Is Microsoft Surface a better tablet than the iPad for schools?

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TechEd Europe Keynote with Brad Anderson and Jason Zander | TechEd Europe 2012

 

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Dr. Stephen Blank- The New Game in Central Asia
Dr. Stephen Blank, Army War College discusses the New Game in Central Asia as part of a noon-time lecture as part of the Distance Education Class of 2013.
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Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
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21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT)
This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to tr
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HIS348 Session 7 Summer 2012
Labor in American Society with Mike Fraga 06/23/12
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Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Official opening
Professor Andrew Leigh performs the official opening of the 'Honour Killing Across Culture and Time' conference at The Australian National University in December 2011. The concept of honour has been linked to violence historically in Western culture, particularly through Greek mythology and Shakespearean tragedy. The play, Troilus and Cressida in particular, presents a classic formulation of violence justified through masculine conceptions of honour. As this literary reference indicates, it is
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Van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin, 1889 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin, early 1889 (MoMA) Speakers: Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. (04:33)
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What chance for peace in Sri Lanka?
The recent resumption of violence in Sri Lanka between the Tamil Tigers and Government forces has set back hopes that a peaceful settlement could be established in this long running conflict. Miranda Alison of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies provides an insight into the history of the conflict and examines whether a resolution is likely in the near future. Length: 23 minutes
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What Soviet Medicine Teaches Us
The audio version of the Mises Daily article for June 22, 2012. [15:17] Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

RES.CD-001 Leadership and Empowerment: Resources from Graduate Women at MIT (GWAMIT) (MIT)
Graduate Women at MIT (GWAMIT) is an institute-wide, student-led group founded in 2009. Its mission is to promote the personal and professional development of MIT's graduate women. GWAMIT welcomes all members of the MIT community, including men. This OCW site features selected videos from the two conferences GWAMIT runs each academic year: a Leadership Conference in the fall and an Empowerment Conference in the spring. It also provides a list of related readings and other resources.
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Brainstorming! by the Imagination Movers
While this video is mainly for young children, it adequately explains the first step of the writing process, brainstorming, in a way that is fun and easily remembered.  With lyrics like "there's no bad ideas when your brainstorming," even young, reluctant writers will enjoy this step. (0:55) 
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Piramides - Kijkwijzers : Les bewegingsopvoeding
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Piramides maken in groepjes d.m.v. kijkwijzers. Hierbij kunnen de leerlingen zelfstandig werken in groepjes, onder het toezicht van de leerkracht.


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Presentation by Deborah Green - Director of Marketing.
International Representatives Conference: Presentation by Deborah Green - Director of Marketing. The aim of the conference was to allow our international agents to experience a flavour of our academic offering and student experience, through meeting our staff and students and visiting our facilities and city, so they can better advise international students considering undertaking a course at Leeds Met University. Representatives from countries including Bangladesh, China, Cyprus, Nepal, Sri L
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Science Bulletins: How Old is "Old"?
The human population in the U.S. and Canada is getting older—meaning that the proportion of elderly people is growing year by year. By 2050, researchers have projected, a third of the population of these countries will be 60 years old and older. This could pose a strain on socioeconomic systems such as healthcare, retirement benefits, and social security. An international group of researchers publishing in the journal Nature has proposed a new measure of "old age." Projections using the met
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International Political Economy Debate - Part Two
A Politics and International Studies department debate on IPE with Mark Blyth, Shirin M Rai, Dr Matthew Watson and Dr Jeffrey Chwieroth.
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17.554 Political Economy of Latin America (MIT)
This class explores the politics of economic reform in Latin America. Topics addressed include: Dependency, Development, and Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism; The Political Consequences of Market-Oriented Reform in Venezuela; The Mexican Peso Crisis; Transitions from Authoritarian Rule in the Southern Cone; Civil-Military Relations; Limits of Democratization; Parties and Elections in Latin America; Religion, Political Mobilization, and Civil Society; and Revolution.
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17.556 Political Economy of Development (MIT)
This course examines theoretical and empirical approaches to understanding the process of late development. Topics include the role of the state in alleviating or exacerbating poverty, the politics of industrial policy and planning and the relationship between institutional change and growth. How over the past century have some of the world's poorest nations achieved wealth? How have others remained mired in poverty? What are the social consequences for alternative strategies of development?
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Mass Murder of Novo-Moskovsk Jews -- Part 1
Natalia Levchenko, who was born in 1929 in Novo-Moskovsk and was living there during the war years, testifies how the Jews from Novo-Moskovsk were collected by the Germans and local policemen on March 24-26, 1942 under the pretext that they would be sent to Palestine. Their personal belongings and valuables were confiscated; some of the Jews was taken by boat across the Samara River to the murder site there. For more information: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/murderSite.asp?s
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