CI Days 2010 at Purdue How can I use CI in the classroom?
CI Days 2010 at Purdue December 9, 2010 How can I use CI in the classroom? Successful classroom experiences from faculty using CI:
Nancy Pelaez, Biological Sciences; Ralph Johnson, Forestry and Natural Resources; Mary Sadowski, Technology; Charles Calahan, Child Development and Family Studies and Karen Chang, Nursing
Jar signed Helen Naha
"Polychrome jar - black, brown, tan, beige on cream. Designs on exterior 1 1/2" below rim to 1 1/2" from bottom. Feather signature on bottom." -- From the Museum catalog,Gift, John A. Morgan, 2002
The Nitrogen Cycle
Tim and Moby tells and explains how the Nitrogen Cycle is important to living things. The cartoon characters use simple language and examples to help explain the importance of nitrogen and the nitrogen cycle. The video is an appropriate introduction to the nitrogen cycle. Run time 04:19.
yay 3d printer!
Make-A-Bot is a small DIY additive fabricator ("3d printer") using the fused deposition / fused filament fabrication principle. It uses commercial open-source components from Makerbot Industries with custom mechanics and construction. The machine chassis is waterjet-cut aluminum and the pedestal and electronics cabinet are 6mm laser-cut acrylic.
For more information on Make-A-Bot, see http://www.etotheipiplusone.net/?page_id=1114 .
Make-A-Bot is just the project name, and
Some Thoughts on Positivism
A commentary on positivism, supplemented by a Radio 4 talk on the history of positivism chaired by Lord Bragg.
Vitamin D Insufficiency
Dr. Tom Thacher from the Department of Family Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article (available at: http://tinyurl.com/25q2ytu ) entitled "A Critical Review of Vitamin D Insufficiency," which appears in the January 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Dr. Jani Jensen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Reproduction Endocrinology and Fertility at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article on fertility preservation, (Available at: http://tinyurl.com/38s6eqa ) which appears in the January 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Clinical Pearls in General Internal Medicine
Dr. John Bundrick, a consultant in medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article "Clinical Pearls in General Internal Medicine," ( Available at: http://tinyurl.com/2ex2evx ) which appears in the January 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
1.1 What is the carbon footprint and why is it important?
The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, that result from the activities of an individual or a group of people, especially their use of energy and transport and consumption of goods and services. It's measured as the mass, in kilograms or tonnes per year, either of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions alone, or of the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) effect of other greenhouse gas emissions.
Dance Program at Missouri State University
The Missouri State University Department of Theatre & Dance offers high-quality pre-professional dance training in a liberal arts setting.
Courses include all levels of ballet, modern, jazz and tap technique; dance composition; dance history; pedagogy; and performance.
For more information, visit our website at http://theatreanddance.missouristate.edu/dance.asp
FACES: Health Information Technology
A health information technology major at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas shares her thoughts about returning to higher education after years in the workforce.
Sport and Gender 1
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This learning object introduces the idea that both sport and gender need to be viewed critically as concepts that have emerged in particular social and cultural situations. Examples of females athletes are used to illustrate the point that the history of sport needs to consider the role of women as well as men. The object concludes by listing the six genders.
References and Further Reading
Holt, P. (1989) The History of Sport Oxford: Oxfo
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