Speaker(s): Professor Ranjana Khanna | More often than not, a sense of belonging to a nation or a community has been deemed or imagined positive. This talk explores how many contemporary artists use and cite different forms of technology as a way of proposing a state of unbelonging. Ranjana Khanna is a Professor of English, Literature, & Women's Studies and Margaret Taylor Smith Director of Women's Studies at Duke University.
The Changing Geostrategic Landscape in the Middle East [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Mohammed Ayoob, Patrick Seale, Professor Avi Shlaim | The new Middle East Centre at LSE is holding a public symposium and reception to welcome Middle East specialists to LSE and to promote the work of the centre. Professor Mohammed Ayoob of Michigan State University will present his analysis of the geostrategic landscape of the region. Professor Avi Shlaim of St Antony's College will respond. The event will be chaired by Dr Hassan Hakimian of SOAS.
How Life In The Internet Changes The Practice Of Macroeconomics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Edward Hugh | A surprising feature of economic analysis of the current crisis has been the pivotal role played by a small number of bloggers, often positioned far from the academic mainstream. This event will feature one of the top bloggers on the Euro Crisis who will discuss the role the bloggers have played in our understanding of the current Euro Crisis, and in what ways having more data in our hard drive than the sum total of all previous economists changes our understanding of m
Gender and Poverty in the 21st Century [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Diane Elson, Professor Nancy Folbre, Professor Maxine Molyneux | Each speaker will briefly reflect on a theme inspired by or departing from the International Handbook of Gender and Poverty by Sylvia Chant, after which there will be a question and answer session with the audience. Diane Elson is professor of sociology at the University of Essex. Nancy Folbre is professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Maxine Molyneux is professor of sociology and di
Armstrong Experience: Trish McCulloch
Armstrong Experience: Trish McCulloch
Armstrong Experience: Caroline Adams
With the help of Armstrong's internship program, Caroline Adams makes her way into the public school system. This is her Armstrong Experience.
Molly Brown: Biography of a Changing Nation
The true story of Margaret Brown transcends the limitation of myth, revealing a woman of extraordinary spirit and complexity who embodied the issues of her times and the power of individual action. This reformer worked hard to make a difference and her confidence made it possible for her to help others and this 2:30 video helps explains these. Unfortunately, it just touches on them so this video could be used as a discovery lesson since it includes reformers, mining, and even the Titanic.
Using Handheld Wireless Computers to Increase Interactivity and Collaborative Learning in Large Clas
We conducted a pilot study to determine the effectiveness of wireless, handheld computers in fostering active and collaborative learning in lecture-based teaching. We compared the capabilities of the largest type of handheld, the Jornada 820, to that of the smallest, a Handspring Visor "personal digital assistant." This article describes our use of the handhelds in a variety of classroom exercises, emphasizing wireless internet access. We explain our successes, problems, and proposed solutions.
This 2:35 long video explains the uses of phosphorus in its various types from matches to weapons of war. Phosperous is very reactive, especially white phosperous that burns rapidly and it is in part of every human body. Excellent. Warning that this element is very dangerous when exposed to the air.
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The Plight of the Honeybees
This 3:52 minutes long video tells of the vital importance of bees and the concerns about their possible demise due to chemicals and other pollution problems. The video is an interview with an expert who warns of the possibilities losing honey bees. A good video for students who are unaware of the value of bees.
Very cute computer animated song. Would be great as a transition song for young learners because of the action involved.(2:13)
Nepal - making sense of the recent protests
The streets of Nepal have been filled over the last few weeks with people protesting at the rule of authoritarian King Gyanendra. The protests have resulted in the King reinstating a democratic parliament in the face of calls for an end to the monarchy. Anuj Mishra, a Warwick student from Nepal, gives an insight into the pro-democracy movement and the history of the protests. 14minutes
Ping 109: Microsoft Stores, Halo & Kinect, XP Countdown, Windows 8, Mango Paul & Adam wax poetic about these stories and more:
Paul & Adam wax poetic about these stories and more:
Learn about Comparing and Ordering Fractions
This four-minute video shows the viewer how to compare and order fractions.
Intellectual Property Rights for Educational Environments (IPR4EE) Template 10 - Consortia & Collabo
A template to assist in identifying key issues when contemplating a consortium or collaborative project
Reading and writing exercise: an amazing train journey
You can tell an anecdote in a letter to a friend.
Andy, Cambridge Student - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Architecture, Chemistry, History and Mathematics... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Andy, a current Cambridge undergraduate student who worked
Munis have baked in potential default risks: bond dealers
Aug. 12 - Fixed income markets have taken the possibility into account that Alabama's Jefferson County will declare bankruptcy today, says Bond Dealers of America CEO Mike Nicholas.
How I've used my MBA learning
Cranfield Executive MBA alumnus Martyn Boyes describes how he uses his MBA learning back at work.
Naming the Arena
The Ford Fieldhouse Arena is given a new name in honor of football hall of famer Gordon Hunsberger.