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Mediathread
Mediathread CCNMTL
Mediathread is CCNMTL's innovative, open-source platform for exploration, analysis, and organization of web-based multimedia content. Mediathread connects to a variety of image and video collections (such as YouTube, Flickr, library databases, and course libraries), enabling users to lift items out of these collections and into an analysis environment. In Mediathread,...

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Access: Columbia only
Revised: October 2014
Released: September 2010

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Dental Materials
Dental Materials Partner: Dr. Richard Lichtenthal- College of Dental Medicine
Dental Materials is an online course used by students attending New York State Dental Center (NYSADC) institutions, which includes Columbia University, SUNY Buffalo, the University of Rochester Medical Center, New York University, and Stony Brook University. Funded by a grant from the New York State Dental Foundation, this course website...

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Access: Private
Released: December 2013
WINGS
WINGS Partner: Louisa Gilbert- Social Intervention Group, School of Social Work
Women Initiating New Goals for Safety (WINGS) is a self-paced assessment and intervention that seeks to improve safety and encourage healthy relationships among women on probation in community court settings. WINGS is a collaboration between the Social Intervention Group (SIG) at the Columbia School of Social Work and CCNMTL.  Participants...

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Access: Private
Released: March 2012

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Mobile Technologies for Community Health (MOTECH)
Mobile Technologies for Community Health (MOTECH) Partner: Dr. James Phillips- Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health
Mobile Technology for Community Health (MOTECH) was an initiative to test whether low-cost mobile phone technology could improve information-sharing among health care workers, and by doing so, improve maternal and infant health in rural communities in Ghana. Funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MOTECH was...

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Released: January 2012
Archived, no longer available.
MySmileBuddy
MySmileBuddy Partner: Dr. Burton Edelstein- College of Dental Medicine
MySmileBuddy is a mobile application to guide health workers assessing a child's risk for early childhood caries (ECC or severe tooth decay) and counseling that child's family on preventative lifestyle changes. CCNMTL is partnering with Dr. Burton Edelstein of the College of Dental Medicine to propose an improved risk assessment...

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Released: April 2011
Archived, no longer available.
Spotlights on Health and Rights
Spotlights on Health and Rights Partner: John Santelli and Lynne Loomis-Price - Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health
Spotlights on Health and Rights is a set of four online learning modules developed by CCNMTL and the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health at the Mailman School of Public Health. The modules are designed to help students who come from a wide range of academic and practical experience...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2010

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Global Honors College
Global Honors College Partner: Kevin Griffin- Global Honors College
Global Honors College, an inter-institutional program organized by Waseda University (Tokyo), convenes faculty and undergraduate students from leading universities worldwide to conduct joint, structured, and sustained investigations of enduring and emerging global issues. The Global Honors College selected highly-motivated undergraduate students from nine universities--including Columbia, Harvard, MIT, Yale, Peking, Korea,...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: June 2010

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Collateral Consequences Calculator
Collateral Consequences Calculator Partner: Conrad Johnson- School of Law
Developed in partnership with Columbia Law School professor Conrad Johnson, the Collateral Consequences Calculator is a web-based "calculator" that allows legal practitioners to quickly and easily compare the collateral consequences of criminal charges associated with sections of the New York State Penal Law.

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Access: Open to all
Released: May 2010

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Multimedia WORTH
Multimedia WORTH Partner: Nabila El-Bassel- Social Intervention Group, School of Social Work
WORTH is a computer-supported HIV prevention intervention for groups of drug-involved women who are on parole or in alternative to incarceration programs in New York. The goal of the intervention is to build positive peer norms and social support for HIV risk reduction. Multimedia WORTH is a collaboration between the...

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Access: Private
Released: October 2009

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Global Master's in Development Practice
Global Master's in Development Practice Partner: Jeffrey Sachs- Earth Institute
The Global Master's in Development Practice (MDP) is a two-year degree providing graduate-level students with the skills and knowledge required to better identify and address the global challenges of sustainable development, such as poverty, population, health, conservation, climate change, and agricultural productivity. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation...

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Access: Private
Released: September 2009

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Brownfield Action 3.0
Brownfield Action 3.0 Partner: Peter Bower- Barnard College
The Brownfield Action simulation is a central component of Professor Peter Bower's Introduction to Environmental Science Course at Barnard College. In this simulation, students are presented with maps, documents, videos, and an extensive network of scientific data to investigate the site of a suspected contaminated land site. They assume the roles of environmental consulting firms contracting with a real estate developer to study the condition of the site and report on the feasibility of commercial construction.

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Access: Private
Revised: August 2007
Released: September 2001

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VITAL: Early Childhood Mathematics Education
VITAL: Early Childhood Mathematics Education Partner: Herb Ginsburg- Teachers College
The National Science Foundation is supporting CCNMTL and Herbert P. Ginsburg, Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, with a grant to continue the development of Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL): A Learning Environment for Courses in Early Childhood Mathematics Education. The project's main goal is to...

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Released: September 2006
Archived, no longer available.
Advanced Practice Nursing: Mobile Decision Support
Advanced Practice Nursing:  Mobile Decision Support Partner: Suzanne Bakken- School of Nursing
Beginning in September 2005, over 300 doctoral and nurse practitioner candidates at the School of Nursing will use Palm and Pocket PC devices in three practice areas: depression screening, smoking cessation, and obsesity management. This National Institute of Health-funded project promotes evidence-based, error-free patient care for nurses in training....

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Access: Columbia only
Released: January 2006
Quip
Quip Partner: CCNMTL- Quip is a web-based application that allows instructors, with the help of CCNMTL educational technologists, to create online quizzes and surveys simply by entering multiple choice questions into a simple form and sending a link to students. Quip supports the creation of surveys and quizzes both as stand-alone entities and...

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Access: Open to all
Released: May 2005
Journalism School Content Management System (JSCMS)
Journalism School Content Management System (JSCMS) Partner: Bruce Porter- School of Journalism
The Journalism School Content Management System (JSCMS) facilitates the editing, review, and publication of student work. A series of student-submitted articles and photographs are compiled into published issues after the completion of an online review and editing process. JSCMS models the publication process and supports different roles of the writers...

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Released: February 2005
Archived, no longer available.
Image Annotation Tool
Image Annotation Tool Partner: Letty Moss-Salentijn- College of Dental Medicine
The Image Annotation Tool (IAT) is web-based application designed for students and faculty to upload, organize, categorize, present and annotate digital images. The IAT provides students with a workspace equipped with tools to study images. Students also can annotate and organize images into meaningful categories to support their individual study...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: January 2005

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VITAL at the School of Social Work
VITAL at the School of Social Work Partner: Tazuko Shibusawa- School of Social Work
Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL), now in its third iteration, is in use in a variety of courses at the School of Social Work. Clinical Practice with couples, taught by Susan Oppenheim, requires students to apply concepts and theoretical frameworks studied in course readings to questions about clinical...

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Released: January 2004
Archived, no longer available.
Deconstructor: An Online Film Analysis Tool
Deconstructor: An Online Film Analysis Tool Partner: Larry Engel- School of the Arts
This tool assists in exploring cinema's visual syntax through its arrangement of shots and organization. Students use the Deconstructor to view and dissect film scenes into series of shots, allowing them to focus on examining the components of the whole in order to layer and juxtapose variables across time. Students...

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Released: July 2003
Archived, no longer available.
QMSS E-Lessons
QMSS E-Lessons Partner: Steve Laymon, Christopher Weiss- Arts and Sciences
The Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences (QMSS) e-lessons combine conceptual frameworks such as hypothesis testing and multivariate analysis with specific statistical tools. The e-lessons are a series of exercises that guide students through research concepts and different statistical tests such as ANOVA, t-test and Chi-Squared. The lessons are used in...

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Access: Open to all
Released: June 2003

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Radio Broadcast Content Management System
Radio Broadcast Content Management System Partner: John Dinges- School of Journalism
The Radio Broadcast Content Management System (Radio CMS) is a database driven solution that models the decision-making, review and editorial process of radio broadcasting, managing the steps journalism students follow to organize a live broadcast composed of numerous news stories. Each broadcast is then archived and distributed through a simple...

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Released: September 2002
Archived, no longer available.
Seeing the Whole Symphony
Seeing the Whole Symphony Partner: David Helfand- Arts and Sciences
This project presents an aural analogy for understanding the spectrum of observable wavelengths in the universe. It is meant to provide non-science students with an accessible means for understanding how limited an instrument the eye is for astronomical observation....

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Access: Open to all
Released: August 2002

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Historical Studies for Sociomedical Sciences
Historical Studies for Sociomedical Sciences Partner: Amy Fairchild- School of Public Health
CCNMTL worked with Professor Amy Fairchild to develop and implement an educational tool that incorporates imagery in the pursuit of historical theory building. The tool, which repurposed the Center's internal Slideshow Maker tool, allowed students to upload images to a communal database. Students could then choose a subset of these...

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Released: April 2002
Archived, no longer available.
CU Analyzer
CU Analyzer Partner: Learn Technologies, Inc.- The Columbia University Analyzer was a personal digital portfolio application developed for course preparation, project management, study, research, and writing. With this unique tool, available to all students and faculty from 2001-2003, users were able to create web-linked multimedia expressions using content from the web. Users collected text, audio, video,...

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Released: September 2001
Archived, no longer available.
Third Space
Third Space CCNMTL
Third Space was a set of software functions that added video to class discussion boards allowing students and faculty to identify, annotate, and share video clips. Drawing from a library of videos for the class, students could embed video segments to make or support arguments as part of a discussion...

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Released: February 2001
Archived, no longer available.
Network Analysis Tool
Network Analysis Tool Partner: Eric Abrahamson- Business School
This Java-based, SQL-backed concept organizer allows visualization, manipulation and transformation of data objects, which allows discrete types of information and linkages to be filtered and shown at will. Users load data through a user-friendly, Web-based form interface, which provides real-time statistical analysis of the data along multiple axes....

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Released: February 2001
Archived, no longer available.
Columbia Webcam (1999-2002)
Columbia Webcam (1999-2002) CCNMTL
The Columbia Webcam (est. March 1999) provided live images from the CCNMTL offices in Butler Library, room 605. The visible Columbia landmarks included College Walk, Low Memorial Library, and Alma Mater. Images from the Webcam were also combined into timelapse movies providing interesting, fast-motion recap of happenings on College Walk...

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Access: Open to all
Released: March 1999

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