Implications of resource management in La Parguera, Puerto Rico (The)
A recent rezoning of La Parguera, southwest Puerto Rico, as a tourist zone has resulted in an imbalance between development and appropriate resource management. Development associated with tourism is destroying the sub-tropical dry forest and adding pressure on the marine resources through increased boat traffic and marine structures. Declining water quality and benthic community health are two of the impacts seen in La Parguera associated with these land use changes. This study is three-fold. F
Invasive Species Research: Lake Invaders
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The Shot Heard Around The World
On April 19, 1775 Is the date of the Shot Heard Around the World, meaning that it started the revolution against the ruling class that was later used in France and Russia to an extent. This is a brief outline of the story.
How (Not) to Read an Academic Article
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). This is a demonstration of two approaches to reading an academic article. The first one involves lots of detailed note-taking and slow patient reading: I think the video gives some idea of the tedious nature of this approach, as does the 'alienated' commentary. The second approach demonstrates much more brisk reading for sense and understanding. I tried to 'think aloud' as I did these tasks. I also illustrate on PowerPoint some relevant ch
Music and Computers
Growing out of classes in computer music at Dartmouth College this is web version of a book that is intended as a "user-friendly" introduction to music and computers. AN excellent introduction to what is sound.
Polite drones could soon form efficient armies
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25792 Robots that can navigate in unknown spaces have been given a set of manners to help them coordinate their in-flight movements
How the Common Core with Change the Expectations for Students
Sally Hampton, Chair for the ELA College and Career Readiness Standards Work Group, briefly explains how the expectations with change for students along with they ways they will be assessed. (01:20)
Ideação is a scholarly e-journal published by the Centre of Education and Letters of the Universidade Unioeste in Brazil, focusing on education, letters and humanities. First lauched in 1999, it became online accessible journal from volume 5 (2003). The original annual publication became a biannual publication in 2006; and each article in these volume is available in pdf format. The issues are subdivided into different sections: articles, essays, interviews, reviews. They take their subject m