant issues facing education today. As schools, colleges, and university programs attempt to embrace the increasingly diverse student populations, mission statements have been revised and diversity initiatives designed to reflect…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Vocational Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2009
To be successful in a global economy, U.S. candidates must possess international knowledge, intercultural communication skills, and global perspectives to effectively teach diverse student populations. Unfortunately, teacher education programs have not prepared candidates to be internationally competent leaders for the future. Schools of education…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Schools of Education, Intercultural Communication, International Education
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Unverferth, Anthony Richard; Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn; Bogard, Treavor – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2012
This article examines the pervasive difficulties experienced by first-generation students in their quest to attend postsecondary settings. A change in the profile of the undergraduate student body has changed dramatically with respect to first-generation students' age, enrollment status, and family conditions. These students are likely to enter…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Enrollment, First Generation College Students, College Freshmen
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Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn – Education and Urban Society, 2006
Teacher education programs are at a critical link for the preparation of teachers who possess an ethical stance regarding the knowledge, skills, and dispositions required to intervene effectively with all students. Therefore, teacher education is taking center stage in the discussion relevant to teacher quality and its effectiveness on the…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Effectiveness, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Woodward, Melissa M.; Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn – Reading Teacher, 2009
Classroom teachers and reading specialists have attempted to determine the most effective ways of working with struggling readers. Early intervention and quality instruction are the keys to assisting these struggling readers; however, determining how and where intervention-based instruction should occur is still a concern. Struggling readers need…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Early Intervention, Reading Consultants, Specialists
Oberlander, Judith; Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine the perceptions of technology integration by 90 entry level students in a teacher education program. During their field experience placement, candidates observed teachers' integration of technology in the classroom. During the final week of observation, the candidates completed a modified…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Integration
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Smeal, Mary; Walker, Sandra; Carter, Jamye; Simmons-Johnson, Carolyn; Balam, Esenc – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2013
Traditionally, mathematics has been taught using a very direct approach which the teacher explains the procedure to solve a problem and the students use pencil and paper to solve the problem. However, a variety of alternative approaches to mathematics have surfaced from a number of different directions. The purpose of this study was to examine the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses, Control Groups
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Grosick, Tracy L.; Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn; Myers, Melissa J.; Angelo, Renee – American Journal of Health Education, 2013
Background: Body image refers to an individual's thoughts and feelings about his or her body and physical appearance. To date, several qualitative and quantitative findings implicate sociocultural influences, such as the media or parental pressure, in shaping female adolescents' body image perceptions. Overall, there is not much quantitative…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Self Concept, Values, Student Attitudes
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Talbert-Johnson, Carolyn – Education and Urban Society, 2004
If teachers represent a child's most important asset, they also can be a child's greatest liability, especially in states where a shortage of well-qualified teachers impedes the academic progress of African American students in learning contexts. The author asserts that a transformation in practices must occur in teacher education programs if…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Academic Achievement, African American Students, Teacher Education
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