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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 ...
Hunting and Fishing Are Different
(Educational Technology Publications Inc., 1999-03)
Online Teaching : Purpose and Methods
(Communication Institute for Online Scholarship, 1999)
Education is changing. In a time when demographic, economic, political, and pedagogical reasons are causing a greater number of adults to seek access to larger amounts of quality education in post-secondary settings, ...
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 ...
Interaction in Post-Secondary Web-Based Learning
(Educational Technology Publications Inc., 1999-01)
Distance education in the industrialized nations has seen dramatic changes in delivery technologies over the past few decades. Computer-mediated communication and the World Wide Web allow significantly faster interaction ...
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 ...
Barriers to Online Teaching in Elementary, Secondary, and Teacher Education
A review of the literature regarding the barriers to the use of educational technology in primary and secondary education was done. An emphasis was placed on the diffusion of computers in the schools, since the focus of ...
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 ...