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Beware The Cat In The Hat: How Children's Literature Is The Modern Form Of Segregation, Lucy Kebler Jun 2019

Beware The Cat In The Hat: How Children's Literature Is The Modern Form Of Segregation, Lucy Kebler

Celebration of Learning

Every person grows up exposed to children’s literature. Unfortunately, much of the children’s literature that is published is racially discriminatory, historically inaccurate, blatantly offensive, or pure propaganda. The research for this presentation began in Augustana College’s library and has transitioned to a much broader space: The Saint Louis Country Library. Through this research, it has become obvious that diverse literature is hard to find and is often marketed as only readable for those in the minority race depicted. Many libraries mark literature that contains African Americans, as to help “guide” readers in their selections. Books labeled in ...


Avoidant Coping Mediates The Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status And Stress, Amanda Schar, Julia Fraterrigo, Emma Slattery, Alyssa Rogalski, Kathryn Steininger Jun 2019

Avoidant Coping Mediates The Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status And Stress, Amanda Schar, Julia Fraterrigo, Emma Slattery, Alyssa Rogalski, Kathryn Steininger

Celebration of Learning

The current study will examine how socioeconomic status affects perceived social support and coping strategies and how these two factors affect stress levels and post traumatic growth. This could lead to developments in how to better educate people on the most effective ways to deal with stress and providing community resources to populations particularly vulnerable to stress. Perceived social support and coping have been shown to affect post-traumatic growth and stress. Differences in coping strategies and availability of support may be partly driven by an individual's socioeconomic status. Perceived social support is defined as the extent to which someone ...


The Effect Of Economic Downturns On Mortality Rates, Bethany Koch Jun 2019

The Effect Of Economic Downturns On Mortality Rates, Bethany Koch

Celebration of Learning

My research attempts to show the effect that economic downturns have on overall mortality rates in the United States. I compare mortality rates for several states from 2000 to 2010, attempting to find a pattern in the individual states of lower mortality rates subsequent to the 2008 recession. I do so by running a regression equation to find any sign of correlations.


Cultural Differences In Perception Of Heroes: Greece, India, And The Usa, Smaragda P. Spyrou, Alexa M. Bertrand, Scott T. Allison Jun 2019

Cultural Differences In Perception Of Heroes: Greece, India, And The Usa, Smaragda P. Spyrou, Alexa M. Bertrand, Scott T. Allison

Arts & Sciences Student Symposium

Abstract:

Hypothesis: The cultural background of an individual will have a significant effect on their perception of heroes. The purpose of this study was to investigate how one’s cultural background may affect one’s perception of heroes. The results of Study 1 revealed significant cultural differences in ratings of heroic traits. Study 2 employed a trait-sorting and hero-sorting task to explore underlying categories of traits and heroes across cultures. The results again revealed substantial cultural differences, suggesting that heroes, heroic traits, and heroism in general are all constructions of one’s culture and nationality.


“It’S Part Of My Responsibility To Help”: Developing A Measure Of Motivations For Extrinsic Emotion Regulation, Sara A. Cloonan, Kristjen B. Lundberg Jun 2019

“It’S Part Of My Responsibility To Help”: Developing A Measure Of Motivations For Extrinsic Emotion Regulation, Sara A. Cloonan, Kristjen B. Lundberg

Arts & Sciences Student Symposium

Introduction

A growing field of research has emerged to examine the processes by which people manage their own emotions as well as the emotions of others during social interactions, a set of phenomena broadly known as interpersonal emotion regulation (IER). Within this broad category, extrinsic emotion regulation (EER) refers specifically to the processes by which an individual targets and attempts to regulate the emotions of others (Zaki & Williams, 2013). Recent work by Netzer et al. (2015) has explored the emotion-related goals people have when engaging in EER, suggesting that both hedonic and instrumental goals may motivate these regulation attempts. We ...


