Karla Krueger, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor - School Library Studies
Phone: 
(319) 273-7241
Office Location: 

LIB 127

Mailing Address: 

127 Rod Library
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0462

Education 

B.A. English Education -- Luther College
M.A. School Library Media Studies -- University of Northern Iowa
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction -- University of Northern Iowa

Areas of Expertise 

Inquiry Learning through the School Library
School Library Website Development
School Library Collection Management Process
Information Search & Reference Services in the School Library
Iowa AEA Online Resources

Research Interests 

21st Century Skills and Information Sources and Collections in Rural School Libraries
Inquiry Learning and Special Needs Learners

Courses Taught 

Library Orientation.
Introduction to the School Library Media Program.
Seminar in Web Design for the School Library Media Center.
Seminar in Inquiry Learning and Information Literacy
Reference Services and Information Retrieval
Research in Library and Information Science
Practicum in School Libraries

Professional Affiliations 

Iowa Association of School Librarians
Iowa Library Association
American Association of School Librarians
American Library Association

Grants 

2011 AASL Research Grant

Selected Publications 

Krueger, K. S. (2014). The school librarian role in the FIRST LEGO League team project. In V. Gubnitskaia & C. Smallwood (Eds.), How to STEM: Science, technology, engineering, and math education in libraries (pp. 107-117). Lanham, MD: Scarecrow.

Bosma, K., Rule, A., & Krueger, K. (2013). Social studies content reading about the American Revolution enhanced with graphic novels. Social Studies Research and Practice, 8(1), 59-76. http://www.socstrpr.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/MS_06398_no4.pdf

Krueger, K. S. (2013). Evaluating information with ABCD (authority, bias, coverage, and date). School Library Monthly, 30(1), 36-38. http://web.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail/detail?sid=98569a80-f14f-4be3-bf...

Krueger, K. S. & Donham, J. (2013). Professional staffing levels and fourth-grade student research in rural schools with high poverty levels. School Library Research, 16, 1-24. http://www.ala.org/aasl/slr/volume16/krueger-donham

Krueger, K. (2012). The status of statewide subscription databases. School Library Research, 15, 1-9.

Krueger, K. S. & Stefanich, G. F. (2011). The school librarian as an agent of scientific inquiry for students with disabilities. Knowledge Quest 39(3), 40-47.

Krueger, K. (2010). Inquiry through Reference Using Extinct Animals. School Library Monthly, 26(9), 38-40.

Krueger, K. (2010). Resources for inquiry research about presidents. School Library Monthly, 26(7), 37-39.

Krueger, K. (2009). A case study of a rural Iowa school preparing to meet new state guidelines for school libraries. School Library Media Research, 12. http://www.ala.org/aasl/slr/vol12