Sample records for applied social sciences

  1. Applied Social Science, Teaching, and Political Action

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Cleary, Edward; Garrido-Pinto, German

    1977-01-01

    Behind differences in style of North and Latin American social scientists lie profound divergences of conceptions of social science and of typical levels of analysis. Important consequences of these differences follow for styles of teaching, research, or community involvement. This paper explores these cleavages and exemplifies how one might teach…

  2. Applied social science for environmental planning

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    Millsap, W.

    1983-01-01

    As regions and communities are increasingly affected by the projects, programs, and policies of disparate government and private groups, the skills of social scientists are being called on to aid in the environmental planning process. This volume presents accounts of the many ways in which the social sciences are contributing to environmental planning. The authors address the transition from theory to practice in environmental planning, local-level contributions to the planning process, socioeconomic development and planning needs, and socioenvironmental planning and mitigation procedures.

  3. Applying spatial thinking in social science research

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    Logan, John R.; Zhang, Weiwei; Xu, Hongwei

    2010-01-01

    Spatial methods that build upon Geographic Information Systems are spreading quickly across the social sciences. This essay points out that the appropriate use of spatial tools requires more careful thinking about spatial concepts. As easy as it is now to measure distance, it is increasingly important to understand what we think it represents. To interpret spatial patterns, we need spatial theories. We review here a number of key concepts as well as some of the methodological approaches that are now at the disposal of researchers, and illustrate them with studies that reflect the very wide range of problems that use these tools. PMID:20431703

  4. Teaching Social Science Research: An Applied Approach Using Community Resources.

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    Gilliland, M. Janice; And Others

    A four-week summer project for 100 rural tenth graders in the University of Alabama's Biomedical Sciences Preparation Program (BioPrep) enabled students to acquire and apply social sciences research skills. The students investigated drinking water quality in three rural Alabama counties by interviewing local officials, health workers, and…

  5. Social Work and Applied Social Studies

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    Burton, Geoffrey R.

    Social Work and Applied Social Studies Undergraduate #12;Undergraduate Social and Policy Sciences 2, social policy, international development and social work. Many of our staff are at the forefront Guide 2015, for example, social work at Bath is ranked 1st, sociology 2nd, social policy 3rd. Bath

  6. Applied Developmental Science, Social Justice, and Socio-Political Well-Being

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    Fisher, Celia B.; Busch-Rossnagel, Nancy A.; Jopp, Daniela S.; Brown, Joshua L.

    2012-01-01

    In this article we present a vision of applied developmental science (ADS) as a means of promoting social justice and socio-political well-being. This vision draws upon the field's significant accomplishments in identifying and strengthening developmental assets in marginalized youth communities, understanding the effects of poverty and racial…

  7. The Contribution of Applied Social Sciences to Obesity Stigma-Related Public Health Approaches

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    Bombak, Andrea E.

    2014-01-01

    Obesity is viewed as a major public health concern, and obesity stigma is pervasive. Such marginalization renders obese persons a “special population.” Weight bias arises in part due to popular sources' attribution of obesity causation to individual lifestyle factors. This may not accurately reflect the experiences of obese individuals or their perspectives on health and quality of life. A powerful role may exist for applied social scientists, such as anthropologists or sociologists, in exploring the lived and embodied experiences of this largely discredited population. This novel research may aid in public health intervention planning. Through these studies, applied social scientists could help develop a nonstigmatizing, salutogenic approach to public health that accurately reflects the health priorities of all individuals. Such an approach would call upon applied social science's strengths in investigating the mundane, problematizing the “taken for granted” and developing emic (insiders') understandings of marginalized populations. PMID:24782921

  8. Applying Sociology to Policy: Social Science and the Environmental Impact Statement.

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    Freudenburg, William R.; Keating, Kenneth M.

    1985-01-01

    Reviews legal requirements for use of social science expertise in environmental impact statements and reasons for the general failure to include such input. Explores possibilities for improving social science involvement including legal challenges, cooperation with environmental and public interest groups, objective research, and more adversarial…

  9. Social Work and Applied Social Studies

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    Burton, Geoffrey R.

    Social Work and Applied Social Studies Undergraduate 1 #12;www.bath.ac.uk/sps Undergraduate Social Work and Applied Social Studies What is Social Work? `The social work profession promotes social change' (International Federation of Social Workers, 2000) Social work is an exceptionally interesting, challenging

  10. Participatory action research designs in applied disability and rehabilitation science: protecting against threats to social validity.

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    Seekins, Tom; White, Glen W

    2013-01-01

    Researchers and disability advocates have been debating consumer involvement in disability and rehabilitation science since at least 1972. Despite the length of this debate, much confusion remains. Consumer involvement may represent a spirit of democracy or even empowerment, but as a tool of science, it is necessary to understand how to judge its application. To realize consumer involvement as a design element in science, researchers need a framework for understanding how it can contribute to the scientific process. The thesis of this article is that a primary scientific function of consumer involvement is to reduce threats to the social validity of research, the extent to which those expected to use or benefit from research products judge them as useful and actually use them. Social validity has traditionally not been treated with the same rigor as concerns for internal and external validity. This article presents a framework that describes 7 threats to social validity and explains how 15 forms of consumer involvement protect against those threats. We also suggest procedures for reporting and reviewing consumer involvement in proposals and manuscripts. This framework offers tools familiar to all scientists for identifying threats to the quality of research, and for judging the effectiveness of strategies for protecting against those threats. It may also enhance the standing of consumer involvement strategies as tools for protecting research quality by organizing them in a way that allows for systematic criticism of their effectiveness and subsequent improvement. PMID:23178031

  11. School of Applied Sciences, The University of Mississippi BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK

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    Elsherbeni, Atef Z.

    : Gerontology or SW 402: Child Welfare Policies 3 SW 340: Social Work Research: Intro. to Social Work 3 SW 316: Social Welfare Policy I 3 SW 321 3 SW 417: Social Welfare Policy II 3 SW 436: Social Work Practice

  12. & social sciences Postgraduatecourses

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    O'Mahony, Donal E.

    .S.W.) 104 M.Sc. Courses 105 Applied Social Research 105 Child Protection and Welfare 106 Drug and Alcohol Policy 107 M.Phil. Courses 108 Social Work Research 108 Postgraduate Diplomas 109 Child Protection, Conflict 101 SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL POLICY 102 Named Degree Courses 104 Master in Social Work (M

  13. Social Science, Interdisciplinary Programs

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    Ronquist, Fredrik

    Social Science, Interdisciplinary Programs Sample Occupations Administrator Anthropologist/Translator Journalist Labor Relations Specialist Law Enforcement Worker Legislative Analyst/Aide Linguist Loan Officer Samaritans & Other Humanitarian Types

  14. Assistant Professor Position In Applied Social Psychology

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    Assistant Professor Position In Applied Social Psychology Applied Social Psychology Program Department of Psychology Colorado State University Job Description and Qualifications The Department of Psychology at Colorado State University invites applications for one tenure- track position in Applied Social

  15. Oregon Social Sciences Standards.

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    Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.

    The study of the social sciences includes: history, civics, geography, and economics to prepare students for responsible citizenship. The Oregon state standards for social sciences sets out common curriculum goals, content standards, information for Benchmark 1 (grade three), Benchmark 2 (grade five), Benchmark 3 (grade eight), and Certificate of…

  16. Artificiality in Social Sciences

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    Jean-Philippe Rennard

    2007-01-01

    This text provides with an introduction to the modern approach of artificiality and simulation in social sciences. It presents the relationship between complexity and artificiality, before introducing the field of artificial societies which greatly benefited from the computer power fast increase, gifting social sciences with formalization and experimentation tools previously owned by \\

  17. The science in social science

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    Bernard, H. Russell

    2012-01-01

    A recent poll showed that most people think of science as technology and engineering—life-saving drugs, computers, space exploration, and so on. This was, in fact, the promise of the founders of modern science in the 17th century. It is less commonly understood that social and behavioral sciences have also produced technologies and engineering that dominate our everyday lives. These include polling, marketing, management, insurance, and public health programs. PMID:23213222

  18. NASA Applied Sciences Program

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    Estes, Sue M.; Haynes, J. A.

    2009-01-01

    NASA's strategic Goals: a) Develop a balanced overall program of science, exploration, and aeronautics consistent with the redirection of human spaceflight program to focus on exploration. b) Study Earth from space to advance scientific understanding and meet societal needs. NASA's partnership efforts in global modeling and data assimilation over the next decade will shorten the distance from observations to answers for important, leading-edge science questions. NASA's Applied Sciences program will continue the Agency's efforts in benchmarking the assimilation of NASA research results into policy and management decision-support tools that are vital for the Nation's environment, economy, safety, and security. NASA also is working with NOAH and inter-agency forums to transition mature research capabilities to operational systems, primarily the polar and geostationary operational environmental satellites, and to utilize fully those assets for research purposes.

  19. College of Applied Human Sciences College of Applied Human Sciences

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    Stephens, Graeme L.

    Administration Health and Exercise Science Human Development and Family Studies Interior Design Nutrition Nutrition; Health and Exercise Science; Human Development and Family Studies; and Occupational TherapyCollege of Applied Human Sciences _______________ 2.6 Page 1 College of Applied Human Sciences

  20. ApplieD SociAl reSeArch A Doctorate for Professionals

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    Little, Tony

    ,000-55,000 words on a topic that will enhance the knowledge base in your field of practice. Methods of Study an assignment based on a professional project within the workplace. This will connect your research skillsDoctor of ApplieD SociAl reSeArch A Doctorate for Professionals School of Applied Social Science

  1. Social Science: Course Proposal.

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    Cook, Charles Gene

    A proposal is presented for a Community College of Philadelphia course surveying basic social science skills and information, including scientific method, map usage, evolution, native peoples, social groups, and U.S. Government. Following a standard cover form, a statement of purpose for the course indicates that it is designed to provide…

  2. Social Sciences in Forestry, A Current Selected Bibliography, No. 52, June, 1980.

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    Schwab, Judith L., Ed.

    Included in this annotated bibliography are entries on the role of the social sciences in the discipline of forestry. Four major categories of entries are included: (1) social science applied to forestry at large; (2) social science applied to forestry's productive agents; (3) social science applied to forest production; and (4) social science

  3. Quantum Social Science

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    Haven, Emmanuel; Khrennikov, Andrei

    2013-01-01

    Preface; Part I. Physics Concepts in Social Science? A Discussion: 1. Classical, statistical and quantum mechanics: all in one; 2. Econophysics: statistical physics and social science; 3. Quantum social science: a non-mathematical motivation; Part II. Mathematics and Physics Preliminaries: 4. Vector calculus and other mathematical preliminaries; 5. Basic elements of quantum mechanics; 6. Basic elements of Bohmian mechanics; Part III. Quantum Probabilistic Effects in Psychology: Basic Questions and Answers: 7. A brief overview; 8. Interference effects in psychology - an introduction; 9. A quantum-like model of decision making; Part IV. Other Quantum Probabilistic Effects in Economics, Finance and Brain Sciences: 10. Financial/economic theory in crisis; 11. Bohmian mechanics in finance and economics; 12. The Bohm-Vigier Model and path simulation; 13. Other applications to economic/financial theory; 14. The neurophysiological sources of quantum-like processing in the brain; Conclusion; Glossary; Index.

  4. Applied Social Discipline Research or Social Policy Research: The Emergence of a Professional Paradigm in Social Research.

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    van de Vall, Mark; Bolas, Cheryl

    This paper compares and contrasts two types of social research--policy-oriented research (practical and/or applied social discipline research) and academic social science research (theory-oriented experimental research). Data are based on 120 projects of social policy research conducted in The Netherlands in the areas of industrial and labor…

  5. Social Science Information Gateway

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Located within the Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol, the Social Science Information Gateway (SOSIG) is an online database of high quality Internet resources that primarily deal with the vast array of social science fields and subfields. Visitors can perform a simple search, or browse through the subject headings offered on the homepage. Each one of these discrete sites has been catalogued and annotated, making it easier to find specific resources quickly. Within each field or subfield, the editors of SOSIG have also listed some of their top choices. One particularly fine feature of the site is the "Grapevine", which offers a place for people in the social sciences to find out (and publicize) information about career opportunities and upcoming events. Visitors can also post their vitas in order to facilitate such opportunities. Finally, it is worth noting that the coverage of events and the like here is particularly strong for the United Kingdom and continental Europe.

  6. Science in Social Practice

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    Mead, George Herbert

    2000-04-01

    to the public and all members of the university are invited. The DailY Kansan also carried a story reporting on Mead's talk on Saturday, March 4, 1911 (Vol. VII, No. 61, p. 1): PLEA FOR SOCIAL SCIENCE: Professor Meade Addresses Phi Beta Kappa in Chapel..., Professor Geo. B. Meade, of the department of philosophy at the University of Chicago, gave the annual Phi Beta Kappa address last evening in which he made a strong plea for scientific methods in social practices. He explained that while physical science has...

  7. Security Science as an Applied Science?

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    Smith, Clifton

    2001-01-01

    Describes the development of a security science degree as the emerging applied science of the protection of individuals and assets. Proposes the themes of physical, electronic, information security and facility management as scientific applications for the course. (Author/MM)

  8. Social Sciences in Forestry, A Current Selected Bibliography, No. 44, October 1977.

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    Lauby, Anne, Comp.

    This document presents a selected bibliography of books, journal articles, and pamphlets relating to forestry. Entries are classified into five major categories including: Social science applied to forestry, social science applied to forestry's productive agents, social science applied to forest production, social science applied to manufacturing,…

  9. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

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    Brownstone, Rob

    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY Possible Careers Market Researcher.sociologyandsocialanthropology.dal.ca Professional Associations The Canadian Anthropology Society - www.cas-sca.ca The Society for Applied Anthropology - www.sfaa.net American Anthropological Association - www.aaanet.org The Canadian Sociology

  10. Science Nation: Social Insects

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Yellow jackets are wasps, and though they seem eager to inflict pain, they do have some important redeeming qualities. They kill harmful garden pests and are among the most social insects on the planet, along with their stinging cousins, the ants and the social bees. In all three species, the queen lays all the eggs and the workers service the queen and help her raise the young. Georgia Institute of Technology biology professor Michael Goodisman is using National Science Foundation (NSF) support to try and understand these complex relationships and how they impact these intricate communities.

  11. Ethics and the social sciences

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    Raymond B. Cattell

    1948-01-01

    The demand has been often reiterated that the sciences of man should overtake or at least reach equivalent development to the physical sciences. Two broad sources of resistance are: (1) internal methodological difficulties, and (2) resistance of those professions or studies already performing in some manner the tasks which social science shall ultimately take over. The view that social science

  12. SOCIAL SCIENCE University College Dublin

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    PPortuNitieS Master of Social Work, Youth & Community Work Studies Master of Planning, Housing Policy, Env. Policy & Library Studies, Sociology, Social Policy careerS Professional Social Work Counselling Community WorkSOCIAL SCIENCE University College Dublin www.ucd.ie/acshs Social Work path Environmental Policy

  13. Manifesto of computational social science

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    Conte, R.; Gilbert, N.; Bonelli, G.; Cioffi-Revilla, C.; Deffuant, G.; Kertesz, J.; Loreto, V.; Moat, S.; Nadal, J.-P.; Sanchez, A.; Nowak, A.; Flache, A.; San Miguel, M.; Helbing, D.

    2012-11-01

    The increasing integration of technology into our lives has created unprecedented volumes of data on society's everyday behaviour. Such data opens up exciting new opportunities to work towards a quantitative understanding of our complex social systems, within the realms of a new discipline known as Computational Social Science. Against a background of financial crises, riots and international epidemics, the urgent need for a greater comprehension of the complexity of our interconnected global society and an ability to apply such insights in policy decisions is clear. This manifesto outlines the objectives of this new scientific direction, considering the challenges involved in it, and the extensive impact on science, technology and society that the success of this endeavour is likely to bring about.

  14. Social Sciences in Forestry, A Current Selected Bibliography, No. 43, June 1977.

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    Lauby, Anne, Comp.

    This compilation represents a selected bibliography of the social sciences in forestry, including economic, historic, sociological, and business aspects. Five major categories are included: (1) social science applied to forestry at large; (2) social science applied to forestry's productive agents; (3) social science applied to forest production;…

  15. From art to applied science.

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    Schatzberg, Eric

    2012-09-01

    Before "applied science" and "technology" became keywords, the concept of art was central to discourse about material culture and its connections to natural knowledge. By the late nineteenth century, a new discourse of applied science had replaced the older discourse of art. This older discourse of art, especially as presented in Enlightenment encyclopedias, addressed the relationship between art and science in depth. But during the nineteenth century the concept of fine art gradually displaced the broader meanings of "art," thus undermining the utility of the term for discourse on the relationship between knowledge and practice. This narrowed meaning of "art" obscured key aspects of the industrial world. In effect, middle-class agents of industrialism, including "men of science," used the rhetoric of "applied science" and, later, "technology" to cement the exclusion of artisanal knowledge from the discourse of industrial modernity. PMID:23286194

  16. FACULT DES SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES -SORBONNE

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    Pellier, Damien

    FACULTÉ DES SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES - SORBONNE LICENCE EN SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES ANNÉE UNIVERSITAIRE 2013-2014 MENTION SCIENCES DE L'ÉDUCATION L3 Faculté des Sciences humaines et sociales

  17. Bachelor of Science, Social Science, 2013-2014 Name ID# Date

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    Barrash, Warren

    Bachelor of Science, Social Science, 2013-2014 Name ID# Date General Degree Requirements Residency DLM Mathematics 3-4 DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab 4 DLN Natural, Physical, and Applied Sciences course 3-4 DLV Visual and Performing Arts 3 DLL Literature and Humanities 3-4 DLS Social

  18. Bachelor of Science, Social Science, 2012-2013 Name ID# Date

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    Barrash, Warren

    Bachelor of Science, Social Science, 2012-2013 Name ID# Date General Degree Requirements Residency DLM Mathematics 3-4 DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab 4 DLN Natural, Physical, and Applied Sciences course 3-4 DLV Visual and Performing Arts 3 DLL Literature and Humanities 3-4 DLS Social

  19. Bachelor of Science, Social Science, 2014-2015 Name ID# Date

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    Barrash, Warren

    Bachelor of Science, Social Science, 2014-2015 Name ID# Date General Degree Requirements Residency DLM Mathematics 3-4 DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab 4 DLN Natural, Physical, and Applied Sciences course 3-4 DLV Visual and Performing Arts 3 DLL Literature and Humanities 3-4 DLS Social

  20. World Social Science Report 2010

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Where are people most likely to study the social sciences? Where are most of the academic publications in social sciences based? These are but a few of the questions asked (and answered) within the pages of the World Social Sciences Report 2010. The report was compiled by a blue-ribbon panel of social science experts. Interestingly, this report was a follow-up to the World Social Science Report published in 1999. The report has a number of positive findings, including the observation that the social sciences are "taught almost everywhere and their research results are widely disseminated, increasingly by new information technologies." The full report is 444-pages, and it includes chapters on the fragmentation of knowledge, the divide between academic disciplines, and the "sometimes tense relations between academics and society." For those who might be pressed for time, there is also a 28-page executive summary available here. [KMG

  1. Social Science Research Council

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Founded in 1923 (and last reviewed by the Scout Report on November 3, 1998), the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) is an independent non-profit organization with ongoing research projects on every continent, most of which are designed to encourage innovation and to help social scientists engage broader constituencies. Some of the council's key interests include children and armed conflict, economic growth, international migration, and global security and cooperation. From the website, visitors can learn about the most recent project initiatives, which include the initiative on HIV / AIDS, social transformation and emergencies, and humanitarian action. Along with these recent initiatives, visitors may also read about the 30 thematic programs, which are organized into five broad program areas. Graduate students coming to the site will want to definitely take a look at the many fellowship and dissertation funding opportunities offered by the SSRC. Visitors may also browse through the SSRC quarterly publication, Items & Issues, which features essays, roundtables, and other writings by participants in SSRC-sponsored programs.

  2. Communicating science in social settings

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    Scheufele, Dietram A.

    2013-01-01

    This essay examines the societal dynamics surrounding modern science. It first discusses a number of challenges facing any effort to communicate science in social environments: lay publics with varying levels of preparedness for fully understanding new scientific breakthroughs; the deterioration of traditional media infrastructures; and an increasingly complex set of emerging technologies that are surrounded by a host of ethical, legal, and social considerations. Based on this overview, I discuss four areas in which empirical social science helps clarify intuitive but sometimes faulty assumptions about the social-level mechanisms of science communication and outline an agenda for bench and social scientists—driven by current social-scientific research in the field of science communication—to guide more effective communication efforts at the societal level in the future. PMID:23940341

  3. HOCHSCHULE ESSLINGEN: University of Applied Sciences

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    Duchowski, Andrew T.

    , economics, management, social sciences and nursing make up the pillars of teaching at Esslingen University Engineering Graduate School Basic Sciences Information technology Mechanical Engineering Mechatronics and Electrical Engineering Social work, health and nursing Building services, energy and environmental

  4. XXXVII Indian Social Science Congress,

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    Nahar, Sultana Nurun

    SEARCH Events Dec 27 XXXVII Indian Social Science Congress, Faculty of Social Science Dec 29 UGC Disrupted due to Replacement of existing switch with a higher one AMU has been ranked 9 th among the INDIAN TOP TEN LIST in its latest world reputation rankings for 2013 by Times Higher Education (THE), UK Prof

  5. Study Abroad in Social Sciences

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    Heller, Barbara

    Study Abroad in Social Sciences Studying abroad is increasingly important for social science majors gained are critical to the companies' success. Why should I go abroad? Studying abroad is an opportunity your studies and career. Some of the potential benefits of going abroad include: Experience another

  6. Applying Social Psychological Concepts Outside the Classroom

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    Lakin, Jessica L.; Wichman, Aaron L.

    2005-01-01

    This article evaluates a writing assignment in which social psychology students gathered examples from outside the classroom (e.g., cartoons, movies) and analyzed them with course material. Compared to a control group, students who completed the assignment learned that it was easier to apply social psychology to the real world. A follow-up survey…

  7. Computational Social Science Riccardo Pietri

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    and nowa- days technologies such as smartphones and Online Social Networks. CSS's studies are aimedPrivacy in Computational Social Science Riccardo Pietri Kongens Lyngby 2013 IMM-M.Sc.-2013-68 #12;Summary The goal of the thesis is to give an overview of privacy management in Computa- tional Social

  8. Science, Semantics, and Social Change.

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    Lemke, J. L.

    Social semiotics suggests that social and cultural formations, including the language and practice of science and the ways in which new generations and communities advance them, develop as an integral part of the evolution of social ecosystems. Some recent models of complex dynamic systems in physics, chemistry, and biology focus more on the…

  9. Applied Sustainability Political Science 319

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    Young, Paul Thomas

    1 Applied Sustainability Political Science 319 College of Charleston Spring 2013 Day/Time: TH 1 Address: fisherb@cofc.edu Office: 284 King Street, #206 (Office of Sustainability) Office Hours: by appt sustainability. It will focus on the development of semester-long sustainability projects, from conception

  10. FACULT DES SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES -SORBONNE

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    Pellier, Damien

    FACULTÉ DES SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES - SORBONNE LICENCE EN SCIENCES HUMAINES ET SOCIALES ANNÉE UNIVERSITAIRE 2013-2014 MENTION SCIENCES DU Vaillant 92100 Boulogne-Billancourt L3, M1 et M2 Faculté des Sciences

  11. Social Science Research Network

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Provided by Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), this site allows users to freely access thousands of abstracts and full-text research papers. The core of the site is the SSRN Electronic Library, which contains an Abstract Database with over 15,600 entries and an Electronic Paper Collection, which currently contains over 4,200 full-text papers. Users can search title, abstract, and author fields, or browse the journals, which are grouped under the five respective Research Networks that form the SSRN: Accounting, Economics, Latin American, Financial, and Legal Scholarship. Within each journal entry, users may select from several display options to narrow their results and available full-text documents are indicated by a special symbol. Information on each of the five networks, including conference and job announcements, as well as information on subscribing and a list of site licenses, is accessible via a menu panel on the left side of the main page. According to SSEP, access to the abstracts and full-text papers will remain free of charge to all users until "the next revision to the web site this winter."

  12. Social Science Research Network

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Provided by Social Science Electronic Publishing (SSEP), this site allows users to freely access thousands of abstracts and full-text research papers. The core of the site is the SSRN Electronic Library, which contains an Abstract Database with over 15,600 entries and an Electronic Paper Collection, which currently contains over 4,200 full-text papers. Users can search title, abstract, and author fields, or browse the journals, which are grouped under the five respective Research Networks that form the SSRN: Accounting, Economics, Latin American, Financial, and Legal Scholarship. Within each journal entry, users may select from several display options to narrow their results and available full-text documents are indicated by a special symbol. Information on each of the five networks, including conference and job announcements, as well as information on subscribing and a list of site licenses, is accessible via a menu panel on the left side of the main page. According to SSEP, access to the abstracts and full-text papers will remain free of charge to all users until \\"the next revision to the web site this winter.\\"

  13. Benford's Law Applies To Online Social Networks

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    Golbeck, Jennifer

    2015-01-01

    Benford's Law states that the frequency of first digits of numbers in naturally occurring systems is not evenly distributed. Numbers beginning with a 1 occur roughly 30\\% of the time, and are six times more common than numbers beginning with a 9. We show that Benford's Law applies to social and behavioral features of users in online social networks. We consider social data from five major social networks: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, and Live Journal. We show that the distribution of first significant digits of friend and follower counts for users in these systems follow Benford's Law. The same holds for the number of posts users make. We extend this to egocentric networks, showing that friend counts among the people in an individual's social network also follow the expected distribution. We discuss how this can be used to detect suspicious or fraudulent activity online and to validate datasets.

  14. The Soviet applied information sciences in a time of change

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    Bengston, J.; Cronin, R.R.; Davidson, R.B.

    1991-07-01

    The Foreign Applied Sciences Assessment Center (FASAC) conducts reviews of selected areas of foreign basic and applied science by US scientists who are technically expert and active in the fields reviewed. Several of the FASAC assessments of Soviet science have involved various aspects of the information sciences, including enabling technologies and applications, as well as the core information sciences. This report draws upon those FASAC assessment reports, the expert judgment of some of the authors of those reports, and other public sources to characterize the current state of the information sciences in the Soviet Union and the effects of information science capabilities upon other areas of Soviet science and technology. This report also provides estimates of the likely effect of the political and social reforms underway in the Soviet Union on future Soviet progress in the information sciences and, at a more general level, in science and technology. 41 refs., 7 tabs.

