New Minnesota research suggests Corporate Social Responsibility can backfire
Doing good isn't always good for business, according to new research from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and assistant professor of marketing Carlos Torelli. The discovery, to be published in the Journal of Consumer Research, found corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts have the potential to backfire for luxury brands associated with a self-enhancement concept.
TOMS Ozone of the South Pole for the National Geographic Society
Stratospheric Ozone level for October 1, 1980.
Smoking - The Facts
This health education program explains why smoking is addictive and unhealthy for smokers and people around them. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
"Progeria" derives from Greek for 'prematurely old' because the disease usually appears as wrinkling and aging of the face. Progeria occurs in two forms: Progeria of childhood, described by Jonathan Hutchinson (1886) and Hastings Gilford (1897), diagnosed in the first or second year of life and Progeria adultorum commonly indicated as Werner Syndrome. Werner Syndrome is a very rare disorder, with incidence of 1000 cases reported worldwide. Incidence is higher in Sardinia and in Japan with 800 ca
Coffee Break Spanish future plans
As you all know, Coffee Break Spanish level 2 came to an end with lesson 80 and we’re planning to follow up the course with similar content to our Season 3 of Coffee Break French. However, we’ve only just started working on this content, so it’s likely that it will be available later in the [...]
Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's Assassination
In this video, Sal Khan focuses on Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House to Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theater. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (04:27)
The Crystal Capers: #3
Students at the famous Foy Information Desk report that the crystal football from the national championship trophy, which was removed by Aubie a few weeks ago, appeared briefly at the desk while they were answering a series of questions posed, allegedly, by Trooper Taylor. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
The History of The United Nations
This three minute video is a review of the history of the United Nations using original footage. A good overview.
Using Soccer to Help Underprivileged Kids
Brad Namdar, a journalism major at SMU, founded "Dream Big" to teach soccer to low-income children. SMU helped Brad by awarding him a grant under its Big iDeas program and he was featured on a May 27, 2011, segment of "Texans with Character" by CBS 11 News in Dallas. Read more about "Dream Big" at http://dreambigsoccer.net/. Read more about SMU Big iDeas at http://smu.edu/bigideas/ See more "Texans with Character" at http://dfw.cbslocal.com/category/watch-listen/texans-with-character/
SP.268 The Mathematics in Toys and Games (MIT)
We will explore the mathematical strategies behind popular games, toys, and puzzles. Topics covered will combine basic fundamentals of game theory, probability, group theory, and elementary programming concepts. Each week will consist of a lecture and discussion followed by game play to implement the concepts learned in class.
1.1.1 Chromosomes and the life cycle
This Unit looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosones of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduciton. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.
Jon Huntsman to run for president
Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman will announce his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on June 21, formally kicking off his campaign for the White House, he said at a Thomson Reuters event.
The History of US-China Relations
Reuters Editor-at-Large, Sir Harold Evans, walks us through the history of U.S.- China relations starting in 1945.
7.2 An overview of RFID
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
Java : Cursus Dit is een uitgebreide cursus Java die ontwikkeld is voor gebruik in TSO informaticabeheer. Deze cursus blijft in ontwikkeling. Eventuele updates zullen ook online geplaatst worden.
Dit is een uitgebreide cursus Java die ontwikkeld is voor gebruik in TSO informaticabeheer. Deze cursus blijft in ontwikkeling. Eventuele updates zullen ook online geplaatst worden.
This interactive article looks at research findings over the past few decades that concludes birds are, in fact, a kind of theropod dinosaur. The article includes the following: An overview explaining how scientists identify and classify new specimens; An introduction to the finding that theropod dinosaurs, like Velociraptor, are more closely related to modern birds than they are to almost any other kind of dinosaur; A detailed answer to the question, What is a theropod? An interactive that allo
The Mexican-American Borderlands Culture and History
This course includes a variety of modules concerning Texas, the Mexican-American borderlands, border histories, migration, Spanish colonialism, and health care. AP history teachers might use this […]