Browse Faculty and Staff Research and Scholarship - Information Sciences by Issue Date

  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Davidson, Judith (1996)
    Despite the emphasis in recent reading research on comprehension strategies, applications, and interpretations, a focus on reading often leads to highlighting reading as a set of skills rather than as a tool for inquiry ...

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  • Unsworth, John (SUNY Press, 1996)
    This essay is an attempt to describe and explain the way that an unusual (but by no means anomalous) culture has developed under the aegis of PMC-MOO, a text-based virtual-reality program that runs on a networked Unix ...

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  • Unsworth, John (University of Michigan Press, 1996)
    In a volume devoted to particular electronic projects in the humanities, I thought it might be useful to talk about the context in which this activity is taking place. I don't think we can understand the real importance ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (1996)
    This essay questions the commonly-held view that computer technology is a tool that will in and of itself improve education, and ultimately ameliorate social ills. The common view stems from the belief that technology and ...

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  • Haythornthwaite, Caroline A. (1996)
    This research examines communication among members of an academic research group, placing their information exchange and media use in the context of their work requirements and work habits. In contrast to earlier studies ...

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  • Schatz, Bruce; Mischo, William H.; Cole, Timothy W.; Hardin, Joseph B.; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Chen, Hsinchun (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1996-05)

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  • Wheeler, Bruce C.; Magin, Richard; Osborne, Margery; Bruce, Bertram C. (American Society for Engineering Education, 1996-06)
    Two small enrollment engineering courses have been taught using the methodology of the Asynchronous Learning Environment, in which computer networking and conferencing capabilities are used to make student-instructor and ...

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  • Wheeler, Bruce C.; Magin, Richard; Osborne, Margery; Bruce, Bertram C. (American Society for Engineering Education, 1996-06)
    A new bioengineering course, Introduction to Bioengineering: Focus on Medical Imaging, has been designed for non-majors as well as freshman engineers and biologists at the University of Illinois. The course is taught from ...

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  • Dubin, David (UMI Company, 1996-08-12)
    This study proposes and evaluates a document analysis strategy for information retrieval with visualization interfaces. The goal of document analysis is to highlight structure that helps searchers make their own relevance ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Bruce, Susan (1996-11)
    This report summarizes the major points of our study of the World Bank Project on Manpower Forecasting in Shanxi Province. Many of the detailed comments have been covered in a previous memo and in oral discussions with ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Official Journal of The Literacy Research Association, formerly The National Reading Conference, 1997)
    Underlying both the excitement and the un- ease about technology are deeper issues about lit- eracy and its relation to the physical world, the na- ture of knowledge, social change, linguistics, aesthetics, and morality. ...

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  • Estabrook, Leigh S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Levin, James A. (1997)
    We describe a new way of classifying uses of educational technologies, based on a four-part division suggested years ago by John Dewey: inquiry, communication, construction, and expression. This taxonomy is compared to ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Bruce, Susan; Conrad, Rebecca L.; Huang, Hui-Ju (Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 1997-01)
    Project SEARCH (Science Education and Research for CHildren) is an outreach program designed to teach science and to foster positive attitudes toward science. Through the project, university science students bring ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Weissman, Michael; Novak, Michael (Illinois Science Teachers Association, 1997-06)
    This article reports our evaluation of the highly-successful outreach program of the Physics Department at the University of Illinois, which is designed for teachers and students in grades K through 12. Our evaluation shows ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (1997-08-31)
    During the Fall semester of 1996, I traveled to Beijing, Peopleʼs Republic of China with the support of the East Asia and Pacific Studies Center at the University of Illinois, the Freeman Foundation, and Peking University, ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (1997-10-29)
    Reform of teacher education is not only a national priority in the United States but also an active area for research and scholarship in universities. This research has addressed diverse aspects of the problems that many ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Carragher, Bridget O.; Damon, Bruce Murray; Dawson, M. Joan; Eurell, Jo Ann; Gregory, Carl D.; Lauterbur, Paul C.; Marjanovic, Marina M.; Mason-Fossum, Barbara; Morris, H.D.; Potter, Clint S.; Thakkar, Umesh (Elsevier, 1997-11)
    Researchers from several departments of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign initiated ChickScope, a 21-day chick embryonic development project, to demonstrate the remote control of a magnetic resonance imaging ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (1997-11-13)
    As we think about the changes that the next century may bring in educational practices, many of us turn to new information and communication technologies. Typically, we identify one of three major reasons for the focus on ...

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