Politics in 60 seconds. China's responsibility
Dr Miwa Hirono defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast considers China's responsibility. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Miwa Hirono, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Miwa Hirono is an RCUK Fellow at the Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution at The University of Nottingham’s School of Pol
Sport en taal : Woordenschat en vaardigheden Eerst worden zegswijzen en sportterminologie uit het Engels aangeboden in een context. Het verschil tussen feit en mening, objectief en subjectief wordt aangekaart a.d.h.v. een krantenartikel van Sporza. Er wordt verwezen naar een …
Eerst worden zegswijzen en sportterminologie uit het Engels aangeboden in een context. Het verschil tussen feit en mening, objectief en subjectief wordt aangekaart a.d.h.v. een krantenartikel van Sporza.
Er wordt verwezen naar een …
Ideas and politics in contemporary Britain
As taught Spring Semester 2011. The aim of this module is to explain and assess the nature and role of ideas and ideologies in British politics. Specifically, it examines how and why the policies of the 'mainstream' parties (Conservative, Labour and the Liberal Democrats) have been affected by ideas and ideologies, on the one hand, and political pragmatism, on the other. It also explores the ideas and ideologies of minor parties and ‘new social movements’ and their role and significance for
GIS in water resources engineering
This lecture supports students to get benefit from Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tools in water resources engineering. It introduces concepts of spatial coordinate systems, and raster and vector data types. The procedures of surface analysis using Digital Elevation Models (DEM) to the watershed delineation, including river networks are studied. In addition, the preparation of thematic data is introduced. Actually, this includes the sources of GIS input data from advanced on-site observa
Everything Science: Physical Science, Grade 11
This is a comprehensive science textbook for Grade 10. You can download or read it on-line on your mobile phone, computer or iPad. Every chapter comes with video lessons and explanations which help bring the ideas and concepts to life. Summary presentations at the end of every chapter offer an overview of the content covered, with key points highlighted for easy revision. Topics covered are: atomic combinations, energy and bonding, intermolecular forces, solutions and solubility, atomic nuclei,
Spring at Marquette University
Lines from the poem "Mysteries, Yes" by Mary Oliver set to scenes of Marquette University in the spring. Photos by Gee Ekachai, Mykl Novak, Marissa Evans, Matt Hetrick, Kimberly Brown, Jake Cohen, Sarah Padove and http://twitter.com/FatherMarquette Read the full poem at http://go.mu.edu/mysteries_yes
Radio Caroline - A Pirate's Tale (6)
9:16 From the BBC 2 Arena programme. Part 1 of 8 Radio Caroline Pirate Radio attacks a conservative society. The future of Radio in England shows the history and complaints are exactly the same ones they make today regarding music piracy on the internet. Robert Kennedy sends messages to the youth of Britan!
Amendment One: Voting on Marriage in North Carolina
On May 8th, North Carolina residents will vote on Amendment One, which proposes adding a clause to the state constitution that would define marriage as being only between a man and a woman. Janie Long, director of Duke's Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Life (LGBT), opposes the amendment and is concerned about how its passage might affect Duke students and families. Long, a 1981 graduate of Duke Divinity School, has served as the director of the LGBT center since 2006. Joining
"From Generation to Generation" - The Story of Yisrael Aviram
Yisrael Aviram (Kalisky) was born in 1926 in the city of Lodz, Poland. He was thirteen years old when the Second World War broke out. In 1940, Yisrael and his family were forcibly deported to the city's ghetto, where he joined a Zionist youth group. In August 1944, he was sent to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp. Yisrael's mother was murdered there, and his sister was sent to a labor camp. He was transported, along with his father, to the Jaworzno concentration and lab
Ping 137: Kinect illusionist, Kintext, R.I.P. XP, Lumias! We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:
We got a new set! Well, sorta. We virtually got a new set. We definitely got a new VIRTUAL set Regardless, we are fans...let us know what you think! Here are the top stories this week:
Thunderbird Emeritus President
Thunderbird School of Global Management gives Angel Cabrera, Ph.D., the honorary title of "emeritus president" in a resolution from the Board of Trustees on April 27, 2012, in Glendale, Arizona.
17.960 Foundations of Political Science (MIT)
This course continues from the fall semester. The course introduces students to the fundamental theories and methods of modern political science through the study of a small number of major books and articles that have been influential in the field. This semester, the course focuses on American and comparative politics.
Center Student Grant 2010 - Inside Discussions
Inside Discussions Katherin Canton, Community Arts, 3rd year undergraduate Community Partner: Plaza East Apartments, San Francisco, California Partnering with Plaza East Apartments, a series of events will be held to engage residents in a dialogue on the architectural design and planning of public housing sites. Exchanging personal stories and surfacing issues related to the social ramifications of housing policies and politics, participants will share food along with their experiences of liv
Musicians at Google: Wilson Phillips
Inspired by their parents and profoundly proud of their musical lineage, DEDICATED is the album their fans have been waiting for since their debut single "Hold On" topped the charts around the world. Born into rock royalty (Carnie and Wendy Wilson are the daughters of Beach Boys legendary writer and producer Brian Wilson, and Chynna Phillips is the daughter of John and Michelle Phillips of Mamas and Papas fame), WILSON PHILLIPS' album DEDICATED pays homage to their shared musical heritage. Featu
17.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Nordkorea lehnt im Streit um sein Atomprogramm eine Rückkehr von Inspektoren der Internationalen Atomenergiebehörde - IAEA - jetzt offenbar wieder ab. Wie japanische Medien unter Berufung auf Diplomaten berichteten, reagiert die Führung in Pjöngjang damit auf die Entscheidung der USA, als Reaktion auf den missglückten nordkoreanischen Raketensta
Radio Caroline - A Pirate's Tale (5)
From the BBC 2 Arena programme. Part 5 of 8 Radio Caroline 1000's of people want to work for Radio Caroline to deliver music programming.
Mysterious cases of misbehaving molecules - Chick Wilson
Dr Joanna Bryson, an expert in machines that have their own artificial intelligence, explores the issues.
Q and BA: Which moon has the best chance for life?
In this episode of Q and BA - my live video chat answering viewer questions - I talk about which moon in the solar system has the best chance for life: Titan, Europa, or Enceladus. For some reason, the aspect ratio of this video is a bit stretchy. It displays normally on my computer, but this happens sometimes when it uploads. I'll try to track this down and fix it...
Diminishing Hype of So-called "Clean Coal": Carbon, Capture and Storage (CCS) in the U.S. Context
By: RASEIBoulder Summary: As the coal-reliant countries of the world have been increasingly forced to consider reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to mitigate climate change, carbon capture and storage (CCS) has emerged as a technology with critically important political influence. Visions of so-called "clean" coal-fired power plants that will not emit CO2 into the atmosphere have provided powerful motivation for large public and private investments in CCS. The scale of CO2 emission reductio