Browse by Subject "engagement"
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(iSchools, 2014-03-01)Even though Twitter is a fairly new web 2.0 tool, U.S. museum leaders are extoling the platform as a necessary component to any online programming or presence in museums today. Because of the myriad ways museums can use ...
Emphasizing relations in an accountability driven era: a qualitative study of a caring-centered after school program for black and Latina/o students (2013-05-24)This research examines an after school program situated within a small urban school district with a documented history of discrimination against students of color. I aim to reveal the complexities of Project [em]POWER, ...
(2009-02-08)The multidisciplinary approach adopted by iSchools is a source of both strength and confusion. Novel research agendas and approaches emerge from the cross-pollination of ideas among students and faculty with diverse ...
(iSchools, 2014-03-01)A key problem for crowd-sourcing systems is motivating contributions from participants and ensuring the quality of these contributions. Games have been suggested as a motivational approach to encourage contribution, but ...
Lights, cameras, action: Using video to create instructor presence in an online information studies course (iSchools, 2013-02)By definition, social presence involves making individuals feel connected and part of a community. Yet, creating social presence among the students and the instructor does not happen automatically and can be challenging ...
(2010-08-20)Interest has been studied to understand its role in learning and achievement and its role in matching people to vocations or areas of study. This research examined whether trait interests as studied within the learning ...
(2008-02-28)Engagement – sometimes called action research, contribution, or intervention – is the participation of the researcher in the object of study. It is a key contemporary feature in making iSchool research accessible and ...
(2010-02-03)This paper describes the 2010 iConference wildcard that aims to discuss the expectations, development, and demands of Community Informatics curriculum in light of its status as an emerging area of study.