Supply Chain Management Key Challenges
Professor Martin Christopher focuses on the major supply chain challenges that face managers in these uncertain and turbulent times. As Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Logistics at Cranfield School of Management in the UK, he is widely recognised as a leader in his field. He delves into three main areas of vital strategic importance: 1. Why supply chain management has become so critical today; 2. The major challenges over the next decade which will impact the supply chain; 3. How Marketing
Wall St. calmer as G20 pledges support
Sept. 23 - There was a slightly positive bias in early Wall Street trading as investors hope the world's central bankers will step in to save the global economy. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Qin Shi Huangdi
A student created four minute video created using music. You can mute the sound and still have an encyclopedia type presentation. Covers the many achievements of this Chinese leader.
"Introduction to Music Composition, Fall 2009"
" Through a progressive series of composition projects, students investigate the sonic organization of musical works and performances, focusing on fundamental questions of unity and variety. Aesthetic issues are considered in the pragmatic context of the instructions that composers provide to achieve a desired musical result, whether these instructions are notated in prose, as graphic images, or in symbolic notation. No formal training is required; this version of the class is a general elective
Particles break the speed of light
Sept. 23 - International scientists make breakthrough discovery as sub-atomic particles are found to be quicker than the speed of light. Sunita Rappai reports.
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
Eléments de probabilités
Ressource d'auto-formation sur les probabilités appliquées aux domaines des télécommunications (conception de système et exploitation de réseau).
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Agriculture (Farming Animals)
Working in Hotel Food Service
This selection contains an interview with a woman who has worked in the hotel industry ( food service) for twenty years. She describes her daily duties and pros/cons of the job. ( 2:54)
Wit's Last Stake
Eighteenth-century farce delights 21st-century audiences. Todd Norris describes timeless comic themes.
The Code Duello
Rules and ceremony govern this gentlemen's contest. Mark Schneider describes the Code Duello.
Donation creates new SFU Hellenic Studies centre
A $7-million donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will establish Simon Fraser University as one of the premier locations for the study of Greek history, culture, and language outside of Greece. SFU's new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies will offer expanded Hellenic academic programming. This includes an undergraduate program for Greek, Balkan, and Middle East studies, a joint history/humanities major in Greek language, literature and culture, and graduate program
The Energy of Music
Students are introduced to sound energy concepts and how engineers use sound energy. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, students examine how we know sound exists by listening to and seeing sound waves. They learn to describe sound in terms of its pitch, volume and frequency. They explore how sound waves move through liquids, solids and gases. They also identify the different pitches and frequencies, and create high- and low-pitch sound waves.
"The Marbury Lens" by Andrew Smith--Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video for The Marbury Lens, a young adult novel by Andrew Smith. The Marbury lens is a suspense thriller and fantasy novel that begins when sixteen-year-old Jack gets drunk and is in the wrong place at the wrong time. He is kidnapped. He escapes, narrowly. The only person he tells is his best friend, Conner. When they arrive in London as planned for summer break, a stranger hands Jack a pair of glasses. Through the lenses, he sees another world called Marbury. There
Why study the Didache?
In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Professor Thomas O’Loughlin argues that a single, short, first-century Christian text, known as the Didache (‘the training’) can provide a valuable window into the lives of the earliest Christian communities and enhance our reading of their better known writings such as the gospels.
Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
Fighting for Sirte
Oct. 1 - Heavy fighting in Sirte as Libya's interim government plans to call two-day truce to allow civilians to flee. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of October 9, 2011
A new documentary "What Love Is" chronicles the lives of 50 women participating in the Duke Pathfinders cancer care program. Duke Law School faculty preview consequential cases set to be heard by the Supreme Court. And, the Duke Translational Medicine Institute has a new clinical trial to address drug addiction.
Valpo Campus Overview
This video provides an overview of Valparaiso University which enrolls about 4,000 students from most states and more than 50 countries, constituting an international, interconnected community. Valpo offers five colleges for undergraduates — the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Business Administration, College of Nursing, and Christ College (honors college) — as well as graduate studies and a law school. Valparaiso University is an independent Lutheran instit