Expressive Intelligence: Artificial Intelligence, Games and New Media (October 20, 2006)
interactive, design, program, computer, science, art, research, understanding, practice, AI, system, experience, code, learning, decision, innovation, technology, control, content, façade, player, character, social, story, action, project, autonomous, per
Listen: Interdisicplinary project includes rising star in contemporary classical music
An interdisciplinary research project at Vanderbilt, in partnership with the ALIAS Chamber Ensemble, has commissioned a piece of original music from award-winning composer Gabriela Lena Frank. This fall the piece will be premiered and recorded by ALIAS, which includes musicians from the Blair School.
Deep Orange Students Folding Industrial Origami
Deep Orange students use the unique Industrial Origami (IOI) technology to develop the tray concept for housing the high-voltage battery modules.
Basics of Written Business Communication
This book is suited for Business Writing, Business English or Business Research/Report Writing courses. Basics of Written Business Communication presents basic business communication concepts, vocabulary, models, and exercises in a clear, practical, and engaging way. The author provides a set of core chapters intended to provide a highly focused introduction to the field. Then, he provides an optional series of modules that provide instructors with complete flexibility to emphasize additional t
Texas Tech's String Project Strikes Chord With Aspiring Young Musicians
The Texas Tech String Project was founded in 2001 with the help of the National String Project Consortium and the American String Teachers' Association. The program was originally funded by a three-year grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and matched by money from Texas Tech. The university, student instruction fees and other grants now fund the program. More information: http://today.ttu.edu/2009/11/project-strikes-cord-with-aspiring-young-musicians/ More inform
21F.027J Visualizing Cultures (MIT)
In this new course, students will study how images have been used to shape the identity of peoples and cultures. A prototype digital project looking at American and Japanese graphics depicting the opening of Japan to the outside world in the 1850s will be used as a case study to introduce the conceptual and practical issues involved in "visualizing cultures". The major course requirement will be creation and presentation of a project involving visualized cultures.
Directing the Royal Shakespeare Company - Vikki Heywood
Vikki Heywood is the Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company based in Stratford Upon Avon. She is responsible for 20 productions each year, 700 staff and an annual budget of 30 million pounds. The RSC is also deep into a rebuilding project in Stratford. In this Coventry Conversation Vikki discusses life at the Royal Shakespeare Company. This talk is also available to watch on CUTV
Liquid Books - Liquid Theory TV - Episode 1
This episode of Liquid Theory TV discusses the Liquid Books Project by Professor Gary Hall and Dr Clare Birchall. The Liquid Books project is looking at rethinking and experimenting with new notions of what a 'text' could be in the digital age. Liquid Theory TV is a project by Paul Allender, Clare Birchall, Gary Hall and Peter Woodbridge.
Pupil Participation in School Design - Design and Ergonomics Applied Research Group
A collaboration between ergonomists and children’s geographers to understand factors which effect the participation of pupils in the Building Schools for the Future Programme. The two year AHRC funded project was completed in June 2009. The funding was used to support Coventry and Northampton Universities’ observations of the way and extent to which pupils were involved in the early stages of the design of their schools. The activities of 10 diverse schools in rural and urban areas around t
18.702 Algebra II (MIT)
This undergraduate level course follows Algebra I. Topics include group representations, rings, ideals, fields, polynomial rings, modules, factorization, integers in quadratic number fields, field extensions, and Galois theory.
Learning by Osmosis and from Trucktrain: a Messy Engineering Career - Peter Foyer
Peter Foyer is a Visiting Professor in the Principles of Engineering Design at Coventry University. In this lecture he talks about his long and varied career in Engineering Consultancy and Education. Including the work he has been doing on the Trucktrain project.
Tot’s TV - Anne Wood, Ragdoll
Anne Wood, Stratford based Ragdoll’s Founder and Creative Director talks to John Mair in the Coventry Conversations series about her work, her remarkable success with Teletubbies and her most recent and ambitious project, “In the Night Garden” In The Night Garden (100×30’ episodes) is intended for children aged 1-3 and has been devised by Anne Wood and Andrew Davenport, the partnership responsible for Teletubbies. As with Teletubbies, it has international appeal and a breadth of scale
Is Local Radio at the Heart of the Community? - Bill Heine and Daniel Bruce
Bill Heine is considered by many to be very opinionated and perhaps somewhat controversial in the field of radio presenting, Heine is not afraid to speak his mind and allows his listeners to do the same during his phone-in show. Heine employed the sculptor John Buckley in 1986 to design a 25ft fibreglass sculpture of a shark that appears to be crashing through the roof of his house, it forms something of a controversial local landmark. Daniel Bruce became Regional Managing Editor for all of th
Summer Break 2010: Environmental Effects On Invertebrate Reproduction
Biology Professor Robert Podolsky was able to bring two of his students, Diego Castro and Gabe Segarra, to the Friday Harbor Laboratories in Washington state as part of the NSF-REU/Blinks Fellowship program. Both students focused on their own project: Gabe researched the bubble snail's chemical defense of its embryos against hermit and purple shore crabs, while Diego focused on the sea slug's ability to adapt the design of its egg masses to different water current strengths.
Choral Vespers - 3/27/14
Choral Vespers - 3/27/14
Women's History Month: UA Doctoral Candidate Reflects on Influential Women
In honor of Women's History Month, UANews asked Jessica Edwards, a doctoral candidate in physical chemistry and astronomy, about women in her field. Edwards recalls an influential teacher, two members of the Harvard Computers group, and what she's learned from her faculty adviser.
Microbiology Video Library
The Microbiology Video Library offers a wide variety of downloadable images and short QuickTime movies. It includes an index of species pages, each with an image and movie, informative text page, and links to related books. A more extensive CD-library is available for purchase.
Developing research identities: effective mentoring for teacher educators
This resource is a summary of a paper presented at the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference in September 2009. It outlines the findings of a small scale research project focussing on the developing research trajectories of six teacher educators and their mentors in two different higher education institutions, in order to identify effective mentoring practices and other forms of support as well as potential barriers to the development of a research identity.
Dave Isay, Founder, StoryCorps | 08/20/10
MacArthur Genius Dave Isay started StoryCorps in 2003 – it’s an oral history project that has everyday people interview each other about their lives. NPR listeners often say they start crying every time they hear one of the stories drawn from these interviews. NJN is partnering with Storycorps to bring a MobileBooth to Trenton in September, giving New Jerseyans a chance to tell their stories. In anticipation, State of the Arts producer Susan Wallner talks with Dave Isay about the meaning and
5.3 Summary Common sense is a complex and contested phenomenon. The practice of systematic scepticism is a key aspect of social science, particularly in the analysis of common sense and the consideration of the social construction of social problems. Social constructionism emphasises the importance of social expectations in the analysis of taken-for-granted and apparently natural social processes. It starts by exploring the assumptions associated with the naming or labelling of things. It is sceptical ab
Common sense is a complex and contested phenomenon. The practice of systematic scepticism is a key aspect of social science, particularly in the analysis of common sense and the consideration of the social construction of social problems. Social constructionism emphasises the importance of social expectations in the analysis of taken-for-granted and apparently natural social processes. It starts by exploring the assumptions associated with the naming or labelling of things. It is sceptical ab