Simmons Luminary Award Interview-Ed Neuhaus
Neuhaus Education Center was the regional recipient of the SMU Simmons Luminary Award for 2010-11 for its extraordinary commitment to improving people's lives through education.
Clinical impact of changes in drug clearance
Examines some of the factors which affect total body clearance of a drug and how this, in turn, influences a drug's clinical impact.
Asking the right question
This RLO outlines why asking the right question can help in the search for evidence, and explains how to construct good questions using the PICO technique.
Action of drugs that target enzymes
To describe how enzymes function and how drug inhibitors block this action.
Explains the appropriate use of gloves in a clinical environment
Anger over German austerity plan
As officials from International Monetary Fund inspect Greece's finances resentment smoulders over Germany's austerity plan for the euro zone.
Calculating medicines for children: applying standard formula
This RLO is aimed at providing examples of how to calculate medicines, specifically for children but it relates well to any aspect of calculating medicines.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
How ligand-gated ion channel receptors communicate messages
This learning object explains how ligand-gated channel receptors signal messages.
Measuring peak flow
This learning resource explains how to use peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR) to measure respiratory function.
This learning resource introduces the concept of improvement within health and social care. It shows how improvement may be initiated and evaluated. It also explains how improvement is everyone's concern, with small changes having the potential for large impact.
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Resources
Website for the SCOOTER project (Sickle Cell Open - Online Topics and Educational Resources), developed at De Montfort University, UK. SCOOTER resources are cross-curricula and include life sciences, social sciences, arts and history.
Innovative Experimental Primary Schools (IEP) Super Simple Songs-"Rain, Rain, Go Away!" Super Simple Songs "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" Literary Elements Organizing Notes for Essays Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series: A Conversation with James Longley Money talks: February 7th, 2011
BCT currently runs 72 IEP schools in surrounding villages. The main differences between IEP schools and government schools is that IEP schools go beyond teaching academics to try to address each of the seven types of poverty. Specifically the
This super simple song "Rain, rain, Go Away!" is very cute and young students will enjoy watching and singing to this video. It shows that Mommy wants to play (tennis), Daddy wants to play (golf), Brother wants to play (basketball), Sister wants to play (net), Baby wants to play, All the Family wants to play. At the end the storm cloud person leaves and the sun shines. This is a good teaching resource for young students, special education students, and/or ESL students. This video would work well
In this sweet video, the main character is a little owl wondering about the star twinkling in the sky. A child's voice sings the song. The star and the owl meet in the sky and fly around together.
In this professionally-made video, an English teacher defines the term literary elements and shows examples from the works of Walt Whitman. Literary elements are the methods authors use to convey their meanings such as imagery and metaphors. The narrator shows examples of imagery, symbolism, and characterization. This video was filmed at the home of Walt Whitman. (5:45)
This professionally-made video shows students how to logically arrange notes in order to then compose well-written, organized essays. The video features video of an English teacher arranging his list of household chores into groups as an example. New York's Regents Exam is mentioned, but this video could be helpful for all students. ( 3:01)
Documentary filmmaker James Longley, winner of the Full Frame Grand Jury Award for Iraq in Fragments (2006) and a MacArthur Fellowship (2009), discussed his films and current projects with Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, writer, television interviewer, producer, former White House assistant and the first Director of Cultural Affairs of New York City. See http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/documentaryarts/events/bds_series.html for more on the event; see http://library.duke.edu/digit
A puzzling jobs report
Super Simple Songs-"Rain, Rain, Go Away!"
Super Simple Songs "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"
Organizing Notes for Essays
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series: A Conversation with James Longley
Money talks: February 7th, 2011