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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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Christie, Daniel J.; Montiel, Cristina J. – American Psychologist, 2013
The contributions of American psychologists to war have been substantial and responsive to changes in U.S. national security threats and interests for nearly 100 years. These contributions are identified and discussed for four periods of armed conflict: World Wars I and II, the Cold War, and the Global War on Terror. In contrast, about 50 years…
Descriptors: Psychology, War, Peace, Scholarship
Noah, Philip D., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this research project was to explore what the core factors are that play a role in the development of the smart-grid. This research study examined The Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 as it pertains to the smart-grid, the economic and security effects of the smart grid, and key factors for its success. The…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Computer Security, Federal Legislation, Case Studies
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Preston, John – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2017
In the 1960s federal agencies in the US encouraged the building of protected schools designed to survive a nuclear attack. A number of designs, including underground schools, were constructed. In order to promote the building of protected schools, the US government produced a number of propaganda films for school boards and governors. In addition…
Descriptors: Educational History, United States History, War, National Security
Levy, Tedd – 1987
This teacher's guide is designed to accompany the National Issues Forums'"The Superpowers: Nuclear Weapons and National Security." Activities and ideas are provided to challenge students to debate and discuss the United States-Soviet related issues of nuclear weapons and national security. The guide is divided into sections that…
Descriptors: Disarmament, Instructional Materials, International Relations, National Defense
Hicks, David W. – 1986
The nuclear debate is one of critical importance and should be explored as part of the school curriculum. The psychology of denying the issue of nuclear arms and the psychological effects of the arms race on children is examined in this paper. A number of topics that might be included in discussion of nuclear issues are the arms race, politics,…
Descriptors: Disarmament, International Relations, Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Weapons
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Hirst, Russel – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2016
This article describes how a special kind of academe-industry collaboration--based on a joint appointment agreement between a university and an industry site--was set up, promoted, and experienced by a professor of technical communication and his student interns. To illustrate the nature and value of this kind of collaboration, the article…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Universities, Nuclear Energy, College Faculty
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Carlson, Helen L. – Social Studies, 1984
A survey of secondary students after they had completed a course entitled "Security in the Nuclear Age" suggests that instruction can make some impact in the area of security information. However, results also showed that students use media rather than school as information sources. Peace curricula are also discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
Melville, Keith, Ed. – 1983
Appropriate for secondary school social studies, this booklet outlines approaches for dealing with the threat of nuclear warfare in six sections. The first section, "Learning to Live with Nuclear Weapons," introduces the topic and considers what can be done to decrease the risk of nuclear warfare without jeopardizing the nation's security. "Arms…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Decision Making, Disarmament
Choi, Min Suk – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities are causing substantial financial losses for governments and organizations all over the world. Cybersecurity criminals are stealing more than one billion dollars from banks every year by exploiting vulnerabilities caused by bank users' computer misuse. Cybersecurity breaches are threatening the common…
Descriptors: Public Agencies, Computer Security, Self Efficacy, Computer Use
Alexander, Susan, Ed. – 1984
Provided in this bibliography is a listing of nuclear education books and resource materials. Entries (most of which are annotated) are presented under these headings: action; arms control and negotiations; arms race; the arts; atomic energy; atomic testing; bibliographies; civil defense; conference proceedings; conflict solving; conversion;…
Descriptors: Books, Disarmament, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach
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Rose, William; And Others – International Studies Notes, 1991
Emphasizes the need to present students with conceptual frameworks that will enable them to understand and deal with changes, continuities, uncertainties, and contingencies. Describes a textbook that approaches the future of U.S.-Soviet relations from a framework of four different possible futures. Discusses programs using the text in teaching…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Disarmament, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Dane, Ernest B. – 1985
A bibliography on national security in the nuclear age is divided into three sections. The first section describes a proposal calling for the compilation of a balanced and up-to-date collection of books and other materials on this issue to be included in all U.S. public libraries. Also discussed are selection criteria for the book list, project…
Descriptors: International Relations, Library Materials, Library Planning, National Security
Dane, Ernest B. – 1987
To increase public understanding of national security issues, this document proposes that a balanced and up-to-date collection of books and other materials on national security in the nuclear age be included in all U.S. public libraries. The proposal suggests that the books be grouped together on an identified shelf. Selection criteria for the…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Global Approach, International Education, International Relations
Falk, Richard A. – 1978
The monograph examines the relationship of nuclear power to world order. The major purpose of the document is to stimulate research, education, dialogue, and political action for a just and peaceful world order. The document is presented in five chapters. Chapter I stresses the need for a system of global security to counteract dangers brought…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Disarmament
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