Attention To Detail, Attention To Value: Building Additional Repository Assessment Tools For In-House Reporting, Aajay Murphy, Heather Hankins May 2019

Attention To Detail, Attention To Value: Building Additional Repository Assessment Tools For In-House Reporting, Aajay Murphy, Heather Hankins

Digital Commons Southeastern User Group (DC SEUG) 2019

With the bepress repository management software comes some of the most in-depth tools for value assessment among platforms, these include automatically populated data on downloads, metadata page hits, works posted, readership distribution, and referrers. Recent integration with PlumX has allowed for even more granular opportunities for assessing the value of the repository. However, this left us at Kennesaw State University longing for some additional metrics of success. We are housed in the University Library System, where monthly and annual reports are limited to data used to satisfy accreditation needs, such as quantitative reporting on instruction, one-on-one consultations, and brief qualitative ...


Connecting Knowledge Silos: Tying Together Institutional Repositories For Research Cohesion And Inclusive Information Access, Bebe S. Chang, Sunghae Ress May 2019

Connecting Knowledge Silos: Tying Together Institutional Repositories For Research Cohesion And Inclusive Information Access, Bebe S. Chang, Sunghae Ress

Digital Commons Southeastern User Group (DC SEUG) 2019

Since the first free research-sharing site, arXiv, appeared in 1991, the push for open access to combat exorbitant subscription models has seen the number of institutional and research repositories jump to over 4,000. However, with each encased in its own architectural edifice, how is robust research synergy being achieved if researchers are consulting these storehouses of knowledge separately rather than as a collective?

Writing in The Atlantic in 1945, Director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, Dr. Vannevar Bush, observed that the “publication has been extended far beyond our present ability to make real use of the ...


Today Crossref, Tomorrow The World: Managing Xml Crosswalks With Altova Mapforce, Jeffrey M. Mortimore May 2019

Today Crossref, Tomorrow The World: Managing Xml Crosswalks With Altova Mapforce, Jeffrey M. Mortimore

Digital Commons Southeastern User Group (DC SEUG) 2019

Altova MapForce is an intuitive graphical mapping tool for manipulating and converting any structured data, including OAI-PMH XML, into any scheme without specialized knowledge of XML or XSLT. With Altova MapForce, repository managers who lack dedicated XML programming or development support can streamline creation of XML stylesheets and simplify XML conversions. During this session, we will look specifically at crosswalking bepress journal metadata to Crossref Deposit and DOAJ Native XML.


Integrating Your Repository In To Oclc Using The Digital Collections Gateway, Deann Brame May 2019

Integrating Your Repository In To Oclc Using The Digital Collections Gateway, Deann Brame

Digital Commons Southeastern User Group (DC SEUG) 2019

Winthrop University has an extensive archives and special collections that has never been cataloged. Digital Commons @ Winthrop officially launched in January 2016 and our archives staff worked diligently to add items to our repository. The question then became how can we integrate this work in to our ILS system. Seeing a need for action but without the time or manpower to individually catalog these collections we turned to the Digital Collection Gateway. In this presentation we will discuss the process we took and are still taking in order to incorporate our Digital Commons content in to our ILS. Topics will ...


Navigating Content And Peer Review In An Online Journal, Kelley F. Rowan May 2019

Navigating Content And Peer Review In An Online Journal, Kelley F. Rowan

Digital Commons Southeastern User Group (DC SEUG) 2019

This session explores the use of Digital Commons as both a hosting site and peer review and management tool for the creation of an online journal. In 2018 Florida International University (FIU) Libraries launched Athenaeum: Scholarly Works of the FIU Libraries Faculty and Staff. Athenaeum is meant to collect both published and unpublished articles, conference posters, and presentations of library faculty and staff as they pertain to librarianship. The goal is to provide librarians with another discovery layer for their scholarly work and to help new librarians acquire peer reviewed articles by offering peer review before inclusion in Athenaeum.

In ...


Sense Of Community And Space, Amanda Corona May 2019

Sense Of Community And Space, Amanda Corona

Celebration of Learning

Sense of community (SOC) is defined as a person’s experience of a group or specific area (Kenkmann et al, 1996). Physical spaces can affect SOC; small colleges have higher SOC on average than universities (Lounsbury & DeNeui, 1996). A person’s identity, especially ethnic identity, can also influence SOC (Rivas-Drake, 2012; Liu, 2005). However, there is less work on the intersection of physical space and ethnic identity (Devlin et al, 2008). This raises the questions: how does the experience of a community space affect someone’s SOC, and would it vary by ethnicity?

