Effectiveness of Reading and Mathematics Software Products: Findings from the First Student Cohort
Congress posed questions about the effectiveness of educational technology and how effectiveness is related to conditions and practices. The study identified reading and mathematics software products based on prior evidence of effectiveness and other criteria and recruited districts, schools, and teachers to implement the products. On average, after one year, products did not increase or decrease test scores by amounts that were statistically different from zero. For first and fourth grade read
Component Exchange Community: A model of utilizing research components to foster international colla
One-to-one technology enhanced learning research refers to the design and investigation of learning environments and learning activities where every learner is equipped with at least one portable computing device enabled by wireless capability. G1:1 is an international research community coordinated by a network of laboratories conducting one-to-one technology enhanced learning. The concept of component exchange community emerged as a means of realizing one of the missions of G1:1 - peeding up
"Grease" Vocal and Choreography, Take 2
More singing and dancing rehearsal footage for SUNY Oswego's upcoming production of "Grease."
Science Studio vol 005 - Topic: Ant Intelligence - Guest: Stephen Pratt
Course - Group - Science Studio vol 005 - Topic: Ant Intelligence - Guest: Stephen Pratt - Arizona State University > Science Studio > Science Studio vol 005 - Topic: Ant Intelligence - Guest: Stephen Pratt
Weather Underground: Midwest Temperature
This commercial website offers weather data from throughout the country. This section focuses on Midwest Temperature. Users can click on weather contour maps and find local weather forecasts. Data also includes wind-chill, humidity, dew point, visibility, snow, jet stream and visible satellite maps. Health maps, UV forecast, flu activity and air quality are also available. From this site users can link to different regions of the United State and individual states and access weather information
Exploring the Design of Computer Supports for Reciprocal Tutoring
his paper explores the design of a set of system prototypes for supporting a protocol of cooperative learning activity called reciprocal tutoring. During reciprocal tutoring, two or more agents in centralized or distributed environments interact as they take turns at playing the roles of a tutor and a tutee in solving Lisp recursive problems. These agents are either real students or virtual learning companions simulated by the computer. Furthermore, in the design of a virtual tutee, which is one
15.082J Network Optimization (MIT)
15.082J/6.855J/ESD.78J is a graduate subject in the theory and practice of network flows and its extensions. Network flow problems form a subclass of linear programming problems with applications to transportation, logistics, manufacturing, computer science, project management, and finance, as well as a number of other domains. This subject will survey some of the applications of network flows and focus on key special cases of network flow problems including the following: the shortest path prob
Edwin McAlister: “Engineering as a Profession – A Career Perspective”
Watch video of the Feb. 22 talk, “Engineering as a Profession – A Career Perspective” by Edwin McAlister, director of Air and Missile Defense Programs for Northrop Grumman. Sponsored by E-Council, ASME and SAE, SAME, Vanderbilt Aerospace Club. Part of National Engineers Week at Vanderbilt.
Conversations With History - Richard H. Solomon
"Negotiating Behavior" Richard H. Solomon, President, United States Institute of Peace Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Richard H. Solomon, President of the United States Institute of Peace. Ambassador Solomon reflects on his career as Sinologist, diplomat, and negotiator. He discusses his involvement in the breakthrough to China in the Nixon Kissinger era of diplomacy and speculates on the trajectory of U.S. China relations. He recalls his involvement in the negotiations that led t
All the poetry you care to download is free for the asking at PennSound, a project of the University of Pennsylvania. From an office in Kelly Writers House www.writing.upenn.edu/~wh/, co-founders and co-directors Al Filreis and Charles Bernstein take viewers inside PennSound www.writing.upenn.edu/pennsound/. Listen to them on the PoemTalk blog www.poemtalkatkwh.blogspot.com/. Al Filreis' web log is at www.afilreis.blogspot.com/. Charles Bernstein blogs at http://epc.buffalo.edu/authors/bernste
What our medical past can tell us about our genomic future
Watch video from the March 2 Thinking Out of the Lunchbox event. Holly Tucker, associate professor, Center for Medicine, Health & Society and associate professor, French & Italian, spoke on ”What Our Medical Past Can Tell Us About Our Genomic Future.” Every era, particularly one deep in “Scientific Revolution” as we now find ourselves, necessarily has tokeep reading »
6.2 Some general features of communitarianism and cosmopolitanism There are two very different and sharply contrasting views about how the international arena can be theorised, should be organised and can be described. One side sees the international sphere as made up of a plurality of interacting cultures with incommensurable values, while the other side deploys general concepts of rights and applies these to humanity as a whole. These two constructions rest upon very different views of what human beings are, and how they do and should interact together.
There are two very different and sharply contrasting views about how the international arena can be theorised, should be organised and can be described. One side sees the international sphere as made up of a plurality of interacting cultures with incommensurable values, while the other side deploys general concepts of rights and applies these to humanity as a whole. These two constructions rest upon very different views of what human beings are, and how they do and should interact together.
Thomas Hardy's Birthplace and Education
Learn about Thomas Hardy's birthplace and his early education took place. (04:00)
Polynomial Vocabulary - Definition of a Polynomial
Before adding and subtracting polynomials or multiplying polynomials, it is important to know the definition of a polynomial and polynomial vocabulary. This video describes important polynomial definitions and terms including monomial, the degree of a monomial, polynomial degree and standard form. (7:15)
New England Science Writers Blogging Panel - Jan 2011
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