Friday Gallery Talk: Histories and Mysteries of the Hirshhorn
Smithsonian artist fellow Terence Gower explores the history of the Hirshhorn building with curatorial research associate Ryan Hill.
2010 Vaughn Lecture: New Directions in Dinosaur Research
Dr. David Evans highlights some of the ROM's latest field projects and newest dinosaur discoveries. The ROM dinosaur research program is currently expanding at an unprecedented rate, with many new and exciting lab and field projects taking place across the globe, from Mongolia, to South Africa, to the Canadian Arctic and Alberta and building on the ROM's rich history of dinosaur research that goes back almost a century.
Lower limb anatomy wiki The Lower Limb Wiki was created in 2011 as part of an Anatomy & Physiology class project for 1st year Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy students at the University of Cape Town. Each student wrote a wiki age. This site is now open to t
The Lower Limb Wiki was created in 2011 as part of an Anatomy & Physiology class project for 1st year Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy students at the University of Cape Town. Each student wrote a wiki age. This site is now open to t
11.404 Session 04 - The Development Process
Session 4 - The Development Process
Cambridge's new Vice-Chancellor
On 1 October 2010, in a ceremony in Cambridge's Senate House, Sir Leszek Borysiewicz was admitted to office as the 345th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. He was previously Chief Executive of the Medical Research Council, and before that Deputy Rector of Imperial College London. The University of Cambridge is one of the world's greatest research Universities, with 17,500 students reading a broad spectrum of subjects at the 31 constituent Colleges.
"Recreate Experiments from History: Inform the Future from the Past: Galileo, January IAP 2010"
"2010 marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo's astonishing sightings of features on the moon, stars, and moons around Jupiter that no one had seen before. Recreate these new ways of seeing and exploring from the materials and techniques Galileo had on hand, while you reflect on the times and works of Galileo. What was it like to improvise new ways of seeing and exploring from the materials and techniques on hand? What do we notice? What surprises us? How can we relate to past experience and idea
ISS Update: Adam Naids on Creating "NASA Johnson Style" -- 01.11.13
The interview is preceded by the "NASA Johnson Style" video... Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot talks to Adam Naids, Hardware Development Engineer, one of the creators of the successful "Gangnam Style" parody video "NASA Johnson Style." Featured on NASA's YouTube channel ReelNASA, the video has accumulated over 4 million views.
24 Hours at Clough - Exterior Time-Lapse
See the full story at: http://www.news.gatech.edu/features/24-hours-clough-commons
Accounting at the London School of Economics: Opportunity Lost?
Given the aims of the founders of the London School of Economics, it is not surprising that accounting should have been taught at the School from soon after its establishment. An early focus on teaching practical accounting, with professional practitioners as teachers, was gradually supplanted by approaches informed by the economics of decision-making in conditions of scarce resources. By the 1930s, the Department of Business Administration provided an intellectual basis for thinking about finan
Natural Resource Management
The natural assets of the poorest countries constitute the biggest single opportunity for transformative development. Paul Collier is a professor of economics at Oxford University and co-director of the International Growth Centre. The author of The Bottom Billion, which won the 2008 Lionel Gelber Prize for the world's best book on international affairs, he has lectured widely on the subjects of economics and international relations. He was the senior advisor to Tony Blair's Commission on Africa
Climb the Green Ladder: how sustainability can make you and your company more successful
What strategies can individuals within organisations use to make their organisation more successful and sustainable? Ed Gillespie is the co-founder and creative director of Futerra Sustainability Communications. Futerra arose from the frustration of its co-founders, in the late 1990’s, with the unsophisticated communications around sustainable development, and the dull and worthy messaging of corporate social responsibility. Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for Science, Technol
The Great Brain Race: Rise of the Global Education Marketplace
In a worldwide educational marketplace, international competition to build the best universities and attract the brightest minds is more intense than ever. In his lecture based around his book, The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky argues that the globalisation of higher education should be welcomed, not feared. Ben Wildavsky is a senior fellow in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World (Princeton University
Personal (Subject) Pronouns
A great introduction to one of the most basic Spanish grammar lessons. Learn what these pronouns are in Spanish along with their English equivalents. This information is critical before students can learn how to work with verbs in Spanish.
Google Reader in Plain English
How to use Google Reader to read all your favorite news sites and blogs in one place and share news with friends. Google Reader can be useful for students working on research papers.
Animal-to-Human Disease Watch
Documentary- December 12, 2008- In remote corners, a research team is monitoring contact between humans and wild animals- particularly wild animal meat- in hopes of stopping pandemics before they start. Viruses are highly adaptable jumping from one species to another. Most pandemics start in animals before there is wide spread contamination. Run time (3:16)
Student experiences of enterprise education
This report outlines data collected from students across a broad range of subject areas across all Faculties of Leeds Met University. This data was generated in response to a questionnaire designed to obtain information on students experiences of enterprise education
This video explains market research in terms of primary research and secondary research and gives examples of each.
Making of Project Genie
Professor Hugh Montgomery (Director, UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance) has interests beyond his groundbreaking research at UCL-- he is also helping to shape the way children view the issue of climate change through Project Genie. Originally conceived of as a storybook to teach schoolchildren about climate change, Project Genie has evolved into an animated film and a curriculum for use in schools. http://www.projectgenie.org.uk/
Application of the Scientific Process
This interactive activity adapted from NOVA provides students a way to gain a more accurate understanding of how science is done. Two videos, which feature the work of renowned scientists Percy Julian and Judah Folkman, demonstrate that while scientists may use an orderly approach to learn new information and solve problems, they proceed along different paths in their quests. The link includes two videos. The first video is about Julian Percy. In the 1930s, chemist Julian Percy joined the r
Special Education Teaching : Teaching Strategies in Special Education
In special education, the standard course of study should be modified and simplified to help kids with special needs to remember. Learn about research-based instructional programs that are used to teach reading in special education with help from a special education teacher in this video (01:39) on teaching strategies in special education.
Expert: Julie Peebles
Bio: Julie Peebles graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in special education and l