U.S. Trade Rep. Speaks at SMU's 95th Commencement
The honorable Ron Kirk, United States Trade Representative and former Dallas mayor, gave the principal address at SMU's 95th Commencement on May 15, 2010, calling on graduates to help improve their communities.
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Mod-3 Lec-4 Analysis and Design of Join with Seat Connection
Lecture Series on Design of Steel Structures by Dr.Damodar Maity, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Guwahati. For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.iitm.ac.in
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Data Analysis and Probability Games
These activities support students as they conceptually develop a sense of how probability affects the outcome of games. Students will find that applying their knowledge of probability will help them win some of the games
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Data Analysis: One-Die Toss
Students need many experiences tossing one die, collecting data and analyzing that data to construct meaning for the probability of the different outcomes. Since a small student sample is often skewed, it is necessary for teachers to help students collate class data to better approximate the theoretical probability that the outcomes of tossing a single die are equally likely. The one-die games below motivate data collection opportunities that students will play again and again while generating l
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Data Analysis: Two-Dice Toss
Once students realize that the outcomes of tossing one die are equally likely, they sometimes transfer that knowledge to tossing two dice. This is a common misconception that is best addressed through data collection and analyzing that data rather than through telling. See suggested two-dice games below that students can play to gain experiential knowledge of the results of tossing two dice. Several of the games encourage students to develop better strategies in order to win and their growing un
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Data Analysis: Coin Flipping
Using two different coins and recording the results of both coins helps students dispel this initial misconception as they analyze the graph results. Class discussion should focus on analyzing the data to determine if the game is fair or not. Directions and gameboard are included in the download.
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Digital Journalism: Scan and Analysis of Best Practices in Digital Journalism Both Within and Outsid
CSM - Publications & Resources - Digital Journalism: Scan and Analysis of Best Practices in Digital Journalism Both Within and Outside U.S. Public Broadcasting - American University > TEACHING AND LEARNING AT AU > Center for Social Media > Publications & Resources > Digital Journalism: Scan and Analysis of Best Practices in Digital Journalism Both Within and Outside U.S. Public Broadcasting
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Euler Diagrams and Argument Analysis
West Virginia Math and Science Initiative - Contemporary Math - Euler Diagrams and Argument Analysis - American Military University > ACADEMICS AND TRAINING > West Virginia Math and Science Initiative > Contemporary Math > Euler Diagrams and Argument Analysis
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Singh--Data Analysis :: Micro Data Interpretation
Poultry - Auburn Poultry - Singh--Data Analysis :: Micro Data Interpretation - Auburn University > AU iTunes - Academic Programs > College of Agriculture > College of Agriculture -- Academic Departments > Poultry Science > Auburn Poultry > Singh--Data Analysis :: Micro Data Interpretation
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Bilgili--Sampling : : Analysis
Poultry - Auburn Poultry - Bilgili--Sampling : : Analysis - Auburn University > AU iTunes - Academic Programs > College of Agriculture > College of Agriculture -- Academic Departments > Poultry Science > Auburn Poultry > Bilgili--Sampling : : Analysis
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Drought Analysis and Management
EngrResVid - Faculty - Drought Analysis and Management - Colorado State University > CSU COMMUNITY > Engineering Research Videos > Faculty > Drought Analysis and Management
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Foreshadowing: Quote Identification, Discovery Lesson, and Essay Prompt Analysis
Students identify selected quotes from literary works studied in class. After a brief discussion of what all of the quotes have in common, students will determine that each quote foreshadows an important, upcoming plot development. The class will then examine an essay prompt on foreshadowing, vote on the literary work to be used in planning a response to the prompt, and, as a teacher-led, whole-class activity, come up with a thesis and main point outline for the essay.
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Global Trade: An interview with Michael Czinkota
Business professor Michael Czinkota discusses global trade and its affect on our daily lives.
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History professor Adam Rothman discusses the 200th anniversary of the end of the world wide slave trade and his book which traces the trafficking of slaves from Africa to North and South America.
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Critical Analysis of Popular Diets and Dietary Supplements
There is much controversy and anecdotal information about popular diets and dietary supplements, but all too often little scientific or controlled clinical data. We examine the science behind normal mechanisms of weight control, and how weight loss diets are constructed and work. The aim of the course is to acquire the knowledge to critically appraise a weight control diet or dietary supplement and choose the best plan for success, both in the short-term and the long run. Students taking the act
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Understanding Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health Care
The primary objective of this content is to prepare students to read and interpret cost-effectiveness studies. The students will first be introduced to basic economic concepts that are needed in order to understand the recommendations from the United States Panel on Cost Effectiveness in Health and Medicine. One example is the distinction between opportunity costs and budgetary costs. The recommendations will then be reviewed, particularly as they apply to what students should expect to read in
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Don Boudreaux on Globalization and Trade Deficits
Don Boudreaux, of George Mason University, talks about the ideas in his book, Globalization. He discusses comparative advantage, the winners and losers from trade, trade deficits, and inequality with EconTalk host Russ Roberts.
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Roberts on Smith, Ricardo, and Trade
Russ Roberts, host of EconTalk, does a monologue this week on the economics of trade and specialization. Economists have focused on David Ricardo's idea of comparative advantage as the source of specialization and wealth creation from trade. Drawing on Adam Smith and the work of James Buchanan, Yong Yoon, and Paul Romer, Roberts argues that we've neglected the role of the size of the market in creating incentives for specialization and wealth creation via trade. Simply put, the more people we tr
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