Fears over vote in Sudan border area
Sudanese living on the border between the country's north and south worry how an upcoming vote to split the country will affect their lives.
Jenkins’ Farewell: Reflections on a Career at MIT
In conversation with William Uricchio, Henry Jenkins returns to reflect on his time at MIT and offers insights into MIT’s culture, his new life at USC, and the state of digital cultures, new media and collective intelligence.
Jenkins shares that complex feeling of loving and hating MIT, at the same time and often wit
CI Days 2010 at Purdue How can I use CI in the classroom?
CI Days 2010 at Purdue December 9, 2010 How can I use CI in the classroom? Successful classroom experiences from faculty using CI: Nancy Pelaez, Biological Sciences; Ralph Johnson, Forestry and Natural Resources; Mary Sadowski, Technology; Charles Calahan, Child Development and Family Studies and Karen Chang, Nursing
The Nitrogen Cycle
Tim and Moby tells and explains how the Nitrogen Cycle is important to living things. The cartoon characters use simple language and examples to help explain the importance of nitrogen and the nitrogen cycle. The video is an appropriate introduction to the nitrogen cycle. Run time 04:19.
The MIT - AAAS Forum on Convergence
January 4, 2011 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Auditorium
Moderated by Dr. Alan Leshner, AAAS Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher, Science.
Panel I - The Promise of Convergence.
Panelists: Dr. Phillip Sharp, Dr. Tyler Jacks, Dr. Paula Hammond and Dr. Robert Langer.
Panel II - The Future of Biomedical Research and Medicine in the Age of Convergence
Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Dr. Alan Guttmacher, Mr. Tom Kal
Introduction to Visual Data
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This object includes an evaluation of the status and role of visual data in research methods relating to sport, leisure and outdoor adventure. The argument is developed that there is scope for greater sophistication in the analysis of visual data, including mediated data. The claim is made that student research practice may benefit from the teaching of research methods that includes an emphasis on the analysis of visual data, in particular
A Brief Introduction to Semiotics
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). This learning object may be viewed or listened to as an introductory piece concerning the role of semiotics in relation to research methods or as a starting point for understanding an approach to analysis usually associated with media/cultural studies that has applications to leisure and sport more generally. It may be useful to consume this learning object alongside the object about the status of visual data in the study of leisure and
Nasal vaccine against whooping cough
Despite large coverage with efficacious vaccines, whooping cough is still a major cause of global childhood morbidity and mortality. In an effort to solve this problem, the Child-Innovac programme has developed a new vaccine designed to be given as a single dose at birth in order to protect young children, under 6 months of age, which is the most vulnerable age group and not sufficiently protected by the current vaccines. The new vaccine is based on a novel concept of nasal administration of the
World Cup Special - David Beckham and footballing icons
Dr Andrew Parker discusses the role of the World Cup in producing sporting icons and talks about the case of David Beckham's transition from national disgrace to international superstar. Length: 17 min
This sing-along video features students performing a Rounding Rap song that describes the basic steps for rounding numbers. (2:40)
4.1 Your carbon footprint Most of this section requires you to continue using the Quick Carbon Calculator (linked in the box below). If you've completed the carbon calculator , you'll have a good idea of your carbon footprint and the relative contribution to the total load made by different components of consumption. You'll also know how your footprint compares to that of an average person in the UK. If you live outside the UK, you may have used a calculator that provides somewhat different information abo
Most of this section requires you to continue using the Quick Carbon Calculator (linked in the box below).
If you've completed the carbon calculator , you'll have a good idea of your carbon footprint and the relative contribution to the total load made by different components of consumption. You'll also know how your footprint compares to that of an average person in the UK.
If you live outside the UK, you may have used a calculator that provides somewhat different information abo
Duke Raleigh Cancer Center
Duke Raleigh Cancer Center offers expert care to patients in our community.
Wellness and Growth: Acoustic Medicine and Music Therapy
A discussion presented in cooperation with the American Music Therapy Association. Speaker Biography: Jayne Standley is director of the Music Therapy Program, Florida State University.
Marimba Linda Xelaju: Guatemalan Marimba Music from Maryland
Marimba Linda Xelaju performs traditional Guatemalan marimba. Speaker Biography: Marimba Linda Xelaju is family group that honors both tradition and innovation in its interpretation of the Guatemalan marimba. In Guatemala, playing the marimba has traditionally been a male pursuit. But Robert Gir??n has chosen to share his love and knowledge of the marimba with his daughters as well as his son, and the cherished music of his homeland today continues within a new context and community. In 1995, G
The Financial Crisis, the Recession, and the American Political Economy: A Systemic Perspective
Charles Ferguson shows how useful a varied background in math, political science and business can be, as he dissects the complexities and recent crisis of the U.S. financial system. In a lecture that distills many of the arguments of his recent film, Inside Job, Ferguson conveys dispassionately yet pers
Ethics in Engineering and Science Forum (3 of 3), 1988 - Sylvia Robins, Doug Ross and Ralph Nader
Ethics in Engineering and Science Forum (part 3 of 3): panel discussion on issues of whistle-blowing and ethics with Sylvia Robins,Doug Ross and Ralph Nader (and Caroline Whitbeck, as moderator), held on April 14, 1988. [T13471]
Ilana Witten Talk - 1/5/11
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