Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor [Audio]
Speaker(s): Robin Burgess, Abhijit Banerjee, Dean Karlan and Mushtaque Chowdhury | Robin Burgess, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology led a discussion regarding Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor. Chaired by Oriana Bandiera (LSE), Burgess and Banerjee were joined by two discussants: Dean Karlan (Yale University) and Mus
Do you like Fruit? (song)
Children will learn to name several common fruits in this video. In this short animated cartoon, a graphical image of each fruit is shown - while a child names them. Some live action shots of a young child. (1:44)
Redwoods at Redwood Forest
Take a walk with host Jim Welch and naturalist Rudy Mancke in this video segment from NatureScene as they describe the resilience and
longevity of redwood trees. Learn about requirements for redwood growth, methods of reproduction, and the effects of natural fires. Closed captioning included. Run time 04:02.
Geometry - Similar Triangles
In this lesson, students review the idea that the ratios of the lengths
of corresponding sides of similar figures are equal. Students then use
this idea to find missing segment lengths in similar figures.
What is a Noun?
This video defines a noun. People, places, events, idea, and things are also defined and then given a picture example. Singular, plural, irregular, common and proper nouns are defined as well. Some of these examples are not developmentally appropriate for younger students (5:24).
The Washer Women
This is a traditional Irish folk song performed by Andre Rieu on the violin. The video starts as solo violin then the orchestra joins in and the tempo starts to fly! The video could also be used with younger students while teaching rhythm or an Irish Dance. (2:16)
Dr Caroline Bligh talks about her new book.
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Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology" in the Department of Theology. The course provides an overview of the history of Roman Catholic moral theology by examining how the Roman Catholic tradition developed certain distinctive ways of speaking about moral goods, obligations, and the forms of life. It explores basic principles, values, and patterns of thinking that have formed the tradition of Roman Catholic moral
Calisphere Themed Collection - 1780-1880: California in Transition: Californio Society, 1830s-1880s
This is a primary source photo collection on Californios, elite families that received large land grants from Spain and Mexico, flourished during the 1830s to 1880s. The hand-drawn diseño maps underscore their vital connection to land ownership. The more formal surveyed maps that followed US acquisition of California show changing values regarding land ownership. As Californios lost land and power in the late 19th century, they tried to adapt to these changes by using social networks to maintai
Conciousness and Intelligence
8 Moderator: Shimon Ullman PhD '77, Samy and Ruth Cohn Professor of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Weizmann Institute of Science
* Ned Block '64, Silver Professor of Philosophy, Psychology, and Neural Science, Department of Philosophy, New York University
* Christof Koch, Lois and Victor Troendle Professor of Cognitive and Behavioral Biology, California Institute of Technology; Chief Scientific Officer, Allen Institute for Brain Sci
Epidemiology: An introduction
Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why diseases occur. Epidemiology is a bit like a game of detection. It involves identifying diseases, finding out which groups of people are at risk, tracking down causes and so on. This unit looks at some key types of data used in epidemiology, such as statistics on death and ill health, and introduces some techniques used in analysing data.
The EU summit in Brussels
EU leaders are staying quiet on the subject of Greece as they await the results of a critical vote in the debt-ridden country
Syrian refugees protest against Assad
June 22 - Syrian refugees in a Turkish camp call for the overthrow of Assad as a European delegation arrives on a fact-finding mission. Nick Rowlands reports.
SoulPancake: An Evening with Rainn Wilson, Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi
"SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions" is a book by Rainn Wilson, best known for his deft portrayal as Dwight on NBC's "The Office." In a program sponsored by USC Spectrum and the USC Office of Religious Life on March 25, 2011, Wilson teamed up with his friends Devon Gundry, Golriz Lucina and Shabnam Mogharabi in USC's Bovard Auditorium to discuss life's biggest questions. Have you ever wondered how your thoughts affect reality? Or if you only had one hour left to live, how you'd spend it
Gospelfest: USC Gospel Choir Showcase 2011
Lester Barrie hosted USC's second annual Gospel Choir Showcase, an inspirational evening of music featuring gospel choirs from Los Angeles colleges and churches in Bovard Auditorium on February 19, 2011. The program was sponsored by USC Student Affairs, the Program Board, Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs, Black Student Assembly, USC Black Staff and Faculty Caucus, Saved By Grace Gospel Choir, ORL Spirituality and Sports, and USC Office of Religious Life. Learn more about the Unive
Why Study Systematic Theology with Henri Gagey
Henri Gagey, an expert in Fundamental Theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris, discusses why people take up the study of Theology and how it can affect their approach to life and belief.
#whyUToledo - Class of 2015
The #whyUToledo team headed to the bookstore during Rocket Launch to ask incoming freshmen from the class of 2015 why they chose UT.
Photo Slideshow: Monument Fire
UA South employee Ike Dent captured images of the wildfire burning near the UA South Campus in Sierra Vista.
Brian Roberts' Baseball Bash
On August 28, 2011 Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts is hosting his sixth Brian's Baseball Bash, which benefits the University of Maryland Hospital for Children. The Bash, to be held at Dave & Buster's in the Arundel Mills Mall, allows fans to mingle with Brian, other Oriole players and local sports stars while enjoying a night of games, great food, a silent auction and more. In this video, Brian talks about why he started the Bash, his desire to make it kid and family-friendly, hi
iUNSW Rubrik iOS App used in ENGG1000 T1 2011
iUNSW Rubrik iOS App used in ENGG1000 T1 2011