Silke Higgins

Silke Higgins is an associate librarian at San Jose State University. She holds an MLIS from San Jose State University. Her primary research revolves around the role libraries play in furthering the academic success of nontraditional students, with focus on English as a Foreign Language (EFL) speakers. Research topics include jargon-use of dominant discourse communities and its effect on nontraditional student communities, as well research on motivating nontraditional student populations with the use of culturally-sensitive approaches.

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