Weasel Words - How to speak without saying anything at all. Politicians and CEO's of large corporations have written the book on Weasel words. Weasel words are statements that intend to address a question or an issue but essentially tell you nothing.
Politicians and CEO's of large corporations have written the book on Weasel words. Weasel words are statements that intend to address a question or an issue but essentially tell you nothing.
MacSSC Global Connections: Volunteering Abroad Episode 2
McMaster's Student Success Centre presents a conversation with Adeloa on her volunteering experience teaching English in the China through AIESEC (Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales). For information and opportunities to volunteer abroad, follow @MacSSC on Twitter and Facebook at facebook.com/MacSSC
What makes our Moodle VLE different
The Parts of a Story Song
Cute song to introduce or review story elements. Author, illustrator, setting, characters, problem, and solution. Students will enjoy this catchy tune. (1:00)
Innovation Spotlight: Bringing Children’s Media off the Screen
Working with motors, sensors, sophisticated algorithms and fuzzy puppets, Cynthia Breazeal may finally realize one of childhood’s fondest dreams: imaginary characters that assume a physical reality, and stories that leap from the page into three dimensions.
Virtual play can take a child only so far, suggests
Importance of Animal Products: Milk
Humans drink milk from several animals, most commonly cows. Goats are also able to be milked. Humans drink milk because milk contains a lot of calcium to help keep their bones strong.
Great blue heron
Blue herons eat mostly fish. The large and wide beaks allow the blue herons to eat fish in one bite.
Homecoming 2011 Teaser
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How can government, industry and business better work together to invest in long-term research to harness solar energy and transform carbon dioxide into energy fuel? In this lecture, Global Chair at the University, Professor Geoffrey Ozin talks about using carbon dioxide as a source of fuel rather than treating it as a waste product and pioneering advances in nano-chemistry.
The world of arts and sustainability
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Lidia Varbanova highlights artists in the context of sustainability and how they are critical in building awareness, engaging audiences and encouraging a cross disciplinary dialogue. Research in Focus on LabforCulture: "Climate change: artists respond": http://www.labforculture.org/en/home/contents/climate-change-artists-respond
MSU CHIP Promo
CHIP is designed to substantially lower high levels of blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, heartburn, angina and to lessen depression. MIssouri State has had excellent outcomes with this program with participants reducing their total cholesterol by as much as 21%, reduction in triglycerides levels by as much as 39%, weight loss of up to 15 pounds and reduction in blood pressure by 30 points.
Harness Your Students' Digital Smarts
Innovative teacher Vicki Davis leverages wikis, blogs, digital storytelling, podcasts, virtual worlds, and other digital tools to connect students in rural Georgia to the world. (4:25)
Ole Miss Move-In Day 2011
The University of Mississippi welcomes the Class of 2015 as they move in to residence halls. Faculty and staff volunteers were on hand to assist students and parents as they ready for the fall term.
WSU Zipcar Program
Washington State University has contracted with Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car-sharing network, to offer a car-sharing program on its main Pullman campus. The transportation option is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all university students, faculty and staff members who are licensed drivers aged 18 and older. For more information about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=27090&TypeID=1
Wuthering Heights: Context
This video examines the context of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë. Wuthering Heights is a tale of passion, a tale of
extremes. Published in 1847, a year before Brontë's death, it was not
received well by the critics of the time, yet today we see it as one of
the great Romantic classics. When reading Wuthering Heights we need
Nuclear Disarmament in a Changing World
"Nuclear Disarmament in a Changing World" Preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons has emerged as one of the most complicated problems of the twenty-first century. The events of 9/11 have put this danger in an even sharper focus. Dr. Robert Gallucci, President of the MacArthur Foundation, discusses how the US and the international community are dealing with this challenge and what can be done to reduce the danger caused by these weapons.
Hospitals under pressure near Tripoli
Aug 21 - As the front line moves closer to the Libyan capital, field hospitals are short of resources and the government blames the West for the casualties. Lily Grimes reports.
Social Enterprise: Bibliography
Bibliography to support module on social enterprise.
How I've used my MBA learning
Cranfield Executive MBA alumnus Martyn Boyes describes how he uses his MBA learning back at work.
Move In Day 2011 at the College of Charleston
A couple of Organized Chaos volunteers who are also Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) brothers borrowed a video camera to capture a few scenes from this past weekend. Check out some of the new and returning faces on campus! For more information on Residence Life and Move In Day: http://reslife.cofc.edu/?page=movein