Session 4: Online portfolios (ePortfolios) An electronic portfolio, otherwise referred to as an ePortfolio, is a collection of electronic/digital materials assembled and managed by a learner. ePortfolios are usually stored
Purpose/Aim of this Session
An electronic portfolio, otherwise referred to as an ePortfolio, is a collection of electronic/digital materials assembled and managed by a learner. ePortfolios are usually stored
Two new owls discovered in the Philippines
Two new species of owls have been discovered in the Philippines, and a Michigan State University researcher played a key role in confirming their existence. The discovery, which is featured in the current issue of Forktail, the Journal of Asian Ornithology, took years to confirm, but it was well worth the effort, said the paper's lead author Pam Rasmussen MSU, assistant professor of zoology and assistant curator of mammalogy and ornithology at the MSU Museum.
Walter Lewin demonstrates the phenomena of precession using a bicycle wheel gyroscope. His students can't believe what they see and neither will you. To quote Lewin the process is totally "nonintuitive". (03:13)
Crocodiles and Alligators: Compare and Contrast
This video contains information about crocodiles and alligators; how they are similar and different. This can be used as one of many sources about a given topic for students to gain knowledge in order to write about that topic (W.K.7, W.1.7, W.2.7). Use this in conjunction with other videos about alligators and crocodiles to inform students so they can write on the topic. (03:01)
Science Bulletins: Brown Widow Spiders Invade Southern California
In the last decade, brown widow spiders have made a home for themselves in parts of Southern California, a region once dominated by the more venomous black widow spider. Since the early 2000's, the number of brown widows has increased dramatically in the Los Angeles and San Diego metropolitan areas, where they now outnumber black widows in residential locations. Competition between the native black widows and the invasive brown widows appears to have relegated black widows to agricultural and na
The Growth of Cities and Social Issues
This video is accompanied by text. "In the decades following the Civil War, many Americans migrated from farms and small country towns to the growing cities. Immigrants from several countries, including Germany, Ireland, Italy, and Poland traveled to America in search of better working and living conditions for themselves and their families. Between 1870 and 1900, the population of U.S. cities tripled. By 1890, New York became the second largest city in the world with 3.5 million residents, whil
Students arrive on campus to begin moving into the residence halls on August 17th, 2012 - the first day of Welcome Weekend at Missouri State University.
"Challenges for the New Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan"
A talk by Juan Cole. Juan Cole will discuss the future of U.S. foreign policy in Iraq and Afghanistan beyond the November presidential elections. Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. He studies and writes about contemporary Isl
Ghostly glasses let you mimic a pro's moves
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229644.600 The Ghostman system shows your teachers movements superimposed over your own in real time. It could help people in remote areas who need physical rehabilitation
Jane O'Connor: 2011 National Book Festival
Speaker Biography: Jane O'Connor graduated from Smith College and is an editor at a major publishing house. She is the author of more than 50 books for children, including the "Fancy Nancy" series, six of which have been No. 1 New York Times best-sellers. In addition, she has written one book for grownups, a spooky mystery called "Dangerous Admissions." For captions, transcript, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5392.
Roma nel Rinascimento
This is the website of "Roma nel Rinascimento" ["Rome during the Renaissance"], an association aiming to promote the study of Rome, its social structure and cultural development, in the late late Medieval period and the Renaissance (beginning of the fourteenth century to the second half of the sixteenth). Amongst topics which constitute the core of the Association research interest are: a comprehensive census of unpublished materials, including manuscripts and epigraphs; the studying of the prin
Neil Young Forms Buffalo Springfield
In this video clip, learn about Neil Young and the band Buffalo Springfield. Neil Young was one of the more influential musicians during the 1960s. (3:30)
NASA | Mars Landing Sites
The visualization shows the landing sites of all six NASA spacecraft to reach Mars—Viking 1, Viking 2, Pathfinder, Spirit, Opportunity, Phoenix—and the targe...target location where Curiosity touched down on August 6, 2012. Data collected by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft was used to create the topography and surface color details seen here. (00:31)
Kinect Translation Tool: Sign to Spoken and back again... Today's project is another look at using the Kinect to translate sign into spoken text and the reverse. Software System Component 2. Windows 7 standard APIs- The audio, speech, and media APIs in Windows 7 This project was aimed to help the hearing-impaired people to communicate with
1. Kinect SDK ver.1.7 for the Kinect sensor.
Today's project is another look at using the Kinect to translate sign into spoken text and the reverse.
Software System Component
2. Windows 7 standard APIs- The audio, speech, and media APIs in Windows 7
This project was aimed to help the hearing-impaired people to communicate with
A Business Case for Flexible Working Arrangements
Dr Clare Kelliher reviews the literature on the link between flexible working arrangements and performance-related outcomes and whether a business case can be made for their use.
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Texas Tech Students Begin Residential Life
Texas Tech students move in to the resident halls in preparation for the 2012 school year.
Order of Operations
Solving One-Step Equations