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Are We Meeting Pedagogic Requirements? – The Quadratic Equation
Russell Jay Hendel
(pages: 1-7)

Facilitating Effective Student Participation in an Online Environment
Nanda van der Stap, Risa Blair
(pages: 8-11)

Virtual Global Classrooms without Walls: Collaborative Opportunities for Higher Learning Engagement
Cathy MacDonald, Debra Sheppard-LeMoine
(pages: 12-16)

Augmented Reality as Visual Communication for People with ASD
Esteban Menéndez, María Daniela López de Luise
(pages: 17-21)

Study of Race Condition: A Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Tanjila Farah, Rashed Shelim, Moniruz Zaman, Delwar Alam
(pages: 22-26)

From the Lab to the Field: 3D Technology Supporting Study and Conservation Processes on Ancient Egyptian Artefacts
Paola Buscaglia, Elena Biondi, Alessandro Bovero, Tomasso Quirino
(pages: 27-32)

Digital Forensics Compute Cluster (DFORC2) – A New High Speed Distributed Computing Capability for Digital Forensics
Daniel Gonzales, Zev Winkelman, Trung Tran, Ricardo Sanchez, Dulani Woods, John Hollywood
(pages: 33-38)

Proposal of a Bus Location System Based on Participatory Sensing with BLE Devices and Smartphones
Katsuhiro Naito, Katsuyuki Tanaka
(pages: 39-44)

Technical Change and Employment in an Emerging Economy
Humberto Merritt
(pages: 45-53)

Interpretation of the Results of a Case Study about Impacts and Influences of Exogenous Variables in the Planning of Chronogram and Budget in Software Projects
Altino José Mentzingen de Moraes
(pages: 54-59)

Flipped Classroom – A Flexible Way of Teaching Technology Usage for Diagnostics in the Medical Subdomain ENT
Walter Koch, Jochen Schachenreiter, Klaus Vogt, Gerda Koch
(pages: 60-64)

ERP Selection: The Lifeblood of an Organization
Desmond (Tres) Bishop
(pages: 65-69)

Proposing an Education System to Judge the Necessity of Nuclear Power in Japan
Ariyoshi Kusumi
(pages: 70-74)

Biometric Encryption System for Increased Security
Ranjith Jayapal, Pramod Govindan
(pages: 75-80)

BIM as a Structural Safety Study Tool in Case of Fire - BIMSCIP
Marcelo Franco Porto, José Ricardo Queiroz Franco, Luiza Giori Barcellos Correa, Lucas Vinicius Ribeiro Alves, Renata Maria Abrantes Baracho
(pages: 81-86)

Evaluating the Construct Validity of Basic Science Curriculum Assessment Instrument for Critical Thinking: A Case-Study
Chau-Kuang Chen, Adriana Marie Horner, Michelle Scott, Stephanie C. McClure
(pages: 87-92)

The Outer Banks Study – Physio-Chemical Parameters for Water Quality Testing/Professional Development Program for Teachers
Joseph Stringer, Timothy Bowman, Keith Vinson, Catherine Warnecke, Nora Lewis, William Slattery, Suzanne K. Lunsford
(pages: 93-97)


 

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Realizing a Disciplinarian State of Being from an Interdisciplinary Approach or an Interdisciplinarian State of Being from Disciplines

Matthew E. Edwards


An interdisciplinarian is a focusedly learned individual who has had both additional expert tutelage and “synergetic knowledge connections,” resulting from convolvement learning of comparative and contrasting information and methods. Secondly, to be a multidisciplinarian is to be knowledgeable in two or more disciplines without having had the benefits of expert tutelage or “synergetic knowledge connections.” Thirdly, a disciplinarian is a focusedly learned individual possessing vast amounts of related information and understanding in a single field of study, resulting from additional expert tutelage, thus allowing the individual to be able to investigate new concepts, serve an organization, solve existing problems, or make new products. This same ability to investigate new concepts, serve an organization, solve existing problems, and make new products exists for the interdisciplinarian as well, but far less so if not at all for the multidisciplinarian individual. These vastly different states of being are what we call in this research Career-path Alliances. Each Careerpath alliance can manifest through opportunities where an individual can persist by doing scholarly activities on one hand, or serving organizations, practicing professional activities, or entering early career choice positioning on the other. How to achieve a Career-path alliance and sustain the same is an interesting contemplation. To that extent, we have reviewed the Career-path alliances and illustrated here selected structures that illumine timelines to achieve such states of being. Also, along with providing critical information on issues pertaining to achieving each Career-path alliance, particularly regarding socio-economics of different groups of individuals, we denote how to maintain or persist in each alliance once achieved, and how to transition from one alliance to another, while still maintaining a scholarly demeanor, a servicing posture, a professional practicing behavior, or an early career choice participation stance after either the interdisciplinarian or disciplinarian alliance has been achieved.

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