The Law of the Internet
The Internet is at once a constructive and disruptive technology. As more and more of our lives move online, we are faced with opportunities to do new and amazing things. Concurrently, we encounter problems that no one anticipated as we collectively built the internet as we know it today. This seminar will consider some of the most intriguing of the issues to which the advent of the internet has given and continues to give rise. It will focus on a cluster of topics about which any computer user
Marriage and Family Relationships
This is an introductory course on marriage and the family, intended to present a more balanced understanding than your own personal experience might give you. A second objective is to apply what you learn in class to your own life, and better understand what you personally want in your future family and relationship experiences.
Upon completion of this course you should be able to: 1. Identify personal/family values and establish appropriate financial goals. 2. Develop financial plans that reflect your values and goals. 3. Begin implementation of your plans to meet short and long term financial goals. 4. Evaluate options for providing financial security throughout your life. 5. Recall and apply specific fact concerning various financial topics, tools, and services.
An Examination of Interviews from the American Slave Narratives and the American Folklore Collection
Students will examine and interpret interviews obtained by authors working for the Federal Writer's Project during the 1930s. A close study of the narratives will allow students to: Understand the specific tasks undertaken by men and women employed by one of the work relief programs of the New Deal; Obtain a more personal sense of the past by examining the lives and careers of ordinary men and women interviewed during the period of the Federal Writer's Project; Learn about the process and issues
Woz Presents the Apple Historical Museum
Steve Wozniak, the inventor of the personal computer, provides us with a tour of historical Apple II products. He shows how he scrounged to get the first parts to construct his computer. The first computers did not have cases because they were to be truly portable.
Ground-Level Ozone: Your Vehicle
In this activity, students quantify and analyze their personal contributions of smog-forming compounds due to driving. The activity builds upon the previous lesson (Ground-Level Ozone).
Sunday Service Live! - 3/9/14 - Sarah Jobe
Sunday Service Live! - 3/9/14 - Sara Jobe
President George Washington, Part IV
Animated biography of the life of President George Washington. This episode shows Washing crossing the Deleware.(1:52)
Obliquity: Why Our Goals Are Best Pursued Indirectly.
Many goals are more likely to be achieved when pursued indirectly: the most profitable companies are not the most aggressive in chasing profits and the wealthiest are not the most materialistic. By understanding the principle of Obliquity we can make better decisions in our personal and professional lives.
Giving and obtaining personal information
Giving and obtaining personal information
Tools for bridging the cultures of everyday and scientific thinking
A perspective about science education is developed which has implications for the design of interactive learning technologies. Current philosophical work concerning the interpretative nature of scientific inquiry is reviewed as a context for discussing the situation of the child in developing scientific understanding. This view of learning ernphasizes the relationships among informal understanding, conceptual change, and enculturation into modes of scientific discourse. A prototype software syst
Forum 1 - Narratives of Decline - 05/30/14
Learning from Detroit: Turbulent Urbanism inn the 21st Century Forum 1: Narratives of Decline Convener 1 : Julia Sattler Convener 2: Jerry Herron May 30, 2014 Rackham Amphitheater
Introduction to Microsoft’s Public Cloud, Microsoft Azure These days, the term "cloud" gets thrown around quite a bit – but what does it mean and what can it do for your business? Join Ricardo Villalobos, Microsoft Principal Program Manager, to learn about Microsoft's cloud platform, Microsoft Azure. You'll learn what Microsoft Azure is, how its differentiated capabilities enable your development projects, and how your organization can take advantage of these features to innovate faster and drive business value.
These days, the term "cloud" gets thrown around quite a bit – but what does it mean and what can it do for your business? Join Ricardo Villalobos, Microsoft Principal Program Manager, to learn about Microsoft's cloud platform, Microsoft Azure. You'll learn what Microsoft Azure is, how its differentiated capabilities enable your development projects, and how your organization can take advantage of these features to innovate faster and drive business value.Author(s):
Explicit versus implicit spelling strategy instruction and its effects on grade one children's inven
The intent of this study was to investigate .the effectiveness of teaching thirty-five Grade One children a variety of effective spelling strategies in comparison to tradit~onal spelling instruction. Strategy instruction included training in phonology, imagery and analogy. In addition, the type of instruction pro~ided (implicit versus explicit) was also examined. Children were seen in small groups of four or five, for four, twenty-five minute sessions. All children were tested prior and immediat
Graphing Inequalities With 2 Variables
A lesson on graphing inequalities with two variables. A math teacher explains that the graph should be plotted with a pair of axes reflecting the variables X and Y. Inequalities with two variables, such as X and Y, are graphed on a whiteboard.
Using the Prepositions At, In, and On
This video contains a slide show which defines prepositions and prepositional phrases. The video defines at, in, and on and shows examples of how to use them in sentences. The video concludes with practice activities where students complete sentences with either at, in, or on. ( 4:50)
Where to put your wind turbine
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Alison Tomlin and Joel Millward-Hopkins of the University of Leeds describe a wind map they've developed to help UK homeowners and businesses decide whether or not to install a wind turbine.