  15. I. ASCRC General Education Form Group Social Science

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    Vonessen, Nikolaus

    , including adolescent bullying, social and emotional challenges for adolescent boys and girls, and mediaI. ASCRC General Education Form Group Social Science Dept/Program COT/Applied Arts and Sciences of children/adolescence including interactions in family relationships, friendships, as well as media

  16. Languages Undergraduate Social and Policy Sciences

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    Burton, Geoffrey R.

    has real impact on national and international social policy and on sociological debates. This meansLanguages Undergraduate Social and Policy Sciences Undergraduate BSc (Hons) Sociology BSc (Hons) Social Policy BSc (Hons) Sociology and Social Policy BSc (Hons) Social Sciences #12;www

  17. The future in the social sciences

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    W. S. Bainbridge

    2003-01-01

    How the social sciences conceptualize the future depends in varying measure upon intellectual developments within these sciences, upon competition versus cooperation between them, and upon changes in the surrounding society that alter the role of social science. This article notes that social science has matured into a set of somewhat static disciplines that do not expect to grow rapidly as

  18. Master of Science in Applied Educational Psychology

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    Tennessee, University of

    Master of Science in Applied Educational Psychology Distance Education Program A 36-credit hour distance education Selected Courses in Applied Educational Psychology Courses offered via distance education for the Applied Educational Psychology program are taught by faculty with esteemed national

  19. Implementing an Applied Science Program

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    Rickman, Doug; Presson, Joan

    2007-01-01

    The work implied in the NASA Applied Science Program requires a delicate balancing act for the those doing it. At the implementation level there are multiple tensions intrinsic to the program. For example each application of an existing product to a decision support process requires deep knowledge about the data and deep knowledge about the decision making process. It is highly probable no one person has this range of knowledge. Otherwise the decision making process would already be using the data. Therefore, a team is required. But building a team usually requires time, especially across agencies. Yet the program mandates efforts of relatively short duration. Further, those who know the data are scientists, which makes them essential to the program. But scientists are evaluated on their publication record. Anything which diverts a scientist from the research for his next publication is an anathema to him and potential death to their career. Trying to get another agency to use NASA data does not strike most scientists as material inherently suitable for publication. Also, NASA wishes to rapidly implement often substantial changes to another agency's process. For many reasons, such as budget and program constraints, speed is important. But the owner of a decision making process is tightly constrained, usually by law, regulation, organization and custom. Changes when made are slow, cautious, even hesitant, and always done according a process specific to the situation. To manage this work MSFC must balance these and other tensions. Some things we have relatively little control over, such as budget. These we try to handle by structural techniques. For example by insisting all of our people work on multiple projects simultaneously we inherently have diversification of funding for all of our people. In many cases we explicitly use some elements of tension to be productive. For example the need for the scientists to constantly publish is motivation to keep tasks short and to the immediate point. As another example, the DSS agency and it personnel are treated as integral to the effort at every step. Thus, their ways of doing things, their problems and their assets become part of the solution. MSFC also manages the Applied Science work' within a strategic framework.' First, the scientists are necessarily at the core of all of this work as well as all of the work within the larger' organization. We therefore strive to keep a roughly 50-50 balance between the work done on tasks funded directly by the research side of NASA's Science Mission Directorate and funding from the applied side. Done at both the organization level and the level of the individual, this keeps the scientist both happy and productive over the long term. We also try diligently to remove as much burden from the scientist as practical by employing people such as the authors and others to do tasks not requiring; scientific knowledge. We also have designed our effort to take full use of external partners. We actively seek and support, including fund, people from multiple organizations to join us as committed collaborators. In this we use today's money and today's problem to help us diversify and strengthen for tomorrow. MSFC also considers the Applied Science work holistically. Each element is viewed as a step in a larger process. At a management level we can chose to emphasize or encourage certain areas which service long term goals. Thus, if we think work in a particular area should be developed, we can start with the smaller, less costly elements and grow.

  20. Social Work Arts & Sciences

    E-print Network

    Huang, Jianyu

    .S. students who report their race/ethnicity identification. Seniors Freshmen Sophomores Juniors Total Arts,004 637 383 Hispanic Ethnicity Non-Hispanic Self-Reported Race Black or African-American American Indian107 751 278 545 312 824 871 788 Theology & Ministry Social Work Nursing Management Law School

  1. Stories of (social) distress: Applied narrative analysis and public policy for the homeless

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Steven L. VanderStaay

    1994-01-01

    Recent attention to the use of social science research in the formation of social policy highlights the role of narratives in the mediation of the relationships between research and practice, science and policy. This paper demonstrates the value of applied narrative analysis in revealing the function of narratives in this mediation. Public debate over a universal “right to shelter” for

  2. SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE

    E-print Network

    SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE Steve Anderson, PhD Director, School of Social Work FOR THE PHD PROGRAM IN SOCIAL WORK ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015 #12;TABLE OF CONTENTS WELCOME ................................................................. 4 B. Core Social Work Classes.................................................................... 5

  3. Faculty of Social Sciences School of Social Work

    E-print Network

    Hammerton, Paul

    Faculty of Social Sciences School of Social Work Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses #12;Contents 03 Welcome to the School of Social Work 04 Why Study with Us? Our Undergraduate Qualifying Course 06 BA Social Work 08 A Student's Experience Our Postgraduate Qualifying Course 10 MA Social Work 11

  4. 77 FR 55863 - NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Earth Science Subcommittee; Applied Sciences Advisory...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-09-11

    ...Advisory Council; Science Committee; Earth Science Subcommittee; Applied Sciences...Group. This Subcommittee reports to the Earth Science Subcommittee Committee of the NASA...Applied Sciences Program Update --Earth Science Data Latency Study...

  5. Analyzing the Scientific Evolution of Social Work Using Science Mapping

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Martínez, Ma Angeles; Cobo, Manuel Jesús; Herrera, Manuel; Herrera-Viedma, Enrique

    2015-01-01

    Objectives: This article reports the first science mapping analysis of the social work field, which shows its conceptual structure and scientific evolution. Methods: Science Mapping Analysis Software Tool, a bibliometric science mapping tool based on co-word analysis and h-index, is applied using a sample of 18,794 research articles published from…

  6. Social Science & Medicine ] (

    E-print Network

    Gupta, Prahlad

    Science Ltd. Keywords: USA; Drug names; Patient safety; Visual perception; Pharmacists; Medication error Introduction Recent estimates suggest that medical errors of all types may cause the death of between 44). Errors involving medication cause the death of one person every day in the US, and injure more than

  7. History of the Social Sciences.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Cravens, Hamilton

    1985-01-01

    Reviews the history of the social sciences in America, indicating that the field is still chiefly a collection of topics, albeit important ones such as mental hospitals, child development, and eugenics. Also indicates that although source materials are vast, synthetic overviews are needed in a number of areas. (JN)

  8. University Rankings and Social Science

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Marginson, Simon

    2014-01-01

    University rankings widely affect the behaviours of prospective students and their families, university executive leaders, academic faculty, governments and investors in higher education. Yet the social science foundations of global rankings receive little scrutiny. Rankings that simply recycle reputation without any necessary connection to real…

  9. Some frontiers in social science.

    PubMed

    Butz, William P; Torrey, Barbara Boyle

    2006-06-30

    The fundamental challenge in the social sciences is moving from complicated correlations to useful prediction. Progress usually reflects an interplay between theory, data, and tools. Six areas of innovation, principally data and tools, are now pushing at the frontiers of these sciences: longitudinal data, laboratory experimentation, improved statistical methods, geographic information tools, biosocial science, and international replication. These innovations are gaining power as they cross disciplinary boundaries, helping to attribute causality to observed relationships, to understand their nature, and thereby to improve the accuracy and usefulness of predictions. PMID:16809524

  10. Interdepartmental Correspondence Math and Applied Sciences Centre

    E-print Network

    Yaskin, Vlad

    Interdepartmental Correspondence Math and Applied Sciences Centre CAB 289 www.ualberta.ca/~masc Tel Sciences Centre is offering Weekly Seminars in Math 115. Included are seven weekly classes, as well Ropchan and Markus Molenda Directors, Math and Applied Sciences Centre (MASC) 25 January, 2012Date: Math

  11. Project StORe: Social Science report 

    E-print Network

    Burton, Guy

    There was widespread support across the social science research community regarding the aims of the StORe Project Nearly half of social science respondents claimed that both source-to-output and out-put-to source repositories ...

  12. Social science computing: 1967-1972

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Hugh F. Cline

    1972-01-01

    Social science computing continues to grow both in quantity and variety of problem applications. Increasing numbers of social scientists are using increasing amounts of computer time on an increasing array of machines. Social scientists have upgraded their competence in computing and produced a number of programming systems for use in their research and instructional activities. Each year more social science

  13. Archives de sciences sociales des religions

    E-print Network

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Archives de sciences sociales des religions Numéro 144 (octobre-décembre 2008) Varia de l'�tat chinois, 1900-2008 », Archives de sciences sociales des religions [En ligne], 144 sciences sociales des religions #12; #12; #12;#12; #12; #12; #12; #12; #12

  14. Archives de sciences sociales des religions

    E-print Network

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 115 (juillet-septembre 2001) Islam et politique dans religions #12;Quel islam en Bulgarie post-communiste ? 2 Archives de sciences sociales des religions, 115 vigueur en France. Revues.org est un portail de revues en sciences humaines et sociales développé par le

  15. Archives de sciences sociales des religions

    E-print Network

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Archives de sciences sociales des religions Numéro 140 (octobre - décembre 2007) Varia) © Archives de sciences sociales des religions #12;Yves Déloye, Les voix de Dieu. Pour une autre histoire du suffrage électoral : le clergé (...) 2 Archives de sciences sociales des religions, 140 | octobre

  16. Archives de sciences sociales des religions

    E-print Network

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Archives de sciences sociales des religions Numéro 138 (avril - juin 2007) Varia://assr.revues.org/4752 Ce document est le fac-similé de l'édition papier. © Archives de sciences sociales des religions vigueur en France. Revues.org est un portail de revues en sciences humaines et sociales développé par le

  17. Archives de sciences sociales des religions

    E-print Network

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 157 (janvier-mars 2012) Christianismes en Océanie). ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Référence électronique Yannick Fer, « Introduction », Archives de sciences sociales des religions [En ligne pour l'édition électronique ouverte) © Archives de sciences sociales des religions #12;Yannick Fer

  18. Archives de sciences sociales des religions

    E-print Network

    Boyer, Edmond

    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 131-132 (juillet - décembre 2005) Varia guerre indo-pakistanaise de 1999 », Archives de sciences sociales des religions [En ligne], 131 de l'édition papier. © Archives de sciences sociales des religions #12;Rites publics et deuil

  19. Archives de sciences sociales des religions

    E-print Network

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 157 (janvier-mars 2012) Christianismes en Océanie évangéliques », Archives de sciences sociales des religions [En ligne], 157 | janvier-mars 2012, mis en ligne pour l'édition électronique ouverte) © Archives de sciences sociales des religions #12;Yannick Fer Le

  20. Social Science Docket, 2000-2001.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Singer, Alan, Ed.

    2001-01-01

    A joint publication of the New York and New Jersey State Councils for the Social Studies, "Social Science Docket" presents K-12 teachers with resources covering the social science disciplines, including history, economics, political science, sociology, geography, anthropology, and psychology. Each issue includes theme-related and non-themed…

  1. Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo now has a WWW server. The server offers Social Science Japan, an online magazine containing articles on recent trends in economics, political science and legal research on Japan. An events diary of conferences, seminars etc. for social scientists interested in Japan.

  2. Sustainability Strategic Plan College of Social Sciences

    E-print Network

    Su, Xiao

    Sustainability Strategic Plan College of Social Sciences San José State University Fall 2010 #12;Rachel O'Malley Faculty in Residence for Sustainability College of Social Sciences San José State University July 30, 2010 Sustainability Strategic Plan College of Social Sciences, San José State University

  3. Sun--Grounding Social Sciences in Cognitive Sciences I Introduction

    E-print Network

    Sun, Ron

    G Sun--Grounding Social Sciences in Cognitive Sciences I Introduction Sun_8928_001_main.indd 1 1/10/2012 6:35:15 PM #12;G Sun--Grounding Social Sciences in Cognitive Sciences Sun_8928_001_main.indd 2 1/10/2012 6:35:15 PM #12;G Sun--Grounding Social Sciences in Cognitive Sciences 1 Prolegomenato

  4. College of Applied Health Sciences

    E-print Network

    Illinois at Chicago, University of

    Development: (312) 413-1647 Human Nutrition: (312) 996-8055 Movement Sciences: (312) 996-4600 Occupational, Disability and Human Development, Human Nutrition, Movement Sciences, Occupational Therapy, and Physical studies, health informatics, health information management, human nutrition, move- ment sciences

  5. Applied Plant Sciences 48 Applied Plant Sciences Courses (APSC) 226

    E-print Network

    Amin, S. Massoud

    Courses (BMEN) 236 M.S. 60 Ph.D. 60 Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology (All Science Engineering and Management 61 Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering Courses (BBE) 237 M Science Engineering and Management Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Education Courses (AFEE) 219

  6. Social Sciences and Space Exploration

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1988-01-01

    The relationship between technology and society is a subject of continuing interest, because technological change and its effects confront and challenge society. College students are especially interested in technological change, knowing that they must cope with the pervasive and escalating effect of wide-ranging technological change. The space shuttle represents a technological change. The book's role is to serve as a resource for college faculty and students who are or will be interested in the social science implications of space technology. The book is designed to provide introductory material on a variety of space social topics to help faculty and students pursue teaching, learning, and research. Space technologies, perspectives on individual disciplines (economics, history, international law, philosophy, political science, psychology, and sociology) and interdiscipline approaches are presented.

  7. SCORE History / Social Science Resources

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    SCORE, a cooperative project of the California County Superintendent's Educational Services Association, has made K-12 teacher and student resources in four major subject areas available at sites in Humboldt County (Science), San Diego County (Language Arts), Kings County (Mathematics), and San Bernardino and Butte Counties (Social Studies). While each site has its own personality and delivery style, they all make an attempt to break out teacher and/or student resources by grade level. In some cases (Science, Social Studies) this is done through a search interface. In others (Language Arts, Mathematics) it is done via a browsable interface. It is this categorization, plus the fact that resources are selected, evaluated, and annotated by teachers, that is the both the power and unifying theme of the sites. Depending on the site, assessment and teacher development sections may also be available.

  8. Growing a Unified Social Science

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Bernhard Borges

    1997-01-01

    Growing Artificial Societies: Social Science from the Bottom Up, by Joshua M. Epstein and Robert Axtell. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1996. 208 pages, $39.95 hardcover (ISBN 0-262- 05053-6); $18.95 paperback (ISBN 0-262-55025-3); $59.95 CD-ROM + paperback (ISBN 0-262-55026-1). Websites: http:\\/\\/www.brook.edu\\/pub\\/booknote\\/society.htm and http:\\/\\/ mitpress.mit.edu\\/mitp\\/recent-books\\/sci\\/epsgh.html

  9. Master of Science in Applied Science Education

    E-print Network

    Department of Cognitive and Learning Sciences Michigan Technological University 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton of Cognitive and Learning Sciences Mission Statement The mission of the Department of Cognitive and Learning, professional development and continuing practice of secondary school teachers, and to promote a solid

  10. Division of Social Sciences APPLICATION FOR READER OR TUTOR

    E-print Network

    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    Division of Social Sciences APPLICATION FOR READER OR TUTOR SECTION I: To be completed by applicant and social security card, OR passport) when you come to sign forms. It is recommended that you contact Lena: To be completed by Department Check all that apply: READER TUTOR (SINGLE SESSIONS) TUTOR (GROUP SESSIONS

  11. Division of Social Sciences APPLICATION FOR READER OR TUTOR

    E-print Network

    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    Division of Social Sciences APPLICATION FOR READER OR TUTOR SECTION I: To be completed by applicant and social security card, OR passport) when you come to sign forms. It is recommended that you contact Lena to sign employment forms. SECTION II: To be completed by Department Check all that apply: READER TUTOR

  12. Postgraduate Courses Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

    E-print Network

    O'Mahony, Donal E.

    Applied Social Research 109 Child Protection and Welfare 110 Drug and Alcohol Policy 111 Child Protection and Welfare 113 Disability Studies 114 M.Phil. Courses Social Work Research 112 #12; Head of School: Dr OF SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL POLICY 106 Named Degree Courses Master in Social Work (M.S.W.) 108 MSc Courses

  13. Science and ideology in economic, political and social thought

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Claude Hillinger

    2007-01-01

    This paper has two sources: One is my own research in three broad areas: business cycles, economic measurement and social choice. In all of these fields I attempted to apply the basic precepts of the scientific method as it is understood in the natural sciences. I found that my effort at using natural science methods in economics was met with

  14. Science and Ideology in Economic, Political, and Social Thought

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Claude Hillinger

    2006-01-01

    This paper has two sources: One is my own research in three broad areas: business cycles, economic measurement and social choice. In all of these fields I attempted to apply the basic precepts of the scientific method as it is understood in the natural sciences. I found that my effort at using natural science methods in economics was met with

  15. Science and Ideology in Economic, Political and Social Thought

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Claude Hillinger

    2008-01-01

    This paper has two sources: One is my own research in three broad areas: business cycles, economic measurement and social choice. In all of these fields I attempted to apply the basic precepts of the scientific method as it is understood in the natural sciences. I found that my effort at using natural science methods in economics was met with

  16. A Focus on Writing in Social Science.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Franklin, Sharon, Ed.

    1992-01-01

    This journal on writing instruction focusses on writing as a way of teaching social science. History, like science, needs to be taught as an evolving base of knowledge, rather than reverence for the way the story was told in the past. Integrating primary source materials with literature, both in language arts and social science, will help students…

  17. The Science of Social Media Kristina Lerman

    E-print Network

    Lerman, Kristina

    #12;USC Information Sciences Institute User interface Collective behavior Design cycle design predict with desired behavior #12;USC Information Sciences Institute Why now? Datadriven network science Availability social behavior · How does social behavior arise from individual interactions? · How far and how fast

  18. Master of Science in Applied Educational Psychology

    E-print Network

    Tennessee, University of

    Master of Science in Applied Educational Psychology Distance Education Program A 36-credit hour settings. Selected Courses in Applied Educational Psychology Courses offered via distance education for the Applied Educational Psychology program are taught by faculty with esteemed national and international

  19. Psychology, Social Sciences recommended Spanish and Speech Communication recommended

    E-print Network

    Hone, James

    Arkansas Psychology, Social Sciences recommended Spanish and Speech Communication recommended languages, and course work in behavioral sciences UC Irvine Psychology, Spanish are recommended UCLA Courses of Connecticut Social sciences, psychology recommended Florida Florida International Unversity Social Sciences

  20. Evolutionary Theories in Social Sciences

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    With the stated mission of serving "as the premier information site for scholars interested in evolutionary thought in the social sciences," this site offers materials relating to a broad interdisciplinary field that includes sociobiology, management, evolutionary biology, business history, anthropology, and even mathematics and engineering, among others. The site includes an extensive, discipline-indexed bibliography, book reviews (with authorial replies), abstracts of working papers, a discussion list, conference and symposium news, a listing of researchers with contact information, a listing of links to relevant print and e-journals, and PhD syllabi, including links to course texts from the Kellogg School of Management and the European Doctoral Training Programme on the Economics of Technological and Institutional Change. Note: authors may be contacted through the site for copies of working papers (there is no mention of a fee for these copies). The site is maintained by two social scientists from Northwestern University, Johann Peter Murmann and Joe Fleischhacker.

  1. [Information flow between medical and social sciences].

    PubMed

    Schubert, András; Somogyi, Anikó

    2014-12-28

    In order to reveal impacts of natural and social sciences on each other, the authors examined connections between fields of medical and social sciences using a search for references and citations of scientific publication. 1. The largest affinity between the medical and social sciences was found between neurosciences and psychology, but there was a significant affinity between clinical sciences and general social sciences, as well. 2. The example of General & Internal Medicine papers in the topics of "diabetes" suggests that in the period 2001-2010 the share of references to social sciences was significantly increased. In the meantime, social science papers in the same topics contained references to Clinical Medicine papers in a constantly high percentage. 3. In the sample under study, the age distribution of social science papers in the references did not differ significantly from that of the other sources. 4. Share of references to social science papers was found to be extremely high among Hungarian General & Internal Medicine papers in the topics of "diabetes". This finding still requires clarification, nevertheless, since e.g. it was not supported by an institutional comparison including the largest Hungarian medical research university. 5. The intensity of the reference/citation mediated information flows between the Hungarian Medical Journal, Orvosi Hetilap and social sciences appears to be in accordance with the current international trends. PMID:25528322

  2. Roadmap: Environmental Health and Safety Environmental Technology Associate of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Environmental Health and Safety ­ Environmental Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science Environmental Geology 3 Fulfills Kent Core Basic Sciences Semester Four: [14-15 Credit Hours] CHEM 10052 Social Sciences (3 credit hours) 3 Basic Sciences (3 credit hours) Fulfilled in this major with CHEM

  3. A guide to understanding social science research for natural scientists.

    PubMed

    Moon, Katie; Blackman, Deborah

    2014-10-01

    Natural scientists are increasingly interested in social research because they recognize that conservation problems are commonly social problems. Interpreting social research, however, requires at least a basic understanding of the philosophical principles and theoretical assumptions of the discipline, which are embedded in the design of social research. Natural scientists who engage in social science but are unfamiliar with these principles and assumptions can misinterpret their results. We developed a guide to assist natural scientists in understanding the philosophical basis of social science to support the meaningful interpretation of social research outcomes. The 3 fundamental elements of research are ontology, what exists in the human world that researchers can acquire knowledge about; epistemology, how knowledge is created; and philosophical perspective, the philosophical orientation of the researcher that guides her or his action. Many elements of the guide also apply to the natural sciences. Natural scientists can use the guide to assist them in interpreting social science research to determine how the ontological position of the researcher can influence the nature of the research; how the epistemological position can be used to support the legitimacy of different types of knowledge; and how philosophical perspective can shape the researcher's choice of methods and affect interpretation, communication, and application of results. The use of this guide can also support and promote the effective integration of the natural and social sciences to generate more insightful and relevant conservation research outcomes. PMID:24962114

  4. NASA's Applied Sciences for Water Resources

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Doorn, Bradley; Toll, David; Engman, Ted

    2011-01-01

    The Earth Systems Division within NASA has the primary responsibility for the Earth Science Applied Science Program and the objective to accelerate the use of NASA science results in applications to help solve problems important to society and the economy. The primary goal of the Earth Science Applied Science Program is to improve future and current operational systems by infusing them with scientific knowledge of the Earth system gained through space-based observation, assimilation of new observations, and development and deployment of enabling technologies, systems, and capabilities. This paper discusses one of the major problems facing water resources managers, that of having timely and accurate data to drive their decision support tools. It then describes how NASA?s science and space based satellites may be used to overcome this problem. Opportunities for the water resources community to participate in NASA?s Water Resources Applications Program are described.

  5. 75 FR 60484 - NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Earth Science Subcommittee; Applied Sciences Advisory...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-30

    ...Advisory Council; Science Committee; Earth Science Subcommittee; Applied Sciences...Group. This Subcommittee reports to the Earth Science Subcommittee Committee of the NASA...Performance Measures Discussion. --Report from Earth Science Subcommittee Meeting. It is...

  6. Applied Soft Computing: Elsevier Science

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    1999-01-01

    Debuting in March 2001, Applied Soft Computing is the official, online journal of the World Federation on Soft Computing. The journal focuses on "Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computing, Rough Sets and other similar techniques to address real world complexities." Applications of soft computing are very diverse, ranging from pattern recognition to telecommunications. The most recent issue has five articles, in which genetic programming is a prevalent topic. Access to full online text articles will be free until December 31, 2002.

  7. Center for Applied Science Technology

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Founded in 1984, the Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) is an organization that is committed to expanding â??learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through the research and development of innovative, technology-based educational resources and strategiesâ?ť. On their homepage, visitors can learn about their various initiatives, which include significant research projects, professional development, policy implementation, and publications. The publications area is a good place to start, and visitors can read such articles as â??Twenty online resources on reading with comprehension and engagementâ?ť and â??Teaching students to evaluate Internet information criticallyâ?ť. Visitors may also wish to examine the Teaching Every Student website that CAST has created, as it provides a detailed explanation of the teaching model that they have named â??Universal Design for Learningâ?ť.

  8. Social Science Research Serving Rural America.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Miron, Mary, Ed.

    This collection of articles provides an overview of some of the recent social science research projects performed by state agricultural experiment stations. The examples highlight social science's contribution to problem-solving in rural business, industry, farming, communities, government, education, and families. The following programs are…

  9. Characteristics of Citations in Social Science Monographs.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Roberts, S. A.; And Others

    DISISS (Design of Information Systems in the Social Sciences) is a research project based at the University of Bath. The objective of the project is to carry out research necessary for the effective design of information systems in the social sciences, whether by the creation of new systems or the modification of existing systems. Analysis of…

  10. Archaeology as a social science.

    PubMed

    Smith, Michael E; Feinman, Gary M; Drennan, Robert D; Earle, Timothy; Morris, Ian

    2012-05-15

    Because of advances in methods and theory, archaeology now addresses issues central to debates in the social sciences in a far more sophisticated manner than ever before. Coupled with methodological innovations, multiscalar archaeological studies around the world have produced a wealth of new data that provide a unique perspective on long-term changes in human societies, as they document variation in human behavior and institutions before the modern era. We illustrate these points with three examples: changes in human settlements, the roles of markets and states in deep history, and changes in standards of living. Alternative pathways toward complexity suggest how common processes may operate under contrasting ecologies, populations, and economic integration. PMID:22547811

  11. Archaeology as a social science

    PubMed Central

    Smith, Michael E.; Feinman, Gary M.; Drennan, Robert D.; Earle, Timothy; Morris, Ian

    2012-01-01

    Because of advances in methods and theory, archaeology now addresses issues central to debates in the social sciences in a far more sophisticated manner than ever before. Coupled with methodological innovations, multiscalar archaeological studies around the world have produced a wealth of new data that provide a unique perspective on long-term changes in human societies, as they document variation in human behavior and institutions before the modern era. We illustrate these points with three examples: changes in human settlements, the roles of markets and states in deep history, and changes in standards of living. Alternative pathways toward complexity suggest how common processes may operate under contrasting ecologies, populations, and economic integration. PMID:22547811

  12. http://spp.sagepub.com/ Social Psychological and Personality Science

    E-print Network

    http://spp.sagepub.com/ Social Psychological and Personality Science http: 563 originally published online 15 March 2011Social Psychological and Personality Science Yoel Inbar for Personality and Social Psychology Association for Research in Personality European Association of Social

  13. Agent-Based Computational Models and Generative Social Science

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Joshua M. Epstein

    1999-01-01

    Agent-based computational modeling is changing the face of social science. In Generative Social Science, Joshua Epstein argues that this powerful, novel technique permits the social sciences to meet a fundamentally new standard of explanation, in which one \\

  14. Minor Revision to Masters Program in Applied Social Psychology

    E-print Network

    Saskatchewan, University of

    Minor Revision to Masters Program in Applied Social Psychology 1. Proposal Identification 1 1. Department contact person: Dr. Peter Grant Applied Social Psychology Program Coordinator Department of Psychology Tel: 966-6675 Fax: 966-6630 E-mail: peter.qrant(usaskca · Name of Revised Program: Masters program

  15. Science in History, Volume 4: The Social Sciences, Conclusion.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bernal, J. D.

