Education For Whom and For What?
Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist, spoke at the University of Arizona on Feb. 8, 2012. His lecture, "Education: For Whom and For What?" featured a talk on the state of higher education, followed by a question-and-answer session. Chomsky, an Institute Professor and a Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he worked for more than 50 years, has been concerned with a range of education-related issues in recent
Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring
The intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring service works to identify new neurological impairment during surgery to allow for prompt correction, provides functional guidance to the surgeons and ultimately the best patient outcomes. Related Links: Perioperative Services http://www.umm.edu/perioperative-services/ Department of Anesthesiology http://medschool.umaryland.edu/anesthesiology/ UMMC Division of General Surgery http://www.umm.edu/general_surgery/
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Act Big: Dare to See - Kaia Stern - Harvard Thinks Big
Kaia Stern Director of the Prison Studies Project Visiting Faculty at Harvard Divinity School Visiting Faculty in Sociology at Harvard University Visiting Faculty in African and African American Studies at Harvard University
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OER Visualisation Project: Exploring UKOER/JORUM via OAI with Google Refine and visualising with Gou
This resource describes the steps required to harvest OAI-PMH repository data using Google Refine, cleaning/reconciling records around a pivot (in this instance institution names), before exporting a log file compatible the repository visualisation tool Gource.
Practice Based Learning
Learning for students working together on care of the elderly wards and or rehabilitation units. The Leicester Model is applied in the design of this ward based learning.
Working with International Data on Government Finances
This is a case study including graphs and sources, aimed at introductory economics students, showing how to obtain, transform and interpret international data, using for its example a comparison of government finance between six countries.
Rational Exponent Rules - Problem 2 of 4
This video is a continuation and presents another example that demonstrates how to apply the rules for rational exponents to simplify a rational expression with fractional exponents. (1:56)
Rational Exponent Rules - Problem 4 of 4
This video is a continuation and provides an example that demonstrates how to simplify a higher degree radical expression by applying the rules for rational exponents. (1:44)
Simplifying Radicals Using Rational Exponents
This video explains how to simplify roots that are either greater than four or have a term raised to a large number by rewriting the problem using rational exponents. Remember that every root can be written as a fraction, with the denominator indicating the root's power. When simplifying radicals, since a power to a power multiplies the exponents, the problem is simplified by multiplying all the exponents together. (1:44)
Elon students join #BringBackOurGirls movement
"Why just talk about it when we can be doing something about it?" That's what Elon junior Omolayo Ojo found herself wondering after she learned that the terrorist group Boko Haram had kidnapped more than 200 girls in her home country of Nigeria. So she and the Elon African Society spent Tuesday, May 13, raising awareness about the #BringBackOurGirls movement and spurring fellow Elon students to renew their commitments to being global citizens.
Breakingviews: Defrauding Uncle Sam
Breakingviews columnists discuss the latest twists in the U.S. mortgage mess involving Citigroup and Bank of America.
Solar System (The Milky Way) 101
How was the Milky Way born? This video tells about how The Milky Way was born, and also gives information about all of the planets, the Sun, the asteroid belt, and the dwarf planets. There are also images of the different parts of the solar system. (3:20)
Cultures of health : a historical anthropolgy
This is a lively and fluid web site with a featured article spot, articles, research notes, posts and links to related sites for historically-minded scholars of medicine and health. There are many book recommendations and features and discussions on such topics as new approaches to VD treatment in Toronto, 1968-75 and smallpox eradication in Brazil, 1967. The site is maintained by the Department of History at the University of Windsor, Canada, and tackles ancient through to modern time periods o
In search of the perfect vacuum part 2 -- Jeremy Webb -- Nothing event
For centuries people believed that a vacuum was impossible, even immoral. Jeremy Webb explains how we got from here to the near-perfect vacuum at the core of the Large Hadron Collider. Watch the other videos from this event to join the team from New Scientist and our of guest speakers for an entertaining evening of amazing insights into nothingness. Find out now nothing shapes the world around us, from the importance of zero to how a few words can kill to understanding the big bang. 13 Novembe
UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Ronrong Liu
Ronrong Liu presents her entry in the 1st Annual UGA 3MT Competition, titled "The Dance of Trade and Security in the 21st Century." The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience. Doctoral s
Solving Radical Equations and Inequalities - Yay Math
Strategies for working with equations involving radical of multiple powers. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4904897127356683094&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
Militants in Falluja say they will "punish" Iraqi government supporters
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Militants who have seized the Iraqi city of Falluja say they will "punish" those supporting the government led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, while plans for a military offensive are underway. Jillian Kitchener reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics includin
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Pirates of the Carrot and Bean
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: Health Pirates sail the produce isles in search of high fiber foods. (1min)