Synchronous computer mediated collaborative activities among collocated students: Conditions that ma
Synchronous collaborative activities are usually studied in conditions where teachers and students are physically separated. Is there any possibility to apply these activities when all participants are collocated? Does this collocated collaboration setting seems meaningful and for what reasons? Is the quality of learning and teaching process satisfactory high? Under what conditions? The present research explores the previous questions. More specifically, it explores synchronous computer mediated
Internet Scout Project
The US Environmental Protection Agency's Web site is so expansive that highlighting specific pages occasionally should help surfers find some of the more unique features it offers. An example of this is the Watershed Atlas page, which is described as a catalog of geospatial displays and analyses of information and data important for watershed protection and restoration. Visitors can find and view maps with various themes including acid rain, air quality, aquifers, coasts, dams, drinking water, e
A Simulated Student Can Improve Collaborative Learning
This paper describes a Simulated Student architecture designed to detect and avoid three situations that decrease the benefits of learning in collaboration. These are off-topic conversations, students with passive behaviour and problems related to students learning. In order to check the efficiency of the model in a real case a Simulated Student, which has the features described in the model, was added to a collaborative, synchronous system for learning programming. This paper describes the ex
Internet Scout Project
Would you like to know what professional conferences are being held around the world at any specific time? AllConferences.net provides this free service. Over thirty science categories are represented and include everything from the 2002 Geological Society of America Annual meeting in Denver to the upcoming Environmental Flows for River Systems Conference & Fourth Ecohydraulics Symposium in Cape Town, South Africa. Each entry includes a description of the event, times, locations, contact informa
Internet Scout Project
This extensive, online Bibliography of Lake Malawi Biology is part of a larger scientific website titled The Cichlid Fishes of Lake Malawi, Africa (reported on in the March 4, 1998 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) which is maintained by Michael K. Oliver. The regularly updated Bibliography has an emphasis on "the taxonomy of the lake's fishes and their ecology, evolution, and genetics, but also includes literature on all other organisms." The Bibliography "provides links to hundreds of li
Municipal museum model of Shanghai
Berkeley Lab's Environmental Energy Technologies Division develops technology that uses, converts and stores energy more efficiently and with less environmental impact, and studies the link between energy use and the environment. An important outcome of its work is the development of technologies and processes to mitigate the environmental effects of energy use.
Principles of Object-Oriented Programming
An objects-first with design patterns introductory course
Mathematics for Computer Science
A basic introduction to Calculus and Linear Algebra. The goal is to make students mathematically literate in preparation for studying a scientific/engineering discipline. The first week covers differential calculus: graphing functions, limits, derivatives, and applying differentiation to real-world problems, such as maximization and rates of change. The second week covers integral calculus: sums, integration, areas under curves and computing volumes. This is not meant to be a comprehensive calcu
Glavno mesto Bolivije
Lokacija posnetka: La Paz, Bolivija.,Location of a photo: La Paz, Bolivia.
Lokacija posnetka: Isla del Sol, Bolivija. Najvišje ležeče jezero na svetu.,Location of a photo: Isla del Sol, Bolivia. The highest (commercially navigable) lake in the world.
Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized. When we think of large risks, we often think in terms of natural hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes or tornadoes Perhaps man-made disasters come to mind such as the terrorist attacks in the U.S. on September 11, 2001. Typically we have overlooked financial crises, such as the credit crisis of 2008. However, these types of man-made disasters have the potential to devastate the global mark
Transnational History and Japan (audio) Sheldon Garon, titulaire de la chaire Nissan d’Histoire et d’études sur l’Asie orientale de l’Université de Princeton, étudie le Japon moderne et contemporain, s’intéressant aux relations entre l’État et la société, aux liens entre la culture et les comportements économiques de la population, et situant le Japon dans une histoire ...
Sheldon Garon, titulaire de la chaire Nissan d’Histoire et d’études sur l’Asie orientale de l’Université de Princeton, étudie le Japon moderne et contemporain, s’intéressant aux relations entre l’État et la société, aux liens entre la culture et les comportements économiques de la population, et situant le Japon dans une histoire ...
Architecture as Drawing, Perception and Cognition
This work is about realizing that human perception is inherent to architecture. It is an asset and a trait subject to training and development in an empirical way, involving physical and manual action. It cannot be taught literally through convention and logic reasoning. It is a human achievement of great significance built on intellectual and scientific knowledge. It is something, being physical and empirical, that is supported on instrumental procedure. The computer, as a machine and an instru
The Problem-Based Learning Directory
Searchable database of ways that different faculty at colleges and institutions worldwide are using problem-based learning. At the time this annotation was created the database contained information for 104 courses at 90 institutions across 29 countries. As such the site will be useful both to faculty interested in adapting and implementing problem-based learning exercises in their classrooms.
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The World's Biomes
The World's Biomes, provided by the University California Berkeley's Museum of Paleontology, is an introduction to the earth's ecological regions. Biomes are the world's ecological communities, distinguishable by their predominant vegetation and by the organisms that have adapted to that vegetation. This site provides an introduction to the environmental and ecological features typical of various aquatic, desert, forest, grassland, and tundra biomes. Users can read about the planet's ecosystems,
Ground Water and Drinking Water
The Environmental Protection Agencies Web site, Ground Water and Drinking Water (last mentioned in the March 29, 2002 Scout Report), has many additional high quality features not mentioned in previous reports. The site has continually updated information regarding drinking water regulation, as well as general facts such as where drinking water comes from, what's in it, drinking water standards, how you can protect your drinking water, a link for kids, and an extensive amount of additional materi
Women in Engineering Organization (WIEO)
This portion of the Women in Engineering website defines what the term engineering means, gives some general guidelines as to what it takes to become an engineer, and defines types of engineering. This resource is appropriate for all users, particularly for girls and women, because it targets girls or women, uses inclusive images of girls or women, and shows how engineering can be used to solve real-world problems. Copyright 2005 EDC