HST.921 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future (MIT)
This innovative, trans-faculty subject teaches how information technologies (IT) are reshaping and redefining the health care marketplace through improved economies of scale, greater technical efficiencies in the delivery of care to patients, advanced tools for patient education and self-care, network integrated decision support tools for clinicians, and the emergence of e-commerce in health care. Student tutorials provide an opportunity for interactive discussion. Interdisciplinary project team
21A.348 Photography and Truth (MIT)
Still photography, a practice and form of expression that has worked its way into every facet of social life and every culture in the world, is considered here from the perspectives of history and social science. We will discuss the uses and functions of pictures; how they are to be understood and interpreted; whether they have clear-cut content and meanings; how they shape and are shaped by politics, economics, and social life.
21W.784 Becoming Digital: Writing about Media Change (MIT)
"Becoming Digital" traces the change in practice, theory and possibility as mechanical and chemical media are augmented or supplanted by digital media. These changes will be grounded in a semester length study of "reports from the front." These reports, found and introduced by students throughout the semester, are the material produced by and about soldiers and civilians on the battlefield from the introduction of wet photography during the Crimean and Civil Wars to contempor
Tree Id Class with Dan Williams at UGA's Oconee Forest Park
Dan Williams with the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources teaches tree identification classes open to the public at Oconee Forest Park near Lake Herrick in Athens, GA.
Missouri State University presents White Christmas Dec. 3-5
Rehearsal is underway for Missouri State University's production of "White Christmas." Watch an early rehearsal and listen to an interview with director Michael Casey.
Before every home Bears football game, make sure to visit the tailgate party at Bearfest Village in the parking lots on Grand across from Plaster Sports Complex.
Lunchtime Forum: Robert Hodierne
The Lunchtime Forum Series, sponsored by the School of Arts and Sciences, provides faculty a venue to present ongoing projects and research to their peers. Journalism professor shares the trailer from his latest film Combat Outpost: Afghanistan and discusses the making of the documentary, working with the military, and journalism. For more on Robert Hodierne visit: http://journalism.richmond.edu/faculty/Hodierne_Robert.html http://news.richmond.edu/features/article/journalism/1614/professor-
The Problem of Walking Away: A Rhetorical Crisis
Dr. Blake Abbott discusses the recent trend in homeowners strategically defaulting on their mortgage as a rhetorical crisis. He traces the development of the relationship between housing and citizenship in the United States as a way to understand both the housing crisis that began in 2007 and the popularity of strategic mortgage defaults.
Let's do it again: A Journey Through a Security Start-up - Kevin Heineman
November 3, 2010 - IMPACT presents Kevin Heineman, Vice President of Engineering & CTO, Damballa, Inc. Let's do it again: A Journey Through a Security Start-up
On Wednesday, Nov. 10, students gathered on the lawn at Old Main on Penn State's University Park campus, as part of festivities marking 100 days until the start of THON 2011. THON, the largest student-run philanthropy in the world, has raised $69 million since its inception in 1973. The fundraising effort culminates in a 46-hour dance marathon at the Bryce Jordan Center, which will be held from Feb. 18 to 20, 2011.
Panel Discussion: The Global University
Carnegie Mellon University's Silicon Valley campus hosted a distinguished panel of university presidents from Asia, Europe and the United States during a summit on mobility and communication and their impact on global universities. The summit was sponsored by the International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies (InterACT), a network of leading global research universities and institutes. The presidential panel included Carnegie Mellon President Jared L. Cohon and presidents from the
Trends in Executive Development
Bill Shedden, Director of the Centre for Customised Executive Development at Cranfield School of Management, discusses major changes in the executive development marketplace.
i. Bringing the state back in
If you wonder why, when so much development action is taking place, life seems to stay so bad for so many people and you want to be involved in managing development better, this unit is for you. It is a taster of course materials from the Development Management masters programme.
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Blackboard 9 - SafeAssign
Checking for plagiarism in the latest version of Blackboard.
3.A08 Attraction and Repulsion: The Magic of Magnets (MIT)
This Freshman Advising Seminar surveys the many applications of magnets and magnetism. To the Chinese and Greeks of ancient times, the attractive and repulsive forces between magnets must have seemed magical indeed. Through the ages, miraculous curative powers have been attributed to magnets, and magnets have been used by illusionists to produce "magical" effects. Magnets guided ships in the Age of Exploration and generated the electrical industry in the 19th century. Today they store informatio
6.002 Circuits and Electronics (MIT)
6.002 is designed to serve as a first course in an undergraduate electrical engineering (EE), or electrical engineering and computer science (EECS) curriculum. At MIT, 6.002 is in the core of department subjects required for all undergraduates in EECS. The course introduces the fundamentals of the lumped circuit abstraction. Topics covered include: resistive elements and networks; independent and dependent sources; switches and MOS transistors; digital abstraction; amplifiers; energy storage ele
Dental Care in an injection drug user
A scenario-based teaching aid describing best practice when dealing with an IV drug user during dental treatment. The unit describes how to deal with potential infections, and the necessary steps to be taken to reduce the risk of acquiring infection from this patient.
Cancer Biology Tutorial (Full version)
The content package (full version) is based on an introductory course on Cancer biology at Bath. It includes a)interactive Flash animations designed to develop a strong conceptual understanding of the complex cellular processes of DNA replication, DNA damage and DNA repair pathways in cancer. It includes novel animation material incorporating current research. It also includes a text version of the animation materials. b) powerpoint slides on oncogenesis, oncogenic viruses,apoptosis, angiogenesi
How to work with scale
This resource provides content and activities about working with scale. It identifies reasons for using scale and also presents information about graphical scales and ratios.