ECU Homecoming 2011
East Carolina Homecoming 2011
Using Social Science to Improve the World
A "Duke Idea" conversation in Los Angeles, Calif., between President Richard H. Brodhead and Dan Ariely Ph.D.'98, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics. Learn more at http://www.thedukeidea.com.
Body in pieces: saving medical collections (UCL)
Conservator Paul Bates (UCL Pathology Collection/ NHS Royal Free Hospital) has been saving and maintaining medical teaching collections from UCL's partner hospitals for 36 years. Now with the help of Dr Antony Hudek (UCL Mellon Fellow) and Jayne Dunn (UCL Head of Collections Management), Paul's years of hard work are paying off. UCL is re-evaluating how to house and display the collection, and the Victorian plaster casts were the subject of a UCL exhibition, The Body in Pieces. Further informat
Spanish Alphabet Song~Lyrics
This is a video that teaches how to say the alphabet in spanish. It also includes the lyrics. (The word 'school' is spelled incorrectly.) (03:54)
Plow that Broke the Plains
This short acclaimed 1935 documentary shows the Great Plains at the time of the Great Depression and how they were reduced to what became known as the Dust Bowl. The video begins with a great description of the plains. (26min)
Who Are the People of America?
This 1953 video explains how the United States came to be a diversely populated nation. (10min)
6.776 High Speed Communication Circuits (MIT)
6.776 covers circuit level design issues of high speed communication systems, with primary focus being placed on wireless and broadband data link applications. Specific circuit topics include transmission lines, high speed and low noise amplifiers, VCO's, mixers, power amps, high speed digital circuits, and frequency synthesizers. In addition to learning analysis skills for the above items, students will gain a significant amount of experience in simulating RF circuits in SPICE and also building
Because We Are Equal to the Task
U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth speaks at a Library program on the experiences of people with disabilities. Speaker Biography: Tammy Duckworth is a U.S. Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2013. Speaker Biography: Karen A. Keninger is the Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at the Library of Congress. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6237
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Mexican mariachis assemble en masse
Nov. 23 - Hundreds of mariachi musicians gather in a Mexico City square to celebrate their patron saint Cecilia. Elly Park reports.
World Cup Special - David Beckham and footballing icons
Dr Andrew Parker discusses the role of the World Cup in producing sporting icons and talks about the case of David Beckham's transition from national disgrace to international superstar. Length: 17 min
London Zoo counts its creatures
Jan. 5 - Counting the animals two by two means it's time to take stock at the London Zoo. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
"The consumption model cannot be sustained"
Nov. 13 - The global economic crisis shows that the developed world's reliance on debt and consumption to propel their economies will no longer work, S. Gopalakrishnan tells Chrystia Freeland. The executive Co-Chairman of Infosys, a global IT company, says income levels in the West will fall.
"Rajat Gupta is my friend"
Nov. 13 - Rajat Gupta, the former Goldman Sachs director indicted on insider trading charges, has done "so many good things," says Rahul Bajaj, chairman of a major Indian automaker. Hear the view of a long-time friend.
Plagiarism is Good
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Expedition 29 Welcomes Three New Crewmates
The Soyuz TMA-22 spacecraft carrying NASA astronaut Dan Burbank and Russian cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Anatoly Ivanishin docked to the International Space Station's Poisk mini-research module at 12:24 a.m. EST Wednesday. After the hatches between Soyuz and station were opened at 2:39 a.m., Expedition 29 Commander Mike Fossum of NASA and Flight Engineers Satoshi Furukawa of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov welcomed the new flight engineers aboard for
Using the Second Derivative Test - Problem 1
This video is a continuation and explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. In this example, the maximum volume of an open-top box is determined when given the amount of material available to use for constructing the box. (7:00)
During this three-minute video, the viewer will learn about simple probability using marbles.
Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapy of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
The module contains the following levels: Defining Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Precipitating Factors of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure ADHF Pathophysiology Evaluating ADHF via the Forrester Classification System Evaluating ADHF via the Clinical Severity Classification System Lab Parameters and Other Diagnostic Tests Goals of ADHF Therapy Introduction to ADHF Treatment Class Effects Catecholamine-like Agents in ADHF Dosing Dopamine for ADHF Dosing Effects Drug Properties Treatment Consid