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Big Think | Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders. Sofia Project. Open Culture. Wikiversity. About Wolfram|Alpha: Making the World's Knowledge Computable. Goals Wolfram|Alpha's long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone.

About Wolfram|Alpha: Making the World's Knowledge Computable

We aim to collect and curate all objective data; implement every known model, method, and algorithm; and make it possible to compute whatever can be computed about anything. Our goal is to build on the achievements of science and other systematizations of knowledge to provide a single source that can be relied on by everyone for definitive answers to factual queries. Wolfram|Alpha aims to bring expert-level knowledge and capabilities to the broadest possible range of people—spanning all professions and education levels. Visualization Methods Exploration. Introduction Over at Visual-Literacy.org , Ralph Lengler and Martin Eppler have published this great Periodic Table of methods of visualisation.

Visualization Methods Exploration

This displays around 100 diagram types, with examples and a multi-faceted classification by: simple to complex data / information / concept / strategy / metaphor / compound. VOEF. University of Michigan | Open.Michigan. Index. Universal Digital Library: Million Book Collection , hosted by Carnegie Mellon University. Science. The more we understand about science and its complexities, the more important it is for scientific data to be shared openly.

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It’s not useful to have ten different labs doing the same research and not sharing their results; likewise, we’re much more likely to be able to pinpoint diseases if we have genomic data from a large pool of individuals. Since 2004, we’ve been focusing our efforts to expand the use of Creative Commons licenses to scientific and technical research. Project Gutenberg - free ebooks. Public Radio Exchange. Learning. OCW Consortium.

Organize your resources in an online binder - LiveBinders. Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching. Return to MERLOT II Home Page Search all MERLOT Click here to go to your profile Click to expand login or register menu Select to go to your workspace Click here to go to your Dashboard Report.

Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

Welcome | Faulkes Telescope Project. eScholarship: University of California. Connexions - Sharing Knowledge and Building Communities. Welcome. Useful Handcrafted Videos. Cohere >>> make the connection. Open Learning Initiative. Learning. Home. Berkman Center. Big Think | Blogs, Articles and Videos from the World's Top Thinkers and Leaders.

Xpert. Art and Technology « Digital Art For All. STEM is the word of the day.

Art and Technology « Digital Art For All

Everyone from educators to politicians alike seem to agree that the U.S must focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education to remain competitive. President Obama has launched an “Educate to Innovate” campaign to improve U.S students performance in STEM. Temoa : Open Educational Resources (OER) Portal | Open Educational Resources Portal. OER Commons. DiscoverEd. DiscoverEd is a search prototype developed by Creative Commons to explore metadata enhanced search, specifically for OER.

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While most search engines rely solely on algorithmic analyses of resources, DiscoverEd can incorporate data provided by the resource publisher or curator. DiscoverEd supports several common metadata formats, including OAI-PMH and RDFa. The use of these formats allows otherwise unrelated educational projects,legal, and repositories to express facts about their resources in the a way that tools (like DiscoverEd) can use for purposes like search and discovery. DiscoverEd is a project that allows us to explore ways to improve search for OER, and simultaneously demonstrate the utility of structured data. Open Education.

275 Cultural Icons: Great Artists & Thinkers on Video. 125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology. Astronomy & Space Travel A Brief, Wondrous Tour of Earth (From Outer Space) - Video - Recorded from August to October, 2011 at the International Space Station, this HD footage offers a brilliant tour of our planet and stunning views of the aurora borealis.A Universe from Nothing - Video – In 53 minutes, theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss answers some big enchilada questions, including how the universe came from nothing.A Year of the Moon in 2.5 Minutes – Video – The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has been orbiting the moon for over a year.

125 Great Science Videos: From Astronomy to Physics & Psychology

The footage gets compressed into 2 slick minutes.A Day on Earth (as Seen From Space) – Video – Astronaut Don Pettit trained his camera on planet Earth, took a photo once every 15 seconds, and then created a brilliant time-lapse film.Atlantis’s Final Landing at Kennedy Space Center - Video - After more than 30 years, the space shuttle era comes to a close. 400 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. Try Audible Now & Get a FREE Audiobook!

400 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

Get free online courses from the world’s leading universities – Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Content Collection. By Melinda Karp & Rachel Bork — 2014 This article draws interview data from three community colleges in Virginia to articulate the largely unspoken expectations, behaviors, and attitudes to which community college students must adhere if they are to be successful. by Adrianna Kezar — 2013 Non-tenure track faculty now make up two-thirds of the faculty, but we have very little research on this growing population.

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What little we know is that they often have poor working conditions. Some leaders are beginning to alter policies and practices on campus to better support these faculty. The Saylor Foundation. eClassroom News. Home - Floating University.