Origins of World War I (1 of 2)
The events in Europe leading up to the outbreak of World War I. It talks about the Golden Age of European Imperialism & how imperialism was one of the causes of World War I, how the conquest for colonies led to World War I, how industrialism caused World War I, how the British Empire was very powerful & other countries wanted to lessen its power, tea's role in the time leading up to World War I, and India's importance during this time period. This video uses mostly old images and video (
Meet Dominic Bracco: Los Ninis in Ciudad Juarez
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/mexico-ciudad-juarez-drug-war-los-ninis-youth Over the course of two years, Pulitzer Center photojournalist Dominic Bracco spent time with young people who neither work nor study—the Los Ninis—of Ciudad Juarez. The city bordering El Paso, Texas, might have once been a prosperous center for manufacturing, but today it has transformed into a major drug trafficking route, giving it the highest homicide rate in Mexico. Economic decline exacerbates
OPMT 600 Class Introduction
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C++ AMP: Development Team Roundtable C++ AMP (Accelerated Massive Parallelism) is a small set of open specification language extensions (two of them) and a single library (amp.h) that makes general purpose GPU programming (aka GPGPU) a first class, seamless experience in modern C++.
You've been able to experiment with C++ AMP since the VS11 Developer Preview
C++ AMP (Accelerated Massive Parallelism) is a small set of open specification language extensions (two of them) and a single library (amp.h) that makes general purpose GPU programming (aka GPGPU) a first class, seamless experience in modern C++.
The University of Memphis minute for the week of February 17, 2012.
The University of Memphis minute for the week of February 17, 2012.
Photo Slideshow: The Current Past
The Current Past is an exhibition featuring artwork by some of the University of Arizona School of Art's most successful faculty members. Each of them retired, the collective group has shown their work nationally and internationally and, during their time at UA, aided in the development and evolution of the UA school. The retired faculty members include Rosi Bernardi, Jarold Bishop, Margaret Bailey Doogan, Judith Golden, Carl Heldt, Keith McElroy and Melanie Yazzie.
Student Housing Model Explained
Steve Nowicki, dean of undergraduate education at Duke, explains the university's new student housing assignment system in a live "Office Hours" webcast interview February 16, 2012. Joining him is Duke Student Government President Pete Schork. Duke senior Sarah Krueger conducts the interview. Learn more at http://www.dukeofficehours.com.
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Refrigerate Your Food
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know it," the OrganWise Guys tell kids why it's important to put leftover and unused foods in the fridge. (1min)
Thunderbird Regional Night: Feb 2012 Finale
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform Feb. 18, 2012, during Europe, Africa and Middle East Regional Night in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Best Practices Weekly--Using Higher-Level Questions in Reading
In this Best Practices Weekly video, teacher Elliott reviews an article from The Reading Teacher on using higher-level questions in reading. Key strategies include modeling exemplar responses, prompting with follow up questions, providing sentence stems for ELL students, collaborating with other teachers, planning, and don't give up. This is a great resource to help improve reading instruction in the classroom. (5:59)
Cómo localizar el complemento de régimen en una frase (en español)
El complemento de régimen se caracteriza porque el verbo siempre va acompañado de una preposición que le da sentido. Este video explica su formación con algunos ejemplos. (2:00)
Samantha Power on National Security and the Election
Samantha Power talks to Hugh Eakin about the foreign policy implications of the 2008 Presidential contest.
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Islamic Finance and Shari`a Compliance: reality and expectations [Audio]
Speaker(s): Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Hj. Mokhtar, Dr Frank Vogel | Organised in conjunction with the Harvard Islamic Finance Project, a distinguished authority shall speak on Islamic finance in the Western world. Tan Sri Dato' Azman bin Hj. Mokhtar is managing director of Khazanah Nasional. Frank Vogel is the founder and former director of Harvard Law School’s Islamic Legal Studies Program.
The Snowball of Empire Those of us who spent our younger years living in the coldest of the 50 states remember fondly those afternoons spent at play just after a fresh coat of snow blanketed the ground. We'd grab our jackets and gloves, run out of the house, and convene at the nearest large field (perhaps the backyard) and bask in the winter wonderland presented to us only sporadically during those very cold months.
Those of us who spent our younger years living in the coldest of the 50 states remember fondly those afternoons spent at play just after a fresh coat of snow blanketed the ground. We'd grab our jackets and gloves, run out of the house, and convene at the nearest large field (perhaps the backyard) and bask in the winter wonderland presented to us only sporadically during those very cold months.
Jim Madigan postgame vs. Maine (Feb. 25, 2012)
The Northeastern men's hockey team suffered a 7-1 setback to No. 11 Maine at Matthews Arena on Saturday night. Junior Vinny Saponari tallied the lone goal for the Huskies as all three NU netminders saw time in the loss. Saponari's goal was of the power play variety, occurring at 8:46 of the first period. Rookie Ludwig Karlsson and sophomore Braden Pimm recorded the assists on the marker. Junior goaltender Chris Rawlings earned the start, but stopped just one shot on Maine's first four attempts
Inaugural Address: John F. Kennedy
In this video clip, hear first hand excerpts from John F. Kennedy's inaugural address on Friday, January 20, 1961. (02:55)
Solar System (The Milky Way) 101
How was the Milky Way born? This video tells about how The Milky Way was born, and also gives information about all of the planets, the Sun, the asteroid belt, and the dwarf planets. There are also images of the different parts of the solar system. (03:20)
Transparency in the Obama Administration: A Third-Year Assessment - Panel Four: White House Visitor
Kristen E. Callahan, Senior Research Assistant, Collaboration on Government Secrecy, Washington College of Law; Thomas J. Fitton, President, Judicial Watch; Michael Isikoff, National Investigative Correspondent, NBC News; and Anne L. Weismann, Chief Counsel, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), and President, American Society of Access Professionals