Learning during the first three years of postgraduate employment – The LiNEA Project
In this project then, we’re looking at young graduates in nursing, engineering and accountancy going into their first jobs, and we’re trying to find out what they’re learning, how is that being learnt, and what sort of things affect their learning. In telling you about our project and the way it is working, I also aim to give you some inkling of what seems to be coming out from the people we’ve already spoken to about higher education, what they’ve derived from it, what they’re abl
Women buyers and sellers at the Opelika curb market
Caption: "Opelika curb market, opened May 1, 1926. Total sales to September 1, 1928 = $18,050.71." 1928.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
Agent Turnipseed sharing information with E. L. Burt about legumes
Caption: "W. R. Turnipseed, county agent, showing E. L. Burt the results of first-year vetch." April 14, 1925.,JPEG image from black-and-white photograph
Airplane dusting cotton
Caption: "Airplane dusting cotton, Dallas Co." May 1, 1925.,JPEG image from black-and-white photograph.
Trinity of Consciousness: Body, Mind, Soul and Female Identity in the Novels of Gail Godwin
Gail Godwin‘s novels emphasize the forging of the female self/identity. Even Godwin‘s earliest critics stress the ways Godwin consistently chooses to portray female protagonists as complex female characters; as Godwin‘s critics point out, the crafting of female identity becomes central to the analysis and understanding of Godwin‘s ―vision‖ of/for female identity. My analysis of Godwin‘s work extends from and beyond the groundwork laid by earlier critics. I contend that, even as God
A Study of the Response to Accountability and Standardized Testing in a State University System: Pre
This study was an investigation of the perceptions of university certification officers in teacher education in a state university system regarding university responses to accountability, standardized testing, predictive models, gatekeeping, and intervention strategies, and incorporates the issues of social justice and ethics. This study also includes the development of a predictive model to predict results on the Praxis II Elementary Education: Curriculum Instruction and Assessment (ELED:CIA) t
University / K – 12 Partnerships: How One University Impacted High School Career Decision-making
Local universities and their surrounding school districts have much to offer one another. How universities and school districts work together to create programmatic change in career decision-making for the high school adolescent is unclear. Utilizing a case study approach, this study examined the relationship that exists between a university and two high schools. This was studied through the lens of career development with regard to high school students. This qualitative case study utilized pe
Journalism, Letters, and Nation: The Newspaper Letters of Samuel Bowles’s Across the Continent (18
Newspaper publisher Samuel Bowles set out on a trip in the early summer of 1865 to see and write about the United States of America. A leading figure in journalism and in political discourses before and after the Civil War, Bowles shared his experiences in a series of thirty-two letters, addressed to the readers of his influential Massachusetts newspaper, the Springfield Republican. The letters were subsequently compiled into a book, Across the Continent: A Summer’s Journey to the Rocky Mounta
Literature circles in the high school setting: an inquiry from comprehension to synthesis
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of literature circles in a high school English classroom setting. Specifically, the purpose of this is to determine if literature circles improve reading comprehension and student involvement in reading and class discussions. As a sub-inquiry of this study, it is the purpose of this researcher to determine if the prescribed roles often used as guidelines for literature circles create perfunctory responses in small group discussions, and if i
Java BreadBoard Introductory Digital Exercises
Level 1 introductory digital electronics exercises based on use of Java Bread-Board tools (also available on Jorum)
ASSIMILATE glossary of academic and common HE terms
comprehensive glossary of academic terms in HE, useful for acadmics, teaching staff, students.
Unreal Developers Kit level video tutorial
Two extensive video tutorials and supporting .udk and bitmap texture files introducing students to the openly available Unreal Games Engine, Editor and Developer’s Kit. (http://www.udk.com/) The later is used to build a double level game grid with bots and pickups.
The Preposition Song
The students had to memorize these 36 prepositions as an introduction to prepositional phrases. At the end of the song, one of the students says thank you. Be sure to not confuse this with one of the prepositions.
The future of NATO
A new strategic concept
Group Reflection Tools for Virtual Expert Community - REFLEX Project
The aim of this project is to improve work quality, creativity and performance in various professional communities of knowledge-intensive companies by integrating teamwork and learning in collectively designed information spaces. This project will provide a pedagogical model for building and sharing expert knowledge within physically distributed teams that have a need to collaborate and co-ordinate information. The project will utilize latest information and communication technologies in develop
Adjunct Professor Steven Lewis presents: Value for money in health care
Adjunct Professor Steven Lewis gives this public lecture entitled 'Value for money in health care: Why it's so hard to achieve and what to do about it' at The Australian National University on 11 November 2010. There is abundant evidence that in conventional economic terms, health care in prosperous nations delivers very little additional benefit at the margins of spending. This presentation explores the reasons why diminishing marginal returns are the norm in health care. It examines how scie
Sid The Science Kid: Temperature Investigation
This video shows an experiment using a thermometer to show the change in temperatures. Students put their thermometers in ice and then in warm oatmeal and notice the change in the thermometer. They also make predictions.
The Dongria Kondh: The Story of this remote India tribe's struggles
The Dongria Kondh are one of India’s most remote tribes. They live in Orissa state’s Niyamgiri hills and worship a mountain as a God.
In August 2010 they won an historic victory against the mining company Vedanta Resources, which planned to destroy their forests and sacred mountain to build a vast open-cast mine. Good photos and this 12 minute video tells of their struggle. This is a good video for students to watch and see how this culture lives and how they believed so strongly in t
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