Will the Yuan’s Fall Force China to Re-energize Reforms?
Following last week’s devaluation of the yuan, the focus is shifting to structural impediments China faces on its path to reforms.
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 […]
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
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 A Way to Connect Security Council Simulation: Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Stocks fall over Greek default fears NTC readies to take Sirte London Design Festival's 3D 'revolution'
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
MU President Ashley Barnes and ASOSU President Tonga Hopoi welcome to OSU for the 2011-2012 school year.
This module provides context and guidelines for a Security Council simulation involving a conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, situated in the Caucasus Mountains. The simulation is meant to help […]
Sept. 19 - European markets tumble after EU finance ministers meeting in Poland at the weekend, failed to reach an agreement on how to tackle the euro zone debt crisis. Hayley Platt reports.
Sept 19 - Hundreds of families flee city of Sirte in Libya as National Transitional Council forces prepare another offensive. Jessica Gray reports.
Sept.19 - As part of the ninth London Design Festival, the 154-year-old Victoria & Albert Museum is staging an exhibition of items created using a cutting-edge 3D printing process which curator Murray Moss says will spark a new 'revolution' in creativity. Matt Cowan reports
Obama author Suskind: Obama staff now an aid, not hindrance
Japan in war and peace
A Way to Connect
Security Council Simulation: Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
Stocks fall over Greek default fears
NTC readies to take Sirte
London Design Festival's 3D 'revolution'