Course provides a strong grounding in the economics of information goods and services. Students analyze strategic issues faced by for-profit and not-for-profit organizations: pricing, bundling, versioning, product differentiation and variety, network externalities, and rights management.
Professional Practice in Libraries and Information Centers
SI 643 - This course builds on the conceptual framework of information needs and the use of information provided in SI 501. In that course the focus is on techniques that information professionals use to understand the needs of people who employ a wide variety of information systems.Emphasis is on professional practice. Professional practice occurs both in institutional settings (including public, academic, special, and school libraries and information centers) and directly between information p
Seminar on Information Policy
This seminar provides students an opportunity to do in-depth research into an information policy topic of their interest. Students will gain an understanding of current United States Government Policy in areas involved with information and information technology. Policies are forming and changing daily. In order to keep up with these changes the class includes guest lecturers who are studying or actually creating policies in the information area. The first part of the course consists of the stud
Entrepreneurs turn pollution into plastic
More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 5 - After more than a decade of research, a pair of young entrepreneurs in Costa Mesa, California, say they have found a way to turn air pollution into a usable form of plastic. Rob Muir reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
EU and Russia offer conditional support to Ukraine
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews EU foreign policy chief offers Ukraine aid for reform, as Russian senior lawmaker says Moscow's $15 billion package is conditional on retaining trade ties. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and in
National Core Arts Standards
The development of the new arts standards (2014) reflects the oversight and collaboration among all of the key stakeholders, including a conceptual framework and matrix that is uniform across all of the arts disciplines, while reflecting the specific qualities and characteristics of each arts discipline. The 1994 Standards do not provide this level of uniformity with the primary consistency reflected in publishing all ofthe four disciplines (visual art, music, dance, and theater) in one publicat
Lichtenstein, Rouen Cathedral Set V, 1969 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Roy Lichtenstein, Rouen Cathedral Set V, 1969, oil and magna on canvas, 3 canvases: 63-5/8 x 141-7/8 x 1-3/4 inches or 161.61 x 360.36 x 4.45 cm (SFMOMA). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, (03:10).
Lyndon Johnson Phones Jacqueline Kennedy
In a December 2, 1963, recorded telephone conversation, President Lyndon B. Johnson expresses his fondness for former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy on the eve of her departure from the White House following the assassination of President Kennedy. (2:01)
HOME CARE 2012: ACHIEVEMENTS, CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES
Isobel Mackenzie, Chief Executive Officer, Beacon Community Services
How to Be a Good Reading Teacher with Lucy Calkins
Educational author Lucy Calkins discusses the most important work for reading and literacy teachers to do to support each other and their students. This short video is a great motivational tool for teacher professional development. This video is a component of a DVD program but is effective in addressing reading concerns in the classroom. Off you Go!! (1:51)
This patient education program explains tinnitus and provides tips for coping with its symptoms. It also reviews the anatomy of the ear and hearing, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for tinnitus. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Duscha Weisskopf Audio
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SFU instructors at Piping Hot Summer Drummer
Members of the Simon Fraser University pipe band are sharing their expertise with 250 student pipers and drummers -- some from as far off as Belgium and Maui - on a mountaintop in the Okanagan. Piping Hot Summer Drummer (PHSD), an annual two-week summer school at Silver Star Mountain near Vernon (runs July 9-20, 2012), brings the quiet, off-season ski hill to life as students from all ages and walks of life play as hikers and mountain bikers pass by. Students take in daily sessions by world-
END-OF-LIFE AND PALLIATIVE HOME CARE
Donna Wilson, Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta
Lesson 08 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 8 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to count from one to ten. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Graduation 2012 - Tuesday July 24: Carnegie Faculty, 11am Ceremony
Coverage of the School of Education & Childhood graduation ceremony.
Frutas de Canarias: el plátano - en español
Aquí tiene un fragmento de un documental de la serie A pedir de boca de TVE. El video explica cómo los plátanos se recogen hasta que son enviados a los mercados. 3:50
Topos, Compasses, and Triangles, Oh My!
In this activity, students will learn how to actually triangulate using a compass, topographical (topo) map and view of outside landmarks. It is best if a field trip to another location away from school is selected. The location should have easily discernable landmarks (like mountains or radio towers) and changes in elevation (to illustrate the topographical features) to enhance the activity. A national park is an ideal location, and visiting a number of parks, especially parks with hiking trail
Engineering for the Earth
Young students are introduced to the complex systems of the Earth through numerous lessons on the Earth’s natural resources, processes, weather, climate and landforms. Key earth science topics include rocks, soils and minerals, water and natural resources, weather patterns and climatic regions, wind, erosion, landforms, and the harvesting of fossil fuels — all presented from an engineering point-of-view. (See the Unit Overview section for a list of topics by lesson.) Through many hands-on ac
Alien Punctuation: An Interactive Game About Capitalization and Punctuation
In this interactive game, students correct sentence errors by adding capital letters and punctuation. The game contains three levels of diffuculty. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)