Education 2.0: Leveraging Collaborative Tools for Teaching

submitted by: jcbradley

Jean-Claude Bradley presents at the Drexel E-Learning 2.0 Conference on March 25, 2010. The talk covers the educational uses of screencasting, wikis, blogs, games, Google Spreadsheets and Second Life.

Stabilize and Then Reduce Population

submitted by: GrowthBuster

Efforts to create a cleaner, healthier, safer world will be erased by the impacts of consumption and population growth - unless we stop chasing MORE and begin embracing LESS. This video promotes the concept that a better future is possible in a world in which couples make responsible family size decisions and policy-makers adopt informed, sustainable population policies.

Effect of Smoking Scenes in Films on Immediate Smoking A Randomized Controlled Study

submitted by: dikla.shmueli
Background: The National Cancer Institute has concluded that exposure to smoking in movies causes adolescent smoking and there are similar results for young adults. Purpose: This study investigated whether exposure of young adult smokers to images of smoking in films stimulated smoking behavior. Methods: 100 cigarette smokers aged 18–25 years were randomly assigned to watch a movie montage composed with or without smoking scenes and paraphernalia followed by a 10-minute recess. The...
Authors: Stanton Glantz, Judith Prochaska, Dikla Shmueli

Peer Review and Science2.0

submitted by: jcbradley
Jean-Claude Bradley presents on "Peer Review and Science2.0: blogs, wikis and social networking sites" as a guest lecturer for the “Peer Review Culture in Scholarly Publication and Grantmaking” course at Drexel University. The main thrust of the presentation is that peer review alone is not capable of coping with the increasing flood of scientific information being generated and shared. Arguments are made to show that providing sufficient proof for scientific findings does scale and...

Save our Center: Inventory of Metrics for the California Center for the Arts, Escondido

submitted by: datrujil

This postercast discusses the impact created by the California Center for the Arts.

The Global Education Framework - Preparing the Workforce of the Future - Part 2

submitted by: mcweadon

Professor Dr. Badrul Khan, president and founder of McWeadon Education (, USA presented his Global Education Framework: Preparing the Workforce of the Future at the Global HR Forum 2008 Conference held in Seoul, Korea.