Yury Polyanskiy Recorded 10/11/12
Dean Kamen: Rolling Along, Helping Students and the Third World
Inventor Dean Kamen lays out his argument for the Segway and offers a peek into his next big ideas (portable energy and water purification for developing countries). NOTE: this video exceeds 10 minutes and the end is an advertisement. (22:05)
Reuters Today: Yen bears show more teeth
Jan. 11 - The yen tumbles as Japan's PM mulls BOJ mandate change. Plus Italian borrowing costs set to dip as investors sniff out returns.
Peter Post - Why Etiquette Matters to You in the 21st Century
Peter Post, director of The Emily Post Institute and author of five etiquette books, presented "Why Etiquette Matters to You in the 21st Century" as part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business.
ISS Update - Jan. 14, 2013
The International Space Station update video for Jan. 14, 2013.
GCC prospects bright if policies change - First Solar
Jan. 17 - First Solar, the world's biggest thin-film panel producer, says the GCC is a major growth market but policies in the region must first change for the solar industry to really take off.
The UKCIP user interface
Tom Wilson gives an introduction to the UK Climate Impacts Program user interface, where individuals are able to create climate future projections for different areas of the UK. He also demonstrates how the user interface works
Elements of Calculus I
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Elements of Calculus I" in the Department of Mathematics. Topics include functions, limits, derivatives, and an introduction to integral, with interesting real-life applications throughout. This Calculus course is for students in arts and letters, architecture, or business.
Modelling the Requirements of an Animated Pedagogical Agent for a Web-Based Learning Environment thr
This paper describes and discusses the importance of having a representation which models the key factors associated to the requirements of an animated pedagogical agent for an interactive learning environment, in particularly, for school students. The IPO (Input-Process-Output) relationships are proposed to address this issue. The formulation of IPO relationship are described in detail and the application of IPO relationship is shown through the case study of specifying the requirements of an a
Medicine and Public Health in American History
Medicine and Public Health in American History offers an introduction to differing conceptions of disease, health, and healing throughout American history, the changing role and image of medicine and medical professionals in American life, and the changing social and cultural meanings and entanglements of medical science and practice throughout American history. Professor Chris Hamlin, Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
New Learning Methodologies and Tools for Corporate
While e-learning has become accepted in large companies as a standard option for training, most corporate e-learning has not produced the hoped-for performance improvement. Yet elearning has a tremendous amount of unrealized potential to provide high-quality, educationally-sound, engaging training that improves employees performance. Corporate elearnings lack of success seems to be due to the dearth of widely-publicized methods to teach skills needed by corporate employees, and by the percei
Composting: Nature's Disappearing Act
In this activity, students explore the idea of biodegradability by building and observing a model landfill. This serves as an introduction to the idea of composting. Students learn about the role of engineering in solid waste management.
Basic Microbiology Techniques
Video introduction to asceptic techniques and preparing agar plates for incubation.
Internet Scout Project
The United States Geological Survey's Learning Web site Working with Maps contains a complete Web-based lesson for students between grades 5 and 8. The site introduces the basic concepts related to cartography, including the definition of a map, various map types, and information that you can find on them. Printable activity sheets are available for download, covering four lessons: Introduction to Maps, Some Things You Need to Know to Read a Map, What You Can Learn From a Map, and How to Read a
ML Tutor: An Application of Machine Learning Algorithms for an Adaptive Web-based Information System
One problem that commonly faces hypertext users, particularly in educational situations, is the difficulty of identifying pages of information most relevant to their current goals or interests. In this paper, we discuss the technical feasibility and the utility of applying machine learning algorithms to generate personalised adaptation on the basis of a userÕs browsing history in hypertext, without additional input from the user. In order to investigate the viability of this approach, we develo
15.617 The Law of Corporate Finance and Financial Markets (MIT)
Much of 15.617 focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and the law-sensitive aspects of financial services and financial markets. The course is designed to be an introduction to business law that covers the fundamentals, including contracts, liability, regulation, employment, and corporations. This class also provides an in-depth treatment of the law of finance.
8.022 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism (MIT)
Course 8.022 is one of several second-term freshman physics courses offered at MIT. It is geared towards students who are looking for a thorough and challenging introduction to electricity and magnetism. Topics covered include: Electric and magnetic field and potential; introduction to special relativity; Maxwell's equations, in both differential and integral form; and properties of dielectrics and magnetic materials. In addition to the theoretical subject matter, several experiments in electric
A Very Brief Introduction to Programming in LabVIEW MathScript
This module gives a very brief introduction to some of the concepts behind programming in LabVIEW MathScript using m-file syntax.
A School Leader's Guide To Improving The Achievement, Assimilation, and Involvement of Montagnard Ch
Following an illustrious introduction to the Montagnards and their plight and flight to the United States, this study explores the education, assimilation, and future development of Montagnard students into American schools. A guide for school leaders is presented within this study to assist the Montagnard students in overcoming obstacles and achieving success in school. The successful implementation of this school leader's guide to improving the achievement, assimilation, and involvement of Mon
Phenology: The Effects of Climate Change on Ecosystem Health
The article gives a good introduction to how scientists are using plant data to study the effects of climate change.