League of Women Voters Education Fund—Providing a Forum for Public Information and Participation
In March of 1992, the League of Women Voters Education Fund (LWVEF) signed a five-year cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) to provide American citizens with information...

An Historical Perspective on Water Resources Education
A professional education in water resources combines courses that apply sound science to meet popular needs with general knowledge on how society uses and views water. The graduate has...

Future Directions in Water Resources Education
Water resources education at the undergraduate level must change to properly prepare professionals for the 21st Century. While few changes are needed in technical content, graduates must...

Residential Water Conservation and Reuse Demonstration: Casa Del Agua and Desert House
Occupied single-family homes can provide factual data as well as create an active real-world setting for education of the public. The installation of water-efficient fixtures, rainwater...

Explanation Facilities for Intelligent Engineering Tutors
Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) provide a method for humans to interact with a computer to learn about a particular topic. Usually, the ITS system has as part of its components a knowledge-based...

An Integrated Computer-Based Total Design Environment for Civil Engineering Education
The nature of design within the professional practice of civil engineering today, combined with the curricular and content requirements for design of the Accreditation Board for Engineering...

A Structural Engineering Education Image Database
An interactive multimedia environment has been developed to allow students and instructors access to digital images from case studies of structures and structural failures. In this multimedia...

GT BEAM — An Interactive Graphic Beam Analysis Program for Education
An interactive beam analysis program called GT BEAM, that has been developed at Georgia Tech for use in undergraduate mechanics courses, is presented. The development objectives of the...

Does Computer Usage Dictate the Curriculum?
We have all heard anecdotes illustrating a stodgy, intransigent professor's disdain for the PC. Faculty resistance to computing runs the gambit from complete refusal to touch the things...

Computer Fluent Civil Engineer: What Does it Mean?
The rapidly changing arena of computer and information technology has an impact on civil engineering education, what is taught, how it is presented, type of homework, maintaining computer...

Civil Engineering Computer Usage Survey
A survey of the members of the Columbia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) was conducted. The purpose of the survey was to determine the computer usage of practicing...

Computer Aided Education in Civil Engineering
This paper presents the current state of the application of computers in civil engineering education in the Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) Degree Programme - offered by the University...

CAD Instruction for Civil Engineering Students
Computer graphics and computer-aided drafting (CAD), as well as manual graphics and descriptive geometry, are successfully taught to civil engineering sophomores. The paper presents the...

Computer Aided Learning of System Reliability Assessment
Good education should foster an awareness of the probabilistic nature of the real world. Insensitivity to, or inability to acknowledge and analyze, uncertainties of this world can lead...

Coastal Erosion and Protection in China
The recent coastal erosion in China was becoming increasingly remarkable in the late fifties and had taken a turn for the worse in the late seventies. At present there exist about 70 per...

Beach Stability and Coastal Erosion in the Eastern Caribbean Islands-A Regional Programme
The problems associated with coastal erosion have been facing the smaller islands of the Eastern Caribbean for many years. The skills necessary to manage the problems have not been available...

Strategies for Estuarine Management: Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
In 1990, FDNR initiated the development of a strategic plan that identified significant resource threats to the Rookery bay estuary, and five primary resource management strategies in...

The Mullica River—Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve: A Unique Opportunity for Research, Preservation, and Management
The NOAA program on National Estuarine Research Reserves (NERR) has developed to encompass 21 locations, each dedicated to the development and operation of an estuarine area as a natural...

The Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve Management Plan—A Model for Other Estuarine Reserves and a Mechanism for Improved Coastal Resources Policy
This paper describes the management plan for the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve, an approximately 1600-acre site along the southern Maine coast. With the assistance of planning...

Coastal Development and Cumulative Effects
This paper considers management of habitat quality in coastal zones. It highlights contradictions between modern needs and past modes of development, including industrialization, agrarian...

 

 

 

 

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