In the Boardroom: UBS - trust doesn't come cheap
Jan. 11 - UBS says it's focusing on recovering its lost 'honour' after being fined $1.5bn over the Libor scandal. Lucy Marcus argues banks need to make concrete changes to regain lost trust.
Calculus 134 | 01/14/13
David Pruis' twice-weekly Calculus class at Grand Rapids Community College.
Young people’s wellbeing
What do we mean by ‘wellbeing’ for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's mental and physical health? This unit will examine the range of factors affecting young people’s wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural problems.
60 Seconds With.......Dr Richard Kwiatkowski - Research Ethics
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SuperUROP project titled: Gribouille: software to Modify Recorded Video Lectures, presented by Alexa MIT EECS - Quanta Computer Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar Alexandra Hsu presented her project titled "Gribouille: software to Modify Recorded Video Lectures" at the SuperUROP poster presentation held Dec. 6, 2012 at the MIT Grier Room, 34-401. Alex Hsu's advisor is EECS professor Fredo Durand.
MIT EECS - Quanta Computer Undergraduate Research and Innovation Scholar Alexandra Hsu presented her project titled "Gribouille: software to Modify Recorded Video Lectures" at the SuperUROP poster presentation held Dec. 6, 2012 at the MIT Grier Room, 34-401. Alex Hsu's advisor is EECS professor Fredo Durand.
This OER is intended to assist with advice and guidance to students on Research Skills, including writing Research Proposals, conducting a literature review, research ethics and preparation for a viva.
Dr. MLK, Jr. Remembered
Thanks to the efforts of a humble Baptist preacher, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the law is bound to uphold equal rights for all people across the country, regardless of race, color, or creed. (02:35)
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
This course teaches the basic skills needed to critique the medical literature by providing a fundamental understanding of epidemiology and biostatistics. One highlight of the course is the Small Group Session. The small group format provides one with an excellent opportunity to closely interact with a faculty member by enhancing the concepts taught in the lectures and clarifying questions concerning the lecture material.
Internet Scout Project
Part of the National Center for Education Statistics' Classroom feature, Create a Graph is a simple, visual program in which kids can create a custom bar, area, line or pie graph. Clicking on the graph type from the menu leads to a brief overview about that type of graph, what sorts of data it is useful for, and links to the data entry page. On the data entry page, kids can enter up to 15 data values, type titles, select graph size and colors (12 to choose from), designate .png or .jpeg file typ
Internet Scout Project
The University of California Berkeley's "University Herbarium (UC) and Jepson Herbarium (JEPS) represent the largest collection of herbarium material west of the Missouri Botanical Garden and the largest at a public university in the United States." Visitors can discover the scientific uses of the many specimens held in the UC, which was established in 1895. The website describes the JEPS's research on systematics and floristics of vascular plants. Researchers and students can find concise overv
Managing Creativity and Creative Management
As the Creative Industries become a more important part of the global economy does the stereotype of the creative genius still persist? Do we need to rethink our ideas on creativity and understand how it works more clearly? Dr Chris Bilton, Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, argues that organisations need to start thinking about creativity as a process and begin adapting traditional business strategies to develop a creative approach to management. Length: 25 minutes
Insights into Beckett
2006 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Beckett. From the cells of San Quentin Prison to the streets of Prague, Beckett is one of the 20th Century's most influential writers. In order to understand his legacy, Dr Liz Barry, English and Comparative Literary Studies, guides us through his early influences and explores the major themes in his plays and fiction. Length: 24 minutes
The Women who have played Hamlet
Tony Howard talks about his research looking at the women who have played Hamlet and the influence they have had on both the play and society.
War and Peace at Warwick
Polly Teale, the co-director of a production Tolstoy's War and Peace being staged at Warwick Arts Centre, talks to Prof Michael Bell from the English department. The Shared Experience production runs at Warwick Arts Centre from Thursday March 13 to Sunday March 16, for more information see www.warwickartscentre.co.uk/home
Mental Health In-patient Care
Professor Scott Weich talks about recent research into mental health in-patient care
21F.412 Texts, Topics, and Times in German Literature (MIT)
In diesem Kurs erhalten Sie einen Überblick über einige wichtige literarische Texte, Tendenzen und Themen aus der deutschsprachigen Literatur- und Kulturszene. Wir werden literarische Texte, Gedichte, Theaterstücke und Essays untersuchen, sowie andere ästhetische Formen besprechen, wie Film und Architektur. Da alle Texte gleichzeitig in ihrem spezifischen kulturellen Kontext gelesen werden, tragen sie zu einem Verständnis von verschiedenen historischen Aspekten bei. Unter anderen werden fol
21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
In the Origin of Species (1859), Charles Darwin gave us a model for understanding how natural objects and systems can evidence design without positing a designer: how purpose and mechanism can exist without intelligent agency. Texts in this course deal with pre- and post-Darwinian treatment of this topic within literature and speculative thought since the eighteenth century. We will give some attention to the modern study of feedback mechanisms in artificial intelligence. Our reading will be in