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The Significance and Benefits of Open Education in Academic Libraries
(Journal of LIBR287 Seminar in Information Science: The Open Movement and Libraries, 2011-12)
This article describes what Open Education (OE) and Open Education Resources (OER) are and explains how faculty members working with librarians in an academic library can help students, and communities learn by providing ...
Public sector unions and public administration: the impact of statuary collection bargaining
This dissertation attempts fill the gap in public administration research by undertaking a comparative case study of the effects of collective bargaining on public administration and human resource management. The findings ...
Revisiting population taxonomy: using a social equity framework to analyze health disparities among obese Black American ethnic subgroups
The United States (US) is becoming increasingly racially and ethnically diverse primarily due to the surge of immigrants from around the world. These immigrants have differing cultures, religions, and values, which can ...
Do avatars dream of electronic picket lines?
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011)
Purpose – This paper aims to define and articulate the concept of digital protestainment, to address how technologies have enabled boundaries to become more permeable, and in which this permeability leads to the engendering ...
Good bones: Anthropological scientific collaboration around computed tomography data
We report preliminary results from a socio-technical analysis of scientific collaboration, specifically a loosely connected group of physical anthropology researchers. Working from a combination of interview data and ...
Ownership And Control Over Data Resources In A Virtual Scientific Collaboratory
(IADIS e-Society 2011, 2011)
Who are the Public Equity Holders? Partnerships for Urban Sustainability in Philadelphia and Baltimore
The Great Recession has strained governments at all levels and presented cities, especially formerly industrial cities, with nearly unprecedented budgetary challenges. This paper examines the long-term implications for ...
Simulating religious faith
(Intellect Limited, 2011)
This article surveys various differing approaches to religious simulation in gaming and interactive art, and reports on the design of a specific faith-based game from the designer’s perspective. It looks in-depth at one ...
Golden Parachutes, Takeover Probability, and Risk-Taking
(Midwest Finance Association, 2011)
This paper is the first to examine the relationships among golden parachutes (GPs), CEO compensation incentives, and managerial risk-taking. GPs are positively associated with risktaking, but only when controlling for the ...
Is gossip power? The inverse relationships between gossip, power, and likability
(John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2011)
Despite widespread conjecture regarding the functions and consequences of gossip, little empirical attention has investigated how gossipers are perceived by others. In the present study, 128 individuals were asked to think ...