What kind of economics should we teach?
The recent global crisis has lead to questions being asked about whether the kind of economics being taught to students in leading economics departments was responsible for the widespread failure to predict the timing and magnitude of the events that unfolded in 2008. Critiques range from an absence of historical context in mainstream teaching of economics to excessive reliance on mathematical models. This panel brings together four leading economists to debate this issue and to discuss what c
LSE Literary Weekend - War Stories: How to bring the battle to the book?
A discussion of war journalism in its historical context. How the great correspondents of the past managed to tell the world about conflicts around the globe. And how in the digital age, governments and the military seek to prevent free reporting of war. Can we ever really report objectively and openly on war?
LSE Literary Festival - Jekyll and Hyde: Law, Science, Psychology
Editors note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this podcast. Robert Louis Stevenson’s Jekyll and Hyde develops an extraordinarily rich intersection between literary fiction, legal norms and the scientific imagination. This panel discussion brings together legal academics, psychoanalytical theorists and specialists in nineteenth-century literature in a conversation focused on the historical and cultural significance themes in the novel. The discussion will span the emergence of the ne
Lesson 03 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 3 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you can speak a little Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
A Colonial Legacy in Miskito Turtle Knowledge (Nicaragua)
Over the past several decades the increasing prevalence of natural resource crises has led many ecologists to seek alternatives to Western resource use paradigms. Primary amongst these alternatives are systems guided by indigenous knowledge (IK). It is commonly presumed that these systems represent institutions uncorrupted by the exploitative hand of Western culture and state domination and therefore hold the key to rectifying the unsustainable behaviors of Western societies.
Wallace Warfield - ACR Keynote
Responding to the Whole of Conflict in the 21st Century: Challenging Conventional IdentitiesThursday, October 7, 2009Atlanta, GA Has ADR/CR been relegated to the margins of the more complex conflict situations whether these be poverty, scarce resource di
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create and share Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
Introduction to Project Management
This module is the introduction to the University Extension online course, Introduction to Project Management. Project management has been proven to be the most effective method of delivering products within cost, schedule, and resource constraints. This intensive and hands-on course gives you the skills to ensure your projects are completed on time and on budget while giving the user the product they expect. You will gain a strong working knowledge of the basics of project management and be abl
Periclean Award for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility: Alexa Darby
Alexa Darby serves as the academic coordinator for the Civic Engagement Scholars Program. She was the 2006-07 Service-Learning Faculty Scholar and the 2009-10 Service-Learning Research Scholar. Darby is the 12th recipient of the Periclean Award for Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility, which is given each year to a member of Elon's faculty or staff whose community service exemplifies the ideals of Project Pericles.
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Bibliography of Japanese history up to 1912
The website "Bibliography of Japanese history up to 1912" is an online comprehensive bibliography of books, monographs and articles in English, French, German and Italian. The bibliography was compiled by Peter Kornicki, a well-known historian at the University of Cambridge, and is regularly updated. The compiler notes that he has included everything relevant he could find and inclusion therefore does not constitute recommendation; PhD theses are generally not included. The site has an explanato
Maths and the making of the modern world
Professor Chris Budd describes the maths behind Google and the Ipod and shows how maths has led to the modern information revolution.
Climate action plan for nature.
Lists 5 community action strategies for climate change and a sustainable future. 1. CLIMATE-FRIENDLY GARDENS AND LAWNS; 2. WATER CONSERVATION; 3. MONITORING; 4. STEWARDSHIP; and 5. CLIMATE CHANGE EDUCATION. Includes resources and a glossary.
Angelo Herndon Again Condemned to a Living Death
Civil Rights;James H. Dolson; Herbert Nusser; Ralph Thornton;Flyer announcing a speech and protest meeting regarding the failed appeal of Civil Rights advocate Angelo Herndon
Kneedbare vloeistof : Experiment Dit leermiddel daagt leerlingen uit om aan de hand van een wetenschappelijke methode te experimenteren met de verhouding water versus maiszetmeel, om hieruit een kneedbare vloeistof te maken.
Dit leermiddel daagt leerlingen uit om aan de hand van een wetenschappelijke methode te experimenteren met de verhouding water versus maiszetmeel, om hieruit een kneedbare vloeistof te maken.
PROPERTY/REAL ESTATE: Covenants: Profs. Joe Grohman and Ron Brown Guests: Professors Ron Brown and Joe Grohman, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center Topic: Property Law/Real Estate Law: Real Covenants and Servitudes of Land Running Time: 13:05 Click here to download the mp3 file:Author(s):
Guests: Professors Ron Brown and Joe Grohman, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center
Topic: Property Law/Real Estate Law: Real Covenants and Servitudes of Land
Running Time: 13:05
Click here to download the mp3 file:Author(s):
CCA Alumni Weekend Oakland Campus
The Alumni Association at California College of the Arts spearheaded a wonderful Alumni Weekend in September 2014. Attendees participated in workshops and panels, campus tours of both campuses, the celebrated Half-Century Club, and had VIP access to "In Solution," the closing symposium of San Francisco’s innovative art and music biennial Soundwave ((6)) Water. Here, thanks to CCA(s) alumnus and photographer extraordinare Douglas Sandberg, we have a fascinating tour led by CCA Director of Spe
4 Structure of the assessment units
Skills in information technology (IT) cover a broad range, from using software packages effectively to developing a critical understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of IT solutions. Developing your IT skills means planning your work, practising your skills, seeking feedback from others and reviewing your approach. In developing and assessing your IT skills, you will learn to use and adapt your skills effectively and confidently in different situations and contexts. This unit is designed to