By Sarah Hansen, OCW Educator Project Manager Assessing students’ learning is one of the most important things we do as educators. It’s also one of the most complicated. There’s a lot to consider: When will assessment happen? (Along the way? At the end of the course?) How will we collect useful information about
1) What is a mineral? A mineral is a naturally occurring inorganic crystalline substance, whose compositions are either fixed or vary between certain fixed limits. This excludes, for example, artificial diamonds, coal, volcanic glass. What makes each mineral unique is a combination of its chemical composition and the internal arrangement of its constituent atoms. The
https://www.youtube.com/embed/K12JGiYHcTw?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent By Joe Pickett, OCW Publication Director OCW has just published 21G.503 Japanese III, the third in a four-course sequence on Japanese taught at MIT. With relatively few Japanese speakers on the MIT campus, the instructors must make the most of what happens in the classroom and motivate students to work hard outside it.