Groupon investors impatient, Facebook gets a pass: analyst
Sept. 15 - It's a tale of two IPOs: Facebook and Groupon. One is proceeding with caution, the other pushing ahead. Wedbush Securities' Lou Kerner says Groupon is under pressure to go public now, while Facebook investors are willing to wait.
Biological Monitoring of Workers Exposed to Pesticides: Guidelines for Application in Field Settings
This guideline was produced for those persons responsible for the maintenance of health and safety measures at agricultural workplaces handling potentially hazardous organophosphate and carbarnate chemicals. It is primarily aimed at professional nursing and other medical staff charged with monitoring workers for pesticide exposure, but will be useful to all personnel involved in workplace health and safety monitoring for pesticide exposure. The guidelines concentrate on monitoring for organophos
Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self-belief in Elite Athletic Performance
In the past Prof Tim Noakes was convinced that physiology could explain performance. After 38 years of studying the human body, he now believes that the mind and the role of self belief are crucial factors in human athletic feats. In January 2008, Noakes presented this lecture, entitled "Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self Belief in Elite Athletic Performance" at Croke Park Stadium, Dublin.
It’s Good to Be Gold
Watch Vanderbilt’s 2011 institutional message.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Annual Faculty Reading
The 2011-2012 Holloway Series begins the autumn season in poetry with a reading featuring UC Berkeley's own celebrated poets and teachers. John Shoptaw Lyn Hejinian Cecil Giscombe Robert Hass Geoffrey G. O'Brien John Campion and Holloway visiting poet, Judith Goldman. http://holloway.english.berkeley.edu/
Patterns of life
Each mp3 voice recording accompanies a PowerPoint slide or set of slides. These two files were bundled together with a transcript of the mp3s (mainly for people with hearing disabilities) and a printer-friendly pdf of the slides. Each set of files is organised into topics, which are set out in two ways. For linear learners they are set out in a suggested order. For non-linear learners they are organised via an interactive “mind map”, which is a diagram showing how the different sub-top
Should Guardian journalists reveal their sources?
The Metropolitan police are seeking a court order to make reporters for the UK newspaper, The Guardian, disclose their sources about the News Corp phone-hacking scandal. Reuters editor-at-large, Harold Evans speaks with Guardian's lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, QC about the latest developments.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : standard deviation
A standard way of measuring statistical variability: standard deviation and the associated concepts of variance and degrees of freedom.
Quantitative economics 2
As taught Autumn Semester 2010 The module introduces those statistical methods and concepts most applicable in economics. There are no pre-requisites: In particular, no previous knowledge of statistics will be assumed. The analysis of economic data necessarily proceeds in an environment where there is uncertainty about the processes that generated the data. Statistical methods provide a framework for understanding and characterising this uncertainty. These concepts are most conveniently intro
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
Money talks: September 19th, 2011
Barack Obama's deficit-reduction plan, the latest in the euro-zone saga and annual meetings at the IMF and World Bank
Between the Lions: Song - "Read a Book Today"
The "Between the Lions" lions -- Theo, Cleo, Lionel, and Leona -- team up to sing this catchy, New-Orleans-style, musical tribute to all the different kinds of books available for students to read. Books are all great in their own way! Read a Book Today (1:06)
The Mongol Empire was founded by Genghis Khan, the most successful military leader ever and the subject of this 2:30 long video. A fun video and easy for students to follow if they have a map to follow the large number of countries mentioned.
Wars of Independence - Perspective of English Scottish War
Dr Alastair MacDonald and Professor Geoffrey Barrow discuss the
propaganda war between Scotland and England and escalation towards
actual war, as well as the development of Scottish identity both before
and after the wars of independence in this five minute video.
An Interview with a Library Technology Teacher
This selection contains an interview with a school librarian. She describes her education and daily responsibilities. She enjoys working with students and faculty. The job is exciting because each day is different.( 2:12)
Israel: Peace talks should precede statehood bid
Sept. 23 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Palestine should make peace with Israel before the United Nations considers its bid for statehood. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The Guardian gets social with Facebook
Sept. 23 - Reuters Technology Correspondent Matt Cowan speaks to the Guardian's Head of Digital Engagement Meg Pickard about the paper's new Facebook app.
Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.