"DPT - From Epidemics to Immunizations a Modern Success Story" (video)
Lecture by Dr. Mindy Schwartz, Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East European an
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8 - tennis tips and tutorials, this video will focus on the tennis serve improvement and how to swing on edge step 1/8. Well done and moves slowly so students can practice. Run time 2:02
Session 4: Online blogging resources
Purpose/Aim of this session
This session introduces you to the more popular blogging platforms - such as WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr. Although we recommend that students try out a few of the blogging platforms to see which one they feel the most comfortable and confident with using.
Putin blames Malaysia plane crash on Ukraine's renewal of military campaign
Russian President Vladimir Putin expresses sorrow for the downed jetliner and blames the conflict in Ukraine. Nathan Frandino reports.
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews
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, national, and int
Lost Opportunities and Possibilities in Australian Foreign Policy
Bruce Haigh argues that Australian foreign policy has been, and remains, inept in advancing Australia's national interest. Given the limited independence of Australia's Foreign Minister, and the trend of governments to be perpetually in election mode, Australian foreign policy is too often managed to maximum domestic political gain by the Prime Minister, with negative fallout reserved for Ministers. What has changed since the election of the Rudd Government? How does Australia manage the dual ri
1.782 Environmental Engineering Masters of Engineering Project (MIT)
This class is one of the core requirements for the Environmental Masters of Engineering program, in conjunction with 1.133 Masters of Engineering Concepts of Engineering Practice. It is designed to teach about environmental engineering through the use of case studies, computer software tools, and seminars from industrial experts. Case studies provide the basis for group projects as well as individual theses. Recent 1.782 projects include the MMR Superfund site on Cape Cod, appropriate wastewater
Dr Stephen Wilkinson - 60 seconds research
Dr Stephen Wilkinson, Principal Lecturer and Course Leader for MSc Advanced Engineering Management describes his research interests in just sixty seconds.
"Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making"
"Superclass" provides the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. It is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live. Rothkopf is also the
Birding at the Museum: Frank Chapman and the Dioramas
Naturalist and long-time exhibition artist Stephen C. Quinn tells the story of his "all-time Museum hero," Frank M. Chapman, who worked in the Ornithology Department from 1888 to 1942. Chapman's career is a litany of firsts: first curator of birds at the Museum, writer of the first field guides to birds, creator of Christmas bird counts, and first to recognize the power of the habitat displays to build public concern about existential threats to bird species.
"Airy" by Ton
A Brief Introduction to Semiotics
Producer (requires Internet Explorer).
This learning object may be viewed or listened to as an introductory piece concerning the role of semiotics in relation to research methods or as a starting point for understanding an approach to analysis usually associated with media/cultural studies that has applications to leisure and sport more generally. It may be useful to consume this learning object alongside the object about the status of visual data in the study of leisure and
Cátedra Padre António Vieira de Estudos portugueses
This is the site of the Fr. António Vieira Chair of the Pontifica Universidade Católica of Rio de Janeiro, which was established in 1984 with a truly interdisciplinary and comparative purpose. It hosts a range of comparative reserach projects in the humanities: canons and margins in Portuguese and Brazilian literature; continuity and discontinuity in Brazilian and Portuguese literature; aspects of Portuguese in its different stages; the role of intellectuals in modern and postmodern society; l
The Great Depression: Causes and Effects
A short video outlining the causes and effects of the Great Depression. This is meant for grade school use. The video uses a lecture format with good images. It could stand alone as an introduction to the study of this subject.
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
In Conversation with Jean-Paul Costa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jean-Paul Costa | A unique opportunity to put your questions to a former president of the European Court of Human Rights, via Twitter @LSELaw using #LSECosta. Jean-Paul Costa is the former president of the European Court of Human Rights.
Humanitarian Assistance – A Dangerous Challenge
The phrase ‘May you live in interesting times’ can be interpreted equally as a blessing or a curse. When directed at a prospective humanitarian aid volunteer, eager to embark on an overseas aid mission in the new millennium, the phrase leans increasingly towards the latter. The climate of relative safety enjoyed by humanitarian volunteers has disappeared, largely due to the radical restructuring of the world political scene in the last quarter of the 20th century. This talk will explai
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