Up Close, Part 2
In the fast pace of our daily lives we may overlook details which, collectively, create a stunning backdrop for all that happens within the Harvard. Hundreds of historic volumes stand as individual works of art inside Houghton and Widener libraries.
Mentoring at the Allston EdPortal
Arboretum: Winter Tree Tour
In the fast pace of our daily lives we may overlook the details that, collectively, create a stunning backdrop for all that happens within the University. See the inner workings of Harvard's pianos up close, while enjoying a melodic feast for the ears.
USAWC Birthday and Alumni Recognition
Retired Gen. Gordon R. Sullivan, Class of 1978, retired Gen. Donn A. Starry, Class of 1966, and Dr. Lewis (Bob) Sorley, Class of 1973, received outstanding alumnus awards from Maj. Gen. Gregg Martin, USAWC commandant, during the celebration of the 109th birthday of the Army War College. The Army War College mission is to develop strategic leaders for a lifetime and these three were selected for exemplifying the USAWC spirit.
Business Applications of Mobile Computing
This module will address the impact on business practices and corporate information systems of mobile technology. It will examine a range of opportunities in the context of business value, and use appropriate methods and techniques to assess the contribution of mobile technology to the value mix. This IMS package was created using the freely available software Reload, the index HTML file also contains hyperlinks to all documents for naviagation outside of a VLE.
Petrology Activities and Examples Collection
This collection, from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series, features educational resources useful for teaching undergraduate igneous and metamorphic petrology courses. The collection includes lab exercises, classroom activities, problem sets and more.
In Other Words
The cost of modern speech is paid in verbs as America trades eloquence for speed. Historian Cathy Hellier explains the change.
Caring for the Mentally Ill
Williamsburg's Public Hospital was the first facility for the treatment of the mentally ill in British North America.
Solving Proportions Using Shapes
This video demonstrates how shapes can be used to solve proportions. Three examples are provided where the narrators briefly describe the steps to solve each problem. (1:28)
Requirements Capture: Using UML Use Cases
Requirements Capture: Using UML Use Cases - David Millard and Yvonne Howard Keywords:software engineering
Global Differences in SCRM Practices
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Inaugural Lecture Prof Nick Frost - Assessing Modern British Childhood: research, policy and practic
This lecture explored the contemporary policy agenda for children and young people living in England. The major focus of the lecture was on the relationship between the state and modern childhood. The lecture then moved on to examine the state of contemporary British childhood. A series of recent research and policy reports have suggested that British children inhabit a world that compares negatively to children in otherwise comparable societies. Childhood and youth are also a high profile and
Talk About the North Franco Bianchini
Cities on the Edge? Issues in culture-led urban regeneration and the cultural politics of geographical peripherality - Liverpool, Marseille and Naples
Prof. Rachael Dixey Inaugural Lecture - Health, Social Justice & Access to Learning
The Faculty of Health's Professor Rachael Dixey delivered her inaugural lecture in the iconic Rose Bowl. The lecture 'Health, Social Justice and Access to Learning' considered the relationships globally between health inequalities and education, exploring ideas of education as liberatory and empowering, and consequently how this impacts on the politics of health. Professor Dixey is the head of Health Promotion at Leeds Met. She has a lifelong interest in Africa, doing PhD research in the 1970s
First Lady of Virginia
Lady Dunmore’s ease and grace are among Lord Dunmore’s most valuable political assets. Interpreter Corrine Dame reflects on the lady who delighted the colony.
Political pressure and personal bias have hounded American journalists since the first newspapers were printed. Interpreter Dennis Watson talks about the Virginia Gazette.
Foreign tools and family treasures came to America like stowaways in immigrants' baggage. Trish Balderson retraces migration's story through museum objects.
Religion in the Colonies
The story of religious freedom is one that continues to unfold. Bob Doares explains the genealogy of worship in America.
Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
The Will of the People
What did the founders really intend for our democracy? Political Science Professor Quentin Kidd talks about how the government was built and how Americans have adapted it.