First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
Extreme Oil Drilling
The experts in this video discuss the difficulty in finding new locations to dig for oil. In order to get oil flowing freely in the cold tundra, hot steam is pumped into the ground using massive amounts of energy.(03:04)
Maneet Ahuja on Hedge Funds and the ‘Alpha Masters’
Maneet Ahuja began her career at age 17 as a credit risk analyst at Citigroup. Now, 10 years later, she has been named to the Forbes 2012 "30 under 30" list, is a producer for CNBC's Squawk Box and has written a new book called The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World's Top Hedge Funds. Knowledge@Wharton recently talked with her about the alpha masters she profiled in her book and about where she thinks the hedge fund industry is headed. (Video with tra
The Folly of Fools: The Logic of Deceit and Self-Deception in Human Life
Although our senses have evolved to give us a detailed perception of the outside world, as soon as that information hits our brain it becomes biased and distorted, usually without conscious effort. Whether it's a romantic relationship or the planning of an offensive war, there are many opportunities to lie and self-deceive—but deceit and self-deception alienate us from reality and can lead to disaster. Why does deception play such a prominent role in our everyday existence?.
Introduction to the War Crimes Research Office
An introduction to the work of the War Crimes Research Office, including volunteer and Dean's Fellow opportunities.
Reza Boroon | Affordable Learning Fair
Reza Boroon, Department Lead of Academic Technology and Faculty Development Center Faculty Expert, goes over apps and digital resources for teaching with technology.
Search user interfaces
This is the website of a 2009 Cambridge University Press book on search design, possibly one of the most critical design issues of our age. 'Search User Interfaces' is freely available online in full-text form. The book by Marti Hearst examines the design of search interfaces across a range of platforms and delivery methods. Chapters include: 'Design of Search User Interfaces'; 'Evaluation of Search User Interfaces'; 'Presentation of Search Results'; 'Information Visualization for Search Interfa
Gravity Overview - Free Science Video by Brightstorm
All objects with mass attract and are attracted by all other objects with mass because of a force called gravity. The strength of gravity is proportional to the mass of the object. We are pulled to the Earth by it's gravitational forces but we also pull the earth towards us. Because we are much less massive than than the Earth, our gravitational pull is not strong enough to have any affect on it. Gravity pulls us towards Earth such that we accelerate at 9.8 m/s^2. &n
Battle of Gettysburg: combat completely different & absolutely alike
The Battle of Gettysburg offers timeless lessons to Soldiers, military leaders, corporate CEOs and others. Listen to Professor Len Fullenkamp, Army War College historian, talks about how combat today is completely different and absolutely alike.
King of the Corporate Jungle
Ten finalists from UNSW's Media Portfolio course compete in a battle of pitches to industry professionals. Who will be king of the corporate jungle? One for David Attenborough fans. You'll see why... More info on UNSW's Media Portfolio course: http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2013/MDIA3003.html
Where to Now for Just War Theory?
Professor Jeff McMahan (Rutgers) with Dr Janina Dill and Dr Hugo Slim (ELAC, Oxford) discuss the Just War theory for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict seminar series on 8th February 2013.
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
18.443 Statistics for Applications (MIT)
This course provides a broad treatment of statistics, concentrating on specific statistical techniques used in science and industry. The course topics include hypothesis testing and estimation. It also includes confidence intervals, chi-square tests, nonparametric statistics, analysis of variance, regression, and correlation.
Mexico es el Pais con menor tasa del desempleo de los paises de la ODCE Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube Michelle Obama urges Chinese students to explore the world Napoleon and Russia Using virtual worlds for teaching and learning David Attenborough: The evolution of the eye. 11.332J Urban Design (MIT)
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In this presentation from the Institute of Film and Television Studies' Ephemeral Media Workshops, Professor Barbara Klinger from Indiana University discusses her research on the phenomenon of fan recreations. Presentation produced/delivered: June/July 2009 Suitable for: Undergraduate Study and Community Education Professor Barbara Klinger, Indiana University Professor Barbara Klinger's research and teaching focus on U.S. cinema, film exhibition and reception, fan studies, cinema and new med
U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama visited Beijing's Summer Palace and Peking University on the second day in her week-long visit to China. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For ove
Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion of Russia in 1812 is the centerpiece of this six minute video and deals with its cause and effect. Napoleon Bonaparte had raised the largest army that Europe had ever witnessed and wielded it to conquer much of the European landmass. In 1812, Napoleon's army marched swiftly through Russia,
but couldn't live off the land due to the Russian army's scorched-earth tactics. Eventually, the French reached Moscow, furious to find it deserted and burned to the g
David White gives an overview of the Open Habitat project which is investigating using virtual worlds for teaching and learning. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/res02 to view the full presentation from David White, including his slides.
How eyes in animals have changed through time. Video also deals with theory of intelligent design. Moves rapidly and shows hoe eye has evolved. Only a couple of minutes in length
For many years, Cambridge, MA, as host to two major research universities, has been the scene of debates as to how best to meet the competing expectations of different stakeholders. Where there has been success, it has frequently been the result, at least in part, of inventive urban design proposals and the design and implementation of new institutional arrangements to accomplish those proposals. Where there has been failure it has often been explained by the inability - or unwillingness - of on
Reenactment : fans performing movie scenes from the stage to YouTube
Michelle Obama urges Chinese students to explore the world
Napoleon and Russia
Using virtual worlds for teaching and learning
David Attenborough: The evolution of the eye.
11.332J Urban Design (MIT)