Conversations with Michael Dukakis: Introduction to Course
Leadership and the Public Manager Sponsored by Northeastern University's Master of Public Administration Program (http://www.polisci.neu.edu/graduate/master_public/) Interviewer: Marion Mason Video Production: Nick Dantzer, MPA'12
Map Skills: The Use of Color How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers. (02:31)
How are colors used on maps? They use colors to show different countries, provinces, or states. Colors are used to show different elevations on relief or physical maps, different vegetation, climate, or distribution of population. Video gives examples of each type of map and explains how to use them. Good video for beginning map readers. (02:31)
US: Not time for 6 party talks
The White House says it is awaiting a change in behavior out of North Korea before it will back returning to disarmament talks. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Spam, Time, and You: How gmail by Google is Fighting Spam
This video explains how the internet company Google uses spam-fighting technology on gmail to save you time and make your inbox a more friendly place. Not much educational content but gives good basic information on spam (Running Time 2:05).
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World Cycling Championships 2010
Students and recent graduates of RMIT University’s Remedial Massage (Myotherapy) program from the School of Life and Physical Sciences had the opportunity to look treat and massage cyclists and teams from Australia and the world at the recent indoor World Cycling Championships held at Hisense Arena in Melbourne Australia. Mentored by industry expert and exercise science specialists – Jason Patten (Senior Educator and Program Manager, Complementary Therapies, RMIT University) and James Green
The Daily's Double Shot: 12/17/2010
This finals week episode features highlight clips from the fall 2010 season of shows. The shows included features on campus outreach programs, student activities (including a rousing game of zombie tag) and profiles of stand-out students who are proud to be Huskies.
What is Life: A Series of Videos
A video series that asks questions about what is life and provides some challenges to the existing knowledge base. Good for teachers and may be motivating to some students who would benefit from the overview.
Session 1. What
What distinguishes living things from dead and
nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 9 – क and ख
This is the ninth lesson in a series of basic episodes to teach Hindi from the beginning. If you are already studying Hindi, it can provide a good review. If [...]
Trouble in Kashmir
Faced with new violence from increasingly militant youths in Kashmir, can India calm tensions before it gets any worse?
UN convoy attacked in Ivory Coast
A UN peacekeeper is wounded in a convoy attack; West African leaders say more talks needed to resolve Ivory Coast conflict.
Why Are People So Forgiving of Government Failure? Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
Once upon a time, I developed a theory that we have much lower expectations for public-sector performance than we do for private-sector performance. We saw this in accounting standards that — when applied to Enron — resulted in market forces shutting that firm down, while the Department of Defense l
Religious Freedom and National Security Policy: Keynote Address
Through the Luce/SFS Program on Religion and International Affairs, Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs held a symposium on October 28, 2010 on religious freedom and US national security policy. Questions addressed include: Why should national security specialists be concerned about religious freedom? Under what conditions might greater US support for religious liberty abroad help to reduce political instability, religious radicalism and terrorist violence?
Summary of the Shakespearean Play 'Othello'
This video gives a synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play Othello. This video can be used as a great review and discussion started for a high school English class. This is a very helpful video.
Online Migration of Newspapers
Two seasoned media observers map out shifting terrain in the news industry, as digital forces shake up print journalism. They also predict some likely survivors and casualties of this upheaval.
David Carr now sees a porous border, if not a great deal of overlap, between once-segregated domains of traditional and online
GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 11, Part 2 "Local Engagement Games"
In Episode 11, Part 2. LOCAL ENGAGEMENT GAMES.. Steven Schirra, from the Engagement Game Lab at Emerson College, talks abouttheir latest project, Community PlanIt, which is in development. CommunityPlanIt is a location-based mobile game platform, designed to engage neighborhoods in official planning processes, while forging geographically-based communities and advocacy groups around local issues. Founded in 2006, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab sets itself apart by emphasizing the creation o
Clinical Pearls in General Internal Medicine
Dr. John Bundrick, a consultant in medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article "Clinical Pearls in General Internal Medicine," ( Available at: http://tinyurl.com/2ex2evx ) which appears in the January 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
A Study on Genetics about Autism
A study has found a genetic link to autism. There are interviews with scientists and parents.