Taking Work-based Learning to the Next Level
In the mid-1990s, a new C-suite title was born when General Electric CEO Jack Welch dubbed Steve Kerr the company's "chief learning officer." Since then, CLOs have sprouted up at major firms in several industries. But what does this new breed of "learning leaders" bring to the table that traditional human resources departments and employee training programs do not? How does an increased emphasis on learning improve an organization? And do new technologies, like distance learning, simulations and
How do you look?
How Do You Look? (2003-2006) was a Wellcome Trust funded project carried out jointly with Imperial College Computing Department (IC) and St Mary’s Hospital London. The role of Imperial College was confined to providing eye tracking equipment for the surgical part of the project. The project’s main thrust was to apply to laparoscopic surgery the research methodology we had developed over the years with artists. This consisted in observing the surgeon’s eye movements in order to understa
The two-year MSc programme in BioMedical Engineering at TU Delft is based on a long history of training and research within three collaborating faculties: Applied Sciences; Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science; and Mechanical, Marine and Materials Engineering. BME know-how in these has led to a broad BME programme. Clinically driven research is also a central theme in the programme. There is close collaboration with clinical partners at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC
Neil Turok on the future of Africa "They want to be the next Einstein" - speaking of bright and ambitious young Africans applying to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) he founded.
"They want to be the next Einstein" - speaking of bright and ambitious young Africans applying to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) he founded.
The Phase Changes of Water Song
This teacher-made video shows a teacher singing about the phase changes of water while holding up the lyrics and diagrams of what he is singing about. The song is set to the tune of "Hey Soul Sister." Some key concepts include phase, state of matter, heat energy, particles, vibrating particles, latent heat of fusion, kinetic energy, melting, boiling point, vaporize, latent heat of vaporization, breaking bonds, and constant. (3:34)
Multiple Measures of Student Achievement in an Interdisciplinary Unit on the Harlem Renaissance
This website shows the culmination of a 5th-grade class interdisciplinary project on the Harlem Renaissance: a student-created museum and exhibition. The site uses video comments of students, teachers, and parents work to provide a multiplicity of perspectives on the project, and offers links to Lyons philosophy and year-long curriculum.
Binham Priory J850411 BINHAM PRIORY, Norfolk. View from the South West.
BINHAM PRIORY, Norfolk. View from the South West.
Réduction de la mortalité maternelle - Dakar 2010 : table ronde
Conférence enregistrée dans le cadre du Colloque International Interdisciplinaire : Droit et Santé en Afrique. Réduction de la mortalité maternelle en Afrique Sub-saharienne, mieux comprendre pour mieux agir.
Organisé avec le partenariat de l’UMVF et le FSP mère-enfant du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères.
Doug Henwood: "The Crisis Is Over. What Next?" DOUG HENWOOD is editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, a
newsletter which covers a wide range of economic and political topics,
including income distribution and poverty, the globalization of finance
and production, and the economics of energy. Henwood is a contributing
editor of The Nation, and hosts a weekly radio program on WBAI (New
York). He is the author of Wall Street, The State of the USA, and After
the New Economy, and is in the early stag
DOUG HENWOOD is editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, a
Cerebellar Degeneration - Coordination Exam - Lower Extremities Sub-exam - Patient 3
This 42-year-old man complains of poor balance and frequent falls for 6 years. Imbalance has been progressive; he cannot ambulate independently at present. He experiences tremors and weakness. Imbalance has been progressive and he now cannot ambulate independently. He is in good general health except for heavy alcohol use. For the last 10 years, he has consumed a quart of vodka and 5 beers daily. On awakening, he feels "shaky" and calms himself with a morning drink. He has not had blackouts or
Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy - Cranial Nerves Exam - Facial Nerve (CN VII) Sub-exam - Patient 2
Patient is a 52-year-old African-American male with a known diagnosis of myotonic muscular dystrophy. His neuromuscular symptoms began in the early 1990s with poor dexterity in the hands, dropping objects, and clumsiness with fine motor weakness. He is very slow buttoning clothes, putting on his shoes, brushing his teeth, shaving, and other similar activities. He has trouble in ambulation and falls frequently. He has trouble getting up from a chair or sofa and climbing stairs. He also reports co
2.7.5 Identities are negotiated In constructing their identities, people can only draw on terms that are available in society at that time, which have meanings and associations attached. However, people may attribute different meanings and importance to those labels. This means people always negotiate their identities, in the context of the different meanings attached to them. Taking this view of identity, as a social process that people engage in, rather than as a fixed essence inside them, is not to deny that partic
In constructing their identities, people can only draw on terms that are available in society at that time, which have meanings and associations attached. However, people may attribute different meanings and importance to those labels. This means people always negotiate their identities, in the context of the different meanings attached to them.
Taking this view of identity, as a social process that people engage in, rather than as a fixed essence inside them, is not to deny that partic
Alaska's Glaciers Take Up More Space Than All of West Virginia
There are about 30,000 square miles of glaciers in Alaska, many of which have been melting rapidly. (04:06)
Technical problems, violence mark tense election in Nigeria
Nigerians head to the polls in a tense election that's been marked with technical problems and some violence in parts of the country. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 international n
Reflections from Sylvia Chant and Inderpal Grewal [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Sylvia Chant, Professor Inderpal Grewal | In this Gender Institute 20th Anniversary Conference keynote, two distinguished scholars – Sylvia Chant and Inderpal Grewal – will reflect on the presence of gender from the unique intersection of social science and humanities perspectives. Sylvia Chant’s paper is entitled Feminisation of Poverty’: ‘Win-Win’, ‘Lose-Lose’… or Gains at the Margin? The ‘feminisation of poverty’ has enjoyed a prominent place in Gen
Auburn vs. Florida State (1956)
"The quick Auburn score stunned the frisky Floridians but did not knock them out. Even after Auburn punched across its second TD midway the third period, Coach Tom Nugent's forces came back more determined than ever and finally marched 65 yards for a tally of their own.The FSU crowd came to the Plains fresh from an upset victory over powerful Mississippi Southern and went all out in an effort to add Auburn to their list of conquests. The Plainsmen were hard pressed at times, but kept the game we
Auburn vs. Louisiana Tech (1947)
"With the first of six conference games just one week away, the tigers were forced to go all out to defeat a stubborn Louisiana Tech team in the annual "Homecoming" game. With the Tech Line playing the Plainsmen off their feet during the first half, some of 11,000 students and "old grads" watched the Voyles- coached eleven come back with two touchdowns in the last half to clinch the game. In the third quarter Billy Ball raced 45 yards for the first Tiger score, and onto the last play of the game
GSPH Fall 1994: Focus on: Improving the Health of the Community
Focus on: Improving the Health of the Community
Women buyers and sellers at the Opelika curb market
Caption: "Opelika curb market, opened May 1, 1926. Total sales to September 1, 1928 = $18,050.71." 1928.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph