Faculty Motivations: An Exploratory Study of Motivational Factors of Faculty to Assist with Students' Research Skills Development
Morrison, Laurie McNamara, Partnership : the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research
This article reports the findings of a qualitative study which sought to uncover the motivational factors of faculty to address the library research skills of students. In-depth, semi-structured interviews were conducted in the fall semester of 2004 with teaching faculty, users and non-users of library instruction, at the University of Guelph. Participants were asked to discuss their use of course-integrated library/research instruction. In its absence, faculty were asked how (if at all) did they assist students to learn to do research. Transcripts were analyzed using grounded theory methodology. Findings may be useful to instructional librarians seeking to enhance …
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Publication information: Article title: Faculty Motivations: An Exploratory Study of Motivational Factors of Faculty to Assist with Students' Research Skills Development. Contributors: Morrison, Laurie McNamara - Author. Journal title: Partnership : the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research. Volume: 2. Issue: 2 Publication date: July 1, 2007. Page number: 1+. © Ontario Library Association 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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