Episode 121: Intellectual property: A guide for the rest of us
Law Professor Andrew Christie gives a primer on the complex world of laws pertaining to creations of the mind -- why they are there and how theyíre sometimes misunderstood. With host Eric van Bemmel.
Graphing Systems of Linear Inequalities
In this video, the instructor goes through the steps needed to graph a system of linear inequalities. He discusses slope, shows how to draw the line on the coordinate plane, and explains what section of the graph should be shaded. There is some shadow on the white board which makes it a little more difficult to see at times during the instruction.
The Dead Sea Scrolls
How these ancient manuscripts, how they were found, and what they mean are explained. Shows artificts that were also found in the same area and time.
Shell Shocked Doggy
Cesar (the dog trainer) attempts to solve the riddle behind a K-9 form of post-traumatic stress syndrome. Acupuncture is used to help the doggy relax. This professional video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behaviors. Run time 04:51.
"Environmental Challenges Across Asia - Q & A"
There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies, increasing levels of personal consumption, and serious ecological problems. Southeast As
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Penn School of Social Policy & Practice Hosts "Barrios, Vol. 1" Exhibit
The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice's Master of Science in Social Policy program will host an art exhibit, "Barrios, Vol. 1,"' and a panel discussion on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010, from 6 to 8 p.m. at La Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St. The event is free and open to the public.
"Barrios, Vol. 1," 25 Carlos Beltrán black-and-white photographs, captures the realities of life in dire poverty in Caracas, Venezuela.
The panel includes Beltrán, Philippe Bourgois, a Penn Integr
Tema No.1. Universalizacion y diversidad en Universidad cubana actual
El módulo analiza los conceptos básicos de Universalización, Diversidad Cultural y Coomunicación Intercultural, en el contexto del proceso de masificación, extensión, flexibilización y democratización de la Universidad Cubana actual, asociados a las potenciales que para este nuevo contexto aporta el Trabajo Cooperado. Se exploran las líneas generales teórico-metodológicas que permiten la aplicación de estos conceptos en los procesos actuales y perspectivos de foramción de profesiona
Cyrela Brazil Realty's Elie Horn: 'My Strategy Now Is to Stay Quiet'
These are volatile times for Brazilian real estate, which mirrors the situation in most countries. But according to Elie Horn, chairman and CEO of Cyrela Brazil Realty, Brazil's largest developer of residential properties, Brazil doesn't have the deep-rooted problems of the U.S. market. It's just a matter of lying low for some time until confidence returns, he suggests in an interview with Knowledge@Wharton.
Richard Poole Interview
Richard Poole arrived on Japanese soil in October 1945 and was quickly directed to at headquarters. As a junior officer he was assigned to the drafting of the Japanese constitutions. Poole discusses the excitement and obstacles of drafting the constitution within only one week. Poole, along with one other officer, was put in charge of the provisions dealing with the emperor. Together they needed to redefine the role of the emperor in the constitution so that he remained significant yet not too p
Introduction to Metamorphism
This 83-slide PowerPoint presentation introduces metamorphic agents and changes. Stress, strain, tension, compression, and shear are discussed as well as the lineation or foliation that results from such effects. Metamorphic classification includes dynamic, thermal, thermo-dynamic, contact, regional, and shock metamorphism. Specific regional metamorphic events are discussed in detail, including the Scottish Highlands, Otago, New Zealand, paired metamorphic events of Japan, the Skiddaw aureole, U
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