Creating a Caring School: Learning Guide Introduction
This resource is comprised of two companion components, the guide and the toolkit. The guide is intended to assist school leadership and management to understand why and how a particular strategy, method, or idea is useful, and not to be just a how to manual of tips. Yet the resource as a whole is at the same time intended to be relevant at all times to the context and practice of the school management team. Therefore, included in the toolkit component are realistic exemplars, check lists, and a
Introduction to Power Electronics
This is a free, online textbook that can be downloaded in its entirety. According to the website, "Power Electronics is the technology associated with efficient conversion, control and conditioning of electric power from its available input into the desired electrical output form. The field of the book is concerned of electrical power processing using electronic devices the key component of which is a switching power converter." ISBN: 978-87-7681-625-4
An introduction to law in contemporary Scotland
Many aspects of the law in Scotland are different from those of England and Wales. Centuries of development and growth have been influenced by factors unique to Scotland, resulting in a legal system that is distinct from those of its neighbours. This unit
An introduction to biological systematics
This unit is concerned with macroevolution â€“ the patterns and processes of evolution above the species level. A crucial consideration in macroevolutionary studies is that of the evolutionary relationships (phylogeny) of the organisms in question. The un
This site is a collection of online games suitable for teaching a wide variety of statistical techniques. Data collection and lab activities are included.
Introduction to Hypothesis Testing -- The Z-Test
This exercise will help the user understand the logic and procedures of hypothesis testing. To make best use of this exercise, the user should know how to use a z table to find probabilities on a normal distribution, and how to calculate the standard error of a mean. Relevant review materials are available from the links provided. The user will need a copy of the hypothesis testing exercise (link is provided), a table for the standardized normal distribution (z), and a calculator. The user will
World of Mathematics--Probability & Statistics
This is a sub-page of the large and comprehensive Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics site which is separately reviewed elsewhere on MERLOT. At the time of review this probability and statistics area listed 19 subtopics including Bayesian analysis, descriptive statistics, probability, random numbers, random walks, and statistical tests. Approximately 350 separate items on probability and statistics were included.
Utah Virtual Lab for teaching Science, Methods, and Statistics
The Utah online Virtual Lab is a JAVA program run dynamically off a database. Instructors author a statistical virtual reality simulating theories and data in a specific research focus area by defining independent, predictor, and dependent variables and the relations among them. Students work in an online virtual environment to discover the principles of this simulated reality: they go to a library, read theoretical overviews and scientific puzzles, and then go to a lab, design a study, collect
Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics
Resources to assist students in understanding of statistics. Topics covered include Analysis of Variance, Boxplot, Confidence interval, Contrast among means, Correlated t-test, Correlation, Histogram, Independent groups t-test, Regression, Repeated measures ANOVA, and t-test. The applets in the simulations/demonstrations are in the public domain and can therefore be used without restriction. Simulations and demonstrations and source code are available for download.To view a video of the award w
Digital Foundations: Introduction to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite
This book is a mash-up of the Bauhaus Basic Course and the Adobe Creative Suite. We have taken some of the visual principles and exercises from the Bauhaus Basic Course and adapted them into exercises for the Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Flash).
Household Food Security Module 2: Introduction, acknowledgments and contents pages
The purpose of the module is to give the Household Food Security Facilitator mobilization skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to facilitate collective action in rural urban social processes, specifically of households through the use of participatory approaches. In this module you will learn how to use participatory approaches to facilitate improved household food security. The purpose of Module 2 is to: h elp you understand why it is important to use participatory approaches, instead of r
Part 1: Introduction; Socrates dialogue; What is learning?
The audiotape includes interviews and discussions that cover three key questions: What is learning?; Is there a difference between everyday learning and school learning? How do we teach to enable learning?. For the most part of the 84 minutes of recording we listen to the views of experts who provide interesting and valuable insights and debates. These require careful listening, though, and probably re-listening! They are certainly worth the effort.
Household Food Security Module 3: Introduction and acknowledgments and contents pages
In this module your main task is to plan and carry out a set of activities with selected households in the community to help them gain a good understanding of their current and possible future use of natural resources in their area. Why is this important? As people become informed and take actions to manage their use of resources responsibly to obtain food, they will be able to sustain themselves and their families, break the cycle of poverty and protect the environment at the same time. To prep
Creating People Centred Schools: Video Introduction
Visuals of how historical and social problems have impacted on schools. The fact that schools may also be badly managed leads to the question of how they might be better managed.
Peter Singer - Giving What We Can
Peter Singer speaking at Rutgers University on December 2nd, 2010 to launch the first US chapter of Giving What We Can. For more information, please visit http://www.GivingWhatWeCan.org/Rutgers
Introduction to Glycolysis
Living cells can process certain sugar molecules, rearranging their atoms and this process can supply energy to the cell to power growth and other functions. This process is called glycolysis. Glycolysis evolved billions of years ago when there was no oxygen in the earth's atmosphere and it was therefore impossible for cells to gain energy from the oxidation of sugar molecules using oxygen. Later when oxygen was produced as a byproduct of photosynthesis cells evolved to utilise oxygen to oxidise
Introduction to Vectors and Tensors, Vol. 2, Vector and Tensor Analysis
Introduction to Vectors and Tensors, Vol. 2, Vector and Tensor Analysis is a typed revision of the book originally published by Plenum Press in 1976 as Volume 2 in their series on Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Science and Engineering, edited by Angelo Miele. PDF File.
Introduction to Vectors and Tensors, Vol. 1, Linear and Multilinear Algebra
Introduction to Vectors and Tensors, Vol. 1, Linear and Multilinear Algebra is a typed revision that was originally published by Plenum Press in 1976 as Volume 1 in a series on Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Science and Engineering, edited by Angelo Miele. PDF File.
Introduction to Continuum Mechanics for Engineers
Introduction to Continuum Mechanics for Engineers, are typed revisions of books which were originally published by Plenum Press. This textbook is intended to introduce engineering graduate students to the essentials of modern Continuum Mechanics. PDF file.
Introduction to Modern Physics
The course covers principles and concepts of Special and General Relativity; origins of Quantum Mechanics; quantum structure of atoms, molecules, solids; applications to lasers and microelectronics; nuclear and particle physics; and cosmology.