An online library guide created for BUS1036F/S Evidence Based Management (EBM). Contains presentations which will
Mukoma wa Ngugi
Kenyan-American writer, Mukoma wa Ngugi read from his work and discussed the state of contemporary African literature, highlighting African languages and culture.
Speaker Biography: Mukoma wa Ngugi was born in 1971 in Evanston, Ill., but raised in Kenya, before returning to the United States for his university education. An assistant professor of English at Cornell University he is the author of "Conversing with Africa: Politics of Change" and "Hurling Words at Consciousness." He is also a col
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,
The Evolution of Economic Science: Individual and Firm Behavior
The astonishing contributions MIT has made to the world of economics emerged from “a melting pot of analytical tools and mathematical methods, mixed with a healthy interest in real world questions, grounded in real world problems,” says James Poterba, crystallizing many of the themes of the symposium, and its inaugural session. A
Does Africa need the International Monetary Fund?
International economist Dr Mark Ellyne asks ‘Does Africa need the International Monetary Fund?’ at the Go
La recherche d'information, les moteurs de recherche et le pageRank
Dans cet exposé, Jean-Paul Delahaye, nous parle de l'information au sens usuel du terme et nous montre les problèmes mathématiques et algorithmiques qui depuis quinze à ving ans ont été résolus pour arriver à cette mise à disposition quasi miraculeuse de l'information, au fil de l'exposé il nous fait partager les autres notions d'informations et nous permet de partager les grandes idées qui font de l'informatique, la science de l'information.
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1827, 1836, 1841: Documents Relating to the Business Affairs of Joseph Slocum
These images constitute a collection of documents which provide glimpses of the business dealings and reverses of Joseph Slocum, the father of Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage.,Joseph Slocum, Margaret Olivia Sage's father, was a clever inventor but commercial success eluded him all his life. Like many antebellum entrepreneurs his fortunes rose and fell with the volatile market conditions. Olivia was thirteen when, according to the Western State Journal reproduced here: "494 acres belonging to J Slocu
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall.
The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors.
The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
9.912 Special Topics in Brain and Cognitive Sciences (MIT)
Memory is not a unitary faculty, but rather consists of multiple forms of learning that differ in their operating characteristics and neurobiological substrates. This seminar will consider current debates regarding the cognitive and neural architectures of memory, specifically focusing on recent efforts to address these controversies through application of functional neuroimaging (primarily fMRI and PET).
National Geographic- Leopard Frogs
Watch leopard frogs leap among the leaves and dive into the water in this video. This is a great video to help build background knowledge with our students. This video would work well in conjunction with a story about frogs and/or a science unit about amphibians. Students will enjoy this naturalistic video (1:09).
BoK surprises, RBA affirms rate hold
Bank of Korea surprises by holding interest rates, but hike seen in March as BoK acknowledges price pressures; Aussie tumbles as RBA says on hold for time being.
Prepare site files and orders
This topic looks at the documents that make up a site file at a building site. It also looks at producing purchase orders and how they are used to make the call forward sheet.
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