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Frost, Norman – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1915
Information concerning educational conditions in the southern Appalachian region is scattered, fragmentary, and often partisan to the assumption either that conditions are ideal or that they are inconceivably bad. The purpose of this study is to draw together the available facts in the case. Necessarily, this study is largely statistical. The…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Topography, Counties, Geographic Regions
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Thebpanya, Paporn – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2010
This study implemented tactile interfaces with audio representations to convey spatial information on topographic maps. Two sound variables, pitch and duration, were incorporated with contour lines to represent various aspects of topographic features such as elevation, slope, profile, and landform. The effect of one sound variable (pitch) vs. a…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Visual Impairments, Topography, Maps
Cleland, Charles L., Ed. – 1982
The first part of this report contains a case study from each of the eight southern states participating in a late 1970s project which focused primarily on the organization of rural counties for making decisions that affect the well-being of county residents. In the second section, the study counties (identified as low income in 1950) are placed…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Citizen Participation, Community Attitudes, Decision Making