Five Pressing Challenges for Doctoral Education
Chris M. Golde speaks on Five Pressing Challenges for Doctoral Education at the Johns Hopkins University Conference on the Future of Ph.D. Education on October 25, 2011
U.S. shoppers making a comeback
Nov. 11 - The mood of the American consumer rose to a five-month high in early November, a welcomed sign as retailers prepare to start the holiday shopping season earlier than ever. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Rick Perry's debate stumble
Nov. 12 - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, already facing an uphill struggle to mount a comeback, made a difficult situation worse on Wednesday night by forgetting one of the three government agencies that he has repeatedly said he would eliminate if elected president.
3 Great iPad apps for Teachers and Students Here are a few more apps you might want to give youself or students a c
Here are a few more apps you might want to give youself or students a c
Inventions of War - Silly Puddy (2:32)
For decades, American children have loved Silly Putty; however, the
orgins of this rubber-like substance date back to a time when the U.S.
faced a major crisis.This video shows how this invention went from an idea to replace rubber to a toy.
Documentary about Peabody College airs on NPT Nov. 3
Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of education and human development celebrated its 225th anniversary last year. A new documentary on Nashville Public Television will celebrate that milestone. Paying the Debt: A History of Vanderbilt Peabody College airs at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, on NPT. Narrated by Tony Award-winning actor Brian Dennehy (Broadway’s Death of a Salesman,keep reading »
Holocaust Lecture Series: Isaac Nehama
Watch video of Isaac Nehama speaking at the 2011 Holocaust Lecture Series. Isaac Nehama, a Holocaust survivor from Greece, recounts his experiences as a traditional Sephardic Jew. When German troops began to occupy the area in 1943, Nehma fled to Thessaly. Most of his other family members went into hiding. Nehama returned to Athens in 1994 andkeep reading »
Fr. John Jenkins
Fr. John Jenkins
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Using research to enhance professionalism in further education (FE)
This project aims to understand the relationship between the changing professionalism and research in the further education sector. It also aims to identify ways of using research for the advancement of professional practice within FE. In order to understand the ways in which research is or is not utilised to inform professional practice in the sector it has been necessary to explore and deepen understanding of professional identities and practice in FE. To this end existing research into FE has
Calculus Pruis MA133 11/10/11
Calculus from Novemeber 10, 2011
Shanghai singles ready to mingle
Nov. 14 - An official matchmaking event held in Shanghai, one day after China's Singles' Day, attracts 10,000 singles looking to fall in love. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Actividad Física para la Salud (2011)
Está ampliamente demostrado que la actividad física habitual y adaptada a las posibilidades del individuo mejora la salud bio-psico-social, mientras que el sedentarismo es un factor de riesgo de enfermedades cardiovasculares, metabólicas, etc. Sin embargo, la adquisición de este hábito es una tarea compleja que requiere del análisis y comprensión de diversas variables cualitativas y cuantitativas tanto a nivel físico como psico-social, las cuales se analizan y estudian en esta asignatur
Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
Irish PM offers debt crisis advice
Nov 16 - During a visit to Germany, Irish PM Enda Kenny says the ECB should be the "ultimate backstop" to prevent euro zone contagion. Kirsty Basset reports.
How to Reduce the File Size of a pdf Using ColorSync Utility
Reduce the file size of pdf files using the Apple ColorSync Utility in Mac OS X. You no longer need to use any online file reduction or Adobe products. (02:11)
Leon Fleisher: 2011 National Book Festival
Pianist Leon Fleisher appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: In what The New York Times calls "a candid and lively memoir," world-renowned pianist Leon Fleisher frankly discusses how his thoughts turned to suicide when, in 1965, his left hand became crippled by a disease that was not diagnosed until 1991. During that interval, unwilling to concede defeat, he immersed himself in the left-handed piano repertory and also became a conductor. By 1995, he was again able to pla
Empirical Research Methods
Regression analysis is an enormously popular and powerful tool, used ubiquitously in the social and behavioral sciences. Most courses on the subject immediately dive into the mathematical aspects of the subject and illustrate the technique on problems that are already highly structured. As a result, most students come away with little idea of the wide range of problems to which regression analysis can be applied and how to represent those problems in a way that cleverly utilizes readily availabl
This website from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention features a comprehensive collection of information about malaria. Featured topics include the biology of the disease, methods of control and prevention, diagnosis, epidemiology, the history of malaria in the US and abroad, and recent and archived statistics on the geographic distribution of Malaria around the world.
Revolution and Counter-revolution in the Arab World [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Gilles Kepel | From the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings to their suppression in Bahrain and Syria; from civil war in Yemen and Libya to the challenges arising from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict – what are the prospects for the Arab revolt(s)? Gilles Kepel is professor and chair, Middle East and Mediterranean Studies, at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po).