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2008-03-11 06:00:42

By Mupinga, Davison M Maughan, George R Abstract. Faculty workload is based on the amount of time spent on teaching, research, and service. The workload varies according to institutional focus, teaching field, type of course, course level, and instructional format. Compared with traditional face-to-face courses, online courses require a disproportionate investment of time and effort by faculty, necessitating special consideration when calculating faculty workload. The authors examine the...

2006-05-09 14:50:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Missouri state court on Tuesday determined that diversified manufacturer Rockwell Automation Inc. was liable for $97.6 million in damages for a 1999 gas explosion that destroyed a Kansas City Power & Light Co. plant. Kansas City Power & Light, a unit of Great Plains Energy, in 2001 filed suit against Rockwell charging that defects in two of that Milwaukee-based company's products contributed to a natural gas explosion that destroyed a 12-story boiler at...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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