Tag: learning

What does consortium mean?

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What does consortium mean? consortium. Noun 1. An association or combination of businesses, financial institutions, or investors, for the purpose of engaging in a joint venture. 2. A similar arrangement among non-commercial institutions or organizations. 3. An association…

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The Mandate to go Public & the Pressure to Publish First, Big, & Fast

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Okay, thank you. This is exciting. As Dory mentioned, I am Amy Pienta, Acquisitions Director of ICPSR and I think this is actually my first Data Fair presentation. I don’t remember doing this in the past, maybe I…

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Triple bottom line & sustainability: the science of good business

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Hi Alex here. You’ve probably heard about the triple bottom line: a concept that is used a lot when speaking about sustainability, and particularly sustainability and business. John Elkington, a global authority on corporate responsibility and sustainability, coined…

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ICPSR Summer Program Orientation (First Session, Summer 2019)

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[Sandy] Good afternoon, or at least good afternoon for those of you who are on the east coast of the United States. I am Sandy Schneider. I’m the director of the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of…

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The Zipf Mystery

The Zipf Mystery

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. About 6 percent of everything you say and read and write is the “the” – is the most used word in the English language. About one out of every 16 words we encounter on…

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What Past Predictions of the Future Got Right

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This episode is made possible by dashlane secure your data from prying eyes by signing up for a free account today For almost the entirety of human history, we’ve always had a bit of a thing for predicting…

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Webinar: Resources for Health Research at ICPSR

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[Peter] Okay thank you very much Linda. And welcome to all of you who are out there where hopefully it’s a bit warmer than it is in Ann Arbor. We’re going to present a lot of information today…

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MMU PSF – Nick Lund on Senior Fellowship

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Hello my name is Nick Lund. I am one of the Senior Learning and Teaching Fellows at Crewe campus. I have gone from Fellow to Senior Fellow, I did this last year. One of the reasons I applied…

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The Ohio River Consortium: Maker Education at RMU

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Yeah, at Robert Morris University and probably most teacher ed programs we try to connect theory with practice, and they get a lot of theory here, and the application piece they will get in the schools, but we…

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The Ohio River Consortium

The Ohio River Consortium

The mission of the Ohio River Consortium is to form a collaborative between four school districts, Avonworth, Moon, Cornell, and Quaker Valley, and Robert Morris University, to train teachers both in-service and pre-service to present in their classrooms…

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