Data analysis: as real world as it gets
In Data Analysis: As Real World As It Gets, we feature resources for teaching about data and statistics as supported by the NCTM Standards (NCTM, 2000). Data collection and analysis can be an avenue into the meaningful mathematics and problem-solving skills needed by students in the twenty-first century. And an answer to the student question, Why do we have to study math? can be found when teaching mathematics with a real-world statistics approach.
Repubican Rally, Capehart Farms, Daviess County, Indiana, August 27, 1938
Indiana Senator, Homer E. Capehart owned Capehart Farms in Daviess County near Washington, Indiana. On August 27, 1938, he organized the Republican Cornfield Convention to be held on his land. The many tents and activities that were set up drew thousands of visitors.,Daviess County Journey,On verso of photograph: "Republican Rally, Capehart farms, 8/27/38"
St. Joseph's College, Collegeville, Jasper County, Indiana
St. Joseph's College was founded in 1889 and opened in 1891. In its early years it was both a high school and junior college. It became a four year college in 1936 and remained all male until 1968. The current enrollment is over 1,000 students. The Main Building (now Drexel Hall) was constructed in 1888 and originally served as an Indian mission school.,Jasper County Journey
Paper Mill on the Canal at Delphi, Near Pittsburg, Indiana
The town of Pittsburg is about a mile west of Delphi on the west side of the Wabash River. Platted in 1836, the canal port had numerous businesses by the 1850s, including mills, cabinet shops, tailor, cooper and shoe shops, and manufacturing.
Lancaster Covered Bridge, Carroll County, Indiana
The Lancaster covered bridge in Carroll County, Indiana is just east of Owasco. Built in 1870 and still standing today it spans 140 feet over Wildcat Creek.
How to Tie the Perfect Bow with a Ribbon
This 1:44 video shows how to tie ribbons to add a special touch to gifts. It moves fairly rapidly and so it may have to be stopped after each movement is shown.
How to Lose Weight with Water
Whether it's in you or you're in it, water is a great way to lose weight, according to this 1:17 long video. It has many statistics and suggestions on how it can be used to the benefit of one's health.
Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC
For over a hundred years, the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC have heralded the arrival of Spring. This 2:30 video explains the history of the Cherry trees and the celebration that surrounds them.
Environment graduate interviews: Anna Stremple
A series of interviews with graduates and current students about their job, how they got there, what they learned in the course, and how they have been able to apply those skills and the knowledge in their career. These videos provide new and prospective students with information about career paths, industry practices, insight and advice.
Proteins & Enzymes: Transglutaminase | Lecture 8 (2011)
Wylie Dufresne (wd~50) October 24, 2011
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 3 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 3 of 6. (09:57)
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 2 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 2 of 6. (09:38)
MA133 Calculus 11/07/11
Pruis Calculus from 11/07/2011
The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre
Notre Dame undergraduate students talk about why they chose to major in and what they like best about the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre. http://ftt.nd.edu/
Why study church history?
Two eminent modern church historians, Prof. Alan Ford and Dr Frances Knight, discuss the nature of their discipline exploring how it sits between the aims of historians and theologians: belonging to both disciplines, it has a distinctive task and voice.
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Lesson #10 - How to Say “I’m Sorry” in Vietnamese
Learn Vietnamese travel phrases with SurvivalPhrases.com! A little Vietnamese can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SurvivalPhrases.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson, we cover a high frequency Vietnamese phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Vietnam. As [...]
Initial Tourism Planning Strategy for the Islands Trust Area
This document "presents a programme to begin the process of strategic planning to manage tourism and its future growth in the islands trust area of British Columbia". The full 69 page document (2006) is freely available to download as a PDF file.
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