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Retention of Academic Skills over the Summer Months in Alternative and Traditional Calendar Schools.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Compared the retention of academic skills of elementary students in traditional and alternative calendar schools over the summer months using curriculum-based measurement. Students completed mathematics, spelling, written expression, and reading probes in the spring and fall. Results indicated that retention of academic skills in the different…

Reece, Jennifer L.; Myers, Carl L.; Nofsinger, Christy O.; Brown, Reagan D.

2000-01-01

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The academic impact of multi-track year-round school calendars: A response to school overcrowding  

Microsoft Academic Search

Using detailed longitudinal data for the state of California, this paper studies the effect of multi-track year-round school calendars on academic performance. This particular type of year-round calendar allows for schools to house more students within the same facility than other calendars and is often motivated by its potential to alleviate overcrowding as well as to save costs relative to

Jennifer Graves

2010-01-01

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Year-Round School versus Traditional School: The Impact of Academic Calendars on Student Achievement at Selected Elementary Schools in North Central South Carolina  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examined the impact that a year-round school calendar and a traditional school calendar may have on student achievement at selected elementary schools in North Central South Carolina. Specifically it investigated mean differences in academic achievement between elementary students at two year-round schools versus two traditional…

Lindsay-Brown, Sandra J.

2010-01-01

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25 CFR 36.20 - Standard V-Minimum academic programs/school calendar.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...broaden social and academic experiences. (c) All intraschool programs (e.g., library, instructional labs, physical education, music, etc.) which are directly related to or affect student instruction shall provide services from the...

2011-04-01

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25 CFR 36.20 - Standard V-Minimum academic programs/school calendar.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR EDUCATION MINIMUM ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR THE BASIC EDUCATION OF INDIAN CHILDREN AND NATIONAL CRITERIA...library, instructional labs, physical education, music, etc.) which are directly...

2013-04-01

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Indian Calendars  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Indian calendars are interesting, but very complicated. Indians use both solar and lunisolar calendars. The solar calendars follow the sidereal year. The lunisolar calendars are of two types; some have months that run from new Moon to new Moon, while some have months that run from full Moon to full Moon. Leap months are a common feature of these

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Earth Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This handout lists major events in Earth history with approximate ages (in millions of years before present). The calendar date is determined by setting midnight, January 1, to correspond with the formation of the Earth, and setting the following midnight, December 31, to correspond to the present. Thus, the entire history of the Earth is displayed as a single calendar year.

Barker, Jeffrey

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Calendar Logic  

Microsoft Academic Search

A propositional temporal logic is introduced whose operators quantify over intervals of a reference time line. The intervals are specied symbolically, for example 'next week's weekend'. The specication language for the intervals takes into account all the features of real calendar systems. A simple statement which can be expressed in this language is for example: 'yesterday I worked for eight

Hans Jürgen Ohlbach; Dov M. Gabbay

1998-01-01

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The Council's Solar Calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

IT IS WELL KNOWN that for some time during the fifth century, the calendar used by the council in Athens to conduct its business (“prytany calendar”) employed a year of a different length from that of the calendar used by the archon to schedule religious events (“festival calendar”). In the fourth century the archon’s calendar consisted of twelve or thirteen

Francis M. Dunn

1999-01-01

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Animal Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website contains links to 12 calendars (12 months). June contains seven activities that mix math with exploring animals. For instance, children conduct a survey about favorite animals, find an animal with paws bigger than their hands, and name as many spotted animals as they can in a minute. Works as a handout, take-home, or group activity. Available as a downloadable pdf and in Spanish.

Terc

2010-01-01

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Zoo Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Use the Zoo Calendar (page 1 of PDF) to involve learners in interdisciplinary, whole language, and writing activities about ecological concepts. Each 30-45 minute activity emphasizes the concept of biodiversity and demonstrates that science is all around us. These activities can be conducted before or after a visit to a zoo (or not at all), in a large or small group setting, and as a month long or shorter (or longer) unit.

Baltimore, The M.

2012-06-26

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Moon Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This web application, developed mainly for elementary school students, shows the phases of the Moon for each day of a selected month from any given latitude and longitude. The calendar can be set from 3999 BC to 3999 AD. Each day can be looked at individually, or can be animated to go through the phases. Other information includes the distance to the Moon, time of Moonrise and Moonset, and the distance to the Sun with sunrise and sunset times.

Carlisle, Paul

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Kokino Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In 2001, in the northeast part of Macedonia, a site of impressive dimensions and with remarkable contents was discovered. Archaeological excavations in the following years have shown that the site represents a huge mountain sanctuary with enormous amount of artefact dated in XIX century B.C. In unison, performed archaeo-astronomical analysis exposed the fact that this site encompasses all characteristics of an ancient observatory built 3900 years ago as a result of which the site was called Megalithic Observatory Kokino. As any similar observatory, Megalithic Observatory Kokino was used for development of a calendar, by utilization of which, life in the community of ancient farmers was organized. By the end of 2006 and at the beginning of 2007, specially crafted stone markers for measurement of lunar month were discovered. This fact revealed that people of that time living in the area of Central Balkan Peninsula were familiar with the 19 years lunar cycle, according to which they prepared lunar calendar, today known as Kokino Calendar. In the course of 2007, additional evidences found verified that on the territory of the ancient observatory there is a specially crafted observation post and four stone markers used for observation of the Full Moon rise on the east horizon in the night of its total eclipse. These stone markers marked the cycles of eclipses in periods of 54 years and 34 days.

Cenev, G.

2008-10-01

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Beginning of activity in 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and predictions for 2014-2015  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Context. Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was selected in 2003 as the new target of the Rosetta mission. It has since been the subject of a detailed campaign of observations to characterise its nucleus and activity. Aims: We present previously unpublished data taken around the start of activity of the comet in 2007/8, before its last perihelion passage. We constrain the time of the start of activity, and combine this with other data taken throughout the comet's orbit to make predictions for its likely behaviour during 2014/5 while Rosetta is operating. Methods: A considerable difficulty in observing 67P during the past years has been its position against crowded fields towards the Galactic centre for much of the time. The 2007/8 data presented here were particularly difficult, and the comet will once again be badly placed for Earth-based observations in 2014/5. We make use of the difference image analysis technique, which is commonly used in variable star and exoplanet research, to remove background sources and extract images of the comet. In addition, we reprocess a large quantity of archival images of 67P covering its full orbit, to produce a heliocentric lightcurve. By using consistent reduction, measurement and calibration techniques we generate a remarkably clean lightcurve, which can be used to measure a brightness-distance relationship and to predict the future brightness of the comet. Results: We determine that the comet was active around November 2007, at a pre-perihelion distance from the Sun of 4.3 AU. The comet will reach this distance, and probably become active again, in March 2014. We find that the dust brightness can be well described by Af? ? r-3.2 pre-perihelion and ? r-3.4 post-perihelion, and that the comet has a higher dust-to-gas ratio than average, with log (Af?/Q(H2O)) = - 24.94 ± 0.22 cm s molecule-1 at r < 2 AU. A model fit to the photometric data suggests that only a small fraction (1.4%) of the surface is active. Based on observations collected at the European Southern Observatory, Paranal, Chile - 079.C-0687 080.C-0259, and from archives.

Snodgrass, C.; Tubiana, C.; Bramich, D. M.; Meech, K.; Boehnhardt, H.; Barrera, L.

2013-09-01

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Length of School Calendars and Student Achievement in High Schools in California, Illinois and Texas  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of this study was to analyze student academic performance data from year-round calendar high schools across the United States in comparison to those of traditional calendar high schools within the same states. This study sought to determine if the mean passing scores of students for the last three academic years in four important…

Pedersen, James M.

2010-01-01

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Length of School Calendars and Student Achievement in High Schools in California, Illinois and Texas  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of this study was to analyze student academic performance data from year-round calendar high schools across the United States in comparison to those of traditional calendar high schools within the same states. This study sought to determine if the mean passing scores of students for the last three academic years in four important…

Pedersen, James M.

2011-01-01

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Inferring calendar event attendance  

Microsoft Academic Search

The digital personal calendar has long been established as an effective tool for supporting workgroup coordination. For the new class of ubiquitous computing applications, however, the calendar can also be seen as a sensor, providing both location and availability information to these applications. In most cases, however, the calendar represents a sequence of events that people could (or should) attend,

Elizabeth D. Mynatt; Joe Tullio

2001-01-01

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The Chinese Calendars  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this article we try to answer the question how and why did Chinese ancient astronomy came into being and how did one lonesome and original calendar system on the very end of the world develop. At the beginning, Chinese people distinguished time of the year by the annual cycles of plants and animals, but soon began to determine seasons by observing celestial bodies. Early successful measuring of tropical year and synodic month made possible for Chinese people to issue first calendars very early. Spring and Autumn (Chunqiu) period (770 - 476 BC) brought forward first official calendars. Further improvement of calendars is due to the development of new astronomical instruments. Chinese calendars also originate from the metaphysical concepts of Qi, Yin-Yang and 5 elements. 5 elements were connected with Chinese 5 seasons of the year and this was the first form of solar calendar. Later, it developed into solar calendar with 10 months. In the next phase, Chinese calendar turned into lunisolar calendar which also has its evolution. Chinese people invented Calendar "with division by four" (the name of this calendar). They also added 24 solar terms to make calendar harmonize with natural cycles. Li Chunfeng rearranged intercalations and used month without main solar term and divided months into short and long months. Sexagesimal system of time measuring refers to the system of Chinese 10 Heavenly Stems and 12 Earthly Branches. Its purpose is to measure time and define years, months, days and hours.

Kostic, N.; Segan, S.

2009-09-01

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Calendar Reform: Bob McClenon's Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The world's presently-used Gregorian calendar is extremely clumsy, because the Gregorian calendar repeats only after 400 years (Seidelman 1961), and therefore organizations, including the AAS, have to re-work their calendar each and every year. This work is totally unnecessary. I propose that the American Astronomical Society advocate the world-wide adoption of the CCC&T calendar, which is an adaptation of Bob McClenon's Calendar, a brilliant fix which results in the calendar being identical every year. This calendar is far superior to previously suggested reformed calendars, in that it does not break the cycle of the days of the week, ever! Pragmatic (and more than adequate) synchronization with the seasons is achieved by the introduction of an extra week-long ``month" every four or five years at the end of June; I propose that this seven-day month be called Newton. The target for adoption is 2006 Jan 1, and at the same time, universal use of universal time should be adopted, making the date and time identical everywhere on Earth. Time zones remain as ``hours of work" zones, EST for example becoming ``14 o'clock to 22 o'clock" for a ``nine-to-five" job. The economic benefit that astronomers could provide the world through shepherding this simple reform would easily and indeed more than repay all that the world has kindly spent on astronomical research. This work was supported by NASA's Maryland Space Grant Consortium. Seidelman, K. 1961, Explanatory Supplement to ``The Astronomical Ephemeris" and ``The American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac," (London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office), p. 407

Henry, R. C.

2003-12-01

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Advisory Committee Calendar  

Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)

... September 25, 2013: Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology Advisory ... April 25-26, 2013: Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Toxicology ... More results from www.fda.gov/advisorycommittees/calendar

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Calendars and Thinking Logically.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This teaching guide consists of two short lessons: (1)"Centuries and Millennia"; and (2) "Days, Weeks, Months and Years." The first lesson shows major religious and secular concerns that, in various ages, combined to produce the calendar that now indicates the beginning of "a new millennium." It is specifically designed to combat "calendar

Smith, Fred C.; Abrahamson, Brant

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SNOOPy Calendar Queue  

Microsoft Academic Search

Discrete event simulations often require a future event list structure to manage events according to their timestamp. The choice of an efficient data structure is vital to the performance of discrete event simulations as 40% of the time may be spent on its management. A Calendar Queue (CQ) or Dynamic Calendar Queue (DCQ) are two data structures that offers O(1)

Kah Leong Tan; Li-Jin Thng

2000-01-01

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Learning Others' Calendars.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This work develops a method for aiding the process of meeting scheduling through learning about the meetings in the calendars of other users. We assume users do not share their entire calendars. This makes it difficult to determine the exact state of anot...

A. Leffert

2006-01-01

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Double and Half Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website contains links to 12 calendars (12 months). August contains eight activities about twice as much and half as much. For instance, learners find something twice as wide as the calendar page, double a recipe, and find something half their height. Works as a handout, take-home, or group activity. Available as a downloadable pdf and in Spanish.

Terc

2010-01-01

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Will Technology Kill the Academic Calendar?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The controversial approach to online education is gaining traction at some colleges. Supporters see the self-paced model as a means to serve more students, since no one is turned away because of a full section, missed deadline, or canceled class. Others criticize go-it-alone learning as a second-rate system that leaves students in greater danger…

Parry, Marc

2011-01-01

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Lithic Calendar 2.0  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

For users looking to add a calendar to their Web site, the Lithic Calendar Applet will prove to be a helpful addition. The calendar supports any language and features colorful photographs of natural scenery, such as the Grand Canyon and the Old Faithful geyser. Persons already utilizing the Lithic Calendar will want to download the upgrade provided here as well.

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Personalized Calendar Assistant.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Many calendar tools have become available to organize, display, and track a user's commitments. However, most people still spend a considerable amount of time personally organizing meetings and managing the constant changes and adjustments that must be ma...

K. Myers K. Nitz M. Gervasio P. M. Berry T. E. Uribe

2004-01-01

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Calendars: Keeping Track of Time  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

NOVA Australia, an initiative of the Australian Academy of Science, posts new feature articles regularly. These publications include "Calendars: keeping track of time," describing the history of the Western calendar.

1999-01-01

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The Cosmic Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This activity from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific asks students to compress all of time (from the Big Bang until now) into one year. First, they have to pick major events (younger students can be given them) - this can lead to lively discussion! You can certainly be adaptable here. Second, the best thing to do is have the students guess where each event should be on the Cosmic Calendar. Third, have them look up or be given the actual time period when the event occurred. Fourth, have them calculate (or be given) the "date" on the Cosmic Calendar. Fifth, discuss! Debate! Reflect! Files cannot be uploaded as they are copyrighted but they are easily found and freely available. Authors: Therese Puyau Blanchard, Andrew Fraknoi, and the staff of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific URL: http://www.astrosociety.org/edu/astro/act2/H2_Cosmic_Calendar.pdf

Grundstrom, Erika

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An analysis of calendar performance in two autistic calendar savants  

PubMed Central

We acquired large data sets of calendar performance from two autistic calendar savants, DG and RN. An analysis of their errors and reaction times revealed that (1) both individuals had knowledge of calendar information from a limited range of years; (2) there was no evidence for the use of memorized anchor dates that could, by virtue of counting away from the anchors, allow correct responses to questions about other dates; and (3) the two individuals differed in their calendar knowledge, as well as in their ability to perform secondary tasks in which calendar knowledge was assessed indirectly. In view of the fact that there are only 14 possible annual calendars, we suggest that both savants worked by memorizing these 14 possible calendar arrangements.

Kennedy, Daniel P.; Squire, Larry R.

2007-01-01

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Wooden Calendars from Central Rhodopes  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Four wooden calendars from the village of Polkovnik Serafimovo, Smolyan region, in the Central Rhodopes are presented here, and three of them - for the first time. The shape and size, the kind of the signs and structure of the calendar record bear the characteristic features of the rest of the Bulgarian wooden calendars. The short notches on the edges represent the days of the year in the Julian (solar) calendar. The special signs on the sides mark the fixed festivals of the Orthodox Church calendar and are also influenced by the local tradition. The type of the signs confirms that the wooden sticks belong to the group of calendars from the Central Rhodopes. According to the beginning date of the calendar record on the sticks, two of the calendars are of the April (May) or October (November) type which corresponds to the very popular economic division of the year in the folk calendar into two periods -- warm and cold. The other two sticks, which are very similar to each other, make an exception in this respect among the rest of the Bulgarian wooden calendars. The months are divided into four groups (seasons) on each of the four edges of the stick (only one calendar from Burgas region has the same structure). The most interesting thing about the two sticks is that this is the only case among all known Bulgarian calendars that the beginning of the calendar record coincides with the beginning of the civil year on 1st January (January type) like some wooden calendars from Western Europe. Nowadays it is getting harder and harder to find wooden calendars in Bulgaria and in the neighbouring Balkan countries. The thorough knowledge about them could be helpful in various scientific fields, e.g. history of religion, ethnology, history of astronomy and mathematics, as well as semiotics.

Koleva, V.

2008-10-01

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PCAL: A Personal Calendar.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

PCAL, the personsal calendar program, supports a single user in maintaining a record of his appointments. The program is currently available for use on the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science DEC-20/60(MIT-XX on the ARPANET). This paper is a description o...

I. Grief

1982-01-01

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Dynamic Calendar Queue  

Microsoft Academic Search

Discrete event simulations need a priority queue sorting events according to their timestamp to process events in their time order. As the number of events increases, the choice of data structure for this event list can affect the simulation performance significantly. A calendar queue is a data structure popularly used in most discrete event simulators due to its O(1) time

Jongsuk Ahn; Oh Seunghyun

1999-01-01

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Physical Fitness Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website contains links to 12 calendars (12 months). January contains seven varied activities that mix measurement, data, and being active. For instance, children count how many times in a row they can throw and catch a ball, measure how far they can go in 5 seconds, count how many jumping jacks they can do in a minute. Works as a handout, take-home, or group activity. Available as a downloadable pdf and in Spanish.

Terc

2010-01-01

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An analysis of the causes of the difference between Dai calendar and lunar calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

Dai calendar is a calendar which mixed with the solar calendar and lunar calendar forming its own system. Using the method of the Celestial Stems and the Terrestrial Branches to record days and years is an important part of Dai calendar, which have many relations with Han calendar and keep the pronounciation of ancient Chinese and succeed the custom of

Weibao Li; Haiying Li

1999-01-01

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USDA Agency Reports Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The USDA summarizes its report releases from various sources (the Economic Research Service, the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the Foreign Agricultural Service, and the World Agricultural Outlook Board) at these three calendar sites. Notable reports for June 1998 include Minnesota-Wisconsin Manufacturing Grade Milk Price Series, Base Month and Final Two-State Estimates for 1995-97 (June 5), and the Milk Production report (June 15), which indicated that California has passed Wisconsin to become the leading state in number of milk cows.

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Mathematics of the Gregorian Calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

October 15, 1982 was the beginning of the second 400 year cycle of the Gregorian calendar, an event insufficiently celebrated by mathematicians. Although a number of recent articles deal nicely with the history of the calendar, one has to go back to early editions of the Encyclopaedia Britannica [12]--a place few would think to look--to find a good treatment of

V. Frederick Rickey

1985-01-01

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Calendars in IFPS/Personal.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The use of the Julian period allows the simple calculation of linear calendar dates and date intervals. It has been possible to write simple Gregorian-Julian and Julian-Gregorian calendar algorithms for use with IFPS/Personal. The ability to make a direct...

V. A. Mode

1986-01-01

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BIOSIS Conference Calendar for Zoology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Maintained by the publisher of Biological Abstracts, this Conference Calendar contains current and upcoming national and international conference announcements as well as archived conference announcements from 1996 to the present.

1998-01-01

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Time, Calendars, and the Millennium.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents a list of resources that focus on the concept of time, telling time, and calendars. Includes nonfiction books for librarians, teachers and older readers; books for younger readers; poems; trivia; Web sites; and search sites. (AEF)|

Barron, Daniel D.

1999-01-01

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21 CFR 10.100 - Public calendar.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-04-01 false Public calendar. 10...Drugs FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH...Procedures § 10.100 Public calendar. (a...the Food and Drug Administration. (d) Public display. The...

2013-04-01

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Shared family calendars: Promoting symmetry and accessibility  

Microsoft Academic Search

We describe the design and use of a system facilitating the sharing of calendar information between remotely located family members. Users can choose to enter information into a computerized calendar or to write by hand on digital paper calendars. All of the information is automatically shared among everyone in the distributed family.

Catherine Plaisant; Aaron Clamage; Hilary Browne Hutchinson; Benjamin B. Bederson; Allison Druin

2006-01-01

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Calendar, MOD 0, an Automated FORTRAN Calendar for Managers.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

CALENDAR, MOD 0, is a computer-based system designed to produce printout for each user of his forthcoming appointments for as many months in the future as desired. The system is run daily, and can in concept handle as many as 100 users. It is mainly usefu...

A. B. Mays

1971-01-01

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An investigation of the calendar calculation ability of a Chinese calendar savant  

Microsoft Academic Search

A Chinese calendar savant was investigated on his exceptional proficiency in calendar calculation and his culture-specific talent of converting the Gregorian calendar to the Chinese calendar. Results did not support any one of the hypotheses of eidetic imagery, high-speed calculation, rote memorization, keying-off (anchoring) strategy, use of calendar regularities or monthly configuration as the only explanation proposed in earlier investigations.

Eric D. F. Ho; Adolf K. T. Tsang; David Y. F. Ho

1991-01-01

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Accuracy of the Hebrew calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

The present Hebrew (Jewish) calendar was put into effect by Hillel II in the year 358 C.E. [1]. Prior to that time, various sages imparted fundamental astronomical data with regard to the lengths of the lunation (synodic lunar month). The elders of the ruling judicial system established the calculations upon which (with corroborations by witnesses) declarations of the new moon

H. S. Schloss

2000-01-01

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Multireligious, Multicultural, and Multiethnic Calendar.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This guide features materials concerning ethnic and religious groups and the annual dates important to those groups. Specifically, the guide contains an index of religious holidays; a list of the historical dates important to Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism; and a calendar that lists, by month, cultural and…

Korra, Herb, Comp.

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Academic Blogging: Academic Practice and Academic Identity  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper describes a small-scale study which investigates the role of blogging in professional academic practice in higher education. It draws on interviews with a sample of academics (scholars, researchers and teachers) who have blogs and on the author's own reflections on blogging to investigate the function of blogging in academic practice…

Kirkup, Gill

2010-01-01

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The calendar of the future. A world calendar with leap week  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

There exists a unique perpetual (solar) calendar with leap week that could become the basis for an eventual world calendar reform. Unlike the Universal Calendar considered for such a reform by the UN in 1956, rejected in a vote, it does not interrupt the continuity of weeks, which was the chief objection against this calendar. Except for the mentioned serious chronological defect, the Universal Calendar would otherwise have had many advantages. The leap week concept had been suggested earlier, but was never elaborated properly. Relevant theoretical questions and a suitable form of the calendar based on this concept are discussed. There is also a glimpse of the possible form of our calendar in a very distant future and of a calendar in cosmic space. The new calendar proposed is an optimum compromise for a solar calendar. While preserving advantages of the Universal Calendar, it fulfills all modern requirements: constancy, uniformity, continuity, simplicity and accuracy. With the leap rule derived (with regard to uniform time) an error of one day would occur in the new calendar in an interval longer than 10000 years. It could obtain a global acceptance, because there would be no discordance in the day of the week with respect to other existing calendars having a weekly cycle (such as, e.g., Jewish, Muslim, etc.).

Urá, Josef

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Countdown: Counting with a Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Learners will count down the days to a special event. How much longer? Calendars, dates, and units of time mean much more when youâre anticipating a special event. Locate the date youâre waiting for on the calendar. Younger learners can keep track of how many days. Older learners can count down the hours, minutes, and even seconds as the time draws near. Or, challenge a multi-age group to find as many ways as they can to express the amount of time left (32 days, 4 weeks and 4 days, 1 month and 1 day..). Make this a routine: Each time you gather the group, check the countdown. Available as a web page and downloadable pdf.

Terc

2010-01-01

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A calendar with common sense  

Microsoft Academic Search

Digital devices today have little understanding of their real-world context, and as a result they often make stupid mistakes. To improve this situation we are developing a database of world knowledge called ThoughtTreasure at the same time that we develop intelligent applications. In this paper we present one such application, SensiCal, a calendar with a degree of common sense. We

Erik T. Mueller

2000-01-01

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A wooden calendar from southeastern Bulgaria  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Wooden calendars are a specific tool for preserving the church calendar in medieval Europe. The Christian symbols are skillfully interwoven with traditional signs, which mark the days of importance for the economic and ritual life in a year. The archaic method of time reckoning has turned into a tool for disseminating and establishing the Christian festival system, and is one of the proofs of the syncretism between the pagan tradition and the new religious ritualism. Bulgarian Christians used such objects until the beginning of the 20th century. The earliest date fixed on a wooden calendar is 1783. These calendars are also called rabosh in Bulgaria. The calendar presented here is based on the Julian (solar) calendar containing the major fixed feasts of the Orthodox Church. It has not been published so far and is kept in a private collection.

Koleva, Vesselina; Georgiev, Iliya

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78 FR 22890 - Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2013  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Health Service Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2013 AGENCY: Indian Health Service...medical care provided by IHS facilities for Calendar Year 2013 for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries...Excludes Physician/Practitioner Services) Calendar Year 2013 Lower 48 States:...

2013-04-17

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77 FR 33470 - Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2012  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Health Service Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2012 AGENCY: Indian Health Service...medical care provided by IHS facilities for Calendar Year 2012 for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries...Excludes Physician/Practitioner Services) Calendar Year 2012 Lower 48 States:...

2012-06-06

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76 FR 24496 - Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2011  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Health Service Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2011 AGENCY: Indian Health Service...medical care provided by IHS facilities for Calendar Year 2011 for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries...Calendar Year...

2011-05-02

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75 FR 34147 - Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2010  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Health Service Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2010 AGENCY: Indian Health Service...medical care provided by IHS facilities for Calendar Year 2010 for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries...Calendar Year...

2010-06-16

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Learning User Preferences in Distributed Calendar Scheduling  

Microsoft Academic Search

Within the fleld of software agents, there has been increas- ing interest in automating the process of calendar scheduling in recent years. Calendar (or meeting) scheduling is an example of a timetabling domain that is most naturally formulated and solved as a continuous, distributed problem. Fundamentally, it involves reconciliation of a given user's scheduling preferences with those of others that

Oh Jean; Stephen F. Smith

2004-01-01

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Discovering Calendar-based Temporal Association Rules  

Microsoft Academic Search

A temporal association rule is an association rule that holds during specific time intervals. An example is that eggs and coffee are frequently sold together in morning hours. This paper studies temporal association rules dur- ing the time intervals specified by user-given calendar schemas. Generally, the use of calendar schemas makes the discovered temporal association rules easier to under- stand.

Yingjiu Li; Peng Ning; Xiaoyang Sean Wang; Sushil Jajodia

2001-01-01

58

The Calendar of the Greek Orthodox Church  

Microsoft Academic Search

At the Orthodox Church Council in 1923 in Constantinople a proposal concerning the reform of the calendar, elaborated by the Serbian astronomer Milutin Milankovic´ together with professor Maksim Trpkovic´, was submitted, providing for a more exact calendar than the Gregorian one. Instead of three days in 4 centuries one should omit 7 days in 9 centuries or 0.0077 days per

M. S. Dimitrijevic´; E. Theodossiou

2002-01-01

59

A visual calendar for scheduling group meetings  

Microsoft Academic Search

Scheduling group meetings requires access to participants' calendars, typically located in scattered pockets or desks. Placing participants' calendars on-line and using a rule-based scheduler to find a time slot would alleviate the problem to some extent, but it often is difficult to trust the results, because correct scheduling rules are elusive, varying with the participants and the agenda of a

David Beard; Murugappan Palaniappan; Alan Humm; David Banks; Anil Nair; Yen-Ping Shan

1990-01-01

60

Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

JULY 2004 2nd World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Faculty of Luminy, Marseille, France 5-9 July 2004 Europa Organisation (europa@europa-organisation.com), +33 5 34 45 26 45, www.gts2004.org Budapest Workshop on Behavioral Economics, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary 5-10 July 2004 Eva Dotzi (behavecon@ceu.hu), www.iza.org/en/calls_conferences/CallCEU_04.pdf FDA'04. 1st IFAC Workshop on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications, Bordeaux, France 19-20 July 2004 IFAC secretariat (fda04@lap.u-bordeaux1.fr), www.lap.u-bordeaux.fr/fda04/ Bachelier Finance Society Third World Congress, InterContinental Hotel, Chicago, IL, USA 21-24 July 2004 bfs2004@uic.edu, www.uic.edu/orgs/bachelier/ BS/IMS 2004. 6th World Congress of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability, Barcelona, Spain 26-31 July 2004 wc2004@pacifico-meetings.com, +34 93 402 13 85, www.imub.ub.es/events/wc2004 AUGUST 2004 Summer School in Econometrics. The Cointegrated VAR Model: Econometric Methodology and Macroeconomic Applications, Institute of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 2-22 August 2004 Summerschool@econ.ku.dk, www.econ.ku.dk/summerschool SEPTEMBER 2004 First Bonzenfreies Colloquium on Market Dynamics and Quantitative Economics, Alessandria, Palazzo Borsalino, Italy 9-10 September 2004 colloquium@unipmn.it, www.mfn.unipmn.it/~colloqui/ Risk Analysis 2004. 4th International Conference on Computer Simulation in Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation, Aldemar Paradise Royal Mare Hotel, Rhodes, Greece 27-29 September 2004 enquiries@wessex.ac.uk, +44 (0)238 029 3223, www.wessex.ac.uk/conferences/2004/risk04/ OCTOBER 2004 IRC Hedge 2004, InterContinental Hotel, London, UK 10, 11 October 2004 enquiries@irc-conferences.com, www.irc-conferences.com/show_conference.php?id=10 NOVEMBER 2004 IRC DICE 2004, InterContinental Hotel, London, UK 22, 23 November 2004 enquiries@irc-conferences.com, www.irc-conferences.com/show_conference.php?id=13 DECEMBER 2004 Quantitative Methods in Finance 2004, Sydney, Australia 15-18 December 2004 Andrea Schnaufer (qmf@uts.edu.au), +61 2 9514 7737, www.business.uts.edu.au/finance/resources/qmf2004/ JANUARY 2005 Developments in Quantitative Finance, Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK 24 January-22 July 2005 www.newton.cam.ac.uk/programmes/DQF/index.html

2004-06-01

61

Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

MAY 2004 GARP's 3rd Credit & Counterparty Risk Summit, London, UK 21-23 May 2004 Andreas Simou (andreas.simou@garp.com), +44 (0)20 7626 9301, www.garp.com/events/3rdcred IMA Workshop 9: Financial Data Analysis and Applications, University of Minnesota, MN, USA 24-28 May 2004 www.ima.umn.edu/complex/spring/c9.html Global Derivatives & Risk Management 2004, NH Eurobuilding, Madrid, Spain 25-28 May 2004 Aden Watkins, ICBI (awatkins@iirltd.co.uk), +44 (0)20 7915 5198, www.icbi-uk.com/globalderivatives/ WEHIA'04 9th Workshop on Economics and Heterogeneous Interacting Agents, Kyodai-Kaikan, Kyoto, Japan 27-29 May 2004 www.nda.ac.jp/cs/AI/wehia04/ JUNE 2004 Semimartingale Theory and Practice in Finance, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada 5-10 June 2004 www.pims.math.ca/birs/workshops/2004/04w5032/ MC2QMC 2004 International Conference on Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo Methods, Juan-les-Pins, Côte d'Azur, France 7-10 June 2004 Monique Simonetti (Monique.Simonetti@sophia.inria.fr), +33 4 92 38 78 64, www-sop.inria.fr/omega/MC2QMC2004/ GAIM'04 10th Annual Global Alternative Investment Management Forum, The Beaulieu Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland 8-11 June 2004 +44 (0)20 7915 5103, www.icbi-uk.com/gaim/ 3rd Annual Conference Ri$k Management 2004, Fairmont Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 12-15 June 2004 www.iirme.com/risk/ 10th Annual Risk USA Congress, Boston, MA, USA 21-24 June 2004 Aristotle Liu (aliu@riskwaters.com), +44 (0)207 484 9700, www.riskusa.com Mannheim Empirical Research Summer School, Mannheim University, Germany 22 June-2 July 2004 oliver@kirchkamp.de, www.sfb504.uni-mannheim.de/merss 9th Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa, Cape Town, South Africa 30 June-2 July 2004 aesinfo@commerce.uct.ac.za, www.commerce.uct.ac.za/economics/AES2004Conference/ 4th Congress of Nonlinear Analysts. Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Theoretical Finance, Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort, Orlando, FL, USA 30 June-7 July 2004 dkermani@fit.edu, +1 321 674 7412, http://kermani.math.fit.edu/ JULY 2004 2nd World Congress of the Game Theory Society, Faculty of Luminy, Marseille, France 5-9 July 2004 Europa Organisation (europa@europa-organisation.com), +33 5 34 45 26 45, www.gts2004.org Budapest Workshop on Behavioral Economics, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary 5-10 July 2004 Eva Dotzi (behavecon@ceu.hu), www.iza.org/en/calls_conferences/CallCEU_04.pdf FDA'04 1st IFAC Workshop on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications, Bordeaux, France 19-20 July 2004 IFAC secretariat (fda04@lap.u-bordeaux1.fr), www.lap.u-bordeaux.fr/fda04/ Bachelier Finance Society Third World Congress, InterContinental Hotel, Chicago, IL, USA 21-24 July 2004 bfs2004@uic.edu, www.uic.edu/orgs/bachelier/ BS/IMS 2004 6th World Congress of the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability, Barcelona, Spain 26-31 July 2004 wc2004@pacifico-meetings.com, +34 93 402 13 85, www.imub.ub.es/events/wc2004 AUGUST 2004 Summer School in Econometrics. The Cointegrated VAR Model: Econometric Methodology and Macroeconomic Applications, Institute of Economics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 2-22 August 2004 Summerschool@econ.ku.dk, www.econ.ku.dk/summerschool SEPTEMBER 2004 First Bonzenfreies Colloquium on Market Dynamics and Quantitative Economics, Alessandria, Palazzo Borsalino, Italy 9-10 September 2004 colloquium@unipmn.it, www.mfn.unipmn.it/~colloqui/ Risk Analysis 2004. 4th International Conference on Computer Simulation in Risk Analysis and Hazard Mitigation, Aldemar Paradise Royal Mare Hotel, Rhodes, Greece 27-29 September 2004 enquiries@wessex.ac.uk, +44 (0)238 029 3223, www.wessex.ac.uk/conferences/2004/risk04/ OCTOBER 2004 IRC Hedge 2004, InterContinental Hotel, London, UK 10, 11 October 2004 enquiries@irc-conferences.com, www.irc-conferences.com/show_conference.php?id=10 NOVEMBER 2004 IRC DICE 2004, InterContinental Hotel, London, UK 22, 23 November 2004 enquiries@irc-conferences.com, www.irc-conferences.com/show_conference.php?id=13 DECEMBER 2004 Quantitative Methods in

2004-04-01

62

Academic Advising.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Six programs demonstrating some of the ways colleges and universities are strengthening their advising programs to help students attain liberal educations are described, and an essay by Thomas J. Grites is presented. In "Academic Advising: An Atlas for Liberal Education," Grites defines academic advising as a decision-making process during which…

Brown, Peggy, Ed.

