Academic Minute

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon December 8, 2014

2014.12.08 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, December 8
Steven Soifer of The University of Memphis discusses a common yet often undiagnosed affliction.

Tuesday, December 9
Jean M. Twenge of San Diego State University profiles the growth of our overall suspicion.

Wednesday, December 10
The University of Surrey's Radu Sporea explains the nature of technological nomenclature.   

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri December 5, 2014

The Academic Minute for 12.01-12.05

Monday, December 1
Alfred Crosby - UMass Amherst
New Adhesive Technology

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:00 am
Wed December 3, 2014

The Best Of Our Knowledge #1263

Even with all the innovations and new teaching techniques schools have introduced in the last few decades, the actual school day has looked pretty much the same.  Students go to class, listen to a teacher and take notes, then are off to do homework or study for an exam.  But there is a trend starting to take hold in some schools that reverses that school day. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear about schools that are flipping classes…and how it has succeeded where other innovations have failed.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon December 1, 2014

2014.12.01 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Coming up this week on The Academic Minute

Monday, December 1
Alfred Crosby of UMass Amherst profiles advances in adhesive technology

Tuesday, December 2
Brian Southwell of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill discusses the disparity of information disseminated via social media.

Wednesday, December 3
SUNY New Paltz's Eve Waltermaurer investigates the intersection of health and crime.  

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

The Academic Minute for 11.24 -11.28

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! If you happened to miss a segment this holiday week, be sure to catch up at Academic Minute.org

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon November 24, 2014

2014.11.24 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, November 24
James Hanna of Virginia Tech explains the physics of whirling dervish skirts. 

Tuesday, November 25
Allison Redlich of The University at Albany discusses the role of mental health courts.  

Wednesday, November 26
Winthrop University's Jason Silverman analyzes Abraham Lincoln's immigration policies.  

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

The Academic Minute for 11.17 - 11.21

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:00 am
Wed November 19, 2014

The Best Of Our Knowledge #1261

Ever drive down the road and pass one of those historical markers a lot of places erect and wonder what it's all about?

You can do that a lot...and if you stopped at all of them you'd never really get anywhere. Not to worry and, please excuse me for using this way overused line but...there's an app for that. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll talk to the people behind Next Exit History, and learn how a stop for coffee on a road trip turned into nationwide historical database.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon November 17, 2014

2014.11.17 - This Week on The Academic Minute

Coming up this week on The Academic Minute!

Monday, November 17
Jin Montclare of New York University is working to keep us healthy on a molecular level.  

Tuesday, November 18
Shikha Sharma of West Virginia University is fingerprinting isotopes.  

Wednesday, November 19
Kenneth Hugdahl of Norway's the University of Bergen profiles auditory hallucinations.  

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri November 14, 2014

The Academic Minute for 11.10-11.14

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