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Sorry, I Don't Get It: An Analysis of Warning Message Texts [chapter]

Marian Harbach, Sascha Fahl, Polina Yakovleva, Matthew Smith
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present the first empirical analysis on the extent of the influence of linguistic properties on the perceived difficulty of the descriptive text in warning messages.  ...  There is a significant body of work studying the effects of warning message design on users with numerous suggestions on how to optimise their effectiveness.  ...  P1 stated: "You simply want to get to the desired website and I don't understand the problem itself nor when or how it will get solved".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41320-9_7 fatcat:u5kbxpuw7bhpndsgtkim3pw7v4

Click 'Like' and Post It on Your Wall! Chain Posts on Facebook – Identity Construction and Values

Piret Voolaid
2013 Folklore  
The analysis of the epistolary cultural phenomenon focuses on the socio-folkloric nature of texts with its communicative and socio-cultural aspects.  ...  The source material comprising approximately 220 texts is similar by form and content to chain letters known from earlier tradition; yet, the web environment with its specific technical structure allows  ...  Click 'like' if you understood the message, and post it on your wall ;D (NB! Don't lie). As I posted it on my wall, it means that I am good at this kind of things.  ... 
doi:10.7592/fejf2013.53.voolaid fatcat:k2yca6do6vfibaxbxtq2uvrdom

"Use-It-or-Lose-It"? Interrogating an Educational Message from Teen Brain Research

Monica A. Payne
2010 Australian Journal of Teacher Education  
An eclectic sampling of texts examines possible implications of the penetration of this hypothesis into educational discourse.  ...  Despite cautions from critics and some neuroscientists themselves, the new story seems to be following its predecessor in acquiring the status of hard fact.  ...  In taking this approach here with regard to Giedd's use-it-or-lose-it hypothesis, I first present a compilation of the story's appearance in an eclectic sampling of (mostly online) sources, all currently  ... 
doi:10.14221/ajte.2010v35n5.6 fatcat:ho3cbafjora3dosc4wm3uwrc4e

MAKING IT WORK

Cathleen Gray, Mary Jeanne Verdieck, Elizabeth D. Smith, Karen Freed
2005 Family Court Review  
It contains practical information on various stages of program implementation, from becoming familiar with the workplace to evaluating the results of lessons.  ...  The emphasis of this manual therefore is on your role as an instructor involved in the planning and carrying out of a workplace education program.  ...  It would also like to thank workplace education field officers Robin Jardine, Gaylene Leedham and Renette Muise who contributed to the work and to Gina Veinotte who inputted and formatted the text.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.174-1617.1997.tb00470.x fatcat:2uyt2cak4jbm5ogyic544ebfom

'It Sends a Message'

Marlies Glasius
2015 Journal of International Criminal Justice  
It assesses the claims of legal expressivism, which conceptualizes criminal justice as a message sending mechanism that can enunciate societal condemnation of atrocities, establish an authoritative historical  ...  Second, this article conducts an empirical enquiry into the reception of these messages by opinion leaders in Liberia.  ...  Leading Liberia was Taylor's calling: '[P]eople that become presidents don't just get up one morning and say, ''I guess I want to try it'' .  ... 
doi:10.1093/jicj/mqv023 fatcat:dn3djpp6qjgelbpjvxlgkztucu

Cheating: Making It a Teachable Moment

Grace Ann Rosile
2007 Journal of Management Education  
I emailed and left a phone message that they should get it from you.”  ...  Finally, I offer one cautionary note regarding the above analysis. This article is a narrow view of cheating, its causes, and its effects.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1052562906289225 fatcat:ommz24mpxrhjlduiwzxjmyc6o4

That's not How It Should End: The Effect of Reader/Player Response on the Development of Narrative [chapter]

Lynda Clark
2017 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
of an interactive novella.  ...  Using a modular structure and quality-based salience (text dependent on previous user choices) this multi-branching, multiple-ended text attempts to craft a story in response to its reader, while never  ...  She sounded pleased, like she got a kick out of being a medical mystery. "Anyway, who's this? Don't I get an introduction? Ashamed of your mutant mother?"  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-71027-3_42 fatcat:tmfomiutanh5lhjufvkpp537am

Preschool Children's Views Regarding Their Parents' Frequency of Internet Use at Home and Its Relevant Effects

Bahadır Erişti, Fatma Avcı
2018 Addicta: The Turkish Journal on Addictions  
This research aims to describe the intensity of parents' Internet use at home and its relevant effects on their children based on their preschool children' s views.  ...  According to children' s views, parents use the Internet mostly to play games, browse social media, message others, and watch TV series and soccer matches.  ...  It should be less because their eyes might get hurt and hands may get tired. My mother warns me when I play online games more than she approves.  ... 
doi:10.15805/addicta.2018.5.2.0049 fatcat:tcxyqa3qwjdvbcv7al6tnk2qna

