Sound Extenders
In this lesson, students are introduced to communications engineers as people who enable long-range communication. In the lesson demonstration, students discuss the tendency of sound to diminish with distance and model this phenomenon using a slinky. Finally, Alexander Graham Bell is introduced as the inventor of the telephone and a pioneer in communications engineering.
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Sticks and Stones Will Break That Bone!
Students learn about the strength of bones and methods of helping to mend fractured bones. During a class demonstration, a chicken bone is broken by applying a load until it reaches a point of failure (fracture). Then, working as biomedical engineers, students teams design their own splint or cast to help repair a fractured bone, learning about the strength of materials used.
Author(s): Denise W. Carlson,Jaime Morales,Malinda Schaefer Z

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How Tall Are We?
Kindergartners measure each other's height using large building blocks, then visit a 2nd and a 4th grade class to measure those students. They can also measure adults in the school community. Results are displayed in age-appropriate bar graphs (paper cut-outs of miniature building blocks glued on paper to form a bar graph) comparing the different age groups. The activities that comprise this lesson help students develop the concepts and vocabulary to describe, in a non-ambiguous way, how height
Author(s): Mary R. Hebrank

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Cognitive Disability and Cognitive Enhancement
Prof Jeff McMahan,Rutgers University explores why it is important for our understanding of problems in bioethics to determine the moral status of human beings whose cognitive capacities and potential are no higher than those of higher nonhuman animals.
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Neuroscience in the Courtroom
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Leverhulme Visiting Professor. Please note there is some interference on this recording.
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5.02. The Evenly Rotating Economy
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Leading and Managing Organisations (8/10): Some Implications for Communication
These resources are particularly intended for those who are learning at and from work. They support a University of Plymouth module, which can contribute to the University's Continual Professional Development (CPD) framework. Through this framework learners can achieve a Bachelors in Professional Developments or a Masters in Professional Development. Within the University's CPD programme the resources will be introduced and used by a tutor who will support and facilitate student learning thro
Author(s): Smita Tripathi

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Designing Excel Solutions for the Web: Part 1

In part one of this two-part series, Larry Waldman, Excel Program Manager, discusses how to think about designing Excel solutions for the Web. As the Program Manager for Excel Services extensibility, Larry talks through the power of solutions built on Excel Services and what's now available in SharePoint 2010. This includes some additions to the Excel Web Services as well as the all new Excel REST API and JavaScript object model (JSOM). Using one or all of these APIs in concert allo
Author(s): Donovan Follette, Paul Stubbs

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Visual Studio Toolbox: Creating Item Templates

In this episode of Visual Studio Toolbox, we talk about reuse, something we want as much of as we can get. We look at how you can create your own item template. We take an XAML splash screen and turn it into an item template that shows up when in the Add New Item dialog box. Then, we take a look at the VSIX Explorer and Export Template Wizard extensions and see how they make it easy for us to create a .vsix file—with that file, other developers can easily install (or uninstall) the splash s
Author(s): Robert Green

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Silverlight TV 75: Quick and Dirty UX Testing (Design Tips Mini Series)

Susan shares her insights on how to do quick and dirty UX testing to help your application be more successful. Susan (who works with great people on the UX team, including Corrina Black, Tsitsi Gora, and Arturo Toledo) has a lot of experience working on usability and spends a lot of time working with designers and application users to help determine what makes a good user experience for products like Visual Studio, Silverlight, and Windows Phone apps. In this episode, Susan discusses the foll
Author(s): John Papa

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Games, Multimedia, Animation & Music End of Year Show 2011
The Games, Multimedia, Animation & Music End of Year Show gave future potential employees, and industry experts, the opportunity to see our students' work. The End of Year Show celebrated the achievements of the Interactive Media and Music Sound & Performance subject group students, working creatively, and exploiting cutting-edge technologies to create professional products. Students displayed their final year projects, from the initial brainstorming through to the research and development, and
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A conversation with Steve Levy '87
ESPN Anchor Steve Levy '87 talks about his Oswego experience prior to hosting the annual Commencement Eve Dinner and Torchlight Ceremony May 13, 2011.
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Northeastern Research Q&A: Professor Hajjar
Professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Jerome Hajjar, discusses innovative research at Northeastern University to develop new types of buildings and bridge systems that can help cities withstand hazards such as earthquakes and hurricanes.
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