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Cities in Conflict: Theory and Practice, Fall 2003
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Cities in Conflict: Theory and Practice, Fall 2003

This course's aims are two-fold: 1) to offer students the theoretical and ... (more)

This course's aims are two-fold: 1) to offer students the theoretical and practical tools to understand how and why cities become torn by ethnic, religious, racial, nationalist, and/or other forms of identity that end up leading to conflict, violence, inequality, and social injustice; and 2) to use this knowledge and insight in the search for solutions. As preparation, students will be required to become familiar with social and political theories of the city and the nation and their relationship to each other. They also will focus on the ways that racial, ethnic, religious, nationalist or other identities grow and manifest themselves in cities or other territorial levels of determination (including the regional or transnational). In the search for remedies, students will be encouraged to consider a variety of policymaking or design points of entry, ranging from the political- institutional (e.g. forms of democratic participation and citizenship) to spatial, infrastructural, and technological interventions. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Davis, Diane E.
Crowding Out
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Crowding Out

Students learn that the loanable funds market is a virtual clearing house ... (more)

Students learn that the loanable funds market is a virtual clearing house matching borrowers and savers. They participate in an activity to demonstrate crowding out in the loanable funds market. They use demand and supply analysis to graphically represent the results of crowding out. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Lesson Plans
Readings
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Author:
Barbara Flowers
Decreased In-Class Lecture Time: Effect on Student Content Acquisition, Participation, And Perception of How Much Students Learn
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Decreased In-Class Lecture Time: Effect on Student Content Acquisition, Participation, And Perception of How Much Students Learn

In an attempt to enhance student learning and improve student sucess in ... (more)

In an attempt to enhance student learning and improve student sucess in Anatomy & Physiology; instructors at Purdue University Calumet taught the course using a combination of lecture and group activity measured over a two year period. Results as compared to a control group are included. (less)

Subject:
Life Science
Education
Material Type:
Data
Instructional Material
Reference
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Engaging and motivating students

Engaging and motivating students

Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/ijlL3g from the Learning ... (more)

Download the supporting PDF file for this episode http://bit.ly/ijlL3g from the Learning to Teach Online project website.Engaging students in online learning is critical for success. In this episode, we speak with teachers and students about strategies for improving engagement and motivation in online learning environments. Effective facilitation, creating learning communities, strategies for motivating students, and encouraging and sustaining participation are discussed. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Business
Humanities
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Video Lectures
Provider:
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Provider Set:
Learning to Teach Online
Author:
Simon McIntyre Karin Watson
Formative Assessment in Physiology Teaching Using a Wireless Classroom Communication System
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Formative Assessment in Physiology Teaching Using a Wireless Classroom Communication System

Systems physiology, studied by biomedical engineers, is an analytical way to approach ... (more)

Systems physiology, studied by biomedical engineers, is an analytical way to approach the homeostatic foundations of basic physiology. In many systems physiology courses, students attend lectures and are given homework and reading assignments to complete outside of class. The effectiveness of this traditional approach was compared with an approach in which a wireless classroom communication system was used to provide instant feedback on in-class learning activities and reading assignment quizzes. Homework was eliminated in this approach. The feedback system used stimulated 100% participation in class and facilitated rapid formative assessment. The results of this study indicate that learning of systems physiology concepts including physiology is at least, as if not more, effective when in-class quizzes and activities with instant feedback are used in place of traditional learning activities including homework. When results of this study are interpreted in light of possible effects of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on student learning in the test group, it appears that the modified instruction may be more effective than the traditional instruction. (less)

Subject:
Life Science
Education
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Reference
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Cynthia B. Paschal (Vanderbilt University Schools of Engineering and of Medicine Depts of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology and Radiological Sciences)
Forms of Political Participation: Old and New, Spring 2005
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Forms of Political Participation: Old and New, Spring 2005

How and why do we participate in public life? How do we ... (more)

How and why do we participate in public life? How do we get drawn into community and political affairs? In this course we examine the associations and networks that connect us to one another and structure our social and political interactions. Readings are drawn from a growing body of research suggesting that the social networks, community norms, and associational activities represented by the concepts of civil society and social capital can have important effects on the functioning of democracy, stability and change in political regimes, the capacity of states to carry out their objectives, and international politics. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Lily
Tsai
Foundations of Political Science, Spring 2005
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Foundations of Political Science, Spring 2005

This course continues from the fall semester. The course introduces students to ... (more)

This course continues from the fall semester. The course introduces students to the fundamental theories and methods of modern political science through the study of a small number of major books and articles that have been influential in the field. This semester, the course focuses on American and comparative politics. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Petersen, Roger
How to Approach the Planning of a Participatory Health-Related Engineering Project
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How to Approach the Planning of a Participatory Health-Related Engineering Project

This module helps engineering students plan for the communication needed to ensure ... (more)

This module helps engineering students plan for the communication needed to ensure community participation in health-related engineering projects in developing countries. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Readings
Syllabi
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Linda Driskill
Why Videos Go Viral
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Why Videos Go Viral

Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about ... (more)

Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral. A quiz, thought provoking question, and links for further study are provided to create a lesson around the 7-minute video. Educators may use the platform to easily "Flip" or create their own lesson for use with their students of any age or level. (less)

Subject:
Business
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Provider:
TED-Ed
Provider Set:
TED-Ed
Author:
Alloca, Kevin
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