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|Conference||2009 NMC Summer Conference|
|Conference Track||On the Horizon|
|Session Mode||Breakout Session|
|Co-presenters||Amee Godwin (ISKME / OER Commons)|
The possibility for real discovery inspires the session leaders’ participatory science pedagogy, within the framework of an online “collaboratory.” Combined with open content, a collaboratory is a flexible platform for shared experimentation. In this interactive session, participants will experience collaborating on issues related to climate change and botany through using open content and open-source tools. Presenters will highlight teacher trainings and pedagogical models being developed, for example, in the BioQUEST SCOPE and OER Commons International Teacher Exchange projects.
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Carleton College welcomes applicants for the position of Science Support Specialist. This is a two-year (September 15, 2008-September 14, 2010), temporary, exempt, benefit eligible staff position.
Opening DateAug 19 2008
For the fifth time, the Exploratorium is providing live webcast coverage of a total solar ecplipse by sending their special team to a remote area of northwestern China near the Mongolian border (see details on how they broadcast an eclipse). This will take place Friday, August 1, 2008.
The Cleveland Institute of Art is accepting nominations and applications for a Biomedical Art faculty member in the Institute’s Department of Biomedical Art. The Department is committed to providing the student with a solid foundation in the basic natural and medical science, new media theory, and applied and fine art intersections of Art, Science, and Technology. Students develop conceptual and technical skills in traditional and digitally integrated media.
The Digital Morphology library at the University of Texas at Austin is a dynamic archive of information on digital morphology and high-resolution X-ray computed tomography of biological specimens.
Digital Morphology, part of the National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative, develops and serves unique 2D and 3D visualizations of the internal and external structure of living and extinct vertebrates, and a growing number of invertebrates. This unique online resource contains nearly a terabyte of imagery of natural history specimens that are important to education and central to ongoing cutting-edge research efforts.