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Dialogue On “1 Malaysia”: The Uses Of Metadiscourse In Ethnopolitical Accounting, Richard Buttny, Azirah Hashim 2015 Syracuse University

Dialogue On “1 Malaysia”: The Uses Of Metadiscourse In Ethnopolitical Accounting, Richard Buttny, Azirah Hashim

Richard Buttny

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Proximity And Journalistic Practice In Environmental Discourse: Experiencing “Job Blackmail” In The News, Barbara Johnstone, Justin Mando 2015 Carnegie Mellon University

Proximity And Journalistic Practice In Environmental Discourse: Experiencing “Job Blackmail” In The News, Barbara Johnstone, Justin Mando

Barbara Johnstone

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"The Falling Man" As Viewed In The Lens Of The "Public Sphere", Laura Reinacher 2014 California Polytechnic State University

"The Falling Man" As Viewed In The Lens Of The "Public Sphere", Laura Reinacher

Communication Studies

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Packing Love For Foster Care Children, Beth Ford 2014 Cedarville University

Packing Love For Foster Care Children, Beth Ford

News Releases

More than 800 High school and middle school students, attending LIFT camp at Cedarville University this week, are making a difference in our local communities. Tonight, in a 7 p.m. program in the Dixon Ministry Center at Cedarville University, more than 100 suitcases will be given to children in the foster care system from Butler County, Ohio. There are 455 children in the foster care system in Butler County and 130 are waiting to be adopted.

Cedarville University is partnering with LIFT camp and Butler County Children’s Services to raise awareness for foster care children and families. Butler ...


The Midas Touch: In The World Of Network Television, Peter Golden Casts A Magic Spell., Kevin Cool 2014 Colby College

The Midas Touch: In The World Of Network Television, Peter Golden Casts A Magic Spell., Kevin Cool

Colby Magazine

Peter Golden '80, head of casting at CBS, turns actors into stars.


Troublemaker, Stephen Collins 2014 Colby College

Troublemaker, Stephen Collins

Colby Magazine

Pakistani journalist Zafaryab Ahmed, who escaped the noose in his native country to come to Colby, reminds students that the struggle for human rights is far from won.


The Memory Of Water By Allen Smutylo And Traveling The 38th Parallel: A Water Line Around The World By David Carle And Janet Carle, Sandy M. Bonny 2014 Wilfrid Laurier University

The Memory Of Water By Allen Smutylo And Traveling The 38th Parallel: A Water Line Around The World By David Carle And Janet Carle, Sandy M. Bonny

The Goose

Review of The Memory of Water by Allen Smutylo and Traveling the 38th Parallel: A Water Line Around the World by David Carle and Janet Carle.


Cedarville Robotic Team Wins Second Consecutive Championship, Mark D. Weinstein 2014 Cedarville University

Cedarville Robotic Team Wins Second Consecutive Championship, Mark D. Weinstein

News Releases

For the second consecutive year, a team of Cedarville University engineering students won the American Society of Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Autonomous Robotics competition. The event was held in Indianapolis.

The annual competition is open to freshmen and sophomore engineering students. Each team is required to build and program a robot that completes a task, which is selected to be specific to the host city. This year teams had to race their robots around a miniature track in honor of the Indianapolis 500. For last year’s competition in Atlanta, robots were required to collect orange golf balls in honor ...


Democracy By Design, Nancy L. Thomas 2014 Public Deliberation

Democracy By Design, Nancy L. Thomas

Journal of Public Deliberation

Renewing US democracy will require an active and deliberative public, people who can work together to address pressing social and political problems. To engage effectively Americans need an understanding of how American democracy works, its foundations and the complex and sometimes changing dimensions to those foundations. Advocates for increasing active and deliberative citizen engagement need to work with reformers in different areas of democracy’s ecological system, integrating public engagement with reform efforts in justice and equal opportunity, knowledge and information development, and government integrity.


Public Engagement Exercises With Racial And Cultural “Others”: Some Thoughts, Questions, And Considerations, Yea-Wen Chen 2014 Public Deliberation

Public Engagement Exercises With Racial And Cultural “Others”: Some Thoughts, Questions, And Considerations, Yea-Wen Chen

Journal of Public Deliberation

Concerns about the inadequacy of using dialogue to address the material realities of race and racism motivate this essay. Hence, I reflect on the current state of conversations on race, diversity, and inclusion from the standpoint of cultural and racial “others.” To orient my reflections, I first unpack assumptions about what might constitute “productive” public deliberation on race. I argue that productive public engagement exercises on race (a) move participants into praxis, (b) require participants to consider cultural identity differences, and (c) demand an understanding of how social forces such as racism and whiteness hinder and/or enable public engagement ...


The Design Of Online Deliberation: Implications For Practice, Theory And Democratic Citizenship, Idit Manosevitch 2014 Public Deliberation

The Design Of Online Deliberation: Implications For Practice, Theory And Democratic Citizenship, Idit Manosevitch

Journal of Public Deliberation

The essay focuses on the role of design in online deliberation, and outlines three directions for future research. First, research must embed the study of the technical and organizational architecture of online discussion spaces, as an ongoing area of inquiry. Scholars need to take stock of varying available design choices and their potential effects on the deliberative quality of online public discourse. Second, looking more broadly, research must examine the design of deliberative processes as they manifest themselves via digital technologies. The author discusses the importance of surveying the broad array of processes that are currently employed, and the varying ...


