Powell Lecture 2011: Part I
The W. Allan Powell Lectureship in Chemistry has been held annually since 1988 and is hosted by the University of Richmond and the Virginia Section of the ACS. The Powell Lectureship was established to honor Dr. W. Allan Powell who served the University for 34 years, 23 of which he chaired the chemistry department. Harry B. Gray is the Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and the founding director of the Beckman Institute at the California Institute of Technology. After graduate study and r
Lead and Manage organisational system, physical and financial resources: ACE School Management and L
This module examines the structures, systems and processes that should be established in order for a school to be effective. The expectation of all stakeholders in the school environment is that an effective school will be able to provide an education of progressively higher quality for all learners. The premise of this module is that effective education is built upon, and grounded in, policies, principles and values. The acts, regulations and policies of national and provincial governments have
Trench Warfare (1:14)
Although best known for its role in the long slog of World War I, trench warfare actually got its start on the battlefields of the American Civil War. Students will learn how new weapons and technology played a part in both its development and destruction is the essence of this two minute video.
Why coordination, not standardisation, is the key to successful offshoring
Phanish Puranam, Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management, explains that what really matters in the success of offshoring is coordination and links to onshore processes
Great Images in NASA: Simulated Van Allen Belts
This simulated image of the Van Allen Belts is part of the Great Images in NASA (GRIN) library, a collection of JPEG images which is browseable by subject, NASA center (Goddard, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, etc.), or by keyword. Links to other parts of the GRIN website are included.
Build a LabVIEW subVI to establish frame sync on a bitstream containing a standard preamble plus message, and then return the message portion of the bitstream.
Energetics of an Aquatic Ecosystem
This activity is meant to give students an understanding of aquatic ecosystems and the processes and concepts that they are composed of and to give students a feel for how ecosystems affect the larger community.
How to Multiply Fractions
How to Multiply Fractions in Algebra - this tutorial will show you how to multiply and divide fractions in algebra. This brief clip is clear and easy to understand. (01:43)
Fashion & Politics in Postcolonial Argentina
Regina Root discusses her new book "Couture and Consensus: Fashion and Politics in Postcolonial Argentina" (University of Minnesota Press, 2010). Speaker Biography: Regina A. Root is associate professor of Hispanic Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and a core faculty member of the Environmental Science and Policy and the Global Studies programs at the College of William and Mary. She is the editor of The Latin American Fashion Reader (Berg Publishers, 2005).
European Heart Journal - My Cardio Interview: Patrick Serruys & Ulf Landmesser on drug scaffolds
Patrick Serruys in conversation with Ulf Landmesser: Biodegradable drug eluting scaffold - the 4th revolution
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Metamorphosis: Stories of Change
The goal of this activity is for students to learn how to tell a story in order to make a complex topic (such as global warming or ozone holes) easier for a reader to grasp. Students realize that the narrative impulse underlies even scientific and technical writing and gain a better understanding of the role of myth as a "science" of imagination that helps us to gain insight into human motivation.
In order for people belonging to different race, nationalities, corporations to co-exist, knowledge of each others'culture, customs and regulations is essential. In this lecture, we will look into international co-existence using each lecturer's personal experiences, national/international issues and overseas ventures of some companies, as examples for discussion.
Civilización Lengua C (inglés)
Comprender que un idioma en todos sus aspectos constituye tanto un reflejo como la visión del mundo —la manera de codificar la realidad— de una cultura concreta. Identificar las principales manifestaciones socioculturales de la civilización angloamericana. Comprender y analizar algunos de los principales hechos históricos, las ideas políticas y religiosas, los valores sociales, y las mentalidades en general del mundo anglosajón. Conocer diversas tradiciones culturales, buscar sus simili
What Do Bread and Beer Have in Common?
Students are presented with information that will allow them to recognize that yeasts are unicellular organisms that are useful to humans. In fact, their usefulness is derived from the contrast between the way yeast cells and human cells respire. Specifically, while animal cells derive energy from the combination of oxygen and glucose and produce water and carbon dioxide as by-products, yeasts respire without oxygen. Instead, yeasts break glucose down and produce alcohol and carbon dioxide as th
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Abnormal: Tone - Heel to Ear
This baby's tone is low enough that the heel can almost be drawn up to the level of the ear. The heel in a normal baby would only come to mid chest. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
This patient education program discusses menopause including the signs and symptoms, and ways to cope with them. It also reviews the anatomy of the female reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, the role of estrogen, and the benefits and risks of hormone supplements. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
This patient education program explains arrhythmia including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.