Students learn how a bill becomes law in the U.S. Congress and research legislation related to global warming.
Tips for Facilitators
A list of various tips and exercises designed for facilitators.
INSEAD's Global Thought Leaders: Herminia Ibarra
INSEAD Professor of Organisational Behaviour Herminia Ibarra, winner of the 2013 Thinkers50 "Leadership Award", discusses effective leadership styles and why managers need to be fluent in several styles.
Detecting Breast Cancer
This lesson introduces students to their task of developing a painless means of identifying cancerous tumors. Solving the challenge will depend on an understanding of the properties of stress and strain. After being introduced to the challenge question, students will generate ideas and consider the knowledge required to solve the challenge question. After which, students will read an expert’s opinion on ultrasound imaging and the potentials for detecting cancerous tumors. This interview will h
GSPH Fall 1994: Focus on: Improving the Health of the Community
Focus on: Improving the Health of the Community
This site provides a collection of visual resources about turbidity currents and their deposits. Visualizations include animations, photos, static images, videos of experimental models, and visual output from numerical models. These resources can be integrated into lectures, classes, labs or other activities.
Knowledge Is Power - Use It Wisely
In this lesson, students will work in teams to do further research on the ethics issues presented in the documentary The Nobel: Visions of Our Century.
Choosing books that are "just right"
This teacher research study examines how students select books for independent reading and how teachers can help them make choices more appropriate to their reading levels.
Basic research methods
This unit covers basic research methods in an easily accessible way, and includes research tips and pros and cons for each method. It also takes learners through a step-by-step approach to planning research.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume III, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Calendar, Exhibit Schedules, Cover Illustration Description, Pottery at the Institute, The Laughing Savior, Honor Roll of Patrons, Personalia, SAC tour of Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Hurricane Katrina Special Feature
This National Wetlands Research Center (NWRC) clearinghouse provides links to information related to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Information includes science for emergency response and recovery, humanitarian relief, science for recovery and restoration, news articles, publications, press releases and other related hurricane information. Users may also follow links to other parts of the NWRC website.
Moving learning games forward
The notion of using video games for learning causes some to cringe, others to leap for joy, and many to ask questions about this learning medium. These questions often come from people and organizations that are considering delving into the world of learning games but dont know if this is advisable or dont know where to start. The goal of this paper is to answer those questions about learning games and to help plot a path for people and organizations interested in developing or fostering the
Activity theory and learning from digital games: developing an analytical methodology
This text outlines the development of a methodology that could credibly answer Squire challenge to identify what, if anything, people are learning by playing games.
A Participatory Design Approach for the Support of Collaborative Learning and Knowledge Building in
Engagement in collaborative learning and knowledge building activities is still a big challenge for many workplace-learning designers. Especially in highly competitive environments people might be reluctant to give away too much of their tacit knowledge. A feeling of ownership and an involvement of the individual in the planning of the learning activities can be important motivational factors. In an international research project called IntelLEO - Intelligent Learning Extended Organization we in
Deposition of Gold Onto a Glass Substrate by Evaporation Through a Polycarbonate
The deposition of 10 micrometer gold islands on a glass surface by evaporation through a polycarbonate membrane is described.
Guess my X and other techno-pedagogical patterns;
Toward a language of patterns for teaching and lea
Most people see learning mathematics as a demanding, even threatening, endeavour. Consequently, creating technology-enhanced environments and activities for learning mathematics is a challenging domain. It requires a synergism of several dimensions of design knowledge: usability, software design, pedagogical design and subject matter. This paper presents a set of patterns derived from a study on designing collaborative learning activities in mathematics for children aged 10-14, and a set of tool