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Carol A. Gordon

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Publications

Books

Gordon, C.A. (2012). Teaching in the 21st century. In progress. Book under contract with ABC-Clio and in preparation with an intended publication date of December 2012.]
Gordon, C. A. (2009). Super smart information strategies: Make the grade. Ann Arbor, MI: Cherry Lake Publishing, 32p.
Adams, H., Robert E. Bocher, Gordon, C. A., and Barry-Kessler, E. (2005). Privacy in the 21st century: Issues for public, school, and academic libraries. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 247p.
Gordon, C. A. (2000). Information literacy in action. Suffolk (UK): John Catt Educational. 206p.
Gordon, C.A. and R.J. Todd. (2012). "Clone the school librarian: Evidence of the role of the school librarian in professional development: in Abilock, D., Fontichiaro, K. and Harada, V.H. Growing schools: Librarians as professional developers, Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, pp. xxi-xxiii).
Gordon, C. A. (2007). "The real thing: Authentic teaching through action research." In S. Hughes-Hassell, & V. H. Harada, (Eds.), School reform and the school library media specialist. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, pp. 161-178.
Gordon, C. (2005). Foreword to Every student reads: Collaboration and reading to learn.” Chicago: American Library Association, pp. 7-8.
Gordon, C. (1999). "Information literacy in action." In Markuson, C. , Effective libraries in international schools. Suffolk, England: John Catt Educational, pp.43-47.

Research Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals

Gordon, C.A. (2012). "Web-based electronic tutorials: A content analysis." Journal of Documentation, accepted for publication with revisions. 29pp.
Gordon, C.A. (2012). "Application of a theory of expected information to human information behavior research." The Qualitative Researcher, under review. 34pp.
Gordon, C.A. (2012). "Mapping instruction in the school library: An evidence-based approach to information literacy curriculum." In progress.
Gordon, C.A. (2012). "Summer Reading Plus: The school library as a digital literacy center." In progress.
Gordon, C.A. (2012). "Strategic reading and the Information Search Process: A confluence of stages." In progress.
Gordon, C.A. (2010). "The culture of inquiry." School Libraries WorldWide, 16(1), 73-88.
Gordon, C. A. (2009). "An emerging theory for evidence based information literacy instruction in school libraries, Part 1: Building a foundation." Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 4(2), 56-77. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/5614/5320
Gordon, C. A. (2009). "An emerging theory for evidence based information literacy instruction in school libraries, Part 2: Building a culture of inquiry." Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 4(3), 19-45. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/5614/5320
Gordon, C.A. & Todd, R.J. (2009). "Weaving evidence, reflection, and action into the fabric of school librarianship." Evidence-Based Library and Information Practice, 4(2), 4-7. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/EBLIP/article/view/6281
Gordon, C. A. (2009). "Raising active voices in school libraries: Authentic learning, information processing, and Guided Inquiry." SCAN (28)3, 34-41.
Lu, Y. L. & Gordon, C.A. (2008). "The effects of free choice on student learning: A study of summer reading." School Libraries Worldwide, 14(1), 38-55.
Gordon, C.A. & Lu, Y. A. (2008). "I hate to read, or do I? Low achievers and their reading." School Library Research, 11. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/slmrcontents/volume11/gordon_lu.cfm
Lu, Y. L. & Gordon, C. A. (2007). "Reading takes you places: A study of a web-based summer reading program." School Library Research, 10. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/slmrcontents/volume10/lu_reading.cfm
Gordon, C. A. (2006). "A study of a three-dimensional action research training model for school library programs." School Library Research, 9. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/slmrcontents/volume09/gordon_study3daction.cfm
Gordon, C. A. (2002). "Methods for measuring the influence of concept mapping on student information literacy." School Library Research, 5. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/slmrcontents/volume52002/gordon.cfm
Gordon, C. A. (2000). "The effects of concept mapping on the searching behavior of tenth-grade students." School Library Research, 3. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/slmrcontents/volume32000/mapping.cfm
Gordon, C. (2000). "Putting the learner in charge: Are information literacy skills enough?" SCAN, 19(1), 32-39.
Gordon, C. A. (1999). "Students as authentic researchers: A new prescription for the high school research assignment." School Library Research, 2. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/aasl/aaslpubsandjournals/slmrb/slmrcontents/volume21999/vol2gordon.cfm
Gordon, C. (1996). "Is fish a vegetable? A qualitative study." School Library Media Quarterly, 25(1), 27-33.

