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Do Clickers Make a Difference?
Since their introduction, Student Response Systems (clickers) have been hailed as a novel way of engaging students in large classrooms. While our previous research has upheld this argument, we recently conducted an experiment ...
Markov Chains and Student Academic Progress.
With data obtained from enrollment records, absorbing Markov chains are used to model the academic progress of students attending the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire over a specific period of time.Useful statistics, ...
Heterologous Expression of MBP1 from C. albicans in S. cerevisiae.
The yeast species Candida albicans is the most commonly-isolated yeast in human disease. Systemic infections of C. albicans have emerged as important causes of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients. To ...
Modeling the Effects of Stream Microhabitat on Group Size and Foraging Success of Juvenile Coho Salmon.
In 1966 coho salmon(Oncorhynchus kisutch)from the Columbia River in Washington were introduced into Michigan tributary streams of Lake Superior. Since then coho have spread throughout the Lake Superior drainage. The primary ...
A GIS-Based Analysis of Agricultural Land Use Change in the Mississippi Delta.
The Mississippi Delta is not actually a delta, but is an alluvial plain located between in the Yazoo and the Mississippi Rivers. The delta has historically been used for cotton and rice farming due to its superb agricultural ...
Dabrowski's Overexitabilities, the Big Five, Intelligence, and GPA.
According to Dabrowski, some individuals display Overexcitabilities, or intensities, in up to five dimensions: Intellectual, Imaginational, Emotional, Psychomotor, and Sensual (Mendaglio & Tillier, 2006). Reviews of the ...
Effects of Dim Phase Light Intensity Modulation on Circadian Rhythms in Syrian Hamsters.
Nonphotic stimulation induces arousal in animals and resets circadian clocks. It is known that maximal phase advances in circadian locomotor activity in Mesocricetus auratus are produced by stimuli at Zeitgeber time (ZT) ...
Differences in Otolith Morphology between Oncorhynchus mykiss and Lepomis macrochirus.
Rainbow trout (Oncorrhynus mykiss) are fish that typically live in cold, well oxygenated lakes and streams, whereas bluegills (Lepomis machrochius) are generalists that live in a wide range of water conditions. The differences ...
Perceptions of Altruistic and Criminal Behavior
There has been a recent resurgence of interest in the psychology of good and evil (Miller, 2005). While the study of altruistic behavior is primarily the domain of social psychologists, criminologists and psychopathologists ...
Student perceptions : Cell Phone Use at UW-EC.
This study investigated student perception of cell phone use on campus in academic and social settings.