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History of Boston Transportation
Fred Salvucci ponders the role of contingency in history, and in the evolution of Boston and its transportation system. He starts from the time the glaciers pulled back from Boston, leaving a soggy near-island and a river for the first white settlers to contend with. “The reason the city is here because
Reflections on an MIT Education
In a neat series of time capsules tagged to his MIT experience, Neil Pappalardo shares his story with MIT graduates in the hope that it will give them “an idea of the possibilities that lie ahead.”
His story begins in 1964, when as a senior majoring in Physics, he decided to pursue a thesis on a
See You @ College Conference Promo
See You @ College: Northeast Ohio Pathways to Success is an inclusive, long-term college access initiative designed to increase the number of first-generation, academically motivated students who are going to college well-prepared to obtain either a post-secondary certificate or degree.
Bridge of Song (1955) - extract
The British Transport Films Collection Volume 12: The Driving Force is released on two-disc BFI DVD on 24 February 2014 - http://bit.ly/1ov54IZ Bridge of Song sees British Transport Films turn their attention to the historical work-songs and popular ballads of transport workers and the latest developments in British transport. This extract looks at the trusty London bus. All titles on the BFI Films channel are preserved in the vast collections of the BFI National Archive. To find out more abou
Gimp Tutorial **Alter an Image**
In this tutorial I show how to remove things from a image. Fast and easy image editing technique. (8:26)
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
Diary Assisted Food Recall Interview: Training Video
The "Diary Assisted Food Recall Interview: Training Video" is designed for interviewers who will be conducting diary assisted recall interviews with children in grades 4-6. The video elaborates on the multiple pass approach, and also provides instruction on how to conduct an interview with a participant who does not have a diary, or who has an incomplete diary. The video includes an overview of commonly used tools and resources in a food model kit to best obtain an estimate of what and how much
Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Science Bulletins: Microbial Warriors Battle Digestive Disease
Interactions between many species of bacteria create a healthy environment in the human stomach and intestines. But when medicines like antibiotics upset the normal microbial balance, certain harmful species can multiply and thrive, causing infections that are difficult to cure. Scientists are successfully treating a type of digestive disorder using transplanted microbes from donors with healthy digestive systems to reestablish microbial diversity. Science Bulletins is a production of the Natio
Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns
The video begins with examples in Spanish using the demonstrative adjectives "este/esta, aquel/aquella" and the equivalent in English. There is some practice at the end.
Multiplication - No Renaming
Making hard choices 6.033 Computer System Engineering (SMA 5501) (MIT) SITF Fall Meeting 2013 Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
In the second of a four part series Don Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice speaks with Marcel Telles of InBev about 'closing the gap between strategy and execution'.
This course covers topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; strong modularity using client-server design, virtual memory, and threads; networks; atomicity and coordination of parallel activities; recovery and reliability; privacy, security, and encryption; and impact of computer systems on society. We will also look at case studies of working systems and readings from the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts, and
www.dickinson.edu. Fall 2013 meeting of the Sustainable Investments Task Force at Dickinson College.
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
6.033 Computer System Engineering (SMA 5501) (MIT)
SITF Fall Meeting 2013
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi