Energy Puppet: An Ambient Awareness Interface for Home Energy Consumption
The Energy Puppet is an ambient display device that provides peripheral awareness of energy consumption for individual home appliances. The display produces different ?pet-like? behavioral reactions according to energy use patterns of the appliances to give homeowners an indication of their energy consumption status. The puppet would raise its ?arms? in victory to display normal consumption rate, or its ?eyes? would change color to red and ?roar? to warn the homeowners when the specific applianc
Law School Tour | University of St. Thomas
The University of St. Thomas School of Law has established itself not only as an outstanding law school but also as an exceptional place to be a law student. The School of Law was ranked the No. 1 law school in the country in 2005 for Best Quality of Life among students, according to Princeton Review's The Best 159 Law Schools. While a number of factors contribute to this quality of life at the School of Law, including our beautiful building and remarkable faculty, our students clearly are the b
(R&DA 12) Consistent, effective support, feedback and formal assessment of student teachers on block
This research identified critical issues in efforts to secure consistent, effective, support, feedback and formal assessment of student teachers on block placement. The report demonstrates systematic practices in case study research. Supported by TTA Research and Development Award
Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science: Session 2. The Particle Nature of Matter: Solids,
What simple idea links together all of chemistry and physics? How can a close study of the macroscopic differences among solids, liquids, and gases support a microscopic model of tiny, discrete, and constantly moving particles? In this session, participants learn how the "particle model" can be turned into a powerful tool for generating predictions about the behavior of matter under a wide range of conditions.,The segment provides examples of probing questions about phenomenon to determine what
To develop as an independent, confident learner you will need to learn the study skills involved in reading articles, taking notes and summarising the information that you have obtained from an article. The unit explores the use of the Web as a resource for keeping up to date, looking in particular at how to assess material available online.
Grammar Lesson 14: Absence of Direct Object Pronouns, Mobile Homes Sustainable Accessibility: A Grand Challenge for the World and for MIT Progress Towards Multi-Criteria Design Optimisation Using Designscript With Smart Form, Robot Struct 8.3 Summary Games and learning - A handbook from Futurelab Topics in Modern East Asian History 14.147 Topics in Game Theory (MIT) Developing a new endoscopy laboratory with digital tools. WWG: a Distributed Infrastructure for Learning in Groups Mapping Margery Kempe Reviewing Diploma Development: Evaluation of the Design of the Diploma Qualifications Finding information in mathematics and statistics Cable circuit operation 1 The Education of Pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders up to the end of Key Stage One Survey of London: volume 24 - The parish of St Pancras part 4: King's Cross Neighbourhood
Transportation systems, as we know them today, will simply not sustain the worlds’ growing population. Imagine a projected population of nine billion individuals. If this future population had mobility patterns like drivers in the United States, there would be a staggering 7.6 billion motor vehicles, using 440 million barre
Important progress towards the development of a system that enables multi-criteria design optimisation has recently been demonstrated during a research collaboration between Autodesk?s DesignScript development team, the University of Bath and the engineering consultancy Buro Happold. This involved integrating aspects of the Robot Structural Analysis application, aspects of the Ecotect building performance application and a specialist form finding solver called SMART Form (developed by Buro Happo
Whether you're a professional musician, play music with your friends on the weekends or just like to listen to CDs, music technology affects your life. In this unit, you will learn some of the basics of music technology, starting with what sound is, how it is created and how it travels.
'Games and learning' is a Furturelab handbook that is readily and freely available as a PDF file. It reports upon the recent and current use of game-based resources. The key findings, that have the most impact upon teacher training, are the recommendations for educators to look beyond the game play to the rationale in terms of learning outcomes, opportunities and motivations. The report acknowledges and celebrates the effective use of computer-based games in a wide range of contexts through case
The overall purpose of this textbook is to survey the major events of modern Chinese and Japanese history. Sometimes this survey takes the form of an old-fashioned, straightforward narrative. Whenever possible, however, the author seeks to examine history through topics that rarely receive much attention in standard textbooks. Furthermore, many of the topics discussed in subsequent chapters shed light on matters of broad significance to the study of human affairs.
This course is an advanced topics course on market and mechanism design. We will study existing or new market institutions, understand their properties, and think about whether they can be re-engineered or improved. Topics discussed include mechanism design, auction theory, one-sided matching in house allocation, two-sided matching, stochastic matching mechanisms, student assignment, and school choice.
Tampere School of Architecture had to leave its old down-town building and move to the TU Tampere university campus in Hervanta, 10 km away. In this process, the 20 years old endoscopic system "The Urban Simulator" was one of the victims. Old mechanical parts and especially the original home-built microcomputer system were too old to compete with modern computer-aided methods. A new endoscopical system is now under construction, using all of the 20-year experience, new technical components and c
This paper describes the experiences of learning and working in groups on the Computer Science studies at Virtual Campus of the Open University of Catalunya. Two communities have used a web based shared workspace tool to a) coordinate the task of tutors of a computer architecture course, and b) a problem based collaborative learning project with software engineering students. These experiences have lead to the design of WWG: a distributed infrastructure for distance learning in groups at Interne
Margery Kempe's spiritual biography is often called the first autobiography in English. A married woman who attempted to live a life devoted to Christ, Margery sought official Church recognition for her status as a spiritual woman and mystic, while continuing to live and travel in the secular world. She experienced intense emotional visionary encounters with Christ, which have at times a strikingly homely quality. Her Book, dictated by her to a scribe, records these visions as well as her travel
This is a 114 page report of a study, carried out from October 2007 to September 2008, of the Diploma development process for the first 14 Diplomas. Its nine chapters provide a systematic and thematic account of the Diploma programme’s process, organisation and vision together with conclusions and recommendations drawn from the findings within the study.
This unit will help you to identify and use information in maths and statistics, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of organ
Cable circuit operation 1
This resource is a report which focuses on the learning and teaching needs of pupils with autism spectrum disorders up to the end of Key Stage 1, utilising a research study published in 2001 by the NFER to collaborate many of the author's views and suggestions . The research study itself, the report informs the reader, explores the range of provision Local Authorities were making available at that time, for pupils with autism spectrum disorders up to the end of Key Stage 1. This resource also c
Describes the area around King's Cross as far north as Camden Town, and includes descriptions of the new St Pancras church and the Foundling Hospital.
Sustainable Accessibility: A Grand Challenge for the World and for MIT
Progress Towards Multi-Criteria Design Optimisation Using Designscript With Smart Form, Robot Struct
Games and learning - A handbook from Futurelab
Topics in Modern East Asian History
14.147 Topics in Game Theory (MIT)
Developing a new endoscopy laboratory with digital tools.
WWG: a Distributed Infrastructure for Learning in Groups
Mapping Margery Kempe
Reviewing Diploma Development: Evaluation of the Design of the Diploma Qualifications
Finding information in mathematics and statistics
Cable circuit operation 1
The Education of Pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders up to the end of Key Stage One
Survey of London: volume 24 - The parish of St Pancras part 4: King's Cross Neighbourhood