Global Calls for Economic Justice: the potential of Islamic finance [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mukhtar Hussain, Professor Volker Nienhaus | It is felt that conventional financial systems have failed and should be replaced, or supplemented, by more ethical banking and socially responsible finance. Can Islamic Finance, as a system with a strong religious background and moral framework, satisfy this hope? Mukhtar Hussain is chief executive officer at HSBC Malaysia. Volker Nienhaus is visiting professor, University of Reading.
15.311 Organizational Processes (MIT)
Organizational Processes enhances students' ability to take effective action in complex organizational settings by providing the analytic tools needed to analyze, manage, and lead the organizations of the future. Emphasis is placed on the importance of the organizational context in influencing which individual styles and skills are effective. The subject centers on three complementary perspectives, or "lenses", on an organization: political, cultural, and strategic design. Students enrolled
30. Climate Sensitivity and Human Population
The Atmosphere, the Ocean and Environmental Change (GG 140) Climate sensitivity is defined as either the temperature change resulting from a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration or the temperature change resulting from a 1W/m2 increase in radiative forcing. There are several different climate sensitivities that take into account different feedbacks in the climate system. The simplest climate sensitivity is black body sensitivity, which does not account for any feedbacks but gi
FISH DISSECTION VIDEO 2
Video #2 Perch Dissection
Obama, the Tea Party, and the future of American Politics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Theda Skocpol | What happened to Obama's "new New Deal"? Why did his achievements enrage opponents more than they satisfied supporters? How has the Tea Party's ascendance reshaped American politics? Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University.
De herfst : Werkbundel bij een boswandeling Met deze werkbundel kunnen de kinderen van de tweede graad in groepjes aan de slag in het bos. Enkele verschillende doe-opdrachten hierbij zijn:
Met deze werkbundel kunnen de kinderen van de tweede graad in groepjes aan de slag in het bos.
Enkele verschillende doe-opdrachten hierbij zijn:
Common Shore Crab Egg Mass and Larvae Being Released
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Shore Crab egg mass and lots of tiny larvae being released. As its name suggests, the common shore crab is one of the most common crabs on the British shore. This species is usually dark green in color, although young individuals may have whitish blotches. The carapace of the common shore crab is wider than it is long, and the first pair of walking limbs ('pereopods') have pincers. This is a great resource to
Learn The Basics to Subtracting Fractions
John Zimmerman from www.tabletclass.com explains how to subtract fractions. The instructor uses computer software to illustrate his points and feels that math students in middle school and basic math should find the lesson helpful. The two examples used in this video are 3/5-1/5 and 4 1/2- 2 2/3. (06:55)
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April 1945 The situation in post-war Europe including the allied occupation of Germany, demobilization, the Nuremburg trials and the genesis of the Cold War. The episode concludes with summations about the ultimate costs and consequences of the war. Interviewees include Charles Bohlen, Stephen Ambrose, Lord Avon, Lord Mountbatten and Noble Frankland.
If men define situations as real, they are real in their consequences: the maxim of the 'self fulfilling prophecy'. Forecasts that are sufficiently believed, cause people to act in ways that make the prediction come true. Forecasts about the economy can have this self-fulfilling character. Prognostications of popular media commentators on the economy form a large part of the basis of everyone's beliefs about future economic circumstances; if 2009 turns out to be a dreadful year for the economy,
http://concordia.ca/headlines Concordia biology professor Vladimir Titorenko was conducting research on chemicals with the potential to interrupt aging, when he happened upon one that selectively kills off cancer cells. Titorenko and endocrinologist Thomas Sanderson discuss their research into the cancer-fighting qualities of licotholic acid.
Learn about the properties of a triangle in this "Cyberchase" clip. (2:38)
Sept. 23 - Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista tells Reuters' Chrystia Freeland that if the United States wants to keep more jobs onshore, consumers need to buy more goods made America... even if it means paying a higher price.
La asignatura tiene como objetivo la adquisición de una competencia comunicativa en lengua inglesa dentro del nivel B1 del Marco común europeo de referencia para las lenguas, según el cual "se adquiere cuando el estudiante es capaz de comprender los puntos principales de textos claros y en lengua estándar si tratan sobre cuestiones que le son conocidas, ya sea en situaciones de trabajo, de estudio o de ocio; cuando sabe desenvolverse en la mayor parte de las situaciones que pueden surgir dur
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This 3:34 long video shows one example of how a library is using technology to remake the library to help youth use its services in a new way. It provides many examples of what can be done including checking out cameras and the use of volunteers.
This lesson uses a "real-life" example of going clothes shopping during a sale to show students how to find percent of a number. A detailed example is worked and explaineds step-by-step on an interactive board. ( 8:39)
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World War II: Occupation Of Germany - part 5/5
Green shoots of recovery, anyone?
A new weapon in cancer research
Billionaire Batista to U.S.: Make it in America
Remixing Libraries—New Teen Space Integrates Digital with Books
Math Made Easy: Working With Percents
A Day In the Life of a Manhattan Engineering Student