All things considered, there is a lot to learn about teaching, and much of it comes from educational psychology. Teaching as a career has distinctive features now that did not figure as prominently in its profile a generation ago. The features make it more exciting in some ways, as well as more challenging, than in the past. From a teacher’s point of view, the changes mean learning knowledge and skills—and practicing them—that were less important in teachers’ repertoires in earlier time
Government and Progress Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
Government is a repressive force. Within its scope, it prescribes patterns of conduct whereby the citizens are forbidden from doing certain things. Every deviation from these decrees is judged to be "lawlessness," pun
Musicians@Google: The Goat Rodeo Sessions (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile)
The Goat Rodeo Sessions is an ambitious and groundbreaking project that brings together four string virtuosos: world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile. These artists -- each prominent figures in the music space independently -- have come together as a unique ensemble for this project. The music, including two tracks with female vocalist Aoife O'Donovan, crosses several different genres. While visiting Google New York they performed
2011 ESS Alumni Lecture
Talk by Harry W. Green entitled, "From the Nano to the Global Scale: Using Nanoscience Observations to Understand Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics."
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.06.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.06.09 Lecture 3 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 9.29.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 9.29.09 Lecture 1 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.01.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.01.09 Lecture 2 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
More Industrial Meanderings
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Classroom food web
This lesson is to demonstrate which organisms feed on one another and how food webs are created.
Proteins & Enzymes: Transglutaminase | Lecture 8 (2011)
Wylie Dufresne (wd~50) October 24, 2011
Facebook CEO visits Harvard
Former Harvard student and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by his old stomping grounds to answer a few questions.
Economic Update on WBAI Nov 5
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Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, Part 1
Sal Khan, in this four-minute video, gives examples of how to convert basic repeating decimals to fractions.
Scientists slow aging in fruit flies
Nov. 22 - Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have slowed the aging process in fruit flies, by manipulating a gene that is also present in humans. Their experiments extended the lives of the insects by as much as 50 percent although the researchers say it's too early to tell if the results could be replicated in humans. Rob Muir reports.
NYIT de Seversky Mansion - Hot Antipasto Station
A Wide Assortment of Hot Italian Classic Dishes and Flavors Freshly Prepared with the Finest Quality using Seasonal Herbs and Spices, Oiled Focaccia Bread, Warm Pita Flat Breads, Bread Sticks, Garlic Knots, and Fresh Baked Breads to Accompany an Assortment of Herb Oils - Demonstrated by Robert Neumann and Renee Griffiths nyit.edu/deSeversky
Smart contact lenses at Auburn could make eye drops a thing of the past
An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden associate professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new method to deliver eye medication by wearing contact lenses. Byrne's lenses are the first to release drug doses over time for as long as the contact should be worn. The lenses deliver a constant flow of medication without altering a patient's natural vision, or can be used to correct vision while a
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.
Our Climate Challenge Forum
Experts from Texas Tech University discuss solutions for a changing climate at this forum held November 3, 2011. Ron Roberts, Chief meterologist at KAMC served as moderator. Speakers were Katharine Hayhoe, Ken Rainwater and Patricia Westbrook from Texas Tech University.
Who's Afraid of the Human Genome
Jeffrey Kahn of the Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics gives a preview of his discussion planned for December, 1, 2011 in Nashville -- alluding to the power and some potential pitfalls to avoid with personalized medicine.