International Relations, Spring 2007
This course is designed to acquaint beginning students with some of the fundamental principles of international relations such as realism and idealism. Realism, for example is based on the assumption that the state constitutes the most important actor in the international system. The course will also explore the nature of idealism, which emphasizes the role of international norms and ethics, such as the preservation of human rights, as a means of realizing international justice. The course will
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)
Methods and Algorithmics for system design
System design is the central topic of this course. We move beyond the methods developed in circuit design (although we shall have interest in those) and consider situations in which the functional behavior of a system is the first object under consideration. There will be an introduction to modeling methods that can be used in the context of system design, followed by a discussion of the main issues that are to be considered when one want to design a system that satisfies a number of relevant pe
Wildlife Management Activity Guide for Teachers
Whether your school has a 40 acre school forest or a 40 square foot school yard lawn, we urge you to get your students involved in some hands-on wildlife management. It is a relevant real world issue that will also expose them to disciplines other than science as they learn all the complexities of land management. A few teachers are teaching about a variety of game species and habitats. Others are developing small native plant gardens which provide basic needs for native butterflies and birds. P
Teacher's Guide to Craters of the Moon
provides lesson ideas for learning about the geology, history, and ecology of this national park near Arco, Idaho. A high school unit on Managing Critical Resources at Craters of the Moon focuses on degradation of geologic features, water and air quality, and the balance of life of lava. Craters of the Moon National Park offers one of the best examples of basaltic volcanism in the world.
Indiana Dunes Educational Opportunities
describes the facilities and educational and research programs of what has often been heralded as the birthplace of ecology. The Indiana Dunes, located in the northwest corner of the great state, is the nation's first national park in an urban setting.
Ireland faces years of pain
The Irish Government unveils a raft of tough austerity measures aimed at restoring the country's broken finances.
REC100 Fall 2010 Session 9
REC100 Dimensions of Leisure Session Nine 11/10/10 Mary Lou Cappel Guest: Dr. Mark Lurie, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Lunquist Cardiovascular Center
TED402 Fall 2010 Session 11A
TED402 Educational Psychology Session Eleven A 11/10/10 Jeff Miller
Durham Regional Hospital: Be the Best
Durham Regional Hospital strives to be the best community hospital in North Carolina.
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
U Opera performs Elmer Gantry
In "Elmer Gantry," University student singers have mastered some of the most difficult—and rewarding—roles in the repertory, as they will demonstrate Nov. 18--21 in Ted Mann Hall.
Celebrating a Saint
Saint Andre Bessette was canonized in Rome on October 17, 2010. Saint André is the first member of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Notre Dame's founding religious order, to be proclaimed a saint. http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/17149/
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
TALAT Lecture 4107: General Summary and Future Trends
This lecture points out the need of data sources for designing mechanical joints; it describes concepts for FEM-Modelling of mechanical joints. General mechanical engineering background and familiarity with the subject matter covered in TALAT This lectures 4101- 4106 is assumed.
PESTEL analysis considers political, economic, sociological, technological, environmental and legal factors on business
Bitmap Graphics on the Web
Video lecture from a series on Web Multimedia delivered by Al Dawes. Running time approximately 33 minutes.
Web Media Design
Video lecture from a series on Web Multimedia delivered by Al Dawes. Running time approximately 40 minutes.
Attributes and Scopes
Video lecture from a series on Internet Applications delivered by Graham Mansfield. Running time approximately 34 minutes.
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a template based on learning outcomes that you can modify for your own use. Add your own learning outcomes and appropriate questions