1981-01-01

63

International Geophysical Calendars 1957-1969.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The International Geophysical Calendars for the years 1957 to 1969 are collected in this report as a convenience to research workers in solar and geophysical sciences. Beginning with 1961 the program recommendations were provided year by year on the back ...

A. H. Shapley J. V. Lincoln

1969-01-01

64

"Lunar Calendar" from the Hungarian Upper Paleolithic.  

PubMed

A carved limestone object found in the East Gravettian site at Bodrogkeresztur, Hungary, las been identified as a uterus symbol. It may also be a lunar calendar. Prehistorians should reexamine similar objects for similar evidence. PMID:17737383

Vértes, L

1965-08-20

65

March Evening Skies and Sky Calendar.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presented is a map of the night sky in the northern hemisphere during the month of March 1991. A calendar of celestial highlights including the positions of the planets and several stars is included. (CW)

Batch, D. David

1991-01-01

66

Lunar Calendars - the Missing Date Lines  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Recent studies on global visibility of the new lunar crescent have revealed the systematic nature of the phenomenon and have given rise to a global international date-line system suitable for the internationalization of the lunar calendar based on the concept of "first visibility". Extending this study to several lunar calendars has shown that the lunar date-line concept is a natural and integral part of lunar calendrical systems.

Ilyas, M.

1986-12-01

67

Quartz analog watch with perpetual calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Caliber ETA 252.411 with perpetual calendar, which is similar in dimensions and display to classic quartz watch movements, is described. The main characteristics are: the date display in the window is always correct (until 28 Feb. 2100); the change of time zones is operated without losing minute and second by means of a date correction at each midnight passage; and the use of nonvolatile memories for information concerning the perpetual calendar allows an easy time resetting after change of battery.

Favre, Eric; Schmidli, Pierre; Erni, Bruno

68

Some remarks on the calendar of Coligny  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The calendar plate of Coligny was found in Coligny (Dept. Ain), north of Bourg-en-Bresse, in 1897, together with a bronze statue of (probably) Mars. Today the calendar can be seen in Lyon in the Musee de la civilization gallo-romaine. The plate of 148cm times 90cm was broken into many pieces. 153 of these fragments were found which is estimated to be about 45 percent of the whole area. These fragments contain inscriptions in Gaulish, written in Latin script. The calendar describes 5 years or 62 months of 1832 days; 60 regular months and 2 intercalary months. There are 6 complete months of 30 days, 5 months of 29 days, and one month (Eqvos) having between 28 and 30 days depending on the year within the 5-year cycle. All the months are divided into 2 fortnights of 15 days or 15 days for the first fortnight and 14 days for the second one. The 2 intercalary months have 30 days each. Until recently the calendar has not become widely known among the general public, even not among astronomers or historians of science. The calendar is well known among language scientists, in particular among celtologists. In 1897 it was the first text in the Gaulish language known again, and is still the longest text in Gaulish. This language died out long ago. It was probably not only spoken in France, Switzerland, and Northern Italy, but also in other parts of Central Europe. The calendar was probably used in the first century BC until the Roman conquest of Gaul. After many linguistic investigations during the 20th century the calendar has been discussed also by mathematically and astronomically oriented scientists in several papers in Astronomie et sciences humaines after 1986 and in 3 recent books.

Gropp, Harald

69

The dean's 5-year calendar.  

PubMed

Many new nursing leaders assuming deanships, assistant deanships, or interim deanships have limited education, experience, or background to prepare them for the job. To assist new deans and those aspiring to be deans, the authors of this department, 2 deans, offer survival tips based on their experiences and insights. They address common issues, challenges, and opportunities that face academic executive teams, such as negotiating an executive contract, obtaining faculty lines, building effective work teams, managing difficult employees, and creating nimble organizational structure to respond to changing consumer, healthcare delivery, and community needs. The authors welcome counterpoint discussions with readers. PMID:20173582

Pressler, Jana L; Kenner, Carole A

70

77 FR 37421 - Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2012 Correction  

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...HUMAN SERVICES Indian Health Service Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2012 Correction AGENCY: Indian Health Service, HHS...medical care provided by Indian Health Service facilities for Calendar Year 2012 for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries of...

2012-06-21

71

The Egyptian Civil Calendar: a Masterpiece to Organize the Cosmos  

Microsoft Academic Search

The ancient Egyptians had just one calendar in operation, the civil one, during most of their history and before the overwhelming influence of Hellenic culture. This calendar may have been invented for a specific purpose in the first half of the third millennium B.C., when the previous local Nile-based lunar calendars were rendered useless, as the result of the unification

J. A. Belmonte

2009-01-01

72

Historical and cultural background of the calendar of Yunnan minorities  

Microsoft Academic Search

Among the rich and varied culture of Yunnan minorities, the so-called Phenology Calendar, the solar calendar, and the lunar calendar had simultaneously existed for a long time, and suited the development of society and economics of various minorities in Yunnan. This phenomenon is closely associated with the migration of nationality. The YUE nation and the QIANG nation of early antiquity

Wei-Bao Li

2001-01-01

73

CaTTS: Calendar Types and Constraints for Web Applications  

Microsoft Academic Search

Data referring to cultural calendars such as the widespread Gregorian dates but also dates after the Chinese, Hebrew, or Islamic calendars as well as data referring to professional calendars like fiscal years or teaching terms are omnipresent on the Web. Formalisms such as XML Schema have acknowledged this by offering a rather extensive set of Gregorian dates and times as

Franccois Bry; Frank-Andr'e Rieß; Stephanie Spranger

2005-01-01

74

Informing the Development of Calendar Systems for Domestic Use  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper contributes to the design of Groupware Calendar Systems (GCSs) for use in domestic life. We consider a number of ethnographic studies of calendar use in domestic circumstances to illuminate the design space and inform design reasoning. GCSs have been employed in the workplace for sometime and have been informed by studies of !calendar work\\

Andy Crabtree; Terry Hemmings; Tom Rodden; John A. Mariani

2003-01-01

75

Academic Cloning.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The authors define "cloning" as an integral feature of all educational systems, citing teaching practices which reward students for closely reproducing the teacher's thoughts and/or behaviors and administrative systems which tend to promote like-minded subordinates. They insist, however, that "academic cloning" is not a totally negative practice.…

Sikula, John P.; Sikula, Andrew F.

1980-01-01

76

Academic Gaming.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Following a brief history, rationale, and description of academic gaming, including game types and purposes, two case studies are presented in which game-plays of STARPOWER and THE ROAD GAME are observed and analyzed. In addition, practical suggestions for selecting, preparing for, and running a game and its post-play discussion are presented. For…

Fransecky, Roger B.; Trojanski, John

77

Academic Aspirations  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|As colleges and universities become even more complex organizations, advancement professionals need to have the skills, experience, and academic credentials to succeed in this ever-changing environment. Advancement leaders need competencies that extend beyond fundraising, alumni relations, and communications and marketing. The author encourages…

Durant, Linda

2013-01-01

78

Annual Site Environmental Report. Calendar Year 1997  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes the environmental status of Ames Laboratory for calendar year 1997. It includes descriptions of the Laboratory site, its mission, the status of its compliance with applicable environmental regulations, its planning and activities to maintain compliance, and a comprehensive review of its environmental protection, surveillance and monitoring programs.

NONE

1997-12-01

79

International Geophysical Calendar Now Available Online  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The International Geophysical Calendar for 2008, available at http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/SOLAR/IGC continues the series begun for the International Geophysical Years (IGY) 1957-58, and is issued annually to recommend dates for solar and geophysical observations, which cannot be carried out continuously. The hope is that the amount of observational data in existence will be larger on Calendar days (see especially the Incoherent Scatter Radar data). The recommendations on data reduction and especially the flow of data to World Data Centers (WDCs) are still encouraged in many instances. The Calendar is prepared by the International Space Environment Service (ISES) with the advice of spokesmen for the various scientific disciplines. For many current programs, greater detail concerning recommendations appears on their internet websites and from time to time published in IAGA News, IUGG Chronicle, URSI Information Bulletin and other scientific journals or newsletters. The Calendar provides links to many international programs, giving an opportunity for scientists to become involved with data monitoring and research efforts. International scientists are encouraged to contact the key people and join the worldwide community effort to understand the Sun-Earth environment. Please visit http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/stp/SOLAR/IGCwebpage3.html or http://www.ises-spaceweather.org/ for more information

Coffey, Helen

80

Using the 1989 Calendar as a Resource.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents 10 space-related ideas, thoughts, and questions represented on the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers (AAMT) calendar. The ideas are on impossible shapes, fractals, space itself, galaxy, tesselated pigs, spirals, helices, black holes and three-dimensional surfaces, tesseracts, and mobius bands. (YP)|

Chick, Helen

1989-01-01

81

Quartz analog watch with perpetual calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Caliber ETA 252.411 with perpetual calendar, which is similar in dimensions and display to classic quartz watch movements, is described. The main characteristics are: the date display in the window is always correct (until 28 Feb. 2100); the change of time zones is operated without losing minute and second by means of a date correction at each midnight passage;

Eric Favre; Pierre Schmidli; Bruno Erni

1992-01-01

82

Environmental Releases Report for Calendar Year 1998  

Microsoft Academic Search

This report fulfills the annual reporting requirements of US. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5400.1, General Environmental Protection Program. It presents summaries of air emissions and liquid effluents released to the environment as well as nonroutine releases during calendar-year 1998 from facilities and activities managed by Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc. (FDH), and Bechtel Hanford, Inc. (BHI). Besides the summaries, the

1999-01-01

83

Environmental Releases for Calendar Year 2001  

Microsoft Academic Search

This report fulfills the annual reporting requirements of US Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5400.1, General Environmental Protection Program. The report contains tabular data summaries on air emissions and liquid effluents released to the environment as well as nonroutine releases during calendar year (CY) 2001. These releases, bearing radioactive and hazardous substances, were from Bechtel Hanford, Inc. (BHI), CH2M HILL

2002-01-01

84

Modeling Time Series with Calendar Variation  

Microsoft Academic Search

The modeling of time series data that include calendar variation is considered. Autocorrelation, trends, and seasonality are modeled by ARIMA models. Trading day variation and Easter holiday variation are modeled by regression-type models. The overall model is a sum of ARIMA and regression models. Methods of identification, estimation, inference, and diagnostic checking are discussed. The ideas are illustrated through actual

W. R. Bell; S. C. Hillmer

1983-01-01

85

Innovations in Life History Calendar Applications  

Microsoft Academic Search

Growing sociological interest in the timing and sequencing of important life events continues to fuel the development of sophisticated analytic methods. The life history calendar (LHC) was designed as a method of collecting detailed individual-level event timing and sequencing data. This paper describes new innovations which make gathering retrospective event history data with an LHC more feasible in a wider

William G. Axinn; Lisa D. Pearce; Dirgha Ghimire

1999-01-01

86

Modeling lunar calendar effects in Taiwan  

Microsoft Academic Search

The three most important Chinese holidays, Chinese New Year, the Dragon- boat Festival, and Mid-Autumn Holiday have dates determined by a lunar calendar and move between two solar months. Consumption, production, and other economic behavior in countries with large Chinese population including Taiwan are strongly affected by these holidays. For example, production accelerates before lunar new year, almost completely stops

Jin-Lung Lin; Tian-Syh Liu

2002-01-01

87

Modeling lunar calendar effects in taiwan  

Microsoft Academic Search

The three most important Chinese holidays, Chinese New Year, the Dragon- boat Festival, and Mid-Autumn Holiday have dates determined by a lunar calendar and move between two solar months. Consumption, production, and other economic behavior in countries with large Chinese population including Taiwan are strongly affected by these holidays. For example, production accelerates before lunar new year, almost completely stops

Jin-Lung Lin; Tian-Syh Liu

2003-01-01

88

Lunar Calendars - the Missing Date Lines  

Microsoft Academic Search

Recent studies on global visibility of the new lunar crescent have revealed the systematic nature of the phenomenon and have given rise to a global international date-line system suitable for the internationalization of the lunar calendar based on the concept of \\

M. Ilyas

1986-01-01

89

Modeling Lunar Calendar Holiday Effects in Taiwan  

Microsoft Academic Search

Abstract The three most important Chinese holidays, Chinese New Year, the Dragon-boat Festival, and Mid- Autumn Holiday have dates determined by a lunar calendar and move between two solar months. Consumption, production, and other economic behavior in countries with large Chinese population including Taiwan are strongly affected by these holidays. For example, production accelerates be- fore lunar new year, almost

Jin-Lung Lin; Tian-Syh Liu

90

Julian day numbers and calendar dates.  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The simple algorithms of Hatcher (1984, 1985) serving the purpose of forward and reverse transformation between calendar dates and the Julian day numbers are presented. A slightly modified version of the algorithms implemented in FORTRAN programming language has been tested to be valid for all dates since the year 100100 BC. The printouts of these subroutines are appended.

Borkowski, K. M.

91

Tibaldo and the Hole in the Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Tibaldo and the Hole in the Calendar is the story of how an eleven-year old boy growing up in 16th century Italy loses his birthday when the Gregorian calendar replaces the Julian calendar in 1582, and how he fights to prevent this loss. The author cleverly weaves elements of the cultural and scientific milieu of his time into an engaging and intelligent tale. Tibaldo's father is a medical assistant, and his sister is a midwife. He grows up learning about current medical practices by watching his father and sister and by listening to the great Professor Turisanus, for whom his father works. Tibaldo is fascinated by medicine and proves himself to be a fast learner, quickly gaining the respect of Professor Turasanus, who becomes a mentor for Tibaldo and sends him to the very best of schools. However, when Tibaldo learns that the Julian calendar is about to be revised, he realizes that he is about to lose his 13th birthday and determines to do something about this. The result is amusing and informative.

Shimony, Abner; Shimony, J.

92

Academic Identities  

Microsoft Academic Search

Our central concern in this chapter is to examine the implications of policy change for academics in England, Norway and Sweden\\u000a in our chosen period. We thus seek to extend our analysis to encompass the individual actors in the basic units of higher\\u000a education institutions, who create and recreate the experience of higher education and its contribution to societies in

Mary Henkel; Agnete Vabø

93

Environmental releases for calendar year 1995  

SciTech Connect

This report presents data on radioactive and nonradioactive materials released into the environment during calendar year 1995 from facilities managed by the Westinghouse Hanford Company (WHC) and monitored by Bechtel Hanford, Incorporated (BHI). WHC provides effluent monitoring services for BHI, which includes release reporting. Both summary and detailed presentations of the environmental releases are provided. When appropriate,comparisons to data from previous years are made.

Diediker, L.P., Westinghouse Hanford

1996-07-30

94

The Calendar of the Greek Orthodox Church  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

At the Orthodox Church Council in 1923 in Constantinople a proposal concerning the reform of the calendar, elaborated by the Serbian astronomer Milutin Milankovic´ together with professor Maksim Trpkovic´, was submitted, providing for a more exact calendar than the Gregorian one. Instead of three days in 4 centuries one should omit 7 days in 9 centuries or 0.0077 days per year. This means that only 2 years out of 9 ending the centuries would be leap years. The rule is that those years whose ordinal number ends with two zeros are leap years only provided that the number of centuries they belong to, divided by 9, yields the remainder 2 or 6. For instance the year 2000, ending the 20th century, is a leap year since 20 divided by 9 equals to 2 plus the remainder 2. Milankovic´'s proposal implies a much smaller difference, with respect to the true tropical year, than the Gregorian calendar. Further improvements concerning the approach to the duration of the tropical year are not necessary since that duration itself undergoes changes over longer periods.

Dimitrijevi?, M. S.; Theodossiou, E.

2002-01-01

95

The Russian Calendars after the Christianization of the Country  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Russians became acquainted with the Christian religion in 860 A.D. In the middle of the 10th Century, Princess Olga of Kiev visited Constantinople and was baptized under the name Elene. Later, when her grandson Vladimir became a Christian, all the Russians became Christians too. Moreover, the Russians adopted the Cyrillic alphabet and the Julian calendar. In 1918 the government replaced the Julian calendar with the Gregorian one. However, the Russian Orthodox Church never accepted the Gregorian or the New Rectified Julian calendar. Even today it retains the old Julian calendar. An important but short-lived change in the history of the Russian calendar took place in the year 1929. Then the seven-day week was abolished being substituted with five-day intervals. This attempt was unsuccessful and finally the Soviet government restored the use of the initial Gregorian calendar and the ancient seven-day week.

Theodossiou, E.; Manimanis, V. N.; Danezis, E.

2002-01-01

96

Academic Libraries: 2000.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report presents detailed tabulations for the 2000 Academic Libraries Survey (ALS). In 2000, the Academic Libraries Survey was conducted by the United States Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The Academic Libra...

2003-01-01

97

75 FR 3782 - Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2010  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2010 AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration...FRA's emergency relief docket (ERD) for calendar year 2010. The designated ERD for calendar year 2010 is docket number...

2010-01-22

98

77 FR 5293 - Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2012  

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...Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2012 AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration...FRA's emergency relief docket (ERD) for calendar year 2012. The designated ERD for calendar year 2012 is docket number...

2012-02-02

99

42 CFR 419.30 - Base expenditure target for calendar year 1999.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... false Base expenditure target for calendar year 1999. 419.30 Section 419...419.30 Base expenditure target for calendar year 1999. (a) CMS estimates the...payable for hospital outpatient services in calendar year 1999 by summingâ (1)...

2012-10-01

100

78 FR 58290 - TRICARE; Calendar Year 2014 TRICARE Young Adult Program Premium Update  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...DEFENSE Office of the Secretary TRICARE; Calendar Year 2014 TRICARE Young Adult Program...Updated TRICARE Young Adult Premiums for Calendar Year 2014...TRICARE Young Adult program premiums for Calendar Year (CY) 2014. DATES: The CY...

2013-09-23

101

76 FR 1209 - Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2011  

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...Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2011 AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration...FRA's emergency relief docket (ERD) for calendar year 2011. The designated ERD for calendar year 2011 is docket number...

2011-01-07

102

78 FR 3964 - Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2013  

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...Establishment of an Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2013 AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration...FRA's emergency relief docket (ERD) for calendar year 2013. The designated ERD for calendar year 2013 is docket number...

2013-01-17

103

Academic Institutional Profiles  

NSF Publications Database

... Academic Institutional Profiles: 2002 The Academic Institutional Profiles are produced annually by ... in statistical tables within each Profile. Individual Profiles can be selected using either an ...

104

A U. S./Vietnamese Calendar of Holidays and Celebrations in Vietnam for the Years 1955-1964.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Contents: Summary and suggestions for the use of the calendars; U.S./Vietnamese calendar of holidays and celebrations in Vietnam; The Vietnamese lunar calendar and holidays; The Cambodian lunar calendar and holidays; The Laotian holidays, and tribal group...

J. L. Schrock

1965-01-01

105

Academic Productivity as Perceived by Malaysian Academics  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of this research is to explore the perspectives of Malaysian academics in relation to academic productivity and some factors affecting it. A large scale online questionnaire was used to gather information from six public universities. The most productive role in the eyes of the academics was found to be teaching, with research and…

Hassan, Aminuddin; Tymms, Peter; Ismail, Habsah

2008-01-01

106

Academic workload, research productivity, and end of life: a single-case historiometric study.  

PubMed

Fourteen years of biographical time-series data were analyzed quantitatively retrospectively using the historiometric approach. The data were descriptions of self-recorded daily working hours for one academic researcher's career and life. The researcher's unexpected death was preceded by a notable decline in daily working hours and conference travels commencing two years before. Well-known calendar effects (week and academic year) as well as effects of increased academic rank and duties on working hours were all discernible in these unobtrusive data. However, effort (total working hours) did not predict concurrent or near-future research output, even when teaching load was controlled for. PMID:22897077

Nader, Ingo W; Pietschnig, Jakob; Voracek, Martin

2012-06-01

107

Academic Earth  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Academic Earth provides videos of lectures by top scholars in "Subjects" that range from Astronomy to Entrepreneurship to Religion, from "Universities" as celebrated as MIT, Berkeley, Harvard, and Stanford. Visitors must register to view the lectures, but registration is free. There are over 1500 video lectures available, with more being added everyday. In addition to viewing the lectures available by subject or university, visitors can choose by "Instructors" or by "Playlists". When visitors click on "Playlists" at the top of the homepage, they will see a list of lectures by theme, by several different instructors, and a grade given to the lecture series. A good example is the 6-part lecture entitled "Understanding the Financial Crisis" by four different instructors. The series is given a grade overall, in this case, an A-, and when visitors click on "See all 6 lectures" at the bottom of the series' description, they will be taken to the page with the links to the individual lectures, as well as shown the grade given each individual lecture. Visitors can even keep a playlist of their favorite lectures or download the lectures. Visitors should definitely check out the Frequently Asked Questions page, accessible by the "FAQ" link at the bottom of the website.

2009-06-09

108

Academic Earth  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Academic Earth provides videos of lectures by top scholars in "Subjects" that range from Astronomy to Entrepreneurship to Religion, from "Universities" as celebrated as MIT, Berkeley, Harvard, and Stanford. Visitors must register to view the lectures, but registration is free. There are over 1500 video lectures available, with more being added everyday. In addition to viewing the lectures available by subject or university, visitors can choose by "Instructors" or by "Playlists". When visitors click on "Playlists" at the top of the homepage, they will see a list of lectures by theme, by several different instructors, and a grade given to the lecture series. A good example is the 6-part lecture entitled "Understanding the Financial Crisis" by four different instructors. The series is given a grade overall, in this case, an A-, and when visitors click on "See all 6 lectures" at the bottom of the series' description, they will be taken to the page with the links to the individual lectures, as well as shown the grade given each individual lecture. Visitors can even keep a playlist of their favorite lectures or download the lectures. Visitors should definitely check out the Frequently Asked Questions page, accessible by the "FAQ" link at the bottom of the website.

109

Calendaricities and multimodality in the Eastern Mediterranean cyclonic activity  

Microsoft Academic Search

Calendaricities, or the occurrence of weather anomalies on fixed calendar dates, are investigated for the Eastern Mediterranean (EM). The anomalies discussed here are the maxima and minima in the frequency of occurrence of the EM synoptic systems bearing rainfall. Those are mostly the Winter Lows passing over Cyprus en route eastward of the Ionian Sea where they are generated in

I. Osetinsky; P. Alpert

2006-01-01

110

A Decision Support System for Planning Manufacturers' Sales Promotion Calendars  

Microsoft Academic Search

A common event in the consumer packaged goods industry is the negotiation between a manufacturer and a retailer of the sales promotion calendar. Determining the promotion calendar involves a large number of decisions regarding levels of temporary price reductions, feature ads, and in-store displays, each executed at the level of individual retail accounts and brand SKUs over several months or

Jorge M. Silva-Risso; Randolph E. Bucklin; Donald G. Morrison

1999-01-01

111

Mishmarot Calendars from Qumran Cave 4: Congruence and Divergence  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examines the calendar observed by the sect whose writings have been found in the caves of the Judean desert. Chapter I introduces the Qumran calendar as an outgrowth of the 364-day pseudo-solar year described in the astronomical chapters of 1 Enoch and defended in the Book of Jubilees. The Temple Scroll completes a calendric foundation by making canonical

George Snyder Jr.

1997-01-01

112

DateLens: a fisheye calendar interface for PDAs  

Microsoft Academic Search

Calendar applications for small handheld devices are growing in popularity. This led us to develop DateLens, a novel calendar interface for PDAs designed to support complex tasks. It uses a fisheye representation coupled with compact overviews to give the big picture in a small space. The interface also gives users control over the visible time period, as well as supporting

Benjamin B. Bederson; Aaron Clamage; Mary P. Czerwinski; George G. Robertson

2004-01-01

113

Note---Analysis of Time Series with Calendar Effects  

Microsoft Academic Search

Most national economic data and many marketing series are compiled monthly according to the Gregorian Calendar, but some of the ancient festivals or holidays, such as Easter, Jewish Passover, and Chinese New Year, are set by lunar calendar. Therefore the date of a holiday may vary between two adjacent months from year to year. Some product marketing and consumer behavior

Lon-Mu Liu

1980-01-01

114

Implementing Calendars and Temporal Rules in Next Generation Databases  

Microsoft Academic Search

In applications like financial trading, scheduling, manufacturing and process control, timebased predicates in queries and rules are very important. There is also a need to define setsof time points or intervals. We refer to these sets as calendars. This paper presents a systemof calendars that allows specification of natural-language time-based expressions, maintenanceof valid time in databases, specification of temporal conditions

Rakesh Chandra; Arie Segev; Michael Stonebraker

1994-01-01

115

CMRadar: A Personal Assistant Agent for Calendar Management  

Microsoft Academic Search

Personal assistant agents have long promised to automate routine ev- eryday tasks in order to reduce the cognitive load on humans. One such routine task is the management of a user's calendar. In this paper, we describe CMRadar, a calendar management system that is a significant step towar ds achieving the en- during vision of assistant agents. CMRadar is an

Pragnesh Jay Modi; Manuela M. Veloso; Stephen F. Smith; Oh Jean

2004-01-01

116

Calendar Effects in the London Stock Market: A menologistic perspective  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper considers lunar calendar effects as an alternative to the solar year. Released from solar time constraint, we are able to offer a new focus on the pattern of human behaviour recorded in stock market charts. The psychology of a recreated monthly effect is pursued. Long-term patterns are reconsidered by constructing a Fibonacci spiral calendar in terms of lunation.

Ronald Giles

117

Verification of the Calendar Days of the Joseon Dynasty  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Astronomical data making such as forming a calendar, period of day, determining the time of rising/setting of the sun and the onset of twilight are essential in our daily lives. Knowing the calendar day of the past is particularly crucial for studying the history of a clan or a nation. To verify previous studies in the calendar day of the Joseon dynasty (1392 -- 1910), we investigate the sexagenary cycle of the new moon day (i.e., the first day in a lunar month) by using sources such as results of the calculations using the Datong calendar (a Chinese Calendar of the Ming Dynasty) and the data of Baekjungryeok (a Perpetual Calendar; literally, a one hundred-year almanac). Compared with the study of Ahn et al., we find that as many as 17 sexagenary cycles show discrepancies. In the cases of nine discrepancies, we find that the sexagenary cycles of this study are identical to those of the almanacs at that time. In addition, we study five sexagenary cycles by using the historical accounts of Joseon Wangjo Sillok (Annals of the Joseon Dynasty), Seungjeongwon Ilgi (Daily Reports of Royal Secretariat), Chungung Ilgi (Logs of Crown Prince), and so forth. For the remaining discrepancies, we present historical literature supporting the results of this study. This study will greatly contribute to the identification of the lunisolar calendar days during the Joseon dynasty as the dates of the modern (i.e., Gregorian) calendar.

Lee, Ki-Won; Ahn, Young Sook; Mihn, Byeong-Hee

2012-08-01

118

Should Schools Plow Under the Old Agrarian Calendar?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Approximately 600 schools nationwide began the 1989-90 school year on a 12-month calendar, a 20 percent increase over last year. The traditional calendar was designed for an agrarian society and is no longer needed. Year-round schools offer more continuous learning and less learning loss during the summer months. (MLF)|

Stover, Del

1989-01-01

119

Social, individual and technological issues for groupware calendar systems  

Microsoft Academic Search

Designing and deploying groupware is difficult. Groupwareevaluation and design are often approached from a singleperspective, with a technologically-, individually-, orsocially-centered focus. A study of Groupware Calendar Systems(GCSs) highlights the need for a synthesis of these multipleperspectives to fully understand the adoption challenges thesesystems face. First, GCSs often replace existing calendarartifacts, which can impact users calendaring habits and in turninfluence technology

Leysia Palen

1999-01-01

120

Social, Individual & Technological Issues for Groupware Calendar Systems  

Microsoft Academic Search

Designing and deploying groupware is difficult. Groupware evaluation and design are often approached from a single perspective, with a technologically-, individually-, or socially-centered focus. A study of Groupware Calendar Systems (GCSs) highlights the need for a synthesis of these multiple perspectives to fully understand the adoption challenges these systems face. First, GCSs often replace existing calendar artifacts, which can impact

Leysia Paled

121

Dual Career Academic Couples  

Microsoft Academic Search

Academic couples face great difficulty in locating jobs within reasonable geographic proximity in a depressed and widely dispersed academic job market. This is, in part, because academic institutions hold to recruiting policies appropriate to families where only on member is an academic. Given that the percentage of women on higher educational faculties is increasing and that many of these women

Elizabeth Monk-Turner; Charlie G. Turner

1986-01-01

122

Calendar's O.K.; get rid of B.P.  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In the May 10, 1994, issue of Eos, Cesare Emiliani suggested a new calendar, since the current one “singles out an event—the birth of Christ—which has no significance in non-Christian civilizations.” I am neither Christian nor religious, yet I have no problem with the current calendar. However, I do have problems with Emiliani's proposed calendar. First, set at exactly 10,000 B.C., it is tied directly to the birth of Christ, so if Emiliani has tried to select an arbitrary, non-Christian date, he has failed. Perhaps he ought to try 10,000 years before the first year of the Chinese calendar (if that could be precisely established.) After all, there are more Chinese on this planet than Europeans, their civilization and calendar preceded those of the Europeans, and they stand to be the superpower of the next century.

