ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
"Why I Went to Iraq…Three Years Later"
A talk by Noriaki Imai, student environmental and peace activist. At 18 years of age, Noriaki Imai traveled to Iraq to study the effects of depleted uranium on Iraqi children. While in Iraq, he was taken hostage and threatened to be killed unless Japan withdrew its troops from Iraq. Fortunately, he was released alive, but when he returned
12.540 Principles of the Global Positioning System (MIT)
The aim of this course is to introduce the principles of the Global Positioning System and to demonstrate its application to various aspects of Earth Sciences. The specific content of the course depends each year on the interests of the students in the class. In some cases, the class interests are towards the geophysical applications of GPS and we concentrate on high precision (millimeter level) positioning on regional and global scales. In other cases, the interests have been more toward engine
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
Discrete Random Variables: Summary of the Discrete Probability Functions
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a review of the binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson probability distribution functions and their properties.
ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (3:35)
Convective Cloud Systems
The transfer of energy between Earth's surface and the atmosphere causes all weather. Energy can be transferred through three main processes: convection, conduction, and radiation. This video adapted from the Atmospheric Radiation Program explains the differences between tropical convective cloud systems formed over land and those formed over oceans. (1:09)
Do Lectures: Nature as a Mentor
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of Allen, and imagining a world empowered by Nature’s genius.CEO of the Biomimicry 3.8 group. These speeches light a fire in your belly to go and Do your thing, your passion, the thing that sits in the back of your head each day, just waiting, and waiting for you to follow your heart. (21:17)
Compost Office (Interactive)
Yard and food wastes make up nearly one-third of the waste stream in the United States, most of which gets put in landfills or incinerated. Did you know that by simply combining some basic elements — organic waste, soil, water, and air — you can create ideal conditions for recycling these wastes naturally? This interactive activity from Keep America Beautiful, Inc. details what composting is and the roles that soil microbes, oxygen, and moisture play in this process. A game challenge
30.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Angesichts der Haftbedingungen für die ukrainische Ex-Regierungschefin Julia Timoschenko erhöhen deutsche Politiker weiter den Druck auf die Führung in Kiew. Als erstes Kabinettsmitglied sprach sich Bundesumweltminister Norbert Röttgen gegen Politiker-Besuche bei der Fußball-Europameisterschaft in der Ukraine aus. Es müsse verhindert werden, das
Upper Beginner #9 - What Time is Curfew at the Japanese Game Arcade?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re rushing to pick up your little brother from the Japanese game arcade you left him in while you did a bit of shopping. You arrive right on time to collect him as the game arcade curfew starts, but he’s nowhere to be seen. You wonder if your Japanese is good [...]
Sam Huntington's New Hampshire
In this video about New Hampshire, Sam Huntington talks about common New Hampshire slang such as wicked, how they have the best maple syrup, and how the best and worst things about New Hampshire are its seasons. (2:17)
The Challenges of Engaged Development in Brazil: Homage to Albert Hirschman and Oscar Niemeyer [Audi
Speaker(s): João Carlos Ferraz | An overarching sense of uncertainty prevails in the second decade of the 21st century, as dramatic changes sweep most aspects of life in every corner of the planet. This lecture will attempt to discuss the constitutive elements of the uncertainties we live with and their associated challenges. These should compose the boundaries of the debate about what development is, or should be, in the 21st century. The recent economic, social and political evolution of Braz
LC iPad High School
WSU studies how interactive tech excites special education students, teacher
Little Jack, fair-haired and bespectacled, stares intently at a learning game on the large video screen in front of him. He rolls his wheelchair forward and touches a colorful cartoon car - to the everlasting delight of his teacher, Megan Itani. For more about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=31661&TypeID=1
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Republics in History [The Decline of the American Republic (1955)] During the last 20 years America has suffered a succession of social and economic dislocations, including a great depression and a great war. We have been so absorbed in these difficulties that we have lost sig
[The Decline of the American Republic (1955)]
During the last 20 years America has suffered a succession of social and economic dislocations, including a great depression and a great war. We have been so absorbed in these difficulties that we have lost sig