Teaching Module To Demonstrate Gender and Career Inequalities Are There Gender Inequalities Present
In this module students use employment data from the 2000 Census concerning adult full-time workers (individuals age 25 and older who work at least 35 hours per week). The question they consider concerns overall economic opportunity, as applied to their intended occupation and the extent to which access to opportunity varies by gender.
Examining the Impact of Immigration on the Ethnic, Racial, and Age Structures of the U.S. and of Hig
In this module, students will explore the relationship between immigration status and age in the United States.
Technology Dynamics and Transition Management
This version of the subject Technology Dynamics and Transition Management was taught in co-operation with the Harbin Institute of Technology in China. At the heart of this module lies a model of technology development from a social perspective, which will be applied to water problems in present-day China.
Civil Engineering in Developing Countries
Based on working on exercises on project decision making and planning, the specific context of working abroad in general and in developing countries in particular is illustrated, with regard to socio-cultural aspects, planning and financing of projects, roles of (consulting) engineers and contractors, local materials, techniques and knowledge and environmental issues.
Active Sonar Detection in Ambient Noise
This module introduces the active sonar problem for ambient noise that has constant power across the sonar receiver bandwidth. The result is a likelihood ratio of the ping history that includes a matched filter.
Vietnam War Impacts on Cold War
This project outlines the impact of the Vietnam War on the Cold War. Students will discover and comprehend the progression of the Vietnam War, its significance within the context of the Cold War, and other important factors that impacted the outcome of the war.
Adolescent Literacy Part II
This project is designed to put relevant and helpful online resources into the hands of teachers making the transition between Strategic Reading and Second Semester English. You will find a list of Read-Alike resources, Rubric Generators, and downloadable blank templates for planning weekly reading and/or writing lessons.
This project will help you understand the weather and investigate weather interactively. What are the components of weather? How do you measure weather?
World of Enzymes
What does the word enzyme mean to you? Did you know that all living organisms contain enzymes, but did you also know that they are also found in laundry detergents and various food products? This project will explore what enzymes are, how they function and the factors that influence how well they work.
Cells: An Overview
This project will give students a better overview and understanding of cells and what cells are made up of.
In this project you will investigate many of the theories that explained the composition of the atom.
What Happened on the Day You Were Born?
Want to find out which celebrities share your birthday? Curious what was happening in the world on that date, 20, 100, even 300 years ago? This project is designed to give your practice researching a topic using the Big6.
Problems in the Design of Epidemiologic Studies (Grant Writing)
Presents the methodologic and logistic problems involved in designing and conducting epidemiologic studies. Students participate in the preparation of a research protocol for a study in a human population. Offers an opportunity to critically evaluate the adequacy and scientific merit of research protocols, develop an appreciation of the ethical aspects of conducting research involving human subjects, and apply methods and principles learned in earlier (340.601 - 603) and current courses to speci
Ethical Issues in Public Health
Lectures and small group discussions focus on ethical theory and current ethical issues in public health and health policy, including resource allocation, the use of summary measures of health, the right to health care, and conflicts between autonomy and health promotion efforts. Student evaluation based on class participation, a group project, and a paper evaluating ethical issues in the student's area of public health specialization.
Othello and Diaspora - Highlights
Professor Carol Rutter and Patrice Naiambana talk about his CAPITAL Fellowship project on Othello and the experience of diasporic communities.
Voluntary Carbon Offsets
Introduction to doctoral research project by student Adam Bumpus at the Environmental Change Institute
The Opencast Community Project
Olaf Schulte (ETH Zurich) talks about making audio and visual podcasts available online globally through the OpenCast Project and the Matterhorn project and also talks about the ways ETH Zurich are making headway in the OpenCast Community Project.
e-infrastructure case study - Archaeology
The eIUS project highlights the successful use of e-Infrastructure, in this case by archaeologists at University of Reading, who use a combination of online database, digital pens and visualisation software to analyse a Roman settlement in Silchester. The e-Infrastructure Use Cases and Service Usage Models (eIUS) Project is releasing short videos highlighting how advanced information technology (IT) is being used in academic research. Disciplines covered include archaeology, bioinformatics, mate
Engaging Developers with Open Source Projects - "The line of code that could"
This talk follows the creation of the speaker's first patch to the Moodle core code, showing the Open Development model from a first-hand perspective. It discusses the advantages of this process to the developer, his employer and the entire community. How does one contribute to an open source project? What are the thoughts, conversations and actions that lead to the creation of a contribution, and then, how does it get accepted into the project? This talk follows the creation of the speaker's fi
The Challenges and Opportunities in Podcasting at a Research University
Peter Robinson (Oxford University) talks about the challenges and opportunities in Podcasting at Oxford University and how the podcasting team at Oxford has found the experience of creating a podcasting project.