Mapping the Cosmos (Bruce Margon)
Bruce Margon is a professor of astronomy at the University of Washington and a specialist in high-energy astrophysics. In this interview with Upon Reflection host Marcia Alvar, Margon talks about studying some of the most distant objects in the observable universe. Margon has been involved in the development of some of modern astronomy's key instruments, including the Hubble Space Telescope and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Bruce Margon, Ph.D., vice chancellor, Research; professor, Astronomy an
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Toward India 2020: Challenges and Opportunities
People sometimes ask Montek Singh Ahluwalia questions loaded with “aspirational objectives,” such as when India will “get rid of poverty.” Few are as well equipped to respond as Ahluwalia, one of the architects of India’s breathtaking economic transformation.

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The Future of the Euro

The problems of the eurozone are ultimately malinvestments. In Greece these days the struggle continues about who will ultimately foot the bill for these investments. During the early 2000s an expansionary monetary policy lowered interest rates artificially. Entrepreneurs financed investment projects that only looked profitable due to the low interest rates but were not sustained by real savin
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Biomedical engineering
The two-year MSc programme in BioMedical Engineering at TU Delft is based on a long history of training and research within three collaborating faculties: Applied Sciences; Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science; and Mechanical, Marine and Materials Engineering. BME know-how in these has led to a broad BME programme. Clinically driven research is also a central theme in the programme. There is close collaboration with clinical partners at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC
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Le St-Sébastien de Mantegna (partie 2)
Passionné d'art ? Rejoignez le CED ! www.canal-educatif.fr Le St-Sébastien de Mantegna, conservé au Louvre, est un chef d'oeuvre de la Renaissance italienne. Une observation attentive permet de repérer quelques caractéristiques du style Renaissance. Le tableau est construit comme une fenêtre donnant sur une scène réelle, respectant les lois de la perspective et tirant parti de l'étude scientifique de la nature. Mais la réussite du tableau ne se réduit pas à des caractéristiques tec
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Nankin Road, Shanghai (1901) - China on Film | BFI
Nankin Road, Shanghai (1901) | BFI. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Explore China on Film on the BFI Player: http://bit.ly/1xlCHnk An extraordinary window on to the heart of cosmopolitan Shanghai over a hundred years ago - a true melting pot of cultures. Today the city's main shopping hub, Nanjing Road is here bustling with crowds of Chinese and Europeans and patrolled by Sikhs who made up an important part of the international police force. It is the only known surviving example o
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Determining the impact of cad drafting tools on the building delivery process
Computer aided design is intended to change the way design and construction are carried out. at a minimum, this implies savings realized in terms of time spent and improvement of the quality of designs produced. to test this idea, we hypothesized that computer aided drafting and design operations may be instrumental in reducing the number of change orders issued and help control cost overruns by improving the accuracy of constr
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First version of the information reuse service
This deliverable describes the prototype version of DocReuse1, a web-based application that supports the reuse of structured documents. It also defines the functional specifications of the tool. The specifications include its main functions and features as well as an operational scenario of use that justifies the need of providing such features to communities of practices. We conclude with interesting issues for the future and the planned steps to complete the development of DocReuse.,PALETTE de
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Normal - Cranial Nerves Exam - Optic (CN II) Nerve Sub-exam - Patient 1
Patient is a female with no known neurological health problems who volunteered to act as a simulated patient in order to demonstrate 'normal' responses to exam techniques. She is merely a reference point for exam procedures and protocols, as well as to denote subtle signs from diagnosed patients.
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Normal - Cranial Nerves Exam - Glossopharyngeal (CN IX) and Vagus (CN X) Nerves Sub-exam - Patient 1
Patient is a female with no known neurological health problems who volunteered to act as a simulated patient in order to demonstrate 'normal' responses to exam techniques. She is merely a reference point for exam procedures and protocols, as well as to denote subtle signs from diagnosed patients.
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Is That Legal? A Case of Acid Rain
The goal of this activity is to understand how techniques of persuasion (including background, supporting evidence, storytelling and the call to action) are used to develop an argument for or against a topic. Students develop an environmental case study for presentation and understand how a case study is used as an analysis tool.
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Green Marketing
Students learn basic marketing concepts and use professional marketing techniques to compose an advertisement for a hybrid vehicle. In the process, they learn the principles of comparative analysis.
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Nikesh Arora Talks With Chrystia Freeland At The Paley Center
Google's President of Global Sales Operations and Business Development talks with Reuters' Chrystia Freeland
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An adaptive feedback approach for e-learning systems
The adaptive e-learning systems are a hot topic of educational research. The approach presented is a knowledge-based. There are several types of adaptation of an e-learning system to the learner: content adaptation, interface personalization, etc. This paper dials with a model for adaptation of the learner assessment and the content of one learning system. The model is based on Computer Adaptive Test Theory (CAT) and organization of the learning domains. The learning objects (LO) and the test it
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Transformational Leadership: Is It a Factor for Improving Student Achievement in High Poverty Secon
This mixed-method study addressed the following problem: What type of leadership is most appropriate to guide schools through the process of continuous rapid change required by the No Child Left Behind legislation and the twenty-first century while still performing well? It investigated a possible relationship between improved student achievement on state assessments, improved four-year graduation rate for high schools, improved attendance for schools without graduating classes, and the Leit
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Judging the Hate Crime Victim: Law School Student Perceptions and the Effects of Individual and law
The present study examines the effects of individual and law school factors on the perceptions of African-American, gay, and lesbian hate crime victims for 283 law school students from two schools in western Pennsylvania. Although research on the perceptions of hate crimes and hate crime victims has increased over the last decade, research has neglected to focus on this particular population of students. This population is important because many of these law students will seek roles in the crimi
Author(s): Lee, Jenifer

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State-of-the-Art report of industry requirements
Report based on analyzed and verified requirements in the area of professional training and qualification.,Research report of the ProLearn Network of Excellence (IST 507310), Deliverable 8.7
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The IRIS Shell: "How to Build ITSs from Pedagogical and Design Requisites"
The goal we pursue in our research is to build a shell for helping human instructors to develop intelligent teaching-learning systems in a wide range of domains. We aim to provide a system where a previously defined architecture can be adapted automatically into a new tutor using a set of instructor-generated requirements. Trying to provide a sound basis for this tool, we use a theory of instruction that integrates cognitive processes, instructional events and instructional actions within a thre
Author(s): Arruarte Ana,Fernández-Castro Isabel,Ferrero Bego

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Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
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