Jose Antonio Vargas tells his DMV story
Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas shares the story of the day he learned he was an undocumented American. Vargas was the keynote speaker at Elon University's intersect conference on February 22, 2014.
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jo Attwool | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.
Guest Lecture Simon Bitcliffe "Capitalist business and Marxist principles"
VT3036 AR Simon and his team have grown Webmart (www.webmartuk.com) from an initial investment of £10,000 into a multi-million turnover business and success story. The business is now known as one of the most innovative print media companies in the UK. Simon commented: "To be successful now and in the future, it's about engaging the very best people you can, both within and crucially outside of your business, in three ways: emotionally, intellectually and financially. By approaching business
Hagel defends swap of Taliban for war prisoner
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says exceptional circumstances led to Washington's decision to swap five Taliban leaders to win the release of Army war prisoner Bowe Bergdahl. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including
Cosmic Clues for DM and Their Implications for a DM Asymmetry Kathryn M. Zurek - University of Michigan Recorded on 2/21/12
Kathryn M. Zurek - University of Michigan
Recorded on 2/21/12
TALAT Lecture 1253: Creep
This lecture constitutes an introduction to creep and to the creep response of aluminium and its alloys. It provides basic information on creep and its mechanisms; it gives a description of the more extensively used mathematical relations among creep variables (time, stress and temperature); it illustrates the creep response of pure Aluminium and of Al-Mg alloys; it provides a synthesis of the information available in the literature on the creep behaviour of a number of new alloys and composites
Introduction to Projectile Motion
My strategy for solving any projectile motion problem. You need to split the variables in to the x and y directions and solve for time. Sounds simple and it really is, usually.
0:11 Review of Linear Motion Examples
0:57 Introducing Projectile Motion!
1:48 Basic strategy for solving any projectile motion problem
2:06 The y-direction (UAM)
3:22 The x-direction (constant velocity)
4:36 How many knowns do you need in each di
The slowdown in the American economy
In 2014 America's was one of the fastest-growing economies in the rich world. It added 3m jobs, and the unemployment rate fell by a full percentage point, to 5.6%. But in recent months economic data have soured. What has caused this slowdown?
Reuters Breakingviews: The hybrid bond gamble
Sept. 27 - As Asian investors develop a taste for hybrid debt, Reuters Breakingviews columnist Wei Gu warns that higher returns are far from guaranteed.
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8 - tennis tips and tutorials, this video will focus on the tennis serve improvement and how to swing on edge step 1/8. Well done and moves slowly so students can practice. Run time 2:02
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
JLPT S2 #11 - New JLPT N4 Prep Course #11
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You knock on your roommate’s door and ask politely in Japanese, “Can you not watch television this afternoon? You always turn the volume up really high, and I have a hard time concentrating when you do.” Your roommate replies in Japanese, “Sure, I guess, but what are you doing this afternoon [...]
1.4.8 Summary In this section we have introduced you to the PROMPT checklist as a useful tool for assessing the quality of any piece of information. If you use it regularly you will find that you develop the ability to scan information quickly and identify strengths and weaknesses. As a closing exercise you might like to pick one of the websites below or any of your own choice and try to evaluate it using the PROMPT criteria. To make it easier for you we have provided a printable checklist (see below).
In this section we have introduced you to the PROMPT checklist as a useful tool for assessing the quality of any piece of information. If you use it regularly you will find that you develop the ability to scan information quickly and identify strengths and weaknesses. As a closing exercise you might like to pick one of the websites below or any of your own choice and try to evaluate it using the PROMPT criteria. To make it easier for you we have provided a printable checklist (see below).
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
In Conversation with Jean-Paul Costa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jean-Paul Costa | A unique opportunity to put your questions to a former president of the European Court of Human Rights, via Twitter @LSELaw using #LSECosta. Jean-Paul Costa is the former president of the European Court of Human Rights.
The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
Synchrony and Similiarity in Human Cooperation
This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (30 November 2012) is presented by Emma Cohen of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford.