The Impact of Education Research

So the, our Engineering is Elementary project has introduced young elementary aged kids to engineering, and, engaged them in an engineering designed challenge. And to date, we’ve reached about 10 million children, and a hundred and ten thousand teachers nation-wide. So technology has that advantage, that it can really impact at scale. So for our…

Evaluating Scholarly Sources

Hello, Hi, welcome to the workshop Evaluating Scholarly Sources I’m Barbara Quarton and I’m a librarian here at the Pfau Library. I’d like to learn a little bit about you so go ahead and use the chat to let me know maybe your program, whether you’re a graduate or undergraduate, your major and why you’re…

LEADS Scholar Spotlight: Predictive Policing Algorithms

{Music} SHON BARNES: Predictive policing algorithms is just simply taking data and putting into a system that will tell us when and where crime is going to be. The purpose behind algorithms are to better assist police managers and deployment of officers. So we want to be where we need to be in order to…

Strategies for Reading a Scholarly Article

Hi – this video is designed to teach you some reading strategies for scholarly articles. In the previous video we talked about scanning results and reading abstracts. We found an article called “Prison Tattoos as a Reflection of the Criminal Lifestyle.” So this is the full-text or PDF of that article. And we’re just gonna…

PhDs and Professional Doctorates at the Open University, UK

[MUSIC PLAYING] DAVID PRIDE: It’s been an absolute rocket ride. HEIDI THIEMANN: It seems like no one really knows there’s PhD students here. BUKOLA OYINLOYE: I personally wouldn’t want to study anywhere else. It’s a combination of environment. It’s a combination of resources that the OU offers. HEIDI THIEMANN: It’s a really, really lovely research…

This Volcano Simulation Helps Scientists Prepare For The Real Thing | Maddie About Science | NPR

Maddie Sofia, Ph.D.: Volcanoes are amazing natural wonders. But there’s still so much about them that we don’t know. And that’s partially because volcanoes can be dangerous — especially for the scientists trying to study them up close. So, that’s why we’re here at the University at Buffalo’s Geohazards Field Station. So do you guys…

Keilah Davis: A Scholar and a Leader

I found a very great support system here at NC State, within the College of Sciences, within the physics department. After graduation I hope to be pursuing my Ph.D. in nuclear astrophysics. My ultimate goal is to be a professor so I can teach and also be engaged in research. My current research interests are…