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Horticulture. Tech Prep Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This tech prep competency profile (TCP), which was developed by a consortium of Ohio educators and business/industry representatives, lists the competencies that have been identified as necessary for employment in the following occupations: nursery technician; golf course superintendent; landscape designer/manager; lawn care specialist; tree care…

Ohio State Univ., Wooster. Agricultural Technical Inst.

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Health Technologies State Tech Prep Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This "tech prep" state competency profile contains all the competencies required and recommended for entry-level employees in occupations in the health technologies cluster. Introductory materials include the following: descriptions of the different types of competencies (essential ones that must be included in all new tech prep programs and…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Electronics Technology. Tech Prep Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This tech prep competency profile covers the occupation of electronics technician. Section 1 provides the occupation definition. Section 2 lists development committee members. Section 3 provides the leveling codes--abbreviations for grade level, (by the end of grade 12, by the end of associate degree), academic codes (communications, math, or…

Lakeland Tech Prep Consortium, Kirtland, OH.

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Tech-Prep Competency Profiles within the Health Technologies Cluster.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains competency profiles for Ohio tech prep courses in the following 12 health technologies occupations: radiographer, respiratory care therapist, occupational therapy assistant, physical therapist assistant, registered nurse (associate degree), pharmacy technologist, medical laboratory technician, histotechnologist, emergency…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Technology. Tech Prep Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This tech prep competency profile for computer-integrated manufacturing technology begins with definitions for four occupations: manufacturing technician, quality technician, mechanical engineering technician, and computer-assisted design/drafting (CADD) technician. A chart lists competencies by unit and indicates whether entire or partial unit is…

Lakeland Tech Prep Consortium, Kirtland, OH.

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Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Technology. Tech Prep Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This tech prep competency profile covers these occupations: manufacturing technician, computer-assisted design and drafting (CADD) technician, quality technician, and mechanical technician. Section 1 provides occupation definitions. Section 2 lists development committee members. Section 3 provides the leveling codes---abbreviations for grade level…

Lakeland Tech Prep Consortium, Kirtland, OH.

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Tech-Prep Competency Profiles within the Business/Computer Technologies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for educators throughout Ohio who are involved in planning and/or delivering tech prep programs within the business/computer technologies cluster, discusses and presents tech prep competency profiles (TCPs) for 12 business/computer technology occupations. The first part of the document contains the following:…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Adult Tech Prep.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

For over 2 years, Blak Hawk College (Illinois) has provided high school equivalency (GED) candidates and recipients, older returning students, and underprepared high school graduates with a Tech Prep curriculum to give them the skills to make the transition from adult basic education to college or work. The Adult Tech Prep (ATP) core curriculum…

Schaad, Donna

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The Potential of Tech Prep Programs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Published studies of tech prep were reviewed to identify and assess tech prep's potential for improving secondary-level educational programs in general and in Mississippi in particular. The beginnings of tech prep in Mississippi were traced to community colleges in the late 1960s-early 1970s. In the 1990s, operation of tech prep programs was…

Land, Warren A.; Land, Elizabeth R.

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The Principal's Role in Implementing Tech Prep.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To teach students more employable technical skills, Calvert County School District based its high school curriculum on a Tech Prep program model. Tech Prep is defined, and elements that support its effectiveness are listed. Tech Prep guides students to select one of three career paths to aid in focused learning. Ten Tasks that constitute the…

Marlett, James M.

1993-01-01

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Tech Prep Implementation and Preliminary Student Outcomes for Eight Local Tech Prep Consortia.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The implementation and student outcomes of Tech Prep were examined in a study of eight consortia that represented a range of Tech Prep models and approaches in urban, suburban, and rural locations across the United States. Data were collected from the following sources: field visits; follow-up survey of Tech Prep participants and nonparticipants;…

Bragg, Debra D.; Dare, Donna E.; Reger, W. M., IV; Ovaice, Ghazala; Zamani, Eboni M.; Layton, James D.; Dornsife, Carolyn J.; Vallee, Manuel; Brown, Carrie H.; Orr, Margaret Terry

12

Tech Prep. Trends and Issues Alerts.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Tech prep is an educational initiative that promotes increased cooperation between local educational agencies and postsecondary institutions. Its intent is to improve the quality of instruction and employment potential of students, particularly those enrolled in general or vocational education. Tech prep's strength lies in the partnership…

Lankard, Bettina A.

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Tech Prep Compendium of Models. [Revised].  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This publication discusses four models for technical preparation (tech prep): program organization; student progress; tech prep data collection and evaluation model; and school/community. The program organization model is divided into four sections. Section I, the business industry, and labor section, shows the flow from craft committee and…

Delaware Technical and Community Coll., Dover.

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Contextual Learning and Tech Prep Curriculum Integration.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Because tech prep has the twin goals of preparing students for entry into postsecondary/continuing education or the work force after high school, tech prep programs require significant modification of conventional curricula and teaching methodologies. Both research and experience have demonstrated that the ability to transfer learning from one…

Edling, Walter

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Theme: Tech Prep--A Catalyst for Change.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Includes "Tech Prep a Catalyst for Change" (Rush); "Tech Prep" (Wacker, Rockwell, Wendt); "Career Pathways"; "Agri Tech Prep 2000 Offers Statewide Program for Students Seeking Careers in Agriculture" (Hughes); "Tech Prep: A Catalyst for Change in Agriculture" (Chenault); and "What's a Passport...LISD Leander Independent School District Variety?"…

Rush, Wayne L.; And Others

1996-01-01

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Using Tech Prep Principles to Improve Teacher Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Four research and synthesis activities were undertaken: review of reforms in science, math, and English; survey of 12 secondary tech prep administrators; focus group of tech prep teachers; and survey of 156 tech prep stakeholders using concept mapping. Five themes for teacher education emerged: (1) teaching through application; (2)…

Roegge, Chris A.; And Others

1996-01-01

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Model Tech Prep Demonstration Project. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Southern Maryland Educational Consortium's Tech Prep Model Demonstration project is described in this final report. The consortium members are Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's county school districts and Charles County Community College in southern Maryland. The project is based on a 4 + 2 model in which ninth-grade students develop career…

Southern Maryland Educational Consortium, La Plata.

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Tech Prep Marketing Guide. The Complete Book of Strategies and Practical Experiences.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This guide explains the concept of marketing tech prep and provides marketing principles and strategies to promote tech prep programs. The guide covers the following topics: (1) why it is necessary to market tech prep; (2) what a comprehensive tech prep marketing plan should include; (3) targeting the benefits message; (4) marketing tech prep to…

Williamson, Patty

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The Texas Tech Prep Consortia: Strategies for Advancing Academic and Technical Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book contains 30 chapters on the tech prep initiative in Texas: "The Identity of Tech Prep in Texas" (Tunstall); "A Snap-Shot of the Impact of the Tech Prep Initiative in the Governor's 24 Planning Regions" (Brown); "The Tech Prep Consortium Directors: The Architects for the Future of Texas" (Hensley et al.); "Tech Prep: Jewel in the Crown"…

Hensley, Oliver D., Ed.; And Others

20

Tech Prep Degree: Preparing Tomorrow's Workforce. Design, Development and Implementation of a TECH PREP Core Program.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The focus of tech prep at Quad-City/Tri-County Vocational Regions/Black Hawk College was on providing all students with skills for higher education as well as job opportunities. To accomplish this, a comprehensive model applicable to all program areas was implemented to provide sequenced, vocationally and academically integrated, and complementary…

Quad-City/Tri-County Vocational Regions, East Moline, IL.

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Tech Prep in Illinois: Postsecondary Perspectives on Development and Implementation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A concept mapping process conducted with Illinois tech prep practitioners generated cluster themes in four areas: goals, process, clientele, and partnerships/teamwork. The most important clusters of statements included outcomes, business-industry linkages, and articulation. The resulting concept framework will facilitate tech prep program planning…

Roegge, Chris A.; Brown, Dan

1992-01-01

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Using Concept Mapping Techniques to Compare Stakeholder Groups' Perceptions of Tech Prep.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study was conducted to develop a conceptual framework for tech prep programs based on the perceptions of personnel involved in the planning and implementation of local tech prep programs. A structured conceptualization process called concept mapping was used to develop a pictorial representation of stakeholders' perceptions of tech prep. Using a…

Roegge, Chris A.; And Others

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Tech Prep + School-to-Work = Career Pathways.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes efforts of an Iowa high school principal and a community college tech-prep coordinator to develop a school-to-work program based on working partnerships among the regional education agency, local education agencies, students, parents, community colleges, and businesses. Following development and marketing phases, career maps provided the…

Adkisson, Dennis L.; Lane, Steven

1995-01-01

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Health Science Careers: Tech Prep Consortium for New Jersey.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A high school health sciences program consists of an interdisciplinary core curriculum, clinical job shadowing, and potential to earn college credit. Interactive television and CD-ROMs enhance teaching. A consortium of high schools offers the tech prep program in collaboration with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. (SK)

Maillet, Julie O'Sullivan; D'Anna, Suzanne

2001-01-01

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Tech Prep Associate Degree: A Win/Win Experience.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Designed to serve as a "how to" guide for policymakers, and state, federal, and institutional leaders, as well as public school and higher education practitioners interested in developing a Tech Prep/Associate Degree (TPAD) consortium, this book provides a detailed synthesis of successful TPAD consortia and programs. The first five chapters offer…

Hull, Dan, Comp.; Parnell, Dale, Comp.

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Rhode Island Tech Prep Business & Industry Resource Guide.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This guide provides educators with information about developing partnerships with businesses. It begins with a rationale for forging education-business relationships and highlights benefits to all parties--educators, businesses, and students. The Rhode Island Tech Prep Associate Degree Program is cited as an example of how to create win-win…

Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick.

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From High School to Work: 150 Great Tech Prep Careers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book presents information on 150 careers in a wide variety of fields that fall under the broad category of tech prep. Each four- to five-page profile contains the following: definition of the occupation, the nature of the work, requirements for educational and work experiences needed to enter and advance, opportunities for experience and…

1998

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Tech Prep Work-Based Learning Program for Child Care Management Occupations. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The tech prep work-based learning program for child care management occupations at Carlyle (Illinois) High School had nine goals: (1) market the program to students, parents, employers, and the community; (2) increase the number of students enrolled in Tech Prep Youth Apprenticeship (TPYA); (3) increase the number of employers providing work-based…

Carlyle Community Unit School District 1, IL.

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The Effect of Studying Tech Prep in High School and College Academic Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examined the academic performance of Tech Prep students (referred to as participants) in comparison to non-Tech Prep students (referred to as non-participants) entering a two-year community college from sixteen different high schools in Stark County, Ohio. This study provided a quantitative analysis of students' academic experiences to…

Ray, Larry A.

2011-01-01

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Stakeholders' Perceptions of Major Themes and Priority Areas of Tech Prep in Illinois.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

After a definition of tech prep was formed through concept mapping, 450 stakeholders in Illinois tech prep (6 state staff, 16 employers, 35 postsecondary educators, 99 secondary educators) identified key themes/priorities: outcomes assessment, planning and support, external involvement, articulation/integration, benefits, enrollment incentives,…

Roegge, Chris A.; And Others

1993-01-01

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The Diverse Forms of Tech-Prep: Implementation Approaches in Ten Local Consortia.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document profiles the diverse approaches to tech-prep taken by 10 local districts across the United States. The tech-prep programs in the following cities are profiled: Dayton, Ohio; Dothan, Alabama; East Peoria, Illinois; Fresno, California; Gainesville, Florida; Hartford, Connecticut; Logan, West Virginia; Salem, Oregon; Springdale,…

Hershey, Alan; And Others

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Ohio's Community and Technical Colleges Are Powerful Partners in Developing Tech Prep Associate Degree Programs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reviews the implementation of the Tech Prep Associate Degree Program in Ohio. Discusses six components of the state's approach to establishing Tech Prep, the program's current status, and linkages with other state and national education reform efforts. Suggests that strong state leadership and the active participation of postsecondary institutions…

Edgar, Elaine D.; Parnell, Dale

1996-01-01

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Prep/Tech: Volume 1, No. 1, Youth on homelessness  

SciTech Connect

PREP/TECH is a skill development, academic enrichment program of U. of Toledo in Toledo OH and The Engineers Foundation of Ohio; it addresses the mathematics, science, language, and intellectual needs of about 100 African-American and Hispanic-American 7th, 8th, and 9th graders in Toledo. This summer, after 3 weeks of classes, the 80 students returned for a second 3 week session and were divided into two groups, one studying the growing problem of homelessness in America. This group researched and published a pamphlet on homelessness. This report is divided into: myths, causes, descriptions, and solutions. Finally, a brief account is given of the homelessness project.

NONE

1995-12-31

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Communications for Lifelong Success I and II (Tech Prep English I and II). Pilot Test Materials for Pendleton High School, Pendleton, South Carolina. Draft.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

These instructional materials include six supplementary units for Tech Prep English I (grade 9) and six assignments for Tech Prep English II (grade 10). The Tech Prep English I units have these components: unit objectives, introduction, and follow-up exercises. Topics include goal setting, problem solving and decision making, listening and reading…

Turlington, Anita; And Others

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Community College Reform and Tech Prep: Leading, Following, or Business as Usual?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Tech Prep is currently in practice in over 1,000 consortia and 5,700 schools nationwide. The skills required for employment in the future require schools to forgo traditional classroom and learning methods to implement courses where content is allied with real world living and working. However, concerns that community colleges have failed to…

Horan, Michael J.

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An Evaluation of the Southern Maryland Educational Consortium's Tech Prep Program: Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In the Southern Maryland Educational Consortium's 4 + 2 tech prep program, ninth-grade students develop career plans and follow career pathways in one of three technologies--health and human services, electronics and engineering, or business. The program was evaluated by an independent social science research firm to identify the different…

Raber, Suzanne M.; Merchlinsky, Suzanne R.

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Integrated Curriculum Activities. Integration of Vocational and Academic Learning through Tech Prep.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The integrated learning activities in this guide were developed by a committee of educators from Osceola District Schools, Orange County Public Schools, and Valencia Community College (Florida) for a tech prep curriculum. Included are 32 communications-related activities, 30 mathematics activities, and 10 science activities. Each activity includes…

Valencia Community Coll., Orlando, FL.

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Oregon Tech Prep/Associate Degree Program: Developing a High Performance Workforce.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Issued jointly by Oregon's Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Commissioner of Community Colleges, this policy statement is aimed at implementing the Oregon Tech Prep/Associate Degree Program (TPAD), a new applied academics curricular structure. The paper begins with a summary of Oregon's school reform effort, an open letter to the…

Oregon State Board of Education, Salem.

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Preparing Michigan Students for the Jobs of Tomorrow: The Report of the Tech Prep Task Force.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Both secondary schools and community colleges are under pressure to increase the technical content of their curricula to produce graduates who can fill highly skilled technician jobs in a changing work force. Technical Preparation (Tech Prep) Programs are partnerships between these two institutional levels that incorporate career counseling and…

Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.

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Model 491 Prep Cell Bio-Rad Tech Note Summaries  

E-print Network

Proteins by In-line Transfer From Continuous Elution Preparative Gel Electrophoresis to PVDF Membranes 2168 in Neuroscience 2859 Membrane and soluble proteins A summary of techniques incorporating the Model 491 prep cell Membrane Proteins Preparative SDS Gel Electrophoresis of Sodium/Glucose Cotransporter Fusion Protein 1685

Economou, Tassos

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The Boeing Company's Tech Prep Story: A Community College Bridge to the School-to-Work Strategy.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Reviews the Boeing Tech Prep Program, an associate degree program combining high school and community college vocational and academic curricula. Describes the three phases of the program's development: the provision of seed grants to schools, the development of an associate degree program, and the institution of an internship program. (MAB)

Gayton, Carver; Parnell, Dale

1996-01-01

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Lecture to inquiry: The transformation of a tech prep biology teacher  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

As teachers implement the National Science Education Standards (NRC, 1996) many have to reform the instructional methods they have used throughout their careers. This case study examines the transformation of Laurie, a 20-year teacher, during her first year of change from a "traditional" textbook/lecture style of teaching to a facilitator of an inquiry-based classroom. Implementing change requires not only pedagogical expertise, but also the belief that the modifications can be made and that the outcomes are significant. Using Bandura's social cognitive theory as a framework, changes in Laurie's self-efficacy, outcome expectancy, and motivation are followed throughout the transition. During her first year of change, Laurie used worksheets, small group activities, and guided inquiry activities, all strategies in which she had high self-efficacy and experienced positive student outcomes. She rarely used class forums, authentic assessment, and formative assessment. Factors that influenced her change were experiential professional development opportunities that allowed her to practice inquiry-based techniques, a change in her teaching environment from college prep chemistry to tech prep biology, autonomy regarding classroom decisions, and reflective decision making as she learned through experience. Using a standards-based biology textbook increased her self-efficacy toward using inquiry-based practices. The textbook format of embedding text in activities rather than adding activities to the text resulted in an increase of the number and frequency of activities done. Facilitating the textbook's Guided Inquiries and Extended Inquiries helped Laurie gain experience with inquiry-based methods. She also realized that when building from the students' concrete experiences, her students were able to attain higher-level thinking skills. The study revealed six factors contributing to Laurie's change process: (a) experiential professional development, (b) motivation for change, (c) classroom autonomy, (d) growth through reflective practice, (e) curricular support, and (f) time.

Haskell, Deborah Harris

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Relations Between Social-Environmental Characteristics of Families and Career Decision\\/Indecision of Secondary Tech Prep Students  

Microsoft Academic Search

The study examined the relations of social-environmental characteristics of families and demographic variables on career decision\\/indecision of 425 secondary Tech Prep students in North Florida. Career decision\\/indecision was the dependent variable, measured by the Career Decision Scale (Osipow, Carney, Winer, Yanico, & Koschier, 1987). Predictor independent variables included social-environmental characteristics of families as measured by the Family Environment Scale (Moos

Garlon Mobley Webb

1996-01-01

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A Time for Questions: The Future of Integration and Tech Prep. A Report of a Three-Day Summit (Washington, D.C., June 27-29, 1993).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A 3-day summit of researchers, policymakers, administrators, practitioners, and other concerned individuals examined the organizational, instructional, and political problems in implementing integration and tech prep (I/TP) programs. The following propositions emerged from the discussions: (1) I/TP face numerous structural and professional…

Ascher, Carol; Flaxman, Erwin

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Competency Index. [Health Technology Cluster.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This competency index lists the competencies included in the 62 units of the Tech Prep Competency Profiles within the Health Technologies Cluster. The unit topics are as follows: employability skills; professionalism; teamwork; computer literacy; documentation; infection control and risk management; medical terminology; anatomy, physiology, and…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Engineering Technologies. State Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 397 competencies, grouped into 58 units, for tech prep programs in the engineering technologies cluster. The competencies were developed through collaboration of Ohio business, industry, and labor representatives and secondary and associate degree educators. The competencies are rated either "essential" (necessary to ensure…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Business/Computer Technologies. State Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 272 competencies, grouped into 36 units, for tech prep programs in the business/computer technology cluster. The competencies were developed through collaboration of Ohio business, industry, and labor representatives and secondary and associate degree educators. The competencies are rated either "essential" (necessary to…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Plastics Technical Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is intended to assist individuals responsible for developing tech prep programs, lists the occupational, academic, and employability competencies that representatives from education, business/industry, and labor throughout Ohio have identified as being necessary for employment in technician-level positions involving the…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Technology strategy of competing with industrial design in markets of high-tech consumer products  

E-print Network

This thesis explores the role of industrial design in the formulation of technology strategy for certain firms that compete in markets of high-tech consumer products. The initial intuition is that the role of industrial ...

Mak, Arthur T

2009-01-01

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Ohio Construction Technologies Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which lists construction technologies competencies as identified by representatives from government agencies and labor organizations as well as secondary and postsecondary educators throughout Ohio, is intended to assist individuals and organizations in developing both college tech prep programs and apprenticeship training/education…

Miller, Lavonna; Bowermeister, Bob

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Automotive Technologies. State Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which lists the technical automotive technologies competencies identified by representatives from business, industry, and labor as well as technical educators throughout Ohio, is intended to assist individuals and organizations in developing college tech prep programs that will prepare students from secondary through post-secondary…

Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.

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Ohio Business Management. Technical Competency Profile (TCP).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document describes the essential competencies from secondary through post-secondary associate degree programs for a career in business management. Ohio College Tech Prep Program standards are described, and a key to profile codes is provided. Sample occupations in this career area, such as management trainee, product manager, and advertising…

Ray, Gayl M.; Wilson, Nick; Mangini, Rick

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Horticulture-Agriculture Technologies. State Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which lists the horticultural-agricultural technologies competencies identified by representatives from business, industry, and labor as well as educators throughout Ohio, is intended to assist individuals and organizations in developing college tech prep programs that will prepare students from secondary through post-secondary…

Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.

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E-Commerce Marketing State Competency Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This profile provides the curricular framework for Ohio Tech Prep programs in e-commerce marketing beginning in high school and continuing through the end of the associate degree. It includes a comprehensive set of e-commerce marketing competencies that reflect job opportunities and skills required for e-commerce marketing professionals today and…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Tech Prep Curriculum Services.

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Ohio Legal Office Managment. Technical Competency Profile (TCP).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which lists core business and legal office management competencies identified by representatives from education and business and industry throughout Ohio, is intended to assist individuals and organizations in developing college tech prep programs that will prepare students from secondary through post-secondary associate degree…

Ray, Gayl M.; Wilson, Nick; Mangini, Rick

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Ohio Medical Office Management. Technical Competency Profile (TCP).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document provides a framework for a broad-based secondary and postsecondary curriculum to prepare students for employment in medical office management. The first part of the technical competency profile (TCP) contains the following items: an explanation of the purpose and scope of Ohio's TCPs; college tech prep program standards; an overview…

Ray, Gayl M.; Wilson, Nick; Mangini, Rick

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Ohio Marketing Management and Research. Technical Competency Profile (TCP).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document provides a framework for a broad-based secondary and postsecondary curriculum to prepare students for employment in marketing management and research (MMR). The first part of the technical competency profile (TCP) contains the following items: an explanation of the purpose and scope of Ohio's TCPs; college tech prep program…

Ray, Gayl M.; Wilson, Nick; Mangini, Rick

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Macy BioPrep Project: Preliminary Analysis of Student Questionnaires.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper reports on a study of the Biomedical Sciences Preparation Program (BioPrep), a rural component of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation's funded projects. The program was intended to give Alabama students (particularly minorities) academic competency in mathematics, science, and oral and written communication relevant to medical professions.…

Johnson, Victoria Anne; And Others

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CHO Centrosome Prep: Arshad Desai  

E-print Network

nucleosides) + 10% Bovine Calf Serum and penn/strep/glutamine. For a prep it is best to grow twenty large are concentrated on a sucrose gradient. Fractions are assayed by spindown and double IF with 5051 serum and anti

Mitchison, Tim

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Test Preparation Options Free Test Prep Websites  

E-print Network

Test Preparation Options Free Test Prep Websites ACT: http: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/prep_one/test.html http://www.number2.com://testprep.princetonreview.com/CourseSearch/Search.aspx?itemCode=17&productType=F&rid=1&zip=803 02 Test Prep Classes Front Range Community College: Classes

Stowell, Michael

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PREPping Students for Authentic Science  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this article, the authors describe a large-scale research collaboration, the Partnership for Research and Education in Plants (PREP), which has capitalized on publicly available databases that contain massive amounts of biological information; stock centers that house and distribute inexpensive organisms with different genotypes; and the internet, which serves as a conduit for dialogue and knowledge sharing. Through PREP, entire classes of students, with mentorship from teachers and scientists, are currently designing and conducting their own investigations while adding to the body of knowledge about genes and their functions.

Lally, David J.; Brooks, Eric; Dolan, Erin L.; Tax, Frans E.

2008-10-01

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Regents Exam Prep Center - Physics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the Regents Exam Prep Center site for Physics. It contains a large number of physics lectures, lesson plans, problem solving techniques, and demonstrations for a wide variety of high school and early college physics topics, ranging from basic kinematics to quantum theory.

2004-11-28

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> UtopiaCompression Corporation (UC) is a rapidly growing, High Tech > company with core competency in computational intelligence, developing  

E-print Network

. The candidates will perform cutting edge research in advanced computer vision techniques including candidate will be thoroughly versed in recent research and methods in the areas of computer vision, pattern competency in computational intelligence, developing > and marketing a range of intelligent technologies

Plotkin, Joshua B.

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Multi-Competency Health Technologies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains materials developed for and about the multicompetencies health technologies tech prep program of the South-Western City Schools in Ohio. Part 1 begins with a map of the program, which begins with a health technologies core in grades 11 and 12 that leads to entry-level employment or one of four 2-year programs at a community…

Columbus State Community Coll., OH.

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Solar Car, Solar Boat: Model Classroom Projects. Seattle Tech Prep.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This booklet shows how teachers at Ingraham High School and Madison Middle School in Seattle (Washington) challenged their students to tackle demanding technical projects. It also shows how well the students responded to that challenge. The booklet begins with the background of the project, the framework for which would be a university-sponsored…

Seattle Community Coll. District, Washington.

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Apollo 324TM PrepX SPIA  

E-print Network

Apollo 324TM System PrepX SPIA® RNA-Seq Library Protocol #12;© Copyright 2012, IntegenX Inc. All no responsibility for any errors that may appear in this document. RESEARCH USE ONLY The Apollo 324 System and conditions of sale. TRADEMARKS Apollo 324, BeadX and PrepX are trademarks of IntegenX Inc. Agencourt, AMPure

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Tech Directions  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Tech Directions is a company which offers a wide array of titles in the fields of technology, career and technical education and related industrial fields. The company offers books, project kits, posters and more for use in the classroom.

2011-05-11

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Yeast Genomic DNA Prep Sterile distilled water  

E-print Network

Auble Lab Yeast Genomic DNA Prep Reagents: Sterile distilled water -mercaptoethanol Sorbitol Buffer conical tube at 3,000 rpms for 5 minutes. 3. Resuspend in 10 ml of sterile distilled (SD) water, then spin for 5 minutes at 3,000 rpms and decant off water. 4. Resuspend in 5 ml of SD water and add 100 µl

Auble, David

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Effort Determines Success at Roxbury Prep  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A middle school in Boston designs its curriculum and culture--from its nightly homework assignments to its Powerful Speaking Extravaganza--upon a foundation of strengthening students' motivation and ability to do the hard work necessary to accomplish their goals. Roxbury Prep's emphasis on perseverance finds support in a robust body of…

Seider, Scott

2013-01-01

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Grade Repetition in Queensland State Prep Classes  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The current study considers grade repetition rates in the early years of schooling in Queensland state schools with specific focus on the pre-schooling year, Prep. In particular, it provides empirical evidence of grade repetition in Queensland state schools along with groups of students who are more often repeated. At the same time, much of the…

Anderson, Robyn

2012-01-01

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Gateway to Success: AP Prep Application Packet  

E-print Network

materials you'll need. Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 21, 5:00pm, in DUC 150 Application Checklist Complete the AP Prep Volunteer Application You must include all information in order to be considered:30-5:00pm Questions? We'd love to hear from you! Community Service Office k12Connections@wustl.edu or 935

Subramanian, Venkat

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TAMU Online ESL Certification Prep Course  

E-print Network

Department of Educational Psychology College of Education & Human Development Texas A&M University Rafael Lara-Alecio, Ph.D. Polly Trevi?o, M.Ed. Fuhui Tong, Ph.D. Title III Management Institute May 2, 2007 San Antonio, Texas TAMU Online... ESL Certification Prep Course Department of Educational Psychology College of Education & Human Development Texas A&M University Funding Source This training is made possible by the Limited English Proficient, Student Success Initiative (LEP...

Lara-Alecio, Rafael; Treviño, Polly; Tong, Fuhui

2010-10-22

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Apollo 324TM PrepX mRNA Library  

E-print Network

Apollo 324TM System PrepX mRNA Library Protocol DRAFT ­ P037497, Rev. A ­ 9.14.2012 #12;© Copyright ONLY The Apollo 324 System is for research use only. WARRANTY For warranty and liability information, please see IntegenX terms and conditions of sale. TRADEMARKS Apollo 324, BeadX and PrepX are trademarks

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HIV PrEP Trials: The Road to Success  

PubMed Central

Summary The global HIV epidemic cannot be controlled by current treatment or prevention strategies. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) using antiretrovirals is a promising approach to curbing the spread of HIV transmission. Recently, four clinical trials demonstrated favorable results when antiretroviral PrEP was administered topically or orally. However, two additional trials were unable to demonstrate a benefit, indicating that further study is required to define the populations and conditions under which PrEP will be effective. Adherence is highly correlated with protection, yet the exact level of adherence required is unknown. Future studies may require increased drug exposure testing and more objective methods to monitor adherence in real-time. Although the development of drug resistance in the PrEP trials has been low, it remains a concern, as therapeutic options could be compromised for those who seroconvert while on PrEP. PMID:24409341

Nicol, Melanie R; Adams, Jessica L; Kashuba, Angela DM

2013-01-01

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Apollo 324TM PrepX-32i DNA Library  

E-print Network

Apollo 324TM System PrepX-32i DNA Library Protocol D R AFT #12;© Copyright 2012, IntegenX Inc. All no responsibility for any errors that may appear in this document. RESEARCH USE ONLY The Apollo 324 System and conditions of sale. TRADEMARKS Apollo 324, BeadX and PrepX are trademarks of IntegenX Inc. (IXI) AMPure

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TechTool  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Well known for its utility and ease of use, this OS 9-savvy program can scan your system resources, zap your machine's PRAM, and optimize your Mac for improved CPU performance. TechTool also provides information on hours of use and date of manufacture. TechTool is offered in two versions: a freeware TechTool and TechTool Pro. The Pro version ($97) boasts many of the same software and hardware maintenance features as Norton Utilities, a notable exception being the Wipe Info function. TechTool Pro also offers comprehensive testing of both hardware and software system components. Nonetheless, the basic TechTool application remains the standard for such routine maintenance tasks as zapping PRAM and deleting and rebuilding desktop files. Both versions of TechTool are available on micromat's Website. TechTool requires System 7.0 or above.

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MEMS @MEMS @ Texas TechTexas Tech  

E-print Network

shutterintegrated shutter Biochemical sensorsBiochemical sensors MEMS MicrophoneMEMS Microphone #12;MEMSMEMS @MEMS @ Texas TechTexas Tech #12;MEMS Research @ TTUMEMS Research @ TTU MEMS Design and Fabrication MEMS Testing, Characterization & Control MEMS Integration and Application MEMS Education MEMS

Holtz, Mark

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Hypothalamic prolyl endopeptidase (PREP) regulates pancreatic insulin and glucagon secretion in mice.  

