Listen: Interdisicplinary project includes rising star in contemporary classical music
An interdisciplinary research project at Vanderbilt, in partnership with the ALIAS Chamber Ensemble, has commissioned a piece of original music from award-winning composer Gabriela Lena Frank. This fall the piece will be premiered and recorded by ALIAS, which includes musicians from the Blair School.
Understanding contemporary society
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students will be equipped with the skills necessary for more advanced study of contemporary society. Two routes to reading this module's contents are offered. Those who prefer to read on screen can navig
Understanding Computers and the Internet
This course is all about understanding: understanding what's going on inside your computer when you flip on the switch, why tech support has you constantly rebooting your computer, how everything you do on the Internet can be watched by others, and how your computer can become infected with a worm just by turning it on. In this course we demystify computers and the Internet, along with their jargon, so that students understand not only what they can do with each but also how it all works and why
Understanding the conflicting responsibilities of line managers
Executive Doctorate (DBA) student Paul Hughes discusses the HR responsibilities of line managers with Toby Thompson Profile: http://www.som.cranfield.ac.uk/som/som_applications/somapps/oepcontent.aspx?pageid=2807&apptype=docbiog&course=dba&id=196
The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl
At Duke University, a new Nasher Museum of Art exhibition celebrates the culture of vinyl records. Learn more at http://www.nasher.duke.edu/therecord
Video: Understanding BP Backlash
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Nathan Washburn shares theory on corporate image. http://knowledgenetwork.thunderbird.edu/research/
Global Focus on Knowledge 2009 / Understanding “Life” Systems Syllabus
Coordinator, Navigator:Hiroo Fukuda (Graduate School of Science) 16:20–17:50 Komaba campus Abstract What is “life”? There are millions of species of life on earth, and 6.7 billion living organisms of only one species, humans, exist on the planet. And when one considers the bacteria living in the earth and oceans, the number of species, let alone the number of [...]
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2.3.1 From tacit pre-understanding to symbolic representation This section reflects many of the critiques that have been made of efforts to apply technology to knowledge work without taking seriously the differences between human and artificial knowledge representations. Stahl (1993a,b) has presented an informative analysis of the transformation of knowledge from tacit to explicit to formally codified representations in computer-interpretable form, emphasising the centrality of interpretation situated in the workplace (Figure 2). Stahl also seeks
This section reflects many of the critiques that have been made of efforts to apply technology to knowledge work without taking seriously the differences between human and artificial knowledge representations. Stahl (1993a,b) has presented an informative analysis of the transformation of knowledge from tacit to explicit to formally codified representations in computer-interpretable form, emphasising the centrality of interpretation situated in the workplace (Figure 2).
Stahl also seeks
Understanding and classifying a stroke
Stroke is the third largest cause of death in the UK after heart disease and cancer. It is also the single leading cause of severe disability in the UK. Classification of stroke is crucial in planning treatment and is a good indication of prognosis This Learning Object helps individuals understand how to make the diagnosis of stroke using the Oxford Stroke classification. It is suitable for any health care professionals involved in the management of stroke but especially doctors and medical stud
Part 4 - Understanding popular media: Media literacy
Part 4 - Understanding popular media: Media literacy, using media
21st Century Physics FlexBook: A Compilation of Contemporary and Emerging Technologies
This particular pilot FlexBook aims at several outcomes: Supplementing currently used Virginia physics textbooks by making valuable contemporary and emerging physics ideas available to all teachers at a single URL; Making laboratory activities that employ industry state-of-the-practice equipment available to all teachers; Providing a path for continuous improvement from teachers themselves through comments and new ideas after using a chapter with their physics classes
Understanding Heart sounds
Educational presentation with heart sounds that allows the student to hear the sound as the student reviews the physiology of normal and abnormal heart sounds.
Understanding MOSFET Switching circuits
Work through the tutorial material in Applets 8.1 and 8.2. Examine the possibilities for transistor behavior as you apply different input stimuli. Complete the quiz for each applet. Ponder the Homework questions suggested in the applets.
Live Cinema/In the Round: Contemporary Art from the East Mediterranean
September 17, 2010 - February 13, 2011: Live Cinema/In the Round features the works of Ziad Antar, Inci Eviner, Gülsün Karamustafa, Hassan Khan, Maha Maamoun, and Christodoulos Panayiotou, six artists from the Eastern Mediterranean who, in varying ways, explore how the moving image informs representations of reality. Responding to the 'live' reference used in the program title Live Cinema, video and sculptural works create a dialogue around the shift from the live performance of theatre
Modeling for Understanding in Science and Technology Education (MUSE)
The Modeling for Understanding in Science Education (MUSE) web site features science curricula consistent with the goals set forth in the National Science Education Standards and the Benchmarks for Scientific Literacy. The curricula and teacher's guides focus on astronomy (earth-moon-sun dynamics), evolutionary biology (natural selection) and classical genetics, with each unit unfolding over nine weeks. The product of a teacher-student-researcher collaboration and long-term research, the in-dept
Contemporary Japanese Cinema - Domestic Appeal vs International Prestige - Dr John Berra
Dr John Berra is an Independent Scholar and Author who has written extensively about American and Japanese Independent Cinema. His most recent book is The Directory of World Cinema: Japan to be released in February 2010. This talk was organised by the Coventry University East Asian Film Society.
GLS 2010 panel 1 highlights: Understanding emerging markets Coastal Clash: Understanding Private Property Rights
What do we mean by 'emerging markets'? Helene Rey, Antonio Qintella, Stephen Olabisi Onasanya, HE Amr Abdullah Al-Dabbagh and Laura D'Andrea Tyson seek to define this term and further explore these markets as an economic phenomenon
"Coastal Clash" is a one-hour documentary focusing on the urbanization of California's coastline. The activities and lesson plans for the film "Coastal Clash" target students at the high school level and align with the California State Standards for Government. Students will study the concept of "private property" and the Fifth Amendment, analyze arguments, and evaluate evidence to develop their own opinions.
Coastal Clash: Understanding Private Property Rights