Schaffer, Jeffrey P.

123

A calendar savant with episodic memory impairments.  

PubMed

Patients with memory disorders have severely restricted learning and memory. For instance, patients with anterograde amnesia can learn motor procedures and retain some restricted ability to learn new words and factual information. However, such learning is inflexible and frequently inaccessible to conscious awareness. Here we present a case of patient AC596, a 25-year-old male with severe episodic memory impairments, presumably due to anoxia during a preterm birth. In contrast to his poor episodic memory, he exhibits savant-like memory for calendar information that can be flexibly accessed by day, month, and year cues. He also has the ability to recollect the exact date of a wide range of personal experiences over the past 20 years. The patient appears to supplement his generally poor episodic memory by using memorized calendar information as a retrieval cue for autobiographical events. These findings indicate that islands of preserved memory functioning, such as a highly developed semantic memory system, can exist in individuals with severely impaired episodic memory systems. In this particular case, our patient's memory for dates far outstripped that of normal individuals and served as a keen retrieval cue, allowing him to access information that was otherwise unavailable. PMID:20104390

Olson, Ingrid R; Berryhill, Marian E; Drowos, David B; Brown, Lawrence; Chatterjee, Anjan

2010-01-25

124

A Calendar Savant with Episodic Memory Impairments  

PubMed Central

Patients with memory disorders have severely restricted learning and memory. For instance, patients with anterograde amnesia can learn motor procedures as well as retaining some restricted ability to learn new words and factual information. However, such learning is inflexible and frequently inaccessible to conscious awareness. Here we present a case of patient AC596, a 25-year old male with severe episodic memory impairments, presumably due to anoxia during a preterm birth. In contrast to his poor episodic memory, he exhibits savant-like memory for calendar information that can be flexibly accessed by day, month, and year cues. He also has the ability to recollect the exact date of a wide range of personal experiences over the past 20 years. The patient appears to supplement his generally poor episodic memory by using memorized calendar information as a retrieval cue for autobiographical events. These findings indicate that islands of preserved memory functioning, such as a highly developed semantic memory system, can exist in individuals with severely impaired episodic memory systems. In this particular case, our patient’s memory for dates far outstripped that of normal individuals and served as a keen retrieval cue, allowing him to access information that was otherwise unavailable.

Olson, Ingrid R.; Berryhill, Marian E.; Drowos, David B.; Brown, Lawrence; Chatterjee, Anjan

2010-01-01

125

Site environmental report for calendar year 1996  

SciTech Connect

This Annual Site Environmental Report presents information pertaining to environmental activities conducted during calendar year 1996 at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Grand Junction Office (GJO) facility in Grand Junction, Colorado. WASTREN-Grand Junction, the Facility Operations and Support contractor for the GJO, prepared this report in accordance with the requirements of DOE Order 5400.1, General Environmental Protection Program, and supplemental guidance from DOE Headquarters. This report applies specifically to the GJO facility; the Monticello Mill Tailings Site Environmental Summary for Calendar Year 1996 was prepared as a separate document. Primary GJO activities involve laboratory analysis of environmental samples from GJO and other DOE sites and site remediation of contamination caused by previous uranium mill operations. Activities at the GJO are conducted in compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local regulations and requirements and as directed by applicable DOE orders. Environmental monitoring is performed on air emissions, sewer effluent, surface water and groundwater, and wetlands restoration. Wastes are generated from the Analytical Laboratory, site remediation, and facility operation.

NONE

1997-06-01

126

Generating crop calendars with Web search data  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This paper demonstrates the potential of using Web search volumes for generating crop specific planting and harvesting dates in the USA integrating climatic, social and technological factors affecting crop calendars. Using Google Insights for Search, clear peaks in volume occur at times of planting and harvest at the national level, which were used to derive corn specific planting and harvesting dates at a weekly resolution. Disaggregated to state level, search volumes for corn planting generally are in agreement with planting dates from a global crop calendar dataset. However, harvest dates were less discriminatory at the state level, indicating that peaks in search volume may be blurred by broader searches on harvest as a time of cultural events. The timing of other agricultural activities such as purchase of seed and response to weed and pest infestation was also investigated. These results highlight the future potential of using Web search data to derive planting dates in countries where the data are sparse or unreliable, once sufficient search volumes are realized, as well as the potential for monitoring in real time the response of farmers to climate change over the coming decades. Other potential applications of search volume data of relevance to agronomy are also discussed.

van der Velde, Marijn; See, Linda; Fritz, Steffen; Verheijen, Frank G. A.; Khabarov, Nikolay; Obersteiner, Michael

2012-06-01

127

Electronic calendars in the office: an assessment of user needs and current technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Manufacturers of integrated electronic office systems have included electronic versions of the calendar in almost every system they offer. This paper describes a survey of office workers, carried out to examine their use both of paper calendars and of electronic calendars that are commercially available as part of integrated office systems. It assesses the degree to which electronic calendars meet

Christine M. Kincaid; Pierre B. Dupont; A. Roger Kaye

1985-01-01

128

Augmenting entry: the possibilities for utilizing geo-referenced information to improve mobile calendar applications  

Microsoft Academic Search

Today's mobile communication devices often offer extensive calendar facilities. However the use of these is often very limited through cumbersome interfaces and inappropriate designs for small devices. Prompted by previous work in mobile calendar usability, this paper discusses how augmenta tion of calendar entries with mobile spatial information could provide potential advantages and improve the usability of an electronic calendar.

129

Environmental Releases Report for Calendar Year 1998  

SciTech Connect

This report fulfills the annual reporting requirements of US. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5400.1, General Environmental Protection Program. It presents summaries of air emissions and liquid effluents released to the environment as well as nonroutine releases during calendar-year 1998 from facilities and activities managed by Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc. (FDH), and Bechtel Hanford, Inc. (BHI). Besides the summaries, the report also has extensive data on those releases and the radioactive and hazardous substances they contained. These data were obtained from direct sampling and analysis and from estimations deriving from approved release factors. This report further serves as a supplemental resource to the Hanford Site Environmental Report (HSER, PNNL-12088), which gives a yearly accounting of the major activities and environmental status of the Hanford Site. The HSER documents the Hanford Site's state of compliance with applicable environmental regulations as well as describing the impacts of activities on the Site to the surrounding populace and environment.

ROKKAN, D.J.

1999-08-27

130

Introducing Astronomy Through Solar and Lunar Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lack of competence teachers to educate basic science astronomy and space science in Indonesia implies that knowledge of astronomy and space science will be transmitted to the young generation improperly. Priority in curriculum of basic science include only small amount of general astronomy and public perception that astronomy is less importance than basic science both are disadvantage for developing astronomical community in Indonesia a country with more than 230 million people. Muslim community in Indonesia has a tradition to use a lunar calendar and a tradition to determine the first day the important month Ramadhan Syawal and Dzulhijjah. Recent disputeof determining the first day of the three important month partly due to the lack of knowledge the first visibility of lunar crescent. The challenge of introducing astronomy on wider community with less background on astronomical education will be discussed in this paper

Raharto, Moedji

131

Routine environmental monitoring schedule, calendar year 1995  

SciTech Connect

This document provides Bechtel Hanford, Inc. (BHI) and Westinghouse Hanford Company (WHC) a schedule of monitoring and sampling routines for the Operational Environmental Monitoring (OEM) program during calendar year (CY) 1995. Every attempt will be made to consistently follow this schedule; any deviation from this schedule will be documented by an internal memorandum (DSI) explaining the reason for the deviation. The DSI will be issued by the scheduled performing organization and directed to Near-Field Monitoring. The survey frequencies for particular sites are determined by the technical judgment of Near-Field Monitoring and may depend on the site history, radiological status, use and general conditions. Additional surveys may be requested at irregular frequencies if conditions warrant. All radioactive wastes sites are scheduled to be surveyed at least annually. Any newly discovered wastes sites not documented by this schedule will be included in the revised schedule for CY 1995.

Schmidt, J.W.; Markes, B.M.; McKinney, S.M.

1994-12-01

132

Academic Probation Intervention through Academic Assistance Advising  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Retaining and aiding students on academic probation is a concern for all institutions of higher education. Students placed on academic probation by Rockingham Community College (RCC) have been encouraged to participate in an intervention program since the summer of 2006. When treated as an aggregate, the data regarding the program indicates that…

Preuss, Michael; Switalski, Rachael

2008-01-01

133

Academic Delay of Gratification and Academic Achievement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The ability to delay gratification is the cornerstone of all academic achievement and education. It is by delaying gratification that learners can pursue long-term academic and career goals. In general, "delay of gratification" refers to an individual's ability to forgo immediate rewards for the sake of more valuable ones later (Mischel, 1996).…

Bembenutty, Hefer

2011-01-01

134

American Academic Autobiographies: Not Just Academic.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reviews several recent academic autobiographies in an effort to correct conservative criticism of academia as elitist, ideologically rigid, and didactic. Works by Richard Rodriguez, Mike Rose, Alice Kaplan, and Julius Getman reveal a broad range of experiences and viewpoints. Discusses the rewards and drawbacks of academic teaching. (MJP)

Fulcher, James

1996-01-01

135

American Academic Autobiographies: Not Just Academic.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Reviews several recent academic autobiographies in an effort to correct conservative criticism of academia as elitist, ideologically rigid, and didactic. Works by Richard Rodriguez, Mike Rose, Alice Kaplan, and Julius Getman reveal a broad range of experiences and viewpoints. Discusses the rewards and drawbacks of academic teaching. (MJP)|

Fulcher, James

1996-01-01

136

An electronic menstrual cycle calendar: comparison of data quality with a paper version  

Microsoft Academic Search

OBJECTIVES: This pilot study compared a prototype electronic menstrual calendar on a handheld computer with a paper calendar for data quality and participants' perceptions.\\u000aDESIGN: Twenty-three women completed identical information about menstrual bleeding and symptoms using paper and electronic calendars for 1 month each.\\u000aRESULTS: Use of the paper calendar resulted in more missing data than the electronic calendar for

Catherine B. Johannes; Sybil L. Crawford; Judith Woods; Robert B. Goldstein; Dinh Tran; Sandhya Mehrotra; Karen B. Johnson; Nanette Santoro

2000-01-01

137

Nonusers of Academic Libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

This essay proposes the identification and study of nonusers of academic library reference services. Using the techniques previously applied to different classes of public library users, researchers could benefit from information already available, as well as undertake survey research on lifestyles in academe. The discussion puts forth the claim that nonusers of academic libraries are potential users belonging to the

Patricia A. Cannon

1990-01-01

138

Academics and their writing  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents the results from a questionnaire on academic writing which was sent to a representative sample of 75 academics at the University of Keele, England, and 100 academics at the University of Waterloo, Canada. The response rate from each institution was low (41 and 34% respectively) but higher than that reported in earlier research. An analysis of the

James Hartley; Christopher K. Knapper

1984-01-01

139

Ames Laboratory Annual Site Environmental Report Calendar Year 2010.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report summarizes the environmental status of Ames Laboratory for calendar year 2010. It includes descriptions of the Laboratory site, its mission, the status of its compliance with applicable environmental regulations, its planning and activities to...

D. Kayser

2011-01-01

140

44. DETAIL OF WALL SHOWING 1914 CALENDAR (DEPICTING PANAMA CANAL), ...  

Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

44. DETAIL OF WALL SHOWING 1914 CALENDAR (DEPICTING PANAMA CANAL), PATTERN FOR NARROW GAUGE RR WHEEL, AND AD-LOOKING SOUTHEAST. - W. A. Young & Sons Foundry & Machine Shop, On Water Street along Monongahela River, Rices Landing, Greene County, PA

141

CDER Drug and Biologic Calendar Year Priority Approvalsin ...  

Center for Drug Evaluation (CDER)

Text VersionPage 1. CDER Drug and Biologic Calendar Year Priority Approvals As of December 31, 2010 Last Refresh Date: 7/13/2011 ... More results from www.fda.gov/downloads/drugs/developmentapprovalprocess

142

CDER Drug and Biologic Calendar Year Approvals As of ...  

Center for Drug Evaluation (CDER)

Text VersionPage 1. CDER Drug and Biologic Calendar Year Approvals As of December 31, 2009 Last Refresh Date: 7/13/2011 ... S 1/14/2009 ... More results from www.fda.gov/downloads/drugs/developmentapprovalprocess

143

USDA: Publications/Agency Reports Schedule/Calendar  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

USDA summarizes its report releases from various sources (the Economic Research Service, the National Agricultural Statistics Service, the Foreign Agricultural Service, and the World Agricultural Outlook Board) at this calendar site.

1998-01-01

144

Historical and cultural background of the calendar of Yunnan minorities  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Among the rich and varied culture of Yunnan minorities, the so-called Phenology Calendar, the solar calendar, and the lunar calendar had simultaneously existed for a long time, and suited the development of society and economics of various minorities in Yunnan. This phenomenon is closely associated with the migration of nationality. The YUE nation and the QIANG nation of early antiquity migrated to Yunnan as early as the ZHAN-GUO dynasty, possibly even in the New Stone Age. Large-scale migration of nation means migration of their culture, and the migration of nation may either promote the development of their culture or make their culture go backwards, depending on whether the nation draw advanced culture of other nation to develop themselves or not. Regional common cultural phenomena may be formed with the acception of some traditional culture of other nations, and the drum culture is a typical examples beside calendar.

Li, Wei-Bao

145

Argonne National Laboratory Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2005.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report discusses the accomplishments of the environmental protection program at Argonne National Laboratory for calendar year 2005. The status of Argonne environmental protection activities with respect to compliance with the various laws and regulat...

N. W. Golchert R. G. Kolzow

2006-01-01

146

Improving immunisation timeliness in Aboriginal children through personalised calendars  

PubMed Central

Background Delayed immunisation and vaccine preventable communicable disease remains a significant health issue in Aboriginal children. Strategies to increase immunisation coverage and timeliness can be resource intensive. In a low cost initiative at the Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney (AMSWS) in 2008–2009, a trial of personalised calendars to prompt timely childhood immunisation was undertaken. Methods Calendars were generated during attendances for early childhood immunisations. They were designed for display in the home and included the due date of the next immunisation, a photo of the child and Aboriginal artwork. In a retrospective cohort design, Australian Childhood Immunisation Register data from AMSWS and non-AMSWS providers were used to determine the delay in immunisation and percentage of immunisations on time in those who received a calendar compared to those who did not. Interviews were undertaken with carers and staff. Results Data on 2142 immunisation doses given to 505 children were analysed, utilising pre-intervention (2005–2007) and intervention (2008–2009) periods and a 2 year post-intervention observation period. 113 calendars were distributed (30% of eligible immunisation attendances). Improvements in timeliness were seen at each schedule point for those children who received a calendar. The average delay in those who received a calendar at their previous visit was 0.6 months (95% CI -0.8 to 2.6) after the due date, compared to 3.3 months (95% CI ?0.6 to 7.5) in those who did not. 80% of doses were on time in the group who received a calendar at the preceding immunisation, 66% were on time for those who received a calendar at an earlier point and 57% of doses were on time for those who did not receive a calendar (P<0.0001, Cochran-Armitage trend test). Interview data further supported the value and effectiveness of the calendars as both a prompt to timely immunisations and a community health education project without undue resource implications. Conclusions Personalised calendars can increase the timeliness of immunisations in Aboriginal children. This simple, low cost tool appears practicable and effective in an Aboriginal community setting in improving early childhood vaccination timeliness and has high potential for local adaptation to suit the needs of diverse communities.

2013-01-01

147

Battery Calendar Life Estimator Manual Modeling and Simulation  

SciTech Connect

The Battery Life Estimator (BLE) Manual has been prepared to assist developers in their efforts to estimate the calendar life of advanced batteries for automotive applications. Testing requirements and procedures are defined by the various manuals previously published under the United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC). The purpose of this manual is to describe and standardize a method for estimating calendar life based on statistical models and degradation data acquired from typical USABC battery testing.

Jon P. Christophersen; Ira Bloom; Ed Thomas; Vince Battaglia

2012-10-01

148

Ukrainian financial markets: an examination of calendar anomalies  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – This study aims to examine the market returns of the Ukrainian stock and bond markets to determine whether they exhibit calendar anomalies including the January effect, weekend effect, and turn-of-the-month (TOM) effect. Ukraine provides an opportunity to examine the efficiency of an emerging market, adding to the extensive body of research on calendar anomalies. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – Regression analysis

Iryna O. Depenchuk; William S. Compton; Robert A. Kunkel

2010-01-01

149

An Architecture of a User-Centred Digital Library for the Academic Community  

Microsoft Academic Search

An architecture of a user-centred digital library, designed to lead users of an academic community to the required information resources based on their tasks, is proposed. Information resources include full-text articles, databases, theses and dissertations, e-journals, e-books, multimedia databases, and so on. Other information resources such as university course calendars, university statutes, course registration, thesis and dissertation guidelines, style guides,

N. Meyyappan; G. G. Chowdhury; Schubert Foo

150

Six calendar systems in the European history from 18^{th} to 20^{th} Century  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The following calendar systems, introduced in Europe from 18^{th} to 20^{th} century, which were in use for a shorter or longer period by a larger or smaller community, were reviewed and discussed: The French Revolutionary Calendar, the Theosebic calendar invented by Theophilos Kairis, the Revolutionary Calendar of the Soviet Union (or 'Bolshevik calendar'), the Fascist calendar in Italy and the calendar of the Metaxas dictatorship in Greece before World War II. Also the unique of them, which is still in use, the New Rectified Julian calendar of the Orthodox Church, adopted according to proposition of Milutin Milankovi? on the Congress of Orthodox Churches in 1923 in Constantinople, is presented and discussed. At the end, difficulties to introduce a new calendar are discussed as well.

Theodossiou, Efstratios; Manimanis, Vassilios N.; Dimitrijevi?, Milan S.

151

42 CFR 424.104 - Election to claim payment for emergency services furnished during a calendar year.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...emergency services furnished during a calendar year. 424.104 Section 424.104...emergency services furnished during a calendar year. (a) Terms of the election...postmarked, before the close of the calendar year of election. (c)...

2012-10-01

152

25 CFR 36.20 - Standard V-Minimum academic programs/school calendar.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...tribal approval. (3) The school program shall assess the...local level. (4) The school program shall provide for...library, instructional labs, physical education, music, etc.) which are...from the beginning of the school term through the final...

2010-04-01

153

25 CFR 36.20 - Standard V-Minimum academic programs/school calendar.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...tribal approval. (3) The school program shall assess the...local level. (4) The school program shall provide for...library, instructional labs, physical education, music, etc.) which are...from the beginning of the school term through the final...

2009-04-01

154

Mishmarot Calendars from Qumran Cave 4: Congruence and Divergence  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This study examines the calendar observed by the sect whose writings have been found in the caves of the Judean desert. Chapter I introduces the Qumran calendar as an outgrowth of the 364-day pseudo-solar year described in the astronomical chapters of 1 Enoch and defended in the Book of Jubilees. The Temple Scroll completes a calendric foundation by making canonical several summer harvest festivals not found in the Hebrew Scriptures. Chapters II through VII detail the eight mishmarot manuscripts, providing text, translation, and analysis toward understanding the fully developed calendric structure. These investigations manifest arguments that establish the beginning of the sect's lunar month at the full moon, present coordination methodologies that balance the 364-day solar year with the 354-day lunar one, and reveal two different arrangements of the festival cycle. The Conclusion gathers under the heads of Enoch and Jubilees evidence to propose two sectarian calendar traditions and brings forward other texts which could be similarly categorized. Three appendices and a glossary support the discussion from non-mishmarot calendars and presenting an eclectic six-year calendar in full detail.

Snyder, George, Jr.

1997-09-01

155

Academic Institutional Profiles  

NSF Publications Database

Home | Publications | Topic index | Surveys | Databases | Search Keep Current! Subscribe to NSF's ... Academic Institutional Profiles Parent Surveys: Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at ...

156

Environmental releases for calendar year 1997  

SciTech Connect

This report fulfills the annual environmental release reporting requirements of US Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5400.1. This report provides supplemental information to the Hanford Site Environmental Report (PNNL-11795). The Hanford Site Environmental Report provides an update on the environmental status of the Hanford Site. The sitewide annual report summarizes the degree of compliance with applicable environmental regulations and informs the public concerning the impact of Hanford Site operations on the surrounding environment. Like the Hanford Site Environmental Report, this annual report presents a summary of the environmental releases from facilities and activities managed by the Fluor Daniel Hanford, Incorporated (FDH), and Bechtel Hanford, Incorporated (BHI). In addition to the summary data, this report also includes detailed data on air emissions, liquid effluents, and hazardous substances released to the environment during calendar year 1997. Comprehensive data summaries of air emissions and liquid effluents in 1997 are displayed in Tables ES-1 through ES-5. These tables represent the following: Table ES-1--Radionuclide air emissions data (detailed data on emissions are presented in Section 2.0); Table ES-2--Data on radioactive liquid effluents discharged to the soil (detailed data are presented in Section 3.0); Table ES-3--Radionuclides discharged to the Columbia River (detailed data are presented in Section 3.0); Table ES-4--Nonradioactive air emissions data (detailed data are presented in Section 2.0); Table ES-5--Total Volumes and Flow Rates of 200/600 Area Radioactive Liquid Effluents (detailed data are presented in Section 3.0).

Gleckler, B.P.

1998-08-25

157

Routine environmental monitoring schedule, calendar year 1997  

SciTech Connect

This document provides the Environmental Restorations Contractor (ERC) and the Project Hanford Management Contractor.(PHMC) a schedule in accordance with the WHC-CM-7-5, Environmental Compliance` and BHI- EE-02, Environmental Requirements, of monitoring and sampling routines for the Near-Field Monitoring (NFM) program during calendar year (CY) 1997. Every attempt will be made to consistently follow this schedule; any deviation from this schedule will be documented by an internal memorandum (DSI) explaining the reason for the deviation. The DSI will be issued by the scheduled performing organization and directed to Near-Field Monitoring. The survey frequencies for particular sites are determined by the technical judgment of Near- Field Monitoring and may depend on the site history, radiological status, use, and general conditions. Additional surveys may be requested at irregular frequencies if conditions warrant. All radioactive wastes sites are scheduled to be surveyed at least annually. Any newly discovered wastes sites not documented by this schedule will be included in the revised schedule for CY 1998. The outside perimeter road surveys of 200 East and West Area and the rail survey from the 300 Area to Columbia Center will be performed in the year 2000 per agreement with Department of Energy. Richland Field Office. This schedule does not discuss staffing needs, nor does it list the monitoring equipment to be used in completing specific routines. Personnel performing routines to meet this schedule shall communicate any need for assistance in completing these routines to Radiological Control management and Near-Field Monitoring. After each routine survey is completed, a copy of the survey record, maps, and data sheets will be forwarded to Near-Field Monitoring. These routine surveys will not be considered complete until this documentation is received. At the end of each month, the ERC and PHMC radiological control organizations shall forward a copy of the Routine Sign-off Sheet and a DSI validating the completion of the scheduled routine surveys for that month.

Markes, B.M., Westinghouse Hanford

1996-12-10

158

77 FR 36563 - Indian Health Service; Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2012 Correction  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...HUMAN SERVICES Indian Health Service; Reimbursement Rates for Calendar Year 2012 Correction AGENCY: Indian Health Service, HHS...medical care provided by Indian Health Service facilities for Calendar Year 2012 for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries of...

2012-06-19

159

An analysis of Lishu Jiazi Pian (Calendarics) of Shiji  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Lishu Jiazi Pain of Shiji of the first century BC is the earliest Chinese calendar work now extant. It consists of a listing of the sexagesimal date of the first day of each lunar month, the fraction of day of the beginning of the lunation, the number of lunar months (12 or 13) in the year and the winter solstice of each year, for a 76-year period. The structure and meaning of the text which so far have been obscure, are clarified in this paper. The underlying mathematical model is developed so as to give a complete calendar, including the date of the new moon, the 24 solar terms (Jiqi) and the leap years. Some principles of ancient Chinese calendar are criticised.

Liu, Ci-Yuan

1996-02-01

160

Understanding Academic Confidence  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper draws on the psychological theories of self-efficacy and the self-concept to understand students' self-confidence in academic study in higher education as measured by the Academic Behavioural Confidence scale (ABC). In doing this, expectancy-value theory and self-efficacy theory are considered and contrasted with self-concept and…

Sander, Paul; Sanders, Lalage

2006-01-01

161

Academic Researchers Speak  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Non-tenure-track (NTT) research faculty are perhaps the most under-recognized group of academic professionals on the campuses today, despite their increasingly important role within the expanding academic research enterprise. The American Association for the Advancement of Science reports that the amount of federal spending on R&D has more than…

Bergom, Inger; Waltman, Jean; August, Louise; Hollenshead, Carol

2010-01-01

162

Marketing Academic Libraries  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Ask any academic librarian if marketing their library and its services is an important task, and the answer will most likely be a resounding "yes!" Particularly in economically troubled times, librarians are increasingly called upon to promote their services and defend their library's worth. Since few academic libraries have in-house marketing…

Mallon, Melissa, Ed.

2013-01-01

163

Patterns of Academic Procrastination.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Uses the Academic Procrastination Questionnaire to measure procrastination and six possible patterns underlying it among undergraduate students. Finds that the most common patterns for clients involved Evaluation Anxiety or being Discouraged/Depressed, or Dependent. Supports individualized assessment and solutions for academic procrastination. (SC)

Day, Victor; Mensink, David; O'Sullivan, Michael

2000-01-01

164

Academic Abbreviations and Acronyms.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This list of over 2,500 acronyms and abbreviations likely to be encountered in academe, together with their definitions, is arranged in alphabetical order by acronym. U.S. government agencies and international organizations of academic interest are included. Cross references, multiple definitions, and brief scope notes are provided where…

Moore, John A.

165

Patterns of Academic Procrastination.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Uses the Academic Procrastination Questionnaire to measure procrastination and six possible patterns underlying it among undergraduate students. Finds that the most common patterns for clients involved Evaluation Anxiety or being Discouraged/Depressed, or Dependent. Supports individualized assessment and solutions for academic procrastination.…

Day, Victor; Mensink, David; O'Sullivan, Michael

2000-01-01

166

Academic and Vocational Integration.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This manual describes pilot projects designed to explore and support academic vocational integration. In conjunction with the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, FACTC (Faculty Association of Community and Technical Colleges) sponsored an array of pilot projects during the fall of 1995. Vocational and academic faculty from…

Villeneuve, Phyllis, Ed.

1996-01-01

167

Recalibrating Academic Bias  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Whether political and/or religious academic bias exists is a question with important ramifications for the educational institutions. Those arguing for the presence of such bias contend that political conservatives and the highly religious in academia are marginalized and face discrimination. The question of academic bias tends to be cast in a…

Yancey, George

2012-01-01

168

Hanford Site environmental data for calendar year 1991 -- Ground water  

SciTech Connect

This report tabulates ground-water radiological and chemical data reported for calendar year 1991 by the Ground-Water Surveillance Project, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Monitoring, and Operational Monitoring. The Ground-Water Surveillance Project is conducted by the Pacific Northwest Laboratory and the RCRA and Operational Monitoring Projects are conducted by the Westinghouse Hanford Company. This document supplements the reports Hanford Site Ground-Water Monitoring for 1991 (Evans et al. 1992) and Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 1991 (Woodruff and Hanf 1992). The data listings provided here were generated from the Hanford Environmental Information System database.

Dresel, P.E.; Bates, D.J.; Merz, J.K.

1993-03-01

169

Hanford Site environmental data for calendar year 1990 -- Ground water  

SciTech Connect

This report tabulates ground-water radiological and chemical data for calendar year 1990 by the Ground-Water Surveillance Project, reported Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Monitoring, and Operational Monitoring. The Ground-Water Surveillance Project is conducted by the Pacific Northwest Laboratory and the RCRA and Operational Monitoring Projects are conducted by the Westinghouse Hanford Company. This document supplements the reports Hanford Site Ground-Water Monitoring for 1990 (Evans et al. 1992) and mental Report for Calendar Year 1990 (Woodruff and Hanf 1991). The data listings provided here were generated from the Hanford Environmental Information System database.

Dresel, P.E.; Bates, D.J.; Merz, J.K.

1993-03-01

170

Viète's controversy with Clavius over the truly Gregorian calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Viète seriously believed that the true aim of the Gregorian reform has been betrayed and he was furious about some logical inconsistencies which he claimed to have found in Clavius' calendar. Clavius apparently confused solar day and epactal day. This is the very core of Viète's attack against Clavius whom he accused of having introduced a false lunar period. But his own work has some logical inconsistencies too. In order to understand these subtle twists reader and author must work largely through both Clavius' and Viète's methods of Easter reckoning. The fruit of all those efforts might be an insight into Viète's clear mathematical thinking. His calendar, however, was never considered.

Bien, Reinhold

2007-01-01

171

Astronomical Calendar Cluj-Napoca 2003 (July - December)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The content of the calendar is as follows: Astronomical constants; Constelations;Guide of use; Calendar for Cluj Napoca which includes: Sunrise, The transit of the Sun, Sunset for the Sun and for the Moon; The Julian Date; Twilights Civil, Nautical and Astronomic Maps of the sky and phenomena with explanations; General data concerning the Sun, Moon and planets; Meteors and Meteors flows; Eclipses and ocultations; Time and Time scales; The magnitude of the stars; Distances on the sky, Galaxies; Astronomical Phenomena during 2003-2010. Bibliography 15 titles.

Turcu, Vlad; Csillik, Iharka; Moldovan, Dan

172

Hanford Site Environmental Data for Calendar year 1992 -- Ground water  

SciTech Connect

This report tabulates ground-water radiological and chemical data reported for calendar year 1992 by the Ground-Water. Surveillance Project and other Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) projects. The Ground-Water Surveillance Project is conducted by PNL and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Project is conducted by Westinghouse Hanford Company. This document supplements the reports Hanford Site Ground-Water Monitoring for 1992 (Dresel et al. 1993) and the Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 1992 (Woodruff and Hanf 1993). The data listings provided here were generated from the Hanford Environmental Information System database.

Merz, J.K.; Dresel, P.E.

