TGC Salzburg: Global Community
Thunderbird Global Council members talk Sept. 16, 2010, about ways to build a global community of lifelong learners.
TGC Salzburg: Global Impact Report
Thunderbird Global Council members talk Sept. 16, 2010, about ways to develop a global impact report for the school.
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.
Intelligence and Culture
The issue of cultural bias in testing is explored in this module, presenting Judy Kearins’s work with Australian children. White and aboriginal children are shown to perform differently on visual/spatial tasks, and use different methods to arrive at solutions to the problems presented. Theories of cultural influence on cognitive processing and the shaping of the brain
GAPPS - Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards
This is a free online textbook the purpose of which is "to develop agreed frameworks as a basis for review, development, and recognition of local standards that will facilitate mutual recognition and transferability of project management qualifications. It is intended that the framework and associated standards be freely available for use by businesses, academic institutions, professional associations, and government standards and qualifications bodies globally."
French Listening Resources
French Listening exercises from ielanguages.com. Tutorials to help with listening comprehension in French.
Perspectives for Universities in the Global South: A Brazilian Point of View
In this presentation the following aspects will be addressed: an overview of academic and scientific institutions in Brazil, the academic and scientific status of Brazil today, main characteristics of the Federal University of Bahia, historical aspects of international academic cooperation in Brazil, a brief review on the main types of international academic cooperation, political aspects related to international academic cooperation, main characteristics of the exchange of knowledge betw
French year 1 semester A
This module is aimed at 1st year students in semester A and addresses common grammatical problems areas.
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Biodiversity loss and the global water crisis - A fact book on the links between biodiversity and wa
Globally we are facing a water crisis. This booklet aims to highlight the links between this water crisis and biodiversity loss. Both are the result of the same root causes and both problems reinforce each other. The booklet draws on the knowledge and understanding developed by Wetlands International and its partners over many years and is supplemented with key information from other, peer reviewed studies.
Pair of French knickers in Bri-Nylon, trimmed with nylon lace.. Maker: Queen Eleanor - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Distributed Web Systems - Time and global state
This lecture forms part of the "Time and global state" topic in the Distributed Web Systems module.
Inequities In Health: A Global Perspective
Inequalities in health are: “Differences in the prevalence or incidence of health problems between individual people of higher and lower socio-economic status”. Inequities in health are these differences but articulated as being preventable, unjust and wrong. This presentation gives a global perspective of these inequalities.
Economic Analysis of Global Business 1: module description
This is a module description for Economic Analysis of Global Business 1 as taught by Derek Braddon, of UWE Bristol.
Corporate governance systems in the global economy
Lecture slides by Derek Braddon, UWE Bristol for a course on Economic Analysis of Global Business 2 as taught in 2010.
Contemporary French culture in a global context
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Semester two 2009. This module looks at aspects of contemporary French culture in the context of an increasingly globalised culture and economy. In part, the module explores recent attempts to defend, redefine and interpret key aspects of French identity and culture as a means of negotiating ways of living in an era of globalisation and changing social structures. The module focuses on aspects of eve
Stalin’s Russia: Society & Culture Applying mobile technology in the global conservation and development effort Learn French- Learn 10 Sentences, Part 5
Stalin is famous above all for a remarkable programme of economic development – the establishment of a ‘command-administrative system’ that set targets for the transformation of the USSR’s economy in...
History as written and presented by current historians. Visit thehistoryfaculty.com for free downloads and more information.
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Learn 10 simple French sentences. Each sentence is said by a native French speaker 3 times. When the head on the right side 'blinks', that is the time for the viewer to say the sentence aloud. Each sentence is accompanied by an appropriate image. The video would be better served if there was a English translation.
(Some examples of simple sentences included: He plays golf. He plays 'soldier'. He plays squash.)
Applying mobile technology in the global conservation and development effort
Learn French- Learn 10 Sentences, Part 5