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14–18 March, 2020 • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Doctoral Consortium Program

Saturday, March 14, 2020

1600 Cantor Policy Room
Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

Structure of paper sessions: 15 min. Presentation + 10 min. Q+A for each student, 15 min. final discussion led by discussant.

Time Session
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM Registration
09:00 AM – 09:10 AM Welcome
09:10 AM – 10:40 AM

Paper Session 1
Discussant: Chirag Shah, University of Washington, USA

Austin Ward, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA: Immersive Search: Interactive Information Retrieval in Three-Dimensional Space
(Mentor: Dirk Lewandowski, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany)

Mustafa Abualsaud, University of Waterloo, Canada: The Effect of Queries and Search Result Quality on the Rate of Query Abandonment in Interactive Information Retrieval
(Mentor: Rob Capra, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Yuan Li, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA: Interruption and renewal: How and why do people search across sessions?
(Mentor: Nick Belkin, Rutgers University, USA)
10:40 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee break
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Paper Session 2
Discussant: Gerd Berget, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway

Shannon Taber, Rutgers University, USA: Mobile Voice Query Reformulation by Visually Impaired People
(Mentor: Morgan Harvey, Sheffield University, UK)

Ashwag Alasmari, University of Maryland - Baltimore County, USA: Toward Quality Multimorbid Health Questions for Information Seeking in Q&A Sites
(Mentor: Katriina Bystrom, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway)

Yung-Sheng Chang, University of Texas at Austin, USA: Investigating the Relationship between eHealth Literacy and Information Search Behaviors
(Mentor: David Elsweiler, University of Regensburg, Germany)
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM – 03:00 PM

Paper Session 3
Discussant: Dania Bilal, University of Tennessee, USA

Amelia Cole, University of British Columbia, Canada: Understanding the role of search engines in ‘just in time’ learning
(Mentor: Jaime Arguello, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Kelsey Urgo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA: Anderson and Krathwohl’s Two-Dimensional Taxonomy Applied to Supporting and Predicting Learning During Search
(Mentor: Catherine Smith, Kent State University, USA)

Bogeum Choi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA: The Role of Working Memory in the Search-Sensemaking Process: An Exploratory Study
(Mentor: Ian Ruthven, University of Strathclyde, UK)
03:00 PM – 03:30 PM Coffee break
03:30 PM – 04:30 PM Individual Mentoring sessions
04:30 PM – 05:00 PM Closing session
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM Opening Reception
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art
639 Hornby Street

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