1993-10-01

173

Routine environmental monitoring schedule, calendar year 1998  

SciTech Connect

This document provides the Environmental Restorations Contractor (ERC) and the Project Hanford Management Contractor (PHMC) a schedule in accordance with the HNF-PRO-454, Inactive Waste Sites` HNF-PRO-455, Solid Waste 3 Management4 and BHI-EE-02, Environmental Requirements, of monitoring and sampling, routines for the near-facility environmental monitoring program during calendar year (CY) 1998. Every attempt will be made to consistently follow this schedule; any deviation from this schedule will be documented by an internal memorandum (DSI) explaining the reason for the deviation. The DSI will be issued by the scheduled performing organization and directed to Environmental Monitoring and Investigations. The survey frequencies for particular sites are determined by the technical judgment of Environmental Monitoring and investigations and may depend on the site history, radiological status, use, and general conditions. Additional surveys may be requested at irregular frequencies if conditions warrant. All radioactive wastes sites are scheduled to be surveyed at least annually. Any newly discovered wastes sites not documented by this schedule will be included in the revised schedule for CY 1999. The outside perimeter road surveys of 200 East and West Area and the rail survey from the 300 Area to Columbia Center will be performed in the year 2000 per agreement with Department of Energy, Richland Field Office. This schedule does not discuss staffing needs, nor does it list the monitoring equipment to be used in completing specific routines. Personnel performing routines to meet this schedule shall communicate any need for 1332 assistance in completing these routines to Radiological Control management and Environmental Monitoring and Investigations. After each routine survey is completed, a copy of the survey record, maps, and data sheets will be forwarded to Environmental Monitoring and Investigations. These routine surveys will not be considered complete until this documentation is received. At the end of each month, the ERC and PHMC radiological control organizations shall forward a copy of the Routine Signoff Sheet and a DSI validating the completion of the scheduled routine surveys for that month.

McKinney, S.M.

1997-11-24

174

Guilty Pleasures: Narrative Craft and Mass Appeal in the Newgate Calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Newgate Calendar, one of the earliest true crime documents, has rarely been studied. This paper aims to demonstrate that these texts illuminate various aspects of the culture that both produced and consumed the narratives the Calendar contains. In particular, I have focused on two different categories of crimes against the body. The Calendar's early volumes, which were published while

Aimee Rust

2006-01-01

175

The Paschal Moon, the Easter Calendar, and Lunar Observations in Medieval Europe  

Microsoft Academic Search

Leroy Doggett was interested in the calendar, in the motion of the Moon, and in the difficult problem of regulating a lunar calendar. The connections between these matters have long influenced the development of astronomy. In the eleventh and twelfth centuries a series of troubling lunar observations led to an increased concern with the adequacy of the existing luni-solar calendar.

S. McCluskey

1997-01-01

176

7 CFR 5.3 - Selection of calendar year price data.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Selection of calendar year price data. In computing the adjusted...for which calendar year price data are used, â* * * the...by the National Agricultural Statistics Service in âAgricultural...Tobacco, type 32, the price data for each calendar year...

2013-01-01

177

Effect of menstruation on academic performance among college women.  

PubMed

Many studies report that women's performance and affective patterns fluctuate with their menstrual cycle. Poor mental performance is generally more common during menstruation and for several days prior to onset. Research on academically advanced women, however, has shown that their scholastic performance is less likely to exhibit the usual menstrual decline. Presumably, they are motivated enough to exert a compensatory effort on "off-days." Thus the current research was designed to test whether, among college women, academic performance fluctuates with the menstrual cycle. The academic performance of volunteers in and introductory college psychology course was followed. Biweekly course tests were used to measure performance. The subjects filled out menstrual calendars, indicated their SAT scores, and answered questions from a standardized test of academic motivation. Following the convention of past research, the "paramenstruum" (the time of menstrual stress) was defined to be the 4 days prior to onset and the first 4 days of menstruation. The other days in the cycle comprise the "intermenstruum." On all eight tests, the difference between paramenstrual and intermenstrual performance (adjusted for aptitude and motivation) was insignificant. PMID:889432

Bernstein, B E

1977-07-01

178

The Ethical Academic: Academics as Public Intellectuals  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Twenty-five years ago, American sociologist Robert Neelly Bellah (Bellah, et al., 1986: 303) critiqued the growing isolation of intellectuals within universities and called for a return to "social science as public philosophy." Little seems to have changed. My thirty-seven year experience at the University of Alberta suggests that academics see…

Parsons, Jim

2013-01-01

179

The academic prince.  

PubMed

The author presents advice to deans and chairs of academia by imagining what Machiavelli might recommend were he to write a modern version of The Prince for academics. "Machiavelli" cautions that since modern academic "princes" have little power (except, perhaps, over teaching and laboratory space), the success of their rule depends upon respect. Regarding the choice of an academic prince, find someone who can be a good role model, set standards, and reward academic excellence, and who will, above all, be respected. Avoid choosing a prince who is a nice, nonthreatening candidate with "good human relations" and "good executive skills." Choose candidates who are already successful and fulfilled and who will see the new post not as a promotion or a balm for their insecurity, but as an intrusion into their academic lives. Fill empty positions as quickly as possible-better a weak prince than no prince at all. Seek short terms for princes, both because respected academics will want to return to their normal lives as soon as possible, and because with short mandates, greater chances can be taken with young, unproved, but promising candidates. At the same time, the appointment of aging administrators who have lost their academic skills is to be avoided. Above all, respect the throne-i.e., the position of chair or dean-even if the person holding the position may not deserve the respect, since when the prince retires with honor, the position becomes more attractive to future good candidates. PMID:12480627

McGregor, Maurice

2002-12-01

180

Calendar Year 2002 RCRA & CERCLA Groundwater Monitoring Well summary report  

Microsoft Academic Search

This report describes the calendar year 2002 field activities associated with installing four new groundwater monitoring wells in the 200 West Area of the Hanford Site. Two groundwater monitoring wells are located around waste management area (WMA) TX-TY to support the ''Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976'' (RCRA) and two groundwater monitoring wells are located in the 200-UP-1 and

2003-01-01

181

Hanford Site Environmental Surveillance Data Report for Calendar Year 2001  

SciTech Connect

This document contains the tables of data on which PNNL's environmental surveillance summary information is based. This data report contains the actual raw data used to create the tables and summaries in the Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2001.

Bisping, Lynn E.

2002-09-02

182

PDAs as Time Management Tools: Experiences with Mobile Digital Calendars  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper reports on a trial where a group of university students were given the opportunity to use high-end PDAs for their time management needs during two months. The purpose of the study was to gain insight through the fresh eyes of mostly novice users of electronic calendars; insight that could be used to propose improvements to current mobile digital

Anna Sell

183

Improving Sexual Risk Communication with Adolescents Using Event History Calendars  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This study was conducted to explore the effects of an event history calendar (EHC) approach on adolescent sexual risk communication and sexual activity. Adolescent school-linked health clinic patients (n = 30) who reported sexual activity self-administered the EHC that was used by nurse practitioners (NPs; n = 2) during a clinic visit.…

Martyn, Kristy K.; Darling-Fisher, Cynthia; Pardee, Michelle; Ronis, David L.; Felicetti, Irene L.; Saftner, Melissa A.

2012-01-01

184

Ames Laboratory site environmental report, calendar year 1995  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes the environmental status of Ames Laboratory for calendar year 1995. It includes descriptions of the Laboratory site, its mission, the status of its compliance with applicable environmental regulations, its planning and activities to maintain compliance, and a comprehensive review of its environmental protection, surveillance and monitoring programs.

NONE

1997-01-01

185

Hanford Site Environmental Surveillance Data Report for Calendar Year 2005  

Microsoft Academic Search

This data report contains the actual raw data used to create the tables and summaries in the Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2005. In addition to providing raw data collected during routine sampling efforts in 2005, this data report also includes Columbia River shoreline spring data collected by the PNNL Groundwater Performance Assessment Project, and data from collaborative

Bisping; Lynn E

2006-01-01

186

The Russian Calendars after the Christianization of the Country  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Russians became acquainted with the Christian religion in 860 A.D. In the middle of the 10th Century, Princess Olga of Kiev visited Constantinople and was baptized under the name Elene. Later, when her grandson Vladimir became a Christian, all the Russians became Christians too. Moreover, the Russians adopted the Cyrillic alphabet and the Julian calendar. In 1918 the government

E. Theodossiou; V. N. Manimanis; E. Danezis

2002-01-01

187

Hanford Site environmental surveillance data report for calendar year 1995  

Microsoft Academic Search

Environmental surveillance at the Hanford Site collects data that provides a historical record of radionuclide and radiation levels attributable to natural causes, worldwide fallout, and Hanford operations. Data are also collected to monitor several chemicals and metals in Columbia River Water and Sediment. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory publishes an annual environmental report for the Hanford Site each calendar year. The

Bisping

1996-01-01

188

Internet calendaring and scheduling core object specification (icalendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

Abstract: There is a clear need to provide and deploy interoperable calendaringand scheduling services for the Internet. Current group schedulingand Personal Information Management (PIM) products are being extendedfor use across the Internet, today, in proprietary ways. This memohas been defined to provide the definition of a common format foropenly exchanging calendaring and scheduling information across theInternet.This memo is formatted as

F. Dawson; D. Stenerson

1998-01-01

189

Cluster and Calendar Based Visualization of Time Series Data  

Microsoft Academic Search

A new method is presented to get insight into univariate time series data. The problem addressed here is how to iden- tify patterns and trends on multiple time scales (days, weeks, seasons) simultaneously. The solution presented is to cluster similar daily data patterns, and to visualize the average pat- terns as graphs and the corresponding days on a calendar. This

Jarke J. Van Wijk; Edward R. Van Selow

1999-01-01

190

Active preference learning for personalized calendar scheduling assistance  

Microsoft Academic Search

We present PLIANT, a learning system that supports adaptive assistance in an open calendaring system. PLIANT learns user preferences from the feedback that naturally occurs during interactive scheduling. It contributes a novel application of active learning in a domain where the choice of candidate schedules to present to the user must balance usefulness to the learning module with immediate benefit

Melinda T. Gervasio; Michael D. Moffitt; Martha E. Pollack; Joseph M. Taylor; Tomas E. Uribe

2005-01-01

191

English for Academic Purposes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website is intended for students for whom English is a SecondLanguage. What makes this course applicable to the math world is that the assigned essay requires mathematical support and graphing as an illustration in the essay. Provided are materials for writing in an academic setting on a vast array of subjects including science and math. Instructors can use the syllabus and associated activities to explain academic writing to their students, while students of any level can use the activities to explore both the concepts of math and science critical to their education while also adapting their writing skills for a specific academic setting.

Sutherland-Hanson, Sue; Leoni, Deann

2008-04-03

192

Annual Site Environmental Report Calendar Year 2010  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes the environmental status of Ames Laboratory for calendar year 2010. It includes descriptions of the Laboratory site, its mission, the status of its compliance with applicable environmental regulations, its planning and activities to maintain compliance, and a comprehensive review of its environmental protection, surveillance and monitoring activities. In 2010, the Laboratory accumulated and disposed of waste under U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued generator numbers. All waste is handled according to all applicable EPA, State, Local regulations and DOE Orders. In 2006 the Laboratory reduced its generator status from a Large Quantity Generator (LQG) to a Small Quantity Generator (SQG). EPA Region VII was notified of this change. The Laboratory's RCRA hazardous waste management program was inspected by EPA Region VII in April 2006. There were no notices of violations. The inspector was impressed with the improvements of the Laboratory's waste management program over the past ten years. The Laboratory was in compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and DOE regulations and orders in 2010. There were no radiological air emissions or exposures to the general public due to Laboratory activities in 2010. See U.S. Department of Energy Air Emissions Annual Report in Appendix B. As indicated in prior SERs, pollution awareness, waste minimization and recycling programs have been in practice since 1990, with improvements implemented most recently in 2010. Included in these efforts were battery and CRT recycling, miscellaneous electronic office equipment, waste white paper and green computer paper-recycling and corrugated cardboard recycling. Ames Laboratory also recycles/reuses salvageable metal, used oil, foamed polystyrene peanuts, batteries, fluorescent lamps and telephone books. Ames Laboratory reported to DOE-Ames Site Office (AMSO), through the Laboratory's Performance Evaluation Measurement Plan, on its Affirmative Procurement Performance Measure. A performance level of 'A-' was achieved in 2010 for Integrated Safety, Health and Environmental Protection. As reported in Site Environmental Reports for prior years, the Laboratory's Environmental Management System (EMS) has been integrated into the Laboratory's Integrated Safety Management System since 2005. The integration of EMS into the way the Laboratory does business allows the Laboratory to systematically review, address and respond to the Laboratory's environmental impacts. The Laboratory's EMS was audited in April 2009 by DOE-CH. There were four 'Sufficiently in Conformity' findings as a result of the audit. All four findings were tracked in the Laboratory's corrective action database for completion. Beryllium was used routinely at Ames Laboratory in the 1940's and 1950's in processes developed for the production of highly pure uranium and thorium in support of the historic Manhattan Project. Laboratory metallurgists also worked on a process to produce pure beryllium metal from beryllium fluoride. In the early 1950's, beryllium oxide powder was used to produce shaped beryllium and crucibles. As a result of that work, beryllium contamination now exists in many interstitial spaces (e.g., utility chases) and ventilation systems in Wilhelm, Spedding and Metals Development buildings. Extensive characterization and remediation efforts have occurred in 2009 and 2010 in order to better understand the extent of the contamination. Analysis of extensive sampling data suggests that a fairly wide dispersion of beryllium occurred (most likely in the 1950's and 60's) in Wilhelm Hall and in certain areas of Spedding Hall and Metals Development. Area air-sampling results and work-area surface characterizations indicate the exposure potential to current workers, building visitors and the public remains extremely low. This information is now used to guide cleaning efforts and to provide worker protection during remodeling and maintenance activities. Results were shared with the DOE's Former Worker Program to support former worker medical test

Kayser, Dan

2011-01-31

193

Identification with Academics and Academic Success among Community College Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

Identification with academics has been theoretically and empirically linked to various measures of student academic performance. A questionnaire designed to assess the extent to which self esteem is connected with and dependent upon academic outcomes was administered to 169 freshmen enrolled in a community college. The author followed the sample for two years to track the students' GPAs, academic standing,

Jason W. Osborne

1997-01-01

194

Applied Academics in Accounting.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explains how to integrate applied academics (communications, mathematics, computer applications) into accounting so that students can see the bridge develop between subjects as well as with the real world. (Author)

Hogan, Diane P.

1994-01-01

195

Center for Academic Transformation  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Pew Foundation founded the Center for Academic Transformation "to serve as a source of expertise and support for those in higher education who wish to take advantage of the capabilities of information technology to transform their academic practices." Featuring several initiatives, the Center Website offers concise information on The Pew Learning and Technology Program (including a grant program, a symposium, and a newsletter), The Leadership Forum (which includes workshops and resources for academic leaders), and -- the heart of the site -- Center Resources, a collection of articles, monographs, and Websites. The more than two dozen articles cover (broadly) the theory and implementation of technology into the classroom; monographs cover the implications of virtual learning and academic productivity; and Websites point users to dozens of useful sites.

196

The Academic Quilting Bee  

PubMed Central

In medicine, the challenges faced by female faculty members who are attempting to achieve academic advancement have been well described. Various strategies have been proposed to increase academic productivity to aid the promotion of women in medicine. We propose an innovative collaboration strategy that encourages completion of an academic writing project. This strategy acknowledges the challenges inherent in achieving work–life balance and utilizes a collaborative work style with a group of peer physicians. The model is designed to encourage the completion and collation of independently prepared sections of an academic paper within a setting that emphasizes social networking and collaboration. This approach has many similarities to the construction of a quilt during a “quilting bee.”

Files, Julia A.; Ko, Marcia G.; Blair, Janis E.

2009-01-01

197

Center for Academic Integrity  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Academic integrity at all levels of education has come under increased scrutiny, and a number of organizations and institutions are dedicated to providing high-quality information and public outreach programs about this topic. One such organization is The Center for Academic Integrity, which is affiliated with the Robert J. Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson University. While some resources on the site are only available to dues-paying members of the Center, a number of helpful resources are available at no charge to the general community. Some of these resources can be found in the "Educational Resources" section, and they include articles on academic integrity, online ethics tutorials, and information about conducting faculty workshops. This area also includes a model code of academic integrity that might serve as a template for those looking for a place to start.

198

Giving an Academic Talk  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Jonathan Shewchuk gives his opinions on how to give an academic talk using presentation software. While the original article is for computer science or mathematics students, they are equally applicable to physics students.

Shewchuk, Jonathan

2010-03-03

199

Academic Info: Afghanistan Resources  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The latest addition to Mike Madin's Academic Info (discussed in the November 7, 1997 Scout Report) is this useful pathfinder of resources related to Afghanistan. As with the other sections of Academic Info, resources are updated regularly, and most are annotated with brief, helpful descriptions. The site is divided into six sections: Indexes & Directories, Digital Library, News & Media Sources, Taliban/ bin Laden/ Al-Quida, Women in Afghanistan, and Organizations.

Madin, Mike.

2001-01-01

200

Academic Writing and Tacit Knowledge  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The genre of academic writing is discipline dependent, so that neither specialists in academic writing nor practising academics in a discipline can, independently of each other, provide students with the necessary help to develop the ability to write in their academic disciplines. Furthermore, the rules are largely tacit, i.e. they are not…

Elton, Lewis

2010-01-01

201

Is There an "Academic Vocabulary"?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article considers the notion of "academic vocabulary": the assumption that students of English for academic purposes (EAP) should study a core of high frequency words because they are common in an English academic register. We examine the value of the term by using Cox-head's (2000) Academic Word List (AWL) to explore the distribution of its…

Hyland, Ken; Tse, Polly

2007-01-01

202

The Scholarship of Academic Development.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The selections in this book address the concept and nature of academic development and examine research into and within the field. Following an introduction, "Developing a Scholarship of Academic Development: Setting the Context," by Ranald Macdonald, the chapters of part 1, "Conceptualizing Academic Development," are: (2) "Academic Development:…

Eggins, Heather, Ed.; Macdonald, Ranald, Ed.

203

Whistleblowing in academic medicine.  

PubMed

Although medical centres have established boards, special committees, and offices for the review and redress of breaches in ethical behaviour, these mechanisms repeatedly prove themselves ineffective in addressing research misconduct within the institutions of academic medicine. As the authors see it, institutional design: (1) systematically ignores serious ethical problems, (2) makes whistleblowers into institutional enemies and punishes them, and (3) thereby fails to provide an ethical environment. The authors present and discuss cases of academic medicine failing to address unethical behaviour in academic science and, thereby, illustrate the scope and seriousness of the problem. The Olivieri/Apotex affair is just another instance of academic medicine's dereliction in a case of scientific fraud and misconduct. Instead of vigorously supporting their faculty member in her efforts to honestly communicate her findings and to protect patients from the risks associated with the use of the study drug, the University of Toronto collaborated with the Apotex company's "stalling tactics," closed down Dr Olivieri's laboratory, harassed her, and ultimately dismissed her. The authors argue that the incentives for addressing problematic behaviour have to be revised in order to effect a change in the current pattern of response that occurs in academic medicine. An externally imposed realignment of incentives could convert the perception of the whistleblower, from their present caste as the enemy within, into a new position, as valued friend of the institution. The authors explain how such a correction could encourage appropriate reactions to scientific misconduct from academic medicine. PMID:14872069

Rhodes, R; Strain, J J

2004-02-01

204

Whistleblowing in academic medicine  

PubMed Central

The authors present and discuss cases of academic medicine failing to address unethical behaviour in academic science and, thereby, illustrate the scope and seriousness of the problem. The Olivieri/Apotex affair is just another instance of academic medicine's dereliction in a case of scientific fraud and misconduct. Instead of vigorously supporting their faculty member in her efforts to honestly communicate her findings and to protect patients from the risks associated with the use of the study drug, the University of Toronto collaborated with the Apotex company's "stalling tactics," closed down Dr Olivieri's laboratory, harassed her, and ultimately dismissed her. The authors argue that the incentives for addressing problematic behaviour have to be revised in order to effect a change in the current pattern of response that occurs in academic medicine. An externally imposed realignment of incentives could convert the perception of the whistleblower, from their present caste as the enemy within, into a new position, as valued friend of the institution. The authors explain how such a correction could encourage appropriate reactions to scientific misconduct from academic medicine.

Rhodes, R; Strain, J

2004-01-01

205

Hanford Site Environmental data for Calendar Year 1990  

SciTech Connect

Environmental monitoring at the Hanford Site, located in southeastern Washington State, is conducted by Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest Division, as part of its contract to operate the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) for the US Department of Energy. The data collected provide a historical record of radionuclide and radiation levels attributable to natural causes, worldwide fallout, and Hanford operations. Data are also collected to monitor several chemicals. Pacific Northwest Laboratory publishes an annual environmental report for the Hanford Site each calendar year. The Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 1990 is a summary of offsite and onsite environmental monitoring data collected during 1990 by PNL's Environmental Monitoring Program. The data summaries included in the annual report were created from individual surface and river monitoring results. This volume contains the individual results used to create those summaries. This volume also includes additional data summaries which do not appear in the annual report.

Bisping, L.E.; Woodruff, R.K.

1992-01-01

206

Calendar Year 2002 RCRA & CERCLA Groundwater Monitoring Well summary report  

SciTech Connect

This report describes the calendar year 2002 field activities associated with installing four new groundwater monitoring wells in the 200 West Area of the Hanford Site. Two groundwater monitoring wells are located around waste management area (WMA) TX-TY to support the ''Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976'' (RCRA) and two groundwater monitoring wells are located in the 200-UP-1 and 200-ZP-1 operable units (OU) to support the ''Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980'' (CERCLA).

MARTINEZ, C.R.

2003-01-01

207

Mixed Calendar Query Language Support for Temporal Constants  

Microsoft Academic Search

This proposal represents the first phase of an on-going project to add temporal support to a conventionalrelational query language. We augment the Structured Query Language (SQL) with time values,i.e., temporal constants. The version of SQL we consider is SQL2, the most recent ANSI developedstandardization of the language. Our approach is distinct in that we allow many different calendars tobe used

Michael Soo; Richard Snodgrass

1995-01-01

208

Aging mechanism in Li ion cells and calendar life predictions  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this work, the long term calendar life of lithium ion cells for satellite and standby applications has been studied in experiments where the capacity evolution is tracked as a function of storage temperature. Cells containing either LiCoO2 and LiNixMyO2 positives coupled with a graphite negative were float charged at 3.8 or 3.9V. This study focused on losses at the

M Broussely; S Herreyre; P Biensan; P Kasztejna; K Nechev; R. J Staniewicz

2001-01-01

209

Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2005  

SciTech Connect

This report, published annually since 1958, includes information and summary analytical data that (1) provide an overview of activities at the Hanford Site during calendar year 2005; (2) demonstrate the site's compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations, executive orders, and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) policies and directives; (3) characterize Hanford Site environmental management performance; and (4) highlight significant environmental programs.

Poston, Ted M.; Hanf, Robert W.; Dirkes, Roger L.; Morasch, Launa F.

2006-09-28

210

Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2004  

SciTech Connect

This report, published annually since 1958, includes information and summary analytical data that (1) provide an overview of activities at the Hanford Site during calendar year 2003; (2) demonstrate the site's compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations, executive orders, and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) policies and directives; (3) characterize Hanford Site environmental management performance; and (4) highlight significant environmental programs.

Poston, Ted M.; Hanf, Robert W.; Dirkes, Roger L.

2005-09-29

211

Women in academic medicine.  

PubMed

Women now constitute 43% of US medical students, 37% of residents, and 27% of full-time medical school faculty. Less than 11% of women faculty are full professors, however, compared to 31% of men, and these proportions haven't changed in more than 15 years. Since the proportion of women reaching the top ranks remains relatively low, the pool of women available for leadership positions in academic medicine is still small. This review article first summarizes recent data on women's representation in academic medicine and then discusses why they are not succeeding at the same pace as men. Reasons include a complex combination of women's choices, sexism, cultural stereotypes, constraints in combining family responsibilities with professional opportunities, and lack of effective mentoring. Multiple approaches are required to overcome these "cumulative disadvantages," among them improving the gender climate at academic medical centers; the mentoring of women faculty, residents, and students; and skill-building opportunities for women. PMID:10680399

Bickel, J

2000-01-01

212

The Evidence From Knossos On The Minoan Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

From the early results of our archaeoastronomical investigations at the peak sanctuaries on Petsophas and Mt Juktas, we inferred that the Minoans had a lunisolar calendar that began at a particular phase of the moon on or following the autumn equinox. We used classical archaeoastronomical methods: a digital theodolite with observations of the sun to determine the orientation of the coordinate system, measuring the orientations of foundations to celestial bodies, and determining the positions of celestial bodies at the appropriate times in the past using our own programs. In our later investigation of the palace at Knossos, we found further evidence including the impressive use of a reflection in the central palace sanctuary to determine the beginning of the Minoan year and for knowing when to intercalate a lunar (synodic) month in the lunisolar calendar. The reflection occurred at the precise moment of sunrise at the equinoxes and also during the eleven days before the spring equinox and after the autumn equinox. We also discovered that the non-integral length of the solar year would have been revealed by the unique shift of the reflection during a series of four years. Later results at three other Minoan sites underscored the probability that the Minoans had a solar calendar and twelve solar months.

Henriksson, G.; Blomberg, M.

213

Global Crop Calendars from Satellite-Derived Phenology  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Efforts to produce reliable and sustainable food security for human consumption are challenged by a complex set of issues including competition for agricultural lands, climate change impacts, and water scarcity. In the coming decades, population growth and climate change are likely to place significant stress on global food supply. Increasing cropping intensity (the number of crops grown per year) may increase agricultural production on existing agricultural land, but also requires increased inputs of key resources, especially water. Similarly, shifting crop calendars can reduce vulnerability of crops to climate variability. However, the nature and quality of currently available information related to multi-cropping and planting and harvesting dates is highly variable, and efforts focused on assessing the vulnerability of cropping systems to climate change require better information related to crop calendars and cropping intensity. To assist these efforts, we are using remote sensing to develop a database of global crop phenologies. To do this, we use the MODIS Land Dynamics Product (MCD12Q2) to characterize crop planting and harvesting dates at 5-minute spatial resolution globally for the year 2005. To help assess the quality of this database, we present a set of test sites covering the major agricultural regions and compare satellite-derived phenologies with existing crop calendar datasets.

Salmon, J.; Friedl, M. A.

2011-12-01

214

Academic Institutional Profiles  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Produced annually by the National Science Foundation's Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), the Academic Institutional Profiles are based on three surveys: the National Science Foundation (NSF) Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges (academic R&D expenditures survey); the NSF-NIH Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (graduate student survey); and the NSF Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges and Nonprofit Institutions (Federal support survey). Data profiles of individual institutions and rankings for each category are easily accessed via an alphabetical listing or a keyword/ FICE code search engine.

215

Health status and disability comparisons between CATI calendar and conventional questionnaire instruments  

Microsoft Academic Search

In comparison to conventional questionnaires, calendar interviews produce higher quality retrospective reports of factual\\u000a information. This study sought to examine whether calendar interviews would also be advantageous in collecting retrospective\\u000a reports of subjective assessment information. Respondents in a panel study were randomly assigned to either a calendar or\\u000a conventional questionnaire method; both methods asked for retrospective reports on years in

Robert F. Belli; Sangeeta Agrawal; Ipek Bilgen

2012-01-01

216

THE BALANCED SCHOOL CALENDAR AND ITS EFFECTS ON STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN TWO RURAL GEORGIA SCHOOLS  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study analyzed the impact of the balanced calendar on reading, English\\/language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science achievement. Performance data on third- and fifth-grade students enrolled in a school implementing a balanced calendar for three years were compared with the performance data on third- and fifth-grade students enrolled in a similar school utilizing the traditional calendar. The population in

ERNESTINE R. JACKSON

217

Academic Practice in Transition: Hidden Stories of Academic Identities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic work is becoming increasingly restrictive and controlled as tertiary institutions move towards a more corporate managerialistic mode of operating. This paper uses a narrative lens to explore the ways in which academic staff make sense of this new environment. In particular, it compares academic staff's stories of their worklife with the…

Churchman, Deborah; King, Sharron

2009-01-01

218

Is Your Academic Library Pinning? Academic Libraries and Pinterest  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic libraries are flocking to online social networking sites in an effort to meet users where they are. Pinterest is the latest of these rapidly growing online social networking tools. The author of this article reports results from a survey on academic libraries' presence on Pinterest. The survey found most academic library pinboards are in…

Thornton, Elaine

2012-01-01

219

Academic Buoyancy: Towards an Understanding of Students' Everyday Academic Resilience  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic buoyancy is developed as a construct reflecting everyday academic resilience within a positive psychology context and is defined as students' ability to successfully deal with academic setbacks and challenges that are typical of the ordinary course of school life (e.g., poor grades, competing deadlines, exam pressure, difficult…

Martin, Andrew J.; Marsh, Herbert W.

2008-01-01

220

Academic Buoyancy: Towards an Understanding of Students' Everyday Academic Resilience  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic buoyancy is developed as a construct reflecting everyday academic resilience within a positive psychology context and is defined as students' ability to successfully deal with academic setbacks and challenges that are typical of the ordinary course of school life (e.g., poor grades, competing deadlines, exam pressure, difficult…

Martin, Andrew J.; Marsh, Herbert W.

2008-01-01

221

Is Your Academic Library Pinning? Academic Libraries and Pinterest  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic libraries are flocking to online social networking sites in an effort to meet users where they are. Pinterest is the latest of these rapidly growing online social networking tools. The author of this article reports results from a survey on academic libraries' presence on Pinterest. The survey found most academic library pinboards are in…

Thornton, Elaine

2012-01-01

222

Academic Practice in Transition: Hidden Stories of Academic Identities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic work is becoming increasingly restrictive and controlled as tertiary institutions move towards a more corporate managerialistic mode of operating. This paper uses a narrative lens to explore the ways in which academic staff make sense of this new environment. In particular, it compares academic staff's stories of their worklife with the…

Churchman, Deborah; King, Sharron

2009-01-01

223

Signals: Applying Academic Analytics  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic analytics helps address the public's desire for institutional accountability with regard to student success, given the widespread concern over the cost of higher education and the difficult economic and budgetary conditions prevailing worldwide. Purdue University's Signals project applies the principles of analytics widely used in…

Arnold, Kimberly E.

2010-01-01

224

Developmental Academic Advising.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes developmental academic advising as a comprehensive, collaborative, and empowering process designed to maximize students' educational potential. Reviews basic developmental theories (i.e., psychosocial, cognitive-developmental, and person-environmental), and focussed theories dealing with adult learners, women, people of color, and gays…

Raushi, Thaddeus M.

1993-01-01

225

Intrusive Academic Advising.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Argues for intrusive, interventionist academic advising techniques to build personalized student-advisor relationships. Describes advisor role during admissions, assessment, registration, and orientation and intrusive techniques to be employed during four critical segments of the enrollment-to-graduation period, including note sending, reviewing…

Garing, Martha T.

1993-01-01

226

The Academic Chairperson's Handbook.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book champions the importance of chairing an academic department (or division) and focuses attention on the strategies "excellent" chairs use in building a positive work environment for faculty and releasing individual faculty potential. The framework is based on human, organizational, and career development; systems theory; and interpersonal…

Creswell, John W.; And Others

227

Tenure and Academic Excellence.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discussion of college faculty tenure focuses on the positive role of tenure in fostering academic excellence through shared governance and creative scholarship. Notes the relationship between the rise of the managerial university and the accountability movement, and sees both as undermining educational quality by eroding faculty autonomy and by…

Carroll, Linda L.

2000-01-01

228

Reframing Academic Leadership  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In "Reframing Academic Leadership," the authors offer higher education leaders a provocative and pragmatic guide for: (1) Crafting dynamic institutions where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts; (2) Creating campus environments that facilitate creativity and commitment; (3) Forging alliances and partnerships in service of the mission;…

Bolman, Lee G.; Gallos, Joan V.

