Toward a social pedagogy of classroom group work
Abstract In any classroom, pupils will be drawn together for many purposes and we can refer to such within classroom contexts as ‘groupings’. The teacher often creates these, and the way that they are set up, and how they are used for particular learning purposes. If the relationships between grouping size, interaction type and learning tasks in groups are planned strategically then learning experiences will be more effective. However, research suggests that the relationships between these e
Industry perspectives in media branding and promotion
In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops Charlie Mawer from Red Bee Media, discusses his company's work on the branding and promotion of television channels; from BBC channels through to new channels like Dave. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for undergraduate study and community education Charlie Mawer, Executive Creative Director, Red Bee Media Charlie Mawer, after a spell of writing comedy, joined a fledgli
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
Harvard University President Drew Faust Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
President Drew Faust accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and is doused by Harvard’s ALS research team, led by professor Kevin Eggan. She nominates MIT president Rafael Reif, UMass Boston Chancellor Keith Motley, and The Harvard Dorm Crew.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Emanuel United Methodist Church, 1875-1986
The Emanuel United Methodist Church is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The records include six volumes of registers containing lists of members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths; 75th Anniversary booklet; 1983 church directory; and photographs for the years 1875-1986.
BADM 452-01, Cases in Financial Mangement, Fall 2006
This course should be fun! We don’t mean backslapping, playground fun; rather, it should be intellectually fun. If you are working as hard as you should in BA 452 and 472, you will feel challenged and at times perhaps a little lost. However, you should also experience a sense of accomplishment when you meet the challenge of completing a challenging homework assignment or preparing and presenting a complex case. You should experience in these courses flashes of enlightenment—moments when theo
Public Policy Meets Brain Science || Radcliffe Institute
Can neuroscience be harnessed to make public policies more effective and attractive? To influence health outcomes, such as rates of obesity and diabetes? To spur social good, such as better planning for retirement? These questions brought together a varied group of experts for "Public Policy and the Brain," a two-day Exploratory Seminar hosted by the Radcliffe Institute. In a seminar coorganized by Cass Sunstein of Harvard Law School and Tali Sharot of University College London, lawyers and econ
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
Geoffrey Moore on Writing for Readers - Khan Academy
Salman Khan enlists the aid of Geoffrey Moore to discuss writing. (17:30)
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
Session 4: Digital Craft
Presentations by Sheila Kennedy and Cat Mazza Recorded on April 2, 2011 at the Mission Bay Conference Center, UCSF
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emaj : electronic Melbourne art journal
'emaj: electronic Melbourne art journal' is a full-text refereed ejournal published from the University of Melbourne, featuring scholarly articles on art history in Australia and beyond. At June 2009 there are three issues online, with articles freely available for download in PDF format. Example article titles include: 'Wolfgang Sievers and the revisionism of Australian migrant art'; 'Changing museum environments: global articulations of the 'Video Text' (19681990)'; and 'The guitar, the muse
In focus: Lisa Ndejuru by Shahab Mihandoust
Portraits of Concordia graduate student researchers through the lens of filmmakers from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema
A photographical record of the airfield and surviving buildings
Robot Journalists: ‘Quakebot’ Is Just the Beginning
Robot journalists are unbiased, work quickly, never forget facts or ask for a day off, says researcher Noam Latar -- but can they replace humans?
USC Center for Work and Family Life
The USC Center for Work and Family Life provides counseling and support to university employees, helping them find balance and deal with various concerns in their work and personal lives. In this video, executive director John Gaspari explains the types of work the CWFL does, and its importance to the USC community. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about the USC Center for Work and Family Life: http://www.usc.edu/programs/cwfl/ Learn more a
Is Anybody Listening?
“Innovation” may be the buzz word of the post-crisis world, but getting decision makers at multinational corporations to pay attention to ideas that are new, foreign and at odds with the company’s business model can leave subsidiary managers banging their heads against the wall.
Mexican-American War - 5 of 6
One of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history, the Mexican-American War erupted as President James K. Polk sought to extend the borders of the nation into Mexico. (09:36)
9.081 Human Memory and Learning (MIT)
Surveys the literature on the cognitive and neural organization of human memory and learning. Includes consideration of working memory and executive control, episodic and semantic memory, and implicit forms of memory. Emphasizes integration of cognitive theory with recent insights from functional neuroimaging (e.g., fMRI and PET).