James King

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As the effectiveness of learning objects in enhancing education becomes better understood, it will be critical to more fully develop the predictive characteristics of learning object usage by diverse instructors and their long-term sustainability in learning object repositories. Additionally, the advancement of scholarship in these endeavors – a critical(More)
Pesticide and nutrient runoff from agricultural fields is a sacio-envirol~ii~c~~tal problem in the Midwestern United States. Riparian forest buffers (RFBs) are a proven conservation practice that effectively manage this problem, though adoption rates are low. A inail survey was conducted to determine difikrences between adopter and nonadopter(More)
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E lectromagnetism has proven a notoriously difficult subject for beginning physics and engineering students. When simultaneously exercising their newly acquired calculus skills on abstract electromagnetism concepts, these students often lose the physics in the mathematical formalism. One way we have addressed this problem is by including engineering-style(More)
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A Framework for the " Entrepreneurial " Learner of the 21st Century" (2005). Abstract Successful distance learners and entrepreneurs may be similar in that they seek out and capitalize on opportunities and marshal resources to achieve their goals. Further, entrepreneurial behavior is a vital asset in the rapidly changing global knowledge economy of the 21(More)