PubMed

Prolyl endopeptidase (PREP) has been implicated in neuronal functions. Here we report that hypothalamic PREP is predominantly expressed in the ventromedial nucleus (VMH), where it regulates glucose-induced neuronal activation. PREP knockdown mice (Prep(gt/gt)) exhibited glucose intolerance, decreased fasting insulin, increased fasting glucagon levels, and reduced glucose-induced insulin secretion compared with wild-type controls. Consistent with this, central infusion of a specific PREP inhibitor, S17092, impaired glucose tolerance and decreased insulin levels in wild-type mice. Arguing further for a central mode of action of PREP, isolated pancreatic islets showed no difference in glucose-induced insulin release between Prep(gt/gt) and wild-type mice. Furthermore, hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp studies showed no difference between Prep(gt/gt) and wild-type control mice. Central PREP regulation of insulin and glucagon secretion appears to be mediated by the autonomic nervous system because Prep(gt/gt) mice have elevated sympathetic outflow and norepinephrine levels in the pancreas, and propranolol treatment reversed glucose intolerance in these mice. Finally, re-expression of PREP by bilateral VMH injection of adeno-associated virus-PREP reversed the glucose-intolerant phenotype of the Prep(gt/gt) mice. Taken together, our results unmask a previously unknown player in central regulation of glucose metabolism and pancreatic function. PMID:25071172

Kim, Jung Dae; Toda, Chitoku; D'Agostino, Giuseppe; Zeiss, Caroline J; DiLeone, Ralph J; Elsworth, John D; Kibbey, Richard G; Chan, Owen; Harvey, Brandon K; Richie, Christopher T; Savolainen, Mari; Myöhännen, Timo; Jeong, Jin Kwon; Diano, Sabrina

2014-08-12

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Health and Human Services Cluster. Task Analyses. Physical Therapist Aide and Physical Therapist Assistant. A Competency-Based Curriculum Guide.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Developed in Virginia, this publication contains task analysis guides to support selected tech prep programs that prepare students for careers in the health and human services cluster. Occupations profiled are physical therapist aide and physical therapist assistant. Each guide contains the following elements: (1) an occupational task list derived…

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

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2014 Teacher Prep Review: A Review of the Nation's Teacher Preparation Programs  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

"Teacher Prep Review 2014" is the second edition of the National Council on Teacher Quality's (NCTQ's) annual assessment of the nation's 2,400 teacher prep programs. The "Review" uncovers early evidence that teacher prep programs are beginning to make changes. It arrives at a time of heightened, unprecedented…

Greenberg, Julie; Walsh, Kate; McKee, Arthur

2014-01-01

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A Model-Averaging Approach to Replication: The Case of prep  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of the recently proposed prep statistic is to estimate the probability of concurrence, that is, the probability that a replicate experiment yields an effect of the same sign (Killeen, 2005a). The influential journal Psychological Science endorses prep and recommends its use over that of traditional methods. Here we show that prep overestimates the probability of concurrence. This is

Geoffrey J. Iverson; Eric-Jan Wagenmakers; Michael D. Lee

2010-01-01

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Applied Math. Course Materials: Math 111, 112, 113. Seattle Tech Prep Applied Academics Project.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This publication contains materials for three courses in Applied Math in the Applied Academics program at South Seattle Community College. It begins with the article, "Community College Applied Academics: The State of the Art?" (George B. Neff), which describes the characteristics, model, courses, and coordination activity that make up this…

South Seattle Community Coll., Washington.

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Application of Psychology of Learning to Tech Prep Education and Instruction.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The technical education instructor needs to emphasize certain tenets from the psychology of education in teaching-learning situations: meaningful learning; sequential experiences; success in student learning; purposeful activities; provision for individual differences among learners; knowledge, skills, and attitudinal goals to represent balance…

Ediger, Marlow

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Advanced Technology Tech Prep Partnership for Northern Kane Regional Delivery System. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A 1-year project was undertaken to continue implementation, evaluation, and revision of a model advanced technology partnership between Elgin Community College (ECC) and the Northern Kane Regional Delivery System in Illinois. The model program, which originally included three high schools, was expanded to include five additional high schools in…

Elgin Community Coll., IL.

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Tech Prep Information Technology Skill Standards-Based Curriculum. Building a Foundation for Tomorrow.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This guidebook provides the elements of curriculum that will help educators prepare students for careers in the field of information technology (IT). The introduction addresses national context, skill standards development, and educational response to the skills gap. The high school core IT curriculum is then presented, including: (1) project…

Bellevue Community Coll., WA. Northeast Tech Prep Consortium.

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LSU's Ultimate PMP Certification Prep Course April 11-15, 2011 and October 24-28, 2011  

E-print Network

's Ultimate PMP Certification Prep Course, taught by a Project Management Professional, is specifically PREP COURSE? · Our Ultimate PMP Prep Course follows the flow of project management which is how the PMP of the major project management element interactions. · Our Ultimate PMP Prep Course contains the four

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Stepping Stones: Never Waste Your Prep Period Again  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Breaks are the best part of working. At some point everyone does look forward to his or her lunch break. For teachers, however, it seems there is never truly a break, for whenever they have extra time, they must use it wisely to prepare for their teaching. Unfortunately, many teachers don't manage their time efficiently during a prep or planning…

Balsley, Jessica

2012-01-01

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RDS and Recycling Waste Diversion in Food Prep  

E-print Network

RDS and Recycling Waste Diversion in Food Prep Setting #12;Why Recycle? Recycling saves resources Recycling one ton of paper saves 17 trees! Recycling saves energy Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to power a television for 3 hours! Recycling is easy There are 4 waste categories here at UM

Awtar, Shorya

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Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes  

E-print Network

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Utensils Needed: 2 mixing bowls Mixing spoon (not oil packed) 1 cup boiling water 1/3 cup low fat crumbled feta cheese 4 cups torn fresh spinach 1-12 minutes or until done and cut into strips. Combine sun-dried tomatoes and hot water into a small bowl. Set

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Electronics Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 27 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of electronics technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific occupation and would…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Plastics Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 16 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of plastics technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific occupation and would…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Mechanical Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 33 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of mechanical technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific occupation and would…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Electromechanical Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 25 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of electromechanical technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific occupation and…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Electrical Maintenance Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 30 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of electrical maintenance technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Manufacturing (Industrial) Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 35 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of manufacturing (industrial) technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Instrumentation Control Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 22 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of instrumentation control technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Quality Control Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 18 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of quality control technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific occupation and…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

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Instructional and Organizational Effectiveness in Selected PREPS-Identified Value Added and PREPS-Identified Value Subtracted Elementary Schools in Mississippi  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study examined the perceptions of principals, teachers, and support staff at 3 PREPS-identified value added and three PREPS-identified value subtracted elementary schools in Mississippi to determine if there were "effective schools" practices in the areas of instructional and organizational systems that were unique to either group. The…

Henderson, Jimmy Dale

2011-01-01

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Campus Sustainability at Virginia Tech  

E-print Network

Campus Sustainability at Virginia Tech 2011 Annual Report Presented by the Virginia Tech Office of Energy and Sustainability #12;2 2011 ANNUAL REPORT ON CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY AT VIRGINIA TECH 2011 Annual Report on Campus Sustainability at Virginia Tech Table of Contents Acknowledgement 3 Executive Summary 3

Virginia Tech

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Cultural Intelligence (CQ): A Quest for Cultural Competence  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Professionals in the field of special education are constantly being asked about efficacy and outcome-based practice. The tragic event that took place at Virginia Tech shocked the world. This article uses the Virginia Tech tragedy as a base to discuss the need for all professionals to develop cultural competence. Furthermore, it discusses the…

Cheng, Li-Rong Lilly

2007-01-01

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Earth's Crust Versus the Prep Room: Why the Differences?  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The aim of this activity is to introduce students to the common elements found in the Earth. Students study, compare and answer questions about graphs showing the elemental composition of the Earth's crust and of the aggregate composition of the compounds found in a typical school prep room. They will find that many of the elements already familiar to them may not be at all common in the Earth's crust and students should consider why this might be. The activity can thus be used to underpin topics on useful materials from the Earth and on the extraction of metals. The student section has graphs showing the composition of Earth's crust, the composition of the compounds in a typical school prep room in terms of the different elements found in the compounds there, and the compositions of the oceans and of the atmosphere.

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Drosophila Genomic DNA Prep protocol Johnston Lab, November 2003  

E-print Network

Drosophila Genomic DNA Prep protocol Johnston Lab, November 2003 1 Extraction Obtain 30 healthy Add 800mL 1:2.5 [5M]KOAc:[6M]LiCl Precipitate on ice for 10 min Centrifuge at 14000 rpm for 15 min and Precipitation/Resuspension Wash with 150mL Phenol (tris-buffered) Transfer aqueous (top) layer to new eppendorf

Johnston, Laura

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Texas Tech University TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY  

E-print Network

university, provides the highest standards of excellence in higher education, fosters intellectual Tech University will be a national leader in higher education--manifesting excellence, embracing College, and 18% graduate students, including the law school. · Retention rate of 85% for freshmen

Rock, Chris

104

JUSTNET: TechBeat  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

TechBeat is a quarterly publication of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC). It covers new technologies being developed at the center and other government and private sector research. Some of the frequent topics discussed in TechBeat are electronic crime, prison security, illegal substance detection, and operations at the state and federal level. One section of the publication is called Tech Shorts, which gives summaries of articles from various other sources that deal with technology and law enforcement. Every issue since the journal's inception can be viewed from this site.

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NASA Tech House  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The NASA Technology Utilization House, called Tech House, was designed and constructed at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, to demonstrate new technology that is available or will be available in the next several years and how the application of aerospace technology could help advance the homebuilding industry. Solar energy use, energy and water conservation, safety, security, and cost were major considerations in adapting the aerospace technology to the construction of Tech House.

1977-01-01

106

TechKnow Times  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

TechKnow Times(tm) specializes in selecting and synthesizing information about Internet resources. Its goal is to make information access as simple and as quick as possible. It covers news related to Internet and online marketing, World Wide Web sites and design, and online technology and culture, all drawn from a wide range of print and electronic sources. TechKnow Times(tm) is giving online entrepreneurs the information they need to accomplish their goals.

1996-01-01

107

Follow-Up Survey of Participants in Preparing for Profit (PREP).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Established as a pilot project in 1991, Preparing for Profit (PREP) was a four-session entrepreneurial training seminar offered by LaGuardia Community College/City University of New York, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and Coopers & Lybrand. PREP was designed to enhance opportunities for minority- and women-owned businesses to…

Informed Decision Services, Englewood, NJ.

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Technical Preparation: Preparing Students for Success. A Position Paper Presented by the Wisconsin Association of Secondary Vocational Administrators 1991-1992.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Technical Preparation (Tech Prep) programs include basic skills and competencies to improve students' school-to-work transition. The following elements characterize Tech Prep: designed for grades 9-14, leading to an technical associate degree; parallels college preparatory program; offers technical program of study in business enterprise,…

Peterson, Charlene; And Others

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Peer-Mentored Preparedness (PM-Prep): A New Disaster Preparedness Program for Adults Living Independently in the Community  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The authors studied a health promotion program called PM-Prep (Peer-Mentored Prep), which was designed to improve disaster preparedness among adults living independently in the community. PM-Prep consists of four 2-hour classes co-taught by a health educator and peer-mentors. Adults were randomly assigned to an experimental arm or a wait-list…

Eisenman, David Paul; Bazzano, Alicia; Koniak-Griffin, Deborah; Tseng, Chi-hong; Lewis, Mary-Ann; Lamb, Kerry; Lehrer, Danise

2014-01-01

110

Wireless@Virginia Tech Telecommunications  

E-print Network

Whittemore Hall Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA 24061Wireless@Virginia Tech SWIM VLSI for Telecommunications The Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science at Virginia Tech supports and promotes cutting- edge research at the intersection

Beex, A. A. "Louis"

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TechCrunch  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

For tech junkies and others, TechCrunch is a great way to stay up-to-date with developments on new technologies, computer systems, mobile devices, software, and a wide array of tech-related matters. On the top of the homepage, visitors can check out Hot Topics, which might feature anything from updates from Microsoft to venture capital funding developments for new web-applications. On the right-hand side of the screen, visitors can look over the Trending Stories, which track some of the latest news from the industry. The What You Missed section features key pieces of business news that might have escaped the attention of those who have not visited the site recently. Further along, the Product Guides offer detailed profiles of smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, laptops, and headphones. The site is rounded out by a place where visitors can sign up to receive a daily newsletter.

2013-01-01

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TechDictionary.com  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Tech Dictionary is one of the most massive online compilations of technical terms and jargon, but it has much more to offer than just definitions. Descriptions of virtually all domain name suffixes that appear in Web addresses (i.e., .com, .org, etc.) are given, including those that were recently added by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Hundreds of filename extensions are also listed for both PC and UNIX-based operating systems. The Tech Dictionary also serves as a news source, with links to technology and virus related news stories updated daily.

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Geospatial Technology Competency Model: Course Content Worksheet  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

These spreadsheets provide educators with guidelines for "content for 'Model Courses and Program' for entry-level geospatial Technician/Technologist occupations based on the skills and competencies identified in the Department of Labor's Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM) and the Meta_DACUM outcome carried out by the GeoTech Center." The sheets include spaces for Educator Information, Definitions, and Course Contents. Course contents can be evaluated on the importance of various student learning outcomes.

2014-07-17

114

Highlights: Tech Note  

E-print Network

and welcomes outside participants (who benefit from and enrich the process). In March, we ran a dry run7 April 2003 Highlights: · Tech Note: "A new training criterion for log-linear models directly Summarization 4 Extraction 6 Evaluations 6 Web Links 6 Many good things have been happening. In December, TIDES

Oard, Doug

115

Ten Top Tech Trends  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this article, the author discusses the major technical issues, products, and practices of the day. The top ten tech trends are listed and discussed. These include: (1) data mining; (2) cyberbullying; (3) 21st century skills; (4) digital content; (5) learning at leisure; (6) personal responders; (7) mobile tools; (8) bandwidth; (9) open-source…

McLester, Susan

2008-01-01

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Tech Gets Physical  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As colleges push for increased efficiencies, facilities departments nationwide are turning more and more to high-tech approaches. Nowhere has this trend been more visible than in the realm of energy consumption, where managers hope to extract significant cost savings. Technology is helping facilities managers achieve significant efficiencies,…

Ravage, Barbara

2011-01-01

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Entertainment Tech & science  

E-print Network

Health Tech & science Science Space Gadgets Internet Wireless Games Security Innovation Travel Weather | Mail More Sign In featuring Today Show Nightly News Dateline Meet the Press MSNBC TV NBC Sports search State shows a known forgery "The Sea at Saintes-Maries", left and the brushstrokes of the image at right

Wang, James Z.

118

MICHIGAN TECH FORESTRY CLUB  

E-print Network

THE MICHIGAN TECH FORESTER 195 FORESTRY CLUB DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY MICHIGAN COLLEGE OF MINING a TECHNOLOGY HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN VOLUME I #12;THE FORESTER 1950 VOLUME I FORESTRY CLUB DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY MICHIGAN COLLEGE OF MINING a TECHNOLOGY HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN #12;FORESTRY BUILDING h ~ ...· will lillie nofe

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SpaceTech—Postgraduate space education  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

SpaceTech is a postgraduate program geared primarily for mid-career space professionals seeking to gain or improve their expertise in space systems engineering and in business engineering. SpaceTech provides a lifelong impact on its participants by broadening their capabilities, encouraging systematic "end-to-end" thinking and preparing them for any technical or business-related engineering challenges they may encounter. This flexible 1-year program offers high competency gain and increased business skills. It is held in attractive locations in a flexible, multi-cultural environment. SpaceTech is a highly effective master's program certified by the esteemed Technical University of Delft (TUD), Netherlands. SpaceTech provides expert instructors who place no barriers between themselves and participants. The program combines innovative and flexible new approaches with time-tested methods to give participants the skills required for future missions and new business, while allowing participants to meet their work commitments at the same time as they study for their master's degree. The SpaceTech program is conducted in separate sessions, generally each of 2-week duration, separated by periods of some 6-8 weeks, during which time participants may return to their normal jobs. It also includes introductory online course material that the participants can study at their leisure. The first session is held at the TUD, with subsequent sessions held at strategic space agency locations. By participating at two or more of these sessions, attendees can earn certificates of satisfactory completion from TU Delft. By participating in all of the sessions, as well as taking part in the companion Central Case Project (CCP), participants earn an accredited and highly respected master's degree in Space Systems Engineering from the TUD. Seven distinct SpaceTech modules are provided during these sessions: Space Mission Analysis and Design, Systems Engineering, Business Engineering, Interpersonal Skills, Telecommunications, Earth Observation and Navigation. A group CCP, a major asset of this unique program, is a focused project, aimed at the formation of a credible virtual commercial space-related business. Participants exercise space systems engineering fundamentals as well as marketing and business engineering tools, with the goal of creating a financially viable business opportunity. They then present the result, in the form of an unsolicited proposal to potential investors, as well as a varied group of engineers, managers and executives from the space community. During the CCP, participants learn the ties between mission and system design and the potential return to investors. They develop an instinct for the technical concepts and which of the parameters to adjust to make their newly conceived business more effective and profitable.

de Bruijn, Ferdi J.; Ashford, Edward W.; Larson, Wiley J.

2008-07-01

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From modeling to morals: imagining the future of HIV PREP in Lesotho.  

PubMed

Amidst growing global endorsements of new biomedical HIV prevention strategies, ARV-based pre-exposure prophylaxis (ARV PrEP) has garnered considerable attention as a potentially promising prevention strategy. Though it may offer more effective protection for certain at-risk groups than conventional prevention strategies (such as sexual partner reduction, condom use, and prevention of mother-to-child transmission), PrEP is more costly. PrEP requires more ongoing contact between individuals and providers, and a level of surveillance from the health system that is not necessary with other preventive measures. In this sense, it represents a new bio-technology for HIV prevention that poses particular challenges for worldwide implementation, given developing countries' struggling health systems and incomplete HIV treatment programs. Since the emergence of PrEP has stimulated ethical discussions premised on incomplete knowledge of efficacy and implementation, this paper explores the ethical parameters of a likely scenario for PrEP usage in a single, resource-poor country. We first develop a plausible model for PrEP deployment and utilization based on current PrEP research, while carefully considering the reigning institutional values of feasibility and effectiveness in global health approaches. Drawing on ethnographic research of HIV treatment and prevention approaches in Lesotho, we address ethical questions arising from this scenario of PrEP delivery. Lesotho presents a compelling and emblematic case study of PrEP's potential successes and pitfalls in a developing country, given the country's high HIV prevalence, struggles to achieve universal access to HIV treatment regimes, continued existence of stigma around the epidemic, and difficulties in addressing persistent social inequalities that fuel infections. PMID:23800326

Kenworthy, Nora J; Bulled, Nicola

2013-08-01

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TechNewsWorld  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Billed as "All Tech, All the Time", the TechNewsWorld is a good way to stay on top of the latest developments in the worlds of technology, computing, information technology management, and other related areas. On the homepage, visitors can take a look at some of their top stories and then move on over to the "Shortcuts" area. Here they will find a selection of podcasts, webcasts, and even a helpful WiFi hotspot locator. The podcasts include "Weekly Roundups", which offer a digest of the week's news and the latest activities from various major technology companies. Visitors who wish to keep tabs on the site may wish to sign up for RSS feeds, email news updates, and their discussion boards via the "Reader Services" tab.

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NASA tech brief evaluations  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A major step in transferring technology is to disseminate information about new developments to the appropriate sector(s). A useful vehicle for transferring technology from the government sector to industry has been demonstrated with the use of periodical and journal announcements to highlight technological achievements which may meet the needs of industries other than the one who developed the innovation. To meet this end, NASA has very successfully pursued the goal of identifying technical innovations through the national circulation publication; NASA Tech Briefs. At one time the Technology Utilization Offices of the various centers coordinated the selection of appropriate technologies through a common channel. In recent years, each NASA field center has undertaken the task of evaluating submittals for Tech Brief publication independently of the others. The University of Alabama in Huntsville was selected to assist MSFC in evaluating technology developed under the various programs managed by the NASA center for publication in the NASA Tech Briefs journal. The primary motivation for the NASA Tech Briefs publication is to bring to the attention of industry the various NASA technologies which, in general, have been developed for a specific aerospace requirement, but has application in other areas. Since there are a number of applications outside of NASA that can benefit from innovative concepts developed within the MSPC programs, the ability to transfer technology to other sectors is very high. In most cases, the innovator(s) are not always knowledgeable about other industries which might potentially benefit from their innovation. The evaluation process can therefore contribute to the list of potential users through a knowledgeable evaluator.

Workman, Gary L.

1994-01-01

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Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out  

MedlinePLUS

... JavaScript. Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out Scans found motor areas were ... requirements of speech long before they utter their first words, a new study finds. Researchers looked at ...

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76 FR 51037 - Determination That Halflytely and Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit (Containing Two Bisacodyl...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...approved on September 24, 2007. Halflytely and Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit (10-mg bisacodyl) was indicated for the cleansing of the colon as preparation for colonoscopy in adults. Braintree informed FDA that it ceased to manufacture and market...

2011-08-17

125

The PREP suite: predictive RNA editors for plant mitochondrial genes, chloroplast genes and user-defined alignments.  

PubMed

RNA editing alters plant mitochondrial and chloroplast transcripts by converting specific cytidines to uridines, which usually results in a change in the amino acid sequence of the translated protein. Systematic studies have experimentally identified sites of RNA editing in organellar transcriptomes from several species, but these analyses have not kept pace with rate of genome sequencing. The PREP (predictive RNA editors for plants) suite was developed to computationally predict sites of RNA editing based on the well-known principle that editing in plant organelles increases the conservation of proteins across species. The PREP suite provides predictive RNA editors for plant mitochondrial genes (PREP-Mt), for chloroplast genes (PREP-Cp), and for alignments submitted by the user (PREP-Aln). These servers require minimal input, are very fast, and are highly accurate on all seed plants examined to date. PREP-Mt has proved useful in several research studies and the newly developed PREP-Cp and PREP-Aln servers should be of further assistance for analyses that require knowledge of the location of sites of RNA editing. The PREP suite is freely available at http://prep.unl.edu/. PMID:19433507

Mower, Jeffrey P

2009-07-01

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Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Infection: How Antiretroviral Pharmacology helps to Monitor and Improve Adherence  

PubMed Central

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with antiretroviral drugs is a novel biomedical intervention that can prevent HIV transmission among high-risk populations. As findings from multiple PrEP studies have suggested that adherence is vital to achieve the full prevention benefits of PrEP, it is important to understand the clinical pharmacology and pharmacokinetic (PK) properties of PrEP antiretrovirals, the association of PK and PrEP efficacy and the potential for drug concentration measurement to be used as a tool to monitor PrEP adherence. In this review, we examine studies related to PrEP adherence with attention to the clinical pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of current and novel PrEP agents. Studies of animal models, pharmacokinetics and clinical trials related to PrEP and adherence were reviewed. In summary, when combined as part of a comprehensive prevention strategy that includes use of condoms and risk reduction counseling, PrEP has tremendous promise as a adjunctive biomedical HIV prevention intervention, providing that adherence is maintained. PMID:23800167

Blumenthal, Jill; Haubrich, Richard

2014-01-01

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Meeting Technology: From Low-Tech to High-Tech.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes a series of low-tech and high-tech options for use in meeting management. Summarizes the advantages and disadvantages of each, including (1) face-to-face meetings, with choices of flip charts, nonelectronic boards, electronic boards, hand outs, film projectors, and multimedia projectors; and (2) groupware meetings, with choices of audio-…

Munter, Mary

1998-01-01

128

Georgia Tech Office of Emergency Preparedness Georgia Tech Police Department  

E-print Network

Georgia Tech Office of Emergency Preparedness Georgia Tech Police Department EMERGENCY RESPONSE. If possibly identify any medication the patient is on. Have someone meet the police officer and direct them.emergencypreparedness.gatech.edu #12;Emergency Contacts Police/Fire/EMS 9-1-1 Police Non-Emergency (404) 894-2500 GT Counseling Center

Sherrill, David

129

Virginia Tech International Strategic Plan  

E-print Network

Reaves Hall AND STATE UNIVERSITY Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0334 USA (540) 231-6338 Fax: (540) 231-6741 Dr. John Dooley Vice Provost for Outreach and International Affairs Virginia Tech, 210 Burruss HallVirginia Tech International Strategic Plan 2004-2011 October 15, 2004 #12;A Land-Grant University

Buehrer, R. Michael

130

Planning a Successful Tech Show  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Tech shows are a great way to introduce prospective students, parents, and local business and industry to a technology and engineering or career and technical education program. In addition to showcasing instructional programs, a tech show allows students to demonstrate their professionalism and skills, practice public presentations, and interact…

Nikirk, Martin

2011-01-01

131

Dendrology at Virginia Tech  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This home page for the Dendrology program at Virginia Tech is a great resource for those interested in woody plants. In addition to the set of fact sheets on over 450 tree species and fall color photos for many species, the site hosts two useful identification keys. The Leaf Key and Twig Key allow users to identify a tree by viewing online photos and statements, and clicking on the choice that most resembles the tree to be identified. When the suspected genus or species is identified, more photos and descriptions are provided to help ensure that the identification is correct.

132

Hypography Sci-Tech  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Hypography Sci-Tech is an intriguing Internet portal to some of the more obscure, yet profound, discoveries and scientific developments around the globe. The site "aims to provide popular science and technology content to a general, world-wide audience on a daily basis." Besides including links and references to original work, the author provides a unique perspective of the topics' implications. Some recent hypographies include DNA computing, impossibility, and thinking machines. also an active discussion board, where users can exchange ideas and opinions about science and technology.

1999-01-01

133

TechRepublic  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

C|net's TechRepublic is a convenient, one stop compendium of its web developer information. Articles from various c|net locations are compiled in the topics of web authoring, graphics and design, servers, hosting & hardware, and marketing and management. Latest articles appear at the top of the page in a section called Top of the Stack. Builder News compiles relevant articles from News.com (discussed in the September 6, 1996 Scout Report), and software reviews are also available. C|net, an acknowledged master at repackaging its content in creative, useful, and profitable ways, looks to have another winner on its hands.

1997-01-01

134

Tech OnLine  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Tech OnLine is a veritable haven for electronics engineers and information technology professionals. After completing the free registration process, users have access to live and archived Web casts, online courses, and technical papers. An example of the roughly hour-long Web casts is a touchscreen liquid crystal display design, but this is just one area of many. The site is continually updated with feature articles that cover many different hot topics, including a recent look at fourth generation wireless communications. A discussion forum is also available, but it does not seem to be very active.

1996-01-01

135

TechWeb Encyclopedia  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

TechWeb Network is an online resource for IT professionals providing "contextual access to the resources of CMP's network of industry-leading technology publications." The site offers this handy encyclopedia of technology terms where visitors can search a database of over 20,000 IT terms. Results are given as short definitions with links to related terms, along with links to definitions of other terms that are similar to the original term requested. For fun, visitors will also find a featured "random definition" and can browse the top 10 requested definitions.

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PREP: Production and Reprocessing management tool for CMS  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The production of simulated samples for physics analysis at LHC represents a noticeable organization challenge, because it requires the management of several thousands different workflows. The submission of a workflow to the grid based computing infrastructure starts with the definition of the general characteristics of a given set of coherent samples (called a ‘campaign'), up to the definition of the physics settings to be used for each sample corresponding to a specific process to be simulated, both at hard event generation and detector simulation level. In order to have an organized control of the of the definition of the large number of MC samples needed by CMS, a dedicated management tool, called PREP, has been built. Its basic component is a database storing all the relevant information about the sample and the actions implied by the workflow definition, approval and production. A web based interface allows the database to be used from experts involved in production to trigger all the different actions needed, as well as by normal physicists involved in analyses to retrieve the relevant information. The tool is integrated through a set of dedicated APIs with the production agent and information storage utilities of CMS.

Cossutti, F.; Lenzi, P.; Naziridis, N.; Samyn, D.; Stöckli, F.

2012-12-01

137

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Staff 2012 TechQual+ Survey  

E-print Network

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Staff 2012 TechQual+ Survey for Texas A & M University Higher Education TechQual+ Project Assessing IT Service Outcomes for Technology Organizations in Higher Education Education TechQual+ Project 4 Project Coordinators for Texas A & M University 5 Higher Education Tech

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A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Student 2013 TechQual+ Survey  

E-print Network

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Student 2013 TechQual+ Survey for Texas A&M University Higher Education TechQual+ Project Assessing IT Service Outcomes for Technology Organizations in Higher Education Education TechQual+ Project 4 Project Coordinators for Texas A&M University 5 Higher Education Tech

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A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Faculty 2013 TechQual+ Survey  

E-print Network

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Faculty 2013 TechQual+ Survey for Texas A&M University Higher Education TechQual+ Project Assessing IT Service Outcomes for Technology Organizations in Higher Education Education TechQual+ Project 4 Project Coordinators for Texas A&M University 5 Higher Education Tech

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A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Staff 2013 TechQual+ Survey  

E-print Network

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Staff 2013 TechQual+ Survey for Texas A&M University Higher Education TechQual+ Project Assessing IT Service Outcomes for Technology Organizations in Higher Education Education TechQual+ Project 4 Project Coordinators for Texas A&M University 5 Higher Education Tech

141

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Student 2012 TechQual+ Survey  

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A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Student 2012 TechQual+ Survey for Texas A & M University Higher Education TechQual+ Project Assessing IT Service Outcomes for Technology Organizations in Higher Education Education TechQual+ Project 4 Project Coordinators for Texas A & M University 5 Higher Education Tech

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A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Faculty 2012 TechQual+ Survey  

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A Higher Education TechQual+ Study Faculty 2012 TechQual+ Survey for Texas A & M University Higher Education TechQual+ Project Assessing IT Service Outcomes for Technology Organizations in Higher Education Education TechQual+ Project 4 Project Coordinators for Texas A & M University 5 Higher Education Tech

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From Efficacy to Effectiveness: Facilitators and Barriers to PrEP Acceptability and Motivations for Adherence Among MSM and Transgender Women in New York City  

PubMed Central

Abstract This study examined potential facilitators and barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use and their association with PrEP acceptability and motivations for adherence among 184 MSM and transgender women living in New York City. Participants were presented with educational information about PrEP and completed a computerized survey. Overall, 55.4% of participants reported willingness to take PrEP. The most highly endorsed barriers to PrEP use were health concerns, including both long-term impacts and short-term side effects, questions about PrEP's impact on future drug resistance, and concerns that PrEP does not provide complete protection against HIV. The most highly endorsed facilitator was free access to PrEP, followed by access to support services such as regular HIV testing, sexual health care/monitoring, and access to one-on-one counseling. Participants of color rated both barriers and facilitators as more important than their White counterparts. In multivariate models, barrier and facilitator scores significantly predicted not only PrEP acceptability, but also motivation for PrEP adherence among those who were likely to use PrEP. PrEP implementation programs should consider addressing these barriers and facilitators in protocol and policy development. Findings underscore the importance of support services, such as sexual health counseling, to the success of PrEP as a prevention strategy. PMID:23565928

Gamarel, Kristi E.; Rendina, H. Jonathon; Surace, Anthony; Lelutiu-Weinberger, Corina L.

