A Study of the N/A/R (Narrative/Analysis/Research) Rubric as an Assessment Tool and its Impact on Le
Student assessment needs to be an integral part of online teaching and learning. With online education rapidly growing at the university level, faculty members need to have sound practices of […]
Europe Day Ahead
Jan. 3 - A look ahead to Wednesday's trading including EZ services PMI, Germany's Bund auction and UK retailer Next's Q4 trading update.
Sys Analysis and design
In this course, you'll be introduced to educational theories and approaches to learning and how to apply them to your classroom; aspects of effective teaching; and contemporary issues in education. The material reflects a pattern of inclusive, discovery-oriented, culturally-attuned, and globally-aware teaching.
The City Rocks: Exploring the Hidden World of Building Stone
The City Rocks! is an overview of rock types using building stones as examples for each type of rock. The page discusses, in detail, igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks highlighting common architectural uses for each rock type.
The High Plains: Land of Extremes
This website is dedicated to the High Plains: Land of Extremes Exercise. This exercise covers the physical features of the High Plains (or Great Plains), the grasses and plants of the area, prairie dog ecosystems, riparian areas, mining, management, water resources, and fire cycles. Student activities are based on the study of groundwater movement, energy resources, wind energy, and riparian areas. A debate allows students to understand the viewpoints of different interest groups in considering
Biodiversity stuff to do: Endangered!
This Ology game site contains rules and a board for a board game dealing with extinction, particularly the modern biodiversity crisis. The players need to read endangered species facts from the board to answer questions on the spaces that they land in so that they can progress. Users can follow links to what to do and materials needed for the game.
Cacti have many thorns that prick potential predators if touched or eaten.
Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Flux Emerging Through a Model Solar Atmosphere: Density, Magnetic F
This animation is one of a series depicting the results of a two-dimensional ideal magneto-hydrodynamic simulation of magnetic flux emerging through a solar atmosphere. The simulation has a resolution of 300x500 cells and a length scale of 16 Mm x 6.8 Mm. The simulation depicts 1730 seconds in the evolution of the model.
"Sonnet 4 - Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend..." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
Shakespeare was fond of puns. At the time this was written, the word "spend" at the end of the first line had a double meaning. It meant to ejaculate. They had the idea that the body made only a limited supply of procreative fluid - and that it deteriorated in quality with expenditure. The poem advises the young man to ration his usage of semen to create an heir and pass on his beauty - and not use it "for having traffic with thyself alone". It's interesting that they were aware that se
Working Group: New Design
Coordinating a working group of people to work on a new design
Collaborative Statistics for MT230: Supplemental Course Materials
This companion to Collaborative Statistics (col10522) by Illowsky and Dean provides a number of additional resources for use by students and instructors. This content is designed to complement […]
Who started the Civil War? Comparing Perspectives on the Causes of the War
This lesson plans presents the account of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, a confederate spy during the Civil War. Students are encouraged to find confirming and disconfirming evidence of her perspective on what caused the Civil War by browsing the Documenting the American South Collection of digitized primary sources.
Where do norms come from?
Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece (LSE) gives the second talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective. This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come ont
Tilman Ruff - New climate science and the urgency of zero - Nuclear disarmament forum
New climate science and the urgency of zero Speaker: Tilman Ruff Australian NGO advisor - International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. The very nature of nuclear materials argues for universal and consistent approaches. Plutonium has a half-life of 24,400 years. The research on radiation is showing
History of Ethiopia
A history of Ethiopia illustrated through stamps, video footage, and pictures.
War Eagle Wedding - "Sweet Home Auburn"
Mapping Your Land
Auburn University forestry researcher John Gilbert recently created an instructional booklet, "Mapping Your Land: An Overview for Landowners," to help landowners use five online mapping program. It allows landowners to utilize maps, aerial photography, topographic layers, soils information, data collected with GPS units and even a visual simulation, such as adding images of trees on open fields.