Hypermedia as a means for learning and for thinking about learning
This paper is about the design and realization of an experimentation with a hypermedial system, IPER-3, facing the three ‘classical’ problems in the history of mathematics (trisection of the angle, quadrature of the circle, duplication of the cube) and some issues which have developed around them. The aim of the work is to study the opportunities provided by hypermedial systems in dealing with topics of interest for the training of teachers and/or for class work, exploiting the possibility o
Presents quantitative approaches to theory construction in the context of multiple response variables, with models for both continuous and categorical data. Topics include the statistical basis for causal inference; principles of path analysis; linear structural equation analysis incorporating measurement models; latent class regression; and analysis of panel data with observed and latent variable models. Draws examples from the social sciences, including the status attainment approach to interg
Statistics for Laboratory Scientists I
This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the experimental biological sciences. Demonstrates methods of exploring, organizing, and presenting data, and introduces the fundamentals of probability. Presents the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates and the use of the likelihood function, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests. Topics include experimental design, linear regression, the analysis of
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 2 of 5
Sal Khan continues his discussion using the same statement as the last video in this series, but adds a different logic problem to solve: "Identify the hypothesis and conclusion of the following statement, and determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true." In this video, Sal offers an introduction to understanding mathematical logic statements. Sal uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. (06:43)
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 3 of 5
"Determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true, and explain why." Sal Khan takes a mathematical statement and helps the viewer make sense out it. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:12)
Inductive Reasoning, Part 1 of 3
In this video, Sal Khan uses a simple number pattern to help the viewer understand how to use inductive reasoning to figure out what the next number will be. (Because it is a simple number pattern, the viewer will know what the the next number is, but Mr. Khan explains how to answer the mathematical question using inductive reasoning.)Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (02:0
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Nurturing Independent Thinkers
Arts teachers use formal and informal strategies to assess their students’ progress and to modify their own teaching practice. In this session, participants meet a vocal music teacher who splits his choir into groups that give each other feedback; he also has students tape-record themselves during rehearsal, so he can judge their individual progress. A dance teacher critiques original choreography by a student and asks her peers to participate in the process; this feedback helps the student de
Signals and Systems
Systems realizations. Time and transform domain analysis of discrete-time systems. Vector-space concepts and Fourier series. Fourier transforms in continuous and discrete time. Some lab and computational work required.
History of Utah
This course will cover the history of the State of Utah from its earliest records up to the present. Historical analysis and methodology will also be taught and specific assignments given to help each student understand methodology from within the context of Utah's History.
Lugosi teaches math - Positive series2
Béla Lugosi teaches advanced mathematical concepts in this video. This video shows a variety of tests to prove positive series. He begins with what is called a comparison test and formulates proofs. Lugosi's hidden love for mathematics is illuminated by his animated teaching style. This video is geared to older, advanced mathematics learners.
Exploring Teaching and Learning in Tertiary Contexts
This course enables tertiary educators to explore teaching and learning in tertiary environments. In doing so, they will focus on their own context and anticipated teaching roles. Through the process of critical self-analysis with reference to the qualities of effective tertiary educators, participants will produce a 'teaching capacity enhancement plan' (TCEP). This plan should be developed in collaboration with professional colleagues who are prepared to work alongside you as members of a focus
Cracking Caitlin's Code
This is a creative approach to teaching basic skills involved in the formal visual analysis of works of art. Students will learn how to interpret artworks in cultural and historical contexts by becoming "art detectives." Students will analyze Catlin's formal compositions to learn about the Native American leaders he painted. They will examine visual clues and write a final "case summary" in which they "crack Catlin's code."
Israel, Palestinian militant groups agree to 3-day Gaza truce
Israelis and Palestinians will wake up Friday morning to the start of a new 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 yea
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
Nanomaterials Up Close: Nanoengineered electron guns
In this video we see an electron gun made of many thousands of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, each more than 1,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair. Dr Matt Cole, from the University of Cambridge, explains the technological importance of exploiting emerging nanomaterials to engineer functionally novel X-ray sources. 'Nanomaterials Up Close' is a special series linked to our 'Under the Microscope' collection of videos produced by Cambridge University that show glimpses of the
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
Correlates of Desistance
There is no question that life in America has changed drastically in the past fifty years. Given the importance of examining historical change inherent in the life course perspective, it is important to determine how changes in the social structure over time impact individuals. Therefore, the goals of this data analysis exercise are to examine changes in marriage and employment over the last fifty years. The purposes are to identify the changes that have taken place, and to hypothesize how these
2.093 Computer Methods in Dynamics (MIT)
Formulation of finite element methods for analysis of dynamic problems in solids, structures, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. Computer calculation of matrices and numerical solution of equilibrium equations by direct integration and mode superposition. Effective eigensolution techniques for calculation of frequencies and mode shapes. Digital computer coding techniques and use of an existing general purpose finite element analysis program. Modeling of problems and interpretation of numerical
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Memorizzare,Illustrare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema educativo/formativo,Storia dell'arte,Presenza,Interazione con il tutor/docente,Guidato,Risorsa per studenti,Apprendimento uditivo / visivo
'I Am Kinda': Reflections on the Culture of Imperialism Famed linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky delivered a lecture titled "'I Am Kinda': Reflections on the Culture of Imperialism" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 8. Chomsky, a professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a renowned public intellectual who has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, international affairs and U.S. foreign policy. The lecture's title refers to a woman named Kinda who int
Famed linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky delivered a lecture titled "'I Am Kinda': Reflections on the Culture of Imperialism" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 8.
Chomsky, a professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a renowned public intellectual who has written and lectured widely on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.
The lecture's title refers to a woman named Kinda who int