Debbie Denise Reese

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The effects of several metals on microbial methane, carbon dioxide, and sulfide production and microbial ATP were examined in sediments from Spartina alterniflora communities. Anaerobically homogenized sediments were amended with 1,000 ppm (ratio of weight of metal to dry weight of sediment) of various metals. Time courses in controls were similar for(More)
Communities with high levels of social capital are likely to have a higher quality of life than communities with low social capital (Coleman, 1988, 1990; Putnam, 1993, 2000). This is due to the greater ability of such communities to organize and mobilize effectively for collective action because they have high levels of social trust, social networks, and(More)
Bandura’s social cognitive construct “perceived selfefficacy” has been used widely to understand individual behavior as a function of domain-specific beliefs about personal capacities. Collective efficacy is the extension of the self-efficacy construct to organizations and groups; it refers to beliefs about collective capacities in specific domains. Our(More)
The concept map is a visual tool, a nontraditional assessment tool designed to specify individual mental models through graphic representation. This study investigated relative sensitivity of concept map subscales to well or poorly defined mental models of a targeted domain (learner achievement). Fifty-eight preservice teachers completed a computer-based(More)
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