Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor [Audio]
Speaker(s): Robin Burgess, Abhijit Banerjee, Dean Karlan and Mushtaque Chowdhury | Robin Burgess, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology led a discussion regarding Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor. Chaired by Oriana Bandiera (LSE), Burgess and Banerjee were joined by two discussants: Dean Karlan (Yale University) and Mus
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 09
In this 10th episode of our intermediate-advanced Spanish course, Mark and Alba discuss Christmas traditions in Spain. José introduces a couple of phrases which you can tell someone not to take something the wrong way in this week’s intermedio. Grammar points covered include al + infinitive, por and para, volver a hacer algo, and
International Justice: Transitional, Distributive, and Rectificatory
Seminar delivered on Monday 18 January 2010 by Dr. Daniel Butt, Lecturer in Political Theory, University of Bristol.
Special Dentist Tools for Young Children
This preschool video shows young children how fun it can be to go the dentist! Cullen, Alligator, and Dr. Keller show children all the special tools a dentist uses, so a child will look forward and feel confident in knowing what expect when going to the dentist (2:05).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Brush Your Teeth
This video emphasizes the importance of brushing and flossing. The students will enjoy the characters and will enjoy listening to the catchy tune----"Brush your teeth and brush them well. This is how we do it. This is how it's done. Brushing teeth is fun!" (1:06)
The French Allies
Video with text. "As early as 1776, the Comte de Vergennes, France’s foreign minister, convinced King Louis XVI to send munitions to America. They secretly sent military supplies not out of sympathy for the Revolution, but for reprisal against Britain for France’s defeat in the French and Indian War. Most of the Continental soldiers’ arms in the first year came from France through a fake supply company, in order to keep their support confidential. The Spanish government also ad
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
MAS.450 Holographic Imaging (MIT)
MAS.450 is a laboratory course about holography and holographic imaging. This course teaches holography from a scientific and analytical point of view, moving from interference and diffraction to imaging of single points to the display of three-dimensional images. Using a "hands-on" approach, students explore the underlying physical phenomena that make holograms work, as well as designing laboratory setups to make their own images. The course also teaches mathematical techniques that allow the b
The Future of Power
Joseph Nye is a long-time analyst of power and a hands-on practitioner in government. His concept of "soft power" has been adopted by leaders from Britain to China and "smart power" has been adopted as the bumper-sticker for the Obama Administration's foreign policy. In this lecture, drawn from his new book The Future of Power, Nye outlines the major shifts of this century: new transnational challenges such as the financial crisis, global epidemics, and climate change facing an increasingly int
How Adverbs Are Used
In the video Yossarian the Grammarian demonstrates (using a whiteboard) how adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Suitable for elementary and older learners.
Education for Practice [Conference Proceedings]
There are many of us trying to make place for CAAD in a natural way in the Curriculum of the Architect school. We would like to make CAAD useful to the students already during their studies. Even if we have the support of our collegues for running courses there is very often no space in the timetable. And even if we have all the entusiasm of our students it is hard to practice your CAAD knowledge on projects where it is not asked for. The education of architects in the use of computers has lead
Sounds Familiar? Accents and dialects of the UK
The website 'Sounds Familiar? Accents and Dialects of the UK' is one of the British Library online learning resources. It is dedicated to the study of British accents and vocabularies, from a contemporary and historical perspective. Users can investigate recent trends in pronunciation, such as 'upspeak' or 'T-glottaling', or discover how the English of British Asians is influenced by their bilingual status. The resource includes a selection of over seventy audio recordings and more than 600 shor
Design and Manufacturing II, Spring 2003
Integration of design, engineering, and management disciplines and practices for analysis and design of manufacturing enterprises. Emphasis is on the physics and stochastic nature of manufacturing processes and systems, and their effects on quality, rate, cost, and flexibility. Topics include process physics and control, design for manufacturing, and manufacturing systems. Group project requires design and fabrication of parts using mass-production and assembly methods to produce a product in qu
Une expérience désagréable
Après ce chapitre, tu pourras écrire un bref article sur une expérience personnelle.
Finger Math and the Pythabacus Multiplication Method
This video shows how to solve for the product of two numbers greater than five and less than ten using finger math. Examples are shown of the method for multiplying to single digit factors on your hands and using pythabacus. Students need to know the 2,3,4,and 5 tables by heart to do this.
PoliSci - Botwinick POLSCI 272 2007 - Polisci272-April19-2007 - Temple University > Courses > College of Liberal Arts > Section > Political Science > Botwinick POLSCI 272 2007 > Polisci272-April19-2007
How to Document Sources Using Traditional & MLA Methods
Document sources using traditional and MLA methods by citing
the information as a footnote at the end of the quote. Learn to list the author and publication information when documenting important references using from a teacher in this video clip.
Girl escapes suicide vest in Pakistan
June 20 - Pakistani police produce an eight-year-old girl, who says she escaped from Islamist militants who tried to force her to become suicide bomber. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
My Place at Missouri State: Joey Saba
Minnesota native Joey Saba reflects on what made his first year at Missouri State a success: "I made a lot of new friends here being from out of state. It's just really easy to make friends; there are a lot of nice people here. I can't wait to come back next year." To learn more about Joey, visit http://blogs.missouristate.edu/myplace/category/joey-saba/. To access the stories of other MSU students, visit http://www.missouristate.edu/myplace.
Sustainable Urban Systems to Transfer Achievable Implementation Network (SUSTAIN)
The main aim of SUSTAIN is to develop collaborative research proposals to investigate how to improve the development of sustainable cities. This will be achieved by convening a series of 4 workshops; water, energy, synergy and transport, each consisting of two meetings and each pair developing one (or more) collaborative proposals. In August 2005, Arup- one of the world’s most respected global design consultatncies - was contracted to design and masterplan the world’s first sustainable city