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Juvenile Court Officers’ Perceptions Of Innovation Adoption; What Personal And Contextual Factors Make A Difference In Levels Of Adoption? An Exploratory Mixed-Method Study., Brenda Jean Moran Dec 2013

Juvenile Court Officers’ Perceptions Of Innovation Adoption; What Personal And Contextual Factors Make A Difference In Levels Of Adoption? An Exploratory Mixed-Method Study., Brenda Jean Moran

Public Access Theses and Dissertations from the College of Education and Human Sciences

This exploratory research examined levels of innovation adoption among Juvenile Court Officers (JCOs) in a Midwestern state. The researcher applied Dr. Everett M. Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation model as the study’s framework. According to Rogers (2003), innovation is “an idea, practice or object that is perceived as new by an individual or other unit of adoption” (p. 475). The study sought to determine the extent that demographic and work-life variables such as gender, office location, caseload, years of service, personality/temperament and employee engagement contributed to levels of innovation adoption by JCOs. This study examined the characteristics of individuals ...


Forum Magazine, November 2013 Nov 2013

Forum Magazine, November 2013

Forum Magazine

No abstract provided.


Performing And Interpreting Identity, Lee Farquhar Nov 2013

Performing And Interpreting Identity, Lee Farquhar

Scholarship and Professional Work - Communication

This one-year cyber-ethnography examines identity presentations and interpretations of 346 Facebook users. The social–psychological theoretical framework used drew specifically from symbolic interaction, Goffman’s performance of self, and schema theory. Generally, Facebookers sought social acceptance with their presentations. Primary findings indicate that the Facebookers present over-simplified imagery to reduce ambiguity and align with specific social groups. This study asked Facebookers to respond to strangers’ Facebook profiles, and the responses showed that due to the glut of identity-related information on the site, interpretations are heavily reliant on schemas. Online interview participants indicated several basic categories of identity performance that were ...


Performing And Interpreting Identity, Lee Farquhar Oct 2013

Performing And Interpreting Identity, Lee Farquhar

Lee Farquhar

This one-year cyber-ethnography examines  identity presentations and interpretations  of 346 Facebook users. The social–psychological theoretical framework used drew specifically from symbolic interaction, Goffman’s performance of self, and schema theory. Generally, Facebookers sought social acceptance with their presentations. Primary findings indicate that the Facebookers present over-simplified imagery to reduce ambiguity and align with specific social groups. This study asked Facebookers to respond to strangers’ Facebook profiles, and the responses showed that due to the glut of identity-related information on the site, interpretations are heavily reliant on schemas. Online interview participants indicated several basic categories of identity performance that were ...


What Are You Willing To Change To Promote Your Patients' Oral Health? Find Out How Motivational Interviewing Can Help You Help Your Patients, Don Morrow, Clive S. Friedman, Jennifer D. Irwin May 2013

What Are You Willing To Change To Promote Your Patients' Oral Health? Find Out How Motivational Interviewing Can Help You Help Your Patients, Don Morrow, Clive S. Friedman, Jennifer D. Irwin

Jennifer D. Irwin

No abstract provided.


What Are You Willing To Change To Promote Your Patients' Oral Health? Find Out How Motivational Interviewing Can Help You Help Your Patients, Don Morrow, Clive S. Friedman, Jennifer D. Irwin May 2013

What Are You Willing To Change To Promote Your Patients' Oral Health? Find Out How Motivational Interviewing Can Help You Help Your Patients, Don Morrow, Clive S. Friedman, Jennifer D. Irwin

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


‘Da, Da Canada, Nyet, Nyet Soviet:’ From Hagiography To Reality In The Canada: Soviet 1972 Hockey Series, Don Morrow Apr 2013

‘Da, Da Canada, Nyet, Nyet Soviet:’ From Hagiography To Reality In The Canada: Soviet 1972 Hockey Series, Don Morrow

Donald Morrow

This paper forms part of a panel presentation and discussion that re-evaluates the Summit Series from a more critical perspective than the nostalgic rhetoric of the recent, 2012, 40th anniversary of the event. This part of the panel presentation will examine this question: What factors have served to enshrine the Series to the Mythic and Mono-mythic Levels? Evidence utilized includes game-films from the series; the collective rhetoric of secondary sources such as 27 Days in Sept, Face Off at the Summit, Hockey Nite in Moscow, The Days Canada Stood Still, Hockey Showdown, and Shooting for Glory; film analysis such as ...


Applied Motivational Interviewing For Client-Centered Practice In Geriatric Care., Don Morrow, Jennifer Irwin Apr 2013

Applied Motivational Interviewing For Client-Centered Practice In Geriatric Care., Don Morrow, Jennifer Irwin

Donald Morrow

This presentation will be an interactive, experiential and practical session devoted to ‘hands on’ motivational interview skills. Participants will learn such applied skills as using powerful questions, listening more acutely, moving status talk to change talk and rolling with patient resistance to facilitate behaviour change. You will learn how to use MI skills specifically applied to older adults


Global Culture Concerns, Korcel M. Price Apr 2013

Global Culture Concerns, Korcel M. Price

Korcel M Price

The following proposal seeks to change hiring, promoting, and firing practices among global and trans-national companies. The changes are intended to fortify the organization through better management, a better employee contract, and by moving closer to a learning organization.

At the heart of the proposal is the desire to move hiring, promoting, and firing practices to an external or internal third party, as means of creating a global culture that consistently applies the values of supra system’s organization.


Population 7 – Lyman Street Art Intervention, Carli Foster, Elizabeth Ann Englebreston, Eric Wojtowicz, Yiwei Huang Feb 2013

Population 7 – Lyman Street Art Intervention, Carli Foster, Elizabeth Ann Englebreston, Eric Wojtowicz, Yiwei Huang

Yiwei Huang

POPULATION 7 started as an experiment in the fall of 2011 as an Urban Art Laboratory “Art – Place – Tour” with the vision to make a tangible impact to the culture of public art in Springfield. At first sight art seems to be not existent in the public realm. We are searching for an organic, sustainable concept with the potential to grow from inside to outside. Our goal is to invite to a discussion about public art and art in general that is introduced through minimal but diverse, economical eventually temporary, site-responsive interventions. We see our art as personal statements that ...


Assessing The Impact Of Motivational Interviewing Via Co-Active Life Coaching On Selected Smoking Cessation Outcomes Among Young Adults. Poster Presentation, Don Morrow, Craig Hall, Jennifer Irwin, Angela Mandich Jan 2013

Assessing The Impact Of Motivational Interviewing Via Co-Active Life Coaching On Selected Smoking Cessation Outcomes Among Young Adults. Poster Presentation, Don Morrow, Craig Hall, Jennifer Irwin, Angela Mandich

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


Assessing The Perceived Impact Of Offering Motivational Interviewing Via Co-Active Life Coaching Training To Participants Of A National Smokers’ Telephone Hotline. Poster Presentation., Don Morrow, Tara Mantler, Jennifer Irwin Jan 2013

Assessing The Perceived Impact Of Offering Motivational Interviewing Via Co-Active Life Coaching Training To Participants Of A National Smokers’ Telephone Hotline. Poster Presentation., Don Morrow, Tara Mantler, Jennifer Irwin

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


Forum Magazine, Orientation Issue Jan 2013

Forum Magazine, Orientation Issue

Forum Magazine

No abstract provided.


Forum Magazine, Spring 2013 Jan 2013

Forum Magazine, Spring 2013

Forum Magazine

No abstract provided.


Underwater Archaeology At 41hy147, The Terrace Locality At Spring Lake, Jon C. Lohse Jan 2013

Underwater Archaeology At 41hy147, The Terrace Locality At Spring Lake, Jon C. Lohse

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

Underwater investigations conducted at Spring Lake in the 1970s and 1980s by the late Dr. Joel Shiner contributed to our overall understanding of the archaeological record in Central Texas and its relationship to prehistory in North America. His work not only produced abundant evidence for early Paleoindian occupations associated with freshwater spring sites but also helped to demonstrate a nearly continuous sequence of occupation spanning more than 13,000 years, from Clovis times through the Spanish Colonial era and into the historic period. Using field notes and correspondences held in the records and collections repository at the Center for Archaeological ...


Data Recovery And Analysis At The Texas State University Ticket Kiosk Project, Located At 41hy160, Spring Lake, Hays County, Texas, Jon C. Lohse, Amy E. Reid, David M. Yelacic, Cinda L. Timperley Jan 2013

Data Recovery And Analysis At The Texas State University Ticket Kiosk Project, Located At 41hy160, Spring Lake, Hays County, Texas, Jon C. Lohse, Amy E. Reid, David M. Yelacic, Cinda L. Timperley

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This report describes the results of data recovery-level archaeological investigations carried out under Texas Antiquities Permit No. 5938 at State Antiquities Landmark 41HY160. The purpose of the project was to offset the impact to cultural deposits at the site stemming from the installation of service utilities for a new restroom facility and ticket kiosk at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, (formerly the River Systems Institute) at Texas State University-San Marcos (TxSt). Sponsored by TxSt, the Center for Archaeological Studies excavated a 1×2 meter unit and monitored construction activities. Resulting cultural materials and other archaeological evidence were ...


Prehistoric Life Along The Banks Of Spring Lake: Results And Analysis Of The Southwest Texas State Field Schools (1996–1998) At 41hy165, San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, Carole A. Leezer Jan 2013

Prehistoric Life Along The Banks Of Spring Lake: Results And Analysis Of The Southwest Texas State Field Schools (1996–1998) At 41hy165, San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, Carole A. Leezer

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This report presents the results of archaeological investigations and subsequent analyses of archaeological site 41HY165, located along the banks of Spring Lake in Hays County, Texas. Excavations were conducted at 41HY165 during the 1996, 1997, and 1998 Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University-San Marcos [Texas State]) field schools. As site 41HY165 was and still is located on property owned by Texas State (formerly Southwest Texas State University), investigations during the 1996–1998 field schools were subject to the Antiquities Code of Texas. Therefore, a Texas Antiquities Permit (Permit No. 1700) was issued by the Texas Historical Commission (THC ...


The Siren Site And The Long Transition From Archaic To Late Prehistoric Lifeways On The Eastern Edwards Plateau Of Central Texas, Stephen M. Carpenter, Kevin A. Miller, Mary Jo Galindo, Brett A. Houk, Charles D. Frederick, Mercedes C. Cody, John Lowe, Ken Lawrence, Kevin Hanselka, Abby Peyton, Karen R. Adams, Leslie L. Bush, Linda Scott Cummings, Masahiro Kamiya, Walter E. Klippel, Dawn M. Marshall, Susan C. Mulholland, Timothy E. Riley, Laura Short, Jennifer A. Synstelein, Chad Yost Jan 2013

The Siren Site And The Long Transition From Archaic To Late Prehistoric Lifeways On The Eastern Edwards Plateau Of Central Texas, Stephen M. Carpenter, Kevin A. Miller, Mary Jo Galindo, Brett A. Houk, Charles D. Frederick, Mercedes C. Cody, John Lowe, Ken Lawrence, Kevin Hanselka, Abby Peyton, Karen R. Adams, Leslie L. Bush, Linda Scott Cummings, Masahiro Kamiya, Walter E. Klippel, Dawn M. Marshall, Susan C. Mulholland, Timothy E. Riley, Laura Short, Jennifer A. Synstelein, Chad Yost

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

On behalf of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), SWCA Environmental Consultants (SWCA) conducted testing and data recovery investigations at the Siren site (41WM1126), a prehistoric multi-component site in the Interstate Highway 35 right-of-way along the South Fork of the San Gabriel River in Williamson County, Texas. The work was done to fulfill TxDOT’s compliance obligations under the National Historic Preservation Act and the Antiquities Code of Texas. The testing investigations were conducted under Antiquities Permit 3834, and the subsequent data recovery was under Permit 3938. Kevin Miller served as Principal Investigator on both permits. Though the site extends ...


