Simultaneous Visualization of Language Endangerment and Language Description

Scholarspace iconA recent addition to the many Language Documentation & Conservation research materials available in the University of Hawaii Institutional Repository Scholarspace. This article (http://hdl.handle.net/10125/24792) notes that “many minority languages are becoming endangered and will be lost forever if not documented. For the first time, we combine world-wide databases on language description (Glottolog) and language endangerment (ElCat, Ethnologue, UNESCO) and provide two online interfaces, GlottoScope and GlottoVis, to visualize these together … to increase the overall knowledge of the actual state language endangerment and description”

Knowledge and action for change through culture, community and curriculum

Scholarspace iconFaculty, researchers and graduate students at the University of Hawaii at Manoa may post their publications and presentations in the Library’s institutional repository Scholarspace.  Check out a recent submission by Linda Furota: “a contemporary perspective re-examining the sociocultural role of mathematics education in the schooling process,  how knowledge and action for change are achieved in an ongoing process of navigating and wayfinding in Hawai‘i and the Pacific”

Establishing a Cultural Connection and a Sense of Place – Virtual Tour

Scholarspace iconCheck out the new addition to the Department of Learning Design and Technology (LTEC) student project collection in the library repository Scholarspace (http://hdl.handle.net/1012555886) A usability study for a “means to establish an enrollment pathway to Honolulu Community College for Native Hawaiian students and create a sense of place at the college for Native Hawaiians that is culturally significant and relevant.”