Kwame Anthony Appiah on "Islam and the West"
Noted author and Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University Kwame Anthony Appiah visited the University of Rochester to spend three days with the campus community holding discussions on his work and the issues he addresses in his books. On February 23, he delivered his talk "Islam and the West" as part of the inaugural Distinguished Visiting Humanist Series. In his talk and during his discussions with students, Pro
Cooking with Angus #88: BOB Beer Pairings
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TWC9: SQL Server 2012, VS11, Win8 Metro, Bing Maps Metro and more This week on Channel 9, Not Dan and Not Brian (Larry and Charles) discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Not Dan and Not Brian (Larry and Charles) discuss the week's top developer news, including:
Leeds Met Alter Egos
Students from Leeds Metropolitan University showcase their talents both on and off the sporting field. Video produced to be shown at Leeds Rhinos home matches in the Stobart Super League For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk Music by Alistair Martland - BSc (Hons) Music Technology
This video is done with a class and shows them reciting a rap about improper and mixed fractions, simplifying fractions, area, perimeter, and more. A fun video for students to emulate. Lyrics are not included. (02:33)
In this video segment from WILD TV, we learn that pigeons were domesticated and used to deliver messages in the days of Caesar. They were brought to North America in 1606. While pigeons are wild animals, they rely on humans for their survival in cities. Many pigeons thrive in urban centers by eating scrap foods from people. Historically, pigeons made their homes in cliffs on the European coasts but today they can be found living in the eaves and on ledges of tall buildings. They have an inc
ENGL 201-01, Introduction to Fiction Writing, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
PSYC 485-01, Senior Seminar, Fall 1998
The primary objective of this course is to have you demonstrate the critical thinking skills indicative of a senior level psychology major. You will demonstrate critical thinking skills in weekly essays, class discussions, an oral presentation, and one term paper. It is my wish, along with the rest of the psychology faculty that you will think critically about the questions that are currently being asked in our field. At this stage in your education, you should be able to pose a narrowly focused
The Number Guy Sings About Nine
The classic Sesame Street number guy sings about the number 9. Jerry Nelson voices the song. (:34)
Music Video: Veronica Jackson: Bossy -r-
Listen to how Bossy -r- changes the sounds of vowels. The goal for this segment is r-controlled vowels. (3min)
Michael Porter on value-based health care delivery
UCLPartners and the Greater London Authority hosted a meeting for leaders and future leaders of London's health and social care system on 29 February, 2012. Professor Michael Porter (Harvard Business School) provided an introduction to value-based mental health care. By focusing on value, Porter believes the NHS can reduce costs whilst improving services. Further information: http://www.uclpartners.com/events/archived-events/delivering-value-based-health-care-maximising-outcomes-for-every-poun
Teaching Tomorrow's Economists I am happy to announce that the Teacher's Manual is now available for my introductory textbook, Lessons for the Young Economist. For those readers who are unfamiliar with it, let me explain that the student text was
I am happy to announce that the Teacher's Manual is now available for my introductory textbook, Lessons for the Young Economist. For those readers who are unfamiliar with it, let me explain that the student text was
Muslim Scholars developed institutions of learning and even created encyclopedias as learning facilities. Learn more about the Muslim Empire in this video clip from Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery." (2:32)
MUS 160-05, Applied piano, Fall 2004
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course consists of weekly 45-minute piano lessons, three performance classes, attendance at two designated music-related events, and listening assignments. The content of the course will be individually designed for you and with you in terms of your skills and goals. We will plan long-term and short-term goals in order to increase your piano proficiency skills.
Elodea Cytoplasmic Streaming
About 10-15 minutes after preparing a wet mount of an elodea leaf, evaporation of some of the water makes it possible to see chloroplasts in motion inside of the cytoplasm. "Cytoplasmic streaming" is defined as the movement of the fluid substance (cytoplasm) within a plant or animal cell. This is the mechanism for the transport of nutrients. Run time 02:31.
Understanding learning cultures in community based further education: working together towards enhan
Our project – Understanding and Enhancing Learning Cultures in Community-Based Further Education – aims to achieve an enhancement of the student experience in community based further education (FE) through a deeper shared understanding of learning cultures in this setting. This paper provides an outline of the project, an update on progress so far, and reports on our approach to the analysis of the data and initial outcomes of the first phase of fieldwork. Running through all of these elem
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Meet Jessie Deeter: Tunisia Post-Arab Spring
Learn More: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/tunisia-revolution-democracy-unemployment-economy-strikes-conservatism-islam-constitution-arab-spring Pulitzer Center grantee Jessie Deeter reports on the state of Tunisia one year after the revolution. Deeter documents the political conflict through the personal and political stories of two Tunisians from opposing parties one year after the revolution. Many Tunisians continue to question issues of free press, women's rights, and the co-existence
Discrete Random Variables: Geometric (optional)
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module describes the geometric experiment and the geometric probability distribution. This module is included in the Collaborative Statistics textbook/collection as an optional lesson.