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King, Reabeka – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2012
There is an ongoing paradigm shift in librarianship that prompts the application of pedagogy throughout our professional practice. In light of the special attention to basic writing development in community college curricula, this article provides an overview of basic writing pedagogy. It discusses the overall college-level writing and research…
Descriptors: Basic Writing, Community Colleges, Librarians, Developmental Stages
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Snow, Cason E. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2010
The ubiquity of video games in today's society presents unique challenges and opportunities for librarians and faculty. A significant subset of video games use historical periods as a setting, some with greater adherence to history than others. Many students are playing these games and bringing preconceived ideas of the historical period to the…
Descriptors: World History, Asian History, Video Games, Libraries
Comeaux, Patricia, Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
Students in traditional as well as online classrooms need more than grades from their instructors--they also need meaningful feedback to help bridge their academic knowledge and skills with their daily lives. With the increasing number of online learning classrooms, the question of how to consistently assess online learning has become increasingly…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Writing Skills, Learning Modules, Course Evaluation
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Ovadia, Steven; White, Scott – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2010
This paper discusses the LaGuardia Community College Library's launch of a fully-online one-credit research class. The authors discuss the process for creating the class, from the technical specifications to the pedagogical approach to the course content and delivery. The authors also discuss the challenges of providing a fully online class to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Distance Education, Course Content, College Libraries
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Drumm, Michelle; Havens, Barret C. – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2005
The Houston Community College System (HCCS) is one of the largest community colleges in the nation, serving over 52,000 students. Though there is no dedicated full-time distance education (DE) librarian at HCCS, "traditional" librarians are meeting the needs of a rapidly growing population of DE and hybrid students by adapting to new…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Community Colleges, Distance Education
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Walsh, Robin – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2003
Since 1995, faculty at Ulster County Community College (now SUNY Ulster) have been teaching LIB 111: Information Literacy. As a result of an information literacy initiative that began in 1992, the reference librarians and faculty at SUNY Ulster developed an award-winning information literacy course. Teaching faculty are trained to teach the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Distance Education, Counties, Information Literacy
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Roberts, Sara; Hunter, Dwight – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2011
This article examines the virtual pathfinder and its relationship with distance education students. Various topics are addressed in relation to virtual students, LibGuides and collaborative efforts between librarians and teaching faculty. A brief history of the subject guide is presented, advantages and disadvantages of LibGuides are discussed and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Libraries, Research Tools, Information Sources
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Farrell, Sandy L.; Driver, Carol; Weathers, Anita – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2011
Increasingly at West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC), English 101, English 102, and Enrichment 091 are taught online, allowing students more work availability and time with family, while decreasing commute time and expense. In order to meet the library orientation needs of these online students and provide other options for…
Descriptors: Scripts, Technical Institutes, Online Courses, Computer Software
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Gandhi, Smiti – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2004
This study focused on assessing the learning outcomes for a five-session model of library instruction that was applied to three English Composition II classes taught at Valencia Community College East Campus in Spring 2003. ACRL's "Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education" were used to develop learning outcomes.…
Descriptors: Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Library Instruction, Information Literacy, Library Skills
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Ontell, Val – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2003
This article, based on a presentation made by the author at the 2003 California Library Association conference, provides examples of how librarians and teachers can use Science Fiction to provide catalysts for discussion in a variety of subjects; teach students how to question intelligently; and stimulate their imaginations, thus motivating them…
Descriptors: Science Fiction, Literary Genres, Learning Motivation, Reading