Peer Review of Teaching - Course Portfolio
In this course portfolio, Dan Bernstein reports on changes he has made over three semesters in a psychology course on learning. He has succeeded in getting more students to achieve higher levels of understanding by changing the assessment from short abstract essay questions to problems that asked students to apply concepts in new contexts, and providing web-based opportunities for students to identify what makes some answers better than others. The portfolio includes examples of the assessments
Läänemere projekti ehk BSP (Baltic Sea Project) kodulehekülg oma kataloogide, õppematerjalide ja väljaannete ning koolide tegevuse kirjeldustega. Vaadata saab selle üle 20 Eestigi kooli (ja üle 200 Euroopa) hõlmava projekti tegevuse tulemusi, väljaandeid, uudisi jm.
John Higgins on William Blake
On Thursday 22 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts Big Questions lecturer is John Higgins a highly respected Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Cape Town (UCT) who will discuss a lyric by William Blake "Never seek to tell thy love love that never told can be." Higgins will show how readings of a single poem can also serve to exemplify some of the main intellectual and analytic currents of the past forty years including
This title contains a book length poem by Susan Johanknecht concerning reef fossils, vintage armour, and nuclear waste. It is letterpress printed, inked and blind, handset 24 point Gill Sans type surrounded with blind printed dingbats. It has Laid Arches paper french-folded and sewn, housed in a builder's plastic sleeve. This edition has 80 copies.
Jill Katte & Jacqueline Reid, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Jill Katte is the Digital Collections Program Coordinator for the Duke University Library, and is the Project Manager for the AdViews project. Jacqueline Reid is the Director of the Duke University Library's Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History, which holds the D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles archives, among other advertising-related collections. View the AdVie
Roy Bostock, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Roy Bostock is the former CEO of D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles and current chairman of Yahoo!. Mr. Bostock started with Benton & Bowles in 1964, and worked with many of the clients whose commercials are featured in this project. View the AdViews collection online: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews
Skip Elsheimer, AdViews Expert Interviews
AdViews: A Digital Archive of Historic Television Commercials. http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews Skip Elsheimer is the founder of A/V Geeks, a repository of 22,000 vintage educational films, and is the technical expert responsible for digitizing the film reels of D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles commercials found in the AdViews project. View the AdViews collection online: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews
Office XP for Business
Manual to support students in using the Microsoft Office XP operating system and the Microsoft Office 2003 software suite. In many developing countries IS textbooks tend to be expensive despite the best and, I believe, sincere efforts of educational publishers to keep their developing country rates as low as humanly possible. This book (except for the Access section) has been released under the Creative Commons license, i.e. it is freely available for (educational) use to anyone who wants it.
Unions and the MWRA
Deborah Wang reports on a labor dispute concerning the Boston Harbor Cleanup project. Wang notes that labor have signed an agreement with the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA). Wang reports that the unions have promised not to strike if the MWRA agrees to hire only union workers for the ...
Say Brother News #2
End to experimental school project in Boston. Program, in a news-broadcast format, reviews the events of April, 1975 with anchors James Rowe and Carmen Fields, news reporter 'at large' Leah Fletcher, in-studio interviewer Russell Tillman, arts reviewer Tanya Hart, special reporter June Cross, and commentator ...
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
Janine Benyus Author of "Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature" - Biomimics related to Energy and other industries - Opportunities in the rapidly growing Biomimics field - Green Chemistry as part of Biomimicry Co-Sponsored by: - Clean Tech Venture Network - Greenbiz - The Helios Project at Lawrence ...
Virginia Schools in the Great Depression
This project provides teachers and students with free, online historical sources and instructional materials for teaching the history of the Great Depression in Virginia, using public schools as a case-study of how decision makers, the public, and educators responded to the crisis of the Depression. The five educational modules available on this website address the following themes: 1. The Impact of the Depression on Virginia Public Schools 2. Who Should Bear the Burden? Public Opinion and Sc
Historic Pittsburgh, an extensive digital resource created at the University of Pittsburgh, offers both an entry point and substantive classroom resources for teachers of American History at various grade and university levels. This Web site enables access to historic material held by the University of Pittsburgh's University Library System, the Library & Archives at the Heinz History Center, Carnegie Museum of Art, Chatham College Archives, Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, and Point
Digital Roman Forum
The purpose of the modeling project was to spatialize information and theories about how the Forum looked on June 21, 400 A.D., which was more or less the height of its development as Rome as a civic and cultural center. The digital model includes over twenty features (buildings and major monuments) filling up the western zone of the Roman Forum from the Temple of Vesta and Temple of Antoninus and Faustina on the east to the Tabularium facing the western slope of the Capitoline Hill.
Creating the Past: Understanding Artifacts
After studying the historic events of Catlin's life, this project allows students to imagine the material culture of the time. They will become archaeologists and anthropologists, looking back on previous cultures for clues as to the motives and inspirations for the choices that shaped their lives. Each student will bring in a fabricated artifact from Catlin's life, resulting in a museum exhibit in the class.
Vision and Challenges
This video presents the history of Grid development, an overview of the European Union Akogrimo research project, its visions and challenges in the development of a Next Generation Grid.
wisskomm wochenschau 9/08
German vodcast about science communications. Diese Woche: Die TED-Konferenz 2008, die neuesten TEDtalks, das World Wide Teleskope, Wissenschaft für Kinder hautnah: Das Jason-Project und Immersion Presents, die klassischen Medien verlieren an Einfluss, dazu mehr bei medienkonvergenz.com, "Impatiens acadmeiae-moguntiae" ...
Fundamentals of Piano Practice
Best piano practice method ever written. Teaches rapid technique acquisition, musicianship, memory/performance, brain development, project management, and principles/instructions for piano tuning. Learn the way Mozart, Chopin, etc., learned, without those endless exercises that destroy your sense of ...
The Grandparent/Elder Project
Learning history from real people involved in real events brings life to history. The Grandparent/Elder Project provides a means to learn about the twentieth century from real people and primary sources. A 1913 New York Times newspaper provides a view of the world on the brink of a World War. An interview ...
Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982
The Buckaroos in Paradise Collection presents documentation of a Nevada cattle-ranching community, with a focus on the family-run Ninety-Six Ranch. The documentation was largely the work of the Paradise Valley Folklife Project (1978-1982), a research initiative conducted by the American Folklife Center ...