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Effect of Flow on Cultured Cell at Micro-Pattern of Ridge Lines
Haruka Hino, Shigehiro Hashimoto, Yusuke Shinozaki, Hiromi Sugimoto, Yusuke Takahashi
(pages: 1-7)

Bridging the Semantic and Lexical Webs: Concept-Validating and Hypothesis-Exploring Ontologies for the Nexus-PORTAL-DOORS System
Adam Craig, Seung-Ho Bae, Carl Taswell
(pages: 8-13)

The Learning Science through Theatre Initiative in the Context of Responsible Research and Innovation
Zacharoula Smyrnaiou, Elena Georgakopoulou, Menelaos Sotiriou, Sofoklis Sotiriou
(pages: 14-22)

Perceptions and Preferences of High School Students in STEM: A Case Study in Connecticut and Mississippi
Bin (Brenda) Zhou, Clifford Anderson, Feng Wang, Lin Li
(pages: 23-26)

A Study on the Meaning of the ‘Lifelong Learning to Be’ Implicated in the Philosophy of Nietzsche
Kwanchun Lee, Soo Yeon Choi, Un Shil Choi
(pages: 27-32)

Barriers to Social Innovation and Ways of Overcoming them in Latvia
Karine Oganisjana, Yuliya Eremina, Salome Gvatua, Benjamin Ngongo Kabwende, Ozoemena Joseph Chukwu
(pages: 33-38)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Automobile License Plate Recognition System for Institutional Parking Lots
Julian Dasilva, Ricardo Jiménez, Roland Schiller, Sanja Zivanovic González
(pages: 39-43)

Dialectal Atlas of the Arab World - between Intention and Reality
Oleg Redkin, Olga Bernikova
(pages: 44-47)

IT Risk and Chaos Theory: Effect on the Performance of South African SMEs
Anass Bayaga, Stephen Flowerday, Liezel Cilliers
(pages: 48-53)

How to Apply the User Profile Usability Technique in the User Modelling Activity for an Adaptive Food Recommendation System for People on Special Diets
Lucrecia Llerena, Nancy Rodríguez, Pablo Gómez-Abajo, John W. Castro
(pages: 54-63)

Policies, Legislation and Regulatory Compliance Governance Impact on Strategic Management of Higher Education and Research Institutions in Latvia
Anita Straujuma, Inga Lapina, Elina Gaile-Sarkane, Modris Ozolins
(pages: 64-69)

Parallel Prediction of Stock Volatility
Priscilla Jenq, John Jenq
(pages: 70-73)

Hacking a Bridge: An Exploratory Study of Compliance-Based Information Security Management in Banking Organization
Tesleem Fagade, Theo Tryfonas
(pages: 74-80)

Improvement in the Physical and Psychological Well-Being of Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries by Means of Powered Wheelchairs Driven by Dual Power Wheels and Mobile Technologies
Yee-Pien Yang, Li-Jen Weng, Ye-Yu Yeh, Hui-Fen Mao, Ray-I. Chang
(pages: 81-87)

Data Mediation with Enterprise Level Security
Kevin E. Foltz, William R. Simpson
(pages: 88-93)


 

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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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