USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
Who or what is the Tea Party movement? Survey offers some answers
They’re called patriots, extremists, conservatives, libertarians. So who really makes up the Tea Party? Vanderbilt sociologist Steven Tepper surveyed some two thousand people and found four major traits that make up a Tea Party supporter: authoritarian, libertarian, fear of change and strong anti-immigrant sentiment. He also found that one of the strongest influences in thekeep reading »
Sequential Vocabulary: Lesson I
Understanding words is necessary for success in every discipline. Learning to identify and define word parts empowers a student to unlock the meaning of unfamiliar words. This process teaches a life skill rather than memorization of definitions. Sequential Vocabulary: Lesson I is designed to be taught with Sequential Vocabulary: Lessons II, III, and IV.
Stocks sliding on Italy fears
Nov. 9 - It is shaping up to be a nasty day on Wall Street with investors not convinced a planned change of leadership in Italy is enough to stop the European debt crisis from spreading. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Strijdbewijs Tweede Wereldoorlog Een verzameling van nuttige informatie m.b.t. de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De website startte ooit met 'Tour Langs de Landingsstranden van Normandië' en 'Het Ardennen Offensief'. De inhoud werd verder aangevuld …
Een verzameling van nuttige informatie m.b.t. de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De website startte ooit met 'Tour Langs de Landingsstranden van Normandië' en 'Het Ardennen Offensief'. De inhoud werd verder aangevuld …
Academic Writing Symposium, Chapter 12
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Overview of electronic medical records – Sanjoy Sanyal
Gives an overview of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) / Electronic Health records (EHR) / Patient Health records (PHR), with company screenshots and specialty specific EMR examples. Presented at a seminar in Seychelles in 2008.This is a constantly evolving issue, and some things mentioned here may have undergone modification since the time of their original publication.Tags: emr, mapping engine, Electronic Medical Record, EMR, Electronic Health record, HER, Patient Health record, PHR, Sanjoy San
Human Brain Papez Circuit Demonstration – Sanjoy Sanyal
This is a demonstration of the structures in the human brain (formalinized specimen) constituting the Papez Circuit. The commentator is Dr Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience in the Caribbean. Cameraman is Mr. Mark Lessard, IT Administrator, with his high resolution Sony HDR XR 520 video camera. The video has been rendered from its original MTS format to MPEG format for ease of uploading.Tags: Papez Circuit, James Papez, Human Brain, Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor, Neuroscienc
Newbie Lesson S4 #26 - Japanese Self-Introductions: Make a Great First Impression
As you know, you only get one chance to make a great first impression. When you’re in Japan, you’ll need to quickly and confidently tell people who you are, where you’re from, and what you enjoy doing. These three simple facts about yourself are enough to form lasting friendships. Sentences as simple as, “My name [...]
Elephants clear Thai flood debris
Nov. 10 - Hundreds of residents, and some elephants, start the clean-up of Ayutthaya in central Thailand, while Bangkok braces itself for flooding in the central business district. Nick Rowlands reports.
Using the Second Derivative Test
This video explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. If the second derivative is always positive, the function will have a relative minimum somewhere. If it is always negative, the function will have a relative maximum somewhere. Other ways of solving optimization problems include using the closed interval method or the first derivative test. (1:06)
OZONE presentation 2013: Introduction
Dr Guy Jameson and professor Richard Blaikie introduce the presentations by the Ozone group. The Ozone presentations took place September 2013, in St David's theatre
Part 6 - Books, Writing and Creativity
Learn to encouraging children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing in this clip. Part 6 of 6, by Australian author Peter E. Taylor. More information can be found at: www.writing-for-children.com
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Political Science Department. The department provides undergraduates and graduate students an education in four broad areas of political science: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Political Theory.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Mathematics. The mathematics curriculum offers programs tailored for students interested in careers in life sciences, business administration, engineering and social science.
Reading Pie Graphs (Circle Graphs) - Khan Academy
Using a word problem, Sal Khan demonstrates how to read Pie Graphs (Circle Graphs) in this three-minute video.
Histopathological techniques - 3 Cutting sections with a Microtome
An introduction to the Leica 2035 Microtome and the techniques of cutting sections of embedded tissue samples for mounting on slides.
Teach In - 11/13/2011 - #6 Wrap Up
Teach In Sunday: Reclaiming Our Economy Sunday November 13, 2011 Blackman Auditorium, Northeastern University
Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,This segment shows the interviewer probing the student's ideas about what happens to matter when it dissolves. The probe is trying to elicit whether the student thinks the solute is gone or that it is there but can't be seen. The interview shows the student has the correct idea that the salt is there and provides an explanation to prove it even though it cannot be seen (tastes salty).