• Insights and Strategies for Confronting Violence: Conference Proceedings

      Johnson, Knowlton W.; Johnson, Knowlton W. (Justice Center, School of Justice, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1983-06)
      This volume collects 25 papers based on presentations at the 1982 Conference on Violence sponsored by the Justice Center at University of Alaska Anchorage, which was held October 11–13, 1982 in Anchorage. Part I, “Violent Behavior and Contributing Factors,” presents papers focusing on sexual abuse, police violence, and political violence. Additionally, firearms, alcohol, and the media are discussed as contributing factors to violence. Part II, “Control, Treatment and Prevention of Violence,” highlights traditional and alternative strategies for combating violence. In particular, research findings and models are presented that center on domestic violence, sexual abuse, violent juvenile and adult crime, crime against children, and the criminally insane. Part III, “Victims of Violence,” gives attention to traditional victim services as well as proposals for alternative programs for victims of violence. In addition, there is a discussion of people experiencing homelessness as victims of violence. Part IV, “Public Policy and Violence,” focuses on macrolevel issues of violence. The lead article presents a policy perspective in connection with violence in Northern Canada. Other issues addressed in the remaining articles are public policy and victims of violence, resource management and violence control, legal ramifications of censoring violence in the media, and use of research in combating violence.
    • Institutional Change, Transactions Costs and Fisheries Reform: Two Illustrations from New Zealand

      Towsend, Ralph (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 10/11/2016)
    • Integrated Application of Petrophysical and Geophysical Inversion Techniques for Reservoir Quality Prediction in the Cretaceous Nanushuk Formation, North Slope, Alaska

      Foreman, Jennafer L. (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2021-05-01)
      Recent Brookian discoveries on Alaska’s North Slope has re-focused petroleum exploration, redirecting industry interest towards pursuing younger, shallower, often stratigraphically trapped reservoirs of the Nanushuk and Torok formations. In order to effectively and continuously characterize the reservoir properties of these prospective reservoir formations, an advanced, integrated petrophysical and seismic interpretation workflow is needed. By infusing the post-stack model-based inversion workflow with the results of a detailed petrophysical, the resultant inverted acoustic impedance cube reveals quantifiable reservoir property information based on optimized log-measured data inputs at every trace location across the entire 3D seismic volume. This integrated workflow was applied to the Nanuq South 3D seismic volume to detect quantifiable variations in Brookian reservoir quality across the study area. The low frequency background model used to guide the inversion process was generated based on log-measured data from the Itkillik River Unit 1 well. Drilled in 1978, this well contains data of a quality consistent with the logging technology available at the time and is representative of the type of data available across much of Alaska’s exploratory basins. The integrated inversion workflow generated an inverted impedance volume that successfully detected the Narwhal Sand, a Nanushuk equivalent reservoir penetrated by the Putu 2 and Putu 2A wells, despite failing the majority of the blind well tests. By selecting a well with legacy or vintage data to train the background model, this project demonstrated that seismic inversion can yield meaningful results regardless of the vintage of well data chosen to train the background model.
    • Integrated Framework to Identify, Track, and Communicate Sea-Ice Hazards

      Mahoney, Andy; Eicken, Hajo; Jones, Josh (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-06-29)
    • Integrated Intelligent System of Systems (IISoS)

      Juengling, Kenneth; Schroeder, Collin; Pearson, Mark (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-06-29)
    • Integrated Village Energy Systems for Remote Alaska (Presentation)

      Gilbert, Steve; Colt, Steve (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska., 2004)
      Serving the integrated energy needs of a remote Alaska community with alternative primary energy offers significantly different opportunities and challenges than simply serving the “electricity” needs. How to meet these demands during How to meet these demands during the medium term (10 the medium term (10 -15 years)? Wind-Hydrogen hybrid, local methane source and geothermal are examined in this research.
    • Integrating Soft Skills With Technology in Online Postsecondary Career and Technical Education

