Teaching Ethics in schools - is Fred Nile right?
Associate Professor Philip Cam from UNSW's School of History and Philosophy on the proposed banning of Ethics classes in schools.
Generators: Three Mile Island vs. Hoover Dam
Students are given a history of electricity and its development into the modern age lifeline upon which we so depend. The methods of power generation are introduced, and further discussion of each technology's pros and cons follows.
20-million year-old fossil found
Aug. 4 - A 20-million year-old fossil, thought to be from a distant cousin of modern apes, is discovered in Uganda. Tara Cleary reports.
This instructor uses a paper to instruct from, however, the focus is a little off, so it may be a little difficult for some students to view. There is also writing at the bottom of the sheet of paper. The viewer is advised to open the video to 'full screen'. (05:42)
This is an excellent, brief (and simply animated) introduction to Conditional Probability. (03:48)
Sadiah Qureshi, Lecturer - 60 Second Impressions, GEEMA Summer School
Each year we organise a number of free one-day events and summer schools aimed at encouraging Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students to apply to the University of Cambridge. The GEEMA Summer Schools offer a taste of university life and the wide variety of courses available to study at Cambridge, including lectures, practical work and social activities. In this 1 minute film, Sadiah Qureshi, a Lecturer who taught a History session at last year's GEEMA Summer School, explains more about how s
Engineering in the Wild
Harvard SEAS undergraduate students describe their work on Professor Rob Wood's RoboBees project where they develop micro air vehicles for pollination, search and rescue, and environmental monitoring.
Congo: Rape as Strategy
Researchers from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative have been working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for several years examining the roots of the violence against women that has plagued this war-torn region.
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
How to use the "Bite Counter"
Clemson professors Adam Hoover and Eric Muth demonstrate how to use the "Bite Counter," a tool they created to help people trying to lose weight, monitor what they eat. The device counts bites and estimates caloric intake.
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Sampling and Data: Probability
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module introduces the concept of probability as a mathematical measure of randomness, including a number of real-world applications.
17.422 Field Seminar in International Political Economy (MIT)
This field seminar in international political economy covers major theoretical, empirical, and policy perspectives. The basic orientation is disciplinary and comparative (over time and across countries, regions, firms), spanning issues relevant to both industrial and developing states. Special attention is given to challenges and dilemmas shaped by the macro-level consequences of micro-level behavior, and by micro-level adjustments to macro-level influences.
The business upside of carbon crisis
Dr Ben swung by swung with a powerful argument that there are real up sides for business in the current climate crisis. Upsides that could make fortunes for those keen to get involved. The Beast, always with an eye open for an easy quid, got the line and length of the Doc's spray immediately and sold the roof of Toad Hall to a solar power mob before the sun had set.
A small-scale demonstration of the IVEO Learning System
Winehouse's home robbed, Glenn Close to be honored
Aug. 12 - The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Amy Winehouse's home robbed, Glenn Close to be honored and Faye Dunaway to fight eviction. Lindsay Claiborn reports.
Agreement between Myanmar's regime and Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aug. 12 - Myanmar's government and Aung San Suu Kyi announce their cooperation on a plan to foster stability and economic development. Katharine Jackson reports.
Newbie Lesson #35 - Banking: The ATM ate my debit card!
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! The ATM ate your card! Why? Did you remember to tell your bank that you would be traveling abroad? If you didn’t, that may be the reason. Alan and Lisy know what to do! Don’t worry, the situation isn’t hopeless. Check out their explanation of the verb “hacer” (to make, to [...]