Adjusting to the changing dynamics of the world economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Richard Kozul-Wright, Professor Robert Wade | The Trade and Development Report 2013 contends that to achieve durable and inclusive growth, developing and transition economies will need to move towards a new form of development, away from a focus on net-export advantages which depend on exploiting on global imbalances and towards strengthening domestic demand and expanding regional and South-South economic linkages. Richard Kozul-Wright is a senior UN economist heading the unit on Eco
Stockholm 1912: The Games of the V Olympiad The Games of the V Olympiad from Stockholm, Sweden. These games were the last until 1920, as World War I forced the cancellation of the 1916 Games. These games are best known for the decathlon win of Jim Thorpe, of the United States. Then the flags of the countries that participated in these Olympics are shown. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:54)
The Games of the V Olympiad from Stockholm, Sweden. These games were the last until 1920, as World War I forced the cancellation of the 1916 Games. These games are best known for the decathlon win of Jim Thorpe, of the United States. Then the flags of the countries that participated in these Olympics are shown. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:54)
ScienceCasts: Did Earth Have Two Moons?
Did our planet once have two moons? Some researchers say so. Moreover, the missing satellite might still be up there--splattered across the far side of the Moon. NASA's GRAIL mission could help confirm or refute the "two moon" hypothesis. (03:00)
“Reconceptualizing the Question: Intervention Strategies”
A presentation and discussion with University of Chicago Professors Roger Myerson, Department of Economics & Marshall Sahlins, Department of Anthropology. Roger Myerson: "A Field Manual for the Cradle of Civilization" Marshall Sahlins: "On the Anthropology of the Counterinsurgency Field Manual" Part of the April 2009 conference on "Reconsid
Dr. John Prescott - Academic Spotlight
Missouri State University has a nationally recognized music department. One of the professors in that department, Dr. John Prescott, recently received the National Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, also known as ASCAP. These coveted awards reflect ASCAP's commitment to assist and encourage writers of serious music. The awards are based upon the prestigious value of each writer's catalogue of original compositions, as well as recent performances of those work
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Eighteenth-century collections online (ECCO)
Eighteenth-Century Collections Online is a subscription resource accessible to those at subscribing institutions via individual URLs. It is one of the most significant large-scale digitisations of primary material yet undertaken, providing access to the scanned images of 'every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century' as well as a number of texts published in the Americas. The texts have been scanned to a high quality and can
11.123 Big Plans (MIT)
This course explores social, technological, political, economic, and cultural implications of "Big Plans" in the urban context. Local and international case studies (such as Boston's Central Artery and Curitiba, Brazil's bus transit system) are used to understand the process of making major changes to the city fabric. The efficacy of top-down and bottom-up planning and the applicability of planning strategies across cultural boundaries are considered.
The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
#292: Prey for the oceans: How marine predators influence reef ecology "The Persistence of the 'Mythological' in Popular Hindi Cinema" The Short U Sound 17.554 Political Economy of Latin America (MIT) 9.75J Psychology of Gender (MIT) Beginner S6 #24 - Partying in a Japanese Haunted House Termodinámica Aplicada Fisica II The impact of enterprise focussed modules The Biomolecule Band MSUToday presents: Spartan Sagas (Tamera Hill—Success on her own terms)
A talk by Philip Lutgendorf, Professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies, University of Iowa. From the South Asia Seminar.
The Electric Company's skit on words that start with the short U sound.
This class explores the politics of economic reform in Latin America. Topics addressed include: Dependency, Development, and Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism; The Political Consequences of Market-Oriented Reform in Venezuela; The Mexican Peso Crisis; Transitions from Authoritarian Rule in the Southern Cone; Civil-Military Relations; Limits of Democratization; Parties and Elections in Latin America; Religion, Political Mobilization, and Civil Society; and Revolution.
We will examine current research and theory regarding the validity and utility of commonly accepted gender differences in many realms. Topics include: gender differences in cognitive abilities; the social construction of gender; developmental, family, educational and medical influences; and political and economic forces.
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get to the golf course at the Japanese country club, you’re about to drive your ball off the first tee when you notice a few menacing clouds rolling in. It looks like it’s going to start storming within the hour. Your golf partner mentions in Japanese that he thinks [...]
La asignatura de Termodinámica Aplicada pertenece a la materia de Ingeniería Energética. Después de cursar esta asignatura los alumnos deberán alcanzar un conocimiento de los conceptos elementales de la Termodinámica. Deberán ser capaces de aplicar los conocimientos básicos de la profesión relacionados con el análisis de sistemas térmicos y energéticos, es la base a utilizar para el desarrollo de otras competencias dentro del campo de la ingeniería térmica en la industria. Se fomen
El conocimiento y uso del método científico y sus valores se consideran de vital importancia para que el Ingeniero desarrolle su actividad profesional con el rigor adecuado.En este contexto, la asignatura de Física II se plantea como una introducción a los conceptos y leyes básicas para la descripción de la óptica, las ondas y las interacciones electromagnéticas. Este bagaje es imprescindible a la hora de afrontar las competencias que se exigirán al futuro profesional en cursos superior
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
You've never seen the four biomolecules presented like this before. Get ready to be blown away by carbs, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids, and the monomers that create them. (7:31)
As president and CEO of a technology consulting firm, alumna Tamera Hill knows the value of a dollar—and of staying true to herself. More at http://www.msutoday.msu.edu/shows/spartan-sagas-3, and http://www.spartansagas.msu.edu.
"The Persistence of the 'Mythological' in Popular Hindi Cinema"
The Short U Sound
17.554 Political Economy of Latin America (MIT)
9.75J Psychology of Gender (MIT)
Beginner S6 #24 - Partying in a Japanese Haunted House
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
The Biomolecule Band
MSUToday presents: Spartan Sagas (Tamera Hill—Success on her own terms)