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This is a six-week course providing a historical overview of the American Deaf community and its evolving culture. Theoretical frameworks from sociology are explored. Deafness as a culture and not a disability is explained as participants are guided into the world of Deaf culture.
This course explores the brain bases of bilingualism by discussing literature relevant to differences in age of initial learning, proficiency, and control in the nonverbal, single language and dual-language literature. Participants will learn about the latest research related to how humans learn one or two languages and other cognitive skills.
Learn how probability, math, and statistics can be used to help baseball, football, and basketball teams improve player and lineup selection as well as in game strategy.
Learn about innovative Web 2.0 tools in K-12 instruction how to effectively integrate these technologies into classroom practices and to create engaging student activies.
Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Digital Storytelling introduces educators to digital storytelling and explores ways to use digital stories to enhance students' learning experiences. The course is designed to be comprehensive yet fundamental.
This course is designed for high school students preparing to take the AP Physics 1 Exam.
This course provides a view of the history of spaceflight, from early writings telling of human's fascination of space through the early Russian and American space stations. Developed as an interesting and entertaining slice of space history that is accessible to anyone with an interest in human spaceflight.