Anthony Shong-Yu Chow

Anthony joined the faculty at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro during the fall 2006 semester after serving six years on the faculty at The Florida State University’s College of Information. He earned his BA from San Francisco State in Developmental Psychology (1992), MS in Educational Psychology (1998) and Ph.D. (2008) in Instructional Systems from Florida State.

There are 34 included publications by Anthony Shong-Yu Chow :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Are School Library Websites Age-Appropriate? Cognitive and Affective Information Seeking Domains of Youth. 2011 834 PowerPoint slides from a paper presented at the North Carolina School Library Media Association Annual Conference, October 6-8, Winston Salem, NC. Presentation discusses a UNCG study of how school library websites compare to recommended best practice...
Changing Times, Changing Requirements: Implications for LIS Education 2011 616 The purpose of the study is to identify how library and information studies educators are refining curricula to ensure students are learning the knowledge and skills necessary to work in our rapidly changing field. This study, utilizing a mixed-metho...
A Collective Voice and Vision: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Staff Needs Assessment [Slides] 2013 117 Slides of a presentation delivered at the North Carolina Library Association’s Bi-annual Conference, October 15-18, 2013, Winston Salem, NC.Internal needs assessment of library staff and strategic planning.
College students' perceived threat and preference for seeking help in traditional, distributed and distance learning environments 2007 3430 The purpose of the present study was to examine how college students' help seeking behavior varied across different instructional learning environments. Four hundred and seventy four (N = 472) students enrolled in distance, distributed, and tradition...
A community considers a Family Justice Center: perspectives of stakeholders during the early phases of development 2014 388 Purpose– Family Justice Centers, or “one-stop shops” that enable domestic violence victims to access a range of services at one location, are becoming increasingly common. However, there is a limited body of research examining the outcomes and planni...
Designing Age-Appropriate School Library Websites: Why, What, Whom, and How 2012 111 A paper to be presented at the NCTIES Conference, March 7th – 9th, 2012, Raleigh, NC.What makes a great school library website?
Designing the Future: Public Library Community Needs Analysis and Strategic Planning [Slides] 2013 118 Slides from presentation delivered at the North Carolina Library Association’s Bi-annual Conference, October 15-18, 2013, Winston Salem, NC.State Library of North Carolina Pilot Project. Need for standardizing community needs analysis.
Designing a Responsive e-Learning Infrastructure: Systemic Change in Higher Education [Slides] 2014 85 Slides from a presentation delivered at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, November 5th -8th, Jacksonville, FL."A mid-sized university in the southeastern US is preparing for increased e-Learning opportun...
Developing an Effective e-Learning Infrastructure: Ends, Means, and Processes [Slides] 2013 62 Slides of a presentation presented at the SLOAN International Conference, November 20-22, Orlando, FL."A mid-sized university in the southeastern US is preparing its faculty for increased e-Learning opportunities."
Domestic Violence Service Providers’ Needs and Perceptions of Technology: A Qualitative Study 2015 76 There is growing recognition of the need to better understand the intersections between the work of domestic violence service providers and technology. Professionals who work with clients impacted by domestic violence are increasingly using technolog...
Domestic Violence Service Providers’ Technology Readiness and Information Needs 2015 267 Technology-based applications hold promise as effective, efficient means of disseminating research- and practice-based information to professionals whose work relates to domestic violence. Other related uses of technology in the field have grown, inc...
Educational informatics: designing performance-based measurement systems for rapid response learning environments. 2011 1964 This study examines the design and preliminary implementation of a performance data system which utilizes the science of informatics in an educational systemic change setting. Collectively referred to as educational informatics, this performance data...
For Service or Profit: How come our library café is not profitable? A Case Study of a Downtown Public Library Cafe. 2011 1776 PowerPoint slides from a A paper presented at the bi-annual North Carolina Library Association conference, October 5-8, Hickory, NC. Presentation examines one library cafe to determine how the goals of the cafe align with that of the larger organizat...
Hearing Silent Voices: Connecting to the Spanish-Speaking Community [Slides] 2013 60 Slides of a presentation delivered at the North Carolina Library Association’s Bi-annual Conference, October 15-18, 2013, Winston Salem, NC."Issues in understanding the Spanish-speaking community."
How am I Doing? School Librarian Self-Efficacy and Gauging Relationships with Other School Stakeholders. 2012 681 Power Point slides from a paper paper presented at the North Carolina School Library Media Association Annual Conference, October 6-8, Winston Salem, NC. The presentation discussed a case study of 4 school libraries that introduced strategic planning...
The Ideal Qualities and Tasks of Library Leaders: Perspectives of Academic, Public, School, and Special Library Administrators 2013 156 Our study examines the results of 114 interviews with academic, public, school media, and special library administrators collected over a one-year period in North Carolina. Preliminary results suggest that there is a core set of traits shared by admi...
