Employability & Career Development: Assessing your Skills, Talents and Attributes
On line interactive resource; self contained ‘chunk’ of learning which should take you about two hours to complete; contains interactive exercises. Assessing your skills, talents and attributes is an essential part of Personal Development Planning. It is essential that you know where your strengths and weaknesses lie and how they fit with employers’ requirements so that you can plan to enhance your employability. After completing each exercise you may want to print it out and add it to yo
Japancast HD Video Episode 26
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Saint-Saëns' Danse Macabre Op.40
A performance of Saint-Saëns' Danse Macabre which was first performed in 1875 (with famous director Eugene Ormandy conducting Philadephia Orchestra), with helpful and interesting notes, including the poem that the music was based upon. Black background slides with the text on it. A great video to use around halloween. or for the Day of the Dead. (7:15)
The Phoenix Mars Lander and Its Mission
This video chronicles the Phoenix mission, from landing day on Mars to the end of its prime mission. It is brief but give a broad overview of the mission and its objectives.
Inside the Tornado
This is an educational video about tornadoes from the National Geographic Channel. The video talks about tornadoes as well as the equipment needed to track tornadoes.
Black Holes in the Universe
This is a video talking about black holes and explaining how they came to be and also how they are researched and monitored. (18:48)
Black Hole Destroying a Star
This is a video of a black hole destroying a middle-sized star.
The Battle of Shiloh
After initial success, the Confederates are dealt a costly blow in Tennessee in April, 1862 at the battle of Shiloh. This video explains that Grant won the battle for the United States against the Confederacy and set the tone that the Union Army under Grant was willing to expend whatever manpower was necessary to win the war. A map of the area would help explain the positions and where the Hornet's Nest was. Some images may be too intense for students.
U.N. threatens Gbagbo in Ivory Coast
The United Nations reaffirms that Alassane Ouattara is the rightful winner of Ivory Coast's presidential election, and condemns Laurent Gbagbo's grip on power.
Diversifying Cities: Migration, Habitation, and Community Development
The largest scale migration in human history, says Xavier de Souza Briggs, is potentially the most transformative as well. It’s time to consider new frames for issues, he says -- not rehash “civic life as a competition over power” but perhaps see this as a moment when we can realize, finally, the ancient idea
High-Eco-Tech: Building Avant la Garde
There’s more than a little magic in Werner Sobek’s constructions, which balance aesthetics, architectural constraints and pathbreaking science to, in his words, “go beyond” nature’s own limits.
Sobek walks us through his portfolio of engineering feats, enabled by a worldwide architecture and engi
Opportunities in Infrastructure and Built Environment
Half the world’s population currently lives in cities, and that number is spiraling upward, as urban settlements gobble up most of the world’s natural resources and emit the most pollutants. No wonder that these panelists perceive the challenge (and opportunity) of sustainability as much bigger than getting people to switch from
What performance indicators become prevalent in a recession? Osaze Osifo GLS 2010 interview Under Storytelling's Spell 75 Years of Costume Design Richard Dawkins Speaking at Duke University, Oct 3, 2010 Bolivia: Climate Change Delegates Rally for International Climate Justice Tribunal ISS Update - Dec. 7, 2010 民法第二部
Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School discusses what the most common performance indicators are during a downturn, including the 'soft' indicators such as enjoying your job
Osaze Osifo (MiFPT99), CEO, FBN Investment Banking and Asset Management, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Storytellers from around the world will gather at Colonial Williamsburg to participate in the Third Annual Storytelling Festival, including Williamsburg's own Art Johnson.
Colonial Williamsburg marks 75 years of costumed interpretation in 2009. Costume Design Center Director Brenda Rosseau describes the metamorphosis from 1934.
Note that Todd Stiefel's last name is pronounced to rhyme with "gleeful"
By Dan Grossman Delegates to the World People's Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth gathered in Cochabamba, Bolivia in April, 2010. Among other things, they discussed the need for a International Climate Justice Tribunal to prosecute crimes committed against the Earth.
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 7, 2010.
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Osaze Osifo GLS 2010 interview Under Storytelling's Spell 75 Years of Costume Design Richard Dawkins Speaking at Duke University, Oct 3, 2010 Bolivia: Climate Change Delegates Rally for International Climate Justice Tribunal ISS Update - Dec. 7, 2010 民法第二部
Under Storytelling's Spell
75 Years of Costume Design
Richard Dawkins Speaking at Duke University, Oct 3, 2010
Bolivia: Climate Change Delegates Rally for International Climate Justice Tribunal
ISS Update - Dec. 7, 2010