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WebinarJam - Powerful Webinar Hosting Software Generous AttendeesYou can virtually pack thousands of people into your webinar...even 5,000! If you need 5,000 more let us know! We have a special department specifically to handle Enterprise level webinars. WebinarJam grows with you!Up to 6 simultaneous speakersConduct webinars with up to 6 simultaneous active speakers, all being able to broadcast their respective webcam, screen, or slide presentation. Open Professionals Education Network CC licensed (BY) Flickr photo shared by David Amsler modified by Paul Stacey Reusing existing Open Educational Resources (OER) can save significant time and effort. The OPEN partners recommend TAACCCT grantees invest up-front time finding OER to reuse rather than starting development of new educational resources right away. A significant benefit of OER is that they provide source material to build your development efforts around. No need to invest development effort in creating something that already exists.

Xerte Xerte Online Toolkits 2.0 is a suite of tools for content authors. Elearning materials can be authored quickly and easily using browser-based tools, with no programming required, and content can be delivered to all devices. Xerte Online Toolkits is aimed at content authors, who will assemble content using simple forms. lapse: Landsat Satellite Images of Climate Change, via Google Earth Engine TIME and Space | By Jeffrey Kluger Spacecraft and telescopes are not built by people interested in what’s going on at home. Rockets fly in one direction: up. Telescopes point in one direction: out. Of all the cosmic bodies studied in the long history of astronomy and space travel, the one that got the least attention was the one that ought to matter most to us—Earth.

Frontiers of Biomedical Engineering About the Course The course covers basic concepts of biomedical engineering and their connection with the spectrum of human activity. It serves as an introduction to the fundamental science and engineering on which biomedical engineering is based. Case studies of drugs and medical products illustrate the product development-product testing cycle, patent protection, and FDA approval. It is designed for science and non-science majors. View class sessions » getSharedSiteSession?rc=4&redirect= To view the full text, please login as a subscribed user or purchase a subscription. Click here to view the full text on ScienceDirect. Abstract Recent studies have demonstrated that glutamine may be required for mucosal growth and that it is widely utilised by the intestinal tract after surgery. This study has evaluated the effect of massive small bowel resection on plasma and jejunal glutamine and related amino-acids level evolution after surgery.

Open Educational Resources - Babson Survey Research Group 2016 National Report Opening the Textbook: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2015-16 EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students This post is #12 in DailyTekk’s famous Top 100 series which explores the best startups, gadgets, apps, websites and services in a given category. Total items listed: 104. Time to compile: 8+ hours. Follow @DailyTekk on Twitter to make sure you don’t miss a week! Works Skip to main content ScholarWorks@UMass Amherst Part of the Materials Science and Engineering Commons Works in Materials Science and Engineering

Designer Philippe Starck says he needs sex twice a day to be creative He's the world-famous designer idolised by luvvies such as actress Jennifer Aniston and Lord Mandelson, and best-known for the rocket-shaped lemon squeezer which adorns thousands of middle-class homes. Philippe Starck, 67, mixes with the jet-set, and his creations include everything from bijou hotels in London and abroad, to watches, yachts and armchairs. With a reputation as 'the rock star of the design world', he's been married four times and has five children — Ara, Oa, Lago, K and Justice — names that he says were computer-generated. He has 18 houses all over the globe.

Introduction to Openness in Education Welcome to Introduction to Openness in Education. This course provides a broad overview of the ways in which openness impacts many areas of education – curriculum, instruction, learning, policy, technology, research, and finance, among others. My name is David Wiley, and I'm the designer of your open course. You can learn more about me at my website, (Links to an external site.). The main goal of this course is to give you a broad but shallow grounding in the primary areas of work in the field of open education. Never fear, however – as you review the badges available for this course you’ll see that you have plenty of opportunity to dive deeper in the specific areas that interest you.

46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences). The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency. It’s curious they haven’t really “caught on” in schools considering how well they bridge both the old-form textbook habit of cramming tons of information into a small space, while also neatly overlapping with the dynamic and digital world. So if you want to try to make infographics–or better yet have students make them–where do you start? The 46 tools below, curated by Faisal Khan, are a good place to start.

Connexions is: a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses, books, reports, etc. Anyone may view or contribute: authors create and collaborate instructors rapidly build and share custom collections learners find and explore content by yummyur Jun 9

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