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Family Relations And Psychological Well-Being Among Taiwanese Immigrant Women, Chien-Juh Gu 2010 Western Michigan University

Family Relations And Psychological Well-Being Among Taiwanese Immigrant Women, Chien-Juh Gu

Chien-Juh Gu

No abstract provided.


Creating Multiculturalism: Legislating Racial And Ethnic Identities In Canada, Christopher Stuart Taylor 2010 The University of Western Ontario

Creating Multiculturalism: Legislating Racial And Ethnic Identities In Canada, Christopher Stuart Taylor

Migration and Ethnic Relations Colloquium Series

No abstract provided.


Understanding Canada’S Immigration And Refugee Board Through Romani Cases And Issues, Julianna Butler 2010 The University of Western Ontario

Understanding Canada’S Immigration And Refugee Board Through Romani Cases And Issues, Julianna Butler

Migration and Ethnic Relations Colloquium Series

No abstract provided.


Twitter Data Stream: Senator Ted Kennedy, G. R. Boynton 2010 University of Iowa

Twitter Data Stream: Senator Ted Kennedy, G. R. Boynton

G. R. Boynton

Twitter data stream collected following the announcement that Senator Ted Kennedy died late evening August 25, 2009. A second search for "Ted Kennedy" was started later and had 55,165 total messages. A third search for "#tedkennedy" was started on August 29 and had 1904 total messages. All searches ended at the same time


New And Alternative Directions In Scholarly Publishing: The Berkeley Electronic Press Experience, Tim Tamminga 2010 Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress)

New And Alternative Directions In Scholarly Publishing: The Berkeley Electronic Press Experience, Tim Tamminga

Tim Tamminga

Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) was formed as an alternative to commercial scholarly publishing. The presentation examines bepress's guest access to its electronic journals, and examples of universities that are using bepress's Digital Commons to launch their own scholarly peer-reviewed electronic journals and series. The presentation also examines how scholarly publishing can support teaching faculty as well as research faculty.


Customer Satisfaction With College Choice: Something To Scream About When Addressing Cognitive Dissonance, Buyer's Remorse, And The Experience Of Regret, Oscar T. McKnight, Ronald Paugh, Aaron McKnight, Heidi Parker 2010 Ashland University

Customer Satisfaction With College Choice: Something To Scream About When Addressing Cognitive Dissonance, Buyer's Remorse, And The Experience Of Regret, Oscar T. Mcknight, Ronald Paugh, Aaron Mcknight, Heidi Parker

Oscar T McKnight Ph.D.

A modified Thematic Apperception Test [TAT] was administered to undergraduate students to assess dissonance, remorse and regret with their college choice. Results indicate a “roller coaster” affect associated with overall customer satisfaction. The SCREAM model is provided to assist marketing and enrollment managers in their retention efforts.


Crime Against Informal Businesses In Africa: Natives Vs. Immigrants, Mohammad Amin 2010 Enterprise Analysis Unit, FPDEA, World Bank

Crime Against Informal Businesses In Africa: Natives Vs. Immigrants, Mohammad Amin

Mohammad Amin

The literature on crime seeks to identify groups of agents based on their socio-economic-demographic characteristics that are more likely to be victims of crime than others. The present paper contributes to this literature by focusing on crime against informal businesses in Africa and highlighting how victimization rates vary between businesses owned by natives and immigrants. We find that immigrant-owned businesses are significantly more likely to be targeted by criminals than native-owned businesses. However, much of this difference is due to higher victimization rates for businesses owned by recent immigrants to the city. Businesses owned by immigrants that have spent about ...


Faqs About Employees And Employee Benefits, Pamela Perun 2010 Georgetown University Law Center

Faqs About Employees And Employee Benefits, Pamela Perun

Memos and Fact Sheets

This primer is an introduction to the basic laws of employee benefits. It is often assumed that there are legal impediments to employers providing benefits to phased retirees, part-time workers and the contingent workforce. From a benefits law perspective, this is really not true. By statute, self-employed workers are sometimes excluded from plans required to be employee-only but employers face few other prohibitions when designing their plans.

From an employer’s perspective, there are far more impediments to excluding these workers from their benefit plans than including them. Tax law provides incentives to employers who sponsor plans and to workers ...


Going Green To Save Some Green: Library Contributions To Campus Sustainability, Christopher Sweet, Meg Miner 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Going Green To Save Some Green: Library Contributions To Campus Sustainability, Christopher Sweet, Meg Miner

Scholarly Publications

In a time of shrinking endowments and reduced budgets can libraries really hope to make an impact on a global problem like climate change? In this presentation Illinois Wesleyan University librarians Meg Miner and Chris Sweet will argue that not only can libraries play a significant role in furthering campus sustainability but that dwindling budgets can actually be a catalyst for positive environmental changes. Miner and Sweet are both members of the Illinois Wesleyan GREENetwork and will draw upon their personal experiences in campus environmental efforts for this presentation; they will offer practical ideas for implementing “green” library initiatives that ...


Spartan Daily, March 25, 2010, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2010 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, March 25, 2010, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily (School of Journalism and Mass Communications)

Volume 134, Issue 31


Selected Resources On Flexible Work Arrangements For Lower-Wage Workers, Workplace Flexibility 2010, Georgetown University Law Center 2010 Georgetown University Law Center

Selected Resources On Flexible Work Arrangements For Lower-Wage Workers, Workplace Flexibility 2010, Georgetown University Law Center

Memos and Fact Sheets

A list of resources for low-wage workers regarding flexible work arrangements.


