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PA 508 Library Instruction
This PowerPoint presentation was given to the Chinese contingent of the Master of Public Administration Graduate Program during Spring Semester 2010. It covers basic research and library skills.
Doing What I Say: Connecting Congressional Social Media Behavior and Congressional Voting
Public officials’ communication has been explored at length in terms of how such their statements are conveyed in the traditional media, but minimal research has been done to examine their communication via social media. ...
Chicago Politicians on Twitter
This paper uses data from 1,042 tweets posted by or mentioning Chicago Aldermen or Mayor Rahm Emanuel to examine how Chicago politicians use social media. Twitter provides a public communication medium in which constituents ...
Learning the Lingo? Gender, Prestige and Linguistic Adaptation in Review Communities
(ACM Press, 2012-02)
Women and men communicate differently in both face-to- face and computer-mediated environments. We study linguistic patterns considered gendered in reviews contributed to the Internet Movie Database. IMDb has been described ...
Critical Attributes of Good Process Decisions: a Guide for Reflective Special Education Hearing Officers
This monograph offers guidance for special education due process hearing officers in their efforts to write good due process decisions. It has four sections dealing respectively with: - Summary and explanation ...
An Overview of Distance Learning at Illinois Colleges and Universities
(Illinois Library Association, 2010-02)
'Ain't No One Here But Us Social Forces' : Constructing the Social Responsibility of Engineers.
There are many ways to avoid responsibility, for example, explaining what happens as the work of the gods, fate, society, or the system. For engineers, “technology” or “the organization” will serve this purpose quite well. ...
A diary study of the disruption experiences of crew members on a jobsite (Working Paper)
This article demonstrates the use of a diary technique in a construction setting. The advantage of a diary study over other methods for capturing subjective experience is its ability to capture the thoughts, decisions, ...
Innovative Uses of Native CAD Files
This technical report describes the outcomes resulting from conducting interviews with professional estimators within the electrical construction industry. The purpose of the interviews was to identify whether native files ...
Make a Connection: Library Services for International Students
This presentation for the 2012 I-Share Instruction Team’s Forum: Library Instruction for Diverse Student Populations at the Catholic Theological Union Conference Center focuses on ways to adapt library services, orientations, ...