      Canavan, Debra A. (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-05-01)
      International and U.S. economic need for postsecondary training and degree attainment has fueled the demand for online courses and programs to meet the requirements of busy adults. Rapidly changing businesses and technologies necessitate that workers continually update skills and industry credentials. Employers want to hire workers who possess both technical skills and soft skills—people skills, attitudes, and values—and who can adapt to a culturally diverse, collaborative team workplace. Higher education institutions must support faculty efforts to provide effective, quality programs and courses that prepare students for this work environment. Career and Technical Education (CTE) faculty are generally hired for their industry and workforce expertise and may need assistance transitioning to eLearning strategies. Thus, a condensed manual was created as a resource to assist new online postsecondary CTE instructors with identifying and selecting the most appropriate technology and tools for incorporating soft skills development into online courses.
    • Integrating Technology to Support and Maintain Glycemic Control in People With Diabetes

      Randall, Adam (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-08-01)
      Type II diabetes is a chronic disease state that leads to increased morbidity and mortality and impacts the lives of millions of Americans. This quality improvement project explored the use of a free smartphone application, Glucose Buddy, in aiding people with Type II diabetes to achieve and maintain glycemic control. The project was conducted through the involvement of patients at the Creekside Family Health Clinic in Ketchikan, Alaska over a three month time period. Pre-intervention hemoglobin A1c (HA1c) was compared with post-intervention HA1c. The project, due to the small sample size and high withdraw rate, was not statistically significant. However, there was clinical significance as it showed a decrease in HA1c levels in 60% of the participants.
    • The Integration of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Academic Curricula: An Effective Model for Teachers

      Gullett, Michael S. (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-12-01)
      The Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Career and Technical Education (CTE) Acts from 1990, 1998, and 2006 include federal directives for CTE programs and curriculum to be integrated with academic content. Each reauthorization and review of the Carl D. Perkins Act has provided a more inclusive and expanded definition of integration, with the intention that learning become relevant, rigorous, and effective in preparing students for a career and/or college. My CTE project examines the literature on integration, discusses its important role in CTE, outlines implications to education, and creates an integrated CTE curriculum guidebook and website for teachers. The objective of this project is that teachers will use the guidebook and accompanying website as instructional tools in their implementation efforts. The intended benefits include increasing teachers’ instructional abilities, enhancing student learning, and supporting ongoing integration efforts.
    • Integration of HeartSmart Kids into Clinical Practice: A Quality Improvement Project

      Lang, Sara (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-04-01)
      In 2009, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), established “Meaningful Use” regulations through an incentive program, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Gance-Cleveland, Gilbert, Gilbert, Dandreaux, & Russell, 2014). Meaningful Use (MU) is tied to reimbursement and focuses on how the Electronic Health Record (EHR) is being used (Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012). The goal of MU is to transform the use of the EHR from a documentation tool, to a data reservoir which allows for meaningful reviews and interpretations of the quality of care (Gance-Cleveland et al, 2014).
    • Interim Evaluation: PRAXIS Preparation and Professional Development Institute

      Jester, Timothy; McDiarmid, G. Williamson (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska., 2000)
      The primary goal of the PRAXIS Preparation and Professional Development Institute is to help Alaska Natives pass the PRAXIS exams required for teacher certification in the state. The goal of this evaluation is to provide information to the project staff on how well the Institute is achieving the goals for which it was designed. This report was prepared for the Cook Inlet Tribal Council and the Together Reaching Educational Excellence (TREE) Program.
    • Internal Audit of Juland Incorporated's ISO 9001 Management System

      Giedt, Susan H. (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-05-01)
      ISO 9001 is an internationally recognized quality management standard. The central component of this standard is a robust quality management system that provides a solid framework for organizations to create and maintain quality management within their processes and procedures. Many organizations elect to have their quality management system certified by an independent certification body. Certification has become an important discriminator to organizations when selecting potential suppliers. Existing research of the ISO 9001 quality management system suggests a relationship between the presence of a certified quality management system and improved operations, business practices, cost savings, and customer service. Juland Incorporated, an Alaskan based arctic logistics company, operates with an ISO 9001 based quality management system and this report examines the internal audit process, focusing on potential contributions to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. The report also includes a case study examining the business impact of Juland Incorporated’s decision to not pursue certification of the company’s quality management system.
    • International Student Passport Series: Nigeria and Mongolia

