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Digital Technologies In The Research Process: Lessons From The Digital Research Community In The Uk, Panayiota Tsatsou Dr 2016 University of Leicester

Digital Technologies In The Research Process: Lessons From The Digital Research Community In The Uk, Panayiota Tsatsou Dr

Panayiota Tsatsou Dr

This paper reports on a qualitative study of the employment of digital tools, resources and services by
social researchers in the UK and has a twofold aim. First, it presents the employment of digital means of
research work from the stage of designing the research through to data collection and dissemination of
the research results. Second, it assesses the complexity and multiplicity of digital tools, resources and
services used in research as well as the complexity and range of such usage, also providing explanations
as to why researchers in different disciplines use in different ways and for different purposes digital ...


Digital Technologies In The Research Process: Lessons From The Digital Research Community In The Uk, Panayiota Tsatsou Dr 2016 University of Leicester

Digital Technologies In The Research Process: Lessons From The Digital Research Community In The Uk, Panayiota Tsatsou Dr

Panayiota Tsatsou Dr

This paper reports on a qualitative study of the employment of digital tools, resources and services by
social researchers in the UK and has a twofold aim. First, it presents the employment of digital means of
research work from the stage of designing the research through to data collection and dissemination of
the research results. Second, it assesses the complexity and multiplicity of digital tools, resources and
services used in research as well as the complexity and range of such usage, also providing explanations
as to why researchers in different disciplines use in different ways and for different purposes digital ...


Pre- And Post-Partum Whistle Production Of A Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus) Mother-Calf Dyad, Audra Elizabeth Ames 2016 University of Southern Mississippi

Pre- And Post-Partum Whistle Production Of A Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops Truncatus) Mother-Calf Dyad, Audra Elizabeth Ames

Master's Theses

Whistle use pre- and post-partum in an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) mother-calf dyad has rarely been studied. The current study is the first to investigate signature whistle production by the mother pre- and post-partum, as well as whistle use by other members of the social group during calf development, and how exposure to these whistles may affect the calf’s vocal repertoire. Findings showed that the mother increased her rates both pre- and post-delivery, while other group members produced their whistles at decreased rates until the calf’s second week of life. After the calf’s second week, whistle ...


Effects Of Music Genre On Simple And Simulated Task Switching, Ethan Young, Jay Nolan 2016 Newman University

Effects Of Music Genre On Simple And Simulated Task Switching, Ethan Young, Jay Nolan

International Social Science Review

Previous attention research has shown music to have negative effects on attention and concentration, especially when it is liked, has lyrics, or is of a higher intensity. Further attention research has shown that performance generally decreases when two tasks are carried out concurrently: the reaction time to a second stimulus is significantly longer when it is presented (very) quickly after the first stimulus. Most research performed on attention and task switching has been focused on the mental mechanisms underlying the process of multitasking, and has yet to have much of a focus on the occupational consequences. In the current study ...


The Benefits Of Child Contact While In Prison On Educational Program Participation And Employment Outcomes, Deshane Velasquez 2016 Georgia State University

The Benefits Of Child Contact While In Prison On Educational Program Participation And Employment Outcomes, Deshane Velasquez

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Examining Methods To Induce Cognitive Fatigue, Fernando Montalvo, James Kozachuk, Michael A. Rupp, Jessica R. Michaelis, Daniel S. McConnell, Janan A. Smither 2016 University of Central Florida

Examining Methods To Induce Cognitive Fatigue, Fernando Montalvo, James Kozachuk, Michael A. Rupp, Jessica R. Michaelis, Daniel S. Mcconnell, Janan A. Smither

Human Factors and Applied Psychology Student Conference

Cognitive fatigue is important to user task productivity and worker safety in critical occupations because it may cause exhaustion and difficulty executing mental tasks leading to increased errors and job related injuries. Activities that require sustained focused attention over time (i.e. vigilance) increase stress and induce cognitive fatigue. In careers where safety is critical, such as aviation, homeland security, and medicine, these errors can lead to serious injury or even death. Therefore, studying this phenomenon is crucial for findings ways to ameliorate these deleterious effects. In order to study cognitive fatigue effects in a laboratory setting researchers need to ...


Cultural Differences In Trust Of Space Tourism Travel, Donald Hill, Scott R. Winter, Stephen Rice 2016 Florida Institute of Technology - Melbourne

Cultural Differences In Trust Of Space Tourism Travel, Donald Hill, Scott R. Winter, Stephen Rice

Human Factors and Applied Psychology Student Conference

Science fiction or not, commercial space travel is on the horizon. One of the most unknown concepts to public perception is the idea of traveling by spacecraft. The next frontier for mankind is space travel; however, there are many challenges that need to be met before space tourism travel becomes a reality. There are numerous companies on the cusp of making space travel a reasonable and affordable mode of transportation. Since the idea of traveling through space is so new, there is not a lot of data available about public perception. The purpose of this research, however, is to gather ...