The Impact of Computer Augmented Online Learning and Assessment 2005 829 The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of an experimental online learning tool on student performance. By applying cognitive load theory to online learning, the experimental tool used was designed to minimize cognitive load during the...
Impacting Perceptions of Practitioners for a Refined Understanding of Educational Systemic Change through a Practitioner Focused On-line Presence [Slides] 2013 92 Slides of a presentation delivered at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, October 30-Nov. 2, Anaheim, CA."What would it be like if practitioners and community members had an understanding of educational sy...
Information-Seeking Behavior and Reference Medium Preferences 2012 1425 The article looks at the differences in information seeking behavior among faculty, staff, and students at a university in the southeastern United States and what it means for library reference support strategies. The number of individuals using publ...
Library Design & Technology. 2012 1111 PowerPoint slides from a presentation from the bi-annual North Carolina Library Association conference, October 5-8, Hickory, NC. Presentation discusses how patrons use technology and interact with the library space, library trends in design and tec...
One Educational Technology Colleague’s Journey from Dotcom Leadership to University E-Learning Systems Leadership: Merging Design Principles, Systemic Change and Leadership Thinking 2013 77 This paper describes my journey from instructional technology professional and doctoral student to instructional technology leader and tenure-track faculty member. I reflect on 15 years of application, in government, industry, and higher education, o...
Online Instructional Self-Efficacy & Acceptance: Aligning Self Efficacy, Attitudes, & Needs with Institutional Goals [Slides] 2013 53 Slides of a presentation delivered at at the SLOAN International Conference, November 20-22, Orlando, FL."Explore the mismatch between higher education institutional goals & faculty members’ acceptance of online learning & contributing factors.Unders...
Privacy Coping and Information-Sharing Behaviors in Social Media: A Comparison of Chinese and U.S. Users 2014 409 Although many studies examine privacy in social media settings, few studies examine privacy issues that may arise due to characteristics of user populations. This study compares privacy issues among social media users in the United States and China. ...
School Librarians and Web Usability: Why Would I Want to Use That? 2011 456 The usability of a statewide curriculum website was evaluated involving 876 participants. Site usage differed based on user group and overall site content and relevance was found to be good along with high levels of satisfaction with graphic design. ...
School Library Strategic Planning: Case Studies in Four North Carolina Public Schools. 2011 1177 PowerPoint slides from a paper presented at the North Carolina School Library Media Association Annual Conference, October 6-8, Winston Salem, NC. Presentation covers case studies on the impact of strategic planning on school libraries.
Shaping the Future: Strategic Planning and School Libraries. 2011 542 Power Point slides from a paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, November 9-11, Jacksonville, FL. The presentation discussed a disconnect between librarians and other school stakeholders, t...
Studying Online: Student Motivations and Experiences in ALA-Accredited LIS Programs 2015 537 This paper presents a large scale study of online MLIS students (n=910), who completed at least one online course and were enrolled in 36 of the 58 ALA-accredited MLIS programs in Canada and the United States. The results indicate that the typical st...
Systemic Change Going Public: Prelude to Scene 2 2012 97 A paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, October 31-Nov. 2, Louisville, KYThe Educational Systemic Change Web Project began 2011 as a move to bridge the gap between researchers and practiti...
Systems Thinking and Technology Integration as Catalysts for School Change in High Need Schools: IMPACT V and the Alignment of Organizational Ends and Means 2013 133 As part of a grant project in the state of North Carolina in the United States, eleven schools participated in the IMPACT V project, designed to help infuse technology into middle and high schools across the state. Involvement in the program required...
To Flash Or Not To Flash? Usability And User Engagement Of HTML Vs. Flash. 2004 864 Of the many challenges facing developers of museum Web sites, usability and engagement rank high. Many developers have adopted Macromedia Flash as a useful tool that allows greater interactivity and multimedia compared to HTML pages. This paper re...
The Usability of School Library Websites: A Nationwide Study 2012 169 A paper presented at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, October 31-Nov. 2, Louisville, KY.This study embraces the conference theme of Learning in the Age of Globalization by exploring how basic cognitive ...
Using ADDIE and Systems Thinking as the Framework for Developing a MOOC: A Case Study [Slides] 2014 136 Slides of a presentation delivered at the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Conference, November 5th-8th, Jacksonville, FL."A mid-sized university in the southeastern US wished to test out the MOOC space."
The Website Design and Usability of US Academic and Public Libraries 2014 120 This paper describes the results of a nationwide study which examined the design, layout, content, site management, and usability of 1,469 academic and public library websites from all 50 states in the United States. Our findings show common trends f...
What does a typical library website look like? Comparisons of public and academic library websites from a nationwide study. 2011 1194 PowerPoint slides from a paper presented at the bi-annual North Carolina Library Association conference, October 5-8, Hickory, NC. Presentation discusses a nationwide study involving all academic and public libraries in all 50 states examining websit...