Lecture by Tom Strala
Presented by the Furniture Program at California College of the Arts, this lecture was filmed on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus. Tom Strala is an architect who builds no houses, but rather tables, chairs, and lamps. Strala creates pieces with the idea that items for the home -- including basic necessities such as furniture and lighting -- should be designed with the intent that they are a work of sculptural art. Based in Switzerland, he consider
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
The competitive advantage and catching-up of nations
At a time when the global economic slowdown is encouraging countries and companies to introduce neo-protectionist policies - including possible moves by the new US President-elect to penalise American firms who relocate jobs outside the US - we should not ignore the efforts of smaller developing countries to catch-up, says Judge Business School's Dr Christos Pitelis.
Pre-Calculus: Complex Numbers - Trig or Polar Form
This video lesson instructs one on how to convert complex numbers into trig form (also known as polar form) and is a production of MindBites.
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 2.17: The Royal Society of London: Scie
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Seminar 2.17: The Royal Society of London: Scientific Institution - and public relations instrument of the 'new science'
Animation Mondays - Mr Teakin's Little Confectionary Shop
Welcome to Animation Mondays! If you're an animation fan or creator this is the series for you. Each Monday our graduate students hosts will be introducing you to the amazing world of animation - how works were created, different techniques used and more. In this episode of Series 1, Digital Media graduate Regine Clarke opens the door to "Mr Teakin's Confectionary Shop", where all is not as it seems... WATCH "MR TEAKIN'S CONFECTIONARY SHOP":http://youtu.be/eNaODpACxX8 Don't forget to SUBSCRIBE t
The leadership diversity puzzle
They say it’s never a bad time to invest in leadership. But is that still true, even during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression? Unilever, the food and personal care products giant, thinks so and is putting its money where its mouth is.
Pickleball Technique: How to Cross Step
Pickleball Cross Step by Coach "Mo". Here's an instructional video that demonstrates the proper technique for Cross Stepping while playing Pickleball. (3:46)
Modelaci?n de Actividades [Modeling of Activities]
Despite increasing interest in the functionality and humanization of architecture, scarcely the occupation of buildings are studied and it lacks methods to represent activities in the spaces. By this reason, it proposes a system such integrates simulation of processes and virtual modeling software, to program the behavior of tri-dimensional characters based on the probabilistic evolution of events, testing this approach in the study of emergency services of hospitals. It describes the procedure
Guide to internet resources related to the history of drugs and medicines
This is a good resource for material related to the history of drug discovery and production. There are many useful links to drug information databases as well as key images and free-to-access online journal articles. The web site features biographies of notable historical figures in the field and has a wide ranging time span - from antiquity to the 21st Century. There are links to many free online texts by such authors as Galen, Culpeper and Lind. Also included are Bibliographic search tools.
SP.775 D-Lab: Energy (MIT)
D-Lab: Energy offers a hands-on, project-based approach that engages students in understanding and addressing the applications of small-scale, sustainable energy technology in developing countries where compact, robust, low-cost systems for generating power are required. Projects may include micro-hydro, solar, or wind turbine generators along with theoretical analysis, design, prototype construction, evaluation and implementation. Students will have the opportunity both to travel to Nicaragua d
Two Terrains - Distance, Rate, and Time - A Virtual Manipulative
This manipulative is from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics website. Some vehicles fly down the highway, while others are dirt-track specialists. This activity allows you to explore the relationships between distance, rate, and time. Can you identify the best path for a vehicle? Try to predict what will happen if you set on‑road or off‑road performance measures.
Note: There are more instructions by the manipulative.
Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House, Volume 24 - Addenda, 1605-1668.
Covers the years from the creation of Robert Cecil as Early of Salisbury to the death of his son, the second Earl. As in the previous volume, the majority of this volume of addenda is made up for petitions.
Sunday Service - 8/14/2011 - Jason Byassee
A service of Worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Jason Byassee delivers a sermon entitled "Honorary Jews." In this preaching, he explains the controversy narrative, where a Canaanite woman begs for mercy from Jesus. Sermon begins at 25:13. Matthew 15:21-28
The Revolutionary War and Its' Battles
This video depicts the Revolutionary War with animation and song. In this video, Paul Revere, The War of Independence, The British Redcoats and George Washington are discussed. This video also discusses how France and Spain helped the colonies defeat Britain and how Cornwallis surrendered.
"U.S.-Cuban Academic Relations Part I: The Politics of U.S.-Cuban Exchanges"
Wayne Smith, Center for International Policy and Louis Pérez, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
U.S. and Cuban scholars involved in academic, scientific, and cultural research face significant difficulties in maintaining open and thorough dialogue with each other due to restrictions governing travel between the two countries. Such
MOLA Zooming Down to Reveal a Hidden Channel (slow)
In this visualization, using MOLA data, zooming down to look at where the hidden channel of water located.
GRAHEN Awards Ceremony (2012)
GRAHEN Awards celebrate outstanding adult learners from colleges around Grand Rapids, it was held April 18,2012.
Distance Formula Upside Down
Formula for calculating the distance between two points on a co-ordinate plane -- from a different perspective. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable.