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Management & Leadership Training for Law Enforcement
A pilot online management and leadership course was delivered to various law enforcement personnel, i.e. police officers, sheriffs, and corrections officers. Prior to the course, job satisfaction, organizational commitment, ...
BALTA Newsletter - Spring 2010
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2010-04)
This is the newsletter of the of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
2010 Joint Association of Canadian College and University Ombudspersons (ACCUO) & European Network for Ombudsmen
This conference is an opportunity to explore the richness of ombudsman principles internationally in different higher education settings so as to improve individual practice and gain insight into alternative approaches for ...
Mother Still Loves Best: Attachment Theory’s Influence on Mothering Practice-Then and Now
John Bowlby's (1907 - 1990) attachment theory was formulated to explain mother-infant bonding. The theory was bound by a number of assumptions that placed responsibility for child rearing soley in the hands of women. ...
The Potential Impacts of Social Media on Social Rersearch and Scholarly Communication
Social media has influenced - and in some cases, transformed - how individuals communicate, create and share information. Fundamentally, social media represents a power shift in information control, access, and validation. ...
Writing the Chinese Labor: Changes and Continuities in Labor Historiography
In the 1980s, most historical writings in China begun to take a new direction owing to domestic changes and outside influence. In comparison with other topics, however, studies of the pre-1949 Chinese labor seem to remain ...
Model-Driven Semantic Web Rule Engineering
Model Driven Engineering (MDE) and the Semantic Web represent two key technologies with a far-reaching vision for the future of software engineering and Web engineering. the main promise of MDE is to raise the level of ...
Developing a Framework to Evaluate Training Programs Provided by WHO: The Feasibility of Incorporating Social Justice, Cultural Competency, Social Justice and Investment
The paper describes a study that examined training programs at WHO. The feasibility of incorporating indicators of return on investment, social justice and cultural competency was explored. Every year increasing amounts ...
Conversational Agents and Learning Outcomes: An Experimental Investigation
An experimental approach was used to compare two types of web interfaces (standard web page vs. conversational agent) to course content on the life and theories of Jean Piaget. The content in each interface was identical ...