Introduction to Judaism
This is from a conference in Canada in 2008. It is a philosophical discussion of the question, "What is Judaism?" as well as "Who is a Jew?" It addresses some of the history of Judaism, and some of its central questions. Only recorded in the left audio channel. (8:13)
Introduction to databases
This unit forms gives participants an understanding of the concepts behind database development, a sense of how database work can be applied to information projects and how to start thinking about the database planning process. It is primarily about developing an awareness of databases which can form a basis for future training in more practical aspects of database development work.
Introduction to mailing lists
Introduction to basic mailing list concepts, finding and using mailing lists.
Conflict resolution: Introduction to cooperative problem solving
An introduction to the concept of and issues involved in Cooperative Problem Solving.
Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose
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Introduction to Open Education
The goals of the course are (1) to give you a firm grounding in the current state of the field of open education, including related topics like copyright, licensing, and sustainability, (2) to help you locate open education in the context of mainstream instructional technologies like learning objects, and (3) to get you thinking, writing, and dialoguing creatively and critically about current practices and possible alternative practices in open education.
Introduction to Economics
Introduction to Economics is designed to build an understanding of economic institutions, history, and principles. In addition, it will focus on relationship between private and public sectors of the U.S. economy. Also, it will analyze major economic institutions, such as property rights, markets, business organizations, labor unions, money and banking, trade, and taxation.
Introduction to Microeconomics
This course is designed to help you build an understanding of the economics of the market place. In particular we focus on microeconomic principles that demonstrate the role and limitations of both competitive and imperfectly competitive markets in motivating socially efficient consumer, business, and public sector choices.
Probability (Part 8) - Introduction to Bayes' Theorem
This is a Featured Video on You Tube. The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues his discussion of probability and offers an introduction to Bayes' Theorem. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Introduction to Conditional Probability
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, introduces conditional probability. He uses scores in a basketball game as an example. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points.
Bayes' Theorem Introduction
The instructor uses a sketchpad program to demonstrate Bayes' Theorem. This concept is illustrated by solving a typical problem with emphasis placed on reading the problem and setting it up to solve. A step by step approach is used.
Statistics is Easy: Conditional Probability and Bayes' Theorem
The instructor uses computer software to explain conditional probability and using Bayes' Theorem. One example is modeled and clearly explained.
Introduction to Innovation Management
The course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of how innovative activities of a firm are managed. Broadly defined, innovation is a new product, process, or idea that is available for adoption, use, or consumption. Innovation management deals with generating and screening new product/process ideas or concepts, transforming these ideas or concepts into products, processes, or services that are useful for one or more target markets, and developing strategies and tactics that
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
EEE 370 is an introductory course intended to provide students with a solid foundation in terms of the vital role played by entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in the 21st century global economy. In a sense, this is the cornerstone course, which is complemented at the end of your program with the capstone business plan course. During this semester, we will assess, explore, critique, and celebrate the phenomenon of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is approached as a way of thinking and acting, a
Statistics and Graphing
Statistics play a vital role in the scientific enterprise. This activity provides background information and tutorials on basic statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, etc.) used in science. Topics include descriptive statistics. l
Population: Basic Statistics
This lesson reinforces the idea that Earth's population, including the population of the United States, is growing at a dramatic rate. It discusses some of the basics of demography, the study of population and its changes, and introduces key terms.
Star Library: Breaking the Code - A Graphical Exploration Using Bar Charts
The activity begins with an explanation of the Caesar Shift for message encryption (Singh, 1999). The Caesar Shift is a translation of the alphabet; for example, a five-letter shift would code the letter a as f, b as g, … z as e. We describe a five-step process for decoding an encrypted message. First, groups of size 4 construct a frequency table of the letters in two lines of a coded message. Second, students construct a bar chart for a reference message of the frequency of letters in the Eng
Learning Objectives for Introductory Statistics
This text document lists detailed learning objectives for introductory statistics courses. Learning objectives are brief, clear statements of what learners will be able to perform at the end of a course.
Introduction to Experiments Activity
This activity will allow students to learn the difference between observational studies and experiments, with emphasis on the importance of cause-and-effect relationships.
Introduction to Minitab
This laboratory introduces students to the basics of the Minitab software. Students make use of a basic example (water consumption and temperature) to introduce students to manipulation of data, calculation of descriptive statistics, and creation of histograms.