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The article examines the non-technical factors which successfully lead to an integration of information and communications technology (ICT) into the curriculum. Drawing upon evidence gathered through the United Kingdom Education Departments' Superhighways Initiative, it argues that ICT represents a different and potentially transformative technology for(More)
The health status of people who live in the rural, coal-producing counties of southwest Virginia remains problematic despite an apparent high primary care provider-to-population threshold. This descriptive exploratory study surveyed 922 households representing 2,188 people, with regard to the availability, need, and access to health care services. Findings(More)
The development and application of essential standards for cardiovascular care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people creates a strategic platform on which to systematically close the gap in the health outcomes and life expectancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people in Australia. We outline six developmental(More)
My purpose here is to describe and defend a programme in social ontology. It is a programme being carried though by a group of researchers in Cambridge. I start by defining some of my terms. Ontology The term ontology 2 derives from Greek, with " onto " meaning " being " , and " logos " usually interpreted as " science " ; so that ontology, as traditionally(More)
Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) constitute the largest cause of death for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and remain the primary contributor to life expectancy differentials between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians. As such, CVD remains the most critical target for reducing the life expectancy gap. The(More)
The main factors associated with technology integration have been the subject of research for over a decade. However, the conditions which sustain technological developments have been less frequently investigated. This paper explores this issue in the context of the use of videoconferencing in schools in England. The research took a multiple case-study(More)