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Burgard, Tanja; Bosnjak, Michael; Studtrucker, Robert – Research Synthesis Methods, 2022
To enable optimal decision-making based on the best evidence available, open syntheses are called for. To make data accessible and comprehensible even for decision-makers without proficient knowledge in meta-analysis, a graphical user interface (GUI) provides flexible data visualizations including interpretation aids. Moreover, due to a growing…
Descriptors: Psychological Studies, Meta Analysis, Synthesis, Metadata
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Herrera-Cubides, Jhon Francined; Gaona-García, Paulo Alonso; Montenegro-Marín, Carlos Enrique; Sánchez-Alonso, Salvador – Education and Information Technologies, 2022
Nowadays, information and communication technologies (ICTs) and virtual training have increased the use of educational resources. This growth use has highlighted educational resource reuse and availability problems. Resource descriptions adapted to particular needs and the lack of metadata enrichment taking advantage of the benefits provided by…
Descriptors: Open Educational Resources, Documentation, Metadata, Access to Information
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Olsher, Shai; Cooper, Jason – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2021
With the growing availability of technology, teachers are becoming significant co-designers of the curriculum--resequencing, editing or supplementing a primary textbook with publicly available digital learning objects. This places a grave responsibility on teachers, who must have a clear view of the rationale and didactic intentions of the…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Metadata, Coding, Calculus
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Dobreski, Brian; Kwasnik, Barbara H. – Education for Information, 2021
We examine the notion of "person" in cultural heritage settings (libraries, museums, and archives) and how this notion has implications for their function and purpose. Variations in the way persons are described, represented, and discussed have taken on new significance in emerging online environments predicated on reusing and sharing…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Libraries, Museums, Archives
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Iliadis, Andrew; Liao, Tony; Pedersen, Isabel; Han, Jing – Journal of Communication Pedagogy, 2021
Machines produce and operate using complex systems of metadata that need to be catalogued, sorted, and processed. Many students lack the experience with metadata and sufficient knowledge about it to understand it as part of their data literacy skills. This paper describes an educational and interactive database activity designed for teaching…
Descriptors: Metadata, Databases, Learning Activities, Undergraduate Students
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Gray, Colin M. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2022
Studio pedagogy has been used as a comprehensive approach to prepare students to practice within their chosen discipline of design. However, little is known about how students experience these learning environments, including the interplay of social and educational experiences that support the development of expertise and identity. To explore and…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Studio Art, Educational Environment, Physical Environment
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MacKinnon, Teresa – Research-publishing.net, 2021
Open badges are a 21st-century solution to the shortcomings of paper certificates in the age of digital, online identity management. These small visual signifiers which carry hard-coded meta-data can be issued by anyone in order to recognise achievement or participation in formal or informal activities. They link back directly to the issuer, the…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), Information Storage, Credentials, Metadata
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Benson, Sara R.; Stitzlein, Hannah – College & Research Libraries, 2020
This article summarizes the results of interviews with Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) service hub participants to determine whether and how standardized rights metadata is included in their digital collections. Providing accurate standardized rights metadata is crucial to communicating with patrons regarding how they can use objects in…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Electronic Libraries, Policy Formation, Library Policy
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Zavalina, Oksana L.; Burke, Mary – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2021
The quality of metadata has a direct effect on the ability to find, identify, select, obtain, and explore information; therefore, training to create high-quality metadata is an important, yet challenging, task for LIS educators. To provide such training effectively, instructors need to develop a vision for where best to focus their efforts,…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Metadata, Instructional Effectiveness, Graduate Students
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Somerville, Margaret; Woods, Annette; Duhn, Iris; Rautio, Pauliina; Powell, Sarah; McConnell-Imbriotis, Alison; Galvez, Sarita – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2021
This paper addresses the entanglements of the earth's becoming in a multi site cross hemisphere study of the infinite moments of young children's world making, recorded in multimodal videos, still images, and children's productions. The postqualitative project was informed by new materialist and posthuman theorising. The researchers conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Data, Qualitative Research
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Scalfani, Vincent F.; Dahlbach, Barbara J.; Robertson, Jacob – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2021
Chemical substances from theses are not widely accessible as searchable machine-readable formats. In this article, we describe our workflow for extracting, registering, and sharing chemical substances from the University of Alabama theses to enhance discovery. In total, 73 theses were selected for the project, resulting in about 3,000 substances…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Theses, Doctoral Dissertations, Scientific Research
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Pal, Saurabh; Pramanik, Pijush Kanti Dutta; Majumdar, Tripti; Choudhury, Prasenjit – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Video-based learning offers a learner a self-paced, lucid, memorizable, and a flexible way of learning. The availability of abundant educational video materials on the web has certainly abetted an individual's learning means. But the lack of necessary information about the videos makes it difficult for the learner to search and select the exact…
Descriptors: Metadata, Automation, Electronic Learning, Video Technology
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Ahadi, Alireza; Singh, Abhay; Bower, Matt; Garrett, Michael – Education Sciences, 2022
Advances in Information Technology (IT) and computer science have without a doubt had a significant impact on our daily lives. The past few decades have witnessed the advancement of IT enabled processes in generating actionable insights in various fields, encouraging research based applications of modern Data Science methods. Among many other…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Bibliometrics, Learning Analytics, Computer Software
Kennedy, Mary Lee, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2021
This year has been dominated by discussions of infrastructure--social, technical, and physical. Concerns over the sustainability of scholarly infrastructure are complex and urgent for research library leaders, with issues of openness, inclusivity, and, of course, financing in the forefront of many conversations. Research libraries are engaged in…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Scholarship, Sustainability, Inclusion
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Olsher, Shai; Cooper, Jason – ZDM: Mathematics Education, 2021
While curricular change often begins with a new textbook, its eventual enactment in the hands of individual teachers depends on their orientation towards the curriculum and its representation in the textbook. Studying this teacher-textbook relationship is crucial for understanding how curricular reform intended by textbook designers is likely to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Textbooks, Teaching Methods, Individual Differences
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