Browse iConference 2013 alternative events by Issue Date

  • Marchionini, Gary; Eisenberg, Michael B.; Liddy, Liz; Marshall, Cathy (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Students who graduate from I-Schools in 2013 will very likely be working in 2050. We cannot predict what the world will be like in 2050 but we should imagine what kind of world we would like to see in 2050. To this end, ...

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  • Fleischmann, Kenneth R.; Goggins, Sean P.; Howison, James; Lease, Matthew; Oard, Douglas W. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Computer scientists and social scientists are major constituent groups in most iSchools. Our goal is to bring these two groups together, including social scientists who study social phenomena broadly or deeply and computer ...

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  • Subramaniam, Mega; Ahn, June; Alemanne, Nicole D.; Eisenberg, Michael B.; Fullerton, Sean; Kazmer, Michelle M.; Mardis, Marcia (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Informal learning environments such as libraries and museums can play a vital role in attracting youth and children to science learning. Libraries and museums offer potential opportunities for children and youth to explore ...

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  • Bowler, Leanne; MacDowell, Kate; Agosto, Denise E. (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This alternative event will investigate how iSchools are approaching research in the area of children and adolescents. Participants will work together to tackle this overarching question: Where does youth research fit in ...

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  • Spector, J. Michael; Ifenthaler, Dirk; Knezek, Gerald A.; Tyler-Wood, Tandra; Kim, ChanMin (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This alternative event for the 2013 iConference is a combination of lightning talks, a demonstration of an assessment technology for knowledge construction in complex domains, and a hands-on exercise in using the tools ...

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  • Shilton, Katie; Zimmer, Michael; Brunton, Finn; Mulligan, Deirdre Kathleen (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The Internet has permeated the economic, political, cultural and social domains of global society and transformed the way in which we present and transmit knowledge. The infrastructure underlying the Internet continues to ...

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  • Anderson, Theresa; Bowler, Leanne; Nathan, Lisa; Trauth, Eileen (iSchools, 2013-02)
    This alternative event is one of a series of successful iConference sessions developing a discourse that recognizes and appreciates what the creative milieu described by Howkins (2009) and Florida (2001) means for our ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Howison, James; Organisciak, Peter; Ginger, Jeff; Schmidt, Ingbert; Smith, Brittany N.; Baker, Karen; Williams, Kate (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Conference alternative event supporting tech informal learning, social learning, and lifelong learning. Outcomes of this even include: * Building an awareness of existing strengths in supporting tech learning in iSchools. ...

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  • Paul, Deborah L.; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Best, Jason; Gilbert, Edward; Neill, Amanda; Ulate, William (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Integrated Digitized Biocollections (iDigBio) is a nation-wide effort funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to digitize data from hundreds of millions of natural history museum specimens. In a concerted five-part ...

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  • Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Stark, Shannon (iSchools, 2013-02)
    In this fishbowl event, we invite iSchool and LIS faculty and administrators, recent graduates, Library staff and administrators, researchers, and data professionals to speak to the state of data curation education. What ...

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  • Shah, Chirag; He, Daqing; Radford, Marie L.; Oh, Jung-Sun; Connaway, Lynn Silipigni (iSchools, 2013-02)
    With an exponentially growing set of e-services and social networks that allow people to be not only consumers, but also producers of information, information seeking and sharing behaviors are rapidly changing. Innovations ...

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  • Worrall, Adam; Koepfler, Jes A.; Vitak, Jessica; Alemanne, Nicole D.; Snyder, Jaime; Rosenbaum, Howard (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Many scholars have discussed their use of theory and metatheory to study the social nature of information. The approaches brought to the table by doctoral students and junior faculty will continue to shape the future of ...

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  • Blanchette, Jean-François; Ratto, Matt (iSchools, 2013-02)
    As an increasing proportion of social life—from education to medicine, business, and national security—becomes mediated through the single medium of the Internet, what are appropriate policies to manage and fairly prioritize ...

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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Schmidt, Ingbert; Ginger, Jeff; Organisciak, Peter; Adamczyk, Piotr D.; Lueg, Christopher (iSchools, 2013-02)
    Through a live demonstration, we will showcase a group of focused design techniques known collectively as a Design Jam. Design jams are about looking at a particular design challenge and thinking-by doing. Although they ...

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  • Erickson, Ingrid; Meyers, Eric M.; Small, Ruth (iSchools, 2013-02)
    New technologies and developments in media are transforming the way that individuals, groups and societies communicate, learn, work and govern. This new socio-technical reality requires participants to possess not only ...

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  • Lingel, Jessica; Quirke, Lisa; Caidi, Nadia; Fisher, Karen E.; Pozzi, Ellen (2013-02)
    This session uses a roundtable format to bring together researchers working on human information behavior (HIB) and non dominant groups. As a session, we focus on the study of transnational migration, with the understanding ...

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