    This volume, the last of four, includes parts seven and eight of the eight parts in the series. Part Seven deals with the sciences of society which are described as the latest and most imperfect of the sciences. It is doubtful if, in their present form, they can be called sciences at all. The historical development of the social sciences is traced…

  16. Archives de sciences sociales des religions

    E-print Network

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Archives de sciences sociales des religions Numéro 131-132 (juillet - décembre 2005) Varia », Archives de sciences sociales des religions [En ligne], 131-132 | juillet - décembre 2005, mis en ligne le religions #12;Genèse des émotions au sein des Assemblées de Dieu polynésiennes 2 Archives de sciences

  17. Science In a Social CONtext: Teacher's Guide.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Addinell, Sue, Comp.; Solomon, Joan, Comp.

    Science In a Social CONtext is a series of eight books based on the project SISCON-in-Schools. The books provide a new course in science and society for general studies at sixth-form level. The course has been specially designed to make scientific problems accessible to the non-scientist, as well as to explain the social aspects of science to the…

  18. From global change science to action with social sciences

    SciTech Connect

    Weaver, C. P.; Mooney, Sian; Allen, D.; Beller-Simms, Nancy; Fish, T.; Grambsch, A.; Hohenstein, W.; Jacobs, Kathy; Kenney, Melissa A.; Lane, Meredith A.; Langner, L.; Larson, E.; McGinnis, D. L.; Moss, Richard H.; Nichols, L. G.; Nierenberg, Claudia; Seyller, E. A.; Stern, Paul; Winthrop, R.

    2014-08-01

    US efforts to integrate social and biophysical sciences to address the issue of global change exist within a wider movement to understand global change as a societal challenge and to inform policy. Insights from the social sciences can help transform global change research into action.

  19. Applied Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook. The SAGE Program on Applied Developmental Science

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lerner, Richard M., Ed.; Jacobs, Fraincine, Ed.; Wertlieb, Donald, Ed.

    2005-01-01

    This course textbook has been adapted from the four-volume "Handbook of Applied Developmental Science" (SAGE 2003), a work that offers a detailed roadmap for action and research in ensuring positive child, youth, and family development. In 20 chapters, "Applied Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook" brings together theory and application…

  20. Applying Gadamer's Concept of Disposition to Science and Science Education

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Borda, Emily J.

    2007-01-01

    In this paper, I recall previous arguments for a hermeneutic approach to science and claim that such an approach necessitates attention to the development of dispositions. I undertake an analysis of Hans-Georg Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics to identify and describe dispositions relevant to a hermeneutic approach to science. I then apply

  1. University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering | Research Awards University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

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    Sislian, J. P.

    University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering | Research Awards University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Faculty Member Department Project Title Tim Bender

  2. University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering | Research Awards University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

    E-print Network

    Sislian, J. P.

    University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering | Research Awards University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Faculty Member Department Project Title Charles Jia

  3. University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering | Research Awards University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

    E-print Network

    Sislian, J. P.

    University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering | Research Awards University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Year Awarded Faculty Member Department Project Title

  4. Engineering and Applied Science, Recent Research Reports.

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    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate of Engineering and Applied Science.

    This collection contains abstracts of technical reports and journal articles resulting from research funded by the National Science Foundation. Included in the collection are abstracts arranged in several categories: (1) electrical, computer, and systems engineering; (2) civil and mechanical engineering; (3) applied research; (4) problem-focused…

  5. Faculty of Engineering Bachelor of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    and Environmental Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Industrial Engineering and Mechanical, Automotive & MaterialsFaculty of Engineering Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering The demands on professional engineers around the world are increasing in terms of what they must address: our society must confront

  6. Hospitality Management APPLIED SCIENCES AND ARTS

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    Su, Xiao

    Fact Sheet Hospitality Management COLLEGE OF APPLIED SCIENCES AND ARTS Department of Hospitality Management Where better to study hospitality management than in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose in hospitality, tourism and event management pairs academic study with handson experience and internships. Our

  7. College of Arts and Social Sciences RESEARCH STRATEGIC PLAN 20102014

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    Botea, Adi

    the core of the College's research and education activity. This strategic plan reflects the College in fundamental, strategic and applied research and education in the humanities, social sciences and the creative intensive education, throughout the spectrum of undergraduate and graduate programs, and a strong

  8. Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Science (ELSI)

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory's Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues in Science Web site is especially suitable for middle and high school students and teachers and tackles hard issues that face contemporary scientists every day. Connect to the ELSI pages to see a discussion of basic vs. applied research, equal access to medical screening, indoor air pollution, and personal privacy and medical databases.

  9. The Analysis of Social Issues by Social Science Majors. Draft.

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    Allen, D. I.

    The new social studies rationale assumes that concepts learned in a formal school setting can be incorporated into the student's cognitive structure and, further, that students can apply fundamental social studies concepts to analysis of the world's major problems. Teaching, then, concerns itself not with accumulation of factual information but,…

  10. Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences Master acadmique

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    van der Torre, Leon

    Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences Master académique The two-year full-time study of academic disciplines, including educational science, history and sociology, are jointly utilized education as well as informal, inclusive and lifelong learning emphasize this growing significance. Thus

  11. IRVINE: DEPARTMENT OF COGNITIVE SCIENCES SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

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    Barrett, Jeffrey A.

    , the discipline as offered at other UC campuses, and development of the discipline at UCI. Cognitive ScienceIRVINE: DEPARTMENT OF COGNITIVE SCIENCES SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Final: 1/30/2013 1 January 29, 2013 TO: MARY GILLY SENATE CHAIR RE: PROPOSAL FOR A B.S. DEGREE IN COGNITIVE

  12. Putting Social Sciences to the Test - Assignments

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    MIT

    The course is a new class on the topic of field (that is, 'in situ') and laboratory experiments in the social sciences - both what these experiments have taught and can teach us and how to conduct them.

  13. Division of Social Sciences New Faculty Handbook

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    Minnesota, University of

    , intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship. The mission of the Division of Social Sciences of their chosen majors, and competence in the methodologies, techniques, and skills required in their fields

  14. Faculty Arts & Social Sciences Bachelor of Arts

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    Faculty Arts & Social Sciences Bachelor of Arts Han, Kyoung Min Major Linguistics Korea Secondary Linguistics Alpha Secondary School BC Bachelor of Arts Diep, Stanley Long Quoc Major Criminology Forest Lawn

  15. Procedure for Applying to the Environmental Science & Policy (ESP)

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    Procedure for Applying to the Environmental Science & Policy (ESP) Graduate Specialization an environmental focus. In addition, they complete four courses for the Specialization in Environmental Science professional interest in environmental science and policy. · A Curriculum Vitae. · If you are applying

  16. http://ssc.sagepub.com Social Science Computer Review

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    White, Douglas R.

    , social demography, political and economic elites, social class, ethnicity, and numerous other fieldshttp://ssc.sagepub.com Social Science Computer Review 1999; 17; 245Social Science Computer Review of this article can be found at: Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com can be found at:Social Science

  17. Social Science Research Centre University of Canterbury

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    Hickman, Mark

    technologies. Scott Lash (1994), a social/cultural theorist, provides a framework for thinking about community. This concern arises out of a set of changes in the 80s and 90s whereby a technology revolution (miniaturization1 Social Science Research Centre University of Canterbury Working Paper 2. ICT and Community Series

  18. The Master's in Social Sciences and Humanities.

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    Boddy, Francis M.

    Three general levels of degrees can be categorized in some general sense: the bachelor's program emphasizes the simple ideas about social systems in the social sciences and the basic ideas about the development of value systems and the appreciation of values in the humanities; master's degrees, at least in the major institutions, are often…

  19. Old Fears Haunt New Social Science

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    Glenn, David

    2008-01-01

    In September 1965, not long after news broke about a Pentagon-sponsored program to study social conflict in South America, the Social Science Research Council played host to a meeting on overseas research. Feelings were raw. Opposition to the Vietnam War was mounting, and many scholars worried that the Pentagon's studies of conflict and…

  20. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Possible Careers

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    Brownstone, Rob

    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: HISTORY Possible Careers Political Historian Librarian Scientist Editor Social Historian Teacher Research Archaeologist Historic Site Technician Tour Guide Writer Opportunities in Social Science Careers Majors & Careers www.dal.ca/careerinfo #12;

  1. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    91 Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD The major in anthropology has three areas of concentration: cultural studies of science, technology, and medicine; culture fields or combine a major in anthropology with one in another discipline. Degree requirements for BA

  2. Environmental science as a social process

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Richard B. Norgaard

    1992-01-01

    The felt need for better environmental information for planners and voters is based on maladaptive beliefs about the nature of knowledge and social order. Because there is not a meta-model which links the individual environmental sciences into a coherent whole, understanding complex environmental problems is necessarily a process of discourse between scientists from separate sciences—a process of gaining trust, building

  3. Applying Gadamer's concept of disposition to science and science education

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Borda, Emily J.

    2007-10-01

    In this paper, I recall previous arguments for a hermeneutic approach to science and claim that such an approach necessitates attention to the development of dispositions. I undertake an analysis of Hans-Georg Gadamer’s philosophical hermeneutics to identify and describe dispositions relevant to a hermeneutic approach to science. I then apply elements of Gadamer’s theory of education to the problem of fostering appropriate dispositions in science classrooms. In doing so, I offer a few suggestions for the cultivation and assessment of these dispositions in K-12 and college classrooms.

  4. The Science of Social Work and Its Relationship to Social Work Practice

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    Anastas, Jeane W.

    2014-01-01

    As John Brekke has observed, social work does not use the word "science" to define itself, suggesting a need to articulate a science of social work. This article discusses the science of social work and its relationship to social work practice in the United States, arguing that a "rapprochement" between practice and science

  5. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ DIVISION OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

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    California at Santa Cruz, University of

    in the application of information technology and social entrepreneurship to solve social and environmental problems arising from the application of information technologies to solve social and environmental problemsUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ DIVISION OF SOCIAL SCIENCES INFORMATION

  6. David M. Brooks School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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    Brooks, David

    David M. Brooks School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Maxwell-Dworkin Laboratories, Room 141 Experience Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University (July 2006­June 2009). Assistant Professor

  7. Social Sciences: TheSocial Sciences: The Missing Beacon of IndiaMissing Beacon of India

    E-print Network

    Srinivasan, N.

    Social Sciences: TheSocial Sciences: The Missing Beacon of IndiaMissing Beacon of India Invites you strategy and India's Consumer Economy. She has her own consulting practice, and serves or has served on the boards of several of India's leading companies including Infosys, Bharat Petroleum, Mahindra Financial

  8. School of Applied Social Sciences PROFESSIONAL

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    Wirosoetisno, Djoko

    , particularly discrimination on the grounds of race, gender, class, disability, age, sexual orientation of employment, if appropriate. For those interested in specialising in a theme such as Sport, Faith

  9. What Future for Social Science

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    Schrag, Francis

    2004-01-01

    Each of the authors discussed in this review essay deplores the attempts of scholars in the human sciences to ape their colleagues in the natural sciences and economics. Their criticisms are not dissimilar, nor are they without merit, but it is important to ask the following questions: What would they offer in its place? What kind of…

  10. International Conference on Applied Sciences (ICAS2013)

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Lemle, Ludovic Dan; Jiang, Yiwen

    2014-03-01

    The International Conference on Applied Sciences (ICAS2013) took place in Wuhan, P R China from 26-27 October 2013 at the Military Economics Academy. The conference is regularly organized, alternately in Romania and in P R China, by ''Politehnica'' University of Timi?oara, Romania, and Military Economics Academy of Wuhan, P R China, with the aim to serve as a platform for the exchange of information between various areas of applied sciences, and to promote the communication between the scientists of different nations, countries and continents. The conference has been organized for the first time in 15-16 June 2012 at the Engineering Faculty of Hunedoara, Romania. The topics of the conference covered a comprehensive spectrum of issues: Economical sciences Engineering sciences Fundamental sciences Medical sciences The conference gathered qualified researchers whose expertise can be used to develop new engineering knowledge that has applicability potential in economics, defense, medicine, etc. The number of registered participants was nearly 90 from 5 countries. During the two days of the conference 4 invited and 36 oral talks were delivered. A few of the speakers deserve a special mention: Mircea Octavian Popoviciu, Academy of Romanian Scientist — Timi?oara Branch, Correlations between mechanical properties and cavitation erosion resistance for stainless steels with 12% chromium and variable contents of nickel; Carmen Eleonora H?r?u, ''Politehnica'' University of Timi?oara, SWOT analysis of Romania's integration in EU; Ding Hui, Military Economics Academy of Wuhan, Design and engineering analysis of material procurement mobile operation platform; Serban Rosu, University of Medicine and Pharmacy ''Victor Babe?'' Timi?oara, Cervical and facial infections — a real life threat, among others. Based on the work presented at the conference, 14 selected papers are included in this volume of IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. These papers present new researches in the various fields of materials engineering, mechanical engineering, computers engineering, mathematical engineering and clinical engineering. It's our great pleasure to present this volume of IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering to the scientific community to promote further researches in these areas. We sincerely hope that the papers published in this volume will contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the respective fields. All papers published in this volume of IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) have been peer reviewed through processes administered by the editors of the ICAS2013 proceedings, Ludovic Dan Lemle and Yiwen Jiang. Special thanks should be directed to the organizing committee for their tremendous efforts in organizing the conference: General Chair Zhou Laixin, Military Economics Academy of Wuhan Co-chairs Du Qifa, Military Economics Academy of Wuhan Serban Viorel-Aurel, ''Politehnica'' University of Timi?oara Fen Youmei, Wuhan University Lin Pinghua, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Members Lin Darong, Military Economics Academy of Wuhan Guo Zhonghou, Military Economics Academy of Wuhan Sun Honghong, Military Economics Academy of Wuhan Liu Dong, Military Economics Academy of Wuhan We thank the authors for their contributions and we would also like to express our gratitude everyone who contributed to this conference, especially for the generous support of the sponsor: micromega S C Micro-Mega HD S A Ludovic Dan Lemle and Yiwen Jiang Coordinators of the Scientific Committee of ICAS2013 Deatails of organizers and members of the scientific commmittee are available in the PDF

  11. Roadmap: Applied Engineering Manufacturing Systems Bachelor of Science

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Applied Engineering ­ Manufacturing Systems ­ Bachelor of Science [AT 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3 Fulfills Kent Core Additional Kent Core Requirement 3 See #12;Roadmap: Applied Engineering ­ Manufacturing Systems ­ Bachelor of Science [AT

  12. Research Blogs as a Tool for Applied Biodiversity Sciences

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    Petriello, Michael A

    2014-10-07

    The Applied Biodiversity Sciences Perspectives Series is a student-directed collection of contributions from graduate student and faculty members of the integrative, NSF-IGERT Applied Biodiversity Sciences (ABS) program at Texas A&M University...

  13. Welcome to Social Horizons, the news bulletin from the School of Social Sciences. Why study at the School of Social Sciences?

    E-print Network

    Evans, Paul

    Welcome to Social Horizons, the news bulletin from the School of Social Sciences. Why study at the School of Social Sciences? · You'll be able to choose from a dynamic portfolio of courses, with teaching) School of Social Sciences Social Horizons #12;4924/09/08 *4924* © Nottingham Trent University and may

  14. University of Toronto FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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    Prodiæ, Aleksandar

    University of Toronto FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Faculty Council Monday, February. Adoption of the Minutes of the Previous Meeting 2. Business Arising from the Minutes 3. Engineering Science the Engineering Science Program in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering be changed from Bachelor

  15. How can social network analysis contribute to social behavior research in applied ethology?

    PubMed Central

    Makagon, Maja M.; McCowan, Brenda; Mench, Joy A.

    2013-01-01

    Social network analysis is increasingly used by behavioral ecologists and primatologists to describe the patterns and quality of interactions among individuals. We provide an overview of this methodology, with examples illustrating how it can be used to study social behavior in applied contexts. Like most kinds of social interaction analyses, social network analysis provides information about direct relationships (e.g. dominant–subordinate relationships). However, it also generates a more global model of social organization that determines how individual patterns of social interaction relate to individual and group characteristics. A particular strength of this approach is that it provides standardized mathematical methods for calculating metrics of sociality across levels of social organization, from the population and group levels to the individual level. At the group level these metrics can be used to track changes in social network structures over time, evaluate the effect of the environment on social network structure, or compare social structures across groups, populations or species. At the individual level, the metrics allow quantification of the heterogeneity of social experience within groups and identification of individuals who may play especially important roles in maintaining social stability or information flow throughout the network. PMID:24357888

  16. Faculty of Applied Science Compiled by Emma Wendel (2009)

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    Handy, Todd C.

    Description Faculty of Applied Science fonds. ­ 1906-1998, predominant 1993-1998. 18 photographs. 10 cmFaculty of Applied Science fonds Compiled by Emma Wendel (2009) Revised April 2010 textual material. Administrative History The Faculty of Applied Science was one of the first faculties

  17. School of Engineering and Applied Science Distinguished Alumni Award

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    Acton, Scott

    2011 School of Engineering and Applied Science Distinguished Alumni Award (Presentation to William W.Brubaker) ********** An award to graduates of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, who's School of Engineering and Applied Science Distinguished Alumni Award to William W. Brubaker. And

  18. Robert A. Bland Award in Engineering and Applied Science

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    Acton, Scott

    2010 Robert A. Bland Award in Engineering and Applied Science (Presentation to Carolyn A. Vallas of Engineering and Applied Science recognizes Carolyn A. Vallas with the 2010 Robert A. Bland Award. #12; and the School of Engineering and Applied Science. ********** · Carolyn received her undergraduate education

  19. University of Toronto FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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    Prodiæ, Aleksandar

    University of Toronto FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING OFFICE OF THE DEAN M E M O R A N D for the Department of Civil Engineering: Professor Cristina Amon, (Chair) Dean, Faculty of Applied Science of Engineering Science, and Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry Professor John H. Curran

  20. Cognitive Sciences The School of Social Sciences

    E-print Network

    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    in children, programming computers to engage in complex problem solving, or analyzing the nature of meaning PhysiologyandBiophysics,LING411Neurolinguistics,andPSYC362Biopsychology. Appropriate courses in the applied, and PSYC 409 Methods in Human-Computer Interaction. Honors program. Students in the honors program

  1. The Social Sciences Computing Cluster

    E-print Network

    nodes, 240 CPUs, 1.1TB RAM total · Networked File Service ­ 14 TB #12;Software · Linux Red Hat sciences · Wide variety of software · Run very long jobs efficiently · Support use of large files, and large collections of files #12;Departments Served · Economics · Psychology · Sociology · Political

  2. History and Social Science Curriculum Framework.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.

    This curriculum framework represents the first statewide guideline for learning, teaching, and assessment in history and social science for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's public schools. The framework is based on sound research and effective practice and reflects a vision of how classrooms can and should look to assist all students to achieve…

  3. School of Social Sciences Division of Psychology

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    Evans, Paul

    School of Social Sciences Division of Psychology Spring / Summer 2010 Welcome to the Psychological the Psychological Well-being and Mental Health (PWMH) Research Group; a collection of researchers working in the Division of Psychology at Nottingham Trent University. The newsletter will come out twice a year, in spring

  4. Faculty of Social Sciences School of Psychology

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    Hammerton, Paul

    Faculty of Social Sciences School of Psychology Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses #12;Opposite: One of the School of Psychology's Eye Tracking Laboratories. Contents 02 Welcome to the School of Psychology 03 Why Study with Us? 04 Research Informed Teaching 05 A Graduate's Experience Our Undergraduate

  5. Validity and Reliability in Social Science Research

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    Drost, Ellen A.

    2011-01-01

    In this paper, the author aims to provide novice researchers with an understanding of the general problem of validity in social science research and to acquaint them with approaches to developing strong support for the validity of their research. She provides insight into these two important concepts, namely (1) validity; and (2) reliability, and…

  6. Michael Polanyi and the Social Sciences

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Maben Walter Poirier

    2011-01-01

    In this article, the author attempts three things: (a) to describe the main beliefs of the “continental empiricist” epistemology that dominated the study of the social sciences in North America since the mid 1930s; (b) to speak of the influence of this epistemology on the dominant or mainstream school in the study of politics; and (c) to propose a new-old

  7. Michael Polanyi and the Social Sciences

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Poirier, Maben Walter

    2011-01-01

    In this article, the author attempts three things: (a) to describe the main beliefs of the "continental empiricist" epistemology that dominated the study of the social sciences in North America since the mid 1930s; (b) to speak of the influence of this epistemology on the dominant or mainstream school in the study of politics; and (c) to propose a…

  8. FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

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    Sinnamon, Gordon J.

    FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY The Department of History invites applications-US Applicants must have a Ph.D. in History, a strong record of scholarly publication, and university- level: · International, Transnational and/or Global History · Public and Digital History · Environment

  9. Political Specialization and Social Science Education.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Miller, Jon D.

    This paper outlines a two-dimensional model of political specialization and discusses its implications for social science education. The first dimension, interest specialization, involves the choice of whether or not to devote time and resources to political affairs at all. The interest specialization process of young adults and adults was…

  10. Does Social Background Influence Political Science Grades?

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    Tiruneh, Gizachew

    2013-01-01

    This paper tests a hypothesized linear relationship between social background and final grades in several political science courses that I taught at the University of Central Arkansas. I employ a cross-sectional research design and ordinary least square (OLS) estimators to test the foregoing hypothesis. Relying on a sample of up to 204…

  11. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD The major in anthropology fields or combine a major in anthropology with one in another discipline. Degree requirements for BA in Anthropology Students majoring in anthropology must: · Completeatotalof30semesterhoursofapprovedcourses(10hours

  12. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    89 Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Chair George E. Marcus Professors James D. Faubion.A., M.A., Ph.D. The major in anthropology has 2 areas of concentration: cultural anthropology and archaeology. The focus in cultural anthropology is on contemporary theoretical issues. By reading primary

  13. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    91 Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Chair George E. Marcus Professors James D. Faubion.D. The major in anthropology has 2 areas of concentration: cultural anthropology and archaeology. The focus in cultural anthropology is on contemporary theoretical issues. By reading primary sources, students gain

  14. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    86 Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD The major in anthropology has 2 areas of concentration: cultural anthropology and archaeology.The focus in cultural anthropology is on contemporary theoreti- cal issues. By reading primary sources, students gain an exposure

  15. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

    E-print Network

    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    1 Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD The major in anthropology fields or combine a major in anthropology with one in another discipline. Degree requirements for BA in Anthropology Students majoring in anthropology must: · Completeatotalof30semesterhoursofapprovedcourses(10hours

  16. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    84 Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Chair George E. Marcus Professors Benjamin Lee.D. The major in anthropology has 2 areas of concentration: cultural anthropology and archaeology. The focus in cultural anthropology is on contemporary theoretical issues. By reading primary sources, students gain

  17. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    85 Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD Themajorinanthropologyhas2areasofconcentration:culturalanthropologyand archaeology.The focus in cultural anthropology facilities. Students may organize a major in one or both fields or combine a major in anthropology with 1

  18. Anthropology The School of Social Sciences

    E-print Network

    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    85 Anthropology The School of Social Sciences Degrees Offered: BA, MA, PhD The major in anthropology has 2 areas of concentration: cultural anthropology and archaeology.The focus in cultural anthropology is on contemporary theoreti- cal issues. By reading primary sources, students gain an exposure

  19. Virtual Games in Social Science Education

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lopez, Jose M. Cuenca; Caceres, Myriam J. Martin

    2010-01-01

    The new technologies make the appearance of highly motivating and dynamic games with different levels of interaction possible, in which large amounts of data, information, procedures and values are included which are intimately bound with the social sciences. We set out from the hypothesis that videogames may become interesting resources for their…

  20. Research Methods in the Social Sciences

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Somekh, Bridget, Ed.; Lewin, Cathy, Ed.

    2005-01-01

    This book is intended as a resource and an indispensable companion to welcome educators into the community of social science research. While it is recognized that some methodological frameworks are incompatible with others, the overarching premise of the book is to indicate how a wide range of researchers choose a methodology and methods which are…

  1. Policy Studies The School of Social Sciences

    E-print Network

    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    Political Economy POLI 378 The Politics of American National Security Policy POLI 462 Comparative Public231 Policy Studies The School of Social Sciences Director Donald Ostdiek Degree Offered: B.A. This interdisciplinary major focuses on policy issues that are of public interest. Students in policy studies evaluate

  2. Using the Social Sciences for Policy Formulation.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Atal, Yogesh

    1983-01-01

    There is inadequate utilization of social science research in policymaking in India. This is due to the time gap between research and publication, mismatch between need and supply, and the inadequacies of the research. Better performance within the academic system, as well as better communication, can ensure better utilization. (CS)

  3. Caveat Lector: Reviewing Popular Social Science.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hixson, Vivian Scott

    1981-01-01

    Discusses problems with reviews and criticisms of popular social science books: the quality and background of reviewers, the difficulty of distinguishing between fact and opinion, and the scarcity of competent reviewers. Analyzes reviews of Robert Ardrey's "African Genesis" and "The Territorial Imperative," Konrad Lorenz's "On Aggression," and…

  4. Predictive Non-equilibrium Social Science

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    Colbaugh, Richard; Johnson, Curtis

    2013-01-01

    Non-Equilibrium Social Science (NESS) emphasizes dynamical phenomena, for instance the way political movements emerge or competing organizations interact. This paper argues that predictive analysis is an essential element of NESS, occupying a central role in its scientific inquiry and representing a key activity of practitioners in domains such as economics, public policy, and national security. We begin by clarifying the distinction between models which are useful for prediction and the much more common explanatory models studied in the social sciences. We then investigate a challenging real-world predictive analysis case study, and find evidence that the poor performance of standard prediction methods does not indicate an absence of human predictability but instead reflects (1.) incorrect assumptions concerning the predictive utility of explanatory models, (2.) misunderstanding regarding which features of social dynamics actually possess predictive power, and (3.) practical difficulties exploiting predictiv...

  5. AppliedVegetationScience AppliedVegetationScienceVolume14Issue4435606October2011

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    Peet, Robert K.

