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    Mining Shakespeare

    This activity was a group homework assignment. In groups of two, students tackled the issue of whether Shakespeare was the actual author of all his attributed works using machine learning techniques, including clustering.… Read more about Mining Shakespeare

    Baroque Gestures Activity

    Students learn about the importance of gestures in baroque opera through viewing and practicing them.

    Goals:

    • to teach students that baroque opera involved body movement as well as music, and that physical motion and musical material were intimately linked in the 17th and 18th centuries
    • to demonstrate how stage gesture can affect one's interpretation of an opera scene.

    Class: Music 97a: Music History and Repertory: Medieval to Baroque

    Introduction/Background: This class surveys Western… Read more about Baroque Gestures Activity

    Physical Activity Challenges

    Students take part in weekly physical activity assessments to better understand how to implement interventions to improve health through exercise.

    Goals: Students will...

    • Understand how their, their activity levels (as well as those of their family and community) compare to recommended levels of physical exercise
    • Experience first-hand the challenges of changing physical activity behavior
    • Gain knowledge of an arsenal of validated tools that they are able to bring to their families, clients, or patients for real life… Read more about Physical Activity Challenges

    Political Divide Blog Post

    Introduction/Background: In Psychology of the Political Left and Right, Sasha Kimel challenges her students to create a blog post that helps develop their awareness of how the political divide affects one's psychological processes, like behaviors, thoughts, feelings, and more.

    Weather Forecasting

    Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to consolidate knowledge of the weather from class.By making observations and committing to a prediction, it should help you see how weather systems evolve over time. It will also give you a first pass at video making, which will help with the final projects.

    We ask that you refrain from looking up weather conditions and predictions for the  period when you are making observations and predictions. Often local observations will be more accurate than the ones found on website. … Read more about Weather Forecasting

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