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Investigating The Effects Of Communication Modality, Message Framing, And Source Credibility On Presence Experiences, Robert Whitbred, Paul Skalski, Cheryl Bracken, William Weaver 2010 Cleveland State University

Investigating The Effects Of Communication Modality, Message Framing, And Source Credibility On Presence Experiences, Robert Whitbred, Paul Skalski, Cheryl Bracken, William Weaver

Cheryl C Bracken

No abstract provided.


Pacific Coast Fog: Using Data Assimilation Techniques To Develop Ecologically Relevant Fog Data Sets, Alicia Torregrosa, S. Underwood 2010 Georgia Southern University

Pacific Coast Fog: Using Data Assimilation Techniques To Develop Ecologically Relevant Fog Data Sets, Alicia Torregrosa, S. Underwood

S. Jeffrey Underwood

The goal of this project is to create critically needed coastal fog datasets. Anticipated products from the collaboration between on-the-ground natural resource managers and a multidisciplinary coalition of physical scientists are: 1) a compilation of existing fog related data from multiple sources: satellite (AVHRR, GOES, Modis, Landsat), NOAA buoy , and airport and meteorological stations, 2) USGS Open File report documenting the results of a multiday working session with climatologists, remote sensing specialists, fog modelers, statisticians, and natural resource managers, convened to review the data, examine and assess the correlations between data streams and models, specify initial parameters to be extracted ...


Development On The Move: Measuring And Optimising Migration’S Economic And Social Impacts In Fiji, Miliakere Kaitani, Manoranjan Mohanty, Tolu Muliaina, Vuki Buadromo, Ronald Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Vijay Naidu 2010 Queensland University of Technology

Development On The Move: Measuring And Optimising Migration’S Economic And Social Impacts In Fiji, Miliakere Kaitani, Manoranjan Mohanty, Tolu Muliaina, Vuki Buadromo, Ronald Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Vijay Naidu

Ronald R Kumar

Executive Summary Although migration come to play an increasingly significant role in Fiji’s economy and society over the past few decades, its impacts on the country’s development have been mixed. While skilled migrants contribute a great deal to Fiji through remittances and other forms of social capital they send home, their departure also deprives the country of vital human resources and appears to be leading to ‘brain drain’. However, to date, the data on these impacts has been fairly patchy. This report therefore aims to fill some of the gaps in the evidence base by providing the first ...


The Role Of Culture In Intergenerational Value Discrepancies Regarding Intergroup Dating, Ayse Uskul, Richard Lalonde, Sheila Konanur 2010 York University

The Role Of Culture In Intergenerational Value Discrepancies Regarding Intergroup Dating, Ayse Uskul, Richard Lalonde, Sheila Konanur

Ayse K Uskul

This study examined cultural and generational differences in views on intergroup dating
relationships among members of younger and older generation South Asian and European
Canadians and the role of mainstream and heritage cultural identities in shaping these views. In
response to a scenario describing an intergroup dating conflict between a young adult and his or
her parents, as well as on self-report measures of attitudes toward intergroup dating, South Asian
Canadians and members of the older generation exhibited less favorable views on intergroup
dating compared to European Canadians and members of the younger generation. Moreover,
Canadian identity was consistently associated ...


The Role Of Culture In Intergenerational Value Discrepancies Regarding Intergroup Dating, Ayse Uskul, Richard Lalonde, Sheila Konanur 2010 York University

The Role Of Culture In Intergenerational Value Discrepancies Regarding Intergroup Dating, Ayse Uskul, Richard Lalonde, Sheila Konanur

Ayse K Uskul

This study examined cultural and generational differences in views on intergroup dating
relationships among members of younger and older generation South Asian and European
Canadians and the role of mainstream and heritage cultural identities in shaping these views. In
response to a scenario describing an intergroup dating conflict between a young adult and his or
her parents, as well as on self-report measures of attitudes toward intergroup dating, South Asian
Canadians and members of the older generation exhibited less favorable views on intergroup
dating compared to European Canadians and members of the younger generation. Moreover,
Canadian identity was consistently associated ...


