16.4 Managing for emergence and self-organisation It might be useful to re-read Box 4 before starting this section. In this example, the terms ‘open’ and ‘closed’ were used on several occasions. You have already encountered the term ‘closed system’. You were told that human beings are closed systems in terms of inputs to our nervous systems and brain from the external world; effectively our cognitive processes are closed to information. Clearly,
It might be useful to re-read Box 4 before starting this section. In this example, the terms ‘open’ and ‘closed’ were used on several occasions. You have already encountered the term ‘closed system’. You were told that human beings are closed systems in terms of inputs to our nervous systems and brain from the external world; effectively our cognitive processes are closed to information. Clearly,
An ecological pyramid (or trophic pyramid) is a graphical representation designed to show the biomass or productivity at each trophic level in a given ecosystem. Biomass pyramids show the abundance or biomass of organisms at each trophic level, while productivity pyramids show the production or turnover in biomass. Ecological pyramids begin with producers on the bottom (such as plants) and proceed through the various trophic levels (such as herbivores that eat plants, then carnivores that eat he
Digital projectors merge real and virtual worlds
July 26 - Move over virtual reality, researchers at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute are taking spatially augmented reality to the next level with "dynamic projection surfaces." The system moves projected images out into the real world, enabling multiple users to interact with their physical and virtual environments simultaneously. Sharon Reich reports.
Online teaching (Collection 7 of 7)
Online teaching (Collection 7 of 7)
Career Expo at CCA
The Career Expo at California College of the Arts is a private job fair aimed specifically at CCA's emerging student and alumni populations of artists, writers, designers, and thinkers, and the potential employers who value them. Attendees receive invaluable information about potential internships, part- and full-time positions, freelance work, and more! Video produced by Edward Hayden (BFA Film Program, 2011) Design by CCA Graphic Design student Matt Delbridge (Sputnik Design Studio) Learn m
Gwich'in Tribe Protects Caribou and Culture
In this video adapted from Bullfrog Films, Gwich’in Chief Evon Peter of Arctic Village, Alaska, describes his people's connection to the caribou and their passion to protect Alaska Native land and traditions.
4.7 Perspective and power in making institutional development happen
If you wonder why, when so much development action is taking place, life seems to stay so bad for so many people and you want to be involved in managing development better, this unit is for you. It is a taster of course materials from the Development Management masters programme.
Inbreeding Depression and the Evolutionary Advantage of Outbreeding
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in plant reproductive biology, evolution, and genetics, including student outlines, instructors notes, suggested questions for laboratory reports, and sample data from a pilot study.
Blasts kill at least 15 in Iraq's Tikrit
July 28 - Two suicide bombers killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 30 in Iraq's Tikrit city. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Clashes in Chile
July 28 - Chilean students clash with police in latest in a series of protests over education budgets. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ASSET4 ESG - Using the Company Level Template
This video demonstrates how to access a sampling of company-level environmental, social, and governance data using ThomsonReuters’ Datastream. ASSET4 ESG-- Environmental, Social, and Governance data -- is available to the MIT community via the dedicated Datastream workstation at Dewey Library. For questions and assistance, visit http://libraries.mit.edu/ask-us/ .
The Monetary Theory of Current Textbooks in the Light of 'The Theory of Money and Credit' Subtraction Across Zeros Identifying Figurative Language Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Shomit Ghose The Holloway Series in Poetry: Aaron Kunin Survival Phrases #53 - Ask for the Time in Spanish The effects of acid rain on a stream in the forest Sonia Sanchez: The Meaning of Malcolm X
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In this video, a student shows how to subtract with regrouping using place value manipulatives. The student explains the problem step-by-step, writes the problem, and shows the problem with manipulatives. ( 1:34)
This video explains how to identify figures of speech and figurative language through a series of questions. (01:35)
Shomit Ghose, Berkeley Industry Fellow and Venture Partner at Onset Ventures Mr. Ghose is a venture capitalist with technology operating experience. Mr. Ghose joined ONSET Ventures after 19 years of working at high-tech companies in Silicon Valley. During his career, he participated in several successful IPOs, including those of Sun Microsystems and BroadVision. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer at Tumbleweed Communications, where he manage
A rising star in the poetry world, Kunin is also a literary critic and a novelist. His formally innovative work has been described as "tragicomic," and it is with a certain thrill that one realizes his poems have managed to bundle shame with hilarity, high tension with the highly ridiculous, sharp wit with ominous portents. His first book, Folding Ruler Star (Fence Books, 2005), was devised as a "value-neutral Paradise Lost" in which the structures of belief, shame, and hierarchy are explored b
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. Today, we’ll introduce some [...]
Cars and power plants that burn fossil fuels release smoke that is full of chemicals. These chemicals float into the atmosphere, get trapped in clouds, and make the rain more acidic. This is known as acid rain.
Poet Sonia Sanchez, interviewed here for Eyes on the Prize, describes what the outspoken civil rights leader Malcolm X represented to African Americans in the 1960s.
Subtraction Across Zeros
Identifying Figurative Language
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Shomit Ghose
The Holloway Series in Poetry: Aaron Kunin
Survival Phrases #53 - Ask for the Time in Spanish
The effects of acid rain on a stream in the forest
Sonia Sanchez: The Meaning of Malcolm X