15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific (MIT)
15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific enables teams of students to work with the top management of global start-ups and gain experience in running, and consulting to, a new enterprise outside the United States. The focus is on start-ups operating in emerging markets throughout the world, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region. The course combines an internship in a growing firm with in-class discussions of the issues and policies that affect the climate for innovation and st
ESD.864 Modeling and Assessment for Policy (MIT)
ESD.864 Modeling and Assessment for Policy explores how scientific information and quantitative models can be used to inform policy decision-making. Students will develop an understanding of quantitative modeling techniques and their role in the policy process through case studies and interactive activities. The course addresses issues such as analysis of scientific assessment processes, uses of integrated assessment models, public perception of quantitative information, methods for dealing with
16.863J System Safety (MIT)
The goal of 16.863J is to teach basic principles of system safety, including accident analysis, hazard analysis, design for safety, human factors and safety, controlling safety during operations, and management of safety critical projects and systems. While you will learn what is currently done today, you will also learn new techniques that are proving to be more powerful and effective than the traditional safety engineering approaches.
12.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die USA haben eine Verwicklung in den tödlichen Mordanschlag auf den iranischen Atomwissenschaftler Mostafa Ahmadi-Roschan mit Nachdruck zurückgewiesen. Die Vereinigten Staaten hätten damit absolut nichts zu tun, sagte ein Sprecher des Präsidialamts in Washington. Die USA seien gegen Gewalt im Iran. Nach offiz
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used
Gettysburg Civil War Reenactment Footage
Bring the American Civil War to life by showing students this reeanactment of a battle. Selection is set to music without narration. ( 5:29)
Liger on National Geographic Ultimate Cat
The liger is the worlds largest big cat. A liger is the cross between a male lion and female tiger. (02:54)
Best Civil War Photos
This selection features a slide show of key people, places, and events from the American Civil War. The slide show is set to music from the period without narration. ( 9:49)
This classroom of students made commercials using different tools of persuasion. A teacher could show the video pausing after each commercial to discuss whether the students were using stereotyping, repetition, endorsement, association, etc. (14:57)
Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto: 1st mov.
Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato
Richard Dawkins interviews Rabbi Tamara Kolton - Part 1
Richard Dawkins interviews Rabbi Tamara Kolton on Oct 15, 2011. Yes, there is a sync problem with the audio and video in part 1 of this version The original mp4 can viewed and downloaded at http://richarddawkins.net/videos/644495-update-youtube-version-richard-dawkins-interviews-rabbi-tamara-kolton
Jamaica seeks independence from Queen
Jan. 7 - Jamaica's new prime minister, Portia Simpson Miller, says the time has come for her country to cut ties with the British monarchy. Sunita Rappai reports.
If We Had No Moon - Part 4
The Moon is the only celestial body on which humans have made a manned landing. While the Soviet Union's Luna programme was the first to reach the Moon with unmanned spacecraft, the United States' NASA Apollo program achieved the only manned missions to date, beginning with the first manned lunar orbiting mission by Apollo 8 in 1968, and six manned lunar landings between 1969 and 1972 the first being Apollo 11 in 1969. (10:10)
What's Flu Got To Do With It? The payoff of influenza studies for medical demography.
What's Flu Got To Do With It? The payoff of influenza studies for medical demography. We review some of the major features of influenza mortality in the United States, 1959-2007, the period in which the most detailed data are available. Focus is on two areas, first, classification robustness across influenza and pneumonia over time. Second, we estimate 2-parameter Gompetrz models of winter pneumonia and influenza (P+I) mortality. We find that Gompertz is a good parameterization of P+I mortality
Tomato Frog Jumping
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Tomato Frog jumping when a Hedgehog gets too close. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
Is there a Progressive Case for National Identity? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sunder Katwala | This lecture will examine attitudes towards immigration, integration and opportunity in Britain today. National identity remains important to many people. Can it be a positive force? Sunder Katwala is director of the identity and integration think-tank British Future, and former general secretary of the Fabian Society.
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
Madonna at UK premiere of W.E.
Jan. 11 - Madonna talks about love and how nervous she was on her first day directing new movie W.E. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Thankful for a Focus on Local Foods
Rochester works hard to find local sources for the foods served in our dining halls. The recent Global Local dinner, prepared as part of International Education Week, showcased these efforts with international recipes made from goods grown and purchased in New York State. Watch more about the international foods served at this event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gD7RjWiSJZU Music: Bushwick Tarantella, incompetech, Creative Commons license attribution 3.0
Pakistan to hold crisis talks
Jan 13 - Pakistan's prime minister calls a meeting of the cabinet defence committee which the army's chief will also attend. Paul Chapman reports.