B.A., Tunghai University, Taiwan (Western Languages and Literature)
M.L.S., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
M.A., Wheaton College (Cross Cultural Communication)
Web Development Proficiency Certificate, Foothill College, CA
Liaison to Communication, Sociology, Education Opportunity Program, and Rider Achievement Program
Honors and Awards
2015 ALA Carroll Preston Baber Research Grant ($2980) for the research project Experimenting with I-Learn Model and Its Impact on Students' Learning, Mar. 8, 2015.
Summer Research Fellowship for the project “Librarian and faculty collaboration in assessing student information literacy and in helping students learn.” Granted 20 research leave days. Rider University AAUP, May 2012.
Awarded a 2009 grant by the Rider University’s Assessment Committee to attend the ACRL Immersion Program, Assessment Track, Dec. 2-6, 2009.
“2008 Research Award” for article “The State of Wireless Laptop Lending Programs: A Survey of Academic Libraries,” co-authored with H. Holden, published in Library Hi Tech (25:2), pp. 260-75, 2007. Research Committee of the joint New Jersey Library Association College & University Section (NJLA CUS) and Association of College & Research Libraries New Jersey Chapter (ACRL-NJ).
Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Hsieh, M.L., Dawson, P.H., Hofmann, M.A., Titus, M.L. & Carlin, M.T. “Four Pedagogical Approaches in Helping Students Learn Information Literacy Skills.” Journal of Academic Librarianship, 40.3-4(2014): 234-246. DOI: 10.1016/j.acalib.2014.03.012 http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S009913331400038X
Hsieh, M.L., Dawson, P.H. & Carlin, M.T. “What Five Minutes in the Classroom Can Do to Uncover the Basic Information Literacy Skills of Your College Students: A Multiyear Assessment Study.” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 8.3(2013): 34-57.
Hsieh, M.L., McManimon, S. & Yang, S. “Faculty-Librarian Collaboration in Improving Information Literacy Skills of Educational Opportunity Program.” Reference Services Review, 41.2 (2013): 313-335.
Dawson, P.H., Hsieh, M.L. & Carlin, M.T. “Quantitative/Qualitative Analysis of Assessing Student Information Literacy Skills: The Power of Librarian-Faculty Collaborations.” Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML), 1 (2012): 35-42.
Hsieh, M.L. & Holden, H. “The Effectiveness of a University’s Single-Session Information Literacy Instruction.” Reference Services Review, 38.3 (2010): 458-473.
Hsieh, M.L. & Holden, H. “A University Library Laptop Lending Service: An Analysis Using Two Student Surveys.” Library High Tech, 26.3 (2008): 424-439.
Holden, H. & Hsieh, M.L. “The State of Wireless Laptop Lending Programs: A Survey of Academic Libraries,” co-authored with Hugh Holden. Library Hi Tech, 25.2 (2007): 260-274.
Selected Conference Presentations
Hsieh, Ma Lei, Susan McManimon, Sharon Yang. “The Effectiveness of I-LEARN Model for Information Literacy Instruction.” the 2nd Annual International Conference on Library and Information Science, Athens, Greece (July 27, 2015).
Hsieh, M.L., S. J. Mcmanican, S.Q. Yang. “Teach Research Instruction with I-Learn Model: Explore New Ways to Nurture Information Literacy in Students.” 2015 NJLA Annual Conference, Long Branch, NJ, April 22, 2015.
Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia Dawson, Melissa Hofmann, Megan Titus & Michael Carlin. “Exploring assessment based pedagogies in helping students learn information literacy skills.” European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL), Istanbul, Turkey (Oct. 22, 2013).
Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia Dawson, Melissa Hofmann, Megan Titus & Michael Carlin. “Evidence-based practice for research instruction: Three pedagogical approaches.” The 7th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference, Saskatoon, Canada (July 16, 2013).
Hsieh, Ma Lei, Patricia Dawson, Melissa Hofmann, Megan Titus & Michael Carlin. “Experimenting with Teaching Strategies for Information Literacy Instruction Sessions.” International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Rome, Italy (June 4, 2013).
Hsieh, Ma Lei, Melissa Hofmann, Patricia Dawson & Megan Titus. “Research Instruction through Librarian-Faculty Collaboration Using Engaging Strategies.” Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ., Blacksburg, VA, Feb. 6, 2013.
Hsieh, Ma Lei; Dawson, Patricia & Carlin, Michael. “Problem Solved: Maximizing the Power of Research Instruction Through Librarian-Faculty Collaboration.” Library Research Roundtable Forum, 2012 American Library Association Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA. June 23, 2012.
Dawson, Patricia; Hsieh, Ma Lei & Carlin, Michael. “Quantitative/Qualitative Analysis of Assessing Student Information Literacy Skills: The Power of Librarian-Faculty Collaborations.” The 4th International Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, Limerick, Ireland, May 22-25, 2012.
Hsieh, Ma Lei; McManimon, Susan & Yang, Sharon. “Faculty/librarian Collaboration in Improving Information Literacy of EOP Students – A Case Study.” 2012 Information Fluency Conference. Orlando, FL, March 14, 2012.
Hsieh, Ma Lei & Patricia Dawson. “A University’s Information Literacy Assessment Program Using Google Docs.” Brick & Click an Academic Library Symposium, Maryville, MO, Nov. 5, 2010.
Hsieh, Ma Lei. “How Effective Is a One-Session Library Instruction? An Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes.” Brick & Click an Academic Library Symposium, Maryville, MO, Nov. 6, 2009.
Hsieh, Ma Lei. “Assessment of Library Instruction for Generation Y Students.” Wuhan University, China, Oct. 24, 2008. The 21st Century Librarian Seminar Series.