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[CASCI Talk] An overview of Information Science in Brazil, its Graduate Programs and the R.E.G.I.I.M.E.N.T.O. researches at a glance: Perspectives and Challenges

September 10th, 2019 Abstract Information Science emerged in Brazil in the 1970s. The Federal Government created an Institute, a Graduate Program and a Scientific Journal. Today there are two associations, ABECIN (Associação Brasileira de Educação em Ciência da Informação/Brazilian Association of Education in Information Science) and ANCIB (Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Ciência […]

Fall 2019 CASCI Activity Schedule

Click here to view only the Fall 2019 Talk Schedule and Fall 2019 Reading Group Schedule, neither include our additional activities. September 3, 2019Welcome session: CASCI meet & greet September 10, 2019 Talk with Cláudio Gottschalg Duque: An overview of Information Science in Brazil, its Graduate Programs and R.E.G.I.I.M.E.N.T.O researches at a glance: Perspective and […]

Spring 2019 CASCI Activity Schedule

February. 5, 2019 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Talk with Priya Kumar: Enacting Fetal Ultrasound Online February 12, 2019 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: Citizen science and the professional-amateur divide: lessons from differing online practices February 19, 2019 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Talk with […]

Fall 2018 CASCI Activity Schedule

Sept. 4, 2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Welcome to CASCI! (with free coffee and bagels) Sept. 11, 2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: Information as thing Sept. 18, 2018 (11 am – 12 pm) 2116 HBK South, Reading: Analyzing the functional dynamics of technological innovation systems: A scheme […]

CASCI Talk: Collaborative Science: Designing the Future

2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing TuesdayOctober 1, 2013 11am-12pm Susan Winter, Lecturer and Assistant Program Director College of Information Studies University of Maryland Institutes, centers, labs, and consortia are often created to coordinate and enable collaborative research. These kinds of arrangements play a central role in focusing innovation on societal needs. They allow scientists and […]

Paper Development Workshops

May 2014 Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) To help you get your work ready for submission (papers submissions are due June 4, 2014) the Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information (CASCI) will be running a CSCW developmental paper exchange. To participate you will need to (a) provide a draft […]

Local Data Workshop

Communities face opportunities and challenges in many areas, including education, health and wellness, workforce and economic development, housing, and the environment. At the same time, governments have fiscal constraints on their ability to address these challenges and opportunities. Through a combination of open government, open data, and civic engagement, however, governments, citizens, civil society groups, […]

DSST 2013

MOOCs, Education and learning; personal health and well-being; open innovation, eScience, and citizen science; co-production, open source, and new forms of work; cultural heritage and information access; energy management and climate change; civic hacking, engagement and government; disaster response; cybersecurity and privacy – these are just a few problem domains where effective design and robust […]

CASCI Reading Group (Sept 24) – What Clients Don’t Get About My Profession: A Model of Perceived Role-Based Image Discrepancies

Starting in the Fall 2013, CASCI will sponsor a reading group every other week. The purpose of the CASCI Reading Group is to provide an opportunity for us to read and discuss theory-oriented research papers that introduce concepts and models that could be applied to describing, explaining, and addressing situations that arise at the intersection communities, […]

CASCI Tool Talk (Sept 17): ATLAS.ti and Social Media

Learning through teaching: ATLAS.ti and Social Media Andrea Potgieter University of Johannesburg, Department of Information & Knowledge Tuesday, September 17, 2013 2116 Hornbake Social Media is no longer a foreign concept in the current business environment. Companies, for the most part, understand the value that an effective Social Media strategy can add. Firstly, this talk will reflect […]