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Social, Environmental, and Technical: Factors at Play in the Current Use and Future Design of Small-Group Captioning [article]

Emma J. McDonnell, Ping Liu, Steven M. Goodman, Raja Kushalnagar, Jon E. Froehlich, Leah Findlater
2021 pre-print
We found that our participants' experiences of captioned small-group conversations are shaped by social, environmental, and technical considerations (e.g., interlocutors' pre-established relationships,  ...  We contribute a qualitative account of DHH people's real-time captioning experiences during small-group conversation and future design considerations to better support the groups being captioned, both  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank Dhruv Jain for his early feedback and help with piloting, the interpreters and captioners who provided study session communication support, and the University of Washington's  ... 
doi:10.1145/3479578 arXiv:2109.10412v1 fatcat:zbvewh5bvzhopi7w5c6r7k3nku

Addressing social representations in socio-technical transitions with the case of shale gas

Paul Upham, Aleksandra Lis, Hauke Riesch, Piotr Stankiewicz
2015 Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions  
Acknowledgements Thanks to anonymous referees for additional suggestions on connections between sociotechnical transition processes and social representations theory.  ...  and humour, and the Nexis broadsheet group of 7 newspapers, providing detailed current affairs and business news coverage.  ...  In addition to local groups and environmental organizations, Bundesverband Bürgerinitiativen Umweltschutz e.V. (Federal Association of Environmental Action Groups) opposes hydraulic fracturing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eist.2015.01.004 fatcat:6xctcz2ysba4ta7auglintmlwe

Oxytocin Receptor Gene Polymorphisms and Early Parental Bonding Interact in Shaping Instagram Social Behavior

Andrea Bonassi, Ilaria Cataldo, Giulio Gabrieli, Jia N. Foo, Bruno Lepri, Gianluca Esposito
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The number of people that the individual follows ("followings"), followers, and posts were used as a proxy for the quantity of interaction, and a Social Desirability Index (SDI) was computed as the ratio  ...  The environmental factor is the childhood parental relationship, as reported by the participants in the dimensions of the Parental Bonding Instrument (N = 57, 41 females).  ...  Overall, future studies should consider advanced interactions between new genetic factors (i.e., genetic polymorphisms of serotonin, dopamine) and environmental factors (i.e., membership within peer groups  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17197232 pmid:33022913 pmcid:PMC7579356 fatcat:5jazcic4mrd3bnnxyc22ko2shu

Socio-technical systems: From design methods to systems engineering

Gordon Baxter, Ian Sommerville
2011 Interacting with computers  
We analyse the reasons for this, highlighting some of the problems with the better known socio-technical design methods.  ...  Based on this analysis we propose a new pragmatic framework for socio-technical systems engineering (STSE) which builds on the (largely independent) research of groups investigating work design, information  ...  This work was funded by the EPSRC as part of the Large Scale Complex IT Systems Project. 7 References:  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2010.07.003 fatcat:ubcqg3i5pfbircw2ldkjrxzydm

Assistive Technology during the COVID-19 Global Pandemic: The Roles of Government and Civil Society in Fulfilling the Social Contract

Daniel Mont, Natasha Layton, Louise Puli, Shivani Gupta, Abner Manlapaz, Kylie Shae, Emma Tebbutt, Irene Calvo, Mahpekay Sidiqy, Kudakwashe Dube, Ulamila Kacilala
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
AT users noted the need for better communication, improved planning for the delivery and maintenance of AT during times of crisis, and higher-quality standards to ensure the availability of appropriate  ...  These were (1) access to information about COVID-19 and available supports and policies, (2) insufficiency of the government response to meet the needs of AT users, and (3) the response of civil society  ...  My past experience in communicating, the use of technology and my knowledge of current events helps me deal with the pandemic.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182212031 pmid:34831783 pmcid:PMC8625172 fatcat:puleumz54bd3th532ygvhpuoga

Stranger than Fiction: An 'Inside' Look at Environmental Liability and Defense Strategy in the Deepwater Horizon Aftermath

William H. Rodgers, Jason DeRosa, Sarah Reyneveld
2011 Social Science Research Network  
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill of  ...  the liability scheme designed to punish and deter future corporate environmental crimes.  ...  That experience created a useful collection of legal precedents and tactical advice for BP to employ in the current crisis.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2445755 fatcat:wnzwgemxm5clhczg2s4jibzb24

Task-based EFL language teaching with procedural information design in a technical writing context

Debopriyo Roy, Masahiko Minami
2017 Cogent Education  
The design software was used collaboratively and the design analysis was done mostly as group activities.  ...  In this TBLL course, the language learning based assignments centered on designing and analyzing objects using various computer-aided design software and physical LEGO toolkit.  ...  (shape/form, surface texture, color, safety). • Social/Environmental factor (effect on people and environment, use of waste as fuel or recycled, if used as fuel, is it safe or economical).  ... 
doi:10.1080/2331186x.2016.1264174 fatcat:io64s7xrsje3jfh5omt6dl7l4a

EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC DISADVANTAGED STATUS AND SECONDARY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ON ADOLESCENT WORK EXPERIENCE AND POSTSECONDARY ASPIRATIONS

