Open Classroom: Demography is Destiny 03-16-11 #1
Open Classroom Series 03-16-11 Demography is Destiny Will Demographics Bankrupt Massachusetts? John Sarvey
Clemson University Environmental Teach-In: Solutions for the Next Decade - Commission Report
Clemson students, faculty and staff focused on the environment during the Clemson University Environmental Teach-In: Solutions for the Next Decade on Tuesday, Feb. 22. "Sustainability involves every human on the planet and impacts students in every major," said student Gabriel Fair, co-president of Students for Environmental Action and chairman of the teach-in planning committee. "We want students and faculty across campus to engage in dialogue on environmental stewardship and sustainability th
IDS350 Gardens of California Session 9 03/21/11.wmv
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Rethinking Grade Retention and Academic Redshirting: Helping School Administrators Make Sense of Wha
Bret Range, Kelli Dougan, John Pijanowski
In this article, the authors discuss two interventions deployed to remediate low performing students. The first is grade level retention in which a st
Learn about the Lighthouse of Alexandria
Learn about the lighthouse of Alexandria in this short video. The lighthouse was located in Alexandria, Egypt, and was destroyed by an earthquake in the fourteenth century. (01:02)
OECD at 50, Better Policies for Better Lives: Growth, Skills and Jobs
Now in its 50th year, the OECD has established itself as the leading international economic organisation for socio-economic analysis, best practice policy based on peer review, benchmarking and internationally comparable indicators and statistics. Its achievements have made a major contribution to both economic development within its membership and global economic issues. Bringing together business, think–tanks, academia, government and the media, the seminar will address the economic challeng
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline
How to Make a Panopto Recording Offline - Adam Warren Keywords:Panopto
Inside Tahrir Square
Greek journalist Iason Athanasiadis is no stranger to uprisings in oppressed nations, having covered Iran’s Green revolution (and been jailed for his work). So it was not even a close call for him to ditch the margaritas during a brief respite in San Antonio, as news in Cairo “acquired an extraordinary force.” He offers a rem
Michelle Tuveson, Executive Director of the Centre for Risk Studies based at Cambridge Judge Business School, explains why there will have to be changes in risk modelling going forward. The next generation of catastrophe models, she says, will need to be holistic with a greater level of sophistication in areas of assessing threats systematically by reviewing the science and evidence base for threats.
Tom Malone: New technologies change essence of organizations
MIT Sloan Executive Education professor Tom Malone discusses how new new technologies can change the essence of organizations by communicating information and helping to make decisions. Learn more about professor Tom Malone.
J R R Tolkien: Medievalist and Mythmaker
These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.
A Pig Worth Saving
The Ossabaw Hog shares its unique genetic legacy with visitors to Colonial Williamsburg's Great Hopes Plantation. Historic Farmer Wayne Randolph talks about the rare breed.
Topografía y Cartografía
El objetivo general de la asignatura es conseguir que el alumno adquiera conocimientos específicos en Topografía y Cartografía, para que pueda desarrollar ese perfil profesional. Concretamente, se tratará de desarrollar capacidades de lectura e interpretación de mapas, realización de levantamientos y replanteos, deslindes, mediciones, etc.; y despertar un espíritu práctico y analítico para la gestión de este tipo de datos y proyectos. PAPEL DE LA ASIGNATURA DENTRO DEL BLOQUE FORMATIV
Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Colombia U. Special Advisor to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Global Initiatives Presents: "Is There a Path to Sustainable Development- and Can the World Get on It?"
Deborah Stevenson: Six Months
Deborah Stevenson delivers her poem 'Six Months' to the audience at the launch of the Nottingham University Samworth Academy's Writer in Residence programme. If you want to find out more about the programme check out the website http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/education/prospective/undergraduate/creative-professional-writing/students.aspx
PMAD Kurt Schwengel
People Make A Difference with Danny Brassell o3/21/11 Guest: Kurt Schwengel
Dr. Jill Mauldin- Physician Profile
Video profile on Maternal/Fetal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Jill Mauldin. Her areas of special interest include gestational diabetes and VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). She talks about the importance of educating and engaging women to take care of their health during pregnancy and why it's important to choose a practice that offers all aspects of prenatal care.
Dr. Chris Streck- Physician Profile.
Meet Pediatric Surgeon, Dr. Chris Streck. He talks about his areas of special interest including cancer surgery, complex congenital problems and common issues such as hernia surgery. He discusses why it's important to offer care and support to both children and their families, and why the MUSC's Children's Hospital is so special.