2013-01-01

144

From efficacy to effectiveness: facilitators and barriers to PrEP acceptability and motivations for adherence among MSM and transgender women in New York City.  

PubMed

This study examined potential facilitators and barriers to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) use and their association with PrEP acceptability and motivations for adherence among 184 MSM and transgender women living in New York City. Participants were presented with educational information about PrEP and completed a computerized survey. Overall, 55.4% of participants reported willingness to take PrEP. The most highly endorsed barriers to PrEP use were health concerns, including both long-term impacts and short-term side effects, questions about PrEP's impact on future drug resistance, and concerns that PrEP does not provide complete protection against HIV. The most highly endorsed facilitator was free access to PrEP, followed by access to support services such as regular HIV testing, sexual health care/monitoring, and access to one-on-one counseling. Participants of color rated both barriers and facilitators as more important than their White counterparts. In multivariate models, barrier and facilitator scores significantly predicted not only PrEP acceptability, but also motivation for PrEP adherence among those who were likely to use PrEP. PrEP implementation programs should consider addressing these barriers and facilitators in protocol and policy development. Findings underscore the importance of support services, such as sexual health counseling, to the success of PrEP as a prevention strategy. PMID:23565928

Golub, Sarit A; Gamarel, Kristi E; Rendina, H Jonathon; Surace, Anthony; Lelutiu-Weinberger, Corina L

2013-04-01

145

Tech transfer outreach  

SciTech Connect

This document provides an informal summary of the conference workshop sessions. Tech Transfer Outreach '' was originally designed as an opportunity for national laboratory communications and technology transfer staff to become better acquainted and to discuss matters of mutual interest. When DOE field office personnel asked if they could attend, and then when one of our keynote speakers became a participant in the discussions, the actual event grew in importance. The conference participants--the laboratories and DOE representatives from across the nation--worked to brainstorm ideas. Their objective: identify ways to cooperate for effective (and cost-effective) technology transfer outreach. Thus, this proceedings is truly a product of ten national laboratories and DOE, working together. It candidly presents the discussion of issues and the ideas generated by each working group. The issues and recommendations are a consensus of their views.

Liebetrau, S. (ed.)

1992-01-01

146

Women Tech World  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Women Tech World is "the online home" for the Women's Technician Club, which connects women technicians with each other. In the section featuring Role Models, the organization posts biographies, stories and photos of "wonderful women who have succeeded in occupations ranging from auto technician to computer network engineer to detective and more." Women are invited to add their biographies to this list of role models from across the US, representing all ages and races. The website and projects are run by the Institute for Women in Trades, Technology & Science (IWITTS), a nonprofit organization based in Alameda, Calif. The Community section of the website provides information on how to join its electronic mailing lists, message boards, or e-mentoring groups. The Career Center provides an overview of careers for technicians, such as engineering, telecommunications, or installation maintenance and repair.

2004-01-01

147

A World of Competitors: Assessing the US High-Tech Advantage and the Process of Globalisation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Research universities throughout the world are part of a larger effort by countries to bolster science and technological innovation and compete economically. The United States remains highly competitive as a source of high-tech innovation because of a number of market positions, many the results of long-term investments in institutions (such as…

Douglass, John Aubrey

2008-01-01

148

Photoelectrochemistry at New Mexico Tech  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website, created by Dr. T. David Burleigh at New Mexico Tech, educates users about the characteristics and advantages of photocurrent spectroscopy. Students and educators can learn about the photoelectrochemical apparatus used to quantify photocurrents and photovoltages.

Burleigh, T. D.

2008-05-13

149

Adv Med Tech/ Biomedical Devices  

E-print Network

Adv Med Tech/ Biomedical Devices Automotive/ Motorsports Aviation/ Aerospace Biotech Games Service Systems Sustainable Energy/ Green Technologies Value-Added Ag/ Local Foods Advantage decision to relocate to North Carolina very easy. Joe Berasi President Vescom America Henderson, NC From

Cavanagh, John

150

Mars `Curiosity' has ORNL tech  

E-print Network

SCIENCE Mars `Curiosity' has ORNL tech The Curiosity rover that successfully landed on Mars on Aug-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator were produced at ORNL. (Image courtesy of NASA.) Table of Contents Mars

Pennycook, Steve

151

TECH TRANSFER BENCHMARKING Alan Thomas  

E-print Network

" to a different level, like popcorn, when eventually a big winner arrives - big winners are driven there is noise in the data (to some extent due to the "popcorn effect"), tech transfer office performance broadly

Ober, Carole

152

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY BARKSDALE PROGRAM  

E-print Network

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY BARKSDALE PROGRAM MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE CLINICAL in psychological counseling. CORE CURRICULUM Counseling 502..................................................................3 hours Psychology 510..................................................................3 hours Psychology

Selmic, Sandra

153

"When We Remix...We Remake!!!" Reflections on Collaborative Ethnography, the New Digital Ethic, and Test Prep  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article describes two very different projects undertaken in the same basic writing course: collaborative ethnography and ACT test prep. At first glance, it appears that the work on collaborative ethnography accomplished our goal of creating better, more self-conscious writers while the work on test prep achieved our goal of creating better…

Leary, Chris

2007-01-01

154

Guide for the preparation of proposals for the Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (PREP), 1992  

SciTech Connect

The Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (PREP) is aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minority and women students entering all science and mathematics-based professions. This focus reflects the need to broaden the US science and engineering base. The Department of Energy (DOE) is concerned about the availability of science and engineering professionals to perform its mission and is authorized to assure an adequate supply of manpower for the accomplishment of energy research and development programs by sponsoring and assisting education and training activities. The primary purpose of PREP is to help alleviate manpower shortages in science-based careers by preparing students for, and motivating them to take, college-preparatory courses in science and mathematics. The Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (PREP) will provide funds to colleges and universities for projects aimed at seeking out populations, typically underrepresented in science-based careers, during junior high school and early high school years (sixth through tenth grades) and providing them with pre-freshman enrichment experiences. These experiences shall consist of activities to identify, motivate and prepare students for science-based careers. Applicants must describe intended outcome for each PREP project and show how these outcomes are to be measured. Established programs should describe previous program outcomes. It is highly desirable that the PREP activities of the proposing institution be correlated with and built upon the broader activities of the national efforts for improving science and mathematics education in the US. This guide for application to PREP includes copies of the required forms.

Not Available

1991-08-01

155

Method for the Assessment of Competence and the Definition of Deficiencies of Students in All Levels of the Curriculum.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes major methods available for determination of cut scores or minimum competencies (the Nedeslsky and Angoff methods) and their application to annual assessments at Texas Tech School of Pharmacy. (EV)

Supernaw, Robert B.; Mehvar, Reza

2002-01-01

156

Geospatial Technology Competency Model National Panel (3 of 4)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site hosts an archived audio recording of the Department of Labor's Geospatial Technology Competency Model Completion National Forum. The session was held at Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, March 11-12, 2010. Hosted by GeoTech Center and led by David DiBiase. This is part 3 of 4.

2010-11-04

157

Geospatial Technology Competency Model National Panel (4 of 4)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site hosts an archived audio recording of the Department of Labor's Geospatial Technology Competency Model Completion National Forum. The session was held at Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, March 11-12, 2010. Hosted by GeoTech Center and led by David DiBiase. This is part 4 of 4.

2010-11-04

158

Geospatial Technology Competency Model National Panel (2 of 4)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site hosts an archived audio recording of the Department of Labor's Geospatial Technology Competency Model Completion National Forum. The session was held at Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center, March 11-12, 2010. Hosted by GeoTech Center and led by David DiBiase. This is part 2 of 4.

2010-11-04

159

Beyond social capital: the role of entrepreneurs' social competence in their financial success  

Microsoft Academic Search

Two studies investigated the hypothesis that the higher entrepreneurs' social competence (their ability to interact effectively with others as based on discrete social skills), the greater their financial success. Entrepreneurs working in two different industries (cosmetics and high-tech) completed a questionnaire designed to measure several aspects of their social competence (e.g., accuracy in perceiving others, skill at impression management, persuasiveness).

Robert A. Baron; Gideon D. Markman

2003-01-01

160

Improving Cyber Security and Mission Assurance Via Cyber Preparedness (Cyber Prep) Levels  

Microsoft Academic Search

Increasing dependence on cyberspace makes preparedness against cyber threats integral to mission assurance. The nature of cyber threats in general - and advanced persistent threats in particular - requires a longer-term commitment from senior leadership, including vision, strategy, and investment prioritization as well as the organizational agility to respond to ever-changing tactics and techniques. The cyber preparedness (Cyber Prep) methodology

Deborah J. Bodeau; Richard D. Graubart; Jennifer Fabius-Greene

2010-01-01

161

Central Services PREP (A Curriculum for Sterilization Technicians in the Workplace). Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A workplace literacy curriculum for entry-level hospital workers who sterilize medical equipment for doctors and nurses was developed, tested, and published in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. An assessment was conducted to identify the needs of the hospital's management and the literacy skills needed by its central services prep department, and…

Tri-County Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc., Harrisburg, PA.

162

Summer Professional Development in Chemistry for Inservice Teachers Using OWL Quick Prep  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Secondary teachers participating in summer professional development chemistry workshops in Texas used an online chemistry tutoring program, OWL Quick Prep (Day et al. in OWL: Online Web-based Learning, Brooks-Cole Cengage Learning, Florence, KY, 1997) as a part of the inservice training. Self-reported demographic data were used to identify factors…

Powell, Cynthia B.; Pamplin, Kim L.; Blake, Robert E.; Mason, Diana S.

2010-01-01

163

Guide for the preparation of proposals for the pre-freshman enrichment program, PREP, 1991  

SciTech Connect

This document describes preparations for a pre-freshman enrichment program sponsored by the US Department of Energy (USDOE). The purpose of the PREP'' program is to encourage women and minorities to enter the engineering profession. Covered in this report are deadlines demography, eligibility, project management, DOE support, publicity, application, various forms, and budget considerations. (FSD)

Not Available

1990-08-01

164

Preschool Recreation Enrichment Program (PREP): Manual. Volume II. An Aid for Recreation Leaders and Instructional Personnel.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Based on the Preschool Recreation Enrichment Program (PREP), the manual--one third of which consists of appendixes--is intended to assist recreation personnel in developing programs addressing the motor and associative learning needs of preschool children who demonstrate delays in motor, language, and/or socialization skills. The manual describes…

Littman, Karen; Leslie, Lin

165

Development and Evaluation of a Prep Course for Chemistry Graduate Teaching Assistants at a Research University  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study describes the development and evaluation of a prep course for chemistry graduate teaching assistants (GTAs). The course was developed around three major goals: (i) building a community for new GTAs and socializing them into the department; (ii) modeling teaching with well-documented, innovative teaching and learning techniques; and…

Marbach-Ad, Gili; Schaefer, Kathryn L.; Kumi, Bryna C.; Friedman, Lee A.; Thompson, Katerina V.; Doyle, Michael P.

2012-01-01

166

Kindergarten Cognitive Intervention for Reading Difficulties: The PREP Remediation in Greek  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study reports two different experiments, as a part of a longitudinal study, that evaluated a cognitive intervention (PREP: PASS Reading Enhancement Program) to enhance early phonological processing skills, such as odd-word-out, segmenting, and blending, to kindergarten children at-risk for reading difficulties, in order to support the…

Papadopoulos, Timothy C.; Charalambous, Athena; Kanari, Androniki; Loizou, Maria

2004-01-01

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A Case Study of Interagency Collaboration as Reported by the PREP Advisory Committee  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this study was to explore with key members of the Pilot Reintegration Education Program (PREP) Advisory Committee, the characteristics of their interagency process and how they perceived that these factors contributed to accomplishing the common objective of providing a smooth and effective transition for students between release…

Greene, Cathleen M.

2010-01-01

168

Including an Exam P/1 Prep Course in a Growing Actuarial Science Program  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this article is to describe the actuarial science program at our university and the development of a course to enhance students' problem solving skills while preparing them for Exam P/1 of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuary Society (CAS). The Exam P/1 prep course, formally titled Mathematical Foundations of…

Wakefield, Thomas P.

2014-01-01

169

PrepLex: a lexicon of French prepositions for parsing Karen Fort  

E-print Network

PrepLex: a lexicon of French prepositions for parsing Kar¨en Fort Calligramme and TALARIS projects which provides all the syntactic information needed for parsing. It was built by compar- ing and merging 14% of French lemma tokens.1 1 see for example, on a newspaper corpus: A complete lexicon for parsing

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Virginia Tech Research Faculty Proposal Writing Support  

E-print Network

: _________________________________________________ Submit Application to: Office of the VP for Research (0244) 301 Burruss Hall, Virginia Tech 800Virginia Tech Research Faculty Proposal Writing Support Application Department Name & Number Drillfield Drive Blacksburg, VA 24061 301 Burruss Hall * MC 0244 #12;

Buehrer, R. Michael

171

AcademiCast Transcript Texas Tech University  

E-print Network

AcademiCast Transcript Texas Tech University March 13, 2013 Pierce: This is AcademiCast--Texas Tech University's podcast series from the Office of the Provost as its candidate to lead the university. Nellis currently serves as president

Rock, Chris

172

AcademiCast Transcript Texas Tech University  

E-print Network

of about $330,000. The university's National Wind Institute has also attractedAcademiCast Transcript Texas Tech University August 30, 2013 Pierce: This is AcademiCast--Texas Tech University's podcast series from the Office of the Provost

Rock, Chris

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w w w . w h i s t l e . g a t e c h . e d u Georgia Tech's Faculty/Staff Newspaper Vol. 37, No. 16 August 6, 2012  

E-print Network

at Georgia Tech's Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Cassie MitChell, United states Cassie Mitchell, a research@comm.gatech.edu. ?? The Summer Olympic Games in London are in full swing, and six current and former Yellow Jackets are testing their skills in pursuit of gold. Georgia Tech-affiliated athletes are competing in basketball, swimming

Goodisman, Michael

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A Spatially-selective Implementation of the Adiabatic T2Prep Sequence for Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Coronary Arteries  

PubMed Central

In coronary magnetic resonance angiography, a magnetization-preparation scheme for T2-weighting (T2Prep) is widely used to enhance contrast between the coronary blood-pool and the myocardium. This pre-pulse is commonly applied without spatial selection to minimize flow sensitivity, but the non-selective implementation results in a reduced magnetization of the in-flowing blood and a related penalty in signal-to-noise-ratio (SNR). It is hypothesized that a spatially-selective T2Prep would leave the magnetization of blood outside the T2Prep volume unaffected, and thereby lower the SNR penalty. To test this hypothesis, a spatially-selective T2Prep was implemented where the user could freely adjust angulation and position of the T2Prep slab to avoid covering the ventricular blood-pool and saturating the in-flowing spins. A time gap of 150ms was further added between the T2Prep and other pre-pulses to allow for in-flow of a larger volume of unsaturated spins. Consistent with numerical simulation, the spatially-selective T2Prep increased in vivo human coronary artery SNR (42.3±2.9 vs. 31.4±2.2, n=22, p<0.0001) and contrast-to-noise-ratio (18.6±1.5 vs. 13.9±1.2, p=0.009) as compared to those of the non-selective T2Prep. Additionally, a segmental analysis demonstrated that the spatially-selective T2Prep was most beneficial in proximal and mid segments where the in-flowing blood volume was largest compared to the distal segments. PMID:22915337

Soleimanifard, Sahar; Schär, Michael; Hays, Allison G.; Prince, Jerry L.; Weiss, Robert G.; Stuber, Matthias

2012-01-01

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PrEP awareness and perceived barriers among single young men who have sex with men in the United States  

PubMed Central

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has the potential to help reduce new HIV infections among young men who have sex with men (YMSM). Using a cross-sectional survey of YMSM (N=1,507; ages 18–24; 65% White, 9% Black, 17% Latino, 9% Other race/ethnicity), we gauged YMSM’s PrEP awareness and PrEP-related beliefs regarding side effects, accessibility, and affordability. Overall, 27% of the sample had heard about PrEP; 1% reported ever using PrEP prior to sex. In a multivariate logistic regression, we found that YMSM were more likely to have heard about PrEP if they were older (OR=1.13), more educated (OR=1.19), were residentially unstable in prior 30 days (OR=1.37), had insurance (OR=1.50), or reported having at least one sexually-acquired infection (STI) in their lifetime (OR=1.79). We found no differences by race/ethnicity, history of incarceration, or recent sexual risk behavior. In multivariate linear regression models, Black (b=.57) and Latino (b=.31) YMSM were more likely than Whites to state they would not use PrEP because of side effect concerns. YMSM were more likely to agree that they would not be able to afford PrEP if they did not have insurance (b=.53) or reported a prior STI (b=.33). PrEP rollout may be hindered due to lack of awareness, as well as perceived barriers regarding its use. We propose strategies to maximize equity in PrEP awareness and access if it is to be scaled up among YMSM. PMID:24476355

Bauermeister, Jose A; Meanley, Steven; Pingel, Emily; Soler, Jorge H; Harper, Gary W.

2014-01-01

176

Texas Tech University Report on Laboratory Safety  

E-print Network

14, 2014 Robert V. Duncan, Ph.D. Vice President for Research Texas Tech University Lawrence SchovanecTexas Tech University Report on Laboratory Safety February 14, 2014 Project #2014027 #12;February, Ph.D. Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs Texas Tech University Dear Dr. Duncan

Rock, Chris

177

UndergraduateEducation2010 MICHIGAN TECH  

E-print Network

INTERNATIONAL #12;#12;DESIGN Off-road adventure Helping people with disabilities enjoy the Tech trails for 1,140+ mpg UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH Auger North Studying the universe's highest energy particles | Michigan Tech Engineering #12;Off-road adventure Helping people with disabilities enjoy the Tech Trails

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Congratulations to the 2011 Tech Titan Recipients  

E-print Network

hardware and software applications that are used by business and individuals in today's fast paced world participation. A live auction also was held to raise additional funds for the scholarship fund for Tech Titans signed by the mayors of cities in the DFW region represented by Tech Titan and FastTech companies

Chiao, Jung-Chih

179

High Tech, Low Tech and Education. Sociology of the School.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Designed to provide a link between academic thought and research and the practice of teaching, this monograph explores the appropriate educational response to technological change. The central argument of this study is that future job opportunities will lie essentially with low tech jobs, i.e., traditional, basic, industrial jobs, rather than the…

Watkins, Peter

180

About Michigan Tech Michigan Tech is located in  

E-print Network

Drive Houghton,MI49931 Create the Future TransportationChange the World Materials in Sustainable Transportation a Certificate in Engineering Sustainability Transportation Research Initiatives at Michigan Tech The Michigan's University Transportation Center for Mate- rials in Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure (Mi

Honrath, Richard E.

181

B. Tech. Project Set Systems  

E-print Network

that gcd(l 2 ; l 3 ; : : : ) does not divide k. Then m(n; k; L) Ÿ n. 1 #12; 2 CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION (bB. Tech. Project Set Systems with Restricted Intersections Submitted in partial fulfillment; Abstract The aim of the project is to find necessary and sufficient conditions on a fixed set L

Khot, Subhash

182

Considering High-Tech Exhibits?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses a variety of high-tech exhibit media used in The Living World, an educational facility operated by The Saint Louis Zoo. Considers the strengths and weaknesses of holograms, video, animatronics, video-equipped microscopes, and computer interactives. Computer interactives are treated with special attention. (LZ)

Routman, Emily

1994-01-01

183

High-Tech Security Help.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Advocates embrace high-tech security measures as necessary to avoid Columbine-style massacres. Critics contend that school systems can go overboard, making students feel less safe and too closely scrutinized. Current electronic, biometric, and computer-mapping devices and school applications are discussed. Vendors are listed. (MLH)

Flanigan, Robin L.

2000-01-01

184

Virginia Tech ! School of Education's !  

E-print Network

Virginia Tech ! School of Education's ! 2013 Annual Report of Faculty ! Productivity and Achievements! Elevate. Innovate. Educate. May 29, 2014 1VT-SOE'S MOTTO: EDUCATE. INNOVATE. ELEVATE. #12;January-December 2013! " Prepared by Dr. Carol A. Mullen, Director of the School of Education (SOE); Associate Dean

Buehrer, R. Michael

185

GEAR Tech-21 Geographic Coordinates  

E-print Network

GEAR Tech-21 Geographic Coordinates 1 Established Goals Activity Outline Activity Timeline Knowledge and Skills Essential Vocabulary Explorers will know ... Every location on Earth has a unique pair model of the Earth used by GPS. Latitude ­ geographic position in North-South direction and changes

Farritor, Shane

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75 FR 13292 - Determination That HalfLytely and Bisacodyl Tablets Bowel Prep Kit (Containing 4 Bisacodyl...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...was approved on May 10, 2004. HALFLYTELY AND BISACODYL TABLETS BOWEL PREP KIT (20-mg bisacodyl) was indicated for the cleansing of the colon as preparation for colonoscopy in adults. Braintree informed FDA that it ceased to manufacture and market...

2010-03-19

187

Defensible assessment of the competency of the practicing physician.  

PubMed

When a physician's license to practice is at stake, professional acceptance and legal challenge are concerns for an organization undertaking competency assessments for practicing physicians. In 1995 the Physician Review and Enhancement Program (PREP), a program of McMaster University sponsored by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, underwent an external review by evaluation experts. As a result, one of the four assessment tools, the Structured Office Oral, was dropped, as it was insufficiently structured to be reliable and because it did not add significantly to the other tools. The content of all assessment tools was revised based on a PREP-developed blueprint for family practice. The multiple-choice questions (MCQs) were upgraded through collaboration with Canada's physician-accrediting body, the Medical Council of Canada (MCC), by the physician assessors, who chose MCQs according to the blueprint from the MCC question bank. The standardized-patient assessment was also refined by these physicians, who developed scenarios of standardized clinical cases with predefined performance criteria. Finally, through collaboration with the American Board of Emergency Medicine, a chart-stimulated recall test, in which the physician's own patient records are used to assess the physician's practice behavior, was restructured to ensure objectivity in standardization and interpretation. The result of these changes in the assessment tools is a more standardized and structured program of assessing physicians' competencies. PMID:9008561

Cunnington, J P; Hanna, E; Turnhbull, J; Kaigas, T B; Norman, G R

1997-01-01

188

Update to Interim Guidance for Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for the Prevention of HIV Infection: PrEP for injecting drug users.  

PubMed

On June 12, 2013, the Thailand Ministry of Health and CDC published results from a randomized controlled trial of a daily oral dose of 300 mg of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) that showed efficacy in reducing the acquisition of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among injecting drug users (IDUs) (1). Based on these findings, CDC recommends that preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) be considered as one of several prevention options for persons at very high risk for HIV acquisition through the injection of illicit drugs. PMID:23760186

2013-06-14

189

Third PrepCom highlights uncertainties: NPT showdown ahead  

SciTech Connect

Indefinite and unconditional extension of the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), favored by the United States, was considered a sure thing by many observers just a few months ago. Now it looks considerably less certain after a contentious and frustrating September meeting in Geneva in preparation for the April 1995 NPT extension and review conference. The buildup to the 1995 meeting has become a lightening rod for conflicting national agendas and competing disarmament strategies. It now appears impossible to achieve indefinite extension of the NPT by consensus of all 166 states party to the treaty, and even winning indefinite extension by majority vote (which is the current US strategy), is by no means assured.

Cirincione, J.

1994-12-01

190

34 CFR 406.10 - What must the State application contain?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...STATE-ADMINISTERED TECH-PREP EDUCATION PROGRAM How Does a...a local tech-prep education project, including— ...Approve applications based on their potential to...effective tech-prep education program as...

2011-07-01

191

34 CFR 406.10 - What must the State application contain?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...STATE-ADMINISTERED TECH-PREP EDUCATION PROGRAM How Does a...a local tech-prep education project, including— ...Approve applications based on their potential to...effective tech-prep education program as...

2010-07-01

192

34 CFR 406.10 - What must the State application contain?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...STATE-ADMINISTERED TECH-PREP EDUCATION PROGRAM How Does a...a local tech-prep education project, including— ...Approve applications based on their potential to...effective tech-prep education program as...

2012-07-01

193

34 CFR 406.10 - What must the State application contain?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...STATE-ADMINISTERED TECH-PREP EDUCATION PROGRAM How Does a...a local tech-prep education project, including— ...Approve applications based on their potential to...effective tech-prep education program as...

2013-07-01

194

PREPARATIVE ISOLATION AND PURIFICATION OF CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF BELAMCANDA BY MPLC, HSCCC AND PREP-HPLC.  

PubMed

Combined with medium-pressure liquid chromatography (MPLC) and preparative high-pressure liquid chromatography (Prep-HPLC), high-speed countercurrent chromatography (HSCCC) was successfully applied for separation and purification of isoflavonoids from the extract of belamcanda. HSCCC separation was performed on a two-phase solvent system composed of methyl tert-butyl ether -ethyl acetate - n-butyl alcohol - acetonitrile -0.1% aqueous trifluoroacetic acid at a volume radio of 1:2:1:1:5. Semi-purified peak fractions from HSCCC separation were further purified by Prep-HPLC. Nine well-separated fractions were analyzed by HPLC-UV absorption spectrometry to determine their purities and characterized with ESI-MS(n). Except for peaksland VII (unknown) seven compounds were identified as apocynin (peak II), mangiferin (peak III), 7-O-methylmangiferin (peak IV), hispidulin (peak V), 3'-hydroxyltectoridin (peak VI), iristectorin B (peak VII), isoiridin (peak IX). PMID:21552369

Wang, Xiaohong; Liang, Yong; Peng, Cuilin; Xie, Huichun; Pan, Man; Zhang, Tianyou; Ito, Yoichiro

2011-01-01

195

PREPARATIVE ISOLATION AND PURIFICATION OF CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF BELAMCANDA BY MPLC, HSCCC AND PREP-HPLC  

PubMed Central

Combined with medium-pressure liquid chromatography (MPLC) and preparative high-pressure liquid chromatography (Prep-HPLC), high-speed countercurrent chromatography (HSCCC) was successfully applied for separation and purification of isoflavonoids from the extract of belamcanda. HSCCC separation was performed on a two-phase solvent system composed of methyl tert-butyl ether -ethyl acetate - n-butyl alcohol – acetonitrile ?0.1% aqueous trifluoroacetic acid at a volume radio of 1:2:1:1:5. Semi-purified peak fractions from HSCCC separation were further purified by Prep-HPLC. Nine well-separated fractions were analyzed by HPLC-UV absorption spectrometry to determine their purities and characterized with ESI-MSn. Except for peaksland VII (unknown) seven compounds were identified as apocynin (peak II), mangiferin (peak III), 7-O-methylmangiferin (peak IV), hispidulin (peak V), 3?-hydroxyltectoridin (peak VI), iristectorin B (peak VII), isoiridin (peak IX). PMID:21552369

Wang, Xiaohong; Liang, Yong; Peng, Cuilin; Xie, Huichun; Pan, Man; Zhang, Tianyou; Ito, Yoichiro

2010-01-01

196

Religious competence as cultural competence  

PubMed Central

Definitions of cultural competence often refer to the need to be aware and attentive to the religious and spiritual needs and orientations of patients. However, the institution of psychiatry maintains an ambivalent attitude to the incorporation of religion and spirituality into psychiatric practice. This is despite the fact that many patients, especially those from underserved and underprivileged minority backgrounds, are devotedly religious and find much solace and support in their religiosity. I use the case of mental health of African Americans as an extended example to support the argument that psychiatric services must become more closely attuned to religious matters. I suggest ways in which this can be achieved. Attention to religion can aid in the development of culturally competent and accessible services, which in turn, may increase engagement and service satisfaction among religious populations. PMID:22421686

2012-01-01

197

USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-193. 2004. 175 Invasive Exotic Plant Species in Sierra Nevada  

E-print Network

USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-193. 2004. 175 Invasive Exotic Plant Species in Sierra/hcpd/species/t_e__spp/ann_te_rpt.shtml). Exotic plant species can directly compete with natives and cause their local displacement. In addition, and services of ecosystems. Potential impacts include alteration of disturbance regimes, changes in the food

Standiford, Richard B.

198

Universities, the US High Tech Advantage, and the Process of Globalization. Research & Occasional Paper Series: CSHE.8.2008  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Research universities throughout the world are part of a larger effort by nation-states to bolster science and technological innovation and compete economically. The US remains highly competitive as a source of High Tech (HT) innovation because of a number of market positions, many the result of long term investments in institutions such as…

Douglass, John Aubrey

2008-01-01

199

Guide for the preparation of proposals for the Pre-Freshman Engineering Program: PREP - 1986  

SciTech Connect

The Pre-Freshman Engineering Program (PREP) will provide funds to colleges and universities for projects aimed at seeking out individuals during junior high school and high school years (7th grade through 10th grade) and providing them with pre-engineering enrichment experiences. These experiences shall consist of activities to identify, motivate and prepare students for engineering studies. Project duration for PREP summer activities should be no less than five weeks and preferably longer. Activities may include, but are not limited to, coursework in algebra, physics, chemistry, computer science, problem solving exercises, logic, etc., as well as motivational activities such as field trips and the use of role models. Emphasis is on the individuals identified, regardless of where they may decide to matriculate for undergraduate studies. It is highly desirable that the PREP activities of the proposing institution be correlated with and built upon the broader activities of the national efforts for pre-engineering education. Previous studies have shown that activities in this area should focus on the pre-college years. Therefore, preference will be shown for proposals which promise to positively affect the younger, uncommitted student, (in grades 7 to 10), before firm decisions have been made not to take the appropriate science and mathematics courses.

