How to Adopt a Dog
Learn about what you should consider when adopting a pet, and the benefits of adopting different breeds of dogs at different ages. This is a good video to show students about the importance of considering rescuing animals. There is some talk about shelters and buying from pet stores that might be controversial.
Big Dipper Mobile
By building their own Big Dipper mobile, kids learn that the distance between stars is not what it appears to be in this OLogy activity. The activity directions are provided as both a Web page and a printable PDF. The activity begins with a brief overview about how the small size of stars and the close distance between them are illusions. Kids then create a replica of the Big Dipper which realistically shows the relative size and distance of the constellation's stars -- allowing kids to view the
Finding, not searching
You can work smarter, not harder, by determining your searching style, learning more about what your searches return and why, and learning to look in the right place first.
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
1.6.2 Joining the Euro-zone For all the new members there will be a process of ‘catching up’ with the older members before the former can join the Euro-zone. The GDP gap between them remains considerable. In 2002 the GDP per capita was 60 per cent of the EU average for Slovenia and the Czech Republic (in PPP terms (see the footnote to Author(s):
For all the new members there will be a process of ‘catching up’ with the older members before the former can join the Euro-zone. The GDP gap between them remains considerable. In 2002 the GDP per capita was 60 per cent of the EU average for Slovenia and the Czech Republic (in PPP terms (see the footnote to Author(s):
Education for Sustainable Development
Editors note: We apologise for the poor sound quality of this podcast. This event will explore the role of universities in driving the sustainability agenda. Tony Juniper is a campaigner, writer, and a senior associate with the Cambridge University Programme for Sustainability Leadership. Professor Janet Hartley is Pro-director for teaching and learning at LSE.
Education 173: Cognition & Learning in Educational Settings
The research literature on cognitive processes relevant to teaching and learning is vast and fascinating. The purpose of this course is to introduce some of the many theories of learning and related topics useful to the design of instruction and to teaching practice.
Ivy Day 1903, Pomona College
Pomona College seniors of the class of 1903 stand in cap and gown in front of Pearsons Hall. (Ivy Chapel Day was traditionally held as part of commencement week.)
Portrait of unidentified woman
A young woman with freckles wears a striped shirtwaist blouse with a white collar and bow. A piano can be seen in the background.
The Entrepreneurial Experience
Many entrepreneurs believe that, regardless of formal education, there is no substitute for on-the-job learning. The Entrepreneurial Experience (MGMT 463 in Montana State University's College of Business) offers students real-world entrepreneurial experiences in projects assisting start-up companies. As a student in this class, you'll work with a company to resolve management, marketing, finance, or other business issues. While your specific project content will depend on the company's particula
New Venture Development and Industry Analysis Map (graduate level)
The Venture Development courses (I & II) are the capstone courses of the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program. It is the core of your program-wide studies, and it is within the context of these two courses that students conceive and develop an investment quality comprehensive business plan. You will participate in a wide variety of learning activities and complete a number of specific assignments, all designed to support this goal. Throughout these activities and assignments, your key deliverable is
This course involves the strategic and tactical planning of an actual business enterprise. Students will be introduced to entrepreneurship, the planning process, and frameworks for strategic and financial planning in addition to other topics. By exposing students to a unique living / learning environment, this course will challenge students to confront more advanced issues faced by today's entrepreneurs. A strong emphasis on teamwork, leadership and risk versus reward will be explored. Studen
Entrepreneurship as New Venture Creation
Managers tend to be mainly concerned with the accumulation of resource. In contrast, entrepreneurs are concerned with the relentless pursuit of opportunities. Learning to identify and act on new opportunities is the primary objective of this course. This of particular importance in the period prior to 2001 when rapid start-up of new ventures whose business model revolved around capturing more of an industry value chain through the use of internet and similar information technologies. Learning to
Entrepreneurship and New Venture Formation
This course concentrates on the study of entrepreneurship, preparation of business plans, methods for evaluating new venture ideas, formulation and implementation of business strategies for new ventures, and the financing of new ventures. The course utilizes lecture, discussion, exercise, videotape, and case study as methods of learning. It integrates knowledge gained from the prior core business courses to sharpen the student's ability to "think entrepreneurially" and form new ventures.
Does Free Speech Exist in School? Exploring Students' First Amendment Rights
In this lesson, students explore their First Amendment rights by learning about the Supreme Court case Frederick v. Morse, researching other important court decisions and creating a brochure for their peers illustrating their rights.
Where Am I?
In this lesson, students work together to find the latitude and longitude of various locations. Students also use latitude and longitude to help them figure out the distance between two given coordinate points.
Connections: Andrew Lam
Andrew Lam came to the United States at the end of the Vietnam War as a young refugee. He is the author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, which won the 2006 PEN Open Book Award, and East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres. Lam is an editor and cofounder of New American Media, an association of over two thousand ethnic media outlets in America. He was a regular commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered" for many years, and was the subject of a 2004 PBS documentary ca
Image from the researchproject Textiles, Techniques & Technology 'aiming to challenge the frontiers of the relationship of traditional practice and production through the use of CAD/CAM in textile design. Positives from Robustelli drum scanner direct to lithofilm - Betree System Italy
Nature of Geographic Information
This course will orient you to the properties of geographic data and the practice of distance learning. Some of the overall goals are to: 1) Promote understanding of the geopgraphic information science and technology (GIS&T) enterprise and 2) Promote geographic information literacy - the ability to identify the kind(s) of geographic information needed for a particular task; to determine whether needed data are available; to acquire and assess the quality of the data if available, or specify the
Environments of Africa
EARTH 105 investigates the interrelationships between geology, hydrology, land use and human development in several areas of Africa. We focus primarily on regions north of the equator, although there is a brife segment on South African mining. Specific topics include the Nile River (sources of the Nile, agricultural practices, effects of damming the Nile, and hydropolitics), the Sahara and Sahel (salt mines, climate change, drought, and wather resources), and natural resources and their role in