Self-managing teams: Debunking the leadership paradox
Is leadership superfluous in a self-managing team? Aren’t self-managing teams supposed to be self-sustaining and self-sufficient?
Paul Tesluk, Associate Professor of Management and Organisation at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, wants to correct this misconception.
Above the Clouds: Telescopes on Mauna Kea
Astronomical research is dependent on technology that allows astronomers to see the universe. Telescopes act as giant eyes, capturing the light from celestial objects and processing it for astronomers to study. Generally, a space-based telescope will offer the clearest views of the universe. However, astronomers have found an ideal site for ground-based telescopes. In this video segment adapted from First Light, learn about recent telescope technologies and one of the best ground locations — M
The Chinese Gunpowder
Gunpowder was invented, documented and used in ancient China where the Chinese military forces used gunpowder based weapons technology. This video talks about how gunpowder was discovered and how they used it for firecrackers. (Professional video)Run time 06:17
Global Warming 101
A three minute review of the causes of global warming. Good images and graphics. Shows evidence of warming in terms of temperatures and ice melting shown. Run time 03:03.
Principles of Microeconomics covers the scope and sequence for a one-semester economics course. The text also includes many current examples, including; the Keystone Pipeline, Occupy Wall Street, […]
STARS: Shared Transatlantic Augmented Reality System
Since October 2000 the authors have operated a laboratory, the Shared Transatlantic Augmented Reality System (STARS), for exploring telepresence in the domestic environment. The authors, an artist and an architect, are conducting a series of experiments to test their hypotheses concerning mixed reality and supportive environments. This paper describes these hypotheses, the purpose and construction of the lab, and preliminary results from the ongoing collaboration.
Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
Fry the Frogs #beattcu
Support SMU as we try to Fry the Frogs. Visit http://smu.edu/frythefrogs to donate today. Your gift to SMU helps SMU boost our academic rankings.
Understanding Housing Patterns in the United States
This exercises examines housing patterns using data from the 2000 U.S. Census considering how stage of life course and race/ethnicity influence these patterns. Students are expected to discuss the implications of their findings.
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Articulation Station App for iOS
'Download the best articulation app on the App Store and learn how to pronounce and practice the consonantal sounds in the English language with 6 fantastic and engaging articulation activities!**IMPORTANT!** THE P SOUND PROGRAM COMES FREE AND ADDITIONAL SOUNDS CAN BE PURCHASED AS NEEDED! Created by a certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Articulation Station is a full featured articulation application to help children as well as adults learn to speak and pronounce their sounds more clearl
Brahimi says no substantive progress at Syria talks
More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi says he does not expect to achieve anything substantive in the first round of Syria talks. 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 international news. For over 160
What Does High-Quality Education Mean to CitySquare's Reverend Gerald Britt?
From Your Block to the Boardroom: Why High-Quality Education is Our Ethical Responsibility. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and community leaders discuss the community's ethical role in supporting public education. The Reverend Gerald Britt talks about what high-quality education means to him. For more information and to view related content, visit http://www.smu.edu/Provost/Ethics/Events/PastEvents/Block2Boardroom
Getallen splitsen De leerlingen leren de getallen in volgorde splitsen in drie levels of niveaus. Ze kunnen pas naar het volgende level gaan als ze voldoende juiste antwoorden hebben gegeven.
De leerlingen leren de getallen in volgorde splitsen in drie levels of niveaus. Ze kunnen pas naar het volgende level gaan als ze voldoende juiste antwoorden hebben gegeven.
Japanese divers thank rescue teams
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe A group of Japanese divers who survived after being stranded off the coast of Bali for three days speak to media. Julie Noce reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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 international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has
Underground Space -- Efficient Use of Hidden Asset
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Benjamin Todd Jealous: 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address
Benjamin Todd Jealous, former president and CEO of the NAACP, visited the University of Rochester to meet and talk with students, speak with media and deliver the 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address to the Rochester community. Jealous stepped down from his position at the NAACP at the end of 2013, having been the youngest president in the organization's history. Throughout his career, beginning as a grassroots community organizer through his time at the NAACP, he has been known fo
Fab Lab Kids: Oficina de projetos socioambientais para crian?as de escolas p?blicas fazendo uso da e
This article describes the process of theoretical and practical Fab Lab Kids Project in Brazil and in more detail the ?Fab Lab Kids: Workshop environmental projects for public school children through manufacturing and digital electronics?, the most recent edition of this project, which consists conducting an experimental workshop with students from public school in the city of Guarulhos, S?o Paulo. Through the concept of learning by doing, children are exposed to the possibility of acting on the
Checking In with Erik Meijer: Erik Meijer | Checking In with Erik Meijer No, Erik Meijer doesn't interview himself! :) However, it actually is checking in with Erik Meijer (it's been WAY too long since we last caught up on camera...), so we figured it was a great idea to rehydrate this show with the master himself in the hot seat. As you can imagine, we cover a lot of ground in this one hour plus conversation. Erik has been busy hacking, teaching, and writing, but most
No, Erik Meijer doesn't interview himself! :) However, it actually is checking in with Erik Meijer (it's been WAY too long since we last caught up on camera...), so we figured it was a great idea to rehydrate this show with the master himself in the hot seat.
As you can imagine, we cover a lot of ground in this one hour plus conversation. Erik has been busy hacking, teaching, and writing, but most