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Speaking Freely In A Time Of War, Barry J. Mauer 2018 University of Central Florida

Speaking Freely In A Time Of War, Barry J. Mauer

Barry Mauer

Anti-speech advocates have made several arguments aimed at critics of the Iraq War. Many of these anti-speech arguments are enthymemes. If the purpose of these rhetors is to deceive others into accepting a weak claim, then enthymemes are ideal forms because they hide the weakest parts of the argument. By exposing their hidden premises, the parts that are implicit but left unstated, I demonstrate that the anti-speech arguments used against critics of the war are not sound. This essay examines the logos, ethos, and pathos in these anti-speech arguments.


Low Tech, High Tech, Just The Right Tech: Find The Perfect Tools To Create Multimedia For Your Library, Marisa L. Mendez-Brady, Shiva L. Darbandi 2018 University of Maine

Low Tech, High Tech, Just The Right Tech: Find The Perfect Tools To Create Multimedia For Your Library, Marisa L. Mendez-Brady, Shiva L. Darbandi

Marisa Méndez-Brady

The purpose of this presentation is to share our techniques for creating easy to use tutorials for your library. Whether you serve a small academic community, or a large university, we hope to present ideas that work for your library. We will cover the basic pedagogy behind tutorial creation and use, and then present both licensed and open sourced tools for creating multimedia tutorials at all funding levels. Participants will be asked to participate in storyboarding exercise where they put together a learning object they can take back to their institution. Our goal is to demystify the tutorial creation process.


Making The Mission Visible: Altmetrics And Nontraditional Publishing, Jennifer Bonnet, Marisa L. Mendez-Brady 2018 University of Maine

Making The Mission Visible: Altmetrics And Nontraditional Publishing, Jennifer Bonnet, Marisa L. Mendez-Brady

Marisa Méndez-Brady

Whereas traditional book and journal publishing remain the gold standard for many post-secondary institutions, nontraditional publishing is just as prolific at the flagship university in Maine. The university has strong land and sea grant missions that drive a broad research agenda, with an emphasis on community outreach and engagement. However, the impact of researchers’ contributions outside of academe is unlikely to be accurately reflected in promotion, tenure or review processes. Thus, the authors designed a series of altmetrics workshops aimed at seeding conversations around novel ways to track the impact of researchers’ diverse scholarly and creative outputs. This paper presents ...


Transferability: The Application Of Information Literacy Competencies To Academic Area-Of-Interest Course Research Paper Among Adult College Students In An Undergraduate Liberal Arts Program, Lilleth C. Newby Beckford 2018 College of New Rochelle

Transferability: The Application Of Information Literacy Competencies To Academic Area-Of-Interest Course Research Paper Among Adult College Students In An Undergraduate Liberal Arts Program, Lilleth C. Newby Beckford

Lilleth Newby Beckford

This non-experimental exploratory sequential study was undertaken to assess the extent to which adult students can transfer and apply information literacy competencies, based on the AAC&U Information Literacy VALUE Rubric, to a research paper required in an area-of interest, intermediate or advanced level course. Participants were enrolled in an undergraduate liberal arts college degree program in a school designed on the andragogical model of adult education. Participants had completed a 2-credit information literacy course during a previous semester. To ascertain the students’ information literacy competencies, course research papers were assessed using three of the five components of the rubric. The targeted components were the ability to: determine the extent of information needed; use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose; and, access information ethically and legally. Based on the achieved scores, the students demonstrated a greater ability to find appropriate scholarly resources, and, to incorporate those ideas into their research papers than the ability to acknowledge and credit authorship of original sources.


Creative Landscapes: Designing Information Literacy For All Terrains, Lilleth C. Newby Beckford 2018 College of New Rochelle

Creative Landscapes: Designing Information Literacy For All Terrains, Lilleth C. Newby Beckford

Lilleth Newby Beckford

No abstract provided.


Expanding Our Embrace: Enhancing Information Literacy And Composition Skills For Adult Learners. A Case Study At The College Of New Rochelle During Spring 2012, Lilleth C. Newby Beckford 2018 College of New Rochelle

Expanding Our Embrace: Enhancing Information Literacy And Composition Skills For Adult Learners. A Case Study At The College Of New Rochelle During Spring 2012, Lilleth C. Newby Beckford

Lilleth Newby Beckford

No abstract provided.


Special Deliveries: Towards A Methodology For Generous Fulfillment Of Special Collections Interlibrary Loan Requests, Melanie Griffin, LeEtta M. Schmidt 2018 University of South Florida

Special Deliveries: Towards A Methodology For Generous Fulfillment Of Special Collections Interlibrary Loan Requests, Melanie Griffin, Leetta M. Schmidt

LeEtta M Schmidt

This article explores the implementation of special collections interlibrary loan policies and procedures at the University of South Florida (USF), focusing particularly on the development of policies related to physically loaning published materials, and traces the development of these policies through a pilot project to routinized implementation. Particular attention is paid to developing mutually beneficial workflows between special collections and interlibrary loan departments, creating transparent policies for the criteria under which requests are or are not filled, and technical considerations for implementing special collections loans. Through this case study, we highlight the potential for collaboration in the fulfillment of special ...


