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Java Applets Enhance Learning In A Freshman Ece Course, Charles R. Graham, Timothy N. Trick Oct 1998

Java Applets Enhance Learning In A Freshman Ece Course, Charles R. Graham, Timothy N. Trick

Faculty Publications

The goals of our work have been to enhance the learning environment of our students and to increase the productivity of faculty by freeing them from the drudgery of grading homework and quizzes, as well as the time required to record and compute grades. We have achieved these goals by means of the highly interactive World Wide Web (WWW)-based learning environment provided by MallardTM, 1,2 and by the development of several java applets within the Mallard environment to enhance the learning process. These Java applets are the subject of this paper. They include the ability to draw timing ...


Academic Comparison Of Athletes And Non-Athletes In A Rural High School, Holt E Zaugg Sep 1998

Academic Comparison Of Athletes And Non-Athletes In A Rural High School, Holt E Zaugg

Faculty Publications

This study compares academic performance, behavior, and commitment of basketball and volleyball athletes and non-athletes in a rural Canadian high school. It compares mid-term and final grades in each school discipline; visits to an administrator for disciplinary visits; and demerit points for improper behavior; and estimates the mean weekly time commitment for athletes in each sport.


Preparing An Assessment Plan At San Jose State University, Michael Jennings, Thalia Anagnos Jun 1998

Preparing An Assessment Plan At San Jose State University, Michael Jennings, Thalia Anagnos

Faculty Publications

The College of Engineering at San Jose State University is scheduled for an accreditation visit in Fall 1999 and has decided to seek reaccreditation under the ABET 2000 criteria. An assessment implementation project has been active for the past two years within the College; with primary objectives of refining missions for programs, defining program outcome objectives, determining which components to assess, and developing appropriate metrics and methods. Longer term objectives of this project are to establish a continuous quality improvement philosophy in the College and to provide information for the ABET accreditation review.This paper is an evaluation of the ...


Working With Fathers...Fathers And New Lessons About Anger, Glen F. Palm May 1998

Working With Fathers...Fathers And New Lessons About Anger, Glen F. Palm

Faculty Publications

Part of the "Working with Fathers: Methods and Perspectives" column published by Family Information Services (Minneapolis, MN) and here published with their generous permission..


Working With Fathers...Working With Incarcerated Fathers, Glen F. Palm Jan 1998

Working With Fathers...Working With Incarcerated Fathers, Glen F. Palm

Faculty Publications

Incarcerated fathers want to improve their parenting skills.

Part of the "Working with Fathers: Methods and Perspectives" column published by Family Information Services (Minneapolis, MN) and here published with their generous permission..


Authoritarianism And Education In Soviet Schools, Alexander M. Sidorkin Jan 1998

Authoritarianism And Education In Soviet Schools, Alexander M. Sidorkin

Faculty Publications

Here is a perfectly plausible theory, even more so as the two last American presidents seemingly supported it. Once upon a time there were two military and ideological blocks: the Western democracies and Communist totalitarianism. They fought the Cold war, which the Western block has won, and the Communist block has lost. Two main strategies greatly contributed to the fall of the Communism: an arms race that exhausted Soviet economic power, and an ideological struggle that weakened the Soviet regime from inside. If this is true, American governments may rightfully claim credit for the victory. Moreover, if this is true ...


Redefinition Of Plurality, Alexander M. Sidorkin Jan 1998

Redefinition Of Plurality, Alexander M. Sidorkin

Faculty Publications

The notion of 'double message' is commonly perceived as a negative one in the educational context. Many believe that an educational institution, and even better, a whole community, must convey a consistent moral message to the youth. This paper aims to show that the consistency of a message is not always good, and that truly educational moral message is always a double message, an ambivalent and a self-contradicting one. To preserve the polyphony of a moral message, I argue, is more important than to observe the cohesion of such a message.