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What Makes A Good Criminal Justice Professor? An Analysis Of 5 Years Of Student Evaluation Forms, Patrick Gerkin, Christopher Kierkus 2009 Grand Valley State University

What Makes A Good Criminal Justice Professor? An Analysis Of 5 Years Of Student Evaluation Forms, Patrick Gerkin, Christopher Kierkus

Christopher A. Kierkus

No abstract provided.


Challenging Challenge Questions: An Experimental Analysis Of Authentication Technologies And User Behaviour, Mike Just, David Aspinall 2009 Glasgow Caledonian University

Challenging Challenge Questions: An Experimental Analysis Of Authentication Technologies And User Behaviour, Mike Just, David Aspinall

Dr. Mike Just

To authenticate human users to systems, challenge questions based on personal information are often used, typically when a primary authentication credential, such as a password, is forgotten. This ought to be a trustworthy mechanism, that is both reliable and accurate: personal information should be inherently memorable and not known to others. However, concerns have been raised recently about these assumptions: for example, some commonly used questions may be based on information that is available publicly. A possible improvement, then, is to allow users to choose their own questions. Here we report on an experiment which gathered user chosen questions and ...


Innovation And Development. The Evidence From Innovation Surveys., Stefano Supino, Francesco Bogliacino, Giulio Perani, Mario Pianta 2009 BETA, University of Strasbourg

Innovation And Development. The Evidence From Innovation Surveys., Stefano Supino, Francesco Bogliacino, Giulio Perani, Mario Pianta

Stefano Supino

In this article we investigate the existing evidence on innovation produced by innovation surveys in developing and emerging countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. We review the relevant literature, discuss methodological issues, and analyse the results for the countries with the most comparable surveys, considering the well established findings of innovation surveys for Europe as a benchmark. From the evidence we considered, regional patterns are identified and some stylized facts on innovation and development are proposed, pointing out the specificity of innovation processes in economies engaged in industrialisation and catching-up.


'Felson, Marcus: Crime And Everyday Life' And 'Heimer, Karen And Stacey De Coster: The Gendering Of Violence Delinquency', Lisa Bostaph, Jonathan Bolen, Marianne Hudson 2009 Boise State University

'Felson, Marcus: Crime And Everyday Life' And 'Heimer, Karen And Stacey De Coster: The Gendering Of Violence Delinquency', Lisa Bostaph, Jonathan Bolen, Marianne Hudson

Lisa Growette Bostaph

No abstract provided.


Learning From Personal Experience What’S Needed In Information Literacy Outreach: An Engineering Student Returns To Her Alma Mater As An Engineering Librarian, Tammy Stitz 2009 University of Akron Main Campus

Learning From Personal Experience What’S Needed In Information Literacy Outreach: An Engineering Student Returns To Her Alma Mater As An Engineering Librarian, Tammy Stitz

Tammy Stitz

An engineering background may not be required for successful outreach projects, however, when coupled with a review of the relevant literature of sci-tech librarianship; it can certainly facilitate “buy in” from the faculty in a way that promotes the American Board of Engineering and Technology mandates to foster lifelong information literacy skills in their students. After having established rapport with the faculty through providing them with specially tailored research and current awareness support, library outreach was then directed towards their graduate students. Success with these two influential groups is now being used to expand both in-person and wireless opportunities to ...


Ans Binding Reveals Common Features Of Cytotoxic Amyloid Species, Benedetta Bolognesi, Janet Kumita, Teresa Barros, Elin Esbjorner, Leila Luheshi, Damian Crowther, Mark Wilson, Christopher Dobson, Giorgio Favrin, Justin Yerbury 2009 University of Cambridge

Ans Binding Reveals Common Features Of Cytotoxic Amyloid Species, Benedetta Bolognesi, Janet Kumita, Teresa Barros, Elin Esbjorner, Leila Luheshi, Damian Crowther, Mark Wilson, Christopher Dobson, Giorgio Favrin, Justin Yerbury

Mark R Wilson

Oligomeric assemblies formed from a variety of disease-associated peptides and proteins have been strongly associated with toxicity in many neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer's disease. The precise nature of the toxic agents, however, remains still to be established. We show that prefibrillar aggregates of E22G (arctic) variant of the A beta(1-42) peptide bind strongly to 1-anilinonaphthalene 8-sulfonate and that changes in this property correlate significantly with changes in its cytotoxicity. Moreover, we show that this phenomenon is common to other amyloid systems, such as wild-type A beta(1-42), the 159T variant of human lysozyme and an SH3 domain ...


Introduction To Hispanic Linguistics, Joyce Bruhn de Garavito, D. Heap, A-T. Pérez-Leroux 2009 The University of Western Ontario

Introduction To Hispanic Linguistics, Joyce Bruhn De Garavito, D. Heap, A-T. Pérez-Leroux

Joyce Bruhn de Garavito

No abstract provided.


Economic Integration And The Two Margins Of Trade: An Application To The Euro-Mediterranean Agreements, Sami Bensassi, Inma Martinez-Zarzoso, Laura Marquez-Ramos 2009 University of Birmingham

Economic Integration And The Two Margins Of Trade: An Application To The Euro-Mediterranean Agreements, Sami Bensassi, Inma Martinez-Zarzoso, Laura Marquez-Ramos

Inma Martinez-Zarzoso

According to trade theory preferential trade agreements increase international trade through a reduction in artificial trade barriers. In recently developed models with imperfect competition and heterogeneous firms, lower trade costs increase bilateral trade through an increase in the number of exporting firms (the extensive margin of trade) and a rise in the mean value of individual shipments (the intensive margin of trade). In this paper, a decomposition of a structural gravity equation derived from Chaney’s (2008) model is presented. Using highly disaggregated export data for six countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia) between 1995 and 2008, we ...


