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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Frontera, Walter R.; Fuhrer, Marcus J.; Jette, Alan M.; Chan, Leighton; Cooper, Rory A.; Duncan, Pamela W.; Kemp, John D.; Ottenbacher, Kenneth J.; Peckham, P. Hunter; Roth, Elliot J.; Tate, Denise G. – American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 2006
The general objective of the "Rehabilitation Medicine Summit: Building Research Capacity" was to advance and promote research in medical rehabilitation by making recommendations to expand research capacity. The 5 elements of research capacity that guided the discussions were (a) researchers; (b) research culture, environment, and infrastructure;…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Medicine, Researchers, Educational Research
Baer, Paul E.; Fuhrer, Marcus J. – J Abnorm Psychol, 1969
Research supported by United States Public Health Service Grant MH-12908. Portions of the study were presented to the Society for Psychophysiological Research, San Diego, 1967.
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Conditioning, Extinction (Psychology), Operant Conditioning
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Nosek, Margaret A.; Fuhrer, Marcus J. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 1992
Develops a heuristic model of independence and discusses it in reference to a hierarchy of fundamental human needs. Four major components of the model (perceived control of one's life, physical functioning, psychological self-reliance, and environmental resources) are identified and the relationships among them are explored. The model is then…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Independent Living, Individual Needs, Models