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Social media's workplace impact.
In Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, McLuhan probes how new media changes society. Social media such as Facebook and Twitter impact both our social lives and our work lives. This panel presentation will ...
Beyond bibliographic instruction: Science research workshops
Over the past three academic years, I have offered a series of Science Research Workshops that have gone beyond basic bibliographic instruction and database searching. Although these workshops are available to any ...
The “extension” of the self is a dominant theme in McLuhan’s (1911-1980) Understanding Media, in which “all technologies are extensions of our physical being”. His discussion of “extension of consciousness” via “electric ...
After The Feminine Mystique : redefining women of color in higher education.
Fifty years ago, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique demystified the notion of the “Happy Housewife Heroin” and dismantled the American construct of the “fulfilled” White, middle-class, college-educated housewife and ...
Retribalization in the digital age : integration in the "global village."
Marshall McLuhan stated one consequence of the printing press was increased nationalism. In Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, McLuhan asserted the electronic age has conversely retribalized man. Through ...
Work and family : finding your own balance.
In the workplace, women have made great strides since The Feminine Mystique was penned in 1963, but today women face new challenges. Rather than barriers to entering the workforce or receiving equal education, women face ...
The differential effects of Protestant fundamentalism on female and male environmental cooperation.
A number of recent studies indicate that Protestant fundamentalism is associated with lower levels of generalized trust. In this paper, we ask: What are the implications of fundamentalists’ lower trust levels? We focus ...
Before The Feminine Mystique : the educational philosophies of early women's colleges.
Betty Friedan graduated Smith College in 1942. Fifteen years later she prepared a survey for her classmates on the event of their upcoming reunion. Her goal: to disprove the belief that a college education made women ...
If We Build it Will They/Should They Come: Implementing PlumX at Baylor University” (Lightening Talk)
Describing in 24 slides and 7 minutes the process of implementing, evaluating, and maintaining PlumX (altmetric service) at Baylor University.
Digital Projects Group (Library Cabinet Meeting)
A presentation given by Darryl Stuhr at the Library Cabinet meeting on 2013-01-15. Presentation includes group name change from Digitization to Digital, projects update and upcoming projects, and project tracking.