Dr. Andrew Johnson explains what academic writing is and is not giving examples of both. The narrator teaches that academic writing uses a formal tone, transmits ideas without appealing to emotion, and is concise. (02:35)
DECISION-MAKING and PROBLEM SOLVING
Welcome to Decision-Making and Problem Solving, one of the series of 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
Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
Jesse Owens Berlin Olympics Interview
Jesse Owens was interviewed after the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This was copied from a vintage film, so the film is a little grainy and the sound quality could be better. (02:57)
When Bosses Do Harm
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professors Kannan Ramaswamy and Bill Youngdahl talk about the "hindrance trap" that catches many leaders. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Fall 2012 Graduate School Orientation
The Graduate School held its annual Orientation and Information Fair for all incoming graduate students on Wednesday, August 08. This was an opportunity for students to learn about key components of their graduate education experience from Dean Grasso, members of the Graduate School staff, and representatives of key campus units. More than 30 organizations were represented at the Information Fair to share information and answer questions. More than 900 students attended the event.
Lindbergh Honored for New York-Paris Flight
In this video clip, on June 11, 1927, President Calvin Coolidge presented Col. Charles Lindbergh with the first Distinguished Flying Cross medal for his solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean. At the presentation ceremony, President Coolidge gives opening remarks before Lindbergh's acceptance speech. (2:20)
Yojijukugo #15 - Passionate Japanese?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com. There are a bunch of Japanese phrases you need to know. You just don’t know you need them yet! Here are a few examples. Can you talk about being passionate about something or self-absorbed? Can you talk about working closely with others, collaborating? The Japanese phrases for these topics are not [...]
Income and Expenditure Views of GDP - Khan Academy
The instructor looks at a simple model of an economy. (04:49)
Directional Dependent Limits
An introduction into directionally dependent limits. This lecture explains how to find positive and negative limits using the table method. Animated graphics on white board. The explanation is clear and understandable.Brought to you by http://www.Free-Academy.com
Breakingviews: German split helps Draghi
Aug. 28 - ECB President, Mario Draghi, has an ally in Angela Merkel while the Bundesbank opposes his plan to restart buying sovereign debt, says Reuters Breakingviews
This Day in History January 3: Noriega Surrenders to U.S.
On this day in 1990, Panama's General Manuel Antonio Noriega, after holing up for 10 days at the Vatican embassy in Panama City, surrenders to U.S. military troops to face charges of drug trafficking. Also on this day, NASA’s Mars rover Spirit touched down on the Red planet. (1:00)
Investigation of Aliasing Effects
This lab investigates the effect of aliasing.
Fotografie zo Slovenska - Levoča
Fotografie zo Slovenska - Levoča.
Reuters Today: Moody's piles pressure on ECB's Draghi
As attention centres on Thursday's crucial ECB policy meeting, ratings agency Moody's ratchets up the temperature, changing its outlook on the European Union's Aaa rating to negative.
The Yarn: Laura Esnaola
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One Minute Arch March | University of St. Thomas
On Sept. 4, 2012 the University of St. Thomas class of 2016 was welcomed by the campus community at the 12th annual March Through the Arches. Members of this year's freshman class gathered on Summit Avenue, passed through the Arches and were met with applause from administrators, faculty, staff and upperclassmen as they made their way to Schoenecker Area for the interfaith blessing for the new school year. There are 1,460 students in this year's incoming class. Among them are 37 international s
Designing a generic career studies module
This module has been designed in order to model the process of course construction in career studies. It is not intended to be treated prescriptively. The process of curriculum construction is a creative and imaginative activity that involves carefully selecting certain topics and not others. It is this process of creative judgement that the material below is designed to model and support.
ISS Update: Flight Surgeon Keeps Astronauts Healthy
NASA Public Affairs Officer Amiko Kauderer talks with NASA Medical Flight Officer Steve Gilmore about the role of a flight surgeon in tracking astronaut health and coordinating crew medical experiments before, during and after spaceflight. Flight surgeons are involved in all phases of a human spaceflight mission, including walking the crew members through the process of becoming medically cleared for flight, coordinating the medical experiments the astronauts perform aboard the station, mainta