Not Available

1985-08-01

200

Prep1 (pKnox1) Regulates Mouse Embryonic HSC Cycling and Self-Renewal Affecting the Stat1-Sca1 IFN-Dependent Pathway  

PubMed Central

A hypomorphic Prep1 mutation results in embryonic lethality at late gestation with a pleiotropic embryonic phenotype that includes defects in all hematopoietic lineages. Reduced functionality of the hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) compartment might be responsible for the hematopoietic phenotype observed at mid-gestation. In this paper we demonstrate that Prep1 regulates the number of HSCs in fetal livers (FLs), their clonogenic potential and their ability to de novo generate the hematopoietic system in ablated hosts. Furthermore, we show that Prep1 controls the self-renewal ability of the FL HSC compartment as demonstrated by serial transplantation experiments. The premature exhaustion of Prep1 mutant HSCs correlates with the reduced quiescent stem cell pool thus suggesting that Prep1 regulates the self-renewal ability by controlling the quiescence/proliferation balance. Finally, we show that in FL HSCs Prep1 absence induces the interferon signaling pathway leading to premature cycling and exhaustion of fetal HSCs. PMID:25233378

Modica, Livia; Iotti, Giorgio; D'Avola, Annalisa; Blasi, Francesco

2014-01-01

201

Executive Compensation, Investment Opportunities, and Earnings Management: High-Tech Firms versus Low-Tech Firms  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper examines the systematic differences between high-tech and low-tech firms in compensation policies, the sensitivity of compensation to market and accounting performance, and earnings management in the presence of investment opportunities. We find that the level of industry participation (i.e., high-tech versus low-tech) has incremental contracting value beyond the investment opportunity set (IOS) in determining executive compensation. When we

Sung S. Kwon; Qin Jennifer Yin

2006-01-01

202

GeoTech Center Technology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The GeoTech Center curated this list of geospatial technology resources for the benefit of both students and instructors in this subject area. The resources include: "How To Incorporate American Community Survey data from TIGER Files," "Going Places With GPS ," "GPS Units by GIS Etc.âÂÂ," and "GPS Hardware Recommendations for K12." They all include valuable techology related information in the geospatial employment sector.

2014-07-09

203

Summer ICE@Tech Computing Camps  

E-print Network

Summer ICE@Tech Computing Camps Session I: June 5th - June 9th Session II: July 10th ­ July 14th (404) 385-2273 Fax (404) 385-0965 http://www.cc.gatech.edu/campice 1 #12;2 Summer ICE@Tech Program Handbook #12;3 Summer ICE@Tech is a computing and technology program for students entering 10th , 11th

Guzdial, Mark

204

Louisiana Tech University EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN  

E-print Network

Louisiana Tech University Part III EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN FOR STUDENTS JANUARY, 2013 #12;Emergency Response Plan for Students 2 SECTION I. INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................................ 3 Communications

Selmic, Sandra

205

Dental Laboratory Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of dental laboratory technician, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 13 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 8 units to the occupation of dental laboratory technician. The following skill areas…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

206

Respiratory Care Therapist.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of respiratory care therapist, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 18 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general as well as those specific to the occupation of respiratory care therapist. The following…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

207

Medical Laboratory Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of medical laboratory technician, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 18 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 8 units specific to the occupation of medical laboratory technician. The following…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

208

Physical Therapist Assistant.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of physical therapist assistant, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 16 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general as well as those specific to the occupation of physical therapist assistant. The…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

209

Dental Hygienist.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of dental hygienist, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 13 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 9 units specific to the occupation of dental hygienist. The following skill areas are covered in…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

210

Registered Nurse (Associate Degree).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of registered nurse (with an associate degree), lists technical competencies and competency builders for 19 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 5 units specific to the occupation of registered nurse. The following…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

211

Health Information Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of health information technician, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 14 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 6 units specific to the occupation of emergency medical technician. The following…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

212

Emergency Medical Technician.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of emergency medical technician, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 18 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general and 4 units specific to the occupation of emergency medical technician. The following…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

213

Occupational Therapy Assistant.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document, which is designed for use in developing a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of occupational therapy assistant, lists technical competencies and competency builders for 16 units pertinent to the health technologies cluster in general as well as those specific to the occupation of occupational therapy assistant. The…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.

214

Tech Writing Quick Review BME/CMPE/EE 123A  

E-print Network

, paleontology, structural geology (tectonics), and geomorphology are included in geology in this study. Tech, stratigraphy, sedimentation, paleontology, structural geology (tectonics), and geomorphology. Tech Writing ­ p

Karplus, Kevin

215

BRONZE SCULPTURE OF TEXAS TECH OFFICIAL CLASS RING  

E-print Network

........................................ 25 Radio andTV Stations................................. 25 Recreational Sports........................... 26 TexasTech Police Department..................... 26 TexasTech University................................. 68 Greek Life................................................... 68 Grievance Procedures

216

HonorsConvocation TexasTechUniversity  

E-print Network

HonorsConvocation TexasTechUniversity SPONSORED BY: 4 p.m. Lubbock,Texas Friday, May 13, 2011 Texas Tech University International Cultural Center Auditorium Edward E.WhitacreJr. College of Engineering Christopher Jeffrey Scott F. Kristinek Philip David Oliver John Paul Papa Michael Joseph Popolo Nathan Dean

Gelfond, Michael

217

Tesla TechFair Call for Proposals  

E-print Network

Tesla TechFair Call for Proposals Thayer School of Engineering and the Hopkins Center are celebrating Nikola Tesla, in conjunction with Tesla in New York, an opera by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch & composer Phil Kline. Thayer will host a Tesla TechFair, including a panel discussion and demonstrations

218

Abuse Liability Assessment of Tobacco Products Including Potential Reduced Exposure Products (PREPs)  

PubMed Central

The harm produced by tobacco products is a result of frequent use of a highly toxic product. Reducing the adverse public health impact of tobacco products might be most effectively achieved by reducing the likelihood of their use and the toxicity of the products. Products that retain some characteristics of cigarettes, but have been altered with the intention of reducing toxicity have been referred to as modified risk tobacco products or potential reduced exposure products (MRTP/PREPS). Evaluation of their content, emission, and toxicity is discussed in other articles in this special issue. Here, we discuss the methodology that has been used to examine the likelihood of abuse or addiction. Abuse liability assessment (ALA) methodology has been used by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other drug regulatory agencies world-wide for decades to assess the risks posed by a wide variety of pharmacologically active substances. ALA is routinely required among other evaluations of safety during the premarket assessment of new drugs, and is continually adapted to meet the challenges posed by new drug classes and drug formulations. In the 2009 law giving FDA regulation over tobacco products, FDA is now required to evaluate new tobacco products including MRTP/PREPs to determine their risk for abuse and toxicity at the population level. This paper describes the traditional tools and methods of ALA that can be used to evaluate new tobacco and nicotine products including MRTP/PREPs. Such ALA data could contribute to the scientific foundation on which future public policy decisions are based. PMID:19959676

Carter, Lawrence P.; Stitzer, Maxine L.; Henningfield, Jack E.; O'Connor, Rich J.; Cummings, K. Michael; Hatsukami, Dorothy K.

2009-01-01

219

The Process of Retirement Planning Scale (PRePS): development and validation.  

PubMed

Although a substantial proportion of the western population is approaching retirement age, little is known about how they are preparing for the future. Much attention has been paid to the consumption of educational material and retirement wealth in the present literature, but the process of retirement planning has been ignored. S. L. Friedman and E. K. Scholnick's (1997) theoretical model provided the basis for a comprehensive measure of retirement planning. According to their process theory, individuals develop an understanding of the problem, set goals, make a decision to start preparing, and finally undertake the behaviors needed to fulfill their goals. Fifty-two items were developed to assess each stage of the planning process for financial, health, lifestyle, and psychosocial retirement planning. These were tested on a population sample of 1,449 New Zealanders aged 49-60. Confirmatory factor analysis, bivariate correlations, and hierarchical regression provided support for the valid use of the measure. Necessary antecedents, such as the tendency to look to the future, and locus of control were significantly related to the Process of Retirement Planning Scale (PRePS). The PRePS also outperformed retirement planning measures used in the Health and Retirement Study (F. T. Juster & R. Suzman, 1995) after controlling for socioeconomic and psychological variables. This measure will enable social policy makers to determine which stages of retirement planning require support and intervention. The PRePS will also help to determine which domains of retirement planning predict well-being in later life and the factors which differentiate those who are planning from those who are not. PMID:20822264

Noone, Jack H; Stephens, Christine; Alpass, Fiona

2010-09-01

220

Texas Tech University Chernobyl Page  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Available in English, Russian, or Ukranian, this Website summarizes ecological research underway in the highly contaminated nuclear disaster zone of northern Ukraine. Results from some of the studies conducted by the Texas Tech University researchers indicate some animal populations have rebounded. This is thought, however, to be a response to the absence of human activity. Still unknown are the possible radioactivity costs to wildlife and plants living in this highly toxic environment. The Website includes several sections offering introductory and background information on the zone, as well as listings of recent publications, and posters summarizing some of the research.

221

PREPARATIVE ISOLATION AND PURIFICATION OF CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF BELAMCANDA BY MPLC, HSCCC, AND PREP-HPLC  

Microsoft Academic Search

Combined with medium-pressure liquid chromatography (MPLC) and preparative high-pressure liquid chromatography (Prep-HPLC), high-speed countercurrent chromatography (HSCCC) was successfully applied for separation and purification of isoflavonoids from the extract of belamcanda. HSCCC separation was performed on a two-phase solvent system composed of methyl tert-butyl ether-ethyl acetate-n-butyl alcohol-acetonitrile-0.1% aqueous trifluoroacetic acid at a volume radio of 1:2:1:1:5. Semi-purified peak fractions from HSCCC

Xiaohong Wang; Yong Liang; Cuilin Peng; Huichun Xie; Man Pan; Tianyou Zhang; Yoichiro Ito

2011-01-01

222

An Exploratory Investigation of the Promoting Responsibility through Education and Prevention (PREP) after School Program for African American At-Risk Elementary School Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The promoting responsibility through education and prevention (PREP) program is an after school substance abuse and violence prevention program for at-risk fourth and fifth grade youths in St. Louis, Missouri. Staffed by licensed clinical social workers and professional volunteers, PREP offers cultural cooking classes, yoga, and art as well as…

Sale, Elizabeth; Weil, Virginia; Kryah, Rachel

2012-01-01

223

Effects on Student Achievement in General Chemistry Following Participation in an Online Preparatory Course. ChemPrep, a Voluntary, Self-Paced, Online Introduction to Chemistry  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

ChemPrep was developed to be a stand-alone preparatory short-course to help students succeed in general chemistry. It is Web-based and delivered using the OWL system. Students reported that the ChemPrep materials (short information pages, parameterized questions with detailed feedback, tutorials, and answers to questions through the OWL message system) permitted them to work independently without the need for textbook or lecture. On average, students who completed ChemPrep had higher grades in the subsequent GenChem, Nursing, and Honors chemistry courses, with a greater percentage achieving a grade of C- or higher. Participation in ChemPrep was voluntary, and more women than men responded. Students in the Honors course enrolled in ChemPrep in higher percentages than students in GenChem and Nursing. SAT and departmental math placement exam scores were used as proxy measures of prior achievement and ability. Based on these, Honors chemistry ChemPrep users were on par with their peers but performed better in the course than non-users. In GenChem and Nursing chemistry courses, ChemPrep helped students of high prior achievement and ability perform better than their achievement scores would predict. Weaker or less motivated students did not respond to the voluntary offerings of ChemPrep in the same numbers as stronger or more motivated students, and we are seeking alternate ways to reach this population.

Botch, Beatrice; Day, Roberta; Vining, William; Stewart, Barbara; Rath, Kenneth; Peterfreund, Alan; Hart, David

2007-03-01

224

COMPETENCIES DICTIONARY Contents Page  

E-print Network

COMPETENCIES DICTIONARY Contents Page Core Competencies Results Orientation/Project Management ......................................................................................................7-8 Conflict Resolution Verbal and Written Communication .......................................................10

Bieber, Michael

225

Acceptability of PrEP among HIV negative Portuguese men who have sex with men that attended 2014 Lisbon pride fair  

PubMed Central

Introduction Consistent use of PrEP reduces HIV transmission from sexual practices amongst men who have sex with men (MSM) up to 92% [1]. Lisbon MSM cohort study estimates point that 59.3% of their participants at entrance (1593 HIV negative MSM enrolled between April 2011 and May 2013) were eligible for PrEP [2], according to the 2014 USA PrEP guidelines [3]. Studies about PrEP acceptability and implementation support policies aimed at increasing and rolling out its use. Hence, the exploratory study about PrEP acceptability in MSM at Lisbon. Materials and Methods A street-based intercept survey, adapted from Mantell et al. study [4], was the one used on MSM attending the 2014 Lisbon pride fair. The survey included socio-demographic data, PrEP awareness and readiness to use it, probability of MSM's social network to also use it, promptness to join PrEP-related studies, type of PrEP warranted and condomless anal sex practice in the last six months. Results A total of 110 HIV negative Portuguese MSM responded, with a median age of 33% and 84% of them identified themselves as gay. A majority of MSM were unaware of PrEP (59%); those that were aware, had heard of it trough CheckpointLx (31%), internet (22%) or health professionals (20%). 66% were likely or very likely to participate in PrEP-related studies. 57% of MSM were likely or very likely to use PrEP if available and reported that some, if not almost all of their social network, will do it too (70%). Type of PrEP preferred was oral, a pill a day (43%), followed by oral, intermittent intake (32%). Overall 41% of MSM had condomless anal sex practice in the last six months. Conclusions In this MSM Portuguese sample, a general willingness to adopt PrEP was predominant, specially the oral daily intake. Forty-one percent of participants had had condomless anal sex practice in the last six months and therefore fitted within the criteria to be on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), according to MSM Risk Index in 2014 USA PrEP guidelines. PrEP, when available in Portugal, should be a powerful tool for HIV prevention in this key population. PMID:25397480

Miguel Rocha, Luís; José Campos, Maria; Brito, João; Fuertes, Ricardo; Rojas, Jesus; Pinto, Nuno; Mendão, Luís; Esteves, Julio

2014-01-01

226

Houston Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (Houston PREP). Final report, June 9, 1997--July 25, 1997  

SciTech Connect

The 1997 Houston Pre-Freshman Enrichment Program (PREP) was conducted at the campus of the University of Houston-Downtown from June 9 to July 25, 1997. Program participants were recruited from the Greater Houston Area. All participants were identified as high-achieving students with an interest in learning about the engineering and science professions. The goal of the program was to better prepare our pre-college youth prior to entering college as mathematics, science and engineering majors. The program participants were middle school and high school students from the Aldine, Alief, Channel View, Clear Creek, Cypress-Fairbanks, Fort Bend, Galena Park, Houston, Humble, Katy, Klein, North Forest, Pasadena, Private, and Spring Branch Independent School Districts. Of the 194 students starting the program, 165 students were from economically and socially disadvantage groups under-represented in the engineering and science professions, and 118 of the 194 were women. Our First Year group for 1997 composed of 96% minority and women students. Second and Third Year students combined were 96% minority or women. With financial support from the Center for Computational Sciences and Advanced Distributed Simulation, the Fourth Year Program was added to PREP this year. Twelve students completed the program (83% minority or women).

NONE

1997-10-01

227

Towards agile competence development  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper discusses our approach to competence development where learners can have on-demand access to competences by taking part in a currency-free competence exchange scheme. The main idea covered in this paper is to integrate lightweight competence management features within a collaborative social media platform. Our focus was to keep the entry barrier to using the system as low as

Freddy Limpens; Denis Gillet

2012-01-01

228

Virginia Tech: Digitized Rare Books  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The library at Virginia Tech has many rare volumes. This particular digitization project brings together dozens of those tomes. The focus of this collection is on works from the library's Culinary History Collection, and these items do not disappoint. Anyone with an interest in cookery will want to peruse many of these volumes as they offer insight into the history of this most noble activity from the mid-19th to early 20th centuries. The items here include some fascinating early works on household management and works on children's nutrition, such as "The Care and Feeding of Children: a Catechism for the Use of Mothers and Children's Nurses." Perhaps one of the most curious volumes is the "Low Cost Recipes" compendium from 1914. The recipes here include suggestions for preparing scalloped ham and braised beef hearts.

2011-08-03

229

RCT#2-Instr for Prep of Rad Waste Disposal 7/00 Page 1 of 6 RADIATION CONTROL TECHNIQUE #2  

E-print Network

the amount of waste generated and thereby reduce the disposal cost, - Minimize the time spent by researchersRCT#2-Instr for Prep of Rad Waste Disposal 7/00 Page 1 of 6 RADIATION CONTROL TECHNIQUE #2 INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARATION OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE FOR DISPOSAL I. PURPOSE: To establish a standard procedure

Slatton, Clint

230

Alcohol based surgical prep solution and the risk of fire in the operating room: a case report  

Microsoft Academic Search

A few cases of fire in the operating room are reported in the literature. The factors that may initiate these fires are many and include alcohol based surgical prep solutions, electrosurgical equipment, flammable drapes etc. We are reporting a case of fire in the operating room while operating on a patient with burst fracture C6 vertebra with quadriplegia. The cause

Sumit Batra; Rajiv Gupta

2008-01-01

231

I-E-2 Simple GENOMIC DNA PREP for MosSCI analysis I. GROWING THE WORMS  

E-print Network

I-E-2 Simple GENOMIC DNA PREP for MosSCI analysis I. GROWING THE WORMS 1. Collect worms from by vigorous shaking by hand rather than vortexing to reduce the shearing of DNA. Spin 5 minutes and remove supernatant gently with a cut off 1000 �l ependorf pipette tip. 4. CHCl3 extract once. 5. Ethanol precipitate

Bridgman, Paul C.

232

Professionals Ready for Educational Partnerships (PREP): The Development, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Multimedia Distance Education Course on Collaboration.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Professionals Ready for Educational Partnerships (PREP) is a multimedia telecourse developed at the University of Utah to help preservice teachers, graduate students in education, and practicing teachers to understand collaboration. Using an ecological perspective, participants learn how to forge partnerships in the school, home, and community.…

Welch, Marshall

233

Whose Values? Reflections of a New England Prep School Teacher: A Study of Values and the American Independent School.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The research reported in this book was conducted at college preparatory schools claiming to play a major role in shaping the values of those who attend them. The area of human sexuality is studied to determine if significant differences exist between the values-based attitudes and behavior of students who had attended prep schools and their public…

Bernache-Baker, Barbara

234

Energy Positioning Statement Texas Tech University  

E-print Network

Energy Positioning Statement Texas Tech University Whitacre College of Engineering The Whitacre sufficient and sustainable energy sources to power its future. The college is committed to conducting cutting edge research and providing educational programs related to traditional and unconventional energy

Zhang, Yuanlin

235

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Louisiana Tech University  

E-print Network

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Louisiana Tech University New Student 2013 Scholarship Application Name Loan _____ National Direct Loan _____ Pell Grant _____ TOPS _____ Other (Please specify that complete and accurate information is necessary to be considered eligible for a College of Business

Selmic, Sandra

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COLLEGE OF BUSINESS Louisiana Tech University  

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� other extra-curricular activities in which you are involved � leadership positions you are holding an NCAA Varsity athlete? (Circle one) YES NO Total Hours Completed_________ LA Tech Hours Completed

Selmic, Sandra

237

Quenching Reactive Substances Virginia Tech Chemistry Department  

E-print Network

Quenching Reactive Substances Virginia Tech Chemistry Department SECOND DRAFT of October 27, 2006. These guidelines are intended to assist laboratory personnel in quenching reactive substances safely so for guidance from the Safety Committee before quenching an unfamiliar substance. 2. Definitions

Crawford, T. Daniel

238

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY RAWLS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS  

E-print Network

(Accounting) / MSA Taxation Name: SID: __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ Degree: BBA Institution: Texas Tech Accounting Theory ____ ____ ACCT 5308 Fed. Income Tax Law for Partnerships ____ ____ ACCT 5309 Special Entity-Ownership Accounting Issues ____ ____ ACCT 5315 Estate & Gift Taxation ____ ____ ACCT 5318 Income Tax Research

Westfall, Peter H.

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TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY RAWLS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS  

E-print Network

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY RAWLS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING MSA (Taxation) Name Tax Law for Partnerships ____ ____ ACCT 5309 Special Entity-Ownership Accounting Issues ____ ____ ACCT 5315 Estate & Gift Taxation ____ ____ ACCT 5318 Income Tax Research & Planning ____ ____ ACCT 5320

Westfall, Peter H.

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TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN  

E-print Network

-intensive institution where faculty discovery enhances learning and prepares students to compete in a knowledge-based Teaching and Learning: Provide nationally recognized instruction in our undergraduate programs. Graduate prepared, and more diverse student body. Human Resources and Infrastructure: Increase and use resources

Rock, Chris

241

Biblio Tech Review: Information Technology for Libraries  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This new online publication, provided by Biblio Tech Ltd., is designed to keep interested readers up-to-date with the latest library automation technologies and news. In addition to industry and technology news, the magazine will feature product reviews, surveys, and an industry suppliers directory. The most recent issue includes articles on the first network computers, OPAC standards, and a review of LibTech '97.

1997-01-01

242

Tri-Agency Partnership for Quality Workforce Planning Annual Report for Program Year July 1, 1992-June 30, 1993.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Tech-Prep Statewide Professional Development Consortium of Texas supplemented and complemented professional development activities done within 25 local tech prep consortia to assist in full implementation of the tech prep initiative. Needs analyses identified major areas of emphasis, assessed the current level of tech prep knowledge and…

Clark, Donald L.; And Others

243

NCRVE Change Agent. Shaping the Future of Vocational Education. Volume 4, 1994.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The first of four issues in this volume consists of four review articles. "Tech Prep Quality" reviews a guide to total quality management and tech prep. "Specific, Ocean to Ocean" reviews a publication that identifies 10 preliminary plans for implementing tech prep. "...No Single Option" is about a monograph that evaluates tech prep and other…

NCRVE Change Agent, 1994

1994-01-01

244

ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN DETERMINING STANDARD OF PREVENTION PACKAGES FOR HIV PREVENTION TRIALS: EXAMINING PREP  

PubMed Central

The successful demonstration that antiretroviral (ARV) drugs can be used in diverse ways to reduce HIV acquisition or transmission risks - either taken as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) by those who are uninfected or as early treatment for prevention (T4P) by those living with HIV - expands the armamentarium of existing HIV prevention tools. These findings have implications for the design of future HIV prevention research trials. With the advent of multiple effective HIV prevention tools, discussions about the ethics and the feasibility of future HIV prevention trial designs have intensified. This article outlines arguments concerning the inclusion of newly established ARV-based HIV prevention interventions as standard of prevention in HIV prevention trials from multiple perspectives. Ultimately, there is a clear need to incorporate stakeholders in a robust discussion to determine the appropriate trial design for each study population. PMID:23725227

Haire, Bridget; Folayan, Morenike Oluwatoyin; Hankins, Catherine; Sugarman, Jeremy; McCormack, Sheena; Ramjee, Gita; Warren, Mitchell

2013-01-01

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The educational value of chemical demonstrations in the college prep chemistry classroom  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The educational value of chemical demonstrations in a college prep chemistry classroom was tested to determine whether or not demonstrations merit the required time and resources. Students were divided into three test groups, each of which used a different engagement method for the presentation of the demonstrations. One group was given materials specific to the demonstration to help guide them through the process of prediction, discussion and application of observations. The second group was given the same generic worksheet for each demonstration. The third group was not given any supplemental materials. Assessment data for the three groups was collected from pretest, posttest and survey questions. The data set was analyzed and compared to a control group of students who did not see demonstrations. Students who had a higher level of engagement during the demonstration process performed better than the control group.

Hagerman, Katherine E.

246

ParenTech: Parenting in a Digital Age. ParenTech Resource Kit.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

ParenTech is a technology information initiative designed to educate families about the impact technology has on the ways children learn, work, and live. Designed for parents of middle school students (grades 6-8), the ParenTech Resource Kit contains the following materials: (1) a poster that outlines suggested activities for promoting the value…

Ameritech Foundation, Chicago, IL.

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Geospatial Technology Competency Model  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Geospatial Technology Competency Model (GTCM) is depicted as a pyramid with nine tiers. This depiction illustrates how occupational and industry competencies build on a foundation of personal effectiveness, academic, and workplace competencies. Each tier consists of one or more blocks representing the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential for successful performance in the industry or occupation represented by the model. At the base of the model, competencies apply to a large number of occupations and industries. As a user moves up the model, the competencies become industry- and occupation-specific. This document specifies competencies required for worker success in the geospatial industry, from the most general Personal Effectiveness Competencies (Tier 1) to the sector-specific competencies presented in Tier 5. Additional occupation-specific competencies and requirements (Tiers 6-8), as well as management competencies (Tier 9) are beyond the scope of this document. Expected uses of the GTCM include career guidance, curriculum development and assessment, recruitment and hiring, continuing professional development, criteria for voluntary certification, and outreach efforts intended to communicate characteristics of the geospatial field to the public. GTCM users should bear in mind that the pyramid framework is not intended to suggest a sequence of competency attainment or that certain competencies are of greater value or higher skill than others. The body of the GTCM is a table that contains definitions and associated key behaviors for each competency block depicted in the pyramid.

2010-12-28

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Houston prefreshman enrichment program (Houston PREP). Final report, June 10, 1996--August 1, 1996  

SciTech Connect

The 1996 Houston Pre-freshman Enrichment Program (PREP) was conducted on the campus of the University of Houston-Downtown from June 10 to August 1, 1996. Program Participants were recruited from the Greater Houston area. All participants were identified as high achieving students with an interest in learning about the engineering and science professions. The goal of the program was to better prepare our pre-college youth prior to entering college as mathematics, science and engineering majors. The program participants were middle school and high school students from the Aldine, Alief, Channel View, Crockett, Cypress-Fairbanks, Fort Bend, Galena Park, Houston, Humble, Katy, Klein, North Forest, Pasadena, Private, and Spring Branch Independent School Districts. Of the 197 students starting the program, 170 completed, 142 students were from economically and socially disadvantage groups underrepresented in the engineering and science professions, and 121 of the 197 were female. Our First Year group for 1996 composed of 96% minority and women students. Our Second and Third Year students were 100% and 93.75% minority or women respectively. This gave an overall minority and female population of 93.75%. This year, special efforts were again made to recruit students from minority groups, which caused a significant increase in qualified applicants. However, due to space limitations, 140 applicants were rejected. Investigative and discovery learning were key elements of PREP. The academic components of the program included Algebraic Structures, Engineering, Introduction to Computer Science, Introduction to Physics, Logic and Its Application to Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Problem Solving Seminar using computers and PLATO software, SAT Preparatory Seminars, and Technical Writing.

NONE

1996-10-01

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Assessing Consumer Responses to PREPs: A Review of Tobacco Industry and Independent Research Methods  

PubMed Central

Objective Internal tobacco industry documents and the mainstream literature are reviewed to identify methods and measures for evaluating tobacco consumer response. The review aims to outline areas in which established methods exist, identify gaps in current methods for assessing CR, and consider how these methods might be applied to evaluate PREPs and new products. Methods Internal industry research reviewed included published papers, manuscript drafts, presentations, protocols, and instruments relating to consumer response measures were identified and analyzed. Peer-reviewed research was identified using PubMed and Scopus. Results Industry research on consumer response focuses on product development and marketing. To develop and refine new products, the tobacco industry has developed notable strategies for assessing consumers' sensory and subjective responses to product design characteristics. Independent research is often conducted to gauge the likelihood of future product adoption by measuring consumers' risk perceptions, responses to product, and product acceptability. Conclusions A model which conceptualizes consumer response as comprising the separate, but interacting domains of product perceptions and response to product is outlined. Industry and independent research supports the dual domain model, and provides a wide range of methods for assessment of the construct components of consumer response. Further research is needed to validate consumer response constructs, determine the relationship between consumer response and tobacco user behavior, and improve reliability of consumer response measures. Scientifically rigorous consumer response assessment methods will provide a needed empirical basis for future regulation of PREPs and new products, to counteract tobacco industry influence on consumers, and enhance the public health. PMID:19959675

Rees, Vaughan W.; Kreslake, Jennifer M.; Cummings, K. Michael; O'Connor, Richard J.; Hatsukami, Dorothy K.; Parascandola, Mark; Shields, Peter G.; Connolly, Gregory N.

2009-01-01

250

Competencies: A New Sector.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Job analysis of managers in 42 Irish three-star hotels identified the following key management competencies and associated behavioral indicators. The results were used to develop a competency framework for management development. (Contains 29 references.) (SK)

Brophy, Monica; Kiely, Tony

2002-01-01

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Competencies in HRD. Symposium.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This symposium is comprised of three papers on competencies in human resource development (HRD). "The Development of a Competency Model and Assessment Instrument for Public Sector Leadership and Management Development" (Sharon S. Naquin, Elwood F. Holton III) reports on a streamlined methodology and process used to develop a competency model for…

2002

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NASA Tech Briefs, February 2009  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Tech Briefs are short announcements of innovations originating from research and development activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. They emphasize information considered likely to be transferable across industrial, regional, or disciplinary lines and are issued to encourage commercial application. Topics covered include: Measuring Low Concentrations of Liquid Water in Soil; The Mars Science Laboratory Touchdown Test Facility; Non-Contact Measurement of Density and Thickness Variation in Dielectric Materials; Compact Microwave Fourier Spectrum Analyzer; InP Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor Amplifiers to 255 GHz; Combinatorial Generation of Test Suites; In-Phase Power-Combined Frequency Tripler at 300 GHz; Electronic System for Preventing Airport Runway Incursions; Smaller but Fully Functional Backshell for Cable Connector; Glove-Box or Desktop Virtual-Reality System; Composite Layer Manufacturing with Fewer Interruptions; Improved Photoresist Coating for Making CNT Field Emitters; A Simplified Diagnostic Method for Elastomer Bond Durability; Complex Multifunctional Polymer/Carbon-Nanotube Composites; Very High Output Thermoelectric Devices Based on ITO Nanocomposites; Reducing Unsteady Loads on a Piggyback Miniature Submarine; Ultrasonic/Sonic Anchor; Grooved Fuel Rings for Nuclear Thermal Rocket Engines; Pulsed Operation of an Ion Accelerator; Autonomous Instrument Placement for Mars Exploration Rovers; Mission and Assets Database; TCP/IP Interface for the Satellite Orbit Analysis Program (SOAP); Trajectory Calculator for Finite-Radius Cutter on a Lathe; Integrated System Health Management Development Toolkit.

2009-01-01

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NASA Tech Briefs, December 2000. Volume 24, No. 12  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage sections on Imaging/Video/Display Technology, and sections on electronic components and systems, test and measurement, software, information sciences, and special sections of Electronics Tech Briefs and Motion Control Tech Briefs.

2000-01-01

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Georgia Tech Chemistry & Biochemistrywww.chemistry.gatech.edu/rig --Research  

E-print Network

Georgia Tech Chemistry & Biochemistrywww.chemistry.gatech.edu/rig -- Research New Faculty Workshop.aip.org ! #12;Georgia Tech Chemistry & Biochemistrywww.chemistry.gatech.edu/rig -- Research New Faculty Workshop

Feig, Andrew

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NASA Tech Briefs, October 2001. Volume 25, No. 10  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage section on composites and plastics, electronic components and systems, software, mechanics, physical sciences, information sciences, book and reports, and a special sections of Photonics Tech Briefs and Motion Control Tech Briefs.

2001-01-01

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NASA Tech Briefs, February 2002. Volume 26, No. 2  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include:a technology focus on computers, electronic components and systems, software, materials, mechanics,physical sciences machinery, manufacturing/fabrication, mathematics, book and reports, motion control tech briefs and a special section on Photonics Tech Briefs.

