A Mother and Son Talk about Bookshare
privacy versus veiligheid
You can follow a radio report on a business event
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomaly on a Globe: January 1997 through August 1998
An animation of sea surface temperature and sea surface height anomalies in the Pacific Ocean for the period January 1997 through August 1998. The data is shown on a rotating globe.
MIT's L2L Program
L2L is a unique leadership development program for leaders from the MIT community. L2L Fellows partner with senior leaders and MIT faculty in a proactive and systematic effort to build MIT's internal leadership capability. Underlying Leader to Leader is the belief that leadership development is a shared responsibility, a partnership between the Institute and the L2L Fellows. Thus leadership skills are developed within the context of MIT's culture and aligned to the strategic needs of the Institu
Introduction to Hemispheric Studies
This module provides a brief introduction to hemispheric studies. It works through examples of how a hemispheric approach can be employed and overviews the direction of the field. Finally, this […]
Narrative Models: A Database Approach to Modeling Medieval Cairo
This paper explores the use of three-dimensional simulations to investigate transformations of urban form in medieval Cairo, and lessons about using computers to support historical visualization. Our first attempt to create a single extremely detailed model of Cairo proved unworkable. From this experience we developed a database approach to organizing modeling projects of complex urban environments. The database consists of several complete models at different levels of abstraction. This approa
Biographies Re-lived with Shrabani Basu
Historian and biographer Shrabani Basu presents two of her books and the remarkable lives behind them. Hosted by Hal Wake, Artistic Director, Vancouver International Writers Festival July 17, 2011 @ Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodwards Victoria and Abdul tells the story of Abdul Karim, a clerk from Agra (the city of the Taj Mahal) who arrived in England in 1887 to wait at the Queen's table, and quickly gained the affection of the monarch 42 years his senior. If the royal household hat
Woordzoekers : Diverse thema's In de woordzoekers moeten een bepaald aantal woorden gevonden worden in een blok gevuld met letters. Deze woorden kunnen zowel van links naar rechts als van rechts naar links geschreven zijn, en ook zowel horizontaal als verticaal als …
In de woordzoekers moeten een bepaald aantal woorden gevonden worden in een blok gevuld met letters. Deze woorden kunnen zowel van links naar rechts als van rechts naar links geschreven zijn, en ook zowel horizontaal als verticaal als …
This teacher-created video shows students how to order decimals from least to greatest. The numbers 3.14, 3.9, 3.21, and 3.09 are written on a white board, and the teacher explains step-by-step how to order them.( 1:18)
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
Cambridge Day Limmud 2011
Numeracy in the Kitchen
This video could be used as a teaching source that highlights the benefits of implementing ICT in the classroom with a focus on numeracy and how it is imbedded in our everyday lives. The story is about two women who would like to make a cake. They combine their money and head to the store to buy their ingredients. A narrator asks the following questions throughout the video, "How much change they have left after the purchase? "Which type of scale should be used to measure the ca
The Lure of a Stable Price Level [America's Great Depression (1963; 2008)] One of the reasons that most economists of the 1920s did not recognize the existence of an inflationary problem was the widespread adoption of a stable price level as the goal and criterion for monetary policy. The exten
[America's Great Depression (1963; 2008)]
One of the reasons that most economists of the 1920s did not recognize the existence of an inflationary problem was the widespread adoption of a stable price level as the goal and criterion for monetary policy. The exten
What is the 14th Amendment
The history of civil rights, and controversial cases in law history and historical events leading to the 14th amendment.
Dining for Dealmakers: Hong Kong hotels
Sept. 15 - Reuters Correspondent Fred Katayama discovers Hong Kong's best hotel restaurants with Tim Zagat. Experience local fare and french flare at The Peninsula, the Four Seasons and the Mandarin hotels.
9.09J Cellular Neurobiology (MIT)
This course serves as an introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system. Emphasis is placed on the cellular properties of neurons and other excitable cells. Topics covered include the structure and biophysical properties of excitable cells, synaptic transmission, neurochemistry, neurodevelopment, and the integration of information in simple systems and the visual system.
Stephen Leonard talks about Innovation at GLS2011 Obama author Suskind: Obama staff now an aid, not hindrance Japan in war and peace Islamic Architecture and Digital Databases
Stephen Leonard, Chief Executive, IBM UK and Ireland, talks about Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
Sept. 30 - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind says Obama's advisers hindered economic policy at the start of his administration, but he's now learned how to get his policy directives across.
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘All
Epigraphy in Islamic architecture represented an indispensable element in its conceptual design and structure. Our research investigates this unique role, which epigraphy played in Islamic architecture as a tool singularizing this architecture and the sensuality it inspires inside a building while bestowing on it its particular identity. This how SADEPIG came to being: it is a virtual database regrouping all the information about the monumental epigraphy which date from the Sa?dian period in Mor
Obama author Suskind: Obama staff now an aid, not hindrance
Japan in war and peace
Islamic Architecture and Digital Databases