In today’s society, there are a number of problems that can be solved through the thinking way of design, or design thinking, from simple designs to large and complex social problems. The goals of this class are to learn the fundamentals of design thinking, as well as to propose solutions to actual problems in the real world. Students are first to learn the concept and methods of design thinking, and then to form groups and propose solutions through actual practices, including field study, re
Reproducibility: Gold or Fool's Gold in Digital Social Research?
Christine Borgman's Keynote talk from the OII Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", March 2012. This is a Keynote talk from the Oxford Internet Institute's Symposium "Social Science and Digital Research: Interdisciplinary Insights", held in Oxford on 12 March 2012. Data sharing has become a core tenet of science policy in the UK, the US, and elsewhere. Among the rationales for sharing data is improving the ability to reproduce or to replicate research. Repr
New Worlds, New Perspectives: The UA Study Abroad Experience
Why do people choose to study abroad? While every University of Arizona student who has studied in another country has his or her own unique stories to tell, all come home with at least one thing in common: they've had a life-changing experience. Once you step across your borders and out of your comfort zone, you're never the same again.
Question Bridge: Black Males Question Bridge: Black Males opens a window onto the complex and often unspoken dialogue among black men, creating an intimate and essentially genuine experience for viewers and subjects, while providing new opportunities for understanding and healing. This project brings the full spectrum of what it means to be “black” and “male” in America to the forefront. “Blackness” ceases to be a simple, monochromatic
Question Bridge: Black Males opens a window onto the complex and often unspoken dialogue among black men, creating an intimate and essentially genuine experience for viewers and subjects, while providing new opportunities for understanding and healing. This project brings the full spectrum of what it means to be “black” and “male” in America to the forefront. “Blackness” ceases to be a simple, monochromatic
Jesse Jackson: "We have to go to Selma" Speech
Jesse Jackson made it his life mission to end segregation. He was a leader and mentor to many groups and was a good friend to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In this video clip, Jackson talks about his speech stating that they needed to travel to Selma. (1:42)
John Robinson discusses Elon University Poll results (April 2, 2012)
John Robinson, director of communications for the Elon University Poll, discusses recent findings on attitudes toward same-sex marriage in North Carolina and toward opinions on whether employers should be allowed to decide whether to provide coverage for contraception to female employees.
Triple Geek: Using Scientific Inquiry as the Foundation for Teaching - Linda Boyd
The Institute for Evidence-Based Health Professions Education presents Triple Geek: Using Scientific Inquiry as the Foundation for Teaching by Linda Boyd, D.O, Associate Dean for Regional Campus Coordination, Professor of Family Medicine, Georgia Health Sciences University
2012 Relay for Life promo
Join the University of Mississippi in this year's Relay for Life event, and Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back for a great cause. Video by Mary Stanton.
THE BIG EVENT 2012
Over 3,000 Ole Miss students participated in the 2012 Big Event program. The community service program gave students a chance to help out the Oxford-Lafayette community by planting trees, cleaning up parks, and in various other service projects. Video by Mary Stanton.
Multiplying Polynomials - Area Models - Problem 1 of 3
This video is a continuation of Multiplying Polynomials - Area Models and provides an example problem to demonstrate how an area model is used to multiply two binomials. (3:52)
Breakingviews: North Sea leak isn't 'Total' blowout
Mar. 28 - BP's runaway crisis spooked investors, but the market reaction to Total's gas leak is excessive; plus Samsung corners flatscreen market & Coal India's pricing dispute - Reuters Breakingviews.
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The Erie Canal - The Weavers - (Lyrics)
We were forty miles from Albany forget it I never shall
what a terrible storm we had one night on the E'ri'e canal
Oh the E'ri'e was arising and the gin was getting low,
and I scarcely think we'll get a drink 'till we get to Buffalo,
'till we get to Buffalo".
The barge was full of barley and the crew was full of rye,
the Captain he looked down on me with a ricked wicked eye.
Oh the E'ri'e was arising and the gin was getting low,
USC Learning Environments Classroom Support: Classroom Seating Layouts
USC Information Technology Services' Technology-Enhanced Learning group offers this video as a tool to help professors, teaching assistants and other end users train themselves in the use and operation of audiovisual equipment in the campus's wall box-enabled classrooms. The video provides a brief visual tour of alternative layouts of classroom seating. Our goal is to promote a level of ease in delivering presentations that did not exist before, and to give instructors greater power to create
Science Bulletins: Infant Stars Shimmer in Orion's Nebula
Sometimes two telescopes are better than one. Data gathered by the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have provided astronomers with an extraordinary view of young stars' growing pains. Combining two types of infrared vision revealed previously undetected bursts of stellar activity, with much faster cycles of heating and cooling than expected. The observations provide important data, which will help astronomers more fully understand the stages o
Singapore Math in Action
This video shows examples of Singapore Math in action. The video begins with an adult showing how to use linking cubes to count tens and ones. This video also shows a real life classroom working in groups to create triangles of different lengths. They are then grouped together and discussed. This is a great resource for teacher professional development. (2:47)
Suur valik mõistatusi, mis on esitatud Word'i failina. Sobib kasutamiseks nii lasteaias kui ka I kooliastmes.
Annual Fashion Show Teaser
Curious about CCA's Annual Fashion Show, the capstone Fashion Design Program event of the year? CCA's Annual Fashion Show 2012 will take place Friday, May 11, at 8 p.m. on the San Francisco campus inside the exhibition tent (located in front of the Nave). Learn more at cca.edu/fashionshow
St. Baldrick's Fund Raiser
Second-year medical students are hosting a St. Baldrick's head-shaving event outside the former Laupus Library at the Brody Medical Sciences Building. The St. Baldrick's Foundation raises money and shows support for pediatric cancer research by inviting volunteers around the country to shave their heads, among other fundraising projects.
Kevin Johnson: On His Home Court
Sacramento's Mayor Kevin Johnson discusses his life and accomplishments. He recalls his formative years growing up in Sacramento's poorest neighborhood, his journey to UC Berkeley, and his stellar professional basketball career with the Phoenix Suns. He reviews his return to Sacramento after retiring from professional sports, his creation and of St. HOPE as a "transformative" community based development corporation, his attitudes about education reform, and his leadership style as mayor.