The Global Chaos of Love
In the global age there are increasing numbers of long-distance relationships, bi-national couples, marriage migrants, foreign domestic workers and fertility tourists. What are their common characteristics? Ulrich Beck is the British Journal of Sociology LSE Centennial Professor.
Community Language tutors Methodology session Feb 2011 - PPT
Community Language tutors Methodology session Feb 2011 - PPT.
The Future of Finance
In his keynote address, Robert Merton chooses not to focus on the financial crisis. It is clear to him there were “fools and knaves,” as well as “many structural elements that would have happened even if people were well behaved and well informed” -- risks are simply “embedded in our systems.” Instead, Merton explores how
FACES: Air Conditioning Applied Technology
A non-traditional Del Mar College student shares details about his decision to change careers and pursue his goal of becoming a self-employed air-conditioning contractor.
President Bruininks testifies at the House Higher Education Committee
University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks spoke to the Minnesota House of Representatives Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee on Feb. 22, 2011, testifying on the impact of proposed budget cuts on the university and its students. Learn more at supporttheu.umn.edu. To read Bruininks' remarks (PDF), visit: http://z.umn.edu/bruininksremarks . View his full testimony here: http://youtu.be/vbQuvIiRV0I
International Trade: Theory and Policy
International Trade: Theory and Policy is built on Steve Suranovic’s belief that to understand the international economy, students need to learn how economic models are applied to real world problems. It is true what they say, that “economists do it with models.” That’s because economic models provide insights about the world that are simply not obtainable solely by discussion of the issues. International Trade: Theory and Policy presents a variety of international trade models includi
Graphene field effect transistors with high on/off current ratio and large transport band gap at roo
Graphene field effect transistors with high on/off current ratio and large transport band gap at room temperature
In this class, students learn about physics principles by examining the physics responsible for producing music with electronic stringed instruments, while building, testing, and playing their own electric guitar. Students will design their own Guitar bodies, construct their own pick-ups, assemble their own guitars, tune them using a chromatic tuner, and use them to play a simple song. While the instructions here give enough detail that an independent learner could construct their own guitar, pl
Commonwealth Honors College
UMass Amherst partners with WGBY to create and deliver new knowledge and education. Students gain unprecedented experience and have real world impact through class work, faculty mentoring, and research opportunities that change lives forever.
President Bruininks: Full testimony before Minnesota House, 2/22/11
FULL VERSION - University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks spoke to the Minnesota House of Representatives Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee on Feb. 22, 2011, testifying on the impact of proposed budget cuts on the university and its students. To read Bruininks' full remarks (PDF), visit: http://z.umn.edu/bruininksremarks
University of Minnesota snowball fight - 2011
University of Minnesota students gathered on the mall Friday for a good old fashioned snow ball fight. The event was organized entirely by students and Goldy even showed up to launch a few snowballs.
Cajun Brown Roux with the World's Premier Culinary College
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2011/02/cajun-brown-roux.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school instructor Brannon Soileau demonstrates how to prepare Cajun Brown Roux. For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
Auburn University's GPS mapping of coastal utilities to aid hurricane recoveries
Auburn University researchers and students are mapping thousands of utility meters, valves and fire hydrants along Alabama's Gulf Coast -- a project that will help communities recover quicker after hurricanes. Walking along streets and beaches, they have covered 90 miles and recorded more than 12,000 utility points in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, typing in the locations on advanced GPS units. http://www.auburn.edu
GoNU.TV Pregame Interview with Matt Janning - February 25, 2011
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Introduction to Psychology
When you teach Introduction to Psychology, do you find it difficult – much harder than teaching classes in statistics or research methods? Do you easily give a lecture on the sympathetic nervous system, a lecture on Piaget, and a lecture on social cognition, but struggle with linking these topics together for the student? Do you feel like you are presenting a laundry list of research findings rather than an integrated set of principles and knowledge? Have you wondered how to ensure your course
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Klartext handlar i dag om att EU vill undersöka om det går att straffa Frankrike för att de har utvisat många EU-medborgare från folkgruppen romerna. Vi berättar också om fusk med pengar i Göteborg. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
The Many Uses of Pi
This video talks about what pi is, how to calculate pi, where pi is found, and fun facts / activities with pi. March 14 is Pi Day. Manly graphics.
Politics in 60 seconds. Party whips
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on the role of the party whips. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Notting
Politics in 60 seconds. Lowering the voting age
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on voting at 16. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Nottingham. He is an e
Investigating the German language
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This 10 credit module will look at some of the ways in which German has been developing in recent years. In particular, we will look at variation and change in sentence structure; ways in which new modes of communication (such as texting, chat rooms and other forms of internet communication) are influencing language use; and the use of particles (little words like doch, mal, scho