The Social Explanatory Styles Questionnaire: Assessing Moderators Of Basic Social-Cognitive Phenomena Including Spontaneous Trait Inference, The Fundamental Attribution Error, And Moral Blame, Michael J. Gill, Michael Andreychik 2018 Fairfield University

The Social Explanatory Styles Questionnaire: Assessing Moderators Of Basic Social-Cognitive Phenomena Including Spontaneous Trait Inference, The Fundamental Attribution Error, And Moral Blame, Michael J. Gill, Michael Andreychik

Michael Andreychik

Why is he poor? Why is she failing academically? Why is he so generous? Why is she so conscientious? Answers to such everyday questions—social explanations—have powerful effects on relationships at the interpersonal and societal levels. How do people select an explanation in particular cases? We suggest that, often, explanations are selected based on the individual's pre-existing general theories of social causality. More specifically, we suggest that over time individuals develop general beliefs regarding the causes of social events. We refer to these beliefs as social explanatory styles. Our goal in the present article is to offer and ...


Temporal Statistical Analysis Of Urban Heat Islands At The Microclimate Level, Pui Yun, Paulina WONG, Poh Chin LAI, Melissa HART 2018 University of Hong Kong

Temporal Statistical Analysis Of Urban Heat Islands At The Microclimate Level, Pui Yun, Paulina Wong, Poh Chin Lai, Melissa Hart

Prof. WONG, Pui Yun, Paulina

Urban Heat Islands (UHI) represent the air temperature difference between urban and rural areas. This study deployed a network of miniature sensors to capture road-side microclimate data in both summer and winter. Temporal variations indicated UHI were evident for all time scales, with daily highest and lowest UHI at around midnight and noon/early afternoon respectively. Meteorological and environmental factors influencing UHI were also statistically analyzed by automatic linear regression models. Regression results suggested solar radiation and greenery density were the most important factors with a negative association with UHI intensities in both seasons.


Microclimate Variation Of Urban Heat In A Small Community, Pui Yun, Paulina WONG, Poh Chin LAI, Melissa HART 2018 University of Hong Kong

Microclimate Variation Of Urban Heat In A Small Community, Pui Yun, Paulina Wong, Poh Chin Lai, Melissa Hart

Prof. WONG, Pui Yun, Paulina

Urbanization is known to disrupt the surface energy balance of an urban area. The phenomenon of higher temperatures and thermal discomforts within a local urban setting is broadly known as the urban heat Island (UHI) effect. This research employed roadside temperature measurements to examine microclimate UHI variation in Mongkok, a small urban community of Hong Kong. Results of the spatio-temporal examination indicated diurnal and seasonal variations in the microclimate. A five-level index named the "UHI Threat Rating" was devised to offer easy interpretation of the microclimate UHI variations and facilitate identification of temperature hotspots within a small urban community.


RincóN De Los Carneros, Diseño 323, Glo No. 73, Napa County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

RincóN De Los Carneros, Diseño 323, Glo No. 73, Napa County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Napa County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


Tolenas, Diseño 26, Glo No. 90, Napa County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

Tolenas, Diseño 26, Glo No. 90, Napa County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Napa County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


Yajome, Diseño 194, Glo No. 77, Napa County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

Yajome, Diseño 194, Glo No. 77, Napa County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Napa County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


Arroyo Seco [Pico], Diseño 444, Glo No. 99, Amador County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

Arroyo Seco [Pico], Diseño 444, Glo No. 99, Amador County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Amador County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


Lomas De Santiago, Diseño 421, Glo 499, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

Lomas De Santiago, Diseño 421, Glo 499, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Orange County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


Mission Vieja Or La Paz, Diseño 396, Glo No. 496, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

Mission Vieja Or La Paz, Diseño 396, Glo No. 496, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Orange County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


La Habra, Diseño 401, Glo No. 462, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

La Habra, Diseño 401, Glo No. 462, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Orange County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


Niguel, Diseño 399, Glo No. 501, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

Niguel, Diseño 399, Glo No. 501, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Orange County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


La Bolsa Chica, Diseño 405, Glo No. 469, Orange County, And Associated Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

La Bolsa Chica, Diseño 405, Glo No. 469, Orange County, And Associated Documents.

Orange County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


Los Alamitos, Diseño 404, Glo No. 468, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents., 2018 California State University, Monterey Bay

Los Alamitos, Diseño 404, Glo No. 468, Orange County, And Associated Historical Documents.

Orange County

Diseños - Hand-drawn Spanish-Mexican map demonstrating the physical boundaries of land granted to Mexican citizens by the Spanish or Mexican.

Work Progress Administration Abstract (WPA Abstract) – A summary document prepared in 1938 under the Work Progress Administration program detailing the history of a rancho beginning with the Spanish-American land through the U.S. patenting process.


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