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Teaching biology at-a-distance: dealing with the living. Partners in Learning
(Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Distance Education, 1998-05)
Athabasca University’s achievements in science education
(Partners in Learning, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Distance Education, 1998-05)
Towards a new system of health: the challenge of western disease
(Journal of Community Health, 1993)
Over the last three decades, the concept of Western disease has become well established. Medicine has approached this group of diseases by searching for new cures but has achieved relatively little success. We argue ...
The war on cancer: failure of therapy and research
(Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1991)
A generally-held beliefby both the medical profession and the lay public is that therapeutic medicine greatly affects health. Providing more hospital beds, doctors and resources is viewed as the path to improve ...
An initial framework of contexts for designing usable intelligent tutoring system
The notion of context has been an issue of research in various aspects of intelligent systems such as knowledge management, natural language processing, reasoning and so on. This paper focuses on the various contexts ...
Intelligent Tutoring Tools in a Computer Integrated Learning Environment for introductory numeric disciplines
Research in the field of Intelligent Tutoring Systems has failed to provide any substantial or viable systems that could be used in real academic environments. This situation appears to be the result of two factors: first, ...
Blood cholesterol and coronary heart disease: changing perspectives
(Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1994)
There has been much controversy concerning the value of efforts to reduce blood cholesterol levels. In this contribution, the risks and benefits of interventions are discussed. Lowering cholesterol level by drugs is ...