Selected Presentations (2008-2010)


Scholarly Presentations

International Invited Presentations (Plenary Addresses, etc.)

Given, Lisa M. 2010. Qualitative inquiry and the nature of ‘evidence’: An interdisciplinary conversation. Thinking Qualitatively 2010: 10th Annual Conference. Edmonton AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. Crossing interdisciplinary boundaries in LIS research. LOEX of the West Annual Conference – Crossing Borders, Expanding Frontiers. Calgary AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. Using qualitative evidence in library and information practice. 6th International Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Conference. Edmonton AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2009. Expanding your methodological repertoire: An introduction to qualitative research. CIHR Strategic Research Training Group: Communication and Social Interaction in Healthy Aging – Symposium 2009. Banff AB, February.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Evidence-based practice and qualitative research (plenary): Ethics, evidence and practice – Interdisciplinary perspectives. The Fourth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry – QI 2008: Ethics, Evidence and Social Justice. Chicago IL , May.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Spotlight: IIQI collaborating sites roundtable. The Fourth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry – QI2008: Ethics, Evidence and Social Justice, Chicago IL, May.

International Refereed Presentations

Jardine, Cindy G., S. Michelle Driedger, Lisa M. Given, Michael Routledge and Alison Watson. 2010. Communicating environmental health risk uncertainty: Results of a systematic review of the literature. Institute for Environmental Decisions Conference – Environmental Decisions: Risks and Uncertainties. Geneva, Switzerland, April.

Archibald, Heather, and Lisa M. Given. 2010. Visual traffic sweeps (VTS): A research method for mapping user activities in the library space. Creating a Culture of Collaboration – The Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference. Boston, January.

Rathi, Dinesh, and Lisa M. Given. 2010. Research 2.0: A framework for qualitative and quantitative research in Web 2.0 environments. The 43rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Hawaii, January.

Jardine, Cindy, S. Michelle Driedger, Lisa M. Given, Michael Routledge, Alison McMillan and Chantal Ritcey. 2009. The challenges of conducting a systematic review on communicating environmental health risk uncertainty. Qualitative Health Research 2009: The Fifteenth Annual International Conference. Vancouver BC, October.

Jardine, Cindy, Lisa M. Given, and Ron Chenail. 2009. Advancing qualitative research through open-access online journals. Advances in Qualitative Methods 2009: The Tenth International Interdisciplinary Conference. Vancouver BC, October.

Julien, Heidi, and Lisa M. Given. 2009. Optimizing students’ information interactions through mediation experiences. Information: Interactions and Impact – I3 2009. Aberdeen Scotland, June.

Chenail, Ron, Lisa M. Given and Cindy G. Jardine. 2009. Advancing qualitative research through open access online journals. The Fifth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry – QI 2009: Advancing Human Rights through Qualitative Research. Champaign IL, May.

Given, Lisa M., Joe Norris, Rick Sawyer, and Rita Irwin. 2009. Advancing innovations in qualitative research: New methods, new inquiry (individual paper & panel coordinator). Disciplined Inquiry: Education Research in the Circle of Knowledge – 2009 American Educational Research Association Annual Conference. San Diego CA, April.

Given, Lisa M., John Budd, and Marie L. Radford. 2009. CREAT(ing) effective curriculum review for LIS education: Where theory meets practice (individual paper & panel coordinator). Transforming LIS Education for the 21st Century: iCreate – Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference. Denver CO, January.

Jardine, Cindy, S. Michelle Driedger, Lisa M. Given, Michael Routledge, Alison McMillan and Chantal Ritcey. 2008. Systematic review of environmental health risk communication and uncertainty (poster). Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 2008 – Risk Analysis: The Science and the Art. Boston MA, December.

Other International Presentations

Given, Lisa M. 2010 (annual workshop). Building a persuasive argument: Using the literature to your advantage. Thinking Qualitatively: An Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry. Edmonton AB, Summer.

Given, Lisa M. 2010 (annual workshop). Coding & categorization: Laying the foundation for effective data analysis. Thinking Qualitatively: An Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry. Edmonton AB, Summer.

Given, Lisa M. 2010 (annual workshop). Introduction to discourse analysis. Thinking Qualitatively: An Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry. Edmonton AB, Summer.

Given, Lisa M. 2010 (annual workshop). Making research accessible: Crafting effective abstracts and keywords. Thinking Qualitatively: An Introduction to Qualitative Inquiry. Edmonton AB, Summer.

National Invited Presentations (Plenary Addresses, etc.)

