Joseph Codde

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This study was conducted to evaluate the ability of AN-DRG version 3.1 to predict variation in patients' length of stay in hospital (LOS) and identify other factors that can influence the LOS by using routinely collected hospital morbidity data. A total of 18 DRGs that comprised 4,589 episodes were analysed. Multiple regression was used to model length of(More)
The Information & Communications Technology for Development (ICT4D) Program at Michigan State University (MSU) conducts research, teaching and outreach related to the role of ICTs in fostering economic, social and environmental change. Since 2008, it has been partnering with the University of Dodoma and the University of Dar es Salaam to build a sustainable(More)
The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of technology for teaching the big ideas in science using an imaginative, metaphoric process known as “abduction.” We will report on a project that tested a curricular unit in science and how the use of technology, simulations, and metaphors enabled kids to grasp complex ideas about the phenomena(More)
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