2002-01-01

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NASA Tech Briefs, September 1998. Volume 22, No. 9  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage on data acquisition, also, electronic components and circuits, electronic systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery/automation, physical sciences, information sciences, This issue contains a special sections of Electronics Tech Briefs and Motion Control Tech Briefs.

1998-01-01

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HIGH-TECH MATERIALS ALERT SEPTEMBER 04, 2006  

E-print Network

HIGH-TECH MATERIALS ALERT SEPTEMBER 04, 2006 TECHNICAL INSIGHTS ALERT Phone: 210-348-1000 Use-steam reforming becomes a non-issue. Notably, it was observed that by modifying the #12;High-Tech Materials Alert

Azad, Abdul-Majeed

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NASA Tech Briefs, April 1999. Volume 23, No. 4  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage sections on automotive technology, and CAM and sections on electronic components and systems, software, materials, machinery/automation, physical sciences, and a special section of Electronic Tech Briefs and Motion Control Tech Briefs.

1999-01-01

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Project Georgia High School/High Tech  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The High School/High Tech initiative of the President's Committee on Employment of Disabilities, Georgia's application of the collaborative "Georgia Model" and NASA's commitment of funding have shown that opportunities for High School/High Tech students are unlimited. In Georgia, the partnership approach to meeting the needs of this program has opened doors previously closed. As the program grows and develops, reflecting the needs of our students and the marketplace, more opportunities will be available. Our collaboratives are there to provide these opportunities and meet the challenge of matching our students with appropriate education and career goals. Summing up the activities and outcomes of Project Georgia High School/High Tech is not difficult. Significant outcomes have already occurred in the Savannah area as a result of NASA's grant. The support of NASA has enabled Georgia Committee to "grow" High School/High Tech throughout the region-and, by example, the state. The success of the Columbus pilot project has fostered the proliferation of projects, resulting in more than 30 Georgia High School High Tech programs-with eight in the Savannah area.

2000-01-01

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Virginia Tech College of Science Faculty Position in Computational Science  

E-print Network

Virginia Tech College of Science Faculty Position in Computational Science The College of Science at Virginia Tech ( http://science.vt.edu) is expanding its research presence in the interdisciplinary field of Computational Science and Data Analytics. Thus, Virginia Tech has a tenure- track opening in Computational

Virginia Tech

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Cumulative index to NASA Tech Briefs, 1970-1975. [bibliographies  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Tech briefs of technology derived from the research and development activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration are presented. Abstracts and indexes of subject, personal author, originating center, and tech brief number for the 1970-1975 tech briefs are presented.

1979-01-01

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[Date changed and posted November 29, 2004] Texas Tech University  

E-print Network

Center at El Paso; Texas Tech Medical Center at Odessa; School of Pharmacy in Amarillo; and SchoolOP 74.04 [Date changed and posted November 29, 2004] Texas Tech University Operating Policy that research and scholarship on the part of members of the faculty, staff, and students of the Texas Tech

Gelfond, Michael

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NASA Tech Briefs, January 2009  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Tech Briefs are short announcements of innovations originating from research and development activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. They emphasize information considered likely to be transferable across industrial, regional, or disciplinary lines and are issued to encourage commercial application. Topics covered include: The Radio Frequency Health Node Wireless Sensor System; Effects of Temperature on Polymer/Carbon Chemical Sensors; Small CO2 Sensors Operate at Lower Temperature; Tele-Supervised Adaptive Ocean Sensor Fleet; Synthesis of Submillimeter Radiation for Spectroscopy; 100-GHz Phase Switch/Mixer Containing a Slot-Line Transition; Generating Ka-Band Signals Using an X-Band Vector Modulator; SiC Optically Modulated Field-Effect Transistor; Submillimeter-Wave Amplifier Module with Integrated Waveguide Transitions; Metrology System for a Large, Somewhat Flexible Telescope; Economical Implementation of a Filter Engine in an FPGA; Improved Joining of Metal Components to Composite Structures; Machined Titanium Heat-Pipe Wick Structure; Gadolinia-Doped Ceria Cathodes for Electrolysis of CO2; Utilizing Ocean Thermal Energy in a Submarine Robot; Fuel-Cell Power Systems Incorporating Mg-Based H2 Generators; Alternative OTEC Scheme for a Submarine Robot; Sensitive, Rapid Detection of Bacterial Spores; Adenosine Monophosphate-Based Detection of Bacterial Spores; Silicon Microleaks for Inlets of Mass Spectrometers; CGH Figure Testing of Aspherical Mirrors in Cold Vacuums; Series-Coupled Pairs of Silica Microresonators; Precise Stabilization of the Optical Frequency of WGMRs; Formation Flying of Components of a Large Space Telescope; Laser Metrology Heterodyne Phase-Locked Loop; Spatial Modulation Improves Performance in CTIS; High-Performance Algorithm for Solving the Diagnosis Problem; Truncation Depth Rule-of-Thumb for Convolutional Codes; Efficient Method for Optimizing Placement of Sensors.

2009-01-01

265

Childhood Competence and Behavior Problems  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examined the relationship between objective measures of childhood competence and behavior problems. Daily class work measured the academic competence of 474 children, Grades 2–6, and peer ratings measured social competence. Median splits formed four groups, with competent children highest and incompetent children lowest on the relatively independent dimensions of academic and social competence. Competent children excelled on attitudinal

Elaine A. Blechman; Barbara Tinsley; Elaine T. Carella; Michael J. McEnroe

1985-01-01

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Accuracy of reading liquid based cytology slides using the ThinPrep Imager compared with conventional cytology: prospective study  

Microsoft Academic Search

Objective To compare the accuracy of liquid based cytology using the computerised ThinPrep Imager with that of manually read conventional cytology.Design Prospective study.Setting Pathology laboratory in Sydney, Australia.Participants 55 164 split sample pairs (liquid based sample collected after conventional sample from one collection) from consecutive samples of women choosing both types of cytology and whose specimens were examined between August

Elizabeth Davey; Jefferson dAssuncao; Les Irwig; Petra Macaskill; Siew F Chan; Adele Richards; Annabelle Farnsworth

2007-01-01

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American Chemical Society: ChemTechLinks  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The American Chemical Society's (ACS) ChemTechLinks website's purpose "is to provide a single source of information and connections for all chemically based technicians." In the Hot Topics link, users can find current issues of the _ChemTechLinks Newsletter_, which offers expert advice to chemists, information on educational opportunities, news articles, details on upcoming conferences and workshops, and much more. Potential students can discover training centers as well as scholarship and employment opportunities. Chemistry-based technical programs can learn how to have their programs featured at the site.

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Enology - Grape Chemistry at Virginia Tech  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Wine / Enology - Grape Chemistry Group at Virginia Tech "exists to support the growth and development of the wine industry" through "teaching, extension and research." On their site, visitors will find a number of helpful resources to help them as they create, plan, or improve their own enology degree or certification programs. To the left, there are a number of links to teaching materials, including Enology Notes with a subject index that covers everything from corks to yield, online publications useful to both wine professionals and students, the table of contents for a winery planning and design handbook (available on CD), and further information about the Virginia Tech program itself.

2009-09-24

269

The Tech Museum of Innovation: The Revolutionaries  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Tech Museum of Innovation and The San Jose Mercury News is making multimedia interviews with "Silicon Valley's top technology and science pioneers" available at each web site. Interviewees include Nolan Bushnell (Atari), Bill Hewlett (HP), Steve Wozniak (Apple), Bob Metcalf (networking), John Warnock (Adobe), Carl Djerassi (inventor), and Paul Saffo (futurist), among others. A new interview will be available every week until April, and is conducted by a SJMN reporter and a local student. Interviews are available as text, and the frames-based Tech site is spiced up with RealAudio versions and Java based puzzles.

Gemperlein, Joyce.; Wolfson, Jill.

1997-01-01

270

Tech-wise A/S er et internationalt, rdgivende Tech-wise A/S ingenirfirma med hovedkompetence Kraftvrksvej 53  

E-print Network

Tech-wise A/S er et internationalt, rådgivende Tech-wise A/S ingeniørfirma med hovedkompetence Tech-wise A/S er et internationalt, rådgivende Tech-wise A/S ingeniørfirma med hovedkompetence. environment. knowledge. Side 1 af 12 Notat nr.: 172744 Tech-wise A/S er et internationalt, rådgivende Tech

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Web Prep: How to Prepare NAS Reports For Publication on the Web  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This document contains specific advice and requirements for NASA Ames Code IN authors of NAS reports. Much of the information may be of interest to other authors writing for the Web. WebPrep has a graphic Table of Contents in the form of a WebToon, which simulates a discussion between a scientist and a Web publishing consultant. In the WebToon, Frequently Asked Questions about preparing reports for the Web are linked to relevant text in the body of this document. We also provide a text-only Table of Contents. The text for this document is divided into chapters: each chapter corresponds to one frame of the WebToons. The chapter topics are: converting text to HTML, converting 2D graphic images to gif, creating imagemaps and tables, converting movie and audio files to Web formats, supplying 3D interactive data, and (briefly) JAVA capabilities. The last chapter is specifically for NAS staff authors. The Glossary-Index lists web related words and links to topics covered in the main text.

Walatka, Pamela; Balakrishnan, Prithika; Clucas, Jean; McCabe, R. Kevin; Felchle, Gail; Brickell, Cristy

1996-01-01

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A retrospective comparison of smart prep and test bolus multi-detector CT pulmonary angiography protocols  

PubMed Central

Introduction Optimal arterial opacification is crucial in imaging the pulmonary arteries using computed tomography (CT). This poses the challenge of precisely timing data acquisition to coincide with the transit of the contrast bolus through the pulmonary vasculature. The aim of this quality assurance exercise was to investigate if a change in CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) scanning protocol resulted in improved opacification of the pulmonary arteries. Comparison was made between the smart prep protocol (SPP) and the test bolus protocol (TBP) for opacification in the pulmonary trunk. Methods A total of 160 CTPA examinations (80 using each protocol) performed between January 2010 and February 2011 were assessed retrospectively. CT attenuation coefficients were measured in Hounsfield Units (HU) using regions of interest at the level of the pulmonary trunk. The average pixel value, standard deviation (SD), maximum, and minimum were recorded. For each of these variables a mean value was then calculated and compared for these two CTPA protocols. Results Minimum opacification of 200 HU was achieved in 98% of the TBP sample but only 90% of the SPP sample. The average CT attenuation over the pulmonary trunk for the SPP was 329 (SD = ±21) HU, whereas for the TBP it was 396 (SD = ±22) HU (P = 0.0017). The TBP also recorded higher maximum (P = 0.0024) and minimum (P = 0.0039) levels of opacification. Conclusion This study has found that a TBP resulted in significantly better opacification of the pulmonary trunk than the SPP.

Suckling, Tara; Smith, Tony; Reed, Warren

2013-01-01

273

Chemical Transport Policy Virginia Tech Chemistry Department  

E-print Network

Chemical Transport Policy Virginia Tech Chemistry Department This policy was enacted. The purpose of this policy is to ensure the safety of personnel transporting chemicals and anyone who might from undue liability. No exceptions to this policy will be tolerated. 2. All chemicals transported

Crawford, T. Daniel

274

The Virginia Tech Library System (VTLS).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses topics relating to the Virginia Tech Library System: the company (VTLS, Inc.); the software; data structure; cataloging, status, and authority control; circulation; serials control and acquisitions; the online catalog; management reporting; networking; and the operating environment. Sidebars discuss the Vanilla Network; LINNEA--a network…

McGrath, Deborah Hall; Lee, Carl R.

1989-01-01

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MICHIGAN TECH T~E FORESTER  

E-print Network

Michigan College of Mining and Technology Houghton, Michigan Location of the School The Michigan College district of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and of the Lake States in general. Because of this idealMICHIGAN TECH FORESTER 1952 #12;T~E FORESTER 1952 VOLUME III FORESTRY CLUB DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY

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eTech College of Wisconsin Plan.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) developed the eTech College of Wisconsin, which provides expanded learning opportunities for students through quality curriculum offered online. The program is designed to complement other learning delivery methods and to be accessible from any location at any time. The college allows students to…

Wisconsin Technical Coll. System Board, Madison.

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Planning and Designing Today's Career Tech Facility  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

During the past 20 years, career and technical education (CTE) has gone through significant changes. CTE has evolved in response to the changes technology has had on the job market. Preparing students for high-tech, high-skill job opportunities is the new focus. The facilities that house these programs, however, have not kept pace with these…

Seaman, James

2010-01-01

278

Michigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center  

E-print Network

space is dedicated to studies of invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels and spiny water fleas for everything from supercomputing to invasive species, for everyone from school kids to university researchersMichigan Tech's Great Lakes Research Center WHAT MAKES IT GREAT GLRC Green Bay Duluth Minneapolis

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TECH-NJ, 2000-2002.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

These three issues of "TECH-NJ" from 2000 to 2002 focus on technology and children with disabilities in New Jersey. The issues address how technology can support language development and people with learning disabilities, and technology tools that support reading. Featured articles include: (1) "Adaptive Technology Center for New Jersey Colleges…

Dell, Amy G., Ed.

2002-01-01

280

Presented by Kris Schulze, Tech Connections Project  

E-print Network

in a workplace of choice and forward thinking organization #12;Social Media Business Goals · Support Mn Services and Robert Filipczak, Social Media Coordinator, Mn/DOT Office of Communications E-Jam and Tech Connections Mn/ DOT Social Media and Collaboration Technology Strategy, Policy and Implementation #12;How do

Minnesota, University of

281

Virginia Tech State Task Force Reports Summary  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

An analysis of eleven state task force reports prompted by the tragic nature of the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007 revealed that all shared a primary theme: no "single best way" to protect American college and university campuses yet exists. These documents, individually and collectively, make it clear that contemporary complex learning…

McBride, James T.

2010-01-01

282

Georgia Tech Police Department Emergency Preparedness  

E-print Network

Georgia Tech Police Department Office of Emergency Preparedness GT-CERT Course Content The basic-scale disaster simulation is part of the basic program. Refresher and Supplemental Training will be Held) 385-6188 or frank.stanley@police.gatech.edu An introduction to the Community Emergency Response Team

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VirginiaTech Pamplin College of Business  

E-print Network

)' # Marketing Major Elective Courses (as indicated on next page)" # MGT 4394 Business Policy and Strategy FreeVirginiaTech Pamplin College of Business Marketing Management Major Department of Marketing & Leadership Practice # MKTG 3104 Marketing Management 6 # MKTG 4154 Marketing Research (Pre: BIT 2405, BIT

Virginia Tech

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VirginiaTech Pamplin College of Business  

E-print Network

Business Policy and Strategy Free Electives 10. MARKETING MAJOR REOUIRED COURSES 11 F SP 3 3 3 3 3 3 6 3 3VirginiaTech Pamplin College of Business Marketing Management Major Department of Marketing Management Theory & Leadership Practice # MKTG 3104 Marketing Management 6 # MKTG 4154 Marketing Research

Virginia Tech

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech  

E-print Network

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech Position: Nine-month tenure teams, and serve as the curator of the Department of Entomology's Insect Collection. It is expected an undergraduate course in Insect Biology, and provide his/her expertise and advice to the Entomology Department

Virginia Tech

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LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION CHECKLIST  

E-print Network

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION CHECKLIST PART A Each item on this sheet is required for an affirmative action package when hiring new unclassified faculty and staff. Affirmative Action Checklist The University EEO Officer must review the Affirmative Action package before a job offer is extended to any

Selmic, Sandra

287

Texas Tech University Fire Ecology Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site features the Fire Ecology Center at Texas Tech University. The Fire Ecology Center focuses on the role of fire in grassland ecosystems and their website contains information on current research, publications, managing pastures, managing problem plants, and more. There are also video demonstrations and a collection of fire photographs.

2008-09-17

288

South Korea: Hi-Tech Mecca  

E-print Network

Broadcast Transcript: Greetings from South Korea, hi-tech Mecca. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, practically the entire country now has access to broadband speeds of up to 20 megabits per second. Compare that to a paltry 4 megabits per...

Hacker, Randi; Tsutsui, William

2005-10-12

289

Safety Training Policy Virginia Tech Chemistry Department  

E-print Network

Safety Training Policy Virginia Tech Chemistry Department Approved by the Executive Committee on 06 at specific training sessions or programs is mandatory. Tenure-track faculty members may choose their level research are exempt, as their safety training is incorporated into their laboratory courses. The first step

Crawford, T. Daniel

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TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY RAWLS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS  

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____ ____ LAW ELECTIVES (12 Hours) CR SEM GRADE LAW 6420 Commercial Law 4 ____ ____ LAW 6434 Income Taxation 4TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY RAWLS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING MSA (Taxation)/ JD Hours) SEM GRADE ACCT 5302 Current Accounting Theory ____ ____ ACCT 5308 Fed. Income Tax Law

Westfall, Peter H.

291

Employers of Michigan Tech CLS Graduates  

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, and clinic labs Pharmaceutical companies University labs Forensic labs (e.g., FBI, police crime) Research science at Tech. The educators in the CLS program stressed the value of good laboratory practice in my Typical Job Titles Medical laboratory scientist Medical technologist Clinical laboratory scientist

292

Building Career Tech Programs into Career Academies  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In Manatee County, Florida, not only did they build career tech programs into career academies, but they also developed an evaluation process to ensure these career academies were credible. A District Academic team created the "Documentation of Academy Assessment Criteria" with 12 core components and a rubric that helps evaluators determine the…

Delano, Rick; Mittelsteadt, Sandy

2005-01-01

293

Developing Professionally Competent Teachers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

An agricultural teacher educator states that one of the most important tasks facing agricultural educators is the determination and refinement of the competencies required of teachers. Also necessary is the determination of how these competencies are best acquired and evaluated to assure high quality standards. (JH)

Tulloch, Rodney W.

1978-01-01

294

Word Processing Competencies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Research indicates that people tend to use only five percent of the capabilities available in word processing software. The major objective of this study was to determine to what extent word processing was used by businesses, what competencies were required by those businesses, and how those competencies were being learned in Mid-South states. A…

Gatlin, Rebecca; And Others

295

Teaching Cultural Competence  

Microsoft Academic Search

The need for inclusion of cultural competence material in Social Work curriculums is well established. There is a dramatic increase in cultural and ethnic diversity in American society. Commensurate with that increase is an alarming rise of racism on college campuses. Social Work programs are required to include cultural competence material and Social Work educators need down-to-earth and practical ideas

John P. Ronnau

1994-01-01

296

National Frontline Supervisor Competencies  

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Competencies (NFSC) are an evidence-based set of knowledge, skills, and abilities that reflect best practice. #12;Table of Contents What are the National Frontline Supervisor Competencies? p. 1 Evolving role, National Leadership Consortium Michael Hoge, Yale University School of Medicine Joe Macbeth, National

Blanchette, Robert A.

297

Learning Intercultural Communication Competence  

Microsoft Academic Search

Intercultural communication competence is the ability to encode and decode meanings in matches that correspond to the meanings held in the other communicator's repository. A review of intercultural training literature shows little attention has been given to how to acquire this competence for business purposes. This paper proposes a model for learning and training. The model has five levels: (a)

Linda Beamer

1992-01-01

298

Education Competencies: Priority setting  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This competency is one in a set of complete functional and behavioral qualities that, when fully realized, can help lead to professional success. This website includes a definition, four levels of proficiency, sample interview questions, activities and resources to develop skills, and examples of overdoing the competency.

Robert Eichinger (Lominger Limited, Inc.)

2003-01-01

299

Developing Competence at Work  

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In this paper, we explore the relationship between differing conceptualisations of competence, and the implications of these differences for the enacted workplace curriculum and its pedagogical epistemologies. We argue that when competence is understood as a set of stand-alone attributes that reside within an individual, it limits and over…

Bound, Helen; Lin, Magdalene

2013-01-01

300

Competency Process Bibliography.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This bibliography consists of resource material used in the formulation and development of "competency process," a collaborative approach to designing and implementing competency based teacher education by energizing creative abilities, developing staff commitment, and utilizing group process and problem solving methodology. The bibliography…

Woodward, Lois K.; And Others

301

Developing Culturally Competent Organizations.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This special issue examines multicultural aspects of services provided by agencies concerned with children's mental health. The lead article is titled "Developing Culturally Competent Organizations" by James L. Mason. This article uses the cultural competence model to discuss an organization's self-evaluation and its planning in the areas of…

Focal Point, 1994

1994-01-01

302

Competing Through Information Provision  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper studies the competition between sellers who choose how much information to provide to potential buyers. We analyse the symmetric equilibria in information provision of a game in which two sellers with unit supplies compete to attract two buyers with unit demands. Sellers compete ex ante; they commit to a level of information provision and to a sale mechanism

Jean Guillaume Forand

2007-01-01

303

Assessing and Teaching Competence  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Professional Communication Unit (PCU) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) recently conducted a business communication needs analysis to determine student perceptions of their communicative competence and the teaching strategies being used to develop such competence. Students felt that the specialist, stand-alone communication program was more…

Grant, Terri

2004-01-01

304

Girls Tech: Girls, Science, and Technology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Girls Tech is a program of Douglass College at Rutgers University. Its goal is to create a methodology for evaluating "electronic information resources to judge their likely appeal to girls and young women and stimulate their interest in science and technology." The Girls Tech homepage gives an overview of its recommended model for evaluating Web sites, software, and other material. Additionally, two research papers are presented; the first describes the process used to derive the evaluation model, while the second focuses on the role of computer games in attracting young people to computer technology. In particular, the latter paper considers the implications stemming from the fact that computers are generally viewed as boys' toys.

305

Testmos os culos high-tech  

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Testámos os óculos high-tech daGoogle Glass. Um ecrã minúsculo, 16 gigas de armazenamento, acesso vídeo da reportagem com os Google Glass em www.dinheirovivo.pt -- RICARDO CABRAL Estudante de, a Google acertou em cheio. "A Google aparece com a coisa certa no tempo certo. Atrás do Glass há toda

Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

306

Reconciling “human touch” with “high tech”?  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a With the increasing proliferation of technology in education, especially in the higher education sector, educators face the\\u000a dilemma of reconciling “human touch” services, such as academic and personal advising, with the “high tech” environment. Extensive\\u000a research has indicated that advising and other support services form a critical part of a student’s success. This is particularly\\u000a applicable to the sub-degree student

Madeleine Tsoi; Reggie Kwan; Kat Leung; Sandy Tse

307

Fractionation of subcellular membrane vesicles of epithelial and non-epithelial cells by OptiPrep™ density gradient ultracentrifugation.  

PubMed

Density gradient ultracentrifugation (DGUC) is widely used for physical isolation (enrichment rather than purification) of subcellular membrane vesicles. It has been a valuable tool to study specific subcellular localization and dynamic trafficking of proteins. While sucrose has been the main component of density gradients, several years ago, synthetic OptiPrep™ (iodixanol) began being used for separation of organelles due to its iso-osmotic property. Here, we describe a detailed protocol for density gradient fractionation of various mammalian subcellular vesicles, including endoplasmic reticulum (ER), Golgi apparatus, endosomes, and lipid rafts, as well as apical and basolateral membranes of polarized epithelial cells. PMID:24947376

Li, Xuhang; Donowitz, Mark

2014-01-01

308

ThinPrep Cytological Findings of Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor with Extensive Glandular Differentiation: A Case Study  

PubMed Central

Desmoplastic small round cell tumor (DSRCT) is a rare and highly aggressive neoplasm. The cytological diagnosis of this tumor has only been reported in a few cases. In most of these cases, the diagnosis was made using fine-needle aspiration cytology. Most DSRCTs resemble disseminated carcinomatoses in their clinical manifestation as well as cytomorphologically, even in young-adult patients. These authors report a case of using peritoneal-washing and pleural-effusion ThinPrep cytology to diagnose DSRCT, with extensive glandular differentiation and mucin vacuoles. We found that fibrillary stromal fragment, clinical setting, and adjunctive immunocytochemical staining were most helpful for avoiding misdiagnosis. PMID:23667380

Sohn, Byeong Seok; Kwon, Ji-Eun; Kim, Jeong Yeon; Park, Kyeongmee

2013-01-01

309

The StarTech Massively Parallel Chess Program  

Microsoft Academic Search

The StarTech massively parallel chess program, running on a 512-processor Connection Machine CM-5 supercom- puter, tied for third place at the 1993 ACM International Computer Chess Championship. StarTech employs the Jamboree search algorithm, a natural extension of J. Pearl' s Scout search algorithm, to ®nd parallelism in game-tree searches. StarTech' s w ork-stealing scheduler distributes the work speci®edby the search

Bradley C. Kuszmaul

1995-01-01

310

Tech Learning: Resource for Education Technology Leaders  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

techLEARNING.com is produced by Technology & Learning Magazine. The magazine is available online and includes contributions from K-12 teachers, administrators and other experts in technology education. Feature articles in the March 2004 issue include Data: Mining with a Mission and Network Monitoring: A 360-Degree Plan. Websites, technology trends, and innovative classrooms or schools are also highlighted in each issue. The Educators' Outlook section includes resources from The Well Connected Educator -- a previous web-based project which collected articles, web tours, Teachers' Choice entries, and forum comments contributed by readers. New contributions from readers continue to be collected through techLEARNING.com. Another magazine, Digital Video in the Classroom, is also posted online. From this website, administrators and teachers can find out how to host a Tech Forum -- a day conference on "a practical look at some of the challenges facing today's schools and how to solve them" -- for a fee, of course. Sections for teachers, administrators and technology coordinators highlight articles from the magazines relevant for these different audiences.

311

TurboTech Technical Evaluation Automated System  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

TurboTech software is a Web-based process that simplifies and semiautomates technical evaluation of NASA proposals for Contracting Officer's Technical Representatives (COTRs). At the time of this reporting, there have been no set standards or systems for training new COTRs in technical evaluations. This new process provides boilerplate text in response to interview style questions. This text is collected into a Microsoft Word document that can then be further edited to conform to specific cases. By providing technical language and a structured format, TurboTech allows the COTRs to concentrate more on the actual evaluation, and less on deciding what language would be most appropriate. Since the actual word choice is one of the more time-consuming parts of a COTRs job, this process should allow for an increase in quantity of proposals evaluated. TurboTech is applicable to composing technical evaluations of contractor proposals, task and delivery orders, change order modifications, requests for proposals, new work modifications, task assignments, as well as any changes to existing contracts.

Tiffany, Dorothy J.

2009-01-01

312

CRANE/HOIST SAFETY PROGRAM Texas Tech University  

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7/12/2011 CRANE/HOIST SAFETY PROGRAM Texas Tech University Department of Environmental Health......................................................................................................6 CRANE OPERATION: .......................................................................... 11 MOBILE CRANES

Zhang, Yuanlin

313

Building Name Street Number Street Prefix Direction Street Name Suffix Street Direction Community 1901 1901 INNOVATION DR VIRGINIA TECH  

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INVENTIVE LN VIRGINIA TECH Agnew Hall 460 WEST CAMPUS DR VIRGINIA TECH Agronomy Equipment Shed 1008 OLD MILL RD VIRGINIA TECH Agronomy Service Bldg A 1008 OLD MILL RD VIRGINIA TECH Agronomy Service Bldg B 1008 OLD MILL RD VIRGINIA TECH Agronomy Service Building 1008 OLD MILL RD VIRGINIA TECH Agronomy Storage

Buehrer, R. Michael

314

SCID: Model for Effective Instructional Development.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Systematic Curriculum and Instructional Development (SCID) model provides a tested procedure for developing high-quality, low-cost competency-based education and tech prep curriculum and instructional materials. It consists of 5 phases--analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation--and 23 components. The analysis phase…

Norton, Robert E.

315

Cosmetology. Ohio's Competency Analysis Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This comprehensive and verified employer competency list was developed from a modified DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process involving business, industry, labor, and community agency representatives from Ohio. This competency list contains 17 units (with or without subunits), competencies, and competency builders that identify the occupational,…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.

316

Medical Assisting Competencies. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains medical assisting competencies and competency-based performance objectives, learning activities, resources, and levels of achievement for each competency that were adapted and developed by instructors of medical assisting to suit the needs and legal parameters of Pennsylvania. The competencies and associated elements are…

Richards, Beverly; And Others

317

About EnterpriseTech Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Friday, July 4, 2014  

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Home About EnterpriseTech Subscribe Events Markets Contacts Social RSS Feeds Inside Extreme Scale that 2,040 of them could fit on an iPhone 4. Smitha Rao, university research associate and designer that they will not only be able to power electronics some day, but buildings too. Share this: Categories: Manufacturing

Chiao, Jung-Chih

318

Adolescents and Sex Erin Morgan, Research Associate, Human Development, Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech  

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Adolescents and Sex Erin Morgan, Research Associate, Human Development, Virginia Tech, Virginia any parents, teachers, and others who work with teens wonder how to address the topic of teens and sex. More teens have sex now than in the 1970s. Teens are also younger, on average, when they have sex

Liskiewicz, Maciej

319

High Tech Campus Eindhoven www.hightechcampus.nl  

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included. · Security cameras are in use · The Dutch road traffic act is applicable throughout High TechHigh Tech Campus Eindhoven www.hightechcampus.nl Tel: (+31 40-27)41642 Security: (+31 40 of security personnel · Park only in demarcated parking spaces · You are not permitted to carry photographic

Polman, Albert

320

Virginia Tech Police A NATIONALLY ACCREDITED LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY  

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Virginia Tech Police A NATIONALLY ACCREDITED LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY Annual Report of 2007 Introduction 1 Virginia Tech Police Department 2 Patrol Division 3 Administrative Division 4 Alcohol and Drugs of Police VirginiaPolytechnicInstituteandStateUniversityisoneofVirginia'slargestUniversities. Ithasastudent

Virginia Tech

321

A Survey of Perceptions of the Virginia Tech Tragedy  

Microsoft Academic Search

The recent shootings at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech) shocked the nation and brought violence on college campuses to the forefront of the nation's attention. We surveyed college students and faculty\\/staff three weeks after the incident about their perceptions of the Virginia Tech shooting, subsequent media exposure, and school violence in general. We found that students agreed with faculty\\/staff

Carolyn R. Fallahi; Carol Shaw Austad; Marianne Fallon; Lisa Leishman

2009-01-01

322

Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Tech Use Guide: Using Computer Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This guide outlines who may benefit from augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) approaches, such as individuals with speech handicaps, visual impairments, physical disabilities, and cognitive impairments. The guide distinguishes between "low tech" approaches such as signal systems and communication boards and "high tech" approaches which…

Mineo, Beth

323

GeoTech Center YouTube Channel  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The GeoTech Center, from Del Mar College, presents their YouTube channel, featuring videos on geospatial technology education, competitions, workforce, and more. View a number of the GeoTech Center's webinars, on topics from integrating GIS across the curriculum to developing e-portfolios.

