Ginette Wessel

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Numerous systems have been developed to display large collections of data for urban contexts; however, most have focused on layering of single dimensions of data and manual calculations to understand relationships within the urban environment. Furthermore, these systems often limit the user's perspectives on the data, thereby diminishing the user's spatial(More)
As school health personnel respond to the changing needs of children, new models are being developed and traditional models are being reexamined. The role of the school nurse is expanding at the same time as school-based health centers are increasing in number. Partnerships between school-based health centers and school nurses are critical for the success(More)
" (Social) space is a (social) product [...] the space thus produced also serves as a tool of thought and of action. " 1 Henri LeLefebvre It is plausible to consider the city using two distinct lenses, gazing alternatively at form and content. For a city, form is essentially spatial consisting of the disposition of objects across the landscape, both natural(More)
Because of the increased presence of medically complex students in schools, school nurses need to maintain a high level of clinical expertise and continuing education must now include the technical and clinical aspects of care. The authors describe a unique continuing education program designed to update the theoretical knowledge and clinical skills of(More)
Urban environments require cognitive abilities focused on both spatial overview and detailed understanding of uses and places. These abilities are distinct but overlap and reinforce each other. Our work quantitatively and qualitatively measures the effects on a user's overall understanding of the environment after navigating with either a GPS or a road map(More)
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