Nottingham is awarded Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education
The University was awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, for its research on Global Food Security — which includes everything from growing more crops with less fertiliser, to improving the nutrition, safety and taste of food on the plate. This video shows the formal presentation which took place at Buckingham Palace in February 2012, when Her Majesty The Queen presented the award to Professor David Greenaway, Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham, and
Designing the learning transaction
Designing the learning transaction
Zach Umperovitch leads Purdue Goldberg machine teams
The Guinness World Records designated a 300-step Rube Goldberg machine built by Purdue University students as the largest in the world. The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers and the Hispanic Society of Professional Engineers invested more than 5,000 total hours to build the innovative behemoth that flawlessly performed the assigned task of inflating and popping a balloon at the site of this year's Rube Goldberg Machine Contest intercollegiate national championship. http://www.purdue.edu/n
Higher Ed: Who Can Afford It and Who Benefits From It?
This year's Duke Magazine Forum features Andrew Rosen '82, chairman and CEO of Kaplan Inc. and author of "change.edu: Rebooting for the New Talent Economy," in conversation with Laurie Patton, dean of Arts and Sciences and professor of religion at Duke, and George Leef J.D. '77, director of research at The John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy. The panel is moderated by Donna Lisker, associate vice provost for undergraduate education at Duke.
Spring 2012 Flag Ceremony
Thunderbird School of Global Management students representing 35 countries participate in the commencement flag ceremony April 27, 2012, in Glendale, Arizona.
Open Classroom 2/22/12 #2 Russ Eckel
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 4/25/12: Future of Food, Educating the next Generation Lectures: Didi Emmons - Founding Chef, Haley House Bakery Café and Founder, Take Back the Kitchen Russ Eckel - Chair, Green Peabody Dave Madan - Founder & Executive Director, TheMove Kim Szeto - Farm to School Coordinator, Boston Public Schools The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public
BW5 - Lead Me To The West
2012 Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient Profiles
Profiles of the 2012 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients. The Berkeley campus' most prestigious award for teaching, the Distinguished Teaching Award is intended to encourage and recognize individual excellence in teaching. Such teaching rises above good teaching: it incites intellectual curiosity in students, engages them thoroughly in the enterprise of learning, and has a life-long impact.
Bubonic Plague (Black Death) ( Sung to Tune of "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani)
In this video, students will learn about the Black Death through song. The words appear on screen as they are sung. This is a gruesome subject and pictures are not pleasant. Content would be appropriate for middle school and high school students. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between history and the classroom. (3:22)
Do Lectures: Do More or Less
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of, Contraction
& Convergence is a response to the objective of the United Nations
Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It is a rational,
science-based global framework to share the removal of CO2 emissions
globally at a rate where we solve the problem of climate change faster
than we are creating it. Aubrey Meyer, Ex concert musician
Why do we love Facebook?
Alex Sevigny, program director of McMaster University's Master of Communications Management Program, discusses the mass appeal of Facebook, and why it's remained a personal communications giant.
Science Bulletins: Gravity: Making Waves
Gravity may seem elementary. But proving Einstein's theories about it is quite hard. To do so, scientists are struggling to capture gravity's most elusive hallmark: the gravitational wave. This Astro Feature focuses on research at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in Livingston, LA, where scientists have constructed a sprawling facility dedicated to the detection of minute changes in spacetime caused by gravitational waves traveling from energetic events in space.
Introduction to Lesson 1
College Experience Final3
Description not set
Duke Chapel Live - 6/10/2012
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr David Stubbs delivers a sermon entitled "Rescue and Release." Bulletin: http://bit.ly/KLOhk7 Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (31:58) "When it comes to combating the forces of evil, there is no one quite like John Paul Letterock. Now, he may not be the new Sherlock Holmes or one of the Avengers, but still he is a bit of a hero to me. John Paul Letterock is a peace builder. For the past 25 years he has willingly walked into situat
This patient education program explains the different types of lupus including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and management of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
STATA Tutorial: Kruskal-Wallis
By: tltom This tutorial will help you decipher when the use of the Kruskal-Wallis test is applicable and how to calculate the statistic in the STATA program.
Structure of the Earth
Structure of the Earth - crust, mantle, core
Personal A in Spanish
Personal A in Spanish.