A Framework to Analyze Argumentative Knowledge Construction in Computer-Supported Collaborative Lear
Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) is often based on written argumentative discourse of learners, who discuss their perspectives on a problem with the goal to acquire knowledge. Lately, CSCL research focuses on the facilitation of specific processes of argumentative knowledge construction, e.g., with computer-supported collaboration scripts. In order to refine process-oriented instructional support, such as scripts, we need to measure the influence of scripts on specific processes
Bob Adelman: 2014 National Book Festival
Bob Adelman appears at the 2014 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: Bob Adelman is one of the foremost photographers of the American civil rights movement. His book "King: A Photobiography of Martin Luther King Jr." has been hailed as one of the best photographic books documenting the civil rights leader and his times. During his career, Adelson also closely allied himself with such luminaries as Samuel Beckett and Andy Warhol. His photographs of W
Autoevaluation in 8086 assembly language programming
Autoevaluation (self assessment) is more and more developed for teaching at university. We present our contribution to this pedagogical resource. Our exercises are intended for students in second year at the University of Paris 6 for the module "Computer Architecture". These numerous exercises complete the classical courses and allow students to check their know-how. We have experimented with success our set of exercises for the past 2 years with numerous students in UTES1. Uteval software has b
Making sens: science education networks of sensors
A small group of leaders from research, industry, and education convened in a one-day workshop at Stanford's Center for Innovations in Learning (SCIL) to brainstorm on the use of data probes, sensors, and communication technologies in the development of innovative science education curricula. This report documents the results of a morning brainstorm and afternoon group exercises developing educational scenarios for which sensor networks would be powerful in enhancing learning content and promoti
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 4: Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to think like a mathematician? This program parallels what a mathematician does in real life with the creative thinking of students.,How a Mathematician Approaches Problems - Fern Hunt, a mathematician at the National Institute for Standards and Technology, is seen as she collaborates with colleagues to solve difficult technical problems. Using the metaphor of the childrens game Towers of Hanoi, she explains her approach to solving problems. 15 m
"It gives a message to people of love." Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2014
BBC News Press Conference. http://bbc.com/news The Nobel Peace Prize 2014 was awarded jointly to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai "for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education"
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
Rows of concentration camp prisoners in striped garments seen from the back; two german officers amongst them. Signed lower right.,Rows of concentration camp prisoners in striped garments seen from the back; two german officers amongst them. Signed lower right.,Born in 1910 in Floss, Bavaria, David Ludwig Bloch lost his hearing as a child. At age 5 he came to Munich to the national institute for the deaf and mute. Subsequently, he attended a private school for the deaf in Jena. He began to study
Eruption! is a volcanic crisis simulation model that showcases a series of villages that surround an active volcano and is part of the Interactive Models for Geological Education Online (IMGEO) series. The goal of the exercise is to preserve as many people and as much property as possible in spite of the threat from the volcano. Students role-play as villagers, the governor, volcanologists, and the press. The rules of the simulation, plus guides for teaching assistants and students, are availabl
This lab activity is part of the Starting Point collection. In this short, serial basic-meteorology lab, students identify different cloud types and estimate cloud cover over a period of several days. This website details learning goals, context for the lab, and teaching notes. A list of teaching materials and links to further resources are also provided.
Uprising at the North
Centered at the bottom of the illustration is a picture of Fort Sumter on fire. Soldiers and sailors are carrying flags with the names of their states as they march toward the U.S. Capitol Building. Two men in the foreground are shown leaving their work to join them.
The art of plaster casting (UCL)
Professor Edward Allington and Jo Volley (UCL Slade School of Fine Art) demonstrate the complexities of creating a plaster cast and examine other ways the medium has been used. Allington and Volley have helped to curate part of Plastered, an exhibition at the UCL Art Museum about plaster and the casting process, highlighting the sculpture models of the neo-classical artist John Flaxman (1755-1826). Further information: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/uclart/exhibitions Audio podcast - https://soun
Using databases to find journal articles
An introduction to online databases of journals relevant to nurses (eg CINAHL, BNI).,An introduction to on-line databases of journals relevant to nursing (eg CINAHL, BNI)
This learning object seeks to engage the learner through attractive use of visualisation. As the subject is 'repetition' this is illustrated by using repeated actions to move an object across a screen. Redundancy is built in to help weaker students, but this may be bypassed. 'Scaffolding' is used near the end of the object to enable the learner to engage in building the programming construct in a safe supportive environment. This takes the form of building the code by selecting from code fragmen
Arrays in Java (Arrays)
Abstraction is a significant problem in learning to program. The learner has to relate the surface code to the operations in the memory of the computer. Visualisation of an ?array? is used here to help learners to form a mental concept that enables them to make sense of the surface code. A play-like drag and drop 'exercise' is used near the end to get the learner to actively test their understanding.
Referencing your work using Harvard
Introduction to the Harvard style of literature referencing, incorporating an interactive referencing tool for students.
Chem 51C: Organic Chemistry
This is the third quarter course in the organic chemistry series. Topics covered include: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction Referencing using modified Havard Acids and alkalis application
A web-based desktop tool showing you how to accurately format references for the Modifled Harvard system. Select the exact nature of reference type - book, journal, e-journal, website, government publication, and other sources - and the tool will show you examples of correct referencing for that type.
Examining the operation and application of acids, bases and alkalis, including neutralisation, acid/base reactions, and salts.
This is the third quarter course in the organic chemistry series. Topics covered include: Fundamental concepts relating to carbon compounds with emphasis on structural theory and the nature of chemical bonding, stereochemistry, reaction
Referencing using modified Havard
Acids and alkalis application