Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Ice
By: nsf The science that makes ice slippery also makes the Olympic Winter Games possible. But exactly what makes ice slippery? Ken Golden, a mathematician at the University of Utah, explains how the unique surface of ice makes the slide and glide of winter sports possible. Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn
Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Autism Symptoms & Treatments : Diagnosing Autism
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. There are some tests that a doctor can do, a nine month old who doesn’t know his name or doesn’t understand the word “no.” The most diagnosis of autism happens in the second year of life, often at 15 – 24 months, the test is known as the MCHAT. The pediatrician should be doing some testing at the wellness exams. If initial exams raise some concern, then the child will need to see a psychologi
Exploring the secondary transfer of gifted and talented pupils
In my research I am endeavouring to investigate the experiences of academically gifted children transferring from primary to secondary school. This involves examining the policy context of the national, regional and local arenas, the ways in which pupils experience this provision within their classrooms, and the influence of their home environment. One cohort of children will be tracked longitudinally from Year 5 into Year 8 in two contrastive areas, Bristol and Cardiff. An ethnographic case
Idioms in ASL - You Crack Me Up
English idioms are presented in American Sign Language through skits that demonstrate the meaning of the idiom. A project from Kentucky School for the Deaf. *Open captioned for hearing students. (0:50)
Conversations on Quality Slideshow Video slideshow of the Conversations on Quality Symposium, January 24-24, 2012.
Video slideshow of the Conversations on Quality Symposium, January 24-24, 2012.
Why Smart People Do Stupid Things
Speaker, Trainer and Consultant Patrick Kuhse talks Nov. 3, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management Ethics Day. http://www.thunderbird.edu
11.945 Springfield Studio (MIT)
The Springfield Studio is a practicum course that focuses on the economic, programmatic and social renewal of an urban community in Springfield, Massachusetts by combining classroom work with an applied class project. The course content covers the areas of neighborhood economic development and the related analysis and planning tools used to understand and assess urban conditions from an economic and community development perspective.
POMP Seminar Series 5
Vectors of Looking: Reflections on the Luftwaffe's aerial survey of Warsaw, 1944. Ella Chmielewska (Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh) . Discussants: John Beck (Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster). Convenor: Mikołaj Kunicki (St Antony’s College, Oxford).
POMP Seminar Series 6
From Kochanowski to Huelle and Beyond: Translating Polish Literature Before and After 1989. Panel session Presenters: Antonia Lloyd-Jones, (UK Translators Association, Mentor for BCLT), Ursula Phillips (Honorary Research Associate of UCL SSEES). George Gömöri (University of Cambridge). Chair: Jan Fellerer (Wolfson College, Oxford).
21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology.
21F.013 Out of Ground Zero: Catastrophe and Memory (MIT)
Within twenty-four hours of the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 politicians, artists, and cultural critics had begun to ask how to memorialize the deaths of thousands of people. This question persists today, but it can also be countered with another: is building a monument the best way to commemorate that moment in history? What might other discourses, media, and art forms offer in such a project of collective memory? How can these cultural formations help us to assess the
Bill Browder, a leading global shareholder-rights activist and an outspoken fighter for improved corporate governance in Russia, asks can the bear be tamed
15.676 Work, Employment, and Industrial Relations Theory (MIT)
This seminar will cover the multi-disciplinary theoretical and empirical foundations of research on work, employment, labor markets, and industrial relations. We begin by tracing the historical development of theory and research in the field, paying special attention to how the normative premises, concepts, and methodological traditions of industrial relations compare to those of other disciplines that contribute to the study of work and employment relations. Then we will review a number of curr
COOL! Place Value
A great educational video to use in a math class showing place value in standard form, expanded form and word form. Several examples are provided using computer animation. Run time 03:37.
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Literacy practices as resources for learning: issues of identity, multimodality and fluidity
The current phase of the project focuses on 32 courses and four students on each of those courses in a range of curriculum areas in four Further Education colleges. Our aim in this phase is to research the interface between the literacy practices which might lead students to success on these courses, and the literacy practices in other domains of their lives. We will focus on four key aspects of the conceptual framework which underlies the research: 1. The concept of ‘literacy practices’,
Women in Finance: Lenses on Successful Careers in the Financial Services Industry
October 3, 2012: The demands and expectations of the financial industry can be intimidating. How do women succeed and find their place as leaders of global financial institutions? In such uncertain financial times, how does one achieve a work-life balance while advancing her career? Why should women find the financial sector appealing and what opportunities exist for them there? What types of finance careers are possible for someone with a business degree? Dr. Nancy Bagranoff, Dean of the Robins
All About Astrology : The Sign Virgo in Astrology
Virgo is an analytical and skeptical sign, get expert tips and advice on astrology, sun signs, and the zodiac in this video.
Defrag: Remotely Supporting Windows RT, Moving Program Files Folder, Office x86 or x64 and more | Th Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments fo
Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments fo