Explore this rich-media digital story about vertical living created by The National Film Board of Canada and The New York Times. The interactive collection includes videos, graphics, games, and articles that allow users to understand the nature, history, and impact of such structures on their occupants.From the site:HIGHRISE explores vertical living in the global suburbs. It’s multi-year, many-media collaborative documentary experiment at the National Film Board of Canada, directed by Katerina
William Donaldson on the Wall Street Scandals
This is a transcript from NewsHour with Jim Lehrer in which William Donaldson, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, discusses the settlement with ten of the nation's largest securities firms. This settlement was designed to change the way those firms conduct business in the future. There are also links to the segment in streaming video as well as related articles.
How the digestive system works
This animation follows the passage of food from the mouth, all the way through the digestive system. As the animation moves along, it lists all major parts of the digestive system.
"Liberty Rhetoric" and Nineteenth-Century American Women
This site is an archive of primary sources (including songs, letters, poems, images, and speeches) and questions to ponder that help students examine and understand the rhetorical framework women used in the early nineteenth-century to argue for equal citizenship and to justify their civic engagement. The author shows how different groups used "liberty rhetoric" to assert their interests by focusing on the Lowell Mill Girls and the 1848 Declaration of Sentiments.
Genius Scan - PDF Scanner App for iOS
'Genius Scan turns your iPhone into a pocket scanner. It enables you to quickly scan documents on the go and email the scans as JPEG or PDF. The Genius Scan scanner technology includes smart page detection, perspective correction, image post-processing. It allows you to build PDF documents with multiple scans.Still not convinced? Genius Scan has more than 2 million users. It has been in the top 10 apps and featured by Apple in almost all the App Stores in the world, and has been chosen as App of
Leadership Tools and Teams
This is a complete course that was developed at MIT for students to develop a leadership development tool that could be used in the leadership program at Sloan. This tool might be a coaching guide for second-year pilots, a leadership workbook for MBA students to use during their summer employment, a leadership assessment for club presidents or a workshop on networking. All of the materials for the course can be downloaded in a Zip file
6. A True World Championship (That’s Amore!)
VIP Member Mark from South Africa sent us a very funny email. He says: “Thank you for the eco-friendly lesson about water! You have no idea how much I have enjoyed it. Now, after water, can we talk about wine? I hear that Italy did pretty good at last year’s wine world-championship.” — You bet [...]
52. At The Pinocchio’s Park (That’s Amore!)
VIP Member Sara, who is studying in Siena, Italy, wrote us to tell us of a great field trip she went on to the “Parco di Pinocchio.” – She tells us, “Wow! Pinocchio is truly loved and famous in Italy and now I know why there are little Pinocchio figures being sold on every street [...]
55. More Popular Than Spaghetti (That’s Amore!)
The air is filled with World Cup Fever, so let’s talk about a legendary Italian World Cup hero who, at the peak of his career, was said to be “more popular than spaghetti”. We’ll learn his ups and downs during his soccer career, all while we practice lots of useful Italian words and expressions that [...]
Sustainable Green Alleys: Collaborative Governance
The Semantics of Graphical Input
This paper describes the semantics of action, an approach to describing input devices which allow the full utilization of all useful device characteristics and provides a high degree of hardware device independence. Part one discusses the semantics of graphical input device. The second shows how to create hierarchies of devices which provide a large measure of hardware independence. The third part applies these concepts to some typical problems, to demonstrate their completeness
Where to Begin? Sharing a Community’s War with the Young
‘How do we share the realities of what happened within our community during World War One with school children?’ As someone who is fortunate to work alongside a multitude of passionate amateur historians and community groups I find this question … Continue reading
Demystifying User Experience - General Assembly
My introduction to UX evening at General Assembly Sydney.
WorkFlowy App on iOS
'Simple to use, but incredibly powerful, WorkFlowy can help you manage all the information in your life.''⦿ FEATURES ⦿➜ Infinitely nested lists➜ Zoom in on any sub-list➜ Tag and filter list items➜ Beautiful interface on your computer ➜ Full offline functionality➜ Automatic syncing between your phone, tablet and computer➜ Collaborate with others➜ Add notes to any list item➜ Simply tap to edit➜ Quick expand and collapse lists➜ Mark items as complete➜ Full text sear
Psych 9A: Psychology Fundamentals This entry-level psychology course is designed to provide students with an in-depth survey of general psychology. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, cognition, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psycholog An evaluation of Simventure Checklist - Work Placement
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
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.
This entry-level psychology course is designed to provide students with an in-depth survey of general psychology. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, cognition, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psycholog
An evaluation of Simventure
Checklist - Work Placement