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Johnson, Melissa L.; Plattner, Alexander S.; Hundley, Lauren – Honors in Practice, 2018
The purpose of this article is to describe the most recent blogging project in an honors course--a collaborative student-success blog written for and by honors students. The project was conceived as the primary project for the course Honors Professional Development: Community Outreach for sophomores in the University of Florida Honors Program.…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Collaborative Writing
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Wood, Carla; Fitton, Lisa; Petscher, Yaacov; Rodriguez, Estrella; Sunderman, Gretchen; Lim, Taehyeong – Grantee Submission, 2018
Purpose: This study aimed to examine the effect of an intensive vocabulary intervention embedded in e-books on the vocabulary skills of young Spanish-English speaking English Learners (ELs) from low SES backgrounds. Methods: Children (288) in kindergarten and first grade were randomly assigned to treatment and read-only conditions. All children…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Vocabulary Development, Bilingual Students
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Lee, Deborah Bromfield – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Electronic laboratory notebooks are gaining in popularity in industry and academia. Various types of electronic laboratory notebooks exist, and a variety of tools can be used for these forms of notebooks. Some tools are commercial products dedicated to being electronic notebooks, while individual organizations can develop ones for their own needs…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Science Laboratories, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Wood, Carla; Fitton, Lisa; Petscher, Yaacov; Rodriguez, Estrella; Sunderman, Gretchen; Lim, Taehyeong – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2018
Purpose: This study aimed to examine the effect of an intensive vocabulary intervention embedded in e-books on the vocabulary skills of young Spanish-English speaking English learners (ELs) from low-socioeconomic status backgrounds. Method: Children (N = 288) in kindergarten and 1st grade were randomly assigned to treatment and read-only…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Vocabulary Development, Bilingual Students
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Avila, Sandra; Wray, Christina C. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
As subject and distance learning librarians, we have a special interest in supporting our faculty and their needs as they explore alternative and more affordable textbook options for their students. In an increasingly digital environment, there are a wealth of resources available at little or no cost to students. Unfortunately, finding these…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Costs, Textbooks, Electronic Publishing
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Copenhaver, Kimberly; Pritchard, Liz – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2017
Integrating micro-credentialing into employee training programs offers libraries an innovative and individualized way to recognize and certify learning and achievement. Digital badges provide a low-cost initiative to support learning benefiting both the individual and institution, offering evidence of skill development that transcends the library…
Descriptors: Staff Development, Credentials, College Libraries, Library Personnel
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Kahler, Janice E. – Journal of Access Services, 2017
Putting access in Access Services is the goal. The Course Reserves unit is the place. Textbooks are the focus. Electronic technologies are the future. Patron-centric services will be our standard. Access to textbooks by all patrons will be the achievement. Course Reserves located in Library West at the University of Florida George A. Smathers…
Descriptors: Library Services, Reference Services, College Libraries, Textbooks
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Zoellner, Brian; Cavanaugh, Terence – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2017
The future for primary and secondary school textbooks is moving to digital ones, and faculties of schools, colleges, and departments of education (SCDEs) need to prepare preservice teachers for this change. Already, legislatures in 23 states have mandated that school systems use digital textbooks or digital resources as part of their textbook…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Elementary Secondary Education, Preservice Teachers
Singleton, Sondra Shively – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of microblogging as an authentic real-world technology in a middle school classroom in response to the 2010 Department of Education's call to provide students with more relevant digital experiences. The non-equivalent control group, pretest-posttest design study was used to determine if…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Middle School Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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VandeBurgt, Melissa Minds; Rivera, Kaleena – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
Effective communication is one of the most important resources for successful outreach efforts. This article addresses the benefits that can emerge from successful communication as well as the negative effects that may stem from ineffective communication. A case study of Florida Gulf Coast University Archives, Special Collections, & Digital…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Libraries, Academic Libraries
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Mosley, Paul; Alderman, Jim; Carmichael, Lisandra R. – Journal of Access Services, 2015
University course assignments increasingly focus on group work and group projects to help students collaboratively discover more about their fields of study. The Thomas G. Carpenter Library realized the need to investigate means for reimagining itself to better accommodate today's researchers. The complex process of planning for the redesign of…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Library Services, Space Utilization, Educational Facilities Improvement
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Sackstein, Suzanne; Spark, Linda; Jenkins, Amy – South African Journal of Education, 2015
Recently, electronic books (e-books) have become prevalent amongst the general population, as well as students, owing to their advantages over traditional books. In South Africa, a number of schools have integrated tablets into the classroom with the promise of replacing traditional books. In order to realise the potential of e-books and their…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Raible, John; deNoyelles, Aimee – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2015
Adopting digital materials such as eTextbooks and e-coursepacks is a potential strategy to address textbook affordability in the United States. However, university business relationships with bookstore vendors implicitly structure which instructional resources are available and in what manner. In this study, a document analysis was conducted on…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Textbooks, Contracts, Online Vendors
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Luetkemeyer, Jennifer R. – School Library Research, 2016
Numerous policymakers have called for K-12 educators to increase their effectiveness by transforming science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning and teaching with digital resources and tools. In this study we outline the significance of studying pressing issues related to use of digital resources in the K-12 environment and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Resources, Teacher Effectiveness, STEM Education
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Papp, Raymond – Journal of Case Studies in Accreditation and Assessment, 2014
Traditional paper portfolios have been used to assess student work for performance and employment purposes for decades. The advent of electronic portfolios incorporating audio, video, hyperlinked documents and scanned images takes the use of portfolios to a new level. Evaluators can use these easily accessible portfolios to gauge student…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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