Relevant Algebra Instruction
This video provides tips to encourage active thinking in algebra instruction and for connecting math to real-life situations. The segment contains video clips from New York's School of the Future along with commentary from one of the school's algebra teachers.
20.03.2011 - Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. TRIPOLIS: Der internationale Militäreinsatz in Libyen richtet sich nun auch gegen die Hauptstadt Tripolis und die Hochburg der Aufständischen, Bengasi. In der Nacht zum Sonntag gab es Luftangriffe auf beide Städte, derzeit ist die Lage wieder ruhig. Viele Bewohner Bengasis, die am Samstag vor Kämpfen zwischen de
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Is there a future for trade unions
In this podcast Professor Andreas Bieler looks ahead to the planned TUC demonstrations against cuts in the public sector, and asks if the unions have a chance of forcing u-turns.
Japanese market fallout
Fluctuations on Japan's financial markets may have been exaggerated in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country a week ago. Dr George Olcott explains why they will continue to be unstable until the country's nuclear crisis is resolved.
Education in the United States
March 17, 7–9 pm
Stata Center, MIT Room 32-123
32 Vassar St, Cambridge
What is the fate of Americans left behind after creation of the minority professional middle class? The Civil Rights Movement encouraged major American universities, including MIT and Harvard, to recruit underrepresented minority students under terms that made their academic success probable. American educational institutions still pursue diversity in their faculty, staff, and student
SDM Information Evening Invitation - April 12, 2011
An open invitation to come and informally explore the MIT System Design and Management Program, a program designed to help mid-career professionals develop a systems thinking approach to solving complex challenges. Come meet faculty, students and alumni at the MIT Faculty Club in an informal setting to gain a better understanding of this great opportunity for advancing your career. Come with questions, leave with answers. For more program information and a link to register visit http://sdm.mit.
Doctoral Student Jennifer Morris tackles uncertainty in climate policy analysis
Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important.
“The Real Reasons Behind the Home Field Advantage” – Tobias J. Moskowitz
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Factors that influence health: An introduction
What factors influence our health? A lot of attention is focused on people's behaviour - their decisions to smoke, drink, over-eat and so on - with strong messages about the changes needed to become healthier. But people's behaviour is influenced by circumstances and events, friends and family, education, job prospects, income, housing and environment. In this unit we look at how these factors, these wider social determinants, work together to influence our health for good or ill.
These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.
A Pig Worth Saving
The Ossabaw Hog shares its unique genetic legacy with visitors to Colonial Williamsburg's Great Hopes Plantation. Historic Farmer Wayne Randolph talks about the rare breed.
Purdue Signature Jewelry supporting scholarships
Purdue is working with Roth Brothers Jewelers in Monticello to create Purdue Signature Jewelry, a distinctive line of custom jewelry designed to reflect not only the wearer's special connections with the University, but also his or her individual personality. A portion of the profits will help support Purdue academic and athletics scholarships. To learn more, visit http://www.purduejewelry.com
Chemical Engineering Centennial Seminars - February 17, 2011
Surya K. Mallapragada, Department Chair and Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary Engineering at Iowa State University, discussed Bioinspired Materials during the Centennial Seminar on Feb. 17, 2011. https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/AboutUs/Centennial/seminars.html
Driving your career
Eliana Zem, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Diageo North America, discusses talent development March 15, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management.