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John Bowen, an adjunct professor at Kent State University, received the Scholastic Journalism Division’s David Adams Journalism Educator of the Year Award during the Scholastic Journalism Division’s meeting on Aug. 7 at the AEJMC annual convention in Montreal, Canada. Bowen has taught courses for prospective high school teachers at Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication since 1984, and even more consistently since his retirement after 33 years of teaching high school journalism.
Athena Salaba, Ph.D., and Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D , School of Library and Information Science, presented "Extending the 'Explore' User Task Beyond Subject Authority Data Into the Linked Data Sphere" at the 2014 International ISKO Conference in Krakow, Poland, on May 19-22, 2014.
Marcia Lei Zeng, Ph.D, Karen F. Gracy, Ph.D., both from the School of Library and Information Science, and Kent State alumna Maja Zumer, M.L.S. '93, presented "Using a Semantic Analysis Tool to Generate Subject Access Points: A Study Using Panofsky’s Theory and Two Research Samples" at the 2014 International ISKO Conference in Krakow, Poland, on May 19-22, 2014.
Rebecca Meehan, School of Library and Information Science, presented "Use of Electronic Health Records in LTPAC: Qualitative Case Study of Early Adopter Facility" at the 2014 Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Health IT Summit in Baltimore, Maryland, on June 22-24, 2014.
Additional Comments: Meehan’s poster represented her qualitative analysis of a long-term, post-acute care center, which adopted a new system technology, the electronic health record, for maintaining residents’ health and medical records. Meehan’s poster can be viewed on the conference website at http://www.ahima.org/events/2014june-ltpac.
Kiersten F. Latham, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, was invited to give a presentation titled, “What if We Build Programs Around Emotions and Senses?” at the Take 5 group event on May 9. For more information on Latham’s talk or the Take 5 group, visit http://library.ohio.gov/youth-services/take5.
Jay D. Sloan, Department of English, Kent State University at Stark, authored a section of a book, "'How Grew Such Presence from Man’s Shameful Swarm’: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Victorian Masculinity" in Pre-Raphaelite Masculinities: Constructions of Masculinity in Art and Literature, 1st Ed., (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate). Serena Trowbridge and Armelia Yeates (Eds.), (2014), 11-34.
Steven Brown, Evaluation and Measurement, and Taylor P. McKenzie, authored "Musical Preferences and Forms of Life," in Operant Subjectivity, Vol. 37, Issue 1-2, (2014): 51-60.
Yin Zhang, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, and Sonali Kudva, College of Communication and Information, authored "E-books versus Print Books: Readers' Choices and Preferences Across Contexts," in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 65, Issue 8, (2014).