Gloria M. Rogers

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Continuous improvement of hard technology (software, electronic, mechanical, chemical, biological, etc.) systems and institutional (mixed human and technology based) systems is examined from a system perspective, applying system engineering and assessment methodologies and tools. Class and containment hierarchies are used to simplify the modeling of complex(More)
A portfolio has been described as a "purposeful collection of student work that exhibits the student's efforts, progress, and achievements. " [1] The portfolio design should be driven by a clear understanding of the outcome desired and the specific skills to be assessed. There are multiple benefits and some disadvantages in using portfolios of student work(More)
The Pluto system was recently explored by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, making closest approach on 14 July 2015. Pluto's surface displays diverse landforms, terrain ages, albedos, colors, and composition gradients. Evidence is found for a water-ice crust, geologically young surface units, surface ice convection, wind streaks, volatile transport, and(More)
Introduction Currently, two freshmen curricula exist at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. This creates a unique opportunity to compare the problem-solving, team training and technology utilization abilities of students who completed the Integrated First-Year Curriculum in Science, Engineering and Mathematics (IFYCSEM) pilot program to the abilities of(More)
Relict forests within tussock grassland and abundant subsoil charcoal indicate that prior to Polynesian conflagrations, conifer forests dominated by kaikawaka covered the upper montane plateaux in Moawhango Ecological Region. Much forest remains in peripheral districts where the plateaux border the encircling Kaimanawa, Kaweka and Ruahine greywacke uplands;(More)
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