Map Skills: Using Maps Together- Phoenix Learning Group
Professionally Made Video Clip- This program emphasizes the value of combining information from elevation, transportation, and physical feature maps and natural resource maps.
Geography Tutor - Map Skills
Professionally Created Video- Covers map directions, distances, scale, plotting latitude and longitude, common map symbols and features and more. The color variations are discussed.
Narrated picture book that describes map symbols and using a map. Covers cardinal directions. The geography is of Utah. The narration is a bit dry. (2:38)
Basic Algebra Skills, Part 1
This video illustrates the basic rules of Algebra using a whiteboard.
Algebra Skills, Part 2
This video continues with the basic rules of Algebra using a whiteboard.
How to Improve Your Math Skills
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nine years. Mr. Chang discusses how a learner can improve their math skills.
Advanced Writing Skills
This extensive module develops effective writing skills at an advanced level for a variety of social, professional and educational purposes.It covers six different genres, or types, of writing:* Business Letters - A Letter of Complaint* Descriptive Writing* Essay Writing* Narrative Writing* Report Writing* Summary Writing
Video #17 - Would Your Spanish Skills Help You Out of This Situation?!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You are walking through the streets of Barcelona, enjoying your time off from school and work, when suddenly, you hear crying and yelling just ahead. As you get closer, you see a Spanish storeowner and a teenage boy screaming loudly at each other! The storeowner is very angry and throws his [...]
Phonetics Lesson #2 - The Sounds from A to M
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Just how badly do you want to sound good while speaking Spanish? If it is bad enough, here is the second edition of the Phonetics series! Join Joe and Bea as they take apart the sounds of the Spanish level, piece by piece, and explain how the language is correctly pronounced. [...]
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T4 Tips Podcast #6 - PowerPoint Motion Paths (Windows)
Show NotesIn this episode, we discuss motion paths and other types of custom animation in PowerPoint. Please note that, although many custom animation options are available in Macintosh versions of PowerPoint, motion paths are currently only available in the Windows versions of PowerPoint (from PowerPoint XP through PowerPoint 2007).Additional FilesMotion_Paths.ppt (images/Podcasts-AdditionalFiles/Motion_Paths.ppt) - This PowerPoint file is used within the podcast and can be used to practice
T4 Tips Podcast #39-Engaged Classroom Lesson
Mr. Jethro Jones, Engaged Classroom Trainer at Ft. Herriman Middle School teaches a lesson at Tech Fair sponsored by USOE, November 7, 2009
Why, who and where? Chinese OFDI on the world stage
The phenomenon of Chinese companies going global has become a defining feature of China’s current stage of integration with the global economy. While China remains a minor player in terms of global Outbound Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) flows, the financial crisis has afforded some of its largest state-owned enterprises, or SOEs, unprecedented opportunities for landmark acquisitions. In the ten months after Lehman Brothers became the defining casualty of the financial crisis, Chinese bidder
Mergers and acquisitions: Reducing the private firm discount
Owners of private companies normally sell their shares at a 20-30 per cent discount during mergers and acquisitions. The private firm discount is one reason the stock market reacts more favorably when companies announce a private acquisition than whenthe target is a publicly-listed firm.
From the buyers point of view, says INSEAD Associate Professor of Strategy Laurence Capron, the discount reflects a presumed higher risk associated with the value of private assets due t
The changing face of the CIO
As CEOs increasingly turn to technology to help them cope with a rapidly changing business environment, chief information officers (CIOs) are no longer simply ‘the IT guys’. Increasingly, they are expected to play a more strategic role. According to the 2008 ASEAN CIO Leadership Study – based on a survey of some 160 CIOs in six Southeast Asian countries - CIOs are finding that this change in responsibilities also means that a new set of skills is required to carry out the job.
For-profit or not for-profit? Social enterprises seek a better way
Social enterprises must currently choose whether to be charitable non-profit organisations or money-making, for-profit companies. The choice is often hard to make since the legal status of each has positive points as well as drawbacks. Because of this, a leading social entrepreneur thinks it is time to create a hybrid legal status for social enterprises.
Coca-Cola's John Brock: Sustainability Is No Longer 'Niche'
John Brock has come a long way since his first jobs working in his uncle's dime store and, later, at a paper mill in Moss Point, Miss. Today, he is chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises, the world's largest marketer, producer and distributor of Coca-Cola products. Brock has more than 25 years of experience in the beverage sales industry. In 2003, he was named CEO of Interbrew, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. In 2006, he joined Coca-Cola Enterprises where he was appointed chairman in Apri
Design of an eLearning System for Accreditation of
This paper deals with issues related to the non-formal learning in vocational education, and the role of ICT for providing appropriate accreditation model in such education. The presented conclusions are based on the Leonardo da Vinci project LeoSPAN. The paper emphasises on the development of a model and a prototype of an adaptive eLearning system that ensures the pre-defined learner outcomes. One of the advantages of the eLearning system is the flexibility for people who upgrade and improve th
Remote Training via WEB for Operation and Maintenance of a
Rain Monitoring Equipment using PHP and G
The aim of this paper is to present the development and implementation of an interactive environment via WEB for the training of non-centralized technician teams that work with the maintenance of ambient monitoring equipment. The case presented here is concerned to the network of Pluviologgers installed in the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil. The tools used for the construction of the WEB environment and, also, the requirements are detailed. The methodology and the techniques presented in this c