06.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der deutsche Literaturnobelpreisträger Günter Grass hat Anfeindungen nach der Veröffentlichung seines Israel-kritischen Gedichts zurückgewiesen. Zugleich konstatierte er, dass in einem demokratischen Land wie Deutschland, in dem Pressefreiheit herrsche, eine gewisse Gleichschaltung der Meinung im Vordergrund stehe. In mehreren Interviews sagte de
Open Classroom - 4/4/12 #5 Q&A
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 4/4/12: Food and Health: The Obesity Epidemic Lectures: Katy Tucker - Professor of Health Sciences and Director, Boston Puerto Rican Health Study Richard Daynard - Professor of Law and Director, Public Health Advocacy Institute, Northeastern University Alan Meyers - Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public
Check out the new Windows Phones! Today we announced the pricing and availability of two highly anticipated new Windows Phones, the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Take a look at what the new Windows Phones have to offer...
Today we announced the pricing and availability of two highly anticipated new Windows Phones, the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Take a look at what the new Windows Phones have to offer...
Hewitt, Meijer and Szyperski: The Actor Model (everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9. We'll begin with these Expert
At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9. We'll begin with these Expert
The role of cause and effect in education as a social science
This paper is intended as a stimulus to discussion on the nature of cause:effect models, and their role in educational research. It is clearly not intended to be definitive. Nor is it based on new evidence. It considers in turn models based on no causation at all, models based on causation alongside other explanatory processes, models based solely on causation, and variations of the latter. Among these are purportedly weaker forms of causation, including Granger causation, social determinants, a
Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Nixon: Eisenhower vs. Truman
In this video clip, Vice President Richard Nixon compares the growth that the nation experienced under the Eisenhower Administration to the growth under the Truman Administration. In summary, Nixon explains that statistically there was more growth under Eisenhower. (1:21)
Dew in the Morning -Why it Happens
This cartoon uses simple illustrations and examples to help explain what morning dew is. Some key vocabulary words include: dense, condensation, and dew drops. (01:41)
UTMC Physician Dr. Raymond Bourey Speaks on Insomnia
ABC 13's Diane Larson shares information about treatments for insomnia, including hormone therapies used by Dr. Raymond Bourey, a UTMC physician in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He also serves as medical director of the Regional Center for Sleep Medicine.
Sword-Billed Hummingbird--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Sword-Billed Hummingbirds. Students will enjoy the close up views of this amazing bird as it feeds from flowers in its natural habitat. The Sword-billed Hummingbird is found in the Andes Mountains and its bill is up to 4 inches in length and has a bill which is longer than its body. This enables it to feed on flowers with long corollas. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections be
Mountain Hare in Snowy Habitat
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Mountain Hares in a snowy habitat. Students will enjoy the close up views of these amazing creatures. The Mountain Hare has a lighter build than the brown hare, and is easily distinguished by its tail, which is completely white throughout the year, whereas in the brown hare the tail has a black upper surface. The ears are tipped with black, and the coat is brown in summer, turning white during winter. This is a great resource to help bui
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Article :: The Hidden Power of Photoshop Blend Modes: General Techniques
This excerpt from The Hidden Power of Photoshop Blend Modes familiarizes you with the basics of blend modes.
The Trading System in Crisis: The Threat from Proliferating Preferences
Preferential trading arrangements are becoming increasingly popular among the nations of the world. But are they a positive development? In the Fourth H W Arndt Memorial Lecture – presented by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and the ANU College of Business and Economics – Professor Jagdish Bhagwati argues that bilateral, sub-regional and regional free trade agreements, and the granting of one-way preferences to developing countries of choice, are crea
Horse Uses Treadmill Under Penn Vet Supervision
Located on 678 acres of scenic rural land in Kennett Square, Pa., the New Bolton Center provides education, treatment, and scientific research into the welfare of large food, farm, and athletic animals. It is home to one of the largest and most respected equine surgical and treatment facilities in the nation. At the Center, racehorses, show horses, work horses, and pet horses receive routine, emergency, and intensive veterinary care that ranges from sports medicine and reproductive services to
International review of environmental and resource economics
IRERE publishes articles covering environmental and resource economics. Abstracts are available in PDF format, as is a sample online issue of the journal. Full text access is available to subscribing institutions. Students should check whether their university/institution is a subscriber.
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Literary Festival 2013: Art in Conflict [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pat Barker | Moving from the Slade School of Art to Queen Mary's Hospital, where surgery and art intersect in the rebuilding of the shattered faces of the wounded, Pat Barker’s latest novel Toby's Room is a riveting drama of identity, damage, intimacy and loss. This event will explore art’s responsibility to war, and the links between art, literature, science and history. Pat Barker was born in Thornaby-on-Tees in 1943. She was educated at LSE and has been a teacher of history an
I Like Elephants - where they live
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