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Powerpoint Slides For Big Data, Big Libraries, Big Problems?: The 2014 Libtech Anti-Talk?, Nathan A. Rinne Mr. Mar 2014

Powerpoint Slides For Big Data, Big Libraries, Big Problems?: The 2014 Libtech Anti-Talk?, Nathan A. Rinne Mr.

Nathan A Rinne Mr.

The desire to create automatons is a familiar theme in human history, and during the age of the Enlightenment mechanical automatons became not only an “emblem of the cosmos”, but a symbol of man’s confidence that he would unlock nature’s greatest mysteries and fully harness her power. And yet only a century later, automatons had begun to represent human repression and servitude, a theme later picked up by writers of science fiction. Man’s confidence undeterred, the endgame of the modern scientific and technological mindset, or MSTM, seems to be increasingly coming into view with the rise of ...


Record Management And Nnra Library, Nkiru F. Opara Jarlath Mar 2014

Record Management And Nnra Library, Nkiru F. Opara Jarlath

Nkiru Opara

No abstract provided.


Open Culture At The Heart Of The University: Libraries As Multicommons, Anna K. Gold Sep 2013

Open Culture At The Heart Of The University: Libraries As Multicommons, Anna K. Gold

Anna K. Gold

The university library can be reconceptualized as a powerful engine for open culture. A generative and regenerative center that naturally brings disciplines, cultures, and generations together, the university library can expand its role in open culture far beyond sharing institutionally-produced research and data through open repositories. Drawing on the experience of a public polytechnic university, this presentation documents the emergence of a university library as a system of open culture programs and as a place where a speeding culture can stop to dialogue, think, and create: generating collective interactive learning; fostering collaboration with open data; cultivating open conversations and learning ...


Academic And Professional Integrity: New Snake Oil In Old Bottles?, Gordon A. Crews Feb 2013

Academic And Professional Integrity: New Snake Oil In Old Bottles?, Gordon A. Crews

Gordon A Crews

This presentation was given in September of 2005 as Dr. Gordon A. Crews’ presidential address during his year as president of the Southern Criminal Justice Association. It is an overview of the issue of academic and professional integrity, or lack thereof, in higher education. The comparison of academics to “snake oil salesmen” of the past is the central focus of this presentation. The presentation also analyzes the issues of integrity and collegiality in the three traditional areas of academics’ professional lives: teaching, research, and service.


My Resume Is Prettier Than Your Resume, Rachel White Jan 2011

My Resume Is Prettier Than Your Resume, Rachel White

Rachel White

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Enriching The Quality Of Consultation And Research With Small Community-Based Nonprofit Organizations Ten Insights And Understandings From The Work Of A University-Based Consulting Center, Leah Neubauer, Douglas Cellar, Gary Harper Jan 2010

Enriching The Quality Of Consultation And Research With Small Community-Based Nonprofit Organizations Ten Insights And Understandings From The Work Of A University-Based Consulting Center, Leah Neubauer, Douglas Cellar, Gary Harper

Leah C. Neubauer

No abstract provided.


Socio-Historical Analysis Of Educational Theories, Rachel White Dec 2009

Socio-Historical Analysis Of Educational Theories, Rachel White

Rachel White

No abstract provided.


The Ethnographic Experience: Experiential Learning Via Ethnographic Practice, Rebecca Hovey Jan 2009

The Ethnographic Experience: Experiential Learning Via Ethnographic Practice, Rebecca Hovey

Rebecca Hovey

Ethnography and experiential learning share assumptions on the primacy of everyday lived experience for learning culture. This presentation offers perspectives on ethnography as pedagogy for cultural learning through demonstration of ethnographic inquiry, discussion of pre-departure preparation for field work, and faculty reflections on students’ experiential learning.


The Other China, Vilma Seeberg Feb 2008

The Other China, Vilma Seeberg

Vilma Seeberg

Evaluating primary enrollment figures for rural children particularly girls against sex ration for newborns and NGO reports of lack of birth registrations of girls (hei hukou), produces a net primary enrollment rate (49%) half of the official data (98%). Poverty data and One-Child Policy fines explain the context of the lower enrollment rates.