Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
State of the Union Bingo 2008
State of the Union Bingo is a tool designed to engage students in the President’s annual address to Congress. The lesson begins during the class prior to the address with the teacher providing background information about the State of the Union Address and examining the Constitutional requirement of the annual address. As a homework assignment, students are then each given a State of the Union Bingo card to use while watching the speech. The next class session, the cards are used as a discussi
Passage Theatre's Play Lab | 06/15/10
Fortune smiles as the Passage Play Lab returns with another collection of original one-act plays by Trenton area writers (June 25-27). This year, five writers cracked open fortune cookies in search of inspiration. Producer Susan Wallner spoke with playwright and associate artistic director David White about this popular annual production. White also discusses Passage Theatre’s increasing use of area talent, and its surprising increase in ticket sales.
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
Fact? or Fiction? 2009
Fact? or Fiction? 2009 was another roaring success! The annual guessing game and fundraising event helps to support the ROM research endowment fund. For one evening each year, devious curatorial staff attempt to outwit participants
Moore's Law Forever?
In 1965, Gordon Moore observed that the number of transistors on a silicon chip doubled every technology generation (12 months at that time, currently 18-24 months). He predicted that this trend would continue for a while. Forty years later, Moore's Law continues to hold. Since the number of transistors in a circuit is a measure of the circuit's computational power, the doubling of transistor counts compounded over a 40 year period has led to an enormous increase in the performance of electronic
Welcome Back to Oregon State
Hope you enjoy this short tour of Beaver Nation. With access to world class facilities and people, the sky's the limit. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your OSU Experience. http://poweredbyorange.com/2013/10/08/welcome-back/ Check us out online! Twitter: https://twitter.com/oregonstateuniv Instagram: http://instagram.com/oregonstateuniv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/osubeavers Google+: https://plus.google.com/105781677703405176212/posts Concept inspired by: http://www.yout
Every year millions of monarch butterflies manage to find their way from hatching grounds in North America to wintering grounds in Mexico. These butterflies log up to 2,000 miles to arrive at their destination: a few fir tree-covered ridge tops in Mexico that none have ever been to. How do these lovely lepidoptera know where to go? How do other species migrate? What are modern threats to migrating species?
EM Radio: Episode 6: Conversation with Cathy Morris
On Dec. 1 the Eiteljorg Museum will host the sixth annual Winter Market. This year more than 50 artists from accross the region will be here selling their works including glass, beadwork, gourds, paintings and more. Also, there will be performances by Monika Herzig, Cathy Morris and others. This week we talk with Cathy Morris. This electric violin player offers a very eclectic sound fusing jazz, funk and more.
Gingerbread Man Math
Gingerbread men and gingerbread houses enjoy special popularity around the holidays, but many of these gingerbread activities are timeless and complement literature titles that teachers use at the beginning of school or after the holidays. It's very easy to incorporate mathematics into a study of gingerbread men, and students will enjoy the data collection activities and games while learning math skills and deepening their understanding of important mathematical concepts. Look through these math
Zooarchaeologist Joanne Bowen decodes 400-year-old leftovers.
We discuss design with Wayne Hemingway, look for love at the Laing Art Gallery, get into the kitchen with a Peruvian Geordie and hear from British Museum curator Ralph Jackson about the Emperor Hadrian’s return to the North East after a 2000 year absence.
A Historical Perspective on Semiconductors and Moore's Law - Craig Barrett ((Formerly) Intel)
Intel Corporation legend, former CEO, and Chairman of the Board Craig Barrett discusses his personal career path from a Stanford Associate Professor, to Silicon Valley consultant, to a 35-year career inside one of the globe's most prominent players in technology. His talk concentrates on Moore's Law and the myriad factors in place to ensure its continued progeny.
The Human Powered Nebulizer | Social Innovation at Marquette University
Bringing life and breath to the world's poorest communities, The Human Powered Nebulizer is a low-cost nebulizer that doesn't require electricity, providing life saving respiratory treatment to those who need it most. Champions for Change are Marquette Changemakers attacking root causes of global social problems with sustainable solutions demonstrating how scholarship at Marquette positively impacts the world. For more information: marquette.edu/champions and marquette.edu/social-innovation
Anxiety Disorders II from the course Clinical Psychology
Clinical Psychology - Fall 2006. This course offers theoretical and empirical approaches to the explanation of psychological dysfunction. The relation between theories of psychopathology and theories of intervention. A critical evaluation of the effects of individual, family, and community approaches to therapeutic and preventive intervention. Thematic focus of the course may change from year to year. See department notices for details.
20-Year Map of Global Rainfall
This visualization from NASA shows global rainfall patterns over a 22-year span. It incorporates data from a combination of remote-sensing and ground-based sources.
"All We Are Seeking Here Is Equal Opportunity": The American G.I. Forum Desegregates a Texas Communi
With the annexation of Texas in 1848 at the end of the Mexican-American War, Tejanos--Texans of Mexican descent--lost property rights and political power in a society dominated by Anglos. Through discriminatory practices and violent force, Tejanos were kept at the bottom of the new political and socio-cultural order. From 1900-1930, as an influx of immigrants from Mexico came north to meet a growing demand for cheap labor in the developing commercial agriculture industries, Tejanos experienced c
Inside the Mind of a Reluctant Entrepreneur - Jeff Hawkins (Numenta)
Numenta's Jeff Hawkins, a frequent company founder, inventor, and product designer for Palm and Handspring, highlights lessons learned during his tenure in technology. He also confesses that these accomplishments were mere way stations in his 30-year passionate pursuit of neuroscience.
Simon Winchester on A Crack in the Edge of the World
Simon Winchester on his book A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906.
The Contrasts of a Big Company and a Small Start-Up - Gil Penchina (Wikia)
Gil Penchina, CEO of Wikia, and an 8-year veteran of eBay, contrasts his experiences and lessons of working in a big company with heading a small start-up.