"Militarization of U.S. Foreign Relations with Latin America: Prospects for Change" (video)
A panel discussion with: Lisa Haugaard, Executive Director of the Latin America Working Group; Joy Olson, Executive Director of the Washington Office on Latin America; Adam Isacson, Senior Associate at the Center for International Policy. From the Latin American Briefing Series. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Internati
Basic skills and workplace learning: what do we actually know about their benefits
In this paper we review the literature on the impact of workplace basic skills training on individuals,as measured by their effects on wages and employment probability. In addition, we also examine studies on the returns to individuals of general training at the workplace. On the whole, the evidence suggests that better numeracy and literacy skills have a strong positive effect on individuals' earnings and employment stability, even when other relevant factors, such as qualifications levels, are
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Decibel 10th App for iOS
'Decibel 10th turns your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch into a professional sound meter, precisely measures the sound pressure level all around you. This extremely useful and beautiful tool will not only be a great tool for many uses but also bring you a lot of fun. Have you wondered how quiet is your room or how loud is a rock concert or sport event? Decibel 10th will help you answer all those right now. Most importantly, this tool is absolutely FREE and we commit to keep the price. If you sa
Medical anthropology: Famine, food crisis and living standards in North Korea (25 Jan 2010)
Dr Daniel Jong Schwekendiek (ISCA, Oxford) examines the methodology and evidence for determining who has been 'better off' in North Korea between the 1940s and 2000s.
2014 Monsignor James Lavin Award -- Michael Heffron '57
Michael Heffron '57, retired executive vice president and CEO of the Minnesota State Fair, is the recipient of the 2014 Monsignor James Lavin Award. This award honors an alumnus/alumna of St. Thomas for outstanding contributions and service to the University of St. Thomas Alumni Association, its programs and services.
Midterm 1 Review - 1/30/2010
Midterm 1 Review
17.441 International Politics and Climate Change (MIT)
This course examines the interconnections of international politics and climate change. Beginning with an analysis of the strategic and environmental legacies of the 20th Century, it explores the politicization of the natural environment, the role of science in this process, and the gradual shifts in political concerns to incorporate "nature". Two general thrusts of climate-politics connections are pursued, namely those related to (a) conflict – focusing on threats to security due to envir
Stories from the medical sector -- Begegnungen mit celebrate Deutschen
In this lesson four Germans talk about their experiences with the emergency services, the hospital, the dentist, patient care, home care, etc.
David Schmittlein, John C Head III, Dean; and David Modest, SB '76, PhD '81
Patient Letters: Family Shows Gratitude to UMMC for Helping Them Cope Through a Very Difficult Time
This letter was written to UMMC from a family who tragically lost their daughter to a cerebral thrombosis while being treated in the Intensive Care Neurology Unit. The family shows their gratitude to the doctors and staff that helped them get through such a difficult time. Related Links: Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery http://www.umm.edu/neurosciences/ Patient Conditions http://www.umm.edu/neurosciences/pat_cond.htm Physicians and Staff http://www.umm.edu/neurosciences/phy_staff.ht
TWC9: BKVM Updated, VS 2013 Update 4 CTP2, .NET Micro Framework for VS 2013 and more... | This Week This week on Channel 9, Brian and returning special guest host Charles Torre discuss the week's top developer news, including;
This week on Channel 9, Brian and returning special guest host Charles Torre discuss the week's top developer news, including;
III Jornada sobre protecció de dades i seguretat a Internet. Presentació del Manual de bons usos d
20 min. Vídeo. Generalitat de Catalunya (Departament d'Ensenyament).
En aquest vídeo Miquel Àngel Prats (CETEI) presenta l'elaboració d'aquest manual promogut pel Departament d'Ensenyament i el CESICAT.
Propedéutica Clínica (2012)
La Propedéutica Clínica es una disciplina que se ocupa de la enseñanza de las técnicas exploratorias de los animales, y de la interpretación de sus resultados para establecer los juicios clínicos. Por lo tanto, en la Propedéutica Clínica podemos distinguir dos apartados: a. SEMIOTECNIA: Es la recogida de forma metódica de todos los datos en la exploración del animal, mediante la anamnesis o interrogatorio al propietario, realización de una exploración física utilizando los cuatro m
The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Technical Paper 8b - Measuring the I
This Technical Paper describes the results of analyses of young children's social behavioural development during their time in pre-school. Equivalent analyses of the cognitive progress of children in the study have been conducted and the results are reported separately in EPPE Technical Paper 8a. Four aspects of social behavioural development have been studied, namely 'Independence & Concentration', 'Co-operation & Conformity', 'Peer Sociability' and 'Anti-social / Worried'. . A range of statist