2012-05-17

324

forDiscovery Virginia Tech Research CenterArlington  

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for discovery. Regionally, nationally, and internationally, Virginia Tech has always extended its reach in ways in development and innovation in information technology, advanced communications, and high- performance computing the university's capability for new scientific inquiry, extending Virginia Tech's footprint in the National

Buehrer, R. Michael

325

Minimizing Security Vulnerabilities in High-Tech Classrooms  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Emerging technologies are quickly becoming part of daily learning and teaching endeavors in academia. Due to the access to certain high-tech tools educators must learn how to integrate these tools in educational settings. However, many also encounter problems and weaknesses in the same high-tech environment that uses and delivers information…

Ozkan, Betul C.; Gunay, Vedat

2004-01-01

326

NASA Tech Briefs, June 1998. Volume 22, No. 6  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage on computer hardware and peripherals, electronic components and circuits, electronic systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery/automation, manufacturing, physical sciences, information sciences, book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs. and a second special section of Motion Control Tech Briefs

1998-01-01

327

N: 2009 ENAM XXXX MINES ParisTech  

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Numerical and experimental study of AZ31-O magnesium alloy warm sheet forming Doctorat ParisTech T H � S EN°: 2009 ENAM XXXX MINES ParisTech Centre de Mise en Forme des Matériaux Rue Claude Daunesse B for cold forming operations. But its formability improved obviously at elevated temperature

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

328

Charles Stephenson, CommTech/NLECTC-SE Interoperable Communications  

E-print Network

Charles Stephenson, CommTech/NLECTC-SE CommTech Interoperable Communications Technology Software and efficiently communicate with one another across agency and jurisdictional boundaries. It is dedicated, firefighters, and emergency technicians in different jurisdictions in communities across the country. Comm

Ellingson, Steven W.

329

NASA Tech Briefs, October 1999. Volume 23, No. 10  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage section on data acquisition and sensors and sections on electronic components and systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery/automation, manufacturing/fabrication, bio-medical, physical sciences, information sciences, book and reports, and special section of Electronics Tech Briefs and Motion Control Tech briefs

1999-01-01

330

Virginia Tech Researchers Study Effects of Shootings on Their Campus  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article reports how researchers at Virginia Tech, working in a variety of disciplines, are studying the long-term effects of the campus killings 10 months ago. After the killings, administrators at Virginia Tech realized that their normal institutional-review process for research proposals was not sufficient to deal with the likely onslaught…

Gravois, John

2008-01-01

331

NASA Tech Briefs, October 2000. Volume 24, No. 10  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage sections on CAD, CAE, and PDM, and, Composites and Plastics, and sections on electronic components and systems, software, test and measurement, mechanics, manufacturing/fabrication, physical sciences, information sciences, book and reports, and special sections of Electronics Tech Briefs and Motion Control Tech Briefs

2000-01-01

332

The Debreather and NuTech: A Reply to Kleespies  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article responds to Phillip Kleespies's (2010/this issue) commentary on NuTech fieldworkers and their use of the debreather. Non-medical assistance with suicide raises legitimate concerns about accountability, public safety, and care for those who are suffering. Given that suicide is not a crime, an outcome of the NuTech movement may be that…

Ogden, Russel D.

2010-01-01

333

Knit architecture : low tech fabrication techniques in modern design : thesis  

E-print Network

This thesis aims to bring the handicraft of knitting into the realm of architecture as a low-tech means of fabrication in a world of high-tech design. This thesis attempts to break knitting down into its most essential ...

Mennel, Kimberly I. (Kimberly Irene)

2012-01-01

334

Welcome to Graduate School at Texas Tech University  

E-print Network

2011-2012 Welcome to Graduate School at Texas Tech University Graduate Student Association #12 Bowl. With the reins firmly gripped by his teeth and his hands high in the air giving the "Guns Up Tech, was created. Wearing his 20-gallon hat, the well-loved mascot fires his two powder-filled 12

Rock, Chris

335

NASA Tech Briefs, December 1998. Volume 22, No. 12  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage section on design and analysis software, and sections on electronic components and circuits, electronic systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery/automation, manufacturing/fabrication, physical sciences, and special sections of Photonics Tech Briefs, Motion Control Tech briefs and a Hot Technology File 1999 Resource Guide.

1998-01-01

336

NASA Tech Briefs, May 1999. Volume 23, No. 5  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage sections on sensors and composites and plastics, and sections on electronic components and systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery and automation, bio-medical, physical sciences, book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs and Rapid Product Development Tech Briefs.

1999-01-01

337

Tech Trek: Make your own mashup maps  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Mashup is a new technology term used to describe a web application that combines data or technology from several different sources. You can apply this concept in your classroom by having students create their own mashup maps. Google Maps provides you with the simple tools, map databases, and online help you'll need to quickly master this web-based application. All you'll need is a collection of student data that you'd like to translate into a high-tech, interactive, multimedia map. This article describes how the authors used the data collected about local trees to create a mashup map.

Christmann, Edwin P.; Whiting, Mervyn J.; Lucking, Robert A.

2008-04-01

338

CEEE GirlTECH '95 Lesson Plans  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Lessons with an Internet component, developed for GirlTECH'95, a program funded by CRPC Rice University and the RUSMP. A Functional Housing Market asks students to search the Internet for housing prices and compare them to the area of a house, thus deriving a linear equation. The Internet Pizza Server lets students order pizzas, calculating their area and determine the better buy. With Pop Clock, students look at the census site, study data and make predictions on future populations. Find the mean and median speeds for racers in the INDY 500. Study rates and speeds by using the Real-Time Traffic Report.

Vargas, Hilena

2008-02-01

339

"Get a Blue and You Will See Your Money Back Again": Staffing and Marketing the English Prep School, 1890-1912  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article explores the ways in which English prep schools were staffed and marketed in the years before the First World War. Its aim more specifically is to employ a biographical approach to consider the emphasis that the schools placed upon sport, and in particular the extent to which they recruited Oxford and Cambridge Blues as teachers…

Benson, John

2014-01-01

340

Preschool Recreation Enrichment Program (PREP). Final Report. Associated Learning Through Developmental Play: Providing Life Experiences Through Recreation and Physical Education for Handicapped Preschool Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The document--two thirds of which consists of appendixes--presents the final report of Project PREP (Preschool Recreation Enrichment Program), which evaluated a handicapped preschool children's recreation program emphasizing motor, socialization, self concept, and language development. The need for preschool recreation programs for handicapped…

Littman, Karen; Leslie, Lin

341

Protein Expression and Purification 23, 440446 (2001) doi:10.1006/prep.2001.1515, available online at http://www.idealibrary.com on  

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Protein Expression and Purification 23, 440­446 (2001) doi:10.1006/prep.2001.1515, available online at http://www.idealibrary.com on One-Step Purification of Recombinant Proteins Using a Nanomolar Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 Received May 7, 2001, and in revised form July 20, 2001 Protein

Heller, Eric

342

Protein Expression and Purification 21, 438445 (2001) doi:10.1006/prep.2001.1395, available online at http://www.idealibrary.com on  

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Protein Expression and Purification 21, 438­445 (2001) doi:10.1006/prep.2001.1395, available online Antifreeze Protein in Pichia pastoris Zhengjun Li,* Fei Xiong,* Qingsong Lin,* Marc d'Anjou, Andrew J December 19, 2000 Antifreeze proteins (AFPs)2 and antifreeze glycopro- Antifreeze proteins and antifreeze

Daugulis, Andrew J.

343

CNET tech sites: Product reviews Shop Tech news Daily podcast | Hot topics | E-mail alerts | News.com  

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CNET tech sites: Product reviews Shop Tech news Daily podcast | Hot topics | E-mail alerts | NewsBackPrintE-mailTalkBack Track this story's companies and topics Create your own e-mail alert > Nanotechnology Create alert Europe Create alert Related stories Making paper waterproof--and writable August 9, 2005 In building

Leigh, David A.

344

Unsatisfactory rates vary between cervical cytology samples prepared using ThinPrep and SurePath platforms: a review and meta-analysis  

PubMed Central

Objective To compare unsatisfactory rates between the two major liquid-based cytology (LBC) platforms, namely ThinPrep (Hologic) and SurePath (Becton Dickinson). Design The authors performed both a systematic review and a meta-analysis. Inclusion criteria were English language, data presented on unsatisfactory rates for either ThinPrep or SurePath, utilising actual patient samples (ie, not laboratory manipulated samples) and no manipulation using acetic acid to increase the satisfactory rate. The authors searched PubMed for articles using the keywords ‘SurePath’ or ‘ThinPrep’ and ‘unsatisfactory’. References of retrieved studies were searched for additional articles. Key researchers in the field were also contacted. Participants and interventions Eligible studies were reviewed for rates of unsatisfactory cervical cytology smears processed on either the ThinPrep or SurePath platforms (compared with a general linear model) or data on unsatisfactory rates for both platforms for the same laboratory and the same patient population (compared with a meta-analysis using a random effects model and pooled RR). Primary Outcome Measure Unsatisfactory rate of cervical cytology smears. Results A total of 1?120?418 cervical cytology smears were reported in 14 different studies using the SurePath platform for an overall unsatisfactory rate (weighted average) of 0.3%. 28 studies reported on 1?148?755 smears prepared using the ThinPrep platform for an overall unsatisfactory rate (weighted average) of 1.3%. The general linear model did not show a difference between LBC platforms when other variables were controlled for; however, the power to detect a difference (0.087) was very low. The meta-analysis performed on four studies where both ThinPrep and SurePath results were reported from the same laboratory showed fewer unsatisfactory tests from the SurePath platform (RR 0.44, 95% CI 0.25 to 0.77, p=0.004). Conclusions Multiple factors affect LBC unsatisfactory rates. In a meta-analysis, cervical cytology samples prepared on the SurePath platform show significantly fewer unsatisfactory smears than those prepared on the ThinPrep platform. PMID:22505312

Fontaine, Daniel; Narine, Nadira

2012-01-01

345

The MUPPLE Competence Continuum  

Microsoft Academic Search

The idea of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) seems to polar- ise the educational sphere into supporters and opponents. Both groups relate their enthusiasm or criticism to underlying competences motivated by or needed for building up, running, and maintaining a PLE. Within the following article, results of a qualitative study with multiple cases will be presented to shed light onto which

Joanna Wild; Fridolin Wild; Marco Kalz; Marcus Specht; Margit Hofer

2008-01-01

346

Competencies for Articulation: Electronics.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Designed to help articulate vocational education student progress from one level of training to another and to employment, this electronics education guide lists competencies for soldering; performing basic operations with test equipment; servicing basic logic circuits; servicing DC power supplies; servicing solid state amplifiers; and servicing…

Southeast Community Coll., Lincoln, NE.

347

Conspiracies and Competences  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Universities and other higher education institutions are predominantly organizations that convey knowledge, more than developing competences - these are often the verbally proclaimed but only rarely achieved goals. There can be two reasons for this discrepancy. First, conveying informational as well as subject-specific and specialized knowledge can even today be planned, assessed, and checked much more easily than conveying competences - an approach for teaching, which needs new patterns of thought and actions. Teachers and learners, assistants and assessing staff, and especially actors and planners who are concerned with questions of educational politics therefore form a "conspiracy of assessors," which has chosen the simpler and seemingly safer approach. This approach, however, seems to be ignorant of future developments. Second, conveying competences needs different forms of learning and teaching than conveying knowledge. The question of the acquisition (interiorization) of rules, assessments, and results of assessments (= values) and norms in the form of the learners' own emotions and motivations is central. Becoming emotionally labilized is pivotal to this appropriation. Emotional labilization also provides a criterion for assessing the effectiveness of Web 2.0 instruments for developing competences.

Erpenbeck, John

348

Assessing prescribing competence  

PubMed Central

Prescribing of medicines is the key clinical activity in the working life of most doctors. In recent years, a broad consensus regarding the necessary competencies has been achieved. Each of these is a complex mix of knowledge, judgement and skills. Surveys of those on the threshold of their medical careers have revealed widespread lack of confidence in writing prescriptions. A valid and reliable assessment of prescribing competence, separate from an overall assessment of medical knowledge and skill, would have many benefits for clinical governance and patient safety, and would provide a measure of the success of training programmes in therapeutics. Delivering such an assessment presents many challenges, not least of which are the difficulty in identifying a surrogate marker for competent prescribing in clinical practice and the challenge of ensuring that competence assessed in a controlled environment predicts performance in clinical practice. This review makes the case for an on-line OSCE as the most valid form of assessment and sets out the requirements for its development, scope, composition and delivery. It describes an on-going attempt to develop a national assessment of prescribing skills towards the end of undergraduate medical training in the UK. PMID:22114902

Mucklow, John; Bollington, Lynne; Maxwell, Simon

2012-01-01

349

Diesel Vehicle Maintenance Competencies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Designed to provide a model set of competencies, this manual presents tasks which were identified by employers, employees, and teachers as important in a postsecondary diesel vehicle maintenance curriculum. The tasks are divided into seven major component areas of instruction: chassis and suspension, diesel engines, diesel fuel, electrical,…

Braswell, Robert; And Others

350

Competencies in the Heartland  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Although many of the issues facing community colleges are similar, rural community colleges face additional leadership challenges due to limited resources, geographic isolation, and static economies. This chapter focuses on the impact of location on the interpretation and development of the leadership competencies. The chapter concludes with…

Cejda, Brent

2012-01-01

351

Continuing Competence and Relicensure  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of licensing laws is to provide assurance of high quality service and to protect the public from incompetent practitioners. Safeguarding entrance to the professions by licensing examinations is one part of this responsibility which is entrusted to the professional boards. Assuring the continuing competence of practicing professionals is another part and a major challenge to every board of

Margaret D. Sovie

1979-01-01

352

Competency Based Teacher Evaluation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The "Teacher Competency Scale" of 12 items was devised to identify skills considered requisite for effective teaching. The test instrument, though still deemed well designed, is seen to frighten rather than assure and restrict rather than motivate. Therefore, solutions for these affective problems are being sought. (CM)

Resnick, Norman H.; Reinert, Henry R.

1973-01-01

353

Competency Model Clearinghouse  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

CareerOneStop is an integrated suite of national web sites that help businesses, job seekers, students, and workforce professionals find employment and career resources. CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. This web site promotes its newly released competency models and performance standards for advanced manufacturing skills.

2009-09-14

354

Core competence (knowledge) (skill)  

E-print Network

Core competence 8 5~8 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PPS003 Ver. 1.1 2011/03/07 #12; 2 (knowledge) (skill) (attitude) Set of skill, knowledge or attitude which should be learned or acquired by each, 2000) (knowledge) (skill) (attitude) Set of skill, knowledge or attitude which should be learned

Wu, Yih-Min

355

For further information about the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech  

E-print Network

: http://www.eng.vt.edu College of Engineering 212 Hancock Hall Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Va. 24061For further information about the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech or to register-0275 Phone: (540) 231-3244 VIRGINIA TECH IS TRANSFORMING ENGINEERING EDUCATION Virginia Tech engineering

Virginia Tech

356

The Virginia Tech Police Department is a Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency. VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE  

E-print Network

The Virginia Tech Police Department is a Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency. VIRGINIA Campus Security and Fire Safety Report Virginia Tech Police Department has been designated, the Appalachian Trail, and the New River itself. Virginia Tech Police The Virginia Tech Police Department

Virginia Tech

357

Undergraduate Individual Studies Proposal Tech 180A Individual Studies in Electronics and Computer Technology  

E-print Network

Undergraduate Individual Studies Proposal Tech 180A Individual Studies in Electronics and Computer Technology Tech 180B Individual Studies in Manufacturing Technology Tech 180C Individual Studies in Materials Technology Tech 180D Individual Studies in Technology Issues Avia 180 Individual Studies (1-3 units) Avia 180

Su, Xiao

358

The competency question.  

PubMed

JCAHO mandates "processes that are designed to ensure that the competency of all staff members is assessed, maintained, demonstrated, and improved on an ongoing basis." However, it is difficult to collect aggregate data regarding staff competency patterns and trends. How many facilities have the time or energy to collect aggregate data, let alone statistically analyze it for patterns and trends? Not many in today's environment. I saw the need to create a test to evaluate staff competency at my facility, but soon realized I would have no way of knowing if the results were good or bad. The only way to judge the results would be to have a standardized test that was used by multiple facilities. As president of the Houston X-ray Quality Society, I brought the topic up at a meeting in 1995, and a committee was set up to work on the test. The result is two competency tests--one for staff radiographers and one for mammographers--which are currently used by 35 to 40 facilities, with approximately 1,000 technologists taking the test each year. The tests include practical questions that reflect the knowledge required to perform daily exams. Each test has five sections that assess different areas of competency. The scoring system allows technologists to fail one or more individual sections but still pass the test overall. Twenty to 30 percent of the questions are new each year. That gives us the ability to look for improvement on previous year's questions, and at the same time, avoid producing a static and ineffective test. There are 60 questions on the staff radiographer test and 65 questions on the mammographer test, which also includes clinical images. Facilities must sign an agreement that states that they cannot use the test as a disciplinary tool in the employee's evaluation, or in any other way against the technologist. As a profession, radiology administration not only has regulatory requirements to evaluate competency, but also a moral duty to insure that patients receive the best possible care. We should not cover up or ignore the blemishes that we all know exist. Instead, we should take them on, as professional and personal challenges to improve the competency of our staff. PMID:11151318

Ruthemeyer, M

2000-01-01

359

TechScreen: Mining Competencies in Social Software Jrgen DORN and Martin HOCHMEISTER  

E-print Network

of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Favoritenstrasse 9-11, A-1040 of frameworks are developed by Apache Software Foundation and others continuously and many software arte- facts

360

Leadership Competencies Leadership: Applies leadership competencies to successfully execute strategy.  

E-print Network

#12;Leadership Competencies Leadership: Applies leadership competencies to successfully execute · IDENTIFIES AND DEVELOPS TALENT Develops leadership in others through coaching, mentoring, rewarding (ANALYTICAL, SYSTEMIC, CREATIVE) Identifies and integrates the critical elements of a situation, making

Doudna, Jennifer A.

361

Perspectives on Competence: Research on Definitions of Social Competence.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purposes of this paper are: (1) to identify uses of the term social competence for preschool and early school children, with origins directly in research, and (2) to formulate a definition of social competence reflecting consensus across three different research perspectives. From an ethnological perspective, social competence consists of…

O'Malley, J. Michael

362

Guide for the preparation of proposals for the Pre-Freshman Engineering Program: PREP - 1984 (for minorities and women)  

SciTech Connect

The Pre-Freshman Engineering Program (PREP) for minorities and women (formerly PREFACE) will provide funds to colleges and universities for projects aimed at seeking out minority group individuals and women during junior high school and high school years (7th grade through 12th grade) and providing them with enrichment experiences. These experiences shall consist of activities to identify, motivate and prepare students for engineering studies. Emphasis is on the individuals identified, regardless of where they may decide to matriculate for undergraduate studies. Work experience is believed to contribute to the success of these projects because it exposes students to the real world of work of the professional engineer. However, no DOE funds may be used directly to support such work experiences. Eligible organizations, limitations of funding, preparation and submission of proposals, evaluation and selection of proposals, and the final report are discussed.

None

1983-08-01

363

Competency Mapping of the Employees  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Human resource management is a process of bringing people and organizations together so that the goals of each other are met. Nowadays it is not possible to show a good financial or operating report unless your personnel relations are in order. Over the years, highly skilled and knowledge based jobs are increasing while low skilled jobs are decreasing. Competency Mapping is a process of identifying key competencies for an organization, the jobs and functions within it. Competency mapping, the buzz word in any industry is not complicated as it may appear. At the heart of any successful activity lies a competence or skill. In the recent years, various thought leaders in business strategy have emphasized the need to identify what competencies a business needs, in order to compete in a specific environment. In this article explains the why competencies needed and how is measured competency of employees in the organization.

Anisha, N.

2012-10-01

364

The debreather and NuTech: a reply to Kleespies.  

PubMed

This article responds to Phillip Kleespies's (2010/this issue) commentary on NuTech fieldworkers and their use of the debreather. Non-medical assistance with suicide raises legitimate concerns about accountability, public safety, and care for those who are suffering. Given that suicide is not a crime, an outcome of the NuTech movement may be that suicide techniques will become refined to a point where covert assistance is unnecessary. Assuming that the internal social controls of NuTech fieldworkers will permit greater transparency, it is foreseeable that fieldworkers will eventually report suicides to the authorities, similar to the Swiss model for assisted suicide. PMID:24479190

Ogden, Russel D

2010-04-01

365

Developing intercultural competence through videogames  

Microsoft Academic Search

Effective intercultural collaboration requires intercultural competence. Intercultural competence involves awareness of the differences between cultures, knowledge about the beliefs, values, and practices of other cultures, and the skill to apply that knowledge effortlessly and effectively in interpersonal interactions. Acquiring intercultural competence can involve intensive study of the target culture, as well as immersion in social milieu of the target culture.

W. Lewis Johnson

2009-01-01

366

Competency Based Education: A Bibliography.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This bibliography is a sampling of the types of publications which have appeared recently on the subject of competency based education. Emphasis is given to current (1970-76) materials and to adult career-related competencies. Titles specifically naming some phase of competency-based education are preferred above titles that emphasize performance,…

Cox, Helen, Ed.

367

The MUPPLE competence continuum  

Microsoft Academic Search

Wild, J., Wild, F., Kalz, M., Specht, M., & Hofer, M. (2009). The MUPPLE competence continuum. In F. Wild, M. Kalz, M. Palmér & D. Müller (Eds.), Proceedings of 2nd Workshop Mash-Up Personal Learning Envrionments (MUPPLE'09). Workshop in conjunction with 4th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL 2009): Synergy of Disciplines (pp. 80-88). September, 29, 2009, Nice, France: CEUR

Joanna Wild; Fridolin Wild; Marco Kalz; Marcus Specht; Margit Hofer

2009-01-01

368

Informed Consent and Competency  

Microsoft Academic Search

Clinical issues related to informed consent and competency are present in all areas of medicine and are, quite possibly, the\\u000a most relevant in the disciplines of psychiatry and neurology. The very nature of the specialty (involving disease of mind\\u000a or brain) often calls into question the ability of the patient to understand the medical procedures or treatment that are\\u000a being

David Naimark; Laura Dunn; Ansar Haroun; Grant Morris

369

Dissociative state and competence.  

PubMed

This report presents the results of forensic evaluation of the civil competence of a case of alleged dissociative identity disorder (DID) and discusses whether such dissociative states substantially jeopardize civil competence. A 40-year-old woman claimed that she had had many personalities since her college days. From the age of 37 to 40, she shopped excessively, which left her with millions of dollars of debt. She ascribed her shopping to a certain identity state, over which she had no control. (In this article, we use the term identity state to replace personality as an objective description of a mental state.) She thus raised the petition of civil incompetence. During the forensic evaluation, it was found that the identity states were relatively stable and mutually aware of each other. The switch into another identity state was sometimes under voluntary control. The subject showed consistency and continuity in behavioral patterns across the different identity states, and no matter which identity state she was in, there was no evidence of impairment in her factual knowledge of social situations and her capacity for managing personal affairs. We hence concluded that she was civilly competent despite the claimed DID. Considering that the existence and diagnosis of DID are still under dispute and a diagnosis of DID alone is not sufficient to interdict a persons civil right, important clinical and forensic issues remain to be answered. PMID:17964970

Lin, Yu-Ju; Hsieh, Ming-Hsien; Liu, Shi-Kai

2007-10-01

370

The Tech Museum of Innovation: Exhibits  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Based in San Jose, the Tech Museum was designed to inspire people through documenting the world of science and technology through hands-on, interactive activities. If visitors can't make it down to their headquarters in California, this online series of exhibits is a nice surrogate for an in-person visit. The site always highlights three exhibits, and the most recent exhibits have included a "MPG Marathon" and "The Satellite Site". In the "Satellite Site", visitors can use graphics and interactive images to learn how satellites work, what they do, and also peer into the anatomy of these remarkable devices. In the "MPG Marathon", visitors can create their own energy-efficient hybrid car and then race it against two opponent cars to see how it performs in real-time. Finally, the site also contains eight archived exhibits that cover earthquakes, lasers, and a "robot zoo".

371

Virginia Tech: Special Collections' Digitized Manuscripts  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Local history, cookery, and the American Civil War come to life within this fine site created by the Digital Libraries Collection department at Virginia Tech. The site contains thirteen digitized manuscripts which provide insights into various facets of the state's history and life in the 19th and 20th centuries. The documents are divided into four sections, including "American Civil War", "Local History", and "Culinary History". The "Culinary History" area is quite rich, as it contains four very rare items that detail the personal cooking preferences of several women in the mid-19th century. The "Local History" area contains ledger books from a church in Christiansburg and guest signature books from two well-known resorts in Yellow Sulphur Springs and White Sulphur Springs. The site is rounded out by the inclusion of the papers of John Hilton, an English immigrant who served as a corporal in Company F of the Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War.

372

Smart structures research program at Virginia Tech  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A review of the smart structures and avionics research and teaching program that started in 1979 at Virginia Tech is described. Current smart structures research include major efforts in the development of embedded and attached optical fiber and acoustic fiber sensors for cure monitoring, in-service lifetime structural testing, nondestructive evaluation, and impact and damage detection and analysis; of gradual material degradation; sensor signal multiplexing, processing and data handling to achieve near real-time distributed structural analysis; and the integration of embedded sensors, actuators and control electronics to achieve controlled structural response. Special campus facilities used for this work include an optical fiber fabrication facility, an autoclave for composite structure fabrication and curing, and laboratories for optical fiber sensor development, materials response and nondestructive evaluation, structural control testing and computer engineering.

Claus, R. O.; Safaai-Jazi, A.; Bennett, K. D.; May, R. G.; Duncan, B. D.

1989-01-01

373

34 CFR 406.3 - What activities may the Secretary fund?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...mathematics, science, communications, and technologies designed to lead to an associate degree...development of tech-prep education program curricula appropriate to the needs of the consortium...implement tech-prep education program curricula effectively; (ii) Provides...

2010-07-01

374

34 CFR 406.3 - What activities may the Secretary fund?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...mathematics, science, communications, and technologies designed to lead to an associate degree...development of tech-prep education program curricula appropriate to the needs of the consortium...implement tech-prep education program curricula effectively; (ii) Provides...

2011-07-01

375

Dementia and legal competency.  

PubMed

The legal competency or capability to exercise rights is level of judgment and decision-making ability needed to manage one's own affairs and to sign official documents. With some exceptions, the person entitles this right in age of majority. It is acquired without legal procedures, however the annulment of legal capacity requires a juristic process. This resolution may not be final and could be revoked thorough the procedure of reverting legal capacity - fully or partially. Given the increasing number of persons with dementia, they are often subjects of legal expertise concerning their legal capacity. On the other part, emphasis on the civil rights of mentally ill also demands their maximal protection. Therefore such distinctive issue is approached with particular attention. The approach in determination of legal competency is more focused on gradation of it's particular aspects instead of existing dual concept: legally capable - legally incapable. The main assumption represents how person with dementia is legally capable and should enjoy all the rights, privileges and obligations as other citizens do. The aspects of legal competency for which person with dementia is going to be deprived, due to protection of one's rights and interests, are determined in legal procedure and then passed over to the guardian decided by court. Partial annulment of legal competency is measure applied when there is even one existing aspect of preserved legal capability (pension disposition, salary or pension disposition, ability of concluding contract, making testament, concluding marriage, divorce, choosing whereabouts, independent living, right to vote, right to decide course of treatment ect.). This measure is most often in favour of the patient and rarely for protection of other persons and their interests. Physicians are expected to precisely describe early dementia symptoms which may influence assessment of specific aspects involved in legal capacity (memory loss, impaired task execution, language difficulties, loosing perception of time and space, changes in mood and behaviour, personality alterations, loss of interests and initiative). Towards more accurate determination of legal competency the psychometric tests are being used. The appliance of these tests must be guided with basic question during evaluation: "For what is or is not he/she capable?" In prediction of possible dementia development, the modern diagnostic procedures are used as help for potentially demented individuals in order to plan own affairs and by oneself determine future guardian. This ensures the maximal respect and protection of rights among persons with dementia in order to independently manage life one step ahead of progressive illness. Finally, it is to be distinguished medical concept of legal capacity which is universal and judicial concept which is restricted by rules of national legal system differing from country to country. PMID:21755719

Filakovi?, Pavo; Eri?, Anamarija Petek; Mihanovi?, Mate; Glavina, Trpimir; Molnar, Sven

2011-06-01

376

Barriers to uptake and use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among communities most affected by HIV in the UK: findings from a qualitative study in Scotland  

PubMed Central

Objectives To explore the acceptability of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men (MSM) and migrant African communities in Scotland, UK. Design Consecutive mixed qualitative methods consisting of focus groups (FGs) and in-depth interviews (IDIs) explored PrEP acceptability. Data were digitally recorded, transcribed and analysed thematically to identify anticipated and emerging themes. Setting Participants were recruited through community sexual health and outreach support services, and from non-sexual health settings across Scotland. Participants Inclusion criteria included identification as either MSM and/or from migrant African communities; 18?years and older; living in Scotland at the time of participation. 7 FGs were conducted (n=33): 5 with MSM (n=22) and 2 mixed-sex groups with African participants (n=11, women=8), aged 18–75?years. 34 IDIs were conducted with MSM (n=20) and African participants (n=14, women=10), aged 19–60?years. The sample included participants who were HIV-positive and HIV-negative or untested (HIV-positive FG participants, n=22; HIV-positive IDI participants, n=17). Results Understandings of PrEP effectiveness and concerns about maintaining regular adherence were identified as barriers to potential PrEP uptake and use. Low perception of HIV risk due to existing risk management strategies meant few participants saw themselves as PrEP candidates. Participants identified risk of other sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy as a concern which PrEP did not address for either themselves or their sexual partners. PrEP emerged as a contentious issue because of the potentially negative implications it had for HIV prevention. Many participants viewed PrEP as problematic because they perceived that others would stop using condoms if PrEP was to become available. Conclusions PrEP implementation needs to identify appropriate communication methods in the context of diverse HIV literacy; address risk-reduction concerns and; demonstrate how PrEP can be part of a safe and comprehensive risk management strategy. PMID:25412863

Young, Ingrid; Flowers, Paul; McDaid, Lisa M

2014-01-01

377

NASA Tech Briefs, January 1999. Volume 23, Mp/ 1  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage sections on sensors and data acquisition and sections on electronic components and circuits, electronic software, materials, mechanics, bio-medical physical sciences, book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

1999-01-01

378

The Lowell high-tech success story: what went wrong?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Ten years ago Lowell, Massachusetts was a high-tech success story. After several decades of stagnation, the Lowell area had emerged as a thriving center for high-technology employment. The Lowell story was viewed as a \\

Ross J. Gittell; Patricia M. Flynn

1995-01-01

379

NASA Tech Briefs, November 2001. Volume 25, No. 11  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage section on data acquisition, and sections on electronic components and systems, software, materials, machinery/automation, physical sciences, book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

2001-01-01

380

LouisianaTechUniversity P.O.Box3155  

E-print Network

............................................................................ 318/257-3282 http://www.latech.edu/tech/academics/honors/index.html International Student Affairs, International Student Office, Tolliver Hall, Room 229.................................................. 318's Office, CAB, Room 106

Selmic, Sandra

381

1 | P a g e Tech Manual Update Bulletin  

E-print Network

........................................................................................ 7 Correspondence with Plan Writers and Operators1 | P a g e Tech Manual Update Bulletin Pennsylvania's Nutrient Management Act Program VERSION 7 JANUARY 2014 The Pennsylvania Act 38 Nutrient Management Program Technical Manual has been developed

Guiltinan, Mark

382

NASA Tech Briefs, May 1998. Volume 22, No. 5  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage on advanced composites, plastics and metals, electronic components and circuits, electronic systems, physical sciences, computer software, mechanics, machinery/automation, manufacturing/fabrication book and reports, and a special section of Electronics Tech Briefs.

