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Dickes, Amanda Catherine; Sengupta, Pratim; Farris, Amy Voss; Satabdi, Basu – Science Education, 2016
In this paper, we present a third-grade ecology learning environment that integrates two forms of modeling--embodied modeling and agent-based modeling (ABMs)--through the generation of mathematical representations that are common to both forms of modeling. The term "agent" in the context of ABMs indicates individual computational objects…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Science Education, Grade 3, Science Process Skills
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Ismail, Noor Azizi – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss how activity-based costing (ABC) technique can be applied in the context of higher education institutions. It also discusses the obstacles and challenges to the successful implementation of activity-based management (ABM) in the higher education environment. Design/methodology/approach: This paper…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Computer Software, Information Systems, Foreign Countries
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Hostetler, Andrew; Sengupta, Pratim; Hollett, Ty – Cognition and Instruction, 2018
In this article, we argue that when complex sociopolitical issues such as ethnocentrism and racial segregation are represented as complex, emergent systems using agent-based computational models (in short agent-based models or ABMs), discourse about these representations can disrupt social studies teacher candidates' dispositions of teaching…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Learning Activities, Race, Power Structure
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Wilkerson, Michelle Hoda; Shareff, Rebecca; Laina, Vasiliki; Gravel, Brian – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2018
In computational modeling activities, learners are expected to discover the inner workings of scientific and mathematical systems: First elaborating their understandings of a given system through constructing a computer model, then "debugging" that knowledge by testing and refining the model. While such activities have been shown to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Models, Grade 5, Elementary School Students
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Gu, X.; Blackmore, K. L. – Higher Education Research and Development, 2015
This paper presents the results of a systematic review of agent-based modelling and simulation (ABMS) applications in the higher education (HE) domain. Agent-based modelling is a "bottom-up" modelling paradigm in which system-level behaviour (macro) is modelled through the behaviour of individual local-level agent interactions (micro).…
Descriptors: Simulation, Higher Education, Role, Models
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Israel, Nathaniel; Wolf-Branigin, Michael – Social Work Research, 2011
Measurement of nonlinearity in social service research and evaluation relies primarily on spatial analysis and, to a lesser extent, social network analysis. Recent advances in geographic methods and computing power, however, allow for the greater use of simulation methods. These advances now enable evaluators and researchers to simulate complex…
Descriptors: Evaluators, Network Analysis, Evaluation Methods, Social Networks
Su, Zheyuan – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Simulation-based methods are becoming a promising research tool in financial markets. A general Complex Adaptive System can be tailored to different application scenarios. Based on the current research, we built two models that would benefit portfolio management by utilizing Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) in Agent-based Modeling (ABM) approach.…
Descriptors: Portfolio Assessment, Systems Approach, Models, Simulation
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Soylu, Firat; Holbert, Nathan; Brady, Corey; Wilensky, Uri – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2017
In this paper we present a learning design approach that leverages perspective-taking to help students learn about complex systems. We define perspective-taking as projecting one's identity onto external entities (both animate and inanimate) in an effort to predict and anticipate events based on ecological cues, to automatically sense the…
Descriptors: Perspective Taking, Instructional Design, Learning Processes, Systems Approach
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Corina, Lewis – Community Development Journal, 1976
British local authority and decision making procedures are described for community developers. Included are potential ways of influencing the authority system, and problems and areas of weakness that may be encountered in dealing with the system. (ABM)
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Development, Community Organizations, Community Problems
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Miller, Stephen H. – Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 2005
The board certification movement was founded out of a concern for the quality of care, and today, more than 85% of all physicians licensed to practice medicine in the United States have been certified by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) member board. There is increasing evidence of a need for continuous monitoring and promotion of…
Descriptors: Physicians, Medical Services, Maintenance, Certification
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Nahrwold, David L. – Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 2005
The development of competency-based education and evaluation for residents and practicing physicians by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), respectively, includes the competency of practice-based learning and improvement. Efforts to implement this and the other competencies…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Medical Education, Competency Based Education, Educational Change
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Deverman, Gary – Journal of Extension, 1976
Describes development of a 4 H Club record-keeping and mailing system based on use of donated computer time. (ABM)
Descriptors: Accountability, Computers, Efficiency, Extension Agents
Simmons, Henry T. – Worklife, 1976
Major impacts of metrication resulting from the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 are discussed. Attention is given to large businesses' conversion efforts. (ABM)
Descriptors: Business, Change Strategies, Educational Planning, Educational Programs
Nolfi, George J. – Adult Leadership, 1976
Many adults with the greatest need for continuing education are the least organized, least articulate, believe that they cannot succeed and believe that the educational system is not interested or able to serve their needs. (ABM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Educational Benefits, Educational Needs
Clary, Thomas C.; Clary, Erica W. – Training and Development Journal, 1976
OARTA (Organization Analysis with Results Using Transactional Analysis) is a way of thinking designed to resolve problems and reach goals through action-oriented research and analysis--a learning experience in which members of an organization can develop themselves and their organization. (ABM)
Descriptors: Action Research, Organizational Development, Problem Solving, Productive Thinking
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