15.668 People and Organizations (MIT)
15.668 People and Organizations examines the historical evolution and current human and organizational contexts in which scientists, engineers and other professionals work. It outlines today's major challenges facing the management profession. The course uses interactive exercises, simulations and problems to develop critical skills in negotiations, teamwork and leadership. Students will be introduced to concepts and tools to analyze work and leadership experiences in optional undergraduate fiel
Guest Lecture - Mark Gamsu - Government policy and the Big Society
Government policy and the Big Society - what are theopportunities and challenges for promoting health in communities?' Mark is a local health policy consultant and activist. He has worked in the Department of Health, Local Government and the Voluntary Sector.
Multiple Sclerosis - Cranial Nerves Exam - Oculomotor, Trochlear, Abducens (CN III, IV, VI) Sub-exam
Shelly is a 38-year-old African American female who initially presented with transverse myelitis 2 years ago. A lumbar puncture revealed multiple oligoclonal bands in the cerebral spinal fluid. MRI has demonstrated numerous plaques in the bilateral cerebral white matter. She eventually went on to recover from her initial attack but since her second attack has continued to progressively worsen. Her gait and other motor functioning have deteriorated and she is now wheelchair bound.
Material Testing - Crossword
A crossword dealing with the various terms commonly used with material testing techniques.
Sam and Some Sticky Situations - Crossword
Online crossword puzzle based on the book in the Educational Company's Sunny Street series.
The Science Scoop: The Human Genome Project
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the human genome project by clicking through an online slide show, hosted by kids, that answers these questions: What's a genome, anyway?What is the human genome project? What does it mean to me?
West Nile Fever: A Medical Detective Story
This BioBulletin Web site takes an in-depth look at the West Nile virus. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists. Tracking an Epidemic reports on how the link was made between sick crows and people during the summer of 1999 in New York City. West Nile Q&A answers more than 20 frequently asked questions, including "What is the West Nile virus?", "How did the virus reach the United States?", and "How can I protect myself from getting West Nile virus?"Taking
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Former Random House CEO Alberto Vitale: 'Paper Books Will Evolve into More Precious Products'
Alberto Vitale was running Bantam Books, the world leader in paperbacks, when the Newhouse family recruited him to become the COO of Random House. In that role, and later as the CEO of one of the world's top publishing firms, Vitale oversaw huge changes in the publishing industry. In this interview with Stephen J. Kobrin, publisher and executive director of Wharton Digital Press, and Knowledge@Wharton, Vitale discusses the rise of digital publishing, the future of bookstores and the globalizatio
How to Grow Horseradish
Horseradish, a hardy and perennial herb, will grow whether it's
planted in the spring, summer or fall. A gardener in this clip explains how to plant horseradish roots about three inches deep and other useful tips and information about horseradish.
Martin Motor Co. sells car to Police Dept., 1946
The Martin Motor Co. in Auburn, Alabama, dealt in DeSoto and Plymouth automobiles. World War II military demands severely reduced production of civilian vehicles, resulting in high demand for new vehicles in the post-WWII period. [The individuals in this photograph are not identified, nor is the police dept. Anyone with information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at email@example.com.
Housing: where will we all live? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Richard Blakeway, Professor Paul Cheshire, Rachel Fisher, Wayne Hemmingway, John Stewart | The governor of the Bank of England recently warned that the overheated housing market represents the "biggest risk" to the country’s long-term recovery. Mark Carney said rising property prices and the subsequent increase in large-value mortgages, could lead to a "debt overhang" capable of destabilising the economy. He spoke of "deep, deep structural problems" in the market, with demand for h
Guide to the Papers of Michael Cherniavsky, 1922-1973
The collection contains the works of Dr. Michael Cherniavsky, including manuscripts, notes, articles, and lectures. Dr. Cherniavsky was professor of Russian medieval history with a specialty in 15th and 16th century Russian political theory.
Records of the Vernon-Benshoff Company, 1911-1972
The Vernon-Benshoff Company was established by Harold and Lester Vernon, along with their partner, William Benshoff, in 1922. The Company records include tapes and transcripts of the history of the company, details about the development of the dental base Vernonite, alloy specifications for the casting metals, business accounts and correspondence, legal papers, various price lists, photographs, memorabilia, some outside publications, and The Vernonite Work Bench.
Papers of the Leaf Family, 1830-1950
The Leafs were a prominent family in Beaver County, Pennsylvania in the latter half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th. The collection includes correspondence, blueprints, personal items, diaries, appointment books pertaining to the lives of members of the Leaf family.
Guide to the Records of the Young Friends of North America, Committee on Conscription, 1968-1969
The Young Friends of North America, whose members were between the ages of 18-30, established a Committee on Conscription in the fall of 1968. The Committee on Conscription facilitated communication among members who were involved with draft resistance. The Committee also collected information from members who have resisted the draft since the 1940's and from those who were imprisoned for draft resistance. This collection contains photocopies of memoranda, minutes, questionnaires, brochures, bro
Guide to the Papers of James R. Cox, 1904-1950, (bulk 1923-1950)
James R. Cox, a son of a Pittsburgh millworker, was a Pittsburgh Catholic priest and a political and social activist. The collection contains Father Cox's diary (1904), scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1923-1951), 426 photographs, and 28 audio cassettes of radio broadcasts, sermons, and hymns (1944-50).
Records of the Peace and Freedom Party of Allegheny County, 1968
The records of the Peace and Freedom Party of Allegheny County consist of news releases, brochures, newspaper clippings, correspondence, campaign materials, and convention and platform materials for the year 1968.
Guide to the Records of the Western Pennsylvania Academic Council on Problems of War and Peace, 1967
The Western Pennsylvania Academic Council (WPAC) on Problems of War and Peace was formed in 1967. The WPAC primarily focused on issues concerning the Vietnam Conflict and also dealt with general matters of war and peace. The collection contains announcements, articles, correspondence, forms, minutes, newsletters, publications and questionnaires from 1967-1968.
ANSO 261-01, Research Methods, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This is the first in the Anthropology-Sociology two-course sequence in Research Methods. This course provides a general introduction to the research process by addressing issues on research design, data collection, and basic analysis of data and interpretation of results. We will focus on two methodological approaches, surveys and in-depth interviews. During this course, students will read mate