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Shea, James Herbert – Journal of Geological Education, 1989
Discussed are two techniques that can be used to directly test the theory that the plates which make up the crust of the earth are still moving. Described are the use of satellite laser ranging and very long baseline interferometry. Samples of data and their analysis are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Earth Science, Geology, Higher Education
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Seibold, David R.; Meyers, Renee A. – Communication Education, 1985
Describes a feedback method for teaching interviewing skills that requires dual evaluation of a student's performance by both the student interviewer and the interviewee. Illustrates benefits of this method with an analysis of 139 paired assessments of students' information-gathering skills in a "career interview" assignment. (PD)
Descriptors: Assignments, Communication Research, Evaluation Methods, Feedback
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Teaching of Psychology, 1995
Describes a classroom exercise showing students how stereotypes can result in sex-biased leader selection. Finds that task-oriented competitive instructions produce a disproportionate number of selected male leaders. Includes procedures for replicating and evaluating the exercise. (CFR)
Descriptors: Females, Higher Education, Leaders, Leadership
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Pilkey, Orrin H. – Journal of Geological Education, 1989
Discussed are beach replenishment, and hard structures in relation to the sand transportation system. Failures of current engineering practices and the resulting costs to the taxpayer are stressed. Equations and parameters used to make predictions of beach durability are criticized. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Earth Science, Engineering, Environmental Education