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What Science-Related Topics Need to Be Popularized? A Comparative Study

Irina Ovchinnikova, Diana Nurbakova, Liana Ermakova
2021 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
This paper presents preliminary results of our study on the topics raising interest for popularization. We compared the queries issued from various online services, namely ELI5 and Yahoo!  ...  Queries belong mainly to one of the following categories: (1) "how to . . . ?" and ( 2 ) "what is the best . . . ?".  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank other organisers of the SimpleText workshop Jaap Kamps, Josiane Mothe, Pavel Braslavsky, Eric Sanjuan and Patrice Bellot for valuable ideas, discussions and advice  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/OvchinnikovaNE21 fatcat:udalcq2xajezjmxaalmjjxqcaa

MAKING A CHANGE FROM BELOW

Daša Ličen, Dan Podjed
2020 Traditiones  
The authors use these cases to investigate the social transition that such movements support and shed light on how they arise, function, and change over time.  ...  The second is Critical Mass, an international cyclists' movement that seeks more public space for urban cyclists, which the authors studied in Belgrade and Budapest.  ...  Last but not least, what is needed for starting a popular movement is the right social context.  ... 
doi:10.3986/traditio2020490104 fatcat:kjcexosbbfdfzgfuquqcudpa7m

Managing Software Portfolios: A Comparative Study [chapter]

Sebastian Draxler, Adrian Jung, Gunnar Stevens
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Therefore this paper, studies in a comparative manner, how users modify software applications by using markets of existing components.  ...  Software applications that can be changed, modified and extended are nowadays pretty mainstream.  ...  These tools keep track of what a user installs, they help keeping addons or plug-ins up to date and ensure an installation that is not broken after modifying.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21530-8_36 fatcat:6ogznz35mjbnvb7xgkn2vc4siu

The challenges of producing popular sports contests: a comparative study of biathlon and cross-country skiing

Harry Arne Solberg, Dag Vidar Hanstad, Kari Steen-Johnsen
2009 International Journal of Sports Marketing & Sponsorship  
The paper concludes that the relative success of the International Biathlon Union is due to a favourable network position in relation to stakeholders.  ...  This paper contributes to existing knowledge by comparing the developments of biathlon and crosscountry skiing as TV products. The paper combines qualitative and quantitative data.  ...  Dag Vidar Hanstad is a PhD candidate in the Department of Cultural and Social Studies at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.  ... 
doi:10.1108/ijsms-10-02-2009-b007 fatcat:sp3n4dusbrhwtoloywbvsv7lgi

Transcendentalism and Pragmatism: A Comparative Study

I. Woodbridge Riley
1909 The Journal of Philosophy Psychology and Scientific Methods  
This similarity between the pragmatists and the "New Thoughters" is a topic that needs investigation.  ...  the pure causal sciences needs a much more careful statement than the foregoing.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2011112 fatcat:z64w3x6qfzfrbb45b3my6gkzym

Popular Groups, Popular Culture, and Popular Religion

Daniel H. Levine
1990 Comparative Studies in Society and History  
Comparison of peasant and urban groups in Venezuela and Colombia points up the complex relations among institutional programs, popular needs, and Bible study and changes in popular religiosity-including  ...  Particular attention is given to the link between religious change and the creation of a popular subject, a set of confident, articulate and capable men and women, from hitherto silent, unorganized, and  ...  A related principle concerns the need to place belief and action in meaningful social contexts.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0010417500016716 fatcat:jukrhenxrrduxfxufhrothjr3u

Popular Psychology

J. J.
1886 Science  
jI=~~~ JThus it has come about that a certain class of scientific men have almost made themselves _,no' \ specialists on the topic of popular science.  ...  jI=~~~ JThus it has come about that a certain class of scientific men have almost made themselves _,no' \ specialists on the topic of popular science.  ... 
fatcat:3ooefiyckrdyplmxtgpgeyrjt4

Popular science [chapter]

2015 Scientific and Technical Translation  
language and culture will provide a useful guide as to what translation options to choose.  ...  Sismondo, Sergio (2010) An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies, 2nd ed., Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315679600-13 fatcat:wpkanxoo5fbvfcy7vvtguvl47y

POPULAR PSYCHOLOGY

J. J.
1886 Science  
From the English side comes an attempt to give in a popular form the results of studying the insane and deranged as far as such study bears on certain peculiar historical and psychological facts.'  ...  In this connection may be mentioned a work on genius,' recently published, which, though it makes no claims to be, and is not, a scientific book, touches with a somewhat literary motive on this topic.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.ns-7.156s.106 pmid:17751191 fatcat:zjd22ouzsfh3bd4h33st52ufvi

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NATURE EDUCATION PHILOSOPHIES

E. Laurence Palmer
1936 School Science and Mathematics  
A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NATURE EDUCATION PHILOSOPHIES* By E.  ...  We need much more of this incorporated into the philosophy of those who have advocated desertion of the stand- ards of nature study for what they call science.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1949-8594.1936.tb11174.x fatcat:nyenh36n4vhnzbt6tt77mzgwdm

Popularizing the Internet

Per Hetland
2015 Nordicom Review  
This study includes a detailed exploration of pro-innovation bias in the popularization of the Internet in the Norwegian press and how journalists use chaperones to support their claims.  ...  In popular science and technology writing, "boosterism" is prominent.  ...  Acknowledgements I am grateful to colleagues at the research group InterMedia and the anonymous reviewers for their comments.  ... 
doi:10.1515/nor-2015-0023 fatcat:l56m4dk4uzgm7c3sefeqzlv5x4

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TOOLS

Tasaratha Rajan Anamalai, Maizatul Hayati Mohamad Yatim
2019 Journal of Information System and Technology Management  
However, the tools need to be accurate and informative for teachers and students.  ...  At the end of any learning process, students certainly need to know their level of understanding in the learning process and what are the next steps for them to encounter.  ...  Comparative analysis is a valid and accepted procedure for acquiring knowledge and understanding, especially in relation to problems that would otherwise be too complex to be manageable (The Law Teacher  ... 
doi:10.35631/jistm.414006 fatcat:isfekjci4vhhhgfwvylodgv4mi

A Comparative Study-- Sex Education in China and Sweden

Yutong Lin
2022 Journal of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences  
Besides, Sweden has well-designed organization and clinic which can popularize sexual knowledge from public.  ...  Deeply rooted Confucianism keep Chinese people, sex is still a private subject in China.  ...  Under the propose of government, public organizations, and institutions such as sexual health clinics may need to collaborate with school to popularize sex education in China [15] .  ... 
doi:10.54097/ehss.v2i.827 fatcat:6ngfqirtb5ac5fpcdmzcoh5vge

Irrationality and Popular Archaeology

Kenneth L. Feder
1984 American Antiquity  
An important aspect of archaeology is communicating the significance of data and research results to a fascinated, although often uninformed public.  ...  Through questionnaires distributed to undergraduate students and to professional, teaching archaeologists, I made an attempt to comprehend the nature of the public's appetite for pseudoscientific archaeological  ...  I would like to thank the 186 students who completed the questionnaires. A captive  ... 
doi:10.2307/280358 fatcat:qhyk7dgjdvcatn5dxpi6mbf55a

Popularizing the Social Sciences

Toby Huff
2006 AmeriQuests  
Moveover, the study of popular culture as manifested in high schools, for example, need not be remote from major theoretical issues in sociology as a social science.  ...  Attention will also be given to popularized sociological studies and those who have written them.  ... 
doi:10.15695/amqst.v3i2.71 fatcat:dwimk3murbckthyekjkjphprfi
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