Responding to Literature (Literature Groups)
Rich Thompson works with a small student group as they explore the text Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. Mr. Thompson becomes an active participant in their discussion, modeling ways in which students can take more active roles in classroom discussion through preparation, turn-taking, receptiveness to alternate views, posing (and trying to answer) authentic questions, and a willingness to accept ambiguity. (19:00)
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A Pillbox walk to Radcot Bridge
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Recovered [In]equalities: Empowering Communities to Impact Built Environment Change
It is often believed that private stakeholders are solely responsible for many environmental injustices in low-income minority communities, however this is not truly always the case. This research project examines public participation in the community planning process as a way of achieving environmental justice in land use and the built environment by evaluating two San Diego communities: Barrio Logan and Carmel Mountain Ranch. This research project also seeks to determine whether a disconnectio
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Inheriting Sustainability: Problems of Induction, the Individual and the Architect
This video briefly summarizes an undergraduate research project that examined potential consequences to sustainability stemming from demographic change in the San Diego Region. This video presents a brief look at some of the findings of this study, including some results from a survey of regional architects' opinions regarding demographic changes and the effects which these changes may have on the design requirements and sustainability of current housing designs.
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Re-Building La Jolla as a Low Automobile Dependency Community
UCSD student research project, aims to illustrate why walking and biking are not popular in La Jolla, CA, and discuss the solutions to increase the walkability and bikeability in order to build the city as a low automobile dependency community.
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The Economic Effectiveness of Historic Designation in San Diego
Over the past 45 years, the goals of historic preservation have evolved from simply protecting aged buildings from destruction to using preservation as a tool to economically revitalize neighborhoods. This study examined how economically successful historic designation has been for two central San Diego neighborhoods, Golden Hill and Sherman Heights, compared to two non-designated central San Diego neighborhoods, North Park and South Park. This study also briefly analyzed whether historic design
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Camel bull in rut period
The camel is in rut. The male camel in rut is ready for breeding. He is urinating on his tail and grinding his teeth. He is restlest.
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FNESI 2010 – Paris : Evolution des besoins en soins. (audio)

L’évolution professionnelle et ses acteurs se replacent dans un contexte de l’évolution des besoins, des prévisions, de l’environnement géographique et dans un souci constant de soins aux usagés que les infirmiers ont à prendre en charge.
Sont passés en revue : contexte et acteurs, impact et évolution des besoins, évolution démographique, évolution des pathologies, évolution des emplois, études médicales et études infirmières, coopération et PIA, processus de Bol
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Colour sketch of a 'spaceship' creating crop circles

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Colour sketch of a 'spaceship' creating crop circles

Description: Colour sketch sent to the Ministry of Defence of a ‘spaceship
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Support the U Day 2011
Annually, hundreds of students gather at the capitol in Saint Paul to promote higher education. With a presence from all five campuses, students rally in the rotunda and meet with their legislators and other elected officials. This year, Governor Mark Dayton, Rep. Keith Ellison and University of Minnesota student leaders gathered to share their message of the need for affordability in higher education.
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4 Central Oregon: The New OSU-Cascades Campus
See plans for the new OSU-Cascades Campus in Bend, Oregon.
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Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin Opens the Literary Season
W.S. Merwin, the newly-announced 17th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, an undisputed master who has won nearly every major literary award, opens the Library's 2010-2011 literary season with a reading of his poetry. Speaker Biography: In a career spanning five decades, W.S. Merwin, poet, translator, and environmental activist, has become one of the most widely read - and imitated - poets in America.In July 2010, William Merwin was appointed United States Poet Laurea
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The Experience of Muslims in British and French Prisons
According to new research there is a significant difference in the way that the British and French prison systems treat Muslim prisoners. Taking the prison experience as a microcosm of both French and British society, Professor Joly explores the issues of national identity, multiculturalism and ethnic or regligous tensions within both countries and how the state has responded to the challenges. Touching on the recent riots across France, Professor Joly raises serious concers about the ability of
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The Politics of Sustainability

Recorded Sustainability Seminar Lecture on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 delivered by UCI Professor Richard Matthew.

Families and health, businesses and educational systems, fresh water and clean air- there are a lot of things in our world that we would like to last. They are the material underpinnings of freedom, dignity, comfort and stability. We have come to realize over the last few decades, however, that some of the things we value and depend upon are moving along trajectories that ar
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School District Level Leadership Scenarios
Dr. Gene Spanneut
This in-class activity is intended for use with educational administration students in a course on school district level leadership. The objective is to have students respond to short prepared […]

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GSF 2011 – Filles-mères au Pakistan – Expérience de terrain

« Parmi les femmes âgées de 15 à 24 ans, 48% ont été mariées avant 18 ans en Asie du Sud (soit 9,7 millions de filles), 42% en Afrique et 29% dans la zone Amérique latine et Caraïbes. »
UNICEF, 2005

« Les filles âgées de 10 à 14 ans ont cinq fois plus de risques de mourir au cours de leur grossesse ou de leur accouchement que les femmes âgées de 20 à 24 ans.
Les filles âgées de 15 à 19 ans ont deux fois plus de risque de mourir. La grande majori
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