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The Sturdy Fabric of Cultural Imperialism: Tracing Its Patterns in Contemporary Children's Novels
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 2005)
Momentum shifts in the American electric utility system: Catastrophic change - Or no change at all?
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 1996-04)
The Dilemma of Case Studies Resolved: The Virtues of Using Case Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science
(MIT Press, 2001-12)
Philosophers of science turned to historical case studies in part in response to Thomas Kuhn's insistence that such studies can transform the philosophy of science. In this issue Joseph Pitt argues that the power of case ...
Integrative STEM Education Defined
(National Dropout Prevention Center, 2013)
"In operationally defining integrative STEM education, we hope to avoid the gross confusion/ambiguity associated with STEM education. Those who wish to use integrative STEM education to describe instruction must be certain ...
College Students' Perceived Attributes of Internet Websites and Online Shopping
(Project Innovation (Alabama), 2008-03)
The purpose of this study was to examine perceptions of attributes of clothing retailers' Internet websites in relation to previous and intended future purchase from the websites. Survey data from 414 U.S. college students, ...
The Dilemma of Case Studies: Toward a Heraclitian Philosophy of Science
(MIT Press, 2001-12)
What do appeals to case studies accomplish? Consider the dilemma: On the one hand, if the case is selected because it exemplifies the philosophical point, then it is not clear that the historical data hasn't been manipulated ...
Recent Work on Aristotelian Biology
(MIT Press, 2000-12)
Object and Character in The Dark Is Rising
(Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 1986)
Narrative as a Resource for Feminist Practices of Socially Engaged Inquiry: Mayra Montero’s In the Palm of Darkness
Against the view that the physical sciences should be the privileged source of reliable knowledge within the academy in general, and in philosophy in particular, this essay argues that an interdisciplinary approach to ...
TSM Integration Project: Integrating Technology, Science, and Mathematics in the Middle School
(The Technology Teacher, 1993)
"Technological knowledge has existed far longer than scientific knowledge. Prior to the 1950s, the majority of the technological inventions and innovations did not rely upon scientific theory for their development. In the ...