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Report on a survey of program directors regarding selection factors in graduate medical education.
A national random sample of 25 percent of the graduate education program directors in internal medicine, family medicine, surgery, and pediatrics was sent a questionnaire; subjects were asked to…
Sperry Rand's Third-Generation Computers 1964-1980
Sperry Rand failed to develop a successful minicomputer and, faced with IBM's dominant market position by the end of the 1970s, struggled to maintain its position in the computer industry.
Is baccalaureate education based on a patchwork curriculum?
Comparison of nurses' self-directed learning activities.
This study compares the self-directed learning (SDL) practices of baccalaureate and master's nurses and finds that master's-prepared nurses spend more time per year and slightly more time on professional content.
Organizing approaches used in curriculum design.
Before the B5000: Burroughs Computers, 1951-1963
Like many companies entering the computer industry, Burroughs began by working on US government contracts and entered the general-purpose computer market, but pioneering work on transistor computers for military contracts was not immediately transferred to the commercial marketplace.
Must All Stems Be Green? A Study of Two Guidelines for Writing Multiple Choice Stems.
After the B5000: Burroughs Third-Generation Computers 1964—1980
Although Burroughs experienced moderate success with its medium- and small-sized computers, the company's large-scale systems and supercomputers were plagued by product delivery delays and quality issues, leaving it at a serious disadvantage in the competitive market of the 1980s.
Sperry Rand's first-generation computers, 1955-1960: hardware and software
The article describes the major vacuum tube computers and the supporting software developed by Sperry Rand during the later 1950s.