Despite the availability of distance education technology, Oregon
State University Extension Service educators have made limited use of
this equipment for delivery of educational programs to clients of the
state's 36 county Extension Service offices. Some Extension educators
may be hesitant to use distance technology because they are unsure
Product development efforts are extremely important to a company's success in
today's global competitive business environment. Yet, these highly consequential
efforts are terribly nebulous to a point that past experiences are inherently underutilized.
This thesis demonstrates a methodology to quantify past product development efforts in
an attempt to better utilize...
The primary objective of this investigation was to offer a marriage
enrichment workshop enabling the participants to increase their
communication and problem solving skills, and the prevention of future
marital distress through an educational experience.
Marital communication and marital adjustment scores were
obtained from an experimental group consisting of 16...
Plantation forests on mountainous areas in Tanzania, East Africa, were successfully
established in the 1950's. Harvesting started in the 1970's to meet increased national
timber demand. Current problems of unharvested areas and potential environmental
degradation are associated with uncontrolled harvests, mismatch of harvest systems to
site needs, and post-harvest practices....