miércoles, 10 de febrero de 2016

12th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society @ubaonline @ontechsociety Universidad de Buenos Aires. Argentina

Hoy traemos a este espacio la Twelfth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society que se celebrará en la @ubaonline @ontechsociety
Universidad de Buenos Aires. Argentina del 18 al 19 de Febrero.

2016 Plenary Speakers

Susana Finquelievich. Director, Research Program on Information Society, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Gilberto Carlos Gallopin Independent Scholar, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  Roxana Cabello National University of General Sarmiento, Argentina

  Silvia Lago Martínez . Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

2016 Preliminary Conference Program

We're happy to share the schedule of sessions for the International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society. We update the schedule on a weekly basis, so please make sure to check back regularly, as the schedule is subject to change. If you've recently registered but are not yet scheduled, your presentation should appear here within the next week. Because this is a draft schedule, you may be the only paper currently in your session; don't be concerned—we'll include more papers as we update the schedule.



Preliminary Program
 
Thursday, 18 February
8:00-9:00 Conference Registration Desk Open
9:00-9:30 Conference Welcome - Universidad de Buenos Aires

Dr. Jorge Ferronato, Director, Ciclo Básico Común, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Dr. Silvia Lago Martínez, Local Committee, Programa de Investigación de la Sociedad de la Información, Universidad de Buenos Aires
9:30-10:00 Conference Opening - Dr. Kimberly D. Kendall, Common Ground Publishing, USA; Dr. Karim Javier Gherab Martín, Common Ground Publishing, Spain
10:00-10:30 Plenary Session

Dr. Susana Finquelievich, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, "We, Cyborgs. How Humanity is Integrating Technology in its Bodies and Life" (session in English)

Dr. Roxana Cabello, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento, Argentina, "Usos de tecnologías digitales interactivas en sectores de bajos ingresos" (session in Spanish)
10:30-11:00 Garden Conversation
11:00-11:45 Talking Circles

Room 1 - Technologies and Human Usability / Technologies in Society
Room 2 - 2016 Special Focus: Ideas, Objects, Waste: Critically Approaching the Life Cycle of Technologies in the Age of the Anthropocene
Room 3 - Ubiquitous Learning / Technologies in Knowledge Sharing
11:45-13:25 Parallel Sessions
Room 1 The Virtual Campus
MOOCs, Open Education, and Virtual Mobility in Canada 2014
Prof. Rory McGreal, Athabasca University, Edmonton, Canada
Prof. Terry Anderson, Centre for Distance Education, Athabasca University, Edmonton, Canada
Overview: This paper addresses MOOC delivery and open higher education in Canada, providing insights into what is happening nationally and in different provinces including examples of MOOCs from several Canadian institutions.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

Internet Based Football Referee e-Certificate Education Program in Turkey: The Case of Anadolu University
Dr. Tuba Sevil, Sports Sciences Faculty, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Overview: This study makes an assessment of the aims and implementation processes of the football referee e-certificate education program and makes suggestions for benefits of technology usage at Anadolu University.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

Web-based Instruction: Outcomes of Students’ Strategies towards Creating Personal Agency
Dr. Srilata Bhattacharyya, Curriculum & Instruction Ruth Ammon School of Education, Adelphi University, Port Washington, USA
Dr. Anne Mary Mungai, School of Education, Adelphi University, Garden City, USA
Dr. Dolapo Adeniji-Neill, Department of Curriculum and Instruction School of Education, Adelphi University, Garden City, USA
Overview: This investigation questioned the learning strategies that distinguish between diverse students in online courses using MOODLE which gives them a chance to develop personal agency and autonomy.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

Can Multimedia Online Assessment Support Resources Hosted in a Virtual Learning Environment be Used to Effectively Close the Male Progression and BME Attainment Gap?
Matthew J. Homewood, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK, Nottingham, UK
Overview: The project involved the development and analysis of a bespoke and innovative virtual learning environment using engaging interactive multimedia resources to close identified male progression and BME attainment gaps.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning
Room 2 Health and Wellness
Assisted Reproductive Technologies: Their Impact on Space and Time and the Family
Prof. Allan Hanson, Department of Anthropology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
Overview: Reproductive technologies deal not with whole persons but just with sperm and eggs. This has important consequences for human existence in space and time and the institution of the family.
Theme: Technologies and Human Usability