2011-01-01

229

Online Academic Integrity  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Psychology students completed a task with reinforcement for successful performance. We tested academic integrity under randomly assigned conditions of check mark acknowledgment of an honor pledge, typed honor pledge, or no pledge. Across all conditions, 14.1% of students inflated their self-reported performance (i.e., cheated). We found no…

Mastin, David F.; Peszka, Jennifer; Lilly, Deborah R.

2009-01-01

230

Correlates of Academic Procrastination.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Investigated concurrent correlates of academic procrastination in Israeli college preparatory students (n=113). Procrastination in one course of study was found to be moderately correlated with procrastination in another but not to procrastination in routine tasks of daily living. Procrastination was weakly related to emotional upset about it and…

Milgram, Norman A.; And Others

1993-01-01

231

Handling Heterogeneous Academic Curricula  

Microsoft Academic Search

Academic programs follow very heterogeneous curricula. A first roadmap to overcome this still unsolved problem was stated in the Bologna-process. In this paper, we propose a framework heading this goal. It enables students to integrate classes from other institutions into their own curriculum even if the curriculum at the corresponding institution differs. In order to allow class substitutions, we propose

Richard Hackelbusch

2006-01-01

232

Academic Work and Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Reading current accounts of higher education demonstrates the flux and damage of rapid neoliberal changes to the type and conduct of academic work. Opening the Times Higher Education magazine on the 28 April 2011 shows articles about cuts in staffing and undergraduate provision in England, concerns about the quality of for-profit higher education…

Gunter, Helen M.

2012-01-01

233

Academic Burnout: One Perspective.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The negative effects of academic burnout on teaching, service, and research are considered, along with societal, institutional, and individual causes of burnout. Prevention and intervention for burnout are addressed, and suggestions are offered to improve faculty evaluation procedures in order to promote the use of clearer and more systematic and…

Todd-Mancillas, William R.; Johnson, Pam

234

Towards Transnational Academic Capitalism  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper contributes to current debates on the relationship between globalisation and higher education. The main argument of the paper is that we are currently witnessing transnationalisation of academic capitalism. This argument is illustrated by examining the collaboration between transnational corporations and research universities, and how…

Kauppinen, Ilkka

2012-01-01

235

Arizona Academic Standards, Kindergarten  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication contains Arizona public schools' academic standards for kindergarten. The contents of this document include the following: (1) The Arts Standard 2006--Kindergarten; (2) Comprehensive Health Education/Physical Activity Standards 1997--Readiness (Kindergarten); (3) Foreign and Native Language Standards 1997--Essentials (Grades…

Arizona Department of Education, 2007

2007-01-01

236

ACADEMIC LABOR MARKETS.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|THE STUDY ATTEMPTED TO IDENTIFY, DESCRIBE, AND EVALUATE THE CURRENT PROCEDURES BY WHICH COLLEGE JOBS ARE FOUND AND FILLED, AND TO UNDERSTAND THE STRUCTURE OF THE ACADEMIC LABOR MARKET AND THE ACTIVITIES OF NEARLY 2,500 PLACEMENT AGENCIES. QUESTIONNAIRES WERE MAILED TO 10,312 PERSONS, OVER ONE-THIRD OF ALL NEWLY APPOINTED COLLEGE TEACHERS, WHO…

BROWN, DAVID G.

237

Academic Leaders as Thermostats  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|University of Jones launched a two-year development and training project on academic management and leadership in the beginning of 2002. Open seminars were arranged for heads for departments, deans and administrative managers. In addition, personnel administration started pilot projects with two departments in co-operation with the Finnish…

Kekale, Jouni

2003-01-01

238

Academic Library Reference Services.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This examination of the philosophy and objectives of academic library reference services provides an overview of the major reference approaches to fulfilling the following primary objectives of reference services: (1) providing accurate answers to patrons' questions and/or helping patrons find sources to pursue their research needs; (2) building…

Batt, Fred

239

Natural and Academic Learning.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

For centuries, there has been a raging debate over the origin of knowledge and the nature of learning. This paper describes the essence of that debate as it relates to understanding the current disjunction between natural learning and academic learning. Natural learning represents the wealth of learning that occurs outside of school, especially…

Collier, Sunya; Iran-Nejad, Asghar

240

Academics in Literature  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic literature has magnitude when it presents a character so robust that he or she takes off from the page and lands to nest in ordinary parlance. Three contrasting examples described in this article are: (1) "Moo," by Jane Smiley; (2) "The Human Stain," by Philip Roth; and (3) "The Crazed," by Ha Jin. Significantly, all three of these…

Stimpson, Catharine R.

2004-01-01

241

Academic Sexual Correctness  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This list on the subject of academic sexual correctness(ASC-L). ASC-L was an outgrowth of CASE (Consenting Academics for Sexual Equity), founded in early 1994 by both professors and students to combat a concerted "feminist" campaign against students and professors who had become involved in an intimate(romantic) relationship. CASE dealt with only one small area of the current emphasis on sexual correctness in academia. Consequently, the need for a network that focused on all aspects of academic sexual correctness became apparent; the ASC-L was a response to that need. ASC-L encompasses all aspects of campus sexual control issues -- irrespective of their ideological origins, such as sexual consent issues, sexual discrimination issues (irrespective of the subjects of the discrimination) and attempts to regulate sexual content of speech on campus or sexual content of course materials. The principles of consent, privacy and academic freedom are the core principles which have motivated the founding of ASC-L.

1996-01-01

242

Academic Libraries in Japan  

Microsoft Academic Search

Academic libraries in Japan are well resourced by international standards, and support Japan’s internationally recognized research capability well, but there are also ways in which they reflect Japan’s strong bureaucratic culture. Recent changes to the status of national university libraries have seen a new interest in customer service, and service quality development. Potential changes in education for librarianship and an

Rowena Cullen; Haruki Nagata

2008-01-01

243

Academic Health Sciences Libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

Academic health sciences libraries affiliated with U.S. medical schools offer a wide range of resources and services to the general public. Most offer access to their collections and to some or all of the computers in the library to search for medical\\/health information on the Web. Trained library staff will generally assist public patrons with searching library databases to find

Sue Hollander

2003-01-01

244

Scattering Academe's Lame Ducks.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Notes the current system of finding new academic leaders for colleges and universities often brings delay and damage. Suggests an alternative method of leadership succession is needed. One proposed method would attempt to promote from within the institution; require recruitment by the appointing officer; involve faculty, students, and staff; and…

Greenberg, Milton

1997-01-01

245

Reframing Academic Leadership  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In "Reframing Academic Leadership," the authors offer higher education leaders a provocative and pragmatic guide for: (1) Crafting dynamic institutions where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts; (2) Creating campus environments that facilitate creativity and commitment; (3) Forging alliances and partnerships in service of the mission;…

Bolman, Lee G.; Gallos, Joan V.

2011-01-01

246

Academic Listening: Research Perspectives.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A collection of essays address a variety of issues in listening in the academic context, particularly in a foreign or second language. Articles include: "Research of Relevance to Second Language Lecture Comprehension--An Overview" (John Flowerdew); "Expectation-Driven Understanding in Information Systems Lecture Comprehension" (Steve Tauroza,…

Flowerdew, John, Ed.

247

Microchip Academic Site  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a Microchip Corporation website for Educators. The Academic partnership allows educators to attend various workshops for free and purchase tools and evaluation kits at a significant discount. If you are teaching microcontrollers this is a website with lots of valuable information.

2012-07-06

248

Physics Academic Software  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Physics Academic Software (PAS) is a software publishing project of the American Institute of Physics in cooperation with the American Physical Society and the American Association of Physics Teachers. PAS programs are designed and targeted for professionals, teachers, and students from high school to graduate school. All software is peer reviewed for excellence and tested for accuracy, compatibility, and ease of use.

Software, Physics A.

2003-10-10

249

Academic Libraries in Japan  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic libraries in Japan are well resourced by international standards, and support Japan's internationally recognized research capability well, but there are also ways in which they reflect Japan's strong bureaucratic culture. Recent changes to the status of national university libraries have seen a new interest in customer service, and…

Cullen, Rowena; Nagata, Haruki

2008-01-01

250

Academic Libraries: 2008. First Look.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report presents tabulations for the 2008 Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) conducted by the United States Department of Educations National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), within the Institute of Education Sciences. An academic library is defin...

C. Sheckells D. Davis L. Hardesty T. Phan

2009-01-01

251

Student Health and Academic Achievement  

MedlinePLUS

... The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education, and Academic Performance [pdf 2.5M] (Full report) ... M, Drown DR, Kohl III HW, Dietz WH. Physical education and academic achievement in elementary school: data from ...

252

External partnerships and academic libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

External relationships are an important aspect of establishing academic library partnerships. This paper focuses on relationships between such libraries and various organisations that extend well beyond the boundaries of the academic campus.

Tom Wilding

2002-01-01

253

Academic Libraries: 2004. First Look.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report presents tabulations for the 2004 Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) conducted by the United States Department of Educations National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). An academic library is defined as an entity in a postsecondary instituti...

B. Holton K. Vaden P. O'Shealer J. Williams

2006-01-01

254

Multiple Missions and Academic Entrepreneurship  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper analyzes the choice of academic scientists to commercially exploit their re- search. I build a model of the timing of entry into commercial activities by an academic research team, and analyze the returns and costs of these activities. In order to focus on the peculiarities of academic entrepreneurship as opposed to industrial entrepreneurship, I compare the behavior and

Nicola Lacetera

255

Coordinating Social and Academic Goals.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The aim of this study was threefold. First, to investigate the strategies adolescents use to coordinate conflicting social and academic goals in situations where these conflicting goals varied in urgency. Second, to examine the importance of social versus academic goals in such situations, and third, to examine the effects of gender and academic

Lai, Mei Kuin; Townsend, Michael

256

Another Discussion about Academic Corruption  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic corruption is a commonplace matter about which all people are clearly aware. However, people often overlook many hidden or latent manifestations of academic corruption. This article discusses eight of these manifestations: indiscriminate use of the academic team spirit, the proliferation of "word games," deliberate attacks on others to…

Changgeng, Li

2007-01-01

257

The Status of Academic Women.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This report on the status of academic women is divided into 3 parts. Section 1 presents a review of 4 major research studies that collectively provide a comprehensive description of academic women. The studies are: "Academic Women," by Jesse Barnard, "The Woman Doctorate in America," by Helen Astin, "Women and the Doctorate," by Susan Mitchell,…

Robinson, Lora H.

258

Metadata: Implications for Academic Libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

Academic libraries will do well to embrace metadata and the project possibilities it brings. Digital initiatives, particularly in the form of institutional repositories, help raise the profile of the academic library across campus and in the community. Metadata librarians, with an understanding of both metadata schemes and traditional cataloging, play a significant role in an academic library’s digital initiatives. Metadata

Israel Yañez

2009-01-01

259

Conducting Assessment of Academic Advising  

Microsoft Academic Search

This topical session will present the processes involved in assessment of academic advising, with focus on the development of student and advisor learning outcomes and identification of multiple measures for the assessment of academic advising. Participants will be facilitated through the assessment process, and will identify stakeholders, student and advisor learning outcomes, and outcome measures specific to their respective academic

Karen Boston

2009-01-01

260

Another Discussion about Academic Corruption  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic corruption is a commonplace matter about which all people are clearly aware. However, people often overlook many hidden or latent manifestations of academic corruption. This article discusses eight of these manifestations: indiscriminate use of the academic team spirit, the proliferation of "word games," deliberate attacks on others to…

Changgeng, Li

2007-01-01

261

A Successful Academic Advising Program: Essential Ingredients.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discusses four ingredients of a successful academic advising program: (1) selection of academic advisors; (2) training of academic advisors; (3) evaluation of the advisement program; and (4) recognition of academic advising. (RC)|

Wilder, Jerry R.

1981-01-01

262

Academic Manager or Managed Academic? Academic Identity Schisms in Higher Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The relationship between values and academic identity has received scant attention in the higher education literature with some notable exceptions (Churchman, 2006; Harley, 2002; Henkel, 2005). This paper contends that the perceived need to align all academics around corporate values and goals has given rise to academic identity schisms in higher…

Winter, Richard

2009-01-01

263

From ERPs to academics.  

PubMed

Standardized tests have been used to forecast scholastic success of school-age children, and have been related to intelligence, working memory, and inhibition using neuropsychological tests. However, ERP correlates of standardized achievement have not been reported. Thus, the relationship between academic achievement and the P3 component was assessed in a sample of 105 children during performance on a Go/NoGo task. The Wide Range Achievement Test - 3rd edition was administered to assess aptitude in reading, spelling, and arithmetic. Regression analyses indicated an independent contribution of P3 amplitude to reading and arithmetic achievement beyond the variance accounted for by IQ and school grade. No such relationship was observed for spelling. These data suggest that the P3, which reflects attentional processes involved in stimulus evaluation and inhibitory control may be a biomarker for academic achievement during childhood. PMID:22682915

Hillman, Charles H; Pontifex, Matthew B; Motl, Robert W; O'Leary, Kevin C; Johnson, Christopher R; Scudder, Mark R; Raine, Lauren B; Castelli, Darla M

2011-07-27

264

From ERPs to Academics.  

PubMed

Standardized tests have been used to forecast scholastic success of school-age children, and have been related to intelligence, working memory, and inhibition using neuropsychological tests. However, ERP correlates of standardized achievement have not been reported. Thus, the relationship between academic achievement and the P3 component was assessed in a sample of 105 children during performance on a Go/NoGo task. The Wide Range Achievement Test - 3(rd) edition was administered to assess aptitude in reading, spelling, and arithmetic. Regression analyses indicated an independent contribution of P3 amplitude to reading and arithmetic achievement beyond the variance accounted for by IQ and school grade. No such relationship was observed for spelling. These data suggest that the P3, which reflects attentional processes involved in stimulus evaluation and inhibitory control may be a biomarker for academic achievement during childhood. PMID:22408701

Hillman, Charles H; Pontifex, Matthew B; Motl, Robert W; O'Leary, Kevin C; Johnson, Christopher R; Scudder, Mark R; Raine, Lauren B; Castelli, Darla M

2012-02-15

265

ECOLOGICAL MONITORING AND COMPLIANCE PROGRAM CALENDAR YEAR 2005 REPORT  

SciTech Connect

The Ecological Monitoring and Compliance program (EMAC), funded through the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office (NNSA/NSO), monitors the ecosystem of the Nevada Test Site (NTS) and ensures compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to NTS biota. This report summarizes the program’s activities conducted by Bechtel Nevada (BN) during the Calendar Year 2005. Program activities included: (1) biological surveys at proposed construction sites, (2) desert tortoise compliance, (3) ecosystem mapping and data management, (4) sensitive and protected/regulated species and unique habitat monitoring, (5) habitat restoration monitoring, and (6) biological monitoring at the Non-Proliferation Test and Evaluation Complex (NPTEC).

BECHTEL NEVADA ECOLOGICAL SERVICES

2006-03-01

266

Connect Daily Web Calendar 3.0.5  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Figuring out various meeting times and other scheduling enigmas can be hard, especially if individuals are spread across any significant distance. This application aids in that particular problem, as it allows users a way to stay connected to friends, family members, and business associates. While visitors are only allowed to download a demonstration version, this program is quite helpful and also features the ability to send reminders to various joint program users, receive updates when calendar items are modified or rescheduled and so on. The application is compatible with all operating systems.

267

Brookhaven National Laboratory site environmental report for calendar year 1990  

SciTech Connect

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) carries out basic and applied research in the following fields: high-energy nuclear and solid state physics; fundamental material and structure properties and the interactions of matter; nuclear medicine, biomedical and environmental sciences; and selected energy technologies. In conducting these research activities, it is Laboratory policy to protect the health and safety of employees and the public, and to minimize the impact of BNL operations on the environment. This document is the BNL environmental report for the calendar year 1990 for the safety and Environmental Protection division and corners topics on effluents, surveillance, regulations, assessments, and compliance.

Miltenberger, R.P.; Royce, B.A.; Naidu, J.R.

1992-01-01

268

Evaluation of the Doraiswamy-Thompson Winter Wheat Crop Calendar Model Incorporating a Modified Spring Restart Sequence.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Robertson phenology was used to provide growth stage information to a wheat stress indicator mode. A stress indicator model demands two acurate predictions from a crop calendar: date of spring growth initiation; and crop calendar stage at growth initi...

T. W. Taylor F. W. Ravet D. Smika

1981-01-01

269

From ERPs to academics  

Microsoft Academic Search

Standardized tests have been used to forecast scholastic success of school-age children, and have been related to intelligence, working memory, and inhibition using neuropsychological tests. However, ERP correlates of standardized achievement have not been reported. Thus, the relationship between academic achievement and the P3 component was assessed in a sample of 105 children during performance on a Go\\/NoGo task. The

Charles H. Hillman; Matthew B. Pontifex; Robert W. Motl; Kevin C. O’Leary; Christopher R. Johnson; Mark R. Scudder; Lauren B. Raine; Darla M. Castelli

270

On the Astronomical Significance of 12 Chih and Its Long Term Assignment to Calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

Twelve Chih was assigned to each day in the old Chinese calendar. This paper clarifies the relation between 12 Chih and the diurnal motion of Big Dipper or the clock, and it shows the long term table and formula for the daily assignment of 12 Chih in the calendar

Eun Sung Lee

1978-01-01

271

The Maya Calendar: A Native American Curriculum Unit for Middle and High School. NATAM VIII.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Written to fulfill the requirements for a University of Minnesota College of Education off-campus Indian education course for public school teachers, this Native American curriculum unit for middle and high school reflects the calendar achievements of the Maya Indians. The calendar is discussed in terms of its base number 20 (vigesimal system),…

Torguson, Edgar A.

272

7 CFR 5.5 - Publication of season average, calendar year, and parity price data.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 false Publication of season average, calendar year, and parity price...PARITY PRICES § 5.5 Publication of season average, calendar year, and parity price...many of the commodities on a marketing season average basis as are practicable...

2013-01-01

273

Cost Analysis of the ARCH Community Calendar: June through December 1973.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A cost analysis is presented for the publication of a community calendar of health-related events in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. The calendar, published by the Alliance for Regional Community Health (ARCH) involves the participation of 80 are...

1974-01-01

274

A fisheye calendar interface for PDAs: providing overviews for small displays  

Microsoft Academic Search

DateLens is a novel calendar interface for PDAs. It supports users in performing planning and analysis tasks by using a fisheye representation of dates coupled with compact overviews, user control over the visible time period, and integrated search. This enables users to see overviews and to easily navigate the calendar structure, and to discover patterns and outliers.

Benjamin B. Bederson; Aaron Clamage; Mary P. Czerwinski; George G. Robertson

2003-01-01

275

The Calendar Effects and Anomalies on Ukrainian Stock Market: Theory and Empirical Evidence  

Microsoft Academic Search

The theoretical aspects of calendar effects and anomalies on the Ukrainian stock market and the empirical evidence of daily, monthly and quarterly returns of PFTS-index and their volatility are examined. A strong evidence of a calendar effect i.e. December effect on Ukrainian PFTS exchange was found. It can be explained due to the cyclical character of some industries, cyclical shares

Bohdan Petrushchak

2011-01-01

276

49 CFR 238.305 - Interior calendar day mechanical inspection of passenger cars.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...calendar day mechanical inspection of passenger cars. 238.305 Section 238.305 Transportation...calendar day mechanical inspection of passenger cars. (a) Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this section, each passenger car shall receive an interior mechanical...

2012-10-01

277

49 CFR 238.305 - Interior calendar day mechanical inspection of passenger cars.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...calendar day mechanical inspection of passenger cars. 238.305 Section 238.305 Transportation...calendar day mechanical inspection of passenger cars. (a) Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this section, each passenger car shall receive an interior mechanical...

2011-10-01

278

43 CFR 3809.313 - Under what circumstances may I not begin operations 15 calendar days after filing my notice?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...circumstances may I not begin operations 15 calendar days after filing my notice? 3809.313...circumstances may I not begin operations 15 calendar days after filing my notice? To see when you may not begin operations 15 calendar days after filing your notice, follow...

2012-10-01

279

26 CFR 1.6042-1 - Return of information as to dividends paid in calendar years before 1963.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...dividends paid in calendar years before 1963. 1.6042-1 Section 1.6042-1...dividends paid in calendar years before 1963. (a) Requirement of return â(1...payments during any calendar year before 1963 of $10 or more of dividends...

2011-04-01

280

26 CFR 1.6042-1 - Return of information as to dividends paid in calendar years before 1963.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...dividends paid in calendar years before 1963. 1.6042-1 Section 1.6042-1...dividends paid in calendar years before 1963. (a) Requirement of return â(1...payments during any calendar year before 1963 of $10 or more of dividends...

2009-04-01

281

26 CFR 1.6042-1 - Return of information as to dividends paid in calendar years before 1963.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...dividends paid in calendar years before 1963. 1.6042-1 Section 1.6042-1...dividends paid in calendar years before 1963. (a) Requirement of return â(1...payments during any calendar year before 1963 of $10 or more of dividends...

2010-04-01

282

78 FR 25483 - Notice of Proposed Revisions for the LSC Grant Assurances for Calendar Year 2014 Funding  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Revisions for the LSC Grant Assurances for Calendar Year 2014 Funding AGENCY: Legal Services...to revise the LSC Grant Assurances for calendar year 2014 funding since the last publication...The proposed LSC grant assurances for calendar year 2014 funding, in redline...

2013-05-01

283

77 FR 27801 - Notice of Proposed Revisions for the LSC Grant Assurances for Calendar Year 2013 Funding  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Revisions for the LSC Grant Assurances for Calendar Year 2013 Funding AGENCY: Legal Services...to revise the LSC Grant Assurances for calendar year 2013 funding since the last publication...The proposed LSC grant assurances for calendar year 2013 funding, in redline...

2012-05-11

284

Calendar effects in quantum mechanics in view of interactive holography  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Quantum mechanics in terms of interactive holography appears as `normal' science [1]. With the holography quantum behavior is determined by the interplay of material formations and their conjugate images. To begin with, this effortlessly elucidates the nonlocality in quantum entanglements. Then, it has been shown that Schr"odinger's dynamics for a single particle arises from Bi-Fragmental random walks of the particle itself and its holographic image. For many particles this picture blurs with fragments merging as bosons or fermions. In biomolecules, swapping of particles and their holographic placeholders leads to self-replication of the living matter. Because of broad interpretations of quantum formalism direct experiments attributing it to holography may not be very compelling. The holographic mechanism better reveals as an absolute frame of reference. A number of physical and biological events exhibit annual variations when Earth orbital position changes with respect to the universal holographic mechanism. The well established calendar variations of heart attacks can be regarded as a positive outcome of a generalization of the Michelson experiment, where holography is interferometry and ailing hearts are detectors of pathologically replicated proteins. Also, there have been already observed calendar changes in radioactive decay rates. The same could be expected for various fine quantum experiences, like, e.g., Josephson tunneling. In other words, Quantum Mechanics (February) Quantum Mechanics (August). [1] S. Berkovich, ``A comprehensive explanation of quantum mechanics,'' www.cs.gwu.edu/research/technical-report/170 .

Berkovich, Simon

2013-04-01

285

Calendaricities and multimodality in the Eastern Mediterranean cyclonic activity  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Calendaricities, or the occurrence of weather anomalies on fixed calendar dates, are investigated for the Eastern Mediterranean (EM). The anomalies discussed here are the maxima and minima in the frequency of occurrence of the EM synoptic systems bearing rainfall. Those are mostly the Winter Lows passing over Cyprus en route eastward of the Ionian Sea where they are generated in situ or come to from N. Italy. The Winter Lows produce the rainfall over the central and northern EM areas, including Cyprus, Israel, Lebanon, NW Syria, W. Jordan. The southern EM areas, i.e. S. Israel and NE Egypt, get rainfall followed by floods due to the Winter Lows as well, and in addition, due to a small proportion of the mostly dry Red Sea Troughs that occasionally turn out to cause heavy rainfall. The analysis of the daily resolved data based on the NCEP/NCAR reanalysis is carried out. A comparison of two 28-yr periods, 1948-1975 and 1976-2003, different in global climatology, showed their similarity in the timing of peaks in EM cyclonic activity. The winter was found to have five maxima of cyclonic activity, centered on early February and nearly bell-shaped over their magnitudes. This supports the earlier hypotheses of multimodality in the EM rainfall. The Red Sea Troughs have their main peak of occurrence in the late October - early November, and their small rain-bearing proportion falls as well on this period of a year.

Osetinsky, I.; Alpert, P.

2006-06-01

286

[Asperger syndrome with highly exceptional calendar memory: a case report].  

PubMed

Some patients with pervasive developmental disorders develop unusual talents, which are characterized as savant syndrome. Herein we present neuropsychological examination and brain imaging (fMRI and brain SPECT) findings of an 18-year-old male with Asperger syndrome and highly unusual calendar memory. Neuropsychological evaluation of the case indicated mild attention, memory, and problem solving deficits, and severe executive function deficits that included conceptualization, category formation, and abstraction. Functional MRI findings showed activation above the baseline level (P<0.05) in the bilateral inferior parietal lobule, precuneus, superior and middle frontal gyri, and medial frontal cortex. Brain SPECT findings, in comparison to rest-SPECT findings, showed that there was hypoperfusion in some brain regions, including the right frontal cortex and right parietal cortex. Baseline blood perfusion in the left frontal cortex was also observed, as well as hypoperfusion in the right parietal-occipital cortex and in the right basal ganglion (compared to the left side). The results of the present study and further research will contribute to our understanding of calendar memory and savant syndrome. PMID:20818513

Sevik, Ali Emre; Cengel Kültür, Ebru; Demirel, Hilal; Karl? O?uz, Kader; Akça, Onur; Lay Ergün, Eser; Demir, Ba?aran

2010-01-01

287

Hanford Site environmental surveillance data report for calendar year 1996  

SciTech Connect

Environmental surveillance at the Hanford Site collects data that provides a historical record of radionuclide and radiation levels attributable to natural causes, worldwide fallout, and Hanford operations. Data are also collected to monitor several chemicals and metals in Columbia River water and sediment. In addition, Hanford Site wildlife samples were also collected for metals analysis. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory publishes an annual environmental report for the Hanford Site each calendar year. The Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 1996 describes the site mission and activities, general environmental features, radiological and chemical releases from operations, status of compliance with environmental regulations, status of programs to accomplish compliance, and environmental monitoring activities and results. The report includes a summary of offsite and onsite environmental monitoring data collected during 1996 by PNNL`s Environmental Monitoring Program. Appendix A of that report contains data summaries created from river monitoring and sediment data. This volume contains the actual raw data used to create the summaries. The data volume also includes Hanford Site drinking water radiological data.

Bisping, L.E.

1997-09-01

288

Hanford Site environmental surveillance data report for calendar year 1995  

SciTech Connect

Environmental surveillance at the Hanford Site collects data that provides a historical record of radionuclide and radiation levels attributable to natural causes, worldwide fallout, and Hanford operations. Data are also collected to monitor several chemicals and metals in Columbia River Water and Sediment. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory publishes an annual environmental report for the Hanford Site each calendar year. The Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 1995 describes the Site mission and activities, general environmental features, radiological and chemical releases from operations, status of compliance with environmental regulations, status of programs to accomplish compliance, and environmental monitoring activities and results. The report includes a summary of offsite and onsite environmental monitoring data collected during 1995 by PNNL`s Environmental Monitoring Program. Appendix A of that report contains data summaries created from raw surface, river monitoring data, and chemical air data. This volume contains the actual raw data used to create the summaries. The data volume also includes Hanford Site drinking water radiological data.

Bisping, L.E.

1996-07-01

289

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Site Environmental Report Calendar Year 2002  

SciTech Connect

The United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) and Washington TRU Solutions LLC (WTS) are dedicated to maintaining high quality management of Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) environmental resources. DOE Order 5400.1, General Environmental Protection Program, and DOE Order 231.1, Environment, Safety, and Health Reporting, require that the environment at and near DOE facilities be monitored to ensure the safety and health of the public and the environment. This Waste Isolation Pilot Plant 2002 Site Environmental Report summarizes environmental data from calendar year 2002 that characterize environmental management performance and demonstrate compliance with federal and state regulations. This report was prepared in accordance with DOE Order 5400.1, DOE Order 231.1, and Guidance for the Preparation of DOE Annual Site Environmental Reports (ASERs) for Calendar Year 2002 (DOE Memorandum EH-41: Natoli:6-1336, April 4, 2003). These Orders and the guidance document require that DOE facilities submit an annual site environmental report to DOE Headquarters, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environment, Safety, and Health; and the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED).

Washington Regulatory and Environmental Services

2003-09-17

290

Predictors of academic procrastination in college students  

Microsoft Academic Search

Academic procrastination has been characterized as a prevalent and problematic behavior for college students. The current study investigated how different self-perceptions, in other words different beliefs one maintains about oneself, related to academic procrastination in a sample of 186 undergraduate students. ^ Participants completed self-report measures of academic procrastination (Procrastination Assessment Scale-Students), academic self-efficacy (Academic Self-Efficacy Scale), academic self-concept (Academic

Brian Farran

2004-01-01

291

Academic Dishonesty: The Link between Academics and the Law  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|There have been many studies done and much research completed on the problem of academic dishonesty at the college and university level. However, there is a dearth of studies done on academic dishonesty as it relates to the legal issues and trends related to higher education administration. The purpose of this research is to analyze the issues,…

Jackson, Judith T.

2010-01-01

292

Body Damage: Dis-Figuring the Academic in Academic Fiction  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Contemporary academic fiction features a plethora of characters, male and female, identified by a bodily defect or medical malady as a primary character trait. These representations of the damaged college professor have joined other popular academic stereotypes, such as the absent-minded professor, the lecherous professor, and the sadistic…

Leuschner, Eric

2006-01-01

293

Body Damage: Dis-Figuring the Academic in Academic Fiction  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Contemporary academic fiction features a plethora of characters, male and female, identified by a bodily defect or medical malady as a primary character trait. These representations of the damaged college professor have joined other popular academic stereotypes, such as the absent-minded professor, the lecherous professor, and the sadistic…

Leuschner, Eric

2006-01-01

294

Academic Chairpersons and the Management of Academic Departments in China.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The role of academic chairpersons in the management of academic departments in Beijing, The People's Republic of China, is described. After a brief overview of social and political changes in China since 1949, the college teaching profession in China is discussed in terms of workload, salary, living conditions, the lack of individual choice in…

Schnell, James A.

295

A New Calendar System for Future Human Missions on Mars and for Mars Climate Diagrams  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Other planets are "terraformed" mentally by defining local place names (nomenclature) or calendar systems. Using these systems it is easier to refer to time and space (events, places) on these planetary bodies outside the Oikumene of human culture. Authors working in planetary science may create a calendar when it is needed for practical purposes. In the past 125 years, more than 70 authors have published ideas for Mars Calendars. We need a calendar that is easy to use for a terrestrial-calendar socialized mind, fits the orbital elements of Mars, is good for showing the natural changes and cycles in meteorology, climate and geo-processes and also would be practical for timekeeping on a future human Mars mission. The two main types of calendar proposals are sol-based (divided to months and weeks) and Ls-based (usually not divided further). In natural sciences usually Ls-based ones are used. In present practice scientific articles usually refer to Earth years and months along with Mars Ls values which is perfect for natural science research done on Earth. In spacecraft missions, mission elapsed sols are most practical for timekeeping (Sol 1 being the date of landing). The "56/270" Calendar

Henrik, H.

