Kate Johnson, Class of 2013
Kate Johnson, an accounting and music major from Florida, shares her experience as a Notre Dame student. http://admissions.nd.edu
Tip of the Week: Scivee
A quick video tip on uploading here at SciVee. More at http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=8482
2011 Commencement Address by Penn President, Dr. Amy Gutmann
Penn President Amy Gutmann addressed nearly 6,000 graduates at the University of Pennsylvania's 255th Commencement on Monday, May 16. At the ceremony, Gutmann also conferred honorary degrees to Renée C. Fox, a pioneer in the field of medical sociology; Mo Ibrahim, the mobile communications entrepreneur; Nicholas D. Kristof, columnist at The New York Times, and Sheryl WuDunn, senior managing director, Mid-Market Securities, and president of the social investing consultancy, TripleEdge; Ei-ichi N
English Language and Culture: Boost your Confidence
Learn and live English and boost your confidence: English Language and Culture at Simon Fraser University http://www.sfu.ca/elc Stop memorizing vocabulary. Start living in English. English language instructor Terri Wershler discusses why Simon Fraser University's English Language and Culture program is different. Terri explains how SFU's English Language and Culture (ELC) program helps students learn English. ELC students do far more than rote memory work and exercises that focus on getting th
English Language and Culture: Start Living English
Learn to speak English and understand North American culture: English Language and Culture at Simon Fraser University http://www.sfu.ca/elc Stop memorizing vocabulary. Start living in English. SFU english language instructor Jeff Behrner discusses why Simon Fraser University's English Language and Culture program is unique. Jeff explains that the emphasis on culture is key to SFU's English Language and Culture (ELC) program. In addition to English grammar and vocabulary, students learn to unde
Researcher Profile - Professor Greg Stuart
Professor Greg Stuart is Head of the Department of Neuroscience, and group leader of the Neuronal Signalling Group at The John Curtin School of Medical Science. Greg and his group are looking at how single nerve cells process information on the brain. He speaks of his drive and curiosity to find out more about the brain.
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
What are Journals?
This learning object introduces educational journals and describes three types: Academic, Professional and Subject. The examples used are drawn from the area of nursing, but the concepts are cross-discipline.
Action of drugs that target ion channels
This learning resource introduces ion channels as target for drug action.
Referencing Books using Harvard
This resource outlines the information that is required to accurately reference a book for the Harvard referencing scheme. It also outlines where that information can be found within a book.
Answering Niners Questions about Jelly Bean—The Kinect Drivable Lounge Chair In this video, Clint and Dan answer your questions about Jelly Bean—The Kinect Drivable Lounge Chair. They cover a number of topics, including how they decided on the current control scheme, how much calibration was required, and how much code they wrote on top of the SDK.
In this video, Clint and Dan answer your questions about Jelly Bean—The Kinect Drivable Lounge Chair. They cover a number of topics, including how they decided on the current control scheme, how much calibration was required, and how much code they wrote on top of the SDK.
TWC9: MVC3 Tools Update, AntiXSS, Freeze yourself in Carbonite using Kinect This week on Channel 9, Dan is joined by Clint to discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan is joined by Clint to discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Practice in Landscape Planning and Design, Part I
This is a studio course for the students who experience spatial design for the first time. Students learn roles and meanings of spatial design and what are good spatial designs as well as basic knowledge and skills on landscape design.
How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
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The Taking of Craigeach Moor
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Extraction, Assay, and Light Activation of NADP+-3-Phosphoglyceraldehyde Dehydrogenase
This exercise is useful as an introduction to an open-ended semester research project, suitable for third year students.
Size-Selective Feeding of Zooplankton by Fish
This laboratory exercise is an experiment to test the size-selective predation hypothesis. Bluegill sunfish are placed in an aquarium containing a range of sizes of a crustacean, Daphnia, and fish stomach contents are examined to determine which size range was eaten.
"We Want Real Jobs:" Sandra White and Brenda Steward on the Work Experience Program in New York City
During the 1960's and 1970's welfare reform movements from the left sought to increase benefits and expand community power, but in 1996 critics from the right passed the federal Welfare Reform Act to limit the program by imposing time-limits and restrictions on welfare benefits. In New York City, the Work Experience Program (WEP), or workfare, initiated in conjunction with the 1996 act, required welfare recipients to "pay off" their welfare benefits by working menial jobs for the city at well be
Leon Sverdlove On the Taft-Hartley Act
The Taft-Hartley Act, passed in 1947, symbolized the anti-labor climate of postwar America. The act expanded the power of employers and the government to prevent union organizing and strikes, and made it difficult for unions to take industrial action. The most difficult aspect of the bill for many unions to swallow required labor leaders to declare themselves to be non-Communist if they wanted to participate in NLRB elections. While many union members, like Leon Sverdlove of the Jewelry Workers