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Concept Mapping: How Visual Connections Can Improve Learning Help Students Understand Complex Material with Concept Maps Faculty members are constantly seeking new ways to help students learn difficult course concepts more easily. One of the most effective ways to help students reach that “aha!” moment is by using concept mapping. The Joy of Stats About the video Hans Rosling says there’s nothing boring about stats, and then goes on to prove it. A one-hour long documentary produced by Wingspan Productions and broadcast by BBC, 2010. A DVD is available to order from Wingspan Productions.
Pippa Norris Datasets May 6th 2010 British General Election Constituency Results Release 5.0 The May 6th 2010 British General Election Constituency Results are available for downloading in Excel, Google docs, and PASW/SPSS formats. The dataset includes the British constituency results with the 2005 and 2010 share of the vote for each party, the candidates for each party (sex and race), the vote swing, and seat changes. The 2005 election results are based on the PA (Rallings and Thrasher) notional results (due to boundary changes since the previous election). The results data has been downloaded and merged from the Press Association results. Release 5 now includes constituency census data. the_dimka: codex seraphinianus in the late 70s italian architect, illustrator and industrial designer luigi serafini made a book, an encyclopedia of unknown, parallel world. it’s about 360-380 pages. it is written in an unknown language, using an unknown alphabet. it took him 30 month to complete that masterpiece that many might call “the strangest book on earth”. codex seraphinianus is divided to 11 chapters and two parts - first one is about nature and the second one is about people.btw five hundred years ago there was another book somewhat like that - voynich manuscript. take a look at some pages (click on image to see a bigger version) amazon sells those for 500 bucks or more you can read about it in wikipedia.i can’t even tell you how much i like stuff like that phat a? update 2 i ordered the book and it arrived. it is gigantic in size, thick and large. print, paper and binding quality is superb. they also insert a booklet - decodex, but it is in italian and i have not mastered that one yet.
Germany Wins a Popularity Poll It hasn’t won many fans for its reaction to Europe’s financial crisis — but a new poll suggests that Germany is actually more popular than some might suspect. In the survey conducted by GlobeScan for the BBC, over 26,000 randomly selected people from 25 countries were asked to rate 16 countries and the European Union on whether their influence in the world was “mainly positive” or “mainly negative.” (The 16 countries were: Germany, Canada, the U.K., Japan, France, Brazil, the U.S., China, South Korea, South Africa, India, Russia, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan and Iran.) Germany, which knocked Japan off the top spot, got positive reviews from people in Spain, France, Ghana and Australia.
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All the US Armys secret bases mapped on Google maps By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 15:34 GMT, 15 December 2013 | Updated: 16:18 GMT, 15 December 2013 The U.S. military can be a sensitive lot when it comes to the location of their military facilities. With military bases on every continent, in every corner of the world, for the kinds of tasks they perform, it's no wonder that many of the locations are blacked out and hidden from public view. The Pentagon says there are around 5,000 bases in total with around 600 overseas.
The Basics of Currency Fluctuations The Basics of Currency Fluctuations - InvestorGuide Staff PUBLISHED ON: Jan 25, 2013 At any given time, national currencies move relative to one another. For most citizens of a country, this impact is usually only felt during international travel, when $10 may only be enough to buy a cup of coffee in one country but a steak at a five-star hotel in another. Investors, however, often feel the impact of currency fluctuations far more - with commodities, equities and foreign exchange markets all being subject to huge gains or losses based on these daily movements.
CmapTools - Publications This reference list is a collection of resources concerning concept maps and related representations. The list is by no means complete, as research on concept maps and their applications is ongoing in many areas. The papers presented at the First International Conference on Concept Mapping (CMC 2004) which took place on September 2004 in Pamplona, Spain, are available at CMC's Program Webpage.