Northern California Training Academy
This course provides an introduction to microeconomics. Professor Hoynes lectures on markets, supply and demand, efficiency and equity. She also uses this basic framework to consider a host of real world applications including taxes, environmental policy, education and welfare programs.
This is a rigorous undergraduate course on the Theory of Computation, using the classic text "Introduction to the Theory of Computation" by Michael Sipser. The course covers machine models and languages defined by Finite State Machines, Context-Free Languages, and Turing Machines. There are...
This course covers fundamental algorithms for efficient analysis of biological sequences and for building evolutionary trees. This is an undergraduate course focusing on the ideas and concepts behind the most central algorithms in biological sequence analysis. Dynamic Programming, Alignment,...
As the UC Davis Campus begins its journey into its second century, Professor Owens asks guest speakers to ponder the future of the landscape architecture profession by imagining in 2110. What will be the prevailing issues, which of today’s issues will influence tomorrow’s landscapes, how can the...
This course covers techniques for realistic computer graphics rendering that consider global illumination, that is, light from light sources bouncing multiple times on object surfaces in the scene before illuminating the surface being shaded. The radiosity method is briefly discussed, but most of...
UC Davis's Landscape Architecture lunchbag lecture series.
This album features programming sponsored by the Institute of Governmental Affairs at the University of California, Davis, focused on global affairs and the foreign policy challenges that confront the United states today. The institute is drawing upon the expertise of UC Davis social scientists,...
This album features programming sponsored by the Institute of Governmental Affairs at the University of California Davis focused on policy issues in the state. This includes the IGA series Meltdown: Institutional Challenges Facing California held in Fall Quarter 2009.
This course focuses on the institutional structure and economic functions of futures and options markets. Price formation in both commodity (e.g., corn, crude oil, cotton, and cattle) and financial (e.g., Eurodollar, Treasury Bonds, and stock indexes) futures and options markets will be examined...
Safety-organized practices are both practice strategies and concrete tools for "on-the-ground" child welfare workers, supervisors and managers to enhance family participation and foster equitable decision making. These videos include recordings of trainings, examples of the practice, and...
Professor Heath Schenker leads the spring 2012 Landscape Architecture Program lunchbag lecture series, which is open to the public and all UC Davis students. The subject is about books in the field of landscape architecture.
One of Mondavi Center’s most popular programs, these free presentations by knowledgeable educators, scholars, and performers provide aesthetic, historical and social context on selected artists. Designed to enhance audience enjoyment and understanding of performances, the Pre-performance lecture...
This course, taught by UC Davis plant biology professor John Harada, focuses on the mechanisms and control processes that underlie plant growth, development and response to the environment, with primary attention devoted to flowering plants. Topics are selected to emphasize developmental...
This course covers macroeconomics. Course 1A and 1B may be taken in either order. Analysis of the economy as a whole; determinants of the level of income, employment and prices; money and banking, economic fluctuations, international trade, economic development; the role of public policy.
In November 2013, the Center hosted the conference The Affordable Care Act and Low Income Populations: Lessons from and Challenges for Research. This conference brought together a unique mix of researchers, policy professionals and industry leaders to discuss what the new law means for health...
In Economics 1B, Principles of Macroeconomics UC Davis economics professor Ann Stevens covers the analysis of the economy as a whole; determinants of the level of income, employment and prices; money and banking, economic fluctuations, international trade, economic development; and the role of...
UC Davis's Landscape Architecture lunchbag lecture series is offered this spring by professor Loren Oki and focuses on peoples' need for development that is aesthetically and functionally designed and yet tempered by a concern for sustainability.
In the child welfare context, professional development coaching leads to improvements in practice, quality of work, and an agency’s success in working with children and families by: improving systemic implementation of practice; creating positive changes in behavior; and embedding professional...