Jay W. Rojewski
1997 Journal of Career and Technical Education  
Data from the National Education Longitudinal Study: 1988Study: -94 (1996) ) was used to examine participation in secondary vocational education, work experiences, and postsecondary aspirations of high  ...  school seniors (in 1992) on the basis of disadvantaged status.  ...  Future investigations might benefit from refining the categories used in this study.  ... 
doi:10.21061/jcte.v14i1.680 fatcat:bej6q5mnfnazpnwn7v26f72jua

Wearable Subtitles

Alex Olwal, Kevin Balke, Dmitrii Votintcev, Thad Starner, Paula Conn, Bonnie Chinh, Benoit Corda
2020 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology  
and form factors that are compatible with current social norms.  ...  Our lightweight (54 g) 3D-printed eyewear prototype augments the user's perception of speech and sounds in a socially acceptable form factor with an architecture that could enable up to 15 hours of continuous  ...  the DHH perspective, and also Chet Gnegy, Pascal Getreuer and Dick Lyon; software development, Eric Bouchard; optics, human factors and hardware, especially Omar Negrete, Kiet Tang, Ozan Cakmakci, David  ... 
doi:10.1145/3379337.3415817 dblp:conf/uist/OlwalBVSCCC20 fatcat:7uw7wwbnqreafkzup5kkixiq4q

The development of a weighting method for use in life cycle assessments of amine based post-combustion carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the Arctic region [article]

Fredrik Moltu Johnsen
2017 PhD series, Technical Faculty of IT and Design, ˜Aalborg=ålborgœ University  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This is the background document of a PhD project connected to the EDecIDe project. It is financed by the Research Council of Norway via Gassnova SF, Statoil ASA and A/S Norske Shell.  ...  Financial support was also provided by Statkraft early in the project.  ...  An abundance of research has been, and is currently, conducted on the technical as well as societal details of CCS.  ... 
doi:10.5278/vbn.phd.tech.00001 fatcat:h74sp26tunecrpmwuuwdsxze5y

Technical and Business Communication: Bibliographic Essays for Teachers and Corporate Trainers

Alice Philbin, Charles H. Sides
1990 College composition and communication  
The essays in this collection also address the problems of a large, complex, and growing academic endeavor. The essays and their authors are: ( 1 ) "Technical Communication and Rhetoric" (Roger E.  ...  This collection of esays addresses the challenges of technical communication and provides detailed information for instructors and researchers who wish to further their knowledge of particular areas within  ...  Acknowledgments Several people and organizations are responsible for the success of Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge the careful and conscientious work of Izena Goulding in the preparation  ... 
doi:10.2307/358170 fatcat:yrxsxdv5szg4hnyb6vy3dwm3ze

12. Preparing Future Professionals in and for a Global Context: A Case for Telecollaborative Educational Initiatives [chapter]

Elisabet Arn�-Maci�, Tatjana Schell
2020 Effective Teaching of Technical Communication: Theory, Practice, and Application  
Communicative practices in workplaces and the professions: Cultural perspectives on the regulation of discourse and organizations. Baywood.  ...  and support in the early stages of this project's conceptualization.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the participants of the Squirrel Hill Scholars Workshop, August 8-11, 2019 in Pittsburgh, PA, especially Brian Larson, Ph.D. and Sue Provenzano, J.D., for their feedback  ... 
doi:10.37514/tpc-b.2020.1121.2.12 fatcat:nzgdhx5g6zedhiwnobazzikosu

Remotely Co-Designing Features for Communication Applications using Automatic Captioning with Deaf and Hearing Pairs

Matthew Seita, Sooyeon Lee, Sarah Andrew, Kristen Shinohara, Matt Huenerfauth
2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
Finally, we present guidelines for researchers interested in online DHH co-design methodologies, enabling greater geographically diversity among study participants even beyond the current pandemic.  ...  Our methodological fndings include an analysis of communication modalities and strategies participants used, use of an online collaborative whiteboarding tool, and how participants reconciled diferences  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the Department of Access Services at the Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf for scheduling and providing interpreters, and the ASL interpreters  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491102.3501843 fatcat:cz6d3un43zak7a3ad547wkz7mu

The Future of Meetings: Outcomes and Recommendations

Vanessa A. Moss, Aidan W. Hotan, Rika Kobayashi, Glen A. Rees, Coralie Siegel, Chenoa D. Tremblay, Claire E. Trenham, Ulrich Engelke, Amanda Gray, Natasha Hurley-Walker, Goedele Roos
2020 Zenodo  
Over a period of three days (15th - 17th September 2020), we organised and hosted an entirely-virtual symposium on "The Future of Meetings" (hereafter, TFOM).  ...  We hope this document is useful for those considering future ways of optimising virtual/digital interactions.  ...  of all involved, the extended committee support team, TFOM social pioneers, and everyone who embraced and participated in TFOM!  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4345561 fatcat:rv2l7pzqlvfiroaxhkpsuyzanu

Energy transition looming behind the headlines? Newspaper coverage of biogas production in Finland

Jari Lyytimäki, Nina A. Nygrén, Anna Pulkka, Salla Rantala
2018 Energy, Sustainability and Society  
power in this coverage and key framings of the discussion.  ...  The aim of the quantitative content analysis is to draw an overall picture of the main phases of biogas coverage of a widely read newspaper focusing on agriculture and forestry, actors using discursive  ...  Availability of data and materials Data will be available from the Finnish Social Science Data Archive after the finalisation of the FutWend project.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13705-018-0158-z fatcat:xkrbtwsl3ndrtgvvb7fwomjvya
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