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Developing An Intergroup Communication Intervention Curriculum: Enhancing Workforce Skills Across Generations, Kate Magsamen-Conrad, Jeanette M. Dillon, Lisa Hanasono, Paul Valdez 2016 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Developing An Intergroup Communication Intervention Curriculum: Enhancing Workforce Skills Across Generations, Kate Magsamen-Conrad, Jeanette M. Dillon, Lisa Hanasono, Paul Valdez

Kate Magsamen-Conrad

This chapter describes a community-based participatory research project that embraces opportunities to augment the skills necessary to excel in an increasingly diverse workforce, especially in terms of proficiency in communication, social interaction, and technology. The Intergroup Communication Intervention (ICI) provides needed technology skills training to older adults in a community setting t improve intergroup relationships, foster positive civic attitudes and skills, and reduce ageist attitudes of younger adults. Participants build workforce skills necessary for future success as the project advances group and interpersonal communication skills across generations using technology pedagogy to bridge the divide. The ICI approach is systematic and ...


Digital Australia 2016 (Da16), Jeffrey E. Brand PhD, Stewart Todhunter 2015 Bond University

Digital Australia 2016 (Da16), Jeffrey E. Brand Phd, Stewart Todhunter

Jeffrey Brand

Digital Australia 2016 is the sixth iteration of empirical studies about demographics, self-report behaviours and attitudes around digital games. The current research is based on 1,274 households and 3,398 individuals of all ages living in those households. Adult participants responded to 80 questions about themselves and on behalf of all members of their households.

The result reveals that 68% of the Australian population plays, although the proportion varies by age group. Predictably, 91% of children aged 5-14 play. However, the proportion of older adults aged 65 and over who play is as great as young children between ages ...


A New Kind Of Body Project: Blogging And The American Teen Girl, Sarah E. Beach 2015 Western Kentucky University

A New Kind Of Body Project: Blogging And The American Teen Girl, Sarah E. Beach

Papers and Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

Through a framework of Joan Jacobs Brumberg’s 1997 work, The Body Project, this paper seeks to provide insight into how the American teenage girl’s body project has adapted and changed through the use of online blogging. Brumberg found that over the course of the 20th century, girls changed their focus from an inner body project to an outer one. The paper uses a sample of 40 blogs, read in the month of April, 2014, and is divided up into four blog types: diary, pro-ana, style, and whole-self. By reading a girl’s online thoughts, readers will gain ...


Is Google & People?, Sajjad Khaksari 2015 Politecnico di Torino

Is Google & People?, Sajjad Khaksari

SAJJAD KHAKSARI

Google Advertisement strategy is strictly dominant and strongly effects the Searching Ranks. 70% of United State population and 90% of European population used to use Google as their Search Engine. People use Google but unfortunately Google thanks to its Famous Google Algorithm offer them an arrangement that is favored by Google Ad. Engine. Google has many traps to bind, copy and save almost all of the informations from the users.


Icts And Regional Economic Integration: An Anticipatory Scenario For The Horn Of Africa, Ali Noor Mohamed 2015 Arab Emirates University

Icts And Regional Economic Integration: An Anticipatory Scenario For The Horn Of Africa, Ali Noor Mohamed

International Journal of African Development

Development experts are telling increasingly fascinating stories about how human development indices (HDI) among the poor in Africa, Asia, and Latin America have been buoyed by the diffusion of ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) over the last two decades. According to data compiled by the World Economic Forum, ICTs have facilitated faster and more reliable communication with regard to almost all important spheres of life including healthcare, education, agriculture, commerce, e-banking, the environment, etc. Perhaps the greatest impact of ICTs has been in their democratizing effect and their role in promoting gender equity, especially with regard to access to information ...


Cyber-Psychopathy: Examining The Relationship Between Dark E-Personality And Online Misconduct, Andrew D. Nevin 2015 The University of Western Ontario

Cyber-Psychopathy: Examining The Relationship Between Dark E-Personality And Online Misconduct, Andrew D. Nevin

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Currently, there is a lack of research investigating how the unique structural conditions of cyberspace may influence the expression of ‘dark’ personality and the role of such e-personality in explaining instances of online misconduct. Using a theoretical framework of context-dependent personality, this study seeks to fill a gap in the literature by using self-report survey data to explore whether the internet may decrease, increase, or intensify the expression of psychopathy. Quantitative data analysis in this study shows that when controlling for social context, internet users exhibit higher levels of psychopathy online than offline, which is especially pronounced in male subsamples ...


