The Battle of Okinawa (5/11) - Battlefield
The Battle of Okinawa, also known as Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific Theater of World War II as well as the last pitched battle of the entire war. The 82 day long battle lasted from late March through June 1945. The battle has been referred to as the "Typhoon of Steel" in English. The nicknames refer to the ferocity of the fighting, the intensity of gunfire involv
Regional Climate Simulations: Current Performance, Key Challenges, Fundamental Importance of their C
By: UP Los Baños Presentation by Dr. Volker Wulfmeyer, Professor, University of Hohenheim, Germany. Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.
Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
This is the official website of the Association for Asian Studies, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. The association covers all aspects of Asian Studies, including literature; art; religion; philosophy; language; history; and cinema. As well as information on the association's annual meeting and regional conferences and publications, the site provides details of the members of the various councils from which it is formed. Since access to many resources on the site is limited to AAS members (a r
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
What should economists and policymakers learn from the financial crisis? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Ben S Bernanke, Olivier Blanchard, Professor Lawrence H. Summers, Axel A. Weber | Five years on, the global economy continues to come to terms with the impact of the financial crisis. This event examines the lessons that both economists and policymakers should learn in order to lessen the chance of future crises. Ben S. Bernanke was sworn in on February 1, 2006, as chairman and a member of the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System. Before his appointment as chairman, Dr
Access to a Court and the Security Council: Implications for Normative Hierarchy
Dr Antonios Tzanakopoulos (University of Glasgow) gives a talk for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series. Delivered on the 9th November 2010.
7.3 Internalizing and interrogating key ideas In addition to revisiting your notes at different times throughout the year, you might also look for opportunities to discuss key ideas with someone else - either a fellow student or someone outside of The Open University who is interested in contemporary social science debates. This can provide a helpful stimulus to internalizing them. Debating issues with someone else may well help you to generate further questions and critical observations, all part of processing and interrogating m
In addition to revisiting your notes at different times throughout the year, you might also look for opportunities to discuss key ideas with someone else - either a fellow student or someone outside of The Open University who is interested in contemporary social science debates. This can provide a helpful stimulus to internalizing them. Debating issues with someone else may well help you to generate further questions and critical observations, all part of processing and interrogating m
3.5 Social science approaches So far we have looked at three more developed discussions of some of the basic propositions about poverty that we considered in section 2. These three examples could be multiplied: there is a variety of explanations of poverty that we could have used. However, these three allow us to reflect a little on the relationship between social science discussions of social problems and common-sense understandings. It is worth starting with some of the differences.
So far we have looked at three more developed discussions of some of the basic propositions about poverty that we considered in section 2. These three examples could be multiplied: there is a variety of explanations of poverty that we could have used. However, these three allow us to reflect a little on the relationship between social science discussions of social problems and common-sense understandings. It is worth starting with some of the differences.
Christmas math word problems Christmas Math Word Problems provides some m
Christmas Math Word Problems provides some m
Because saving wheat prevents global famine
University of Minnesota researchers are leading a global effort to stop the spread of wheat rust disease. If it isn't stopped, entire food supplies could be wiped out. Saving wheat could prevent a global famine.
Question and Answer session with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
His Holiness, the Dalai Lama has travelled to more than 62 countries spanning 6 continents. He has met with presidents, prime ministers and crowned rulers of major nations. He has held dialogues with the heads of different religions and many well-known scientists. In his first visit to the University of Otago, His Holiness answers nominated questions presented by the University’s students and staff. 11 June 2013
Sara Neher's Video Blog 10-15-10
The MBA for Executives and MBA for Executives Global (GEMBA) programs are the topics for this video blog from Sara Neher, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Introduction to European politics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2009 This module seeks to provide students with an understanding of the rationale and key stages of European integration, as well as of the institutions of the European Union and its functioning. Topics covered will include an overview of the History of European integration, key approaches to integration, the main institutions (Council, Commission, Court of Justice, European Parliament
17.118J Feminist Political Thought (MIT)
This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions between public and private, the definitions of politics itself, the nature of citizenship, and the roles of women in civil society. In this course we will examine different aspects of women's lives through the life cycle as seen from the vantage point of political theory. In additi
At least 16 killed by tornadoes in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Iowa
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Arkansas Governor says tornadoes that killed at least 16 "may be the strongest we've seen". Amateur video captured a massive twister as it covered the sky in darkness. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 glo
Infosys at the Crossroads
Can the IT giant re-invent itself to regain market share, sales, and investor confidence?
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
One Aspect of Universal Design: Playing Games in Math Class
In an effort to engage all learners, in particular, kinesthetic learners, we collected and developed activities designed for instruction and practice in our Basic Math courses. These activities can be adapted for elementary or secondary use, or even for higher level classes. During this presentation, we will explain the process we used to create the activities, their implementation, and the results. Participants will play multiple activities and copies of them will be available electronically
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