    ://wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/avsc. Applied Vegetation Science accepts articles for Open Access publication. Please visit http-2001 Indexed and abstracted in: Absearch, Biological Abstracts, Elsevier BIOBASE/Current Awareness://olabout.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-406241.html for further information about OnlineOpen. Please forward any general submission queries

  6. NESSTAR: Network Social Science Tools and Resources

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The long awaited NESSTAR system, dubbed the "Social Science Dream Machine" by some (see the September 10, 1999 Scout Report), has moved from a beta version into operational mode. Currently, NESSTAR has three main components: 1. NESSTAR Explorer, a search engine for social science data and resources that allows users "to find data across organisational and national boundaries" and browse and download both data and metadata; 2. NESSTAR Publisher, a "collection of tools and resources that enables data publishers and distributors to disseminate data via the Internet;" and 3. an overview of the NESSTAR System Architecture, showing how NESSTAR builds on "state-of-the-art technology like Java, XML, CORBA, etc." Most users will be interested in the Explorer, which currently allows users to retrieve descriptions of data and, in many cases, the data and metadata from the Danish Data Archive, the Finnish Social Science Data Services, the Norweigian Social Science Data Services, and the UK Data Archive. Search options include simple, field, and advanced, and results include information on location, description and accessibility of the data. When data is available it comes up in .html with a framed table of contents. A User Guide is available to help researchers navigate the Explorer. Already, NESSTAR is an excellent resource for instant access to a wide range of social science data, particularly on European topics, and plans are to add more major archives in the future. Caveat: The Macintosh version of NESSTAR Explorer requires a Java 2 virtual machine, but, unfortunately, none are currently available for the Mac OS.

  7. FY 1990 Applied Sciences Branch annual report

    SciTech Connect

    Keyes, B.M.; Dippo, P.C. [eds.

    1991-11-01

    The Applied Sciences Branch actively supports the advancement of DOE/SERI goals for the development and implementation of the solar photovoltaic technology. The primary focus of the laboratories is to provide state-of-the-art analytical capabilities for materials and device characterization and fabrication. The branch houses a comprehensive facility which is capable of providing information on the full range of photovoltaic components. A major objective of the branch is to aggressively pursue collaborative research with other government laboratories, universities, and industrial firms for the advancement of photovoltaic technologies. Members of the branch disseminate research findings to the technical community in publications and presentations. This report contains information on surface and interface analysis, materials characterization, development, electro-optical characterization module testing and performance, surface interactions and FTIR spectroscopy.

  8. The Social Science Teacher. 1972. Collected Conference Papers: Social Science Concepts Classroom Methods.

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    Noble, Pat, Ed.; And Others

    Papers in this publication are collected from a conference on social science concepts and classroom methods which focused on the theories of Jerome Bruner. The first article, entitled "Jerome Bruner," outlines four of Bruner's themes--structure, readiness, intuition, and interest--which relate to cognitive learning. Three papers--"Socialization"…

  9. Ethical issues and ethics reviews in social science research

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Douglas R Wassenaar; Nicole Mamotte

    2008-01-01

    Although the ethics of social science research has not enjoyed as much scholarly attention as the ethics of biomedical research, social scientists continue to debate the relevance of research ethics and ethics review to social science research. Like social scien- tists, biomedical scientists have also objected to ethical review of biomedical research, and much has been gained from the ensuing

  10. I. ASCRC General Education Form Group Group VII Social Science

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    Vonessen, Nikolaus

    and interpretation of societies, just as in any social science class: (1) the connections between material cultureI. ASCRC General Education Form Group Group VII Social Science Dept/Program Anthropology Course, and societies; that is, it is the branch of social science that examines humans from the perspective of made

  11. CollegeofAppliedHealthSciences College of Applied

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    Illinois at Chicago, University of

    ) 996-7337 Disability and Human Development: (312) 413-1647 Kinesiology and Nutrition: (312) 996 Sciences, Disability and Human Development, Kinesiology and Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, and Physical studies, health informatics, health information management, nutrition, kinesiology, occupational therapy

  12. Political Diversity Will Improve Social Psychological Science.

    PubMed

    Duarte, José L; Crawford, Jarret T; Stern, Charlotta; Haidt, Jonathan; Jussim, Lee; Tetlock, Philip E

    2014-07-18

    Psychologists have demonstrated the value of diversity-particularly diversity of viewpoints-for enhancing creativity, discovery, and problem solving. But one key type of viewpoint diversity is lacking in academic psychology in general and social psychology in particular: political diversity. This article reviews the available evidence and finds support for four claims: 1) Academic psychology once had considerable political diversity, but has lost nearly all of it in the last 50 years; 2) This lack of political diversity can undermine the validity of social psychological science via mechanisms such as the embedding of liberal values into research questions and methods, steering researchers away from important but politically unpalatable research topics, and producing conclusions that mischaracterize liberals and conservatives alike; 3) Increased political diversity would improve social psychological science by reducing the impact of bias mechanisms such as confirmation bias, and by empowering dissenting minorities to improve the quality of the majority's thinking; and 4) The underrepresentation of non-liberals in social psychology is most likely due to a combination of self-selection, hostile climate, and discrimination. We close with recommendations for increasing political diversity in social psychology. PMID:25036715

  13. -1first wageningen conference on applied soil science scientific program

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    Wall, Diana

    - 1first wageningen conference on applied soil science scientific program With this conference we want to emphasize the importance of soil science for combating and mitigating the challenges of our- annual Wageningen Conference on Applied Soil Science; informally: Wageningen Soil Meeting), we have

  14. School of Engineering and Applied Science Engineering Achievement Award

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    Whittle, Mark

    2010 School of Engineering and Applied Science Engineering Achievement Award (Presentation ********** · In 1992, Dr. Blankenship received his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University. Blankenship, Jr. with the 2010 School of Engineering and Applied Science Engineering Achievement Award. #12;

  15. Response: Social Work, Science, Social Impact--Crafting an Integrative Conversation

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    Nurius, Paula S.; Kemp, Susan P.

    2012-01-01

    Shifts in the ways that science is being undertaken and marshaled toward social change argue for a new kind of professional competence. Taking the view that the science of social work is centrally about the relationship of research to social impact, the authors extend Fong's focus on transdisciplinary and translational approaches to science,…

  16. I. ASCRC General Education Form Group Social Sciences

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    Vonessen, Nikolaus

    I. ASCRC General Education Form Group Social Sciences Dept/Program School of Social Work Course of social gerontology, including the major bio/psycho/social/cultural/spiritual theories of aging of biological, psychological, social, spiritual, and cultural facets of aging. The course requires students

  17. Online Dictionary of the Social Sciences

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Drislane, Robert.

    From "aboriginal peoples" to "xenophobia," the Online Dictionary of the Social Sciences provides concise definitions for approximately 1,000 entries. Disciplines covered include sociology, criminology, political science, and women's studies with a particular focus on Canadian examples, events, and names. The project is the online version of a dictionary created by Gary Parkinson and Robert Drislane and a product of Athabasca University, Canada, and the International Consortium for the Advancement of Academic Publication (ICAAP). The dictionary can be browsed using an alphabetically arranged index or searched using key words; references are also included to guide users to other related entries.

  18. Roadmap: Applied Engineering Mechanical Engineering Technology Bachelor of Science

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    Roadmap: Applied Engineering ­ Mechanical Engineering Technology ­ Bachelor of Science [AT-BS-AENG-MERT] College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology Catalog Year: 2013-2014 Page 1 of 2 | Last #12;Roadmap: Applied Engineering ­ Mechanical Engineering Technology ­ Bachelor of Science [AT

  19. University of Toronto FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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    Prodiæ, Aleksandar

    University of Toronto FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING Amended Faculty Council Wednesday in Engineering Science be approved. 5. Engineering Science: Infrastructure Option - Revisions (for approval of the Infrastructure Option of the Engineering Science program be approved. 6. Engineering Alumni Honours and Awards

  20. Air Quality Applied Sciences Team (AQAST) Team Meeting --November 2012

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    Jacob, Daniel J.

    Forecasting Results of NASA Earth Science Research Societal Needs Applied Sciences Program Response & Recovery Directorate NASA Washington, DC USA jhaynes@nasa.gov #12;Earth Science Missions in Operation #12;"Advance Earth System Science to meet the challenges of climate and environmental change." #12;Technology

  1. Science and Social Studies in a Nutshell

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Linda Edwards

    2005-03-01

    This articles discusses three practicum students and how they took students' interests in peanuts and expanded it into a full unit concerning nuts and the history behind them. In addition to observing, classifying, and measuring nuts, the students learned valuable history lessons. The teachers found a successful way to integrate science and social studies while also discovering that learning takes place naturally when the kids find something that they are truly interested in.

  2. Involving College Students in Social Science Research

    Microsoft Academic Search

    William McConnell; Roger G. Albert; John P. Marton

    1. Abstract: To explore early-undergraduate exposure to hands-on research opportunities, we invited students enrolled in three second-year social science courses at a community college to participate in a cross-cultural fear of crime project. Thirty-three students participated, conducting community interviews, or coding and entering data. The students completed a ten-item questionnaire to assess their experience, indicating that participation increased their understanding

  3. College of Business and Behavioral Science APPLIED SOCIOLOGY

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    Stuart, Steven J.

    32 College of Business and Behavioral Science 32 APPLIED SOCIOLOGY Master of Science The Department must pass a departmentally administered comprehensive examination. Students must demonstrate compe Master of Professional Accountancy The Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAcc) degree program prepares

  4. [Research activities in applied mathematics, fluid mechanics, and computer science

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1995-01-01

    This report summarizes research conducted at the Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering in applied mathematics, fluid mechanics, and computer science during the period April 1, 1995 through September 30, 1995.

  5. Research in Applied Mathematics, Fluid Mechanics and Computer Science

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1999-01-01

    This report summarizes research conducted at the Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering in applied mathematics, fluid mechanics, and computer science during the period October 1, 1998 through March 31, 1999.

  6. SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCES THE POSITION

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    Tchumper, Gregory S.

    & Recreation Management; Legal Studies; Nutrition & Hospitality Management; and Social Work. More than 2 Food Service Management Institute. QUALIFICATIONS Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree

  7. Economic and Social Science Research Council

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    With its prestigious record of research and service to the broader public sector, the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's prime research funding and training agency that actively addresses both economic and social concerns. As the website notes, the council seeks "to provide high quality research on issues of importance to business, the public sector, and government." From the homepage, visitors can read extensive information about the Council's seven thematic research priorities (which include social stability and exclusion and lifecourse), along with reading about funding opportunities and available postdoctoral research positions with one of the research centres. As with most research organizations, the selection of publications here is quite good, and includes annual reports, transcripts of lectures given on behalf of the Council, best practice guides, and several special reports, such as Britain Towards 2010 and Fit and Fifty?. Finally, the news area of the site contains the archives and current edition of _The Edge_, a magazine about social science research funded by ESRC.

  8. Project Calliope: Science and Social Media

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Antunes, Alexander

    2010-01-01

    We present the 'Project Calliope' picosatellite to explore how to use social media to initiate, fund, and engage in scientific research. 'Project Calliope' is a sonified ionospheric detector being launched in 2010 on the "TubeSat" platform. It has no federal or academic contribution, and relies on 'citizen scientists' and such 'citizen journalist' channels as ScientificBlogging.com for its technical and infrastructure support. The fundamental question of whether good science can come from small packages has a mixed answer. We put forth the 'Science2.0' concept of science as play, provide a method for engaging individuals as contributors, discuss the pros and cons of operating a research project with full transparency, and present preliminary K12 outreach results.

  9. The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Queen's University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC),

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    Ellis, Randy

    Hospital (KGH) have identified human mobility as a major health and social issue. Nearly one, engineering, health sciences and information technology that fosters innovation through collaborativeThe Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

  10. Transportation Energy Conservation Policy: Implications for Social Science Research.

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    Zerega, Anne Marie

    1981-01-01

    Examines the role social science plays in federal transportation energy conservation policy; assesses the current forms and degree of consideration of social issues in transportation energy policy; and identifies contributions that the social sciences could make in achieving energy conservation goals. (Author/MK)

  11. Evolutionary social science: A new approach to violent crime

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    Nigel Barber

    2008-01-01

    Evolutionary Social Science unites evolutionary psychology and social science. Its core assumptions are that: (1) modern societies owe their character to an interaction of hunter–gatherer adaptations with the modern environment; (2) some changes in societies reflect change in individuals; (3) historical changes and cross-societal differences can be due to similar adaptational mechanisms, and (4) different social contexts modify development through

  12. Open Source Smartphone Libraries for Computational Social Science

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    Roussos, George

    Open Source Smartphone Libraries for Computational Social Science Neal Lathia, Kiran K. Rachuri, Data Management, Open Source, Smartphone Sensing, Social Psychology ACM Classification Keywords H.5.m the information and social sciences [9]. Smartphone applications promise researchers access to large populations

  13. From Artificial Societies to New Social Science Theory

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Eric Silverman; John Bryden

    2007-01-01

    We identify two distinct themes in social science modelling. One, more specific, approach is that of social simulation which addresses how behaviour of many actors can lead to emergent effects. We argue that this approach, while useful as a tool in social science policy devel- opment, is fundamentally constrained due to the fact that its models are developed within the

  14. Social science research on medical technology: Utility and limitations

    Microsoft Academic Search

    H. David Banta

    1983-01-01

    Policies could be better devised and better implemented if greater use were made of the social sciences. However, the social sciences have quite often not produced knowledge adequate to permit resolution of pressing social problems. An example of both of these statements is found in the area of policies toward medical technology. Medical technology has become a major public policy

  15. Applied Statistics College of Science STAT-BS

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    Kihara, Daisuke

    To Time Series/STAT 47201 - Actuarial Models- Life Contingencies/STAT 47301 - Introduction To Arbitrage-Free Selective LINK (satisfies Science Selective for core) (3) General Education Selective LINK (Select courses COULD satisfy Human Culture Behavioral/Social Science for core) (3) General Education I Selective LINK

  16. UNIVERSITE BLAISE PASCAL -CLERMONT FERRAND UFR de Psychologie Sciences Sociales et Sciences de l'Education

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    Boyer, Edmond

    UNIVERSITE BLAISE PASCAL - CLERMONT FERRAND UFR de Psychologie Sciences Sociales et Sciences de l-Joseph Biache, Professeur des Universités, Université Blaise Pascal Clermont Ferrand, STAPS. Marc Durand

  17. The Employment Outlook for Social Science Majors in the South.

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    Galambos, Eva C.

    This assessment of the future job market for social science graduates is made both generically and separately for certain disciplines. The definition of the social sciences follows the USOE definition and includes: anthropology, archeology, economics, history, geography, political science, sociology, criminology, international relations, urban…

  18. Science, Skepticism, and Applied Behavior Analysis

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    Normand, Matthew P

    2008-01-01

    Pseudoscientific claims concerning medical and psychological treatments of all varieties are commonplace. As behavior analysts, a sound skeptical approach to our science and practice is essential. The present paper offers an overview of science and skepticism and discusses the relationship of skepticism to behavior analysis, with an emphasis on the types of issues concerning behavior analysts in practice. PMID:22477687

  19. Developing partnerships for health and social science research: The International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN) social science component

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Nick Higginbotham

    1992-01-01

    A decade after its inception, the International Clinical Epidemiology Network (INCLEN) adopted a social science component. Health social science concepts were added to a physician training curriculum encompassing epidemiology, biostatistics and clinical economics, and a position was created for qualified social scientists at 26 clinical epidemiology units in developing country medical schools. This paper describes the INCLEN model for strengthening

  20. Towards an Applied Cognitive Science Perspective in Education.

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    Leong, Che Kan

    1993-01-01

    This paper argues for the role of an applied cognitive science perspective in education. It discusses the relevance and inadequacy of the brains metaphor and the computing metaphor, the parallel distributed processing nature of learning, and the importance of situational variables. Contributions of applied cognitive science to mathematics,…

  1. Roadmap: Manufacturing Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science

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    Khan, Javed I.

    College Catalog Year: 2013-2014 Page 1 of 2 | Last Updated: 13-May-13/LNHD This roadmap is a recommended: Manufacturing Engineering Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE-AAS-MFET] Regional College Catalog YearRoadmap: Manufacturing Engineering Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE-AAS-MFET] Regional

  2. Photonics Research Group School of Engineering & Applied Science

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    Turitsyn, Sergei K.

    Photonics Research Group School of Engineering & Applied Science Research Fellowships in Fibre Lasers and Photonic Bio-Sensing The Photonics Research Group, School of Engineering and Applied Science on the Leverhulme Trust and ERDF funded projects. The successful applicant will join a world-known Photonics

  3. PROFESSIONAL MASTERS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND APPLIED LEARNING SCIENCE

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    Matsuda, Noboru

    , education, computer science, design, information technology, or business are encouraged to apply. EngineerPROFESSIONAL MASTERS IN EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND APPLIED LEARNING SCIENCE Application Deadline-based environments, as well as other formal, informal and non-traditional educational settings. Graduates are ready

  4. College of Engineering and Applied Science engineering.colorado.edu

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    engineering education award in the nation Undergraduate Majors Aerospace Engineering Sciences AppliedCollege of Engineering and Applied Science engineering.colorado.edu ENGINEERING ... because dreams through Engineers Without Borders Find Your Place in the World -Take classes in the renowned ITL

  5. DIVERSITY PLAN College of Engineering and Applied Science

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    Stowell, Michael

    openly. The College of Engineering and Applied Science is committed to fostering an environment these students and provide them an outstanding education, and provide an environment where all students, facultyDIVERSITY PLAN College of Engineering and Applied Science University of Colorado at Boulder

  6. The Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing

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    Dourish,Paul

    is Social What these examples teach us is that, however profoundly technology changes, driven by Moore's LawIntel Labs The Intel Science and Technology Center for Social Computing Abstract Social Computing is the study of information technologies and digital media as social and cultural phenomena. Rather than using

  7. University of Toronto FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

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    Prodiæ, Aleksandar

    33824 v2 University of Toronto FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING To: Faculty Council From: Curriculum Committee Report # 3213 Date: January 28, 2008 Item: Engineering Science ­ Proposal to rename `Option' to `Major' Recommendation: For students graduating from the Engineering Science Program

  8. Celebrating Women in Science & Engineering Grant Program Instructions for applying

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    Sheridan, Jennifer

    Celebrating Women in Science & Engineering Grant Program Instructions for applying Fill out the participation and advancement of women in science and engineering, either in the hosting department@wisc.edu. Applications are due on Friday, June 13, 2014 #12;Celebrating Women in Science & Engineering Grant Program

  9. The Case for Space in the Social Sciences Don Janelle

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    Fabrikant, Sara Irina

    & Disease Space-Time Accessibility Urban & Regional Issues Crime & Law Enforcement Community Organization Issues Crime & Law Enforcement Community Organization Cultural Analysis Population & Demographic IssuesThe Case for Space in the Social Sciences Don Janelle Center for Spatially Integrated Social

  10. Student Empowerment in an Environmental Science Classroom: Toward a Framework for Social Justice Science Education

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    Dimick, Alexandra Schindel

    2012-01-01

    Social justice education is undertheorized in science education. Given the wide range of goals and purposes proposed within both social justice education and social justice science education scholarship, these fields require reconciliation. In this paper, I suggest a student empowerment framework for conceptualizing teaching and learning social

  11. FacultyofAppliedSciences New products and

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    Langendoen, Koen

    level to make goods such as cosmetics, food products and electronic equipment, to carry out essential on chemistry and molecular sciences. Research groups work in the field of fundamentals of nanostructured

  12. Response: Epistemological Issues of Social Work Science as a Translational Action Science

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    Goppner, Hans-Jurgen

    2012-01-01

    A science-based practice should be caring, there is no dissent about this. But why a social work science? Until now "things are fine," and practice seems to be getting on very well without it!? It is claimed that there is no alternative in its own interest. Social work needs social work science because of the epistemological issues linked to the…

  13. Social Science Research and Policymaking: Meta-Analysis and Paradox

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Steven I. Miller; Marcel Fredericks; Frank J. Perino

    The purpose of this article is to explore some of the non-obvious characteristics of the social science research-social policy (SSRSP) paradigm. We examine some of the underlying as- sumptions of the readily accepted claim that social science research can lead to the creation of rational social policy. We begin by using the framework of meta-analysis as one of the most

  14. Main Trends of Research in the Social and Human Sciences, Part 1: Social Sciences.

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    United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).

    This volume is the result of a study, initiated by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to report on the main trends of social sciences research, not on the results achieved. Part I contains an examination of the present state and perspectives for development of the disciplines of sociology (Lazarsfeld),…

  15. 25 CFR 20.600 - Who can apply for financial assistance or social services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ...Who can apply for financial assistance or social services? 20.600 Section 20.600...HUMAN SERVICES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS Administrative Procedures...Who can apply for financial assistance or social services? (a) You can apply for...

  16. 25 CFR 20.600 - Who can apply for financial assistance or social services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ...Who can apply for financial assistance or social services? 20.600 Section 20.600...HUMAN SERVICES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS Administrative Procedures...Who can apply for financial assistance or social services? (a) You can apply for...

  17. 25 CFR 20.600 - Who can apply for financial assistance or social services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ...Who can apply for financial assistance or social services? 20.600 Section 20.600...HUMAN SERVICES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS Administrative Procedures...Who can apply for financial assistance or social services? (a) You can apply for...

  18. 25 CFR 20.600 - Who can apply for financial assistance or social services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ...Who can apply for financial assistance or social services? 20.600 Section 20.600...HUMAN SERVICES FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS Administrative Procedures...Who can apply for financial assistance or social services? (a) You can apply for...

  19. Social Psychology, Social Science, and Economics: Twentieth Century Progress and Problems, Twenty-First Century Prospects

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    House, James S.

    2008-01-01

    Stimulated by social scientists' and especially social psychologists' contributions during World War II, as well as by America's post-war economic and population growth, the period from 1945 to 1970 was widely viewed as a "Golden Age" for American social science. Interdisciplinary social psychology arguably was in the vanguard of these…

  20. Finding Citations to Social Work Literature: The Relative Benefits of Using "Web of Science," "Scopus," or "Google Scholar"

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    Bergman, Elaine M. Lasda

    2012-01-01

    Past studies of citation coverage of "Web of Science," "Scopus," and "Google Scholar" do not demonstrate a consistent pattern that can be applied to the interdisciplinary mix of resources used in social work research. To determine the utility of these tools to social work researchers, an analysis of citing references to well-known social work…

  1. University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering | Engineering Buildings 2009 University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

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    Prodić, Aleksandar

    University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering | Engineering Buildings 2009 University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering St. George Campus Engineering Buildings BA

  2. Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship Institute for Quantitative Social Science

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    Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship Gary King1 Institute for Quantitative Social Science Harvard Censorship in China Allows Government Criticism but Silences Collective Expression (American Political Science Review, May 2013) Experimental and Participatory Studies: Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship

  3. Roadmap: Applied Engineering Applied Engineering and Technology Management Bachelor of Science

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Applied Engineering ­ Applied Engineering and Technology Management ­ Bachelor of Science [AT-BS-AENG-AETM] College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology Catalog Year: 2013 Technology 3 TECH 20002 Materials and Processes 3 TECH 13580 Engineering Graphics I 3 US 10097 Destination

  4. Roadmap: Applied Engineering Applied Engineering and Technology Management Bachelor of Science

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Applied Engineering ­ Applied Engineering and Technology Management ­ Bachelor of Science [AT-BS-AENG-AETM] College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology Catalog Year: 2012 Technology 3 TECH 20002 Materials and Processes 3 TECH 13580 Engineering Graphics I 3 US 10097 Destination

  5. BUSINESS AND The certificate or associate of applied science degree in applied

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    Ickert-Bond, Steffi

    APPLIED BUSINESS AND ACCOUNTING The certificate or associate of applied science degree in applied business provides you with a well-rounded business education covering a wide range of related subjects. The program covers basic business and accounting knowledge and skills, emerging technologies, advanced

  6. Roadmap: Middle Childhood Social Studies and Science Bachelor of Science in Education

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Middle Childhood ­ Social Studies and Science ­ Bachelor of Science in Education [EH Childhood 1 C Fulfills experiential learning requirement HDFS 24013 Early Adolescence 3 C ECON 22060 Childhood ­ Social Studies and Science ­ Bachelor of Science in Education [EH-BSE-MCED-SSSC] College

  7. Dawn Erickson Applied and Natural Sciences

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    Selmic, Sandra

    2008-2012 FNU 103 Weight Control Management ­ Average 3.9 FNU 203 Basic Nutrition ­ Average 3.8 FNU 443 Medical Nutrition Therapy II ­ Average 3.8 FNU 492 Dietetic Internship ­ Average 4.0 FNU 548 Applied nutrition students working on their undergraduate or graduate degree. These varied experiences throughout my

  8. An Analysis of Valuation Strategies in Social Science Education Materials.

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    Bond, David James

    This study was an attempt to determine whether, and to what extent: 1) there is disagreement about the nature and function of values and valuing among educators, and between social science educators and certain axiologists; 2) social science educators endorse valuation theories which are internally inconsistent or antithetical to the purposes of…

  9. Science/Technology/Society in the Social Studies. ERIC Digest.

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    Heath, Phillip A.

    The current trend to include the relationships of science and technology to human societies in the social studies curriculum is the focus of this ERIC Digest. The Digest discusses: (1) major themes in education on science/technology/society (STS); (2) the rationale for emphasizing STS in the social studies; and (3) how to include STS in the…

  10. Information Geography: A Bridge between Engineering and the Social Sciences

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    Paradiso, Maria

    2006-01-01

    This paper presents the metaphor of engineering and the social sciences located on either side of a chasm and connected by the bridge of information geography. Information geography is not an integral part of engineering and is a new field within geography, a social science discipline. The specialty of information geography is one of the newest in…

  11. Gaga over Google? Scholar in the Social Sciences

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    Susan Gardner; Susanna Eng

    2005-01-01

    Purpose – To provide a summary of the main features of Google Scholar. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – Reviews, contextualizes and provides a summary of Google Scholar. Findings – This article compares the results of a sample search on “homeschooling in Google Scholar against the results in three fee-based article index databases in the social sciences: PsycINFO, Social Science Citation Index, and ERIC.