Recycling Mobile Phones in the African Continent: Neoliberal Repurposing, Social Networking and HIV Education
Dr. Christopher Pullen, The Media School, Bournemouth University, Poole, UK
Overview: This paper considers the significance of used mobile phones in the African continent and the potential for online HIV health education, framing the impact of the UNAIDS policy for youth.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

Knowledge and Experiences in Virtual Health Communities: A Netnography Study
Dr. Metin Argan, Sport Management in Sport Sciences Faculty, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Dr. Mehpare Tokay Argan, Marketing, Bilecik Seyh Edebali University, Bilecik, Turkey
Dr. Alper Ozer, Ankara, Turkey
Overview: The aim of study was to determine the essential factors of virtual communities. The results indicated that virtual communities for individuals with chronic disease are a means to obtain information.
Theme: Technologies in Society

Recursive Influences of Social Need, Knowledge Production, Educational Standards, and Technology Development: The Evolution and Future of Psychotherapy Training
Dr. Kenneth Miller, Department of Counseling, Special Education, and School Psychology, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, USA
Dr. Susan Miller, Department of Educational Psychology, Miami University-Middletown, Middletown, USA
Susanna Wong, Youngstown, USA
Overview: Authors will examine the recursive influences of social need, knowledge production, educational standards, and technology development on the evolution and future of psychotherapy training with a particular focus on cybersupervision.
Theme: Technologies in Knowledge Sharing
Room 4 Session in Spanish
Room 5 Session in Spanish
13:25-14:25 Lunch
14:25-15:40 Parallel Sessions
Room 1 Cyber Safety
The Determinants of Antivirus Preventive Behavior: A Digital Divide and Health Belief Model Approach
Matias Dodel, Faculty of Social Sciences Department of Sociology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Dr. Gustavo Mesch, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Overview: Antiviruses protect Internet users against cyber-threats. Regressions are used to show that their uptake is determined by beliefs about threats and its countermeasures (as other preventive behaviors), and digital engagements.
Theme: Technologies in Knowledge Sharing

Towards a Primary Personal Information Marketplace: Design for Equity and Privacy Issues
Ross Farrelly, School of Systems, Management and Leadership, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Prof. Eng Chew, School of Systems, Management and leadership, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Overview: Drawing on the principles of design science and market engineering, this research presents a justification and design framework for a Primary Personal Information Market (PPIM).
Theme: Technologies in Knowledge Sharing
Room 2 Global Issues in Technology
Technologies of Global Citizenship Formation: A Focus on World Wide Views on Climate and Energy
Young Hee Lee, Department of Sociology, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea
Overview: How can ICTs contribute to the formation of global civil society and citizenship? This paper tries to answer the question based on a world wide citizen participation project in 2015.
Theme: Technologies in Society

Digital Citizen Volunteers When Natural Disasters Strikes: The Case of Chilean Earthquakes
Gonzalo Bacigalupe, Centro Nacional de Investigación para la Gestión Integrada de Desastres Naturales (CIGIDEN), Santiago, Chile
Overview: Natural disasters in Chile mobilized a powerful response in social media. Based on the evidence of best public health disaster measures, we identified digital citizen volunteers supporting resilient responses.
Theme: Technologies in Society

Investigations of Technology Stock Market Indexes and Comparisons with the Global Market Index
Dr. Güven Sevil, Open Education Faculty, Anadolu University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Dr. Alp Polat, Eskisehir, Turkey
Dr. Tuba Sevil, Eskisehir, Turkey
Overview: This paper investigates the indexes of technology stock market in global market indexes.
Theme: Technologies in Society
Room 4 Session in Spanish
Room 5 Session in Spanish
15:40-16:40 Conference Welcome Reception

Friday, 19 February
8:30-9:00 Conference Registration Desk Open
9:00-9:30 Publishing Your Article or Book with Common Ground Publishing

Dr. Kimberly D. Kendall, Common Ground Publishing, USA
9:30-9:45 Daily Update - Dr. Kimberly D. Kendall, Common Ground Publishing, USA; Dr. Karim Javier Gherab Martín, Common Ground Publishing, Spain
9:45-10:15 Plenary Session

Dr. Gilberto Gallopin, Independent Scholar, Argentina, "The Earth System in the Anthropocene: New Challences for Knowledge, Technology, and Action" (session in English)

