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This paper gives a detailed account of the content analysis method developed at Queen's University Belfast to measure critical thinking during group learning, as used in our controlled comparisons between learning in face-to-face and computer conference seminars. From Garrison's 5 stages of critical thinking, and Henri's cognitive skills needed in CMC, we(More)
There were 9 submissions. Each submission was reviewed by at least 2, and on the average 2.7, program committee members. The committee decided to accept 8 papers. We would like to thank our peer reviewers for carefully reviewing the submissions and giving constructive feedback. This proceedings volume has been generated with EasyChair, which made this task(More)
Individuals affected with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) develop cortical tubers characterized by disorganized cytoarchitecture and morphologically abnormal cell types, such as dysplastic neurons (DNs) and giant cells (GCs). As part of ongoing cDNA array analysis to study the molecular pathogenesis of tuber formation, we detected increased expression of(More)
A major concern in recent political discourse is that government has become both isolated from and unresponsive to its citizens. Democracy, by definition, demands a two-way flow of communication between government and civil society. ICTs have the potential to facilitate such improved flows of communication — hence, e-democracy and e-consultation. This paper(More)
T here have been some relatively recent examples of tox-ins as sources of drugs and leads for pain control, such as the cone-snail toxin ziconotide (approved in late 2004 and launched in 2005), and the very well-known puffer fish (Fugu) toxin tetrodotoxin, probably from an endogenous microbe, currently in phase III trials for severe pain; another example is(More)
The Bio-Ontologies Meeting has existed as a Special Interest Group meeting at ISMB for more than a decade, making it one of the longest running SIG meetings. The Bio-Ontologies SIG meeting has provided a forum for discussion on the latest and most cutting edge research on ontologies. In this decade, the use of ontologies has become mature, moving from niche(More)
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