Archeological Investigations At The Santa Maria Creek Site (41cw104) Caldwell County, Texas, Robert Rogers, Linda W. Ellis, Brandy Harris, Candace Wallace, Haley Rush, Julie Shipp, Marilyn Shoberg, Charles D. Frederick, Michael Glascock, Jeffrey R. Ferguson, Mary Malainey, Chris Heiligenstein, Michael Nash, Boyd Dixon, J. Phil Dering, Leslie L. Bush Jan 2013

Archeological Investigations At The Santa Maria Creek Site (41cw104) Caldwell County, Texas, Robert Rogers, Linda W. Ellis, Brandy Harris, Candace Wallace, Haley Rush, Julie Shipp, Marilyn Shoberg, Charles D. Frederick, Michael Glascock, Jeffrey R. Ferguson, Mary Malainey, Chris Heiligenstein, Michael Nash, Boyd Dixon, J. Phil Dering, Leslie L. Bush

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

The excavations by Atkins at the Santa Maria Creek site (41CW104) described in the following report have succeeded in bringing together a myriad of information regarding aboriginal occupations in eastern Central Texas at the dawn of the Historic period. The analysis of the materials recovered from National Register of Historic Places testing and data recovery has demonstrated that even a site buried in sandy, bioturbated sediments can still significantly add to the archeological record. This becomes even more important for areas such as Caldwell County, Texas, which have witnessed few such investigations. The report utilized a wide array of analytical ...


Long View (41rb112): Data Recovery Of Two Plains Village Period Components In Roberts County, Texas, Volume 2, J. Michael Quigg, Paul M. Matchen, Charles D. Frederick, Robert A. Ricklis Jan 2013

Long View (41rb112): Data Recovery Of Two Plains Village Period Components In Roberts County, Texas, Volume 2, J. Michael Quigg, Paul M. Matchen, Charles D. Frederick, Robert A. Ricklis

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This archeological data recovery investigation in Roberts County in the northeastern panhandle of Texas was necessitated by the proposed widening of State Highway 70 (CSJ: 0490-04-037) by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Amarillo District. This proposed highway rehabilitation program will directly impact a roughly 10 meter (m, 30 ft.) wide north-south section of prehistoric site 41RB112, the Long View site. This site consists of two horizontally distinct Plains Village period occupations shallowly buried along a linear interfluvial ridge between two small tributary creeks to the Canadian River in the midslope of this broad, dissected valley.

This site was initially ...


Long View (41rb112): Data Recovery Of Two Plains Village Period Components In Roberts County, Texas, Volume 1, J. Michael Quigg, Paul M. Matchen, Charles D. Frederick, Robert A. Ricklis, Brittney Gregory, David Maki, Mark Bateman Jan 2013

Long View (41rb112): Data Recovery Of Two Plains Village Period Components In Roberts County, Texas, Volume 1, J. Michael Quigg, Paul M. Matchen, Charles D. Frederick, Robert A. Ricklis, Brittney Gregory, David Maki, Mark Bateman

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

This archeological data recovery investigation in Roberts County in the northeastern panhandle of Texas was necessitated by the proposed widening of State Highway 70 (CSJ: 0490-04-037) by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Amarillo District. This proposed highway rehabilitation program will directly impact a roughly 10 meter (m, 30 ft.) wide north-south section of prehistoric site 41RB112, the Long View site. This site consists of two horizontally distinct Plains Village period occupations shallowly buried along a linear interfluvial ridge between two small tributary creeks to the Canadian River in the midslope of this broad, dissected valley.

This site was initially ...


Changing Lifeways Along The Guadalupe Basin In South Texas: The Results Of National Register Testing Of A Stratified Multicomponent Prehistoric Site, 41dw277, Dewitt County, Texas, Mindy Bonine, Rachel Feit, Antonio E. Padilla, Robert Howells, Leslie L. Bush Jan 2013

Changing Lifeways Along The Guadalupe Basin In South Texas: The Results Of National Register Testing Of A Stratified Multicomponent Prehistoric Site, 41dw277, Dewitt County, Texas, Mindy Bonine, Rachel Feit, Antonio E. Padilla, Robert Howells, Leslie L. Bush

Index of Texas Archaeology: Open Access Gray Literature from the Lone Star State

AmaTerra Environmental (formerly Ecological Communications Corporation [EComm]) conducted archeological National Register eligibility testing at Site 41DW277 in December 2009. The site is located in the proposed right-of-way (ROW) for a new bridge along US 183 over the Guadalupe River, DeWitt County, Texas. Site 41DW277 was documented in 2009 by James Abbott and Allen Bettis of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and at the time of survey it was thought to be potentially eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) or as a State Archeological Landmark (SAL). Due to expected impacts resulting from the proposed bridge ...


