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Increasing National Space Engineering Productivity And Educational Opportunities Via Intrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship And Innovation, Jeremy Straub Dec 2013

Increasing National Space Engineering Productivity And Educational Opportunities Via Intrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship And Innovation, Jeremy Straub

Jeremy Straub

Research and educational efforts related to space engineering or requiring access to space face significant startup costs. The cost of developing a 1-U (10 cm × 10 cm × 11 cm) CubeSat from scratch can be approximately $250,000. Those buying a kit must pay amortized vendor development costs on a per-mission basis, creating a lower per-mission barrier. Kit users are also constrained by being unable to make changes to vendor subsystems without incurring substantial redevelopment costs or vendor charges. The Open Prototype for Educational NanoSats (OPEN) is changing this by providing freely available design documents for a 1-U CubeSat class spacecraft ...


A Modul Of Homeschooling Based On Technology, Mohd Nazri Bin Abdul Rahman Mr Jan 2013

A Modul Of Homeschooling Based On Technology, Mohd Nazri Bin Abdul Rahman Mr

mohd nazri bin abdul rahman

Homeschooling in Malaysia is a form of alternative education that emphasizes quality education based on moral values and belief in strengthening family ties. The purpose of this study is to produce a model of homeschooling technology- based learning activities in Malaysia as a guideline to improve the quality of education, curriculum and organize the delivery of learning content and teaching for homeschooling children. This study used the Interpretive Structural Modeling (ISM) process to develop a model and map the relationship between the elements involved in the homeschooling model-based learning and teaching technology. This study dismantled a complex system into several ...