Shorenstein Center Workshop: Building an Online Community
Ben Wikler, campaign director for Avaaz.org March 9, 2010
Shorenstein Center Workshop: Digital Literacy for Beginners
Nicco Mele, Harvard Kennedy School professor and cofounder of EchoDitto
Participatory design in open education: a workshop model for developing a pattern language
Technologically enhanced learning environments raise complex challenges for their designers, developers and users. Design patterns and pattern languages have recently emerged as a potential framework for addressing some of these challenges. However, the uptake of design patterns has been slow outside of the computer science community. We argue that this is largely a consequence of a weak positioning of pattern languages, as a form of delivering expert knowledge to layperson, and suggest an alter
Ethics and politics
Moral and Political Philosophy: how should we live? What constitutes a just state?
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Boiler Bytes: Purdue Raas team
Purdue Raas, established in Fall of 2008, is Purdue University's first competitive Raas/Garba team. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Purdue-University-Raas/89289129010
Plaque behavior characteristics and regrowth of plaque in diseased arteries tissue during post-cryop
Atherosclerosis is a leading cause of heart diseases and mortality around the world. Recently cryoplasty has emerged as a potentially effective method to treat atherosclerosis. Finite element heat transfer and mass transfer models are developed in ANSYS in this study. The heat transfer model analyzes the heat transfer within the atherosclerotic plaque and arterial wall during the cryopalsty procedure. The model is useful in predicting the transient temperature through diseased wall tissues. The
Datblygu strategaethau astudio effeithiol (Develop effective study strategies)
Gall dod i wybod sut rydych yn dysgu eich helpu i ddatblygu technegau astudio sy'n gweddu i'ch anghenion a'r dasg dan sylw. Bydd gwella eich strategaethau astudio yn arbed amser i chi, yn ysgafnhau eich baich gwaith ac yn helpu i wella ansawdd eich gwaith. Yn yr uned hon byddwch yn dysgu technegau ac yn datblygu sgiliau a fydd yn eich helpu gyda'ch astudiaethau.
Leadership Amidst Crisis
In thirty years, S. D. Shibulal has seen his share of economic crises, three to be exact. But in thinking hard about the role of crises in the future for today's students, he predicts: they will occur more frequently, and will be less predictable, longer lasting and more costly.
Within this framework, Shibulal sets
Ethics and Enlightened Leadership
His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke at an inaugural event for a new institute in his name, the Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values. He tempered his provocative ideas about promoting ethics in a secular society with a stream of lively banter. He recalled that he had visited a homeless shelter in San Fr
Tablets lure consumers from PCs
Heavy demand for iPads and other new devices is cutting into PC sales.
Intel beats, but faces heat
Summary of business headlines: Intel reports fourth-quarter results; Bernanke lifts forecast; Top Wall Street bankers compete for AIG role; Judge approves Madoff settlement. Stocks snap two-day rally.
CloserVU: Day One with Coach Franklin and Family
From his arrival at the airport to the formal announcement, get a personal look at the first hours Head Football Coach James Franklin and family spent as new members of the Commodore Nation. Warning: Watching this video might create the involuntary response of wearing black and gold and yelling, “GO ‘DORES!” For all things Coachkeep reading »
VUCast Special: Do You Believe in Magic…
Want to feel good deep down inside? Meet a child who will melt your heart. Watch the inspiration of Vanderbilt students who turned caring for others into a business. And, remember how we all came together in the face of disaster. It’s VUCast’s special year-ender. Happy New Year. 2010 will be remembered at Vanderbilt forkeep reading »
Paratoi aseiniadau (Preparing assignments)
Efallai y byddwch yn teimlo ar goll pan gewch eich aseiniad cyntaf ond peidiwch â phoeni, nid oes disgwyl i chi wneud gwaith perffaith o'r cychwyn cyntaf. Nid oes un ffordd gywir o ysgrifennu aseiniad. Fodd bynnag, mae rhai egwyddorion a phrosesau cyffredin a fydd yn eich helpu i gadw ar y trywydd cywir wrth ei lunio. Yn yr uned hon byddwch yn dysgu sut i ysgrifennu eich aseiniadau’n effeithiol.
Writing books at the push of a button
INSEAD professor Phil Parker has been granted a US patent for his software programme that writes books. It took him seven years to get the patent, and while the registered patent name is decidedly scholastic: Method and Apparatus for Automated Authoring and Marketing, the implications for the information age are not. It?s not "creative intelligence." It?s "reverse engineering" - deconstructing books into "genres" and then writing software programmes to fit those genres.
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 7 – अं and अः
This is the seventh lesson in a series of basic episodes to teach Hindi from the beginning. If you are already studying Hindi, it can provide a good review. If [...]
The psychological aspects of sports injury
For many people, sport is a way of life, so imagine the emotional distress that a sports injury can bring when it restricts someone's participation in sport. This unit examines the role of psychological factors in sports injury. You will look at both the psychological factors that can lead to a sports injury and the psychological reactions that a sports person can experience when injured. This unit is for you if you have ever experienced a sports injury, if you would with injured athletes or if
Christmas for US troops in Iraq
U.S. soldiers attended a Christmas celebration in Northern Iraq, in what many hope will be their final Christmas in the war zone. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Different Kinds of Essays
Different Kinds of Essays (Informative and Persuasive). Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn about the different kinds of essays in this one-minute video on writing essays. This video is almost too brief. Hopefully, it will whet the student's appetite for more information regarding the different types of essays.