The relationship between communal spaces and identity can be could explored by asking different individuals how they perceive a space. In one ...


Space And Identity: Mexican-American Dance Halls In The Quad Cities, Crystal Salazar May 2019

Space And Identity: Mexican-American Dance Halls In The Quad Cities, Crystal Salazar

Celebration of Learning

Community space has much influence in the creation and shaping of a person’s identity along with serving as a reflection of their identity. Space and identity are two important factors in understanding a person’s sense of self. Who you are can be determined by your chosen surroundings. Looking at community space within the Quad Cites' Mexican-American community the intersection of identity and community are closely looked at to see how they influence one another.


How The Valence Of Vicarious Contact Influences Dehumanization Of Individuals Who Are Homeless, Makenna Moscatel, Ashleigh Roth, Brittany Tausen May 2019

How The Valence Of Vicarious Contact Influences Dehumanization Of Individuals Who Are Homeless, Makenna Moscatel, Ashleigh Roth, Brittany Tausen

School of Psychology, Family, and Community Research Conference

Can simply hearing about another person's experience with an individual who is homeless influence one's own tendency to dehumanize these individuals? Participants (N = 141) were randomly assigned to read about a positive or negative encounter a volunteer had with an individual experiencing homelessness before rating themselves and homeless individuals on a series of human-like traits. Results revealed that when controlling for how similar participants felt to the author of a story, the valence of the encounter altered perceptions of the cognitive abilities believed to characterize individuals who are homeless as well as the emotional abilities ascribed to the ...


Development Of Character Prospection In Emerging Adult Search And Presence Of Calling, Samantha Jacobson, Julia Devere, Maddie Grigg, Mikayla Logue, Lazarus Scarbrough, Michael Roe May 2019

Development Of Character Prospection In Emerging Adult Search And Presence Of Calling, Samantha Jacobson, Julia Devere, Maddie Grigg, Mikayla Logue, Lazarus Scarbrough, Michael Roe

School of Psychology, Family, and Community Research Conference

Emerging adulthood is considered a particularly important period for seeking life roles that provide a sense of purpose or meaningfulness. It has been proposed that character prospection, the ability to predict change to one's character in the near future, is an integral part of personality development in emerging adults. The current research operationalizes character prospection as the relationship between search for calling in students early in their college years and presence of calling in students nearing their graduation. Among a variety of variables being explored, we hypothesize spirituality as a mediator of character prospection, due to the role of ...


Stability Of Moral Traits (Justice And Humanity) In Emerging Adults: A Longitudinal Analysis., Samantha Jacobson, Julia Devere, Maddie Grigg, Mikayla Logue, Lazarus Scarbrough, Michael Roe May 2019

Stability Of Moral Traits (Justice And Humanity) In Emerging Adults: A Longitudinal Analysis., Samantha Jacobson, Julia Devere, Maddie Grigg, Mikayla Logue, Lazarus Scarbrough, Michael Roe

School of Psychology, Family, and Community Research Conference

Emerging adulthood is considered a particularly important period for moral maturity in adulthood, and for personality changes that relate closely to character development. Research also suggests that once moral traits develop in emerging adults, they remain relatively stable in both score and rank; and they are among the most stable of character traits examined. Using the VIA Character Strength Survey, the current research is investigating the stability of the moral traits justice and humanity in comparison to a subset of character traits from other domains. These data were collected from SPU students early in their college years and again as ...


Catalytic Leadership: How A President's Language Influences National Outcomes, Codieann Dehaas, Fei Lu, Paul Yost, Stormy Mccarragher, Mackenzie Allison, Jessie Cannon May 2019

Catalytic Leadership: How A President's Language Influences National Outcomes, Codieann Dehaas, Fei Lu, Paul Yost, Stormy Mccarragher, Mackenzie Allison, Jessie Cannon

School of Psychology, Family, and Community Research Conference

This study investigated the extent to which potential-focused leader language (inclusive, future-focused, and honest) is catalytic. An analysis of US presidential speeches found language was related to historian ratings, unskilled worker wages, and an enduring legacy (internet and book references), but unrelated to social (e.g., patents) and societal (e.g., prison population) outcomes.


