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We also surveyed the students about technology problems. Students attending class in the studio werenot required to use telephones or to ask questions, and they did not need to utilize the television technology to view or hear theprofessor. If any studio students had been adverse to technology, it would not have affected their class. For off-campus students,however, bad weather could cause major problems with both the telephones and television technology.

When asked about problems with the audio and/or video, 59.7% of the 2004 off-site students said that thesystem worked all the time, 38.1% said that it sometimes did not work but was not a problem, and 1.4% said that it did not work alot of the time and was a problem for them. While these figures were a slight improvement over 2002, it should be remembered thatone of the sites changed from Ball State to South Carolina. Still, it was reassuring to know that nearly 98% felt that they did nothave a real problem with the television technology.

Students at the remote sites could call in for attendance or questions/answers on a phone system by pushing abutton on a special phone at their site. This phone system worked all the time for 66.9% of the students in 2004, did not worksometimes but was not a problem for 27.3%, and did not work a lot of the time and was a problem for 2.9% of the students. As notedearlier, students were given a regular phone number to call into the television studio director’s office and report problems with their special phones or problems with the television system. Thedirector then notified us during the class and noted whether this was an isolated case or whether there were other sites that werehaving problems. Although 46.8% of the students did call into the studio to report technical problems, previously mentioned findingsindicate that their outages were not considered a problem for most of them.

Off-campus students were asked if they ever had to order tapes/videostreaming of the presentations because oftechnical problems. The responses (2004) indicated that 10.1% ordered one tape or videostreaming, 2.9% ordered more than onetape/videostreaming, and 86.3% did not have to order any recordings of the classes. Again, it appears that technical problems, thoughpresent at times, were not a major problem for the vast majority of the students, and there were provisions made for those who did haveproblems.

Previous researchers have sometimes stated that females had more problems with technology than males, and wewanted to see if females tended to take the on-campus class or the off-campus class or whether there was any difference in theirchoices. We also wanted to know what percentage of the students were classroom teachers and how many students taking theseadministrative courses were already school administrators. Finally, since recruitment of students is important to a department’s survival, we wanted to know if we had students in our classes whowere actually in programs at other universities and took our courses for convenience. Questions were asked to gather studentinformation about gender and position. The results of that inquiry are summarized in Table 5.

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can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
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sure. what is your question?
ninjadapaul
20/(×-6^2)
Salomon
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
ninjadapaul
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
ninjadapaul
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
Salomon
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
Salomon
I got X =-6
Salomon
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
ninjadapaul
oops. ignore that.
ninjadapaul
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
ninjadapaul
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a perfect square v²+2v+_
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algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
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or infinite solutions?
Kim
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
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Kristine 2*2*2=8
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Differences Between Laspeyres and Paasche Indices
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No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
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is it 3×y ?
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J, combine like terms 7x-4y
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. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
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I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
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Cesar
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what is nano technology
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what is system testing?
AMJAD
preparation of nanomaterial
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Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
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AMJAD
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AMJAD
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In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
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anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
Prasenjit
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
Azam
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
Prasenjit
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
Damian
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
Damian
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Azam
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
Prasenjit Reply
At high concentrations (>0.01 M), the relation between absorptivity coefficient and absorbance is no longer linear. This is due to the electrostatic interactions between the quantum dots in close proximity. If the concentration of the solution is high, another effect that is seen is the scattering of light from the large number of quantum dots. This assumption only works at low concentrations of the analyte. Presence of stray light.
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the Beer law works very well for dilute solutions but fails for very high concentrations. why?
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