Delivering Food Assistance in a Shrinking Humanitarian Space [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ertharin Cousin | Conflict and insecurity present a growing challenge to humanitarian agencies as they strive to reach those in need of food assistance. Access is vital if lives are going to be saved and children are to be given the nutritional support they need to thrive. In a world of increasingly complex emergencies, shifting allegiances and fluid frontlines, there is an even greater risk that some communities may be left beyond the reach of the agencies that are there to help. Er
Jews and the graphic novel
'Jews and the Graphic Novel' is a 22-page documentary comic book created and written by David Gantz. This comic is free to read online, and offers a condensed history of the immense contribution made by American Jewish men to the art and craft of the comic book in the 20th century. The author has the advantage of having worked in the industry since the 1940s, and there is particular focus on the impact of the Second World War on the industry. In 22 pages, this free online comic can only scratch
Journal of Technology Education
The Journal of Technology Education provides a forum for scholarly discussion on topics relating to technology education. Manuscripts focus on technology education research, philosophy, and theory. In addition, the Journal publishes book reviews, editorials, guest articles, comprehensive literature reviews, and reactions to previously published articles. Users can access archived articles starting from 1989.
Pulitzer Prize Winner Jon Meacham Talks with College of Charleston Students
Author Jon Meacham spoke with communication, political science, and Honors College while he was on campus to deliver a Keynote Speech for the College of Charleston Friends of the Library. Meacham's address was entitled "The Media's Secret Bias: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Truth about the News," and he spoke with the students on the same topic. Mr. Meacham's New York Time bestseller, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2009 and was cited
Looking Back and Ahead: the Meadowlands and New Jersey Sports Complex (Part 1)
This event is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
Making Matter Come Alive
Before life existed on Earth, there was just matter, inorganic dead
"stuff." How improbable is it that life arose? And -- could it use a
different type of chemistry? Using an elegant definition of life
(anything that can evolve), chemist Lee Cronin is exploring this
question by attempting to create a fully inorganic cell using a "Lego
kit" of inorganic molecules -- no carbon -- that can assemble, replicate
and compete. (15:11)
28.11.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die ägyptische Opposition wagt die Machtprobe mit dem islamistischen Präsidenten Mohammed Mursi: Bis Dienstagabend versammelten sich auf dem Tahrir-Platz in Kairo mehr als 200.000 Menschen zu einer Demonstration gegen den Staatschef und seine Dekrete, mit denen er sich praktisch jeder Kontrolle durch die Justiz entzogen hat. In der Nacht harrten n
Fidel Castro - Mini Bio
This is a mini-bio from The Biography Channel about Fidel Castro. Cuban dictator Fidel Castro was born near Biran in August 13, 1926. In
1959 he used guerilla warfare to successfully overthrow Cuban leader
Batista and was sworn in as Prime Minister of Cuba, remaining so until
his presidency in 1976. As prime minister, Castro's government
established covert military and economic relations with the Soviet
Union, leading to the Cuban Missile. (04:27)
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 4 - The City of Oxford
The political, economic, social and religious history of Oxford.
Population Standard Deviation - Khan Academy
Defining the population standard deviation as the square root of the population variance. (08:05)
NASA | DNA Building Blocks Can Be Made in Space
NASA-funded researchers have evidence that some building blocks of DNA, the molecule that carries the genetic instructions for life, found in meteorites were likely created in space. The research gives support to the theory that a "kit" of ready-made parts created in space and delivered to Earth by meteorite and comet impacts assisted the origin of life. (02:50)
Expedition 34/35 Mission Overview
Commander Kevin Ford leads Expedition 34 as the six-member crew conducts science and research that cannot be performed on Earth. Ford and the other five crew members Flight Engineers Oleg Novitskiy, Evgeny Tarelkin, Chris Hadfield, Roman Romanenko and Tom Marshburn, discuss the challenges and opportunities of living and working in space. Expedition 34/35 expects visits from a Russian and European cargo vehicle as well as two commercial cargo craft vehicles, the SpaceX Dragon and Orbital Sciences
Alash Ensemble Concert (video)
A performance by the Alash Ensemble at International House. Tuvan throat-singing and traditional Tuvan instruments and music. Sponsored by the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies.
01.12.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die US-Ratingagentur Moody's hat den europäischen Rettungsschirmen ihre Spitzen-Bonität entzogen. Sowohl die Bewertung des permanenten Euro-Rettungsschirms ESM als auch die des provisorischen Hilfsfonds EFSF seien um eine Stufe gesenkt worden, teilte Moody's in Frankfurt am Main mit. Der Ausblick für beide Rettungsschirme bleibt negativ. Grund fü
2008.02.28-Migration Conference: Reasons, Causes, and Patterns
"Social, Political and Economic Impact of Migration: Variance of Remittance Effects on Latin American Countries" by Isabel Dulfano; "Immigration of People, Ideas, and Values in the Arab World" by...
TED415 Session 13 Fall 2012
Multicultural Education with Jeffrey Miller
IDS350 Session 12 Fall 2012
Gardens of California with Jerry Turney
Using the Analytics Reports from the Windows Store Dashboard | Introducing Windows 8 When we set out to build the Windows Store for developers, we wanted to provide data to developers to help them decide how to market their app as well as how to improve their app over time. For more information on the Windows Store Dashboard, please see the following link:
In this video, you will learn how to use the Analytics reports from the Windows Store dashboard and how it can help you make customer-focused decisions about your app.
When we set out to build the Windows Store for developers, we wanted to provide data to developers to help them decide how to market their app as well as how to improve their app over time.
For more information on the Windows Store Dashboard, please see the following link:
How can content teachers use literature to promote social justice and social action?
Interview with Deborah MacPhee (dmacphe@IllinoisState.edu), Curriculum & Instruction Department, about how to use literature focused on characters with disabilities to promote awareness and social action. MacPhee, D., & Lintner, T. (2012) From social studies to social action for a disability inclusive world. Social Studies Research & Practice, 7(2), 1-19.