Global Tobacco Control
Provides an introduction to global tobacco control. Presents the health and economic burden of tobacco use worldwide and highlights practical approaches to tobacco prevention, control, surveillance, and evaluation. Examines transnational tobacco control issues, including the following: the interpretation and packaging of epidemiologic evidence for policy makers, the determinants of tobacco addiction, the economics of global tobacco control, tobacco industry strategies, legal foundations for regu
Ethics of Human Subject Research
Ethics of Human Subject Research (2 credits) is offered by the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Distance Education Division, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University. The course introduces students to the ethics of human subject research. Ethical theory and principles are introduced, followed by a brief history of research ethics. Topics covered in lectures and moderated discussions include informed c
Ethical Issues in Public Health
Lectures and small group discussions focus on ethical theory and current ethical issues in public health and health policy, including resource allocation, the use of summary measures of health, the right to health care, and conflicts between autonomy and health promotion efforts. Student evaluation based on class participation, a group project, and a paper evaluating ethical issues in the student's area of public health specialization.
Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers
This course in Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers identifies the role of training and continuing education as an important component of health service and personnel management. Participants will be guided through the steps of planning training and continuing education activities for a range of health workers from managers to village volunteers. The course draws on real life examples from community-directed onchocerciasis control, village health worker programs, and pate
Statistical Reasoning II
Statistical Reasoning in Public Health II provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning through lectures, exercises, and bulletin board discussions. The course builds on the material in Statistical Reasoning in Public Health I , extending the statistical procedures discussed in that course to the multivariate realm, via multiple regression methods. New topics, such as methods for clinical diagnostic testing, and univariate, bivariate, and multivar
Civil Engineering in Developing Countries
Based on working on exercises on project decision making and planning, the specific context of working abroad in general and in developing countries in particular is illustrated, with regard to socio-cultural aspects, planning and financing of projects, roles of (consulting) engineers and contractors, local materials, techniques and knowledge and environmental issues.
Egyptian Sarcophagus Paper-Craft
This video shows the assembly of a paper-crafted Egyptian sarcophagus.
( This set shows a set of three nesting boxes.) Teachers could show this to students studying Egyptian history before having them design their own sarcophaguses. ( 4:17)
It’s not magic, kiddo. It’s science! Sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is a colorless, odorless gas that is more dense than air at 6.12 g/L (at sea level). This density is why you can pour it into a glass container and float a light-weight aluminum “boat” on its gas “sea.” Watch this demonstration at the Physikshow of the University of Bonn! (0:30)
History of Royal Weddings
Royal marriages have changed in the last century. They were once purely political affairs, matching a prince up with a princess of another royal family. This 2:34 video explains the reason for many such marriages with the emphasis on current marriages.
Texas Tech Poetry Professor uses Twitter in his Classroom
Professor Ruben Quesada gets his students involved by having them use Twitter in and out of the classroom to encourage discussion.
WSU vet hospital treats snowy owl far from home
A snowy owl that flew thousands of miles from its home only to collide with a car west of Spokane, Wash., is being treated at Washington State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital. His presence here is part of a phenomenon nationwide unlike anything ever recorded, according to a world-renowned snowy owl expert. For more about this story, click the link: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=29531&TypeID=1
Open Classroom - 1/11/12/ #2 Louisa Kasdon
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 1/11/12: Why Food? Why an Urban Perspective? Lectures: Louisa Kasdon - Food editor, Stuff Magazine, and founder, Let's Talk About Food Ilene Bezahler - Publisher/Editor, Edible Boston The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs selects a critical and relevant topic as the Open Classroom www.policyschool.neu.edu
The French Summer School - Dans la Cuisine, Part 2
The native French speaker in this video show how to order a meal with preferences during this four-minute video. The speaker recites the meal preferences while images and French words appear on the screen. The viewer may have been better served if each phrase was said more than once and slower.
People Make a Diffierence with Danny Brassell Guest: Tom Niro Regional Manager, Staples Co.
Radu Grigore Zmeureanu en entrevue avec Le Devoir
Radu Grigore Zmeureanu, professor in Concordia's Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, discusses the importance of air distribution in a room using displacement ventilation and explains what makes a "smart building."
18.04 Complex Variables with Applications (MIT)
The following topics are covered in the course: complex algebra and functions; analyticity; contour integration, Cauchy's theorem; singularities, Taylor and Laurent series; residues, evaluation of integrals; multivalued functions, potential theory in two dimensions; Fourier analysis and Laplace transforms.
"Dear John" by David Mason (poetry reading)
David Mason is Poet Laureate of Colerado. He teaches and is a reader in the Poetry Out Loud movement intended to widen interest in poetry. He says, ""Having beautiful language in your head is one of the great ways of being a human being" http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/david-mason I find the poetry of John Frederick Nims particularly endearing. Out of fairness, I confess that David Mason doesn't find me endearing: he says that I am "All voice and no brain" which makes me feel like the
POL335 Session 6 Spring 2012
International Politics with Hamoud Salhi Guests; Roberta Seid, Sami Mashney, Neena Gopal Israel Paslestine India
Derecho Constitucional II (grupos B, D y E - Licenciado en Derecho) (Curso académico 2009/2010)
Derecho constitucional, fuentes del derecho, jurisdicción constitucional, derechos fundamentales, libertades públicas, teoría general, estado autonómico ;
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