Leading through Adversity
Few companies have endured such hardship, or risen to such heights in a brief span of time as Akamai Technologies. Paul Sagan tells how he became the CEO of this young firm, and helped it survive and then flourish despite “unimaginable adversity.”
Brought up in a Chicago newspaper family, Sagan trained for a life in journalis
Participatory Culture: The Culture of Democracy and Education in a Hypermediated Society
Even back in the early days of Comparative Media Studies (CMS), when Henry Jenkins and colleagues met in the basement of the Media Lab, there was much discussion of how new media might shape learning and spur novel forms of expression and community engagement. Over the years, as Jenkins and these panelists attest, CM
TV or Not TV: That’s Not the Question
While Alice Cahn cites evidence that traditional TV viewing is alive and well, her panelists line up to describe a TV industry under siege by digital competitors, and in the throes of major change. In the course of this session, which focuses on how television engages a young(er) audience, a generational divide springs up that h
Blair College of Health at Queens: METI simulations
Victims of a multi-vehicle crash have just arrived at Queens University of Charlotte's hospital emergency room. Student nurses are challenged to provide the necessary care for a six-year-old boy, his unconscious father, his pregnant mother, and an infant who was in the back of another vehicle.
Introduction to Research Methods 3: Interviewing
Xerte This offers exercises which get into some of the practicalities of interviewing, and invites people to work at the pilot stage in threes, to interview, be interviewed, and observe.
Elementary Statistics: Video Lecture - Probability Topics
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This video lecture is designed as a supplement to the Probability Topics chapter of Collaborative Statistics (col10522) by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. In this chapter, students can expect to […]
Reading Lesson Plan: Print vs. Digital: Analyzing and Designing Book Apps for Works of Literature Another Brilliant lesson plan from By AMANDA
Another Brilliant lesson plan from By AMANDA
Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. For more information, please see http://www.cam.ac.uk/year12summerschools/
German Studies professor Erica Carter speaks about her new book on early filmmaker Béla Bal
Professor Erica Carter from the University of Warwicks Department of German Studies talks about the release of her new book Béla Balázs: Early Film Theory, the first English translation of the Hungarian's work, and the accompanying exhibition
Catholic News: USC's James Heft Organizes International Catholic Symposium at the Vatican
Fr. James Heft, Alton Brooks Professor of Religion and President of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at USC, made Catholic news by organizing an international symposium at the Vatican for a renowned group of scholars -- including economists, ethicists, business leaders and theologians. The group discussed key themes from Pope Benedict the XVI's first social encyclical, "Caritas in veritate" [Charity in Truth], and how his writings relate to social justice and the current economic cris
Rent Your Textbook!
University of Rochester students can now rent textbooks at the campus bookstore. The cost is about 50 percent less than the cost of buying a new book. Students can purchase new, used, and also e-books or digital textbooks to read online; students can even highlight pages.
MSUToday InStudio: College of Communication Arts and Sciences (Complete show)
MSUToday host Jim Peck talks with College of Communication Arts and Sciences Dean Pamela Whitten about how the college is keeping its pulse on technology and creating hands-on, multidisciplinary opportunities for students at Michigan State.
From quantum search to light harvesting - Dynamics in complex systems
Dr. Oliver Mülken (Physikalisches Institut, Univ. Freiburg): In diesem Vortrag soll der Bogen zwischen unterschiedlichsten physikalischen Prozessen geschlagen werden. Ein Extrem sind quantenmechanische Suchalgorithmen, wie sie u.U. für Quantencomputer verwandt werden können. Auf der anderen Seite steht der hocheffiziente Energietransport bei der Photosynthese, bei dem momentan debattiert wird, in wie weit kohärente Dynamik verantwortlich für die hohe Effizienz ist. Beide Prozesse lassen sic
Dolly the Sheep
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoons to help explain what cloning is and how scientist cloned a six year old sheep in 1996. Run time 02:52.
2011 MLK Noon Celebration at GRCC
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Martin Luther King Day Celebration
Today's young Americans must combine their technological savvy with a commitment to environmental sustainability to help achieve Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of a just society, keynote speaker Van Jones told the audience at Princeton University's annual King Day ceremony. This year's event focused on exploring the environmental impact of Hurricane Katrina and the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf Coast region, in the context of King's vision for equality and his concern for the poor
Identify electrical units to be reconnected
In this task you will need to Identify electrical units to be reconnected and where.
Integrated Pest Management in Grapevines: Learners guide
Learners guide. This is the learners guide for Integrated Pest Management in Grapevines.
Access and Interpret Product Information
This learning object contains information and activities on a range of tourism products including air, coach, rail and ferry travel and package tours.