Seminar for Chinese Educators at Yad Vashem
Yad Vashem's first-ever seminar for Chinese educators was held in October 2010 at the International School for Holocaust Studies. The two week seminar, generously supported by the Adelson Family Foundation and coordinated with the invaluable assistance of Prof. Glen Timmermans of Macau University (himself an International School graduate), was attended by 22 educators hailing from mainland China -- Shanghai, Beijing, Shang Dong, Nanjing and Kaifeng -- as well as the Chinese territories of Macau
History of Transportation: How Railroads Affect Culture Change
The building of the railroads and the workers who built them are discussed as well as the inventions that made them safer. Technology is discussed such as streamlining and speed are shown with good images. This is a good video for students to see how transportation can impact society and create new opportunities. Having photos of locomotives though time would help the students understand some of the material better.
Japan eyes for vending machine gold
Japan, selling everything from fresh fruit to used lingerie in its vending machines, is mining a precious new market - gold.
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 20–Consonants ल and व
This is a continuation of the series covering the very basics of Hindi. At the bottom of this lesson are links to the previous lessons. If you are already studying [...]
The week ahead: January 26th 2011
Unrest continues in Egypt, Myanmar's parliament convenes, the African Union holds a summit and it's Groundhog Day in America
Baconsthorpe Castle K011521 BACONSTHORPE CASTLE, Norfolk. View of inner gatehouse curtain wall and moat from the west.
BACONSTHORPE CASTLE, Norfolk. View of inner gatehouse curtain wall and moat from the west.
Women In Bioinformatics Seminar Series Documentary Trailer
A series of speakers sharing their ground breaking science and their journeys as women in a predominantly male subject area.
Participatory Design for Developing Web Services Supporting Learning in Communities of Practice: the
The paper aims at showing how Participatory Design contributes to the understanding of learning processes related to Communities of Practice (CoPs) and, at the same time, to the design and implementation of Web Services to support organisational and individual learning in CoPs. This research builds on the European PALETTE project.
A biography of her books with insights into her life and how she came to be a writer.
Prof. Dr. Stefano Cavazza: Rezensieren in Italien: Erfahrungen und Überlegungen
Tagung "Wissenschaftskommunikation im digitalen Zeitalter" (21.01.2011, Historisches Kolleg, München)