While many accounts have focused on the victims of state repression, this unique volume docu
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall.
The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors.
The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
The Future of EU Enlargement [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dimitar Bechev, Lawrence Meredith, John Peet, Professor Robert Cooper | Enlargement is widely hailed as the EU’s most successful policy, largely responsible for the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy first in Southern Europe, then in Central and Eastern Europe after the end of the Cold War. Yet forty years after the first enlargement, which saw the UK join the European Community, confidence in the European project seems to be at an all-time low. From enlargement f
Advanced Audio Blog S4 #1 - Famous Japanese Author Natsume Soseki
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re at a loss: you’ve read everything you brought with you to Japan, and now you think your Japanese language skills are ready for some true Japanese literature. The books you’re studying in your Japanese class are helpful, but not fun, so you want to find something you can enjoy reading [...]
Scott Jordan: "Pocket Man"
Imagine Bill Gates and Giorgio Armani started a business, then hired PT Barnum to promote it, and Larry David to tell the story. This pretty much sums up my life since I started SCOTTeVEST, my clothing company built around tech-enabled pockets.
I began my career as an unhappy lawyer and hated my job for years until I founded SCOTTeVEST in 2000 to pursue my passion for gadgets and reinvent myself. I’ve been featured in thousands of major press pieces, made millions of dollars, worked close
Boards Should Guide Branding
Intangible assets, such as brands, drive value creation. It’s time more companies brought them into the boardroom.
Penguin by Polly Dunbar
In this video, Ben opens a present. Inside is a penguin. Ben wants the penguin to talk but he doesn't. Ben tickles him, gives him his funniest face, puts on a hat and sings a silly song, and stands on his head. Ben does a variety of things to get penguin to talk. Ben tries to feed penguin to a blue lion. Lion ate Ben for being too noisy. Penguin bit Lion on the nose and Ben crawls out. Then Penguin said EVERYTHING. This is a fun teaching resource as it helps to bring literary characters to life
Ward Family Excellence in Mentoring Award: Paul Miller
Since joining Elon's staff in 1997, Paul Miller has made it possible for students to present their research at a variety of conferences and get published in peer-reviewed journals. Many of his former students have been accepted into quality graduate programs.
Miller received a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from the University of Michigan, a Master of Education from Cleveland State University and a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Miami.
Miller is the seventh recipient of the Ward
Panel 1: The Idea of Europe
Panel 1: Sandro Mezzadra, University of Bologna; Sanjay Seth, Goldsmiths, University of London; Faisal Devji, St. Anthony's College, University of Oxford. Co-sponsored by the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT), the Franke Institute for the Humanities, and the Nicholson Center for British Studies.Author(s):
Clash of the Financial Titans
Two of the three winners of this year's Nobel Prize in economics espouse theories that may appear to be polar opposites, but Wharton's Amir Yaron suggests they are, in fact, complementary.
Carl Sagan - Biography Pt.1
The years 1934 - 1980. This is part 1 of 3 from A&E's Biography of Carl Sagan's life and achievements as a major astronomer of his time. Run time 08:19.
Twenty years after Rwanda was devastated by civil war and genocide, the country continues to recover and rebuild. MSU researcher Dan Clay has been partnering with Rwandans to grow the country’s gourmet coffee industry, a sustainable solution that is increasing economic stability.
At the Restaurant
This is a slide show presenting vocabulary related to restaurants. The words are presented with images and they are read out. The presentation is done at quite fast speed and there is no repetition.
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