Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire, 1897-1916
This site provides 26 films of San Francisco from before and after the Great Earthquake and Fire. The earthquake struck on April 18, 1906, along the San Andreas Fault, damaging most central California cities and killing more than 3,000 people. These films show Market Street, Chinatown, a parade, San Francisco viewed from a balloon, and vast devastation from the 8.3 magnitude earthquake and 3-day fire.
Chest Infections on Plain Films
Introduction to the basics of detection and description of infections in the chest on radiography.
Congestive Heart Failure on Chest X-rays
Introduction to the basics of interpretation of CHF on chest films.
Radiology Lab 2: Cardiovascular
Introduction to concepts important in cardiovascular imaging of normal anatomy, including angiographic techniques and cross-sectional methods.
Radiology Lab 3: Abdomen
Introduction to abdominal imaging with a focus on normal anatomy as demonstrated with contrast studies of the GI tract and cross-sectional methods.
Radiology Lab 1: Chest
Introduction to concepts of chest imaging with focus on normal chest anatomy as demonstrated with plain film and cross-sectional methods.
Radiology Lab 4: Pelvis
Introduction to pelvic imaging, including contrast studies, MR and ultrasound in both the male and the female.
The B-B-Blizzard, Kinsley, Kansas
In January 1886 a fierce blizzard struck south central Kansas. Over 200 people were stranded in Kinsley, Kanasas, population 600+. Snowbound for almost a week, the passengers in cooperation with the two local newspapers, the Kinsley Graphic and the Kinsley Mercury, published a one issue newspaper titled the B-B-Blizzard on January 23, 1886. This podcast contains excerpts from that newspaper including humorous descriptions of the plight of the passengers but also a detailed account of the effo
Southern Adventist University Master Physical Plan, Collegedale, Tennessee
This document is a campus plan for Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tenn. dated July 19, 2001.
Chichewa, an official language of Malawi, is a language of the Bantu language family widely spoken in south-central Africa. Use this module to learn Chichewa. The module is very small, but hopefully it will get bigger.
The use case specification of actions in the goal oriented knowledge based learning environment
The proposed goal oriented knowledge acquisition and assessment are based on the flexible educational model and allows to implement an adaptive control of the enhanced learning process according to the requirements of student's knowledge level, his state of cognition and subject learning history. The enhanced learner knowledge model specifies how the cognition state of the user will be achieved step by step. The use case actions definition is a starting point of the specification that depends o
The proving process within a dynamic geometry environment
Proof and proving have been objects of investigation from the point of view of mathematics and mathematics education for the past few years. Historical and epistemological studies show that proof is a crucial activity within mathematical practice. Didactical studies show that students encounter many difficulties when approaching proving in the classroom. Research at a cognitive level has developed frameworks interpreting students' difficulties. Studies concerned with the use of new technologies
Discovering Important Statistical Concepts Using Spreadsheets
The Discovering Important Statistical Concepts Using Spread Sheets (DISCUSS) project is a modified and supplemented web-based implementation of the initial DISCUS materials for teaching elementary statistics at the introductory level. The site aims to integrate the powerful interactive capabilities of Microsoft Excel with the convenience of web-based resource materials using Microsoft Internet Explorer. There are several modules within the project. Modules include, [no comma] charts and graphs,
This laboratory activity gives an example of the creativity required when teaching non-native rock types. In order to study igneous and metamorphic rocks in central Florida (a huge area consisting solely of sedimentary rock), geology students examined building stones in downtown St. Petersburg. Each student picked a particular rock type used in a particular way (structure, decorative facade, etc.), performed geologic tests on it, read up on its properties, history, and uses, and prepared a paper
Frontline: dreams of Tibet
The accompanying online resource to the PBS Frontline programme, Dreams of Tibet, introduces users to the political, religious, and cultural background of this still contentious region, governed by the Chinese state. From the main page, users can: read interviews with historians and public figures (explaining their attitude towards Tibet and Buddhism); read book excerpts and official reports on China's relationship with Tibet; read about contemporary and historical expeditions to Tibet; and lear
Star Library: What Makes the Standard Deviation Larger or Smaller?
The activity is designed to help students develop a better intuitive understanding of what is meant by variability in statistics. Emphasis is placed on the standard deviation as a measure of variability. As they learn about the standard deviation, many students focus on the variability of bar heights in a histogram when asked to compare the variability of two distributions. For these students, variability refers to the “variation” in bar heights. Other students may focus only on the range of
A bronze axe head in fair, corroded condition.
« How to Teach Evidence-Based Clinical Practice 2002 » : Rapport de la semaine de formation
Rapport de la semaine de formation "How to teach Evidence-Based Clinical Practice 2002" tenue à McMaster University du 9 au 14 juin 2002. Le rapport présente le déroulement de la semaine, les apprentissages et les applications au travail.
Standards for the academic veterinary medical library
The Standards Committee of the Veterinary Medical Libraries Section was appointed in May 2000 and charged to create standards for the ideal academic veterinary medical library, written from the perspective of veterinary medical librarians. The resulting Standards for the Academic Veterinary Medical Library were approved by members of the Veterinary Medical Libraries Section during MLA ’03 in San Diego, California. The standards were approved by Section Council in April 2005 and received final