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Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2009

Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2009

"This innovative, trans-faculty subject teaches how information technologies (IT) are reshaping and ... (more)

"This innovative, trans-faculty subject teaches how information technologies (IT) are reshaping and redefining the health care marketplace through improved economies of scale, greater technical efficiencies in the delivery of care to patients, advanced tools for patient education and self-care, network integrated decision support tools for clinicians, and the emergence of e-commerce in health care. Student tutorials provide an opportunity for interactive discussion. Interdisciplinary project teams comprised of Harvard and MIT graduate students in medicine, business, law, education, engineering, computer science, public health, and government collaborate to design innovative IT applications. Projects are presented during the final class. ĺĘ Starting in Spring 2010, this course will be titled Enabling Technology Innovation in Healthcare and the Life Sciences." (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Bagur, Mirena
Bergeron, Bryan
Locke, Steven
Sands, Daniel
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Instant Messaging

Instant Messaging

This prompt asks students to write about their experience with Instant Messaging, ... (more)

This prompt asks students to write about their experience with Instant Messaging, including how long they spend online each day. The student should also include whether they think IM'ing affects their schoolwork or not. ***Access to Teacher's Domain content now requires free login to PBS Learning Media. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Teachers' Domain
Provider:
WLVT PBS 39
Read the Fine Print
The Internet Super-User Textbook

The Internet Super-User Textbook

Get ahead of the game by making optimal use of the internet ... (more)

Get ahead of the game by making optimal use of the internet and its tools. Become more effective, more efficient and work smarter: become an internet superuser. The Internet Super-User Textbook empowers you to make maximum use of the resources available on the internet, including the advanced use of search engines, how to research online, different ways of online communication (from online forums, instant messaging to VOIP), personal information management, online safety and security, mobile internet, social networking, and publishing your own online content. (less)

Subject:
Business
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Textbooks
Collection:
University of Cape Town
Provider:
UCT OpenContent
Author:
Anna Malczyk
Jean-Paul Van Belle
Masha du Toit
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New Low-Cost University Plans to Use Social-Networking Tools

New Low-Cost University Plans to Use Social-Networking Tools

Can the University of the People, a new online institution, add teaching ... (more)

Can the University of the People, a new online institution, add teaching components to the growing body of free online materials and social-networking tools so that students get college credits? Read the story from the Chronicle of Higher Education and the discussion posts that follow. (less)

Author:
Jeffrey R. Young
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Researching to Deepen Understanding Grades 9-10: Music and Technology

Researching to Deepen Understanding Grades 9-10: Music and Technology

This unit approaches research as an iterative inquiry process for deepening understanding ... (more)

This unit approaches research as an iterative inquiry process for deepening understanding of a topic in order to develop an evidence-based perspective. The unit framework, handouts, and tools are designed to work with any topic across all disciplines. Two topic resource repositories are also provided Đone about music and the other about technologyĐ to help teachers model the process with a rich selection of sources, as well as model tools and inquiry questions. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Unit of Study
Collection:
Odell Education
Provider:
Odell Education
No Strings Attached
Shakesbook: social network to access Shakespeare

Shakesbook: social network to access Shakespeare

Facebook is a popular social network which allows people to connect to ... (more)

Facebook is a popular social network which allows people to connect to long lost friends. In Shakesbook, students are asked to take on the persona of one of Shakespeare's characters and create an imaginary profile for them. Using contextual clues and a dash of creativity, this exercise is a wonderful way to assess students' literary comprehension and analysis. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Games
Lesson Plans
Collection:
Individual Authors
Provider:
California Shakespeare Theater
Author:
Emily Morrison Trish Tillman Tara Misra
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Special Topics: Designing Sociable Media, Spring 2008

Special Topics: Designing Sociable Media, Spring 2008

" This project-based course explores new design strategies for social interaction in ... (more)

" This project-based course explores new design strategies for social interaction in the computer mediated world. Through weekly readings and design Assignments and Labs we will examine topics such as: Data-based portraiture Depicting growth, change and the passage of time Visualizing conversations, crowds, and networks Interfaces for the connected city Mobile social technologies The course emphasizes developing visual and interactive literacy. " (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
Donath, Judith
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Technology Tools Q2

Technology Tools Q2

This course is designed to give incoming online students a basic knowledge ... (more)

This course is designed to give incoming online students a basic knowledge of how to use technology to succeed in an online setting. Students will learn a variety of online and computer programs that will enable them to create videos, presentations, projects, posters and reports. This is the second part of a two-quarter course. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Audio Lectures
Full Course
Readings
Video Lectures
Collection:
Open High School of Utah
Provider:
Open High School of Utah
No Strings Attached
Using Internet Communications, Fall 2011

Using Internet Communications, Fall 2011

Using Internet Communication enhances students' theoretical understanding of electronic communication and their ... (more)

Using Internet Communication enhances students' theoretical understanding of electronic communication and their ability to communicate as professionals, scholars, and citizens using the Internet. Participants learn core communication theoretical models and principles, and apply them to electronic communication methods that enhance interpersonal, small group, and public interactions. These methods include electronic meetings, discussion forums, co-authoring tools, audio, and video. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Syllabi
Collection:
UMass Boston OpenCourseWare
Provider:
UMass Boston
Author:
Ed.M
Professor Eileen McMahon
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Web 2.0: Risks for STI/HIV - Opportunities for Prevention

Web 2.0: Risks for STI/HIV - Opportunities for Prevention

This lecture explores the risks and prevention opportunities presented by the emergence ... (more)

This lecture explores the risks and prevention opportunities presented by the emergence of social networking and internet dating sites. Presented by the Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Audio Lectures
Full Course
Collection:
JHSPH OpenCourseWare
Provider:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Author:
Kees Rietmeijer
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Web 2.0 in the Education Enterprise

Web 2.0 in the Education Enterprise

We will be using technology to support nearly all of our activities. ... (more)

We will be using technology to support nearly all of our activities. This site is built to provide us with modern tools to facilitate communication and collaboration. Each person in this class will have a blog, have the ability to collaboratively author content in this space, and will be asked to contribute to the overall content basis on the course itself. The course is about the emergence of the read/write web and the space not only supports that idea but promotes it. Every piece of content at the Course Site can be commented on and quickly changed. Part of our collective responsibility is to leave behind evidence of our activities here so the world can see. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Readings
Collection:
Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
Cole Camplese
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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