UO Today #460: Thaddeus Russell
Thaddeus Russell, historian and cultural critic, discusses his new book A Renegade History of the United States, which views American history “from the gutter up.” UO Today, the Oregon Humanities Center’s half-hour television interview program, provides a glimpse into the heart of the University of Oregon. Each episode offers viewers a conversation with UO faculty and [...]
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Persuasive Techniques in Advertising
"This video deepens students’ understanding of the concepts of pathos,
logos, and ethos with visual examples. The video explains how the
television, print, and online advertisements utilize the three
rhetorical strategies.  The narration in the commercial further explains
their use in each advertisement." (from the Source page)

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It Starts with One: Changing individuals changes organisations
Small and large businesses have been searching for decades for the holy grail of organisational change: the perfect way to motivate employees to change their old ways for what management (or consultants!) deem to be better, new ones. The prevailing wind of change is a “top down” change of an organisation’s structure or reward system. Some experts espouse putting a “champion” in the executive suite to drive and implement change down to the lowest rung of the corporate ladder. The notion
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Setting a new youth trend
After more than 20 years as a marketing communications consultant, Bernd Gebert, who was 50 at the time, gave up a lucrative business in 2006 to start Das macht Schule in Hamburg.



Burdened by the passivity and pessimism of the generation who would be future leaders, Gebert’s vision for Das macht Schule is to motivate young people to take charge of their lives, be proactive and become responsible, caring citizens.


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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
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Machines asynchrones
Polycopié d'un cours numérisé de l'INSA de Lyon sur les machines asynchrones. Sommaire : Action d'un champ tournant sur un circuit fermé, Constitution d'une machine asynchrone, Glissement, Couple électromagnétique, Cheminement de l'énergie, Diagramme des champs, Schéma équivalent, Diagramme du cercle, Caractéristiques de fonctionnement, Démarrage des moteurs à induction, Réglage de la vitesse, Fonctionnements particuliers, Moteur asynchrone synchronisé, Convertisseur de fréquence.
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Fighting To Protect Our Children
A diagnosis. The act of identifying a disease based on its signs and symptoms. But, what happens when the person describing the symptoms is too young, or too scared, to voice the truth? Every year, more than 700,000 children are reported physically abused in the United States, while tens of thousands more instances go undetected. One of the biggest challenges doctors face in recognizing child abuse is in aligning the patient's story with the physical evidence in front of them. Currently, the
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J. Moyr Smith's ancient Greek female costume
This website covers the subject of ancient Greek female costume. The website contains images of scanned copies of the plates from the book ‘Ancient Greek Female Costume’. The book contains 112 illustrated plates and numerous smaller illustrations. It also has explanatory letterpress and descriptive passages from the works of Homer, Hesiod, Herodotus, Aeschylus, Euripides, Aristophanes, Theocritus, Xenophon, Lucian, and other Greek Authors. The book is by J. Moyr Smith (London: Sampson Low, Mar
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Guide to the Papers of Edward Donald deLuca, 1974-1985 (bulk 1977-1985)
As Director of the Department of City Development in Pittsburgh from 1977 to 1982, engineer and urban planner Edward Donald deLuca particpated in many of the city's economic redevelopment projects, such as the Golden Triangle, Herr's Island, Market Square, North Shore, Produce Terminal Rehabilitation, Renaissance and Silver Lake Industrial Parks, Strip District Redevelopment and Upper Strip/Lower Lawrenceville Industrial District projects. These papers include articles by deLuca, reports, corres
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Acrylic Variations 1-4
Part 1 to 4 of a short film, featuring Mark Rowan-Hull and Neil Heyde and Christopher Regate of the Royal Academy of Music. The film shows a collaborative art project of Rowan-Hull's painting and Heyde and Regate's music. Produced by Rowan-Hull and Heyde.
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Using Flash Pro and Flash Builder together
Adobe Flash Professional CS5 and Adobe Flash Builder 4 enable time-saving workflows. Learn how to develop content in Flash while editing associated ActionScript code in Flash Builder 4, switching easily between the two applications to edit and test.
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Five Questions: What's New with Net Neutrality and India's Mobile Markets?
Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski in late September outlined principles of net neutrality to promote more open use of the Internet. What will these developments mean for business in the U.S. and other parts of the world? In a new interview format called Five Questions, Rajesh Jain, CEO of India-based Netcore, asks Wharton legal studies and business ethics professor Kevin Werbach about net neutrality. In the second part of the interview, roles are reversed and Werbach
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Hitler's Death - The Final Report - Part 1 of 5
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What Makes a Good Chairman?
Good chairs know whom they are accountable to and it’s not shareholders or employees.
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Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This online activity challenges students to think about and use percentages related to television viewing to make comparisons to determine television viewing preferences. The activity is one of 80 mathematical challenges featured on the Figure This! web site emphasizing real-world uses of mathematics. To answer this activity's initial question, the student reads data from a chart, applies a formula, and uses the calculated information to draw a conclusion about TV viewing preferences. Informatio
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Cultural diversity and intercultural communication. A general presentation

Comment se construit la communication interculturelle? Quels en sont les enjeux? A travers l'étude et la définition de notions telles que la culture, l'identité culturelle, la communication sociale...Peter Stockinger dévoile les rouages de la communication interculturelle et démontre combien cette communication est devenu un défi majeur de notre siècle.

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Scénariste uruguayen, Ricardo Fernández Blanco vit à Madrid depuis de longues années. Il avait écrit une nouvelle qu’il a décidé de réécrire en scénario, sur lequel il a travaillé avec la cinéaste Ana Díez. Tout au long du film, "Paisito" (2009), il tente de revenir sur les douloureuses années 70 dans son pays d’origine, sans donner raison plus à un côté qu’à l’autre, ce qui lui vaut une acceptation mitigée en Uruguay, alors qu’ailleurs le film m
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Entretien avec Vincent Carelli (Rencontres 2010)

L'anthropologue Vincent Carelli a créé au Brésil, en1987, le "Projet Vídeo nas Aldeias" qui vise à former des réalisateurs de cinéma d'origine indienne. Après avoir suivi des études de Sciences sociales à l'Université de São Paulo, Vincent Carelli a travaillé à la FUNAI (Fundação Nacional do Índio) à Brasilia et a participé à plusieurs projets liés aux Indiens brésiliens. Son documentaire "Corumbiara", réalisé en 2009, a obtenu, parmi d'autr
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