Carey Drayton: What Matters to Me and Why
Carey Drayton, chief of the USC Department of Public Safety, addresses the topic "What Matters to Me and Why" on Jan. 20, 2010. "What Matters to Me and Why" is bridges the separation between intellectual life and personal and spiritual issues by having featured USC faculty and administrators spend about 20 minutes addressing the topic "What Matters to Me and Why," followed by an informal dialogue rounding out the hour. The program is sponsored by the USC Office of Religious Life and the USC Le
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Transforming classroom teaching & learning through technology: Analysis of a case study
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Passive Movement to the Shoulder Joint
This and related video clips demonstrate physiotherapy techniques and have been optimised for delivery on a mobile device.
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21st Century Challenges in Perspective: From academic research to government policy
The first set of our Policy Briefings at a seminar in the House of Commons. Dr Ian Goldin and Professor Sarah Harper gave presentations to a cross-party selection of MPs and Lords, with representatives from government, NGOs and think tanks also present. On 3 July, we launched the first set of our Policy Briefings at a seminar in the House of Commons, entitled "21st Century Challenges in Perspective: From academic research to government policy". Dr Ian Goldin (School Director) and Professor Sarah
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4 A thinking disposition and the process of development
Diagrams, mind-maps, tables, graphs, time lines, flow charts, sequence diagrams, decision trees: all can be used to organise thought. This unit will introduce you to a variety of thinking skills. Asking and answering questions is at the heart of high-quality thinking. Questions naturally arise from the desire to know and learn about things and may be the starting point for a journey of understanding.
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1. Darwin's Legacy: Course Introduction (September 22, 2008)
history, science, biology, social science, humanities, philosophy, education, religion, astrobiology, nature, evolution literacy, origin of species, natural selection, life, organism, environment, DNA, double helix, molecule, theory, evidence, religious i
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2 Different conceptions of learning
How do we learn? Understanding ‘how’ is the key to learning more effectively. This unit looks at the three main categories of theories: the acquisitive, constructivist and experiential models of learning. There is no right way to learn but developing an active approach will ensure that you are open to new ideas.
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32. The Power of Silence (That’s Amore!)
This time, let’s talk about… silence. It seems like that one of the most difficult things to do these days is to find a quiet corner where to unwind, relax, and reflect. After all, we all live in the so-called information overload era. – A famous department store in London decided to give its customers [...]
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Verso una scuola modulare. Coerenza verticale per un curricolo flessibile? Coerenza orizzontale per un curricolo flessibile? Adottare un approccio sistemico. Sviluppare il curricolo come una rete di basi di conoscenza.,Toward a modular school: modulation of learning and organization of teachings (eight lesson).Toward a modular school. Vertical consistence for a flexible curriculum? Horizontal consistence for a flexible curriculum? To adopt a systemic approach. To develop the curriculum like a ne
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Magical Nature Journey sample
Magical Nature Journey DVD is an innovative learning experience for your child inspired by perhaps the wisest parent of them all - Mother Nature.

A diverse range of patterns, shapes, colors, textures and sounds found exclusively in nature are utilized in a gentle and soothing way to help enhance the development of your baby's brain.

Exciting close encounters with a wealth of wonderful animal and plant life and
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Open Wide and Trek Inside
Open Wide and Trek Inside has several objectives. The first is to help students understand major concepts related to oral health. By focusing on the science of the oral environment, the module goes beyond the traditional "brushing and flossing" curriculum and presents to students the ways science has helped people understand how to take proper care of their mouths and the structures within. The second objective of the module is to engage students in the nature of science through inquiry. As st
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This video teaches students how to find the volume of a rectangular prism. Learn how to solve and find the volume of a 3D shape using length times width times height. Includes the volume song.
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Each year we celebrate the achievements of our alumni. This year is no different: meet our outstanding graduates in this video. Find out more at www.nottingham.ac.uk/alumni
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Certificacion de Turismo Responsable
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
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6.881 Representation and Modeling for Image Analysis (MIT)
Most algorithms in computer vision and image analysis can be understood in terms of two important components: a representation and a modeling/estimation algorithm. The representation defines what information is important about the objects and is used to describe them. The modeling techniques extract the information from images to instantiate the representation for the particular objects present in the scene. In this seminar, we will discuss popular representations (such as contours, level sets,
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In the Origin of Species (1859), Charles Darwin gave us a model for understanding how natural objects and systems can evidence design without positing a designer: how purpose and mechanism can exist without intelligent agency. Texts in this course deal with pre- and post-Darwinian treatment of this topic within literature and speculative thought since the eighteenth century. We will give some attention to the modern study of feedback mechanisms in artificial intelligence. Our reading will be in
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