Quantitative and Qualitative Research: Conflicting Paradigms or Perfect Partners?
This paper will examine the use of quantitative and qualitative methods as complementary research methods. It asks the fundamental question wether these two approaches can be used jointly in a principled manner. The pressure in educational research has been towards using the two methods alongside each other. In applied research the use of the two approaches in the same project is accepted yet we still find serious objections raised to such work when it is presented in a more formal context. Eval
Exploiting distance technology to foster experimental design as a neglected learning objective in la
This article deals with the design process of a remote laboratory for labwork in chemistry. In particular, it focuses on the mutual dependency of theoretical conjectures about learning in the experimental sciences and technological opportunities in creating learning environments. The design process involves a detailed analysis of the expert task and knowledge, e.g., spectrophotometry as a method for the determination of the concentration of a compound in a solution. In so doing, modifications in
Personal War Sketch of Virgil D. Keaton
Account of Private Virgil D. Keaton's service and experiences in the Civil War. Keaton enlisted in August 1862 and was discharged in 1865 after the close of the war. Keaton participated in the Atlanta Campaign and acted as a forager for the Train Guard from Atlanta to Savannah.,
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Personal War Sketch
Comrade Virgil D. Keaton
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Resources on Alaska History and Politics
This National Park Service website offers links to a variety of articles about the history and politics of Alaska. Users can download PDF articles about World War II in Alaska, the Alaska Goldrush, and national historic places. The site also features links to educational resources such as teachers' guides to teaching about historic places and culture.
Jewish Defense Organization, 1971-2003
The collection includes materials pertaining to the Jewish Defense Organization, a radical Zionist Jewish organization devoted to protecting Jews from their enemies, imaginary and real, using all means possible. Collection consists of correspondence, financial documents, legal documents, such as depositions, subpoenas, transcripts, and a large amount of printed materials. The bulk of the materials consist of a variety of printed materials and materials pertaining to a number of legal cases again
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 2D shapes
Images of 2D shapes with formula for calculating area square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, pythagorean theorem, circle, circular sector, circular ring
Family Business Dynamics
Family businesses impact all our lives. It is estimated that over 95% of all US businesses are family owned, that they contribute over 50% of GDP, and that they account for all US new job creation. Interestingly, less than 20% of them survive to the second generation. WHY? Most likely all of us will be involved in our own familys business or anothers - as a professional manager, accountant, lawyer, psychologist, or employee. This course explores the business, personal, and interpersonal issu
This course involves the strategic and tactical planning of an actual business enterprise. Students will be introduced to entrepreneurship, the planning process, and frameworks for strategic and financial planning in addition to other topics. By exposing students to a unique living / learning environment, this course will challenge students to confront more advanced issues faced by today's entrepreneurs. A strong emphasis on teamwork, leadership and risk versus reward will be explored. Studen
Entrepreneurship as New Venture Creation
Managers tend to be mainly concerned with the accumulation of resource. In contrast, entrepreneurs are concerned with the relentless pursuit of opportunities. Learning to identify and act on new opportunities is the primary objective of this course. This of particular importance in the period prior to 2001 when rapid start-up of new ventures whose business model revolved around capturing more of an industry value chain through the use of internet and similar information technologies. Learning to
Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing
Course Goals: a) Students will gain an understanding the economic, technological, societal, and global dimensions of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. b) Students will understand the major differences between personal entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, which often occurs in larger mature organizations. c) Students will understand the relationships between personal goals, competencies, and experience to assess what they bring to all types of ventures. d) Students will understand and prac
Stop Pointless Personal Pollution
This is a set of exercises based on some of the topics addressed in the accompanying article. They emphasize personal participation and creation of a program. In Exercise I, students are encouraged to take charge of their environment through an Adopt-A-Street program. Exercise 2 is a problem that uses math interpretation to lead students to think about a more water-conservative strategy for car washing. In particular, students are asked to work with fractions. The third exercise uses a case stud
Nineteenth Century America in Art and Literature
In the United States, the nineteenth century was a time of tremendous growth and change. The new nation experienced a shift from a farming economy to an industrial one, major westward expansion, displacement of native peoples, rapid advances in technology and transportation, and a civil war. In this lesson, works of art from the nineteenth century are paired with written documents, including literary selections, a letter, and a speech. As budding historians, students can use these primary source
Paul Liebrandt, "To The Bone" | Chefs At Google
Moderated by Jaci Badzin "To the Bone," Liebrandt's much-anticipated first book, recounts the tale of Liebrandt's rise to culinary fame and his continuing evolution as a chef. This unique coming-of-age story takes us on a journey through the various kitchens he has called home, including his own restaurants in New York: Atlas, Gilt, Corton, and now The Elm in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, which has opened to rave reviews. Liebrandt introduces us to the celebrated chefs from whom he learned, including
Around the turn of the twentieth century, visual artists were looking to their musical counterparts for inspiration. Constrained by the necessity of literal depiction the artists were envious of the freedom music gave its composers. They sought to paint the way musicians composed – tied not to narrative or figurative form but free to explore the sounds, the emotions and indeed the human experience of the notes played. Their exploration in search of such freedom was fuelled by the idea of syne
Transitional Kindegarten: Child Development Module Guide
The eight CSU Transitional Kindergarten Modules address the range of content areas and are designed to prepare preservice teachers for TK classrooms, including activities that deepen understanding of the Integrated Elements: developmentally appropriate practice, the role of environment, curriculum integration and assessment. A focus on families and communities, differentiation and inclusion, and diversity are just some of the features that enhance the pedagogical richness of these modules.
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A Look Back at Braddock
A Look Back at Braddock District is a local history, the story of a rural region in the heart of Fairfax County, Virginia, transformed over time into a sprawling suburb of Washington, DC. The memories of more than 50 Northern Virginia residents are captured in oral histories. Photographs, documents, maps and artifacts amplify these personal experiences and document growth and change in the area. The site offers lesson plans and activity ideas as well as other resources in a database. Explore ta
Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases has two objectives: to introduce students to major concepts related to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases and to convey to students the relationship between basic biomedical research and the improvement of personal and public health. The improvement of personal and public health is the central mission of the National Institutes of Health, the world's largest organization devoted to biomedical research, and the funding agency for this module.
Ayiti: The Cost of Life
Help the Guinard family struggle to make ends meet and get ahead in their poverty-stricken homeland, Haiti. In this sometimes tragic and always challenging simulation game, you help the parents, Jean and Marie, and their children, Patrick, Jacqueline, and Yves, make decisions about work, education, community building, personal purchases, and health care that might brighten their future. Includes lesson plans for teachers.
U.S. Steamer Monticello Shelling the Rebel Troops
In the lower right corner of the lithograph is written "U.S. Steamer Monticello." In the lower left corner "The Rebel Flotilla." The steamer is shelling the Rebel troops as they try to stop the retreat of the 20th Indiana Regiment toward Hatteras Lighthouse on October 5, 1861.