Why is online teaching important?
Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/cKqHwc from the Learning to Teach Online project website. This Learning to Teach Online http://bit.ly/d18ac5 episode provides a brief overview of how our increasingly digitally networked world is changing the way we communicate and learn. ...
S. James Gates, Jr. on Does Reality Have a Genetic Basis?
S. James Gates Jr., Director of the Center for String and Particle Theory at the University of Maryland, discusses the question "Does Reality Have a Genetic Basis?"
U.S. labor market perks up
Summary of business headlines: U.S. job growth hits three-year high in November; Factory expansion slows, but continues; Online sales hit record on Cyber Monday.
High early scores for video game biz
The video game business is getting a boost this holiday season thanks to winning new products like Xbox Kinect and PlayStation Move.
The Long Island Philosophical Society and NYIT
The Long Island Philosophical Society met recently at NYIT as Shaun Hall reports for NYIT. New York Institute of Technology.
Meet the world's most unsecured office.
Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion to Treat Malignant Melanoma
In this two-minute video, Dr. H. Richard Alexander, professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and surgical oncologist at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center discusses a recent nation-wide clinical trial that tested a new procedure, known as percutaneous hepatic perfusion, in the treatment of malignant melanoma that has spread to the liver. Dr. Alexander talks about the preliminary results of this clinical trial and the implications these results could
COMP1400 Week 7, Lecture 1
COMP1400 Week 7, Lecture 1
The Road to Revolution: The Boston Tea Party of 1773
A Short video that shows how the Boston Tea Party came to be. It does a good job of explaining why the event happened. Good introduction.
Internet Scout Project
The Combinatorial Chemistry Review website was created by Dr. Oleg Larin at the M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology "to provide a basic introduction to the field of combinatorial chemistry describing the development of major techniques and some applications." After reading an introduction discussing the goals, principles, and applications of combinatorial synthesis, users can find more in-depth descriptions and educational figures of the polymers and linkers related
Animal enclosure design the practical way Animal husbandry and accomodation design using play-dough. Interesting and enjoyable by learners.
Animal husbandry and accomodation design using play-dough. Interesting and enjoyable by learners.
Cloud Cover Episode 33 - Portal Enhancements and Remote Desktop Join Ryan and Steve each week as they cover the Microsoft cloud. You can follow and interact with the show at @cloudcovershow
In this episode, Steve and Ryan:
Join Ryan and Steve each week as they cover the Microsoft cloud. You can follow and interact with the show at @cloudcovershow
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Maps
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn about maps. They are trying to find the fair. Find all different places on a map. They show us the land, oceans, river, and mountains. There are maps of cities-shows you all the places you want to go. Maps will show you where you are. This is a great teaching resource for the early childhood classroom and/or for special education students. This could easily work in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers (1:06).
Developing Distance Learning Material
This paper is intended as a practical guide to help with writing Distance Learning material. This paper considers: Topic One – Introduction and an approach to writing Distance Learning Material. Topic Two – Content of the material Topic Three – Achieving the Learning Outcomes. Topic Four - Some tips on style and aspects of authoring the material. By following guidelines it will help to. • Speed up the writing process • Have a consistent style • Help the students Most
Good Practice Guide in Question and Test Design
This booklet will provide an introduction to good practice in question and test design. It includes the art of using objective tests to assess some aspects of student learning. At the outset you should be aware that objective tests are just one method of assessment. They are useful for assessing knowledge, comprehension and application and in some circumstances can be used to assess higher order skills such as evaluation and synthesis. They cannot be used to assess creativity, integration of ide
Using Portfolio's - Introduction to the Portfolio
This resource accompanies the workbook 'Using Portfolio's for Learning and Assessment - a staff handbook'. This resource offers guidance for staff on introducing students to portfolios to be used for learning and assessment. It is based on experience gained while working on an FDTL Project “Promoting the Development of key skills through the use of portfolios” (2002 - 2005). The outlined Portfolio Workshops in this handbook have been developed as a result of the Project activities at Le
Philosophical issues in research
Introduction to philosophical issues in research and questions to help you draw out the philosophical underpinnings of your own research. It will also help you identify those adopted by existing research that you read.
"With or Without" - Learning New Words
This is a humorous animated cartoon that could be used as an introduction to a more in depth lesson about the difference between the words "with" and "without." (0:50)