Workplace Flexibility: A Norm Of The American Workplace, Workplace Flexibility 2010, Georgetown University Law Center 2010 Georgetown University Law Center

Workplace Flexibility: A Norm Of The American Workplace, Workplace Flexibility 2010, Georgetown University Law Center

Memos and Fact Sheets

A PowerPoint slide-show that outlines the challenges, options, policies, solutions, and innovations associated with Flexible Work Arrangements.


Legal And Research Summary Sheet: Phased Retirement, Chantel Sheaks J.D., Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes PhD, Michael A. Smyer PhD 2010 Georgetown University Law Center

Legal And Research Summary Sheet: Phased Retirement, Chantel Sheaks J.D., Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes Phd, Michael A. Smyer Phd

Memos and Fact Sheets

During the first decade of the 21st century, significant attention has been paid to the widely anticipated retirement of the Baby Boom generation from the U.S. workforce. Employers and policymakers have considered important questions such as:

  • What percentage of older workers are likely to retire on a full-time basis between the ages of 62-65?
  • What might the implications of a “mass exodus” of Baby Boomers mean for different types of businesses?
  • Which types of policies and practices might encourage some older workers to extend their labor force participation, thereby enabling employers to retain the knowledge and skills of these ...


Central Florida Future, Vol. 42 No. 19, March 25, 2010, 2010 University of Central Florida

Central Florida Future, Vol. 42 No. 19, March 25, 2010

Central Florida Future

ABT arrests 23 on St. Patty's Uncover Thursdays; Last at-bats; Plus: Rhapsodic restaurant, rhapsodic food; Column: Baseball's legendary moments; Student says mold caused health issues; SGA training: First in three-part series; Justice League readies judicial potentials; Study helps families make healthy choices.


Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Potential Role In The Management Of Early Alzheimer's Disease, Gregory A. Jicha, William R. Markesbery 2010 University of Kentucky

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Potential Role In The Management Of Early Alzheimer's Disease, Gregory A. Jicha, William R. Markesbery

Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Faculty Publications

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for brain growth and development. They play an important role throughout life, as critical modulators of neuronal function and regulation of oxidative stress mechanisms, in brain health and disease. Docosahexanoic acid (DHA), the major omega-3 fatty acid found in neurons, has taken on a central role as a target for therapeutic intervention in Alzheimer's disease (AD). A plethora of in vitro, animal model, and human data, gathered over the past decade, highlight the important role DHA may play in the development of a variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders, including AD. Cross sectional and ...


Making The Most Of Your Descriptive Metadata: Planning, Transforming, And Re-Using, Nancy J. Fallgren, Marisa Ramirez 2010 National Library of Medicine

Making The Most Of Your Descriptive Metadata: Planning, Transforming, And Re-Using, Nancy J. Fallgren, Marisa Ramirez

Library Scholarship

Metadata is essential for organizing, searching, and managing information resources, particularly as libraries expand their efforts in making their collections available on the web. Libraries are populating institutional repositories with a myriad of resources, including digitized special collections materials, finding aids, electronic theses, peer-reviewed faculty work and other research, scholarship and creative outputs. But what are libraries doing about the descriptive metadata that allows users to search, find, and select these resources in their repositories? What redundancies are created when libraries engage in collecting, enhancing, or redistributing metadata in siloed systems? Can redundant metadata generation efforts be streamlined? We will ...


Going Green To Save Some Green, Meg Miner, Chris Sweet 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Going Green To Save Some Green, Meg Miner, Chris Sweet

Meg Miner

In a time of shrinking endowments and reduced budgets can libraries really hope to make an impact on a global problem like climate change? In this presentation Illinois Wesleyan University librarians Meg Miner and Chris Sweet will argue that not only can libraries play a significant role in furthering campus sustainability but that dwindling budgets can actually be a catalyst for positive environmental changes.


Going Green To Save Some Green: Library Contributions To Campus Sustainability, Christopher A. Sweet, Meg Miner 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

Going Green To Save Some Green: Library Contributions To Campus Sustainability, Christopher A. Sweet, Meg Miner

Christopher A. Sweet

In a time of shrinking endowments and reduced budgets can libraries really hope to make an impact on a global problem like climate change? In this presentation Illinois Wesleyan University librarians Meg Miner and Chris Sweet will argue that not only can libraries play a significant role in furthering campus sustainability but that dwindling budgets can actually be a catalyst for positive environmental changes. Miner and Sweet are both members of the Illinois Wesleyan GREENetwork and will draw upon their personal experiences in campus environmental efforts for this presentation; they will offer practical ideas for implementing “green” library initiatives that ...


Las Economías De Aglomeración Y Los Rendimientos Crecientes, Alfredo Bateman 2010 Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

Las Economías De Aglomeración Y Los Rendimientos Crecientes, Alfredo Bateman

Alfredo Bateman

No abstract provided.


Embedded Information Literacy: An Arts & Humanities Model, Marni Harrington, Christy Sich 2010 The University of Western Ontario

Embedded Information Literacy: An Arts & Humanities Model, Marni Harrington, Christy Sich

Research Day (Arts & Humanities, FIMS, and Education)

With the installation of a new Arts & Humanities Dean and recognizing the need to address the information literacy skills of undergraduates, the faculty and library teamed-up to integrate course design. We piloted an embedded information literacy program for a 3rd year course in the Department of Classical Studies. The implementation was successful due to collaboration with the faculty, department and course instructor as well as the continual assessment, adaptation and evaluation of the course content. Due to the organic nature of this model, it may be adapted to other programs in Arts & Humanities.


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