Published Conference Proceedings (Peer Reviewed)

Gordon, C.A. (2011). “Sustainability and usability issues in 21st century libraries: A profile of New Jersey school library book collections.” In Loertscher, D.V. (Ed.). Knowledge Building in the Learning Commons. Paper presented at Treasure Mountain Research Retreat #16 , Minneapolis, MN, 26-27 October, 2011. Salt Lake City, UT: Hi Willow Research & Publishing, 29pp.
Gordon, C.A. (2011). “The role of the library in supporting the emerging literacy of adolescents: A transliteracy approach to summer reading. The changing role of libraries in reading services for youth.“ Refereed paper presented at the International Federation of Library Associations conference, Libraries beyond libraries: Integrations, Innovation, and Information for all. San Juan, Puerto Rico, 13-18 August, 2001. New South Wales, AU. Emerald Press, 20 pp. Retrieved on September 5, 2011 from
http://conference.ifla.org/sites/default/files/files/papers/ifla77/114-gordon-en.pdf
Gordon, C. A. (2010). “Den disciplinara kunskapens och undersokningens roll i estetisk forstaelse. (The role of disciplinary knowledge in aesthetic understanding). “ In Andersson, H., Eriksson, T. & Swedemyr, F. (Eds.) Framtidens-1 Skolbibliotek. Paper presented at Opening Doors to Open Minds: Learning, Reading and Cooperation in School Libraries, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden , 23-25 April, 2010. Goteborg, Sweden : Regionens hus, Vastra Gotalandregionen, 14-23.
Gordon, C.A. (2009). “Pondering a Peruvian mystery, Part 1: The historian's way of knowing.” In Loertscher, D.V. (Ed.). Making Connections. Paper presented at Treasure Mountain Research Retreat #15: Charlotte, North Carolina, 4-5 November, 2009, Salt Lake City, UT: Hi Willow Research & Publishing, 99-104.
Gordon, C.A. (2009). “Pondering a Peruvian mystery, Part 2: The artist's way of knowing.” In Loertsher, D.V (Ed.) Making Connections: Paper presented at Treasure Mountain Research Retreat #15. Charlotte, North Carolina., 4-5 November, 2009. Salt Lake City, UT: Hi Willow Research & Publishing, 105-114.
Gordon, C. A. (2007). “Action research training for school library media specialists: A study of a three-dimensional model.” In Loertsher, D.V. (Ed.) Into the Center of the Curriculum. Paper Presented at Treasure Mountain Research Retreat #14: , Reno, Nevada, 25-26 October, 2007. Salt Lake City, UT: Hi Willow Research & Publishing. 126-144.
Gordon, C. (2002). Methods for measuring the influence of concept mapping on student information literacy. In Callison, D. (Ed.) Measuring Student Achievement and Diversity in Learning. Paper presented at Treasure Mountain Research Retreat #10: Kansas City, MO, 31 May-1 June, 2002. Salt Lake City, UT: Hi Willow Research & Publishing, 15-38.

