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Educational Leadership and Human Development

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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Robins, Jennifer Dr. Jennifer Robins

Associate Professor of Library Science and Information Services 

Education

Ph.D. Library and Information Science, University of Illinois (2003)
M.S. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Colorado (1997)
B.A. Sociology and Communication, University of Colorado (1994)

Courses Regularly Taught

Research Problem
Thesis
Action Research for School Librarians
References Sources and Services
Inquiry Learning in the Library

Recent Publications

Robins, J. (2015). Action Research Empowers School Librarians. School Library Research 18. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/aaslpubsandjournals/slr/vol18/SLR_ActionResearchEmpowers_V18.pdf

Burton, B. G., Martin, B., & Robins, J. (2013). An examination of student engagement, knowledge creation and expansive learning in a virtual world. In M. Childs, & A. Peachey (Eds.) Understanding Learning in Virtual Worlds. London: Springer.

Robins, J., & Antrim, P. (2013, August). Planning for RtI. Knowledge Quest.

Crow, S., & Robins, J. (2012). Play in the library: Primordial learning. Teacher Librarian, 39(5), 36 – 43.

Robins, J., & Antrim, P. (2012). School librarians and response to intervention. School Library Research 15. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/aaslpubsandjournals/slr/vol15/SLR_School_Librarians_and_Response_V15.pdf

Professional Experience

Robins, J. (2016, June 16). Action Research Empowers School Librarians.  Action Research Network of the Americas. Knoxville, TN.

Antrim, P. & Robins, J. (2016, April 26). Advocacy and Evidence. Missouri Association of School Librarians Spring Conference, Osage Beach, MO.

Robins, J. (2015, July 1). Using Your Outside Voice: Action Research Speaks for the School Librarian. 44th Annual International Conference & 17th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship. International Association of School Librarians. Maastrich, The Netherlands. 

Burress, R., Antrim, P., & Robins, J. (2015, Apr. 21). Find Your Outside Voice Through Action Research. Missouri Association of School Librarians Spring Conference, Osage Beach, MO.

Robins, J. (2015, Apr. 17). Action Research Empowers School Librarians. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.

Robins, J. (2014). Scaling Up Action Research: Professional Development for In-service School Librarians. The ARNA 2014 Conference Proceedings.

Robins, J. & Antrim, P. (2014, Apr. 14). Grow Thinkers for the Future. Missouri Association of School Librarians Spring Conference, St. Louis, MO.

Robins, J. (2014, Apr. 4). Scaling Up Action Research: Professional Development for In-service School Librarians. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA.

Robins, J., Burress, R., & Antrim, P. (2013, Nov 16). iStudents Need iLibrarians. American Association of School Librarians (AASL) 16th National Conference: Rising to the Challenge.  Hartford, CT.

Robins, J. (2013, Nov 13). Personalized Learning.  Treasure Mt. Research Retreat #19: The Learner in the Learning Commons.  Hartford, CT.

Robins, J. & Antrim, P. (2013, Oct. 24). Plan for Response to Intervention (RtI). Knowledge Quest Webinar.

Robins, J. (2013, Apr 27). Preliminary report on the PPCLP (Preparing PRAXIS Certified Librarians for Practice) action research study. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco.

Antrim, P., Pentlin, F., & Robins, J. (2013, Apr 14). Has RtI’s sun set? Missouri Association of School Librarians Spring Conference. Tan-Tar-A, MO.

Contact Dr. Robins jrobins@ucmo.edu