Aimee deChambeau

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Rank: Associate Professor of Bibliography
Title: Dean, University Libraries
Department: Dean's Office
Office: Bierce 161
Phone: 330-972-7488
Email: daimee@uakron.edu


Selected Works - bepress: https://works.bepress.com/aimee_dechambeau/


Published Works:

The Practice of Being a Student: CoPs and Graduate Student Success
2017

This report frames the major results of recent research into graduate student success using a community of practice model based on the work of Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger as the organizational framework and lens for analyzing collected data. The goal was to determine if a community of practice developed among doctoral students and if so, whether it aided the students ... Read more »

STEM High School Teachers’ Views of Implementing PBL: An Investigation Using Anecdote Circles
2016

Problem-based learning (PBL) has been gaining in popularity, especially within the context of STEM-based (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) schools. Program assessments for these schools typically focus on student standardized test scores rather than the needs of the teachers... Read more »

Supported Student Success: Communities of Practice in Higher Education
2014

This research tells a story about how students form communities of practice that help them succeed in graduate school. Told within the context of individual and collective experiences, it holds valuable lessons for how student success can be supported across the higher education landscape. Communities of practice can develop spontaneously when individuals involved in a common activity or with a ... Read more »

Supported Student Success: Communities of Practice in Higher Education
2014

This research tells a story about how students form communities of practice that help them succeed in graduate school. Told within the context of individual and collective experiences, it holds valuable lessons for how student success can be supported across the higher education landscape. Communities of practice can develop spontaneously when individuals involved in a common activity or with a... Read more »

Teaching in an Online Environment: Group Work for Critical Thinking
2009

Working in groups online has a wide variety of benefits for both learners and instructors. Understanding how students' critical thinking skills benefit from group work can motivate us as instructors to create group projects specifically for online learning situations.

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Meet Your Librarian – again, and again and again!
2007

A brief case study highlighting ways in which the library became an integral part of a journalism program based on shared interests in information and news literacy.

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Dateline: Library - Services Supporting a Proposed Journalism Program
2006

A brief case study outlining opportunities presented for the library to become an integral part of a new journalism program.

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Using Information Literacy Standards to Improve Geoscience Courses
2003

Information literacy (IL) is the set of skills that enables a person to find, evaluate, and use information. Although IL is important in the geosciences, it is hard to teach because the information comes in so many forms. Most geoscience courses include work that implicitly addresses some IL issues. However, because of the importance of IL, it is worthwhile to explicitly include it as part of the... Read more »

Struggles of the ‘Father’
2002

Biographical account of Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky, the father of Soviet cosmonautics.

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The Basics of a Nationwide Network for the Internet
1997

Available in UA print collection: http://library.uakron.edu/record=b2297387~S24 or check http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/817654750 for other library locations.

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