Modernising education and training - Mobilising technology for learning
In recent years there have been amazing advances in consumer technology. The Mobile Learning Network (MoLeNET) initiative has enabled colleges and schools to harness some of this technology in order t...
Blast in Pakistan
A teenage suicide bomber blows himself in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 50. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Reconsider Columbus Day
Bowes Castle K031307 BOWES CASTLE, Durham. View of keep from the south east.
BOWES CASTLE, Durham. View of keep from the south east.
Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling 4 million copies in 35 languages. Now, four years in the making, arrives the follow up: SuperFreakonomics|. Steve Levitt and Stephen Dubner return with a book that is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first. Freakonomics made the world safe to discuss the economics of crack cocaine and the impact of baby names. SuperFreakonomics| retains that off-kilter sensibility (comparing, for instance, the relative dangers of driving while dru
Waste Management Politics in Brazil
Adriana Felipetto of Haztec talks Jan. 17, 2011, in Rio de Janeiro during Thunderbird School of Global Management's Brazil Winterim.
Misoriented interphase boundary between h-BN and SiC grains
The micrograph shows misoriented interphase boundary between h-BN (precipitate) and SiC grains (within a silicon nitride particulate-reinforced silicon carbide composite). The occurrence of BN inclusions results from the introduction of colloidal BN into the hot isostatic pressing process. They are formed from B2O3 present as a thin surface film on the BN particles in the barrier layer. B2O3 will be molten during the pressing process and will diffuse rapidly into the powder compact and react wit
The Meatrix Interactive 360 Ascaris Dissection Video American Umpire The second Space symposium- learning spaces
The Meatrix Interactive 360 feature is a great way to educate yourself, friends and family (and students!) about factory farming. Roll over the objects on the farm and click them to get in depth information about each subject. Place your cursor o
Dissection of a parasitic worm. Overview of the process and identification of the major features of the Ascaris. Would make a good pre-lab video or a comparative video for use with an earthworm dissection. The video uses lecture format (for background information) and a lab demonstration. 6:30 min.
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674055476 Commentators call the United States an empire: occasionally a benign empire, sometimes an empire in denial, often a destructive empire. In AMERICAN UMPIRE, Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman asserts instead that America has performed the role of umpire since 1776, compelling adherence to rules that gradually earned broad approval, and violating them as well. (Production by James C. Shelley, Shell Studios, LLC; http://shellstudios.com/)
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Ascaris Dissection Video
The second Space symposium- learning spaces