Kosovo's Independence: One Year On
Dr Muhamet Hamiti is the current and the first ambassador of the Republic of Kosova to the UK. Born in Podujeva in Kosovo in 1964, Ambassador Hamiti earned his BA in English Language and Literature at the University of Pristina in 1987; earned his MA in English Literature at the University of Zagreb (Croatia) in 1990, and his PhD in English literature at the University of Pristina in 2006 with a thesis on the prose fiction of James Joyce and Joseph Conrad. In the 1990s, Dr Hamiti was also an ind
The volcano known as Mt. Vesuvius is a composite cone, or a strattle volcano, and one of the most famous on the planet. (01:00)
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume I, Issue 1
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, NEH Grant for Plutarch-New Testament Research, A Tribute to James Muilenburg, OSTRACA--Notes on Mediterranean and Near Eastern Archaeology: "Southern California Archaeology Council Formed," "Two Permanent Exhibits Open in Southern California," "Clueck Survey Collections in Claremont and Los Angeles," and "Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit", Center for Historic Preservation, Cooper-Molera Archives, The Society for Antiquity and Christianity, Institute Events and
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume V, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Giving With a Purpose, Cover Illustration Description, Institute Hosts Seminar Day, Qumran Commentary Volume Published, Institute Tour: PompeII A.D.79, Israeli Scholar Lectures at Institute, European-American Cooperation in Scholarship, Personalia
On Making a Difference and Choosing a Career [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr William MacAskill | Should I work for a non-profit organisation in Africa? Or should I go into the City, and try to earn as much as I can to donate to good causes? William MacAskill is a research associate in the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford and is also president of 80,000 Hours ethical career advisory service. Credits: Tom Sturdy (Audio Post-Production), LSE AV Services (Audio Recording)
Education 173: Cognition & Learning in Educational Settings
The research literature on cognitive processes relevant to teaching and learning is vast and fascinating. The purpose of this course is to introduce some of the many theories of learning and related topics useful to the design of instruction and to teaching practice.
A wooden signboard set up along a dirt road in Claremont with the mountains in the background. The sign reads, "Beware Of Times Correspondent Bent. Have Tried He Is A Skin Game: Gustavus Burton."
Portrait of unidentified woman
An unidentified woman wearing a scarf tied in a bow around her neck and a tuxedo blouse sits in front of a dark backdrop.
Entrepreneurship For Engineers
Objectives: Create an awareness of the value of an entrepreneurial educational experience; create an awareness of the relationship between entrepreneurship and engineering; create an awareness of the role of entrepreneurs in the growth of the American and world economy; introduce the student to the psychological, cultural and economic nature of entrepreneurial activity in the US and the global community; create an awareness of the career paths available to the entrepreneur; introduce the skill s
Dilemmas and Debates in Entrepreneurship
This is a course about dilemmas and debates. A dilemma is "an argument presenting two or more equally conclusive alternatives; a choice or a situation involving choice between equally unsatisfactory alternatives; a problem seemingly incapable of a satisfactory solution". The process of entrepreneurship involves the recognition of challenges and dilemmas, vigorous debate, and ultimately, solutions. No solution lasts long in an entrepreneurial milieu whose underpinning is "creative destruction". Y
New Venture Development and Industry Analysis Map (graduate level)
The Venture Development courses (I & II) are the capstone courses of the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program. It is the core of your program-wide studies, and it is within the context of these two courses that students conceive and develop an investment quality comprehensive business plan. You will participate in a wide variety of learning activities and complete a number of specific assignments, all designed to support this goal. Throughout these activities and assignments, your key deliverable is
Business Planning-Vision The Future
Course Objectives: To germinate and clarify your idea for a business or non-profit to the point of being explainable in a paragraph; to write a complete formal plan for a viable business; to develop your small business research skills and develop a database of human and other resources necessary to begin your business; to learn how to effectively present your business idea to your peers and potential investors; to identify areas of strength and weakness in the skills and knowledge to run your bu
Carbon Emission Capstone
There are two ways to reduce net emissions of carbon dioxide: limit how much carbon dioxide is emitted into the atmosphere as we burn fossil fuels, or increase the rate at which it is absorbed. In this lesson, discussion topics include the Kyoto Protocol.
X Is for Wonderment - Understanding the Role of the X Chromosome in Human Genetics
In this lesson, students read a "job description" of motherhood and reflect on its meaning and accuracy. In groups, they research and make and present posters about a sex-linked genetic condition and evaluate possible hereditary scenarios by drawing Punnett squares. Finally, they write a short essay explaining how sex might be genetically linked to certain descriptors.
Cane burning, Pomona College
Members of the class of 1904 watch their class canes burn. A small canister of gasoline is set to one side.
Cane burning, Pomona College
Members of the class of 1904 sing from a sheet of paper as they prepare to burn their class canes.
Regulatory Requirements for Pharmaceutical Products
This course presents a detailed overview of the regulatory requirements for the development and manufacture of pharmaceutical products. Individuals involved in manufacturing, quality control, research and development, and clinical studies will learn the latest information. Explore topics that include the product development process through commercialization; product characterization and pre-clinical evaluation; pharmaceutical industry requirements; clinical trial requirements, good manufacturing
Oral Fertility Study in Male and Female Rats
This dataset comes from a study on 200 rats (100 of each gender) which were given one of 5 treatments, and then allowed to mate. At delivery, information on the pups was collected, and a sample of 8 pups (4 of each gender) was chosen from each litter. Body weights for these pups were recorded once a week for three weeks. Questions this study focused on refer to the safety of the treatments. A text file version of the data is found in the relation link.
Digital Libraries and Archives, Winter 2009
This course focuses on the current state of "digital libraries" from a multidisciplinary perspective. Its point of departure is the possibilities and prospects for convergence of professions and cultures around the notion of digital media and content. The course covers the history of the idea of the digital library and the digital archive, especially its manifestation as projects and programs in academic, nonprofit, and research settings, and the suite of policy issues that influence the develop
This variation on Bingo allows students to apply research skills and build knowledge of the interconnected issues underlying Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Using principles of peer education, students share their research with each other in a fun, interactive, and collaborative way.