Programming 3D Graphics with OpenGL
A brief set of sequential tutorials with source code included to enable users to program 3D interactive graphics in OpenGL and C/C++.
Paths to Recovery Literature Review
This report describes a systematic review of the process improvement literature, in and outside the substance abuse field, that hold evidence-based promise for significantly improving the nine Pathways to Recovery as defined by the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATX). It was commissioned by NIATx and research began in July of 2004.
Multirate Signal Processing
An electrical engineering course on multirate signal processing.
Methods for Voice Conversion
This course explores methods in signal processing to perform voice conversion: producing the words from one speaker in the voice of another. This is the Elec 301 project of Justin Chen, Matthew Hutchinson, Gina Upperman, and Brian VanOsdol.
LabVIEW Graphical Programming Course
Introduction to LabVIEW
Increasing Admissions to Drug/Alcohol Treatment from Referral Sources
For organizations offering drug/alcohol addiction treatment, we are documenting successes and failures in building long term relationships with referral sources that result in increased admissions.
DSP Laboratory with TI C6711DSK (INCT - Japanese)
Development of real-time digital signal processing (DSP) systems using a DSP microprocessor; such as sampling, digital filtering and reducing cycles.
DNA Barcodes Decoded
Can DNA Barcodes help us identify and classify living things? Paul Hebert and colleagues have proposed DNA Barcodes as a way to identify bird species. Read on to explore their recent research article, "Identification of Birds through DNA Barcodes," published in PLoS Biology.
A series of Articulate Engage presentations that use photographs and graphics to illustrate fungal structure. A guide on how to look at fungi using a light microscope is also included, as is a glossary of terms used in mycology.
Reducing Volcanic Hazards to People and Property - An Assignment with Electronic Peer Review
Through an electronic peer review assignment, students write a general summary of major hazards to humans in the vicinity of volcanoes. Then, students are provided a list of volcanoes and must choose one to determine what actions they would take to minimize the risks to a population. This activity is detailed on this Starting Point site, which includes its learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and materials, recommended assessment method, resources, and references.
Wonderful Life: Genes and Evolution
This is the homepage for a course focusing on evolution, the nature of science, and how to write well. The course focuses on Burgess Shale and starts with "Wonderful Life" (Gould, 1989), to study arthropods, evolution, and geologic time from this point, but also analyze why Gould is such an effective writer. The course web site contains the syllabus, descriptions of assignments, links to helpful and interesting resources (including annotated lists of relevant books and scientific controversies),
'Connors creates a fantasy vacation in limitless circumstances by constructing a travelogue that moves from New England forests to the bottom of the sea, to outer space and to all corners of the world. The artist uses video effects such as computer-assisted animation, editing processes, and sophisticated matting techniques as metaphors for perceptual experience.' Using both miniature sets and still and moving images of various environments, Betsy Connors evokes both real and virtual spaces.
Kissing Booth, The
Documentary-style piece in which four celebrities (Quentin Crisp -author, Emily XYZ -poet, Joe Morton -actor, Spider -musician) talk about kissing, seduction, relationships, love, sex, and romance in the U.S., England, and South Africa. Speakers muse about the subjects and talk about their own personal experiences. Shots of speakers talking directly to the camera are interspersed with straightforward and computer-enhanced scenes of couples kissing. Approximately 28 minutes in length.
Joan Jonas in 'Double Lunar Dogs'
'Double Lunar Dogs,' 1984, is an impressionistic, dramatic work by video artist Joan Jonas. It juxtaposes several scenes to create the picture of the life of the inhabitants of a traveling spaceship, whose destination has long since been forgotten, and who remember life on earth as it has been passed down to them from their ancestors on board the ship. The work addresses the question of what these travelers remember of Earth. In this short sequence, two women paint each other's portraits on tran
This lesson will encourage students to develop the skills of visual literacy in response to photographs.
The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth
Students are provided with a framework from which to begin challenging and understanding the news media industry.
The Civil War through a Child's Eye
The Civil War through a Child's Eye lesson focuses on the use of historical fiction and primary sources to expand students' perceptions of the Civil War era. Literature and photographic images reflect, communicate, and influence human perspectives of historical events. Specifically, the unit helps students to view the Civil War era through a child’s eye, rather than from an adult perspective. Following an introduction to the Civil War using photographic, daguerreotype, and non-fiction sources
Haleyville Downtown Plan, Haleyville, Alabama
This document is a city plan for Haleyville, Ala. created sometime between 1991 and 2008. Title on PDF: Downtown Haleyville Phase II Revitalization Plan.
Breathing new life into tired assignments: A little creativity can make research a rewarding learning experience for students and teachers alike. The introduction to a collection of articles that provide alternative assignments to traditional reports.
Alan Rugman - 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award for Academic Achievement
Alan Rugman, PhD 1975 - 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award recipient for Academic Achievement Research Director & Professor, International Business, University of Reading (UK) Each year, SFU and the Alumni Association honour our most accomplished graduates with Outstanding Alumni Awards. Nominations are made by alumni, faculty, staff, students and SFU's many friends in the community. The 2010 SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards gala took place Thursday, February 10, 2011. For more information on Dr.