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    Use of the World Wide Web in Mathematics Instruction

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    Many mathematics instructors may find they can use the World Wide Web to distribute information and facilitate discussion and interaction in their classrooms, while actually reducing their administrative workload. Here is a discussion of some of the benefits (including better student understanding!) which an instructor might enjoy from taking the plunge

    Ours to Displace, Ours to Protect : The Borderlands of American Indian Histories, Whiteness, and the Wilderness Ideal

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    \u27 Ours to Displace, Ours to Protect : The Borderlands of American Indian Histories, Whiteness, and the Wilderness Ideal\u27 is featured in the journal Tapestries: Interwoven voices of local and global identities, volume 4

    Chicano Ethnicity and Aging

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    In an insightful article published a decade ago, The Chicano Aged, David Maldonado offers some comments that are germane to this presentation. In summing up the dilemma of the Chicano elderly, he asserts: The aged person in the extended family holds high status and commands the respect and obedience of the younger family members. Within the extended family structure. the aging person grows in prestige and respect. The individual holds high rank and has influence in the life of the group.[1] This is the position afforded the aged in many societies as long as the elderly are able to function and contribute in a meaningful way. Prestige, respect, and influence are important parts of their role so long as the aged are not perceived as being a burden. There is, however, a stigma attached to aging in the United States because of the emphasis upon youth and a mind set which does not view aging as a positive process

    Bioremediation of an Organically Contaminated Bedrock Aquifer

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