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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 […]


Throughout the year CASCI will host, co-host, sponsor, and/or highlight a variety of events that are over interest to researchers and practitioners interested in the challenges of mobilizing information and technology to strengthen communities. Here are some of these events: Fall 2019 CASCI Activity Schedule Spring 2019 CASCI Activity Schedule Fall 2018 CASCI Activity Schedule

CASCI Visitor: Innovation, Design, and Research at eBay Research Labs

Elizabeth Churchill Director of Human Computer Interaction, eBay Research Labs Sergio Gonzales Director, Innovation Programs Elizabeth Churchill and Sergio Gonzales from eBay will be visiting to talk about innovation, design, and research in eBay Research Labs, to learn about research in UMD, and to explore opportunities for collaboration. Come join us Friday, September […]

CASCI CSCW 2014 Paper Development Workshop (CHANGED DATE: May 24th, 2013)

In 2014 CSCW (ACM’s conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing) will be held in Baltimore, MD. To help you get your papers ready for submission (due May 31, 2013!) CASCI will be running a CSCW paper development workshop on Friday, May 24th from 11-2 (opportunities for Skype-based participation will be provided). To […]

A2A 2013

MOOCs, Flipping the Classroom, and Transformation of Higher Education: Building Bridges from the Academy (of Management) to the Academy  Online and August 10, 2013 (prior to the Academy of Management Annual Meeting) Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), FL USA Recent innovations have generated considerable discussion about the transformation of higher education. Massively open online courses (MOOCs) run by […]

CASCI Lunch: Community Case – Encyclopedia of Life

March 26, 2013, 12-1 PM 2116 Hornbake Bldg, South Wing Speaker: Jen Hammock from the Encyclopedia of Life Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is a global community of scientists and other individuals focused on increasing awareness and understanding of living nature through the creation and maintenance of an Encyclopedia of Life that gathers, generates, and shares knowledge in […]

CASCI Tool Talk (March 15th): Twitter Goggles for Big Social Data Collection and Management

Twitter Goggles for Big Social Data Collection and Management: Situating a Simple Tool in a Research Program Sean Goggins, Drexel University Friday, March 15th, 12-1pm. Hornbake Building, South Wing, Room 2116 Abstract Interdisciplinary research involving social scientists in collaboration with statisticians, computer scientists, and linguists among others is necessary in order to leverage available Big Data […]