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Students at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada) are discovering how information literacy instruction can be used to build a learning community through mobile ARS technology. Librarians can engage students in providing an immediate forum in which they can interact with each other thereby...
Engaging students in the classroom is a challenge, but more so with the proliferation of technology, such as cell phones and laptops, that have served to distract students. In an effort to capture students’ attention in the classroom, many instructors have opted to use clicker technology. Mobile...
All undergraduate Pharmacy students at the University of Alberta participated in a survey study that investigated students’ ownership and use of mobile technologies, as well as students’ willingness to use personal mobile devices during interactive classroom activities. This poster presents a...
Impact Factors, Citation Metrics, and Altmetrics (Or: Can Tweets be as Valuable as Good Impact Factor?)Download
The poster will provide an overview of traditional and newly emerging impact metric tools and how they are changing decision making processes in determining research impact. Evidence-based examples will be provided to equip subject librarians in addressing the needs of their faculty and...
Measuring Research: Impact Factors, Citation Metrics, and "Altmetrics": Can Tweets be more important than a good Impact Factor?
Mobile technologies are being increasingly used in the education field, for instruction and learning. This poster presents results of an institutional survey completed during 2012-2013 investigating barriers and priorities for mobile technology use among Education students at the University of...
Plants, Pancakes, and Penguins! Partnering with the STEM Community to Promote Innovative Science LiteracyDownload
Building off the success of Science Literacy Week 2016 celebrations, the University of Alberta Libraries expanded in 2017, partnering with over 20 STEM groups and coordinating 53 different events that included giveaways, demonstrations, experiments and tutorials. Highlights of the week included...