Antonio Quintella GLS 2010 interview
Antonio Quintella (MBA33), CEO Brazil and Co-Head, Global Emerging Markets Council, Credit Suisse, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Idiom in ASL - Read Between the Lines
English idioms are presented in American Sign Language through skits that demonstrate the meaning of the idiom. A project from Kentucky School for the Deaf. *Open captioned for hearing students. (1:11)
City history and multi-scale spatial master-planning
The UK and Chinese Governments have agreed at the highest level to collaborate through the China-UK Sustainable Development Dialogue on research and knowledge exchange to help ensure that the way we develop our cities will become truly sustainable. As a part of that initiative a group of related networks has been funded by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, inspired by the Dongtan Eco-city development north of Shanghai. The specific network which is the subject of th
French Costume: Le Souper Fin
French Costume: Le Souper Fin
March on Washington
While campaigning for the White House in 1960, John F. Kennedy made the pledge that civil rights would take center stage during his presidency. Kennedy guaranteed that discriminatory practices in housing would be done away with at the start of his term "with a stroke of a pen." Once in office, the results of his pledge were much less dramatic. In fact, the process took nearly two years to complete; all the while civil rights groups were sending pens to the White House to protest Kennedy's inacti
"U.S.-Cuban Academic Relations Part I: The Politics of U.S.-Cuban Exchanges"
Wayne Smith, Center for International Policy and Louis Pérez, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
U.S. and Cuban scholars involved in academic, scientific, and cultural research face significant difficulties in maintaining open and thorough dialogue with each other due to restrictions governing travel between the two countries. Such
Edna Collings Covered Bridge (sometimes listed as Edna Collins Covered Bridge), Putnam County, India
The Edna Collings Bridge, built over Little Walnut Creek in 1922, was the last covered bridge built in the county. Legend says that a girl drowned under the bridge and now haunts it; if you stop your car in the bridge and honk three times, she will try to get in your car.,Putnam County Journey
Scott Kennedy, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures; and Political Science Director, Research Centre for Chinese Politics and Business, Indiana University discusses the emergence of China as an actor in the global political economy
Lightning: Nature Strikes Back - 2/7
It is five times hotter than the sun and turns sand to glass in an instant. It can shoot 80 kilometres up above storm clouds. And it may even have provided the original spark that created life itself. This pacy, stylish documentary reveals the full power of lightning, why it is so dangerous, and what scientists are doing to protect us.
Lecture 31 - 11/17/2010
Convivio : poesía medieval y cancioneros
'Convivio' is an international research group created in 2003 for the study of European medieval lyrical poetry and songbooks. Their homepage is part of the Spanish virtual library Miguel de Cervantes, and it offers the full-text of several works already digitalised there including Catalan; Castilian; and Provençal songbooks and poetry anthologies. Vicenç Beltran, a member of the research group, has made available a bibliography of medieval lyrical poetry and songs in several languages. The si
Werken met visualisaties Als praktijklector–docent aan de Hogeschool Gent geef ik les en vorming op maat rond het werken met visualisaties en ondersteunende communicatie. Als groepschef en als docent ervaar ik dat veel begeleiders–opvoeders en …
Als praktijklector–docent aan de Hogeschool Gent geef ik les en vorming op maat rond het werken met visualisaties en ondersteunende communicatie. Als groepschef en als docent ervaar ik dat veel begeleiders–opvoeders en …
Exilpresse digital : Deutsche Exilzeitschriften 1933-1945
Exilpresse digital: Deutsche Exilzeitschriften 1933-1945 is an online project published by the German National Library and based on collections of the Exiled Germans Archive, 1933-1945 at the German Library in Frankfurt am Main and related collections of exile literature in Leipzig. These collections contain a total of about 30,000 individual publications and volumes and some 900 periodical titles; a portion of this total was digitized between 1998 and 2003. Around thirty periodicals from the
Werelddierendag Verwerkingsbundeltje naar aanleiding van werelddierendag voor het eerste leerjaar.
Verwerkingsbundeltje naar aanleiding van werelddierendag voor het eerste leerjaar.
Powering the Planet: The Challenge for Science in the 21st Century
The supply of secure, clean, sustainable energy is arguably the most important scientific and technical challenge facing humanity in the 21st century. Rising living standards of a growing world population will cause global energy consumption to increase dramatically over the next half century. Within our lifetimes, energy consumption will increase at least two-fold. This additional energy needed is not attainable from long discussed sources, the global appetite for energy is simply too much. Pet
Latin Lesson 9 - Grammar Slam 1 This is the 9th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
This is the 9th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
"The Boston Tea Party"- Song
In this animated video, students will be introduced to a friendly sea creature character that sings a song about what happened in 1773 when the "tea was poured to sea". Words to the song appear on screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. It explains why this was done and how the British reacted. This is a wonderful teaching companion for a lesson/unit on the Revolution and its causes. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and early middle school students.
"Muslim Peace Building in Conflict Regions of Southeast Asia" (video)
A historical overview of the situation in southern Thailand and southern Philippines is presented, followed by a discussion on peace building efforts in conflict regions. Panelists give special attention to welfare and security issues in these areas. The panel is moderated by Kikue Hamayotsu (Ph.D., Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University). Panelists include: Kriya Lanputeh (Yala Islamic University), Abdulghoni Suetair (Prince of Songkla University), Pattama Hamingma (Asian
Consciousness, Language and Nature: Nietzsche's Philosophy of Mind and Nature
On the triangulation between consciousness, language and nature in Nietzsche's philosophy and contemporary philosophy of mind and proposes a philosophy of signs and interpretation as a basis for a philosophy of mind, language and nature.