Negotiation: Invest in Honesty
Alberto Vollmer, Chairman and CEO of Rum Santa Teresa in Venezuela, talks Nov. 16, 2010, at Thunderbird School of Global Management about cross-cultural negotiation. http://knowledgenetwork.thunderbird.edu/research/
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TED407 Fall 2010 Session 12
TED407 Language Learning Session Twelve 11/20/10 Danny Brassell
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Timelines and Afghanistan
General Petraeus expresses confidence that Afghan security forces are on track to take on security for their country. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter: Measuring Distance and Area in Satellite Images
Users download and analyze MODIS imagery from 2001 and 2003 to quantify the shrinking of the Aral Sea. The chapter steps users through downloading, installing, and measuring with ImageJ, a freely available image analysis program. Users employ the software to set the spatial calibration of an image, then select and measure distances directly from the image. Measurement results are reported in real-world units. Users also select, measure, and compare the area covered by the sea in three time-serie
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Consett Steel Works AA98_06557

CONSETT STEEL WORKS, Durham. General view of the Consett Steel Works showing trackways and overhead piping. The works supplied the materials for everything from Blackpool Tower to Britain's nuclear submarines. Photographed by Eric de Mare (active 1945-80).


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Lester A. Lefton: A Celebration of Leadership
Afternoon and evening receptions to honor and celebrate Kent State University President Lester A. Lefton were held Friday, April 4. Lefton, who will retire as Kent State's 11th president on July 1, has served as the university's chief executive officer since July 1, 2006.
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Law-Abidingness: "A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell
Susan Glaspell (1876–1948) was an award-winning playwright and novelist, a writer of short stories, and, for a short while, a journalist. This story, “A Jury of Her Peers” (1917), among her most well known, was adapted from her one-act play, “Trifles,” written a year earlier. Set in the rural Midwest, it was inspired by an actual murder that took place in Iowa in 1900, and which Glaspell had covered for the Des Moines Daily News.Watch editors Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Ka
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Lansdowne Pocket Park : Final Report
WK2MG Engineers have worked closely with the Landsowne Tree Board in an effort to convert an undeveloped piece of land into a pocket park that will better serve the community. The Tree Board wishes to integrate this park into the social and educational fabric of the community. The park, which is located at the intersections of Greenwood, Bryn Mawr, and Ardmore Avenues (Appendix II, Figure 1 & Figure 2), will be converted into a passive park for the residents, with enhanced wetland conditions to
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School House Rock-Ready Or Not, Here I Come-Multiplying by 5's
In this School House Rock video, students will learn to multiply by 5's. The video begins with a game of hide and seek. The numbers are shown on the screen as the numbers are said orally. This is a fun way to introduce or reinforce multiplying 5's. (3:01)
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National Geographic - How Volcanoes Form
A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet's surface or crust, which allows hot, molten rock, ash, and gases to escape from below the surface. (03:06) This is a clip from a larger segment.
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An American Century or an Asian Century? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Ikenberry, Professor Michael Cox | Will the future belong to the new rising powers of Asia revolving around China or the West still led by the United States? These three distinguished analysts will argue that the answer may be even more complex and significant than current protagonists in the debate believe. John Ikenberry is the Albert G Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson
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7.340 Learning and Memory: Activity-Controlled Gene Expression in the Nervous System (MIT)
The mammalian brain easily outperforms any computer. It adapts and changes constantly. Most importantly, the brain enables us to continuously learn and remember. What are the molecular mechanisms that lead to learning and memory? What are the cellular roles that activity-regulated gene products play to implement changes in the brain?How do nerve cells, their connections (synapses), and brain circuits change over time to store information? We will discuss the molecular mechanisms of neuronal plas
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Engineering and Policy Analysis
In contemporary society, many of the most vexing issues we face cannot be solved by technology alone. Engineering excellence must be coupled with insight into societal needs and the mastery of project and process management tools. At the intersection of technology and public policy TU Delft's MSc Programme in Engineering and Policy Analysis (EPA) is an international interdisciplinary programme, designed to provide its graduates with a unique combination of technical, analytical and management
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What is the Right Answer
The purpose of this resource is to introduce students to the concept that sometimes there is no one "right" answer to a question or measurement. Students learn to be careful when searching for a right answer to questions such as 'What time is it?' by comparing multiple measurements of the time of day. Students gain an intuitive understanding of the characteristics of imperfect measurements. Using different clocks, students simultaneously record the displayed times. The resulting time measurement
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CSET Science Subtest I: Astronomy
The University of California, Irvine Extension, supported by generous grants from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and The Boeing Company, is developing online courses to prepare science and mathematics teachers for the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET). This module is part of the preparation for CSET Science Subtest I. It covers fifteen (15) topics in Astronomy: 1. The Stars 2. Phases of the Moon 3. The Solar System 4. Formation of the Solar System 5. Astronomical Dis
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Rural Hypertension in China
30 years ago, levels of high blood pressure and heart disease were minimal in China, people were not dying of strokes and heart attacks at nearly the same rate as people in the West. However, under China's rapid urbanization, levels of high blood pressure and heart disease have quickly risen to dangerous levels, with hypertension, strokes, and cardiovascular disease now being the leading cause of death in China. While China develops its modern economy around urban centers, it is easy to forget t
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Saving GATE: What Parents Can Do

As districts struggle with dwindling budgets and staggering layoffs, schools are finding it harder to sustain and further develop programs for gifted and talented students. Now, more than ever, teachers, administrators, and parents must work together to meet the needs of the gifted. In this one hour informational webinar, parents will learn effective ways to advocate for their gifted children and for gifted programming in general.

B. Teri Burns serves as Director for Legislative Advo
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Public Health - Environmental Cleanup Partnerships in Washington State

A Public Health Seminar delivered on Monday, October 4, 2010.

In the public imagination, the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. is an enclave of pristine environmental situations. This reputation has also attracted major environmental risks. The state of Washington hosts nearly 60 superfund priority sites under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. These sites include, for example, Hanford, a 586-square-mile site created in 1943 as part of
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Streaming recorded Lessons using a TabletPC
At our university of applied sciences we are working with part time students which sometimes can not come to the lessons because they are tied up with business. Those lessons where the lecturer is talking and there is only a little interaction with the students are now recorded. The major aspect why this recordings are so popular by our students is the fact that we are recording the desktop of the lecturers laptop and their voice. Instead of writing on the chalkboard the lecturers are writing on
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