Girl escapes suicide vest in Pakistan
June 20 - Pakistani police produce an eight-year-old girl, who says she escaped from Islamist militants who tried to force her to become suicide bomber. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
17.881 Game Theory and Political Theory (MIT)
Increasingly, political scientists are using game theory to analyze strategic interactions across many different settings. Each of the sub-fields, to differing degrees, has seen game theoretic concepts enter its vocabulary, and students entering the profession will need to understand the potential and limits of game theory. This course aims to give students an entry-level understanding of the basic concepts of game theory, and how these concepts have been applied to the study of political phenom
My Place at Missouri State: Joey Saba
Minnesota native Joey Saba reflects on what made his first year at Missouri State a success: "I made a lot of new friends here being from out of state. It's just really easy to make friends; there are a lot of nice people here. I can't wait to come back next year." To learn more about Joey, visit http://blogs.missouristate.edu/myplace/category/joey-saba/. To access the stories of other MSU students, visit http://www.missouristate.edu/myplace.
Dise?o Digital. Estudio Exploratorio de caso (Digital Design. Exploratory study of a case)
After the passage of the mechanical era to the digital era, the design must respond with increasing complexity of the technique, together with the plurality of expectations. Design education is sustained in conceptual instrumentation; it implies to recognize problematics that surpass the possibilities of an isolated or self-sufficient discipline; transdiscipline becomes essential for the understanding of the subjects.The porpuse is to generate new instruments for perception of space, combined wi
Sustainable Urban Systems to Transfer Achievable Implementation Network (SUSTAIN)
The main aim of SUSTAIN is to develop collaborative research proposals to investigate how to improve the development of sustainable cities. This will be achieved by convening a series of 4 workshops; water, energy, synergy and transport, each consisting of two meetings and each pair developing one (or more) collaborative proposals. In August 2005, Arup- one of the world’s most respected global design consultatncies - was contracted to design and masterplan the world’s first sustainable city
Reuters Breakingviews: The hybrid bond gamble
Sept. 27 - As Asian investors develop a taste for hybrid debt, Reuters Breakingviews columnist Wei Gu warns that higher returns are far from guaranteed.
Photography: How to Control Exposure
This video is a lesson excerpt. Use the ISO rating system to control the speeds of the film that you use. The smaller the ISO number the less sensitive it is to light. This is also used in digital cameras in the main menu of the digital camera. If you are shooting in bright outdoor light choose 50-100. Indoors with household light use film with an ISO setting of 400. Use the right exposure so you don't over expose the film.
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8 - tennis tips and tutorials, this video will focus on the tennis serve improvement and how to swing on edge step 1/8. Well done and moves slowly so students can practice. Run time 2:02
Session 4: Online blogging resources This session introduces you to the more popular blogging platforms - such as WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr. Although we recommend that students try out a few of the blogging platforms to see which one they feel the most comfortable and confident with using.
Purpose/Aim of this session
This session introduces you to the more popular blogging platforms - such as WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr. Although we recommend that students try out a few of the blogging platforms to see which one they feel the most comfortable and confident with using.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
Lost Opportunities and Possibilities in Australian Foreign Policy
Bruce Haigh argues that Australian foreign policy has been, and remains, inept in advancing Australia's national interest. Given the limited independence of Australia's Foreign Minister, and the trend of governments to be perpetually in election mode, Australian foreign policy is too often managed to maximum domestic political gain by the Prime Minister, with negative fallout reserved for Ministers. What has changed since the election of the Rudd Government? How does Australia manage the dual ri
Birding at the Museum: Frank Chapman and the Dioramas
Naturalist and long-time exhibition artist Stephen C. Quinn tells the story of his "all-time Museum hero," Frank M. Chapman, who worked in the Ornithology Department from 1888 to 1942. Chapman's career is a litany of firsts: first curator of birds at the Museum, writer of the first field guides to birds, creator of Christmas bird counts, and first to recognize the power of the habitat displays to build public concern about existential threats to bird species. VIDEO CREDITS: MUSIC "Airy" by Ton
Welcome to this Futures workbook on finding work. It is split into several sections describing different techniques for finding work. You can dip in and out of the different sections; however it is not wise to rely on only one mechanism for finding work. It is a competitive market for final year students and new graduates and so you should try many alternate ways to find work.
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
In Conversation with Jean-Paul Costa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jean-Paul Costa | A unique opportunity to put your questions to a former president of the European Court of Human Rights, via Twitter @LSELaw using #LSECosta. Jean-Paul Costa is the former president of the European Court of Human Rights.
INN Placement Website
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year