Browse iConference 2014 Poster Descriptions by Title

  • Orszullok, Lisa; Knautz, Kathrin (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Using game mechanics to improve the motivation and efforts becomes a popular approach. Especially in higher education many projects have been realized to create a greater engagement of students in learning processes. Because ...

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  • Hamel, Leigh Ann; Maher, Tom; O'Dwyer, Mick; Cook, Eric (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Specialist information archives, particularly in subcultural and non-institutional settings, present special considerations of local context, cultural appropriateness and use patterns. In this poster, we describe our work ...

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  • Vogelbacker, Kathryn; Dillahunt, Xavier; McCollum, Denzel (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Viral videos have become very popular and influential in our technology-driven world. They have a strong influence on the production of popular user generated TV shows and websites. Our team explored what makes videos to ...

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  • Smith, Jen; Hall, Mark M.; Goodale, Paula; Clough, Paul; Stevenson, Mark (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    There is ample evidence of the influence of individual differences on information-seeking behaviours. Trailways and paths are increasingly important objects to support internet navigation. The EU-funded PATHS (Personalised ...

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  • Lund, Haakon; Skov, Mette; Larsen, Birger; Lykke, Marianne (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    An increasing number of large digitized audio-visual collections within digital humanities have recently been made available for users. Often access to digitized audio-visual collections is hampered by little and inconsistent ...

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  • Xiao, Lu; Khazaei, Taraneh (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Changes are inevitable in project management and project managers are often required to make change decisions that may have significant effects on the success of the project. To support project managers' decision-making ...

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  • Schneider, Edward F. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Comic books can potentially be a useful tool for education in public health crisis, especially in areas with high rates of illiteracy. This research presents the results of a quantitative survey of public health comics, ...

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  • Cooper, Danielle (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster introduces lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) grassroots information organizations and outlines a plan for an ethnographic research project to study these organizations' current contexts. Drawing ...

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  • Sanfilippo, Madelyn Rose (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This poster presents research-in-progress which seeks to evaluate a proposed theoretical framework in the context of unequal access to research results and data with national security implications among collaborators. The ...

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  • Pointon, Matthew (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This paper describes an investigation into the synthesis of user information behavior models and technological models of mobile computing to provide a new approach to smart/mobile user testing. Smartphone take-up has ...

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  • Yan, Jasy Liew Suet; McCracken, Nancy; Crowston, Kevin (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Qualitative content analysis is commonly used by social scientists to understand the practices of the groups they study, but it is often infeasible to manually code a large text corpus within a reasonable time frame and ...

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  • DesArmo, Joel; You, SukJin; Mu, Xiangming; Dimitroff, Alexandra (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This study aims to increase the use of virtual reference service by increasing the awareness of the availability of the service to users who really need it. A new situationally-based virtual reference interface, called the ...

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  • Kaskazi, Amana (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    The use of social networking sites (SNS) has had implications in traditional areas of communication such as identity and relationship construction. This study explores how identity is expressed on Facebook and Twitter, the ...

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  • Shankar, Kalpana; Eschenfelder, Kristin; Downey, Greg; Fleming, Peter; Engerson, Cynthia; Lin, Rebecca; McBurney, Jennifer Nygren (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    There has been a sizeable investment in the development of large-scale data and appropriate infrastructures in the physical and biological sciences and increasingly in the social sciences and humanities. Concerns about ...

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  • Huang, Hsiao-Ying (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    The purpose of this poster is to present how the space interpretation, as a cultural dimension, influences the students' usage of social network sites (SNSs) in computer-mediated collaboration at the University of Edinburgh. ...

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  • Barniskis, Shannon Crawford (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    Public libraries around the world are adding collaborative creative spaces, often known as makerspaces, which facilitate hands-on activities with digital and electronic tools such as 3D printers and soldering irons, as ...

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  • Kim, Sumi; Choi, Heekyung (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    In Korea, the rapid development of information and communication technologies and the aging of the society have caused a wide information gap between generations and the effective exclusion of the elderly. As such, this ...

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  • Watson, Ian Robert (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This work looks at the teaching of eastern educated students (largely instructivist) by staff teaching in a western educational style (constructivist) if these staff themselves have been educated in an eastern educational ...

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  • Bahm, Cristina Robles; Hirtle, Stephen C. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This project examines and compares the inferred cognitive workload of detailed and non-detailed textual directions in a navigation task. A user study was conducted where participants navigated through two virtual worlds, ...

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  • Leung, Sook Yee; Corral, Raul; Smith, Gerald; Pink, Ryan; Roper, Gregory (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    In the 2012 US presidential election, there was concern about voter turnout. Since Obama for America's use of social media during 2008 Presidential elections, there has been growing speculation of social media becoming a ...

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