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5280 Magazine - December 2008 - "Spruced Up"

5280 Magazine – December 2008 – "Spruced Up"

(From 5280 Magazine, December 2008, page 56) Spruced Up Your new, living Christmas tree. It wouldn’t be December without the annual debate between fake and cut Christmas trees. Artificial trees are easy to set up, but are often made with a toxic stew of PVC, lead, and carcinogenic chemicals—some manufacturers even recommend keeping children away. […]

5280 Magazine - November 2008 - "Riding the Rails"

5280 Magazine – November 2008 – "Riding the Rails"

(from 5280 Magazine, November 2008, page 31) Riding the Rails Can RTD keep up with its success? If America is addicted to cars, Denver appears to have been in rehab. Fed up with high gas prices and commuter congestion—and, perhaps, possessing a desire to cut their carbon emissions—metro area residents have been taking public transportation […]

5280 Magazine - October 2008 - "Dealer's Wheels"

5280 Magazine – October 2008 – "Dealer's Wheels"

(from 5280 Magazine, October 2008, page 34) Dealers’ Wheels Our 10-step plan to survive the world’s largest consumer bike expo. When 10,000 cyclophiles are let loose at the annual Subaru Denver VeloSwap, gearheaded pandemonium ensues. The consumer trade show and flea market offers 400-plus vendors selling gear, pros wandering through the crowd, and cycling companies […]

"Development of Portable Multimedia Content for Secondary At-Risk Learning:  The Handheld Lecture" - May 2008

"Development of Portable Multimedia Content for Secondary At-Risk Learning: The Handheld Lecture" – May 2008

Abstract Boulder Preparatory High School serves a wide range of students; drastically different skill, motivational, attendance, and age factors join together in the same classrooms. Two major obstacles to learner success are transient attendance rates and difficulty processing information. Students frequently miss presentation of critical course information or lack comprehension at first exposure to new […]