2008-09-01

296

Astronomical Calendar and Restoration Design of Clepsydra in the Silla era  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We study on the astronomical calendars that was used in the Silla era. The calendars are deduced from the records in Samguksagi. They were influenced from calendaric system of Tang Dynasty, which are Lin duk calendar(?), Ta yen calendar(?) and Sun myung calendar(?). We analyse them in detail according to the time and duration of use. Water clock system of Unified Silla was used four water vessels for supplying water. We found the model from documents on ancient water clock that are appeared in the old Korean, Chinese and Japanese historical records. We have assumed the model of Unified Silla clepsydra is similar type with Chinese records during Tang dynasty and with Japanese reconstructed water clock in Temple Asoka. After fluid dynamic experiment, we decide the suitable diameter of supplying pipe and volume of the vessels used in the clepsydra. We introduce the experimental instruments and methods for accomplishing the clock. We designed and reconstructed the water clock of Unified Silla and float rods for measuring time, that is based on the Silla's calendaric system.

Lee, Yong Sam; Jeong, Jang Hae; Sang, Hyuk Kim; Lee, Yong Bok

2008-09-01

297

Students' Motivation to Access Academic Advising Services  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The interrelationships between motivation for choosing a program of study, intention to access academic advisors, academic difficulty, and actual appointments with academic advisors were based on student self-reports of motivation and intentions. In addition, academic achievement measures and data on student access to academic advisors were…

Henning, Marcus A.

2009-01-01

298

Students' Motivation to Access Academic Advising Services  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The interrelationships between motivation for choosing a program of study, intention to access academic advisors, academic difficulty, and actual appointments with academic advisors were based on student self-reports of motivation and intentions. In addition, academic achievement measures and data on student access to academic advisors were…

Henning, Marcus A.

2009-01-01

299

Oak Ridge Dose Reconstruction annual report for calendar year 1997  

SciTech Connect

Calendar year 1997 was the third full year of work on the Oak Ridge Dose Reconstruction. Activities are summarized on the following individual project tasks: Task 1 -- Investigation of radioiodine releases from X-10 radioactive lanthanum processing; Task 2 -- Investigation of mercury releases from Y-12 lithium enrichment; Task 3 -- Investigation of PCBs in the environment near Oak Ridge; Task 4 -- Investigation of radionuclides released from White Oak Creek to the Clinch River; Task 5 -- Systematic searching of records repositories; Task 6 -- Evaluation of the quality of uranium monitoring data and a screening evaluation of potential off-site health risks; and Task 7 -- Performance of screening for additional materials not evaluated in the feasibility study.

NONE

1998-09-01

300

The Phaistos disk: A solar calendar. Contribution to a decipherment  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The objective of this paper is to contribute to the decipherment of the Phaistos Disk. The present assumption is that the Disk was a solar calendar. The proposed method is used to recreate the night sky over Crete in the year 1613 B.C., beginning on September 1, and to follow the astral phenomena for a year thereafter. In addition, the figures on the Disk are interpreted by what is known about Bronze Age Cretan culture, especially agriculture. The result was a set of plausible interpretations of most of the icons found on the Disk. The conclusion is that the Phaistos Disk Unknown Script was created primarily to serve as a guide to the timing of agricultural activities and religious rituals.

Matossian, M. K.

301

Nevada Test Site environmental data report for calendar year 1996  

SciTech Connect

US Department of Energy (DOE) Order 5400.1, ``General Environmental Protection Program,`` establishes environmental protection program requirements, authorities, and responsibilities for DOE operations. These mandates require compliance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental protection regulations. During calendar year (CY) 1996, environmental protection and monitoring programs were conducted at the Nevada Test Site and other DOE Nevada Operations Office (DOE/NV)-managed sites in Nevada and across the US. A detailed discussion of these environmental protection and monitoring programs and summary data and assessments for environmental monitoring results are provided in the DOE/NV Annual Site Environmental Report-1996 (ASER), DOE/NV/11718-137. This document provides summary data results and detailed assessments for the environmental monitoring conducted for all DOE/NV-managed sites in CY1996.

Black, S.C.; Townsend, Y.E. [eds.; Kinnison, R.R.

1998-03-01

302

Environmental Monitoring Program summary data report -- First Calendar Quarter 1995  

SciTech Connect

During the first calendar quarter of 1995, air samples were collected and analyzed from 47 air particulate/halogen sampling stations, 6 noble gas sampling stations, and 16 tritiated water vapor sampling stations. Surface water samples were collected and analyzed from 1 wastewater containment pond and 10 sewage lagoons. Groundwater samples were obtained from 11 potable and 1 non-potable supply wells and 6 drinking water consumption points. Ambient radiation levels were measured at 201 locations. Water sampling was conducted for analysis of bacteria, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), inorganic constituents, and water quality as required by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act and state of Nevada regulations. Samples were taken at various locations throughout all drinking water distribution systems on the NTS.

Black, S.C.; Glines, W.M.; Townsend, Y.E. [eds.

1995-07-01

303

Summary of Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2000  

SciTech Connect

This booklet summarizes the Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2000. The Hanford Site environmental report is prepared annually to summarize environmental data and information, describe environmental management performance, demonstrate the status of compliance with environmental regulations, and highlight major environmental programs and efforts. The document is written to meet requirements and guidelines of the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the needs of the public. This summary booklet is designed to briefly (1) describe the Hanford Site and its mission; (2) describe environmental programs at the Hanford Site; (3) discuss estimated radionuclide exposures to the public from 2000 Hanford Site activities; (4) summarize the status of compliance with environmental regulations; and (5) present information on environmental monitoring and surveillance and groundwater protection and monitoring. Readers interested in more detailed information can consult the 2000 report or the technical documents cited and listed in that report.

Hanf Jr, Robert W; Poston, Ted M; Oconnor, G A; Morasch, Launa F

2001-10-01

304

[Influence of Adam Schall's changing calendar on Yun - qi theory in the early Qing Dynasty].  

PubMed

The Yun - qi theory is closely related to the calendar system. In Chinese history, the change of the calendar system by Adam Schall von Bell in early Qing Dynasty was a disputable event. Studying its effect on Yun - qi theory, we find out the issue of changing the order of Zi and Shen lunar mansions, which annoyed many Chinese astronomers and scholars, had no significant influence on Yun - qi theory. As for the new calculation system of clepsydra and solar terms, these changes increased the accuracy of the Yun - qi calendar. PMID:11762365

Yang, S; Zhng, H

2001-07-01

305

Hanford Site Environmental Surveillance Data Report for Calendar Year 2002  

SciTech Connect

This data report contains the actual raw data used in the annual Hanford Site environmental report (PNNL-14295). In addition to providing raw data collected during routine sampling in 2002, this report also includes data from special sampling studies performed by PNNL during 2002. Environmental surveillance at the Hanford Site, located in southeastern Washington State, is conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), which is operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy. The data collected provide a historical record of radionuclide and radiation levels attributable to natural causes, worldwide fallout, and Hanford operations. Data are also collected to monitor several chemicals and metals in Columbia River water and sediment. For more information regarding the 2002 sampling schedule for the Surface Environmental Surveillance Project (SESP) and Drinking Water Monitoring Project, refer to L. E. Bisping, Environmental Surveillance Master Sampling Schedule (PNNL-13418, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington). PNNL publishes an annual environmental report for the Hanford Site each calendar year. The Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2002 describes the site mission and activities, general environmental features, radiological and chemical releases from operations, status of compliance with environmental regulations, status of programs to accomplish compliance, and environmental monitoring activities and results. Sections of the annual environmental report include tables and summaries of offsite and onsite environmental surveillance data collected by PNNL during 2002. This data report contains the actual raw data used to create those tables and summaries. In addition to providing raw data collected during routine sampling efforts in 2002, this data report also includes data from special sampling studies performed by PNNL during 2002.

Bisping, Lynn E.

2003-09-01

306

On How Editors of Academic Journals at Institutions of Higher Learning Should Resist Academic Corruption  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic corruption is a hot issue in today's society. "Academic corruption" means that certain individuals in academic circles, driven by the desire for personal gain, resort to various kinds of nonnormative and unethical behavior in academic research activities. These include: academic self-piracy, academic piracy, copying and plagiarism,…

Jing, Xiao

2007-01-01

307

On How Editors of Academic Journals at Institutions of Higher Learning Should Resist Academic Corruption  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic corruption is a hot issue in today's society. "Academic corruption" means that certain individuals in academic circles, driven by the desire for personal gain, resort to various kinds of nonnormative and unethical behavior in academic research activities. These include: academic self-piracy, academic piracy, copying and plagiarism,…

Jing, Xiao

2007-01-01

308

Motivation of Academically Gifted Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of this study is to describe the impact of implementing different strategies on fifth grade academically gifted students in order to motivate them to perform to their full potential. My research project is based on the motivation of gifted students in the general education classroom. I will study eight academically gifted fifth…

Rush, Emily

2012-01-01

309

Career Paths of Academic Deans.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper examines various career paths leading to deanship and considers the implications of the findings for women and minorities who aspire to this position. The paper is part of a larger study of academic deanship conducted by the Center for Academic Leadership at Washington State University between October 1996 and January 1997. Data for…

Wolverton, Mimi; Gonzales, Mary Jo

310

The Future of Academic Freedom.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|These nine essays address controversial issues of academic freedom and values at the university level. The book, which was derived from two years of debate and lectures presented to national meetings of the American Association of University Professors, is organized in three sections which address such issues as: the purpose of academic freedom,…

Menand, Louis, Ed.

311

Academic Advisement: An Integrated Approach.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Providing students with the opportunity to explore academic/career alternatives during the first two years of college is a basic mission of the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) of the Fayette campus of Pennsylvania State University, which provides the first two years of numerous baccalaureate programs. Effective academic advisement, which…

Kapraun, E. Daniel; Coldren, Doris W.

312

Gendered Games in Academic Leadership  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article looks at women's efforts to construct an academic leadership career. It is not a study of women's leadership in general but one that takes place in what Bourdieu calls the academic field. Drawing from an in-depth interview study of 31 women from faculties of education who occupy managerial positions in universities in Canada,…

Acker, Sandra

2010-01-01

313

Academic Advising, Retention, and Transfer.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Stresses the central role of academic advising in student retention. Reviews Tinto's model of retention stressing the importance of student academic and social integration. Describes studies demonstrating the predictive validity of integration for retention, and identifying attitudinal and behavioral correlates of attrition. Reviews obstacles to…

King, Margaret C.

1993-01-01

314

Cognitive Factors in Academic Achievement.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This review explores the factors of cognitive processing, style, and metacognitive organization as they contribute to academic success. Specific discussions consider aspects of short- and long-term memory, including how these affect learning and academic performance, and the keys to attaining long-term memory capability by involving redundancy,…

Cuasay, Peter

1992-01-01

315

Material Acquisitions in Academic Libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

As the population of books and other materials increases explosively, an effective plan for material acquisitions becomes an emergent and significant need for most modern academic libraries. However, there are few researches on this topic in the past decades. We thereby propose a formal model for material acquisitions that resembles the practical situations of academic libraries. In the proposed model,

Tsu-Feng Ho; Shyong Jian Shyu; Yi-Ling Wu

2008-01-01

316

Socioeconomic Determinants of Academic Achievement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This study aims to investigate the relationship between academic achievement and the socioeconomic characteristics of elementary school 7th grade students in Burdur. The population of the study are 7th grade students who had education at elementary schools in Burdur in the 2007-2008 academic year. Two staged sampling was chosen as suitable for…

Tomul, Ekber; Savasci, Havva Sebile

2012-01-01

317

Integrating Academic and Vocational Skills.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The Allied Health Certificate Program at Massachusetts' Bunker Hill Community College has been successfully integrating academic and vocational education since 1986. The integration of English as a Second Language, academic education, and occupational training was a direct response to requests from business and industry for a competitive…

Walling, Susan

318

Academic Internship Program: Sponsor's Handbook.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Since its beginning in 1975 at the West Charlotte High School in North Carolina, the Academic Internship Program has joined over 6,000 high school students in partnerships with more than 600 sponsors from the business community. The program is intended to: (1) provide opportunities for high school students to explore areas of academic, career, or…

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools, Charlotte, NC.

319

Diet Quality and Academic Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Background: Although the effects of nutrition on health and school performance are often cited, few research studies have examined the effect of diet quality on the academic performance of children. This study examines the association between overall diet quality and academic performance. Methods: In 2003, 5200 grade 5 students in Nova Scotia,…

Florence, Michelle D.; Asbridge, Mark; Veugelers, Paul J.

2008-01-01

320

Transnational Academic Mobility and Gender  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper examines to what extent the participation of researchers in transnational academic mobility, their experiences and perceived outcomes vary by gender. Based on longitudinal statistics, original survey data and semi-structured interviews with former visiting researchers in Germany, the paper shows that the academic world of female…

Jons, Heike

2011-01-01

321

Knowledge Management and Academic Libraries.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The emerging field of knowledge management offers academic libraries the opportunity to improve effectiveness, both for themselves and their parent institutions. This article summarizes knowledge management theory. Current applications in academic libraries and higher education are described. Similarities and difficulties between knowledge…

Townley, Charles T.

2001-01-01

322

Academic Rewards in Higher Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|A colloquium series in higher education at the University of Minnesota in the fall and winter of 1977-1978 examined the influence of academic reward systems on faculty behavior and academic productivity. These essays are the collective results of their findings and recommendations. Essays include: "Perspectives from Psychology: Financial…

Lewis, Darrel R., Ed.; Becker, William E., Jr., Ed.

323

Academic Freedom: The Ethical Imperative  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In this article, the author takes his cue for discussions of academic freedom from Simone de Beauvoir as found in her classic text, "The Ethics of Ambiguity." Like other existentialists, de Beauvoir emphasizes that freedom and responsibility are intimately linked. Academic freedom is an ethical responsibility that compels the author to teach and…

Slattery, Patrick

2008-01-01

324

Industry-academic research partnerships  

Microsoft Academic Search

Research partnerships between industry and academia are grown through relationships, a desire for innovation, and opportunities for sponsorship. Relationships mature through the mobility (virtual or otherwise) of academics, graduates, and seasoned industry professionals. From an industry perspective, innovation is driven by a need to grow product portfolios, market share and rejuvenate the corporate talent pool. Academics may be more motivated

Steven Fraser; Judith Bishop; Rajarshi Gupta; Dennis Mancl; J. Christopher Ramming; Salvador Rivas

2011-01-01

325

Academic Embedded Librarianship: An Introduction  

Microsoft Academic Search

Although embedded librarianship has received recent attention, it has not been well-defined within academic literature. This article defines academic embedded library services and identifies some key factors of successful programs with emphasis on communication and collaboration. The history of the term “embedded librarianship,” has its roots in branch libraries, and the methods librarians use to provide service to their users

Kathy Drewes; Nadine Hoffman

2010-01-01

326

Academic scribbling: a frivolous approach?  

Microsoft Academic Search

We are all scribblers now but scribbling is not regarded positively. Nevertheless, scribbling is described as one of four connected processes in a useful model of academic writing. These metaphors are frivolously summarised as scrabbling, scribbling, scribing and scrubbing. Frivolity is first presented as an antonym of academic seriousness. But it is also used positively in three other ways: (1)

Graham Badley

2011-01-01

327

Academic Scribbling: A Frivolous Approach?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|We are all scribblers now but scribbling is not regarded positively. Nevertheless, scribbling is described as one of four connected processes in a useful model of academic writing. These metaphors are frivolously summarised as scrabbling, scribbling, scribing and scrubbing. Frivolity is first presented as an antonym of academic seriousness. But…

Badley, Graham

2011-01-01

328

The Pricing of Academic Journals  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper we investigate the claim that academic journals are too expensive. We estimate library demand for academic journals and ask if short run profit maximization by publishers can explain observed prices. Libraries purchase a portfolio of journals so to estimate demand we extend the standard discrete choice model, and estimation methods, to allow for a choice consisting of

Mark J. McCabe; Aviv Nevo; Daniel L. Rubinfeld

2006-01-01

329

The Erosion of Academic Freedom  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article originated from a single question: do the restrictions that various accrediting agencies place on teacher educators limit, or entirely eliminate, academic freedom? Considering that question makes it apparent the problem is much broader than academic freedom. The issue has two foci: personal identity and the impact of market…

Ledoux, Michael W.; Marshall, Thomas; McHenry, Nadine

2010-01-01

330

FLEXIBLE FUTURES: THE ACADEMIC LIBRARIAN  

Microsoft Academic Search

Australian academic libraries are highly adaptive to the changing needs of learning and teaching and research and the demands of the changing information environment. Liaison Librarians are absolutely central to the academic library's ability to manage change and anticipate and prepare for the future. However little is shared in conference papers and journal publications about how Liaison is organised, developed

Richard Dearden

331

22 CFR 62.73 - Academic training.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-04-01 false Academic training. 62.73 Section 62...Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) § 62.73 Academic training. (a) Students meeting...officer, engage in academic training pursuant to §...

2013-04-01

332

Academic Service Quality and Instructional Quality.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Examined the relationship between academic service quality and instructional quality in higher education. Found a high correlation between academic service and instructional quality, with academic service overlapping instructional quality in three dimensions: enthusiasm, organization, and rapport. (EV)|

Greiner, Keith; Westbrook, Thomas S.

2002-01-01

333

Music and academic performance.  

PubMed

In a previous study we demonstrated that listening to a pleasant music while performing an academic test helped students to overcome stress, to devote more time to more stressful and more complicated task and the grades were higher. Yet, there remained ambiguities as for the causes of the higher test performance of these students: do they perform better because they hear music during their examinations, or would they perform better anyway because they are more gifted/motivated? This motivated the current study as a preliminary step toward that general question: Do students who like/perform music have better grades than the others? Our results confirmed this hypothesis: students studying music have better grades in all subjects. PMID:23973386

Arnaud Cabanac; Perlovsky, Leonid; Bonniot-Cabanac, Marie-Claude; Cabanac, Michel

2013-08-21

334

Keeping It Real: Substantive Learning on a Short Calendar  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Many institutions offer courses that last less than a quarter and are a student's sole academic responsibility for that short term. There is an unfortunate and incorrect perception that such short classes cannot be used to teach substantively. At Colorado College, we teach all of our courses in 3.5 wk, including majors' courses in molecular cell…

Lostroh, C. Phoebe

2007-01-01

335

The Relations among Causality Orientations, Academic Experience, Academic Performance, and Academic Commitment  

Microsoft Academic Search

The relations among causality orientations (autonomy and con- trol), experience while studying, academic commitment, and academic performance were investigated. The role of gender in moderating such relations was examined. Participants were 161 (70 male, 91 female) talented high school students who com- pleted the General Causality Orientations Scale (GCOS) and filled out the Experience Sampling Forms (ESF) for 1 week.

Maria Mei-ha Wong

2000-01-01

336

Changing Academic Identities in Changing Academic Workplaces: Learning from Academics' Everyday Professional Writing Practices  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In this article we examine issues of academic identity through the lens of academics' everyday workplace writing, offering a complementary perspective to those already evident in the higher education research literature. Motivated by an interest in the relationship between routine writing and aspects of professional practice, we draw on data from…

Lea, Mary R.; Stierer, Barry

2011-01-01

337

Academic Research Instruments: Expenditures 1993, Needs 1994  

NSF Publications Database

... 1993, Needs 1994 Hypertext Format Academic Research Instruments:Expenditures 1993, Needs 1994 ... Academic Research Instruments:Expenditures 1993, Needs 1994 This page was last updated on April ...

338

POST-CLOSURE INSPECTION REPORT FOR THE TONOPAH TEST RANGE, NEVADA FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2005  

SciTech Connect

This post-closure inspection report includes the results of inspections, maintenance and repair activities, and conclusions and recommendations for Calendar Year 2005 for nine Corrective Action Units located on the Tonopah Test Range , Nevada.

NONE

2006-06-01

339

76 FR 72850 - Adjustment of Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Adjustment of Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar...SUMMARY: This rule increases the rail equipment accident/incident reporting...SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background A ``rail equipment accident/incident'' is...

2011-11-28

340

77 FR 71354 - Adjustment of Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Adjustment of Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar...SUMMARY: This rule increases the rail equipment accident/incident reporting...SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background A ``rail equipment accident/incident'' is...

2012-11-30

341

75 FR 75911 - Adjustment of Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Adjustment of Monetary Threshold for Reporting Rail Equipment Accidents/Incidents for Calendar...SUMMARY: This rule increases the rail equipment accident/incident reporting...SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background A ``rail equipment accident/incident'' is...

2010-12-07

342

Summary of the Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2004  

SciTech Connect

This booklet summarizes the information contained in ''Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2004.'' The Hanford Site environmental report, published annually since 1958, includes information and summary data that provide an overview of the activities at DOE's Hanford Site.

Hanf, Robert W.; Morasch, Launa F.; Poston, Ted M.; Dirkes, Roger L.

2005-09-26

343

West Valley Demonstration Project Annual Site Environmental Report Calendar Year 2004  

SciTech Connect

Annual Site Environmental Report for the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) for Calendar Year 2004. The report summarizes the environmental protection program at the West Valley Demonstration Project for CY 2004.

West Valley Nuclear Services Company (WVNSCO) and URS Group, Inc.

2005-09-30

344

A Simple Method for Conversion of the Lunar into Solar Calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

A simple method for solar-lunar calendar conversion is obtained by means of Meton period for the convenience of the date conversion in the study of the old records of astronomical observations in Korea

Dong-Hyun Park

1968-01-01

345

7 CFR 5.3 - Selection of calendar year price data.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...payments as provided by section 301(a)(1)(B). For Maryland Tobacco, type 32, the price data for each calendar year shall be the weighted average price of type 32 tobacco sold during the period January 1-December 31. [Amdt....

2012-01-01

346

76 FR 4149 - Notice of Establishment of Emergency Relief Docket for Calendar Year 2011  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...calendar year 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bonnie L. Graves, Attorney-Advisor, Legislation and Regulations Division...366-4011, fax: (202) 366-3809, or e- mail, Bonnie.Graves@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to...

2011-01-24

347

Summary of the Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2005  

SciTech Connect

This small booklet provides highlights of the environmental monitoring at the Hanford Site during 2005. It is a summary of the information contained in the larger report: Hanford Site Environmental Monitoring for Calendar Year 2005.

Hanf, Robert W.; Morasch, Launa F.; Poston, Ted M.; Dirkes, Roger L.

2006-09-28

348

Magnetic Fusion Energy Technology Fellowship Program: Summary of Program Activities for Calendar Year 1985.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report summarizes the activities of the US Department of Energy (DOE) Magnetic Fusion Energy Technology Fellowship program (MFETF) for the 1985 calendar year. The MFETF program has continued to support the mission of the Office of Fusion Energy (OFE)...

1985-01-01

349

General Aviation Accidents: A Statistical Review for the Calendar Year 1965.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Statistical Review of General Aviation Accidents is published annually by the National Transportation Safety Board. This publication contains statistical information compiled from reports of General Aviation accidents that occurred during the calendar...

1967-01-01

350

Annual Review of Aircraft Accident Data, U.S. General Aviation, Calendar Year 1975.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Annual Review of Aircraft Accident Data is a statistical compilation published by the National Transportation Safety Board. Statistical information has been compiled from reports of 4,237 general aviation accidents that occurred during the calendar ye...

1977-01-01

351

78 FR 62603 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...2014-2015 Federal Student Aid Application AGENCY: Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department...via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand...Department assess the impact of its information...2014-2015 Federal Student Aid...

2013-10-22

352

Empirical Support for Winnow and Weighted-Majority Algorithms: Results on a Calendar Scheduling Domain  

Microsoft Academic Search

. This paper describes experimental results on using Winnow and Weighted-Majority based algorithmson a real-world calendar scheduling domain. These two algorithms have been highly studied in the theoreticalmachine learning literature. We show here that these algorithms can bequite competitive practically,outperformingthe decision-tree approachcurrently in use in the Calendar Apprentice system in terms of both accuracyand speed.One of the contributions of this

Avrim Blum

1997-01-01

353

Empirical Support for Winnow and Weighted-Majority Based Algorithms: Results on a Calendar Scheduling Domain  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper describes experimental results on using Winnow and Weighted-Majority based algorithms on a real-world calendar scheduling domain. These two algorithms have been highly studied in the theoretical machine learning literature. We show here that these algorithms can be quite competitive practically, outperforming the decision-tree approach currently in use in the Calendar Apprentice system in terms of both accuracy and

Avrim Blum

1995-01-01

354

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2011  

SciTech Connect

The PNNL Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2011 was prepared pursuant to the requirements of Department of Energy (DOE) Order 231.1B, "Environment, Safety and Health Reporting" to provide a synopsis of calendar year 2011 information related to environmental management performance and compliance efforts. It summarizes site compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, policies, directives, permits, and orders and environmental management performance.

Duncan, Joanne P.; Fritz, Brad G.; Tilden, Harold T.; Stoetzel, Gregory A.; Stegen, Amanda; Barnett, J. M.; Su-Coker, Jennifer; Moon, Thomas W.; Ballinger, Marcel Y.; Dirkes, Roger L.; Opitz, Brian E.

2012-09-01

355

Revenue management strategies under the lunar–solar calendar: Evidence of Chinese restaurant operations  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper discusses the lunar–solar calendar-driven festivals that affect Chinese restaurant operations. In-depth interviews and a survey were carried out with 50 catering professionals to provide information that was subsequently used to estimate the change of restaurant turnover due to the identified festivals. Four core common lunar–solar calendar-driven festivals that create more demand for dining out across China were identified.

Wilco W. Chan; Lena C. Chan

2008-01-01

356

MyLibrary Calendar: a Web 2.0 communication platform  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss Hong Kong Baptist University Library's MyLibrary Calendar Project to streamline library-patron communication and to strengthen the Library's publicity for its services, facilities and outreach activities. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – The paper examines the application of an in-house developed iCalendar Data Conversion Program and Innovative Millennium Patron API Form in this Project. The

Yiu-On Li; Irene S. M. Wong; Loletta P. Y. Chan

2010-01-01

357

Academic Research Engine  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Last week, Student Advantage announced its new academic research engine, developed in partnership with Northern Light (see the September 19, 1997 Scout Report). Students can keyword search 25 different subjects either individually or simultaneously. Some features adopted from Northern Light's search engine make Student Advantage likely to reduce, at least, the ratio of student frustration to success when attempting to do Internet research. First, results of an initial search include a sidebar that organizes returns in subject folders allowing users to focus only on those that seem most promising. Second, the "drill and search" feature allows students to then refine their searches within these subject folders. This two-step process mitigates the centrifugal Internet experience most student-researchers encounter. The site also features a listing of online reference sources and a free download of Q-Notes, software for electronic note-taking (for PCs only). (Caveat: Many of the book-length texts listed in results are merely links to Amazon.com, and some of the articles listed are held in Northern Light's fee-based Special Collection.)

358

Pre-residency peer-reviewed publications are associated with neurosurgery resident choice of academic compared to private practice careers.  

PubMed

Factors predictive of neurosurgery resident or applicant choice of an academic career compared to private practice are highly desired and difficult to discern. Neither medical school choice, student induction to faculty membership, age nor gender predict academic versus private practice choice among neurosurgery residents. This study was performed to examine the role of pre-residency peer-reviewed publications (PRP) in post-residency career choice. Over five years (2001-05) the number of PRP prior to onset of residency of 422 graduates from 79 neurosurgery residency programs certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education was retrospectively examined. The number of publications until the end of the calendar year prior to the start of residency was determined using PubMed (www.pubmed.org). This number was then correlated with the choice of an academic or private practice neurosurgery career. A minority of graduates (46.2%) chose academic neurosurgery careers, 32.2% of graduates had at least one PRP at the time of application to neurosurgery residency, with 16.4% having more than one. A total of 41.6% of graduates with no PRP chose academic careers, compared to 53.7% with one PRP, and 58.0% with more than one. With regard to choice of academic career, the difference between no PRP and at least one were statistically significant (p<0.01), but not between one PRP and more than one. Graduates with at least one PRP were 1.34 times more likely to choose an academic career than graduates with no PRP. Therefore, peer-reviewed PRP are strongly associated with resident choice of an academic over private practice neurosurgery career. This information might be useful in predicting the career choices of neurosurgery residents and residency applicants. PMID:20079648

McClelland, Shearwood

2010-01-15

359

Personnel Management and Academic Libraries.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This paper explores the background and structure of library personnel systems and the characteristics of library personnel resources, including librarians' rights and status as concerns of library personnel management; the credentials of academic libraria...

M. E. Westerman

1980-01-01

360

Academic Libraries: 2010. First Look.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report presents tabulations for the 2010 Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) conducted by the U.S. Department of Educations National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), within the Institute of Education Sciences. The 2010 ALS population included post...

C. Sheckells J. Hug L. Hardesty T. Phan

2011-01-01

361

Keeping It Real: Substantive Learning on a Short Calendar  

PubMed Central

Many institutions offer courses that last less than a quarter and are a student's sole academic responsibility for that short term. There is an unfortunate and incorrect perception that such short classes cannot be used to teach substantively. At Colorado College, we teach all of our courses in 3.5 wk, including majors' courses in molecular cell biology and related fields. The article presents strategies for exploiting short terms as excellent venues for deep learning in the biological sciences.

2007-01-01

362

A Comparison of Two Independent Models of the Solar System: Bode's Law and the 260 Day Mesoamerican Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The 260 day Mesoamerican ``Sacred Almanac", or sacred calendar, indirectly contains all the solar system information embodied within the law first proposed by Bode in 1772. However, the sacred 260 day calendar of Mesoamerica is more accurate on average, and over two millennia older (Milbrath 1999). Furthermore, it will be shown that the Mesoamerican 260 day calendar is one of the most efficient calendars that can be constructed for tracking planetary motions, but only when the planet Mercury is included in the planet set. This suggests that the calendar's design was intentional, and that Mercury was known to ancient new world astronomers. The number of observational experiments needed to establish the 260 day calendar has also been estimated. In fact, the information burden is substantial, and it is tempting to suggest that the need for astronomical recordkeeping may have given rise to the development of writing in the new world.

Zito, R. R.

2009-08-01

363

Gendered games in academic leadership  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article looks at women’s efforts to construct an academic leadership career. It is not a study of women’s leadership in general but one that takes place in what Bourdieu calls the academic field. Drawing from an in?depth interview study of 31 women from faculties of education who occupy managerial positions in universities in Canada, Australia or Britain, I focus

Sandra Acker

2010-01-01

364

Time perceptions of South African accounting academics  

Microsoft Academic Search

Research, teaching and service are usually regarded as an academic's main responsibilities. One of the most hotly debated issues in the international arena is what academics should devote their time to, since time is a limited commodity for academics and tradeoffs are necessary. The aim of this study was to establish the perceptions of South African accounting academics with regard

MJ Nieuwoudt; JS Wilcocks

365

Academic Libraries and Firm Order Vendors  

Microsoft Academic Search

Do academic limericks expect too much of their firm Order vendors? To find out, a number of current and former acquisitions Librarians ere conflicted. They provided opinions and insights regarding: What academics libraries wan1 from their firm order vendors, what acquisitions librarians think firm order vendors want from academic libraries, what vendors think academic libraries want, and what the vendors

Richard P Jasper

1991-01-01

366

Academic Freedom: Its Nature, Extent and Value  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic freedom does not refer to freedom to engage in any speech act, but to freedom to hold any belief and espouse it in an appropriately academic manner. This freedom belongs to certain institutions, rather than to individuals, because of their academic nature. Academic freedom should be absolute, regardless of any offence it may on occasion…

Barrow, Robin

2009-01-01

367

Improving sexual risk communication with adolescents using event history calendars.  

