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Special Populations At-Risk for Dropping Out of School: A Discipline-Based Analysis of STEM Educators
(Institute for STEM Education and Research, 2015-04)
The term at-risk without proper context and definition can evoke many possibilities, characteristics, and conditions that can make comparisons and interpretation difficult. [...]in this investigational description, the ...
Effects of an Active Learning Approach on Students’ Motivation in an Engineering Course
Because there are many positive effects of active learning approaches on students’ motivation and achievement, some authors have recommended that these approaches be widely implemented. A research-intensive university ...
Analyzing the Russian Way of War: Evidence from the 2008 Conflict with Georgia
(Modern War Institute, 2018-03-20)
In the dog days of August 2008, a column of Russian tanks and troops rolled across the Republic of Georgia’s northern border and into South Ossetia, sparking a war that was over almost before it began. The war, while not ...
Fundamental Computer Science Conceptual Understandings for High School Students Using Original Computer Game Design
(The Institute for STEM Education & Research, 2012)
Beginning in 2009, the North Carolina Virtual Public Schools worked with researchers at the William and Ida Friday Institute to produce and evaluate the use of game creation by secondary students as a form of learning ...
Contemporary Spatial Publicness: Its New Characteristics and Democratic Possibilities
In this study, we explore the recognition of publicness as understood by everyday users of public space. By analyzing news articles in South Korea selected from 1 January 2010, to 31 December 2018, this study examines a ...
Instructional Technology and Distance Education in Nigeria: Historical Background and a Critical Appraisal
The purpose of this article is to examine the use of instructional technology in distance education in Nigeria and to trace the historical origins of distance education in Nigeria. Nigeria is the most populous country in ...
WE CAN REBUILD YOU: disabled bodies in technological imagination
Invited Talk at Old Dominion University
Review essay: Killer Apps and Technomyths
(Historical Studies In The Natural Sciences, 2013-02-01)
Stephen Crane: A life of fire
With the exception of Poe, no American writer has proven as challenging to biographers as the author of The Red Badge of Courage. Stephen Crane's short, compact life—"a life of fire," he called it—continues to be surrounded ...