The purpose of the investigation was to develop a profile of characteristics,
perceptions and expectations of high school students involved in the Washington Tech
Prep in Agriculture Statewide Articulation Program (TPAG). The investigation
involved nine individual interviews, the responses of 165 students to a forced response
survey instrument, and a...
Several understory conununities display successional stages during the first two hundred years following logging or fire disturbance in the coastal Picea-Tsua forests of southeast Alaska. Residual shrubs
and tree seedlings increase their growth exponentially after overstory removal. Understory biomass peaks at about 5000 kghayr fifteen to twenty-five years after logging....
Optimization of reservoir operation is involves various competing objectives for a scarce resource (water). To find the optimal operation of reservoirs, it is essential to consider multiple objectives simultaneously. There are various sources of uncertainty associated with the reservoir operation problem that should be considered as well.
The overarching goal...
Quinolinate (QUIN) is an endogenous neurotoxic product of the kynurenine
pathway of tryptophan metabolism. Quinolinate is a selective agonist of the NMDA
family of glutamate receptors and, as such, may play a role in the pathology of a number
of major central nervous system (CNS) disorders. These include both chronic...
The purpose of this study was to analyze and describe
the opinions and characteristics of black students enrolled
in Portland Community College.
Data were obtained through a random sampling of two
groups of subjects who were invited to participate in the
study as follows: (1) Black subjects were 109 students...
The primary purpose of this study was to investigate the formal
preparation currently required and desired for teachers of lower-division collegiate courses in public community colleges in the western
United States and to make recommendations for the preparation of
such teachers in Oregon. The identification of the functions of institutions...