New biodiversity and conservation web resources for Caribbean Islands
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Corporate Environmental Responsibility: The Legacy of Bhopal
Symposium presenters included playwright Rahul Varma, Illinois State faculty and staff presenters Joan Brehm, Sociology and Anthropology, The Value of Watersheds; Dale Fitzgibbons, Management and Quantitative Methods, Bhopal: The Consequences of Maximizing Profit; Tom Bierma, Health Sciences, Path to Prevention: The EH&S Response to Bhopal; Do-Yong Park, Curriculum and Instruction, Bhopal's Lessons to Act out in Environmental Education; and Enid Cardinal, Office of Sustainability, Corporate Soci
PSA-No Smoking Game
This short, student produced video is a great teaching resource to use as a discussion starter for topics such as bad habits, unhealthy choices, and/or lung cancer. This is appropriate for upper middle/high school students. It is short and to the point that smoking is harmful. (0:30)
Faith and Social Justice
Bill Moyers talks to Cornel West, Serene Jones, and Gary Dorrien for a fresh take on what our core ethics and values as a society say about America's politics, policy, and the challenges of balancing capitalism and democracy. And, why are America's food banks suffering shortages? Find out what you can do to help.
endpoint.tv - WCF Web HTTP (REST) Test Tool Preview The other day, I walked by the office where our team members from Shanghai work while in Redmond and I ran into Leo Shum, a test lead on the new WCF Web HTTP (REST) Test Tool. On this episode, Leo joins me in the studio to show you how this new tool works. Though it's not yet shipping, we definitely want to know what you think and how we can make it better. So take a look and let us know! Ron Jacobs
The other day, I walked by the office where our team members from Shanghai work while in Redmond and I ran into Leo Shum, a test lead on the new WCF Web HTTP (REST) Test Tool. On this episode, Leo joins me in the studio to show you how this new tool works. Though it's not yet shipping, we definitely want to know what you think and how we can make it better. So take a look and let us know!
17.03.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. TOKIO: Zur Abwendung eines Super-GAUs sind in Japan neue Bemühungen angelaufen, die außer Kontrolle geratenen Reaktoren des Atomkraftwerks Fukushima I zu kühlen. In einem Wettlauf gegen die Zeit warfen Militärhubschrauber tonnenschwere Wasserladungen über der Anlage ab. Ingenieure arbeiteten mit Hochdruck da
Ideas, Free and Unfree: A Book Commentary [Against Intellectual Monopoly • By Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine • Cambridge University Press, 2010 • 306 pages]
[Against Intellectual Monopoly • By Michele Boldrin and David K. Levine • Cambridge University Press, 2010 • 306 pages]
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?"
Four times the fun
http://now.concordia.ca Mechanical and Industrial PhD student Iman Sadeghzadeh demonstrates the Quanser Qball-X4 -- first quadrotor helicopter to be used in a classroom for teaching purposes.