Power transition in Afghanistan
July 24 - Coalition commanders hand over responsiblity for security to their Afghan counterparts in the northeastern part of the country. Andrew Raven reports.
Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make assessments and decisions that radically alter people's lives. This unit introduces the law as it relates to social work and encourages an understanding of the context of the law in order to make sound decisions.
Octavia Matthews on Building a Sustainable Employee Enterprise
Octavia Matthews (MBA '89) Senior VP, Southeast Region, Kone Inc.
The design of online activities in English Studies
The design of online activities in English Studies
PURPLE! Magazine - Coming soon
PURPLE! Magazine is a new online sports publication from East Carolina University. The magazine features inspirational profiles of Pirate athletes as well as news about ECU athletics, campus recreation, club sports, cheerleading, dance team, and the Marching Pirates. Read PURPLE! online at www.ecu.edu/purple beginning August 26, 2011. GO PIRATES!
Prairie Provinces of Canada 1943
Educational film about the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the northwest territories of Keewatin, Mackensie and Franklin in 1943. Footage from this subject is available for licensing from www.globalimageworks.com (10:35)
Effective Writing Skills
This selection features a slide show which provides six writing tips for better business communications ( use resonant characters, choose strong action verbs, place no more than eight words between the noun and verb, link information with explicit connectors, lead from old information to new, and use problem/solution/action paradigm). Each tip is clearly explained with an example. The tips discussed in the video can be applied to forms of writing other than business writing. ( 10:01)
Mendez v. Westminster: Desegregating California's Schools
Sylvia Mendez recalls the conditions that led Mexican Americans to sue for desegregation in the 1940s in this segment from Mendez vs. Westminster: Para Todos los Niños/For All the Children, from KOCE-TV.
Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp - Fuel Cells
Engineering class with Dr. Skip Rochefort learning about hydrogen fuel cells.
Introduction to Statistics - Fall 2006
This course covers population and variables; Standard measures of location, spread and association; Normal approximation; Regression. Probability and sampling: Binomial distribution. Interval estimation; Some standard significance tests.
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Japan auto sales slump in July
Aug 2 - New car sales in Japan fall by a record in July, while South Korean rivals extend their winning streak with strong global sales. Arnold Gay reports.
149: M&As in China: do politics still speak louder than money?
A couple of foreign M&A's of Chinese companies look likely to go through. Is it just a chip in the Great Wall of protectionism or a real shift in policy? Veteran Chinese executive and entrepreneur Warren Liu discusses the implications for MNCs in China.
21L.460 Medieval Literature: Dante, Boccaccio, Chaucer (MIT)
The course explores the literary masterworks of three of the most celebrated authors of the Middle Ages in their original literary and historical contexts. The various themes they take up - the importance of writing in the vernacular; the discourse of love as a form of discipline practised upon the self; the personal and political aspirations of the self in society; the constitution of ideal forms of social organization; the role of religion in the life and works of lay authors - transformed the
Welcome to Concordia University - interactive video
Welcome to our series of interactive videos! To make the most of your experience make sure that the annotations function on your Youtube player is on ("Show Annotations" on the speech bubble icon). Located in the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Montreal, Concordia University is one of Canada's most innovative and diverse, comprehensive universities. Learn more: http://concordia.ca Here are the links to the videos mentioned above: How to Apply: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK2KTreUd1s How
HoloGlobe: Sea Surface Temperature Climatology on a Globe
This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. In this animation, colors represent sea surface temperatures in degrees centigrade, with blue representing temperatures less than 4 degrees, cyan representing temperatures between 4 and 11 degrees, green representing temperatures between 11 and 18 degrees, yellow r
Mises University Needs You When the stock market collapses, people panic, but why? In some way, stock prices are superficial indicators of economic health. The real problem is much deeper: a capital stock that is distorted, depleted, depreciated, and incapable of sustaining economic
When the stock market collapses, people panic, but why? In some way, stock prices are superficial indicators of economic health. The real problem is much deeper: a capital stock that is distorted, depleted, depreciated, and incapable of sustaining economic
Palestinians worship in AlAqsa mosque
Aug 5 - Under tight Israeli security, thousands of Palestinian worshippers attend Ramadan prayers in Jerusalem's AlAqsa mosque. Lily Grimes reports.