Browse iConference 2016 Workshop Descriptions by Title

  • Farzan, Rosta; Burton, Matthew C.; Acker, Amelia; Allen, Warren (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    This workshop will refine the methods and concepts of sociotechnical systems. Through interactive training we will provide the workshop participants a mix of qualitative interpretation with quantitative, data driven ...

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  • Hartel, Jenna; Noone, Rebecca (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    Visual research methods are hot across academe and starting to penetrate the iSchool community. In any visual research design, data collection is relatively easy compared to the more complicated task of analysis. This ...

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  • Allen, David Kelvin; Simeonova, Boyka; Norman, Alistair; Karanasios, Stan; Forsgren, Emma (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    Over the last two decades the use of Activity Theory has grown within the field of information studies. However, while there is a budding community, the use and development of Activity Theory in information studies remains ...

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  • Glushko, Robert J.; Bamman, David; Cortez, Ed; Fulton, Bruce; Gunnarson, Mikael; Petras, Vivien; Sperano, Isabelle; Wacholder, Nina (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    The overall purpose of this workshop is to strengthen the existing collaboration and community among instructors and schools using The Discipline of Organizing (Glushko 2015), to promote further innovation in digital ...

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  • Bashir, Masooda; Xu, Heng; Lambert, April; Huang, Hsiao-Ying (2016-03-15)
    As more and more data is collected, concerns about information privacy become more and more salient. Information privacy is an inter- and multi-disciplinary subject relevant to researchers throughout the iSchools community. ...

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  • Cox, Andrew; Griffin, Brian; Hartel, Jenna; Stebbins, Robert (iSchools, 2016-03-15)
    This half-day workshop will bring together scholars, practitioners, and students from across the iSchool community to discuss current research around “positive” information phenomena, that is, non-problematical perspectives ...

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