Are You Ready? - Exploring Your Major: Education
Have you considered teaching, coaching, health promotion, Peace Corps or Teach for America as a possible career choice? Are you interested in making a significant difference while making a living? Then join us for this fascinating conversation with two students who will talk about their paths to majors and minors housed in the School of Education. The students will share personal stories about transitioning from high school to Elon, engaging in an academically challenging curriculum, and uncover
2014 Rose-Walters Prize Winner: James Balog
Author, scientist and award-winning photographer James Balog received the 2014 Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism. The prize was created to focus attention on the need to reduce the impact of human lives on the planet, particularly given the rising population predictions for this century. In addition to the $100,000, Dickinson's Rose-Walters Prize includes a residency during the academic year. Balog will return to Dickinson September 22-24
Cambridge Ideas - Vanishing Voices
Of the world's 6,500 living languages, half will cease to be spoken by the end of this century. Dr Mark Turin, director of the World Oral Literature Project, has spent much of his life travelling to remote corners of the Himalayas to study languages and cultures that are at risk and document them before they disappear without record.
A rap about punctuation, explains when to use period, question mark, exclamation, and comma. (1:09)
Legacy Day 2010 TGC and the Parking Meter
Don't miss Legacy Day 2010 coming up on Friday, November 5 from 2 -4:30 p.m. at the Historic Fort Hill home on campus. Come Celebrate the Thomas Green Clemson legacy and those who continue in his footsteps. Tour the house, hear the stories and learn about the man behind the will that started it all. Find out how Thomas Green Clemson and others who have followed in his footsteps have made this a great university for generations of Tigers. The day will also include the dedication of the eighth For
This summer five UCL students spent three weeks in Shanghai as part of the Study China Programme. Three of these students, Lin, Kylie and Rohini, armed with Flipcams and digital cameras, captured the highlights of their trip, which included Mandarin and calligraphy lessons, home visits and excursions to towns around Shanghai. Info for Easter Study China Programme: http://bit.ly/bCgh9v Study China website: http://www.studychina.org.uk
Dublin, Ireland - Study Abroad
The study abroad program is located in Dublin, a capital city of 1,000,000 people located on the Irish Sea on the east coast of Ireland. Students will take courses at the Keough Naughton Notre Dame Study Center in Dublin and at the Republic of Ireland's best universities — either University College Dublin or Trinity College Dublin. Keough Center is located at O'Connell House on Merrion Square, the most elegant Georgian square in central Dublin. Contact the Office of International Studies for
Thomas Friedman: The Global Marketplace and the Common Good
The signature event of the 2010-2011 Notre Dame Forum, "The Global Marketplace and the Common Good", featured Thomas Friedman, the influential Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from The New York Times. Friedman has examined a wide range of subjects in his work, including globalization and worldwide economic issues, religious fundamentalism and terrorism, and the Middle East conflict. He has won three Pulitzer Prizes and has had four best-selling books, most recently The World is Flat and Hot, Fla
Ah Bon French Market Day and Euros
In this video, Madame Thomas works with her students to review items in the market and to purchase those items with euros. (4:15)
Meet legendary neuropsychologist Dr. Brenda Milner, credited with many landmark discoveries in the study of human memory and the temporal lobes.
Calculus III, Fall 2006
This course is an introduction to the calculus of functions of several variables. It begins with studying the basic objects of multidimensional geometry: vectors and vector operations, lines, planes, cylinders, quadric surfaces, and various coordinate systems. It continues with the elementary differential geometry of vector functions and space curves. After this, it extends the basic tools of differential calculus - limits, continuity, derivatives, linearization, and optimization - to multidimen
DYING TO TEACH: The Killing of Mary Eve Thorson, "Educators Who Bully" U.S. Efforts in South Asia: Expert commentary by Paula Newberg The State Constitutions and the Articles of Confederation (1776) Study Abroad 2010: INDIA Study Abroad 2010: COSTA RICA SAT Prep: Test 7, Section 5, Part 5 How can we take into account student conceptions of the facial angle in a palaeontology laboratory w Project Budburst Seasonal Migrations: Robin
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Paula Newberg, director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, discusses U.S. efforts in Afghanistan and the role Pakistan plays.
In 1776, members of Congress believed a formal plan was needed to unify the colonies, secure foreign assistance, and formally declare America's break from England. Thomas Jefferson prepared the formal Declaration of Independence, after which Congress called the colonies to draft new state constitutions. Although the Articles of Confederation left the central government weak, it empowered the states, which expanded political participation through their individual charters.
Students followed the Ganga (Ganges) River system from the Himalayas down to Calcutta and beyond as they took part in two upper level Geology courses: 1. "Water Resources of India" focuses on the efforts of government to stimulate economic growth while protecting the environment and cultural resources of the river system. The course covers basic water resources and hydrology principles and then delves into issues specific to India. 2. "Pollution in the Developing World" focuses on the fundame
Students explored the legal and business environment of Costa Rica by focusing on the practical issues a foreigner would encounter while conducting business overseas. They examined management strategies in a developing/transition economy in a third world country, benchmarking and manufacturing standards, and sustainability practices in Costa Rica compared to the US. Highlights of the trip included: both Intel and Baxter International manufacturing plants, the American Chamber of Commerce, the c
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. (The rest of problem 20 on page 796.)
This study investigates student conceptions of the facial angle as a way to attain understanding elements of the theory of human evolution. The chosen laboratory work involved determining the species of a human cranium, and students had to design and write down their own experimental procedure. Three versions of the laboratory work were carried out leading to different student productions. Three aspects will be presented in the present paper, which are related to the three conceptual difficultie
Research how plants in your area can be used to indicate climate change. Project BudBurst is a U.S. field study campaign that engages citizen scientists in making careful observations of the phenological events such as first leafing, first flower, and first fruit ripening of a diversity of trees, shrubs, ...
Through these interrelated investigations, students discover that sunlight drives all living systems and they learn about the dynamic ecosystem that surrounds and connects them. Guidelines, lessons, activities, reading connections, and interactive maps are included for each study. Spring Only: Weekly updates: February-May. Students conduct a winter backyard census before tracking these harbingers of spring from the South to the Arctic.
U.S. Efforts in South Asia: Expert commentary by Paula Newberg
The State Constitutions and the Articles of Confederation (1776)
Study Abroad 2010: INDIA
Study Abroad 2010: COSTA RICA
SAT Prep: Test 7, Section 5, Part 5
How can we take into account student conceptions of the facial angle in a palaeontology laboratory w
Seasonal Migrations: Robin