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Is student evaluation of teaching worthwhile? An analytical framework for answering the question

Purpose – To present a framework to facilitate comprehension of research on the effectiveness of the teaching evaluation process. Design/methodology/approach …


Using neural networks to model the impacts of climate change on water supplies

An artificial neural network methodology is developed to investigate the possible effects on monthly and seasonal surface water supplies in …


High resolution modeling of the regional impacts of climate change on irrigation water demand

In the Arkansas River Basin in southeastern Colorado, surface irrigation provides most of the water required for agriculture. Consequently, the …


Accommodating Urdu, Sindhi and Arabic in Internationalized Domain Name Systems (IDNS)

The Internet has changed our way of life, the way we communicate with each other and the way we do …


Implementation issues of Internationalized Domain Name Systems (IDNS)

There is no standardized solution to implement Internationalized Domain Name Systems (IDNS). Nowadays non-English Websites are being used without proper …


Time-frequency analysis-of heart rate variability

The heart rate variability (HRV) is effected by the presence of diabetes mellitus (DM). Specifically, the power spectral density (PSD) …


Impact of interactive learning on knowledge retention

There is amble evidence that supports true interactivity, both in the interface and in the presentation methodology, will further enhance …


Business integration using the Interdisciplinary Project Based Learning model (IPBL)

This paper recognizes the need for new approaches in IT based education. Our proposed model depends on two major concepts. …


Long-term effects of type 2 diabetes mellitus on heart rhythm in the Goto-Kakizaki rat

In vivo biotelemetry studies have demonstrated a variety of heart rhythm disturbances in type 1 diabetes mellitus. In the streptozotocin …


Full-range classroom leadership: Implications for the cross-organizational and cross-cultural applicability of the transformational-transactional paradigm

This study examined the applicability of the full-range leadership model to an unusual organizational setting, namely a university classroom. As …


Adoption of mobile technology in the supply chain: An exploratory cross-case analysis

The increasing utilization of mobile commerce technologies in e-business raises the question of their use in supply chain integration and …


Onset, prognosis and risk factors for widespread pain in schoolchildren: A prospective 4-year follow-up study

Little is known about the epidemiology of widespread pain (WSP) in children and adolescents. This study aims to estimate the …


Bi-site analysis of meteorological drought duration: Theoretical modeling and application

Droughts are regional incidents that threat the environment and limit most of the socio-economic activities. Given the dry and wet …


Giving young Emirati women a voice: Participatory action research on physical activity

International evidence on health promotion indicates the importance of regular physical activity for preventing and reducing the incidence of obesity …


Altered gene expression may underlie prolonged duration of the QT interval and ventricular action potential in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat heart

Ventricular electrical conduction has been investigated in the streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rat. Diabetes was induced with a single injection of …


Reduction of NOX gases using copper zeolite catalyst

The conversion levels for NO decomposition over Cu-ZSM5(158) catalyst were studied using electrical heating element reactor. This was achieved by …


Challenging issues in molecular-targeted therapy

There are variety of anticancer treatments including chemotherapeutic drugs, which are known to induce cell growth arrest and apoptosis through …


Academic attainment or annoyance: Does mobile learning actually benefit today’s students?

The HCT boasts in its strategic plan that “Students study using the latest equipment, technology and modern teaching and learning …


Formalism for high level specification of parallel/distributed languages

Industry is increasingly dependent on distributed systems. In order to prevent the users having to deal with unnecessary details, experts …


Opening doors – Technological educational opportunities and leadership initiatives for the emirate girls

Women are into computing and technology since computers were first envisioned. But studies have proven that women are under represented …