Tackling Consumer Affairs - Ed Doolan, BBC
Ed Doolan presents BBC WM’s popular consumer affairs programme every weekday from 10am to 1pm and his Biographical series “The Other Side of ….....” which is heard Sundays at 12 noon and Fridays at 8pm. Ed was born in Sydney, Australia on July 20th, 1941. After a ten year career as a school teacher in Sydney, Edinburgh and London, he moved to Cologne, taking his first step into broadcasting with Radio Deutsche Welle, the German World Service, in 1970. From 1974 to 1982 Ed was a presenter
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Face the Facts - John Waite
John Waite presents Radio 4’s award-winning investigative journalism programme Face The Facts, which has been a fixture in the Radio 4 schedules for 16 years and for which John has won 3 Sony Radio Awards as either Reporter or Broadcaster of the year. He also co-presents Radio 4’s daily consumer affairs programme You and Yours.
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Business, NGOs and the challenge of sustainability
Today's consumer driven culture is ecologically unsustainable; this fact poses a clear challenge to governments who must agree responses to climate change and other issues. But what role can business play? Jim Leape, Director General and Chief Executive of WWF International, explains how companies can help drive a shift to sustainability in their sectors and more broadly, the roles that NGOs can play in catalysing such a shift.
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Doing the right thing: corporate social responsibility in a global marketplace
Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies. As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in. Professor Jeremy Moon (Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at the University of Nottingham Business School and Director of the International Centre for Co
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Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929
Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929 assembles a wide array of Library of Congress source materials from the 1920s that document the widespread prosperity of the Coolidge years, the nation's transition to a mass consumer economy, and the role of government in this ...
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Buy Me That: Helping Kids Understand Advertising
In 1990, HBO, in a collaboration with Consumer Reports Television, aired the first of three half-hour specials about children and advertising. The programs pulled back the curtain on many of the techniques and tricks used in TV commercials. Since the programs were clearly teaching "media literacy" the programs became popular with teachers and media educators alike.  Alas, the videos are no longer available, although some libraries may still have them on the shelves. Now, here, for the first tim
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Food Ad Tricks: What You Don't Know About Food Commercials
In 1990, HBO, in a collaboration with Consumer Reports Television, aired the first of three half-hour specials about children and advertising. The programs pulled back the curtain on many of the techniques and tricks used in TV commercials. Since the programs were clearly teaching "media literacy" the programs became popular with teachers and media educators alike.  Alas, the videos are no longer available, although some libraries may still have them on the shelves. Now, here, for the first tim
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The dash for cash: competing in China’s booming sportswear market
The Olympic flame may have been extinguished at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but the competition for the spending power of Chinese consumers `remains red-hot for sportswear firms adidas and Puma.
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Advertising on the web: How content affects the buying and selling of ad links
The internet has become an important medium for doing business internationally. The opportunities are enormous, yet there are still many practical questions that managers of commercial websites need answering. Zsolt Katona, an INSEAD PhD candidate in marketing, addresses some of these questions in his doctoral thesis on advertising on the World Wide Web. "The www is the largest network in the world - there are more pages on the www than the population of the world, and online advertising expendi
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Detailed Description of the Sun
An extremely detailed video that describes various aspects of the sun: how it produces its energy, how that energy reaches Earth, the layers of the sun, etc.  Includes interviews with astronomers.

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The Nigerian Paradox : Is it fading away?
Emeka Onwuka, CEO of Diamond Bank, talks to INSEAD Knowledge about Nigeria's economy.
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Articulation Station App for iOS
'Download the best articulation app on the App Store and learn how to pronounce and practice the consonantal sounds in the English language with 6 fantastic and engaging articulation activities!**IMPORTANT!** THE P SOUND PROGRAM COMES FREE AND ADDITIONAL SOUNDS CAN BE PURCHASED AS NEEDED!

Created by a certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Articulation Station is a full featured articulation application to help children as well as adults learn to speak and pronounce their sounds more clearl
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Checking In with Erik Meijer: Erik Meijer | Checking In with Erik Meijer

No, Erik Meijer doesn't interview himself! :) However, it actually is checking in with Erik Meijer (it's been WAY too long since we last caught up on camera...), so we figured it was a great idea to rehydrate this show with the master himself in the hot seat.

As you can imagine, we cover a lot of ground in this one hour plus conversation. Erik has been busy hacking, teaching, and writing, but most
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Taking Work-based Learning to the Next Level
In the mid-1990s, a new C-suite title was born when General Electric CEO Jack Welch dubbed Steve Kerr the company's "chief learning officer." Since then, CLOs have sprouted up at major firms in several industries. But what does this new breed of "learning leaders" bring to the table that traditional human resources departments and employee training programs do not? How does an increased emphasis on learning improve an organization? And do new technologies, like distance learning, simulations and
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
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2.7 Reconsideration of the models and their suitability
From Rome to Pompeii and Ephesus the excavation of Roman remains is well known, but what of Roman remains in Africa? This unit looks at the Roman city of Thugga and examines the influence that Roman architecture and art had on Africa and its people.
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Rajiv Vinnakota on The Difference Network at Marquette University
Rajiv Vinnakota spoke the the Marquette community about the challenges and successes he and founding partner Eric Adler faced when starting the SEED foundation.
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"Rock and Roll Jihad": Salman Ahmad's Revolution for Peace
The founder of South Asia's biggest rock band, Junoon, Pakistan-born Salman Ahmad is renowned for being the first rock-and-roll star to destroy the wall that divides the West and the Muslim world. In this video, Varun Soni, dean of religious life at USC, sits down with Ahmad to discuss his book "Rock & Roll Jihad," which tells the story of his incredible journey. The program is sponsored by the USC Office of Religious Life, in association with USC Spectrum. Learn more about the University of S
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Talking Sustainability at Georgia Tech
The Georgia Institute of Technology and the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability have collaborated on this video to provide a few examples of how Georgia Tech Dining Services is taking action to reduce its resource consumption.
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Advanced Computing Investigation Topics
This a masters level unit designed to help you plan, develop and write an in-depth technical report.
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