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Ep 185: Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto and Dr. Kathleen Preston on Item Response Theory show art Ep 185: Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto and Dr. Kathleen Preston on Item Response Theory

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On this episode, Dr. Mary Ellen Dello Stritto is joined by Dr. Kathleen Preston, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Preston teaches several statistics courses including introductory, advanced, and multivariate statistics, as well as psychometrics, and structural equation modeling. She earned her Ph.D. in 2011 in quantitative psychology from UCLA. Her research interests are in using Item Response Theory, specifically the nominal response model, to develop and refine psychological measurement tools. Dr. Preston is co-director of...

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Ep 184 Dr. David Connor on Disability Studies show art Ep 184 Dr. David Connor on Disability Studies

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On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. David J. Connor, a Professor Emeritus of Hunter College (Learning Disabilities Program) and the Graduate Center (Urban Education Program) of the City University of New York. He has taught in New York City for over thirty years, from high schoolers to doctoral students. Throughout his career, David has always been interested in issues of equality, particularly dis/ability and race. He is the author or editor of over a hundred articles and book chapters and nine books, most recent among them being DisCrit: Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory (2016)...

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Ep 183: Dr. Ron Mize on Researching Immigrant Labor show art Ep 183: Dr. Ron Mize on Researching Immigrant Labor

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On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Ron Mize, an Associate Professor in the School of Language, Culture, and Society.  He previously taught International Relations, Sociology, Latino Studies, and Ethnic Studies at ITAM (Mexico City), Humboldt State University, Cornell University, University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne, California State University-San Marcos, University of California San Diego, Southwestern College, Colorado State University and University of Wisconsin Rock County.  His scholarly research focuses on the historical origins of racial, class, and gender...

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Ep 182: Dr. Katie Linder with a Fond Farewell show art Ep 182: Dr. Katie Linder with a Fond Farewell

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On this episode, Katie offers a fond farewell as she transitions out of her role at Oregon State Ecampus and as the host of the "Research in Action" podcast. To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, post a comment below or contact the “Research in Action” podcast: Twitter: @ or #Email: Voicemail: If you listen to the podcast via , please consider leaving us a review. The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Oregon State...

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[From the Archives] Ep 134: Dr. Michelle Covi on Sea Level Rise Research show art [From the Archives] Ep 134: Dr. Michelle Covi on Sea Level Rise Research

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On this episode, Katie is joined by Michelle Covi, an assistant professor of practice at Old Dominion University in the Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and a Virginia Sea Grant extension partner. She conducts research and outreach activities for climate adaptation and coastal resilience efforts for Virginia with an emphasis on Hampton Roads. Her research areas include sea level rise and resilience risk perception and communication, public participation in adaptation planning processes and engagement/outreach practices. She co-organizes the Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise/...

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[From the Archives] Ep 121: Dr. Ludovico Cademartiri on Researching Plants show art [From the Archives] Ep 121: Dr. Ludovico Cademartiri on Researching Plants

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On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Ludovico Cademartiri, who obtained a Laurea degree in Materials Science from the University of Parma in 2002 and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Toronto in 2008 with Geoffrey A. Ozin. He was a NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow in the group of George M. Whitesides at Harvard University. His work spans materials chemistry, physical chemistry, molecular electronics, flame manipulation, plasma processing, polymers, and environments-by-design and has been recognized by national and international awards, most recently the Beckman Young Investigator Award,...

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[From the Archives] Ep 126: Dr. Reem Hajjar on Researching Forestry show art [From the Archives] Ep 126: Dr. Reem Hajjar on Researching Forestry

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On this episode, Kaite is joined by Dr. Reem Hajjar, an Assistant Professor of Integrated Human and Ecological Systems in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University. She is an interdisciplinary social scientist, and studies the relationship between forests and livelihoods, and how various governance mechanisms and institutions (policies, norms, and markets) shape that relationship. Most of her work to-date has taken place in tropical and sub-tropical forests, with a recent extension into the Pacific Northwest of North America. Most recently, she's been working...

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[From the Archives] Ep 101: Dr. Ian E. Munanura on Ecotourism show art [From the Archives] Ep 101: Dr. Ian E. Munanura on Ecotourism

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On this episode, Katie is joined by Ian E. Munanura, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society at Oregon State University. He earned a Doctorate in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management at Clemson University in South Carolina. He also earned a Master of Science degree in Tourism and Wildlife Conservation from the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. He teaches courses on ecotourism and sustainable communities, sustainable tourism planning, and a study abroad course on international perspectives of ecotourism and political ecology. His...

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[From the Archives] Ep 48: Dr. Laurie Juranek on Research in the Arctic show art [From the Archives] Ep 48: Dr. Laurie Juranek on Research in the Arctic

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On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Laurie Juranek, an Assistant Professor in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University. Dr. Juranek studies what the chemistry of seawater tells us about life and death in the ocean. Her research takes her from the warm, aquamarine waters off of Hawaii to the ice-covered Arctic Ocean. When not doing science, she enjoys vegetable gardening, cooking, and weightlifting. Segment 1: Life and Death in the Ocean [00:00-10:09] In this first segment, Laurie describes the research questions she explores in her study of life...

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December 2019 Preview Clips show art December 2019 Preview Clips

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Take a listen to our December 2019 preview clips! To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast: Twitter: @ or # Email:  Voicemail:  If you listen to the podcast via , please consider leaving us a review. The views expressed by guests on the Research in Action podcast do not necessarily represent the views of Oregon State University Ecampus or Oregon State University.

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On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Larry Rosen, Professor Emeritus and past chair of the psychology department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a research psychologist recognized as an international expert in the "Psychology of Technology." Over the past 30-plus years, Dr. Rosen and his colleagues have examined reactions to technology among more than 100,000 people in the United States and in 22 other countries. His latest book, The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World (MIT Press, 2016), won the PROSE Award for neuroscience. Dr. Rosen has been featured extensively in television, print, and radio media and has been a commentator on 60 Minutes, The Daily Show, Good Morning America, NPR, and CNN. Dr. Rosen has four children including one in the iGeneration, one in the Net Generation and two in Generation X and four grandchildren to watch growing up with technology. For fun he creates works of art from old computer technology, clocks and early rock and roll music. In his free time he enjoys reading international intrigue novels, fiddling with his newest geek toy, going to independent films, and trying to find ways to keep his Humanware safe from the technology vying for his attention. His website is DrLarryRosen.com

 

Segment 1: Technology and the Brain [00:00-18:53]

In this first segment, Larry describes some of his research on the effect of technology on the brain.

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Segment 2: Multitasking in the Classroom [18:54-37:11]

In segment two, Larry shares about his research study on multitasking in the classroom.

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