Developers: Rise to the Challenge at RiSE4fun.com If you've spent any time on C9 over the years, then you've probably met some of the people from the RiSE team in MSR and are familiar with at least some of the great technologies they've developed. RiSE, which stands for Research in Software Engineering, is a rock star research group with a mission to innovate and push the limits of software engineering in pr
If you've spent any time on C9 over the years, then you've probably met some of the people from the RiSE team in MSR and are familiar with at least some of the great technologies they've developed. RiSE, which stands for Research in Software Engineering, is a rock star research group with a mission to innovate and push the limits of software engineering in pr
Chemistry of Thanksgiving
Why do people eat mashed potatoes on Thanksgiving Day but not mashed paper towels? That’s not such an odd question from a chemistry standpoint because potato and paper are almost as similar as two peas in a pod in terms of the carbohydrates they contain.
For the answer to that and other topics that could spark dinnertime conversation, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is offering an addition to the holiday menu: A special video on the chemistry of Thanksgiving. Run time 23:21.
The Chemistry of Barbecue
In honor of Fourth of July and other summer celebrations, what better time to watch a new American Chemical Society (ACS) video on the dos and don’ts of cooking your favorite foods on the barbecue grill? The Chemistry of Barbecue shows in brilliant high-definition detail how to cook those steaks to give them the most flavor and how to prepare these outdoor meals as healthfully as possible. The video seems like a cooking show, but really does address the science behind the cooking. Run ti
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: March 2008
Visit with Takeshi Arita and Eileen Jeng, who are executing Sol LeWitt's Wall Drawing Number 1257: Scribbles for the first time. Hear highlights from the opening day symposium for the exhibition Ed Ruscha and Photography. Listen as Chris Raschka speaks about the moment he knew he had to be an artist. And visit the âMy Collections" Web page to create a personal gallery of your favorite works.
Kantan Kana #19: Katakana ハ, ヒ, フ, ヘ, ホ
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Welcome to JapanesePod101.com’s Kantan Kana. Japanese has three writing systems: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. In this series of twenty-five lessons, you will learn both Hiragana and Katakana, [...]
Hinterland Who's Who in Canada
A one minute video that highlights the types of animals that live in the grasslands that are now under threat. Brief, but on the right hand side of the opening page is an extensive list of other videos that are well done, short, and easy for students to understand. Run time 01:02.
The History of Thanksgiving
This video discusses the history of Thanksgiving, its traditions and celebrations. Colonists, Native Americans, puritans, Abraham Lincoln, parades, football, turkeys, turducken, and family are all topics discussed. Very thorough and offers great details about Thanksgiving. (Running Time 9:17)
Millions arrive near Mecca for haj
Millions of Muslim pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia for haj, as they retrace a route taken by the Prophet Mohammed.
Somali pirates free British couple
British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler are released by Somali pirates who held them hostage for more than a year.
WWF says China growth unsustainable
China is living beyond its environmental means a Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) report says ahead of Cancun climate conference.
Publishing on the Web: The Morphing of Classroom Bulletin Boards
Creating safe forums for students to voice their opinions can help them clarify their identity and develop their sense of empowerment. Examples of online platforms for publishing students' works are introduced: MidLink Magazine, ePals, Poetry.com, Children's Express, White Barn Press, Scholastic's "Writing with Writers," and Put it on the Web.,Volume 6, Number 4
Study Abroad Freshman Year -- College of Charleston
Freshmen interested in a week-long study abroad experience during spring break can learn more about First Year Abroad by emailing Bruce Fleming: email@example.com If you're interested in the health professions, plan to study biomedical science and genetics in Germany. For the sports minded, there's the opportunity to learn about and experience soccer in England. Committed to community service? Participate in a cultural service learning project in Costa Rica. In 2012, First Year Experience Ab
Lecture 22 - 11/12/2010
Le projet TCAN TELEOS : Technology enhanced Learning in orthopaedic surgery
Le projet pr,TELEOS : Technology enhanced Learning in orthopaedic surgery
Analysis of Motivation and Demographic Factors that Influence Physical Therapists’ Decisions to At
Education for physical therapists has evolved to the doctorate of physical therapy degree and it is the vision of the American Physical Therapy Association that all physical therapists will be doctoral prepared by the year 2020. Most physical therapists do not have the DPT and prior studies have revealed that interest in the DPT is low for practicing physical therapists. This study examined the motivation of physical therapists to attain the DPT, by examining three areas of interest. What effect
Teacher Behavior Ratings of Adolescents with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Interr
This study examined interrater reliability and potential sources of rater bias among teacher behavior ratings for adolescents with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The intent of the study was two-fold: 1) to assess the consistency between teacher behavior ratings for adolescents with ADHD, and 2) to explore potential sources of bias among teacher raters. In schools, intervention decisions for children and adolescents with ADHD are often based on rating scale data collected from
Expatriate Spaces, Ex-Soviet Places: Narratives of Americans Abroad in Turn-of-the-Millennium Post-C
The arrival of countless young North Americans into post-Cold War Central and Eastern Europe coincided with a U.S. recession, the collapse of Soviet influence in the former Warsaw Pact countries, and the consequential easing of travel restrictions. I show how overlooked narrative representations of sojourning Western twentysomethings carving out a space for themselves and negotiating their role in a newly internationalized place demonstrate a redefining of the American expat identity as a perfor
Writing to Learn Mathematics: A Mixed Method Study
This study sought to address a research gap by studying students who had been taught mathematics using writing. The purpose of this study was to provide an analysis of students’ perceptions of the benefits and drawbacks of this pedagogical approach. The types of writing students performed in mathematics classes were described, and students’ preferences regarding these tasks were analyzed. Finally, a comparison was made between female and male students’ responses in order to see whether gen
Social Software for Professional Learning:
Examples and Research Issues
Life-long learning is a key issue for our knowledge society. With social software systems new heterogeneous kinds of technology enhanced informal learning are now available to the life-long learner. Learners outside of learning institutions now have access to powerful social communities of experts and peers who are together forging a new web 2.0. This paper reviews current work in pan-European initiatives that impact upon life-long learning via views of professional learning, learner competence