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Scholars of “dead tree technologies” feel increasingly uneasy in a culture overwhelmingly consumed with innovation. Although we may “live in a condition of perpetual flux,” David Thorburn hopes that “we won’t allow utopians and futurists to intimidate us.” Moderator Peter Walsh poses a series of questions
Just as digital technology has expanded the means of producing media, so has it increased the geographic range new media may travel. Locally generated content can zip around the world in a heartbeat. But, says moderator Henry Jenkins, “as a society we’re in a contradictory state in terms of having greater access to glob
Corporate Social Innovation: Ioannis Ioannou and Heather Hancock
Assistant Professor Ioannis Ioannou and Heather Hancock, Managing Partner, Innovation Talent and Brand at Deloitte discuss how large organisations can use their skills, expertise and synergies to help solve major environmental and social challenges.
Algeria and its Southern Neighbours: Turbulence in the Sahara [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Yvan Guichaoua, Imad Mesdoua | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor quality of this podcast. The South of Algeria belongs to the widely integrated Saharan political economy also composed of large chunks of the Malian and Nigerian territories. As such, Algeria plays a key role in the livelihoods (through licit or illicit means), and geographical social and political mobility of Sahelian communities, using borders as resources and connected to each other through transnational ne
Education in a modern world : British Modernism and school design 1930-1970
'Education in a Modern World: British Modernism and school design 1930-1970' is an online resource that is part of RIBA's website. It presents a workshop that formed a focus for architecture students at Oxford Brookes University, engaged in a project to renovate and redesign existing educational and institutional buildings. The notes and images are accessed via the names of the architects, which include Robert W. Edis, Aston Webb, Walter Gropius, Denys Lasdun and Erno Goldfinger. These examples
This resource is designed to help librarians teach sustainability and encourage sustainable actions by their patrons.
Learning outcomes After studying this unit, you should: understand some current issues in mathematics education, such as the relationship of mathematics content to mathematics processes.
understand a variety of approaches to the teaching of mathematics such as 'do-talk-record' be able to approach mathematical problems and tasks in a flexible way.
After studying this unit, you should:
understand some current issues in mathematics education, such as the relationship of mathematics content to mathematics processes.
understand a variety of approaches to the teaching of mathematics such as 'do-talk-record'
be able to approach mathematical problems and tasks in a flexible way.
The website for Banipal, a literary magazine for contemporary Arab literature in English translation, gives access to selected content from current and back issues. The magazine's three issues a year present established and new authors and poets from around the Arab world through translations of poems, short stories or excerpts from novels. The site publishes selections of poetry and fiction from each issue as well as the table of contents, contributor profiles, book reviews and events listings.
Ancient Civilizations of the Americas by Anna Guengerich 1.15.2015
Watch video of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s winter term on January 15th, “Ancient Civilizations of the Americas”, Anna Guengerich, Ph.D., Anthropology.
Thinkwell Chemistry: Properties of Gases, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation in which the lecturer discusses
the properties of gases (07:39) in easy-to-understand terms. This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format. There are times when the instructor is in a small window in the corner while he points out specifics.
Statue Of Liberty 1898
This video clip contains a three-quarter front view of the Statue of Liberty. The statue was erected twelve years earlier, in 1886. (00:51)
Carl Wieman on 'Expertise in Science and Engineering: How it is Learned and Taught Recorded on 5/19/2014.
xTalks - Carl Wieman on 'Expertise in Science and Engineering: How it is Learned and Taught.'
Recorded on 5/19/2014.
Alpacas to Help Fight Gulf Spill?
Skip a few days of shampooing and human hair can get oily. The link between hair and oil have lead groomers to save hair for what essentially may be giant oil absorbers. But hair get be hard to get in high volumes quickly. So four alpacas at an Alabama zoo are "donating" fleece to a group making hair-filled booms designed to keep spilled oil away from U.S. Gulf Coast shores. Run time 03:21.
Top 25 Japanese Questions You Need to Know #17 - What time is it? in Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You love your new job in Japan but you don’t love waking up early quite as much. You’ve just woken up feeling rested and refreshed…but that doesn’t seem right on a work day. Oh no! Did you sleep through your alarm? In this lesson, you will learn the question What time is [...]
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 2D shapes
Images of 2D shapes with formula for calculating area square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, pythagorean theorem, circle, circular sector, circular ring
"Sowing Crisis: The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East"
A talk by Rashid Khalidi. Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies and Director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University, and is among the foremost U.S. historians of the modern Middle East. He is the author of numerous books on the region--several written during his many years on the faculty at the University of Chicago--
Who was Ramon Llull?
Who Was Ramon Llull? is a website produced by the University of Barcelona's Centre de Documentació Ramon Llull, covering the life and works of the medieval thinker and prolific author. Llull (1232-1315) developed a system of thought which he called the Art, and is also known as an apologist, Christian philosopher, mystic, and novelist. He was one of the first major writers to use the Catalan language. The site offers biographical and historical information, discussion of his works, a gallery of
Hong Kong woman found guilty of abusing her Indonesian maid.
A Hong Kong court finds a woman guilty of abusing her Indonesian maid in a landmark case for domestic workers. Katie Sargent 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, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, R
Public Speaking Tips : How to Use Humor in Public Speaking
Everyone loves a joke. video clip learn how to use humor in your public
speeches. The narrator in this video is a professional public speaker.