      Baye, Douglas; Enkhbold, Munkh-Urguu (University of Alaska Anchorage. Bookstore, 2016-04-13)
      UAA international students, Douglas Baye from Nigeria and Munkh-Urguu Enkhbold from Mongolia, discuss their home countries, education, and coming to Alaska.
    • Internet addiction: implications and assessment education for providers

      See, Marie Nicole (University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-12-01)
      The proliferation of internet accessibility and electronic devices has allowed problematic internet use or internet addiction (IA) to explode worldwide in the past two decades. Popular Applications such as gaming, pornography, gambling, and social media are wildly popular internet pastimes with resulting high abuse potential. Social, occupational, fiscal, and interpersonal problems have been reported, as have high levels of co-morbid mental illnesses. In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) added Gambling Disorder to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), the first behavioral addiction recognized by the APA. In light of the mounting evidence supporting IA as a serious threat to mental health, an IA educational webinar was developed for providers (nurse practitioners and physicians) to increase knowledge and screening for IA in the clinical setting.
    • The Interrelationship between Alaska State Law and the Social Systems of Modern Eskimo Villages in Alaska: History, Present and Future Considerations

      Conn, Stephen (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1985-08)
      Yup'ik and Inupiat villages in Alaska (the territory and the state) experienced a process of legal socialization that was strongly influenced by serious constraints in the allocation of resources. These constraints resulted in legal socialization into what was in essence a second legal state system and provided an opportunity for cultural autonomy by Eskimo villages, even though this de facto situation did not recognize these groups as sovereign tribes. The actual implementation of a single full-blown legal system in village Alaska in the mid-1970s has resulted in a loss of control and serious efforts by Alaska villages to reinstitute village law ways as tribal legal process.
    • Interview with Victor C. Krumm

      Conn, Stephen (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1978-10-28)
      Victor C. Krumm, district attorney in Bethel, Alaska from 1976 to 1979, was interviewed on October 28, 1978 about the numerous difficulties in enforcing state liquor laws and local liquor ordinances in Bethel and the villages of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in southwestern Alaska. According to Krumm, the authority villages formerly held to solve their own conflicts was removed due to constitutional rights guarantees, but gaps in the law and insufficient judicial and law enforcement resources in the bush leave villages without the ability to preserve social order.
    • Interview with William R. Nix

      Conn, Stephen (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 1973)
      William R. Nix, magistrate supervisor with the Alaska Court System and former an Alaska State Trooper, was interviewed in 1973 about law enforcement in bush Alaska during the early years of Alaska statehood; the relationships between Alaska State Troopers, village councils, magisrates of the Alaska Court System, and district attorneys in regional hubs; bail decisions for accused offenders; and the difficulties of establishing and maintaining a fair and equitable justice system in the predominately Alaska Native villages of rural Alaska.
    • Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Anchorage: 2010–11 to 2015

      Rosay, André B. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage; Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2016-08-26)
      This is a handout of a Powerpoint slide presentation presenting an overview of key results from the 2015 Alaska Victimization Survey (AVS) for the Municipality of Anchorage and trends from 2010–2011 to 2015. The Anchorage 2015 AVS survey was conducted from May to August 2015, with results released on August 26, 2016 in Anchorage. Findings include: * 1 in 2 adult women in the Municipality of Anchorage (48%) have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime; * 1 in 13 have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year; * The percentage of women in the Municipality of Anchorage who have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both in their lifetime dropped from 55% to 48%; * The percentage of women who have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both in the past year dropped from 10% to 8%; and * Rates of violence against women in the Municipality of Anchorage remain unacceptably high.
    • Intimate Partner Violence Against Ahtna (Alaska Native) Women in the Copper River Basin

      Magen, Randy H.; Wood, Darryl S. (Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2006-07)
      This study examined the frequency, severity, and consequences of intimate partner violence against an availability sample of Athabaskan women (n=91) residing in the interior of Alaska. Data about victimization experiences as well as cultural involvement, residential mobility, living arrangements, social cohesion, alcohol use, and post-traumatic stress were gathered through interviews. Slightly less than two-thirds of respondents (63.7%) reported intimate partner violence victimization at some point in their lifetime. Nearly one out of five women surveyed (17.6%) reported that they had been physically assaulted by an intimate partner in the most recent 12 months. Intimate partner victimization was more prevalant and more frequent when compared to what has been reported by the National Violence Against Women Survey.