Maintaining Harmony Across The Globe: The Cross-Cultural Association Between Closeness And Interpersonal Forgiveness, Johan Karremans, Camillo Regalia, Giorgia Paleari, Frank Fincham, Ming Cui, Naomi Takada, Ken-Ichi Ohbuchi, Kari Terzino, Susan Cross, Ayse Uskul 2010 Florida State University

Maintaining Harmony Across The Globe: The Cross-Cultural Association Between Closeness And Interpersonal Forgiveness, Johan Karremans, Camillo Regalia, Giorgia Paleari, Frank Fincham, Ming Cui, Naomi Takada, Ken-Ichi Ohbuchi, Kari Terzino, Susan Cross, Ayse Uskul

Ayse K Uskul

Although previous research shows that relationship closeness plays a central role in an individual’s willingness to forgive an offender, it is based exclusively on data from Western, individualistic cultures. In the current study, the authors examined the association between relationship closeness and forgiveness across six countries, including both traditionally individualistic—Italy, the Netherlands, the United States—and collectivistic cultures—Japan, China (and one country, Turkey, with both individualistic and collectivistic features). Results demonstrated that, cross-culturally, there was a robust positive association between closeness toward the offender and level of forgiveness, both for trait-forgiveness and offense-specific forgiveness. However, this association ...


The Centrality Of Social Image In Social Psychology, Patricia RODRIGUEZ MOSQUERA, Ayse Uskul, Susan Cross 2010 University of Kent

The Centrality Of Social Image In Social Psychology, Patricia Rodriguez Mosquera, Ayse Uskul, Susan Cross

Ayse K Uskul

Social image, or the views that others have of us and our groups, plays a role in a wide array of psychological processes, including impression management, interpersonal relationships, mate selection, intragroup and intergroup processes, the experience and expression of emotion, gender differences in behavior, and the construction and maintenance of social status. The 13 papers included in this special issue reflect the centrality of social image in these and other social–psychological processes. Five major themes integrate this diverse selection of papers: (i) self‐presentation of social image; (ii) culture‐specific conceptions of social image; (iii) the role of social ...


The Centrality Of Social Image In Social Psychology, Patricia RODRIGUEZ MOSQUERA, Ayse Uskul, Susan Cross 2010 University of Kent

The Centrality Of Social Image In Social Psychology, Patricia Rodriguez Mosquera, Ayse Uskul, Susan Cross

Ayse K Uskul

Social image, or the views that others have of us and our groups, plays a role in a wide array of psychological processes, including impression management, interpersonal relationships, mate selection, intragroup and intergroup processes, the experience and expression of emotion, gender differences in behavior, and the construction and maintenance of social status. The 13 papers included in this special issue reflect the centrality of social image in these and other social–psychological processes. Five major themes integrate this diverse selection of papers: (i) self‐presentation of social image; (ii) culture‐specific conceptions of social image; (iii) the role of social ...


Disputed Causality Of The Justinianic Plague: S Solution Through Spatio-Temporal Mapping, Mark Welford, A. Davidson 2010 Georgia Southern University

Disputed Causality Of The Justinianic Plague: S Solution Through Spatio-Temporal Mapping, Mark Welford, A. Davidson

Mark R. Welford

No abstract provided.


Chicago White Sox, James Pokrywczynski 2010 Marquette University

Chicago White Sox, James Pokrywczynski

James Pokrywczynski

No abstract provided.


Society: The Basics, John Macionis, S. Mikael Jansson, Cecelia Benoit 2010 Kenyon College

Society: The Basics, John Macionis, S. Mikael Jansson, Cecelia Benoit

John Macionis

No abstract provided.


Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction, Cass Kvenild, Kaijsa Calkins 2010 University of Wyoming

Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction, Cass Kvenild, Kaijsa Calkins

Kaijsa Calkins

This first book-length treatment of embedded librarianship showcases strategies for successfully embedding librarians and library services across higher education. Chapters feature case studies and reports on projects from a wide variety of colleges and universities, including some surprising settings and results. By joining varied groups of patrons and assisting their research over the long haul, embedded librarians commit themselves to service in a very different way than they did in traditional one-shot bibliographic instruction. In this collection, we see librarians using the embedded model to become valuable collaborators, trusted instructors, and partners in shaping the curriculum and broad institutional goals ...


Establishing The Criterion Validity Of Umat : A Multi-Cohort Study Of Australian Medical Students, Daniel Edwards, Tim Friedman, Hamish Coates 2010 ACER

Establishing The Criterion Validity Of Umat : A Multi-Cohort Study Of Australian Medical Students, Daniel Edwards, Tim Friedman, Hamish Coates

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


The Relationship Between Personality And Self-Report Abilities, Julie Schermer, Andrew Johnson, Philip Vernon, Kerry Jang 2010 The University of Western Ontario

The Relationship Between Personality And Self-Report Abilities, Julie Schermer, Andrew Johnson, Philip Vernon, Kerry Jang

Andrew M. Johnson

The relationship between self-report abilities and personality was examined at both the phenotypic (zero-order) level as well as at the genetic and environmental levels. Twins and siblings (N = 516) completed self-report ability and personality questionnaires. A factor analysis of the ability questions revealed 10 factors, including politics, interpersonal relationships, practical tasks, intellectual pursuits, academic skills, entrepreneur/business, domestic skills, vocal abilities, and creativity. Five personality factors were examined, including extraversion, conscientiousness, dependence, aggression, and openness. At the phenotypic level, the correlations between the ability factor scores and personality factor scores ranged from 0 to .60 (between political abilities and extraversion ...