The Perlocutionary Effects of Cautionary Notices on Motoristusing Nigeria Highways

Opoola Bolanle Tajudeen, Folorunso Emmanuel Awoniyi, Opoola Ayobami Fatimo, Olatunbosun Odusanya
2019 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
Findings reveal that some of the cautionary notices are regarded as warnings while some are viewed as a combination of warning and advice.  ...  Finally, the study reveals that the use of cautionary notices is a new dimension in the area of linguistic landscape and if the use is further encouraged, it would help to maintain peace, orderliness,  ...  I. BACKGROUND Cautionary notices give or serve as a warning; admonitory. It serves series of functions.  ... 
doi:10.17507/tpls.0910.01 fatcat:c2euhvzxnbgntpfwwqch55qnxi

'The costumes don't do it for me': Obstacles to the translation of 'new' management ideas

Darren McCabe, Stephanie Russell
2017 Management Learning  
Through focusing on the obstacles to the translation of a management guru text in a manufacturing organization, we point towards a far more uncertain situation.  ...  First, we explore the paradoxical situation of engaged managers undermining the implementation of new ideas.  ...  sure what message they're meant to be getting over.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1350507617714534 fatcat:3bhsd6n6svbqjftjq36w657wdu

Strict and Comprehensive Tobacco Control Policy is Needed: A Qualitative Study Exploring How People Responding a New Policy of Pictorial Health Warning on Cigarette Package in Indonesia

Fatwa Sari Tetra Dewi, Fitrina Kusumaningrum, Lastdes Friday, Fahmi Baiquni, Dhiya Urrahman, Rama Nur Kurniawan, Rendra Widyatama
2021 Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences  
Smokers were grateful, but non-smokers were sorry for this.  ...  However, for smokers, the disease threat in the message was less obvious than to defeat smoking addiction. Smokers tried to manage their risk of illness themselves.  ...  It was a surprise that suddenly there was a health warning with an image and explanation text on each cigarette package.  ... 
doi:10.3889/oamjms.2021.6792 fatcat:ogjq7qlzsbfgxkaxckmwtby7xi

ISIS′ grammar of persuasion of hatred in the article 'The Kafir's blood is halal for you, so shed it' published in the Rumiyah magazine

Achmad Fanani, Slamet Setiawan, Oikurema Purwati, Maisarah Maisarah
2020 Heliyon  
This study is to reveal the types of mood and their speech function realizations in a text (an article) issued in Rumiyah magazine entitled 'The Kafir's blood is halal for you, so shed it'.  ...  and explain Allah's or the Prophet's words or statements; the 'assertion' to state forcefully an obligation or a prohibition of doing something; and the 'moral appeal' to get the readers' compliance by  ...  You have had it before. 61 Warning Mind your step!  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04448 pmid:32743092 pmcid:PMC7387818 fatcat:avzv2k3uzvc53ee27fcplcd4bm

Revis(it)ing nuclear history: narrative conflict at the bradbury science museum∗

Bryan C. Taylor
1997 Studies in Cultures Organizations and Societies  
The conflict centered around the activists' construction of an alternative exhibit that was placed in the Museum, and that challenged its dominant nanative of nuclear history.  ...  Analysis reveals that the identities and activities of these two groups can be distinguished by three sets of opposing constructs: nuclearism/pacifism; monologue/dialogue, and fact/narrative.  ...  As one staff member put it, "I don't go to museums to have a fight with my husband;" A related argument held that visitors "might get sick" if they were shown graphic. images of nuclear casualties.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10245289708523490 fatcat:xoi4mxomy5d5dhlmd5ikzb6nua

"It didn't Happen that Way": The Role of Narrative Inconsistencies in Margaret Atwood's Dystopia the Handmaid's Tale

Fernanda Nunes Menegotto, Elaine Barros Indrusiak
2021 Gragoatá  
one related to the thematic goals of the textits function.  ...  The analysis suggests that the inconsistencies which arise when Offred's narration and the novel's epilogue—a transcript of an academic symposium taking place in 2195—are juxtaposed have a specific purpose  ...  first believing, at least to an extent, that such a warning could have an effect.  ... 
doi:10.22409/gragoata.v26i55.47376 fatcat:kzb2oxt425akrcwgxlsqg4qlw4

Hybridism, edutainment, and doubt: Science blogging finding its feet

Anna Mauranen
2013 NJES: Nordic Journal of English studies  
It explores some blog threads talking about research blogging: are blogs a great way to improve outreach, or just dumbing down?  ...  With fast-expanding digital publishing of all kinds, we may have to rethink the status of blogging in relation to our on-going research.  ...  The more linguistics and discourse analysis have moved away from analysing the surface of text and towards seeing all text as embedded in social contexts (see, e.g.  ... 
doi:10.35360/njes.274 fatcat:pq26f4i62jew7jzhn4ze37o3h4
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