This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
Rhetorica Scandinavica is an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to promoting scholarly discussion of rhetoric, and research into role of rhetoric in shaping modern knowledge. It aims to bring together researchers across Scandinavia, and publishes information about relevant conferences, seminars and PhD presentations. Users of the online edition may access details of the contents of each issue and a summary of selected articles. The journal archive is searchable and contains issues of Rhetorica
Hug by Jez Alborough-Read Aloud
In this brief video, Jez Alborough's book Hug is read aloud. This wonderfully drawn tail tells the story of a little monkey looking for one simple thing -- a hug. How can it be that a book with only one word-hug-repeated throughout, can be so good? This book shows a baby chimpanzee on the hunt for his mum and a cuddle. Our little friend wanders through
Why students drop out of college, and ways to encourage them to stay.
Online information retrieval: identification of measures that discriminate among users with differen
The major goal of this research was to discover those behaviors associated with the process of online bibliographic searching that are correlated with success. In the assumption that more experienced searchers are more successful, the major research objectives were to identify (1) the differences among the searches of users of online systems who have different amounts of overall experience and (2) the differences between the searches of persons with and without experience on the data base being
Need to find your local Windows Phone Champion? Here's an OData service, Phone app and source that w Today's Mobile Monday post is one that I thought could dispatch a number of birds with a single post...
Today's Mobile Monday post is one that I thought could dispatch a number of birds with a single post...
Workshop 2: Mathematics: A Community Focus
With Dr. Marta Civil. As teachers, we often make assumptions about the knowledge children are exposed to at home. Sometimes it seems that we focus on only reading and writing; Dr. Civil contends that we need to look more carefully at the mathematical potential of the home and that it is essential that schools learn to be more flexible and knowledgeab
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
Interactive Math Lesson-How to Plot Numbers
This is a brief, introductory video in which the instructor uses how tp plot numbers with a whiteboard.
1.223J Transportation Policy, Strategy, and Management (MIT)
This class surveys the current concepts, theories, and issues in strategic management of transportation organizations. It provides transportation logistics and engineering systems students with an overview of the operating context, leadership challenges, strategies, and management tools that are used in today's public and private transportation organizations. The following concepts, tools, and issues are presented in both public and private sector cases: alternative models of decision-making, st
McKeen Center Adam Weinberg '87: "Educating for Democracy" A former professor of sociology and dean of the college at Colgate University, Weinberg is currently executive vice president and SIT provost of World Learning. Weinberg has garnered national attention from major foundations for his work on civic education and promoting youth political engagement. Weinberg's talk is presented in conjunction with the opening and dedication of the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good at Bowdoin. The mission of the McKeen Center is to enable students
A former professor of sociology and dean of the college at Colgate University, Weinberg is currently executive vice president and SIT provost of World Learning. Weinberg has garnered national attention from major foundations for his work on civic education and promoting youth political engagement.
Weinberg's talk is presented in conjunction with the opening and dedication of the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good at Bowdoin. The mission of the McKeen Center is to enable students
Katie's Loved One
TED415 Fall 2010 Session 12
TED415 Multicultural Education Session 12 11/21/2010
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Review
Steinbeck's classic Of Mice and Men is reviewed. The audio in this video is out of sync but it is still usable and provides a good summary of the novel.
Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
African American history month
African American history month is celebrated annually in the USA. This website is maintained by The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to provide information on events and pay tribute to the achievements of African American citizens. It includes calendars of events, images and photographs of key figures, films a
Ballet Lessons : Improving Ballet Turnout
— Improve ballet turnout moves by laying on the back with the feet together, allowing gravity to pull the knees toward the floor and opening up the hips. Remember to breathe during turnout stretches and avoid painful stretches with help from an experienced dance instructor in this free video ballet lesson. (1:56)
Virtual Graffiti Three-Dimensional Paint Tools for Conceptual Modeling in Upfront
This chapter describes several limitations present in current 3-D programs used for conceptual design and then introduces a new threedimensional paint tool, as implemented in a beta version of Alias Upfront, that attempts to deal with some of those limitations.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load