  12. http://sss.sagepub.com/ Social Studies of Science

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    Fujimura, Joan

    http://sss.sagepub.com/ Social Studies of Science http://sss.sagepub.com/content/41/1/5 The online research Different differences: The use of 'genetic ancestry' versus race in biomedical Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com can be found at:Social Studies of ScienceAdditional services and information for http

  13. http://ssc.sagepub.com Social Science Computer Review

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    White, Douglas R.

    http://ssc.sagepub.com Social Science Computer Review DOI: 10.1177/0894439305281494 2006; 24; 30, and Anthropology http://ssc.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/24/1/30 The online version of this article can be found at: Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com can be found at:Social Science Computer Review

  14. http://sss.sagepub.com/ Social Studies of Science

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    Shapin, Steven

    http://sss.sagepub.com/ Social Studies of Science http://sss.sagepub.com/content/42 Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com can be found at:Social Studies of ScienceAdditional services and information for http://sss.sagepub.com/cgi/alertsEmail Alerts: http

  15. Effective Pedagogy in Social Sciences. Educational Practices Series-23

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    Sinnema, Claire; Aitken, Graeme

    2012-01-01

    This booklet is a synthesis of research on social sciences teaching that has been shown to have a positive effect on a range of desirable student outcomes: cognitive, skills, participatory and affective outcomes. Education in the social sciences plays an important role in developing students' sense of identity and influencing the ways in which…

  16. Anthropology SociAl Science internShipS

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    Chen, Ying

    Anthropology SociAl Science internShipS AurorA NAtive title iNterNship progrAm the program aims to provide assistance to the anthropology and research staff of under- resourced and over-worked Native title Applications are also open to anthropology and other social science students and graduates as well as qualified

  17. Science and Social Studies for Students with Disabilities

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    Scruggs, Thomas E.; Mastropieri, Margo A.; Okolo, Cynthia M.

    2008-01-01

    Science and social studies have much to offer to all learners--including those with disabilities. However, instruction in these subjects has often been overlooked in the quest to better understand and improve leaning in English/language arts and mathematics. As we demonstrate in this paper, science and social studies help students attain skills,…

  18. Teaching and Learning about Science and Social Policy.

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    Benne, Kenneth D.; Birnbaum, Max

    This monograph explores aspects of science and technology in contemporary society and suggests methods for teaching about social policy issues which have resulted from scientific and technological developments. Section one offers an argument for teaching about science and social policy; surveys the sociology, politics, and history of contemporary…

  19. Women on the Social Science Faculties since 1892.

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    Freeman, Jo

    This study is concerned with the position of women on the social science faculties in the graduate divison of the University of Chicago. The history and experience of several women faculty members in the various social science departments is reviewed. A few generalizations can be drawn: (1) few women are hired and few stay more than the length of…

  20. Teaching Gifted Students Social Sciences in Grades Seven Through Nine.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Curriculum Services.

    Intended for use by teachers, consultants and administrators, the booklet discusses social science instruction for gifted students in grades 7-9. An introductory section provides an overview of goals and parameters of the social sciences (psychology, sociology, and anthropology). The scientific research process is described in terms of five steps,…

  1. http://spp.sagepub.com/ Social Psychological and Personality Science

    E-print Network

    Josephs, Robert

    of self-promotion (e.g., talking about themselves) and the indirect dominance tactic of com- petitorhttp://spp.sagepub.com/ Social Psychological and Personality Science http.1177/1948550611400099 published online 28 February 2011Social Psychological and Personality Science Richard B. Slatcher, Pranjal H

  2. The Impact of Regulating Social Science Research with Biomedical Regulations

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Durosinmi, Brenda Braxton

    2011-01-01

    The Impact of Regulating Social Science Research with Biomedical Regulations Since 1974 Federal regulations have governed the use of human subjects in biomedical and social science research. The regulations are known as the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, and often referred to as the "Common Rule" because 18 Federal…

  3. I. ASCRC General Education Form Group Group VII Social Science

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    Vonessen, Nikolaus

    I. ASCRC General Education Form Group Group VII Social Science Dept/Program Dept. of Society related to recreation planning on multiple-use forest lands, parks, wilderness areas and private lands, and literature from the social sciences that have relevance for natural resource managers. It will also allow

  4. HTJMAI{ MOSAIC A JOIIRNAL OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

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    HTJMAI{ MOSAIC A JOIIRNAL OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES VOLUME 25 199 L NIIMBERS 1 & 2 Published by the graduate students of the Social Sciences of TUIANE UNIVERSITY #12;Barkcloth Designs of Mbuti Women Barry S. The construction and designs of Mbuti barkcloths creared by the Mbuii of the lturi Forest, Zahe, reflect patterns

  5. Hossein Azari Soufiani School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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    Chen, Yiling

    GRAPHLETS Hossein Azari Soufiani School of Engineering & Applied Sciences Harvard University NIPS Balachandran , Airoldi Lab, Joe Blitzstein, Xiao-Li Meng · Hossein Azari Soufiani, Edoardo M. Airoldi, Graphlet

  6. Applied Mathematics College of Science MATH-BS

    E-print Network

    Kihara, Daisuke

    , Technology, and Society Selective for core) (3) Great Issues Selective LINK Electives (18-41 credits) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) University Core Requirements LINK Human Cultures Humanities Science, Technology & Society Selective Human ******************************************************************************************************************************** #12;Revised 3/2014 (effective Fall 2013) Applied Mathematics http

  7. Applied Vegetation Science && (2012) Grassland afforestation impact on primary productivity

    E-print Network

    Garbulsky, MartĂ­n

    Applied Vegetation Science && (2012) Grassland afforestation impact on primary productivity to precipitation was explored across temporal scales. Results: NDVI in afforested vs. grassland plots presented: Afforested grasslands intercept more radiation and have higher and more stable ANPP throughout the year

  8. School of Engineering and Applied Science Engineering Achievement Award

    E-print Network

    Acton, Scott

    in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University in 1982. I would like to start by quoting John Junkins program in Engineering Physics at the School of Engineering and Applied Science at UVa." Prof. Junkins

  9. 78 FR 57178 - NASA Applied Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-09-17

    ...ADMINISTRATION [Notice 13-115] NASA Applied Sciences Advisory...Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting...p.m., Local Time. ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room 1Q39...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter...

  10. 78 FR 77502 - NASA Applied Sciences Advisory Committee Meeting

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    2013-12-23

    ...Notice (13-152)] NASA Applied Sciences Advisory...Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting...p.m., Local Time. ADDRESSES: NASA Headquarters, Room 3P40...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter...

  11. Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences Vol. No. ( ) --

    E-print Network

    Seidman, Thomas I.

    Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences Vol. No. ( ) -- f c World Scientific Publishing to be significant for a realistic in situ biore­ mediation problem. See the related work of Butera, Fitzpatrick

  12. Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences Vol. No. ( )

    E-print Network

    Seidman, Thomas I.

    Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences Vol. No. ( ) ­ fc World Scientific Publishing for a realistic in situ biore- mediation problem. See the related work of Butera, Fitzpatrick and Wypasek [3

  13. The Social Sciences and Geographic Education: A Reader.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ball, John M., Ed.; And Others

    This book brings together articles by educators, geographers, social scientists, and those whose competence and interests cross two or more of these fields. Geography as a discipline has played an important part in social studies/social science education. These chapters are representative of current thinking on many facets of the interaction among…

  14. Behavioral and Social Science: Fifty Years of Discovery.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Smelser, Neil J., Ed.; Gerstein, Dean R., Ed.

    This commemorative book contains 10 papers that provide a selective sample of behavioral and social science research accomplishments and trends over a 50-year period, and comparisons are made with research presented in the 1933 report, "Recent Social Trends in the United States" (The Ogburn Report). Four chapters in part 1, "Understanding Social

  15. Applied Statistics College of Science STAT-BS

    E-print Network

    Kihara, Daisuke

    LINK (Select courses COULD satisfies Science, Technology, and Society Selective for core) (3) Great Requirements LINK Human Cultures Humanities Science, Technology & Society Selective Human Cultures Behavioral is knowledge source for specific requirements and completion #12;Revised 3/2014 (effective Fall 2013) Applied

  16. Applied Science and Research Applications: Recent Research Reports.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Applied Science and Research Applications.

    This report contains abstracts of new technical reports and other documents resulting from research supported by the directorate for Applied Science and Research Applications of the National Science Foundation. Research reports from current programs include work in the areas of public policy and regulation; public service delivery and urban…

  17. Roadmap: Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology Associate of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE Sciences Semester Two: [17 Credit Hours] OCAT 10000 Foundations in Occupational Therapy 2 C OCAT 10003 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills 1 C BSCI 11020 Anatomy and Physiology II for Allied Health 3 C PSYC 11762

  18. Are you thinking about applying to study the Northern Ireland Degree in Social Work?

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    Paxton, Anthony T.

    1 Are you thinking about applying to study the Northern Ireland Degree in Social Work? If so to make a more informed decision about applying to study the Northern Ireland Degree in Social Work Course Qualification. It was developed in line with requirements laid down by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council

  19. Social Sciences in Asia I: Bangladesh, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand. Reports and Papers in the Social Sciences, No. 32.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).

    Part of a series which provides overviews of social science research and teaching in UNESCO member nations, the document focuses on Bangladesh, Iran, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Thailand. One chapter is devoted to each of the five nations. Chapter I discusses social science teaching at major universities in Bangladesh and recommends that research…

  20. Evolution and the Human Population. Science In a Social CONtext.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Solomon, Joan

    Science In a Social CONtext is a series of eight books based on the project SISCON-in-Schools. The books provide a new course in science and society for general studies at sixth-form level. The course has been specially designed to make scientific problems accessible to the non-scientist, as well as to explain the social aspects of science to the…

  1. Technology, Invention and Industry. Science In a Social CONtext.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Solomon, Joan

    Science In a Social CONtext is a series of eight books based on the project SISCON-in-Schools. The books provide a new course in science and society for general studies at sixth-form level. The course has been specially designed to make scientific problems accessible to the non-scientist, as well as to explain the social aspects of science to the…

  2. Ways of Living. Science In a Social CONtext.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Solomon, Joan

    Science In a Social CONtext is a series of eight books based on the project SISCON-in-Schools. The books provide a new course in science and society for general studies at sixth-form level. The course has been specially designed to make scientific problems accessible to the non-scientist, as well as to explain the social aspects of science to the…

  3. Roadmap: Applied Engineering Computer Engineering Technology -Bachelor of Science

    E-print Network

    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Applied Engineering ­ Computer Engineering Technology - Bachelor of Science [AT-BS-AENG-CET] College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology Catalog Year: 2012-2013 Page 1 of 2 | Last Electronic Communication 3 TECH 36620 Project Management in Engineering and Technology 3 Kent Core

  4. Roadmap: Applied Engineering Computer Engineering Technology -Bachelor of Science

    E-print Network

    Khan, Javed I.

    -BS-AENG-CET] College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology Catalog Year: 2013-2014 Page 1 of 2 | Last Year: 2013-2014 Page 2 of 2 | Last Updated: 13-May-13/JS Critical requirements are boldface in shadedRoadmap: Applied Engineering ­ Computer Engineering Technology - Bachelor of Science [AT

  5. The diversity of resilience: contributions from a social science perspective

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Daniel F. Lorenz

    The paper presents contributions to the widespread resilience paradigm from a social science perspective. Certain aspects\\u000a of social systems, especially their symbolic dimension of meaning, need to be taken into account in the endeavor to research\\u000a coupled social–ecological systems. Due to the symbolic dimension, disasters are defined as the failure of future expectations,\\u000a and social resilience is defined as the

  6. NASA's Applied Sciences: Natural Disasters Program

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Kessler, Jason L.

    2010-01-01

    Fully utilize current and near-term airborne and spaceborne assets and capabilities. NASA spaceborne instruments are for research but can be applied to natural disaster response as appropriate. NASA airborne instruments can be targeted specifically for disaster response. Could impact research programs. Better flow of information improves disaster response. Catalog capability, product, applicable disaster, points of contact. Ownership needs to come from the highest level of NASA - unpredictable and irregular nature of disasters requires contingency funding for disaster response. Build-in transfer of applicable natural disaster research capabilities to operational functionality at other agencies (e.g., USFS, NOAA, FEMA...) at the outset, whenever possible. For the Decadal Survey Missions, opportunities exist to identify needs and requirements early in the mission design process. Need to understand additional needs and commitments for meeting the needs of the disaster community. Opportunity to maximize disaster response and mitigation from the Decadal Survey Missions. Additional needs or capabilities may require agency contributions.

  7. The theory of social functions: challenges for computational social science and multi-agent learning

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Cristiano Castelfranchi

    2001-01-01

    A basic claim of this paper is that the foundational theoretical problem of the social sciences — the possibility of unconscious, unplanned forms of cooperation and intelligence among intentional agents (the very hard issue of the 'invisible hand', of the 'spontaneous social order' but also of 'social functions') — will eventually be clarified thanks to the contribution of AI (and,

  8. Kenneth J. Turner, Koon Leai Larry Tan, Jesse M. Blum, Guy C. Warner, Simon B. Jones and Paul S. Lambert. Managing Data in E-Social Science,

    E-print Network

    Turner, Ken

    . Lambert. Managing Data in E-Social Science, in Robert Bestak, Laurent George, Vladimir S. Zaborovsky. Jones Paul S. Lambert Computing Science and Mathematics / Applied Social Science, University of Stirling Stirling, Scotland, FK9 4LA {kjt,klt,jmb,gcw,sbj}@cs.stir.ac.uk / paul.lambert@stir.ac.uk Abstract Grid

  9. SOCIAL SCIENCE DIVISION 2003-2005 CATALOG UPDATE

    E-print Network

    Gering, Jon C.

    Modern Britain Philosophy & Religion New Course: PHRE 387 Religion and Science (3 hours) This course deals with the search to understand how religion and science interact in the ways we make sense of ourSOCIAL SCIENCE DIVISION 2003-2005 CATALOG UPDATE Changes effective 2004-2005 History New Course

  10. Unhastening ScienceTemporal Demarcations in the `Social Triangle'

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Dick Pels

    2003-01-01

    What is so special about science? Taking up the old epistemological challenge, this article seeks to rephrase the question of scientific autonomy beyond conventional essentialist criteria of demarcation between science and society. The specificity of science is primarily sought in its studied `lack of haste', its socially sanctioned withdrawal from the swift pace of everyday life and from `faster' cultures

  11. Degree Level Expectations and Outcomes for Graduates Receiving the Degree of Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Science

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    Prodiæ, Aleksandar

    Science in Engineering Science Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering University of Toronto Revised Science and Engineering receiving the Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Science degree have been of Engineering Science. This document builds on the degree level expectations developed for the Bachelor

  12. SSHRC: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), a federal research funding agency for higher education in the social sciences and humanities, aims to promote and enrich the social, cultural, and economic lives of Canadians. The expansive SSHRC Website provides information about the structure, people, and mission of the Council; news about current research supported by the SSHRC; guides to assist researchers identify fellowship and grant programs; policy documents and discussion papers; and a comprehensive list of human sciences sites, linking users to academic bodies, research databases, and other funding institutions. The entire site is searchable and is available in English or French.

  13. Mental and social health in disasters: relating qualitative social science research and the Sphere standard.

    PubMed

    Batniji, Rajaie; Van Ommeren, Mark; Saraceno, Benedetto

    2006-04-01

    Increasingly, social scientists interested in mental and social health conduct qualitative research to chronicle the experiences of and humanitarian responses to disaster We reviewed the qualitative social science research literature in relation to a significant policy document, the Sphere Handbook, which includes a minimum standard in disaster response addressing "mental and social aspects of health", involving 12 interventions indicators. The reviewed literature in general supports the relevance of the Sphere social health intervention indicators. However, social scientists' chronicles of the diversity and complexity of communities and responses to disaster illustrate that these social interventions cannot be assumed helpful in all settings and times. With respect to Sphere mental health intervention indicators, the research largely ignores the existence and well-being of persons with pre-existing, severe mental disorders in disasters, whose well-being is addressed by the relevant Sphere standard. Instead, many social scientists focus on and question the relevance of posttraumatic stress disorder-focused interventions, which are common after some disasters and which are not specifically covered by the Sphere standard. Overall, social scientists appear to call for a social response that more actively engages the political, social, and economic causes of suffering, and that recognizes the social complexities and flux that accompany disaster. By relating social science research to the Sphere standard for mental and social health, this review informs and illustrates the standard and identifies areas of needed research. PMID:16202495

  14. 20 CFR 404.469 - Nonpayment of benefits where individual has not furnished or applied for a Social Security number.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ...not furnished or applied for a Social Security number. 404.469 Section 404.469 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL OLD-AGE...not furnished or applied for a Social Security number. No monthly...

  15. 20 CFR 404.469 - Nonpayment of benefits where individual has not furnished or applied for a Social Security number.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ...not furnished or applied for a Social Security number. 404.469 Section 404.469 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL OLD-AGE...not furnished or applied for a Social Security number. No monthly...

  16. 20 CFR 404.469 - Nonpayment of benefits where individual has not furnished or applied for a Social Security number.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ...not furnished or applied for a Social Security number. 404.469 Section 404.469 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL OLD-AGE...not furnished or applied for a Social Security number. No monthly...

  17. 20 CFR 404.469 - Nonpayment of benefits where individual has not furnished or applied for a Social Security number.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ...not furnished or applied for a Social Security number. 404.469 Section 404.469 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL OLD-AGE...not furnished or applied for a Social Security number. No monthly...

  18. Methods Matter: Improving Causal Inference in Educational and Social Science Research: A Review Article

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    Eide, Eric R.; Showalter, Mark H.

    2012-01-01

    Professors Richard J. Murnane and John B. Willett set out to capitalize on recent developments in education data and methodology by attempting to answer the following questions: How can new methods and data be applied most effectively in educational and social science research? What kinds of research designs are most appropriate? What kinds of…

  19. NASA'S Water Resources Element Within the Applied Sciences Program

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Toll, David; Doorn, Bradley; Engman, Edwin

    2011-01-01

    The NASA Earth Systems Division has the primary responsibility for the Applied Science Program and the objective to accelerate the use of NASA science results in applications to help solve problems important to society and the economy. The primary goal of the NASA Applied Science Program is to improve future and current operational systems by infusing them with scientific knowledge of the Earth system gained through space-based observation, assimilation of new observations, and development and deployment of enabling technologies, systems, and capabilities. This paper discusses major problems facing water resources managers, including having timely and accurate data to drive their decision support tools. It then describes how NASA's science and space based satellites may be used to overcome this problem. Opportunities for the water resources community to participate in NASA's Water Resources Applications Program are described.

  20. Agricultural Sciences Agricultural Economics Marine industry studies Corporate social responsibility

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    Saskatchewan, University of

    cycling in soil and water Agro-ecosystems Soil ecology Applied Sciences Computer Science Hardware implementation Accessible Computing Biomedical computation engineering Computational epidemiology Gene expression & Sustainability Environmental modeling Mathematics Numerical modeling Algebra Mathematical modelling Quantum

  1. Summaries of the FY 1981 applied mathematical sciences research program

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    Not Available

    1981-12-01

    Applied Mathematical Sciences serves as the DOE focal point for monitoring and advancing the state of the art in mathematics, statistics, and computer science. Several DOE mission programs develop and refine specific techniques from the applied mathematical sciences applicable to their immediate needs. In contrast, Applied Mathematical Sciences concentrates on more broadly based, continuing needs throughout the DOE community. Emphasis is placed on research basic to the analysis, development, and use of large-scale computational models; the management and analysis of large, complex collections of information; and the effective use of DOE computing resources. The purpose of this research is not to improve existing technologies and methodologies, but rather to render them obsolete. Each part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences activity has been designed with the help and advice of leading mathematicians and computer scientists from universities, industry, and DOE laboratories to assure the broadest and greatest impact on the nation's energy R and D enterprise. Many of them are expert in industry's needs in the relevant areas. Close liaison is maintained with other federal agencies in the selection of areas of emphasis and of individual research tasks. This is high leverage research. In favorable cases, the results may be of great benefit simultaneously to a number of different energy technologies. The requested increase will be an exceptionally sound investment.

  2. Evaluation of Life Sciences and Social Sciences Course Books in Term of Societal Sexuality

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    Aykac, Necdet

    2012-01-01

    This study aims to evaluate primary school Life Sciences (1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades) and Social Sciences (4th, 5th, and 6th grades) course books in terms of gender discrimination. This study is a descriptive study aiming to evaluate the primary school Life Sciences (1st, 2nd, 3rd grades) and Social Sciences (4th, 5th, and 6th grades) course books…

  3. Collaborative Research and Social Change: Applied Anthropology in Action.

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    Stull, Donald D., Ed.; Schensul, Jean J., Ed.

    Promoting social change is the goal of the seven community case studies reported in this book. Each study is a "natural experiment" that involved long-term research, close collaboration between researchers and the host community, and the application of research methods and findings to social change goals within the community. The following reports…

  4. Research in applied mathematics, numerical analysis, and computer science

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1984-01-01

    Research conducted at the Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (ICASE) in applied mathematics, numerical analysis, and computer science is summarized and abstracts of published reports are presented. The major categories of the ICASE research program are: (1) numerical methods, with particular emphasis on the development and analysis of basic numerical algorithms; (2) control and parameter identification; (3) computational problems in engineering and the physical sciences, particularly fluid dynamics, acoustics, and structural analysis; and (4) computer systems and software, especially vector and parallel computers.

  5. Cardiff School of Social Sciences Undergraduate Degree Programmes

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    Davies, Christopher

    ' or `internationally excellent' in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. The School was ranked by the RAE at the top School of Social Sciences is the Grade II listed Glamorgan Building which is located at the heart

  6. Putting Social Sciences to the Test - Lecture Notes

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    MIT

    The course is a new class on the topic of field (that is, 'in situ') and laboratory experiments in the social sciences - both what these experiments have taught and can teach us and how to conduct them.

  7. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: EUROPEAN STUDIES

    E-print Network

    Brownstone, Rob

    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: EUROPEAN STUDIES Possible Careers Professor Lawyer (International) Librarian Journalist International Relations Specialist Political Reporter Foreign Services Officer Teacher Writer/Author Diplomat Finance Consultant Researcher Policy Advisor Marketing

  8. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: Possible Careers

    E-print Network

    Brownstone, Rob

    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: MUSIC Possible Careers Professor Music Editor/Publisher Music Composer Music Store Manager Musician Producer Music Therapist Concert Promoter Music Teacher Arranger Music Librarian Recording Engineer Conductor Performer Recording Studio Technician www

  9. Study Humanities and Social Science Abroad General/Most All

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    Maxwell, Bruce D.

    Study Humanities and Social Science Abroad General/Most All Argentina - Pontificia Universidad) Chile - Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (ISEP)* Denmark- University of Copenhagen (DEX (CCIS) Botswana- University of Botswana (ISEP) Bulgaria - University of Veliko Turnovo (CCIS) Chile

  10. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES

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    Brownstone, Rob

    Professor Lawyer (International) Interpreter Tourism Development Officer International Youth WorkerFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES Possible Careers Community Development/Liaison Officer International Patent Agent International Trade Specialist English

  11. Reporting guidelines for simulation-based research in social sciences

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    Rahmandad, Hazhir

    Reproducibility of research is critical for the healthy growth and accumulation of reliable knowledge, and simulation-based research is no exception. However, studies show many simulation-based studies in the social sciences ...

  12. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: GENDER AND WOMEN STUDIES

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    Brownstone, Rob

    Counsellor Advocate for Women's/Children's Rights Program Coordinator Fundraising Consultant CrisisFaculty of Arts and Social Sciences: GENDER AND WOMEN STUDIES Possible Careers Health Services Researcher Women's Shelter Supervisor Public Opinion Survey Researcher Policy Analyst Teacher Journalist

  13. http://spp.sagepub.com/ Social Psychological and Personality Science

    E-print Network

    Reber, Paul J.

    : 443 originally published online 12 September 2013Social Psychological and Personality Science Jeni L-Analytic Review Jeni L. Burnette1 , Erin K. Davisson2 , Eli J. Finkel3 , Daryl R. Van Tongeren4 , Chin Ming Hui3

  14. Poor Talk: Surveying Social Science Discourse on Urban Poverty

    E-print Network

    Farias, Ruben

    2012-10-19

    studied the development of the 'protestant ethic' -- to the present, the structure-culture dynamic has motivated and puzzled researchers. This thesis joins this longstanding conversation by focusing on social science research on poverty, or what is also...

  15. Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and Applied and Materials Sciences, UNCChapel Hill January 2005 The Challenge

    E-print Network

    Whitton, Mary C.

    Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and Applied and Materials Sciences, UNC­Chapel Hill January 2005 The Challenge Researchers in the departments of Computer Science and Physics and Astronomy human actionscontrol systems directly into this world. The nanoManipulator acts as a translator between

  16. Shaping a Science of Social Work

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Brekke, John S.

    2012-01-01

    Social workers provide more social services to populations across the life span than any other human service profession, including psychiatry, nursing, and psychology. The scientific methodologies and the scientific knowledge relevant to social services have expanded dramatically in the last 30 years. Using the two indicators of the total number…

  17. Economics in History and the Social Sciences.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Joint Council on Economic Education, New York, NY.

    Papers presented by social scientists at a 1974 Joint Council seminar designed to assist authors and publishers in improving existing materials or developing new texts in social studies are reproduced in this volume. The seven papers focus on how to integrate economics into elementary and secondary social studies and history courses. The first…

  18. Quantum mechanics and the social sciences: After hermeneutics

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Heelan, Patrick A.

    1995-04-01

    Quantum mechanics is interpreted, in the spirit of Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, as about physical objects in so far as these are revealed by and within the local, social, and historical process of measurement. An analysis of the hermeneutical aspect of quantum mechanical measurement reveals close analogues with the hermeneutical social/historical sciences. The hermeneutical analysis of science requires the move from the epistemological attitude to an ontological one.

  19. The enlightenment faith in progress and social science

    E-print Network

    Scheid-Cook, Teresa Linnea

    1982-01-01

    Enlightenment tenents of social science, are logically contradictory. The pioneers of sociology, Saint-Simon and August Comte, were forced to rej ect the rational individual if they were to postulate a 'law' of progress. This law of progress laid particular... ideals once they were incorporated within the framework of social science and to provide a brief review of the rejection of the ideals of the Enlightenment by Saint-Simon and August Comte. 3. To describe Karl Marx's reconciliation of society, progress...

  20. NASA Applied Sciences Program Rapid Prototyping Results and Conclusions

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Cox, E. L.

    2007-12-01

    NASA's Applied Sciences Program seeks to expand the use of Earth science research results to benefit current and future operational systems tasked with making policy and management decisions. The Earth Science Division within the Science Mission Directorate sponsors over 1000 research projects annually to answer the fundamental research question: How is the Earth changing and what are the consequences for life on Earth? As research results become available, largely from satellite observations and Earth system model outputs, the Applied Sciences Program works diligently with scientists and researchers (internal and external to NASA) , and other government agency officials (USDA, EPA, CDC, DOE, US Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, DHS, USAID) to determine useful applications for these results in decision-making, ultimately benefiting society. The complexity of Earth science research results and the breadth of the Applied Sciences Program national priority areas dictate a broad scope and multiple approaches available to implement their use in decision-making. Over the past five years, the Applied Sciences Program has examined scientific and engineering practices and solicited the community for methods and steps that can lead to the enhancement of operational systems (Decision Support Systems - DSS) required for decision-making. In November 2006, the Applied Sciences Program launched an initiative aimed at demonstrating the applicability of NASA data (satellite observations, models, geophysical parameters from data archive centers) being incorporated into decision support systems and their related environments at a low cost and quick turnaround of results., i.e. designed rapid prototyping. Conceptually, an understanding of Earth science research (and results) coupled with decision-making requirements and needs leads to a demonstration (experiment) depicting enhancements or improvements to an operational decisions process through the use of NASA data. Five NASA centers (GSFC, LaRC, SSC, MSFC, ARC) participated and are currently conducting fifteen prototyping experiments covering eight of the twelve national priority applications - Energy, Coastal, Carbon, and Disaster Management; Agricultural Efficiency, Aviation, Air Quality, and Ecological Forecasting. Results from six experiments will be discussed highlighting purpose, expected results, enhancement to the decision-making process achieved, and the potential plans for future collaboration and sustainable projects.