Predictors Of Quality And Meaning In Life In Independently Living Older Adults: A Quantitative Replication Of Weinstock And Bond (2018), Samantha Jacobson, Maddie Grigg, Naomi Isenberg, Mikayla Logue, Karen Tanzy, Nancy Weinbeck, Michael Roe May 2019

Predictors Of Quality And Meaning In Life In Independently Living Older Adults: A Quantitative Replication Of Weinstock And Bond (2018), Samantha Jacobson, Maddie Grigg, Naomi Isenberg, Mikayla Logue, Karen Tanzy, Nancy Weinbeck, Michael Roe

School of Psychology, Family, and Community Research Conference

In their in depth qualitative study of older adults living in a continuing care facility, Weinstock and Bond (2018) identified three first-order components of quality of life: (1) Sense of community and belonging, (2) resident driven engagement, and (3) individual autonomy, independence, and respect. Our present study attempts to replicate the Weinstock and Bond findings using a quantitative methodology in a sample of independent living residents in Bayview, a retirement community in Seattle. (n = 56, 36 females, 19 males, 1 gender non-conforming, ages 66 — 97 years). Early analyses indicate that only the third component (i.e., autonomy, independence, and respect ...


Images Of Aging And Positive Affect In Independently Living Older Adults: An Update, Samantha Jacobson, Maddie Grigg, Naomi Isenberg, Mikayla Logue, Karen Tanzy, Nancy Weinbeck, Michael Roe May 2019

Images Of Aging And Positive Affect In Independently Living Older Adults: An Update, Samantha Jacobson, Maddie Grigg, Naomi Isenberg, Mikayla Logue, Karen Tanzy, Nancy Weinbeck, Michael Roe

School of Psychology, Family, and Community Research Conference

The World Health Organization (2018) estimates that between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the world's older adult population will nearly double from 12% to 22%. Despite this increasing prevalence, negative age-related stereotypes persist, cross national and cultural boundaries, and are associated with poor cognitive, mental, and physical health. In contrast, older adults with more positive views of aging experience better mental and physical health, engage in more preventive healthy behaviors, and enjoy greater longevity. These positive aging outcomes are again confirmed in this year's expanded study of independent living residents in Bayview, a retirement community in Seattle ...


Dramatizing The Void: Crime Fiction's Journey To Forgetting, Kylene N. Cave May 2019

Dramatizing The Void: Crime Fiction's Journey To Forgetting, Kylene N. Cave

Andrews Research Conference

Scholars often cite the transition from the golden age to the hardboiled tradition in the 1920s and 1930s as the most radical shift in crime fiction. By 1945, crime stories regularly exhibited destabilized language, increased interest in psychology of the mind, and a blatant rejection of conclusive endings as a means of exploring the unreliable nature of memory and eye-witness testimony. Whereas the crime fiction narratives preceding 1945 embodied a clear sense of logic and order, and established hermeneutics and signifying practices as the keys to unlocking the mysteries behind human behavior; post-45 crime fiction not only rejects these notions ...


Closing Keynote, Theresa Coleman-Kaiser May 2019

Closing Keynote, Theresa Coleman-Kaiser

Annual Copper Country Lean Conference

No abstract provided.


Track A: Building Your House Of Lean: Standard Work And Effective Communication - Active Learning Session, Laurie Stark, Annelise Doll May 2019

Track A: Building Your House Of Lean: Standard Work And Effective Communication - Active Learning Session, Laurie Stark, Annelise Doll

Annual Copper Country Lean Conference

This session will introduce the concept of standard work through a hands-on activity. Attendees will learn the importance of clear communication and language choices in growing a sustainable Lean environment. Presenters will share their experiences regarding how the Van Pelt and Opie Library has grown Lean through the use of standard work and effective communication.


