EAS April 25, 2011
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Boiler Bytes: Purdue Cycling Club
The Purdue Cycling Club is composed of both undergrad and graduate students who desire to become better cyclists. http://www.purdue.edu/cycling
Boiler Bytes: Students reach out to the community through Pete's Pals
Helping children is what Purdue students strive to do with every session of Pete's Pals, a physical activity program for children with disabilities sponsored by Purdue's Department of Health and Kinesiology. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/general/2010/101203_PetesPals.html
Purdue Engineering - Dreams Need Doing
Student recruitment video from Purdue's College of Engineering
5 Students: A Sustaining Force
David Perkis can sum up his inspiration in a word: sustainability. After earning a degree in chemical engineering, he worked in corporate America for five years. During those years, his understanding of economics grew and he discovered his passion for sustainability. http://www.purdue.edu/fivestudents/policy/perkis.html
2011 Purdue evGrandPrix
The evGrandPrix is an outgrowth of the Indiana Advanced Electric Vehicle Training and Education Consortium (I-AEVtec), which is developing degree and training programs for the electric-vehicle industry. Some of the karts are built as part of class work developed through I-AEVtec.
Take a class in Toy Design
Toy Product Design is a new class that is a fun introduction to product design. At the start of the course, students are grouped into four teams. Each team brainstorms lots of ideas and then narrows those to a handful to present in the form of poster sketches. These prototypes are presented at Creative Kid Stuff headquarters to designers, marketers, and engineers. With their feedback, the four teams each pick one concept and has a month to make a polished prototype for the final "Playsentations"
Grant - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Archaeology & Anthropology, Medicine, Modern & Medieval Languages and Physics... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Grant, a student on the Law Su
Royal items in McMaster's archives
Carl Spadoni, director of the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections , talks about royal items found at McMaster, including an address given at the marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
The Spotlight - Under the Microscope...
Features an in depth look at the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy at McMaster University. Including interviews with Dr. Joaquin Ortega, Scientific director Gianluigi Botton, various researchers / students and some really amazing microscopes.
10. Marx's Theory of Capitalism
Moral Foundations of Politics (PLSC 118) Today, Professor Shapiro continues his discussion of Enlightenment theory of Karl Marx, focusing on the foundations of his theory of capitalism. The central question is, how is wealth created under capitalism at the micro level? For Marx, Adam Smith's invisible hand is not entirely benevolent. His labor theory of value stipulates that living human labor-power is the only way to create new value, and therefore capitalists who shift toward capital-intensiv
Bioinformatics and Biocomputing
This course includes the informatics for pharmaceutical sciences, especially focusing on bioinformatics, chemoinformatics and chemical genomics. We will give practical trainings using PC, as well as normal lectures.
Referencing your work with Harvard
Introduction to the Harvard style of literature referencing, incorporating an interactive referencing tool for students.
Perception of pain
The Perception of pain learning resource is one of a series of objects which have been developed for the Pain pathways project.
Qualitative Data Analysis
The aim of this Reusable Learning Object (RLO) is to give you an idea of how qualitative data analysis is done. It's aimed at students studying evidence based practice or research methods, with a basic understanding of what qualitative research is.
Receptor location and the speed of drug action
To explain how cellular receptor location influences the speed of drug action.
What are Journals?
This learning object introduces educational journals and describes three types: Academic, Professional and Subject. The examples used are drawn from the area of nursing, but the concepts are cross-discipline.
An examination of the roles of hydrostatic and oncotic pressure in movement of fluid and gases across the capillary wall.
What is Evidence Based Practice?
This RLO introduces the concept of evidence based practice and explains, in outline, how evidence based practice is done.
15.668 People and Organizations (MIT)
15.668 People and Organizations examines the historical evolution and current human and organizational contexts in which scientists, engineers and other professionals work. It outlines today's major challenges facing the management profession. The course uses interactive exercises, simulations and problems to develop critical skills in negotiations, teamwork and leadership. Students will be introduced to concepts and tools to analyze work and leadership experiences in optional undergraduate fiel