Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter: When is Dinner Served? Predicting the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom
In this activity, users learn about the variables that influence the abundance of phytoplankton, the microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain. Users apply this knowledge to make predictions about the timing of the spring phytoplankton bloom in the Gulf of Maine. They obtain and graph data from buoy monitoring stations and interpret them to make their predictions. They check their predictions by examining chlorophyll concentration data at each buoy. Users also compare their
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XIV, Issue 3
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, The Jesus Movement in Galilee: Reconstructing Q, Torjesen to Serve as Director of Women's Studies, Artifacts in the lAC Museum: An Egyptian Figurine, The Fall Public Lecture Series of the lAC: "Cultural Critique in Antiquity: Diogenes the Cynic and Jesus," "The Political Theology of Defeat in Ancient Athens," "Politics and the Past: How Scholars See Ancient Greece and the Near East," "The Alexandrian Library: Philo and Jewish-Christia
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Beau Lotto: Optical illusions show how we see (TEDTalks)

Beau Lotto presents a number of interesting illusions which demonstrate that context is everything.

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Virtue Under Fire: Leadership Attributes Required in 21st Century Combat
The purpose of this study is to examine sources of leader attributes and values of U. S. Army officers and to ascertain which attributes and values commissioned officers find most applicable to modern combat. The study compares the theoretical attributes taught in Army officer education programs with the attributes and values practiced by four commissioned officers in Iraq, Somalia, Rwanda, and Afghanistan. In narrative case study form, it presents a phenomenological exploration of the philosoph
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University Faculty's Response to Student Loss by Death or Romantic Break-up
Coping with a significant loss is an issue that many college students will encounter while in an environment not conducive to the mourning process. As an institution that plays a large role in students academic and personal growth, universities need to be made aware of the unique challenges bereaved students face. This study was designed to assess university faculty response to and awareness of loss in college students. Types of loss assessed were the death of a family member, the death of a boy
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JALPES 2010 Strasbourg : Motivation et enseignement non presentiel.

Thème : Première Journée de Pédagogie Médicale d’Alsace Lorraine (JALPES 2010)
Session : motivation et pédagogie en sciences de la santé.
Modérateur : Chantal KOHLER (Service d’histologie et d’immunologie CHU de Nancy) et Thierry POTTECHER (Professeur – service d’Anesthésie Hôpital de Hautepierre – Strasbourg).
Titre : JALPES 2010 Strasbourg : Motivation et enseignement non présentiel.
Auteur : Pierre GILLOIS (MCU-PH Faculté de Médecine de Gr
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Comment la science représente-t-elle le réel ? (audio)

Le mot de représentation évoque tout d'abord la présence d'une image, une image qui est directement accessible au sens. Le contenu de cette image propose un double de l'objet ou de l'événement saisi dans une expérience effective. La représentation scientifique peut utiliser des images comme support et auxiliaire de pensée de ces objets, mais ce n'est pas en tant qu'image qu'elle en construit des représentations.

Un concept scientifique représente une réalité dans la me
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Beyond Response: Transcending Peer Feedback Through Critical Collaborative Assessment
Composition has long recognized a rift between good classroom pedagogy for the instruction of writing and the institutional necessity of summatively assessing writing for a grade. While the former is student-centered, process-oriented, often collaborative, and increasingly constructionist in its approach, the latter is typically authoritarian and positivistic. Several pedagogies, such as contract grading and portfolio assessment, have emerged to address the rift between the two practices. By del
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Judging the Hate Crime Victim: Law School Student Perceptions and the Effects of Individual and law
The present study examines the effects of individual and law school factors on the perceptions of African-American, gay, and lesbian hate crime victims for 283 law school students from two schools in western Pennsylvania. Although research on the perceptions of hate crimes and hate crime victims has increased over the last decade, research has neglected to focus on this particular population of students. This population is important because many of these law students will seek roles in the crimi
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Lullingstone Roman Villa N000046

LULLINGSTONE ROMAN VILLA, Kent. Cutaway reconstruction drawing of interior by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team).


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LSE Night of Ideas | Session 8 | Citizens of Nowhere, Citizenship and Transnationalism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Simon Glendinning, Nancy Green and Pap Ndiaye | Hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science as part of a worldwide series of events coordinated by the Institut français, the Night of Ideas will bring together leading researchers from France, the UK and Europe to discuss changing ideas of democracy, citizenship, and truth. What conceptual frameworks can we apply to understand “post-truth politics”? What light can an exercise in comparison shed on the questions
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Nixon Addresses "Silent Majority"
On the heels of a major nationwide protest against the Vietnam War in October 1969, President Richard Nixon delivers a speech on November 3, laying out his plans for ending the war through diplomatic negotiations and asking for the support of the "great silent majority" of Americans. (1:53)
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ISS Matt Sparke Online Learning Problems and Promises
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Emmanuel Kreike, Princeton University: Beyond Words: Environmental History, Digitization and GIS
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How the integration of digital tools and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has the potential to add dramatically to the capacity of the humanities to more fully understand and explain the dynamics of environmental change. More info: http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/03/beyond_words_environmental_history_digitization_and_gis.html
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Emmanuel Kreike, Princeton University: Beyond Words: Environmental History, Digitization and GIS PDF
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: How the integration of digital tools and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has the potential to add dramatically to the capacity of the humanities to more fully understand and explain the dynamics of environmental change. More info: http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/03/beyond_words_environmental_history_digitization_and_gis.html
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Julie Shackford, Princeton University: The Sporting Edge - IT Tools for Winning Soccer
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Soccer coach Julie Shackford and assistant Scott Champ discuss Dartfish and other technologies that they are using from the scouting process to post-game analysis. More info: http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/04/the_sporting_edge_it_tools_for_winning_soccer.html
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Anthony Scaturro: Cyber Security for Non-technical Users PDF
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Your work or home computer may contain information about yourself, (e.g., tax returns and other personal information), about others (e.g., work-related reports, databases), or about matters you are working on (e.g., research) that you may not want to share with the public. It is not uncommon for computer users to assume that the various computer and software vendors sell products that will protect such information “out-of-the-box.“ While their products may conta
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Jeroen Tromp, Anatoly Spitkovsky, Curt Hillegas: Applications of High Performance Computing at Princ
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Two Princeton faculty describe their research uses of Princeton's high performance computing facilities. Professor Anatoly Spitkovsky will discuss "Simulations of Astrophysical Shocks. He will talk about the first-principles plasma simulations of shock waves in astrophysics, addressing a very simple-sounding problem --- what happens when two clouds of ionized gas collide in space? Professor Jeroen Tromp will talk about "Simulating the Big One, a large-scale 3D nu
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Adriana Popescu, Priscilla Treadwell: E-books - Princeton and Beyond PDF
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: When e-books began to appear in the early 2000’s, there was speculation about the demise of the printed book. While that clearly did not come to pass, e-books did become a staple of the reference holdings of many libraries. Since then, both the library and consumer markets have matured, and despite all predictions and speculations, at Princeton University Library, print books and e-books have continued to co-exist quite nicely. Princeton University Press feels that
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Sanjeev Arora: Computational Intractability - A Barrier for Computers, Man, and Science
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: We have begun to develop an understanding of what makes computational tasks "intractable" not just for current computers but for all foreseeable computers. This has implications for many scientific fields. An overview of the field and the research center headquartered at Princeton. More information available at http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/12/computational_intractability_a_barrier_for_computers_man_and_science.html.
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