Theory-based support for mobile language learning: noticing and recording
This paper considers the issue of 'noticing' in second language acquisition, and argues for the potential of handheld devices to: (i) support language learners in noticing and recording noticed features 'on the spot', to help them develop their second language system; (ii) help language teachers better understand the specific difficulties of individuals or those from a particular language background; and (iii) facilitate data collection by applied linguistics researchers, which can be fed back i
Child Caregiver Interaction Scale
Research on early brain development and early childhood demonstrates that the experiences children have and the attachments they form early in life have a long-lasting impact on their later development and learning. The link between high quality early childhood experiences and positive child outcomes is well documented. Quality child care is comprised of the combination of classroom environment and caregiver interaction. While there are measurement tools that adequately assess the environment of
Lecture 28 - 11/29/2010
Dark Ages, Summer 2008
Beginning with the decline of the Roman Empire, this course discusses German, Muslim, Viking and Magyar invasions, the development of Catholicism in Western Europe and of Eastern Orthodoxy in the Byzantine Empire, the Arabic contribution to mathematics, science, and philsophy and the institutions of feudalism and manorialism. The course concludes with the economic, demographic and urban revival which began around 1000 AD.
What's all the matter? Atoms and Molecules A block analogy is used to explain the difference between atoms and molecules.
A block analogy is used to explain the difference between atoms and molecules.
Exporting from After Effects to Flash
Export from After Effects in a format that can be used in Flash, with many kinds of layers and keyframes intact and editable.
Getting Started: 01 What is Dreamweaver?
Get an overview of what Dreamweaver can do. Create web pages, structure and declare text, and place images on the page. Use CSS to format a web page.
Steve Wozniak on The Difference Network at Marquette University
Steve Wozniak spoke via Skype to the Marquette community about the similarities between the Internet and the human brain and his predictions for the future of the iPhone and voice recognition technology.
Computing in the Cloud - Part 2: "Possession and ownership of data" – January 14, 2008
"Computing in the cloud" is one name for services that run in a Web browser and store information in a provider's data center — ranging from adaptations of familiar tools such as email and personal finance to new offerings such as virtual worlds and social networks. This workshop will bring together experts from computer science, law, politics and industry to explore the social and policy implications of this trend. Part 2 includes the first panel of the workshop, entitled "Possession and own
Computing in the Cloud - Part 3: "Security and risk in the cloud" – January 14, 2008
"Computing in the cloud" is one name for services that run in a Web browser and store information in a provider's data center — ranging from adaptations of familiar tools such as email and personal finance to new offerings such as virtual worlds and social networks. This workshop will bring together experts from computer science, law, politics and industry to explore the social and policy implications of this trend. Part 3 includes the second panel of the workshop, entitled "Security and risk
Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
Farewell to Social Democracy?
Co-presented with the Sydney Democracy Initiative (SDI) and the School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS). Social democracy is in trouble. Wolfgang Merkel draws on his extensive research and practical involvement with social democratic parties in... (Running Time 100:10)
Claire Gmachl, Jim Smith: Infrared Optical Sensing for Health and the Environment PDF - February 18,
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: The National Science Foundation has funded a multimillion-dollar Engineering Research Center based at Princeton University that is expected to revolutionize sensor technology, yielding devices that have a unique ability to detect minute amounts of chemicals found in the atmosphere, emitted from factories or exhaled in human breath. The speakers will talk about the work of the center and discuss an atmospheric field campaign in Beijing this summer. The summer field c
Persevering in Prayer: Getting It Started and Keeping It Going
(Part 1 of a video series that explores a variety of issues from a faith-based perspective. Each episode features a panel of Notre Dame experts who come together to discuss an issue and answer questions from University alumni, parents, and friends.) Prayer, more than simply a technique to be mastered or one more project to be undertaken, is, at its most basic level, simply making ourselves available to God. This program discusses what prayer is, ways and places of prayer, getting started and t
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a two stage template you can modify for your own use; Stage 1: A very personal consideration of events etc. You may only want to keep this for yourself to see. Stage 2: Translating your feeling and thoughts into a record that can be shown to others together with extended analysis. The entries do not need to be large but related to the topic.
Massachussetts 54th Regiment
The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment was one of the first official black units in the United States armed forces during the
American Civil War. This is a video about this units attack on a built in Confederate position and over half died. In the attack the first black soldier won the Medal of Honor. The impact on Lincoln is explained.
Our first Learning to Teach Online episodes are in pilot testing around Australia Build Your Own PC Tutorial Part Two Senate rejects Obama's tax plan
This is the second in a two part video showing how to assemble a desktop PC. The video shows step by step how to insert components into the computer. You can stop the video toward the end, because the producers go into a video review of the computer case...which is not necessary.
The Senate on Saturday rejected President Obama's proposal to extend the Bush-era tax breaks for all but the wealthiest Americans. Jon Decker reports.
Build Your Own PC Tutorial Part Two
Senate rejects Obama's tax plan