Balancing situativity and formality: the importance of relating a formal language to interactive gra
A situated cognition theory is presented in which situated learning is viewed from a Vygotskian perspective: the developmental situativity theory. It is assumed that learning is basically a non-symbolic inductive process that is greatly enhanced by formal systems which act as tools. Instruction should provide students with an environment containing elements to allow for situated activity as well as with appropriate formal tools. Tarski's World, which is an instructional Interactive Graphical Rep
Television News Careers : What Is Hard News?
Hard news describes stories that are featured at the top of a newscast or on the front page of a newspaper that are usually very serious, time-sensitive and often negative in nature. Hear examples of hard news, as opposed to fluff or soft news, with insider information from award-winning former TV news anchor, Glenn Selig, in this video on television jobs.
Very Glad Christmas
The card is fan shaped and decorated with branches of white roses. The design extends slightly beyond the edge of the card.,On the back of the card is written: Grandma from Arvin
There is some damage to the bottom left portion of the card.
Lecture 21 - 11/10/2010
Auburn vs. Presbyterian (1944)
"Homecoming game found very little competition in Presbyterian College. Kuykendall and "Wormy" Ballard each scored three times to lead a 59-0 victory." (Description from 1945 Glomerata)
Auburn vs. Mississippi State (1944)
"In the most exciting game of the year, Auburn bowed to Mississippi State 21-26 at Legion Field. The great defensive play of Tex plus Curtis and Nolan Lang's offensive power nearly provided the margin of victory." (Description from 1945 Glomerata)
De Soto Falls, Lookout Mountain, Mentone, Alabama
This image is a black and white photograph of De Soto Falls on Lookout Mountain in Mentone, Ala. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mrs. Margaret Brozell, Montgomery, Ala., postmarked July 28, 1945.
A.A. Lauderdale's crimson clover and ryegrass pasture, Shelby County
Crimson clover and ryegrass pasture grazed by 16 head of cattle over six weeks on A.A. Lauderdale's farm in Shelby County. From the J.C. Lowery agronomy slide collection. For more slides, visit Auburn University Libraries Special Collections and Archives.,Kodachrome color slide
How sediment flows in an underwater river
Full story here: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129570.700 They gush along the ocean floor and can wipe out the internet. Need another reason to understand the planet's underwater rivers?
Edmund C. Boynton in backyard
Edmund Boynton stands in the backyard of the family home in Los Angeles. He is wearing a suit jacket and bow tie and has one arm behind his back. The photograph is taken from a low angle, looking up at the subject.
A check written to George A. Gates and Pomona College from D. K. Pearsons for $50,000. This gift was given for Pomona College's endowment.
Roosevelt at Pomona College
President Theodore Rooseveolt makes a speech to a large gathered crowd from a platform constructed in front of Pearsons Hall. College officials and dignitaries sit on the platform. A giant American flag hangs over the entrance to Pearsons Hall and people watch from the windows. One man has climbed a telephone pole to get a better view.
Citizen Kurchatov: Stalin's Bombmaker
This site tells the story of a complex, world-class physicist who became the driving force the Soviet Union's race to develop the atomic and hydrogen bomb.
X Is for Wonderment - Understanding the Role of the X Chromosome in Human Genetics
In this lesson, students read a "job description" of motherhood and reflect on its meaning and accuracy. In groups, they research and make and present posters about a sex-linked genetic condition and evaluate possible hereditary scenarios by drawing Punnett squares. Finally, they write a short essay explaining how sex might be genetically linked to certain descriptors.
Sundial, Pomona College
A sundial on a large stone pedestal in front of Renwick Gymanasium.
Student residence interior, Pomona College
A Pomona College student with "1905" on his shirt sits reading a book at a table. Several posters and photographs are on the wall, including one which reads "Tournament of Roses at Pasadena New Year's Day." A violin and music are set up in the corner.
Pomona College class of 1906 at football game
Members of the Pomona College class of 1906 wave class pennants and cheer from the sidelines of a football game.
Osborne Hague Interview
As one of the four drafters of the Japanese constitution who worked on creating a Japanese diet, Osborne Hague was instrumental in determining the future of Japan's government after World War II. He discusses the decision between a bicameral and unicameral diet and how the power of the emperor was to be interpreted. He also discusses the freedoms the new constitution gave Japanese political parties including the Communist Party which would eventually become cause for concern during the Allied oc
Recognition of the Soviet Union; Pittsburgh Politics;Soviet Union;Leaflet advertising Joseph Filner's run congress, along with an appeal to avoid war fought among "The Money Kings."
Recognition of the Soviet Union;Mannerheim Line; Finland; Soviet Union;Leaflet explaining the rationale behind the Soviet Union's invasion of Finland.