Seoul 1988: The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre
The IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre was founded in 1968 in the Netherlands with the aim of facilitating "the sharing, promotion and use of knowledge so that governments, professionals and organisations can better support poor men, women and children in developing countries to obtain water and sanitation services they will use and maintain". The IRC website provides details of its activities in areas including local governance, sanitation, transparency and accountability, innovative
America's economy reformed?
Just over a year after economic calamity brought promises of reform to Washington, many now say that the recession is nearing an end. But is it business as usual for Wall Street, and have future financial crises been averted? Former International Monetary Fund chief economist Simon Johnson and US Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) join Bill Moyers for a report card on the bailouts, an update on the state of the U.S. economy, and to find out whether efforts of reform have been derailed. And, Bill Moyers
Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
Science Bulletins: Jupiter's Shrinking Storm
Jupiter is a planet of extremes—it's the biggest in our solar system, it spins the fastest, it hosts the most moons, and it has the most turbulent atmosphere. But one of its most recognizable features, an enormous storm known as the Great Red Spot, is coming up short. The storm has been getting smaller for decades, but recent images show that it's now shrinking even faster. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Circle Time Activities Song (One to Five)
In this video a woman teaches a song to young children about counting to five. This would be a cute song for teachers to learn and use during circle time (1:29).
Literary Festival 2013: Fast Fiction: creative writing and changing technology [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jonathan Gibbs | Editor's note: This podcast contains writing exercises, which may mean some periods of silence during the recording, but we would encourage you to join in. It’s a truism that technology is changing the way we live our lives – but should this fact change just what we write about, or should it change the way we write too? In this workshop we will look at – and try out – various ways that writers have tried to keep pace with the new dynamics of the digital age,
Jean-Paul Isson, Big Data - John Molson Executive Centre
Jean-Paul Isson, instructor of the John Molson Executive Centre, explains the objectives and content of the Advanced Business Analytics Program.
How to Use Compound and Complex Sentences
In this video learn when to use a compound and sentences in your writing. Examples and tips are shown in this video clip. More information at www.michaelbuckoff.com
Les Musiques de la Mort en Occident (audio)
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
Khan Academy - Reimagining Education [Audio]
Speaker(s): Salman Khan, Professor Martin Bean | Join Salman Khan as he tells the inspiring story of how the Khan Academy came to be and shares his thoughts on what education could be like in the future. The lecture will be chaired by Rohan Silva, Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister. Professor Martin Bean, Vice-Chancellor of the Open University, will respond to Khan's lecture. Salman Khan is the founder and executive director of the Khan Academy, a nonprofit organization on a mission to
Quick Q Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy (2012).
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
China's Ascent: New Superpower or New Global System? Session 8
Dr Katherine Morton, Department of International Relations, Australian National University presents "China and Climate Change: Surviving an Uncertain Future". 45th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 25 June to Sunday 25 June 2010.
Pressure grows for new Iraq government
Senior Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Ali Sistani calls for political blocs to agree on next government's leaders before parliament meets on Tuesday. Natalie Thomas reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 internatio
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
Literary Festival 2013: Place Writing: landscape, nature and identity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Paul Farley, Tristan Gooley, Sara Maitland | Paul Farley has received widespread acclaim for his poetry, including the Whitbread Prize, the Somerset Maugham Award, the E.M. Forster Award and the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. From 2000-02 he was poet-in-residence at the Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere, and as a broadcaster he has made many programmes with the BBC on art, landscape and literature, including Auden: Six Unexpected Days, The Larkin Tapes and Children of the Whitsun
On Humour [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Julian Baggini, Hardeep Singh Kohli | Humour is not to be confused with comedy and jokes. Humour concerns something that belongs to and can more or less pervade everyday life and conversation, not something restricted to comedy sketches or stand-up routines. In this dialogue we will explore everyday humour, and its distinctive regional and cultural variations. Are there principles of British humour that transcend class, profession, religion and region? Are there ‘cultures of hum