  1. Energy: A Bibliography of Social Science and Related Literature.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Morrison, Denton E.; And Others

    This bibliography contains 2,124 listings pertaining primarily to the social factors involved with energy. Some entries report physical energy information as it relates to social science analysis. Entries are listed by author with a subject index for cross reference. Subject categories include: aesthetic, humanistic, and literary; agriculture;…

  2. BachelorofArts/BachelorofEducation GeneralMajorintheSocialSciences/

    E-print Network

    Seldin, Jonathan P.

    ). About Education specializations The Faculty of Education offers three specializations: · Early Childhood Education · Special/Inclusive Education · Technology in Education The specializations consist of fourBachelorofArts/BachelorofEducation GeneralMajorintheSocialSciences/ SocialStudiesEducation Calendar

  3. http://sss.sagepub.com Social Studies of Science

    E-print Network

    Fujimura, Joan

    http://sss.sagepub.com Social Studies of Science DOI: 10.1177/0306312708091926 2008; 38; 643Social: Race, Genetics, and Disease: Questions of Evidence, http://sss.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/38/5/643 The online version of this article can be found at: Published by: http://www.sagepublications.com can

  4. Kindergarten. History-Social Science: A Brief Curriculum Guide.

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    Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, CA.

    This handbook outlines the kindergarten course entitled "Myself and Others in My World." A statement of the California philosophy of history-social science education precedes the handbook's three sections. The first two sections present major goals of the program, an overview of social studies content for grades K-6, and a chart of areas of study…

  5. What's New in the Philosophy of Social Science?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Frazer, Elizabeth

    1995-01-01

    Discusses recent developments in the philosophy of social science, most of which reflect or grow out of the dichotomy between the empiricist and positivist schools of thought. Considers and rejects the realist response as being overly concerned with causal correlations to the exclusion of social mechanisms and processes. (MJP)

  6. Computerized Simulation in the Social Sciences: A Survey and Evaluation

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    Garson, G. David

    2009-01-01

    After years at the periphery of the social sciences, simulation is now emerging as an important and widely used tool for understanding social phenomena. Through simulation, researchers can identify causal effects, specify critical parameter estimates, and clarify the state of the art with respect to what is understood about how processes evolve…

  7. Science Fiction in Social Education: Exploring Consequences of Technology

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    Mason, Lance E.

    2013-01-01

    An NCSS Technology Position Statement and Guidelines, published in 2006 (an updated version is published in this issue of "Social Education"), affirms that social studies students should critically examine relations between technology and society. This article describes how teachers can use science fiction to introduce critical questions…

  8. Carnegie Mellon University 1 Department of Social and Decision Sciences

    E-print Network

    in the social sciences with the practical skills needed to excel in key decision making roles in the public or in the pursuit of advanced studies. Our emphasis on the theory and practice of individual and social decision and improve the judgment and decision making of individuals, groups, and organizations. Qualified graduates

  9. A social science research agenda on the financial crisis

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Sylvia Walby

    2010-01-01

    There is a need to develop a social science research agenda on finance, financialisation and the financial crisis. The financial crisis was not anticipated by most social scientists. Indeed, the development of new financial instruments was supposed to manage risks effectively. Yet, financialisation has led to devastating effects on the economy and society, creating a deep and widespread recession, with

  10. A CIESIN Thematic Guide to Social Science Applications of Remote Sensing

    E-print Network

    Columbia University

    A CIESIN Thematic Guide to Social Science Applications of Remote Sensing Alex de Sherbinin 1-98162 #12;CIESIN Thematic Guides Social Science Applications of Remote Sensing 2 Copyright © 2002://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/tg/guide_main.jsp. #12;CIESIN Thematic Guides Social Science Applications of Remote Sensing 3 1.0 ­ Social Science

  11. MAJORS AND MINORS IN THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES Applied Mathematics and Statistics (Major or Minor)

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    Ge, Qiaode Jeff

    , neutraceutical, pharmaceutical, environmental, and energy industries. It emphasizes engineering at the molecularMAJORS AND MINORS IN THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES Applied Mathematics teaching can major in Applied Mathematics and Statistics or in Mathematics. Biomedical Engineering (Major

  12. 8 CFR 1.3 - Lawfully present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ...present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits. 1.3 Section...present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits. (a) Definition...alien who belongs to one of the following classes of aliens permitted to remain in...

  13. 8 CFR 1.3 - Lawfully present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ...present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits. 1.3 Section...present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits. (a) Definition...alien who belongs to one of the following classes of aliens permitted to remain in...

  14. 8 CFR 1.3 - Lawfully present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ...present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits. 1.3 Section...present aliens for purposes of applying for Social Security benefits. (a) Definition...alien who belongs to one of the following classes of aliens permitted to remain in...

  15. Social Science Research Findings and Educational Policy Dilemmas: Some Additional Distinctions.

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    Miller, Steven I.; Fredericks, Marcel

    2000-01-01

    Explores the relationship of social science research to social policy making, stressing that social science models and research findings are largely irrelevant to the actual concerns of policymakers and noting the ways in which ideological factors mediate the process. (SLD)

  16. Speaking of food: connecting basic and applied plant science.

    PubMed

    Gross, Briana L; Kellogg, Elizabeth A; Miller, Allison J

    2014-10-01

    The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) predicts that food production must rise 70% over the next 40 years to meet the demands of a growing population that is expected to reach nine billion by the year 2050. Many facets of basic plant science promoted by the Botanical Society of America are important for agriculture; however, more explicit connections are needed to bridge the gap between basic and applied plant research. This special issue, Speaking of Food: Connecting Basic and Applied Plant Science, was conceived to showcase productive overlaps of basic and applied research to address the challenges posed by feeding billions of people and to stimulate more research, fresh connections, and new paradigms. Contributions to this special issue thus illustrate some interactive areas of study in plant science-historical and modern plant-human interaction, crop and weed origins and evolution, and the effects of natural and artificial selection on crops and their wild relatives. These papers provide examples of how research integrating the basic and applied aspects of plant science benefits the pursuit of knowledge and the translation of that knowledge into actions toward sustainable production of crops and conservation of diversity in a changing climate. PMID:25326609

  17. An Experimenting College of Environmental and Applied Sciences

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    Andrews, Ted F.; Fenner, Peter

    1975-01-01

    The programs of the College of Environmental and Applied Sciences at Governors State University have competency-based curricula emphasizing individualized and self-paced learning within an interdisciplinary framework. This article describes the instructional programs, student contract procedure, cooperative education venture, intercollege…

  18. Roadmap: Respiratory Therapy Technology Associate of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Respiratory Therapy Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE-AAS-RTT] Regional Hours] Requirement: Admission into the Respiratory Therapy Technology program RTT 11000 Introduction to Respiratory Therapy 2 C RTT 11003 Application and Mechanisms of Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology 3 C

  19. Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University,

    E-print Network

    Suo, Zhigang

    to a hydrostatic state long before diffusion along the line reaches a steady state, 5,6 . Experiments, howeverZ. Suo Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 e-mail: suo@deas.harvard.edu A Continuum Theory That Couples Creep and Self-Diffusion In a single

  20. CONSTRUCTION The construction management associate of applied science degree

    E-print Network

    Hartman, Chris

    meets the growing needs of the construction industry for preparation of entry-level construction. The construction management program was developed with input from Alaskan contractors and professional industryCONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT The construction management associate of applied science degree program

  1. Roadmap: Early Childhood Education Technology Associate of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Early Childhood Education Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE-AAS-ECET] Regional Credit Hours] ECED 20163 Understanding Young Children: Typical and Atypical 3 C ECET 21010 Infant/Toddler Curriculum and Services 3 C EPSY 29525 Educational Psychology 3 C ITEC 19525 Educational Technology 3 C

  2. Roadmap: Nursing Nursing Paramedic to ADN -Associate of Applied Science

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Nursing ­ Nursing Paramedic to ADN - Associate of Applied Science [RE Nursing Agency II 5 C NURS 20950 Human Growth and Development for Health Professionals 3 C Must Credit Hours] NRST 20208 Nursing Agency III 4 C NRST 20209 Maternal/Newborn Developmental Self-Care 2 C

  3. Roadmap: Nursing Nursing Paramedic to ADN -Associate of Applied Science

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Nursing ­ Nursing Paramedic to ADN - Associate of Applied Science [RE Hours] NRST 20206 Nursing Agency II 5 C NRST 20207 Psychosocial Self Care Deficits 4 C NURS 20950. Kent Core Requirement 3 See Kent Core Summary below Semester Five [16 Credit Hours] NRST 20208 Nursing

  4. Seismic petrophysics: An applied science for reservoir geophysics

    E-print Network

    the present time, the main use of reflection seismic data in the oil industry has been to map struc- ture on the time lines displayed in Figure 1. Here, you can see that seismic structural mapping has been usedSeismic petrophysics: An applied science for reservoir geophysics WAYNE D. PENNINGTON, Michigan

  5. Roadmap: Mechanical Engineering Technology Mechtronics Associate of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    Khan, Javed I.

    as critical (in boldface and shaded areas) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timelyRoadmap: Mechanical Engineering Technology ­ Mechtronics ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE graduation. Kent Core Summary (visit www.kent.edu/catalog/kent-core for course list) Kent Core Categories

  6. Roadmap: Systems/Industrial Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    Sheridan, Scott

    as critical (in boldface and shaded areas) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timelyRoadmap: Systems/Industrial Engineering Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE graduation. Kent Core Summary (visit www.kent.edu/catalog/kent-core for course list) Kent Core Categories

  7. Roadmap: Engineering of Information Technology Associate of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    Khan, Javed I.

    as critical (in boldface and shaded areas) must be completed in the semester listed to ensure a timelyRoadmap: Engineering of Information Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE graduation. Kent Core Summary (visit www.kent.edu/catalog/kent-core for course list) Kent Core Categories

  8. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

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    Abolmaesumi, Purang

    DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE Term Adjunct Position and end date: December 31, 2014 1 position/1 section available The Department of Civil Engineering. Qualifications: Minimum of an M.Sc. (or equivalent industry design experience) in Civil Engineering or a related

  9. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE

    E-print Network

    Linder, Tamás

    DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING FACULTY OF APPLIED SCIENCE Term Adjunct Position CIVL 460 ­ "Civil of Civil Engineering at Queen's University requests applications from suitably qualified candidates in the 2011-12 session. FALL-WINTER Term Course: CIVL 460 ­ "Civil Engineering Design II", a two-term course

  10. Nitrogen, Water, Weeds and Applying Science to the Art of

    E-print Network

    Maxwell, Bruce D.

    Nitrogen, Water, Weeds and Beetles: Applying Science to the Art of Vegetable Gardening 2009 LRES and Beans 6 2. Bait Cropping Experiment 14 3. Effects of mulching in a small scale vegetable garden 18 4 to reduce flea beetle damage, planting Mustard and Collard plants around Brassica greens. Intercropping

  11. THIELE CENTRE for applied mathematics in natural science

    E-print Network

    Schierup, Mikkel Heide

    THIELE CENTRE for applied mathematics in natural science Lars Nørvang Andersen Subexponential Loss RATE ASYMPTOTICS FOR L´EVY PROCESSES Lars Nørvang Andersen Bioinformatics Research Centre (Bi as K tends to infinity in the case where the mean of the L´evy process is positive as well the case

  12. GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES, DEPARTMENTOF METEOROLOGY

    E-print Network

    GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES, DEPARTMENTOF METEOROLOGY 5 May 2014 Positions: Research Assistant Professor Positions in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics Department of Meteorology Naval Postgraduate School The Department of Meteorology at the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School has openings for non

  13. School of Engineering and Applied Science Distinguished Faculty Award

    E-print Network

    Acton, Scott

    with students, and/or University community involvement. ********** Professor Gary J. Shiflet joined! For this and so much more, we wish to award Professor Gary J. Shiflet this year's School of Engineering2012 School of Engineering and Applied Science Distinguished Faculty Award (Presentation to Gary J

  14. Roadmap: Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology Associate of Applied Science

    E-print Network

    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Occupational Therapy Assistant Technology ­ Associate of Applied Science [RE Health 3 C See note 1 on page 2 OCAT 10000 Foundations in Occupational Therapy 2 C OCAT 10003 Occupational Therapy Practice Skills Lab 1 C PTST 20001 Therapeutic Communications in Physical Therapy 1 C

  15. 2013 APPLIED SCIENCES PROGRAM INTERNSHIP SENEY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

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    Thomas, David D.

    2013 APPLIED SCIENCES PROGRAM INTERNSHIP SENEY NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE SENEY, MICHIGAN At nearly 96,000 acres, Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Seney NWR) in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is one of the larger National Wildlife Refuges east of the Mississippi River. Seney NWR also administers island refuges

  16. Research objectives for the applied mathematical sciences research subprogram

    SciTech Connect

    Not Available

    1986-07-01

    This document describes areas of research in applied mathematics and computer science that are important to the Department of Energy. The interest of the Department of all aspects of computational science has increased because of recent advances in supercomputer technology and because of the impact of these performance machines in several mission programs of DOE. This interest prompted the creation of the Scientific Computing Staff (SCS), which reports directly to the Director of the Office of Energy Research (OER). The Applied Mathematical Science Research (AMSR) subprogram of the SCS attempts to meet the immediate needs for supercomputer access by research programs supported by the department's Office of Energy Research and to meet the long-range computational research needs of the Department. Specific research areas include analytical and numerical methods, information analysis techniques, and advanced computing concepts. (DWL)

  17. Applying the science of learning to medical education.

    PubMed

    Mayer, Richard E

    2010-06-01

    OBJECTIVE The goal of this paper is to examine how to apply the science of learning to medical education. SCIENCE OF LEARNING The science of learning is the scientific study of how people learn. Multimedia learning - learning from words and pictures - is particularly relevant to medical education. The cognitive theory of multimedia learning is an information-processing explanation of how people learn from words and pictures. It is based on the idea that people have separate channels for processing words and pictures, that the capacity to process information in working memory is limited, and that meaningful learning requires appropriate cognitive processing during learning. SCIENCE OF INSTRUCTION The science of instruction is the scientific study of how to help people learn. Three important instructional goals are: to reduce extraneous processing (cognitive processing that does not serve an instructional objective) during learning; to manage essential processing (cognitive processing aimed at representing the essential material in working memory) during learning, and to foster generative processing (cognitive processing aimed at making sense of the material) during learning. Nine evidence-based principles for accomplishing these goals are presented. CONCLUSIONS Applying the science of learning to medical education can be a fruitful venture that improves medical instruction and cognitive theory. PMID:20604850

  18. Integrating the Teaching of Science and Social Studies.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Switzer, Thomas; Voss, Burton

    Examples of the interface of science and society are offered as several persuasive reasons for integrating science and social studies curriculum in elementary and secondary schools. These reasons include: (1) the search for new personal and societal values as a result of scientific and technological development in prolonging human life, in…

  19. Team Experiences for Science and Social Studies Preservice Teachers.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Burlbaw, Lynn M.; Borowiec, Jonathan B.; James, Robert K.

    2001-01-01

    Describes how senior-level, preservice teacher certification candidates in secondary science and social science methods classes work in teams to prepare instructional materials on a community-based issue (such as the effect of the deposition of arsenic in a creek and small city lake). Argues that such projects provide valuable learning experiences…

  20. Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship1 Institute for Quantitative Social Science

    E-print Network

    Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship1 Gary King2 Institute for Quantitative Social Science with Jennifer Pan and Margaret Roberts 2 GaryKing.org 1/27 #12;Papers An Observational Study: How Censorship, May 2013) Experimental and Participatory Studies: Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship (Science

  1. School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences

    E-print Network

    Northern British Columbia, University of

    FANU03-12 School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences Assistant BC. The School of Nursing offers an undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree (BSc in Terrace. The Rural Nursing Certificate Program (RNCP) offered by the School of Nursing is a provincial

  2. Bad Science and Its Social Implications.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Zeidler, Dana L.; Sadler, Troy D.; Berson, Michael J.; Fogelman, Aimee L.

    2002-01-01

    Investigates three types of bad science: (1) cultural prejudice based on scientific errors (polygenism, phrenology, reification through intelligence testing); (2) unethical science (Tuskegee syphilis experiments, tobacco companies and research); and (3) unwitting errors (pesticides, chlorofluorocarbons). (Contains 50 references.) (SK)

  3. Social science research in malaria prevention, management and control in the last two decades: an overview.

    PubMed

    Mwenesi, Halima Abdullah

    2005-09-01

    In the recent past, considerable progress has been made in understanding how human behavior and social organization, macro- and micro-level economic processes, and health and political systems affect responses to malaria at global, national, community, household, and individual levels. Advances in malaria-related social, behavioral, economic, evaluation, health systems, and policy (social science) research have resulted in improvements in the design and implementation of malaria prevention, management and control (PMC) strategies. Indeed, the past two decades chronicle dramatic advances in the implementation of evidence-based interventions, drawn not only from biomedical but also from social science research. Malaria awareness-raising, advocacy, case management, and prevention efforts have reaped the benefits of social science research and as a result, many programs are implemented and evaluated in a more effective manner than in the past. However, the pace at which findings from social science research are integrated into program and policy implementation is unsatisfactory. Additionally, examples remain of programs that fail to utilize findings from social science research and as a result, achieve minimal results. Furthermore, there is a sizeable body of knowledge that is underutilized and which, if assimilated into programs and policies, could accelerate progress in malaria PMC. Examples include information on meaningful community participation, gender, socio-economic status, and health systems. Regrettably, although social science input is necessary for almost all interventions for malaria management and control, the numbers of scientists working in this area are dismal in most of the key disciplines-medical anthropology; demography; geography and sociology; health economics and health policy; social psychology; social epidemiology; and behavior-change communication. Further, skills of program workers charged with implementation of interventions and strategies at country level are most often inadequate. The Special Program for Research and training in tropical diseases (TDR) and the multi-lateral initiative on malaria (MIM) have remained in the forefront of capacity building for this area of research, but additional efforts are needed to bring more applied social scientists into the fold. Their skills are necessary to ensure that social science findings get to program planners and implementers in a useful form that allows for more rapid and appropriate integration of the results into malaria PMC programs and policies. A re-thinking of the current focus within capacity building efforts is proposed. PMID:16011829

  4. 34 CFR 637.4 - What definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.4 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? (a)...

  5. 34 CFR 637.3 - What regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.3 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? The...

  6. 34 CFR 637.4 - What definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.4 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? (a)...

  7. 34 CFR 637.3 - What regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.3 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? The...

  8. 34 CFR 637.3 - What regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.3 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? The...

  9. 34 CFR 637.4 - What definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.4 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? (a)...

  10. 34 CFR 637.4 - What definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.4 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? (a)...

  11. 34 CFR 637.3 - What regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.3 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? The...

  12. 34 CFR 637.3 - What regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.3 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...regulations apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? The...

  13. 34 CFR 637.4 - What definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? 637.4 Section...OF EDUCATION MINORITY SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM General § 637...definitions apply to the Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program? (a)...

  14. Counting Costs: A Social Science Approach

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Foster, Harold D.

    1978-01-01

    The author briefly outlines a socially-based accounting system which evaluates not only economic but also social and aesthetic variables in arriving at a quantification of the benefits and costs of any action or failure to act. This system is designed to provide an additional tool in decision-making. (Author/MA)

  15. Summer 2010 School of Social Sciences Supplement

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    Evans, Paul

    of disciplines from Neuroscience to Child Welfare and many points in between including Sociology, Politics, Criminology, Psychology, Youth Justice and Youth Studies, Career Guidance, Counselling, Social Work and Public social questions of the day. Our work is relevant and engaging. We hope that you will consider renewing

  16. SOCIAL SCIENCE EDUCATION CONSORTIUM. PUBLICATION 101, SOCIOLOGY.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    PERRUCCI, ROBERT

    THIS PAPER DISCUSSES THE STRUCTURE OF SOCIETY IN TERMS OF SIX ELEMENTS OR LEVELS--(1) VALUES, NORMS, AND BELIEFS, (2) SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS, (3) ORGANIZATIONS, (4) GROUPS, (5) POSITIONS, AND (6) SOCIAL ROLES. THE AUTHOR STATES THAT TO SEE SOCIETY IN ITS TOTALITY IS TO SEE DOWN THESE LEVELS OF SOCIETY AND ACROSS EACH OF THE LEVELS, AND TO LOOK FOR…

  17. Social Sciences Research and Instructional Council Teaching Resources Depository

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Social Sciences Research and Instructional Council Teaching Resources Depository (SSRIC/TRD) facilitates computer-aided instruction of quantitative methods for the social sciences and supports the dissemination of research data. SSRIC/TRD contains seven instructional modules for social science research courses. Topics range from Exploring the Macroeconomy to California Opinions on Women's Issues, and modules include downloadable texts, exercises, codebooks, and datasets for use with SPSS or other statistical software packages. Also available at the site are a glossary of statistical terms, a full-text online version of _SPSS For Windows 7.5: A Brief Tutorial_, 13 independent data analysis exercises for students, and numerous other teaching tools and links for instructors of anthropology, economics, geography, political science, and sociology.

  18. The College of Natural Sciences invites you to apply for the STEVEN BOYD, JR SCHOLARSHIP IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

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    Barnes, Elizabeth A.

    IN COMPUTER SCIENCE Students meeting the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply: Must be a full-time undergraduate student in the College of Natural Sciences, Department of Computer Science or Applied ComputerThe College of Natural Sciences invites you to apply for the STEVEN BOYD, JR SCHOLARSHIP

  19. Animal welfare science—Working at the interface between the natural and social sciences

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Vonne Lund; Grahame Coleman; Stefan Gunnarsson; Michael Calvert Appleby; Katri Karkinen

    2006-01-01

    Animal welfare science has pioneered in interdisciplinary work in many ways. However, this work has mainly taken place among researchers from the natural sciences. This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using broad interdisciplinary approaches to scientific animal welfare questions, including collaboration between the natural and social sciences. The word “interdisciplinary” has been interpreted in various ways; we discuss

  20. Social Attitudes Toward Science of Freshmen at Hinds Junior College Relative to Their Understanding of Science.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Williamson, Troy Lee

    Reported is a study to: (1) measure the initial social attitudes of college freshmen toward science in comparison to their understanding of science, and (2) evaluate changes in the freshmen attitudes which may occur during the students' first academic year in a science course. The 413 students in this study were enrolled in one of the following…

  1. Scientific Method in Teaching Physics in Languages and Social Sciences Department of High—Schools

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    Nagl, Mirko G.; Obadovi?, Dušanka Ž.; Stojanovi?, Maja M.

    2010-01-01

    The expansion of scientific materials in the last few decades, demands that the contemporary educational system should select and develop methods of effective learning in the process of acquiring skills and knowledge usable and feasible for a longer period of time. Grammar schools as general educational institutions possess all that is necessary for the development of new teaching methods and fitting into contemporary social tendencies. In the languages and social sciences department in of grammar schools physics is the only natural sciences subject present during all four years. The classical approach to teaching is tiring as such and creates aversion towards learning physic when it deals with pupils oriented towards social sciences. The introduction of scientific methods raises the motivation to a substantial level and when applied both the teacher and pupils forget when the class starts or ends. The assignment has shown the analysis of initial knowledge of physics of the pupils attending the first grade of languages and social sciences department of of grammar schools as a preparation for the introduction of the scientific method, the analysis of the initial test with the topic of gravitation, as well as the analysis of the final test after applying the scientific method through the topic of gravitation. The introduction of the scientific method has duly justified the expectations and resulted in increasing the level of achievement among the pupils in the experimental class.

  2. Social Security and Medicare Tax Liability An exemption from social security and Medicare taxes applies

    E-print Network

    Chen, Tsuhan

    . Such persons are exempt from social security and Medicare taxes as long as they remain nonresident aliens for tax purposes. Those who become resident aliens must start paying social security and Medicare taxes resident aliens. If so, they must pay social security and Medicare taxes. Federal tax regulations state

  3. Project Calliope: Science and Social Media

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Alexander Antunes

    2010-01-01

    We present the 'Project Calliope' picosatellite to explore how to use social media to initiate, fund, and engage in scientific research. 'Project Calliope' is a sonified ionospheric detector being launched in 2010 on the \\

  4. NASA'S Water Resources Element Within the Applied Sciences Program

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Toll, David; Doorn, Bradley; Engman, Edwin

    2010-01-01

    The NASA Applied Sciences Program works within NASA Earth sciences to leverage investment of satellite and information systems to increase the benefits to society through the widest practical use of NASA research results. Such observations provide a huge volume of valuable data in both near-real-time and extended back nearly 50 years about the Earth's land surface conditions such as land cover type, vegetation type and health, precipitation, snow, soil moisture, and water levels and radiation. Observations of this type combined with models and analysis enable satellite-based assessment of numerous water resources management activities. The primary goal of the Earth Science Applied Science Program is to improve future and current operational systems by infusing them with scientific knowledge of the Earth system gained through space-based observation, model results, and development and deployment of enabling technologies, systems, and capabilities. Water resources is one of eight elements in the Applied Sciences Program and it addresses concerns and decision making related to water quantity and water quality. With increasing population pressure and water usage coupled with climate variability and change, water issues are being reported by numerous groups as the most critical environmental problems facing us in the 21st century. Competitive uses and the prevalence of river basins and aquifers that extend across boundaries engender political tensions between communities, stakeholders and countries. Mitigating these conflicts and meeting water demands requires using existing resources more efficiently. The potential crises and conflicts arise when water is competed among multiple uses. For example, urban areas, environmental and recreational uses, agriculture, and energy production compete for scarce resources, not only in the Western U.S. but throughout much of the U.S. but also in many parts of the world. In addition to water availability issues, water quality related problems are seriously affecting human health and our environment. The NASA Water Resources Program Element works to use NASA products to address these critical issues.

