Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants III: Grading Consistently
This workshop is a continuation of a dialogue on training teaching assistants that began as a major workshop in Lincoln (1999, ABLE Proceedings Vol. 21) and continued at Clemson (2000, ABLE Proceedings Vol. 22). This year we focused on training TAs to grade more consistently by comparing the use of holistic and numeric rubrics for grading papers.
Introductory Game Theory
Archive of 21 lectures in introductory game theory, from a course I delivered in semester 1 at the University of Canterbury NZ Feb to June 2007
Quantum field theory
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. Last taught in Spring Semester 2006 A compilation of fourteen lectures in PDF format on the subject of quantum field theory. This module is suitable for 3rd or 4th year undergraduate and postgraduate level learners. Suitable for year 3/4 undergraduate and postgraduate study. Dr Kirill Krasnov, School of Mathematical Sciences Dr Kirill Krasnov is a Lecturer at the University of Nottingham. After studying physics in K
This experiment is performed in a first year Introductory Biology course and has been used in a Genetics and Biochemistry course.
How DNA Copies Itself
This is a two-minute video about DNA. It is best for older students
2009 final year student Min-Young Kwon talks about her artwork submitted for the Ruskin Degree Show.
TV and Film locations
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May-June 2007 MMC Update (Enhanced)
The May-June 2007 Multimedia Center Update talks about the Summer semester hours, the new Adobe CS3 suite, changes to the UMail system, and the new videos and audio CDs that have recently arrived.
Climate Change and the Fate of the Amazon 2007 - Social-science perspectives on environmental change
Social-science perspectives on environmental change in the Brazilian Amazon
The Devil's in the D-tales: How ancient DNA is demystifying today
Analysis of up to 100,000-year-old DNA at the University of Adelaide's Australian Centre for Ancient DNA promises to throw new light on some of today's most intriguing questions.
Gapminder - no more boring data
TedTalks 2007. Hans Rosling is professor of international health at Sweden's Karolinska
Institute, and founder of Gapminder, a nonprofit that brings vital
global data to life.
TedTalks 2007. Hans Rosling is professor of international health at Sweden's Karolinska Institute, and founder of Gapminder, a nonprofit that brings vital global data to life.
From Relief to Reconstruction — Practical and Policy Challenges
As the United Nations and worldwide NGOs face the challenges of providing basic services to the survivors of the January 2010 Haitian earthquake, Oxfam’s Raymond Offenheiser scrutinizes what will ultimately be “crucial to the outcome, in the Haitian context, of a successful recovery and rehabilitation by the Haitian people a
Harmonization methodology for metadata models
Metadata allows systems, applications and users to manage and access resources without a need for interaction with the resource itself. For this reason, the administration and exchange of metadata is a central activity in systems that manage learning objects. Metadata considerations are fundamental when creating interoperable e-learning tools, and metadata standards have been among the very first learning technology standards to mature. This deliverable analyses a number of existing metadata spe
Biomedical Engineering Adaptor Kit Senior Project at the University of Memphis
Students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the University of Memphis' Herff College of Engineering designed and made an adaptor kit so children with mobility issues can get around. This project was supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation program to support engineering student design projects for individuals with general and age related disabilities
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 2. Classifying Living Things
How can we make sense of the living world? During this session, a systematic approach to biological classification is introduced as a starting point for understanding the nature of the remarkable diversity of life on Earth.,This segment is about new findings about bacteria and how important their role is for life on earth.
Directors Signature Lecture Series: A.J. Jacobs
For three evenings of discussion and debate, noted authors and thinkers analyze the Ten Commandments and share their ideas for a moral code for our own time. Listen to A.J. Jacobs, author of The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible.
Introduction to Philosophy
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Introduction to Philosophy" in the Department of Philosophy. The course is intended to introduce you to philosophical questions, to make you aware of how some of history's greatest philosophers have approached those questions and what they have had to say about them, to help you articulate philosophical concerns of your own and, most importantly, to learn how to address them. Among the areas of philosophy wi
Lambert Model R
The Lambert was produced in 1908 by the Buckeye Manufacturing Company in Anderson. The company also produced fire engines, motor trucks, tractors, and gas and gasoline engines. The last year of production at the Anderson factory was in 1917.,Madison County Journey
Barry Goldwater and the Rise of the Right
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Seminar 17 - 2010 Army War College Distance Education Class
350 senior U.S. Armed Forces leaders along with their civilian and international counterparts celebrated the completion of their two-year Army War College Distance Education Program with a graduation ceremony July 23. For more information visit http://www.carlisle.army.mil/banner/article.cfm?id=1522