Articles in Non-refereed Practitioner Journals

Gordon, C.A. (2012). "What does it mean to be transliterate in the 21st century?" Synergy, 10(2). Retrieved on 7 November, 2012 from
http://www.slav.vic.edu.au/synergy/volume-10-number-2-2012/research-into-practice/259-what-does-it-mean-to-be-transliterate-in-the-21st-century.html
Gordon, C.A. (2012). "Thinking through the inquiry cycle for young learners." Synergy, 10(1). Retrieved on June 17, 2012 from
http://www.slav.vic.edu.au/synergy/volume-10-number-1-2012/research-into-practice/234-thinking-through-the-inquiry-cycle-for-young-learners-.html
Gordon, C.A. and Messenger, C.J. (2012). "Supporting emerging literacy with free choice." School Library Monthly, 28(5), pp. 16-19.
Gordon, C.A. (2011). "When children hate to read: Understanding why." Synergy: 9(2). Retrieved on October 31, 2012 from
http://www.slav.vic.edu.au/synergy/volume-9-number-2-2011/research-into-practice/179-when-children-hate-to-read-understanding-why.html
Todd, R.J. and Gordon, C.A. (2011). "How does your school library rate?" School Leader. Nov-Dec 2011. Retrieved on June 17, 2012 from
http://www.njsbc.org/school-leader/novdec11.html
Gordon, C.A. and Messenger, C.J. (2011). "Free Voluntary Reading: The school librarian's secret weapon." School Library Monthly.
Gordon, C.A. (2011). "Looking at literacy through the prism of information." Synergy, 9(1). Retrieved on September 13, 2011 from
http://www.slav.vic.edu.au/synergy/volume-9-number-1-2011/research-into-practice/125-looking-at-literacy-through-the-prism-of-information.html
Gordon, C.A. (2011). "Lost in cyberspace? Tracking the future of reading." School Library Monthly, 27(8), 50-54.
Gordon, C. A. (2010). "From realism to abstraction: The teaching role of teacher librarians." Synergy, 8(2). Retrieved on Sept. 13, 2011 from
http://www.slav.vic.edu.au/synergy/volume-8-number-2-2010/research-into-practice/80-from-realism-to-abstraction-the-teaching-role-of-teacher-librarians.html
Gordon, C.A. (2010). "The best of both worlds? Reading in print and digital environments." Synergy 8(1). Retrieved on September 13, 2011 from
http://www.slav.vic.edu.au/synergy/volume-8-number-1-2010/research-into-practice/46-the-best-of-both-worlds-reading-in-print-and-digital-environments.html
Gordon, C. A. (2010). "Meeting readers where they are: Mapping the intersection of research and practice." School Library Journal, November 2010. Retrieved May 24, 2011 from
http://www.libraryjournal.com/slj/printissuecurrentissue/887308-427/meeting_readers_where_they_are.html.csp
Gordon, C. A. (2010). "Teen's love-hate relationship with reading." School Library Journal, 11. Retrieved May 23, 2011 from
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/slj/articlereview/887424-451/teens_love-hate_relationships_with_reading.html.csp
Gordon, C.A. 2008. "A never-ending story: Action research meets summer reading." Knowledge Quest 37(2), 34-41.
Gordon, C. A. (2008). "Teaching information skills in virtual space: A case for action research." Synergy 6(2), 47-50.
Gordon, C.A. (2008). "Six blind men and the elephant." Synergy, 6(1), 49-51.
Gordon, C.A. (2007). "The agony and the ecstasy of change." Synergy, 5(2), 54-57.
Gordon, C.A. (2007). "The medical model for educational research: Prospecting for the gold standard or fool's gold?" Synergy, 5(1), p. 53.
Gordon, C. (2007). "A room with a view: Information skills in higher education." Knowledge Quest, 30(4), 16-21.
Gordon, C. (2007). "The trouble with the gold standard: School libraries and research." School Library Journal, 10, 54-55.
Gordon, C. (2006) "Making the familiar strange." Synergy, 4(2), 39-41.
Gordon, C. (2005). "A study of action research: A three-dimensional model." Synergy, 3(2), 36-49.
Gordon, C. (2002). "Measuring up: Testing, testing, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." Knowledge Quest, 31(2), 46-47.
Gordon, C. (2001). "Measuring up: And gladly would (s)he learn, and gladly teach." Knowledge Quest, 30(1), 45-47.
Gordon, C. (2001). "Measuring up: My first Italian teacher." Knowledge Quest, 29(5), 41-42.
Gordon, C. (1998). "Era of the fourth R." International School: The ECIS Magazine, 1(3), 8-9.
Gordon, C. (1997). "A classroom, library, computer lab connection: The FIS middle school model." Georgia Library Media Educator, 8(1), 34-37.
Gordon, C. (1997). "The classroom, library, computer lab connection: A model for infusing information skills across the curriculum." A Bridge in the Middle, 7, 15-18.