Immunology, Winter 2008
General Learning Objectives for Immunology 1. To understand the structural and genetic basis of diversity and specificity of immunoglobulins and T cell receptors. 2. To understand the utility of antibodies in many clinical tests for proteins, hormones, etc. 3. To understand the events that hallmark the antigen-independent and antigen-dependent phases of B cell differentiation. 4. To understand the diversity of MHC molecules, and how that diversity differs from immunoglobulin and T cell rece
Cardiovascular / Respiratory, Fall 2007
For each of the subtopics of the sequence a list of comprehensive behavioral goals and cognitive objectives will explicitly define what a student should know and be able to do by the end of the sequence. These objectives provide a focus for "active" studying. It is important to note that mastery of the "basic facts" concerning structure and function, as defined in these lists of cognitive objectives, is an essential, but only the first step, in life long learning. You must also be able to use th
Setting Up a Successful Journalistic Learning Community
In this website, Wojcicki describes how participation in a journalistic learning community can motivate even the most recalcitrant student. The website includes sample copies of the newspaper, The Campanile and the magazine, Verde, which are examples of the kinds of student outcomes that can be achieved when students are excited about learning and have ownership of their learning and the product of their learning: the publications. Wojcicki's students have won several major national and internat
Poker and Strategic Thinking
In this course we will work from the idea that there is merit in a poker way of thinking when analyzing real life situations. We think the skills important to playing winning poker, and ideas behind these skills, have merit in other fields. The goals of the course are to introduce the use of ideas from the poker world in skills of life, business, politics and international relations. We will specifically delve into the use of poker in: 1.Strategic thinking 2.Game Theory, Risk and Business 3.So
Carrol Clarkson on Waiting for the Barbarians and Disgrace by JM Coetzee
On Thursday 29 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts Big Questions guest speaker is Carrol Clarkson, an Associate Professor in English Department at the University of Cape Town. She will be discussing the work of Nobel Prize winning novelist JM Coetzee .GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions popular lecture series provides an opportunity to hear a leading intellectual discuss one of life's big questions or a significant book or artwork. The great texts under
Information Technology for Management
This book is designed for business students with no particular background in information systems. Its primary goal is to help prepare students to assume an active and significant role in the management, design, and use of information technology. This edition stresses the changes enabled by IT. Each chapter begins with a short Focus on Change because technology is creating dramatic changes in the way individuals, work groups, organizations, and even governments function.
Perspectives for Universities in the Global South: A Brazilian Point of View
In this presentation the following aspects will be addressed: an overview of academic and scientific institutions in Brazil, the academic and scientific status of Brazil today, main characteristics of the Federal University of Bahia, historical aspects of international academic cooperation in Brazil, a brief review on the main types of international academic cooperation, political aspects related to international academic cooperation, main characteristics of the exchange of knowledge betw
Indigenous Courts: An Equity Principle in Liberal Mexico (Los juzgados inda
Globalization seems to lead towards uniformity, but this tendency is not observed in Mexico since joining many others in signing the International Labor Organization's Convention 169. This was the basis for promoting the recognition of uses and customs
The Effect of a New Teacher Induction Program on New Teachers Reported Teacher Goals for Excellence,
Bonnie Perry, Karen Hayes
Over the past twenty years there has been a decline in the number of minority teachers entering and remaining in the teaching profession. While the overall teacher shortage is worrisome for […]
South Korea stages defence drill
South Korea stages its largest ever civil defence drill as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula.
McDonald's Chinese birthday
Restaurant chain McDonald's is marking its 20th anniversary in China with plans to double its size in the world's fastest growing economy.
Power Shift: West to East
The world is tilting away from the West to the East, from the United States to China, from the Transatlantic to the Pacific. Or is it? LSE experts with very different answers to these questions will battle it out in an open forum. Professor Michael Cox is Co- Director of LSE IDEAS and Professor of International Relations at LSE. Professor Westad is a professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and an expert on Chinese international affairs.
TED415 Session 6 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session Six 02/27/11 Jeff Miller
Reality check: an uphill struggle to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
Do today's global energy efficiency initiatives work? "Insufficiently ambitious," says Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency. So what do we need to address the challenge of climate change?
Faculty Lecture: Dr. Dorothee Mertz-Weigel
Assistant Professor of French, Dorothee Mertz-Weigel, as she discusses the art of learning French.
Cabin of the Steamboat the "Grand Republic"
The Grand Republic was built in 1867, in Shousetown, Pennsylvania. The ship was renamed in 1876, after repairs and renovation. The ship burned Sept. 9, 1877, and was lost. Doors to passenger's staterooms line the cabin.
Wounded Knee Massacre: Tahtonka!
An account of the Plains Indians and their buffalo culture, beginning with the pre-horse period up until the Ghost Dance movement and the tragic episode of Wounded Knee. (30min)
Civil Rights History Project: Gwendolyn M. Patton
Gwendolyn M. Patton oral history interview for the Civil Rights History Project conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Montgomery, Alabama, 6/1/2011.
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. UNH - February 26, 2011
New Hampshire scored the first two goals of the game and Northeastern could not catch up as the Huskies lost, 6-3, to the ninth-ranked Wildcats on Saturday night at Matthews Arena.