The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS
A 16 page discussion of the evidence, with citations, that HIV causes AIDS. Also addresses common arguments of skeptics.
Experiences of a school-based reform initiative
This audiotape is linked to Creating People Centred Schools learning guide, but carries debates which could also be used in a free-standing way by anyone interested in school organization and change.
Inquiry Based Radiation
Can you teach radioactivity using inquiry? Yes! To beginning science students? Of course!Topics include general properties of ionizing radiation, interaction of radiation with matter (including health effects), the origins of radiation and nuclear waste. You need some equipment such as Vernier radiation monitors, Logger Pro, and radioactive sources.These research-based materials resolve numerous student difficulties and problematic conceptions that have been identified through repeated classr
Professional Practice in Libraries and Information Centers, Winter 2009
Builds on the conceptual framework of information needs and the use of information provided in SI 501. In that course the focus is on techniques that information professionals use to understand the needs of people who employ a wide variety of information systems.Emphasis is on professional practice. Professional practice occurs both in institutional settings (including public, academic, special, and school libraries and information centers) and directly between information professionals and clie
Outcome-based Evaluation of Programs and Services, Winter 2009
Course provides an overview of the purposes and uses of outcome-based evaluation approaches and methods, and provides an opportunity to conduct a focused outcome evaluation of a user-focused service in a library, a nonprofit organization, an archive, a museum or other service-focused organization. Objectives are to: * Learn about approaches to outcome-based evaluation * Identify and use context-centered methods for evaluating public information services * Examine the role of evaluat
Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite
This book is a mash-up of the Bauhaus Basic Course and the Adobe Creative Suite. We have taken some of the visual principles and exercises from the Bauhaus Basic Course and adapted them into exercises for the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Flash).
Pedagogy in Practice: Video Case Studies of Teaching Science; Pedagogy in Practice: Video Case Stud
To address the critical teacher shortage in math and science, the Teaching and Learning Interchange grant produced three products: two series of online video case studies of accomplished teaching and a resource guide explaining the techniques, ideas for engaging students, assessing learning progress, creating and maintaining a classroom conducive to learning, along with strategies for working with English Learners and Special needs students. Originally conceived for use with pre-service and in
Learning Guide: Unit 8 - Developing a school-based care and support plan.
Unit 8 is a planning unit. The insights gained from the previous units and the activities you completed up to now are building blocks that culminate in a well-considered integrated and coherent strategic plan of care and support for your school. Unit 8 is entirely activity driven and each activity is part of the planning process that results in an informed plan to create a supportive environment in your school and start building it as a centre of care and support.
Learning Guide: Unit 6 - School-based aftercare.
In this unit we take a closer look at these initiatives and discuss the different approaches to aftercare that we encountered. We reflect on the role of school management in aftercare initiatives for vulnerable learners and also on how the community and local businesses can be drawn in to support such initiatives. Considering various contexts, we conclude by reflecting on the kind of aftercare support you can provide at your school.
Computer-Based Training for Researchers on Protecting Human Subjects
This site links to computer-based training for researchers on protecting human subjects and information on topics related to human subjects research including forms, checklists and figures to initiate and facilitate the review of research activities. It also has links to computer-based training for Institutional Review Board (IRB) members and the guidelines for the conduct of research involving human subjects at the National Institutes of Health, also known as "The Gray Booklet." Selecting RESEA
Mental health practice: Bonnyrigg
Although society's attitude toward mental illness has improved, discrimination and misconceptions surrounding those affected are still prevalent. This unit explores a number of issues relating to mental health practice, including the difference between me
Good Practice - Adam Warren Keywords:Powerpoint
Real world problem based learning and the use of simulations
Michael incorporates real problems from the business world into his courses. He contacts former students, potential and current employers to get these problems. In the interview Michael defines the characteristics of good problems for use in a course. He uses Facebook to maintain connections with graduates and invite former students to give guest lectures. Students work in teams sharing laptops within the classroom. They develop individual solutions that are then combined into a group solut
Faith-based humanitarianism: Improving responses: distinctiveness, partnership and professionalism
This podcast was recorded at the evening lecture of the Refugee Studies Centre's workshop on faith-based humanitarianism in the context of forced migration which was on Tuesday 22th September 2010 at The Vaults, University Church of St Marys, Oxford. This podcast was recorded at the evening lecture of the Refugee Studies Centre's workshop on faith-based humanitarianism: the response of faith-based communities and faith-based organisations in the context of forced migration which was on Tuesday 2
Perform basic repair to electrical/electronic apparatus
Outlines procedures relating to the installation and maintenance of electronic security systems. Students will learn about the relevant occupational health and safety procedures that should be followed when at work, the tools and equipment they will need to take to a repair/maintenance job, how to analyse and solve security system problems, how to carry out basic repairs to a security system and how to test it afterward.
Working With Evidence - Quiz
How much do you know about the work of the historian
Why Teach Inquiry-Based Labs?
Teaching science in the classroom is not always easy. We understand that and hope some of the materials here help you. We recommend teaching science using hands-on and inquiry based activities.
Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students.
Sanitary pipework and fixtures
This learning object helps plumbing industry tradespeople obtain the skills and knowledge to plan, size and document the layout of sanitary pipework and fixtures.
Reports from the Curriculum Foundations Project
This page holds the archived reports from the Curriculum Foundations Project. This project held workshops in several different subject areas in order to initiate a dialogue among the representatives from each partner discipline, with mathematicians present to listen and serve as a resource when questions about the mathematics curriculum arose. Users can access Microsoft Word reports as well as a compressed full report.