Absolute Beginner #3 - Show Your Appreciation in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re about to attend your first Japanese birthday party, and it’s for a new friend you’ve met in Japan. You know you’ll need to be on your best behavior so you can make as many new acquaintances as possible, so you bring a souvenir with you to give the birthday girl [...]
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Elevator
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm ride an elevator. An elevator is a machine that moves people up and down. The video shows how an elevator works. Elevators help us to move lots of things. This is a good teaching resource for a unit on simple machines (pulleys, levers, etc.). Elementary students will enjoy this video (1:06).
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
In this story, the words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are being narrated Jane Yolen, the author. The words are highlighted in blue as they are being read. Illustrations by John Schoenherr. (08:36)
Eddie George on Careers in Landscape Architecture
In this video, Eddie George describes what it takes to be a landscape architect. He describes the profession and the creation of designs for outdoor spaces. He explains how he got into landscape architecture. He also describes how he was inspired by his mentor and how he strives to be the same inspiration to others. (2:50)
Mubarak offer 'not enough'
The leader of Egypt's Kifaya opposition movement dismisses the president's offer not to seek re-election in September.
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: November 2008
Exhibition Focus: Listen as textile chair and curator Christa Thurman recounts the 40-year journey that culminated in The Divine Art: Four Centuries of European Tapestries.
Collection Connection: Catch curator Madhuvanti Ghose in the midst of installing the new Alsdorf Galleries of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan, and Islamic Art.
Art Institute in the Community: Take to the streets of Chicago and hear historian and author Carl Smith discuss the stunning vision of Daniel Bur
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: August 2009
Collection Connection: Just getting familiar with the Modern Wing? Starting this fall and stretching through the year, we’ll provide you with over 500 ways of exploring the Modern Wing through art, music, poetry, and dance. Join Art Institute director James Cuno, the Poetry Foundation, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago as we introduce our new season of programming, 500 Ways of Looking at Modern.
Art Institute in the Community: Two new pavilions celebrating
Storm on the Horizon
The Civil War has its roots in the American Revolution. Explore the causes and conflicts in "Storm on the Horizon," a special two-day Colonial Williamsburg event February 18th and 19th, 2011.
Byrne Administration: Interview with Charles Carella (December 14, 2009)
This interview is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu
‘Question everything’: the search for a new innovation paradigm
What does it take to drive innovation in an emerging economy with about 550 million people below the age of 25? Sam Pitroda, IT and innovation advisor to India's prime minister, speaks to INSEAD Knowledge Editor Stuart Pallister about innovation and the need for a new paradigm.
The (Real) State of the Union: Atlantic Monthly Panel
This event took place on February 24, 2004 in Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley. A town hall featuring a panel of The Atlantic Monthly writers who produced the special January/February 2004 Atlantic Monthly issue. The panel will include writer Jim Fallows, one of founders of the New America Foundation think tank, who wrote the lead article, and a few other Atlantic writers. Michael Kinsley, of Slate, will moderate. Introduced by Orville Schell, Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism. The even
Industrial Heritage - Saturday 29th January
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Policy Skills for Web Scientists
Policy Skills for Web Scientists - Pope Catherine Keywords:UNSPECIFIED
Communication, management and your own context
In management the ability to communicate clearly and confidently is of key importance. This unit looks at the role of language in management communication, and helps you identify areas of English language you may need to develop for work or when studying for a managment qualification such as an MBA. It includes reading, writing, listening and speaking activities based on material related to the field of management, and encourages you to relate these to your own work context.
Climate Change: India policies and perspectives
India is the world's fifth largest emitter of CO2, after China, the USA, the EU and Russia. But in relative terms, India is a low carbon economy, with per capita emissions about a quarter of the global average. In spite of projected growth in emissions, these are likely to remain below the developed country average. India is also one of the countries most exposed to the projected impacts of climate change, particularly on food production, water availability and coastal cities. Already 2.6% of GD
Antiretroviral treatment programmes in Nepal: Problems and barriers.
The main aim of this study is to identify barriers and obstacles to providing and expanding ARV programmes in Nepal. Materials and methods: A qualitative approach consisting of in-depth interviews with three groups of stakeholders: policy makers, ARV service providers and ARV recipients were carried out. The transcripts were analysed using a thematic approach. Results: The estimated number of people in need was high compared with people currently receiving ARV in Nepal. With regards to the prope
This resource is a proof-of-concept showing that an XML file describing a simple molecular structure can be stored in JorumOpen for subsequent deployment in Second Life or OpenSim grids.
Unofficial FAQ for SLED list
A useful compendium of advice for educators who use the official mailing list for Second Life educators. Also contains information of general interest to those using SL for educational purposes.
Absolute Beginner #21 - I have a Spanish request for you!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! When you’re new to a Spanish-speaking country, it won’t be so easy for you to find your way around. Though in time you’ll know your way, at first you’ll likely need to rely on transportation from others who know the country inside and out, including all forms of public transportation and, [...]