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11.948 Power of Place: Media Technology, Youth, and City Design and Development (MIT)
This workshop provides an introduction to urban environmental design and explores the potential of information technology and the Internet to transform public education, city design, and community development in inner-city neighborhoods. Integration of comprehensive ("top-down") and grassroots ("bottom-up") approaches to design and planning is a major theme. Students will work in a real neighborhood with real people on a real project, putting theory into practice and reflecting on insights gain
Author(s): Spirn, Anne Whiston

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Managing the Human Resource in the 21st century
This free, online textbook "provides an overview of the most important topics and current debates covered in Human Resource Management (HRM) field. It aims to focus on one of the most important assets in organisations: people. The guide provides an understanding of what HRM is, how it functions and how people can be effectively managed as a resource in the 21st Century. It concentrates on the basics of organisational behaviour and HRM. It approaches HR issues by laying down the basic organisatio
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Water on the Web
WOW lessons are designed for infusion into the existing science curriculums for college freshmen and advanced high school students. The lessons use the aquatic environment and real lake data to explore basic science concepts through two different approaches: a directed study (״Studying״) and an inquiry (״Investigating״) approach. The directed studies allow students to apply and learn concepts through direct, guided experience. The inquiry lessons provide a more open-ended opportunity for stu
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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Author(s): Jeff Gold,Leeds Metropolitan University

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Politics in 60 seconds. Utopia
Dr Lucy Sargisson defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on Utopia as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Lucy Sargisson, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Lucy Sargisson is an Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham. She is an active member of the profession, serving on
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Integrating conceptions of learning for advancing educational practices
Introduction: I have argued elsewhere (Desforges, 2000b) that the core function of educational research is to make a contribution to the educational enterprise. Education is society's commitment to enhancing the human condition through capitalising on human potential for learning. There are many factors involved in such a mission. Better education entails better resourcing, creativity, will, energy and resourcefulness. Researchers must make their contribution by adding to the base of knowledge a
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KGNU Radio Interview with Jim Banks and Richard Wolff on Healthcare
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Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours?
In this video and audio podcast Dr Catriona Pennell, Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, discusses the British response to the outbreak of War in 1914, exposing the reaction to be much more complex than traditional images have … Continue reading
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Sea Surface Temperature in the Pacific from TRMM: January 1998 through July 1998)
Sea surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean as measured by the TMI instrument on TRMM for the period January 1998 through July 1998
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An Integrated approach for 3D simulation of construction sequence
In order to eliminate design-related problems and to ease planning difficulties, a new integrated approach is required to manage and present design and construction information. This paper examines the feasibility of integrating design and construction scheduling information produced by 'industry standard' software. It describes the structure of a prototype which has been developed to generate a 3D simulation model for the cons
Author(s): Alshawi, M. and Budeiri, M.J.

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Panel: How to Change the Tide for TB/HIV-Moderators: Jerry Ellner, Sarah Fortune
Day 2, Part 6: HU CFAR Annual Symposium The HU CFAR Annual Symposium was held at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and featured international and local experts in the field of HIV/TB research.
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21H.225J Gender and the Law in U.S. History (MIT)
This subject explores the legal history of the United States as a gendered system. It examines how women have shaped the meanings of American citizenship through pursuit of political rights such as suffrage, jury duty, and military service, how those political struggles have varied for across race, religion, and class, as well as how the legal system has shaped gender relations for both women and men through regulation of such issues as marriage, divorce, work, reproduction, and the family. The
Author(s): Capozzola, Christopher

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How (Not) to Read an Academic Article
Dave Harris
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). This is a demonstration of two approaches to reading an academic article. The first one involves lots of detailed note-taking and slow patient reading: I think the video gives some idea of the tedious nature of this approach, as does the 'alienated' commentary. The second approach demonstrates much more brisk reading for sense and understanding. I tried to 'think aloud' as I did these tasks. I also illustrate on PowerPoint some relevant ch

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Watch base jumpers illegally leap off of World Trade Center tower
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews You are watching a video recorded by a helmet camera of a base jumper, on top of the new World Trade Center Tower in New York. The group broke into the tower last September when this video was shot. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
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11.943J Urban Transportation, Land Use, and the Environment (MIT)
This course is aimed at the aspiring planning practitioner, policy-maker, or industry decision-maker with an interest in urban transportation and environmental issues in Latin America. The course will focus on current transport-related themes confronting many cities in the region, including: rapid motorization and suburbanization and subsequent impacts on transportation infrastructure and quality of life; public sector management and improvement of privately-owned and operated transit systems; a
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15.225 Economy and Business in Modern China and India (MIT)
As markets or production bases, China and India are becoming important and integral players in the global economy. Foreign direct investment (FDI), portfolio investments and outsourcing businesses have increased dramatically in these two economies. Despite the rising importance of these two economies on the world stage, our knowledge and analysis of these two countries in an integrated manner has remained poor. The two are often lumped together by business analysts as "emerging markets," despite
Author(s): Huang, Yasheng

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Reading comprehension, writing: The Geneva Convention
You learn to understand a text about legislation for asylum seekers. You learn how to express information in writing.
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Leesplezier
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Leesplezier werd geschreven door Ria Dorssemont en Manu Manderveld en is het resultaat van een jarenlang opgebouwde onderwijservaring in de leesbevordering. Het resultaat is een vak- en klasoverschrijdende …


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#279: Willingly waived: Migrant workers trading away rights for access to jobs

Labor migration researcher Dr Martin Ruhs discusses the often thorny questions around the rights of migrant labor versus access to work. With host Peter Mares.