11.471 Targeting the Poor: Local Economic Development in Developing Countries (MIT)
This course treats public-sector policies, programs, and projects that attempt to increase employment through development-promoting measures in the economic realm, through support and regulation. It discusses the types of initiatives, tasks, and environments that are most conducive to equitable outcomes, and emphasizes throughout the understandings gained about why certain initiatives work and others don’t.


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22.00J Introduction to Modeling and Simulation (MIT)
Basic concepts of computer modeling in science and engineering using discrete particle systems and continuum fields. Techniques and software for statistical sampling, simulation, data analysis and visualization. Use of statistical, quantum chemical, molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo, mesoscale and continuum methods to study fundamental physical phenomena encountered in the fields of computational physics, chemistry, mechanics, materials science, biology, and applied mathematics. Applications drawn
Author(s): Yip, Sidney,Ulm, F.-J. (Franz-Josef),Rosales, Rodo

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1.020 Ecology II: Engineering for Sustainability (MIT)
This course covers the use of ecological and thermodynamic principles to examine interactions between humans and the natural environment.. Topics include conservation and constitutive laws, box models, feedback, thermodynamic concepts, energy in natural and engineered systems, basic transport concepts, life cycle analysis and related economic methods. Topics such as renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, green buildings, and mitigation of climate change are illustrated with quantitative case
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1.020 Ecology II: Engineering for Sustainability (MIT)
This course covers the use of ecological and thermodynamic principles to examine interactions between humans and the natural environment.. Topics include conservation and constitutive laws, box models, feedback, thermodynamic concepts, energy in natural and engineered systems, basic transport concepts, life cycle analysis and related economic methods. Topics such as renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, green buildings, and mitigation of climate change are illustrated with quantitative case
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STS.330 History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology (MIT)
This course explores recent historical and anthropological approaches to the study of medicine and biology. Topics include histories of bodies and embodiment in medicine; institutional and social genealogies and futures for genes and genomes; the role of science and medicine in racial formation; epidemics and emergent diseases; new reproductive technologies and socialities; the laboratory and field lives of animals, plants, microbes, molecules, and environments.
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1.040 Project Management (MIT)
As technological integration and construction complexity increase, so does construction lead times. To stay competitive companies have sought to shorten the construction times of new infrastructure by managing construction development efforts effectively by using different project management tools. In this course, three important aspects of construction project management are taught: (1) the theory, methods and quantitative tools used to effectively plan, organize, and control construction proje
Author(s): Moavenzadeh, Fred, 1935-,Lee, Sang Hyun, 1973-,Lab

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11.481J Analyzing and Accounting for Regional Economic Change (MIT)
Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, infrastructure investments. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US a
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11.481J Analyzing & Accounting for Regional Economic Change (MIT)
Surveys theories of regional growth, factor mobility, clustering, industrial restructuring, learning regions, and global supply chains from a political-economy perspective. Examines/critiques accounting frameworks including accounting for the underground economy, multipliers, linkages, and supply chains used to assess employment and environmental impacts, infrastructure investments. Assesses price indices, industrial location and employment measures, and shift-share analyses. Discussions of US a
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12.007 Geobiology (MIT)
The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. Subject introduces the concept of "life as a geological agent" and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared. Topics include the origin of the solar system and the early Earth atmosphere; the
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Patent Bar Presentation
Career Services Speaker Series Patent Bar Presentation September 13, 2010 Career Services In this podcast, learn more about taking the patent bar exam. Practising Law Institute (PLI) invites you to a presentation by John White, Director of their Patent Bar Review Course. Topics for discussion are: •The latest info on the patent bar exam •Who [...]
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Environmental and Natural Resources Law Speaker Series European Law: Values and Constitutional Principles of the European Union September 14, 2010 Environmental and Natural Resources Law Lewis & Clark proudly welcomed Dr. Christian Calliess as our Natural Resources Law Institute’s Distinguished International Visitor. In this presentation to our students, Dr. Calliess talks about “European Law: Values [...]
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Infantile Multimedia Environment - An Early Digital Inclusion
Children are recognized as individuals with rights, constituted by multiple human dimensions that can be excited by several activities and several Medias (books, videos, computers, etc.). And the Medias are understood as the tools to qualitatively contribute to the children’s development, giving them opportunity to improve their creativity and imagination, enriching their cultural repertoire. This paper aims to describe the results of a special project implemented in a public day-care centre in
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Evaluating Wiki as a tool to promote quality academic writing skills
In this study we investigated undergraduate teacher trainees' use of wikis, focusing on the use of shared spaces to communicate ideas and generate course specific content. We explored how students, through such activities, were to able to improve their academic writing skills. We discuss writing as a social practice and discuss how wikis might promote better academic writing. With data derived from student discussion boards and a post-module e-mail questionnaire (N=35) our findings indicate that
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A Grid Services Implementation for a Virtual Research Environment
In the past, virtual learning and research environments have typically been implemented as monolithic systems. Current research focuses on creating such environments from selected Grid and Web services. In this paper we describe the Virtual Orthopaedic European University, which was created to support Higher Surgical Trainees to provide evidence for their learning contracts by carrying out experiments and publishing the results. We use this environment as a case study for the re-implementation
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Competencies in virtual collaboration applied for students'online project management under industry
This paper presents the results of a research survey for the identification of the competency profile required to train engineering students in online project management under industry conditions and in the frame of a multinational cooperation. The complexity and the innovation of this approach consists in the enhancing existing project management practices in initial universitylevel education and in combining technical skills with soft skills training in a distributed environment that considers
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Meta-communication, non-verbal communication and social space
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Guide to EBL (Enquiry Based Learning)
This is one of a series of guides produced by the Imaginative Curriculum Network to stimulate thinking and promote good practice in curriculum design. This Guide focuses on ‘Enquiry-based Learning’ (EBL) – on curricula designed around processes of enquiry. It is informed by reports emerging from a programme of staff development that supported lecturers as they each carried out a small-scale project designed to impact on the learning of their students. There is a companion ‘Guide for Busy
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The Menzies Centre for Health Policy, together with The Nous Group, has recently completed a survey of 1,200 Australians to gain insight into their attitudes towards the health and aged care system, including: *How satisfied are Australians with the system? *Do Australians support reforms? *What is the impact of financial stress? This seminar gives an overview of the initial findings of this survey. The results focused on accessibility, affordability and satisfaction.  
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Making the Difference: How to Effectively Find and Apply for Federal Career Opportunities
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