China and the West in the 21st Century
China’s phenomenal economic growth is paralleled in scale and speed only by the rise of the United States between the Civil War and the First World War in 1914. Since 1978 the economy has grown ninefold, and is set to become the second largest within a decade. From inauspicious beginnings, China has become a $2 trillion economy because the Communist Party has channelled huge savings into investment, and encouraged millions of workers into its booming cities, the biggest migration in histor
USAWC Strategy Conference Panel III w/J7
Panel Chair: Brigadier General Jon T. Thomas, Joint Staff/J7 Deputy Director for Future Joint Force Development; Panelists: Lieutenant General William C. Mayville, Joint Staff, Director for Operations (J3); Major General John W. Nicholson, Jr. Commanding General 82nd Airborne Division; Major General Frederick M. Padilla, Director of Operations and Plans, Policies and Operations, HQ MC; and Major General Rowayne "Wayne" Schatz Jr. Director of Operations and Plans, U.S. Transportation Command pre
1942 Battle of Midway (Part 4/6)
BBC Video. The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle widely regarded as the most important of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. It took place between 4 and 7 June 1942, approximately one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea and six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. The United States Navy decisively defeated an Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) attack against Midway Atoll, inflicting irreparable damage on the Japanese navy and seizing the strategic initiative. The Japanese operat
21H.105 American Classics (MIT)
"What then is the American, this new man?" asked J. Hector St-John de Crèvecoeur in his Letters from an American Farmer in 1782. This subject takes Crèvecoeur's question as the starting point for an examination of the changing meanings of national identity in the American past. We will consider a diverse collection of classic texts in American history to see how Americans have defined themselves and their nation in politics, literature, art, and popular culture. As a communications
Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM)
The website of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts (CSNTM) provides information about this organisation, which exists under the umbrella of the Center for the Research of Early Christian Documents (CRECD). One of the Center's main projects is the photographing of Greek New Testament manuscripts, with the aim of making these available as widely as possible. The website offers free access to dozens of high-quality digital images of manuscripts and fragments from museums and archi
A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 3 - Bramber Rape (North-Eastern Part) including Cra
Gives the history of the eleven parishes that form the north-eastern part of Bramber rape, from Upper Beeding in the south to Ifield in the north, together with that of Crawley new town, founded in 1947.
i and Imaginary Numbers - Khan Academy
Introduction to i. Raising i to arbitrary exponents. Factoring quadratics. This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for older middle and high school students. (09:18)
Forming Possessive Nouns
In this lecture, an instructor talks about how to use apostrophes to make nouns possessive. The teacher does provide some useful information, but the typed sentences she shows on the screen are not readable.
London 1948: The Games of the XIV Olympiad
The Games of the XIV Olympiad, from London, Great Britain. These were the first Olympics since 1936, due to WWII. To make these videos shorter, showing the countries that made their debuts at each Games. Video is short and could include more information. (1:30)
Autism Symptoms & Treatments : Diagnosing Autism
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. There are some tests that a doctor can do, a nine month old who doesn’t know his name or doesn’t understand the word “no.” The most diagnosis of autism happens in the second year of life, often at 15 – 24 months, the test is known as the MCHAT. The pediatrician should be doing some testing at the wellness exams. If initial exams raise some concern, then the child will need to see a psychologi
Chisa Kondo MSc Strategic Marketing alumni video
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Film bewerken met Windows Movie Maker : Stappenplan Nog geen ervaring voor het bewerken van digitale video met Windows Movie Maker? Met dit uitgebreid stappenplan kan je aan de slag voor het maken van een filmpje. Er is een opdracht gekoppeld aan een project, waarbij je een eigen filmpje moet …
Nog geen ervaring voor het bewerken van digitale video met Windows Movie Maker? Met dit uitgebreid stappenplan kan je aan de slag voor het maken van een filmpje. Er is een opdracht gekoppeld aan een project, waarbij je een eigen filmpje moet …
Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
Bio Inspired Design
The course Bio-Inspired Design gives an overview of non-conventional mechanical approaches in nature and shows how this knowledge can lead to more creativity in mechanical design and to better (simpler, smaller, more robust) solutions than with conventional technology. The course discusses a large number of biological organisms with smart constructions, unusual mechanisms or clever sensing and processing methods and presents a number of technical examples and designs of bio-inspired instruments
Journalist Jason Motlagh on the Real Cost of Fast Fashion
Read more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/asia-bangledash-garment-industy-rana-plaza-building-collapse-fast-fashion-factory-foreign-owners-negligence-disaster Bangladesh is the world's second largest garment exporter thanks to rapid production and rock bottom prices. But global demand for fast fashion has come at the expense of poor, uneducated workers who toil at the lower end of the supply chain. This reporting is part of the project "Bangladesh: The Real Cost of Fast Fashion," sponsored
UTMC grad students help out at the DaZy Aphasia Center
Graduate students from The University of Toledo Medical Center are volunteering their time to assist visitors to the DaZy Aphasia Center in Toledo with speech and language therapies.
12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere (MIT)
This course begins with a study of the role of dynamics in the general physics of the atmosphere, the consideration of the differences between modeling and approximation, and the observed large-scale phenomenology of the atmosphere. Only then are the basic equations derived in rigorous manner. The equations are then applied to important problems and methodologies in meteorology and climate, with discussions of the history of the topics where appropriate. Problems include the Hadley circulation a
On Point: Maya Angelou Indepth Interview (4 of 5)
Armstrong Williams continues his interview with Dr. Maya Angelou. She knew she must teach her son. Books became important. "Books represent the gathered information of human beings all over the world since we've been able to write." Armstrong Williams reveals his knowledge of Dr. Angelou's kind acts to people in need. "I am trying to be a Christian.... a representative of my God." Armstrong asks how she has overcome the "-ism of race." First of all, if you don't transcend it,
SMU Centennial Symposium: Keynote Address by Duy-Loan Le
Reception and dinner for "The University and the City: Higher Education and the Common Good," including remarks by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and keynote address by Duy-Loan Le, a Texas Instruments Senior Fellow. The relationship between cities and universities was the theme of SMU's Centennial Academic Symposium, held November 10-11, 2011.
Distance Formula Upside Down
Formula for calculating the distance between two points on a co-ordinate plane -- from a different perspective. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable.