• Posts Tagged ‘Urban Sociology’

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    Street Medicine Apps

    by  • June 27, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Street Medicine Apps Grantee: Suzanne Tamang Discipline: Computer Science Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available About The Project Street medicine practitioners provide psycho-social and medical support at protests, occupations, uprisings, and natural disasters that have the potential to be further complicated by limited access to traditional medical care.  Using mobile technology as...

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    Dropouts Drop In: Re-Visualizing the “Dropout” Stereotype

    by  • June 27, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

    Project Name: Debunking the “Dropout” Stereotype Grantee: Rondi Silva Discipline: Urban Education Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Visit Site About The Project This study aims to challenge conventional views of both “dropping out” and “dropouts.” When young people “drop out” of high school, they open themselves up to a world of negative assumptions and blame, which are directed...

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    Urban Sociology Digital Mapping and Presentation Tool

    by  • June 18, 2013 • 2012-2013 Provost Digital Innovation Grant Winners

      Project Name: Urban Sociology Digital Mapping and Presentation Tool Grantee: Jacob Lederman Discipline: Sociology Funding Cycle: 2012-2013 Project Status: Complete Project White Paper: Not yet available   About The Project Pedagogical best practices routinely cite the primacy of student collaboration in enhancing the learning environment. Yet collaboration in the form of group presentations often results in atomization of a different sort....

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