Track B: Growing Continuous Improvement: An Example Of Pdca On Student Employee Visual Management Boards - Case Study, Dominique Aleo May 2019

Track B: Growing Continuous Improvement: An Example Of Pdca On Student Employee Visual Management Boards - Case Study, Dominique Aleo

Annual Copper Country Lean Conference

Visual Management and the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) Cycle are well known Lean methods. The Student Process Improvement Coordinators in the Office of Continuous Improvement at Michigan Technological University use white boards to track progress on recurring performance duties.These boards cover multiple areas of work and showcase how many students with different schedules keep track of their workload within the office. This case study examines how the Visual Management boards have changed through multiple cycles of PDCA, in pursuit of perfect visual communication between the students who work in the office, and also perfect performance. Specifically, this presentation ...


1st Annual Conference Program, Michigan Technological University May 2019

1st Annual Conference Program, Michigan Technological University

Annual Copper Country Lean Conference

Full conference program, including presenter bios and presentation descriptions.


Math Literacy In The Global Climate Context, Paula Thonney May 2019

Math Literacy In The Global Climate Context, Paula Thonney

Open Educational Resources Symposium

The poster will show some excerpts from the Math Literacy workbook as well as examples of student work and assignments.


Student Centered Design Components In Body Physics: Motion To Metabolism, Mick Davis May 2019

Student Centered Design Components In Body Physics: Motion To Metabolism, Mick Davis

Open Educational Resources Symposium

Body Physics: Motion to Metabolism is an OER textbook designed for 100-level physics courses. (https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/bodyphysics) The poster will highlight the process of designing the textbook from a student-centered reference frame, including the overall contextual format and implementation of specific design features in the Pressbooks platform.


Why Chemeketa Press Doesn't Make Oers (Mostly), Brian Mosher May 2019

Why Chemeketa Press Doesn't Make Oers (Mostly), Brian Mosher

Open Educational Resources Symposium

Chemeketa Press does not make its books available for free because we are pursuing a self-funding publishing model that lives somewhere between the realms of traditional publishing and OER production. We want to present our model to people interested in the OER model to show how similar goals can be achieved through different means.


Remix The Oer Universe With Libretexts, Jennifer Rogers, Delmar Larsen Mr May 2019

Remix The Oer Universe With Libretexts, Jennifer Rogers, Delmar Larsen Mr

Open Educational Resources Symposium

Libretexts unites students, faculty and scholars to cooperatively develop online educational resources that are easy to adopt and use, simple to optimize, and are backed by educational research with advanced technologies. LibreTexts are totally cost free to students, institutions and faculty. LibreTexts’ technology enables any faculty member to easily and rapidly create OER textbooks and more that are optimized for their courses and students. The structure of LibreTexts solves two of the central problems limiting OER adoption: the time and effort that faculty need to assemble OER for their classes and dissemination. Libretexts are built by incorporating content from an ...


Creating Mathematics Oer Using Latex, Richard Beveridge May 2019

Creating Mathematics Oer Using Latex, Richard Beveridge

Open Educational Resources Symposium

I recently completed a 550 page Latex-based textbook containing material suitable for College Algebra, Trigonometry, and Pre-Calculus courses.

The poster will show examples from this work.


Collaborating With Six Faculty On Oer Creation, Shanell Sanchez May 2019

Collaborating With Six Faculty On Oer Creation, Shanell Sanchez

Open Educational Resources Symposium

This poster will discuss Dr. Sanchez's experience as an Assistant Professor collaborating with her department to create an OER for their introductory course. It will provide tips, suggestions, and recommendations based on experience. Additionally, provide the opportunity to discuss authoring an OER.


Integrated And Open Interpreter Education: The Open Educational Resource Reader And Workbook For Interpreters, Elisa Maroney, Vicki Darden, Erin Trine, Sarah Hewlett, Sue Kunda May 2019

Integrated And Open Interpreter Education: The Open Educational Resource Reader And Workbook For Interpreters, Elisa Maroney, Vicki Darden, Erin Trine, Sarah Hewlett, Sue Kunda

Open Educational Resources Symposium

This poster depicts the development of an OER for interpreting educators by Western Oregon University Interpreting Studies faculty, as well as the collaboration with the University Library to publish the final product. The goal of the OER is to offer faculty and students readings and practical application experiences that connect program specific coursework and concepts across the interpreter education curriculum emphasizing the holistic nature of the field of interpreting. The intent for this project is to create a space where emerging scholars in the field of signed language interpreting will make contributions with the ability to revise as the interpreting ...