Researchers at the NASA Classroom of the Future have been using the design experiment framework to conduct evaluations of multimedia curricula. This method stands in contrast to more traditional, controlled experimental methods of evaluating curricular reforms. The methodology presented here is integrated with Walter Doyle's  notion of using academic… (More)
As embedded systems are added to everyday electronics, an efficient human interface is needed to access this processing power. The interface must be able to control various types of systems such as computing, entertainment and electrical as well as be available on demand. A personal controller worn on the underside of the wrist that optically scans the… (More)
This paper provides an analysis of the spectrum of arguments associated with the term biodiversity, as expressed in the literature. Through sampling of the grey and peer-review literature, and testing of results through semi-structured interviews, this review presents a total of 31 different instrumental and non-instrumental premises used in arguments for… (More)
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