Browse Faculty and Staff Research and Scholarship - Information Sciences by Title

  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2008-06)
    Stories are how we make sense of experiences, thus providing the historical sense of life. To paraphrase Dewey, extracting at each present time the full meaning of each present experience enables us to do the same for our ...

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  • Kendall, Lori (IEEE, 2007-01-07)
    With the availability of relatively easy-to-use tools for online video creation and distribution, people are increasingly producing videos not just for artistic expression, but also as a form of communication. This article ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M. (Taylor & Francis, 2009)
    Collaborative information retrieval (CIR) encompasses the many varied social approaches to information seeking. Although some information retrieval systems have given an impression of individual access to resources, there ...

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  • Harnisch, Delwyn; Comstock, Sharon; Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-10-22)
    The development of critical scientific literacy in primary and secondary school classrooms (AAAS, 1993) requires authentic inquiry (NRC, 2000) with a basis in the real world. Pairing scientists with educators and employing ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2000-10-27)
    This paper addresses the issue of new technologies for education, and in particular how the affordances of new modes of collaboration move, elide, and otherwise redefine the boundaries of learning. These shifting classroom ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M.; Twidale, Michael B. (2005-09-21)
    This white paper provides preliminary analysis of the data we have collected related to collection definition and provides a sketch of our next steps as we continue research in this area.

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M.; Twidale, Michael B.; Zavalina, Oksana L. (Information Today, 2006-11-06)
    As part of a federation project providing integrated access to over 170 digital collections, we are studying how collections can best be represented to meet the needs of service providers and diverse user communities. This ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Dubin, David; Shreeves, Sarah L. (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2008-09-24)
    Contemporary retrieval systems, which search across collections, usually ignore collection-level metadata. Alternative approaches, exploiting collection-level information, will require an understanding of the various kinds ...

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  • Haythornthwaite, Caroline A. (2004)
    Working together has always been a challenge, but recent trends in who we work with, about what, and across what regions, cultures, disciplines and time zones have conspired to increase the complexity of team work, and in ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Information Age, 2007)
    A new player, digital technology, has entered into the already variegated and often contentious world of teaching and teacher education. This new player promises to disrupt existing practices in some as yet undefined ...

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  • Won, Mihye; Bruce, Bertram C. (2011-06-30)
    A discussion on the urban agriculture project and what we mean by meaningful learning experience for students leads to what we value in our education. In order to integrate a community action project like the urban agriculture ...

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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C.; Nazarova, Muzhgan (2007-01)
    The CIC is a master’s specialization that was developed collaboratively in 2006 by GSLIS and the Puerto Rican Cultural Center in Chicago Its goals are to:  Create knowledge and technology connected to people's values, ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Ayad, Moustafa; Budhathoki, Nama R.; Kowalski, Chera; Nam, Chaebong; Ritzo, Christopher J.; Şerbănuţă, Claudia; Vincler, John; Diaz, Lisa Bouillion; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C. (Monash University, Centre for Community Networking Research, 2008-12)
    During fall 2007 a new collaboration between the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and the Extension 4-H network was initiated. Funded by the U.S. Institute ...

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  • Rhinesmith, Colin; Wolske, Martin (2014-10)
    This paper extends the theoretical framework underlying the Community Informatics (CI) Studio. CI Studio has been described as the use of studio-based learning (SBL) techniques to support enculturation into the field of ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Rhinesmith, Colin; Archer, Jennie; Bayci, Emily; Leuzinger, Ryne; McKeever, Lucas (2013-02-18)
    This poster describes an educational research project we call “Community Informatics Studio,” which uses studio-based learning (SBL) to support enculturation into the field of community informatics. The SBL approach is ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Rhinesmith, Colin; Kumar, Beth (Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2014-04)
    This paper introduces a model of experiential learning to support teaching, research, and practice in library and information science (LIS). The concept we call Community Informatics (CI) Studio uses studio-based learning ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Rhinesmith, Colin (2013-01-23)
    This paper introduces a model of experiential learning to support LIS teaching, research, and practice. "Community Informatics Studio" uses studio-based learning to support enculturation into the field of community informatics.

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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C. (2009)
    Many studies of human-computer interaction focus on environments that are fairly fixed and well-defined. These, however, leave many questions unanswered for the field of community informatics, which aims to understand how ...

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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C.; Jones, M. Cameron (2006)
    This paper presents the integration of community informatics with the theory and practice of community inquiry, describing community-based projects in which people simultaneously learn about their community and the production ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2011-04-29)
    Economic, demographic, and technological transformations have challenged traditional conceptions of community life. What does the present context require for viable publics to thrive? This talk explores meanings of “community” ...

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