Anna Cerneaz To gain and develop marketing, administration and promotional skills to assist the presentation and awareness of Australian Classical Music - USA Lynette Doppler To study the effects on student achievement in schools where restorative practices have been embedded as a way of learning and not as an intervention for difficult students or situations - U. Julie Everson To study the prawn trapping industry with emphasis on sustainability, regulations and ongoing research which may provide an alternative to prawn trawling in Australia - USA, Canada Mary Finsterer To undertake a mentorship with leading screen-composer Marco Beltrami and to develop an understanding of the working process between Composer, Director, Producer, Editor and Sound Designer in the industry of feature film - USA Judith Foster To observe ways in which information about children with special needs is shared by interdisciplinary teams with families in different settings - USA, Canada, U. Selena Joiner To examine the management procedures of soldiers injured during initial employment training and to assess initiatives to ensure Australian Defence Force Initial Employment Trainees successfully return to the training force - U. Gregory Kesby To study procedures such as placental laser treatment of complicated twin pregnancies and the intrauterine surgical correction of structural abnormalities of the fetus - U.
As peers, Fellows serve as sympathetic readers, providing informed, constructive criticism directed toward the argumentation, analysis, organization, clarity and style of papers. After drafts of papers are returned, Writing Fellows meet with each of their Fellowees in conference.
These conferences provide a chance to discuss revision strategies and work through additional concerns.
One of many student-driven organizations at Brown, Writing Fellows work in a spirit of collegiality, helping to Writing fellows intellectual discourse beyond the classroom. Thomas Serre Provides an introduction to computational modeling of cognition, summarizing traditional approaches and providing experience with state-of-the-art methods.
Covers pattern recognition and connectionists networks as well as Bayesian probabilistic models, and illustrates how they have been applied in several key areas in cognitive science, including visual perception and attention, object and face recognition, learning and memory as well as decision-making and reasoning.
Focuses on Writing fellows simple laboratory tasks from cognitive psychology. Connections to contemporary research will be emphasized highlighting how computational models may motivate the development of new hypothesis for experiment design in cognitive psychology.
Masako Ueda Fidler Czech animation has a long tradition and international reputation.
Karel Zeman is a pioneer in creating fantasy films with animation. Readings in English and films with English subtitles. Examines the period from birth through young adulthood. Enrollment Writing fellows to Innovation in Practice Professor: Danny Warshay Entrepreneurship is innovation in practice: These entrepreneurial activities can take place in two contexts: This course will present an entrepreneurial framework for these entrepreneurial processes, supported by case studies that illustrate essential elements.
Successful entrepreneurs and expert practitioners will be introduced who will highlight practical approaches to entrepreneurial success.
Some spread throughout society; bread, cell phones, airlines, but most never do; personal jet packs, Apple Newton, freeze dried ice cream. Space Tourism, the Segway, electric cars: Can we predict which ones will cross the chasm to broad application?
Can we help them to by combining design, engineering, marketing, communications, education, art, and business strategies? Student teams identify potential new products, conceptualize, package, and define their business mode.
By plotting their course across the chasm, we confront the cross-disciplinary barriers to realizing benefits from technology.
Enrollment limited to 18 first year students. Evolution of a Habitable Planet Professor: Examines the origin of the sedimentary record, dating of the geological record, chemistry and life on early Earth, and the nature of feedbacks that maintain the "habitable" range on Earth.
Two field trips; five laboratories arranged. GEOL oror instructor permission. This course will study the history of the war itself and trace the multiple ways it has been remembered and represented from its immediate aftermath through to the present.
Materials will include films and documentaries, paintings and photography, propaganda posters and newsreels, radio and television, monuments and comics, oral histories and fiction.
In addition, we will read critical and theoretical texts on historical trauma and individual and collective memory as well as amnesia. This course will be conducted in Spanish.
Jeremy Mumford Before the Spanish invaded in the s, western South America was the scene of the largest state the New World had ever known, Tawantinsuyu, the Inca empire. During almost years of colonial rule, the Andean provinces were shared by the "Republic of Spaniards" and the "Republic of Indians" - two separate societies, one dominating and exploiting the other.
Today the region remains in many ways colonial, as Quechua- and Aymara-speaking villagers face a Spanish-speaking state, as well as an ever-more-integrated world market, the pressures of neoliberal reform from international banks, and the melting of the Andean glaciers.
Empkie Two developing countries, Dominican Republic and Haiti, have widely differing health outcomes despite centuries of shared experience on the Caribbean Island of Hispaniola.
This course will examine the history, politics, economics, culture, international relations, demography, and geography, as well as epidemiology and health services, to demonstrate that multiple factors, both recent and long-standing, determine the present health of these populations.
Enrollment limited to 20 first year students. Annie Gjelsvik The objective of the year long, two-course sequence is for students to develop the knowledge, skills and perspectives necessary to analyze data in order to answer a public health questions.
The year long sequence will focus on statistical principles as well as the applied skills necessary to answer public health questions using data, including: Through lectures, labs and small group discussions, this fall semester course will focus on identifying public health data sets, refining research questions, univariate and bivariate analyses and presentation of initial results.
Andre Willis The aim of this introductory level lecture course is to interrogate the relationship between culture and religion.Writing Fellows do not grade papers. As peers, Fellows serve as sympathetic readers, providing informed, constructive criticism directed toward the argumentation, analysis, organization, clarity and .
You are able to demonstrate measurable, significant and long-lasting improvements in student learning, achieved through identifying students' needs and applying exceptional, effective and evidence-based teaching or leadership practices.
Lakshmi Pratury remembers the lost art of letter-writing and shares a series of notes her father wrote to her before he died. Her short but heartfelt talk may inspire you to set pen to paper, too. Coding isn't just for computer whizzes, says Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab -- it's for everyone.
In a fun, demo-filled talk Resnick outlines the benefits of teaching kids to code, so they can do more than just use new tech toys but also create them.
Nicholas Temple – Professor of Architecture and Director of the Centre for Urban Design, Architecture and Sustainability, University of Huddersfield – Australia/United Kingdom. Architecture and the Linguistic Debate: Epistemological Challenges in the Age of Discovery. Nicholas Temple will be working on a chapter for a book (Architecture and the Language Debate: Artistic and Linguistic.
Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF) was established in Kaivalya came into being from the recognition that the country s education system is facing a grave crisis. While physical access to primary schools has improved, basic competencies are still well below adequate levels.