Fostering collaborative knowledge construction with visualization tools
This study investigates to what extent collaborative knowledge construction can be fostered by providing students with visualization tools as structural support. Thirty-two students of Educational Psychology took part in the study. The students were subdivided into dyads and asked to solve a case problem of their learning domain under one of two conditions: 1) with content-specific visualization 2) with content-unspecific visualization. Results show that by being provided with a content-specific
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 4: Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to think like a mathematician? This program parallels what a mathematician does in real life with the creative thinking of students.,Rominas Proof - Responding to a problem posed by one of the students, Romina, a 10th-grader, invents a proof solution and shares it with the others.
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Sanjit Jolly & Thomas Lüscher on FUTURA OASIS 8
Sanjit Jolly in conversation with Thomas Lüscher FUTURA OASIS 8 : A randomised trial comparing two regimens of adjunctive intravenous unfractionated heparin during PCI in high-risk patients with non-STE-ACS treated with fondaparinux.
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Ron Peters & Ulf Landmesser on RESPONSE
Ron Peters in conversation with Ulf Landmesser RESPONSE: Effect of a nurse coordinated prevention program on cardiovascular risk after an acute coronary syndrome: Main results of the RESPONSE trial.
Autoevaluation in 8086 assembly language programming
Autoevaluation (self assessment) is more and more developed for teaching at university. We present our contribution to this pedagogical resource. Our exercises are intended for students in second year at the University of Paris 6 for the module "Computer Architecture". These numerous exercises complete the classical courses and allow students to check their know-how. We have experimented with success our set of exercises for the past 2 years with numerous students in UTES1. Uteval software has b
How and Why the State Destroys Society [From The Rise and Fall of Society] It is not incumbent on a diagnostician to prescribe a remedy, and it would be quackery for him to do so when he has misgivings as to its curative value. It may be that the struggle between Society and the State is inevitable; it may be i
[From The Rise and Fall of Society]
It is not incumbent on a diagnostician to prescribe a remedy, and it would be quackery for him to do so when he has misgivings as to its curative value. It may be that the struggle between Society and the State is inevitable; it may be i
Making sens: science education networks of sensors
A small group of leaders from research, industry, and education convened in a one-day workshop at Stanford's Center for Innovations in Learning (SCIL) to brainstorm on the use of data probes, sensors, and communication technologies in the development of innovative science education curricula. This report documents the results of a morning brainstorm and afternoon group exercises developing educational scenarios for which sensor networks would be powerful in enhancing learning content and promoti
Stalaktit je posnet v Škocjanski jami. Učencem ga pokažemo pri pouku zemljepisa.,One of the stalactites in the Škocjan Caves.
Envisioning Cyberspace: The Design of On-Line Communities
The development of the World Wide Web into an active, visual social environment poses unique opportunities for the design professions. Multi-user Domains, social meeting places in cyberspace, are mostly text-based virtual realities which use spatial references to set the stage for social interaction. Over the past year design students at the New Jersey Institute of Technology School of Architecture have investigated several text-based domains. In the course of their work, they envisioned and gra
Four Degrees Of Freedom
Letting go is hard to do. Remember back to when, after months of trying, you let go of the handlebars of your bicycle and sailed down the street, effortless and assured. It was a freedom born of mastery, balance and technique. You had let go, but were in control. Technique extends to other devices as well and we are here to discuss architectural computation. Here too, as we will see, mastery is shown by letting go. These papers explore new degrees of freedom in design computation. Each is on a s
Model of hcp slip system
Animation of the hcp slip system, rotating such that it can be viewed from various angles.
Beem Letter, December 1863 (page 3)
gone in, and perhaps a number of others will yet
go in. None of Co. "H" have reenlisted, nor do I think
any will. They all know that I do not propose to
stay in the service, but whether my example
has any influence on them or not is more than
I can tell. I am neither trying to persuade them
to go in, nor saying anything to keep them from it,
but leave them to decide for themselves. I think those
who reenlist for another three years are entitled
to get praise, bu
Phase separation in solid solution upon cooling: laser beam projection
As video 58, but filmed looking into the laser light after it has passed through the vial (i.e. the video is of the laser beam as projected onto a screen): The vial contains a mixture of cyclohexane and aniline cooling from 35°. When the critical temperature is reached and the mixture goes from a single phase to two phases, the spot of light on the screen is disrupted as the phases separate. The spot "flickers" and then becomes totally diffuse. It will eventually form a single spot ag
The Complex Conjugate
This animation introduces the complex conjugate
Introducing Dreamweaver CS4
Become familiar with the workspace and creating new documents. See how you can style text using CSS, preview and edit files, and manage files.
Situated in the Chattanooga Valey which extends up Between Mission Ridge and Lookout Point on the Tenn River 1½ miles from the foot of Look Out Point with several small hills in town.Cameron Hill is situated in the Edge of town on the Tenn River. Commands an entire view of the surrounding Country for several miles it is about 3 or 4 hundred feet high. With a fort on Top with several 100 pound parrot guns and has also the Resevoir on it but not quite finished so you see what kind of place I ha
New Design Methods for Computer Aided Architectural Design Methodology Teaching
Architects and architectural students are exploring new ways of design using Computer Aided Architectural Design software. This exploration is seldom backed up from a design methodological viewpoint. In this paper, a design methodological framework for reflection on innovate design processes by architects that has been used in an educational setting is introduced.The framework leads to highly specific, weak design methods, that clarify the use of the computer in the design process.The framework
Inside the Human Body: The Respiratory System
This Web site from the Canadian Lung Association contains an excellent collection of learning resources about the respiratory system for grades 1-12. Content varies according to grade range; for instance, the section for grades 1-3 covers basics of lungs and their function with an illustrated story, coloring book, interactive games, and downloadable worksheets. Older students focus in on smoking, air pollution, and other issues in addition to covering respiratory system biology. As with the sect
William H. Missimer letter to George Garman, July 17, 1859
Mr. Missimer rejects offer to form partnership. Discusses mutual friends.,Transcripts provided by previous owner.