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Anthracite and the Irish : extricating the Irish immigrant mining community from the Molly Maguire myth, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, 1850-1879
The Molly Maguires were a reputed secret society of Irish immigrant mine workers who allegedly terrorized the anthracite coal fields of Pennsylvania from the Civil War until twenty men convicted as Molly Maguires were ...
The influence of Lysenkoism on China’s genetics : the importance of the 1956 Qingdao symposium
In 1956, prompted by Mao Zedong himself, the Qingdao symposium was convened to bring together scientists with training in "Morgan-Mendel" genetics and scientists following the Michurin school. The effects of government ...
Soil Moisture Gradients and Controls on a Southern Appalachian Hillslope from Drought Through Recharge
(European Geosciences Union, 1998)
Soil moisture gradients along hillslopes in humid watersheds, although indicated by vegetation gradients and by studies using models, have been difficult to confirm empirically. While soil properties and topographic features ...
Deterrence Theory: Success or Failure in Arab-Israeli Wars
(National Defense University Institute for National Strategic Studies, 1995-10)
Barriers To Online Teaching In Post-Secondary Institutions: Can Policy Changes Fix It?
(University of West Georgia, 1998-06)
Recent technological advances have increased the overall amount of information available and improved accessibility to that information, while at the same time the costs of publishing information have decreased. These ...
Linking Strategic Planning with Program Implementation for Distance Education
This article outlines some of the major factors and issues a college or university needs to address in planning for and implementing distance education. The authors propose that there is a need to conduct such planning and ...
Where Interaction Intersects Time
(The University at Buffalo Institutional Repository, 1996-06)
Educators normally do not have the opportunity or time to analyze individual students and tailor instructional materials or activities specifically to them. Students are usually grouped together into classes for economic ...
Audiographics used in distance learning
(Australian Council for Computers in Education, 1994-09)
This paper presents an introduction to audiographics technology, its advantages and disadvantages and a short summary of responses to an ongoing, informal inquiry into the present uses of audiographics.
Computer Conferencing and online education
This article proposes a model for viewing computer conferencing within a communications framework. It supplies an overview of how CC is similar to, and yet different from other channels of communication. The capabilities ...
The Founding and Managing of IPCT-L: A Listowners' Perspective
(Center for Teaching and Technology, Academic Computer Center, Georgetown University, 1993-04)