Search on for missing U.S. student
22-year-old American exchange student Austin Taylor Bice has not been seen since last week after going missing following a night out in Madrid, Spain.
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Augmented reality system teaches you chess
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/02/augmented-reality-system-teaches-you-chess.html
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Expecting Pears from an Elm Tree
Boliva historian Eric Langer speaks at the Library of Congress. Eric Langer is a professor at Georgetown University and expert in Bolivian history. His works include "Economic and Rural Resistance in Bolivia" and "Historia de Tarija," and he is the editor of the second volume of "Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture" (6 volumes), the editor of the forthcoming third edition and a contributing editor to the Library of Congress Handbook of Latin American Studies.
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In Partnership with Time
Produced in 1981, In Partnership with Time presents the story of historic preservation in the State of Washington in terms of its chronological development, combined with a rich sampling of the early-day structures and skills still present. Throughout, the film points to the optimism and pride with which our forefathers built, and highlights the means of incorporating remnants of the era into the tapestry of contemporary life.
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UW 360: March 2011
Take a look at the business behind Washington’s wine industry and meet UW alumni working in this vibrant and economically rewarding industry, in the all-new March episode of “UW360.” Get an up-close view of the heavens from right here on earth with a tour of the Jacobsen Observatory, open to the public for nighttime viewings. Then, celebrate with the Peace Corps during their 50th anniversary, and hear stories from Peace Corps and UW alumni on their service experience. Tag along with UW Bot
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Capitalism and Socialism

Uncle Karl

How many times have you heard "capitalist" used as an epithet or a put-down? How many people do you know who use variations on "capitalism" to describe pretty much anything they don't like? It's a vice that cuts several ways. As the tea-party movement has risen to prominence, how often have you heard people denounce President Obama as a socialist?

Far too often, p
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The Anarchism of Peter Kropotkin

[Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Anarchism of Peter Kropotkin"]

Peter Kropotkin (1842-1921)

A little more than 90 years ago, on February 8, 1921, Peter Kropotkin died in Dmitrov, then a small town in Russia, a
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Teaching Robots to Move Like Humans
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology found that when robots move in a more human-like fashion, with one movement leading into the next, that people can not only better recognize what the robot is doing, but they can also better mimic it themselves. Andrea Thomaz, assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech's College of Computing and Ph.D. student Michael Gielniak discuss their latest study, which was presented at the Human-Robot Interaction confere
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Looking at Learning ... Again, Part 2: Workshop 2. Mathematics: A Community Focus
With Dr. Marta Civil. As teachers, we often make assumptions about the knowledge children are exposed to at home. Sometimes it seems that we focus on only reading and writing,Dr. Civil contends that we need to look more carefully at the mathematical potential of the home and that it is essential that schools learn to be more flexible and knowledgeable about students’ home environments. See and hear from Dr. Civil, the teachers she works with, and a long-standing parent mathematics group, and fo
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Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 5. Building on Useful Ideas
One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is on the teacher’s role in fostering thoughtful mathematics.,Englewood, NJ — Fourth Grade: Towers Fourth-grade teacher Blanche Young attempts the Towers activity for the first time with her students. She feels that their work is valuable, but questions how much time these open-ended activities are taking away from the standard curricul
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Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 5. Building on Useful Ideas
One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is on the teacher’s role in fostering thoughtful mathematics.,Englewood—Kindergarten: Stacking Blocks In Englewood, New Jersey, a kindergarten teacher uses blocks as mathematical objects in an addition activity.
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Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 5. Building on Useful Ideas
One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over time. Here, the focus is on the teacher’s role in fostering thoughtful mathematics.,Englewood—Fourth Grade: Towers Fourth-grade teacher Blanche Young attempts the Towers activity for the first time with her students. She feels that their work is valuable, but questions how much time these open-ended activities are taking away from the standard curriculum.
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GSF 2011 - Discours d’ouverture

Discours d’ouverture de la 3ème journée humanitaire sur la santé des femmes
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FORMATIC - Paris 2011 : Piloter l' intégration des nouveaux professionnels (video)

FORMATIC - Paris 2011 : Piloter l’intégration des nouveaux professionnels : l’approche du e-learning.

Auteur : Jean Patrick DEBERDT (consultant organisme de formation THINK-SANTE), Yvan DOUALLY (consultant organisme de formation THINK-SANTE)

Conférence enregistrée lors du congrès international FORMATIC PARIS 2011. Atelier TIC et pratiques innovantes au service de la formation des professionnels de la santé.

Réalisation, production : Canalu UN/3S, CERI
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GSF 2011 - Table Ronde fin de matinée - questions, réponses

GSF 2011 - Table Ronde fin de matinée - questions, réponses

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Free to Write

[Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture • Edited by Paul A. Cantor and Stephen Cox • Ludwig von Mises Institute, 2009 • Xviii + 510 pages.]

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With Dr. Marta Civil. As teachers, we often make assumptions about the knowledge children are exposed to at home. Sometimes it seems that we focus on only reading and writing,Dr. Civil contends that we need to look more carefully at the mathematical potential of the home and that it is essential that schools learn to be more flexible and knowledgeable about students’ home environments. See and hear from Dr. Civil, the teachers she works with, and a long-standing parent mathematics group, and fo
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TED415 Session 10 Spring 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education Session Ten 03/27/11 Jeff Miller Guest: Judy Chiasson
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TED407 Session 10 Spring 2011
TED407 Language Learning Session Ten 03/37/11 Danny Brassell
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7.2.15 E-learning
What is ‘e-commerce’? This unit will look at typical application areas including the internet, supply chain management and online auctions. It will also help you to understand the underlying technologies used to implement e-commerce applications before looking at some of the problems that can be encountered when developing distributed e-commerce systems.
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