Browse Faculty and Staff Research and Scholarship - Library and Information Science by Title

  • Budhathoki, Nama R.; Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-01-14)
    Presentation on collaboration in digital spaces at ALISE, 2010.

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Lin, Ching-Chiu (Symposium Journals, a division of wwwords Ltd, PO Box 204, Didcot, Oxford OX11 9ZQ, United Kingdom, www.symposium-journals.co.uk, 2009)
    A youth community informatics (YCI) research project intersected an inquiry learning model with the making of audiovisual podcasts to foster personal growth and community engagement in a group of Mexican American youth ...

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  • Floyd, Ingbert R.; Jones, M. Cameron; Rathi, Dinesh; Twidale, Michael B. (IEEE, 2007-01)
    The recent emergence of web mash-ups and open source software is driving the development of new practices in software and systems development. In this paper we explore novel practices of user-driven innovation through an ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2006-05-03)
    How the university needs to become more self aware in order to participate better with the communities around it.

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  • Floyd, Ingbert R.; Renear, Allen H. (The American Society for Information Science & Technology, 2007-10)
    IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) is a model of the bibliographic universe. Although initially its application to the digital world appears to be straightforward, upon closer examination puzzles ...

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  • Unsworth, John (Paderborn, 2002)
    Humanities computing is a practice of representation, a form of modeling or, as Wallace Stevens has it, mimicry. It is also (as Davis and his co-authors put it) a way of reasoning and a set of ontological commitments, and ...

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  • Unsworth, John (Paderborn: mentis, 2002)
    I'll give the short answer to the question »what is humanities computing?« up front: it is foreshadowed by my two epigraphs. Humanities computing is a practice of representation, a form of modeling or, as Wallace Stevens ...

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  • Gabric, Kathleen; Comstock, Sharon; Moore, Steve; Harnisch, Delwyn; Shope, Ron; Bruce, Bertram C.; Buell, James (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2004-06)
    This paper is based on thick data collected over two years in science classrooms across the state of Illinois, with a focus on one high school biology educator and visiting scientist fellow team. Both were participants in ...

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  • Jones, M. Cameron; Twidale, Michael B. (2005)
    In this position paper, we discuss the role of abstraction in designing for appropriation. We examine the ways in which varying the level of abstraction of tools affects the ability of users to appropriate them. We close ...

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  • Hogan, Maureen P.; Bruce, Bertram C. (International Association of Educators (INASED), 2013-10-06)
    Progressive education, though its meaning be contested, is the basic idea that schools should be agents of democracy. To reform society, we must reform the schools. The converse is also true: Change in schooling is realizable ...

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  • Rayward, W. Boyd, 1939- (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Underlying this collection of papers is a belief in the value of history in helping us to achieve a reasonably full understanding of current trends of development in what we might call society’s “knowledge apparatus” and ...

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  • Renear, Allen H; Dubin, David; Wickett, Karen M. (ASIST, Wiley, 2008)
    Formal accounts of digital objects often characterize them as bit strings, graphs, sets, tuples, relations, or other similar constructs from discrete mathematics. Such characterizations imply that these objects cannot ...

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  • Kendall, Lori (2007-08-09)
    The nerd stereotype portrays nerds as white males and thus acts as a "gatekeeper" to the acquisition of computer expertise and employment. This article examines three popular culture representations of nerds: the Geek Squad ...

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Harnisch, Delwyn; Bruce, Bertram C.; Mehra, Bharat (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2002-06)
    As one of the research university teams participating in the National Science Foundation (NSF) GK-12 Fellowship Program*, site educators and scientists are realizing collaborative, technology-rich learning environments ...

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  • Michaels, Sarah; Cazden, Courtney; Bruce, Bertram C. (Science for the People, 1985-11)
    Despite the questionable assumptions being made about why computers should be in schools there may well be considerable benefits to having them there. Computers can in principle be used to make educational resources more ...

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  • Godby, Carol Jean; Hswe, Patricia; Jackson, Larry S.; Klavans, Judith; Ratinov, Lev; Roth, Dan; Cho, Hyoungtae (2009 Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science, 2009)
    In the past twenty years, the problem space of automatically recognizing, extracting, classifying, and disambiguating named entities (e.g., the names of people, places, and organizations) from digitized text has received ...

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  • Unsworth, John Merritt (2010-06-17)
    Are medievalists early adopters? What accounts for this early adoption? When and why have medievalists moved on? What does early adoption look like today? What can medievalists learn from other fields? What can other fields ...

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  • Dix, Alan; Ormerod, Tom; Twidale, Michael B.; Sas, Corina; Gomes da Silva, Paula.A.; McKnight, Lorna (2006)
    What would happen if we wrote an Abstract that was the exact opposite of what the paper described? This is a bad idea, but it makes us think more carefully than usual about properties of Abstracts. This paper describes ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Rubin, Andee; Starr, Kathleen S. (IEEE, 1981)
    Being able to measure the readability of a text with a simple formula is an attractive prospect, and many groups have been using readability formulas in a variety of situations where estimates of text complexity are thought ...

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  • Unsworth, John (1992)
    In Le Postmoderne expliqué aux enfants, Jean-François Lyotard says that, like myths, the "metanarratives" of modernity -- the work-ethic, faith in technological progress, the Christian doctrine of salvation -- . . ...

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