City history and multi-scale spatial master-planning
The UK and Chinese Governments have agreed at the highest level to collaborate through the China-UK Sustainable Development Dialogue on research and knowledge exchange to help ensure that the way we develop our cities will become truly sustainable. As a part of that initiative a group of related networks has been funded by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, inspired by the Dongtan Eco-city development north of Shanghai. The specific network which is the subject of th
Mood Disorders: Hereditary Factors
Illustrates the findings of a 10-year study that involved 12,000 volunteers in an Amish community and represents careful analysis of genetic factors related to manic-depressive disorders.
Robin Williams - Inside the Actor's Studio (Part 3)
Robin Williams discusses his education (including his years at Juliard) and training as an actor and comedian. Robin was originally a Poli Sci major. (9:31)
Homeschooling Tips : How to Homeschool High School
When homeschooling a high school student, create a lesson plan that prepares them for the college or trade school they're interested in by paying attention to scholastic requirements. Set up a lesson plan that covers important subject matter with tips from a homeschool teacher. Linda Wooldridge has been homeschooling since 1998, and she has been on the PPEA board for three years as the orientation coordinator for Pinellas County.
Filmmaker: Christopher Rokosz
Major Battles of the American Revolution
Video accompanied by text. "In 1774, as a response to the Boston Tea Party, the British Parliament passed a series of acts, called the Coercive Acts. These acts crushed many of the chartered rights of colonial Massachusetts and infringed on the rights of the other colonies. Americans reacted with trade boycotts, and they also began to slowly unite and take political power into their own hands. Americans were not yet calling for independence, but formation of the First Continental Congress, combi
The War in 1812
While Republicans, for the most part, still backed Jefferson's foreign policies, new elections were transforming the party. Older politicians who molded the Republican Party policy and put Jefferson and Madison in power were replaced by daring young go-getters, such as Henry Clay of Kentucky, who were intent on defending America's honor. These new leaders, called "War Hawks" by their Federalist opponents, were the primary force behind Madison's decision to call for war with Britain. The War Hawk
North American Alliances
By the mid-eighteenth century, the face of North America was changing. The British soldiers, officials, and colonists were moving west from the Atlantic coast and starting to cross into the Ohio River Valley. The Spanish occupied a vast region extending from the Gulf of California, across the desert, and along the Gulf Coast to Florida. The French settled primarily in New France, the area that would later become Canada.
The changes in North America were dramatic for the Native Americans.
Hitler's Germany 1935-36 - Documentary
The video shows original footage. There is a description of the main characteristics of the domestic policies. Hitler's youth are shown and what role boys and girls had. Unemployment fell. Industry grew but this was design for re-armament. There are images of parades of military tanks and weapons. The role of propaganda is stated. The Nazi attacked Jews and their properties. there was systema persecution. Books of the time showed the jews were not accepted. Trade unions were abolished. In 1936 t
The emergence of Capitalism and Transatlantic Trade in Europe
This video describes the emergence of Capitalism in Europe. As the video progresses, it discusses the transatlantic trade that took place amongst several continents. Maps show the trade routes to Asia, explorations
Anti-trust Laws and competition
Antitrust laws protect competition in the marketplace. There are three major federal antitrust laws: the Sherman Antitrust Act, the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act. This is a brief video with the basic information on anti-trust laws.
Regroup Ones as Tens
Using manipulatives, students learn to regroup, trade or change groups of 1's into 10's. When you have more than 10 ones blocks, regroup, or change, 10 ones to 1 ten. User clicks through the slides.
Building Bridges with Latin American LLMs
9th Annual National Latina/o Law Student Association Conference: Building Bridges with Latin American LLMs
Peer Conversations for e-Learning in the Grid
We take the view of 'learning as a conversational process', and argue that this can be extended to include the notions of peer-group interactions among students, tutors, and even artificial agents. This in turn lends itself to an approach to distributed conversation which builds upon modern Instant Messaging tools, and extends such tools to include what we call enhanced presence: a way of monitoring the availability of (and interacting with) fellow students and tutors at a distance. We describ
Hypermedia as a means for learning and for thinking about learning
This paper is about the design and realization of an experimentation with a hypermedial system, IPER-3, facing the three ‘classical’ problems in the history of mathematics (trisection of the angle, quadrature of the circle, duplication of the cube) and some issues which have developed around them. The aim of the work is to study the opportunities provided by hypermedial systems in dealing with topics of interest for the training of teachers and/or for class work, exploiting the possibility o
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
Statistics for Laboratory Scientists I
This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the experimental biological sciences. Demonstrates methods of exploring, organizing, and presenting data, and introduces the fundamentals of probability. Presents the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates and the use of the likelihood function, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests. Topics include experimental design, linear regression, the analysis of
How to avert a financial crisis: why anticipation and management go a long way
Companies are overreacting to the economic downturn but, had they been better prepared in the first place, they wouldn’t find themselves in such a fix. This is according to Ludo Van der Heyden, INSEAD Professor of Technology and Operations Management.
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
Signals and Systems
Systems realizations. Time and transform domain analysis of discrete-time systems. Vector-space concepts and Fourier series. Fourier transforms in continuous and discrete time. Some lab and computational work required.
History of Utah
This course will cover the history of the State of Utah from its earliest records up to the present. Historical analysis and methodology will also be taught and specific assignments given to help each student understand methodology from within the context of Utah's History.