Faculty & Staff

Dr. Dorothy Bowen is an associate professor and faculty emeritus in Curriculum & Instruction. She teaches LIB 805, Advanced Children’s Literature and LIB 831, Classification and Cataloging.

The Foundation for the Advancement of Christian Libraries a.k.a. Association of Christian Librarians (ACL) is pleased to announce that Dr. Dorothy Bowen, retired Curriculum and Instruction faculty in Library Science, was honored at their recent annual Conference held at Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, California, for her volunteer service of 12 years to the Association’s Commission for International Library Advancement (CILA) team.  This team’s goal was to assist Christian libraries in other countries around the world and train librarians.


Dr. Delinda Dent is an associate professor in Curriculum & Instruction.


Dr. Faye Deters is a professor in Curriculum & Instruction. She teaches ETL 803, Curriculum for Leaders in Education.


Dr. MaryAnn Kolloff is an assistant professor in Curriculum & Instruction She teaches LIB 801, Educational Technologies and LIB 870, P-12 School Media Librarian Practicum.

Jones, P., Kolloff, F., & Kolloff, M.A.  (2013). Enhancing Instruction with Visual Media Utilizing Video and Lecture Capture. In E.G. Smyth & J. X. Volker (Eds.),Enhancing Instruction with Visual Media: utilizing video and lecture capture (pp. 149-165). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Kentucky Bluegrass Awards 9-12 ,  Member of the 2013-2014 Master List Committee.

EKU’s Quality Enhancement Critical Thinking Teaching of the Year Award, College of Education, Department of Critical Thinking. Presented with the award for each of the following years:  2013, 2012, and 2011. The award “recognizes outstanding faculty members who have had an effect on developing their students’ critical and creative thinking skills”. 
 


Dr. Jan Moore is an associate professor in Curriculum & Instruction. She teaches ETL 803, Curriculum for Leaders in Education.


Prof. Peggy Petrilli is a lecturer in Curriculum & Instruction. She teaches LIB 801, Educational Technologies.


Dr. Ralph Turner is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. He teaches LIB 800, Organization & Administration of School Media Center, and LIB 821, Information Literacy Resources & Services.


Dr. Kwan Yi is an associate professor at the Library Science Program, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY. He completed a PhD in Library and Information Science at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Prior to joining Eastern Kentucky University, he had worked as a faculty at the School of Library and Information Science, University of Kentucky. At EKU, he teaches courses in information organization and access, information resources, and information/educational technologies. Dr. Yi’s research interests include knowledge organization and representation, automatic classification, metadata, and natural language processing. Prof. Yi’s publications have appeared in top research journals in the field of Library and Information Science, including Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Journal of Documentation, Journal of Information Science, among others.

Sample Recent Publications & Abstracts

Yi, Kwan. (2013). A Semantic Similarity Approach for Linking Tweet Messages to Library of Congress Subject Headings using Linked Resources: A Pilot Study. Proceeding of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, Special Interest Group Classification Research Workshop, Montreal, Quebec, 2 November 2013.

Yi, Kwan. (2012). Harnessing the Collective Intelligence in Social Tagging with Delicious. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(12), 2488-2502.

Yi, Kwanand Yoo, Chan Yun. (2012). An Empirical Examination of the Associations between Social Tags and Web Queries. Information Research, 17(3) paper 527. Retrieved from http://InformationR.net/ir/17-3/paper527.html

Yi, Kwan. (2011). An Empirical Study on the Automatic Resolution of Semantic Ambiguity in Social Tags. Proceedings of American Society of Information Science and Technology 2011 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 9-12 October 2011.

Yi, Kwan. (2010). A Semantic Similarity Approach to Predicting Library of Congress Subject Headings for Social Tags. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(8), 1658-1672.

Yi, Kwan, & Chan, Lois M. (2010). Revisiting the Syntactical and Structural Analysis of Library of Congress Subject Headings for the Digital Environment. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 61(4), 677-687.

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