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Aronoff, Justin M.; Duitsman, Leah; Matusik, Deanna K.; Hussain, Senad; Lippmann, Elise – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2021
Purpose: Audiology clinics have a need for a nonlinguistic test for assessing speech scores for patients using hearing aids or cochlear implants. One such test, the Spectral-Temporally Modulated Ripple Test Lite for computeRless Measurement (SLRM), has been developed for use in clinics, but it, as well as the related Spectral-Temporally Modulated…
Descriptors: Correlation, Speech Communication, Assistive Technology, Scores
Davies, Paul – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
The origin of life is one of the great outstanding mysteries of science. People do not know whether life occurs because of an extraordinary fluke of chemistry that is unique to earth, or whether the universe is teeming with life. But either way, they can be sure of one thing: The universe permits life in at least one location. That basic fact,…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Theories, Physics, Mathematics
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Hailstone, Jono; Kilding, Andrew E. – Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science, 2011
The Zephyr[TM] BioHarness[TM] (Zephyr Technology, Auckland, New Zealand) is a wireless physiological monitoring system that has the ability to measure respiratory rate unobtrusively. However, the ability of the BioHarness[TM] to accurately and reproducibly determine respiratory rate across a range of intensities is currently unknown. The aim of…
Descriptors: Validity, Test Reliability, Foreign Countries, Data Analysis
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Schwartz, Todd A.; Ajazi, Elizabeth; Monaco, Jane – Journal of Statistics Education, 2018
Online and flipped courses are becoming more commonly found across disciplines, including in (bio)-statistics. The literature contains many case studies of instructors reporting on their use of these formats. However, a gap exists in regard to a systematic study of instructors' implementation of, attitudes on, and recommendations for online or…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Homework
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Cai, Yiyu; Lu, Baifang; Zheng, Jianmin; Li, Lin – Simulation & Gaming, 2006
Games have long been used as a tool for teaching important subject matter, from concept building to problem solving. Through fun learning, students may further develop their curiosities and interest in their study. This article addresses the issue of learning biomolecular structures by virtual reality gaming. A bio edutainment solution featuring…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Biochemistry, Foreign Countries, High Schools
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Reynolds, Julie; Smith, Robin; Moskovitz, Cary; Sayle, Amy – BioScience, 2009
Undergraduate theses and other capstone research projects are standard features of many science curricula, but participation has typically been limited to only the most advanced and highly motivated students. With the recent push to engage more undergraduates in research, some faculty are finding that their typical approach to working with thesis…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Interrater Reliability, Teaching Methods
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Cocks, Michelle L.; Alexander, Jamie; Dold, Tony – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
South Africa is currently the world's third most biodiverse country, with one of the highest concentrations of threatened biodiversity in the world. Emerging research reveals the increasing pressure on this biodiversity with many wild resources continuing to be utilised for livelihood purposes even within urban environments. The Rio conventions,…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Well Being, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
Robbins, Chandan Morris – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The objectives of this work are: (1) to agarose-stabilize fragile biofilms for quantitative structure analysis; (2) to understand the influences of LuxS on biofilm formation; (3) to improve teacher quality by preparing Georgia's middle school science teachers to integrate inquiry-based, hands-on research modules in the classroom. Quantitative…
Descriptors: Microbiology, Cytology, Statistical Analysis, Influences
Dolbey, Andrew Eric – ProQuest LLC, 2009
In this study I introduce BioFrameNet, an extension of the Berkeley FrameNet lexical database to the domain of molecular biology. I examine the syntactic and semantic combinatorial possibilities exhibited in the lexical items used in this domain in order to get a better understanding of the grammatical properties of the language used in scientific…
Descriptors: Semantics, Nouns, Grammar, Molecular Biology
Awotua-Efebo, Ebi Bio – Educational Technology, 1984
Presents guidelines for cost effective product development for training managers charged with quality control of products and training specialists who design materials. Discusses phases of educational product development--diagnosis, design, development, and evaluation. (MBR)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Design Requirements, Guidelines, Instructional Development
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Awotua-Efebo, Ebi Bio – Journal of Educational Television, 1987
Explains a strategy for the design and development of instructional programs for educational television in developing nations using a modified version of the Shannon-Weaver Communication Model. Highlights include design strategy, manner of presentation, and stages of program development. The importance of making materials realistic and culturally…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Developing Nations, Educational Television, Instructional Design
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Jungck, John R.; Gaff, Holly D.; Fagen, Adam P.; Labov, Jay B. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2010
In this article, the authors report on an important symposium, Beyond BIO2010: Celebration and Opportunities, which was held at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in Washington, D.C. on May 21-22, 2010. This symposium was organized to assess what progress has been made in addressing the challenges and recommendations in the National Research…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Undergraduate Study, Biological Sciences, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Aho, Melissa K.; Beschnett, Anne M.; Reimer, Emily Y. – Public Services Quarterly, 2010
Student workers have always been a traditional and valuable component to the smooth running of many academic health sciences libraries. However, in recent years many libraries have redefined student workers' roles to extend beyond their traditional scope due to a range of factors, such as loss of staff and budget cutbacks. The Bio-Medical Library…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Student Employment, College Students, Academic Libraries
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Matthews, Kelly E.; Adams, Peter; Goos, Merrilyn – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2010
Modern biological sciences require practitioners to have increasing levels of knowledge, competence, and skills in mathematics and programming. A recent review of the science curriculum at the University of Queensland, a large, research-intensive institution in Australia, resulted in the development of a more quantitatively rigorous undergraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Introductory Courses, Science Curriculum
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Stevenson, Jill L.; Moore, Dale A.; Newman, Jerry; Schmidt, Janet L.; Smith, Sarah M.; Smith, Jean; Kerr, Susan; Wallace, Michael; BoyEs, Pat – Journal of Extension, 2011
4-H livestock projects present disease transmission risks that can be reduced by the use of bio-security practices. The responsibility of teaching bio-security to youth belongs primarily to volunteer leaders, who may not be aware of the importance of these practices. A needs assessment for an online educational module about bio-security revealed…
Descriptors: Animals, Needs Assessment, Online Courses, Diseases
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