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.
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
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Solutions Using R and Bioconductor
Covers the basics of R software and the key capabilities of the Bioconductor project (a widely used open source and open development software project for the analysis and comprehension of data arising from high-throughput experimentation in genomics and molecular biology and rooted in the open source statistical computing environment R), including importation and preprocessing of high-throughput data from microarrays and other platforms. Also introduces statistical concepts and tools necessary t
The History of Public Health
In the History of Public Health we will examine the historical experience of health and illness from a population perspective. This material seeks to reveal how the organization of societies facilitates or mitigates the production and transmission of disease. It also asks how do populations and groups of individuals go about securing their health? One key theme is the medical management of space in one form or another - from the public space of the environment through institutional spaces such a
Statistical Reasoning II
Statistical Reasoning in Public Health II provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning through lectures, exercises, and bulletin board discussions. The course builds on the material in Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I , extending the statistical procedures discussed in that course to the multivariate realm, via multiple regression methods. New topics, such as methods for clinical diagnostic testing, and univariate, bivariate, and multivar
Problem Solving for Immunization Programs
Countries around the world - even those at war - are collaborating to ensure that children under the age of five don't die from diseases for which vaccines are available. In the past twenty years, global vaccine coverage has surpassed eighty percent, and a second disease, polio, is nearly eradicated. In the United States, coverage rates are even higher, and vaccine-preventable diseases are now rare. Never have so many resources been focused on immunization - yet problems remain. Additional, high
Veilig naar school. nt06 unit 247
At the end of this unit you can suggest traffic security measures in order to create a safe school environment.
Duke Chapel Live - 1/8/2012
Duke Chapel Live - 1/8/2012
Let them eat cake!
Jan. 5 - Thousands eat massive King Cake in Mexico City ahead of the religious Feast of the Epiphany. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
21F.405 Germany Today: Intensive Study of German Language and Culture (MIT)
Prepares students for working and living in German-speaking countries. Focus on current political, social, and cultural issues, using newspapers, journals, TV, radio broadcasts, and Web sources from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Emphasis on speaking, writing, and reading skills for professional contexts. Activities include: oral presentations, group discussions, guest lectures, and interviews with German speakers. No listeners.
This unit has been designed to develop your French speaking and reading skills by exploring summer holidays in French.
Martin Luther King Jr. - I Have a Dream (Subtítulos en Español)
En este video, Martin Luther King Jr. da un discurso sobre las injusticias sociales que estaban común en los Estados Unidos durante los años sesentas. El discurso duro 17 minutos y fue entregado el 28 de agosto, 1963. Perfecto para una lección sobre las injusticias sociales, la retórica, o la historia. (16:34)
BLOSSOMS - Selfish Drivers: Braess’s Paradox and Traffic Planning (English Subtitles) The idea of this lesson is to introduce, in a simplified manner, the so-called Braess’s Paradox by providing simple examples to clarify that the addition of some new roads to a network does not always lead to an improvement in the liquidity of the traffic; in some cases it might even increase the time required to get from one point to another if all drivers are selfish.
The idea of this lesson is to introduce, in a simplified manner, the so-called Braess’s Paradox by providing simple examples to clarify that the addition of some new roads to a network does not always lead to an improvement in the liquidity of the traffic; in some cases it might even increase the time required to get from one point to another if all drivers are selfish.
Gravity and Vertical Motion Problem - Calculus
Gravity and Vertical Motion Problem - Calculus. In this video, a penny is thrown downward from a tower. The Instructor wants to determine how long it takes to hit the ground. (09:56)
Stocks rally; oil below $100
Jan. 12 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street posts gain as oil drop below $100 offsets retail, jobless concerns; Target launches boutique shops within stores; US Air, others consider American Airlines purchase, sources say. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Jessie J: People laugh with Brits or at us
Jan. 12 - "Price Tag" singer Jessie J unveils secret to British music's success around the world - humor. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Mark S. George, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Mark S. George, M.D., he is the Director of the Brain Stimulation Laboratory at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. George was awarded his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his Residency at MUSC as well. He completed his Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurological Diseases in London and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry.
Watch the transit of Venus at UT's McMaster Hall
5:45 PM in McMaster Hall Room 2002 6/5/2012
Thermite Reaction in Chemistry
Lesson ObjectiveStudents participate in a lab to see the Thermite reaction. Questions to ConsiderHow did the teacher modify the experiment to make it safe and manageable for the students?How would you extend the learning after the experiment?How does the teacher push deeper to differentiate and assess learning?
Gedichtendag 2012 Ieder jaar op de laatste donderdag van januari staat de poëzie een dag lang in het zonnetje. Op deze site vind je het jaarthema, een gedichtendagbundel, de gedichtendagprijzen, een rubriekje pers, een activiteitenoverzicht en …
Ieder jaar op de laatste donderdag van januari staat de poëzie een dag lang in het zonnetje. Op deze site vind je het jaarthema, een gedichtendagbundel, de gedichtendagprijzen, een rubriekje pers, een activiteitenoverzicht en …