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Although this study resulted in only four successful attempts out of ten at improving classroom environments, Fraser (1986) reports over 70 successful studies suggesting the potential usefulness of science teachers employing classroom environment instruments to provide meaningful information about their classroom and be guided to improvements in classroom environment.
As Cohen and his colleagues have demonstrated, there are in fact physical, structural designs that create environments reminiscent of home.
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If environments are understood as places and spaces in which human beings pursue their wants and needs, technological developments are interesting because they change existing environments and create entirely new ones.
6) Even though virtual environments are only simulations, the complete immersion of the senses literally overwhelms users, totally engrossing them in the action.
The basic desktop availability of E-mail, on-line medical references, and context-sensitive help all seek to make the computing environment parallel the real world environments clinicians face on a daily basis.
The resulting environment merges the power of the state-of-the-art PowerPC RISC Architecture, the strength of a published ABI specification (derived from IBM's implementation of the UNIX(R) operating system -- AIX/6000(R)) and a choice of user environments.
Not surprisingly, the trumpeting of "non-shared" sibling environments and the questioning of traditional measures of the family milieu have drawn heated rebukes from some psychologists.
Additionally, the enhanced integration greatly eases the development of our custom high-performance StreamBase extensions and will mean less switching between development environments.
To meet the needs of today's emerging tech-savvy, time-crunched students, professors face the challenge of creating psychosocial learning environments that incorporate distance instruction, as well as maintaining their traditional instruction.
These 'beliefs' and 'learning environment' concepts will be clarified through the use of frameworks that identify two types of learning environments and three sets of beliefs about education that various groups of education stakeholders may hold.
It is important to understand how these policies ultimately affect our eating and physical activity patterns so that we might use policy changes to modify our food and physical activity environments.

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