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Spector, Hannah – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2015
During the Second World War, the Luftwaffe ran a maximum security prisoner of war (POW) camp called "Stalag Luft III," which imprisoned captured Allied air force servicemen. The story of the 1944 escape from Stalag Luft III is one of the most famous stories of the Second World War as described in the firsthand written account and…
Descriptors: War, Nuclear Energy, Facilities, Accidents
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Al-Maliky, Salam J. Bash – Higher Education Studies, 2012
Huge environmental and health crises such as the use of Depleted Uranium (DU) munitions during the military activities against Iraq and the required responses are amongst the fields that Iraqi higher education institutions (HEIs) may have a crucial role. Similar international cases, such as Agent Orange (Vietnam), Three Mile Island (USA) and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Role, Health Education, Health Promotion
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Crosby, Emeral – NASSP Bulletin, 1980
For the past decade, education has been experiencing meltdown, explosions, radiation leaks, heat pollution, and management crises, just like the Three Mile Island disaster. This article offers suggestions on how to deal with these problems. (Author/LD)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Trends, School Districts
Blair-Clough, Ida; Wheeler, Brenda – Instructor, 1979
Describes how teachers turned the reality of the nuclear reactor incident at Three Mile Island into a learning experience for children by recreating the sequence of events through creative dramatics. (CM)
Descriptors: Creative Dramatics, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Learning Activities
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Mammano, Nicholas J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1980
Details the procedures used in utilizing the hydrogen bubble incident at Three Mile Island to relate these basic chemical principles to nuclear chemistry: gas laws, Le Chatelier's principle and equilibrium, and stoichiometry. (CS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Higher Education, Nuclear Physics
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Stephens, Mitchell; Edison, Nadyne G. – Journalism Quarterly, 1982
Concludes that media coverage of issues with political consequence raised during the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in 1979 was balanced. (FL)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Media Research, News Media, News Reporting
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Austin, Nancy – Social Education, 1979
Presents an eyewitness account in diary form recording day-by-day reactions to the nuclear crisis at Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania. (CK)
Descriptors: Accidents, Emergency Programs, Emotional Experience, Interests
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Farrell, Thomas B.; Goodnight, G. Thomas – Communication Monographs, 1981
Contends that the events at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant mark the failure of technical reasoning and communication practices to master the problems of our age. (PD)
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Discourse Analysis, Ecology, Government Role
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Perrow, Charles – Society, 1981
Discusses some aspects of the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. Explains a number of factors involved including the type of accident, warnings, design and equipment failure, operator error, and negative synergy. Presents alternatives to systems with catastrophic potential. (MK)
Descriptors: Accidents, Futures (of Society), Nuclear Energy, Power Technology
Mathes, J. C. – 1984
The accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant resulted from a communication failure. Following an incident at an Ohio plant a year and a half earlier, B. M. Dunn, manager of Emergency Core Cooling Systems Analysis at Babcock and Wilcox (engineers), wrote a memorandum making specific recommendations on written instructions for nuclear…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Communication Problems, Communication Research, Communication Skills
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Baum, Andrew; And Others – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1983
Evaluated the psychophysiological impact of Three Mile Island on nearby residents (N=38) compared to people living near an undamaged nuclear plant (N=32), a coal-fired plant (N=24) and a control group. Results indicated that residents of the TMI area exhibited more symptoms of stress a year after the accident. (WAS)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Emotional Disturbances, Environmental Influences, Nuclear Power Plants
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Fenichel, Michael; Dan, Peter – Journalism Quarterly, 1980
Reports that during the week of the 1979 crisis at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, the "New York Post" gave less factual information than "The New York Times" in both its main headlines and subheadlines; also notes that the information the "Post" did give was more sensationalized. (GT)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Headlines, Media Research
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Friedman, Sharon M. – Journal of Communication, 1981
Discusses media coverage of the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant before and during the disaster. Concludes that there was a communication breakdown prior to the accident. Outlines the causes and offers suggestions for avoiding similar breakdowns in the future. (JMF)
Descriptors: Current Events, Engineers, Mass Media, News Reporting
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Dionisopoulos, George N.; Crable, Richard E. – Central States Speech Journal, 1988
Examines (1) definitional hegemony as one of several rhetorical options available to issue managers; (2) the post-accident rhetorical context of the Three Mile Island nuclear crisis; and (3) the specific strategies utilized to deal with this crisis. Assesses the nuclear industry's public relations efforts. (MS)
Descriptors: Communication Research, Higher Education, Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear Technology
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Susskind, Jacob L. – Social Studies Journal, 1983
Methods for studying the coverage of the same current news story in several newspapers are outlined. Secondary school students critically examine news reporting, detect false or propagandistic reports, and learn to weigh and judge evidence. An example using the Three Mile Island nuclear accident is provided. (KC)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Critical Thinking, Current Events, History Instruction
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