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SHSU Recreational Reading Survey
This online survey was sent to Sam Houston State University students, faculty, and staff on April 2, 2014 on behalf of several SHSU librarians. The purpose of the survey was to gain insight into recreational reading habits ...
So Text Me—Maybe: A Rubric Assessment of Librarian Behavior in SMS Reference Services
(Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association, 2014)
Assessment has become a persistently hot topic in the library world, particularly when it comes to establishing value for academic library services. In an effort to assess performance and develop training tools to improve ...
Higher education and emerging technologies: Shifting trends in student usage.
(Journal of Academic Librarianship (Elsevier), 2014-03)
This study serves as an update to a previous study by Sam Houston State University librarians about the use and preferences of Internet, communication, and educational technologies among students. Since the previous study ...
Student Searching with EBSCO Discovery: A Usability Study
(Taylor & Francis (Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship), 2014)
The researchers conducted task-based usability testing of the EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) with 20 students. While most participants felt positively about EDS, a few usability issues emerged. Confusion arose regarding ...
Whole Learning: Student Affairs' Challenge to College Curriculums
(Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2014)
Discussions and understandings of college curriculums are focused almost exclusively on the academic experience. Such framing of discourses on college curriculums began in the 17th century and continue through today’s ...
“Transformation Was Definitely Her Specialty": Teaching Representation with Roberta Fernandez's "Amanda."
(Humanities Education and Research Association, 2014)
This essay examines critical analysis of literature, collaborative dialogue, and reflective writing as pedagogical strategies successfully employed to teach the concept of representation. All were designed for students to ...