Survey of London: volumes 43 and 44 - Poplar, Blackwall and Isle of Dogs
The dockland parish of All Saints’, Poplar, encompasses the ancient hamlet of Poplar itself, the old shipbuilding centre of Blackwall, and the former industrial districts of Millwall and Cubitt Town. Poplar’s story is one of development and redevelopment on both the grand and the comparatively small scale, driven in the nineteenth century by mercantile interests and manufacturing, and after the Second World War by de-industrialization and the obsolescence of the Thames-side docks. The East a
Up Close with Brent Hoberman, Serial Entrepreneur, Investor and Co-Founder of Lastminute.com
Brent Hoberman, discusses his entrepreneurial career and what "being successful" means to him. He offers some insight into the success of Lastminute.com and what he's learnt as the Non-Executive Director at the Guardian Media Group and TalkTalk.
#24 How to Use a Metronome: Why is a Metronome Important?
In this lesson, I explain why we need a metronome, and what are some good exercises to use with metronomes. Metronomes can help keep us steady and on beat. These little things might drive you crazy, but they are SO worth using.
Lesson #3 How to play the Piano
This lesson works on chords, scales, and triads. Andrew talks about how chords start on the tonic (first note of the scale) and is the strongest chord of all. Broken and solid chords are demonstrated. You should practice at least 15 minutes every day.
John Comaroff's Introduction of Zackie Achmat
John Comaroff is Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series and Human Rights Distinguished Lecturer Series.
The fog of war in Syria
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 1 - Amateur video appears to show the aftermath of an airstrike in Syria as President Assad prepares to seek another term. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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, n
2.7 Reflecting on explanations of ‘abnormal’ development: the case of dyslexia We can draw the following general conclusions about cognitive and biological explanations of abnormality from the material presented above. Both cognitive and biological accounts of dyslexia are offered as theories which explain the behavioural difficulties that are observed. While some theories may dominate accounts of a given condition (e.g. the phonological deficit hypothesis), and may result in influencing the nature of interventions, they are stil
We can draw the following general conclusions about cognitive and biological explanations of abnormality from the material presented above.
Both cognitive and biological accounts of dyslexia are offered as theories which explain the behavioural difficulties that are observed. While some theories may dominate accounts of a given condition (e.g. the phonological deficit hypothesis), and may result in influencing the nature of interventions, they are stil
Sun and sand at 'Paris Plages'
Paris' annual urban beach along the banks of the river Seine opens to the public. Gavino Garay 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 news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its rep
Curated collection of Enzymology resources
This is an evaluated collection of links to resources for learning and teaching subjects relating to Enzymology. This forms part of the UK Centre for Bioscience OeRBITAL project.
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
Звёзды - Сергей Есенин (Stars - Sergei Esenin)
Russian Poems series. "Stars" by Sergei Esenin.
The week ahead: Spoofing Wall Street
The trader accused of instigating the 2010 'flash crash' faces an extradition hearing, the UN lays out a new set of global development goals and Pope Francis heads to America
Art Depicting Children
This video is set to beautiful music and shows Master works of Art depicting children. There is no text or naration to describe the images or to state the artist that created the image. A PowerPoint type presentation. (2:26)
Jeff Griffith speaks about the IMM program
The IMM Global Executive MBA program is an advanced executive program designed for experienced professionals who seek to obtain an MBA degree while maintaining their full-time job responsibilities. The collaborative effort of five leading business schools around the world makes IMM a truly international program. Students benefit from the global student body, faculty and residential sessions.
Accelerated Culinary Arts Program (ACAP) Certificate at the CIA
You have your hospitality, food science, or nutrition degree in hand, and you're primed to excel in one area of your chosen profession. But do you have the culinary skills to tackle the food side of the equation? Get prepared—and build on your experience—with ACAP. No one gives you the level of chef training to excel in the world of professional kitchens like the CIA. Designed exclusively for graduates of bachelor's degree programs in hospitality and tourism management, food science, and nut
Farmacopea vegetal caribena
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Maroon Minute: Dr.Etta Madden
Raising the profile of forgotten female authors is a passion for Dr. Etta Madden, professor of English at Missouri State University. Her research on one such author -- Anne Hampton Brewster -- was recognized with two prestigious research fellowships. Madden was one of 16 accepted applicants to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities' Summer Seminar on Italy in the Age of the Risorgimento held at the American Academy in Rome. She also received a short-term research fellowship
Dsp00104-Sampled Time Series
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Baldwin explains the meaning of sampling, and identifies some of the problems that arise when sampling and processing analog signals. He explains the concept of the Nyquist folding frequency and […]
Heading for a nuclear showdown in the Middle East
Iran has issued its response to UN Security Council demands that it stop its uranium enrichment programme by August 31st. Whilst offering to join 'serious talks' on the issue Iranian officials have been clear in their refusal to back down to international pressure to end their vision of a nuclear Iran. How do the latest developments change the diplomatic picture for both Iran and the UN? Does the passing of a UN resolution change the legal position of those involved and what lies behind the st
The ageing society and its implications
This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to the topic of Ageing. Three distinguished academics from Oxford University discuss the social, biological and ethical implications for an ageing society. For the foreseeable future, population ageing is irreversible and will fundamentally affect all areas of life from the workplace to the family. Sarah Harper outlines the most important social consequences of population ageing and discuss potential policy implications. Lynne Cox explains current resear