Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
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21F.059 European Thought and Culture (MIT)
This subject surveys main currents of European cultural and intellectual history in the modern period. Such a foundation course is central to the humanities in Europe. The curriculum introduces a set of ideas and arguments that have played a formative role in European cultural history, and acquaints them with some exemplars of critical thought. Among the topics to be considered: the critique of religion, the promise of independence, the advance of capitalism, the temptations of Marxism, the orig
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21F.043J Introduction to Asian American Studies: Literature, Culture, and Historical Experience (MIT
An interdisciplinary subject that draws on literature, history, anthropology, film, and cultural studies to examine the experiences of Asian Americans in U.S. society. Covers the first wave of Asian immigration in the 19th century, the rise of anti-Asian movements, the experiences of Asian Americans during WWII, the emergence of the Asian American movement in the 1960s, and the new wave of "post-1965" Asian immigration. Examines the role these historical experiences played in the formation of As
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21F.414 German Culture, Media, and Society (MIT)
The topic for Fall 2006 is short film and radio plays. This course investigates current trends and topics in German literary, theater, film, television, radio, and other media arts productions. Students analyze media texts in the context of their production, reception, and distribution as well as the public debates initiated by these works. The topic for Fall 2006 is German Short Film, a popular format that represents most recent trends in film production, and German Radio Art, a striving genre
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24.264 Film as Visual and Literary Mythmaking (MIT)
This course examines problems in the philosophy of film as well as literature studied in relation to their making of myths. The readings and films that are discussed in this course draw upon classic myths of the western world. Emphasis is placed on meaning and technique as the basis of creative value in both media.
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Readings of Poet Joe Weil
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Lesson 03 - One Minute Romanian
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In this lecture, held on 3/9/15 at UC Berkeley, Nobel Laureate Eric Betzig, describes three areas focused on addressing the challenges of high resolution imaging: super-resolution microscopy; plane illumination microscopy using non-diffracting beams; and adaptive optics to recover optimal images from within optically heterogeneous specimens.
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This course is designed as an introduction to Latin American politics and society for undergraduates at MIT. No background on the region is required. Overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and examinations) is similar to that of other HASS-D courses. Many of the themes raised here are covered in greater detail in other courses: 21F.020J (New World Literature), 21F.716 (Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature), 21F.730 (Twentieth and Twentyfirst-Century Spanish American
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Catholic Mass - 5/13/2012 (Sixth Sunday of Easter)
Duke Catholic Center Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, celebrant http://catholic.duke.edu Sixth Sunday of Easter, 9pm Service begins @ 7:24 Homily begins @ 21:26 Scripture: First Reading: Acts 10:25-26,34-35,44-48 Psalm 98:1-4 Second Reading: 1 John 4:7-10 Gospel: John 15:9-17 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (622) Offertory Hymn: We Have Been Told (699) Communion Hymn: One Bread, One Body (830) Recessional Hymn: Sing a New Song (537) M
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Making Implants Stronger and Last Longer with CU-REPRO
Replacements like knee and hip implants are important for many people- but they often wear out or react negatively when implanted. Dr. John DesJardins is trying to change this with his creative inquiry program. Ellen Meny of What's Happening Inside Clemson sits down with him to discuss the science of making implants stronger and last longer.
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21F.404 German IV (MIT)
This course focuses on development of interpretive skills, using literary texts (B. Brecht, S. Zweig) and contemporary media texts (film, TV broadcasts, Web materials). The emphasis is on discussion and exploration of cultural topics in their current social, political, and historical context via hypermedia documentaries. It also covers further refinement of oral and written expression and expansion of communicative competence in practical everyday situations.
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Drawing from the Imagination by Doug Gittens In this film you are invited to draw ‘a piece of furniture for sitting on’ from your imagination. Using first natural and then geometric forms you are invited to ‘play’ with shape and form making to generate a range of possible ideas quickly. There is no magic recipe […]
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