Given, Lisa M. 2010. High performance computing in the arts and humanities: What does the future hold? BCNet/CANARIE Conference 2010 – New Ideas for Shared Solutions. Vancouver BC, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2009. The University as an informing space: Understanding students’ experiences. Atlantic Centre for Qualitative Research and Analysis Annual Symposium, St. Thomas University – Keynote Lecture. Fredericton NB, November.

Valdman, Silvia, and Lisa M. Given. 2008. Evidence in the age of the internet: How reliable is it? Ottawa Immigration Law Conference 2008. Ottawa ON, April.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Questionnaire design for effective library research. Ontario Library Association Superconference 2008. Toronto ON, January.

National Refereed Presentations

Given, Lisa M. and Heidi Julien. 2010. Engaging students in information literacy: Curriculum planning from the ground up. Information Science: Synergy through Diversity – the 38th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science. Montreal PQ, June.

Julien, Heidi and Lisa M. Given. 2010. Student-focused curriculum planning: Starting from the ground up. Workshop on Instruction in Library Use (WILU) 2010: Design, Play, Learn. Montreal PQ, May.

Given, Lisa M., Stan Ruecker, Martina King, Moyra Lang, and Myah Slade. 2009. Health information online: An examination of consumers’ experiences in managing complex health regimes. Mapping the 21st Century Information Landscape: Borders, Bridges and Byways – the 37th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science. Ottawa ON, June.

Ruecker, Stan, Lisa M. Given, Martina King, Moyra Lang, Myah Slade, and Carlos Fiorentino. 2009. User information for the design of visual interfaces for health information and the management of complex health regimes. Society for Digital Humanities Annual Conference – Digital Humanities: Expanding Textualities. Ottawa ON, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2009. Branching out in research design: Choosing & using appropriate methods. Branching Out – Saskatchewan Library Association Conference 2009. Saskatoon SK, May.

Given, Lisa M., and Mary Ann Mavrinac. 2009. Designing effective library spaces: How research can inform practice. Ontario Library Association Superconference 2009. Toronto ON, January.

Leckie, Gloria J., Lisa M. Given, and Grant Campbell. 2008. Using regulation theory to examine library OPACs and web portals. Information Beyond Borders: LIS Interacting with other Disciplines – the 36th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science. Vancouver BC, June.

Given, Lisa M., and Gloria J. Leckie. 2008. ‘Placing’ Henri Lefebvre in LIS Theory and Practice. Information Beyond Borders: LIS Interacting with other Disciplines – the 36th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science . Vancouver BC, June.

Other National Presentations

Given, Lisa M. 2009. Information theory and the qualitative coding process: A model for effective data analysis. Atlantic Centre for Qualitative Research and Analysis Annual Symposium, St. Thomas University – Annual Workshop Series. Fredericton NB, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. The Tri-Council Policy Statement in the context of social sciences and humanities research. National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR) Training Seminar in Research Ethics: Social and Behavioural Sciences and Humanities. Saskatoon SK, January.

Provincial/Local Invited Presentations (Plenary Addresses, etc.)

Given, Lisa M. 2009. Identifying the ‘best’ evidence: The quantitative vs. qualitative debate. Alberta Initiative for School Improvement Research Symposium. Edmonton AB, March.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Meta-analysis of qualitative research: Strategies for assessing the evidence. Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Research Day. Edmonton AB, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Responding to disruption: Why understanding the dynamics of routines is useful – a paper by Martha S. Feldman (plenary discussant). University of Alberta Communications and Technology Symposium 2008. Edmonton AB, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Making sense of human ethics: A guide to the current research ethics landscape in Canada. Mount Royal College Research Development Days. Calgary AB, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Coding and analysis of qualitative data: An information theory approach. Research Seminar Series, Athabasca University. Edmonton AB, March.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Qualitative research and the Tri-Council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans – Implications for researchers in education. Research Seminar Series , Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, October.

Provincial/Local Refereed Presentations

van Kuik Fast, Nathania, Marilyn Langevin, Lisa M. Given, and Joanne Volden. 2009. Bullying experienced by children who stutter: What is known, what is needed (poster). Navigating an Environment of Change – 2009 Conference of the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Calgary AB, November.

Other Provincial/Local Presentations

Given, Lisa M. 2010. Research ethics in education: A review of issues and guidelines. Master of Educational Studies Postsecondary Cohort Seminar, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. Visual Traffic Sweeps (VTS): A Research Method for Examining People’s Use of Physical Space. Faculty of Education Research Forum. Edmonton AB, February.

Julien, Heidi and Lisa M. Given. 2009. Making the transition from high school to university: Assessing students’ information literacy experiences. Global Footprints – A Legacy of Sustainability: Alberta Teachers’ Association, Social Studies Council Annual Conference. Lake Louise AB, October.