1998-01-01

383

RUSSIA Hopes pinned on elite tech campus to fight brain  

E-print Network

RUSSIA Hopes pinned on elite tech campus to fight brain drain p.262 PHYSICS Romania dreams say that as neuroscience discoveries creepbeyondlaboratorywallsintothemarket- placeandthecourtroom that applying DBS technology more widely NEUROSCIENCE USbrainproject putsfocusonethics Unsettling research

Deisseroth, Karl

384

NASA Tech Briefs, September 2002. Volume 26, No. 9  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: a technology focus on data acquisition, electronic components and systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery/automation, bio-medical, physical sciences, book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

2002-01-01

385

NASA Tech Briefs, September 1995. Volume 19, No. 9  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A special focus for this issue is Sensors. Topics covered include : Electronic Components and Circuits; Electronic Systems; Physical Sciences; Materials; Life Sciences; Mechanics; Machinery; Fabrication Technology; and Mathematics and Information Sciences. A section of Laser Tech Briefs is included.

1995-01-01

386

NASA Tech Briefs, June 1995. Volume 19, No. 6  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: communications technology, electronic components and circuits, electronic systems, physical sciences, materials, computer programs, mechanics, machinery, manufacturing/fabrication, mathematics and information sciences, life sciences, books and reports, a special section of laser Tech Briefs.

1995-01-01

387

NASA Tech Briefs, April 1998. Volume 22, No. 4  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage on video and imaging, electronic components and circuits, electronic systems, physical sciences, materials, computer software, mechanics, machinery/automation, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

1998-01-01

388

NASA Tech Briefs, October 2002. Volume 26, No. 10  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: a technology focus on sensors, electronic components and systems, software, materials, materials, mechanics, manufacturing, physical sciences, information sciences, book and reports, motion control and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

2002-01-01

389

NASA Tech Briefs, August 2002. Volume 26, No. 8  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: a technology focus on computers, electronic components and systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery/automation, manufacturing, physical sciences, information sciences, book and reports, and Motion control Tech Briefs.

2002-01-01

390

NASA Tech Briefs, August 1998. Volume 22, No. 8  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage of medical design, electronic components and circuits, electronic systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery/automation, physical sciences, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

1998-01-01

391

NASA Tech Briefs, May 2002. Volume 26, No. 5  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: a technology focus on engineering materials, electronic components and circuits, software, mechanics, machinery/automation, manufacturing, physical sciences, information sciences, book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

2002-01-01

392

NASA Tech Briefs, September 2001. Volume 25, No. 9  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage section on sensors, and sections on electronic components systems, software, materials, machinery/automation, manufacturing/fabrication, bio-medical, book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

2001-01-01

393

NASA Tech Briefs, November 2002. Volume 26, No. 11  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: a technology focus on engineering materials, electronic components and systems, software, mechanics, machinery/automation, manufacturing, bio-medical, physical sciences, information sciences book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

2002-01-01

394

NASA Tech Briefs, June 2002. Volume 26, No. 6  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: a technology focus on data acquisition, electronic components and systems, software, materials, mechanics, machinery/automation, physical sciences, book and reports, motion control, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

2002-01-01

395

NASA Tech Briefs, July 2001. Volume 25, No. 7  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage sections on Data Acquisition, and sections on electronic components and systems, software, mechanics, machinery/automation, biomedical and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

2001-01-01

396

Top 10 tech cars [fuel efficient cars  

Microsoft Academic Search

There are two groups within the global automobile industry that are competing to develop the most fuel efficient car. On one hand are the US and Japanese manufacturers who have invested billions of dollars in hybrid electric technology, while on the other hand are the European makers who support light-duty diesel engines. In addition to fuel efficiency, car manufacturers are

J. Voelcker

2006-01-01

397

Creativity and Work Environment in a High-Tech Context  

Microsoft Academic Search

Creativity is essential for success in business, especially in the high-tech field where knowledge is the key resource. This study addresses the ways in which creativity is fostered in high-tech organizations. It melds the different perspectives on organizational creativity into one six-dimensional model that defines the creativity work environment. Those dimensions are: work atmosphere; vertical collaboration; autonomy/freedom; respect; alignment; and

Jozée Lapierre; Vincent-Pierre Giroux

2003-01-01

398

Tech Talk: An Investigation of Blogging in Technology Innovation Discourse  

Microsoft Academic Search

Web logs, or ldquoblogs,rdquo are fast developing in diverse social and business contexts as influential sources of discourse, knowledge, and community development. In this paper, we investigate an aspect of blogging highly relevant to professional communication: the fast-developing world of ldquotech blogging.rdquo Tech blogs are blogs that focus on information technology innovation and the high-tech industry. We examine nine months

Elizabeth Davidson; Emmanuelle Vaast

2009-01-01

399

Cumulative Index to NASA Tech Briefs 1963-1969  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Tech Briefs are short announcements of new technology derived from the research and development activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. These briefs emphasize information considered likely to be transferrable across industrial, regional, or disciplinary lines and are issued to encourage commercial application. This Cumulative index to NASA Tech Briefs lists those published from 1963 through 1969. The main listing is divided into six categokies: Electrical (Electronic), Physical Sciences (Energy Sources), Materials (Chemistry), Life Sciences, Mechanical, and Computer Programs.

1970-01-01

400

Regulation of Competence Development in Haemophilus influenzae  

Microsoft Academic Search

Development of competence for DNA uptake by the bacterium Haemophilus influenzae is tightly regulated, and expression of the cell's complement of competence genes is absolutely dependent on the cAMP–CRP complex. A second regulator of competence may maximize competence under starvation conditions. Several investigators have recently identified a consensus sequence (competence regulatory element, CRE) in the promoter regions of some competence

LEAH P. MACFADYEN

2000-01-01

401

Adaptation and evaluation of the PrepFiler™ DNA extraction technology in an automated forensic DNA analysis process with emphasis on DNA yield, inhibitor removal and contamination security  

Microsoft Academic Search

Within the initial step of the forensic DNA analysis process, the DNA extraction efficiency and especially the removal of potential PCR inhibitors is crucial for subsequent steps, e.g. quantification by real-time PCR and amplification of short tandem repeats (STRs). The protocol of the PrepFiler™ Forensic DNA Extraction Kit was optimized for the application on a Tecan liquid handling workstation Freedom

Peter Zimmermann; Kai Vollack; Barbara Haak; Michelle Bretthauer; Andrea Jelinski; Marga Kugler; Jessica Loidl; Werner Pflug

2009-01-01

402

Purification of patulin from Penicillium expansum culture: high-speed counter-current chromatography (HSCCC) versus preparative high-performance liquid chromatography (prep-HPLC)  

Microsoft Academic Search

Patulin is a mycotoxin produced by species of Penicillium and Aspergillus and is toxic to a wide range of organisms, including humans and livestock. To produce large amount of pure patulin for research purposes, high-speed counter-current chromatography (HSCCC) and preparative high-performance liquid chromatography (prep-HPLC) were applied to the purification of patulin. Apple juice was inoculated with P. expansum and containing

J. He; R. Tsao; R. Yang; T. Zhou

2009-01-01

403

Abilities of APTIMA, AMPLICOR, and ProbeTec Assays To Detect Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in PreservCyt ThinPrep Liquid-Based Pap Samples  

Microsoft Academic Search

Infections with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae are often asymptomatic. Liquid-based Pap (L-Pap) screening may provide samples for testing by commercial assays. Women attending a health clinic or a street youth clinic had a PreservCyt ThinPrep sample and a cervical swab (CS) collected. The L-Pap sample was tested for cytopathology; then 1 ml was transferred to an L-Pap specimen transfer

M. Chernesky; D. Jang; E. Portillo; S. Chong; M. Smieja; K. Luinstra; A. Petrich; C. MacRitchie; R. Ewert; B. Hayhoe; A. Sarabia; F. Thompson

2007-01-01

404

p16INK4A as a marker for cervical dyskaryosis: CIN and cGIN in cervical biopsies and ThinPrep™ smears  

Microsoft Academic Search

Aim: To examine the potential of p16INK4A as a biomarker for dysplastic squamous and glandular cells of the cervix in tissue sections and ThinPrep™ smears.Methods: Immunocytochemical analysis of p16INK4A expression was performed on 22 normal cervical tissue samples, five cervical glandular intraepithelial neoplasia (cGIN), 38 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 1 (CIN1), 33 CIN2, 46 CIN3, and 10 invasive cancer cases (eight

N Murphy; M Ring; A G Killalea; V Uhlmann; M O’Donovan; F Mulcahy; M Turner; E McGuinness; M Griffin; C Martin; O Sheils; J J O’Leary

2003-01-01

405

A large-scale investigator-sponsored field study of the test performance of the ThinPrep papanicolaou test in a low-risk routine outpatient setting  

Microsoft Academic Search

The performance of the ThinPrep Papanicolaou test (TP)(CYTYC Corp., Boxborough, MA) was evaluated in a low- risk outpatient population in order to assess its efficacy in routine clinical use. A total of 18,246 cervical cytology samples were prepared using TP during a 6-month evaluation period from January through June 1997. Results of TP interpretation, assessed for specimen quality and diagnostic

Jonathan Weintraub; Daniel Wenger

1998-01-01

406

Virginia Tech Foundation Funding Requests Page 1 of 2 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University No. 12120 Rev.: 3  

E-print Network

Virginia Tech Foundation Funding Requests Page 1 of 2 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State __________________________________________________________________________________ Subject: Virginia Tech Foundation Funding Requests unrestricted funding from the Virginia Tech Foundation for programs of the University. 2. Policy The Vice

Virginia Tech

407

Community College Professional Development: Sharing What Works. Proceedings of a National Conference (San Antonio, Texas, October 18-19, 1991).  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document contains 30 papers on professional development in community colleges. The following papers are included: "Effective Leadership Strategies for Planning and Implementing Tech Prep" (Bragg, Huffman); "Small Business Management-Tech Prep" (Harvey); "Educational Reform and the New Mission" (Hoerner); "Tech Prep in Texas: An Implementation…

Faulkner, Susan L.; And Others

408

Turning Students into Employees: The School-to-Work Payoff.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This booklet describes the success of tech prep under the federal school-to-work (STW) initiative and provides case studies showing how schools and businesses are using tech prep to create the world's best work force for the new millennium. The first section discusses the payoff from STW, and the second section describes tech prep. Section 3…

Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.

409

Methods and Tools to Align Curriculum to the Skills and Competencies Needed by the Workforce - an Example from Geospatial Science and Technology  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Geospatial science and technology (GST) including geographic information systems, remote sensing, global positioning systems and mobile applications, are valuable tools for geoscientists and students learning to become geoscientists. GST allows the user to analyze data spatially and temporarily and then visualize the data and outcomes in multiple formats (digital, web and paper). GST has evolved rapidly and it has been difficult to create effective curriculum as few guidelines existed to help educators. In 2010, the US Department of Labor (DoL), in collaboration with the National Geospatial Center of Excellence (GeoTech Center), a National Science Foundation supported grant, approved the Geospatial Technology Competency Mode (GTCM). The GTCM was developed and vetted with industry experts and provided the structure and example competencies needed across the industry. While the GTCM was helpful, a more detailed list of skills and competencies needed to be identified in order to build appropriate curriculum. The GeoTech Center carried out multiple DACUM events to identify the skills and competencies needed by entry-level workers. DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) is a job analysis process whereby expert workers are convened to describe what they do for a specific occupation. The outcomes from multiple DACUMs were combined into a MetaDACUM and reviewed by hundreds of GST professionals. This provided a list of more than 320 skills and competencies needed by the workforce. The GeoTech Center then held multiple workshops across the U.S. where more than 100 educators knowledgeable in teaching GST parsed the list into Model Courses and a Model Certificate Program. During this process, tools were developed that helped educators define which competency should be included in a specific course and the depth of instruction for that competency. This presentation will provide details about the process, methodology and tools used to create the Models and suggest how they can be used to create customized curriculum integrating geospatial science and technology into geoscience programs.

Johnson, A. B.

2012-12-01

410

New Mexico Tech Satellite Design and Progress  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

New Mexico Tech Satellite (NMTSat) is a low-budget, 3U CubeSat for correlating state-of-health information from the spacecraft with space weather in low Earth orbit (LEO). NMTSat is funded by the NASA/EPSCoR program and is built almost entirely by NMT students at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. The scientific payload of NMTSat will consist of five instruments built in-house including: a magnetometer, a Langmuir plasma probe, a dosimeter, a state-of-the-art structural health monitor and an electrical health monitor. NMTSat utilizes passive attitude control by means of a magnet and hysteresis rods and carries out attitude determination from a combination of solar panel current and magnetometer readings. NMTSat will also be built around the Space Plug-and-Play Avionics I2C interface (SPA-1) to the greatest extent practical. In this presentation we will give an overview of the NMTSat design and design-tradeoffs and provide a status report on the work of completing NMTSat.

Landavazo, M.; Cooper, B.; Jorgensen, A. M.; Bernson, C.; Chesebrough, S.; Dang, C.; Guillette, D.; Hall, T.; Huynh, A.; Jackson, R.; Klepper, J.; MacGillivray, J.; Park, D.; Ravindran, V.; Stanton, W.; Yelton, C.; Zagrai, A. N.

2012-12-01

411

Building Intercultural Competence through Intercultural Competency Certification of Undergraduate Students  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Intercultural Competency Certificate (CCI in Spanish) designed for the Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP University) is a theory based comprehensive plan to develop undergraduate students' intercultural competence. This Certificate is based in the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS) developed by…

Janeiro, Maria G. Fabregas; Fabre, Ricardo Lopez; Nuno de la Parra, Jose Pablo

2014-01-01

412

Assessing Romantic Competence in Adolescence: The Romantic Competence Interview  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article presents preliminary psychometric data on the reliability and validity of the newly developed Romantic Competence Interview (RCI). The RCI is an interviewer-assessed measure designed to assess competence among adolescents regardless of romantic relationship status. Eighty-three early adolescent girls (m age = 13.45 years) recruited…

Davila, Joanne; Steinberg, Sara J.; Miller, Melissa Ramsay; Stroud, Catherine B.; Starr, Lisa R.; Yoneda, Athena

2009-01-01

413

Children's Emotional Competence and Attentional Competence in Early Elementary School  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The current study examined the relations between two aspects of emotional competence--emotion knowledge and emotion expression, and children's attentional competence during one school year. Participants were 263 first- and second-grade students at two rural elementary schools. A multiple regression analysis showed that emotion knowledge predicted…

Trentacosta, Christopher J.; Izard, Carroll E.; Mostow, Allison J.; Fine, Sarah E.

2006-01-01

414

Chem-Prep PZT 95/5 for Neutron Generator Applications: Powder Fractionation Study of Production-Scale Powders  

SciTech Connect

The Materials Chemistry Department 1846 has developed a lab-scale chem-prep process for the synthesis of PNZT 95/5, referred to as the ''SP'' process (Sandia Process). This process (TSP) has been successfully transferred to and scaled-up by Department 14192 (Ceramics and Glass Department), producing the larger quantities of PZT powder required to meet the future supply needs of Sandia for neutron generator production. The particle size distributions of TSP powders routinely have been found to contain a large particle size fraction that was absent in development (SP) powders. This SAND report documents experimental studies focused on characterizing these particles and assessing their potential impact on material performance. To characterize these larger particles, fractionation of several TSP powders was performed. The ''large particle size fractions'' obtained were characterized by particle size analysis, SEM, and ICP analysis and incorporated into compacts and sintered. Large particles were found to be very similar in structure and composition as the bulk of the powder. Studies showed that the large-size fractions of the powders behave similarly to the non-fractionated powder with respect to the types of microstructural features once sintered. Powders were also compared that were prepared using different post-synthesis processing (i.e. differences in precipitate drying). Results showed that these powders contained different amounts and sizes of porous inclusions when sintered. How this affects the functional performance of the PZT 95/5 material is the subject of future investigations.

MOORE, DIANA L.; VOIGT, JAMES A.; WATSON, CHAD S.; MCKENZIE, BONNIE B.; MOORE, ROGER H.; HUTCHINSON, MICHAEL A.; LOCKWOOD, STEVEN J.; RODMAN-GONZALES, EMILY D.

2003-06-01

415

Restoration of competency to stand trial: Assessment with the Georgia Court Competency Test and the Competency Screening Test  

Microsoft Academic Search

Evaluations of the Georgia Court Competency Test—Mississippi Version Revised (GCCT-MSH) and the Competency Screening Test (CST) have supported their use with pretrial defendants in initial assessment of competency to stand trial. The present study evaluated the efficacy of these measures, as well as the Texas Competency Instrument, with an inpatient sample of defendants involved in a competency restoration program. Both

Karen L. Ustad; Richard Rogers; Kenneth W. Sewell; Charles A. Guarnaccia

1996-01-01

416

Evaluation of Magnetic Anomalies Located in Lower Bayou Teche, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report presents results of testing and assessment of eleven previously recorded magnetic anomalies located in Lower Bayou Teche, St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. Maintenance dredging of Lower Bayou Teche may impact several of the eight anomalies evaluated...

A. R. Saltus, R. C. Goodwin, W. P. Athens

1991-01-01

417

Roadmap: Technology Construction Management Bachelor of Science [AT-BS-TECH-COMA  

E-print Network

based on placement tests; fulfills Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning TECH 10001 Information on page 2 Semester Six: [15 Credit Hours] TECH 31043 Principles of Concrete Construction 3 Offered- Intensive Experiential Learning Minimum Major GPA Overall GPA

Sheridan, Scott

418

Latin America: High-Tech Manufacturing on the Rise, but Outpaced by East Asia  

NSF Publications Database

... 2002 PDF format | See Related Reports Latin America: High-Tech Manufacturing on the Rise, but ... America. High-tech manufacturing grew substantially over the last decade in Latin America. The ...

419

NASA Tech Briefs Index 1979. Volume 4, Nos. 1-4  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Tech Briefs are short announcements of new technology derived from the research and development activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. These briefs emphasize information considered likely to be transferrable across industrial, regional, or disciplinary lines and are issued to encourage commercial application. This Index to NASA Tech Briefs contains abstracts and four indexes -- subject, personal author, originating Center, and Tech Brief number -- for 1979 Tech Briefs.

1980-01-01

420

Arts et Mtiers ParisTech -Centre de Metz Laboratoire de Conception Fabrication Commande  

E-print Network

Arts et Métiers ParisTech - Centre de Metz Laboratoire de Conception Fabrication Commande 2010-ENAM, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Metz Examinateur M. Ali SIADAT, Maître de Conférences, LCFC, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Metz Examinateur M. Patrick MARTIN, Professeur, LCFC, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Metz

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

421

N: 2009 ENAM XXXX Arts et Mtiers ParisTech -Centre de Metz  

E-print Network

N°: 2009 ENAM XXXX Arts et Métiers ParisTech - Centre de Metz Laboratoire d'Etude desTech - CER Metz Examinateur M. Etienne PATOOR, Professeur, LEM3, Arts et Métiers ParisTech - CER Metz Examinateur M. Yves CHEMISKY, Maitre de conférences, LEM3, Arts et Métiers ParisTech - CER Metz Invité pastel

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

422

NASA Tech Briefs Index 1980. Volume 5, Nos. 1-4  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Tech Briefs are short announcements of new technology derived from the research and development activities of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. These briefs emphasize information considered likely to be transferrable across industrial, regional, or disciplinary lines and are issued to encourage commercial application. This Index to NASA Tech Briefs contains abstracts and four indexes -- subject,. personal author, originating Center, and Tech Brief number -- for 1980 Tech Briefs.

1981-01-01

423

Horticulture. Ohio's Competency Analysis Profile.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This list consists of essential competencies from the following specialized Ohio Competency Analysis Profiles: Floriculutre and Greenhouse Worker; Nursery and Garden Center Worker; and Turf and Landscape Worker. Developed through a modified DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) process involving business, industry, labor, and community agency…

Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab.

424

Competence: Commodification of Human Ability  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this article is to analyze the meaning and presumptions of competence in the concrete context of knowledge capitalism. First, the nature of competence as a "commodification of human ability" that obtains a standardized monetary value to sell in the labor market, is elucidated by applying Karl Marx's critical theory. Second, it is…

Han, Soonghee

2008-01-01

425

Workforce Readiness: Competencies and Assessment.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This book, which is intended for professionals in the assessment/evaluation/measurement, vocational and technical education, and educational psychology communities, contains 16 papers examining specifications of work force competencies and assessment of competencies. The following papers are included: "Review of Workforce Readiness Theoretical…

O'Neil, Harold F., Jr., Ed.

426

Cultural competency training in psychiatry.  

PubMed

Recent reports indicate that the quality of care provided to immigrant and ethnic minority patients is not at the same level as that provided to majority group patients. Although the European Board of Medical Specialists recognizes awareness of cultural issues as a core component of the psychiatry specialization, few medical schools provide training in cultural issues. Cultural competence represents a comprehensive response to the mental health care needs of immigrant and ethnic minority patients. Cultural competence training involves the development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that can improve the effectiveness of psychiatric treatment. Cognitive cultural competence involves awareness of the various ways in which culture, immigration status, and race impact psychosocial development, psychopathology, and therapeutic transactions. Technical cultural competence involves the application of cognitive cultural competence, and requires proficiency in intercultural communication, the capacity to develop a therapeutic relationship with a culturally different patient, and the ability to adapt diagnosis and treatment in response to cultural difference. Perhaps the greatest challenge in cultural competence training involves the development of attitudinal competence inasmuch as it requires exploration of cultural and racial preconceptions. Although research is in its infancy, there are increasing indications that cultural competence can improve key aspects of the psychiatric treatment of immigrant and minority group patients. PMID:18371580

Qureshi, A; Collazos, F; Ramos, M; Casas, M

2008-01-01

427

A Competency Based Certification System.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Carroll County Competency Based Teacher Certification (CBTC) Project is a cooperative effort of the Carroll County School System and the School of Education, West Georgia College, intended to develop a plan for identifying and measuring teacher competency areas and related teacher behaviors, and the extent to which these teacher behaviors…

Coker, Homer; Coker, Joan G.

428

Career Competencies for Career Success  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article addresses the general question as to which competencies employees need to possess in order to engage in self-management in their career development. The authors distinguished and operationalized 6 career factors and competencies of self-management in career development. A quantitative study was performed using 1,579 employees in 16…

Kuijpers, Marinka A. C. T.; Schyns, Birgit; Scheerens, Jaap

2006-01-01

429

Action Competence and Environmental Education.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

States that a sharper profile of environmental education is needed. Argues that environmental education should focus on developing students' action competence. Includes a discussion on the MUVIN (Environmental Education in Nordic Countries) Project that has investigated the concept of action competence. (CMK)

Breiting, Soren; Mogensen, Finn

1999-01-01

430

Practitioner Competence in Social Work  

Microsoft Academic Search

Practitioner competence is becoming an increasingly important priority within the social work profession. A skill training program designed to promote practice competence was developed to examine problematic situations for social workers. Previous training programs have emphasized basic skills but have not attempted to teach skills in specific problematic situations. This pilot training program was evaluated using a time-series design replicated

Craig W. LeCroy

1983-01-01

431

Organisational Learning and Competence Development.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Builds a model of competence development based on organizational learning theory. Proposes a typology of competence: a single technology and a few people, interwoven technologies in a larger unit, and complex systems connecting many people and units. Adapts a Johari window model for understanding organizational learning. (Contains 44 references.)…

Drejer, Anders

2000-01-01

432

A Taxonomy for Competency Programs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

To consolidate the diversity of opinion about the definition of competency, an operational definition and skills classification matrix is presented. Although most people agree that competency tests should measure student ability to transfer academic training to life situations, the fact that life skills and school skills represent different…

Finch, F. L.

433

Grammar Competency and Business Communications.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A study sought to determine the relationship between grammar competency and success in a business communication course. Students completed a written English competency test consisting of 25 sentences, each with one of eight kinds of errors, including comma splice and incorrect pronoun reference. Students were then asked to choose the one…

Waltman, John L.

434

Constructivism in cultural competence education.  

PubMed

A graduate course on cultural diversity, based in constructivist theory and structured on the Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services model, was developed and taught through classroom and online methods. The following research questions were explored: 1) Can an educational experience, built on constructivist learning theory tenets, change students' perceptions, attitudes, knowledge, and skills in the area of cultural competence? 2) Does the delivery method, online or traditional classroom, influence the degree of change? The study used a quasi-experimental, pretest-posttest control group design using the Inventory for Assessing the Process of Cultural Competence Among healthcare Professionals Revised. Findings showed significant changes (p<0.001) in cultural competence scores and subscores for all learners with both teaching modalities based on interval scale and in categories of cultural knowledge, skills, desire, and overall competence based on a nominal scale. The untaught construct of cultural desire showed the most significant improvement. PMID:20143755

Hunter, Jennifer L; Krantz, Steven

2010-04-01

435

Masonry. Student Material. Competency Based Education Curriculum.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This curriculum for masonry is organized into 12 modules. Each module is comprised of two to nine competency statements. A student competency sheet provided for each competency is organized into this format: module and competency number and name, performance guide (for some competencies), learning activities, and an evaluation. Where appropriate,…

Long, Diana

436

Predictors of Physical Competence in Adolescent Girls  

Microsoft Academic Search

Physical competence, comprising athletic competence and physical appearance competence, is positively related to feelings of self-worth in adolescent girls. This study compared the relationships of psychological, physiological, and maturational constructs with perceived physical competence in adolescent girls. Perceived physical appearance and perceived athletic competence, peer acceptance, body weight, body mass index (BMI), aerobic fitness (VO2max), physical activity level, and menarcheal

Lynette L. Craft; Karin A. Pfeiffer; James M. Pivarnik

2003-01-01

437

Charles W. Steger, President 141,VirginiaTech 210 Burruss Hall (0131)  

E-print Network

Charles W. Steger, President 141,VirginiaTech 210 Burruss Hall (0131) Blacksburg, Virginia 24061. 262 Revision 1 TO: All Virginia Tech Employees and Students FROM: Charles Steger DATE: May 9, 2013 SUBJECT: Update to the Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment Approved by the Commission on University

Beex, A. A. "Louis"

438

THOMAS E. COOK COUNSELING CENTER OF VIRGINIA TECH 240 MCCOMAS HALL  

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THOMAS E. COOK COUNSELING CENTER OF VIRGINIA TECH 240 MCCOMAS HALL BLACKSBURG, VA 24061-0108 PHONE, _______________________________ do hereby request that the Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center of Virginia Name (Print) Tech engage discharge and agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Tech, the Thomas E

Buehrer, R. Michael

439

The Virginia Tech Police Department is a Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency. VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE  

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The Virginia Tech Police Department is a Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency. VIRGINIA Security Report Switzerland Center Virginia Tech Police Department has been designated as the department and the National Swiss Police. Campus Overview Switzerland Center Virginia Tech's 200-year old Villa Casa Maderni

Virginia Tech

440

Occasional Papers Museum of Texas Tech University Number 279 30 October 2008  

E-print Network

Occasional Papers Museum of Texas Tech University Number 279 30 October 2008 Dragonfly (o Specimens of dragonflies held in the Museum of Texas Tech University were reviewed. Prior to our work words: Anisoptera, dragonfly, Museum of Texas Tech University, Odonata introDuction Dragonflies

McIntyre, Nancy E.

