Student Led Passion Projects - Brilliant Personalised Learning task for a Term Passion Projects are a brilliant opportunity to let your students develop their own personalised learning styles, offer them the chance to take ownership of their learning and wor
Passion Projects are a brilliant opportunity to let your students develop their own personalised learning styles, offer them the chance to take ownership of their learning and wor
Calculus Conversations: Making Student Thinking Visible
The difficulty that many calculus students face is their inability to apply methods and concepts used in practiced problems to new situations. This is not only a cause for concern in their calculus courses but also in subsequent science and engineering courses where they need to use the fundamental principles and methods of calculus. This project began as an attempt to create a course activity that would help students improve their ability to transfer their knowledge across application domains.
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.
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.
This book addresses the following topics: The Campbell Baker Hausdor formula; sl(2) and its Representations; classical simple algebras; Engel-Lie-Cartan-Weyl; conjugacy of Cartan subalgebras; simple finite dimensional algebras; cyclic highest weight modules; Serre's theorem; Clifford algebras and spin representations; The Kostant Dirac operator; The center of U(g); and Chevalley's theorem.
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.
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
Welcome to this Futures workbook on finding work. It is split into several sections describing different techniques for finding work. You can dip in and out of the different sections; however it is not wise to rely on only one mechanism for finding work. It is a competitive market for final year students and new graduates and so you should try many alternate ways to find work.
Yoga Retreat Transforms Lives
Supported by the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program (DCPSP), the Pink Ribbon Yoga Retreat helps breast cancer survivors build a sense of community, get back in touch with their own bodies, and develop self-care skills. Each year 30 or so survivors attend the four-day retreat, held on and around the beach at Pine Knoll Shores, NC. Now in its 10th year, the retreat was founded by breast cancer survivor and DCPSP board member Jean Costa.
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