Browse by Subject "learning"

  • Brown, Ann L.; Reeve, Robert A. (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1985-06)
    In this paper we examine the relationship between learning and development from a Vygotskian perspective. While many contemporary developmental theorists have avoided taking a stand on this controversial relationship, we ...

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  • Dresang, Eliza T.; Eshleman, Amy; Mills, J. Elizabeth; Bayo Urban, Ivette (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster will introduce a key educational collaborative project in libraries and museums between the U.S. MacArthur Foundation, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, the Urban Libraries Council, the Association ...

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  • Jones, Erin L. (2010-05-19)
    A number of studies have contrasted classification and inference, using a variety of stimuli and tests, but in all cases the difference between these tasks could be attributed to either methodological differences or an ...

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  • Loui, Michael C. (Opragen, 2005)
    To support the teaching of ethics in science and engineering, educational technologies offer a variety of functions: communication between students and instructors, production of documents, distribution of documents, ...

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  • Wei, Junli (2012-06-27)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate how well English speaking children’s phonological working memory can predict their ability to learn Chinese spoken words. Standard Chinese (Mandarin) is considered in this study ...

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  • Mandel, Jared; Orcutt, Chelsea (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This abstract will explore #ElectionClass is, a course on social media and the 2012 election offered by the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. It will provide an overview of the course structure of ...

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  • Rakha, Shameem (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, ...

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  • Otto, Megan (2011-12)
    YouTube is a site that many college students visit to learn how to do an activity. These videos have certain qualities that make them such a good learning tool. Some of these qualities are user control, accessibility, and ...

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  • Knorek, John K. (2012-09-18)
    The concept “academic culture” has been used as a framework to understand faculty work in higher education. Academic culture research builds on organizational psychology concepts of culture and climate to better understand ...

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  • Ritchie, Samantha (2008-12)
    Educating the world about people and events of the world is vital to getting people to understand and appreciate diversity. Unfortunately, many events and people of the African American tradition are left out and therefore ...

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  • Willer, David; Marino, John L.; Eisenberg, Michael B. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Information literacy, defined as the skills and stages of successful information problem-solving, is often cited as a goal of education efforts at every level, pre-kindergarten through higher education. For these efforts ...

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  • Haythornthwaite, Caroline A. (2010-02-04)
    Two significant trends in Internet-based production are affecting attitudes and practices in publishing and peer review, and driving change – or at least disruption – in scholarly communication practices. These are ...

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  • Gretencord, Timnah Card; Jeong, Seong-Hoon; Mendoza, Karyn; Lin, Ching-Chiu; ��erb��nu����, Claudia; Cruz-Santiago, Michelle; Lowe, Laura; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C. (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007-11)
    "Learning at the border" has two meanings here. First, it refers to learning—the formal or informal practices of altering participant knowledge and selfhood—that occurs in border settings that exist between the highly-structured ...

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  • Yu, Honghai (2015-03-23)
    Retrieval of similar objects is a key component in many applications. As databases grow larger, learning compact representations for efficient storage and fast search becomes increasingly important. Moreover, these ...

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  • Cai, Deng; He, Xiaofei; Han, Jiawei (2006-04)
    Most of the existing learning algorithms take vectors as their input data. A function is then learned in such a vector space for classification, clustering, or dimensionality reduction. However, in some situations, there ...

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  • Kumar, Viraj; Madhusudan, P.; Viswanathan, Mahesh (2006-06)
    Boolean programs with recursion are convenient abstractions of sequential, imperative programs. Recursive state machines (RSM) serve as machine models for Boolean programs and are semantically equivalent to pushdown automata. ...

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  • Huang, Dayu (2010-01-06)
    An important challenge in detection theory is that the size of the state space may be very large. In the context of universal hypothesis testing, two important problems pertaining to the large state space that have not ...

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  • Henn, Jeremy B. (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 ...

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  • Haythornthwaite, Caroline A. (University of Illinois Press, 2009-03)
    Learning, in its many forms, from the classroom to independent study, is being transformed by new practices emerging around Internet use. Conversation, participation and community have become watchwords for the processes ...

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  • Vo, Loan (2012-06-27)
    Performance in most complex cognitive and psychomotor tasks improves with training, yet the extent of improvement varies among individuals. Is it possible to forecast the benefit that a person might reap from training? ...

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