Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)

Net-Map Toolbox

Jenine Harrison and her co-authors have interviewed job seekers in rural Missouri and drawn Net-Maps that indicate clearly which contacts are male/female, black/white to understand these questions better. How do the networks of black and white, male and female job-seekers differ?

Michigan Library Association – Communities of Practice « Missouri Library Association Task Force to Examine MLA's Structure, Governance & Organization

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WSL communities_of_practice peer-learning

Blog>> Brains Respond to Stories as if They Are Real

Green Chameleon

“When a team led by Jeffrey Zacks of Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, ran functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans on people reading a story or watching a movie, they found that the same brain regions that are active in real-life situations fire up when a fictitious character encounters an equivalent situation (Psychological Science, vol 20, p 989).

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Bracketology: My NCAA Tournament Picks

Collaborative Thinking

I think Missouri and Xavier might prove me wrong re: getting to the Final Four. Hopefully this graphic displays clearly - my heart is with UConn but I'm not convinced they can get by Memphis or beat whomever comes out of the other brackets (in my scenario, Pitt or North Carolina).

Transparency In Government: Contracting Oversight Subcommittee

Collaborative Thinking

Senator Claire McCaskill : Missouri. There are several well-known examples where the U.S. federal government leverages social media to create more open and transparent participation mechanisms for exchanging information and collaborating with the public. However, not all examples where government is using social tools to interact more effectively with citizens garners attention.

St. Louis Restaurants: 2009 Updates on 2006 and 2008 Local’s Favorites

Portals and KM

It is located at 999 North 2nd Street, St.Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. Thanks to Stan Garfield for this 2009 update to my prior posts on where to eat in St. Louis. He also provided the originals (see St. Louis Restaurants: Local’s Favorites (2006) and Update on St. Louis Restaurants (2008). In some case she is fixing the links and in others he is providing new choices. Here are his recommendations. I was conceived in St. Louis. These places make me want to go back.

Network of Interest

TNT - The Network Thinker

Bond, the Missouri Republican who was a lead negotiator, “unless you have Al Qaeda on your speed dial.” Could you be a "person of interest"? You might be, and not know it, and not know why. Last week, the US Congress passed the new FISA legislation.

CoPs and retrospective coherence

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If one uses the Missouri slogan: Im from Missouri; show me the benefit and give folks an indication of whats in it for them, they might join a CoP.

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Problem Solved, LOL: Scientific American

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