Carlos Evia

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OBJECTIVES Determine the feasibility of using interactive voice response (IVR) for conducting daily diary research with immigrant Latinos. METHODS Baseline data containing demographic, health, and job-related characteristics were obtained from immigrant Latino construction workers (N=119). Participants also completed an IVR-based daily diary for 21(More)
BACKGROUND Rates of occupational injury among immigrant workers are widely believed to be underestimated. The goal of this study was to enhance understanding of the burden of occupational injury and the work organization factors underlying injury among immigrant Latino residential construction workers. METHODS Prospective data were obtained from a(More)
  • Olgamary Rivera-Marrero, Penny Burge, +4 authors Juan E. Rivera-Rivera
  • 2007
The integration of discrete mathematics into the secondary school curriculum (grades 7-12) is an important consideration because the mathematical area is dynamic and interesting, providing students the development of mathematical thinking. Also, it provides for teachers the opportunity to develop innovative mathematics instruction. Since the publication of(More)
While the discipline of human-computer interaction is beginning to benefit from knowledge capture and reuse methods, lacking are effective tools to provide students with the breadth of knowledge and the importance of multidisciplinary exchanges that are vital to productive scientific disciplines. Our ongoing work on the LINK-UP knowledge management and(More)
Technical communication (TC) students who are familiar with component content management (CCM) and content strategy have better opportunities for job placement and for making carefully thought-through, rhetorically grounded choices in the workplace. In this article, we describe four ways of incorporating elements of CCM and content strategy into existing(More)
Despite federal regulations requiring provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) without cost to workers in the United States, very little is known about whether immigrant Latino construction workers receive no-cost PPE from their employers, and the role that employer provision plays in regular use of PPE. This study used cross-sectional data from a(More)
TechCommix is an XML grammar and GUI that allows technical communicators to build comics based on the principles of structured authoring. TechCommix XML uses elements of two markup languages--ComicsML and DITA--the combination of which offers a means of tagging elements connected to a comics narrative (such as speech, action, narration) and to structured(More)
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