Dr. Silvia Lago Martínez, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, "Internet y las organizaciones de la comunidad: nuevos escenarios de la intervención política y social" (session in Spanish)
10:15-10:45 Garden Conversation
10:45-12:25 Parallel Sessions
Room 1 Political Rights in a Digital Age
The Internet and Activism in Latin America: Partially Stymied
Dr. Jason Gainous, Political Science Department, University of Louisville, Louisville, USA
Dr. Tricia Gray, Political Science Department, University of Louisville, Louisville, USA
Dr. Kevin Wagner, Political Science Department, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA
Overview: We explore the effects of individual level internet use on political participation in Latin America suggesting that while effects on traditional participation are limited, effects on protest behavior are substantial.
Theme: Technologies in Society

Can You Understand Me Now? Canadian Parliamentarians’ Choice of Language(s) for Digital Constituent Outreach
Dr. Vincent Raynauld, Department of Communication Studies, Emerson College, Boston, USA
Dr. Emmanuelle Richez, Department of Political Science, University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
Overview: This paper takes a look at Canadian members of parliament (MPs) and senators’ use of languages for citizen outreach and mobilization in the digital mediascape.
Theme: Technologies in Society
Room 2 Impacts of Change
Designing Obsolescence
Alisdair Lochlin MacRae, Art Gallery, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
Daniela Paulina Ruiz Moreno, 'ace Artists-in-Residence International Program, FUNDACION 'ace PARA EL ARTE CONTEMPORANEO, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Overview: Is design the answer to human problems, when design created the problems in the first place? Are we creating more problems, or just learning to master our environment?
Theme: Technologies and Human Usability

Digital Technology Displaces Verbal Skills: Voicemail Gets the Boot
Dr. Barbara Looney, School of Business, Black Hills State University, Spearfish, USA
Overview: Student responses to a conversation assignment, tracked over eight years, shows weakening skills and growing anxiety about voice communication. Insights gained through response analysis offer sensible prescriptive possibilities.
Theme: Technologies and Human Usability

The Typewriter Revolution: New Perspectives from Old Technology
Prof. Richard Polt, Department of Philosophy, Xavier University, Cincinnati, USA
Overview: Uses of typewriters in the twenty-first century show how obsolete technology can be appropriated for new ends, and how creative adopters can escape the means-end-efficiency paradigm.
Theme: Technologies and Human Usability

Tech in Europe: Cultural Reboot
Prof. Peter DePietro, Electronic Media Division, University of Cincinnati, Cincinatti, USA
Overview: The integration of technology in culture and art in Europe is transformational. Cities like Vienna, Prague, and Berlin are experiencing a socio-cultural renaissance, because of technology.
Theme: Technologies and Human Usability
Room 3 Technologies in Post Secondary Education
A Framework for Designing and Teaching Technology-Centered Graduate Courses
Dr. Vivian Ikpa, College of Education, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
Overview: The purpose of this paper is to identify technologies that have been successfully integrated in teaching a graduate level education policy course.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

Three Dimensional Technologies for Teaching: Use of Virtual Worlds, 3D Browsers, 3D Printers, and Datasets Used to Teach Anatomy
Prof. Stuart Bunt, School of Anatomy, Physiology, and Human Biology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Overview: A confluence of 3D technologies (printing, virtual worlds, and 3D viewers such as Oculus Rift) allows datasets to replace objects. I will describe how this can revolutionize anatomy teaching.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

An Assessment of an Asynchronous Business Program Designed to Better Meet the Needs of Professional Adult Business Students
Dr. Gary Zucca, School of Business and Management, National University, La Jolla, USA
Overview: The author describes an online undergraduate entrepreneurship program consisting of four courses taught entirely asynchronously and analyzes student satisfaction with synchronous and asynchronous online courses.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

ICT Integration Now: The Teacher’s Perspective
Dr. Luciana Caffesse, Miramar, Argentina
Overview: I discuss current training of faculty and teachers in technology integration, addressing shortcomings and best practices, and provide insights from original research and experience in Canada, Europe and Africa.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning
Room 4 Session in Spanish
Room 5 Session in Spanish
12:25-13:25 Lunch
13:25-14:40 Parallel Sessions
Room 1 Digital Possibilities
Learning from Indigenous Networks: Negotiating the Intersections between STEM and Humanities
Dr. Heidi Bostic, Modern Languages and Cultures College of Arts and Sciences, Baylor University, Waco, USA
Overview: North American debates on the relations between STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and Humanities have much to learn from the long history of negotiation between indigenous networks and globalizing technologies.
Theme: Technologies in Society

Digital Surrogates of Rare Books and Manuscripts and Their Efficacy in Teaching
Kevin Grace, Archives & Rare Books Library, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA
Overview: Special collections curators are called upon to provide digital surrogates of rare and unique items. How effective are these surrogates, with metadata and pedagogical insight, in teaching and research.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