PubMed

This study was conducted to explore the effects of an event history calendar (EHC) approach on adolescent sexual risk communication and sexual activity. Adolescent school-linked health clinic patients (n = 30) who reported sexual activity self-administered the EHC that was used by nurse practitioners (NPs; n = 2) during a clinic visit. Immediately pre- and post-visit, and at 1 and 3 months, adolescents reported sexual risk behaviors and perceptions about EHC communication on questionnaires and by interview. NPs reported their perceptions of EHCs by questionnaire after the visit and poststudy interview. The EHC approach facilitated communication and adolescent awareness of their risk behaviors. Scores increased on Amount of Communication, t(29) = 8.174, p < .001; Satisfaction with Communication, t(29) = 3.112, p = .004; Client Involvement in Decision Making, t(29) = 3.901, p = .001, and Client Satisfaction with Interpersonal Style, t(29) = 3.763, p = .001. Adolescents reported decreased sexual intercourse at 1 month, p = .031. School nurses could use the EHC approach to facilitate adolescent communication and tailoring of interventions. PMID:22071717

Martyn, Kristy K; Darling-Fisher, Cynthia; Pardee, Michelle; Ronis, David L; Felicetti, Irene L; Saftner, Melissa A

2011-11-08

368

Development of Prenatal Event History Calendar for Black Women  

PubMed Central

Objectives To identify psychosocial factors that Black women think should be addressed in prenatal care assessment and develop a Prenatal Event History Calendar (EHC) to assess these factors. Design A qualitative descriptive study Setting Two inner city hospital prenatal care clinics in Southeastern Michigan. Participants Twenty two Black women who had attended at least two prenatal care visits. Method Three focus groups were conducted using a semi-structured interview guide. Main Outcome Measure Using the constant comparative method of analysis (Glaser, 1978; 1992) themes were identified that were relevant to Black women during prenatal care visits. Results The women in this study wanted to talk with their providers about psychosocial factors and not just the physical aspects of pregnancy. To “go off the pregnancy” represents pregnant women’s desire to discuss psychosocial factors that were important to them during prenatal care. Five themes emerged from the data and were used to develop categories for the Prenatal EHC: relationships, stress, routines, health history perceptions, and beliefs. Conclusion One vital component of prenatal care assessment is assessing for psychosocial risk factors. Prenatal EHC was specifically developed to provide a comprehensive and contextually-linked psychosocial risk assessment for use with pregnant Black women.

Yi, Chin Hwa (Gina); Lori, Jody R.; Martyn, Kristy K.

2008-01-01

369

Relations between violence, calendar events and ambient conditions.  

PubMed

National assault injury surveillance has identified major seasonal variation, but it is not clear whether assault injury is a seasonal problem in large cities. Relationships between community violence, calendar events and ambient conditions were investigated with reference to prospective, Accident and Emergency (A&E) derived information obtained from people injured in assaults in Cardiff between 1 May 1995 and 30 April 2000. Records of daily local ambient conditions included data relating to temperature, rainfall and sunshine hours and data of major local sporting events and annual holidays were studied. Pearson correlation coefficients were used to evaluate associations between variables. Overall, 19,264 assault-related A&E attendances were identified over the 5-year period. Almost three-quarters were males. Violence was clustered predominantly on Saturdays and Sundays, New Year and rugby international days. Temperature, rainfall and sunlight hours did not correlate significantly with violence (P > 0.05). The findings indicate that injury reduction effort should be intensified at the known risk times for violence and that in a capital city/regional centre violence cannot be predicted on the basis of ambient conditions. PMID:15081323

Sivarajasingam, Vaseekaran; Corcoran, Jonathan; Jones, David; Ware, Andrew; Shepherd, Jonathan

2004-05-01

370

Annual Waste Minimization Summary Report Calendar Year 2007  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes the waste minimization efforts undertaken by National Security Technologies, LLC (NSTec), for the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office (NNSA/NSO), during calendar year (CY) 2007. This report was developed in accordance with the requirements of the Nevada Test Site (NTS) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Permit (number NEV HW0021), and as clarified in a letter dated April 21, 1995, from Paul Liebendorfer of the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection to Donald Elle of the U.S. Department of Energy, Nevada Operations Office. The NNSA/NSO Pollution Prevention (P2) Program establishes a process to reduce the volume and toxicity of waste generated by the NNSA/NSO and ensures that proposed methods of treatment, storage, and/or disposal of waste minimize potential threats to human health and the environment. The following information provides an overview of the P2 Program, major P2 accomplishments during the reporting year, a comparison of the current year waste generation to prior years, and a description of efforts undertaken during the year to reduce the volume and toxicity of waste generated by the NNSA/NSO.

NSTec Environmental Management

2008-02-01

371

Improving Sexual Risk Communication With Adolescents Using Event History Calendars  

PubMed Central

This study was conducted to explore the effects of an event history calendar (EHC) approach on adolescent sexual risk communication and sexual activity. Adolescent school-linked health clinic patients (n = 30) who reported sexual activity self-administered the EHC that was used by nurse practitioners (NPs; n = 2) during a clinic visit. Immediately pre- and post-visit, and at 1 and 3 months, adolescents reported sexual risk behaviors and perceptions about EHC communication on questionnaires and by interview. NPs reported their perceptions of EHCs by questionnaire after the visit and poststudy interview. The EHC approach facilitated communication and adolescent awareness of their risk behaviors. Scores increased on Amount of Communication, t(29) = 8.174, p < .001; Satisfaction with Communication, t(29) = 3.112, p = .004; Client Involvement in Decision Making, t(29) = 3.901, p = .001, and Client Satisfaction with Interpersonal Style, t(29) = 3.763, p = .001. Adolescents reported decreased sexual intercourse at 1 month, p = .031. School nurses could use the EHC approach to facilitate adolescent communication and tailoring of interventions.

Martyn, Kristy K.; Darling-Fisher, Cynthia; Pardee, Michelle; Ronis, David L.; Felicetti, Irene L.; Saftner, Melissa A.

2012-01-01

372

Argonne National Laboratory site environmental report for calendar year 2006.  

SciTech Connect

This report discusses the status and the accomplishments of the environmental protection program at Argonne National Laboratory for calendar year 2006. The status of Argonne environmental protection activities with respect to compliance with the various laws and regulations is discussed, along with the progress of environmental corrective actions and restoration projects. To evaluate the effects of Argonne operations on the environment, samples of environmental media collected on the site, at the site boundary, and off the Argonne site were analyzed and compared with applicable guidelines and standards. A variety of radionuclides were measured in air, surface water, on-site groundwater, and bottom sediment samples. In addition, chemical constituents in surface water, groundwater, and Argonne effluent water were analyzed. External penetrating radiation doses were measured, and the potential for radiation exposure to off-site population groups was estimated. Results are interpreted in terms of the origin of the radioactive and chemical substances (i.e., natural, fallout, Argonne, and other) and are compared with applicable environmental quality standards. A U.S. Department of Energy dose calculation methodology, based on International Commission on Radiological Protection recommendations and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's CAP-88 Version 3 (Clean Air Act Assessment Package-1988) computer code, was used in preparing this report.

Golchert, N. W.; ESH /QA Oversight

2007-09-13

373

Argonne National Laboratory site environmental report for calendar year 2007.  

SciTech Connect

This report discusses the status and the accomplishments of the environmental protection program at Argonne National Laboratory for calendar year 2007. The status of Argonne environmental protection activities with respect to compliance with the various laws and regulations is discussed, along with the progress of environmental corrective actions and restoration projects. To evaluate the effects of Argonne operations on the environment, samples of environmental media collected on the site, at the site boundary, and off the Argonne site were analyzed and compared with applicable guidelines and standards. A variety of radionuclides were measured in air, surface water, on-site groundwater, and bottom sediment samples. In addition, chemical constituents in surface water, groundwater, and Argonne effluent water were analyzed. External penetrating radiation doses were measured, and the potential for radiation exposure to off-site population groups was estimated. Results are interpreted in terms of the origin of the radioactive and chemical substances (i.e., natural, fallout, Argonne, and other) and are compared with applicable environmental quality standards. A U.S. Department of Energy dose calculation methodology, based on International Commission on Radiological Protection recommendations and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's CAP-88 Version 3 (Clean Air Act Assessment Package-1988) computer code, was used in preparing this report.

Golchert, N. W.; Davis, T. M.; Moos, L. P.; ESH /QA Oversight

2008-09-09

374

Argonne National Laboratory site environmental report for calendar year 2004.  

SciTech Connect

This report discusses the accomplishments of the environmental protection program at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) for calendar year 2004. The status of ANL environmental protection activities with respect to compliance with the various laws and regulations is discussed, along with the progress of environmental corrective actions and restoration projects. To evaluate the effects of ANL operations on the environment, samples of environmental media collected on the site, at the site boundary, and off the ANL site were analyzed and compared with applicable guidelines and standards. A variety of radionuclides were measured in air, surface water, on-site groundwater, and bottom sediment samples. In addition, chemical constituents in surface water, groundwater, and ANL effluent water were analyzed. External penetrating radiation doses were measured, and the potential for radiation exposure to off-site population groups was estimated. Results are interpreted in terms of the origin of the radioactive and chemical substances (i.e., natural, fallout, ANL, and other) and are compared with applicable environmental quality standards. A U.S. Department of Energy dose calculation methodology, based on International Commission on Radiological Protection recommendations and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's CAP-88 (Clean Air Act Assessment Package-1988) computer code, was used in preparing this report.

Golchert, N. W.; Kolzow, R. G.

2005-09-02

375

Argonne National Laboratory site enviromental report for calendar year 2008.  

SciTech Connect

This report discusses the status and the accomplishments of the environmental protection program at Argonne National Laboratory for calendar year 2008. The status of Argonne environmental protection activities with respect to compliance with the various laws and regulations is discussed, along with the progress of environmental corrective actions and restoration projects. To evaluate the effects of Argonne operations on the environment, samples of environmental media collected on the site, at the site boundary, and off the Argonne site were analyzed and compared with applicable guidelines and standards. A variety of radionuclides were measured in air, surface water, on-site groundwater, and bottom sediment samples. In addition, chemical constituents in surface water, groundwater, and Argonne effluent water were analyzed. External penetrating radiation doses were measured, and the potential for radiation exposure to off-site population groups was estimated. Results are interpreted in terms of the origin of the radioactive and chemical substances (i.e., natural, fallout, Argonne, and other) and are compared with applicable environmental quality standards. A U.S. Department of Energy dose calculation methodology, based on International Commission on Radiological Protection recommendations and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's CAP-88 Version 3 (Clean Air Act Assessment Package-1988) computer code, was used in preparing this report.

Golchert, N. W.; Davis, T. M.; Moos, L. P.

2009-09-02

376

Marking Time:The Epic Quest to Invent the Perfect Calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The arrival of the new millennium has renewed interest in the evolution of our modern calendar. Unraveling the story of this evolution requires extensive knowledge of science, history, and religion. Most of us have little understanding of how the date of Easter is determined, or why we celebrate the New Year on January 1st. In Marking Time: The Epic Quest to Invent the Perfect Calendar, Duncan Steel takes readers on a revealing, meandering trip from several millennia B.C. to the present. As the author states, “By the time you finish reading this tome…it will be clear that the calendar has had much greater effect upon human destiny than you may have fondly imagined. It's not just about numbering the days: it's about the rises and falls of empires and religions…about controlling the masses and subverting your rivals. The calendar story is one of human strife and aspirations.” And so Steel reveals how our calendar is based as much on religion and politics as it is on physical science.

Staid, Matthew

377

Calendar Life Studies of Advanced Technology Development Program Gen 1 Lithium Ion Batteries  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the test results of a special calendar-life test conducted on 18650-size, prototype, lithium-ion battery cells developed to establish a baseline chemistry and performance for the Advanced Technology Development Program. As part of electrical performance testing, a new calendar-life test protocol was used. The test consisted of a once-per-day discharge and charge pulse designed to have minimal impact on the cell yet establish the performance of the cell over a period of time such that the calendar life of the cell could be determined. The calendar life test matrix included two states of charge (i.e., 60 and 80%) and four temperatures (40, 50, 60, and 70°C). Discharge and regen resistances were calculated from the test data. Results indicate that both discharge and regen resistance increased nonlinearly as a function of the test time. The magnitude of the discharge and regen resistance depended on the temperature and state of charge at which the test was conducted. The calculated discharge and regen resistances were then used to develop empirical models that may be useful to predict the calendar life or the cells.

Wright, Randy Ben; Motloch, Chester George

2001-03-01

378

Pacific Northwest Laboratory ALARA Report for Calendar Year 1993  

SciTech Connect

This report provides summary results of the Calendar Year (CY) 1993 As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) Program at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL). This report includes information regarding whole-body exposures to radiation, and skin contaminations. The collective whole-body radiation dose to employees during 1993 was 0.58 person-sievert (58 person-rem). This dose was 11 percent lower than the projected dose of 0.65 person-sievert (65 person-rem). The Radiation Protection Section`s Field Dosimetry Services group projected that no PNL employee`s dose would exceed 0.02 sievert (2 rem) based on dosimeters processed during the year; no worker actually exceeded the limit by the end of CY 1993. There were 15 reported cases of skin contamination for PNL employees during 1993. This number of 60 percent of the projected total of 25 cases. There were an additional 21 cases of personal-effects contamination to PNL staff: Nine of these contamination events occurred at the 324 Building, nine occurred at the 325 Building, one occurred in the 327 Building, one occurred in the 3720 Building, and one occurred in the 326 Building. Line management set numerous challenging and production ALARA goals for their facilities. Appendix A describes the final status of the 1993 ALARA goals. Appendix B describes the radiological ALARA goals for 1994. The Radiation Protection Section of the Laboratory Safety Dept. routinely perform audits of radiological ALARA requirements for specific facilities with significant potential for exposure. These ALARA audits are part of a comprehensive safety audit of the facility, designed to evaluate and improve total safety performance.

Keller, S.L.

1994-07-01

379

Mentoring Faculty in Academic Medicine  

PubMed Central

In this paper, we discuss an alternative structure and a broader vision for mentoring of medical faculty. While there is recognition of the need for mentoring for professional advancement in academic medicine, there is a dearth of research on the process and outcomes of mentoring medical faculty. Supported by the literature and our experience with both formal dyadic and group peer mentoring programs as part of our federally funded National Center of Leadership in Academic Medicine, we assert that a group peer, collaborative mentoring model founded on principles of adult education is one that is likely to be an effective and predictably reliable form of mentoring for both women and men in academic medicine.

Pololi, Linda; Knight, Sharon

2005-01-01

380

U.S. Foreign Agricultural Trade Statistical Report Calendar Year 1980. Supplementary Tables - A Supplement to the Monthly Foreign Agricultural Trade of the United States.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This publication presents detailed statistics of U.S. foreign trade in agricultural products by country during calendar years 1979 and 1980. It updates U.S. Foreign Agricultural Trade Statistical Report, Calendar Year 1979, Supplementary Tables issued Oct...

1981-01-01

381

Student Perception of Academic Grading: Personality, Academic Orientation, and Effort  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Factors influencing student perceptions of academic grading were examined, with an emphasis on furthering understanding of the relevance of effort to students' conceptualization of grading. Students demonstrated a conceptualization of grading where effort should be weighted comparably to actual performance in importance to the composition of a…

Tippin, Gregory K.; Lafreniere, Kathryn D.; Page, Stewart

2012-01-01

382

Embitterment among German academic and non-academic nurses  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – Nursing staff display symptoms of psychological stress more frequently than members of other professions. The subjective experience of embitterment also takes on a greater significance. This paper seeks to determine if level of education has an impact on the degree of embitterment as a function of educational status. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – A between subjects design was used with academic

Sandra van Eckert; Uta Gaidys; Colin R. Martin

2011-01-01

383

26 CFR 1.6049-2 - Interest and original issue discount subject to reporting in calendar years before 1983.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-04-01 false Interest and original issue discount subject to reporting in calendar... § 1.6049-2 Interest and original issue discount subject to reporting in calendar...which is subject to reporting as original issue discount. (c) Original issue...

2013-04-01

384

The decoding of the Callippian Cycle in the Gregorian Calendar for the period between 1900 and 2099  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Gregorian Calendar is an adjustable cyclical calendar which takes account of the solar and lunar movements; it is based on the so called Callippian cycle: 76 tropical years = 940 synodical months = 27759 days. (The name goes back to the Greek astronomer Callippos from Kyzikos who first used this cycle for time measuring purposes in 330 B.C.). In

Heiner Lichtenberg

1998-01-01

385

Newton's Universal Calendar and Discovery of Linear Regression Analysis: Newton's Analysis of Hipparchus' Equinox Observations  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Among the Newtonian manuscripts, owned by the Jewish National and University Library at Jerusalem and known as MS Yahuda 24, there is a proposal for the reform of the Julian and Ecclesiastical calendars, written in three drafts in early 1700. This was Newton's response to the challenge suggested by Continental mathematicians and astronomers, G.W. Leibniz in particular. This calendar, if implemented in England, would have become a formidable rival to the Gregorian calendar. Despite having a different algorithm, its solar part agrees with the latter until 2400 AD and is more precise in the long run, within a period of 5,000 years. Its lunar algorithm is simpler than the Gregorian, but remained incomplete. Though the calendar was buried under a pile of theological papers, were it now to be implemented it would have a glorious future, since it includes the most characteristic features of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim calendars and can aspire to become the universal calendar. Looking for the best astronomical parameters Newton attempted to compute the length of the tropical year using the ancient equinox observations reported by Hipparchus of Rhodes. Though Newton had a very thin sample of data, he obtained a tropical year only a few seconds longer than the correct length. We show that the reason lies in Newton's application of a technique similar (though not identical) to the modern ordinary least squares method. Newton also had a clear understanding of qualitative variables. Open historic-astronomical problems related to inclination of the Earth's axis of rotation are discussed. In particular, ignorance about the long-range variation in inclination and nutation is likely responsible for the wide variety in the lengths of the tropical year assigned by different 17th century astronomers - the problem that led Newton to Hipparchus.

Belenkiy, Ari

2007-08-01

386

A shifting date line - an interesting feature of the solar calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The solar calendar, in an internationalized form, has just completed its first 100 years. A close examination shows that the present 'fixed' Date-Line system is an approximation to the cyclic shifting technique of the Solar Date Line which corresponds to the true nature of the solar cycle. The schematic Gregorian arrangement leads to a simple civil system, accurate in the long run, but results in significant departures in 75 percent of the dates in each four-year cycle. This aspect is discussed in the light of a similar phenomenon applicable to the lunar calendars.

Ilyas, Mohammad

1986-06-01

387

Combinatorics of the christian calendar (French Title: Combinatoire du calendrier chretien)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The main goal of the Roman calendar of Julius Caesar was to fix the dates of the seasons by introducing leap years. Christians adopted this calendar, but associated to it the Judaic cycle of the week for reference to some events of Christ's life. This paper defines some problems which arose from the empiric association of the two chronological scales. Solutions to these problems can be obtained by exhaustive computer generated enumeration. Here we will solve these problems by matrix analysis which displays all arithmetical operations involved thereby making the solutions verifiable.

Paoli, J.

2005-09-01

388

Cyclical calendar and lunar patterns in automobile property accidents and injury accidents.  

PubMed

Nine years of traffic accidents involving damage to property (n = 246,926 accidents) and involving nonfatal injury (n = 50,492) in Saskatchewan were examined by regression and spectral analyses. Both calendar and seasonal periodicities were found in both sets of data. After data were adjusted for calendar effects, no relationship was found with the total or half synodic and anomalistic lunar cycles or between the waxing and waning synodic cycle. No sudden change on the day of the full moon or surrounding days was found. PMID:9530753

Laverty, W H; Kelly, I W

1998-02-01

389

41 CFR 301-71.209 - Must we pay a late payment fee if we fail to reimburse the employee within 30 calendar days after...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...reimburse the employee within 30 calendar days after receipt of a proper travel claim...reimburse the employee within 30 calendar days after receipt of a proper travel claim...claim not reimbursed within 30 calendar days of submission to the approving...

2012-07-01

390

41 CFR 301-71.209 - Must we pay a late payment fee if we fail to reimburse the employee within 30 calendar days after...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...reimburse the employee within 30 calendar days after receipt of a proper travel claim...reimburse the employee within 30 calendar days after receipt of a proper travel claim...claim not reimbursed within 30 calendar days of submission to the approving...

2011-07-01

391

Academic Degradation and the Retreat of the Editors: Academic Irregularities and the Spreading of Academic Corruption from an Editor's Perspective  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Against the backdrop of the grave academic crisis in China, editors have become the objects of wooing, favor-currying, connections-seeking, and collusions; they have been targeted for attacks, plots, extortions, and encroachments. Editing and publishing have become avenues for academic irregularities and academic corruption. Editors have the power…

Xun, Gong

2007-01-01

392

Academic Degradation and the Retreat of the Editors: Academic Irregularities and the Spreading of Academic Corruption from an Editor's Perspective  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Against the backdrop of the grave academic crisis in China, editors have become the objects of wooing, favor-currying, connections-seeking, and collusions; they have been targeted for attacks, plots, extortions, and encroachments. Editing and publishing have become avenues for academic irregularities and academic corruption. Editors have the…

Xun, Gong

2007-01-01

393

Institutional Dimensions of Academic Computing  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic institutions mediate online literacy practices in meaningful and significant ways. This essay explores the nature of that mediational process, using a visual-spatial method to map out and conceptualize dynamics and structures that have a bearing on the work of composition. A key argument is that composition teachers are intellectually…

Selber, Stuart A.

2009-01-01

394

Global Trends in Academic Governance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Even before the current global economic crisis, discontent with the governance of higher education institutions was widespread among faculty in the United States and throughout the world. Drawing from the 2007 Changing Academic Profession (CAP) survey of faculty in seventeen countries, the authors examine faculty perceptions of the current state…

Cummings, William K.; Finkelstein, Martin

2009-01-01

395

Ethics Are for Academics Too!  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this article Leonard R. Goodstein presents three cases from the recent work of the American Psychological Association's (APA) Committee on Scientific and Professional Ethics and Conduct (CSPEC) to illustrate the kind of behavior that has led to charges against academic psychologists. They were not the sort of violations that nonacademic psychologists would likely have been involved in, such as

Leonard D. Goodstein

1981-01-01

396

Drug Involvement and Academic Striving.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This study attempted to clarify the relationship between drug involvement and academic accomplishments. Unlike other studies, it was controlled for aptitude and sex. In a structured interview, the College Behavior Questionnaire (CBQ) was administered to 77 male and 67 female student subjects. Based on the CBQ results three groups were identified:…

Kahn, Malcolm; Holroyd, Kenneth

397

Work Enrichment for Academic Libraries.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Explores important quality of work life strategy--job redesign--and discusses job enlargement and job enrichment. A case study of academic library personnel demonstrates how introduction of automated systems at University of California, Berkeley led to restructuring and enrichment of jobs. References and list of selected resources are appended.…

Martell, Charles; Untawale, Mercedes

1983-01-01

398

The Nonnegotiables of Academic Rigor  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Despite the fact that rigor is generally advocated for gifted learners, how it should be measured is not well defined. This lack of specificity in defining academic rigor often makes it difficult to determine if curriculum for gifted learners met their learning needs. With this need in mind and in response to the challenge of the North Carolina…

Matusevich, Melissa N.; Katherine A. O'Connor; Hargett, Mary P

2009-01-01

399

Assigning students to academic majors  

Microsoft Academic Search

We address here the problem of assigning undergraduate students to academic major areas at a Middle-Eastern business school, which is quite different from what one usually faces in the West. Our formulation considers the student's preference in the light of his\\/her performance in certain bellwether courses and various practical constraints in arriving at an initial solution. We present a linear

Hussein M. Saber; Jay B. Ghosh

2001-01-01

400

Arizona Academic Standards, High School  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication contains Arizona public schools' updated academic standards for high school. The contents of this document contain: (1) The Arts Standard 2006--High School; (2) Comprehensive Health Education/Physical Activity Standards 1997--Proficiency and Distinction (Grades 9-12); (3) Foreign and Native Language Standards 1997--Proficiency…

Arizona Department of Education, 2009

2009-01-01

401

Using Wikis in Academic Libraries  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This is an exploratory study investigating the use of wikis in academic libraries. Reasons for using and not using wikis, level of control exerted on wikis users and perceived benefits and costs of using wikis are the major areas examined. Sixty universities were selected to complete either survey 1 or survey 2, depending on their usage of wikis…

Kai-Wah Chu, Samuel

2009-01-01

402

The definition of academic merit  

Microsoft Academic Search

Through a quantitative and qualitative analysis of 417 recommendations for merit salary awards, this article examines how faculty and administrators at an American university define merit. Particular attention is paid to how the academic characteristics of a writer or recipient affect the type of case made and the relative weight given teaching, research, and service in the letters.

Lionel S. Lewis; Vic Doyno

1983-01-01

403

Studies in Possibilities: Academic Leadership.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The history of higher education in the United States encompasses conflicting attitudes towards those in educational leadership roles: educational leaders should be well-trained academicians who somehow know how to manage, or they should be well-trained managers who somehow know how to be academic. However, community college educational…

Eaton, Judith S.

404

The Undermining of Academic Medicine.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discussion of trends in academic medicine focuses on declining support for research, pressures on medical schools to increase clinical revenues, public demands for cheaper care, and rising health-care costs in light of an aging population. Urges establishment of a system of universal health care equivalent to Medicare for all citizens. (DB)|

Andreoli, Thomas E.

1999-01-01

405

Strategic leadership in academic development  

Microsoft Academic Search

The nature of academic work is changing rapidly, with moves towards professionalisation taking place against a background of fragmentation. Indeed, some aspects of professionalisation may have a fragmenting effect. It is suggested that there remains considerable value in the idea of an integrated faculty role. Noting that leaders in staff development face similar pressures to professionalise, the writers consider what

Paul Blackmore; Richard Blackwell

2006-01-01

406

Arizona Academic Standards, Grade 8.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication provides information relating to Arizona Academic Standards for Grade 8. The following standards are reviewed: (1) the arts standards; (2) comprehensive health standards; (3) foreign and native language standards; (4) reading standard articulated by grade level 2003; (5) writing standard articulated by grade level 2004; (6)…

Arizona State Department of Education, 2004

2004-01-01

407

Arizona Academic Standards, High School  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This publication contains Arizona public schools' academic standards for high school. The contents of this document contain: (1) The Arts Standard 2006--High School; (2) Comprehensive Health Education Physical Activity Standards 1997--Proficiency and Distinction (Grades 9-12); (3) Foreign and Native Language Standards 1997--Proficiency and…

Arizona Department of Education, 2007

2007-01-01

408

Universal Design for Academic Facilities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Universal design (UD) can play a role in many aspects of academic life and is often thought of in the context of learning. However, this chapter focuses on the impact of UD on the design of facilities in a university or campus setting. Universal design has the potential for transforming universities into truly egalitarian institutions that…

Salmen, John P. S.

2011-01-01

409

Academics in the Persian Gulf  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The job market on North American campuses may be heading for the deep freeze, but hundreds of positions are opening up in the Persian Gulf as American universities scramble to set down roots in those petrodollar-rich states. The combination of money and opportunity on offer may seem hard to resist. But academics who trade the rich intellectual…

Mills, Andrew

2009-01-01

410

A Clash of Academic Cultures  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Certain conventions governing administrative, faculty, and student conduct have come through tradition and common sense to be accepted generally in academe. Obviously, they do things differently at different institutions. But when Professor Barbier carefully details the standards of pedagogy, privacy, and ethics she encountered at a Canadian…

Barbier, Mary Kathryn

2004-01-01

411

Entrepreneurism in the Academic Setting.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The literature on entrepreneurship is reviewed as it relates to the university setting. Academic entrepreneurship is defined as actions designed to increase individual or institutional profit or prestige through development and marketing of research ideas or products. Case studies in the fields of pharmacy and biochemistry are presented. (MSE)|

Mossberg, Howard E.

1994-01-01

412

A Class Traitor in Academe  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this article, the author reflects on his feelings as a working-class transplant into academic culture and the middle class. He draws on his feelings of alienation from the people who surround him and his observations of the cultural subordination necessary to succeed in the middle class world to explain his desire to do more to help other…

Benton, Thomas H.

2007-01-01

413

Growing Isolation Frustrates Iranian Academics  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Before the Islamic Revolution of 1979, Iranian graduate students and academics frequently studied or worked in the United States. That year, for example, the 51,300 Iranian students in the United States were the single largest group of foreign students in the country. Many, if not most, Iranian professors received their doctorates from American…

Labi, Aisha

2008-01-01

414

Innovations in electronic academic publishing  

Microsoft Academic Search

Examines three different innovations in electronic academic publishing of interest to practitioners in the field of intelligent systems: (1) JAIR (The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research)-an electronic journal by and for the AI research community; (2) medical publishing and AI; and (3) how can we get high-quality electronic journals?

M. A. Hearst

1998-01-01

415

Peer Effects in Academic Cheating  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Using self-reported academic cheating from the classes of 1959 through 2002 at the three major United States military service academies (Air Force, Army, and Navy), we measure how peer cheating influences individual cheating behavior. We find higher levels of peer cheating result in a substantially increased probability that an individual will…

Carrell, Scott E.; Malmstrom, Frederick V.; West, James E.

2008-01-01

416

Early Prediction of Academic Underachievement.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reviewed is the research on the early prediction of academic underachievement or learning difficulty and described are predictive projects currently underway by the author. Suggested by the review are that the child at highest risk for school learning difficulties is a later-born male, who has a history of pre or perinatal complications and who is…

Badian, Nathlie A.

417

Dimensions of Academic Program Quality.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To develop and validate a framework for assessing academic program quality, national data from the fields of computer science and electrical and mechanical engineering were examined. Results, which are evaluated from four perspectives of quality assessment, support the notion that single-variable or single-dimension concepts of quality are…

Fairweather, James S.; Brown, Dennis F.

1991-01-01

418

Academic Libraries: Issues and Trends.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses issues and trends affecting Canadian academic libraries that were major themes at the 1996 Canadian Library Association annual conference in Halifax (Nova Scotia). Topics include government funding decreases; restructuring in education and library services; consortia; library cooperation and collaboration; computer networks; interlibrary…

O'Brien, Leacy

1996-01-01

419

Academic Advising and the Campus  

Microsoft Academic Search

While all campuses should have a clearly defined advising structure, it is important to recognize that academic advising does not occur in a vacuum. Indeed, it is a comprehensive campus process that involves people, programs and services across the institution all focused on the central purpose of colleges and universities--the education of students. In order to be most effective, advisors

420

Academic Recognition: Status and Challenges  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Council of Europe/UNESCO Recognition Convention (also known as the Lisbon Recognition Convention) provides the legal framework for academic recognition in Europe, and it serves a double purpose: as a legal text and as a guide to good practice. The ENIC and NARIC Networks promote the implementation of the Convention and seek to develop a better…

Bergan, Sjur

2009-01-01

421

A Presumption of Academic Freedom  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|In the simplest terms, academic freedom means unfettered scholarly inquiry, a scholar's fundamental right of research, publication, and instruction free of institutional constraint. This indispensable principle of scholarship is the precious gift of independent intellectual judgment--an endowment of open inquiry, free investigation,…

Ivie, Robert L.

2005-01-01

422

Academic Stress in Kindergarten Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This research examined stress in the kindergarten in the public school system of North Carolina. A questionnaire was designed to collect information from public school kindergarten teachers concerning seven stressors: (1) academic tasks that students were developmentally unable to handle; (2) death of a close family member or friend; (3) the move…

Wiedey, Linda Brenckman; Lichtenstein, James M.

423

A Path to Academic Excellence  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Educators in Roland Park Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore recognize the essential role that the arts play in education. This K-8 urban public school, which serves a highly diverse population, focuses on academic excellence and high standards for students and faculty. They believe that teaching "in and through the arts" helps to achieve those…

Grizzard, Clare; Woerner, Georgia K.