  5. Imagine: towards an integrated and applied social psychology.

    PubMed

    Abell, Jackie; Walton, Chris

    2010-12-01

    This commentary does not aim to engage with the epistemological and ontological technicalities of the discursive psychology maintained by epistemological constructionism and discursive psychology reliant on ontological constructionism approaches that form the basis of the two papers under discussion; other commentators, both in this issue and in the future, are likely to do that. Instead, this commentary aims to situate both papers within a broader frame of contemporary, primarily British social psychology, to ponder the circumstances that gave rise to them and their implications for social psychologists, discursive and non-discursive, alike. We have organized this commentary into two parts. The first part considers two simple questions. First, why does Corcoran critique DPEC for failing to do things that other discursive approaches provide for? And, second, why does Corcoran take DPEC research to task for having too little potential for or made too little contribution to improving the lives and subjectivities of people in general? These two questions are not unrelated, but for clarity's sake we will try to answer them separately. The second part of this commentary will consider the influence of discursive psychology on social psychology more generally. PMID:21260961

  6. Social Science and the Third World: Constraints on the United States.

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    Prewitt, Kenneth

    1983-01-01

    In order for American social scientists to effectively contribute to international social science, they must confront two challenges. They must come to terms with the problems generated by the fragmentation of the American social science disciplines and with the involvement of American social science with American foreign policy. (IS)

  7. Response: From Fish and Bicycles to a Science of Social Work

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    Marsh, Jeanne Cay

    2012-01-01

    John Brekke challenges the field and profession of social work to define and develop the "science of social work". This response to Brekke's paper identifies the premises undergirding a discussion of the science of social work related to (1) a definition of "science";; (2 ) an organizing principle for social work; (3) a recognition that the task…

  8. September 2011 SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

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    Barrett, Jeffrey A.

    Americans 1983 Rockefeller Foundation Minority Research Fellowship 1984 National Science Foundation Research National Science Foundation, Honorable Mention 1978 (offered but refused) Organization of American States Foundation Grant to study the effects of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Co

  9. Social comparison and prosocial behavior: an applied study of social identity theory in community food drives.

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    Shipley, Andrew

    2008-04-01

    Social Identity Theory and the concept of social comparison have inspired research on individuals, addressing effects of personal and environmental factors in directing social attention. The theory's conceptual origins, however, suggest that social comparison may have behavioral implications as well. Such behaviors may include attempts by an individual to enhance the relative status of his ingroup on a salient dimension of comparison. Such behavior is referred to as "social competition." In two studies, the effects of social comparison and social competition were measured in the real-world environment of community food drives. Participants were aggregated by household; 600 households in upper middle-class neighborhoods in Eugene and Salem, Oregon, were contacted. In Study 1 of 300 households, it was hypothesized that inclusion of a social competition cue in requests for donation would significantly increase the likelihood of donation. This hypothesis was supported. Study 2 was done to clarify the possible role in a social comparison of perceived ingroup inferiority in the prior observed increase in donations. The inclusion of a social comparison cue in the donation request significantly increased donations in households of the second study. The findings suggest that researchers should expand study of the theory's behavioral implications, including the role of social comparison in prosocial behavior. PMID:18567213

  10. Social Media and Science: where do we go from here?

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    Bohon, W.; Robinson, S.; Arrowsmith, R.; Semken, S. C.

    2013-12-01

    What is black and white and 'read' all over? Facebook, that's what. As of December 2012 Facebook had over 618 million daily users, and over a billion monthly users from around the world (http://newsroom.fb.com/Key-Facts). Twitter has more than 130 million active users and generates as many as 340 million Tweets a day (http://blog.twitter.com/2012/03/twitter-turns-six.html). Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are not the future of communication, they are the reality, and scientists (and science organizations) need to become part of the conversation. More than half of the teenage and adult population of the US belongs to a social network or are using another form of social media on a regular basis. This creates an opportunity for organizations to use the well-established functionality and pervasiveness of social media platforms to communicate important scientific information and discoveries. In addition, the informal environment of social media allows scientists to interact with non-scientists in a friendly and non-threatening way that can be used to create engagement scenarios that continue the cycle of discussions, experiments, analysis and conclusions that typify science. Social media also provides scientists with the means and opportunity to improve the way science is viewed by the public while improving general science literacy and integrating scientific discoveries into the fabric of the lives of non-scientists. Many questions remain regarding the best way to utilize the opportunities that social media present. For instance, how can we reach a broader, more diverse audience? What are realistic expectations about the effects of social media? How do we improve the quality of content? How can we use social media to communicate scientific information in innovative ways? And perhaps most importantly, how do we know if we are communicating successfully? The EarthScope National Office will share our experiences creating a social media program from the ground up, and address some of these important, fundamental questions. We'll also share our opinions and thoughts about the future of online scientific communication, the ever-changing role of social media in communicating scientific discoveries and ways that the community can work together to enhance the role of social media in science.

  11. CESSDA: Council of European Social Science Data Archives

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Council of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA) facilitates the distribution of electronic data for social science education and research in Europe. CESSDA promotes data sharing by providing the Integrated Data Catalogue (IDC) at its Website. The multilingual IDC allows users to conduct a broadcast search of up to eleven social science data catalogs located all over the world, including catalogs in Israel, Australia, the US, and Europe. The IDC's simple catalog design--based on a Z39.50-WAIS protocol--and interface make it easy to use. The clearly displayed search results are ordered in accordance to the amount of hits per record in proportion to the total size of the record. Mirrors for the IDC are available in both the UK and Australia to foster quicker searching around the globe. In addition to the IDC, the CESSDA site supplies three clickable international maps that link users to the sites of 32 other data archives.

  12. 1 School of Engineering and Applied Science SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND

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    Vertes, Akos

    1 School of Engineering and Applied Science SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE Dean D.S. Dolling Associate Deans B. Narahari, C.E. Korman, R. Riffat The School of Engineering and Applied Science Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Management and Systems

  13. Reflections on the Disciplinary Gulf between the Natural and Social Sciences

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    Susan Wright

    2006-01-01

    The general purpose of this essay is to explore key features of the disciplinary gulf between the natural and social sciences, and, in particular, differences in fundamental assumptions concerning the nature and purpose of knowledge. The essay contrasts the claims of the natural sciences to objectivity and universality with those of the social sciences, especially the qualitative social sciences, to

  14. Computer Simulations: Inelegant Mathematics and Worse Social Science?

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    Hayward R. Alker Jr

    1974-01-01

    The development of three positively evaluated social science computer simulations is reviewed as a basis for comments on current debates about the utility of social simulations: Colby's treatment of neurotic belief dynamics, the Abelson?Bernstein simulation of fluoridation controversies and Alker's projected computer model of United Nations parliamentary diplomacy.In each case, the non?analytical nature of the computer model is not due

  15. Integrating Genetics and Social Science: Genetic Risk Scores

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    Belsky, Daniel W.; Israel, Salomon

    2014-01-01

    The sequencing of the human genome and the advent of low-cost genome-wide assays that generate millions of observations of individual genomes in a matter of hours constitute a disruptive innovation for social science. Many public-use social science datasets have or will soon add genome-wide genetic data. With these new data come technical challenges, but also new possibilities. Among these, the lowest hanging fruit and the most potentially disruptive to existing research programs is the ability to measure previously invisible contours of health and disease risk within populations. In this article, we outline why now is the time for social scientists to bring genetics into their research programs. We discuss how to select genetic variants to study. We explain how the polygenic architecture of complex traits and the low penetrance of individual genetic loci pose challenges to research integrating genetics and social science. We introduce genetic risk scores as a method of addressing these challenges and provide guidance on how genetic risk scores can be constructed. We conclude by outlining research questions that are ripe for social science inquiry. PMID:25343363

  16. Emily Brooks 3151 Social Science Plaza A

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    Loudon, Catherine

    States, California Studies Topics Cultural Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, Medical Anthropology Research Steele-Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center 2013 Support Office 2010-2011 Clinical Research Data Coordinator Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Medical Oncology

  17. Math and science illiteracy: Social and economic impacts

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    Williams, J.L.

    1994-05-01

    Today`s highly competitive global economy is being driven by increasingly rapid technological development. This paper explores the problems of math and science illiteracy in the United States and the potential impact on our economic survival in this environment during the next century. Established educational methods that reward task performance, emphasize passive lecture, and fail to demonstrate relevance to real life are partly to blame. Social norms, stereotypes, and race and gender bias also have an impact. To address this crisis, we need to question the philosophy of an educational system that values task over concept. Many schools have already initiated programs at all grade levels to make math and science learning more relevant, stimulating, and fun. Teaching methods that integrate math and science learning with teamwork, social context, and other academic subjects promote the development of higher-order thinking skills and help students see math and science as necessary skills.

  18. PUBLIC CAR PARKS Social Sciences P1

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    Einat, Aharonov

    and Beniamino Matatia 91 David Azrieli School of Architecture 89 Mexico Building of the Arts 69 Michelle Kikoine LIBRARIeS School of Architecture Library Building 89 Archeology Library 39 Brender-Moss Library for Social Building 20 Engineering and Maintenance Building 18 Machinery Building ­ North 60 Planning, Methods

  19. Topic Modeling for the Social Sciences

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    Daniel Ramage; Evan Rosen; Jason Chuang; Christopher D. Manning; Daniel A. McFarland

    As textual datasets grow in size and scope, social scientists need better tools to help make sense of that data. Despite the natural applicability of topic modeling to many such problems, word counts and tag clouds are often used as the primary means of gleaning information from textual data. We characterize two barriers to adoption encountered during a collaboration between

  20. Social Science Research Centre University of Canterbury

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    Hickman, Mark

    interest in technology and its impact on processes of social change. Changes in technology were the Internet was the best "new, new thing" that was available in information and communication technology (ICT Socio-Economic Impacts of ICT E-government@ the Local Level ­ A Discussion Paper Ben Peacey Department

  1. Ethnography as Method in Social Sciences

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    Narasayya, Vivek

    .. To understand ,,other cultures. #12;Ethnographic Immersion In-field study became the only form of understanding social contexts of `other' culture #12;What informs Ethnographic method... The spirit of scientific ­ by what method? For whom? about whom? by whom? to what end? The ethnographer as a sympathetic

  2. 77 FR 62538 - Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-10-15

    ...Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard...recommendations to the National Science Foundation on major goals and...Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate programs and activities...Recent Competitions Agenda for Future Meeting, Assignments,...

  3. 75 FR 25886 - Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting

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    2010-05-10

    ...Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard...recommendations to the National Science Foundation on major goals and...Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Directorate programs and activities...priorities for FY 2011. SBE Future Directions. AC Report...

  4. An Introduction to Computer Science with Emphasis on Statistics and the Social Sciences.

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    Brown, Theodore; Jacobs, Barry

    1978-01-01

    Describes a separate course section dedicated to the needs of social scientists which is embedded within an introductory course in computer science. The special needs of the students and steps taken to satisfy those needs are delineated. (Author/CMV)

  5. "Kracking" the Missing Data Problem: Applying Krackhardt's Cognitive Social Structures to School-Based Social Networks

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    Neal, Jennifer Watling

    2008-01-01

    Social network analysis can enrich school-based research on children's peer relationships. Unfortunately, accurate network analysis requires near-complete data on all students and is underutilized in school-based research because of low rates of parental consent. This article advocates Krackhardt's cognitive social structures (CSS) as a solution…

  6. Applying the polyvagal theory to children's emotion regulation: Social context, socialization, and adjustment

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    Paul D. Hastings; Jacob N. Nuselovici; William T. Utendale; Julie Coutya; Kelly E. McShane; Caroline Sullivan

    2008-01-01

    Effective emotion regulation is essential for children's positive development. Polyvagal theory provides a framework for understanding how parasympathetic regulation of cardiac activity contributes to children's adaptive versus maladaptive functioning. Maintenance of cardiac respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) under social challenge should support emotion regulation and behavioral adjustment. Children's effective parasympathetic regulation and behavioral adjustment should be supported by appropriate parental socialization.

  7. Toward critical spatial thinking in the social sciences and humanities

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    Goodchild, Michael F.; Janelle, Donald G.

    2010-01-01

    The integration of geographically referenced information into the conceptual frameworks and applied uses of the social sciences and humanities has been an ongoing process over the past few centuries. It has gained momentum in recent decades with advances in technologies for computation and visualization and with the arrival of new data sources. This article begins with an overview of this transition, and argues that the spatial integration of information resources and the cross-disciplinary sharing of analysis and representation methodologies are important forces for the integration of scientific and artistic expression, and that they draw on core concepts in spatial (and spatio-temporal) thinking. We do not suggest that this is akin to prior concepts of unified knowledge systems, but we do maintain that the boundaries to knowledge transfer are disintegrating and that our abilities in problem solving for purposes of artistic expression and scientific development are enhanced through spatial perspectives. Moreover, approaches to education at all levels must recognize the need to impart proficiency in the critical and efficient application of these fundamental spatial concepts, if students and researchers are to make use of expanding access to a broadening range of spatialized information and data processing technologies. PMID:20454588

  8. Positioning positivism, critical realism and social constructionism in the health sciences: a philosophical orientation.

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    Cruickshank, Justin

    2012-03-01

    Positioning positivism, critical realism and social constructionism in the health sciences: a philosophical orientation This article starts by considering the differences within the positivist tradition and then it moves on to compare two of the most prominent schools of postpositivism, namely critical realism and social constructionism. Critical realists hold, with positivism, that knowledge should be positively applied, but reject the positivist method for doing this, arguing that causal explanations have to be based not on empirical regularities but on references to unobservable structures. Social constructionists take a different approach to postpositivism and endorse a relativist rejection of truth and hold that the task of research is to foster a scepticism that undermines any positive truth claim made. It is argued that social constructionism is a contradictory position. PMID:22212371

  9. The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Queen's University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of

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    Ellis, Randy

    health and social issue. Nearly one-third of the population will be significantly affected as a point of collaboration between researchers in medicine, engineering, health sciences and informationThe Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

  10. Humanities and Social Sciences Postgraduate programmes

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    Burton, Geoffrey R.

    will encourage you to work hard and to achieve your ambitions. We share a passion for our subject that we very Sciences 50 MSc International Development 52 MSc International Public Policy Analysis 54 MSc Wellbeing and Wellbeing* PhD Health and Wellbeing* PhD Health Professional Doctorate in Health (by distance

  11. The Hybridization of Social Science Knowledge.

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    Dogan, Mattei

    1996-01-01

    Describes the growth of science as a twofold process: (1) the fragmentation of formal disciplines; and (2) a recombination of the specialties resulting from this fragmentation. Discusses the division of disciplines into specialized subfields that has led to the development of hybrid specialties, and maintains that the concept of hybridization is…

  12. Guide to Social Science Resources in Women's Studies.

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    Oakes, Elizabeth H.; Sheldon, Kathleen E.

    This annotated bibliography describes the contents and critically evaluates 654 social science books and collections of journal articles in women's studies. The objective is to assist in research and in the organization of undergraduate or graduate courses on women. The resources are presented in nine sections. Section I covers anthropology,…

  13. Social Science Libraries Section. Special Libraries Division. Papers.

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    International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands).

    Three papers on the nonconventional literature and social science libraries were presented at the 1983 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference. In "Grey Material: A Scandinavian View," Birgitta Bergdahl (Sweden) outlines the etymology and meaning of the concept of "grey literature" (which can include reports, theses,…

  14. Survey of Online Access to Social Science Data Bases.

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    Donati, Robert

    Until very recently there was little computer access to comprehensive bibliographic data bases in the social sciences. Now online searching of several directly relevant files is made possible through services such as the Lockheed DIALOG system. These data bases are briefly surveyed, with emphasis on content, structure, and strategy appropriate for…

  15. Medical student perceptions of a behavioural and social science curriculum

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    2011-01-01

    Background In 2006, Oregon Health & Science University began implementing changes to better integrate mental health and social science into the curriculum by addressing the Institute of Medicine's (IOM's) 2004 recommendation for the inclusion of six behavioural and social science (BSS) domains: health policy and economics, patient behaviour, physician–patient interaction, mind–body interactions, physician role and behaviour, and social and cultural issues. Methods We conducted three focus groups with a purposive sample of 23 fourth-year medical students who were exposed to 4 years of the new curriculum. Students were asked to reflect upon the adequacy of their BSS training specifically as it related to the six IOM domains. The 90-minute focus groups were recorded, transcribed and analysed. Results Students felt the MS1 and MS2 years of the curriculum presented a strong didactic orientation to behavioural and social science precepts. However, they reported that these principles were not well integrated into clinical care during the second two years. Students identified three opportunities to further the inclusion of BSS in their clinical training: presentation of BSS concepts prior to relevant clinical exposure, consistent BSS skills mentoring in the clinical setting, and improving cultural congruence between aspects of BSS and biomedicine. Conclusions Students exposed to the revised BSS curriculum tend to value its principles; however, modelling and practical training in the application of these principles during the second two years of medical school are needed to reinforce this learning and demonstrate methods of integrating BSS principles into practice. PMID:23205062

  16. Visions of the Future. Social Science Activities Text.

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    Melnick, Rob; And Others

    Intended to put both national and global issues into perspective and help students make decisions about their futures, this supplementary social science activities text provides students with various approaches for thinking about future resources. The program can be integrated into high school classes focusing on government problems, current…

  17. Psychology Department College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    FAPS07-11 Psychology Department College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences Assistant Professor. The Psychology Department at UNBC offers programs of study leading to the BSc, BScHon, MSc, and PhD degrees. For more information about the Psychology Department, visit our website: www.unbc.ca/psychology

  18. Consulting services and the social sciences: Communication and cooperation

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    Ronn J. Hy; Peter B. Nelson; William L. Waugh

    1977-01-01

    Using the computer to process data has become so indispensable to business and government that it is now being taught in an inchoate form to nearly all social science students. The principal reason the computer has become so important is obvious: the machine makes it possible to process large quantities of data quickly, conveniently, and accurately. Thus, knowing how to

  19. Roadmap: Integrated Social Studies Sociology Bachelor of Science in Education

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Integrated Social Studies ­ Sociology ­ Bachelor of Science in Education [EH 29535 Education in a Democratic Society 3 C SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology 3 C Fulfills Kent Core SOC 22100 Sociological Analysis 3 C SPED 23000 Introduction to Exceptionalities 3 C Fulfills domestic

  20. Roadmap: Integrated Social Studies Sociology Bachelor of Science in Education

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Integrated Social Studies ­ Sociology ­ Bachelor of Science in Education [EH of the term CULT 29535 Education in a Democratic Society 3 C SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology 3 C Fulfills SOC 22100 Sociological Analysis 3 C SPED 23000 Introduction to Exceptionalities 3 C Fulfills domestic

  1. The National Science Foundation: Funding Opportunities for Social Workers

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    Jaskyte, Kristina

    2005-01-01

    This article introduces the National Science Foundation as a potential funding source for social work researchers and describes the experience of one faculty member in seeking funding from this source. The author provides an overview of the foundation, discusses its programmatic structure, proposal preparation, selection criteria, and review…

  2. On Using GIS to Teach in the Social Sciences

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    Harris, Jill S.

    2012-01-01

    In this article, the author discusses how a professor can harness the power of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and use GIS to teach in the social sciences. She shows examples of how GIS can illustrate concepts during lecture or discussion, and provides two specific GIS assignments: one for undergraduate students and the other for graduate…

  3. Ranciere and the Poetics of the Social Sciences

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    Pelletier, Caroline

    2009-01-01

    This article reviews the significance of Jacques Ranciere's work for methodological debates in the social sciences, and education specifically. It explores the implications of constructing research as an aesthetic, rather than primarily a methodological, endeavour. What is at stake in this distinction is the means by which research intervenes in…

  4. Children and Television Advertising from a Social Science Perspective.

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    Pecora, Norma

    1995-01-01

    Uses previous reviews on the literature on children and television advertising to trace the short history of research from a social science perspective on advertising directed at children. Examines the dimensions that have come to define the field. Argues that nothing in these studies indicates an increasingly sophisticated perspective of the…

  5. ***Approved September 30, 2009*** Social Science Division Meeting Minutes

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    Minnesota, University of

    -Crain, Roger Rose, Jennifer Rothchild, Kevin Stefanek, Dennis Stewart, and Sheng Xiao Student Representative excused absences: Katherine Benson, Jacqueline Greenwood Julien, and Leslie Meek Faculty on leave: Harold elections Social Science Division Art Board (SSDAB) Steve Gross (chair), Julie Pelletier, and Cheryl Stewart

  6. BachelorofArts/BachelorofEducation GeneralMajorintheSocialSciences/

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    Seldin, Jonathan P.

    ). About Education specializations The Faculty of Education offers three specializations: · Early Childhood Education · Special/Inclusive Education · Technology in Education The specializations consist of fourBachelorofArts/BachelorofEducation GeneralMajorintheSocialSciences/ PhysicalEducation Calendar Year

  7. BachelorofArts/BachelorofEducation GeneralMajorintheSocialSciences/

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    Seldin, Jonathan P.

    of Education offers 19 minors and three specializations (Early Childhood Education, Special/Inclusive Education, and Technology in Education). A minor consists of five non-Education courses and one curriculum and instructionBachelorofArts/BachelorofEducation GeneralMajorintheSocialSciences/ PhysicalEducation Calendar Year

  8. Aspects of Ethics As They Affect Social Science Curriculums.

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    Gildea, Ray Y.

    This paper discusses the current interest in values and moral education and briefly comments on how they affect college level social science curricula. Many contemporary educators and scholars hope that a renewed emphasis on moral education will achieve the following goals: (1) introduce normative inquiry into higher learning, in order to…

  9. The School of Social Sciences Robert L. Dipboye

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    for PSYC 339 or 340) At least 1 course from each block Block 1 PSYC 308 Memory PSYC 309 Psychology220 Psychology The School of Social Sciences Chair Robert L. Dipboye Professors Richard Bagozzi of psychology, with advanced courses and research opportunities to fit individual needs. Programs of study may

  10. The School of Social Sciences Randi C. Martin

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    interests include cognitive psychology (human memory, psycholinguistics, perception, and information for PSYC 339 or 340) At least 1 course from each block* Block 1 PSYC 308 Memory PSYC 309 Psychology245 Psychology The School of Social Sciences Chair Randi C. Martin Professors Richard Bagozzi

  11. Career Activities in Social Science: Grades 7, 8, 9.

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    Boise City Independent School District, ID.

    The career activities guide in social science, part of an Idaho State Department of Vocational Education career exploration series for grades 7, 8, and 9, is designed as supplementary material to enrich the regular curriculum. Any one activity in the guide might be used without involving any other activities. The cross-referenced index indicates…

  12. Patterns of Knowledge Communities in the Social Sciences.

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    Pahre, Robert

    1996-01-01

    Discusses knowledge communities and emphasizes the way that the epistemology of science influences scientific society. Topics include positivist and nonpositivist discourses; knowledge creation and organization; a sociological approach to knowledge communities; social epistemology and an epistemological sociology; and implications for information…

  13. Social Science Research Council Annual Report, 1977-1978.

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    Social Science Research Council, New York, NY.

    Detailed accounts of activities of 19 committees of the Social Science Research Council form the major portion of this annual report. In addition, the Council president's report summarizes the activities, trends, and goals of the Council in areas such as research planning, the improvement of research methodology, and the training of competent…

  14. A Science of Social Work? Response to John Brekke

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    Shaw, Ian

    2014-01-01

    I take the opportunity provided by John Brekke's (2012) article to respond to the general assumptions and approaches that may be brought when considering the question of a science of social work. I consider first, what should be our frames of reference, our communities of interest, or our boundaries of inclusion, for such a discussion?…

  15. Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship1 Institute for Quantitative Social Science

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    Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship1 Gary King2 Institute for Quantitative Social Science and Molly Roberts 2 GaryKing.org 1/29 #12;Papers An Observational Study: How Censorship in China Allows) Experimental and Participatory Studies: A Randomized Experimental Study of Censorship in China Copies at Gary

  16. Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship1 Institute for Quantitative Social Science

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    Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship1 Gary King2 Institute for Quantitative Social Science with Jennifer Pan and Margaret Roberts 2 GaryKing.org 1/29 #12;Papers An Observational Study: How Censorship, May 2013) Experimental and Participatory Studies: Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship (Under review

  17. Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship Institute for Quantitative Social Science

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    Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship Gary King1 Institute for Quantitative Social Science Harvard on joint work with Jennifer Pan and Molly Roberts 1/29 #12;Papers An Observational Study: How Censorship, May 2013) Experimental and Participatory Studies: A Randomized Experimental Study of Censorship

  18. Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship1 Institute for Quantitative Social Science

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    Reverse Engineering Chinese Censorship1 Gary King2 Institute for Quantitative Social Science Censorship in China Allows Government Criticism but Silences Collective Expression (American Political of Censorship in China Copies at GaryKing.org 2/29 #12;Chinese Censorship The largest selective suppression

  19. Women and Spatial Change: Learning Resources for Social Science Courses.

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    Rengert, Arlene C., Ed.; Monk, Janice J., Ed.

    Six units focusing on the effects of spatial change on women are designed to supplement college introductory courses in geography and the social sciences. Unit 1, Woman and Agricultural Landscapes, focuses on how women contributed to landscape change in prehistory, women's impact on the environment, and the hypothesis that women developed…

  20. Popper's Fact-Standard Dualism Contra "Value Free" Social Science.

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    Eidlin, Fred H.