The Nature Of Mobile Bullying & Victimisation In The Western Cape High Schools Of South Africa, Michael Eddie Kyobe Prof., Grant Wayne Oosterwyk, Oluyomi Kabiawu 2016 University of Cape Town

The Nature Of Mobile Bullying & Victimisation In The Western Cape High Schools Of South Africa, Michael Eddie Kyobe Prof., Grant Wayne Oosterwyk, Oluyomi Kabiawu

The African Journal of Information Systems

Cyberbullying is often operationalized as an aggression conducted by various electronic devices. However, these technologies differ in their characteristics and the distinctive aspects of their effects are not clearly known. The present study examined the nature and influence of cyberbullying committed using mobile phones in high schools in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

We surveyed 3621 students and the findings suggest that mobile phones could have greater cyber-bullying effect than other electronic devices. School culture had the greatest influence on mobile bullying, followed by anonymity. However, the influence of anonymity does not only depend on non-identification of the ...


Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Within Purity Culture: A Process Evaluation Of An Intervention Conducted With Community Partners At A Christian University, Kate Hendricks Thomas, Maggie Shields, Alycia Johnson 2016 Charleston Southern University

Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Within Purity Culture: A Process Evaluation Of An Intervention Conducted With Community Partners At A Christian University, Kate Hendricks Thomas, Maggie Shields, Alycia Johnson

SEWSA 2016 Intersectionality in the New Millennium: An Assessment of Culture, Power, and Society

Background & Purpose: Many victims of sexual assault are rising to advocate for sexual assault prevention on college campuses, including Christian college campuses. Some reports indicate that Christian campuses shy away from the topic and refuse to allow needed programs on sex or sexual assault to be introduced to their campuses, even though it is so adamantly needed. The purpose of this study was to increase the promotion of sexual assault awareness and prevention to students on the campus of Charleston Southern University.

Methods: A one-day seminar was offered in partnership with a community health organization on campus. Over 75 students ...


Mental Health Disorders In Later Life, Zvi Gellis, Bonnie Kenaley 2016 University of Pennsylvania

Mental Health Disorders In Later Life, Zvi Gellis, Bonnie Kenaley

Bonnie Kenaley

Depression and anxiety disorders are common in older adults. These disorders are associated with impaired functioning, disability, and high service use and costs. Co-occurrence of depression and anxiety is common with chronic diseases. Effective psychological and pharmacological treatments are available. However, too often, depression and anxiety disorders are underdiagnosed or are not optimally treated. This chapter presents an update on the state of knowledge on depression and anxiety disorders in later life, focusing on prevalence, comorbidity, and effective evidence-based treatments.


Pax Populi: Utilizing Technology And Education As A Means To Achieve Peace, Anand Balar 2016 Purdue University

Pax Populi: Utilizing Technology And Education As A Means To Achieve Peace, Anand Balar

Engagement and Service-Learning Summit

This project of Pax Populi was presented to the students in the Honors course called Beyond Afghanistan taught by Dr. Brite as an opportunity to do service learning. The goal of Pax Populi as taken from their mission statement is to “put the tools of peacemaking into the hands of ordinary people through initiatives that advance peace through education and economic development within a framework of human rights.”

The tool we used in this case was Skype web conferencing to communicate with an Afghan tutee the students were individually partnered up with to teach English skills to whether they be ...


Establishing Construct Validity And Reliability: Pilot Testing Of A Qualitative Interview For Research In Takaful (Islamic Insurance), Maryam Dikko 2016 Universiti Utara Malaysia

Establishing Construct Validity And Reliability: Pilot Testing Of A Qualitative Interview For Research In Takaful (Islamic Insurance), Maryam Dikko

The Qualitative Report

This paper describes the process of the conduct of preliminary tests to determine the construct and content validity of the chosen data collection method for a study into the relationship between Islamic principles and objectives, Islamic financial law and takaful (slamic Insurance) operations and practices in Nigeria. Semi-structured interviews were tested on a select group of respondents mirroring the intended subjects in the field. The pilot test showed the construct to be both valid and reliable while giving the opportunity to insert refinements to the research tool.


Effective Implementation Of A Family Centered Treatment Approach With High Risk Youth And Their Families., Tim Wood 2016 Family Centered Treatment Foundation

Effective Implementation Of A Family Centered Treatment Approach With High Risk Youth And Their Families., Tim Wood

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

This presentation is intended to show best practice and innovative approaches to implementing home based treatment methods that emphasize working with families and creating sustainable change. Anyone with a vested interest in learning more about the how’s and why’s of home based approaches is encouraged to attend.


Using Computer Games To Motivate At-Risk Students To Studious Learners, Dawn M. White 2016 Family Impact Restoration Ministries

Using Computer Games To Motivate At-Risk Students To Studious Learners, Dawn M. White

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Motivation is the key factor in the academic success of students. Tapping into students’ interests keeps them engaged in learning. One major interest in all students is computer games. Learn about the numerous and free education games available on the Internet and how to use them to transform at–risk students into studious learners. Target Audience: elementary, middle and high school teachers, school counselors, & parents


Systems Of Care For Addressing The Traumatic Impact Of Violence Exposure On Student Well-Being, Laurie A. Garo, Nakeshia Williams, Tiffany Hollis 2016 Mind, Body & Soul, Inc.

