LRA Event Part 3: Ida Sawyer
Human Rights Watch researcher, Ida Sawyer, describes some of the atrocities she witnessed and studied in central Africa. Footage from Duru by Ida Sawyer. To see more on the LRA, visit: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-hunt-africas-most-wanted
Lower Intermediate Lesson S3 #19 - You’re Not the Object of My Spanish Affection
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! In today’s workplace, we have to be very careful about what we do at work, or else we can expect some harsh Spanish words or even harsher disciplinary action. Even so, the temptation to surf the Internet and watch the latest Spanish music video or to write status updates in Spanish [...]
Casey Anthony verdict was to be expected
Meghan Ryan, an assistant professor in SMU's Dedman School of Law, told Fox 4 News Tuesday the trial of Casey Anthony was a challenging one for the prosecution and that the not guilty verdict was not a surprise.
This unit of competency focuses on providing learners with the skills and knowledge required to arrange and present merchandise in the store. It includes the setting up and maintenance of displays and lebelling and pricing of stock.
Delivery for you – Accepting and processing orders
Learners step through the stages of accepting and processing deliveries in a retail store. The activities address checking documents and checking and receiving deliveries.
Access and Interpret Product Information
This learning object contains information and activities on a range of tourism products including air, coach, rail and ferry travel and package tours.
Source and Provide Destination Information Advice
This learning object contains information and activities on world destinations. Includes where and how to access this type of information.
Provide Accommodation and Reception Services
This learning object contains informationand activities on performing reception duties in a hotel. Includes pre-arrival checks, welcoming guests and organising guest departure.
BCG's Hal Sirkin on 'Globality' and the New Two-way Street of Global Business
According to Hal Sirkin, senior partner and managing director at The Boston Consulting Group, The age of globalization is over. In its place is a new reality that Sirkin and BCG colleagues Jim Hemerling and Arindam Bhattacharya define in their recently published book, GLOBALITY: Competing with Everyone from Everywhere for Everything. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Sirkin describes how rapidly developing economies like India and China have changed global business from a one-way street be
Bloodshed in Iraq
A car bomb explodes northeast of Baghdad on the same day Iraqi security forces say they foiled a plot to bomb the French embassy in Baghdad. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
123: How to make friends and gain influence … by losing employees
Fighting to attract and retain the best talent is still important but letting employees go, even in good times, is also beneficial, says a research team led by INSEAD faculty Andrew Shipilov and Frederic Godart.
Lukashenko sworn in amid controversy
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko is sworn in for a fourth term in office after winning a December election by a landslide.
LRA Event Part 2: Marcus Bleasdale
Remarks and slideshow from photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale. Images by Marcus Bleasdale. To see more on the LRA, visit: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-hunt-africas-most-wanted
Facebook raises $1.5 bln
Summary of business headlines: Facebook raises $1.5 billion; Hu heads home with high U.S. marks; GE profits up, but Bank of America posts loss; Dow streak: eight winning weeks.
LRA Event Part 4: Joe Bavier
Journalist Joe Bavier discusses the need to explain the crimes of the LRA to the world. To see more on the LRA, visit: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-hunt-africas-most-wanted
Ex-Vivendi CEO found guilty
A Paris court delivers a guilty verdict in the trial of Jean-Marie Messier, former CEO of the media conglomerate Vivendi.
Sci-fi inspires Augmented Reality
A virtual vision of the Berlin wall, a digital representation of the World Trade Center and a magical augmented reality tour of Beatles landmarks are among the 'Layars' drawing attention to a technology called Augmented Reality.
American Revolution - Cartoon Overview
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to help explain the events during the Revolutionary War. Some key vocabulary terms and names include: Lexington, Paul Revere, Samual Prescott, Midnight Ride, Minutemen, Second Continental Congress, George Washington, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Declaration of Independence, Saratoga, Benedict Arnold, Benjamin Franklin, Valley Forge, John Paul Jones, guerrilla warfare, Yorktown, and Lord Cornwallis. Run time 04
Spain's trashiest hotel turns heads
Madrid's newest hotel is unlikely to receive many recommendations from top travel guides, but it is making tourists stop and take notice.