Psychiatric Epidemiology reviews descriptive and analytic epidemiology for major mental disorders of childhood, adulthood, and late adult life. The course will also examine issues of classification and the nosology of psychiatric disorders as well as operational case definitions and the measurement techniques to enhance field surveys and risk factor research.
Ethics of Human Subject Research
Ethics of Human Subject Research (2 credits) is offered by the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Distance Education Division, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University. The course introduces students to the ethics of human subject research. Ethical theory and principles are introduced, followed by a brief history of research ethics. Topics covered in lectures and moderated discussions include informed c
Critical Analysis of Popular Diets and Dietary Supplements
There is much controversy and anecdotal information about popular diets and dietary supplements, but all too often little scientific or controlled clinical data. We examine the science behind normal mechanisms of weight control, and how weight loss diets are constructed and work. The aim of the course is to acquire the knowledge to critically appraise a weight control diet or dietary supplement and choose the best plan for success, both in the short-term and the long run. Students taking the act
Understanding Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Care
The primary objective of this content is to prepare students to read and interpret cost-effectiveness studies. The students will first be introduced to basic economic concepts that are needed in order to understand the recommendations from the United States Panel on Cost Effectiveness in Health and Medicine. One example is the distinction between opportunity costs and budgetary costs. The recommendations will then be reviewed, particularly as they apply to what students should expect to read in
Problems in the Design of Epidemiologic Studies (Grant Writing)
Presents the methodologic and logistic problems involved in designing and conducting epidemiologic studies. Students participate in the preparation of a research protocol for a study in a human population. Offers an opportunity to critically evaluate the adequacy and scientific merit of research protocols, develop an appreciation of the ethical aspects of conducting research involving human subjects, and apply methods and principles learned in earlier (340.601 - 603) and current courses to speci
Aerodynamics, Fall 2002
This course extends fluid mechanic concepts from Unified Engineering to the aerodynamic performance of wings and bodies in sub/supersonic regimes. It generally has four components: subsonic potential flows, including source/vortex panel methods; viscous flows, including laminar and turbulent boundary layers; aerodynamics of airfoils and wings, including thin airfoil theory, lifting line theory, and panel method/interacting boundary layer methods; and supersonic and hypersonic airfoil theory. Cou
What "Per" Means
This three minute video is an animation that helps young students understand "per" by providing several examples.
Une attestation d'aptitude à la conduite
Les étudiants apprennent à lire un document officiel.
Young American Alligator Eating Frog
This very short video gives excellent real life footage of a young American Alligator stalking and catching a frog. Students will enjoy watching the close up views of this amazing reptile in its natural environment. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Our experts make it rain inside Nottingham Contemporary!
It's not every day our experts are asked to make it rain inside an art gallery...but for an installation by Klaus Weber at Nottingham Contemporary the team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) pulled out all the stops. For more information about the exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary visit http://www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/
SOC315 Session 1 Spring 2012
Hispaniolan Ground Iguana--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Hispaniolan Ground Iguana. The Hispaniolan ground iguana is a sizeable, robust iguana, easily recognized by the enlarged spiny scales that wrap in transverse rings around the tail, and by its highly distinctive coloration. Students will enjoy the close up shots of this amazing reptile in its natural environment. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the cl
Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Professor Saskia Sassen delivers the keynote speech of the 'Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives' conference held by the Anglo-German State of the State Fellowship Programme on 21st May 2011.
RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: International Law and Statelessness in the 21st Century
This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's second Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011. This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's second Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011, which was on Wednesday 19th October 2011 at the Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Laura van Waas, Tilburg Law School, the Netherlands, spoke on the subject of 'International Law and Statelessness in the 21st Century'.
Roberge 6.302 Lecture 05
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UW 360 January 2011: Bebe Miller
The UW's Chamber Dance Company has a mission: to present, record and archive modern dance works of historical and artistic significance. In the fall of 2011, members of the company performed dances by choreographer Bebe Miller and had the opportunity to work with her directly. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighb
UNSW began as a technical college. Today its strengths still lie in science and technology
2.854 Introduction to Manufacturing Systems (MIT)
This course provides students with ways of analyzing manufacturing systems in terms of material flow and storage, information flow, capacities, and times and durations of events. Fundamental topics covered include probability, inventory and queuing models, forecasting, optimization, process analysis, and linear and dynamic systems. This course also covers factory planning and scheduling topics including flow planning, bottleneck characterization, buffer and batch-size tactics, seasonal planning,
Darwin's Frog Carrying Tadpole in its Mouth
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Darwin's Frog carrying a tadpole in its mouth. Discovered by Charles Darwin in the thick, gloomy forests of southern-central Chile, Darwin’s frog (Rhinoderma darwinii) possesses a distinctive appearance and an unusual biology. The head of this species has a triangular appearance due to the presence of a pronounced, fleshy proboscis that projects from the tip of the snout. This is a great resource to help build background knowledg
Eminence Organics Stonecrop Ingredients and Products
By: shawnanel20 The Organic skincare and beauty ingredient stonecrop, Explained by Eminence owner and founder Boldijarre Koronczay, interviewed by Alana. http://www.skincarebyalana.com/eminence-organics/