This course is designed to help students’ writing proficiency using the English language as a medium. The course will combine lectures and discussions about writing style with in-class writing workshops.
"Panel 2 - Social Movements and Chico Mendes' Legacy for the Sustainable Development of the Amazon"
Panel 2 - Social Movements and Chico Mendes' Legacy for the Sustainable Development of the Amazon: Mary Allegretti, Antropóloga, Consultora Independente, Curitiba, PR Ane Alencar, Geógrafa, Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia, Brasilia, DF Marianne Schmink, Professor, Director of the Tropical Conservation and Development Program, University
Dain Borges, Director, Center for Latin American Studies Mark Hansen, Dean, Social Science Division Ambassador João Almino, Consul General of Brazil in Chicago Marina Silva, Senator, Green Party (from Brazil via video)
Whole class technology for learning mathematics: the case of functions and graphs
This paper draws on research being developed within the teaching and learning strand of the Economic and Social Research Council InterActive Education Project, which is examining how new technologies can be used in educational settings to enhance learning. It focuses on the ways in which mathematics teachers can use digital tools for enhancing the learning of functions and graphs within a classroom setting. It includes a comparison of two teachers working with information and communi
University Faculty Expressions of Computer Self-Efficacy and Personal Attitudes Regarding the Viabil
Studies have shown that there is a direct link between a teacher’s attitude towards self-efficacy and effectiveness. Further studies have refined this idea of how expressions of computer self-efficacy impacts upon attitudes regarding the use of technology in the classroom and by inference, the effectiveness of such technology. The purpose of this mixed method design study was to examine the impact that such attitudes can have upon faculty teaching at institutions of higher education as they re
W. J. Hagood with his White Leghorns in Lawrence County, Alabama
Caption: "W. J. Hagood and his 300 White Leghorns. Lawrence Co. Hagood was first man in Lawrence Co. to raise chickens commercially." October 27, 1925.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
NSF Briefing for the Organization of Biological Field Stations
NSF Briefing for the Organization of Biological Field Stations presented by Peter McCartney (NSF) at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS)
Dopo Bruner. Opzioni e prospettive per la ricerca didattica e la formazione degli insegnanti nel XXI
Ricerca didattica, riforma di strutture e riforma del curricolo: un intreccio problematico. Cultura, scuola e ricerca didattica. La cruna dell’ago si fa più sottile: la ricerca didattica tra conoscenza e concettualizzazione. Una storia…per posizionarci meglio. Una rivoluzione che fa fatica ad imporsi nei centralismi di tutte le stagioni. La modulazione degli apprendimenti, ovvero un curricolo per soglie di padronanza. Organizzazione degli insegnamenti e teorie dell'istruzione. Dopo Piaget:
The Roman emperor had key relationships with several differing groups within the Roman empire, including the senate, the populace of Rome, the army and the provinces. This unit will focus on exploring the emperor’s relationship with the provinces and will show you how this relationship was represented and mediated, manifesting the culture of the empire in the figure of the emperor.
Now, It's Time for Texas A&M (30 seconds)
Texas A&M University national thirty-second television commercial for the 2010 "It's Time for Texas A&M" campaign. Produced by the Division of Marketing & Communications
4.285 Research Topics in Architecture: Citizen-Centered Design of Open Governance Systems (MIT)
In this seminar, students will design and perfect a digital environment to house the activities of large-scale organizations of people making bottom-up decisions, such as with citizen-government affairs, voting corporate shareholders or voting members of global non-profits and labor unions. A working Open Source prototype created last semester will be used as the starting point, featuring collaborative filtering and electronic agent technology pioneered at the Media Lab. This course focuses on d
Stephen Prothero, Diversity Lecture
GRCC Diversity Lecture Speaker Stephen Prothero focuses on Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know -- And Doesn't
Sustainability Living in Practice
When he was nine Satish joined the wandering brotherhood of Jain monks. At 18, he became a campaigner for land reform, working to turn Gandhi's vision of renewed India and a peaceful world into reality. Satish Kumar is a visiting fellow at Schumacher College, a residential centre for study of ecological and spiritual values. He founded the Small School, with ecological and spiritual values in its curriculum.
STS.464 Technology and the Literary Imagination (MIT)
Our linked subjects are (1) the historical process by which the meaning of technology has been constructed, and (2) the concurrent transformation of the environment. To explain the emergence of technology as a pivotal word (and concept) in contemporary public discourse, we will examine responses — chiefly political and literary — to the development of the mechanic arts, and to the linked social, cultural, and ecological transformation of 19th- and 20th-century American society, cultu
20.453J Biomedical Information Technology (MIT)
This course teaches the design of contemporary information systems for biological and medical data. Examples are chosen from biology and medicine to illustrate complete life cycle information systems, beginning with data acquisition, following to data storage and finally to retrieval and analysis. Design of appropriate databases, client-server strategies, data interchange protocols, and computational modeling architectures. Students are expected to have some familiarity with scientific applicati
12.S56 GPS: Where Are You? (MIT)
This is a freshman advising seminar. The professor of a FAS is the first year advisor to the (no more than 8) students in the seminar. The use of Global Positioning System (GPS) in a wide variety of applications has exploded in the last few years. In this seminar we explore how positions on the Earth were determined before GPS; how GPS itself works and the range of applications in which GPS is now a critical element. This seminar is followed by a UROP research project in the spring semester wher
21A.850J The Anthropology of Cybercultures (MIT)
This course explores a range of contemporary scholarship oriented to the study of 'cybercultures,' with a focus on research inspired by ethnographic and more broadly anthropological perspectives. Taking anthropology as a resource for cultural critique, the course will be organized through a set of readings chosen to illustrate central topics concerning the cultural and material practices that comprise digital technologies. We'll examine social histories of automata and automation; the trope of t
1/2 Length Ruched Gloves
Sky-blue 1/2 length gloves. Maker: Prova - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Pair of Heavy Black Framed Childrens Spectacles
Pair of black framed children's spectacles - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Silver Toque-Turban style hat. Date: 1970 - 1979 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.