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2013 - Ninth Annual Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Words: 140 words || 
1. DE SOUZA, SABRINA. "Itinerario Terapeutico de pessoas com Hanseníase" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Ninth Annual Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, May 15, 2013 <Not Available>. 2019-10-23 <>
Publication Type: Poster
Review Method: Peer Reviewed
Abstract: O itinerário terapêutico podem ser considerados recursos importantes para o diagnóstico precoce da hanseníase sem que ocorram tantas incapacidades. Objetivo: Conhecer o itinerário terapêutico de pessoas com Hanseníase.Método:pesquisa qualitativa, exploratório descritiva,a analise seguiu a proposta de Bardin. Resultados e discussão: A descoberta da doença ocorre quando algo não está bem com o aparecimento de lesões na pele, dor nas pernas, fraqueza, queimaduras nos braços, que nem sempre são reconhecidas pelos profissionais de saúde como hanseníase, há um ir e vir nos serviços de saúde até a confirmação do diagnóstico. Nessa busca, procuram outros tratamentos com benzedeiras, chás, pomadas. Com a confirmação diagnóstica passam a conviver com o preconceito da doença, ficando algumas vezes privado do convívio de familiares e amigos. Conclusão: Compreende-se que o conhecimento das dificuldades enfrentadas no diagnóstico da hanseníase é imprescindível para subsidiar uma assistência de qualidade.

2017 - Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action Words: 284 words || 
2. Gleason, Kristen., Barile, John. and Baker, Charlene. "Contextualizing Homeless Service Trajectories in Hawai‘i Asing a Mixed Methods Approach" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, <Not Available>. 2019-10-23 <>
Publication Type: Conference Paper/Unpublished Manuscript
Abstract: The State of Hawai‘i, like many other areas in the U.S., has large numbers of homeless individuals and families who seek support through the many shelters and services available in the state. This mixed methods study was interested in exploring if there is identifiable diversity in how individuals and families tend to move through Hawai‘i’s homeless service system over time.

First, homeless service providers (n = 9) and service users (n = 9) were interviewed about the factors they saw as having a significant impact on differing experiences of homelessness in the state. Participant interviews were thematically coded and identified a number of individual and family, program and organization, systemic, and community and societal level factors that can shape an individual’s homeless experience in the islands.

The data obtained in these interviews were used to inform a quantitative examination of administrative service usage data from the Hawai‘i Homeless Management Information System. The sample consisted of all adults who had entered the service system for the first time in the fiscal year of 2010 (N = 4,655). These individuals were then tracked through the end of FY 2014, as they used emergency shelter, transitional shelter, and outreach services. A latent class growth analysis (LCGA) was conducted with this longitudinal data and identified four distinct patterns of service use: low service use (n = 3966, 85.2%); typical transitional service use (n = 452, 9.7%); atypical transitional use (n = 127, 2.7%), and potential chronic service use (n = 110, 2.4%). A series of multinomial logistic regression models were the used determine if select demographic, family, background, or health variables were associated with class membership. The implications of these findings for understanding homeless experiences in Hawai‘i are discussed.

2012 - 4S Annual Meeting Words: 421 words || 
3. Clark, Mark. "Legitimizing engineering technology education: Winston Purvine and the ASEE, 1946-1977" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the 4S Annual Meeting, Copenhagen Business School, Frederiksberg, Denmark, <Not Available>. 2019-10-23 <>
Publication Type: Paper Abstract
Abstract: The standard model for the history of American engineering education in the Cold War period (1945-1991) stresses the impact of Federal research spending in moving engineering schools in the direction of research-focused curricula. During World War Two, universities had begun to accept federal funding on a large scale as part of the war effort, in contrast to a general unwillingness to take that money prior to the war for fear of potential federal control. Universities proved willing to continue to accept federal money in the post-war period, setting up graduate programs in the sciences and expanding their research programs.

As part of the larger effort to attract federal research dollars, engineering schools also set up and expanded graduate programs, particularly in the area of engineering science, and hired an increasing number of faculty with doctoral degrees. This, in turn, had an impact on undergraduate engineering education, which became more theoretical in focus so as to prepare students for graduate work and careers in research.

This paper examines a lesser-known counter-trend that took place in engineering education during the Cold War period, the rise of engineering technology education. Engineering technology had its origins in the demand by employers for engineers trained to be private-sector job ready, rather than the research oriented engineers increasingly being turned out by mainstream universities. This ran counter to the primary trend in engineering education in the Cold War era, and so created a potential niche for those engineering educators willing to educate their students differently.

This paper focuses on Winston Purvine, one of a number of engineering educators from this period who acted as entrepreneurs and set up engineering technology programs to serve the needs of industry. These men (they were all male) came from outside the mainstream of engineering education, typically having experience with World War Two-era industrial training programs and/or proprietary, non-accredited technical schools. Working largely at non-elite colleges and universities, they sought to define an alternate form of engineering curriculum that was grounded in practice, not theory.

Purvine, the first president of the Oregon Institute of Technology, used the ASEE as a platform to gain legitimacy for OIT’s degree programs and to create avenues for accreditation. As this paper will show, he grounded his arguments for inclusion on the basis of fairness, equivalency, and the need to set standards. Over time, his arguments proved successful, and engineering technology achieved institutional legitimacy, most notably the creation of an accreditation process virtually identical to that for conventional engineering programs.

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