Cambridge Ideas - Vanishing Voices
Of the world's 6,500 living languages, half will cease to be spoken by the end of this century. Dr Mark Turin, director of the World Oral Literature Project, has spent much of his life travelling to remote corners of the Himalayas to study languages and cultures that are at risk and document them before they disappear without record.
EFFECTIVENESS OF MODELS
Architects use many types of models to simulate space either in their design process or as final specifications for building them. These models have been proved useful or effective for specific purposes. This paper evaluates architectural models in terms of five effectiveness components: time of development, cost, complexity, variables simulated and ecological validity. This series of models, used regularly in architecture, are analysed to finally produce a matrix that shows the effectiveness of
A rap about punctuation, explains when to use period, question mark, exclamation, and comma. (1:09)
21F.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)
This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT re
Divine Office - Episode 5 in "Persevering in Prayer: Getting It Started and Keeping It Going"
Prayer, more than simply a technique to be mastered or one more project to be undertaken, is, at its most basic level, simply making ourselves available to God. This program discusses what prayer is, ways and places of prayer, getting started and the potential struggles along the way. Moderator: Monsignor Michael Heintz '08 Ph.D, Director of Notre Dame's Master of Divinity program Panelists: Rev. Brian Daley, the Catherine F. Huisking Chair in Theology; Tami Schmitz, Assistant Director of Spir
Does Prayer Make a Difference?
- Episode 8 of "Persevering in Prayer: Getting It Started and Keeping It Going" Prayer, more than simply a technique to be mastered or one more project to be undertaken, is, at its most basic level, simply making ourselves available to God. This program discusses what prayer is, ways and places of prayer, getting started and the potential struggles along the way. Moderator: Monsignor Michael Heintz '08 Ph.D, Director of Notre Dame's Master of Divinity program Panelists: Rev. Brian Daley, the
Thomas Friedman: The Global Marketplace and the Common Good
The signature event of the 2010-2011 Notre Dame Forum, "The Global Marketplace and the Common Good", featured Thomas Friedman, the influential Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from The New York Times. Friedman has examined a wide range of subjects in his work, including globalization and worldwide economic issues, religious fundamentalism and terrorism, and the Middle East conflict. He has won three Pulitzer Prizes and has had four best-selling books, most recently The World is Flat and Hot, Fla
POL310 Fall 2010 Session 10
POL310 American Government Session Ten 11/13/10 Brenda Riddick Guest: Zahra Billoo, Council on American Islamic Relations,
The Toucan Song
This high quality, animated video and song takes a close look a the life of a Toucan - flying and living in the jungle high up in the trees. Learn that berries, seeds and fresh ripe fruit are what the: black , white, red, blue, orange and green Toucan lives on. Run time 02:53.
MA133 Calculus 110410 David Pruis
Weekly calculus class upload from Grand Rapids Community College.
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14.126 Game Theory (MIT)
This course is a rigorous investigation of the evolutionary and epistemic foundations of solution concepts, such as rationalizability and Nash equilibrium. It covers classical topics, such as repeated games, bargaining, and supermodular games as well as new topics such as global games, heterogeneous priors, psychological games, and games without expected utility maximization. Applications are provided when available.
'The Other 9/11': Faith, Hope and the Media (with Simon Cohen)
What is the role and responsibility of the media in a post 9/11 era? How can we protect ourselves from images that leave us feeling helpless, fearful and insecure? In his presentation, Simon Cohen, Managing Director of the London-based Global Tolerance, draws out the example of the 'other 9/11' ? September 11, 1906, when Gandhi first deployed his method of nonviolent resistance.
Using Global Insight
A presentation on how to find data using Global Insight www.globalinsight.co.za
NYIT Global Update: English: 10/18/10
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Global Update: English Version: 10/18/10
NYIT Global Update: Mandarin: 10/18/10
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Global Update: Mandarin Version: 10/18/10
The remote experiment position in actual taxonomy
Taxonomy is a classification effort for establishment of learning/teaching operational objectives. There are some famous taxonomies, Blooms being the most quoted. In spite of the fact that some researchers have tried to explain the position of elearning in already known taxonomies, this subject was not too much in the general attention. In the paper the authors intend to go deeply and to analyze the position of the new methodology-remote experiment-in the actual taxonomies. In addition they ha
Being a 'good BRIC': how the rising BRIC economies can be a win-win for the global economy - Summer
As the 'are we'/'aren't we' debate continues around Britain's early or late emergence from the global recession it is clear that the so called 'BRIC' economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China are proving somewhat more resilient to the global economic downturn suffered by the Western economies. So how much can we learn from them about developing these new growing middle class markets abroad and how much do they still need our skill set in terms of their recent mergers and acquisitions? Boni So
Survival of the most adaptable- how the recession can lead to a change for the better- Spring 2009 Q
Survival of the most adaptable- how the recession can lead to a change for the better: As the global recession sinks into becomming a global depression, and new financial measures such as 'quantitative easing' are brought in to try and stabilise markets, Judge Business School's podcast series has been talking to its academics to find out how business can best cope with the changing financial climate it now finds itself in. Boni Sones reports on this positive advice from the experts.
Can we turn adversity into opportunity? Yes, we can- Winter 2008 Quarterly Podcast Part 2
Can we turn adversity into opportunity? Yes, we can. As 2008, a year that shook the world and began the restructuring of the global economies, draws to a close, we take a look at the year ahead. Which economies are likely to find it easiest to ride out the current recession and what management tools and skills should opinion formers and business leaders draw on to ensure they provide the right climate for firms to do well? Strangely, not all the news is bad news, as we have been finding out in o