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Ayala, Donna – Online Submission, 2008
This study investigated the effects of cognitive readiness in a Navy simulated environment, the simulation being the Multi-Mission Team Trainer. The research question that drove this study was: will simulations increase cognitive readiness? One of the tasks of Navy sailors is to deal with unpredictable events. Unpredictability in the military is…
Descriptors: Simulation, War, Military Training, Armed Forces
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McKinney, Fred – Teaching of Psychology, 1980
Reveals strengths and weaknesses encountered by a psychology teacher involved in the overseas graduate counseling program for Ball State University. Problems included lack of proper teaching and counseling facilities, long teaching hours, and civilian teachers' ignorance of military protocol. Advantages included helping military personnel obtain a…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Military Schools
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Ferguson, Aaron J. – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2005
The United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point had a problem with some cadets clicking on suspicious attachments and embedded links, significantly affecting network performance and resource availability. West Point information technology leadership needed a way to increase e-mail security awareness in hopes of maintaining a strong…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Educational Technology, Internet, Electronic Mail
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Ulbricht, Kurt; Zimmermann, Peter – Higher Education, 1981
Problems encountered in testing in aerospace engineering courses in an accelerated technical program of a German military university are outlined. Four common grading procedures are compared, and the optimum length of written tests is discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Acceleration, Aerospace Education, Armed Forces, Engineering Education
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Walsh, John – Science, 1972
Outlines the reasons for, and the problems involved in, separation of a research center from the University of Michigan in order to become an independent research organization contracting for private and military research. (AL)
Descriptors: Environmental Research, Research and Development Centers, Scientific Research, Universities
Messing, Aubrey E. – 1971
Military-sponsored research on the university campus has been a major issue during the past several years. Opposition has come from radicals, who wish to destroy the university itself, to critics, who feel such activities take needed funds and personnel from the more important task of solving our nation's social problems. These viewpoints and the…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Military Organizations
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Potts, Nichola; Nolan, Shane; O'Keeffe, Alan; Hill, Karen – Primary Science, 2017
Sometimes teachers just have to go for it. Breathe and expect the unexpected. A leap of faith can be quite liberating, especially for a new Headteacher of a "Requires Improvement" school. Watching staff and children work tirelessly to improve, the author realised that teachers had to be risk takers, problem-solvers and learners, just as…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Engineering, Risk, Problem Solving
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Moore, Earl, Jr.; Ratchford, Vicky F. – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2007
Brogden Middle School (BMS) is located approximately 15 miles south of Goldsboro, North Carolina, a city of approximately 40,000 citizens and the home of a military base. To decrease the number of discipline referrals of African American males, 10 students who had the most frequent discipline referrals during their seventh-grade year were…
Descriptors: African American Students, Mentors, Intervention, Discipline
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Bernasconi, Andres – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2005
Privatization in higher education is usually understood either as the surge of private institutions or as universities' growing reliance on private sources of funding or otherwise operating more like firms. Joining the growing literature on university entrepreneurship, this is a case study on the less examined problem of entrepreneurial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Developing Nations, Privatization
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Stoll, Sharon K. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2012
In the last year, two prominent, famous, and revered coaches, Jim Tressel and Joe Paterno, committed disastrous lapses of ethics. Both coaches preached that sport and athletics build character. They either taught ethics or leadership courses at their institutions or were exemplars of ethical behavior in their personal and professional lives. Both…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Personality, Social Values, Moral Values
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Ali, M. H.; Al-Mukhtar, Jenan – Academe, 2004
Once, Baghdad University was one of the most prominent institutions of higher education among all the Arab countries, perhaps second only to Cairo University. In all Iraq, built up about thirteen universities, fifty-five specialized colleges, and more than a hundred scientific centers. Each academic year, more than 250,000 students attended these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Universities, Fear
Morgovsky, Joel – 1971
The history of the racial problem in the United States is discussed as it affects higher education. The role several universities are playing to ease the problem is considered, including efforts at the U.S. Military Academy to admit larger numbers of minority students. The impact of higher education for minority students on the Army is also…
Descriptors: College Desegregation, College Students, Higher Education, Military Schools
Blood, John R. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Technology transfer is vital to humanity. It spurs innovation, promotes commerce, and provides technology-based goods and services. Technology transfer is also highly complex and interdependent in nature. This interdependence is exemplified principally by the various technology transfer interactions between government, industry, and academia. …
Descriptors: Technology Transfer, Case Studies, Public Agencies, Best Practices
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Drozdov, A. Iu. – Russian Education and Society, 2005
Aggressive behavior by young people is one of the most urgent social problems. Rising violent crime among adolescents is being observed over the entire post-Soviet space. Scientists have singled out a number of groups of factors causing an individual to engage in aggressive behavior--biological, genetic, and individual psychological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aggression, Adolescents, Social Influences
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Armed Services. – 1988
Within this document is the testimony delivered by 15 individuals at congressional hearings. Among the issues spoken to are: the combat exclusion law and its effect on the careers of women in the military; the kinds of jobs open to female armed services personnel; special problems that women in the military face; their promotion and retention…
Descriptors: Employed Women, Employer Employee Relationship, Enlisted Personnel, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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