"Analyzing Projects and Organizations, Fall 2009"
"This course teaches students how to understand the rationality behind how organizations and their programs behave, and to be comfortable and analytical with a live organization. It thereby builds analytic skills for evaluating programs and projects, organizations, and environments. It draws on the literature of the sociology of organizations, political science, public administration, and historical experience-and is based on both developing-country and developed-country experience."
JFK50 Kennedy's Idealism and Today's Generation — David Gergen
Harvard Kennedy School Professor David Gergen talks about the way in which President Kennedy saw that "there were better ways to live" and what that means to today's generation.
President's Day RAP !
Vierhoeken : Spel Dit is een soort memory waarbij paren moeten gevonden worden. Op de ene kaart staat een vierhoek afgebeeld. Leerlingen moeten deze afbeelding combineren met een eigenschap die van toepassing is op de afgebeelde vierhoek. Er zijn meer …
Dit is een soort memory waarbij paren moeten gevonden worden. Op de ene kaart staat een vierhoek afgebeeld. Leerlingen moeten deze afbeelding combineren met een eigenschap die van toepassing is op de afgebeelde vierhoek. Er zijn meer …
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De tanden: - De verschillende soorten tanden, - De delen van de tand, - Hoe moeten we onze tanden verzorgen?
Mamphela Ramphele on Knowledge in the Blood by Jonathan Jansen
On Thursday 1 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture will be Mamphela Ramphele who will discuss "To what extent has our transformation process embraced the intimate in public discourse." The suggested background reading is Jonathan Jansen's "Knowledge in the Blood." Mamphela Ramphele, former ViceChancellor of UCT and director of the World Bank, is an academic author and medical doctor. Her involvement in political activism and academ
Talk: CPJ's Joel Simon: 'Future of press freedom is online'
At a Shorenstein Center event, "From the Front Lines to Online," Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), looked at the past year in press freedom.
Fazzari on Stimulus and Keynes
Steve Fazzari of Washington University in St. Louis talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of Keynesian stimulus. They discuss the stimulus package passed in February 2009 and whether it improved the economy and created jobs. How should claims about its impact be evaluated? What can we know as economists about causal relationships in a complex world? The conversation includes a discussion of the underlying logic of Keynesian stimulus and the effect of the financial crisis on e
Don't Laugh At Me
Dr. Guido Tricot, Part Two: Exploring Myeloma (Video)
Dr. Guido Tricot, the director of the Utah Blood and Marrow Transplant and Myeloma Program, gives an overview of multiple myeloma. He discusses the history, causes and risks factors, incidence rates, diagnosis, and treatment of this type of cancer.
Primary Lateral Sclerosis - Motor Exam - Screening Tests Sub-exam - Patient 14
This video features a 54-year-old white male who presented for evaluation of progressive spastic paraparesis. He stated that symptoms first started in 1997 when "things were different with my legs" (i.e., leg weakness, imbalance, and speech problems). Symptoms started in his left foot, when he couldn't keep time to music. His feet started dragging and he also noticed problems with balance. In 1999, he started falling and sought medical attention. He was diagnosed with spastic paraparesis after
Map Collections: 1544-1996
This site offers thousands of digitized online maps. The collections are broken into seven categories, cities and towns, conservation and environment, discovery and exploration, immigration and settlement, military battles and campaigns, transportation and communication, and general maps.
Cardiovascular Construction Kit
The Cardiovascular Construction Kit (CVCK) allows students to design and construct a wide range of cardiovascular systems, testing each one to see how it behaves and whether it could actually exist and survive in a real organism. CVCK provides a set of basic components, e.g., pumps, vessels, capillaries and so on, which may be pieced together to construct a cardiovascular system. Gauges and measurement techniques are provided so you can draw conclusions from your experiments. Note: CVCK is a MAC
Organ Weight Study in Rats
This dataset comes from a study of 90 rats given one of 3 doses of a drug. At sacrifice, data on body weight and the weights of various organs were collected. Questions from this study refer to the relationship between dosage and body and organ weight. A text file version of the data is found in the relation link.
Intuitive Biostatistics: Choosing a Statistical Test
This page provides a table for selecting an appropriate statistical method based on type of data and what information is desired from the data. It also compares parametric and nonparametric tests, one-sided and two-sided p-values, paired and unpaired tests, Fisher's test and the Chi-square test, and regression and correlation. It comes from Chapter 37 of the textbook, "Intuitive Biostatistics".
Supreme Court rules for anti-gay church
In a case pitting free-speech versus privacy rights, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that a church has the legal right to stage anti-gay protests at U.S. military funerals. Jon Decker reports.
Preface to Revised Edition Weimar Germany: Part II Six Minutes of Terror
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A three part historical discussion of Weimar Germany by Dr. Moritz Foellmer, Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds, for The History Faculty: www.thehistoryfaculty.com.
This lesson discusses how each component of a spacecraft is specifically designed so that a rover can land safely in six minutes. Also, students will learn how common, everyday materials and technology, like nylon, polyester and airbags, are used in space-age technology.
Weimar Germany: Part II
Six Minutes of Terror