Emerging Health Trends and Behavior Risk Factors for Chronic Disease Risk in Rural and Urban Pennsyl
The purpose of this study was to gain a greater understanding of the health access and utilization, health risk and preventive behaviors, chronic diseases, and selected public health issues for rural and urban residents of Pennsylvania. Only by the examination of these factors of health can policy makers and health providers make connections and understand the recommendations of implementing health education to prevent the onset of chronic diseases. It is not enough to recognize the data alone b
Author(s): Anderson, Kristine Marie Zaragoza

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Rural Voices Winding through the Andes Mountains: A Collective Creative Literacy Research Project
This dissertation was a collective creative literacy research study of a rural community in the Western part of the Venezuelan Andes. First, this study aimed at portraying the meanings attached to some forms of “vernacular literacy” (Barton and Hamilton, 1998) embedded in people’s everyday lives in the community of St. Isidro and in the learning of St. Isidro children in a nearby school. Second, a literacy workshop project was developed for a group of sixth graders to fuse both community a
Author(s): Contreras, Gerardo

License information
Related content

Rights not set

EMBODYING RESEARCH: A STUDY OF STUDENT ENGAGEMENT IN RESEARCH WRITING
College students often perceive the university as alienating; reading and writing impersonal research texts can intensify this sense of disconnect. College professors often feel passion and enthusiasm toward their own research yet find it difficult to create this excitement in their research writing classrooms. This qualitative study explored student and teacher perceptions and instructional approaches in a university research writing course, seeking clues to student engagement. Data collecti
Author(s): Kanter, Susan

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Judging the Hate Crime Victim: Law School Student Perceptions and the Effects of Individual and law
The present study examines the effects of individual and law school factors on the perceptions of African-American, gay, and lesbian hate crime victims for 283 law school students from two schools in western Pennsylvania. Although research on the perceptions of hate crimes and hate crime victims has increased over the last decade, research has neglected to focus on this particular population of students. This population is important because many of these law students will seek roles in the crimi
Author(s): Lee, Jenifer

License information
Related content

Rights not set

State-of-the-Art report of industry requirements
Report based on analyzed and verified requirements in the area of professional training and qualification.,Research report of the ProLearn Network of Excellence (IST 507310), Deliverable 8.7
Author(s): Karapidis Alexander,Becker Till,Ganz Walter,Gidion

License information
Related content

Rights not set

The IRIS Shell: "How to Build ITSs from Pedagogical and Design Requisites"
The goal we pursue in our research is to build a shell for helping human instructors to develop intelligent teaching-learning systems in a wide range of domains. We aim to provide a system where a previously defined architecture can be adapted automatically into a new tutor using a set of instructor-generated requirements. Trying to provide a sound basis for this tool, we use a theory of instruction that integrates cognitive processes, instructional events and instructional actions within a thre
Author(s): Arruarte Ana,Fernández-Castro Isabel,Ferrero Bego

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Lecture 18
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Sunscreen prevention of melanoma in man and mouse
Sunscreen prevention of melanoma in man and mouse
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The Role of the Elementary Principal in Promoting Parent Involvement: Evidence from Rural, Blue Ribb
The reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary School Education Act has amplified the implications of including parents in the education process. The benefits of parental involvement coupled with the teachers' and parents’ role in promoting involvement have been researched and studied for many years. Few studies focus solely on the principal’s role in promoting parent involvement, however. This study will examine the specialized association and participation of rural elementary princ
Author(s): Angelucci, Alfonso

License information
Related content

Rights not set

A Writing Teacher Learns from his Students: The Symbiosis of Student-Centered Pedagogy and Teacher R
This teacher research study documents the attempts of a college writing teacher to use response-oriented, student-centered pedagogy as a means of providing practical learning experiences for his students while simultaneously providing a practical professional development opportunity for himself. In pursuit of this goal, the teacher promoted a dialogue with the students that sought to engender their sense of engagement in the class while simultaneously encouraging their criticism and analysis of
Author(s): Boozer, Wesley

License information
Related content

Rights not set

2010 President's Annual Address
Interim President Phyllis Wise delivers the 2010 President's Annual Address to the university community. Facing a tough year of budget cutbacks and an ongoing Presidential search, Wise speaks to the priorities of her administration and the University's plan to thrive amid the challenges.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Un moulinet électrostatique (Vidéo)

L’effet de pointe d’un conducteur électrique est illustré par cette expérience : en s’échappant par la pointe d’un conducteur, les charges communiquent à celui-ci leur quantité de mouvement. Le moulinet se met alors en rotation rapide. La quantité de mouvement d’une charge est infime, mais avec un très grand nombre ...
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

GS-05: The importance of modifier keys
Understand the benefits of using modifier keys in combination with the drawing tools in Illustrator CS5.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Towards a targeted surfactant stabilized ultrasound contrast agent
Gas-filled microbubbles are highly effective when used as ultrasound contrast agents due to the large difference in acoustic impedance between the gas in the bubble and the surrounding blood. The surfactant-based contrast agent ST68 (Span 60, Tween 80) developed in our laboratory (US Patent # 5, 352, 436) and filled with sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), was modified in an attempt to make the agent target specific. Modifications to the agent were done by incorporation an anchor molecule, phosphatidylet
Author(s): Thomas, Marlon Sheldon

License information
Related content

Rights not set

4 Taking sides
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

3.7 Back to England
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

1 Overview
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

Learning outcomes
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

Music on a WIM: Andrea Clearfield (Part 1)
First up is Andrea Clearfield's composition Songs of the Wolf. Kristen Richard, a senior in horn performance in the studio of Mary Burroughs, and Alisa Gilliam, a piano faculty member at ECU perform the first movement of this piece—Wolf Songs. Clearfield, a current American composer, teaches at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She writes compositions for a variety of musical avenues including orchestra, chorus, soloists, and chamber ensembles. Additionally, Clearfield recently won
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Music on a WIM: Florence Price (Part 3)
The final two pieces, Trouble Done Come My Way and My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord, were composed by Florence Price. Price, who wrote mainly spirituals, was the first African American woman to be recognized as a symphonic composer in the 1930s. She attended the American Conservatory and the Chicago Musical College to study music. Although she wrote more than 300 compositions, many remain unpublished today. Candace Little, a senior in music therapy and mezzo-soprano, and Catherine Garner on p
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content