Winter Lecture Series - 2011: Believe it or not: Spirituality does matter as we die. But is it cater
Discover the Otago phenomenon for yourself and come along to free public lectures in Auckland and Wellington on a range of relevant and challenging issues that affect so many New Zealanders. Held July-August, 2011.
Hewlett Packard gets a new CEO
Sept. 23 - The world's largest PC maker, Hewlett Packard, named former eBay Chief Executive Meg Whitman as its new boss, replacing the harshly-criticised Leo Apotheker. Hayley Platt reports.
Palestinians clash with Israeli police
Sept. 23 - Young men throw stones at an Israeli checkpoint as President Mahmoud Abbas's application for U.N. recognition provokes mixed reactions. Lily Grimes reports.
Alexander the Great - The Campaign - Rome
This 14:28 video is about the accomplishments of Alexander. A timeline and map would help students understand the magnitude of his battles.
The Sun unleashes another X-class flare
On Saturday, September 24 at 09:40 UT, the Sun blasted out a powerful flare. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory too images in the ultraviolet, which I pout together into this animation. Make sure to set it to high-resolution! More info: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/09/26/awesome-x2-class-solar-flare-caught-by-sdo/ Credit: NASA/SDO/Helioviewer.org
Visual Sociology: Micro Perspectives
This is the second of a two-part video that provides a general introduction to the idea of micro sociology. Part one is an introduction to macro sociology. 5min
U.S. Week Ahead: September jobs report may show modest rise
Sept. 30 - Reuters Economics Editor Stella Dawson says expect the numbers in Friday's jobs report to be supplemented by the return of the 45,000 striking Verizon workers.
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
Prairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family Letter
This site illustrates the story of settlement on the Great Plains. Family letters of one homesteader express personal insight into the joy, despair, and determination in his struggle to establish a home on the prairie.
Hydrodynamics for Ocean Engineering, Fall 2002
Development of the fundamental equations of fluid mechanics and their simplifications for several areas of marine hydrodynamics. Application of these principles to the solution of ocean engineering problems. Topics include the principles of conservation of mass, momentum and energy; hydrostatic behavior of floating and submerged bodies; lift and drag forces; dimensional analysis; wave forces on ships and offshore platforms; laminar and turbulent flows. Experimental projects conducted in ocean en
Creating Value in a Volatile World
The need for flexible management of supply chains to increase operational efficiencies could not be greater, as modern companies outsource and manufacture overseas. David Simchi-Levi observes that between 2003 and 2008 labor costs increased by 21% in Brazil, 19% in China, and 3% to 8% in other countries. Me
Italian court orders Amanda Knox to be freed
Oct. 3 - An Italian court cleared 24 year-old American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 and set them free on Monday after nearly four years in prison for a crime they always denied committing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The China Model Is Unsustainable While the pols in Europe endlessly consider how they will paper over their financial crisis, "ring fence" Greece and the other PIIGS pass austerity programs, and still get reelected, some speculate that perhaps China will step forward to bail out the eurozone.
While the pols in Europe endlessly consider how they will paper over their financial crisis, "ring fence" Greece and the other PIIGS pass austerity programs, and still get reelected, some speculate that perhaps China will step forward to bail out the eurozone.
Sara Neher's Video Blog: 10-4-11
Questions from applicants, the Consortium application process, and recent events are the topics for this video blog from Sara Neher, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Architecture and Happiness [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ben Rogers, Professor Roger Scruton | Architecture is the most public of art-forms and has borne political, religious and moral meanings throughout history. Can architecture promote human well-being? and if so, how? Ben Rogers is director of the Centre for London think tank. Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher, who holds visiting positions at St Andrews University, the University of Oxford and the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. With an introduction from William Ar
Phonics with The Funnies-/letter s sound/
In this cute, animated video, the Funnies family teach about the letter /s/ sound while using the Funny Bubble Maker. The letter /s/ appears in one bubble while words that begin with /s/ appear in the other bubble. Some of the pictures included are soup, sun, sausage, sandwich, and seven. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom and for sharing at home. (2:07)
Independent Clause and Dependent Clause - Free English Video by Brightstorm
Clauses are groups of words that contain a subject and a verb. Independent clauses can stand alone while dependent clauses cannot. This video describes how to recognize a dependent clause and add parts to the sentence to make it an independent clause. (3:34)