441

SAMPLE INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION NOT CURRENTLY OPEN FOR INFORMATION ONLY Clean Tech Marketing Internship  

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SAMPLE INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION ­ NOT CURRENTLY OPEN ­ FOR INFORMATION ONLY Clean Tech Marketing for an individual studying sustainability and/or marketing with an interest in clean tech to participate and learn the Clean Tech market with a very fast growing company. The three primary areas we are looking to research

442

VIRGINIA TECH WILL BE A LEADER IN CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY We define sustainability as the  

E-print Network

VIRGINIA TECH WILL BE A LEADER IN CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY We define sustainability of future generations. History of Sustainability at Virginia Tech Virginia Tech is committed to being a leader in campus sustainability. In June, 2009, the Board of Visitors unanimously approved the Virginia

Buehrer, R. Michael

443

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATION 2013-2014 Handbook 1 Texas Tech University  

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SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATION 2013-2014 Handbook 1 Texas Tech University Texas Tech University Educational Psychology Program School Psychology Specialization 2013--2014 DOCTORAL STUDENT HANDBOOK #12;SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY SPECIALIZATION 2013-2014 Handbook 2 Texas Tech University School Psychology in Texas

Rock, Chris

444

N: 2009 ENAM XXXX Arts et Mtiers ParisTech -Centre de Metz  

E-print Network

N°: 2009 ENAM XXXX Arts et Métiers ParisTech - Centre de Metz Laboratoire de Conception. Régis BIGOT, Professeur des Universités, ARTS ET METIERS ParisTech Metz, France Examinateur M. Laurent LANGLOIS, Maître de conférences, ARTS ET METIERS ParisTech Metz, France Examinateur tel-00839532,version1

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

445

N: 2009 ENAM XXXX Arts et Mtiers ParisTech -Centre de Metz  

E-print Network

N°: 2009 ENAM XXXX Arts et Métiers ParisTech - Centre de Metz Laboratoire de Conception. Régis BIGOT, Professeur des Universités, ARTS ET METIERS ParisTech Metz, France Examinateur M. Laurent LANGLOIS, Maître de conférences, ARTS ET METIERS ParisTech Metz, France Examinateur pastel-00752476,version

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

446

N: 2009 ENAM XXXX Arts et Mtiers ParisTech -Centre de Metz  

E-print Network

N°: 2009 ENAM XXXX Arts et Métiers ParisTech - Centre de Metz Laboratoire de Conception Examinateur M. Alain D'ACUNTO, Maitre de conférences, LEM3, Arts et Métiers ParisTech centre de Metz, AIRCELLE Invité M. Patrick MARTIN, Professeur, LCFC, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, centre de Metz Directeur

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

447

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study 2011 Texas A&M Information Technology Student  

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A Higher Education TechQual+ Study 2011 Texas A&M Information Technology Student Assessment for Texas A & M University Higher Education TechQual+ Assessing Service Quality for Technology Organizations in Higher Education http://www.techqual.org #12;Contents From the TechQual+ Project Director 3 About

448

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study 2011 Texas A&M Information Technology Staff Assessment  

E-print Network

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study 2011 Texas A&M Information Technology Staff Assessment for Texas A & M University Higher Education TechQual+ Assessing Service Quality for Technology Organizations in Higher Education http://www.techqual.org #12;Contents From the TechQual+ Project Director 3 About

449

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study 2011 Texas A&M Information Technology Faculty Assessment  

E-print Network

A Higher Education TechQual+ Study 2011 Texas A&M Information Technology Faculty Assessment for Texas A & M University Higher Education TechQual+ Assessing Service Quality for Technology Organizations in Higher Education http://www.techqual.org #12;Contents From the TechQual+ Project Director 3 About

450

App D_Terrestrial Tech App.doc 1 Protection, Restoration, and Management of  

E-print Network

App D_Terrestrial Tech App.doc 1 Protection, Restoration, and Management of Terrestrial Habitats and Species of the Willamette Sub-Basin Technical Appendix #12;App D_Terrestrial Tech App.doc 2 Contents 1 101 #12;App D_Terrestrial Tech App.doc 3 2.5.4 Past Impacts, Limiting Factors, and Future Threats 102

451

Theoretical Astrochemistry atVirginia Tech A Study Proposal for the  

E-print Network

Theoretical Astrochemistry atVirginia Tech A Study Proposal for the Creation of Amino Acids in the interstellar medium (ISM). Theoretical Astrochemistry atVirginia Tech 2 Introduction http://bill.srnr.arizona.edu/ #12;Theoretical Astrochemistry atVirginia Tech 3 Introduction · Murchison Meteorite had ees for chiral

Crawford, T. Daniel

452

PKU-Georgia Tech-Emory University Workshop, 2008 Development of genome-wide functional  

E-print Network

PKU-Georgia Tech-Emory University Workshop, 2008 Development of genome-wide functional high Materials and Nanotech, PKU #12;PKU-Georgia Tech-Emory University Workshop, 2008 Background Atherosclerosis. Why and How? Mechanosensitive genes and their roles. LDL R-null mouse #12;PKU-Georgia Tech

Weber, Rodney

453

NASA Tech Briefs: Engineering Solutions for Design and Manufacturing  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

NASA Tech Briefs is a monthly magazine that summarizes technologies developed through NASA research and their commercial applications. Free of charge, the magazine's Web site has much of the information that is published in print, while also offering an easy-to-navigate interface. The Tech Brief Library is an archive that dates back four years in twelve different categories, ranging from mechanics to software. The Technical Support Packages have even more detailed information in downloadable Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files. If you want a subscription to the magazine or electronic newsletter, there is a link to the fee-based subscription services.

1969-12-31

454

Tech-Xploration: A Technology Adventure for Teen Girls  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Tech-Xploration program was created to address the underrepresentation of women in the technical workforce. The three-year program consists of summer camps with year-long follow-up activities intended to inspire and empower young women about to enter their sophomore year of high school with the knowledge, skills, confidence, academic preparation, and interest that women need to aspire to engineering technology careers. The Tech-Xploration website provides scheduling information, an online application form, a page for teacher recommendations, authorization information for parents, and an application for those who wish to apply for positions as counselors.

2005-02-11

455

Competing on talent analytics.  

PubMed

Do investments in your employees actually affect workforce performance? Who are your top performers? How can you empower and motivate other employees to excel? Leading-edge companies such as Google, Best Buy, Procter & Gamble, and Sysco use sophisticated data-collection technology and analysis to answer these questions, leveraging a range of analytics to improve the way they attract and retain talent, connect their employee data to business performance, differentiate themselves from competitors, and more. The authors present the six key ways in which companies track, analyze, and use data about their people-ranging from a simple baseline of metrics to monitor the organization's overall health to custom modeling for predicting future head count depending on various "what if" scenarios. They go on to show that companies competing on talent analytics manage data and technology at an enterprise level, support what analytical leaders do, choose realistic targets for analysis, and hire analysts with strong interpersonal skills as well as broad expertise. PMID:20929194

Davenport, Thomas H; Harris, Jeanne; Shapiro, Jeremy

2010-10-01

456

Competency Model 101. The Process of Developing Core Competencies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Mississippi Competency Model defines nurses' roles as provider (caregiver, teacher, counselor, advocate), professional (scholar, collaborator, ethicist, researcher), and manager (leader, facilitator, intrapreneur, decision maker, technology user) for four levels of nursing: licensed practical nurse, associate degree, bachelor's degree, and…

Eichelberger, Lisa Wright; Hewlett, Peggy O'Neill

1999-01-01

457

Application of ThinPrep Bronchial Brushing Cytology in the Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer: A Retrospective Study  

PubMed Central

The majority of lung cancer patients are diagnosed at advanced stages of disease. This study evaluated the diagnostic value of ThinPrep (TP) bronchial brushing cytology in lung cancer. A total of 595 patients with suspicious lung cancer were enrolled in this study. The bronchial brushing samples were prepared by TP. The data were then compared to histology of lung tissue samples. Histologically, 479 of these 595 patients were diagnosed with lung cancer, including 223 cases of lung squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), 77 cases of lung adenocarcinoma (ADC), and 152 cases of small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC). The TP cytology revealed a total of 460 cases of lung cancer (including 232 SCCs, 91 ADCs, and 108 SCLCs). The TP cytological technique had 87.06% sensitivity and 62.93% specificity in the diagnosis of lung cancer. Specifically, TP cytology confirmed 195 of 223 SCCs, 47 of 77 ADCs, and 94 of 152 SCLCs. The TP cytology showed 87.44% sensitivity and 90.05% specificity for the diagnosis of SCC, with a Matthew's correlation coefficient (MCC) of 0.820; while the sensitivity was reduced to 61.04% and the specificity was 90.93% for the diagnosis of ADC, with a MCC of 0.464. For the diagnosis of SCLC, the sensitivity was 61.84% and the specificity was 96.84%, with a MCC of 0.648. Thus, this study demonstrated the usefulness of TP bronchial brushing cytology in the early diagnosis of lung cancer, especially the early stage of lung SCC. A prospective clinical trial will verify these data before being translated into the clinic. PMID:24759600

Liu, Chaoying; Wen, Zhongmei; Li, Yang; Peng, Liping

2014-01-01

458

Molecular profiling of thin-prep FNA samples in assisting clinical management of non-small-cell lung cancer.  

PubMed

The discovery of new target treatments for NSCLC has led to a search for new genetic and epigenetic markers able to selectively predict response to these new drugs. Somatic mutations in EGFR and KRAS genes are routinely analyzed to predict response to tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), used in the treatment of NSCLC patients, whose efficacy depend on the presence or the absence of specific mutations. MicroRNA (miRNA) expression evaluation has been recently analyzed because of the involvement of these molecules in lung cancer pathogenesis and in drug resistance. Only 30 % of NSCLC patients present a resectable stage at time of diagnosis so tissue samples cannot be the only starting material for genetic and epigenetic analysis. Therefore, the possibility to use cytological sampling already used for diagnosis also for molecular testing is emerging. The aim of this study was to evaluate for the first time in lung cancer the use of liquid-based cytology both for EGFR and KRAS mutational testing and for the expression trend of some miRNAs involved in lung cancer pathogenesis: miR-21, miR-155, miR-7, and let7a. We enrolled 20 fine-needle aspirate (FNA) samples diagnosed as NSCLC, 10 FNAs without neoplastic cells, and tissue samples coming from 5 of the 20 patients who underwent surgery after FNA NSCLC diagnosis. All Thin-Prep processed FNA samples were evaluable for DNA and RNA analysis and results were compared with those of the small group of patients whose matched tumor histology was available. The mutational status of the EGFR and KRAS genes and the expression profile of the selected miRNA showed comparable results between FNA samples and histological tissues. Our results underline that cytological samples could give the same genetic information as that obtained from histological specimens and so could be collected to create a nucleic acids bank. PMID:23277327

Petriella, Daniela; Galetta, Domenico; Rubini, Vincenza; Savino, Eufemia; Paradiso, Angelo; Simone, Giovanni; Tommasi, Stefania

2013-07-01

459

Does total manual rescreening of negative pap tests screened by the ThinPrep imaging system add any value?  

PubMed

We compared the performance of utilizing the ThinPrep® Imaging System (TIS) according to the manufacturer's directions to screening with the TIS plus total manual rescreening in Pap tests that were initially diagnosed as NIL to determine whether manual rescreening decreases the false-negative rate for epithelial lesions. Three thousand three hundred forty cases were diagnosed as NIL on the 22 fields of view selected by the TIS and subsequently manually rescreened by the same cytotechnologist. Six hundred seventy-four cases were sent to a cytopathologist for final diagnosis based on review criteria. Biopsy follow-up and Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) test results were noted if available for cases with a diagnosis of ASCUS or above. Three thousand one hundred fifty-nine (94.6%) were confirmed NIL and 181 cases were diagnosed as abnormal on manual rescreen. There were 147 ASCUS, 6 ASCH, 9 AGC, 19 LSIL, and 0 HSIL cases. The overall false-negative rate of screening for atypia/SIL with the TIS was 5.4%. Of the 147 cases with HPV results, 43 (29%) were positive. Only 1 cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2 was found on biopsy follow-up, in a case of ASCUS with a positive HPV. Based on our data, the TIS for screening of Pap tests is reliable in NIL cases as compared to total manual rescreening. The majority of the false-negative cases were diagnosed as ASCUS on subsequent review, with 0 HSIL cases. Our results confirm that the TIS is highly accurate in excluding HSIL, negating the need for total manual rescreening of NIL Pap tests. PMID:24554347

Martin, Erica L; Michael, Claire W; Bomeisl, Philip E; Shyu, Susan; Wasman, Jay K

2014-10-01

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Core competencies in internal medicine.  

PubMed

The working group on Competencies of Internal Medicine from the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) proposes a series of core competencies that we consider should be common to all European internal medicine specialists. The competencies include aspects related to patient care, clinical knowledge, technical skills, communication skills, professionalism, cost-awareness in medical care and academic activities. The proposal could be used as a working document for the Internal Medicine core curriculum in the context of the educational framework of medical specialties in Europe. PMID:22560381

Porcel, José Manuel; Casademont, Jordi; Conthe, Pedro; Pinilla, Blanca; Pujol, Ramón; García-Alegría, Javier

2012-06-01

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Death competence: an ethical imperative.  

PubMed

The authors argued that death competence, defined as specialized skill in tolerating and managing clients' problems related to dying, death, and bereavement, is a necessary prerequisite for ethical practice in grief counseling. A selected review of the literature tracing the underpinnings of this concept reveals how a robust construct of death competence evolved. Using the vehicle of a case study, the authors analyzed an example of empathic failure resulting from an apparent lack of death competence on the part of a mental health provider to illustrate the importance of this characteristic in delivering clinically effective and ethically sensitive grief counseling. PMID:24567993

Gamino, Louis A; Ritter, R Hal

2012-01-01

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Genetic competence in Bacillus subtilis.  

PubMed Central

Genetic competence may be defined as a physiological state enabling a bacterial culture to bind and take up high-molecular-weight exogenous DNA (transformation). In Bacillus subtilis, competence develops postexponentially and only in certain media. In addition, only a minority of the cells in a competent culture become competent, and these are physiologically distinct. Thus, competence is subject to three regulatory modalities: growth stage specific, nutritionally responsive, and cell type specific. This review summarizes the present state of knowledge concerning competence in B. subtilis. The study of genes required for transformability has permitted their classification into two broad categories. Late competence genes are expressed under competence control and specify products required for the binding, uptake, and processing of transforming DNA. Regulatory genes specify products that are needed for the expression of the late genes. Several of the late competence gene products have been shown to be membrane localized, and others are predicted to be membrane associated on the basis of amino acid sequence data. Several of these predicted protein sequences show a striking resemblance to gene products that are involved in the export and/or assembly of extracellular proteins and structures in gram-negative organisms. This observation is consistent with the idea that the late products are directly involved in transport of DNA and is equally consistent with the notion that they play a morphogenetic role in the assembly of a transport apparatus. The competence regulatory apparatus constitutes an elaborate signal transduction system that senses and interprets environmental information and passes this information to the competence-specific transcriptional machinery. Many of the regulatory gene products have been identified and partially characterized, and their interactions have been studied genetically and in some cases biochemically as well. These include several histidine kinase and response regulator members of the bacterial two-component signal transduction machinery, as well as a number of known transcriptionally active proteins. Results of genetic studies are consistent with the notion that the regulatory proteins interact in a hierarchical way to make up a regulatory pathway, and it is possible to propose a provisional scheme for the organization of this pathway. It is remarkable that almost all of the regulatory gene products appear to play roles in the control of various forms of postexponential expression in addition to competence, e.g., sporulation, degradative-enzyme production, motility, and antibiotic production. This has led to the notion of a signal transduction network which transduces environmental information to determine the levels and timing of expression of the ultimate products characteristic of each of these systems. PMID:1943994

Dubnau, D

1991-01-01

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"Teaching as a Competency": competencies for medical educators.  

PubMed

Most medical faculty receive little or no training about how to be effective teachers, even when they assume major educational leadership roles. To identify the competencies required of an effective teacher in medical education, the authors developed a comprehensive conceptual model. After conducting a literature search, the authors met at a two-day conference (2006) with 16 medical and nonmedical educators from 10 different U.S. and Canadian organizations and developed an initial draft of the "Teaching as a Competency" conceptual model. Conference participants used the physician competencies (from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education [ACGME]) and the roles (from the Royal College's Canadian Medical Education Directives for Specialists [CanMEDS]) to define critical skills for medical educators. The authors then refined this initial framework through national/regional conference presentations (2007, 2008), an additional literature review, and expert input. Four core values grounded this framework: learner engagement, learner-centeredness, adaptability, and self-reflection. The authors identified six core competencies, based on the ACGME competencies framework: medical (or content) knowledge; learner- centeredness; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism and role modeling; practice-based reflection; and systems-based practice. They also included four specialized competencies for educators with additional programmatic roles: program design/implementation, evaluation/scholarship, leadership, and mentorship. The authors then cross-referenced the competencies with educator roles, drawing from CanMEDS, to recognize role-specific skills. The authors have explored their framework's strengths, limitations, and applications, which include targeted faculty development, evaluation, and resource allocation. The Teaching as a Competency framework promotes a culture of effective teaching and learning. PMID:21869655

Srinivasan, Malathi; Li, Su-Ting T; Meyers, Fredrick J; Pratt, Daniel D; Collins, John B; Braddock, Clarence; Skeff, Kelley M; West, Daniel C; Henderson, Mark; Hales, Robert E; Hilty, Donald M

2011-10-01

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Hot wheels: N.H. cops add motor tech -Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology: Members: Log in  

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Hot wheels: N.H. cops add motor tech - Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology Edition Subscribe to Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology Hot wheels: N.H. cops add motor://masshightech.bizjournals.com/masshightech/stories/2006/08/21/story4.html?i=53605 (1 of 4)8/26/2006 6:45:25 PM bizjournals Keywords #12;Hot wheels: N

New Hampshire, University of

465

High-tech ventures' innovation and influences of institutional voids : A comparative study of two high-tech parks in China  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate how institutional voids influence high-tech ventures' innovation, and what strategies high-tech entrepreneurs deploy to cope with the institutional environments they encounter. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – A qualitative research approach was taken. In-depth interviews were conducted with nine high-tech entrepreneurs. In addition, governmental officials, overseas associations, and professional investors were interviewed for more\\/further

Yipeng Liu

2011-01-01

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Strong Relationship between Oral Dose and Tenofovir Hair Levels in a Randomized Trial: Hair as a Potential Adherence Measure for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)  

PubMed Central

Background Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trials using tenofovir-based regimens have demonstrated that high levels of adherence are required to evaluate efficacy; the incorporation of objective biomarkers of adherence in trial design has been essential to interpretation, given the inaccuracy of self-report. Antiretroviral measurements in scalp hair have been useful as a marker of long-term exposure in the HIV treatment setting, and hair samples are relatively easy and inexpensive to collect, transport, and store for analysis. To evaluate the relationship between dose and tenofovir concentrations in hair, we examined the dose proportionality of tenofovir in hair in healthy, HIV-uninfected adults. Methods A phase I, crossover pharmacokinetic study was performed in 24 HIV-negative adults receiving directly-observed oral tenofovir tablets administered 2, 4, and 7 doses/week for 6 weeks, with a ?3-week break between periods. Small samples of hair were collected after each six-week period and analyzed for tenofovir concentrations. Geometric-mean-ratios compared levels between each pair of dosing conditions. Intensive plasma pharmacokinetic studies were performed during the daily-dosing period to calculate areas-under-the-time-concentration curves (AUCs). Results Over 90% of doses were observed per protocol. Median tenofovir concentrations in hair increased monotonically with dose. A log-linear relationship was seen between dose and hair levels, with an estimated 76% (95% CI 60–93%) increase in hair level per 2-fold dose increase. Tenofovir plasma AUCs modestly predicted drug concentrations in hair. Conclusions This study found a strong linear relationship between frequency of dosing and tenofovir levels in scalp hair. The analysis of quantitative drug levels in hair has the potential to improve adherence measurement in the PrEP field and may be helpful in determining exposure thresholds for protection and explaining failures in PrEP trials. Hair measures for adherence monitoring may also facilitate adherence measurement in real-world settings and merit further investigation in upcoming PrEP implementation studies and programs. Trial Registration ClinicalTrials.gov +NCT00903084. PMID:24421901

Liu, Albert Y.; Yang, Qiyun; Huang, Yong; Bacchetti, Peter; Anderson, Peter L.; Jin, Chengshi; Goggin, Kathy; Stojanovski, Kristefer; Grant, Robert; Buchbinder, Susan P.; Greenblatt, Ruth M.; Gandhi, Monica

2014-01-01

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Texas Tech University Energy Conservation Plan -Quarterly Update  

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Texas Tech University Energy Conservation Plan - Quarterly Update April 2006 Executive Order RP-49 from the Governor's Office requires each state agency to develop an energy conservation plan and set Plan, reporting to the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO) is the two-year energy reduction goal

Gelfond, Michael

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NASA Tech Briefs, October 1998. Volume 22, No. 10  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage sections on sensors/imaging and mechanical technology, and sections on electronic components and circuits, electronic systems, software, materials, machinery/automation, manufacturing/fabrication, physical sciences, information sciences, book and reports, and a special section of Photonics Tech Briefs.

1998-01-01

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Louisiana Tech University Statement on Hazing / Alcohol / & Substance Abuse  

E-print Network

Louisiana Tech University Statement on Hazing / Alcohol / & Substance Abuse 2009-2010 The purpose and substance abuse are inconsistent with the responsibility of the student organization to conduct safe concerning alcohol abuse, substance abuse, and hazing. Every student and employee of the University plays

Selmic, Sandra

470

High Touch in a High-Tech World  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In a world of high tech and low touch, it is easy for public relations programs to stray from tried-and-true interpersonal strategies long associated with solid communication planning. New technologies allow communications professionals to quickly send e-mails and telephone calls to selected groups. Social media sites provide users immediate…

Gibson, Cindy L.

2009-01-01

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Managing the Branch Corporate Sci-Tech Library  

Microsoft Academic Search

The organization and definition of the branch corporate sci-tech library are discussed. Managing the branch library involves skills in the areas of research, subject expertise, collection development, supervision, time management and public relations. The branch library's relationship to the main library and the advantages and limitations of the branch library are covered. Future trends and quality issues for the branch

Judy Donovan

1984-01-01

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LifeTech Institute: Leading Change through Transitional Centers  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Through partnerships with four other state agencies, the LifeTech Institute was designed to provide life skills and technical workforce skills to male parolees. The purpose was to alleviate prison overcrowding, reduce recidivism rates, and prepare a trained workforce to supplement the demanding workforce needs of the state's construction industry.…

Johnson, John A.

2009-01-01

473

Louisiana Tech universiTy counseling and career services  

E-print Network

Tech University adheres to the equal opportunitunity provisions of federal and civil rights laws alcohol and drug education awareness group designed to help participants generate individual plans, 15th, & 22nd @2pm Anger Management Group December 12th & every Thursday after at 3pm LGBT Safe Space

Selmic, Sandra

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School of chemical & Biomolecular engineering at georgia tech RESEARCH DEVELOPMENTS  

E-print Network

School of chemical & Biomolecular engineering at georgia tech RESEARCH DEVELOPMENTS Microneedles and Vaccination A major area of focus involves the use of microneedle patches to apply vaccines to the skin Control and Prevention and other organizations, ChBE is advancing microneedles from device design

Sherrill, David

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CareerTech VISION 2012--Transforming CTE Together  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As the leader in career and technical education (CTE), the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) understands the ongoing challenges faced by the CTE community. That is why ACTE has created CareerTech VISION 2012, a bold and visionary event that addresses the evolving needs of the global society and meets all individual and…

Bray, Janet B.

2012-01-01

476

Research project funded by ITS Institute through TechPlan.  

E-print Network

transportation based on gas tax with new distance-based system of user fees. · State of Oregon pilot project#12;Overview ·Research project funded by ITS Institute through TechPlan. ·Research Team: Lee of tax-financing principles. ·Basis for future outreach and education. #12;Replacing the Gas Tax · Two

Minnesota, University of

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Tech-Specific Assistance Preliminary Screening for Project  

E-print Network

by utilizing the waste heat generated during the cooling cycle. For buildings with high water heating loads (eTech-Specific Assistance Preliminary Screening for Project Feasibility and Applications.g., residences, hotels, laundry facilities), GHPs can provide hot water at essentially no cost during the cooling

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

478

Virginia Tech and the Blacksburg Electronic Village: Lessons for Tomorrow.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes the development of an electronic community network created by Virginia Tech for the Blacksburg area called the Blacksburg Electronic Village (BEV). Discusses information systems; telecommunications infrastructure; Internet traffic patterns; BEV as a role model for other communities; and student participation. (LRW)

Karnovsky, Susan D.

2001-01-01

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College of Education Louisiana Tech University Dynamics of Domestic and  

E-print Network

College of Education Louisiana Tech University Dynamics of Domestic and Family Violence (DDVI Violence and the Law PSYC 556 Issues in Domestic Violence FCS 521 Family Crisis (substation PSYC 589C: Males in Domestic Violence PSYC 589 Males in Domestic Violence: Research, Treatment, and Prevention 1

Selmic, Sandra

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Job Future's Bright for the Chefs of Muskingum Tech.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A two-year culinary arts program at Muskingum College (Zanesville, Ohio) prepares students for jobs in an emerging service-based economy. Students receive intensive classroom instruction and hands-on learning in a high-tech kitchen. Twenty-five full-time and 12 part-time students are completing their first year in the program. (LP)

Hoffman, Carl

1993-01-01

481

Charter Schools and Innovation: The High Tech High Model  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article examines the High Tech High charter school, the ideas and practices that influenced its development, and the school's impact on San Diego Unified School District, which authorized the charter. The Discussion analyzes the school's program using frameworks of social bonding theory and progressive educational theory and practice. Since…

Neumann, Richard

2008-01-01

482

Tech Team: Student Technology Assistants in the Elementary & Middle School.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A step-by-step manual of worksheets, templates, forms and examples, this comprehensive handbook is designed for librarians, classroom teachers, and technology specialists who are interested in training students to be technology aides. The "Tech Team" program not only systematically outlines how one organizes and manages a support program, but…

Peto, Erica; Onishi, Esther; Irish, Barbara

483

Optimum Transfer Guide: Psychology Why Psychology at Texas Tech?  

E-print Network

, Cognitive/ Applied Cognitive Psychology, and Human Factors (accredited by the Human Factors and Ergonomics of the department (806) 742.0876 cctr@ttu.edu www.cctr.ttu.edu comprises programs in applied cognitive psychologyOptimum Transfer Guide: Psychology Why Psychology at Texas Tech? The Department of Psychology

Gelfond, Michael

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NASA Tech Briefs, December 2001. Volume 25, No. 12  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Topics include: special coverage section on sensors, and sections on electronic components and systems, software, materials, mechanics, information sciences, book and reports, and a special section of Motion Control Tech Briefs. It also contains a section celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication.

2001-01-01

485

Updated 08/16/12 Cornell Tech: Fact Sheet  

E-print Network

-tech entrepreneurship and will cover a 12-acre site on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan by full build out in 2037. Academic of healthcare while addressing issues driving health care costs up. · Built Environment ­ The integration, entrepreneurship, and management · Approximately 2,000 full-time students at full build ­ all students to work

Manning, Sturt

486

The Georgia Tech Student and Teacher Enhancement Partnership  

E-print Network

The Georgia Tech Student and Teacher Enhancement Partnership (STEP) Program Donna Llewellyn, Center of university-school partnerships; � To assist K-12 teachers in their endeavor to improve classroom instruction � Program provides some funding to initiate new activities at the high schools � Schools can take advantage

Gaucher, Eric

487

The Georgia Tech Student and Teacher Enhancement Partnership (STEP)  

E-print Network

The Georgia Tech Student and Teacher Enhancement Partnership (STEP) Program Donna Llewellyn, Center of university-school partnerships; � To assist K-12 teachers in their endeavor to improve classroom instruction � Program provides some funding to initiate new activities at the high schools � Schools can take advantage

Gaucher, Eric

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Using Theatre Tech to Address Attention Issues in Blended  

E-print Network

attention. We are still seeking to understand the defining characteristics of a blended environment. WeUsing Theatre Tech to Address Attention Issues in Blended Environments for Collaboration Abstract of collaborators. Each display vies for attention, making it difficult to focus on a common objective or activity

Deussen, Oliver

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OutreachCommunicationPlanGeorgiaTech Year 3 Work Plan  

E-print Network

-on engineering projects and benefits of involvement Giveaw ays - $400 Website Hits Waste Management & Recycling Educational Tools - $100 Quiz; Consumer Market Campaign Design of AFV Tentative East Cobb Middle School; Consumer Market Campaign Design of AFV Confirmed #12;OutreachCommunicationPlan�GeorgiaTech Swainsboro

Houston, Paul L.

490

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution  

E-print Network

routes in case corridors become impassable. Locate equipment that may help you in an emergency (i you rest or wait. · If you have a hearing loss, make advance arrangements with SSD or the ADA office) or adainfo@vt.edu For any type of emergency: Dial 911 Virginia Tech Police: (540) 231-6411(V) (540) 231

Liskiewicz, Maciej

491

A List of Clean Tech Patents Guan-Cheng Li  

E-print Network

A List of Clean Tech Patents Guan-Cheng Li Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership, UC Berkeley Fung Technical Report No. 2014.08.21 http://www.funginstitute.berkeley.edu/sites/default/ les/Cleantech_Patents make insightful decisions with the con dence that comes from a synthesized understanding

Sekhon, Jasjeet S.

492

VIRGINIA TECH CHEMISTRY ELECTRONIC SHOP -COMPUTER CHECK-IN  

E-print Network

Electronics Shop (103 Surge) Send back with stock room shuttle. OTHER: System cannot be moved. (Please makeVIRGINIA TECH ­ CHEMISTRY ELECTRONIC SHOP - COMPUTER CHECK-IN A separate form must be completed Hard Drive o Upgrade OS Operating System Boot Failure o Memory o MS Office Network Connectivity

Crawford, T. Daniel

493

Ivy Tech State College Student Focus Group Report, Spring 2001.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This report examines the results of student focus group sessions at Ivy Tech State College. From these sessions, five themes emerged: (1) Communications--improved communication would improve student experience, yet determining how to best communicate with students and finding resources to meet those needs will be challenging; (2) Student…

Howard, Keith; Bear, Tom; Lewton, Chuck; Casey, Cindy

494

Cornell's quarterly magazine spring 2012 CornellnYC tech launches  

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Cornell's quarterly magazine spring 2012 Soaring frontier for graduate StudentS CornellnYC tech, and more. CAMPUS LIFE A West Campus exit interview By sUsAN KEllEy The Amit Bhatia Libe Café By Emily s

Angenent, Lars T.

495

N: 2009 ENAM XXXX AgroParisTech  

E-print Network

PATRY le 9 décembre 2011 Impacts of genomic selection on classical genetic evaluations Les impacts de la Journaux Jury M. Etienne VERRIER, Professeur, AgroParisTech, France Président M. Erling STRANDBERG implemented in 16 countries and at least 7 dairy cattle breeds. Selection decisions are no longer based

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

496

Embracing the Common Cause Advocating for Ed Tech  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This is a common response from educators confronted with the notion of advocating for educational technology funding. But, in a time when U.S. funding for Ed Tech is in danger of being cut from the budget, ISTE believes that all of its members, and in fact, all U.S. educators, must become advocates for our common cause. "Effective advocacy from…

Roland, Jennifer

2006-01-01

497

March 31, 2014 To the Texas Tech community  

E-print Network

in the physical plant and grounds maintenance, to set up times to complete the inventory of current chemicals future entries or changes will be made with new barcodes, as described below. An Excel "ChemicalMarch 31, 2014 To the Texas Tech community: A new chemical inventory and delivery system--the TTU

Rock, Chris

498

DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTONOMOUS AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE SYSTEM AT GEORGIA TECH  

E-print Network

1 DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTONOMOUS AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE SYSTEM AT GEORGIA TECH Eric N. Johnson for a distance of 3 kilometers. Level 2 requires an autonomous system to identify a building and open portals. Level 3 requires an autonomous system to enter a building and return a picture. Level 4 requires all

Johnson, Eric N.

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U S I N E S LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSIT Y  

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Business Law 255 BLAW 255 Legal Environment of Business Economics 201 & 202 ECON 201 & 202 Economic Principles and Problems Quantitative Analysis 233 QA 233 Basic Business Statistics JUNIOR YEAR BusCom 305C O LLEGE O F B U S I N E S S LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSIT Y FRESHMAN YEAR Business 110 BUSN 110

Selmic, Sandra

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Tragedy at Virginia Tech: Trauma and Its Aftermath  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While college campuses are relatively safe environments, the promise of safety and security on campus was shattered by a single gunman on April 16, 2007. Seung-Hui Cho, a senior at Virginia Tech, shot 49 students and faculty, killing 32, before killing himself. The authors are psychologists and directors of university counseling centers; they…

Flynn, Christopher; Heitzmann, Dennis

2008-01-01