Life Course Perspectives on Health
Teaches students to frame public health issues using a life course perspective. Introduces and examines basic principles of human development across the life span, from the prenatal period through senescence, and the idea that health outcomes reflect developmental processes. Provides a conceptual framework with which to understand the interrelationships among biological, psychological, and social factors and their influence on development and health. Also illustrates the application of this pers
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Child Health and Development
Focuses on the core processes of growth and development in early to middle childhood. Considers developmental theories, issues and research findings related to physical growth and cognitive, emotional, and social development. Considers appropriate instruments to assess growth and development. Evaluates efficacy of popular early intervention programs designed to enhance development in at-risk populations of children.
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ABA Therapy
Information on ABA Therapy, what it is, and how it can help children with Autism.
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Introduction to Poverty Studies
This gateway course introduces students to academic research about the nature, causes, and consequences of poverty. Throughout, the readings and lectures reveal the collaboration across the various disciplines, enhances our understanding of what it means to be poor and of the array of interlocking problems that lead to poverty, and guides the formulation of policies to prevent and alleviate poverty. Equal emphasis is given to poor citizens of the United States and developing nations.
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Obesity Economics
This course introduces students to the economic approach to evaluating obesity. It focuses on attributable health care expenditures, quality adjusted life years, productivity changes, consumer sovereignty, and the incentives and regulations that can be used to change individual adult, parent, and child behavior.
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Issues in Survey Research Design
Leads participants through the process of designing their own survey. Examines the major decisions faced by a health researcher who wants to design and implement a survey. Explores the potential sources of bias associated with alternative approaches to sample design, respondent recruitment, data collection methods (interviews in-person or by telephone, computer assisted interviews, or mail surveys) instrument design, and field administration. Participants prepare a defensible proposal for a surv
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LIÇÃO 06 – A VERDADEIRA FÉ NÃO FAZ ACEPÇÃO DE PESSOAS

Revista Lições Bíblicas. FÉ E OBRAS, Ensinos de Tiago para uma vida cristã autêntica. Lição 06 – A verdadeira fé não faz acepção de pessoas. I – Pronto para ouvir e tardio para falar. 1. Pronto para ouvir. 2. Tardio para falar. 3. Controle a sua ira. II – Praticante e não apenas ouvinte da Palavra. 1. Enxe

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21W.732 Science Writing and New Media (MIT)
This course introduces writing, graphics, meetings, oral presentation, collaboration, and design as tools for product development. The communication instruction is embedded in design projects that require students to work in teams to conceive, design, prototype and evaluate energy related products. The communication instruction focuses on the communication tasks that are integral to this design process, ranging, across design notebooks, email communications, informal oral presentations, meeting
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CMS.300 Introduction to Videogame Studies (MIT)
This course offers an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of videogames as texts through an examination of their cultural, educational, and social functions in contemporary settings. Students play and analyze videogames while reading current research and theory from a variety of sources in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and industry. Assignments focus on game analysis in the context of the theories discussed in class. Class meetings involve regular reading, writing, and prese
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15.015 Macro and International Economics (MIT)
15.015 Macro and International Economics focuses on the policy and economic environment of firms. This subject divided in three parts. The first part of the course is a study of the closed economy and how monetary and fiscal policy interacts with employment, GNP, inflation, and interest rates. Next, the course provides an examination of national economic strategies for development and growth and recent financial and currency crises in emerging markets. Finally, the course addresses the problems
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15.628J Patents, Copyrights, and the Law of Intellectual Property (MIT)
This course is an intensive introduction to the U.S. law of intellectual property with major emphasis on patents, including what can be patented, the process of patent application, and the remedies for patent infringement.
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21A.270 Anthropology Through Speculative Fiction (MIT)
This class examines how anthropology and speculative fiction (SF) each explore ideas about culture and society, technology, morality, and life in "other" worlds. We investigate this convergence of interest through analysis of SF in print, film, and other media. Concepts include traditional and contemporary anthropological topics, including first contact; gift exchange; gender, marriage, and kinship; law, morality, and cultural relativism; religion; race and embodiment; politics, violen
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The Volunteer by Robert Service (read by Tom O'Bedlam)
Robert Service actually was 41 when World War I broke out; he enlisted but was turned down for health reasons. He became a war correspondent but came close to being executed for espionage. Then he joined the Red Cross and drove an ambulance carrying men out of battlefields. His brother Albert was killed in action in France. Robert Service received medals for his war service: the 1914–15 Star, the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. The illustrations are posters used to manipulat
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References

Porter, M. E. (1990) The Competitive Advantage of Nations, New York, The Free Press.
Postman, N. (1998) ‘New technology keeps whizzing into our lives’, The Guardian, 5 December (The Editor, pp. 12–13).

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • appreciate the impact digital video (DV) has on learning and teaching

  • assess what hardware and software is needed to deploy DV in the classroom

  • recognise filming and editing techniques

  • plan and deliver a project that uses DV as a teaching tool.


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Third time’s the charm for junior Kirby Williams – at least when it comes to deciding on a major. The former pre-law, political science major turned chemistry student has found a new place in the psychology department and within a new field: psycho-oncology. Read more about Kirby: http://blogs.missouristate.edu/myplace/?p=392
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Taxonomy of Flowering Plants
A complete lab course is provided within this Website for Plant Taxonomy Instructors and Students. Laboratory exercises are described along with an excellent collection of images used to classify plants.
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Literature, Arts and Medicine Database
The Literature, Arts, & Medicine Database is an annotated multimedia listing of prose, poetry, film, video and art that was developed to be a dynamic, accessible, comprehensive resource for teaching and research in Medical Humanities, for graduate and undergraduate students in health, liberal arts and social science settings. It is a multi-institutional project that was initiated by faculty of the New York University School of Medicine.
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