Powering the Planet: The Challenge for Science in the 21st Century
The supply of secure, clean, sustainable energy is arguably the most important scientific and technical challenge facing humanity in the 21st century. Rising living standards of a growing world population will cause global energy consumption to increase dramatically over the next half century. Within our lifetimes, energy consumption will increase at least two-fold. This additional energy needed is not attainable from long discussed sources, the global appetite for energy is simply too much. Pet
Latin Lesson 8 - tonsor This is the 8th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen. While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
This is the 8th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen. While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
21F.084J Introduction to Latin American Studies (MIT)
This course is designed as an introduction to Latin American politics and society for undergraduates at MIT. No background on the region is required. Overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and examinations) is similar to that of other HASS-D courses. Many of the themes raised here are covered in greater detail in other courses: 21F.020J (New World Literature), 21F.716 (Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature), 21F.730 (Twentieth and Twentyfirst-Century Spanish American
17.57J Soviet Politics and Society, 1917-1991 (MIT)
At its greatest extent the former Soviet Union encompassed a geographical area that covered one-sixth of the Earth's landmass. It spanned 11 time zones and contained over 100 distinct nationalities, 22 of which numbered over one million in population. In the 74 years from the October Revolution in 1917 to the fall of Communism in 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, its leaders and its people, had to face a number of difficult challenges: the overthrow of the Tsarist autocracy, the est
The Global Credit Crunch as the Crisis of Artificial Liquidity
Anastasia Nesvetailova discusses whether liquidity is the cause of the financial instability associated with the subprime crisis and the ensuing credit crunch, whilst asking how liquidity structures currently affect the workings of the economy.
Diagraphics: an expos? of visual expression
This expos? introduces preparations for a publication based on what I have found to be a ?missing link? in the library of educational source materials. The skills necessary to record and interpret the complexity of the architectural design process are often illusive. The sophistication of computer modeling and graphics applications only adds to the dilemma of making clear and concise decisions about how to communicate the essence of one?s design intent. The publication will define and illustrate
Intensive case studies for practice across the foundation stage
This paper will provide an introductory overview of the EPPE methodology and findings and focus upon the particular effects of specific teaching and learning practices in pre-schools. Where settings view educational and social development as complementary and equal in importance, children make better all round progress. Freely chosen play activities often provided the best opportunities for adults to extend children’s thinking, but it seems that a balance between child-initiated play and the
Lincoln-Douglas Debate of 1858
This video is accompanied by text. "The Dred Scott case played a pivotal role in the 1858 Illinois senate race and in the 1860 presidential election. Eyeing Stephen Douglas’s seat in the Senate, Abraham Lincoln challenged the incumbent to a series of debates. The two politicians differed in almost every respect. Lincoln, a tall and lanky Republican with a high-pitched voice, relied on his wit and integrity to provide a comforting sense of sincerity. Douglas, meanwhile, was a short, barrel-ches
Sunday Service - 6/29/14 - Luke Powery
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery Sermon: "Mount Moriah Road" Bulletin: http://chapel.duke.edu/sites/default/files/06-29-14.pdf
English Learners: Rebecca's Dream
This video of an inpiring woman wanting to pursue her dream of perfoming her songs. The dialoge going on between the each person is emotional. there are many
facial expressions to help hint that they are feeling either sad, happy, or in confusion. The body language such as a hug really shows her affection towards someone. This video helps new English learners acquire skills by using visual clues. There are a lot of helpful comments on the site to help students and teachers as well. The vi
Politics in 60 seconds. Passive revolution
Dr Adam Morton defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on passive revolution as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Adam Morton, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Adam Morton is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politic
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Persistence in Economic and Political Institutions
Most research in political economy starts with the presumption that institutions persist and shape the political-economic interactions of different groups and agents. Many societies, however, experience frequent changes in their political institutions. Certain economic institutions also change. In the face of this picture of frequently changing institutions, do such institutions really persist? Professor James Robinson, Harvard University, discusses the nature of institutional persistence and
"Part 2: Peer review, benefits and recommendations": An interview with Dr Daniel Schlagwein
In this video Dr Daniel Schlagwein discusses the benefits of peer review for his students and makes recommendations for those considering implementing peer review in their teaching. From the interview Series "Moving Feedback Forward" by Learning and Teaching at the University of New South Wales
2014 Tech Day - Panel Discussion - Robert van der Hilst, moderator
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Michelle Obama and Elmo Discuss Exercise
Mrs. Obama and Elmo talk about exercise on Sesame Street.
A Bias against ‘Quirky’? Why Creative People Can Lose Out on Leadership Positions
It would be difficult to find a CEO or manager who says creativity isn't a valued attribute of a good leader. So why do so many once-innovative companies get bogged down over time, with continuous original thinking the exception and not the norm? A new study co-authored by Wharton management professor Jennifer Mueller found that although creativity is often named as being important, individuals who expressed more creative ideas were actually viewed as having less leadership potential than their
Civil Rights History Project: Matthew J. Perry
Matthew J. Perry oral history interview for the Civil Rights History Project conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Columbia, South Carolina, 2011-06-07.
Essence of Judaism
This video shows an interview to Prof. Levi where he defines the essence of Judaism. The video is accompanied by some slides of a presentation summarising the main points discussed such as the main beliefs. They talk about the Core of the Religion and refer to the Torah.