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Deans workshop

  1. 1. HEDA Deans’ Workshop Alan Amory
  2. 2. Outline
  3. 3. Software
  4. 4. Browsers• Firefox – http://www.firefox.com – Zotero – integrated• Chrome – http://www.google.com/chrome – Zotero – integrates via the stand-alone version• My preference – Chrome• Select, download and install
  5. 5. Zotero• Install – Open Firefox and browse to http://www.zotero.org  Download  Zotero 3.0 Beta  Select the browser of your choice – Also install Word integration
  6. 6. Publish or Perish• Visit http://www.harzing.com/pop.htm and click Download and install Publish or Perish
  7. 7. Referencing
  8. 8. Referencing• Work with a colleague and visit http://www.zotero.org/support/quick_s tart_guide to learn about Zotero• Surf to http://scholar.google.com• Work with a colleague and find a number of interesting papers related to you research field• Capture the references into Zotero
  9. 9. Referencing• Open Word and ensure that Zotero is integrated• Add references in-text• Add a biography• Add a few more in-text references
  10. 10. Research Metrics
  11. 11. The software
  12. 12. Citation MetricsPapers: 68 h-index: measures the cumulative impact of aCitations: 635 researchers output by looking ath-index by of g-index: Aims to improve on the the amountYears: 32 citation theirweight to received. articles. giving more work age-related weighting to hc-index: Add an has highly-citedCites/year: 19.84 each cited article, giving less weight to olderCites/paper: 9.34 articles. hI-norm, hm-index: Three different hI-index,Cites/author: 305.1 ways to take account of shared authorship.Papers/author: 41.08Authors/paper: 2.1 AWCR, AW-index, AWCRpA: Three differenth-index: 10 ways to take account of the age of each individual paper. differentiate between scientists e-index: Used tog-index: 24hc-index: 5 with similar h-indices but different citationhI-index: 3.85 patterns.hI-norm: 7hm-index: 6.58AWCR: 51.06AW-index: 7.15AWCRpA: 29.26e-index: 20.12
  13. 13. CitationB-rated Mean Metrics Educationalist ExecutivePapers: 68 50 75Citations: 635 260 723Years: 32 24 22Cites/year: 19.84 10.6 32. 86Cites/paper: 9.34 4.7 9.64Cites/author: 305.1 165.2 337.37Papers/author: 41.08 30.7 38.96Authors/paper: 2.1 2.2 2.44h-index: 10 [2]* 8 14 [5]*g-index: 24 13 25hc-index: 5 11hI-index: 3.85 5.03hI-norm: 7 10hm-index: 6.58 10.48AWCR: 51.06 87.67AW-index: 7.15 9.36AWCRpA: 29.26 40.73e-index: 20.12 17.83* Scopus
  14. 14. Citations CitationsScholar Scopus Reference 204 60 AMORY, A., K. NAICKER, J. VINCENT and C. ADAMS. 1999. The use of computer games as an educational tool: 1. Identification of appropriate game types and game elements. British Journal of Educational Technology 30: 311-322. (Impact factor: 1.255). 60 - AMORY, A. 2001. Building an Educational Adventure Game: Theory, Design, and Lessons. Journal of Interactive Learning Research 12: 249-264. (Impact factor: 0.435). 58 - AMORY, A. and R. SEAGRAM. 2003. Educational game models: conceptualization and evaluation. South African Journal of Higher Education 17(2), 206 – 217. (Impact factor: 0.308). 44 13 AMORY, A. 2007. Game Object Model Version II: A Theoretical framework for educational game development. Educational Technology, Research & Development 55(1): 51 – 77. (Impact factor: 1.183). 24 - AMORY, A.M., FORD, L., PAMMENTER, N.W. and C.F. CRESSWELL 1992. The use of effects of 3-amino-1,2,4-triazole to investigate the short term effects of oxygen toxicity on carbon assimilation in Pisum sativum seedlings. Plant Cell and Environment 186: 655-663. (Impact factor: 5.081).None of the top citations (books) by the executive are listed in Scopus.
  15. 15. Your Metrices• Use Publish or Perish to determine your own or someone’s matrices• Discuss with a colleague how you could use this tool to support staff development
  16. 16. But what about a community

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