S. James Gates, Jr. on Does Reality Have a Genetic Basis?
S. James Gates Jr., Director of the Center for String and Particle Theory at the University of Maryland, discusses the question "Does Reality Have a Genetic Basis?"
Lecture 38 - 12/1/2010
Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
Looking at 20th Century Art through the Eyes of a Physicist
Physicist and art collector Walter Lewin shares his personal insights into major works of art from the first quarter of the 20th century.
Known in the hallways of building 37 for his famous art contests, Lewin succumbs to pressure from students and colleagues to give this lecture as part of an IAP event in advance of trips to t
The Laser at 50
This group of luminaries from the formative years of the laser expresses both wonder and delight at the astonishing ubiquity this technology has achieved in their lifetime. They recount their parts of a 50-year tale, and convey the excitement of scientific discovery and the pleasures of advancing knowledge in a new field.
The Long Island Philosophical Society and NYIT
The Long Island Philosophical Society met recently at NYIT as Shaun Hall reports for NYIT. New York Institute of Technology.
Meet the world's most unsecured office.
Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion to Treat Malignant Melanoma
In this two-minute video, Dr. H. Richard Alexander, professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and surgical oncologist at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center discusses a recent nation-wide clinical trial that tested a new procedure, known as percutaneous hepatic perfusion, in the treatment of malignant melanoma that has spread to the liver. Dr. Alexander talks about the preliminary results of this clinical trial and the implications these results could
COMP1400 Week 7, Lecture 1
COMP1400 Week 7, Lecture 1
Open Classroom Series 12-01-10 #4
Open Classroom Series 12-01-10 Policy Advice to the Governor Transportation and Infrastructure Stephanie Pollack
Open Classroom Series 12-01-10 #5
Open Classroom Series 12-01-10 Policy Advice to the Governor Transportation and Infrastructure
Sam Wang: The Princeton Election Consortium - A First Draft of Electoral History - February 11, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How we experience political races is dominated by opinion polls. Polling data can be confusing because of their sheer number. In 2008, hundreds of polls were released during the Presidential campaign. Is there a way to cut through the resulting noise? Four years ago Dr. Wang devised a statistical approach to analyze state polls to get a single, easy-to-understand snapshot of the race, viewed from the point of view of the Electoral College. In 2008, this approach mad
The Road to Revolution: The Boston Tea Party of 1773
A Short video that shows how the Boston Tea Party came to be. It does a good job of explaining why the event happened. Good introduction.
Global Differences in SCR Attitudes
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Internet Scout Project
The Combinatorial Chemistry Review website was created by Dr. Oleg Larin at the M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology "to provide a basic introduction to the field of combinatorial chemistry describing the development of major techniques and some applications." After reading an introduction discussing the goals, principles, and applications of combinatorial synthesis, users can find more in-depth descriptions and educational figures of the polymers and linkers related
Animal enclosure design the practical way Animal husbandry and accomodation design using play-dough. Interesting and enjoyable by learners.
Animal husbandry and accomodation design using play-dough. Interesting and enjoyable by learners.
Developing Distance Learning Material
This paper is intended as a practical guide to help with writing Distance Learning material. This paper considers: Topic One – Introduction and an approach to writing Distance Learning Material. Topic Two – Content of the material Topic Three – Achieving the Learning Outcomes. Topic Four - Some tips on style and aspects of authoring the material. By following guidelines it will help to. • Speed up the writing process • Have a consistent style • Help the students Most
Good Practice Guide in Question and Test Design
This booklet will provide an introduction to good practice in question and test design. It includes the art of using objective tests to assess some aspects of student learning. At the outset you should be aware that objective tests are just one method of assessment. They are useful for assessing knowledge, comprehension and application and in some circumstances can be used to assess higher order skills such as evaluation and synthesis. They cannot be used to assess creativity, integration of ide
Using Portfolio's - Introduction to the Portfolio
This resource accompanies the workbook 'Using Portfolio's for Learning and Assessment - a staff handbook'. This resource offers guidance for staff on introducing students to portfolios to be used for learning and assessment. It is based on experience gained while working on an FDTL Project “Promoting the Development of key skills through the use of portfolios” (2002 - 2005). The outlined Portfolio Workshops in this handbook have been developed as a result of the Project activities at Le