Planning GIS for Emergency Management
This course introduces the potential of GIS to support all stages of emergency (crisis or disaster) management activities, the latest R&D advances that are helping to achieve this potential now, and some challenges for the future. The course focuses on requirements analysis and proposal writing targeted toward planning and implementing GIS solutions for government agencies and contractors. As a basis from which to pursue these objectives, Planning GIS for Emergency Management introduces the curr
Bibliothèque du film (BIFI)
This is the website of the Bibliotheque du Film (BIFI), based in Paris, which is the equivalent of the BFI Library in London. In 2005 it moved to a new site at rue de Bercy and contains the screening rooms of the Cinematheque Francaise and an exhibition space. The nearest metro is Bercy, southeast Paris.The BIFI contains books, periodicals, and a VHS/DVD collection. There is also a stills collection. The special collections section (Espace chercheurs) is only open in the afternoon, and booking n
Digital Government II: Information Technology and Democratic Administration, Winter 2007
This seven-week course is the second in a two-part sequence exploring contemporary practices, challenges, and opportunities at the intersection of information technology and democratic governance. This second half of the course takes on emerging directions in democratic administration – and the shifting role of information technologies in supporting, transforming, and understanding these. The course locates recent and emerging digital or e-government initiatives in historical, institutional, a
Cartography and Visualization
This course is organized around seven projects and a capstone assignment. Each project includes readings, quizzes, and discussions about concepts and tools in cartography and visualization. Throughout the course, students complete “mile marker” assignments that are designed to help them progress toward the capstone assignment. Through the course projects, students confront realistic problem scenarios that incorporate such skills and concepts as creating symbolization schemes, coordinate syst
Focus on Research: Rob Clements
Rob Clements, an assistant professor in Biological Sciences at Kent State, discusses his field of study.
2014 Louise McBee Lecture
The title of the 2014 Louise McBee Lecture, at the University of Georgia, was "Public Higher Education in the 21st Century: Can America Continue to Lead?," Mary Sue Coleman, president emerita of the University of Michigan. Sponsored by the Institute of Higher Education.
Pittman Hall Dedication
Jackson residents Scarlotte and Crymes G. Pittman were honored today at the dedication ceremony of Pittman Hall - a recently completed residence hall on the Ole Miss campus. The ceremony also celebrated the couple’s recent $1 million gift, which elevates their lifetime donations to more than $6.6 million. Video by Mary Stanton Knight
Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
Evaluation of 'Business Enterprise' Module
This report outlines a process of evaluation for a business enterprise module. This exploratory research investigates the impact of 'contextual' based evaluation of enterprise education curricula
An evaluation of Simventure
This paper discusses the value of providing a simulated experience of how organisations work enabling skills and knowledge from disparate subject areas to be synthesised and assimilated in solving complex business problem
Civil Rights History Project: Charles Melvin Sherrod
Charles Melvin Sherrod oral history interview for the Civil Rights History Project conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Albany, Georgia, 6/4/2011.
Is IT your Achilles' heel?
Bruce Weber, Professor of Information Management discusses his research into company IT systems and the effect they have on internal financial control and the importance for corporate governance.
Digital Government 2: Information Technology and Democratic Administration, Winter 2009
Course is the second of a two-part sequence exploring contemporary practices, challenges, and opportunities at the intersection of information technology and democratic governance. Whereas the first course (SI 532) focuses on tensions and innovations in democratic politics, this course takes on emerging directions in democratic administration and the shifting role of information technologies in supporting, transforming, and understanding these. The first part of the course sets contemporary disc
Renal, Fall 2007
The major objective of this sequence is for the students to obtain integrated information regarding the structure and function of the renal system, mainly the kidney, by attending lectures and participating in laboratory exercises. By the end of the sequence, we hope that the students will have acquired a working knowledge of: 1) how the various structural components in the kidney are specialized for processing the filtrate and producing urine, 2) what homeostatic mechanisms are involved in the
Lecture 18 - 11/30/2010
James Balog's Advice for College Graduates
"Nothing of any consequence was ever accomplished in this world without facing uncertainty and adversity." - James Balog James Balog is an American photographer whose work revolves around the relationship between humans and nature. He is the recipient of the 2014 Rose-Walters Prize.
Eastman Percussion Ensemble: Fandango 13
Fandango 13 by Michael Burritt Performed by the Eastman Percussion Ensemble Michael Burritt, Director Brant Blackard Sarah Gartin Chris Jones Connor Stevens Sam Um Andrea Venet Produced and edited by Matthew Mann Audio engineered by Rich Wattie Camerawork by Justin Freeman and Matthew Mann
Real Remote Mass Spring Laboratory Experiments across InternetInherent Part of Integrated E-Learni
The paper presents the application of Integrated e- Learning, presented in general terms at this conference , exemplified on one of the most important parts of Physics - the thematic block Oscillations. The goal of the course of Physics in the chapter of Oscillations is to show the oscillatory movement as a basis of nearly all natural phenomena. The unifying model for all real world systems then may be the mass-spring system constituting the mechanical oscillator. The three constituting c
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 2. Classifying Living Things
How can we make sense of the living world? During this session, a systematic approach to biological classification is introduced as a starting point for understanding the nature of the remarkable diversity of life on Earth.,This segment asks four questions about an organism that will be useful for classification: 1. Does it have more than one cell? 2. Do the cells contain a nucleus? 3. Is there a cell wall? 4. How does it obtain food?
Internet Scout Project
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) developed this website to supply the public with approved definitions of chemical terminology by utilizing Adobe Acrobat Reader. Originally created in 1997, IUPAC is currently adding terms from recent IUPAC recommendations to this website. With the concise definitions and appropriate diagrams, students can find assistance with unfamiliar chemical language. The website provides links to related terms, making navigation through the site