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Whitened Geographies and Education Inequalities in Southern Chile

Andrew Webb, Sarah Radcliffe
2015 Journal of Intercultural Studies  
In this paper we draw on critical geographies and sociologies of race and education to explore ways in which the meanings and conducts of whiteness are reproduced in and through Chilean secondary education  ...  We focus on links between socio-economic, geographical and racial criteria to understand how the privileges of whiteness are naturalised in the region's educational provision and among Mapuche indigenous  ...  computers, ...although there is also a percentage of good students.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07256868.2015.1008433 fatcat:uk7vcsegvbcyleufjkgxeajk6a

AcME – Accelerated Model-agnostic Explanations: Fast Whitening of the Machine-Learning Black Box [article]

David Dandolo, Chiara Masiero, Mattia Carletti, Davide Dalle Pezze, Gian Antonio Susto
2021 arXiv   pre-print
To foster research in this field, and for the sake of reproducibility, we also provide a repository with the code used for the experiments.  ...  Not only does AcME compute feature ranking, but it also provides a what-if analysis tool to assess how changes in features values would affect model predictions.  ...  Indeed, ML can play a key role in processing the ever-growing amount of data available to organizations into actionable insights provided through DSS [7, 8, 9,  ... 
arXiv:2112.12635v1 fatcat:4rqdqf3k3fe4fkm3k77nplv3py

The Lightboard: Expectations and Experiences

Sarah McCorkle, Paul Whitener
2020 International Journal of Designs for Learning  
This article will provide an overview of the Lightboard landscape in higher education, offer considerations for the construction of a Lightboard, and share the authors' experiences and outcomes.  ...  In writing this article, the authors' goal is to present an attainable use case for the construction of a Lightboard by introducing a simplistic pilot design that was well received by faculty and administrators  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This article is a continuation of the McCorkle, S. & Whitener, P. proceeding of the 2017 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy.  ... 
doi:10.14434/ijdl.v11i1.24642 fatcat:cds5i6auovas7mqicxm44vivbq

Towards a unified science of cultural evolution

Alex Mesoudi, Andrew Whiten, Kevin N. Laland
2006 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
It is argued that studying culture within a unifying evolutionary framework has the potential to integrate a number of separate disciplines within the social sciences.  ...  science of biological evolution.  ...  other machines through infection -epidemics of computer viruses, in effect.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x06009083 pmid:17094820 fatcat:cmuhsa6uhzhllahj4ylmzd4wgu

Integrating the study of conformity and culture in humans and nonhuman animals

Nicolas Claidière, Andrew Whiten
2012 Psychological bulletin  
as one of the main categories of social influence.  ...  social psychology can be exploited by behavioral ecologists and evolutionary biologists to bring conceptual clarity to the field, avoid some experimental pitfalls, and help design new and challenging experiments  ...  In one version of a now classical experiment, Asch (1955) asked groups of seven to nine psychology students to participate in a visual judgment task.  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0025868 pmid:22061691 fatcat:a57yazycarehjelk3ebmbyg2u4

The evolution of animal 'cultures' and social intelligence

A. Whiten, C. P van Schaik
2007 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
('cultures') in a small number of species.  ...  Social learning has been identified in a range of vertebrate and invertebrate species, yet sustained traditions appear rarer, and the multiple traditions we call cultures are rarer still.  ...  INTRODUCTION The study of animal social intelligence has a pedigree of several decades ( Whiten & Byrne 1988a , 1997 , but has flourished in recent years through an exciting expansion of discoveries discussed  ... 
doi:10.1098/rstb.2006.1998 pmid:17255007 pmcid:PMC2346520 fatcat:njgpucpncndpvd27nx4a6smbsa

Undergraduate Computational Science and Engineering Education

SIAM WORKING GROUP ON CSE UNDERGRAD EDUCATION, Peter Turner and Linda Petzold, Co-Chairs, Angela Shiflet, Ignatios Vakalis, Kirk Jordan, Samuel St. John
2011 SIAM Review  
It is widely acknowledged that computational science and engineering (CSE) will play a critical role in the future of the scienti...c discovery process and engineering design.  ...  However, in recent years computational skills have been de-emphasized in the curricula of many undergraduate programs in science and engineering.  ...  teaching experience through after school activities and a summer camp.  ... 
doi:10.1137/07070406x fatcat:575lt7viybcw3gpgtps4qc6k54

