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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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Black Radical Archive
Black Radical Archive Partner: Professor Brent Edwards- Department of English and Comparative Literature
The Black Radical Archive represents a unique platform for engaging students in the curation of rare archival materials. Its online repository, created by CCNMTL for English Professor Brent Edwards' course Black Radicalism and the Archive, houses images of archival materials that Professor Edwards and his students selected from the Columbia...

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Access: Private
Released: January 2010
Connecta
Connecta Partner: Susan Witte- Social Intervention Group
Conecta is the Spanish-language version of Connect, a behavioral HIV-prevention intervention for at-risk couples that was developed by researchers at the Social Intervention Group (SIG). CCNMTL worked with Dr. Susan Witte to recreate the five videos used in Connect for a Spanish-speaking population. The translation of all Connect materials into...

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Released: December 2009
Archived, no longer available.
Southside Chicago Documentation Project
Southside Chicago Documentation Project Partner: Sudhir Venkatesh- The Center for Urban Research & Policy
The Southside Chicago Documentation Project (SCDP) is a web-based environment for students in Columbia's Urban Research Workshop to conduct social science research on South Side black communities in Chicago. The project is centered on a digitized collection of the South Street Journal, a local newspaper that was once a powerful...

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Access: Open to all
Released: April 2008

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Millennium Village Simulation
Millennium Village Simulation Partner: Jeffrey Sachs- The Earth Institute, SIPA
The Millennium Village Simulation is a web-based simulation of economics and survival for one family and their village in a sub-Saharan African village. In a virtual world of extreme poverty, disease, and environmental variability, students are challenged to help a family of two survive and prosper over a fifty-year period....

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Access: Open to all
Released: March 2008

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Funeral Homes: The Living and the Dead
Funeral Homes: The Living and the Dead Partner: Peter Bearman- Arts and Sciences
Students in Peter Bearman's Individual Study class are using this content management system as a central repository for the media they gather while investigating the funeral industry in the New York area. The site enables them to associate audio, visual, map, and textual information to particular funeral directors. Students and...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: October 2007

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CRED: Decision-Making Tools
CRED: Decision-Making Tools Partner: Elke Weber- Arts and Sciences
Professor Weber uses this online tool in the Psychology: Thinking and Decision Making course to encourage students to experiment with and analyze two different information processing systems in human decision making: experiential learning versus analytic learning. Students view the modules and submit an online survey that evaluates their retention of...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: November 2006

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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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