Climate Change and the Australian Reform Agenda
This lecture is the ninth annual Sir Leslie Melville Lecture presented by the Australian National University. The introduction of an emissions trading scheme in Australia constitutes a significant economic reform. Unlike other key reforms with such a broad impact across the economy, there has not been a broad consensus within the economics profession on the merits of this reform or the general approach to how it should be implemented. In part this is due to the complex and multidimensional natur
ArchiDATA: A Hypermedia Tool for Architecture
Design is a cooperative activity at several levels. At one level, clients, architects, financiers, and construction engineers and contractors, all play important roles in creating the design for the building. At another level, the design team may contain architects, interior and landscape designers, lighting experts, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning experts, etc. At a third level, individual architects cooperate with computer-based design tools in creating portions of a complex design.
11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)
The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the clas
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Market Pulse: A sigh of relief in Rome after bond auction
Sept. 27 - Italy's bond auction is a relative success - the amount sold is more than planned, and yields fall. But BofA Merrill Lynch's John Wraith urges caution on Italy, and Spain
"Nico & Lola" written by Meggan Hill---Book Trailer
Watch the adorable trailer for Nico & Lola, the new picture book about kindness, written by Meggan Hill. In this cute story, a boy learns lessons from his new dog friend, Lola, on how to be kind. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (1:19)
Moving beyond inclusivity
Dr. April Hill, biology, presented "Moving beyond inclusivity: How can we retain more underrepresented students in STEM disciplines?"
Brainstorming! by the Imagination Movers
While this video is mainly for young children, it adequately explains the first step of the writing process, brainstorming, in a way that is fun and easily remembered. With lyrics like "there's no bad ideas when your brainstorming," even young, reluctant writers will enjoy this step. (0:55)
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
Darwin Payne describes reporting the Kennedy assassination
Darwin Payne, who was a reporter for The Dallas Times Herald when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963, describes his experiences covering the story and learning about the film by Abraham Zapruder. He later taught communications at Southern Methodist University and is now a professor emeritus.
Andrew J. Bacevich
Is an imperial presidency destroying what America stands for? Bill Moyers sits down with history and international relations expert and former US Army Colonel Andrew J. Bacevich who identifies three major problems facing our democracy: the crises of economy, government and militarism, and calls for a redefinition of the American way of life. "Because of this preoccupation with the presidency," says Bacevich, "the president has become what we have instead of genuine politics, instead of genuine
Middle Class Squeeze
With celebrations set to kick off in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, the JOURNAl travels to Colorado where tough economic times are hitting suburban communities. And, BIll MOYERS JOURNAl talks to bloggers and activists in China. Will they be heard through the Olympic roar? Then, as the Olympics are set to close, Bill Moyers interviews Philip Pan, foreign correspondent and former Beijing bureau chief for THE WASHINGTON POST, on how the emerging economic power of China looks from
Optellen en aftrekken tot negen : Domino Met dit dominospel kunnen leerlingen het optellen en aftrekken tot negen inoefenen.
Met dit dominospel kunnen leerlingen het optellen en aftrekken tot negen inoefenen.
Madeleine Weber uses cut-out animation to tell this tale of a ringmaster with multiple talents. This is a final year project for Madeleine who studied in UNSW Australia's School of Arts and Media. In 2014 our You Tube channel will be running a dedicated animation program. To subscribe click here: http://www.youtube.com/unsw To find out more about studying at UNSW's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: http:// https://sam.arts.unsw.edu.au/
Beginner S6 #24 - Partying in a Japanese Haunted House
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get to the golf course at the Japanese country club, you’re about to drive your ball off the first tee when you notice a few menacing clouds rolling in. It looks like it’s going to start storming within the hour. Your golf partner mentions in Japanese that he thinks [...]
La asignatura de Termodinámica Aplicada pertenece a la materia de Ingeniería Energética. Después de cursar esta asignatura los alumnos deberán alcanzar un conocimiento de los conceptos elementales de la Termodinámica. Deberán ser capaces de aplicar los conocimientos básicos de la profesión relacionados con el análisis de sistemas térmicos y energéticos, es la base a utilizar para el desarrollo de otras competencias dentro del campo de la ingeniería térmica en la industria. Se fomen
El conocimiento y uso del método científico y sus valores se consideran de vital importancia para que el Ingeniero desarrolle su actividad profesional con el rigor adecuado.En este contexto, la asignatura de Física II se plantea como una introducción a los conceptos y leyes básicas para la descripción de la óptica, las ondas y las interacciones electromagnéticas. Este bagaje es imprescindible a la hora de afrontar las competencias que se exigirán al futuro profesional en cursos superior
Roubini Diagnoses Euro Zone
Nov. 12 - Global economist Nouriel Roubini addresses the euro zone's problems and offers his ideas on what could happen next.
Video: Austerity and Indebted citizenship – an interview in Teatro Valle
Indebted citizenship – an interview with David Harvey in Teatro Valle Andrea Mura Open Democracy 24 February 2014
2012 Homecoming Queen
Courtney Pearson, Ole Miss 2012 Homecoming Queen, talks about being the first African-American elected to the title and what being Queen means to her. Video by Mary Stanton.