The decision process in the financial services industry
Munir Nanji is exploring how board members conceptualise independence and project objectivity in order to successfully govern. Findings have led to the next stage of his research, which will look more closely at Asian family-run boards from the Chair's perspective.
Battle of the Little Bighorn - Part 4
This 9:39 long video does an excellent job of recreating the battle using evidence from the Little Bighorn battlefield that suggests
that members of the 7th Cavalry may have retreated in panic at "Calhoun Hill."Eyewitness testimony, from the warriors, indicates the cohesiveness of Custer's fighting units changed at Little Bighorn. Those observations are also confirmed by the physical evidence. At some point during the battle, Custer's troops moved from "tactical stability to t
Raw/Cooked: Shura Chernozatonskaya
The third exhibition in the Raw/Cooked series features the work of Red Hook-based artist Shura Chernozatonskaya. For her Brooklyn Museum presentation, she has created two site-specific painting installations. The first consists of thirty-three canvases combined to create one large-scale work, displayed in the Museum's Rubin Lobby. Each canvas features a composition of circles, evoking traffic lights, dominoes, and the rhythms of Latin music. The second installation, located in the Beaux-Arts Cou
Virtual Symphony v 1.0 : Pachelbel Canon in D (106 participants from 30 countries)
Little Symphony is an online collaborative project spearheaded by students from the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis whose goal is to promote classical music to the young generation. This first video is made up of 106 youtube submissions from 30 countries.
The UCL School of Energy and Resources, Australia (SERAus) offers highly focused graduate courses that equip students with a sought-after qualification from one of the world's top-ten universities -- a degree that is uniquely designed to develop management skills specifically for the burgeoning energy and resources industry. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/australia UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's very best universities. As a multi-faculty, research-intensive university in central London
Aborigines of the Australian Outback
Watch this video to learn all about the Australian Aborigines and the history of their connections to the animal world. The video also highlights their unique way of leaving their mark, through stencils of their handprints on the walls of caves. (2mins)
Stay in the Game
Presidential Campaign 2012 at the College of Charleston -- Presidential Republican Debate 2012
Leading up to the South Carolina Republican Presidential primary (January 21, 2012), all major candidates made appearances at the College of Charleston. Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman spoke on campus and returned for "Huckabee Forum 2: South Carolina Undecided" on Fox News. Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum were also part of this forum. CNN broadcast live from the College of several occasions, including "Anderson Cooper 360" and "Erin Burnett: Out Front." Stephen Colbert, of Comedy Centra
Obama Full Speech at University of Michigan Jan. 27. 2012
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Critical Thinking Starter Ideas
Honesty, Lateral Thinking and Other Topics is the title of this 14 minute from England and it features six short lesson-starting videos are designed to enhance pupils' thinking skills and encourage creativity. This classroom resource encourages pupils to compare, contrast and evaluate information. Exceptional ideas for older students.
London from the air
A composite journey above the capital using my photos from various commercial flights
Base Stealing 101
Green Science: Investigating green—Creating surveys to answer questions
Being green means different things to different people. Some suggest that being green means saving energy, not wasting paper towels, going solar, harnessing wind, using less fertilizer, or buying products that are organically grown. Given that being green can mean a lot of things, what does “being green” or “going green” mean to both you and your students? To find out, we need to make informed decisions by collecting data. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to become familiar with
Indicators of Middle School Implementation: How Do Kentucky's Schools to Watch Measure Up?
Using responses of school personnel to a statewide survey, this study examined the perceived level of implementation of key tenets of the middle school concept as outlined by This We Believe: Successful Schools for Young Adolescents (National Middle School Association, 2003) in schools designated a Kentucky School to Watch as compared to nondesignated schools.,Volume 32, Number 6
Learning about Multiplication Using Dynamic Sketches of an Area Model
Students can learn to visualize the effects of multiplying a fixed positive number by positive numbers greater than 1 and less than 1 with this tool. Using interactive figures, students can investigate how changing the height of a rectangle with a fixed width changes its area.
Science Bulletins: On the Hunt for a Balanced Diet
Biologists had long assumed that predators were more concerned with the quantity of their food than the quality, but a recent study shows that nutritional value dictates how predatory ground beetles choose their prey. An international team of scientists led by University of Exeter and Oxford researchers collected more than 500 ground beetles in Denmark. One group of beetles was allowed to select from food sources with varying amounts of fat and protein, while the other group was given a fixed di
Interview with Eric Mann on KPFK Los Angeles
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In Search of Cyrus The Great: Babylon
This 11:32 video is the dramatic story of the take over of of Babylon and its reaction to his victory over them. This is an excellent overview of the Founder of the Persian Empire.
Introductory Supervisors' Workshops 2012
Introductory Supervisors' Workshops 2012
A Tale of Tacos
The 2013 Class Council and Aramark food services join forces to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous taco chain. How many tacos can YOU eat? Music: "Lagoa-v1" by Incompetech http://music.incompetech.com/royaltyfree2/Lagoa%20v1.mp3 Creative Commons license by attribution 3.0