2010-01-01

424

Measuring Academic Readiness for College  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Recent years have seen increased attention to the high school-college transition. Students are enrolling in college in record numbers, yet they are also taking increasing numbers of remedial courses. How to measure and report on academic readiness for college is an important policy issue receiving attention from the National Assessment Governing…

Porter, Andrew C.; Polikoff, Morgan S.

2012-01-01

425

Measuring Academic Readiness for College  

Microsoft Academic Search

Recent years have seen increased attention to the high school–college transition. Students are enrolling in college in record numbers, yet they are also taking increasing numbers of remedial courses. How to measure and report on academic readiness for college is an important policy issue receiving attention from the National Assessment Governing Board, Achieve, and several states. The focus of this

Andrew C. Porter; Morgan S. Polikoff

2012-01-01

426

Instructing Students in Academic Integrity  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Plagiarism is a great temptation to students in this digital age, in areas ranging from the purchase of term papers on the internet to improper citing of sources in reports to the inappropriate use of clickers in the classroom. The authors have explored attitudes about academic integrity among college science students using a survey that was…

Craig, Paul A.; Federici, Elizabeth; Buehler, Marianne A.

2010-01-01

427

Academic Youth and Social Revolution.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A general wave of student eruptions is taking place in many countries not only because of dissatisfaction with specific institutional practices, but because of a profound and deepening estrangement between academic youth and modern society. Among elements contributing to the growth of a new political movement are much larger student bodies and…

de Jouvenel, Bertrand

428

Ebooks in the Academic Library.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper on electronic books (e-books) in the academic library begins by defining the e-book and presenting general information on developments in the e-book industry, including collections of e-books that are accessed through the Internet and electronic editions of print books that can be downloaded to a proprietary reading device. A list of…

Dowdy, Jackie; Parente, Sharon; Vesper, Virginia

429

Academics in the Persian Gulf  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The job market on North American campuses may be heading for the deep freeze, but hundreds of positions are opening up in the Persian Gulf as American universities scramble to set down roots in those petrodollar-rich states. The combination of money and opportunity on offer may seem hard to resist. But academics who trade the rich intellectual…

Mills, Andrew

2009-01-01

430

The Funding of Academic Collaborations  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To leverage expertise and efficiencies in implementing educational technologies, higher education leaders often create centralized service organizations or inter-institutional partnerships. Defined as "academic collaborations," these organizations foster inter-institutional partnerships that share resources to increase institutional capacity for,…

Michelau, Demaree K.; Poulin, Russell

2008-01-01

431

An Academic Library Director's Alphabet  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article offers librarians practical insight into a broad range of job-related conditions that affect the academic library director. It discusses the director's professional relationships with employees, colleagues, superiors, and patrons, and it also addresses the director's responsibilities for the quality of library service.

Richard McKay

2009-01-01

432

An Academic Library Director's Bestiary  

Microsoft Academic Search

The article examines some of the non-routine challenges that an academic library director can expect to deal with during his or her career. Each challenge is discussed in a paragraph or two, beginning by characterizing the challenge as an animal that serves as a metaphor for unusual but nonetheless important conditions that can, sooner or later, demand a response from

Richard McKay

2012-01-01

433

Electronic journals and academic libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

Reflecting upon the short history and fast development of electronic journals, there is no doubt that electronic journals open up many exciting service opportunities for academic libraries. This technology possesses both advantages and disadvantages. Some advantages include multimedia capabilities, speed of production and distribution, and accessibility. Disadvantages posed are technological, sociocultural, and economic barriers. As a literature review, this article

Liza Chan

1999-01-01

434

Academic libraries and information technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss the convergence of the academic library and the information technology departments regarding whether this is, as has been suggested, “an arranged marriage” or a synchronous melding of two related services, and to establish an awareness of the various models resulting from this concept. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – The approach takes the form

Bruce E. Massis

2011-01-01

435

Managing in Tomorrow's Academic Environment.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Future college administrators will be responsible for three things: adaptive change, financial controls and strength, and quality of service. Each involves management of change. Increasingly, leaders will be drawn from industry, the professions, government, editing and publishing, and nonacademic areas of higher education. Superior academic

Keller, George

1995-01-01

436

Measuring Academic Readiness for College  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Recent years have seen increased attention to the high school-college transition. Students are enrolling in college in record numbers, yet they are also taking increasing numbers of remedial courses. How to measure and report on academic readiness for college is an important policy issue receiving attention from the National Assessment Governing…

Porter, Andrew C.; Polikoff, Morgan S.

2012-01-01

437

Immigrant College Students' Academic Obstacles  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Immigrant college student populations continue to grow on college campuses across the nation; yet, little is known about the experiences of immigrant students. This paper examines differences in perceived academic obstacles between immigrant students and non-immigrant students at six large, public research universities (n = 56,000). The…

Soria, Krista M.; Stebleton, Michael

2013-01-01

438

Academic Advising during Program Discontinuance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic program closure is explored and student advising needs that emerged in 3 stages of program decline and discontinuation are identified. Data from interviews and advising communication of 20 graduate students enrolled in a master of education program targeted for discontinuation were qualitatively analyzed within a framework of an…

Maher, Michelle A.

2006-01-01

439

Academic Leadership 2.0  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic Leadership 2.0 means making an administrative partnership with the faculty the cornerstone of an institution's culture. Administrators have to stop thinking of themselves as operating on a different level from the faculty. The fear many administrators have is that if they demonstrate their willingness to advocate for the faculty, the…

Buller, Jeffrey L.

2013-01-01

440

A METRIC FOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE  

Microsoft Academic Search

In a series of papers, published during second half of the 1980s, the Budapest group (Braun, Glänzel, Telcs and Schubert) proposed that bibli ometric distributions are to be characterized as Waring distributions. We use their meth odology in order to establish a reference value for academic production within macro cl asses. From this we develop a combined performance model for

Ulf Sandström; Erik Sandstrom

441

Tracking a Global Academic Revolution  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A global revolution has been taking place in higher education during the past half-century. In the educators' view, four fundamental and interrelated forces have impelled the current academic revolution: the "massification" of higher education, globalization, the advent of the knowledge society and the importance of research universities within…

Altbach, Philip G.; Reisberg, Liz; Rumbley, Laura E.

2010-01-01

442

Transforming administration in academic libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

The traditional hierarchical administrative structure in academic libraries is in internal conflict with its own culture and is ineffective in dealing with a rapidly changing environment. This structure must become a more balanced type, a proposal for which is made here, based upon the literature in organizational behavior and leadership.

Sion M. Honea

1997-01-01

443

Installing IT Guru: Academic Edition  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a guide to installing IT Guru: Academic Edition, a network simulator used by network planners and operations engineers to do network planning and analysis. A link to sign up and register for a copy, as well as several lab activities, are available here.

Riley, Kevan

2012-10-24

444

The Academic's Handbook. Second Edition.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book's 29 chapters by various authors are designed to provide immediately useful advice for college and university teachers concerning current higher education issues, employment, teaching and advising, funding research, publishing research, and academic communities and administrations, The chapters are: "A Taxonomy of Colleges and…

DeNeef, A. Leigh, Ed.; Goodwin, Craufurd D., Ed.

445

Relating Academic and Vocational Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A review of the literature for the approximate decade from the late sixties to the early seventies shows that the division between academic and vocational education is not considered an advisable one. A need for interdisciplinary integration is expressed together with brief examinations of such attempts. There is a pattern revealed in the…

TenPas, Henry A.

446

Gaming Frequency and Academic Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|There are numerous claims that playing computer and video games may be educationally beneficial, but there has been little formal investigation into whether or not the frequency of exposure to such games actually affects academic performance. This paper explores the issue by analysing the relationships between gaming frequency--measured as the…

Ip, Barry; Jacobs, Gabriel; Watkins, Alan

2008-01-01

447

Academic Administration: Are There Differences That Matter?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The differences between academic administration and business management and the distinctions between academic administration and public administration are addressed. Attention is directed to differences in purpose and internal organization; decisions and conflict resolution; environmental relations and internal affairs; and recruitment,…

Fincher, Cameron

1982-01-01

448

A Three-Phase Examination of Academic Comparative Optimism and Perceived Academic Control  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Early academic perceptions are critical to undergraduate students' success in college. This 3-phase study examined stability of and links between academic comparative optimism (ACO; positive expectations about future performance) and perceived academic control (PAC; sense of influence over academic outcomes) among 68 undergraduate students. ACO…

Ruthig, Joelle C.; Hanson, Bridget L.; Marino, Joanna M.

2009-01-01

449

Academic and Family Conditions Associated with Intrinsic Academic Motivation in Japanese Medical Students: A Pilot Study  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Objective: Intrinsic academic motivation is one of the most important psychological concepts in education, and it is related to academic outcomes in medical students. This study examined the relationships between academic and family conditions and intrinsic academic motivation. Design: Cross-sectional design. Setting: The study group consisted of…

Tanaka, Masaaki; Watanabea, Yasuyoshi

2012-01-01

450

The Effects of Academic Optimism on Student Academic Achievement in Alabama  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of the research was to determine the effects of academic optimism on student academic achievement through measuring the individual and collective effects of academic emphasis, collective efficacy, and faculty trust in clients. Data for this study were obtained from the School Academic Optimism Scale and the reading section of the…

Bevel, Raymona King

2010-01-01

451

Academic Stress, Supportive Communication, and Health  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Academic stress is associated with a variety of negative health outcomes, including depression and physical illness. The current study examined the capacity of supportive communication reported as being received from friends and family to buffer the association between academic stress and health. College students completed measures of academic

MacGeorge, Erina L.; Samter, Wendy; Gillihan, Seth J.

2005-01-01

452

Academic Language Barriers and Language Freedom  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The ability to access a foreign language can be an issue for academics trying to publish in international journals. The barriers that non-(limited)English-speaking academics in poor countries have in accessing the academic literature pose an issue of disadvantage in a world where the current trend is to publish research work mostly in English.…

Landa, Laura Gabriela Garcia

2006-01-01

453

Providing Academic Support through Peer Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Peer influence in academic settings can have significant positive effects on student learners. Examples of peer support of academic endeavors, most notably tutoring, date back to the colonial period of U.S. higher education and persist today. However, over the years, peer education has evolved from being a marginal endeavor in which academic

Latino, Jennifer A.; Unite, Catherine M.

2012-01-01

454

Should Academics Advocate on Environmental Issues?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Academic advocacy involves advancing convincingly reasoned arguments that are supported by research results and academic expertise. However, academics must recognize that their notions of “good” are context dependent. Advocacy is an important and useful service of the university and failure to advocate undermines the social relevance of academia. Nonetheless, advocacy can have personal cost for the advocate, and we consider

Lee Foote; Naomi Krogman; John Spence

2009-01-01

455

Integrated Lesson Plans. Vocational and Academic Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This packet contains 10 integrated academic and vocational education lesson plans developed by teams of high school teachers in Virginia. Six of the lesson plans were developed through collaborations of vocational and academic teachers. The other four, developed by teams of academic teachers, have strong vocational applications. The lesson plans…

Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center.

456

Ego Development and Adolescent Academic Achievement  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This study investigated ego developmental differences in adolescent academic orientations and academic achievement. A sample of 142 male and female high school students completed the Washington University Sentence Completion Test and self-report measures assessing academic locus of control, learning orientation (LO), and grade orientation (GO).…

Bursik, Krisanne; Martin, Timothy A.

2006-01-01

457

Academic Language Barriers and Language Freedom  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The ability to access a foreign language can be an issue for academics trying to publish in international journals. The barriers that non-(limited)English-speaking academics in poor countries have in accessing the academic literature pose an issue of disadvantage in a world where the current trend is to publish research work mostly in English.…

Landa, Laura Gabriela Garcia

2006-01-01

458

PASS: Promoting Academic Student Success. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Active between 1993 and 1996, the Promoting Academic Student Success (PASS) Program was aimed at reducing the high percentage of failure experienced by academic probation students at Corning Community College (New York). These students typically came from non supportive environments, possessed academic deficiencies, and suffered from feelings of…

Miller, Kenneth; Sonner, Bruce

459

Utilizing Modality Theory to Achieve Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Education accompanied by social mobility is the cornerstone of the American dream. Yet, each year scores of children, especially those from the underprivileged class, fail to meet even the most modest academic expectations and subsequently never reach their academic potential. This research rejects earlier explanations of academic failure and…

Lister, Dena; Ansalone, George

2006-01-01

460

Academic Freedom: Constitutional Myths and Practical Realities  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic Freedom is a sacrosanct value on American university campuses. Virtually all research institutions, public and private, have explicitly adopted some form of the American Association of University Professors' 1940 "Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure" or the organization's the 1915 "Declaration of Principles on Academic

Thro, William E.

2007-01-01

461

Conducting Assessment of Academic Advising (CAS)  

Microsoft Academic Search

This topical session will present the processes involved in assessment of academic advising, with focus on the development of student learning outcomes and identification of multiple measures for the assessment of academic advising. Participants will be facilitated through the assessment process, and will identify stakeholders, programmatic and student learning outcomes, and outcome measures specific to their respective academic advising programs.

Rich Robbins

2009-01-01

462

Motivation in Academic Life: A Prestige Economy  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The introduction of performance-related pay into universities in recent years implies a belief that academic behaviours are modified by money. However, many valued academic activities are poorly paid or not paid at all. Clearly other factors are at work. Academic motivation and new working patterns are explored using the literature. An…

Blackmore, Paul; Kandiko, Camille B.

2011-01-01

463

Incentives in Academics: Why Is There Tenure?  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper models an academic department as an internal labor market. The major problem facing the university administration is t o ensure that members of its departments are willing to hire the best possible candidates. Academic tenure is seen to be a necessary condi tion for this. The analysis is also consistent with other aspects of the academic environment including

H. Lorne Carmichael

1988-01-01

464

A Faustian Bargain for Academic Freedom  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The historic institution of tenure is rapidly becoming history. The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has for almost a century advocated for tenure as the chief guarantor of a faculty member's academic freedom. But today tenure and academic freedom are viewed less and less as crucially intertwined. Academic freedom has widely…

Bowen, Roger

2008-01-01

465

Cultural diversity and undergraduates’ academic library use  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study explores differences in the academic library use of Asian American, African American, Latino, Native American and White undergraduates. The results indicated that students of color reported more academic library use, while all undergraduates, regardless of ethnic group, who engaged in writing activities and read more non-assigned books also reported greater academic library use.

Ethelene Whitmire

2003-01-01

466

Why do Academics Work? Institutions and Incentives  

Microsoft Academic Search

Abstract This paper studies the question of academic motivation, examining how academic staff apportion their working time between teaching and research in an institutional setting where the employer - a typical UK university - can only set very weak constraints on work effort. For academics who like to do at least some teaching and research, it turns out that the

Paul G. Hare

467

Establishment of a Medical Academic Word List  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This paper reports a corpus-based lexical study of the most frequently used medical academic vocabulary in medical research articles (RAs). A Medical Academic Word List (MAWL), a word list of the most frequently used medical academic words in medical RAs, was compiled from a corpus containing 1 093 011 running words of medical RAs from online…

Wang, Jing; Liang, Shao-lan; Ge, Guang-chun

2008-01-01

468

Academic Health Centers and Health Care Reform.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A discussion of the role of academic health centers in health care reform efforts looks at the following issues: balancing academic objectivity and social advocacy; managing sometimes divergent interests of centers, faculty, and society; and the challenge to develop infrastructure support for reform. Academic health centers' participation in…

Miles, Stephen H.; And Others

1993-01-01

469

Toward Electronic Resource Sharing by Academic Libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

Resource sharing has become a driving force in the operations and policies of academic libraries due to declining budgets and the increasing cost of published materials. This paper examines the issue of resource sharing by academic libraries in two ways. First, this paper provides a brief overview and bibliography of the literature on resource sharing by academic libraries from 1979-1996,

Amanda Spink

1998-01-01

470

Depression and Academic Impairment in College Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

Impairment from depression and its impact on productivity are of profound societal importance. We report the results of an evaluation of depression and academic impairment in university students, using standardized measures. Sixty-three students completed the Beck Depression Inventory and the work role section from the Social Adjustment Scale-Self Report. Academic impairment, manifested as missed time from class, decreased academic productivity,

Eric Heiligenstein; Greta Guenther; Ken Hsu; Kris Herman

1996-01-01

471

Academic Stress, Supportive Communication, and Health  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic stress is associated with a variety of negative health outcomes, including depression and physical illness. The current study examined the capacity of supportive communication reported as being received from friends and family to buffer the association between academic stress and health. College students completed measures of academic

MacGeorge, Erina L.; Samter, Wendy; Gillihan, Seth J.

2005-01-01

472

The Challenge of Deliberation for Academic Development  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Academic developers work in a political space between university decision-makers and the academic community, a gap that Marginson and Considine (2000) showed is becoming increasingly wide. In this essay, the author suggests that academic developers might learn from the notion of "deliberation", a notion that has been used extensively in recent…

Kandlbinder, Peter

2007-01-01

473

Academic Standards for Interscholastic Athletic Participation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

High school academic eligibility rules for interscholastic athletic participation have been imposed by 50 states and the District of Columbia. The purpose of the eligibility rules is to emphasize excellence in academics over athletic performance and to enhance the academic performance of athletes. This policy paper synthesizes current literature,…

Morton, Sara; And Others

474

Academic Leadership in America's Public Schools  

Microsoft Academic Search

Academic leadership directly helps faculty members, administrative leaders, and professional support persons improve the quantity and quality of student learning. Those who regularly lead decision-making and action-taking processes in curriculum, instruction, and assessment of student learning can be called academic leaders. This article focuses on the need for improved academic leadership and examines models suggested by the Curriculum Leadership Institute,

Stu Ervay

2006-01-01

475

Academic Freedom and the Inclusive University.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The chapters in this collection explore issues related to academic freedom and the inclusive university. The first section, Clarifying Concepts in Ideology, Language, and Law, contains these chapters: (1) Whats Sauce for One Goose: The Logic of Academic Freedom (Stanley Fish); (2) Academic Freedom: Rights as Immunities and Privileges (Frederick…

Kahn, Sharon E., Ed.; Pavlich, Dennis, Ed.

476

Academic Freedom and the Diminished Subject  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discussions about freedom of speech and academic freedom today are about the limits to those freedoms. However, these discussions take place mostly in the higher education trade press and do not receive any serious attention from academics and educationalists. In this paper several key arguments for limiting academic freedom are identified,…

Hayes, Dennis

2009-01-01

477

Writing and Publishing for Academic Authors.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This book of author-contributed chapters on academic writing grew out of workshops on scholarly writing taught at the University of South Florida. The chapters in part I review the working habits of successful academic authors. The chapters in part II analyze the genres of academic writing. Part III focuses on revision and editing of manuscripts.…

Moxley, Joseph M., Ed.

478

The Hathaway Scholarship and Academic Preparation: A Study of Perceptions of Academic Preparation and Academic Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|With the implementation of the Hathaway scholarship in the state of Wyoming, questions arose regarding the effectiveness of a prescribed set of high school courses (the Success Curriculum) in preparing students for success in college. This research sought to determine the perceptions of academic preparation of students who earned the Hathaway…

Aagard, Tammy Lindsay

2010-01-01

479

Achievement-Related Expectancies, Academic Self-Concept, and Mathematics Performance of Academically Underprepared Adolescent Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

The relationship between achievement-related expectancies, academic self-concept, and mathematics performance of 191 academically underprepared adolescent students was examined. After the effects of prior academic achievement were controlled for, a significant main effect for academic self-concept was found; as expected, students with higher academic self-concept earned significantly higher mathematics grades. In addition, after the effects of prior achievement were controlled for,

J. Daniel House

1993-01-01

480

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act: A report on agencies' implementation for calendar years 1990 and 1991  

Microsoft Academic Search

The report provides an analysis of the actions taken by various Federal agencies during calendar years 1990 and 1991 to implement section 6002 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Agencies are required by section 6002 to give preference in their procurement programs to the purchase of specific recycled products identified in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines. In addition,

Vallina

1992-01-01

481

Sexually Active Adolescent Women: Assessing Family and Peer Relationships Using Event History Calendars  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of this qualitative study is to explore family and peer relationships (including support and influence on risk behavior) among sexually active European American and African American adolescent girls in the context of risk behaviors documented on retrospective event history calendars (EHCs) and in interviews. The EHCs were completed by…

Saftner, Melissa Ann; Martyn, Kristy Kiel; Lori, Jody Rae

2011-01-01

482

Grieving experiences amongst adolescents orphaned by AIDS: Analysis from event history calendars.  

PubMed

Mental health is an essential component of adolescent health and wellbeing. Mental health practitioners assess adolescents' mental health status to identify possible issues that may lead to mental health problems. However, very few of the tools used to assess the mental health status of adolescents include assessment for grieving and coping patterns. The current tools used for assessing an individual's mental health are lengthy and not comprehensive. The purpose of this study was to assess grieving patterns of adolescents orphaned by AIDS and to appraise the sefulness of an event history calendar as an assessment tool for identifying grieving experiences, in order to guide and support these adolescents through the grieving process. One hundred and two adolescents aged 14-18 years, who had been orphaned by AIDS, completed an event history calendar, reviewed it with the researcher and reported their perceptions of it. Thematic analysis of the event history calendar content revealed that it is an effective, time-efficient, adolescent-friendly tool that facilitated identification and discussion of the orphaned adolescents' grieving patterns. Crying, isolation, silence and violent outbursts were the main grieving patterns reported by adolescents orphaned by AIDS. The researcher recommends use of the event history calendar for identification of orphaned adolescents' grieving experiences. Early identification would enable mental health practitioners to support them in order to prevent the occurrence of mental illness due to maladaptive grieving. PMID:23327770

Thupayagale-Tshweneagae, Gloria

2012-09-07

483

Google Calendar: a new memory aid to compensate for prospective memory deficits following acquired brain injury.  

PubMed

Prospective memory impairment is common following acquired brain injury (ABI) and intervention has proved challenging. The current treatment of choice involves using external memory aids as a method of compensation, with those incorporating active reminders proving most successful. In this paper we report findings of an investigation into the effectiveness of a novel external memory aid, Google Calendar. This aid incorporates active reminders and overcomes some of the limitations associated with existing aids. Twelve participants with ABI took part in the study incorporating a randomised control crossover within-subjects design, consisting of a 5-week baseline phase, followed by two 5-week intervention phases where either Google Calendar or a standard diary were used. Participants identified activities to target during the study and a family member monitored their success. Google Calendar was more effective than the diary in enhancing prospective memory performance. It also proved more popular, on account of its active reminders which helped trigger the retrieval of intentions, whilst reducing the need for monitoring. While further research is required to substantiate these initial findings, it is recommended that clinicians familiarise themselves with using Google Calendar, as it appears to offer additional potential in the management of prospective memory deficits following ABI. PMID:21942857

McDonald, A; Haslam, C; Yates, P; Gurr, B; Leeder, G; Sayers, A

2011-09-26

484

Air Emission Inventory for the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory - Calendar Year 1998 Emissions Report  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the 1998 calendar year update of the Air Emission Inventory for the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The INEEL Air Emission Inventory documents sources and emissions of nonradionuclide pollutants from operations at the INEEL. The report describes the emission inventory process and all of the sources at the INEEL, and provides nonradiological emissions estimates for stationary sources.

S. K. Zohner

1999-10-01

485

Montre a Quartz Analogique Avec Quantieme Perpetuel (Quartz Analog Watch with Perpetual Calendar).  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Caliber ETA 252.411 with perpetual calendar, which is similar in dimensions and display to classic quartz watch movements, is described. The main characteristics are: the date display in the window is always correct (until 28 Feb. 2100); the change of...

E. Favre P. Schmidli B. Erni

1992-01-01

486

Calendar effects in the London Stock Exchange FT–SE indices  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper investigates the presence of various anomalies, or ‘calendar effects’, in the FT-SE 100, Mid 250 and 350 indices, and the accompanying industry baskets, for the period January 1986 to October 1992. Our results broadly support similar evidence found for many countries concerning stock market anomalies, for the ‘January’, ‘weekend’, ‘half of the month’ and ‘holiday’ effects all appear

Terence C. Mills; J. Andrew Coutts

1995-01-01

487

Lateglacial calendar year chronology based on annually laminated sediments from Lake Meerfelder Maar, Germany  

Microsoft Academic Search

Annually laminated sediments from Lake Meerfelder Maar (MFM) in the Eifel, Germany, provide an independent calendar year timescale for the last glacial\\/interglacial transition. Changes in varve thickness and varve facies reflect significant environment variations during this period. The general micro facies pattern confirms that diatomaceous organic varves are favoured during warm climatic phases while cold periods generate higher allochthonous sediment

Achim Brauer; Christoph Endres; Jörg F. W Negendank

1999-01-01

488

Modeling and Verification of a Fault-Tolerant Real-Time Startup Protocol Using Calendar Automata  

Microsoft Academic Search

We discuss the modeling and verification of real-time systems using the SAL model checker. A new modeling framework based on event calendars enables dense timed systems to be described without relying on continuously varying clocks. We present verification techniques that rely on induction and ab- straction, and show how these techniques are e ciently supported by the SAL symbolic model-checking

Bruno Dutertre; Maria Sorea

2004-01-01

489

A shifting date line - an interesting feature of the solar calendar  

Microsoft Academic Search

The solar calendar, in an internationalized form, has just completed its first 100 years. A close examination shows that the present 'fixed' Date-Line system is an approximation to the cyclic shifting technique of the Solar Date Line which corresponds to the true nature of the solar cycle. The schematic Gregorian arrangement leads to a simple civil system, accurate in the

Mohammad Ilyas

1986-01-01

490

The neural architecture of expert calendar calculation: a matter of strategy?  

PubMed

Savants and prodigies are individuals with exceptional skills in particular mental domains. In the present study we used functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine neural correlates of calendar calculation in two individuals, a savant with Asperger's disorder and a self-taught mathematical prodigy. If there is a modular neural organization of exceptional performance in a specific mental domain, calendar calculation should be reflected in a considerable overlap in the recruitment of brain circuits across expert individuals. However, considerable individual differences in activation patterns during calendar calculation were noted. The present results indicate that activation patterns produced by complex mental processing, such as calendar calculation, seem to be influenced strongly by learning history and idiosyncratic strategy usage rather than a modular neural organization. Thus, well-known individual differences in complex cognition play a major role even in experts with exceptional abilities in a particular mental domain and should in particular be considered when examining the neural architecture of complex mental processes and skills. PMID:21547846

Fehr, Thorsten; Wallace, Gregory L; Erhard, Peter; Herrmann, Manfred

2011-06-24

491

The Age of Beauty Calendar for Flood Relief: Photography, Solidarity, Fundraising, and Vibrant Older Women  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"The Age of Beauty: Women for Flood Relief 2005-2006: Celebrating the Spirit of Peterborough," is a calendar that successfully raised funds for flood victims while contributing to the reinvention of images of "powerful rebellious old women" by offering dynamic images of older women's strengths, creativity and spirit. During a time of crisis in…

Roy, Carole

2005-01-01

492

Annual Site Environmental Report of the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, calendar year 1991  

SciTech Connect

This Annual Site Environmental Report (ASER) summarizes LBL environmental activities in calendar year (CY) 1991. The purpose of this Report is to present summary environmental data in order to characterize site environmental management performance, confirm compliance with environmental standards and requirements, and highlight significant programs and efforts.

Pauer, R.O.; Schleimer, G.E.; Javendel, I. (eds.)

1992-05-01

493

Hanford Site Near-Facility Environmental Monitoring Data Report for Calendar Year 2005  

SciTech Connect

This Appendix contains brief discussions, specific sampling location information, and complete analytical data results for the various near-facility environmental monitoring efforts for 2005. Detailed discussions and summarized analytical results are provided in PNNL-15892, Hanford Site Environmental Report for Calendar Year 2005.

Perkins, Craig J.; Dorsey, Michael C.; Mckinney, Stephen M.; Mitchell, Ronald M.

2006-09-28

494

Air Emission Inventory for the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory - Calendar Year 1999 Emission Report  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the 1999 calendar year update of the Air Emission Inventory for the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The INEEL Air Emission Inventory documents sources and emissions of nonradionuclide pollutants from operations at the INEEL. The report describes the emission inventory process and all of the sources at the INEEL, and provides nonradionuclide emissions estimates for stationary sources.

Zohner, S.K.

2000-05-30

495

Center for Electronics and Electrical Engineering Technical Bulletin covering center programs with 1984 CEEE events calendar  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A quarterly abstract journal covering the work of the National Bureau of Standards Center for Electronics and Electrical Engineering is presented. This issue covers the fourth quarter of calendar year 1983. Abstracts are provided by technical area for both published papers and papers approved by NBS for publication. Topics on semiconductors, signal processing, and electrical systems are discussed.

Mayo-Wells, J. F.

1984-04-01

496

Google Calendar: A new memory aid to compensate for prospective memory deficits following acquired brain injury  

Microsoft Academic Search

Prospective memory impairment is common following acquired brain injury (ABI) and intervention has proved challenging. The current treatment of choice involves using external memory aids as a method of compensation, with those incorporating active reminders proving most successful. In this paper we report findings of an investigation into the effectiveness of a novel external memory aid, Google Calendar. This aid

A. McDonald; C. Haslam; P. Yates; B. Gurr; G. Leeder; A. Sayers

2011-01-01

497

The Age of Beauty Calendar for Flood Relief: Photography, Solidarity, Fundraising, and Vibrant Older Women  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|"The Age of Beauty: Women for Flood Relief 2005-2006: Celebrating the Spirit of Peterborough," is a calendar that successfully raised funds for flood victims while contributing to the reinvention of images of "powerful rebellious old women" by offering dynamic images of older women's strengths, creativity and spirit. During a time of crisis in…

Roy, Carole

2005-01-01

498

Water Resources Data for New Mexico, Calendar Year 1972. Part 2. Water Quality Records.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Water resources data for the 1972 calendar year for New Mexico consist of records of discharge and water quality of streams, and water quality of lakes and reservoirs. This report contains water quality for 62 gaging stations. Additional water data were c...

1973-01-01

499

Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project Annual Environmental Monitoring Report calendar year 1992: Volume 2  

SciTech Connect

This report contains environmental monitoring information for the following UMTRA sites for the 1992 Calendar Year: Lakeview, OR; Lowman, ID; Mexican Hat, UT; Monument Valley, AZ; Rifle, CO; Riverton, WY; Shiprock, NM; Spook, WY; Tuba City, AZ. Each site report contains a site description, compliance summary, environmental program information, environmental radiological and non-radiological program information, water resources protection, and quality assurance information.

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1993-12-31

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Prosocial foundations of children's academic achievement.  

PubMed

The present longitudinal research demonstrates robust contributions of early prosocial behavior to children's developmental trajectories in academic and social domains. Both prosocial and aggressive behaviors in early childhood were tested as predictors of academic achievement and peer relations in adolescence 5 years later. Prosocialness included cooperating, helping, sharing, and consoling, and the measure of antisocial aspects included proneness to verbal and physical aggression. Prosocialness had a strong positive impact on later academic achievement and social preferences, but early aggression had no significant effect on either outcome. The conceptual model accounted for 35% of variance in later academic achievement, and 37% of variance in social preferences. Additional analysis revealed that early academic achievement did not contribute to later academic achievement after controlling for effects of early prosocialness. Possible mediating processes by which prosocialness may affect academic achievement and other socially desirable developmental outcomes are proposed. PMID:11273389

Caprara, G V; Barbaranelli, C; Pastorelli, C; Bandura, A; Zimbardo, P G

2000-07-01