David Brooks on The Social Animal
In a lecture entitled How Success Happens, New York Times columnist and author, David Brooks, draws from the research in his latest book The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character and Achievement. His lecture was delivered at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Careers - Commercial Awareness
Listen to four graduate recruiters explain what commercial awareness is and how they assess it during the recruitment and selection process. Contributions from Google, Sainsbury's, Mercer and dunnhumby.
Fiji Banded Iguana Courting, Mating, and Laying Eggs
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a female and male Fiji Banded iguana courting and mating. Students will get to see close up views of the female Fiji Banded Iguana laying eggs. The Fiji banded iguana is a spectacularly beautiful, large, emerald-green lizard named for the highly distinctive, broad, vertical blue to light green stripes on the body and tail of males. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between
Bears Basketball Highlights: Jan 15, 2012
Highlights from the Missouri State Men's Basketball game vs Evansville on January 15, 2012.
Students learn a simple technique for quantifying the amount of photosynthesis that occurs in a given period of time, using a common water plant (Elodea). They can use this technique to compare the amounts of photosynthesis that occur under conditions of low and high light levels. Before they begin the experiment, however, students must come up with a well-worded hypothesis to be tested. After running the experiment, students pool their data to get a large sample size, determine the measures of
ROM hackers, translators, and Japanese Games
http://concordia.ca/pcs | http://concordia.ca/now Concordia communications professor Mia Consalvo discusses her research into the community of fan translators who exist on the fringes of the global video game industry. Consalvo will present her discussion, Unintended Travel: ROM Hackers and Fan Translations of Japanese Videogames, at the President's Conference Series, a three-day event that will take place from February 4 to February 6, 2012. The fifth edition of the President's Conference
Nicole Krüger - die berufliche Chatterin der ZBW
By: ZBW Dieses Interview ist das erste in unserer neuen Reihe "ZBW Report". In lockerer Folge berichten hier Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der ZBW über ihre interessante Arbeit.
What is a Research University?
What's unique about a public research University? Here's your answer.
Chapter 43 - Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
19:53 Video- Teachers are advised to review content.
Chapter 43: Results. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
Anna Vignoles - 'Parents' skills and children's cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes'
Anna Vignoles from the Institute of Education speaks to Saskia Walcott about her paper 'Parents' skills and children's cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes', presented at the CMPO conference 'Early life interventions and intergenerational mobility' in October 2011. Previous research has suggested a positive intergenerational relationship between a parent's childhood cognitive skill level and their own children's skill levels. Yet we also know that individuals' skill levels change during childhoo
7.2 Graphing Equations
Foundations in Leadership Tantasqua
Máquinas Eléctricas (2011)
Los contenidos de la asignatura de Grado de los Recursos Mineros y de Grado de los Recursos Energéticos de 2º Curso “Máquinas Eléctricas”, tratan de dotar al alumno de los conocimientos indicados en el programa de la asignatura, como son: Conocimiento de los Aspectos Generales de las distintas Máquinas Eléctricas, así como su funcionamiento, control y normativa al respecto: tales como, Transformadores, Máquina asíncrona, Máquina síncrona, para su mejor utilización y aprovechamie
Southern California Swell Model
The Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) created the Southern and Central Swell Model experiments for those with a general interest in oceanography. After learning how the model works, users can view several up-to-date graphics illustrating regional and detailed swell heights on maps and plots. Although acknowledging possible errors, the website provides three day forecasts for coastal waves, tides, and swell heights. The Frequently Asked Questions link provides sufficient information on how
Dividing Polynomials Using Synthetic Division
Polynomials can be divided by using either long division or synthetic division to arrive at an answer. This video explains how synthetic division can be used to divide polynomials when the degree in the divisor is equal to 1 and if the coefficient of the variable in the divisor is equal to 1. (3:36)
The decision process in the financial services industry
Munir Nanji is exploring how board members conceptualise independence and project objectivity in order to successfully govern. Findings have led to the next stage of his research, which will look more closely at Asian family-run boards from the Chair's perspective.
Revitalising urban rivers, hot conservation topics
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Richard Hollingham goes to the River Wandle in south-west London to find out how scientific research is helping to revitalise this heavily-used river; later he goes to Cambridge to hear about some of the hottest conservation topics for 2012.
Difference Quotients - Problem 3 of 3
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to calculate and simplify a difference quotient that involves a radical function. (2:27)
PMAD Mel Zabel
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell Guest; Mel Zabel, facebook.com/melzabel
Genocide and War: The Holocaust as a War Goal or an Obstacle to Victory
An excerpt from Prof. Omer Bartov's lecture "Genocide and War: The Holocaust as a War Goal or an Obstacle to Victory" presented at Yad Vashem during the symposium marking 70 years since the Wansee Conference: "The Organization of the Mass Murder of the Jews and Its Significance"