    1983-01-01

    Noncognitivism, the belief that normative statements (unlike empirical statements) do not convey objective knowledge is contrasted to Karl Popper's "critical dualism," which maintains that science is imbued with values and value judgments. Noncognitivism impedes the development of a social scientific method which would integrate empirical research…

  1. Ongoing and Completed Social Science Research For Weather Hazards

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    Ongoing and Completed Social Science Research For Weather Hazards Storm Surge Marketing Plan NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) and their key intermediaries (emergency a watch, a warning, and an advisory which is National Weather Service (NWS) nomenclature used leading up

  2. Robotics and intelligent systems for social and behavioral science undergraduates

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    Tom Armstrong

    2010-01-01

    In this article, we share our experiences offering an original course entitled Intelligent Systems targeted at undergraduate social and behavioral science students. Intelligent Systems provides a rigorous introduction to robotics and surveys selected topics in artificial intelligence. This course is tailored to students with little mathematical background and no programming experience. We offer best practices and information from successful course

  3. Television. Innovations: The Social Consequences of Science and Technology Program.

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    McConnell, Mary C.; And Others

    This module is part of an interdisciplinary program designed to educate the general citizenry regarding the issues of science/technology/society (STS) that have important consequences for both present and future social policies. Specifically, the program provides an opportunity for students to assess the effects of selected technological…

  4. COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Gary Goertz: Social Science Concepts: A User's Guide

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    Landweber, Laura

    COPYRIGHT NOTICE: Gary Goertz: Social Science Concepts: A User's Guide is published by Princeton use of, instead of the ideas themselves . . . especially if the ideas be very complex, and made up or theory. Of course, by now this is a fairly familiar prob- lem. It is one that the researcher has faced

  5. School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    FANU04-11 School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences Classroom and Clinical Instructors Part-Time Term (Sessional) The University of Northern British Columbia, School of Nursing is seeking part-time term instructors to teach undergraduate nursing students in years 3 and 4

  6. School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    FANU07-12 School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences Classroom and Clinical Instructors Part-Time Term (Sessional) The University of Northern British Columbia, School of Nursing is seeking part-time term instructors to teach undergraduate nursing students in years 3 and 4

  7. School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    FANU05-10 School of Nursing College of Arts, Social and Health Sciences Classroom and Clinical Instructors Part-Time Term (Sessional) The University of Northern British Columbia, School of Nursing is seeking part-time term instructors to teach undergraduate nursing students in years 3 and 4

  8. Using Geography To Integrate Science and Social Studies.

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    Dircks, Henry

    2002-01-01

    Focuses on geography in secondary education, offering reasons why geography is becoming more popular in schools. Provides four activities that integrate science and social studies through geography. Includes topics such as ecological disasters, monsoons, the ozone layer, and global warming. (CMK)

  9. Information Science, Historical Changes and Social Aspects: A Nordic Outlook.

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    Orom, Anders

    2000-01-01

    Analyzes and discuses some aspects concerning the historical and social context of information science and information institutions. Highlights include views of Jose Ortega y Gasset; changing conceptions of the structure, foci, and content of the discipline; prewar and postwar paradigms; the physical paradigm; and the cognitive view. (Contains 27…

  10. Socializing Respect and Knowledge in a Racially Integrated Science Classroom

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    Solis, Jorge; Kattan, Shlomy; Baquedano-Lopez, Patricia

    2009-01-01

    In this article we examine the socialization of respect in a racially integrated science classroom in Northern California that employed a character education program called Tribes. We focus on the ways scripts derived from this program are enacted during Community Circle activities and how breaches to these scripts and the norms of respectful…

  11. Social Science and Intelligence Analysis: The Role of Intelligence Education

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Michael Landon-Murray

    2011-01-01

    The literature on intelligence analysis identifies a number of analytic dynamics and shortcomings in the U.S. intelligence community that reflect insufficiently developed competencies in advanced theoretical modeling and research methodology. These domains are squarely in the mission and purview of higher education, particularly at the graduate level. Higher education has been assigned some of the blame for the social science

  12. I. ASCRC General Education Form Group Group VII Social Science

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    Vonessen, Nikolaus

    , leadership, management information systems, new media, organizational structure, production and teamwork. IV and studying human and organizational behavior (see part 2 below for examples of such frameworks). StudentsI. ASCRC General Education Form Group Group VII Social Science Dept/Program Management

  13. Social science education as a component of medical training

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    S. M. MacLeod; H. N. McCullough

    1994-01-01

    The broad view of health espoused by the World Health Organization is now generally accepted by medical educators. Implicit in the new paradigm is a recognition of multiple determinants of health and of shifting divisions of professional responsibilities among providers. As a consequence, the importance of social and behavioural science education as a foundation to medical training is increasingly appreciated.

  14. School of Nursing College of Arts Social and Health Sciences

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    Northern British Columbia, University of

    acuity, acute care or rural health. Evidence of continuing professional development and/or scholarshipFANU04-12 School of Nursing College of Arts Social and Health Sciences Senior Laboratory Instructor in continuing professional development and scholarly activities, along with service to the University, community

  15. Tuning in to Young Viewers: Social Science Perspectives on Television.

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    MacBeth, Tannis M., Ed.

    Research indicates that children are especially vulnerable to the effects of television viewing. Taking a psychological, social-science perspective, this book explores how television viewing affects children. Chapter 1, "Introduction," (MacBeth) discusses the issues involved, how researchers go about studying media effects, whether television…

  16. Faculty of Arts , Humanities and Social Sciences Music, Combined Honours

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    Faculty of Arts , Humanities and Social Sciences Music, Combined Honours This program allows. You could be one of the first classes of students to reap the benefits! Experiential Learning) · Researcher (with additional studies) · Media arts · Preparation for law, medicine, or other fields where

  17. Faculty of Arts , Humanities and Social Sciences Music, Combined Honours

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    Faculty of Arts , Humanities and Social Sciences Music, Combined Honours This program allows in the fall of 2016. You could be one of the first classes of students to reap the benefits! Experiential · Music industry · Educator (with additional studies) · Researcher (with additional studies) · Media arts

  18. Government & Social Science Information: European Union Internet Resources

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The University of California-Berkeley Library's Government and Social Science Information Service (GSSI) has developed this Web site relating to European Union (EU) information. It provides a list of EU servers including those related to Information and R & D Activities, an EU FAQ and other University EU links.

  19. http://ssc.sagepub.com Social Science Computer

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    Edwards, Paul N.

    Social Science Computer Review R. Kelly Garrett and Paul N. Edwards Movement Revolutionary Secrets Secrets Technology's Role in the South African Anti-Apartheid Movement R. Kelly Garrett University was critical to this success (Jenkin, 1995; Press, 1995). They assert that the capabilities afforded

  20. Science, Technology, and Society in the Social Studies.

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    Smiddie, Laura

    1990-01-01

    Highlights some current resources for teaching science-related social issues in elementary and secondary classrooms from the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database. Issues covered are varied and include population growth, environmental concerns, bioethical questions, hunger and food resources, water resources, nuclear energy, and…

  1. The DEVELOP Program as a Unique Applied Science Internship

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Skiles, J. W.; Schmidt, C. L.; Ruiz, M. L.; Cawthorn, J.

    2004-12-01

    The NASA mission includes "Inspiring the next generation of explorers" and "Understanding and protecting our home planet". DEVELOP students conduct research projects in Earth Systems Science, gaining valuable training and work experience, which support accomplishing this mission. This presentation will describe the DEVELOP Program, a NASA human capital development initiative, which is student run and student led with NASA scientists serving as mentors. DEVELOP began in 1998 at NASA's Langley Research Center in Virginia and expanded to NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi and Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama in 2002. NASA's Ames Research Center in California began DEVELOP activity in 2003. DEVELOP is a year round activity. High school through graduate school students participate in DEVELOP with students' backgrounds encompassing a wide variety of academic majors such as engineering, biology, physics, mathematics, computer science, remote sensing, geographic information systems, business, and geography. DEVELOP projects are initiated when county, state, or tribal governments submit a proposal requesting students work on local projects. When a project is selected, science mentors guide students in the application of NASA applied science and technology to enhance decision support tools for customers. Partnerships are established with customers, professional organizations and state and federal agencies in order to leverage resources needed to complete research projects. Student teams are assigned a project and are responsible for creating an inclusive project plan beginning with the design and approach of the study, the timeline, and the deliverables for the customer. Project results can consist of student papers, both team and individually written, face-to-face meetings and seminars with customers, presentations at national meetings in the form of posters and oral papers, displays at the Western and Southern Governors' Associations, and visualizations produced by the students. Projects have included Homeland Security in Virginia, Energy Management in New Mexico, Water Management in Mississippi, Air Quality Management in Alabama, Invasive Species mapping in Nevada, Public Health risk assessment in California, Disaster Management in Oklahoma, Agricultural Efficiency in South Dakota, Coastal Management in Louisiana and Carbon Management in Oregon. DEVELOP students gain experience in applied science, computer technology, and project management. Several DEVELOP projects will be demonstrated and discussed during this presentation. DEVELOP is sponsored by the Applications Division of NASA's Science Mission Directorate.

  2. Environmental Studies 130 -Social Sciences This course explores contemporary environmental issues from the perspective of the

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    Callender, Craig

    Environmental Studies 130 - Social Sciences This course explores contemporary environmental issues from the perspective of the social sciences. It includes the cultural and political framing of environmental issues, the analysis of economic incentives and constraints, ethical issues prompted by scarce

  3. College of Social and Behavioral Science Scholarship Application, page 1 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

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    Tipple, Brett

    -mortgage debt? Please list student loans separately. #12;College of Social and Behavioral Science Scholarship __________________________________ ____________________ ______________ __________________________________ ____________________ ______________ __________________________________ ____________________ ______________ __________________________________ ____________________ ______________ __________________________________ ____________________ ______________ List college and high school activities (include student government, sports, school publicationsCollege of Social and Behavioral Science Scholarship Application, page 1 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

  4. Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering Department of Applied Chemistry

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    Kaji, Hajime

    enzymes. The microorganism breeding and the creation of high performance protein using genetic engineering Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering Department of Applied Chemistry Master's Program Doctoral Program Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering Department of Applied

  5. Cristina Amon University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | 2014 Faculty Organizational Chart

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    Dean Cristina Amon University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | 2014 Faculty Organizational Chart University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Organizational Chart: April Director, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies David Zingg Chair, Department of Chemical

  6. Cristina Amon University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | 2014 Faculty Organizational Chart

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    Prodić, Aleksandar

    Dean Cristina Amon University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | 2014 Faculty Organizational Chart University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Organizational Chart: August Director, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies David Zingg Chair, Department of Chemical

  7. Cristina Amon University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | 2014 Faculty Organizational Chart

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    Prodić, Aleksandar

    Dean Cristina Amon University of Toronto | Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering | 2014 Faculty Organizational Chart University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering Organizational Chart Sleep Director, University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies David Zingg Chair, Department

  8. The MAVEN mission to Mars: Communicating science through social media

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Mason, T.; Renfrow, S.

    2012-12-01

    While science literacy rates in the U.S. have recently increased, overall levels remain remarkably low.There are opportunities for the public to learn about science and to engage directly with real-life practitioners. It is the responsibility of science education and communications professionals to provide these opportunities and to assess the effectiveness of each platform. At the University of Colorado's Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), we utilize a diverse, well-tested approach to introduce science to the public and to give scientists access to the broadest possible audience. This poster will focus on NASA's MAVEN mission to Mars and the social media outlets we have incorporated into our Education and Public Outreach (EPO) program in order to introduce rather complex science concepts to the public. We'll examine several evaluation tools that are used to provide ongoing, immediate feedback regarding our strategies and to guide long-term efforts. MAVEN educators and scientists are capitalizing on the recent excitement surrounding Mars science and the public's fascination with the search for life to bring the science of the mission directly to a variety of audiences. Our EPO professionals are using cross-platform, transportable content to maximize exposure and create pathways for two-way interactions between our audience and mission experts. We are using social media tools to build a community that will join us in the MAVEN journey and its important scientific discoveries.

  9. APPLYING FOR A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (SSN) International visitors unfamiliar with the U.S. tax system, should realize that A Social Security Number

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    10/16/2014 APPLYING FOR A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (SSN) International visitors unfamiliar with the U.S. tax system, should realize that A Social Security Number assigned in the past continues to be valid for employment must apply for a Social Security Number by completing Form SS-5 and present in person

  10. APPLYING FOR A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (SSN) International visitors unfamiliar with the U.S. tax system, should realize that A Social Security Number

    E-print Network

    1/15/2014 APPLYING FOR A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (SSN) International visitors unfamiliar with the U.S. tax system, should realize that A Social Security Number assigned in the past continues to be valid for employment must apply for a Social Security Number by completing Form SS-5 and present in person

  11. Integrating the History and Nature of Science and Technology in Science and Social Studies Curriculum.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    King, Bruce B.

    1991-01-01

    Presents a review of the literature concerning integrating the history and nature of science and technology in science and social studies curricula. Areas reviewed include the importance of these concepts in education, their place in the current curriculum, and efforts at integrating these concepts. (over 50 references) (PR)

  12. Canadian collaboration networks: A comparative analysis of the natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Vincent Larivičre; Yves Gingras; Éric Archambault

    2006-01-01

    A basic dichotomy is generally made between publication practices in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) on the one hand and social sciences and humanities (SSH) on the other. However, while researchers in the NSE share some common practices with researchers in SSH, the spectrum of practices is broader in the latter. Drawing on data from the CD-ROM versions of

  13. Socially situated activities and identities: Second-grade dual language students and the social construction of science

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Bryce, Nadine

    Latina and Latino American students are among the lowest achievers in science, when compared to European and Asian American students, and are highly underrepresented in science careers. Studies suggested that a part of this problem is students' lack of access to science, due to their status as English language learners and their perceived status as deficient students. This study investigated the social construction of science in a second grade dual language urban classroom that offered bilingual students access to science, while positioning them as competent, capable learners. What participants valued in science was interpreted from their stated beliefs and attitudes, as well as their patterned ways of reading, writing, and talking. A bilingual European American teacher and three Latina and Latino focal students were observed over the course of 10 weeks, as they enacted a science unit, in English, on habitats. Science lessons were videotaped, documented with field notes, and transcribed. Interviews with the teacher and students were audiotaped and transcribed, and relevant curriculum documents, and teacher- and student-generated documents, copied. Gee's (1999) d/Discourse analysis system was applied to the transcripts of science lessons and interviews as a way to understand how participants used language to construct situated activities and identities in science. Curriculum documents were analyzed to understand the positioning of the teacher and students by identifying the situated activities and roles recommended. Students' nonfiction writing and published nonfiction texts were analyzed for linguistic structures, semantic relationships and conventions of science writing. Results indicated that the teacher drew on traditional and progressive pedagogical practices that shaped her and her students' science activities and situated identities. The teacher employed traditional talk strategies to build science themes, while students enacted their roles as compliant learners, but the teacher also provided curricular structures for students to engage in science as knowledge brokers, researching and writing from nonfiction books, and authoring original texts. Conclusions drawn suggest that teachers should be aware that students are multiply positioned as learners, d/Discourse analysis can be a useful tool for studying classroom practices, and science is relational as well as discipline-centered.

  14. Inservice Teacher Education to Support Utilization of New Social Science Curricula. Social Science Education Consortium, Publication 125.

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    Fox, Robert; And Others

    This conference of colleagues from social science curriculum projects was designed to explore the problem of inservice teacher education to facilitate high quality utilization of innovative instructional materials and teaching procedures, or, change in basic educational practice. The conference was planned to involve all the participants in a flow…

  15. What is Social Sciences and Humanities Research "Worth,"? Neoliberalism and the Framing of Social Sciences and Humanities Work in Canada

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Davidson-Harden, Adam

    2013-01-01

    This article offers a critique of the discursive politics represented in attempts to frame social sciences and humanities work in the mould of neoliberal knowledge capitalism. The critique offered is inspired by Foucault's critical thought on neoliberalism and an interpretation of "neoliberal governmentality" that flows from his…

  16. Basic and Applied Science Research at the Los Alamos Neutron Science Center

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    Lisowski, Paul W.

    2005-05-01

    The Los Alamos Neutron Science Center, or LANSCE, is an accelerator-based national user facility for research in basic and applied science using four experimental areas. LANSCE has two areas that provide neutrons generated by the 800-MeV proton beam striking tungsten target systems. A third area uses the proton beam for radiography. The fourth area uses 100 MeV protons to produce medical radioisotopes. This paper describes the four LANSCE experimental areas, gives nuclear science highlights of the past operating period, and discusses plans for the future.

  17. Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Social Science, Secondary Education Emphasis, 2014-2015 Name ID# Date

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    Barrash, Warren

    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Social Science, Secondary Education Emphasis, 2014-2015 Name ID# Date for more information. 14 SOC 210 Computer Applications in Social Sciences 3 SOC 301 Sociological Theory I 3 SOC 302 Sociological Theory II 3 SOC 310 Elementary Social Statistics 3 CID SOC 311 Social Research 3

  18. Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Social Science, Secondary Education Emphasis, 2012-2013 Name ID# Date

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    Barrash, Warren

    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Social Science, Secondary Education Emphasis, 2012-2013 Name ID# Date Applications in Social Sciences 3 SOC 301 Sociological Theory I 3 SOC 302 Sociological Theory II 3 SOC 310 Elementary Social Statistics 3 CID SOC 311 Social Research 3 FF SOC 498 Sociology Seminar 3 Upper

  19. The School of Social Sciences Peter Hartley

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    Joon Park Robin C.Sickles Ronald Soligo George R.Zodrow PROFESSORS EMERITI Donald L.Huddle Gordon W. The eight major fields available for graduate study are econometrics, economic development, economic theory Introduction to Operations Research CAAM 400 Case Studies in Applied Mathematics CAAM 435 Ordinary Differential

  20. Humphry Davy: science and social mobility

    Microsoft Academic Search

    D. M. Knight

    2000-01-01

    Humphry Davy (1778–1829) was one of the first professional scientists, earning his living and rising spectacularly from an impoverished upbringing in Cornwall to be President of the Royal Society and a baronet. He owed his rise to patronage as well as to his range of abilities: as a lecturer, as a chemical theorist and as a very early applied scientist.

  1. Complementary Social Sciences Courses in the Alberta High School Curriculum: A Conceptual Review

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Staszenski, Donna; Smits, Hans

    2008-01-01

    In keeping with Alberta Education's goals and responsibilities to develop and evaluate curriculum and to set standards and assess outcomes, the Ministry is reviewing the status and purpose of social sciences courses as part of the high school curriculum. The present social sciences curriculum was revised in 1985. As part of the social sciences

  2. What can the Social Sciences Contribute to the Study of Rtics? Theoretical, Empirical and Substantive Considerations

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Erica Haimes

    2002-01-01

    This article seeks to establish that the social sciences have an important contribution to make to the study of ethics. The discussion is framed around three questions: (i) what theoretical work can the social sciences contribute to the understanding of ethics? (ii) what empirical work can the social sciences contribute to the understanding of ethics? And (iii) how does this

  3. Should Social Studies and Science Be Taught in the Primary Grades?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Turner, Thomas N.

    1979-01-01

    Reviews the debate over basic education vs an educational program for elementary schools which includes social studies and science. Suggests that students will benefit most from a structured approach to science and social studies concepts, values, and skills. Journal available from Dr. R. L. VanSickle, Editor, Georgia Social Science Journal,…

  4. Understanding University Reform in Japan through the Prism of the Social Sciences

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Goodman, Roger

    2008-01-01

    This article looks at current university reforms in Japan through two slightly different social science prisms: how social science methodologies and theories can help us understand those reforms better and how social science teaching in universities will be affected by the current reform processes. (Contains 3 tables and 7 notes.)

  5. Information Requirements of Researchers in the Social Sciences. Volume 1: Text.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bath Univ. of Technology (England). Univ. Library.

    The main findings of an investigation into the information requirements of the Social Sciences, conducted between September 1967 and December 1970, are reported. It covers the information needs of social science researchers, and of teachers in social science departments of universities. The objective of the investigation was to provide material…

  6. High Society: Are Our Social Sciences as Relevant to Government as They Might Be?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Wickham, Gary

    2008-01-01

    Taking up a theme raised by Stuart Cunningham in a recent issue of the "AUR"--that the innovations of Australia's humanities, creative arts, and social sciences are not getting the recognition that they deserve from the nation's government--this paper, dealing only with the social sciences, offers a cautionary note. If the social sciences are to…

  7. TEACHING LEADERSHIP AS ENGAGED 21ST CENTURY SOCIAL SCIENCE: A PORTFOLI O OF TRANSITION LEARNING ECOLOGIES

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Alexis A. Halley

    2002-01-01

    This article explores four questions: (1) What are common themes in meaning among the terms social science, engaged social science, leadership, and teaching? (2) What forces are driving the need to make progress teaching leadership as engaged social science? (3) What examples in the author's portfolio illustrate a search for such progress? (4) What lessons do we draw for a

  8. Behavioural Sciences in the Health Field: Integrating Natural and Social Sciences

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Bettina F. Piko; Maria S. Kopp

    The main goal of this project has been threefold: first, to create an hboxintegrated course system under the name ‘Behavioural\\u000a Science’ in which students of medicine and health sciences are provided with a set of social and behavioural sciences applicable\\u000a to medicine; second, to develop a health status monitoring system by means of two surveys (Hungarostudy which collects data\\u000a on

  9. Human Reproduction: Social and Technological Aspects. Innovations: The Social Consequences of Science and Technology Program.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    McConnell, Mary C.; And Others

    This module is part of an interdisciplinary program designed to educate the general citizenry regarding the issues of science/technology/society that have important consequences for both present and future social policies. Specifically, the program provides an opportunity for students to assess the effects of selected technological innovations in…

  10. Differences in short-term memory span of social sciences, science and engineering, and business majors

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Khan, Naeem Ullah

    This study investigated the difference in the short-term memory span of students of three major groups, namely Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, and Business. This study was designed to answer the following two questions: (1) Is there a difference between short-term memory span, measured by digit span, among the students in or intended for Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, and Business majors? (2) Is there a difference of short-term memory span, measured by word span, among students in or intended for Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, and Business majors? For answering these two questions, inferential and descriptive statistics were used. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was used to compare the means of the scores of digit span and word span among the three major groups. The means of digit span and word span among the three groups were compared to find out if a statistically significant difference existed among them or not. The observations were recorded at the level of significance at alpha = .05, and highly significant at alpha = .01. The answer to the first question is yes. The results of this study showed a statistically significant difference in the means of the digit span of the three major groups of students in or intended for Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, and Business. The mean scaled score for digit span was 12.88 for Social Sciences, 14.27 for Science and Engineering, and 15.33 for Business majors, respectively. The means of the free recalls word span of the three groups was 7.23 for Social Sciences, 7.89 for Science and Engineering, and 7.12 for Business majors, respectively. No significant difference was observed in the means of the word span of the three groups. In general observations, it is noted that students want to stay in the subjects or majors in which they can perform well or feel comfortable. In addition to this, students are screened in the school system due to levels of performance or selection pressure. Students' academic performances are dependent on their academic environment and on their inherited construct of short-term and long-term memory span. The use of the memory in certain majors, such as Science and Engineering and Business, are more demanding as compared to Social Science majors. For example, for Science and Engineering majors, students need to memorize complex structures and also need to keep larger information at a stretch in their short-term memory to incorporate it into incoming and outgoing information. Of the other memory related constructs, the present study examined only the short-term memory of the students of different majors, and it was found that the students of the Social Sciences had a shorter digit span as compared to the Science and Engineering and Business majors. Business major students had the largest digit span as compared to the Social Sciences and Science and Engineering majors. This supports the idea that memory construct plays a role in the selection of student majors.

  11. The Science and Social Necessity of Deceased Organ Donation

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    Delmonico, Francis L.

    2011-01-01

    Successful deceased organ donation requires a reproducible – consistent (scientific) system that evaluates the potential for organ donation and determines objectively whether the national system is achieving its goals. The science of organ donation also pertains to the determination of death. We are a common humanity that dies similarly – a humanity whose ultimate criterion of life resides in the function of the human brain. The recent brain death law of Israel encouragingly enables a determination of death by the loss of neurologic function, but it has become complicated by a practice that may perpetuate societal misperceptions. As a result opportunities for deceased organ donation – to provide for Israelis in need of organ transplants – are being lost. A statured task force of society could be assembled to convey its support for deceased donation to influence society and resolve these misperceptions. The World Health Organization is now calling for each member state to achieve a self-sufficiency in organ donation and transplantation “equitably meeting the transplantation needs of a given population using resources from within that population”. Patients should not be compelled to go to foreign countries for their organs. Israel has been a leader in the development of a model program intended to address transplant tourism. Insurance companies are no longer permitted to provide resources for Israelis to undergo illegal transplants in foreign destinations. The social necessity of a scientifically and medically applied system of deceased organ donation is now evident so that a sufficient number of organs can be available for patients from within the country where they reside. PMID:23908806

  12. Self-organizing systems research in the social sciences: Reconciling the metaphors and the models

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    The advent of self-organizing systems perspectives -- a pan-disciplinary metatheory -- has brought with it a burgeoning interest in appropriating new theoretical concepts and mechanisms into domains far removed from their original intellectual crucible. With a few exceptions, most of the initial conceptual and theoretical developments in selforganizing systems occurred in the physical and life sciences. Today there is a growing interest in applying these concepts and mechanisms in the social sciences and humanities. Social scientists and humanists have been intrigued by concepts such as auto-catalysis, autopoeisis, bifurcation, and fractals. This paper argues for the need to reconcile the desire to capture (and perhaps extend) the metaphorical richness of these concepts, while preserving their operational rigor, as well as the logical requirements of the theoretical mechanisms underlying self-organizing processes. In the absence of a deliberative discussion on this reconciliation, rese...

  13. Robot Science Meets Social Science: An Embodied Computational Model of Social Referencing

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Andrea Lockerd Thomaz; Matt Berlin; Cynthia Breazeal

    Social referencing is the tendency to use the emotional reaction of another to help form one's own affective appraisal of a novel situation, which is then used to guide subsequent behavior. It is an important form of emotional communication and is a developmental milestone for human infants in their ability to learn about their environment through social means. In this

  14. Communication Research in Library and Information Science: A Bibliography on Communication in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Technology.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Waldhart, Thomas J.; Waldhart, Enid S.

    Research studies on communication in the sciences, social sciences, and technology published from 1964 through 1973 are listed in this bibliography. The 1,288 serially-numbered bibliographic items are subdivided into five broad headings: General, Structures of Communication, Discipline Oriented Studies, Communication Barriers, and Communication…

  15. Heritage education: Exploring the conceptions of teachers and administrators from the perspective of experimental and social science teaching

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Roque Jiménez Pérez; José María Cuenca López; D. Mario Ferreras Listán

    2010-01-01

    This paper describes a research project into heritage education. Taking an interdisciplinary perspective from within the field of Experimental and Social Science Education, it presents an analysis of teachers' and administrators' conceptions of heritage, its teaching and its dissemination in Spain. A statistical description is provided of the results of a questionnaire. A factor analysis (FA) was applied to explore

  16. 77 FR 24227 - Proposal Review Panel for Social and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting

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    2012-04-23

    ...92- 463 as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting: Name: Site visit review of the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) at Arizona State University by the Division Social and Economic Sciences (...

  17. 76 FR 65219 - Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-10-20

    ...NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting In accordance with...92-463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following...

  18. 76 FR 24062 - Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting

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    2011-04-29

    ...NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting In accordance with...92-463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following...

  19. Humphry Davy: science and social mobility.

    PubMed

    Knight, D M

    2000-01-01

    Humphry Davy (1778-1829) was one of the first professional scientists, earning his living and rising spectacularly from an impoverished upbringing in Cornwall to be President of the Royal Society and a baronet. He owed his rise to patronage as well as to his range of abilities: as a lecturer, as a chemical theorist and as a very early applied scientist. But his exalted position brought him little happiness, for he could not satisfy all the hopes put upon him as the successor to Sir Joseph Banks. Admired rather than loved, he became unpopular and was seen as haughty. In his last two years, spent wandering lonely and sickly in Italy and the Alps, he sought to make sense of his life, writing dialogues as his bequest to the new generation. PMID:11196988

  20. Last Name First Name Department Associated Faculty Chang Stephanie UBC/Applied Science/Centre for Human Settlements

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    Pulfrey, David L.

    /Chemical & Biological Engineering Watkinson Paul A.P. UBC/Applied Science/Chemical & Biological Engineering Wilkinson/Civil Engineering Fannin R. Jonathan UBC/Applied Science/Civil Engineering Finn William D. UBC/Applied Science