Programmer, Interrupted: Data, Brains, and Tools
Despite its vast capacity and associative powers, the human brain does not deal well with interruptions. Particularly in situations where information density is high, such as during a programming task, recovering from an interruption requires extensive time and effort. Although researchers recognize this problem, no programming tool takes into account the brain's structure and limitations in its design. In this talk, I describe my research collecting evidence about the impact of interruptions on
"India: The Emerging Giant" (video)
A talk by Arvind Panagariya. Arvind Panagariya discusses his new book, "India: The Emerging Giant", a history of the economic development of India since independence and the "definitive book on the Indian economy" according to Newsweek editor Fareed Zakaria. Panagariya is Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy, International and Publ
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Mechanics of Geomaterials
This course explains mechanical characteristics of soils as geomaterials and factors affecting them.
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A influ?ncia do usu?rio sobre a apresenta??o visual da informa??o na web: o caso do layout adaptativ
Ahead of the digital environments expansion which follows the principles of the web 2.0, one can notice a growing opening for user's participation. The proposal of this research is to reflect on how this scenario of participation is strengthening a social structure capable of actively acting not only in the production of digital content, but also in the form of this content presentation. From a survey of cases and a theoretical review, this paper aims to analyze two different types of user?s inf
LaConference 2013 - Keynote by Dr. Paul Verhaeghe
June 2, 2013 - LaConference keynote address by Dr. Paul Verhaeghe, a senior professor at Ghent University, Belgium who holds the chair of the department for psychoanalysis and counseling psychology. Dr Verhaeghe teaches Clinical Psychodiagnostics, Psychoanalytic therapy and Gender studies. He is an analyst in private practice, member of the NLS and the WAP. He has published eight books (5 are translated in English) and more than hundred papers. His two most recent books bring a critique on cont
Koers naar zee Een excursiegids met een overzicht van leermiddelen en activiteiten aan de kust, rond de thema's: natuur, milieu, wetenschap en technologie.
Een excursiegids met een overzicht van leermiddelen en activiteiten aan de kust, rond de thema's: natuur, milieu, wetenschap en technologie.
MLA Citation Puzzle: Putting the Puzzle Together
Shows how to put a citation together in MLA format and covers both the format used through 2008 and the new format starting in January 2009. It is also a sequel to The Citation Puzzle, included previously in Merlot.
Sumerian Origin Of Humans
The Sumerians knowledge of the solar system 4600 years ago drew the solar system as it is today. This video explains this and about a planet that only returns every 3600 years. A very interesting video for students studying this group as well as for those studying astonomy. This video may be somewhat frightening to some students as to it refers to possible dramatic events in the future.
2014 CSUDH Commencement - Business Admin and Public Policy
2014 CSUDH Commencement College of Business Administration and Public Policy www.youtube.com/csuDHTV Commencement Speaker: Dan Beckerman President / Chief Executive Officer Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG)
Space Station Live: Materials Research on Station
NASA Public Affairs Lori Meggs interviews Kim de Groh, MISSE investigator, Glenn Research Center, and Miria Finckenor, MISSE investigator, MSFC. The MISSE, or Materials on the International Space Station Experiment, has studied the way materials behave in microgravity since 2001. Hundreds of scientists and engineers have had materials fly as part of MISSE. This segment aired during Space Station Live on July 30, 2014.
Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
‘The Righteous Mind’: Why Liberals and Conservatives Can’t Get Along
A Pew study last year confirmed that U.S. political partisanship has risen sharply. In the face of that trend, is it possible for Democrats and Republicans to get along? Wharton professor Philip Tetlock recently spoke with Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, to explore this question. Haidt breaks down why it is so hard for liberals and conservatives to understand one another, and what can be done to change that. (Video
ABC Song for Kids: Easy and Fun Version
This video can be used in a classroom for young learners to learn their ABCs. The children can sing along with the video and are shown the letters as they sing. This video is an excellent way to engage the students and help them remember the alphabet.
UCJC 2007: Beyond Biology
Daniel S. Medwed speaks about criminal justice, wrongful convictions and DNA testing. Other talks from the criminal justice conference can be found at www.law.utah.edu/media
2014 Alumni Weekend
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El Uso de Scaners y Ploteadores Tridimensionales en Talleres de Dise?o Iniciales (The Use of Three-d
The paper makes reference to the introduction of a new pedagogical strategy in the teaching of fundamental design in early design studios. The authors recognizes a relationship between the creative process and the media that supports the design process, and proposes the use of 3-dimensional scanners and plotters (rapid prototyping) for interfacing between the use of digital and analogue media. The paper suggests that in such learning environment the students will learn to design without the limi
NOTES ON IN-SITU ? FULL-SCALE EXPERIMENTATION AND THE DESIGN PROFESSIONS
In the north american academic context a workshop is different from a paper session in that it is simply an opportunity to exchange ideas and to raise questions among colleagues who can bring to bear in their discussion various points of view and experiences otherwise unavailable.