IGC Growth Week 2010 - Reforming Educational Systems
Michael Kremer discusses issues surrounding reform of education systems in developing countries based on evidence from studies on incentive mechanisms, peer effects and other interventions.
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Applying Competence Structures for Peer Tutor Recommendations in CSCL Environments.
Competence structures of the content and competence modelling of the learners provide well-suitable means for finding appropriate peer tutors in CSCL based on asynchronous messaging and annotations. Various criteria for the appropriateness of potential peer tutors can be discussed. An internet-based system used as a large scale Web experiment can then also deliver data for evaluating such criteria.
Author(s): Heller Jürgen,Hockemeyer Cord,Albert Dietrich

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Off-Task Behavior in the Cognitive Tutor Classroom: When Students "Game The System".
We investigate the prevalence and learning impact of different types of off-task behavior in classrooms where students are using intelligent tutoring software. We find that within the classrooms studied, no other type of off-task behavior is associated nearly so strongly with reduced learning as "gaming the system": behavior aimed at obtaining correct answers and advancing within the tutoring curriculum by systematically taking advantage of regularities in the software's feedback and help. A stu
Author(s): Baker Ryan,Koedinger Kenneth R.,Corbett Albert T.,

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How to write persuasively
This resource includes content and activities about writing persuasively. It provides examples and information related to structure, argument and evidence as well as the use of a bibliography.
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Construction - Twisted Pier - VLE as the learning tool & MoLeNET Equipment to record the work

A short video recorded by the student involved in our MoLeNET Project using the PDA given to him. The student watched the teacher's practical demonstration on the VLE, built the twisted pier & recorded the evidence on his PDA. His video has also been made available on City Tube our own media streaming portal.
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NVQ 2356 Unit 301 Source of Evidence: Scaffolding

Use of Scaffolding A source of evidence for NVQ 2356 Unit 301
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Working with Conduit

NVQ 2356 Unit 305 Source of Evidence: Type of Enclosure:Conduit
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Mobile learning in Hairdressing NVQ2

Shaunie and Sherrie share their experiences using mobile devices to take pictures and record cuts sessions for practical assessment evidence at Redbridge College.
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Abseiling in the Ardeche

During the trip to the Ardeche, learners used their XDA Mantles to take videos of kayaking, climbing and abseiling as evidence for their course.
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De Vany on Steroids, Baseball, and Evolutionary Fitness
Arthur De Vany, of the University of California, Irvine, and creator of Evolutionary Fitness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about performance-enhancing drugs in baseball and Evolutionary Fitness, De Vany's ideas about diet and fitness. In the first part of the conversation, De Vany argues that there is little physiological or statistical evidence that steroid use increases home run totals in baseball. The second part of the conversation turns to De Vany's theories of diet and exercise. D
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Ravitch on Education
Diane Ravitch of NYU talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in her new book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education. Ravitch argues that the two most popular education reform movements, accountability and choice, have had unintended consequences that have done great harm to the current generation of students. She argues that the accountability and testing provisions in legislation like No Child Left Behind and simil
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Give evidence in court - Present evidence
In this task a security guard prepares and present evidence in a court case where they are called as witness.
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Inequities In Health and Well Being; The Evidence Base for Children Centres
Inequalities in health are: “Differences in the prevalence or incidence of health problems between individual people of higher and lower socio-economic status”. Inequities in health are these differences but articulated as being preventable, unjust and wrong. This presentation gives a perspective into the Evidence Base for Children Centres.
Author(s): Dr Ann Hemingway (Bournemouth University)

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What are the benefits to schools of involvement with initial teacher training?
This Partnership Project report draws upon evidence in OfSTED reports and from a sample of Beacon, Specialist and Training schools in the Yorkshire and Humberside region involved in ITT partnership. It investigates evidence from these sources on the extent to which this involvement contributes to the quality of education in the school.
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Matt Brittin talks on Innovation at GLS2011
Matt Brittin, MBA1997, Managing Director UK and Ireland Operations, Google UK, discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011

Foundations in evidence based practice
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online for downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This module is taught on the Diploma/BSc in Nursing and covers an introduction to evidence-based practice; the nature of evidence; an introduction to the research process; reflective thinking and writing; portfolio development skills; searching/accessing information/literature; summarising literature; referencing literature sources; reviewing literature; an introduction to law and
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Research Methods: Qualitative versus Quantitative Approaches to Gathering Evidence
This is one of a series of audio podcasts that addresses issues relating to approaches to gathering evidence when conducting organisational research.This OER discusses some of the issues for consideration when deciding whether qualitative or quantitative approaches are likely to be most appropriate for answering different types of research questions.
Author(s): University of Leicester

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The Falls and Fossils of Ohio
In this video from KET, stroll along the Falls of the Ohio River, one of the largest exposed fossil beds in the world, and imagine what this part of the Midwest looked like during the Devonian Period 387 million years ago. Fossil evidence of corals and other marine organisms indicate the region was located in the tropics and was covered by a warm, shallow sea.
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The Viking Age Scotland and the Irish Sea Provinces
Viking warriors from Scandinavia began to attack the coasts of western Europe towards the end of the eighth century. Christian writers registered their shock and horror at these raids by pagans upon monasteries, churches and royal sites. The raiders were mobile, using highly manoeuvrable light-weight sailing ships, which could also be rowed. They caught te armies of the Christian kingdoms unprepared, lacking the organisation to deal with them effectively. But there was much more to the Vikings t
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