Accessible Lust, Aaron Baart 2015 Dordt College

Accessible Lust, Aaron Baart

Faculty Work: Comprehensive List

"Rapid access to information can also lead to the activities that steal rather than give life."

Posting about the dangers of online pornography­­­­­­­­ from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/accessible-lust/


Domain Specific Document Retrieval Framework For Real-Time Social Health Data, Swapnil Soni 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Domain Specific Document Retrieval Framework For Real-Time Social Health Data, Swapnil Soni

Kno.e.sis Publications

With the advent of the web search and microblogging, the percentage of Online Health Information Seekers (OHIS) using these online services to share and seek health real-time information has in- creased exponentially. OHIS use web search engines or microblogging search services to seek out latest, relevant as well as reliable health in- formation. When OHIS turn to microblogging search services to search real-time content, trends and breaking news, etc. the search results are not promising. Two major challenges exist in the current microblogging search engines are keyword based techniques and results do not contain real-time information. To address these challenges ...


Evaluating A Potential Commercial Tool For Healthcare Application For People With Dementia, Tanvi Banerjee, Pramod Anantharam, William L. Romine, Larry Wayne Lawhorne 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Evaluating A Potential Commercial Tool For Healthcare Application For People With Dementia, Tanvi Banerjee, Pramod Anantharam, William L. Romine, Larry Wayne Lawhorne

Kno.e.sis Publications

The widespread use of smartphones and sensors has made physiology, environment, and public health notifications amenable to continuous monitoring. Personalized digital health and patient empowerment can become a reality only if the complex multisensory and multimodal data is processed within the patient context, converting relevant medical knowledge into actionable information for better and timely decisions. We apply these principles in the healthcare domain of dementia. Specifically, in this study we validate one of our sensor platforms to ascertain whether it will be suitable for detecting physiological changes that may help us detect changes in people with dementia. This study shows ...


Technology At Every Moment, Justin Vander Werff 2015 Dordt College

Technology At Every Moment, Justin Vander Werff

Faculty Work: Comprehensive List

"We interact with technology every day, every minute, pretty much every second. And on rare occasions, we may stop to ponder how technology is affecting our lives and relationships."

Posting about ­­­­­­­­how technology affects the way people relate to each other from In All Things - an online hub committed to the claim that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ has implications for the entire world.

http://inallthings.org/technology-at-every-moment/


Social Media And Mainline Protestant Church Communities In The Middle West, Seth Allen, Joshua M. Avery 2015 King University

Social Media And Mainline Protestant Church Communities In The Middle West, Seth Allen, Joshua M. Avery

Annual Conference on Information and Religion

No abstract provided.


The Use Of Reality Television And Social Media By Mormon Fundamentalist Groups. Changing Representations, Minds, And Laws., Mathilde Vanasse-Pelletier 2015 University of Montreal

The Use Of Reality Television And Social Media By Mormon Fundamentalist Groups. Changing Representations, Minds, And Laws., Mathilde Vanasse-Pelletier

Annual Conference on Information and Religion

This presentation will describe the interactions between religious fundamentalisms, in this case in the form of polygamous Mormon culture, and information technology. We will also discuss the way that the various information transmission strategies used by advocates of plural marriage can lead to effective changes in laws and public policies by presenting the case of the prosecution of the Brown family, stars of Sister Wives, by the State of Utah.


Ethnography Of Coachella: Communication Within The Intersections Of Popular Culture, Fandom, Music, And Performance, Vanessa Minh-Trang Pham 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Ethnography Of Coachella: Communication Within The Intersections Of Popular Culture, Fandom, Music, And Performance, Vanessa Minh-Trang Pham

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


"Up For Whatever": A Close Reading Of Anheuser-Busch Superbowl Advertisement, Jamison Jordan 2015 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

"Up For Whatever": A Close Reading Of Anheuser-Busch Superbowl Advertisement, Jamison Jordan

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


"Time For Dabs": Analyzing Twitter Data On Butane Hash Oil Use, Raminta Daniulaityte, Robert G. Carlson, Farahnaz Golroo, Sanjaya Wijeratne, Edward W. Boyer, Silvia S. Martins, Ramzi W. Nahhas, Amit P. Sheth 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

"Time For Dabs": Analyzing Twitter Data On Butane Hash Oil Use, Raminta Daniulaityte, Robert G. Carlson, Farahnaz Golroo, Sanjaya Wijeratne, Edward W. Boyer, Silvia S. Martins, Ramzi W. Nahhas, Amit P. Sheth

Kno.e.sis Publications

No abstract provided.