New Pedagogies on Teaching Science with Computer Simulations

Samia Khan
2010 Journal of Science Education and Technology  
had less teaching experience, good computing skills, but no specific training in the educational uses of computers as well.  ...  J Educ Comput Res 13(4):359-374 Rieber LP, Tzeng S-C, Tribble K, Chu G (1996) Feedback and elaboration within a computer-based simulation: a dual coding perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10956-010-9247-2 fatcat:wc3fiat7k5fcpb2zgigatjzcni

Comparing Teaching Methods of Mathematics at University Level

Michael Voskoglou
2019 Education Sciences  
The paper at hand presents a classroom experiment comparing those two teaching methods at university level.  ...  The outcomes of the experiment were assessed and compared with the help of the Grade Point Average index to evaluate the student quality performance and by using grey numbers to evaluate their mean performance  ...  EMI is a systematic approach where students are guided through the learning process with clear statements about the purpose for learning the new skill, clear explanations and demonstrations of the instructional  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci9030204 fatcat:3lqdjghhgvg6bgvras7pwb7z24

Theory-of-Mind Continuum Model: Why Mind Matters in Philosophy, Psychology and Education

Yoon-Suk Hwang, David Evans, Jim Mackenzie
2007 International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences  
Theory-of-Mind study began with Piaget and continued through a tradition of meta-cognitive research projects (Flavell, 2004) .  ...  The Theory-of-Mind continuum model will be developed through a comparison of subjective and objective aspects of mind, and phenomenal and psychological concepts of mind.  ...  This area of study is located within the intersection of psychology, philosophy and special education.  ... 
doi:10.18848/1833-1882/cgp/v02i03/52304 fatcat:sa7wxqfjgja6bfcfafzb4j63ji

Investigation of Science Project Performances of Gifted and Talented Students

Fazilet Karakuş, Mersin University
2019 International Journal of Progressive Education  
The study group consisted of the students who were enrolled in the Support Program at a Science and Arts Center during the 2017-2018 education year.  ...  Participation of students in a project process enables them to realize their own learning, to learn self-learning, and to manage the process and oneself.  ...  The gifted and talented students go through rich learning experiences, which is enabled with their inclusion in the learning process.  ... 
doi:10.29329/ijpe.2019.212.17 fatcat:kurlpgsxqfadtobcnbobufeedq

An investigation of the artifacts and process of constructing computers games about environmental science in a fifth grade classroom

Ahmet Baytak, Susan M. Land
2011 Educational technology research and development  
A case study (Yin, 2003) was employed within the context of a 5 th grade elementary science classroom.  ...  Among educational researchers and practitioners, there is a growing interest in employing computer games for pedagogical purposes.  ...  As a computer science major in college, the first classes I took were on Microsoft© Office programs. Word processing was one of the first topics of my computer experience.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11423-010-9184-z fatcat:slp25p6nfbdl5mm3au4ysav3zq

Whitened Résumés: Race and Self-Presentation in the Labor Market

Sonia Kang, Katy DeCelles, András Tilcsik, Sora Jun
Interviews with racial minority university students reveal that while some minority job seekers reject this practice, others view it as essential and use a variety of whitening techniques.  ...  in job applications, a practice known as "résumé whitening."  ...  The Impact of Organizational Practices on Individual Employment Outcomes."  ... 
doi:10.17605/ fatcat:cdq74rakrfggrgix4nhsjnezte

Using the methods of experimental social psychology to study cultural evolution

Alex Mesoudi
2007 Journal of Social Evolutionary and Cultural Psychology  
biological sciences, where experiments are used to simulate and explain the processes of biological evolution.  ...  This integration of small-scale experimental simulations and largescale observational or historical data is facilitated by an evolutionary framework for the study of culture, and has a precedent in the  ...  Barring the invention of a time machine, we cannot go back and directly study the ancestral populations within which much cultural variation originated, and experiments offer a unique means of recreating  ... 
doi:10.1037/h0099359 fatcat:tehhfeqlezcv3nfj6wlvrcs4xa

Machine Learning for Holistic Evaluation of Scientific Essays [chapter]

Simon Hughes, Peter Hastings, Mary Anne Britt, Patricia Wallace, Dylan Blaum
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In the US in particular, there is an increasing emphasis on the importance of science in education.  ...  The results indicate we could use such a system to provide explicit feedback to students to improve reasoning and essay writing skills.  ...  The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R305F100007 to University of Illinois at Chicago.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19773-9_17 fatcat:ehz5cgqelrcxfk77bgrq4kg53y
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