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Brown, Douglas L. – Tech Directions, 2004
This article de-mystifies network patch cable secrets so that people can connect their computers and transfer those pesky files--without screaming at the cables. It describes a network cabling activity that can offer students a great hands-on opportunity for working with the tools, techniques, and media used in computer networking. Since the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Networks, Computer Peripherals, Technology Education
Werle, James; Fox, Louis – Computers in Libraries, 2007
Formed in 1996, Internet2 is a not-for-profit advanced network consortium led by the U.S. research and higher education community. Its goals are to provide leading-edge network capabilities and to facilitate the development, deployment, and use of revolutionary Internet technologies. Starting with 34 universities, Internet2 has grown to more than…
Descriptors: Libraries, Consortia, Public Agencies, Internet
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Rheam, Harry – Science Teacher, 1993
Describes simple and inexpensive labs for introducing students to fiber optic communications. Students investigate light as a carrier wave; look into the difficulties associated with "light" communication; and learn about modulation, optical fibers, and critical angles. (PR)
Descriptors: High Schools, Light, Physics, Science Activities
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Blackburn, James A. – American Journal of Physics, 1980
Describes an experiment in which a recycling oscillator has been designed having a fiber optic data link that closes the loop. Outlines the use of this wink-around system to determine the speed of light and suggests additional application for measuring integrated circuit propagation delays to subnanosecond resolution. (GS)
Descriptors: College Science, Electronics, Higher Education, Laboratory Experiments
Zbiek, Rose Mary; Foletta, Gina M. – Learning & Leading with Technology, 1995
In response to standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, K-12 teachers were interviewed to investigate issues related to implementing standards in K-12 fiber optic mathematics classes. Issues include: achieving student-centered classrooms; incorporating technology into distance education; and structuring assessment so more…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Electronic Classrooms
Lewis, Joan E. – Technos, 1993
Describes fiber optic technology and discusses its use in distance learning and educational reform. Highlights include the quality of communications transmission systems; costs; Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations; cable television; networks, including the National Research and Education Network (NREN); government versus…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications, Computer Networks, Cost Effectiveness
Field, Christopher Ryan – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Developments in analytical chemistry were made using acoustically levitated small volumes of liquid to study enzyme reaction kinetics and by detecting volatile organic compounds in the gas phase using single-walled carbon nanotubes. Experience gained in engineering, electronics, automation, and software development from the design and…
Descriptors: Plastics, Kinetics, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry
Sturgeon, Julie – School Planning and Management, 1998
Describes one Kansas school district's efforts to connect all the classrooms in 23 schools through computers, and to do so with wiring that would not become overburdened. The decision-making process to use fiber optics is examined. (GR)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Electronic Classrooms, Elementary Secondary Education, Microcomputers
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Edge, R. D., Ed. – Physics Teacher, 1984
Describes a demonstration of light pipes using low-cost materials, relating it to fiber optics communication. Also provides several experiments in hydrostatics and hydrodynamics using the materials for light pipe. (JM)
Descriptors: College Science, Demonstrations (Educational), High Schools, Higher Education
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Smith, Ralph Lee – Planning for Higher Education, 1978
Intended for use by presidents, planners, and administrators to acquaint them with developments in electronic communications, this primer describes cable television, common carrier, videotape recorders and videodiscs, satellites, microwave, circuit integration, digital transmission, data packet switching, and fiber optics. (LBH)
Descriptors: Cable Television, College Administration, Communications Satellites, Definitions
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Tarapanoff, Kira; Alvares, Lillian – Information Development, 1995
Discusses the interdependence of telecommunications and information sciences in Brazil. Highlights include new technologies and telecommunications: satellites, fiber optic cables, data communication networks, information superhighways, and cooperative projects; and information services development. (AEF)
Descriptors: Communications Satellites, Cooperation, Developing Nations, Development
Kansas State Dept. of Education, Topeka. – 1989
Schools and communities will restructure as they move into the next decade. The success of this restructuring will be dependent upon access to and sharing of quality teaching and information through an expanded communication system. One of the major two-way interactive technologies is the fiber-optic cable: a delivery system that will provide…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications, Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Bergen County Vocational-Technical High School, Hackensack, NJ. – 1985
This project was conducted to determine the vocational, technical, and scientific skills and knowledge needed to work with the fiber optics applications that are in all areas of technology. A research assistant was hired by the project director to collect data and develop a research base for the project. Information was gathered through a…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Research
Eickhoff, Luvern R. – 1985
This instructional manual contains 20 learning activity packets for use in a workshop on lasers and fiber optics. The lessons cover the following topics: what a laser; coherent light; setting up the laser; characteristics of the laser beam; scattering of light; laser beam divergence, intensity, color, ophthalmology, and reflections; directivity of…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Course Content, Equipment, Industrial Arts
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Tomaselli, V. P.; And Others – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Describes a junior-level, one-year optics laboratory course for physics and engineering students. The course offers a range of experiments from conventional geometric optics to contemporary spatial filtering and fiber optics. Presents an example of an experiment with pictures. (Author/YP)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Interfaces, Computer Software
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