Second round of Syria talks makes faltering start
More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe A second round of Syria peace talks got off to a shaky start on Monday, with the two sides complaining about violations of a local ceasefire. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. 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 international news.
Duke Medicine Profiles: Ernesto Olmedo, MD
Get to know Duke Medicine's primary care providers.
Glow-in-the-dark snails reveal surprising trails
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329770.600 Disco lights have revealed the impressive homing instincts of garden snails
CMS.608 Game Design (MIT)
This course provides practical instruction in the design and analysis of non-digital games. Students cover the texts, tools, references and historical context to analyze and compare game designs across a variety of genres, including sports, game shows, games of chance, card games, schoolyard games, board games, and role–playing games. In teams, students design, develop, and thoroughly test their original games to understand the interaction and evolution of game rules. Students taking the
Rabo art collection
Dedicated to conserving Dutch cultural heritage, the Netherlands bank Rabo has provided this website on their art collecting policy. As well as a general overview for each section, this site provides information on each of the artists represented in their collection - although some information is only available in the Dutch language. This site also provides information on art projects that they sponsor, as well as details about their loans policy. An online virtual tour of their collections c
Three Generations of Distance Education Pedagogy: Challenges and Opportunities
Professor Terry Anderson, Canada Research Chair in Distance Education, Athabasca University, Canada, has an incredible knowledge of online learning, and his work on the uses of technology in support of open and distance education is at the forefront of research in this area. He will address the challenges of expanding access to high quality distance learning and the growing opportunities to create and sustain learning connections using both old and new approaches to distance education. Held 30
Measuring the Force of Stress
This two minute video shows how the physics of force can affect manufacturing processes and product innovation. The video shows an interesting experiment that uses plastic cylinders to model the physics of force. A good video to show students how math is used in the real world.
New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO?
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of July 2014 at ANU entitled, New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO? Ambassador Azevêdo discussed where the WTO should go next and reflected on how trade issues might play into the G20 process — a timely discussion in the lead up to Australia's hosting of the G20 Summit in November. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was
Development of Computer Systems for Use in Architectural Education
Computers have not been used in education in a way that fosters intellectual development of alternate approaches to design. Sufficient theory exists to use computing devices to support other potentially fruitful approaches to design. A proposal is made for the development of a computer system for architectural education which is built upon a particular model for design, that of rational decision making. Within the framework provided by the model, a series of courseware development projects are p
Where's the Money? Migrating to a Global Digital Monetary Ecosystem
The digital revolution is already hitting our wallets—increasingly turning money into information in the cloud while transforming mobile devices into windows on a global, digital economy. However, the evolution to a digital money ecosystem involves much more than converting cash, checks, and credit cards from physical to digital objects. In this webinar, Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger will begin with a brief history of the evolution to a digital money ecosystem, then offer insights into its
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
Part 10: Summary & Review
This program provides state-of-the-art information on epidemiology and research methods for those working in administrative, clinical and research areas. Topics include testing, regression analysis, confidence intervals and descriptive statistics. Seattle Epidemiologic Research and Information Center - http://www.eric.seattle.med.va.gov/ 10/01/2002
An Introduction to Clinical Trials
George Warimwe from the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)/Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya presents an introduction to clinical trials aimed at trial site staff and anyone new to the field. Topics covered include: equipoise and hypothesis, protocol, trial design, comparative effectiveness, pharmacovigilance, ICH-GCP basics, informed consent, essential documents, databases and statistics.
Reinterpretation or replacement? The effects of the information and communication technologies on ur
The timid question ?Virtual spaces or real places?? forms the core of many debates within the spatial sciences addressing theconsequences of the rapid development of information and communication technologies1 on existing spatial structures. So far several opinions rival each other for the interpretation of current and the prediction of future spatial developments. The spacelessness ofcomputer networks and the possibility to transmit data in real-time have lead visionaries to predict a far-reach
UW|360: January 2014
This month on UW360 join us as we take a closer look at the award-winning Odegaard Library renovation. Next we'll delve into all of the ways the University of Washington's "Clean Energy Institute" is developing efficient, cost effective solar power - and better energy storage systems. The state of Washington is leading the way in clean energy - and the University of Washington is playing a critical role. Next, we'll learn more about the University of Washington's role in the largest ever study o
POL101 American Institutions #11 Sp14
American Institutions with Ginger Silvera "Human Trafficking / Organ Trafficking" www.youtube.com/csuDHTV
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
QTC Chapel Service 10 September 2013 - 1 Kings 17
Gary Millar Chapel sermon
The Man that Don't Fit / Robert Service
This two-minute reading of this famous poem shows the power of the words of the poem as well as the importance of reading it well. The words are played over the screen and should appeal to a variety of students. Delivered by Boucrate in 2010.
Inhoudsrisico's op sociale netwerksites SPION : Werkbundel en lerarenhandleiding De lespakketten over risico's op sociale netwerksites werden ontwikkeld in het kader van het SPION-project (Security and Privacy in Online Social Networks). Ze ontstonden op basis van theorieën en …
De lespakketten over risico's op sociale netwerksites werden ontwikkeld in het kader van het SPION-project (Security and Privacy in Online Social Networks). Ze ontstonden op basis van theorieën en …