The Rise of Technology
Airplanes, electric railways, and automobiles joined railways to fuel Americans' growing sense of mobility. They came to characterize the progressive spirit of the new century. As a result of these new modes of public transportation, people were able to travel faster and more easily within and between cities, changing settlement patterns. One image in this group depicts John J. Montgomery, the first American to fly a heavier-than-air machine, and his glider ?Santa Clara? in 1905. An invitation t
Hands on the Land Teaching Materials
Hands on the Land (HOL) is a network of field classrooms stretching across America from Alaska to Florida. HOL is sponsored by Partners in Resource Education, a collaboration of five Federal agencies, a non-profit foundation, schools, and other private sector partners. Public lands comprise approximately one-third of the acreage of the U.S., and you'll soon see they are rich in historical, archaeological and environmental learning opportunities. Through the HOL network of field classrooms, Feder
11.943 Special Studies in Urban Studies and Planning - The Cardener River Corridor Workshop (MIT)
This landscape and environmental planning workshop investigates and propose a framework for the enhancement, development and preservation of the natural and cultural landscape of the Cardener River Corridor in Catalunya, Spain. The workshop is carried out in conjunction with the Polytechnic University of Catalunya, and the Barcelona Provincial Council (Diputació de Barcelona).
Writing Introduction in SAT Reading Test
Writing Introduction in SAT Reading Test - Structure and scoring analysis of the SAT Writing section. This is a very brief clip. (01:17)
Bibliothèque du film (BIFI)
This is the website of the Bibliotheque du Film (BIFI), based in Paris, which is the equivalent of the BFI Library in London. In 2005 it moved to a new site at rue de Bercy and contains the screening rooms of the Cinematheque Francaise and an exhibition space. The nearest metro is Bercy, southeast Paris.The BIFI contains books, periodicals, and a VHS/DVD collection. There is also a stills collection. The special collections section (Espace chercheurs) is only open in the afternoon, and booking n
Visualisation of construction information: A process view
This paper addresses the issue of information visualisation within the context of business process integration. Visual technologies offer appropriate information interfaces that facilitate the integration of mainstream construction applications. This paper assesses the needs of visualisation by the construction sector. It then describes recent developments in the areas of 4/5 dimensional modelling. Th
Science Studio vol 003 - Topic: Taxonomy & Fish - Guest: Tony Gill
Course - Group - Science Studio vol 003 - Topic: Taxonomy & Fish - Guest: Tony Gill - Arizona State University > Science Studio > Science Studio vol 003 - Topic: Taxonomy & Fish - Guest: Tony Gill
Science Studio vol 060 - Topic: Structured space: archeology and the urban neighborhood - Guest: Jil
Course - Group - Science Studio vol 060 - Topic: Structured space: archeology and the urban neighborhood - Guest: Jill Grant - Arizona State University > Science Studio > Science Studio vol 060 - Topic: Structured space: archeology and the urban neighborhood - Guest: Jill Grant
2010 College of Charleston Highlights
2010 was a record setting year! College of Charleston continued to attract attention for its academics (Parade Magazine named us a "Best Small College") and amazing extra-curricular opportunities (our Quidditch team is ranked No. 12 in the world). Jason Mraz gave the first ever concert in the Carolina First Arena, we launched an accelerated M.B.A. Program, Activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greg Mortenson inspired students and we restored the Cistern Yard and surrounding buildings. Get more in
China's likely next leader
Xi Jinping, the man tipped to become China's next president, will perform better than President Hu Jintao, says one academic. Not everyone agrees.
Conflict and Crisis
When reading novels as a writer, you will immediately notice the importance of conflict as the engine of fiction.
FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Piloter l integration des nouveaux professionnels
Titre : FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Piloter l’integration des nouveaux professionnels : l’approche du e-learning
Auteur : Jean Patrick DEBERDT (consultant organisme de formation THINK-SANTE), Yvan DOUALLY (consultant organisme de formation THINK-SANTE)
Conférence enregistrée lors du congrès international FORMATIC PARIS 2011. Atelier TIC et pratiques innovantes au service de la formation des professionnels de la santé. Président de sé
Premium brand pricing strategies and consumer perception
Executive Doctorate (DBA) student José Mendoza discusses his research with Toby Thompson. Profile: http://linkd.in/gldBZP
Practical Impression Management - Raw Materials
This is a learning activity about impression management.It examines the concept of impression management from a practical perspective. Its content is strongly located within the context of employability and as such is designed to raise an individual's awareness of the importance of giving a positive impression, particularly when attempting to secure employment. Issues such as dress codes, verbal and written communication, basic etiquette and social interaction will be explored.
Testing the functional integrity of ocular reflexes
This Flash simulation from the Royal Veterinary College is designed to help pre-clinical students to understand the function of ocular nerves and muscles. The student is presented with a virtual patient to test pupillary (consensual) light reflex, palpebral and corneal reflexes as well as testing the nervous control of extra-ocular muscles of the eye. This provides a safe way to observe and practice on a wide range of nerve or ocular deficits and also receive informative feedback.
Antihypertensive therapy – risk/benefit ratio
Franz Messerli in conversation with Frank Ruschitzka: Antihypertensive therapy – risk/benefit ratio