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2014-06-05 16:29:06

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAHomecare is proud to announce that Steve Ackerman, president and CEO of Spectrum Medical, Inc., has joined the AAHomecare Executive Committee in the position of treasurer. Alan Landauer, chairman of Landauer Metropolitan, Inc., has stepped down from his post as treasurer and will remain a member of the AAHomecare Board of Directors. "Alan is well-known for his commitment to the homecare community," said AAHomecare President and...

2009-12-14 15:50:00

For a generation of students raised and nurtured at the computer keyboard, it seems like a no-brainer that computer-assisted learning would have a prominent role in the college science classroom. But many difficult scientific concepts are still conveyed through dry lectures or ponderous texts. But that could change if science professors take a cue from a new study on the use of interactive animations in the college science classroom. The findings, presented here today (Dec. 14) at the fall...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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