Is IT your Achilles' heel?
Bruce Weber, Professor of Information Management discusses his research into company IT systems and the effect they have on internal financial control and the importance for corporate governance.
Digital Government 2: Information Technology and Democratic Administration, Winter 2009
Course is the second of a two-part sequence exploring contemporary practices, challenges, and opportunities at the intersection of information technology and democratic governance. Whereas the first course (SI 532) focuses on tensions and innovations in democratic politics, this course takes on emerging directions in democratic administration and the shifting role of information technologies in supporting, transforming, and understanding these. The first part of the course sets contemporary disc
Renal, Fall 2007
The major objective of this sequence is for the students to obtain integrated information regarding the structure and function of the renal system, mainly the kidney, by attending lectures and participating in laboratory exercises. By the end of the sequence, we hope that the students will have acquired a working knowledge of: 1) how the various structural components in the kidney are specialized for processing the filtrate and producing urine, 2) what homeostatic mechanisms are involved in the
Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
James Balog's Advice for College Graduates
"Nothing of any consequence was ever accomplished in this world without facing uncertainty and adversity." - James Balog James Balog is an American photographer whose work revolves around the relationship between humans and nature. He is the recipient of the 2014 Rose-Walters Prize.
Eastman Percussion Ensemble: Fandango 13
Fandango 13 by Michael Burritt Performed by the Eastman Percussion Ensemble Michael Burritt, Director Brant Blackard Sarah Gartin Chris Jones Connor Stevens Sam Um Andrea Venet Produced and edited by Matthew Mann Audio engineered by Rich Wattie Camerawork by Justin Freeman and Matthew Mann
Real Remote Mass Spring Laboratory Experiments across InternetInherent Part of Integrated E-Learni
The paper presents the application of Integrated e- Learning, presented in general terms at this conference , exemplified on one of the most important parts of Physics - the thematic block Oscillations. The goal of the course of Physics in the chapter of Oscillations is to show the oscillatory movement as a basis of nearly all natural phenomena. The unifying model for all real world systems then may be the mass-spring system constituting the mechanical oscillator. The three constituting c
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 2. Classifying Living Things
How can we make sense of the living world? During this session, a systematic approach to biological classification is introduced as a starting point for understanding the nature of the remarkable diversity of life on Earth.,This segment asks four questions about an organism that will be useful for classification: 1. Does it have more than one cell? 2. Do the cells contain a nucleus? 3. Is there a cell wall? 4. How does it obtain food?
Internet Scout Project
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) developed this website to supply the public with approved definitions of chemical terminology by utilizing Adobe Acrobat Reader. Originally created in 1997, IUPAC is currently adding terms from recent IUPAC recommendations to this website. With the concise definitions and appropriate diagrams, students can find assistance with unfamiliar chemical language. The website provides links to related terms, making navigation through the site
Internet Scout Project
The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides an array of materials to assist people with their understanding of soils. Through an online presentation, users can learn ten key points about soil characteristics and their importance. Teachers and students can find many fun activities including soil erosion and particle size demonstrations and soil songs. The website provides a great introduction to soil formation and classification. Those contemplating a career in soil science can discover t
Boscobel House N100532 BOSCOBEL HOUSE, Staffordshire. Interior view. The four poster bed in the Squires Room.
BOSCOBEL HOUSE, Staffordshire. Interior view. The four poster bed in the Squires Room.
Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
Science In Focus: Energy
Interview with Stephen Connors about limited sources of energy and the importance of using renewable sources.,Interviewee is explaining how the Earth's fossil fuel sources are finite because we are using them faster than we are creating new fossil fuel deposits. He speaks of going immensely to our geologic bank account. This segment only addresses the last sentence of the benchmark.
Science in Focus: Energy
Interview with Dr. Jaci VanHeest about the transfer/transformation of energy, food ordering, and the food chain/web,,Dr. Jaci VanHeest states that heat is generated when using muscles. Targets only first sentence of benchmark.
The Biology course is a first-year course in biology at the high school level. The course emphasizes a multi-representational approach to algebra, with concepts, results, and problems being expressed graphically, analytically, and verbally. The course uses four themes to organize important concepts throughout the course: science, technology, and society; evolution; the relationship between structure and function; and science as a process.
Piecewise Linear Grapher
Highlight the language of domain and range, and the ideas of continuity and discontinuity, with this tool that links symbolic and graphic representations of each interval of a piecewise linear function.
Spinal cord implant revives paralysed legs
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25377 Refinements in device that reawakens spinal cord could ultimately enable walking, say its developers
Glavno mesto Bolivije
Lokacija posnetka: La Paz, Bolivija.,Location of a photo: La Paz, Bolivia.
Lokacija posnetka: Isla del Sol, Bolivija. Najvišje ležeče jezero na svetu.,Location of a photo: Isla del Sol, Bolivia. The highest (commercially navigable) lake in the world.
Looking at Learning...Again, Part 1: Workshop 8. The International Picture
This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents differences in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world, and a group of community members discuss how the TIMSS results reflect societal and cultural values.,This segment concerns "tracking" and sets the stage through educator dialo