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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 ...
Democracy and Ethics, Governance, and Corruption Perception in Africa: A Cross-Country Analysis”
This paper explores the relationship between democracy and corruption. Using data on African countries, I find the relationships between democracy and corruption measures to be statistically significant and nonlinear in ...
The Home Office: Dream, Reality, and In-Between”
With rapid advances in information and telecommunication technologies, home-based telecommuting has become quite popular in recent years, especially among knowledge workers. Proponents claim several benefits for the ...
Feminist Family Therapy: The Process of Writing a Women’s Studies Correspondence-Based Distance Course
This presentation will explore the process of writing a women’s studies correspondence-based distance course on Feminist Family Therapy, the third course written by these two authors. Along with the usual challenges of ...
On the Notion ‘Practical Ethics’
Although I am concerned to develop the idea of practical ethics into a more general theory, I will restrict my focus on the distinction between practical ethics and applied ethics. The first part of the paper summarizes ...
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Spring 2010 Management Symposium
This symposium focuses on topics relevant to IT decision-makers such as CIOs, directors, managers, project and team leaders, and staff on leadership tracks. Share your management experiences, ideas, and innovative approaches ...
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.
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. ...
"My Own Darling Mother": An Examination of a Mother-Daughter Relationship
This paper will examine the relationship between Gladys Arnold and her Mother, Florida Mae Arnold Sutcliffe. It is based on correspondence between Arnold and her mother that spans more than forty years. The paper will ...