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BS, Elementary Education, Ft. Hays State University
MLS, Library Science, Brigham Young University
Ph.D., Library and Information Management, Emporia State University
Crow, S. R. (2013). “Researching stuff is the best!”: Designing assignments that foster intrinsic motivation. Teacher Librarian, 40(6), 34-41.
Knoell, C., & Crow, S. R. (2013). Exploring teacher influence on the lives of students from diverse elementary schools in a rural Midwestern community. International Journal of Psychology: A Biopsychosocial Approach.
Crow, S. R., & Robins, J. (2012, June). Play in the library: Primordial learning. Teacher Librarian, 39(5), 36-45.
Crow, S. R. (2011, March). Exploring the experiences of upper elementary school children who are intrinsically motivated to seek information. School Library Research, 14. Retrieved June 25, 2012 from http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/aaslpubsandjournals/slr/vol14/SLR_ExploringtheExperiences_V14.pdf
Crow, S. R., & Small, R. V. (2011, February). Developing the motivation within: Using praise and rewards effectively. School Library Monthly, 27(5), 5-7.
Crow, S. R. (2010, January). Fostering the curiosity spark. School Library Monthly, 26(5), 50-52. Retrieved June 25, from http://www.schoollibrarymonthly.com/articles/Crow2010-v26n5p50.html
Crow, S. R. (2009). Exploring the experiences of upper elementary school children who are intrinsically motivated to seek information. Proceedings of the 13th International Forum on Research in School Librarianship, The 38th Annual IASL Conference, and the IASL-IFLA Joint Meeting. Retrieved October 22, 2009, from http://www.iasl-online.org/members/papers/2009conference.htm [member access only]
Crow, S. R. (2009). Relationships that foster intrinsic motivation for information seeking. School Libraries Worldwide, 15(2), 91-112. Retrieved June 25, 2012 from http://selfdeterminationtheory.org/SDT/documents/2009_Crow_RelationshipsThatFosterIM.pdf
Crow, S. R. (2006). What motivates a lifelong learner? School Libraries Worldwide, 12(1), 22-34.
Thomas, N. P., Crow, S. R., & Franklin, L. L. (2011). Information literacy and information skills instruction: Applying research to practice in the 21st century school library (3rd ed.). Westport, CN: ABC-Clio/Libraries Unlimited.
Crow, S. R. (2005). Information literacy: A guide for the library media specialist. Marion, IL: Pieces of Learning.
COMPETITIVELY SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
Crow, S. R. (2013, June 29). Exploring the experiences of upper elementary school children who are intrinsically motivated to seek information. Presentation at the 5th International Conference on Self-Determination Theory, Rochester, NY.
Crow, S. R., & Robins, J. (2012, October 3). Play in the library: An incubator for learning. Presentation at the Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference, library2012.com.
Crow, S. R. (2009, September 2). Exploring the experiences of upper elementary school children who are intrinsically motivated to seek information. Presentation at the 38th International Association of School Librarianship Conference incorporating the 13th Research Forum on School Librarianship. Abano Terme, Italy.
Crow, S. R. (2007, May 24-27). What motivates a lifelong learner? Poster presented at the Third International Conference on Self-Determination Theory. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
McCarty, W. L., Crow, S. R., Harvey, J. S., Mims, G. (2013, March 22). Professional development initiative: Promoting differentiated teaching methods with university students through experiential/applied learning. Presentation at the 8th Annual Conference on Applied Learning in Higher Education, Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO.
Potthoff, D., Ziebarth, J., McCarty, W., & Crow, S. R. (2011, October 21). Reinventing our own teaching: Curriculum differentiation and the college classroom. Presentation at the National Network for Educational Renewal 2011 Annual Conference, Hartford, CT.
Crow, S. R. (2009, November 6). Exploring the experiences of upper elementary school children who are intrinsically motivated to seek information. Part of the Educators of School Library Media Section’s, What does school library research tell us? Presentation at the American Association of School Librarians 14th National Conference, Charlotte, NC.
Crow, S. R. (2014, January 24). AASL/NCATE program reviewer training: The Standards. Presentation at the 2014 American Library Association MidWinter Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
Crow, S. R. (2013, June 28). AASL/NCATE program reviewer training: Program report writing tips. Presentation at the 2013 American Library Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
Crow, S. R. (2014, March). A close look at the Standards for the Initial Preparation of School Librarians. Presentation at the Region IX Reviewer Training, sponsored by COE UNK and the American Association of School Librarians, Kearney, NE.
Crow, S. R. (2004, April). Collaboration: Unleashing the power of information literacy. Presentation at the Arkansas Valley Regional Library Service System 18th Annual Institute, Pueblo, CO.
Nebraska Library Commissioner (Gubernatorial Appointment, 2010-present)
Board of Program Reviewers, AASL/NCATE
Chair, AASL/CAEP Coordinating Committee
Member, School Library Research Editorial Board
Past-President Nebraska School Librarians Association
Chair, UNK Faculty Senate Library Committee
Member, Kearney Area Storytelling Festival Board