Favorite Songs: A Vocal Recital by Chai-lun Yueh and Friends
Presented by the UM Confucius Institute, "Favorite Songs: A Vocal Recital by Chai-lun Yueh and Friends" was held on February 22, 2013 at Rackham Auditorium.
Segway snapped up by Chinese rival
Iconic balance scooter maker Segway has been acquired Chinese robotics firm Ninebot, less than a year after the American company cited them for patent infringement. Jane Lanhee Lee 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, financia
Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
Office Hours: Gary King and Stuart Shieber on Open Access and Dissertations
Harvard Professors Gary King and Stuart Shieber provide advice to graduate students about open access, dissertations, and journal publishing, and answer the questions: * What is open access? * How can it help your career as a scholar? * Should dissertations be made open access? * If your dissertation is publicly available, won’t someone steal your ideas? * Can you negotiate with publishers to make your articles open access? To read open Harvard scholarship, visit http://dash.harvard.edu. To
Introduction This key skill is about helping you understand how you learn; think about how you can improve your own learning and performance, and consider how you might generalise the principles and processes for future learning. Improving your learning and performance could be considered to be a ‘meta-skill’, that is the skill of learning how to learn. This unit, then, is a little different from the other skills units because improving your own learning and performance is not a separate option
This key skill is about helping you understand how you learn; think about how you can improve your own learning and performance, and consider how you might generalise the principles and processes for future learning.
Improving your learning and performance could be considered to be a ‘meta-skill’, that is the skill of learning how to learn. This unit, then, is a little different from the other skills units because improving your own learning and performance is not a separate option
This topic will assist you in developing online communication and Internet learning skills. It is based on the principles of networked learning where individuals establish an online identity and formulate relationships with other people and information to communicate and develop knowledge.
Inside Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition
An inside look at the design and concept behind Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: An Annotated Edition, new for Fall 2010 from Harvard University Press. For more on the book: http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674049161
Massive collision sculpted Andromeda
French astronomers have used a computer model to show that the Andromeda Galaxy may have gotten its current shape due to a huge collision with a smaller galaxy. Details here: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/11/23/andromeda-born-out-of-a-massive-collision/ Original press release (In French): http://www.grandpublic.obspm.fr/Il-y-a-six-milliards-d-annees Credit: GEPI, Observatoire de Paris / NAOC
Kamenets-Podolsk: Mass Murder of the Jews
Holocaust survivor Bina Teneblat, born in Kamenets-Podolsk in 1928, testifies about the mass murder of the Jews in Kamenets-Podolsk. Tenenblat recounts her personal experiences during the roundup and shooting, and tells how she managed to survive the massacre. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/index.asp?cid=278
Leadership and Management- resource example
Ian Woodruff and Rod McCrohan presentation on The 1:1:1 Delivery model as trialled in the Leadership and Management program BUSM 3120. Date:15.12.2010
Student-authored multimedia tutorials that cover a variety of study skills topics (e.g., time management, essay writing, note-taking, textbook reading)
Coop Employer, Elias Torres of HubSpot, discusses coop
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
Plan and manage conferences
This learning object covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to organise a conference. Learners complete project tasks for a simulated business (ValleyView Publishing) or a real workplace.
Recruit and select staff
This learning object covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop recruitment policies and to recruit and select staff. Learners complete project tasks for a simulated business (ValleyView Publishing) or a real workplace. Since the overarching project goal at ValleyView Publishing is to set up a new branch office, the task of recruiting, selecting and inducting new staff is critical.
The Career-Family Conundrum.
The talk concerns the challenges facing highly-educated young men and women who wish to have families while pursuing careers such as those in business, medicine, law, and academia. The long history of the career and family quest among college graduate women is explored, and relationships between demands in the labor market for workplace flexibility and the response by occupations, firms, and institutions are addressed.