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Embedding the concept of competency maps
This presentation outlines the background, context and transferability of a competency mapping tool originally developed in health but suitable for enterprise
Density and Pressure
What makes a block of wood rise to the surface of a bucket of water? Why do your ears “pop” if you swim deep underwater? In this session, we will examine density, an essential property of matter. We will also look at how particles of matter are in constant motion, leading to a deeper understanding of fluid pressure. Finally, we will investigate the concepts of pressure an
12.510 Introduction to Seismology (MIT)
This graduate level course presents a basic study in seismology and the utilization of seismic waves for the study of Earth's interior. It introduces techniques necessary for understanding of elastic wave propagation in layered media.
21F.039 Japanese Popular Culture (MIT)
This course examines Japanese popular culture as a way of understanding the changing character of media, capitalism, fan communities and culture. Topics include manga (comic books), hip-hop and other popular music in Japan, anime (Japanese animated films) and feature films, sports (sumo, soccer, baseball), and online communication. Emphasis will be on contemporary popular culture and theories of gender, sexuality, race, and the workings of power in global culture industries.
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills 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 help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Wendelin Schnedler - Playing 'Hard to Get'
Wendelin Schnedler talks to Romesh Vaitilingham about instrinsic motivation.
Julie Orringer: Lies That Tell the Truth || Radcliffe Institute
Julie Orringer, author of The Invisible Bridge (Knopf, 2010) and How to Breathe Underwater (Knopf, 2003), discusses why we're compelled to be faithful to the past even as we transform it, and how those transformations can bring to light stories that might otherwise not be told. At the Radcliffe Institute, Orringer is working on a novel about Varian Fry, a New York journalist who went to Marseille in 1940 to save writers and artists blacklisted by the Gestapo. Fry was a student at Harvard Colle
IDS350 Gardens of California #01 Sp14
A 14 week 3 unit college course with Jerry Turney for horticulturists and people who love gardening Please subscribe
Beginning Your Academic Job Search: The Nuts and Bolts of Finding the Right Faculty Position
Dr. Christopher Morphew and Dr. J. Douglas Toma, Institute of Higher Education
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, elipse
Interactive simulation demonstrating formula and calculation of area of an elipse
‘Overbooked’: Elizabeth Becker on the Business of Travel
According to the United Nations tourism organization, there were one billion international trips taken during 2012 alone. In a new book titled, Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism, journalist ElizabethBecker traces the history of tourism and points to the challenges facing the fast-growing industry, which currently contributes $6.5 trillion to the world's economy. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Becker discusses the role that both individuals and countries m
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
Reading in a World of Images As part of the New York Public Library’s “Live from the NYPL” series, Daniel Mendelsohn, Pico Iyer, and James Wood met on September 17 to discuss the place of criticism in a world increasingly dominated by film, television, and new media forms.
As part of the New York Public Library’s “Live from the NYPL” series, Daniel Mendelsohn, Pico Iyer, and James Wood met on September 17 to discuss the place of criticism in a world increasingly dominated by film, television, and new media forms.
SP.240 Composing Your Life: Exploration of Self through Visual Arts and Writing (MIT)
In this interdisciplinary seminar, we explore a variety of visual and written tools for self exploration and self expression. Through discussion, written assignments, and directed exercises, students practice utilizing a variety of media to explore and express who they are.
Regent University, REASON magazine's Nick Gillespie, historian Marilyn B. Young
The recent controversy over the firing of federal prosecutors found Regent University graduate Monica Goodling-special counsel to Alberto Gonzalez and one of some 150 Regent students who have worked in the Bush administration since 2001-at the center of a political firestorm over her involvement. Bill Moyers Journal takes viewers to commencement at Pat Robertson's university for a closer look at its mission to ensure Biblical principles are reflected in the law of the land. Also on the program
Carl Wieman: Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Education
How can science be taught better? Who better to answer that question than a Nobel Laureate. Carl Wieman gave the inaugural Simon Initiative Lecture at Carnegie Mellon University. Carl Wieman holds a joint appointment as Professor of Physics and of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Since winning the Nobel Prize in Physics with two others in 2001, Wieman has dedicated himself to improving science education. CMU president Dr. Subra Suresh invited Dr. Wieman to join the new
"Immigrant Organizations in the U.S.: Opportunities and Challenges"
A talk by Oscar Chacón, Executive Director of the National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities (NALACC). From the Katz Center for Mexican Studies.