Caplan on the Myth of the Rational Voter
Bryan Caplan, of George Mason University and blogger at EconLog, talks about his book, The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies. Caplan argues that democracies work well in giving voters what they want but unfortunately, what voters want isn't particularly wise, especially when it comes to economic policy. He outlines a series of systematic biases we often have on economic topics and explains why we have little or no incentive to improve our understanding of the world
Fazzari on Keynesian Economics
Steve Fazzari, of Washington University in St. Louis, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Keynesian economics. Fazzari talks about the paradox of thrift, makes the case for a government stimulus plan, and weighs the empirical evidence for a Keynesian worldview.
Organic production of cereals in rainfed land use in a semi-arid condition Benkler on Net Neutrality, Competition, and the Future of the Internet A Common Word: Panel Three: The Role of International NGOs in a Pluralistic World To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song) Tot’s TV - Anne Wood, Ragdoll Gun Control: Intro Community, Culture & Commerce: The Creative Arts and Corporate Social Responsibility- Jock McQueenie 7.89 Topics in Computational and Systems Biology (MIT) Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Dr Suzanne Franks Brief Hybrid Workshops on Teaching Well Online JMSB Executive Programs in Brazil -- Strategy Social Media in Education: Challenges and Opportunities Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle Directing the Royal Shakespeare Company - Vikki Heywood Creative Life After Coventry - Verity Pabla, The Don Burroni and Brad Powell 3D Cell Movie iCase image - Influenza neuraminidase iCase Influenza Outbreak
The following guide expresses an interesting alternative for cereal production in rainfed Spain, where drought conditions and uneven distribution of rainfall limits the crop.
Yochai Benkler of Harvard University talks to EconTalk host Russ Roberts about net neutrality, access to the internet, and innovation. Benkler argues in favor of net neutrality and government support of broadband access. He is skeptical of the virtues of new technology (such as the iPad) fearing that they will lead to less innovation. The conversation closes with a discussion of commons-based peer production--open source software and Wikipedia.
In the third Panel of day 2 of a Common Word, panelists talk about the role of faith in informing the work and missions of international NGO's. How are traditional theological foundations for love of neighbor interpreted and applied in response to neighbors in today?s global community? In what ways has this understanding informed Muslim-Christian relations in the work of major international NGOs?
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
Anne Wood, Stratford based Ragdoll’s Founder and Creative Director talks to John Mair in the Coventry Conversations series about her work, her remarkable success with Teletubbies and her most recent and ambitious project, “In the Night Garden” In The Night Garden (100×30’ episodes) is intended for children aged 1-3 and has been devised by Anne Wood and Andrew Davenport, the partnership responsible for Teletubbies. As with Teletubbies, it has international appeal and a breadth of scale
Gun Control: Intro
Jock McQueenie has a background in visual arts, and has taken his creative background into cross-sector projects, fulfilling social, cultural and artistic outcomes in remote and artistically intriguing locations. He is currently working with the Queensland Writers Centre on a project in three regional centres, Rockhampton, Bundaberg and Mount Isa, working with environmental education centres, the mining industry and tourism agencies. His work is about utilising professional creativity to reach
This is a seminar based on research literature. Papers covered are selected to illustrate important problems and approaches in the field of computational and systems biology, and provide students a framework from which to evaluate new developments. The MIT Initiative in Computational and Systems Biology (CSBi) is a campus-wide research and education program that links biology, engineering, and computer science in a multidisciplinary approach to the systematic analysis and modeling of complex bio
Suzanne Franks is Director of Research at Kent University’s Centre for Journalism. At the start of her journalism career she worked with the BBC as a researcher on documentaries and then joined the Television Current Affairs department, producing programmes such as Newsnight, Watchdog, The Money Programme and Panorama. In the 1990s she started an independent production company, Sevenday Productions, which was awarded the first outside contract for the televising of Parliament. She was based in
This site contains a series of Brief Hybrid Workshops (BHWs) on Teaching Well Online. BHWs are designed to address the professional development crisis of faculty members desiring and needing knowledge/skills related to teaching and learning but lacking the time to participate in traditional faculty development workshops. In contrast to traditional workshops, BHWs are more focused, portable, and require 15 minutes or less to complete. An important component of a BHW is a well-crafted, Internet-ac
After a series of successful programs offered in Montreal for Brazilian executives, Concordia's John Molson School of Business introduces executive training programs in Brazil in partnership with INVENT -- Strategic Knowledge. Após uma série de bem sucedidos programas oferecidos em Montreal (Canada) para executivos Brasileiros, a Universidade de Concordia e John Molson School of Business introduzem seu programa de Desenvolvimento Executivo no Brasil em parceria com Invent -- Conhecimento Est
Originally presented as a keynote at the 2104 ACPA Residential Curriculum Institute at Virginia Tech, this presentation provides an overview about how you can integrate social media as a learning and community development strategy in student affairs and informal learning contexts.
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
Vikki Heywood is the Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company based in Stratford Upon Avon. She is responsible for 20 productions each year, 700 staff and an annual budget of 30 million pounds. The RSC is also deep into a rebuilding project in Stratford. In this Coventry Conversation Vikki discusses life at the Royal Shakespeare Company. This talk is also available to watch on CUTV
Three creative graduates - Verity Pabla, Brad Powell and 'the Don Burroni' - came back to Coventry University to discuss how they have set up their own creative businesses. Verity Pabla co-founded I’m Not a Machine Productions and launched as a professional company in late 2007. Her company has developed a reputation for being innovative, resourceful, free-spirited and truly creative through, in the most part, music and film work. 'The Don Burroni' conceived, scripted, produced, directed and
By: MCW_BBC Images of cells from Confocal Microscope System combined with fluorescence correlation spectroscopy
A “ribbon” representation of the structure of influenza virus neuraminidase tetramer based upon public domain atomic coordinates in the Protein Data Bank. On the left is a “side” view”, and on the right is a “top” view of the same tetramer. Sialic acid is shown in a ball-and-stick atomic representation in the active site. iCase bioukoer
Link to iCases software and Influenza Outbreak. This resource provides 10 - 15hrs learning for second year bioscientists. It presents a realistic problem-based scenario. Supporting materials are also available from JorumOpen. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Benkler on Net Neutrality, Competition, and the Future of the Internet
A Common Word: Panel Three: The Role of International NGOs in a Pluralistic World
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
Tot’s TV - Anne Wood, Ragdoll
Gun Control: Intro
Community, Culture & Commerce: The Creative Arts and Corporate Social Responsibility- Jock McQueenie
7.89 Topics in Computational and Systems Biology (MIT)
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Dr Suzanne Franks
Brief Hybrid Workshops on Teaching Well Online
JMSB Executive Programs in Brazil -- Strategy
Social Media in Education: Challenges and Opportunities
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Directing the Royal Shakespeare Company - Vikki Heywood
Creative Life After Coventry - Verity Pabla, The Don Burroni and Brad Powell
3D Cell Movie
iCase image - Influenza neuraminidase
iCase Influenza Outbreak