George Rupp on famine in east Africa
The chief executive of the International Rescue Committee on the famine in Somalia and the challenges of responding to international crises
Michel Sidibé on global health
The executive director of United Nations AIDS on a comprehensive approach to eradicating AIDS
SoundCloud aims to "unmute" the Web
Oct. 4 -- A Berlin-based startup has developed a software platform for users to share sound files the same way people share videos on YouTube. This summer it paid a handful of members in North America to make recordings via its mobile app and post them on the Web. Tomorrow the company hosts its second annual SoundCloud Global MeetUp Day in more than 800 cities around the world. Natalie Armstrong reports.
Magna Carta is an English charter, originally issued in the year 1215, and reissued later in the 13th century in modified versions. This is a British newscast about this event on the anniversary of this document. Not much depth, but does explain its importance and value.
Art Part 1
Interview about 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics
Following the announcement, Professor Olga Botner was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose about the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics on 4 October 2011.
Bourne of War "War is the health of the State." The famous seven words appeared in an unfinished manuscript written by the progressive essayist Randolph Silliman Bourne (1886-1918) during World War I. In a collection of Bourne's essays entitled War
"War is the health of the State."
The famous seven words appeared in an unfinished manuscript written by the progressive essayist Randolph Silliman Bourne (1886-1918) during World War I. In a collection of Bourne's essays entitled War
C9 Lectures: Mahmoud Saleh - Advanced CRT 1 of n You first met Mahmoud Saleh in an episode of C9::GoingNative covering CRT (C Run-time Library). Mahmoud is the keeper of the CRT(C Run-time Library) at Microsoft, working on the VC++ team as a software engineer. The information presented in that GoingNative episode was introductory in nature and as we expected you asked for more advanced treatm
You first met Mahmoud Saleh in an episode of C9::GoingNative covering CRT (C Run-time Library). Mahmoud is the keeper of the CRT(C Run-time Library) at Microsoft, working on the VC++ team as a software engineer. The information presented in that GoingNative episode was introductory in nature and as we expected you asked for more advanced treatm
Introduction to OER
This resource provides an introduction to OER for teaching staff at the University of Plymouth and could form part of a CPD module. It draws on the experience of OER developers at the University.
Polycopié d'un cours numérisé de l'INSA de Lyon sur la mécanique générale décomposé en dix chapitres. Chapitre 1 - Torseurs - Cours et Exercices Chapitre 2 - Cinématique - Cours et Exercices Chapitre 3 - Les tenseurs cartésiens d'ordre 2 - Cours et Exercices Chapitre 4 - Géométrie des masses - Cours et Exercices Chapitre 5 - Cinétique - Cours et Exercices Chapitre 6 - Théorèmes généraux de la dynamique - Cours et Exercices Chapitre 7 - Equations de Lagrange - Equations d'appels
Getting started on your dissertation
This resource supports the 'Understanding Educational Enquiry' module of the University of Birmingham’s PG Cert, created as part of the JISC/HEA-funded DELILA project; it also stands alone for any user wanting to get started on a literature search. The resource was created in Powerpoint and provides pointers for University of Birmingham students needing to find materials for dissertations, essays and projects.
The Amazon Of Asia - Laos
This 24 minute video explores this communist country that has 6 million people. Laos main resource is the Mekong River, the mother of all rivers is stretching at 500km. The dams are
built for many part of Asia that are effecting the flow of the river. This river is monitored by the government as are visitors. This video tells the importance of the river and how these people live and the possibility of a series of dams that might change the way of life in this country.
Staff profiles: JoDee Fortino
JoDee Fortino, lab manager in Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting, talks about her role in organizing the largest World Usability Day gathering in Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9982
The Story of Oman Part I
This 15 minute video reviews the history of this country through the lense of the current leader of that country.Omani's people are sea traders/maritime sailors who have traded all over the world. The Omani's are the middle men in trade between the east and the west with frankincense under their control. Be well aware of the political overtones of this work.
This has been taken from Nikki Giovanni's poem "Covers." The poem is part of the suggested reading material on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. The video includes text, narration, and images.
Types of Pronouns
Pronouns are defined as words used in place of nouns. This video describes the six types of pronouns: personal, reflexive and intensive, demonstrative, interrogative, relative and indefinite. It also explains how to identify pronouns by looking for the antecedent that the pronoun replaces. If there is not an antecedent, then it is not a pronoun. (5:07)
Mon site favori: reading exercise
You will be able to visit several Internet sites about home decoration and determine what kind of information they offer. Then, you will look to see where you can go with your questions and will select your favorite site based on that.
Interview 2011 Prize in Economic Sciences
Following the announcement, Professor John Hassler, Prize Committee member for Economic Sciences, was interviewed about the 2011 Prize in Economic Sciences awarded to Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy". Learn more about the 2011 Prize in Economics: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2011/press.html