Human Development Across the Lifespan, Fall 2007
Human Development Through the Lifespan is devoted to the study and understanding of constancy and change for human beings, male and female, in the physical, cognitive, social and emotional domains interpreted through a variety of theoretical frameworks, contexts, and interdisciplinary research.
Students will practice interpreting bivariate tables by examining the relationship between credit hours and study hours, gender and video games, and type of school and language offerings.
The Census Project
In the first part of this exercise, students will use the elaboration model to analyze the census data from the SSDAN website. To carry out this study, whey will follow the basic procedures in social research and apply the concepts and techniques that have been discussed in class.
Redesigning Urban Classrooms to Impact Student Achievement
Because of the No Child Left Behind school reform policies, public schools are gravely scrutinized. This analysis focuses on how to redesign the urban classroom in order to impact student achievement with the intent of being an impetus for better overall school performance ratings. All public school leaders are expected to adhere to the same procedures and guidelines regardless of the population served. The research exposes the fact that there is no comprehensive school reform that is a cure al
Punnett Squares Study Guide
A study guide for Punnett Squares
On the Road Again
The movement of people and goods is an important part of the New York State Global History and Geography Curriculum. It is listed as one of the themes that are emphasized in the core curriculum. Students are expected to understand why people migrate and what the impact of migrations has been on people, nations, and regions. Recently, the PBS WIDE ANGLE documentary series created two programs that relate to the movement of people. 'Border Jumpers' (2005) documents migration between countries in A
The College of Optical Sciences: Past, Present, and Future
The College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona is a great place to do research and to study and learn optics and photonics. This talk gives a short history of the Optical Sciences Center, now the College of Optical Sciences, describing some of the decisions and actions that have shaped the college. The current status of the college and future plans of the college will be presented. This presentation was given by Dr. Jim Wyant, Dean of the University of Arizona's College of Optic
Once released, air pollutants react chemically with each other under solar radiation to become even more dangerous secondary pollutants. A company in the Northeast U.S. tracks the emission of pollutants at street level, while an international long-term study follows plumes of pollution from Mexico City across the continent and beyond.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Creating Rich Learning Environments
Arts teachers create a safe environment where students feel free to express their thoughts and feelings and take creative risks. In this session, participants meet an Acting I teacher who helps students let go of their inhibitions and an Acting II teacher who encourages students to take creative risks as they interpret monologues. In a dance class, a teacher asks students to work closely in pairs so they can study subtle aspects of movement technique. In a visual art department, the teachers wor
The Internet is a vast network that connects many smaller groups of linked computer networks, on and through which information is stored and transmitted. The "interconnected" character of the Internet is one of the things that makes it so popular and powerful in facilitating communication and electronic commerce. However, "interconnectivity" has also given rise to increasing legal controversy and turmoil. Various methods of enhancing or exploiting the web-like structure of the Internet have been
Technics and Future
Companies and governments have to decide upon technological strategies, i.e. which products are to be developed and which processes and infrastructures are required for the future. Several tools to consider technological strategies are dealt with in this course. Study Goals: To acquire insight in the goals, value and limitations of technological forecasting. To acquire the ability to execute a basic technological forecast.
Age of Exploration (Part 3 of 3)
In part 3 of this video series on the age of exploration, you will learn more about a variety of explorers. While the facts are being taught by our computerized character, the notes are shown on the screen along with images from the time periods. An excellent video for the study of exploration.
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
How Brains Learn to See
Pawan Sinha details his groundbreaking research into how the brain's visual system develops. Sinha and his team provide free vision-restoring treatment to children born blind, and then study how their brains learn to interpret visual data. The work offers insights into neuroscience, engineering and even autism.
The 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta warriors
The 2000-year-old Army of Terracotta warriors are featured in this video. Not much history, but some good shots. This would be best in a study of art and/or Chinese history.
International asset pricing and exchange rate risk: theoretical exposition, numerical analysis, and
This thesis examines the impact of exchange rate risk on asset pricing under varying market structures. To understand this effect, in the first part of the thesis the analytical derivation of an international asset-pricing model within a mean-variance framework is attempted. In the second part, to gain more insight to what the model shows economically, the price comparisons and changes in welfare under varying market structures are numerically analyzed. Finally, in the third part of the thesis t
Become an Accountant: Why Study Accounting
This video explains the reasons to study accounting including the many career and growth opportunities the field offers and increased regulation to prevent unethical behavior.
The Seven Sacraments - Part #1
Video is the study of the sacraments. Discusses what a sacrament is.
Our World: Honeybees
Join NASA scientists and beekeepers in a citizen science project to collect important data about climate change. Learn how honeybees pollinate over 130 crops in the United States each year and what NASA is doing to help study the decline in bee populations. (05:47)
Home Schooling Overview : How to Start Home Schooling
Homeschooling is rewarding. Learn how to get started homeschooling in this homeschooling video from an experienced teacher and education curriculum expert.
Terry Neven, founder and principal of the Sunland Christian School, is the executive director of the National Independent Study Accreditation Council.
Filmmaker: Traci Holsey