Given, Lisa M. 2009. Qualitative research: Important evidence for health-care issues. A presentation for the Health Sciences Librarians at the University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, August.

Langevin, Marilyn, Kenneth Rubin, Lisa M. Given, Christina Rinaldi, and Tanya Beran. 2009. Toward development of a clinical tool to measure the impact of stuttering on preschoolers (poster). Leaders in Rehabilitation: The Rehabilitation of Function, the Function of Rehabilitation – 4th Annual Conference. Edmonton AB, March.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. What to do with this mountain of data? Exploring qualitative research software as a tool for data management and analysis. A presentation for the Education Technology Professional Development Office and the Department of Educational Policy Studies Research Seminar Series. Edmonton AB, October.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. The academic library as destination: Designing spaces and services for undergraduates’ needs. A presentation for the Librarians – Mount Royal College . Calgary AB, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Undergraduates, affect and academic information behaviours: Implications for library services and spaces. A presentation for the Association of Professional Librarians at the University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2010 (annual workshop). Research ethics in the Arts: An overview of the Tri-Council Policy Statement. Research Seminar Series: Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2010 (annual workshop). Research ethics in education: A review of issues and guidelines. Master of Educational Studies 1st Year Cohort Seminar,Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2006. Usable interface design for seniors: Using similarity clustering to access drug information. Research Seminar Series: School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, January.

Given, Lisa M., and Stan Ruecker. 2005. Designing usability studies: The drug interface study as a model for research practice. Faculty of Arts, Humanities Computing Program, Experimental Reading Workshop Speakers Series . Edmonton AB, February.

Professional Presentations, Seminars, and Workshops

International

Given, Lisa M. 2008. How to get published in LIS journals (panel). Community Engagement: Integrating Learning, Research and Practice – Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference. Philadelphia PA, January.

National

Given, Lisa M. 2009 (annual workshop). Designing effective questionnaires: What every librarian needs to know! The Education Institute: a Joint Initiative of the Library Associations of Canada . Multi-site teleconference.

Given, Lisa M. 2009 (annual workshop). Using observational research methods in your library. The Education Institute: a Joint Initiative of the Library Associations of Canada . Multi-site teleconference.

Given, Lisa M. 2009 (annual workshop). Using interviews as a research method in your library. The Education Institute: a Joint Initiative of the Library Associations of Canada . Multi-site teleconference.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Designing campus spaces: Meeting undergraduates’ needs. A presentation for the Capital and Architectural Planning – University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus. Mississauga ON, December.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. The librarian-researcher: Living your passion for inquiry. A presentation for the University of Western Ontario Librarians’ Association . London ON, October.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Research Ethics: An overview of issues and policies. The Education Institute: a Joint Initiative of the Library Associations of Canada . Multi-site teleconference, January.

Given, Lisa M. 2005. An advanced discussion of survey methodology. The Education Institute: a Joint Initiative of the Library Associations of Canada . Multi-site teleconference, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2005. Introduction to survey methodology. The Education Institute: a Joint Initiative of the Library Associations of Canada. Multi-site teleconference, October.

Provincial/Local

Given, Lisa M., Lan Chan-Marples, and Ingrid Johnston. 2009. SSHRC Standard Research Grant: A dialogue on applying for SSHRC this fall. Faculty of Education, Research Seminar. Edmonton AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Designing effective questionnaires: What every librarian needs to know! A presentation for the Association of Professional Librarians at the University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, April.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Copyright and intellectual property: An introduction [translated into Bosnian]. A training session for deans and senior professors in the Academic Capacity Building Program, International Programs Office, University of Alberta.Edmonton AB, February.

Emme, Mike, Lisa M. Given, and Anna Kirova. 2007. Creating an effective research poster (panel). A workshop for the Faculty of Education’s Graduate Students’ Association . Edmonton AB, January.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Copyright and intellectual property: An introduction [translated into Bosnian]. A training session for instructors and junior professors in the Academic Capacity Building Program, International Programs Office, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, January.

Given, Lisa M. 2006. Work/life in academe: Striking a balance. Academic Women’s Association, University of Alberta – Brown Bag Session. November.

Given, Lisa M. 2006. Designing effective questionnaires: What every librarian needs to know! A presentation for the Association of Professional Librarians at the University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2006. Research methods: Picking the right tool for your project. A presentation for the Association of Professional Librarians at the University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2006. Ethical conduct for research involving humans. A presentation for the Association of Professional Librarians at the University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, May.

Given, Lisa M., Andre Grace, and Clive Hickson. 2005. Creating an effective research poster (panel). A workshop for the Faculty of Education’s Graduate Students’ Association . Edmonton AB, January.