Obama's education policy irks Democrats
Some of President Barack Obama's education policies -- such as allowing states to lift cap on charter schools -- have angered traditional Democratic groups like teachers unions, says Michigan State University political scientist Sarah Reckhow.
Europe Day Ahead: euro zone crisis expected to hurt earnings
July 25 - Q2 earnings are expected to reflect the deepening euro zone crisis; big names reporting include Shell, Lloyds, Santander, BASF and Siemens
John Hewson in conversation with Bruce Chapman and Daniel Connell
Former leader of the Liberal Party and ANU Honorary Professorial Fellow Dr John Hewson in conversation with ANU Crawford School of Public Policy Director of Policy Impact Professor Bruce Chapman and Research Fellow, Dr Daniel Connell. This video was recorded for The Conversation's 'In Conversation' series: http://theconversation.edu.au/john-hewson-tax-reform-doesnt-just-mean-lowering-taxes-8289
Teenage Pregnancy in the United States 1950-1990 : Analysis Using Census Data and Contingency Table
This social science lab exercise uses Census data to examine teenage pregnancy in the United States over time and by socio-demographic variables. Students will learn how to access and interpre data as well as begin to think sociologically about teen pregnancy patterns and risk factors.
Einstein's General Theory of Relativity | Lecture 1
Lecture 1 of Leonard Susskind's Modern Physics concentrating on General Relativity. Recorded September 22, 2008 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fourth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (01:38:28)
Regional College to Join Texas Tech Wind Energy Program
Texas Tech is unique in having a Wind Energy program, and the university recently joined forces with Western Texas College to create a way for students to begin the program at the junior college level and then transfer to Texas Tech to finish. This is a tour that several regional school officials took of the facilities at Texas Tech.
Assimilation of N2O in the Upper Atmosphere Using a Kalman Filter: N2O Mixing Ratio
This series of animations shows assimilation of N2O in the upper atmosphere using observations from the Cryogenic Limb Etalon Spectrometer (CLAES) on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS). Winds were provided by the Goddard EOS Data Assimilation System (GEOS-DAS). Flow is at the 850K isentropic level. N2O mixing ratio is expressed in parts per billion volume (ppbv).
Wheel of Fortune: Reviewing Vocabulary Words
Based on the Wheel of Fortune game, students review word wall words in a fun and engaging way. In this video, a teachers shows the game that she has created and explains its use. ( 1:03)
Tisha Bender- Discussion-Based Online Teaching To Enhance Student Learning
Bender talks about the 2nd edition of her book, Discussion-Based Online Teaching To Enhance Student Learning: Theory, Practice, and Assessment. The new edition offers new insights and ideas derived from the author's teaching in the eight years since she wrote the first edition, as well as from extensive research in the latest literature.
Retouching images with Puppet Warp
Use a visual mesh that keeps key areas in place to perform everything from subtle image retouching to total transformations.
Day of Honor
Nearly 400 cancer survivors, their family members, and Greenebaum Cancer Center staff gathered on Sunday, June 24, 2012, for the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center's annual Day of Honor celebration at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore. See highlights of the event, which had an Olympics-inspired theme and featured remarks by a cancer center physician, a nurse, and a family member of a cancer patient. Related Links: Information for Patients http://www.umgcc.org/patient_info/index.
Up Close with Michael Payne, author of Olympic Turnaround Student spotlight: Alonzo Perez Campaña antitabaco - anuncio en español Styling Your First HTML5 Web Page with CSS3 - 03 | HTML5 & CSS3 Fundamentals: Development for Absol Now that you've built a semantically well-structured and marked-up HTML5 web page, you'll apply a CSS3 style sheet to give the new page a simple but attractive appearance. "One Country! One Language! One Flag!" The Invention of an American Tradition Best Practices in Online Teaching - Getting Started - Prepare Your Students for Learning Online Sneak Peek: Residence Dining Hall Dr Ken Henry: The nation's biggest public policy challenges and opportunities Introduction
Michael Payne, author of Olympic Turnaround, discusses his role on the IOC and the evolution of the Olympic brand.
Alonzo made friends his freshman year and says it's impossible to not get involved at Missouri State because there's just so much going on. Learn more about Alonzo and other students by visiting our Undergraduate Admissions Guide website at http://undergraduate.missouristate.edu
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Download the source code for Styling Your First HTML5 Web Page with CSS3
Most people assume that the pledge of allegiance is as old as the Republic. In fact, it was invented in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, director of youth activities for the magazine Youth's Companion. Bellamy drew up the "pledge to the flag" (as it was then called) and publicized it as part of the activities surrounding the 400th anniversary of Columbus's arrival in America. On Columbus Day in 1892, ten million children recited Bellamy's pledge and it soon became a daily ritual in American schoolrooms.
This module provides suggestions and strategies to help prepare students for learning in an online environment. This module is part of the Best Practices in Online Teaching Course created by Penn State University World Campus as a guide for faculty who are new to teaching in an online environment.
SFU Food Services on Burnaby campus has been updated to provide better quality food, healthier options, and more diverse offerings. Residence Dining Hall is undergoing major renovations that include providing a kitchen area for students to cook their own meals, a more welcoming place to hang out, plus the first university to offer 24/7 dining.
Dr Ken Henry is one of the country's best-known public servants and a renowned economist. In his new role as Executive Chair of the ANU Institute of Public Policy at the Crawford School, he hopes to bring fresh thinking to the nation's biggest challenges and opportunities. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16401 To view an online version
This is the first chapter of the book for seniors starting their senior project. This chapter gives them some overview of TI, how to use TI to their benefit, some useful URLs and the basic rules […]
Student spotlight: Alonzo Perez
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Styling Your First HTML5 Web Page with CSS3 - 03 | HTML5 & CSS3 Fundamentals: Development for Absol Now that you've built a semantically well-structured and marked-up HTML5 web page, you'll apply a CSS3 style sheet to give the new page a simple but attractive appearance.
Now that you've built a semantically well-structured and marked-up HTML5 web page, you'll apply a CSS3 style sheet to give the new page a simple but attractive appearance.
"One Country! One Language! One Flag!" The Invention of an American Tradition
Best Practices in Online Teaching - Getting Started - Prepare Your Students for Learning Online
Sneak Peek: Residence Dining Hall
Dr Ken Henry: The nation's biggest public policy challenges and opportunities