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Strobl, Carolin; Malley, James; Tutz, Gerhard – Psychological Methods, 2009
Recursive partitioning methods have become popular and widely used tools for nonparametric regression and classification in many scientific fields. Especially random forests, which can deal with large numbers of predictor variables even in the presence of complex interactions, have been applied successfully in genetics, clinical medicine, and…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Decision Making, Psychological Studies, Research Methodology
Provost, Julia K. – 1980
The supply of the nation's forests is very great, and of this supply, approximately 1 1/2 percent comes from American Indian forests. Timber resources are three-fold: the slash (unusable limbs, tops, and stumps), as well as the unmarketable trees, provide wood for fuel; the sale of timber provides tribal revenue from a renewable source; and the…
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, Cultural Context, Ecological Factors, Economic Factors
Natarajan, Chitra; Chunawala, Sugra; Apte, Swapna; Ramadas, Jayashree – 2002
Students' alternative conceptions arise out of an interconnected system of beliefs: about the nature of science, of learning, of the natural and social world. Cross-cultural perspectives on these world views are therefore essential. This study probed middle school students' conceptions about plants. Tribal students were found to have a richer and…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries, Freehand Drawing
Vacc, Nicholas A. – 1988
Because cancer patients and their families have special psychological needs that are not always met through medical care, the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University established the Cancer Patient Support Program (CPSP) at the Oncology Research Center. Services provided by the CPSP's 2 professional counselors and approximately 35…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Cancer, Coping, Counseling Techniques
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Aiyeloja, Adedapo Ayo; Ajewole, Opeyemi Isaac – Educational Research and Reviews, 2006
Research on markets and marketing of some non-timber forest products (NTFPs) was carried out in selected locations of Osun State. The NTFPs considered are chewing sticks such as "Massularia acuminata" and bush meat like "Thryonomys swinderianus", representing both the flora and fauna aspects of NTFPs, respectively. Five Local…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Marketing, Forestry, Foreign Countries
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Sumrall, William J.; Sumrall, Kristen M. – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2018
The NGSS MS-ETS1 Engineering Design (1-4) is the focus of the article. Development of a challenging problem-based activity that is an improvement over the traditional egg drop competition is emphasized. Quantification of data collected and real-world relevance are two activity components that are viewed as improvements over the egg drop. The…
Descriptors: Engineering, Design, Problem Based Learning, Science Activities
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Rintala, Jan – Quest, 2002
Briefly discusses the work of physician and physical educator Delphine Hanna, examining the philosophy of medicine and explaining how physical education, kinesiology, and sport and exercise science in the United States are all rooted in medical tradition. The paper also discusses the subjective and objective understanding of human body movement.…
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise Physiology, Medicine
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Schild, Anne H. E.; Voracek, Martin – Research Synthesis Methods, 2013
Graphs are an essential part of scientific communication. Complex datasets, of which meta-analyses are textbook examples, benefit the most from visualization. Although a number of graph options for meta-analyses exist, the extent to which these are used was hitherto unclear. A systematic review on graph use in meta-analyses in three disciplines…
Descriptors: Graphs, Meta Analysis, Medicine, Psychology
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Strathy, Kerrie – Convergence, 1995
The South Pacific Action Committee for Human Ecology and Environment (SPACHEE) involved women in experiential workshops to explore forest ecosystems. The first phase focused on the forest environment, the second on documenting and promoting traditional medicine and medicinal plants, valuable local knowledge that can persuade people to protect the…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education, Experiential Learning, Females
Saint Louis Community Coll., MO. – 1968
The Allied Medical Development Project was conceived to determine the role of the St. Louis-St. Louis County Junior College District in the education of personnel for allied medical careers in the St. Louis area. The underlying assumption was that the development of needed programs on a sound basis in the St. Louis area would result in general…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Allied Health Occupations Education, Chemical Technicians, Clinical Experience
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Richards, Boyd F.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1996
A study compared the performances of Wake Forest University (North Carolina) medical students rotating through an internal medicine program, 88 in a problem-based curriculum and 364 in a lecture-based curriculum. Students in the problem-based curriculum received significantly higher ratings from house staff and faculty on four clinical rating…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Clinical Experience, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Design
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Auger, Emily E. – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2009
The methods by which environmental issues are aestheticized in late-twentieth-century film is directly and historically related to those established for grand manner painters by Nicholas Poussin (1594-1665) and taught at the French academy from the seventeenth through the nineteenth centuries. That these fundamentals were part of the training of…
Descriptors: Physical Environment, Aesthetics, Films, Painting (Visual Arts)
North Dakota University System, 2009
The 2009-11 state general fund appropriation is $597.9 million for the eleven campuses, University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Forest Service and North Dakota University System Office, which is an increase of $153.4 million over the 2007-09 adjusted appropriation, less 07-09 one-time funding. This includes…
Descriptors: State Colleges, Educational Finance, Funding Formulas, Resource Allocation
Rillero, Peter – 1997
This digest provides four guideposts for tropical rainforest education: (1) structure; (2) location and climate; (3) importance; and (4) conservation of resources. Research is cited and background information provided about the layers of life and the adaptations of life within the tropical rain forest. Aspects of life within and near rain forests…
Descriptors: Biology, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Educational Strategies
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Cariaga-Lo, Liza D.; Enarson, Cam E.; Crandall, Sonia J.; Zaccaro, Daniel J.; Richards, Boyd F. – Academic Medicine, 1997
A study investigated when medical students are at greatest risk of academic failure and which cognitive or noncognitive factors place them at risk. Subjects were 658 medical students matriculating at Wake Forest University (North Carolina) over five years. Results suggest the majority of academic delays occur in the first two years. Specific…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, High Risk Students, Higher Education
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