MOOCs in Norway: National Motivations and Interpretations
Dr. Cathrine Tømte, NIFU - The Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Oslo, Norway
Siri Aanstad, The Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Oslo, Norway
Dr. Arne Martin Fevolden, NIFU - The Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, Oslo, Norway
Overview: Norway has a long tradition of distance education. Most higher education institutions are public and education is free. We explore how the Norwegian government and HEIs adopt and adjust MOOCs.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning
Room 2 The Roles of Social Media
The Use of Social Media and Access to Social Capital
Dr. Gustavo Mesch, Sociology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Matias Dodel, Faculty of Social Sciences Department of Sociology, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Overview: The aim of this study is to investigate the role of social media use on access to social capital. It relies on a representative survey of the Israeli population.
Theme: Technologies in Society

Digital Natives Abroad: Connected in a Connected Land
Elizabeth Claire Padilla, Library, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, Canada
Overview: This paper explores three emerging results of the way technologies like smartphones, cameras and social media have changed the travel experience, and the way we negotiate unfamiliar environments.
Theme: Technologies in Society

The Self-Presentation Strategies of Tinder Users in the Netherlands
Dr. Janelle Ward, Department of Media and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Overview: Mobile dating applications have exploded in popularity. This paper describes results of interviews with Tinder users in the Netherlands, offering insight into user experiences and perceptions within an under-researched area.
Theme: Technologies and Human Usability
Room 3 Early Learning Technologies
Playful Exploration: Re-imagining Play with New Technologies
Prof. Nicola Yelland, College of Education, Melbourne, Australia
Overview: This paper will consider the ways in which tablet technologies enable "playful explorations" (Yelland, 2011) by young children.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning

Realising the Potential of iPads to Enhance the Maintenance and Development of Community Languages: A Case Study from a Polish Community School Kindergarten Class
Prof. Liam Morgan, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Overview: This paper presents the results of a case-study of a kindergarten class at a community language school in Australia. The potential of tablets and the importance of frameworks is examined.
Theme: Ubiquitous Learning
Room 4 Session in Spanish
Room 5 Session in Spanish
14:40-14:55 Break
14:55-16:10 Parallel Sessions
Room 1 Knowledge Networks
Empowering Small Civil Society Organizations in Latin America: The Role of Knowledge Management Based on e-Learning
Dr. Stephen John Beaumont, CENTED (Centro de Tecnología para el Desarrollo), Buenos Aires, Argentina
Overview: Many Latin American small, locally operating Civil Society Organizations present deficits in effective performance but have been able to improve it through e-Learning, by transforming individual knowledge into common knowledge.
Theme: Technologies in Knowledge Sharing

Knowledge Networks and Digital Innovation
Dr. Zakir Hussain Shaik, Climate Change Knowledge Network in Indian Agriculture, GIZ, India, New Delhi, India
Himanshu Verma, Climate Change Knowledge Network in Indian Agriculture, GIZ, New Delhi, India
Overview: This paper summarizes a case study about an ICT innovation for knowledge transfer. It uses human interface along with ICTs as final mile transfer of knowledge on climate base adaptations.
Theme: Technologies in Society

Waste and Literature of the Anthropocene
Joseph Gualtieri, School of English, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Overview: This paper examines two novels, The Man with the Compound Eyes and Through the Arc of the Jungle, to investigate cultural responses to waste accumulation attendant on technological progress.
Theme: 2016 Special Focus: Ideas, Objects, Waste: Critically Approaching The Life Cycle of Technologies in the Age of the Anthropocene
Room 2 Every Day Technology
Wearable Technology: Transformations and Traditions
Galina Mihaleva, School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
Overview: I focus primarily on the understanding of how the modern technological revolution is transforming the design process and the role of designers and the wearers of smart fabric technologies.
Theme: Technologies and Human Usability

The Impact of Lifestyle Technologies on Society: Responsible Citizenship and Personal Health Management
David Wortley, Gamification and Enabling Technologies, GAETSS, Alderton, UK
Overview: This paper considers the impact of wearable lifestyle technologies on personal health management and their potential to catalyse active citizenship.
Theme: Technologies and Human Usability
Room 3 Late Additions
Room 4 Session in Spanish
16:10-16:40 Special Event: Conference Closing and Award Ceremony - Dr. Kimberly D. Kendall, Common Ground Publishing, USA; Dr. Karim Javier Gherab Martín, Common Ground Publishing, Spain


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