Sense Of Place: Perth Community Attitude Towards Places Of Significance On The Gnangara Groundwater System, Sorada Tapsuwan, Zoe Leviston, David Tucker 2010 CSIRO

Sense Of Place: Perth Community Attitude Towards Places Of Significance On The Gnangara Groundwater System, Sorada Tapsuwan, Zoe Leviston, David Tucker

Sorada Tapsuwan

Climate change is exacerbating an ever increasing demand on Perth's traditional water sources. One of these water sources is the Gnangara Groundwater System (GGS). Land uses above the Groundwater System directly affects water infiltration and subsequent aquifer recharge and, as such, need to be carefully considered to ensure future water supply security for Perth. Community acceptance has been demonstrated to be an integral component of effective land use planning. The psychological concept of Sense of Place (incorporating the notions of identity, attachment and dependence) can be used to predict intention to accept or reject land use planning decisions. Results ...


Student Performance In A Quantitative Methods Course Under Online And Face-To-Face Delivery, P. Verhoeven, V. Wakeling 2010 Kennesaw State University

Student Performance In A Quantitative Methods Course Under Online And Face-To-Face Delivery, P. Verhoeven, V. Wakeling

Penelope R Verhoeven

In a study conducted at a large public university, the authors assessed, for an upper-division quantitative methods business core course, the impact of delivery method (online versus face-to-face) on the success rate (percentage of enrolled students earning a grade of A, B, or C in the course). The success rate of the 161 online students was 55.3%, significantly lower (p = .000) than that (72.6%) of the 212 face-to-face students. Both students with a strong (A or B) grade in the lower-division statistics prerequisite and students with a weak (C or D) grade in the prerequisite had a significantly ...


End The High-School Dropout Crisis: Tie Minimum Wage To Graduation, Paul Swamidass 2010 Auburn University

End The High-School Dropout Crisis: Tie Minimum Wage To Graduation, Paul Swamidass

Paul Swamidass

Tying the minimum wage to a diploma until the age of 25 (or some other high age) would be a drastic public policy measure. It has the potential to serve as a powerful monetary incentive to motivate potential dropouts to earn their high school diploma; it will do them a lot of good in the long run, and it will make the workforce more educated and the economy more competitive.


First-Year Library Mentorship Opportunities, Crystal Goldman 2010 San Jose State University

First-Year Library Mentorship Opportunities, Crystal Goldman

Crystal Goldman

The first-year experience at any university library sets the foundation for the future relationship between the new faculty member and the library as a whole. Not only is the librarian being acculturated to the organization, but he or she must decide if the library and university will provide a supportive environment for his or her career goals. In this probationary process, the tenured librarians evaluate their tenure-track colleagues’ professional progression and merit.

Many libraries institute a formal first-year mentoring program in order to facilitate the immersion of new faculty members into the organizational culture of the library and university. There ...


Application Of And Responses To The Responsibility To Protect Norm At The Regional And Subregional Levels In Africa: Lessons For Implementation, Emmanuel Aning, Samuel Atuobi 2010 Kennesaw State University

Application Of And Responses To The Responsibility To Protect Norm At The Regional And Subregional Levels In Africa: Lessons For Implementation, Emmanuel Aning, Samuel Atuobi

Emmanuel Kwesi Aning

This paper contributes to discussion on moving the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm from concept to action by exploring how such shifts can be made from regional and subregional perspectives. We argue that recent events in Africa and the responses and actions of its major multilateral actor, the African Union (AU), and one of its regional economic communities, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), indicate the urgent the need for regional and subregional actors to lead in the implementation of this norm due to chronic instability that threatens populations in the African region. We further argue that implementing ...


The Political Psychology Of Globalization: Muslims In The West, Catarina Kinnvall, Paul Nesbitt-Larking 2010 Huron University College, Canada

The Political Psychology Of Globalization: Muslims In The West, Catarina Kinnvall, Paul Nesbitt-Larking

Paul W Nesbitt-Larking

No abstract provided.


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