11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning (MIT)
This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in non-Western countries. The issues covered by the course include state intervention, governance, law and institutions in development, privatization, participatory planning, decentralization, poverty, urban-rural linkages, corruption and civil service reform, trade and outsourcing and labor standards, post-conflict development and the role of aid in development.
Depression Treatment's Quiet Revolution
Researchers from UNSW's School of Psychiatry and The Black Dog Institute are trialling ketamine in people with severe depression. The recreational drug and anaesthetic is providing almost instant relief from symptoms, offering fresh hope of a quick new way to manage the illness at its worst.
Absolute Beginner S2 #12 - Writing a Spanish Letter to a Friend
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You had a late night last night because you were out partying with friends in Spain. It is now early afternoon, and you can hardly stay awake at your job. Thank goodness for Spanish working hours, because you plan to take full advantage of that long lunch break today. In this lesson, [...]
History of Ramadan
Ramadan is the most holy time of year for Islam. They show their love to Allah through personal sacrifice and self discipline. In the ninth month of the Islamic year, all Muslims fast for the entire month. This video shows how it is celebrated and where. (02:53)
The Getting Sorted project at Leeds Metropolitan.
The Getting Sorted Enterprise Unit specialises in participatory research with children and young people with type 1 diabetes, their families and healthcare professionals. The aim of this is to develop, influence and enhance service redesign and service improvement in the UK. Our vision is to enable young people with a long-term condition to achieve their optimal health through combined research and enterprise. We work with young people, their families and professionals to deliver a high quality
The Bottom Line - Looking Back: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops
A world-renowned expert on the ecological impacts and management of genetically engineered crops, University of Arizona professor Yves Carrière presented the findings of a recent National Academy of Sciences report on the sustainability impacts of genetically engineered crops in the United States. He also discussed the scientific record from the global use of herbicide- and insect-resistant crops, which were designed to reduce the use of pesticides, improve yields and provide economic benefits
(Spanish Version) Patients Whose First Episode of Bleeding Occurs While Taking...
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Juan G. Abraldes discusses his manuscript "Patients Whose First Episode of Bleeding Occurs While Taking a β-Blocker Have High Long-term Risks of Rebleeding and Death." To view the print version of this abstract go to http://bit.ly/KXtG7o. The content of this video has not been verified by a native speaker of the language being spoken. This video abstract is also available on this channel in English: http://www.scivee.tv/node/48555
Clinicians Poorly Assess Health Literacy Related Readiness for Transition to Adult...
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Jeannie S. Huang discusses her manuscript "Clinicians Poorly Assess Health Literacy--Related Readiness for Transition to Adult Care in Adolescents With Inflammatory Bowel Disease." To view the print version of this abstract go to http://bit.ly/Kjbo1u.
Elimination Diet Effectively Treats Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Adults...
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Nirmala Gonsalves discusses her manuscript "Elimination Diet Effectively Treats Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Adults; Food Reintroduction Identifies Causative Factors." To view the print version of this abstract go to bit.ly/KMgg19.
Effects of an online personal health record on medication accuracy and safety: A cluster-randomized
By: Jamia Presented by Jeffrey L. Schnipper
An Introduction to Midas for Secure Data Sharing
By: ucsd_idash Presented by Patrick Reynolds
03.02 Visual Assignment
Why study Law at University if I want to become a lawyer?
If you are thinking that you might eventually wish to pursue a career as a lawyer, whether a solicitor or a barrister, there are two different ways of getting the necessary qualifications. One is to study any subject at University other than Law, then do a one-year Law conversion course and finally complete the relevant vocational course to become a solicitor or a barrister. The other route is to study Law at University, typically for three years, and then take the relevant vocational course. G
USAWC Class of 2012 Seminar 10
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USAWC Class of 2012 Seminar 11
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1.3.5 Diagrams for further analysis and quantitative model building To gain further understanding of the connectivity in a situation, a multiple cause diagram can be converted into a
sign graph by indicating whether the cause has a positive effect or a negative effect by adding the respective signs. Not all multiple cause diagrams lend themselves to this treatment as you need much greater knowledge of the situation to be able to be sure about the causal chains in a situation and the effects they are likely to have. Sign graphs are particularly useful
To gain further understanding of the connectivity in a situation, a multiple cause diagram can be converted into a sign graph by indicating whether the cause has a positive effect or a negative effect by adding the respective signs. Not all multiple cause diagrams lend themselves to this treatment as you need much greater knowledge of the situation to be able to be sure about the causal chains in a situation and the effects they are likely to have. Sign graphs are particularly useful
Checking the Surf
This lesson introduces the concepts of wavelength and amplitude in transverse waves. In the associated activity, students will use ropes and their bodies to investigate different wavelengths and amplitudes.
Dance: One Minute Dance Lesson
People create dance performances in different ways all over the world. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of dance. Explore different types of dance such as Salsa, Russian, Ballet, Jazz, Modern and Tango.