The Change Program: Comparing An Interactive Vs Prescriptive Approach To Self-Management Among University Students With Obesity, Don Morrow, Erin Pearson, Irwin Jennifer, Battram Danielle, Melling James Dec 2012

The Change Program: Comparing An Interactive Vs Prescriptive Approach To Self-Management Among University Students With Obesity, Don Morrow, Erin Pearson, Irwin Jennifer, Battram Danielle, Melling James

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


The Experience And Impact Of Motivational Interviewing-Via-Coaching Tools On National Smokers’ Telephone Hotline Employees, Don Morrow, Tara Mantler, Irwin Jennifer Dec 2012

The Experience And Impact Of Motivational Interviewing-Via-Coaching Tools On National Smokers’ Telephone Hotline Employees, Don Morrow, Tara Mantler, Irwin Jennifer

Donald Morrow

This study‘s purpose was to assess the experience and impact of Motivational Interviewing-via-Co-Active Life Coaching training on smoking hotline employees‘ perceived competency to facilitate callers‘ behaviour changes. In-depth interviews and a Perceived Competency Scale (PCS) were utilized. Themes discussed at baseline included clients barriers and desired changes to practice. Post-training participants described their skill development and feeling re-energized. Three-months post-training, increases in competency and a desire for more training were highlighted. Trends in the PCS were consistent with qualitative findings of increased competency. Implementation constraints were also described. The training had a positive impact on participants‘ perceived competencies to ...


The Change Program: Methodology For Comparing Interactive Co-Active Coaching With A Prescriptive Lifestyle Treatment For Obesity, Don Morrow, Erin Pearson, Jennifer Irwin Dec 2012

The Change Program: Methodology For Comparing Interactive Co-Active Coaching With A Prescriptive Lifestyle Treatment For Obesity, Don Morrow, Erin Pearson, Jennifer Irwin

Donald Morrow

Studies incorporating Motivational Interviewing via Co-Active life coaching (MI-via-CALC) have elicited positive results among obese adults; however there is a paucity of comprehensive MI-via-CALC-obesity research that includes sufficient statistical power and a validated comparison group. The purpose of this study was to compare two telephone-based interventions for obesity. University students were randomized to either a 12-week: (a) personalized MI-via-CALC program whereby a coach worked with participants to achieve goals; or (b) prescriptive education-based lifestyle treatment following the LEARN Program. This paper contains a detailed methodological account of the study with a view to informing the development of prospective coaching-based programs.


Sport In Canada: A History, Don Morrow, Kevin Wamsley Dec 2012

Sport In Canada: A History, Don Morrow, Kevin Wamsley

Donald Morrow

No abstract provided.


The Power Of Stereotyping And Confirmation Bias To Overwhelm Accurate Assessment: The Case Of Economics, Gender, And Risk Aversion, Julie A. Nelson Dec 2012

The Power Of Stereotyping And Confirmation Bias To Overwhelm Accurate Assessment: The Case Of Economics, Gender, And Risk Aversion, Julie A. Nelson

Julie A. Nelson

Behavioral research has revealed how normal human cognitive processes can tend to lead us astray. But do these affect economic researchers, ourselves? This article explores the consequences of stereotyping and confirmation bias using a sample of published articles from the economics literature on gender and risk aversion. The results demonstrate that the supposedly “robust” claim that “women are more risk averse than men” is far less empirically supported than has been claimed. The questions of how these cognitive biases arise and why they have such power are discussed, and methodological practices that may help to attenuate these biases are outlined.