Systems Of Care For Addressing The Traumatic Impact Of Violence Exposure On Student Well-Being, Laurie A. Garo, Nakeshia Williams, Tiffany Hollis

National Youth-At-Risk Conference Savannah

Our presentation addresses mental health needs of youth from concentrated poverty and exposure to violence. We describe the Systems of Care model and recommend a framework for implementation within school, family and community based settings. Topics include mental health, environmental trauma, poverty, and youth cultural violence. Target Audience: educators, school- and community-based counselors & support staff, social workers, and educational researchers.


Social Networking: Creating A Society Of Narcissists Or Helping People Reach Self-Actualization?, Kris E. Munakash 2016 California State University, San Bernardino

Social Networking: Creating A Society Of Narcissists Or Helping People Reach Self-Actualization?, Kris E. Munakash

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

Social networking sites (SNSs) are growing in popularity and diversity. Prior research has shown that SNSs use is correlated with various personality traits including narcissism. To date, no work has examined the association between SNSs use and self-actualization. Given the potential overlap of narcissism and self-actualization, the goal of the present study was to first examine the conceptual overlap of these two intrapersonal characteristics. We then sought to examine the associations between SNSs use, narcissism, and self-actualization with an expectation that self-actualization would mediate the association between SNSs use and narcissism. One thousand six hundred and four adults completed an ...


Smppoker Situs Agen Judi Poker Online Uang Asli Terpercaya Indonesia, Smppoker SEO 2016 UGM

Smppoker Situs Agen Judi Poker Online Uang Asli Terpercaya Indonesia, Smppoker Seo

Smppoker SEO

SMPPoker Situs Agen Judi Poker Online Uang Asli Terpercaya Indonesia pasti akan sangat lucu jika saya share di website pendidikan seperti http://works.bepress.com/smppoker-seo/ ini. Ya, namun karena memang tujuannya untuk Kontes SEO sepertinya bisa dimaklumi. Lagian share tentang SMPPoker yang sedang anda amati sekarang ini justru ada nilai edu-nya, lho kok bisa? Yang mana? Ini kan tema judi? Nah saya bahkan sangat menyarankan kepada siapapun agar jangan bermain judi di SMPPoker. Lhoh? Nah inilah yang saya maksud tadi bahwa share ini semata-mata untuk keperluan lomba saja dan tidak untuk mengajak siapapun agar bermain judi di situs poker ...


The Impact Of Length Of Stay On Adjudicated Male Youths;' Language Use: Focusing On Linguistic Analysis Of Verbal Samples, Yousun Shin Ph.D., Terry P. Overton Ph.D., Ed.D., Zelica Espinoza M.Ed. 2016 Stephen F. Austin State University

The Impact Of Length Of Stay On Adjudicated Male Youths;' Language Use: Focusing On Linguistic Analysis Of Verbal Samples, Yousun Shin Ph.D., Terry P. Overton Ph.D., Ed.D., Zelica Espinoza M.Ed.

Journal of Human Services: Training, Research, and Practice

The primary purpose of the study was to examine the impact of the length of juvenile offenders’ stay in a residential facility on attitudinal changes, measured by language use of 22 participants’ interviews analyzed by using a computerized text tool called Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count (LIWC) to obtain a measure of language use. A series of one-way ANOVA (SPSS 18.0 version) were used to examine the differences between the groups identified by the length of stay and interview interval. The results indicate that the length of stay significantly impacts language use regarding the language categories of affective process ...


Womanism And Snowball Sampling: Engaging Marginalized Populations In Holistic Research, Xeturah M. Woodley, Megan Lockard 2016 New Mexico State University - Main Campus

Womanism And Snowball Sampling: Engaging Marginalized Populations In Holistic Research, Xeturah M. Woodley, Megan Lockard

The Qualitative Report

Womanist and feminist qualitative researchers continue to identify research methods and techniques that harness the power of social networking and personal connections while engaging with marginalized populations. Many have found that the use of snowball sampling allows increased access to individuals and groups that may otherwise remain inaccessible. The purpose of this article is to discuss the use of snowball sampling techniques within womanist and feminist research. The authors offer critical reflections of the use of this sampling technique as a tool that allows researchers access to “hidden” and marginalized populations. An example of the use of snowball sampling in ...


Police Crime Arrests In The United States, 2011, Philip Stinson, Evin Carmack, Jacob Frankhouser, Mallorie Wilson 2016 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Police Crime Arrests In The United States, 2011, Philip Stinson, Evin Carmack, Jacob Frankhouser, Mallorie Wilson

Philip M Stinson

Purpose – The purpose of the study is to provide empirical data on cases of police crime arrests during the year 2011. The study identifies and describes incidents in which nonfederal sworn law enforcement officers were arrested for one or more criminal offenses.

Research Design & Method – The study is a quantitative content analysis of news articles identified through the Google News search engine using 48 automated Google Alerts queries. The unit of analysis in this study is criminal arrest case (not individual arrested officer).

Intercoder Reliability – The Krippendorf’s alpha coefficient is strong (Krippendorf’s α = .9153) across the variables in ...


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