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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health. With an annual budget of about US$6.87 billion (fiscal year 2010), the NSF funds approximately 20% of all federally supported basic research conducted by the United States' colleges and universities. In some fields, such as mathematics, computer science, economics and the social sciences, the NSF is the major source of federal backing. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: National Science Foundation)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'national science foundation': 35 (2.0% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'national science foundation' across all Ariadne articles: 48
  • Average number of references to 'national science foundation' per Ariadne article: 1.37
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'national science foundation': 1996-05
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  1. yan han (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. margaret henty (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. shirley keane (see articles on this topic by this author)
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What Do Application Profiles Reveal about the Learning Object Metadata Standard?

Jean Godby assesses the customised subsets of metadata elements that have been defined by 35 projects using the LOM standard to describe e-learning resources.

October 2004, issue41, feature article

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