"Muslim Peace Building in Conflict Regions of Southeast Asia"
A historical overview of the situation in southern Thailand and southern Philippines is presented, followed by a discussion on peace building efforts in conflict regions. Panelists give special attention to welfare and security issues in these areas. The panel is moderated by Kikue Hamayotsu (Ph.D., Department of Political Science, Northern Illinois University). Panelists include: Kriya Lanputeh (Yala Islamic University), Abdulghoni Suetair (Prince of Songkla University), Pattama Hamingma (Asian
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: The First Months
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) was launched in 2005 to search for evidence that water persisted on the surface of Mars for a long period of time. While other Mars missions have shown that water flowed across the surface in Mars' history, it remains a mystery whether liquid water existed long enough to provide a habitat for life. After a year’s cruise and aerobraking to reach its science orbit in September 2006, the MRO has begun to study the history of water on Mars with a suite
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21M.355 Musical Improvisation (MIT)
In this course, students study concepts and practice techniques of improvisation in solo and ensemble contexts. The course examines relationships between improvisation, composition, and performance based in traditional and experimental approaches. Hands-on music making will be complemented by discussion of the aesthetics of improvisation. Weekly lab sessions support work on musical technique. Guest artist / lecturers will engage students through mini-residencies in jazz with film, Indian music,
Author(s): Harvey, Mark,Hall, Tom

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Science Montessori Methods
This clip shows how children learn science using the Montessori methods. A teacher explains how Montessori teachers teach science and shows the science center in a classroom.  The teacher discusses various activities to do to teach science. (01:48)

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PubHub: foundation research
PubHub is maintained by the US based independent Foundation Center. It seeks to highlight, link to and raise awareness of recent reports published by American foundations. They cover all areas of philanthropy from education, to disaster relief and social welfare. It is possible to sign up to receive RSS research alerts when new items are added.
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The Greater Than, Less Than Game with Subtraction
Learn how to play and teach the greater than, less than game for practicing arithmetic with expert teaching tips in this kids math games video clip.  The game is well explained, and shows on the screen exactly what to do. This is a great resource to improve math instruction and mastery in the classroom and at home. (1:45)
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MSU Student View: Riley Marshall, Math Learning Center tutor
It's easy to fall behind in math. Each class period builds off of the material from the last one. If a student doesn't understand the material from day six, day seven becomes that much harder. The workload quickly becomes intimidating, even insurmountable. "If you're falling behind, you waited too long," said MSU senior Riley Marshall. "Come to the Math Learning Center for some one-on-one attention before it's too late. It's easy to do math when you're surrounded by math students willing to he
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6.047 Computational Biology: Genomes, Networks, Evolution (MIT)
This course focuses on the algorithmic and machine learning foundations of computational biology, combining theory with practice. We study the principles of algorithm design for biological datasets, and analyze influential problems and techniques. We use these to analyze real datasets from large-scale studies in genomics and proteomics. The topics covered include: Genomes: biological sequence analysis, hidden Markov models, gene finding, RNA folding, sequence alignment, genome assembly Networks
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Pride & Prejudice (Part 1/6)
This is an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, Pride and Prejudice.  This is part 1 of 6 parts.

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Chromosomes and Cell Reproduction
Teacher-produced slide show with detailed notes on chromosomes and the cell cycle. Discusses key chromosomes and specific abnormalities that may occur. No sound. Too much text on slides, but the pictures that are included are very good and illustrate the points made. Grades 9-12. Run time 04:05.
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The Nottingham New Theatre Seat Naming Appeal Launch
BBC Broadcaster and University of Nottingham Alumnus Matthew Bannister helps launch a new seat-naming appeal to raise funds for England's first and only entirely student-run theatre. To find out more about sponsoring a seat, please call Andy Shields on +44 (0)115 823 2806
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3.2 ICT processes in newsgathering
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
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Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Enhancing Productivity in Latin America: from subsistence to transformational entrepreneurship [Audi
Speaker(s): Enrique Garcia, Dr Daniel E Ortega, Dr Alvaro Mendez | Editor's note: The question and answer session has been removed from this podcast. The lecture will present the findings of CAF’s Economy and Development Report - RED 2013. Latin America’s low aggregate productivity growth is reflected in an overwhelming number of one-person enterprises and micro-businesses and a shortage of medium-sized and larger establishments capable of generating quality jobs and productivity gains. A lo
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Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
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Teaching 'Ideas about Science': case studies from the classroom
In this paper, we report work undertaken with a group of 11 teachers over a period of a year to teach aspects of the nature of science. The teachers, who taught science in a mix of elementary, junior high, and high schools, were asked to teach components of the nature of science for which consensus had been established using a Delphi study in the first phase of the project. Data were collected through field notes, videos, teachers’ reflective diaries, instruments that measured their understand
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CSUN 2014 Senior Film Showcase Trailer: Diana Leigh
"Diana Leigh," directed by Stephanie Hoston, is the story of a young black woman in the 1960s fighting for her dream to sing amidst the problems of her dark past and a racist world resistant to change. CSUN Senior Film Showcase - May 7th at 7:30 PM The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Resources: Read more about the films and the showcase: http://csunshinetoday.csun.edu/arts-and-culture/spotlight-shines-on-csun-film-students-at-senior-showcase/ CSUN College of Mike Curb College of Arts,
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The Restoration, Part Two
Single-minded determination is the Historic Area's salvation. Author Will Molineux continues his discussion of the restoration.
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fdf (Foundation Degree Forward) is a national body that supports the development and validation of high quality foundation degrees. It is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to support employer engagement across work based higher education programmes generally and in relation to foundation degrees specifically. fdf works in partnership with all relevant agencies, institutions, organisations and interest groups to ensure that the development of work-based higher lev
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