This course introduces students to the basic concepts, logic, and issues involved in statistical reasoning. Major topics include exploratory data analysis, an introduction to research methods, probability, and statistical inference. The objectives of this course are to give students confidence in manipulating and drawing conclusions from data and provide them with a critical framework for evaluating study designs and results. An important feature of the course is the use of an intelligent tutori
Vers une nouvelle interface de lecture pour des forums de discussion dédiés à des élaborations c
Dans le cadre de l'apprentissage collaboratif assisté par ordinateur (ACAO ou CSCL), les forums de discussion occupent une place centrale. Si de multiples recherches leur sont consacrées, elles se centrent pour l'essentiel soit sur des méthodes d'analyse a posteriori du contenu, de la dynamique des échanges et des réseaux sociaux, soit sur le calcul d'indices de participation, éventuellement présentés aux participants en cours d'activité. Suite à un symposium de recherche, organisé à
Logic and Proofs is an introduction to modern symbolic logic. It provides a rigorous presentation of the syntax and semantics of sentential and predicate logic. However, the distinctive emphasis is on strategic argumentation. Students learn effective strategies for constructing natural deduction proofs. This learning is supported by the Carnegie Proof Lab: it provides a sophisticated interface, in which students can give arguments by strategically guided forward and backward steps.
Does excessive exposure to violent video games cause violent behavior? Does increased gun availability cause more crime or less? Causal claims permeate everyday life and are constantly the subject of "studies" reported in the newspaper. The material in Causal and Statistical Reasoning examines the nature of causal claims and the statistical sorts of evidence used to support them. The material is contained in: approximately 20 content modules, a repository of over 100 short case studies, and a "C
Doris Chase: Artist in Motion
In this 1991 program, the late Doris Chase discusses her work as a painter, sculpter, and video artist. Chase is best remembered as a pioneer in using computer imaging to manipulate video images to create dreamlike, colorful works. Examples of her work, including the acclaimed "Circles II" and snippets from the "By Herself: Table for One" series are shown, with artist commentary.
TALAT Lecture 3207: Solidification Defects in Castings
This lecture provides an introduction to the causes and remedies of the main solidification defects in castings. The students should be able to diagnose the major defects in castings and propose methods of preventing them. Basic knowledge of physics and foundry practice is assumed.
TALAT Lecture 3202: The Liquid Metal
This lecture provides an introduction to factors affecting the quality of molten aluminium. Basic knowledge of foundry practice is assumed. The student should be able to appreciate the differences between good and bad melting practices in a foundry.
Risk Management for Enterprises and Individuals
This book is intended for the Risk Management and Insurance course where Risk Management is emphasized. When we think of large risks, we often think in terms of natural hazards such as hurricanes, earthquakes or tornadoes Perhaps man-made disasters come to mind such as the terrorist attacks in the U.S. on September 11, 2001. Typically we have overlooked financial crises, such as the credit crisis of 2008. However, these types of man-made disasters have the potential to devastate the global mark
TALAT Lecture 2101.01: Understanding aluminium as a material
This lecture is an introduction to aluminium alloys, fabrication methods and properties. It provides information about the classification of aluminium alloys, new alloys and composites; shaping processes, processing chains and component shapes; microstructure and the interaction between microstructure and properties. It promotes understanding of the fact that the correct choice of materials demands knowledge of alloys, shaping processes and microstructure and the interaction among them. The lect
Presenting and interpretting Meta-analysis
How to present and interpret the results of a meta-analysis using forest plots.
An RLO that explains why consent is required in a treatment setting. It describes levels of consent, the need for informed consent and the history of informed consent.
Basic referencing using modified Harvard
Introduction to the modified Harvard style of literature referencing, incorporating an interactive referencing tool for students.
Gateways to Health
A suite of decision based RLOs that cover health related topics
Structure of calcite
Animation of calcite structure rotating. From TLP: Introduction to Anisotropy, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/anisotropy/dielectric.php
Morton Letter to Andrew Johnson, 1865 (page 5)
have uttered no word against it, but
after the cases were allowed to linger
until a great and happy change has
taken place in our National circumstances. I
beleive the change in the mode of punish=
ment which I have suggested will meet
with general acquiescence, On on the
part of those who are most determined
in their opinions; that that it is necessa-
ry to punish treason as a crime and
make it [Odiens?] I have the honor to be
An interactive tutorial on how to reference websites. It begins with an example, and interactively draws the student through the stages of accessing the relevant information.
Letters Concerning the Release of Henry McLaughlin, Prisoner of War on Johnson Island, 1865
These letters show how Susan Brown was able to secure the release of her brother, Henry McLaughlin, from prison at Johnson Island near Sandusky, Ohio. Susan receives a letter from E. A. Sconill at the prison where her brother is being held stating that Henry wishes to take the oath of allegiance but that Sconill does not have the authority to release him. Susan then secures a letter of introduction to President Lincoln from Indiana Governor Oliver Morton. A later letter to the editor of the Nati
Probability and inferential statistics
An introduction to probability and the probability of sample errors affecting research results
Morton Letter, 1865 (page 2)
Your Obedient Servant
O. P. Morton
Governor of Indiana
French Intermediate RLO 2 Listening - meeting and describing someone
This RLO contains a video clip and a reading quiz. The objective is understanding cultural differences and French etiquette.