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Marks, Beth; Sisirak, Jasmina; Heller, Tamar – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
For people with disabilities, a good health and nutrition program can have life-changing results: more energy, increased knowledge, more confidence and self-esteem, and fewer serious health issues such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. This innovative, easy-to-implement curriculum is the perfect way to help adults build healthy…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Metabolism, Obesity, Health Education
Strike, Kimberly T. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
This CD provides a thorough approach to the nuts and bolts of information that is needed by new faculty and staff. The disc allows administrators or personnel charged with the job of orientation of new staff, a quick and easy template that will provide a thorough orientation to a new building and or district.
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Teacher Orientation, Parochial Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
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Crawford, Walt – Library Hi Tech, 1993
Discussion of factors to consider in purchasing a personal computer covers present and future needs, computing environments, memory, processing performance, disk size, and display quality. Issues such as bundled systems, where and when to purchase, and vendor support are addressed; and an annotated bibliography of 28 recent articles is included.…
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Computer Software, Computer System Design, Cost Effectiveness
Lunin, Lois F.; And Others – Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science, 1992
The three articles in this special section on document image files discuss intelligent character recognition, including comparison with optical character recognition; selection of displays for document image processing, focusing on paperlike displays; and imaging hardware, software, and vendors, including guidelines for system selection. (MES)
Descriptors: Character Recognition, Check Lists, Comparative Analysis, Computer Peripherals
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Nickerson, Gord – CD-ROM Professional, 1991
Describes the hardware components of a CD-ROM workstation and offers guidelines for selection decisions. Components discussed include CD-ROM drives; keyboards; monitors, including color and monochrome; graphics; microcomputers, including memory requirements; disk storage, including hard disks and floppy disks; and printers. Turnkey systems are…
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Peripherals, Computer Printers, Computer System Design
Wentling, Rose Mary – Vocational Education Journal, 1989
The author discusses the types of computer hardware and software necessary to set up a desktop publishing system, both for use in educational administration and for instructional purposes. Classroom applications of desktop publishing are presented. The author also provides guidelines for preparing to teach desktop publishing. (CH)
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Computer Uses in Education, Microcomputers, Postsecondary Education
Koga, James S. – Online, 1989
Describes the use of DIALOGLINK, a searching software for online systems that can be used with microcomputers. Topics discussed include buffer size; multiple copies; screen speedup; print spooler; startup shortcuts; accounting files; type-ahead buffers; and logon macros for use with other online services. (12 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Computer Printers, Computer Software, Microcomputers