John Higgins on William Blake
On Thursday 22 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts Big Questions lecturer is John Higgins a highly respected Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Cape Town (UCT) who will discuss a lyric by William Blake "Never seek to tell thy love love that never told can be." Higgins will show how readings of a single poem can also serve to exemplify some of the main intellectual and analytic currents of the past forty years including
Children Between Two Nations
The belligerent anti-immigrationism of recently-retired CNN television and radio commentator Lou Dobbs has become so much of a trademark in U.S. popular culture that reviewer after reviewer of the 2008 Patricia Riggen film La misma luna (Under the Same Moon) has used his name as a shorthand reference to tell their readers what to expect from the movie: Lou Dobbs, grab your hankie
GAMBIT Game Lab @ GDC 2011 Day One
From February 28th to March 4th 2011 the GAMBIT Staff will be attending GDC (Game Developers Conference) 2011 in San Francisco. In this episode, Clara Fernandez-Vara leads a panel on "Building and Growing a Game Lab", Doris Rusch talks about her summer 2010 game "Elude" and Matthew Weise talks about GAMBIT's collaboration with the Rhode Island School of Design. Video Produced by Generoso Fierro
Respite at Tunisia-Libya border
Volunteers on Tunisia's border with Libya offer food and shelter to refugees fleeing violence.
Hunt Library Light Show
Carnegie Mellon University's Hunt Library unveiled a new exterior LED lighting facade in November 2010 to mark the library's 50th anniversary and accentuate the beauty and elegance of its aluminum and glass structure. The project was funded by a grant from the Roy A. Hunt Foundation and designed by Cindy Limauro and Christopher Popowich of C&C Lighting, LLC. Limauro, a professor of lighting design at CMU, and Popowich are also known for their design of the lighting feature on CMU's Pausch Brid
Nursing Team in Central America- Spring Break Service
Watch Valpo's nursing and pre-med team, on the ground in Costa Rica, as they work to improve the health of the people there, one by one. The group of 29 nursing and pre-med students are serving in medical clinics for the uninsured in Costa Rica and Nicaragua from Feb. 25 to Mar. 10, 2011. More information at valpo.edu.nursing.
Non-Linear Postrationalisation: Architectural Values Emergence in a Teamwork Interpretation
The paper presents the outcomes of the experiment being conducted at the Faculty of Architecture in Bialystok, which derives form three main sources: a new course of architectural composition by computer modelling, developed and conducted in Bialystok postrationalisation as a formulation platform for new architectural values and theories, applied by e.g. Bernard Tschumi the idea of new values emergence resulting form a teamwork, when placed in an appropriate environment; It is assumed that the
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4.7 Summary Piaget proposed that all children pass through an ordered sequence of stages of cognitive development. This development arises through the processes of intrinsic motivation, assimilation and accommodation and equilibriation. Children's actions on the environment are the basic building blocks of development. Piaget argued that children reason differently to adults, as their mental representations of the world are initially c
Piaget proposed that all children pass through an ordered sequence of stages of cognitive development. This development arises through the processes of intrinsic motivation, assimilation and accommodation and equilibriation.
Children's actions on the environment are the basic building blocks of development.
Piaget argued that children reason differently to adults, as their mental representations of the world are initially c
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Klartext handlar i dag om att Sverige har fått en guldmedalj i skidåkning och om att oroligheterna i landet Libyen fortsätter.
Jefferson's Boyhood Home
A new examination of Thomas Jefferson's boyhood home reveals the forces that shaped the third president. Author Susan Kern talks about her new book, "The Jeffersons at Shadwell."
"My Favorite Things" Sing a Long
This video shows a book titled "My Favorite Things" (from Sound of Music). Each page shares some favorite things. Words to song are displayed at bottom of screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. Young students will enjoy this video. (2:24)
Libyan rebels hold their position
Libyan rebels hold their position against Gaddafi forces while the operation director for one of Libya's largest refineries says it is operating normally.
Educatie voor duurzame ontwikkeling voor adolescenten en volwassenen : Vorming Leren voor duurzame ontwikkeling vindt op vele manieren plaats en op vele plekken. Ook binnen de natuur-, en milieueducatieve activiteiten krijg je de kans om anderen te leren hoe zij zorg kunnen dragen voor de omgeving hier en elders, nu en in de …
Leren voor duurzame ontwikkeling vindt op vele manieren plaats en op vele plekken. Ook binnen de natuur-, en milieueducatieve activiteiten krijg je de kans om anderen te leren hoe zij zorg kunnen dragen voor de omgeving hier en elders, nu en in de …
Number of Handshakes
This video explains how mathematical modeling is used to generate a formula for the number of handshakes possible. The situation essentially asks how many sides and diagonals are in a given polygon and generates the triangle numbers: 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, … (2:43)
Winner of the NSF International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge, the video shows how TrashTrack uses technology to expose the challenges of waste management and sustainability. For more information go to: http://senseable.mit.edu/trashtrack/index.php
Creating Enchantment - Guy Kawasaki (Author)
Entrepreneur and bestselling author Guy Kawasaki shares the secrets to being enchanting and developing influence through the "pillars of enchantment." In this funny and engaging lecture, Kawasaki examines the deep value in being likable, creating trust, and taking empowering action. He also shares keys to telling a great story, overcoming resistance, and enchanting your boss and colleagues.
JHU Opportunity Journal -- Sam hangs out during intercession
Freshman Sam Cook hangs out with a few friends during intercession, talking about dorm life, going out on the town, his first semester academic achievements, and the challenges of the upcoming second semester.