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Beis, Christina A. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2018
In this brief article, University of Dayton Discovery Services Librarian Christina Beis describes how she manages the life cycle of electronic resources which includes access, discovery, assessment and problem resolution. Adoption and development of new workflows is essential to the success of this newly created position. Beis describes how she…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services, Internet
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Fettrow, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2016
Data concerning the prevalence of adult internet and social networking use confirm that Twitter use among adults ages 18-29 years old is greater than any other adult age group. The purpose of this article is to describe how the popular social media platform Twitter can be used as an electronic library, specifically a means of organizing and…
Descriptors: Adults, Internet, Social Media, Telecommunications
Romiszowski, Alexander; Rushby, Nick – Educational Technology, 2015
The theme of this article is that educational technologists are particularly bad at remembering the lessons from the past. We fail to remember what went before--whether the projects were successes or failures. This article explores why this might be, why in particular we fail to profit from failures, and what steps we might take to help…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, History, Memory, Educational Research
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Motamedi, Vahid; Piri, Roghayeh – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
In the paradigm of information society the structure and facts have become flexible and subjective. In the recent social-economic order, IT and communication have taken over the leading role. Distance learning in smart schools is one of the flexible realities in the education field that has crossed the format of the hard and inflexible traditional…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Case Studies, Teacher Surveys, Administrator Surveys
Richardson, Hillary A. H. – Computers in Libraries, 2013
For nearly a decade now, librarians have discussed and deliberated ways, for the sake of convenience, to integrate internet-like searching into their own catalogs to mimic what academic library patrons have been using outside the library. Discovery tools and web-scale discovery services (WSDS) attempt to provide users with a similar one-stop shop…
Descriptors: Library Services, Internet, Online Searching, Integrity
Palmer, Bart C. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This dissertation was situated in the crossroads of educational data mining (EDM), educational digital libraries (such as the National Science Digital Library; http://nsdl.org), and examination of teacher behaviors while creating online learning resources in an end-user authoring system, the Instructional Architect (IA; http://ia.usu.edu). The…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Databases, Data Analysis, Teacher Behavior
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Tsai, Pei-Shan; Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Tsai, Chin-Chung; Hung, Chun-Ming; Huang, Iwen – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
This study aims to develop an electronic library-based learning environment to support teachers in developing web-based problem-solving activities and analyzing the online problem-solving behaviors of students. Two experiments were performed in this study. In study 1, an experiment on 103 elementary and high school teachers (the learning activity…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Experienced Teachers, Teaching Methods, Internet
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Yalcinalp, Serpil; Emiroglu, Bulent – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Although many developments have been made in the design and development of learning object repositories (LORs), the efficient use of such systems is still questionable. Without realising the functional use of such systems or considering the involvement of their dynamic users, these systems would probably become obsolete. This study includes both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary Education, Educational Resources
Pontes, Elvis, Ed.; Silva, Anderson, Ed.; Guelfi, Adilson, Ed.; Kofuji, Sergio Takeo, Ed. – InTech, 2012
With the resources provided by communication technologies, E-learning has been employed in multiple universities, as well as in wide range of training centers and schools. This book presents a structured collection of chapters, dealing with the subject and stressing the importance of E-learning. It shows the evolution of E-learning, with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Virtual Classrooms, Program Effectiveness
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Bhukuvhani, Crispen; Chiparausha, Blessing; Zuvalinyenga, Dorcas – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2012
Lecturers use various electronic resources at different frequencies. The university library's information literacy skills workshops and seminars are the main sources of knowledge of accessing electronic resources. The use of electronic resources can be said to have positively affected lecturers' pedagogical practices and their work in general. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning
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Uzunboylu, Huseyin; Eris, Hasan; Ozcinar, Zehra – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine research and trends in knowledge management in education (KME) published in selected professional sources during the period 1990-2008. Citation analysis was used in this study to investigate documents related to KME, which were indexed in the Web of Science, Education Researches Information Center and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Educational Technology, Internet, Citation Analysis
Corbett, Tom – School Library Monthly, 2011
As the century unfolds, students will probably rely almost exclusively on electronic resources for their research and reading. In fact, the digitization of information (and entertainment) is already a defining characteristic of this "Information Age" and quite natural to the "digital natives" born into this era. School leaders need to see evidence…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Internet
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Goldenberg, Lauren B. – Science Teacher, 2011
Nowadays, there are lots of digital resources available to teachers. Tools such as Teachers' Domain, an online digital library (see "On the web"); interactive whiteboards; computer projection devices; laptop carts; and robust wireless internet services make it easy for teachers to use technology in the classroom. In fact, in one…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Biology, Educational Technology, Internet
Polanka, Sue, Ed. – ALA Editions, 2010
E-books have been around for more than 10 years but are still a relatively new phenomenon to many librarians and publishers. With the introduction of e-book readers, the e-book has become mainstream, with recent triple-digit annual increases in sales. But what place do they have in the library? In this volume, Sue Polanka brings together a variety…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Public Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Services
Guthrie, Patricia Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2010
In recent years, learning objects have emerged as an instructional tool for teachers. Digital libraries and collections provide teachers with free or fee-base access to a variety of learning objects from photos and famous speeches to Flash animations and interactive Java Applets. Learning objects offer opportunities for students to interact with…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Elementary Secondary Education, Electronic Libraries, Educational Technology
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