Presents quantitative approaches to theory construction in the context of multiple response variables, with models for both continuous and categorical data. Topics include the statistical basis for causal inference; principles of path analysis; linear structural equation analysis incorporating measurement models; latent class regression; and analysis of panel data with observed and latent variable models. Draws examples from the social sciences, including the status attainment approach to interg
STI Prevention: Using Epidemiology to Inform Policy and Program
Considers features of sexually transmitted diseases relevant to their control, reviewing the natural history of the infections and laboratory diagnoses. Emphasizes policy development and public health practice for STI control and prevention, including behavioral interventions and medical screening/treatment intervention of sexually transmitted diseases.
The Story of Movies: Understanding Films and Filmmaking
This well-produced video introduces a curriculum designed to introduce middle school students to the practice of critically analyzing film and other forms of visual storytelling. It features classroom scenes, as well s interviews with Martin Scorsese, classroom teachers, and the curriculum writer.
Exploring Appalachian Poverty in Ohio
As students investigate Appalachian poverty and its social policy implications, they will explore the difference between correlation and causation, learn about poverty indicators, and practice creating and interpreting graphs.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Nurturing Independent Thinkers
Arts teachers use formal and informal strategies to assess their students’ progress and to modify their own teaching practice. In this session, participants meet a vocal music teacher who splits his choir into groups that give each other feedback; he also has students tape-record themselves during rehearsal, so he can judge their individual progress. A dance teacher critiques original choreography by a student and asks her peers to participate in the process; this feedback helps the student de
Clean Critters and their Grooming Habits
Humans take a lot of baths, but they're not the only ones who practice personal hygiene. Watch all sorts of animals cleaning themselves and each others. This professionally narrated video from National Geographic shows fun examples of monkeys, deer, baboons, and others with their unusual grooming habits. Run time 01:51.
In Conversation: ArtAngel
Artangel co-director James Lingwood and Hirshhorn associate curator Anne Ellegood will examine the role of a specific place in artistic practice.
Lesson 15 - Verb (To Have)
Practice using the verb, "To Have" or "Avoir."
Lesson 6 - Dialogue
Practice your French with an authentic dialogue.
The Formation of the Solar System
Seems to me Mr. Bighead is as much an actor as he is a scientist in this animated video. Here he plays two roles in which he debates with himself how our solar system was formed. You will learn about the nebular theory and planetesimal theory of formation.
Numbers Part 03-Number Recognition
In the clip students are shown two numbers and asked which one. The student has time to choose the correct number and then the correct answer is circled. the clip goes through two and three digit numbers. More practice at: http://homepage.mac.com/nathanjschaub/abc/index.htm
Alphabets A to Z for Kids
Practice the letters of the alphabet with pictures for each letter. Animated clip art pictures follow a slide of the upper case letter and the model word. (2:33)
Galileo: Sun-Centered System
Before the 17th century, people generally believed that Earth was at the center of the universe. Galileo, however, was not afraid to challenge existing beliefs when he published his work in support of the Sun-centered, or heliocentric, Copernican theory. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about the two opposing worldviews and the strong piece of evidence Galileo offered to support the heliocentric theory. Closed captioning included. Run time 05:06.
Time to Eat - Signing Time
This brief video focuses on the word cook. It teaches the word cook in sign language and gives opportunities to practice signing the word.
Happy Birthday Song - Signing Time
This cheerful tune is a birthday celebration song. The song gives lots of chances to learn and practice the phrase "Happy Birthday".
Singular Nouns: Gender and Articles
The video show an animation of a teacher explaining the use of Singular nouns in Spanish- The explanation is given in English. There are several examples with their translation into English. There is some practice at the end.
short 23 second video helps children practice counting 1-20. Student is counting while large, colorful numbers appear on the screen.
Near- Real-Time Control of Human Figure Models
Includes bibliography. Animating human figures is one of the major problems in computer animation. A recent approach is the use of dynamic analysis to compute the movement of a human figure, given the forces and torques operating within and upon the body. One of the problems with this technique is computing the forces and torques required for particular motions: this has been called the control problem of dynamic analysis. To develop a better understanding of this problem, an interactive interfa
Nouns and Articles: Plural Forms
This video explains the use of articles and plural nouns. The explanation is given in English. The examples can be read and there is a translation for each example. There is some practice at the end.