Thinking, Fast and Slow
Can we trust our intuitions? Daniel Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust instincts, exploring the machinery of the mind and the two systems that drive the way we think and make choices. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Bringing together years of research from one of the most influential psychologists in history, Thinking Fast and Slow will transform the way you think about thinking.
Substance Abuse Treatment for Child Welfare Families: Part 2
A large percentage of parents who abuse, neglect or abandon their children have drug and alcohol problems. Learn about recent research about substance abuse in the context of the child welfare system, both from the perspective of front-line professionals as well as overall policy. This program is sponsored by the University of Washington School of Law's Court Improvement Training Academy (CITA).
Can Cells Solve Mazes? Understanding Cell Responses to Wound Healing
In this edition of Research Minute, we meet Nora Hlavac, an undergraduate resarcher in Clemson's Department of Biological Sciences. Hlavac's research focuses on the ability of cells during wound healing processes. Samantha Warren, Research Minute producer, Clemson News Now
Designing the user interface: Text, colour, images, moving images and sound
Why is the way something looks important? Text, colour, images, moving images and sound all interact to produce a user friendly environment within a user interface. This unit will help you understand the effect each software component has on the user and explain how a consistent and thoughtful application of these components can have a significant impact on the ‘look’ of final product.
A Brief History of Stereographs and Stereoscopes
Examines the history of stereoscopes and stereographs, including their cultural impact and changes in technology. Provides context for resources in the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). Part 1 of a 4 part course called "History through the Stereoscope."
Founder's Day Symposium: Shani Harris Peterson
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 4 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. Shani H. Peterson is involved in research act
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
Understanding the environment: Problems with the way we think
There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
Entrepreneurship in an economic downturn 5. Developing ‘engaging’ lessons Working with our environment - an introduction 2.4 Describing your ethnicity Work of Heart. -How cardiovascular medicine is rising to the challenge of obesity and age Living and working in the new economy Retiring lives? Old age, work and welfare Living with the internet: learning online Poverty in Scotland Death of Socrates -
Socratic Method of Discerning Truth The making of individual differences Didattica per progetti
John Mullins, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Entrepreneurship, discusses the impact the credit crunch will have on entrepreneurs, and gives the truth behind some myths about investors.
The quality of our teaching inevitably has an impact on the behaviour of our students. This unit considers some of the factors that can contribute to misbehaviour in the classroom and some of the steps that we can take as teachers to re-engage students with the learning process. This unit considers the format of lessons, how lessons are delivered, how to present lesson content in an interesting and creative way, and the development of "engaging lessons".
Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This unit examines the use of ozone depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.
Interpersonal communication in health and social care services is by its nature diverse. As a consequence, achieving good or effective communication – whether between service providers and service users, or among those working in a service – means taking account of diversity, rather than assuming that every interaction will be the same. This unit explores the ways in which difference and diversity impact on the nature of communication in health and social care services.
Despite the incidence of cardiovascular disease falling in recent decades, its impact on society remains devastating.
The new ‘service economy’, is it a direct result of globalisation? This unit examines the switch from manufacturing to services and looks at the impact of information and communication technologies on the economy as a whole. The ‘new economy’ has many benefits, but at what cost?
Retirement, pensions, care homes – old age may not be as rosy as we think. This unit looks at old age taking us from the Workhouse to the basic state pension. Why are people expected to stop work at a certain age and what impact does this have on their lives?
Learning online is one of the great advantages of information technology. This unit will help you establish a safe and comfortable working environment to ensure that your study time at the computer screen does not impact on your health. It also looks at the basic skills for online study, such as file management and installing software.
The facts and figures on poverty often don’t provide a meaningful picture of the situation. This unit demonstrates the true impact of poverty on the people and places in Scotland through a series of essays that combine the statistics with stories of people who work in the field and those who live in poverty.
An excellent, short video that shows how the Socratic method of learning is used. You may have to play this for students a couple of times so that they can see how answer a question with a question reveals the truth.
How do we become individuals? This unit looks at how genes and the environment interact making each of us unique. Looking at the period between conception and birth you will examine the issues of nature or nurture to see which has the greatest impact.
L’idea chiave della didattica per progetti è quella che gli studenti realizzino un progetto in un ambiente di apprendimento opportunamente strutturato da un gruppo di insegnanti. Questo ambiente sarà costituito da diverse componenti: uno spazio fisico, una contesto sociale, una dimensione individuale, una serie di attività da svolgere, un prodotto da sviluppare.,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Progett
5. Developing ‘engaging’ lessons
Working with our environment - an introduction
2.4 Describing your ethnicity
Work of Heart. -How cardiovascular medicine is rising to the challenge of obesity and age
Living and working in the new economy
Retiring lives? Old age, work and welfare
Living with the internet: learning online
Poverty in Scotland
Death of Socrates -
Socratic Method of Discerning Truth
The making of individual differences
Didattica per progetti