Entity Recommendations Using Hierarchical Knowledge Bases, Siva Kumar Cheekula, Pavan Kapanipathi, Derek Doran, Prateek Jain, Amit P. Sheth 2015 Wright State University - Main Campus

Entity Recommendations Using Hierarchical Knowledge Bases, Siva Kumar Cheekula, Pavan Kapanipathi, Derek Doran, Prateek Jain, Amit P. Sheth

Kno.e.sis Publications

Recent developments in recommendation algorithms have focused on integrating Linked Open Data to augment traditional algorithms with background knowledge. These developments recognize that the integration of Linked Open Data may or better performance, particularly in cold start cases. In this paper, we explore if and how a specific type of Linked Open Data, namely hierarchical knowledge, may be utilized for recommendation systems. We propose a content-based recommendation approaches that adapts a spreading activation algorithm over the DBpedia category structure to identify entities of interest to the user. Evaluation of the algorithm over the Movielens dataset demonstrates that our method yields ...


The Effects Of Humorous Facebook Posts On Messenger Credibility And Social Attractiveness, Brett A. Stoll 2015 Western Michigan University

The Effects Of Humorous Facebook Posts On Messenger Credibility And Social Attractiveness, Brett A. Stoll

The Hilltop Review

The purpose of this study was to determine the effect that humorous Facebook messages have on perceived source credibility and social attractiveness. Social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook continue to rise in popularity, solidifying their ongoing presence and influence for the foreseeable future. As users continue to look for ways to manage interpersonal impressions online, many turn to humor in public wall posts and message feeds. With humor proliferating the content of nearly 20% of Facebook posts, it begs the question of what effect its use has on impression management. To address this question, the researcher asked 283 participants ...


The Open Access Advantage For American Law Reviews, Carol Watson, James M. Donovan, Caroline Osburn 2015 University of Georgia School of Law Library

The Open Access Advantage For American Law Reviews, Carol Watson, James M. Donovan, Caroline Osburn

Presentations

Open access within legal academia provides a case study for the effective use of digital formats to promote scholarship. The presenters review the background historical developments in this field, and consider the benefits and rationales for providing open access to legal scholarship, including the special faculty concerns arising from SSRN and its relationship to the institutional repository. Results from the presenters’ recent empirical study of the citation advantage for open access scholarship in American law reviews will be discussed and placed in broader context of the benefits of open access scholarship.


Confirmation Of Prophecy By Proxy: Audience Anticipation And Reception Of The 2014 Movie Left Behind And Its Relevance To The Dispensational Premillennialist Worldview, Andrew R. Burns 2015 University of New Orleans

Confirmation Of Prophecy By Proxy: Audience Anticipation And Reception Of The 2014 Movie Left Behind And Its Relevance To The Dispensational Premillennialist Worldview, Andrew R. Burns

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Media has the potential to legitimize or spread a belief system to the general public. The 2014 movie Left Behind is an example of a deliberate attempt at promoting the belief system referred to as dispensational premillennialism (DPM), or belief in the imminent rapture of Christians. Producers of Left Behind (2014) sought to promote DPM to the general public, hoping for a mass conversion. Online discussion and interviews were gathered and interpreted qualitatively. Content analysis of audience anticipation and reception show believers were as concerned with the conversion of the general public via this movie than the movie itself. Differences ...


Communicating With Technology In Our Workplace, Amelia Hill 2015 Portland State University

Communicating With Technology In Our Workplace, Amelia Hill

Student Research Symposium

When modern technology took off in the 1990’s it surpassed all previous forms. It’s amazing how technology can be, it is used to keep families and friends in contact, and it has advanced medical research, and enables the growth of businesses. While technology can enhance communications within an organization, it can also cause misinformation, distraction, and there is always ‘technology difficulties’. These present a few organizational risks and challenges of human interaction in a work place that will be described in this essay. It is important to look into these problems so the professional world is aware of ...


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