The Political Economy Of Stabilisation In Post-War Lebanon, Ghassan Dibeh 2009 Lebanese American University

The Political Economy Of Stabilisation In Post-War Lebanon, Ghassan Dibeh

Ghassan Dibeh

No abstract provided.


From Objective Right To Subjective Rights: The Franciscans And The Interest And Will Conceptions Of Rights, Siegfried Van Duffel 2009 National University of singapore

From Objective Right To Subjective Rights: The Franciscans And The Interest And Will Conceptions Of Rights, Siegfried Van Duffel

Siegfried Van Duffel

What are subjective rights? And what makes Will and Interest conceptions of rights into conceptions of rights? I argue that they originate in two very different natural rights theories which are, however, grounded in the same philosophical anthropology.


The Associative Structure Of Language: Contextual Diversity In Early Word Learning, Thomas Hills, Josita Maouene, Brian Riordan, Linda Smith 2009 Grand Valley State University

The Associative Structure Of Language: Contextual Diversity In Early Word Learning, Thomas Hills, Josita Maouene, Brian Riordan, Linda Smith

Josita C Maouene

No abstract provided.


Advocacy, Outreach And The Nation's Academic Libraries: A Call For Action, Beth McNeil, Janice Simmons-Welburn, William Welburn 2009 Marquette University

Advocacy, Outreach And The Nation's Academic Libraries: A Call For Action, Beth Mcneil, Janice Simmons-Welburn, William Welburn

Janice Welburn

No abstract provided.


Uluslararası İlişkilerde Düzen Kavramı Üzerine Bir Değerlendirme (A Review On The Concept Of Order In International Relations), Muzaffer Senel 2009 Istanbul Şehir University

Uluslararası İlişkilerde Düzen Kavramı Üzerine Bir Değerlendirme (A Review On The Concept Of Order In International Relations), Muzaffer Senel

Muzaffer Senel

No abstract provided.


Trace: Transforming 21st-Century Scholarship, Piper Mullins, Linda Phillips 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Trace: Transforming 21st-Century Scholarship, Piper Mullins, Linda Phillips

Piper F Mullins

Students and members of the faculty expect their university library to connect to the world’s scholarship through every available medium. Libraries facilitate the discovery of quality scholarship, and in this digital age, research libraries also stimulate the creation of new knowledge. Pushing the boundaries of traditional collections and scholarly publishing, in September 2009 the University Libraries launched a revolutionary set of services called Trace: Tennessee Research and Creative Exchange (trace.tennessee.edu). Trace highlights UT’s prominence in advancing knowledge globally, as well as the University Libraries’ reputation for innovation and service.


Affairs: What Are They?: Part 1 Of 4 Part Series On Recovering From Infidelity, Tiffani Kisler 2009 Univerisity of Rhode Island

Affairs: What Are They?: Part 1 Of 4 Part Series On Recovering From Infidelity, Tiffani Kisler

Tiffani S. Kisler

No abstract provided.


Evaluating “Parent Project:” A Multi-Site Inquiry, Heidi Stolz, L Vargas, L Clifford, H Gaedt, C Garcia 2009 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Evaluating “Parent Project:” A Multi-Site Inquiry, Heidi Stolz, L Vargas, L Clifford, H Gaedt, C Garcia

Heidi E Stolz

This study evaluates Parent Project®, a parent education program for parents of at-risk adolescents. A logic model was created to highlight the relationship between program theory and measured constructs. Results comparing pre-workshop data with Week 10 data suggested significant increases in parent-reported parental support, parental behavioral control, and youth achievement, and significant decreases in youth antisocial behavior. Youth reported significant increases in maternal and paternal support and maternal behavioral control and significant decreases in antisocial behaviors.


Werken Met En Voor Mensen In Kansarmoede. Een Evaluatie Van Het Project Tao Limburg, Birgit Goris, Ann Moreels, Wim Van Opstal 2009 CESOC, Leuven University College

Werken Met En Voor Mensen In Kansarmoede. Een Evaluatie Van Het Project Tao Limburg, Birgit Goris, Ann Moreels, Wim Van Opstal

Wim Van Opstal

Dit onderzoeksrapport is het resultaat van een evaluatie van het project ‘TAO – Team voor Advies en Ondersteuning’ in Limburg, dat in een eerste projectjaar liep van september 2009 tot mei 2010. De evaluatie vond plaats in de periode december 2009 tot juni 2010. Het doel van de evaluatie is het grondig onderzoeken van de specificiteit van het huidige project (een pool van opgeleide ervaringsdeskundigen); de meerwaarde voor het werkveld (i.c. toegankelijkheid en kwaliteit van voornamelijk de sociale hulp- en dienstverlening) en de doelgroep van mensen in kansarmoede; de efficiëntie en de effectiviteit van de organisatie (op vlak van personeelsbezetting ...


Recruitment And Retention Of Rural Public Library Directors In Idaho: Research Results., Thomas Ivie 2009 University of Idaho College of Law

Recruitment And Retention Of Rural Public Library Directors In Idaho: Research Results., Thomas Ivie

Thomas Ivie

No abstract provided.


A World Of Experience As Cultures Connects, Amy Lannin, Tuan Truong, Lynn Chang, Nilufer Guler 2009 The University of Missouri, USA

A World Of Experience As Cultures Connects, Amy Lannin, Tuan Truong, Lynn Chang, Nilufer Guler

Tuan Truong

No abstract provided.


Transforming Research Libraries: An Introduction, Barbara Dewey 2009 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Transforming Research Libraries: An Introduction, Barbara Dewey

Barbara I. Dewey

No abstract provided.


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