What We’Re Talking About When We Talk About The “Civic Field” (And Why We Should Clarify What We Mean), Matt Leighninger 2014 Public Deliberation

What We’Re Talking About When We Talk About The “Civic Field” (And Why We Should Clarify What We Mean), Matt Leighninger

Journal of Public Deliberation

The field of public engagement is experiencing a harmful identity crisis. While advocates of public participation may all agree that our work relates somehow to democracy, we have not established or articulated a common vision of what that really means. This lack of clarity has dire consequences, producing rifts between academics and practitioners, community organizers and deliberative democrats, civic technologists and dialogue practitioners, policy advocates and consensus-builders. Worst of all, the lack of clarity about democracy provides no help to people who are trying to create sustainable, participatory political systems in Egypt, Thailand, Ukraine, and many other countries. None of ...


Repairing The Breach: The Power Of Dialogue To Heal Relationships And Communities, Robert R. Stains Jr. 2014 Public Deliberation

Repairing The Breach: The Power Of Dialogue To Heal Relationships And Communities, Robert R. Stains Jr.

Journal of Public Deliberation

Dialogue can be a powerful force for healing communities and relationships broken by divisions of identity, values, religion and world-views. This article explores the reparative effects of dialogue and the elements that make them possible: re-authoring stories, communicating from the heart and witnessing others’ identities in constructive ways.


A 35-Year Experiment In Public Deliberation, David Mathews 2014 Public Deliberation

A 35-Year Experiment In Public Deliberation, David Mathews

Journal of Public Deliberation

In the late 1970s, a small group of academics and former government officials began an initiative that led to the creation of a network of National Issues Forums (NIF) in 1981. NIF-style deliberation is based on the assumption that the greatest challenge in collective decision making is dealing with the tensions that result when many of the things most people hold dear are brought into conflict by the necessity to act on a problem. Public deliberation is a naturally occurring phenomenon that makes use of the human faculty for judgment. The most powerful insight from the NIF experiment has been ...


Why I Study Public Deliberation, John Gastil 2014 Public Deliberation

Why I Study Public Deliberation, John Gastil

Journal of Public Deliberation

The author argues that scholars can best advance public dialogue and deliberation by conducting systematic research on practical innovations that have the potential to improve political discourse. The author explains and justifies this position through a personal narrative that recounts formative experiences with debate, group dialogue, political campaigns, academic research, and electoral reform.


The Balancing Act: Aspirations And Accommodations Involving Work And Family Life, Lindsey E. Sawicki 2014 University of Portland

The Balancing Act: Aspirations And Accommodations Involving Work And Family Life, Lindsey E. Sawicki

Communication Studies Graduate Publications and Presentations

Traditional families believe that the father should work full-time outside of the home, while the mother’s full-time job is to stay at home and take care of family needs; however both men and women have begun to reject traditional gender roles as they reconsider what constitutes a family and how families operate (Mosser & Hanson, 2012). Many men and women have expressed their desire to develop new skills, face new challenges, and overcome obstacles outside of the traditional gendered domains of work and family. Several recent studies showed that more women desire greater responsibility in the workforce, and more men ...


Cedarville Magazine, Summer 2014: Biblical Leadership, Cedarville University 2014 Cedarville University

Cedarville Magazine, Summer 2014: Biblical Leadership, Cedarville University

Cedarville Magazine

There are roughly as many definitions of leadership as there are books, seminars, TED Talks, and blogs. While these resources can inspire and shape best practices, the bedrock foundation for leadership is Scripture. Jesus taught — and lived — that “whoever would be great among you must be your servant” (Mark 10:43). The Omnipotent Creator turned the world’s top-down power structure on its head and “did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied Himself, by taking the form of a servant” (Phil. 2:6–7). His ultimate act of service to humankind was taking our ...


A Choreography Of Living Texts: Selections From The Arst Oral History Project, Kenny Walker, Jennifer Malkowski, Damien S. Pfister 2014 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

A Choreography Of Living Texts: Selections From The Arst Oral History Project, Kenny Walker, Jennifer Malkowski, Damien S. Pfister

Papers in Communication Studies

Oral history projects about rhetorical studies contribute to transdisciplinary histories by creating living texts that reflect the dynamism of scholarly cultures. Through interviews conducted at the twentieth anniversary of the founding of the Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (ARST), we chart the organizational and intellectual history of a field, its contributions to science studies, and its potential future directions. These digitized, archived oral histories serve as an articulation point for transdisciplinary reflection, but they also represent an important strand of digital humanities work that creates living texts and keeps them open for future articulations.


Strategic Planning For Recruitment And Retention Of Older African Americans In Health Promotion Research Programs, Laura Dreer, Cynthia Owsley, June Weston 2014 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Strategic Planning For Recruitment And Retention Of Older African Americans In Health Promotion Research Programs, Laura Dreer, Cynthia Owsley, June Weston

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

The purpose of this study was to 1) describe a strategic plan for recruitment and retention used in conducting eye health education research with African-Americans living in urban and rural areas of Alabama and 2) characterize recruitment and retention patterns for this project.

We evaluated an eye health education program tailored specifically to older African Americans. InCHARGE was designed to promote eye disease prevention by conveying the personal benefits of annual dilated comprehensive eye care and teaching strategies to minimize barriers to eye care. The InCHARGEÓ program or a social contact control program was delivered at 20 senior centers in ...


Criss Chronicles, Volume 4, Issue 3, Criss Library 2014 University of Nebraska Omaha

Criss Chronicles, Volume 4, Issue 3, Criss Library

Criss Chronicles Newsletter

This edition of Criss Chronicles features From the Dean's Desk, the Distinguished Service Awards, A Conversation With... Bob Nash, New Faces at the UNO Library, Focus on Resources: The Reference Collection Movies, From the Archives: The Fifteenth Century Comes to Criss Library, Adventures in Interlibrary Loan, books at the Kaneko-UNO LIbrary, a calendar of events, and the 1955 Tangerine Bowl winners, then and now.


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