New media: The online evolution of newspapers
In September, the New York Times did an about-face of sorts. It ended its paid-for online subscription model, under which it had been charging for access to premium content by columnists and commentators.
Len Apcar, deputy managing editor of the International Herald Tribune and a former editor-in-chief of NYTimes.com, says enabling free and unfettered access to the online paper has "proven to be a very successful advertising model by itself."
Claire Pike remembers: INSEAD’s Secretary-General reflects on her three decades at the school on t
In 1968, Claire Pike began her MBA studies at INSEAD, her first step on the road leading to her present position as Secretary General of the school. After three decades of service, she talks to INSEAD Knowledge Executive Editor Shellie Karabell about her experiences and about developments at the school.
Shanghai: Under Kubota, 1943-45.
Kubota was Director general of the stateless Refugees Affair Buero. Also Goya, Pkura and Kana.,A crowd, under the rain, is waiting to obtain a Citypermit in order to be able to get ou of the ghetto,Signed lower left,Kubota was Director general of the stateless Refugees Affair Buero. Also Goya, Pkura and Kana.,A crowd, under the rain, is waiting to obtain a Citypermit in order to be able to get ou of the ghetto,Signed lower left,Born in 1910, Floss, Bavaria, David Ludwig Bloch lost his hearing as
It Is a Bird...a Plane...a Recession, Or Is It?
It's been quite a week. Stock markets around the world showed sharp declines on Monday; on Tuesday, the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point. The rate cut helped stem the losses on some indexes, but by January 23, the volatility had returned. The obvious fear is one of recession -- a possibility that the White House and Congress are trying to avert by coming up with a stimulus package that will keep the economy off life support. How effective wi
A New Language for Mental Illness
Mental illness needs a “new narrative,” says
Jane Pauley. Just as cancer has moved from the shadows to pink ribbons and races for the cure, mental illness must shed its public aura of fear and shame. “Shrewd move; let’s do that,” says Pauley.
In a revealing and self-effacing talk, Pauley describes he
Collaborative Statistics: Adoption and Usage
Judy Baker, Jacky Hood, Una Daly
This module is designed to track the various versions and derived copies of Collaborative Statistics (originally col10522), as well as keep track of educator
4 Germline gene therapy
Following on from the advances made in diagnosing disorders using genetic testing, this unit looks at the possibilities for genetic therapies. Two approaches to gene therapy are discussed: correcting genes involved in causing illness; and using genes to treat disorders. Before closing on a discussion of the issues around 'designer babies' somatic gene therapy and germline gene therapy are discussed.
ESD.864 Systems Modeling and Assessment for Policy (MIT)
This course explores how scientific information can be used to inform policy decision-making processes through the use of quantitative modeling techniques. It incorporates both hands-on analysis and practice using models as well as evaluation of the use and effectiveness of models in decision-making. The course assesses the full spectrum of model complexity from simple box model calculations to complex, global systems models. Issues addressed include scientific assessment processes; integrated a
Les origines de la vie
Lundi 8/06/2009, Marie Christine Maurel : les origines de la vie
Lundi 8/06/2009, Marie Christine Maurel : les origines de la vie
Woordenbankoefening thema 7 : Markant 1 Dit is een extra woordenbankoefening met de woordenschat van thema 7 van het handboek Markant Nederlands 1. De leerling vult de woordfamilie aan met een zelfstandig naamwoord, een bijvoeglijk naamwoord, een bijwoord of een …
Dit is een extra woordenbankoefening met de woordenschat van thema 7 van het handboek Markant Nederlands 1. De leerling vult de woordfamilie aan met een zelfstandig naamwoord, een bijvoeglijk naamwoord, een bijwoord of een …
Sound Reasoning is a web-based, introductory music appreciation course. It offers a new approach to music appreciation for adults, focusing on style-independent concepts. While the course concentrates primarily on Western classical and modern music, the concepts that are introduced apply to music of any style or era. The goal of "Sound Reasoning" is to equip you with questions that you may ask of any piece of music, thereby creating a richer and more comprehensive understanding of music both fam
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten - 18.12.2010
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.KUNDUS: Zum Auftakt ihres Truppenbesuchs in Nordafghanistan hat Bundeskanzlerin Merkel der Toten des Einsatzes gedacht. Begleitet von Verteidigungsminister zu Guttenberg und dem Generalinspekteur der Bundeswehr, Wieker, besuchte sie den Ehrenhain im deutschen Feldlager in Kundus. Vor Bundeswehrsoldaten sagte sie danach
Mrs. Burk Perimeter Rap
Mrs. Burks sings a rap song explaining how to find the perimeter. Catchy tune for students to remember (Running Time 0:59).
Purdue University 2010 Year in Review
Video of Purdue University highlights
Calculus Related Rates
This video takes you through some Calculus Related Rates. The video has a clear speaker and shows step-by-step powerpoint slides. (10:57)
Exercise and mental health
Each year thousands of pounds are spent on medications to treat conditions such as anxiety and depression. These medications often have negative side effects. Exercise is an alternative treatment that is low cost and has few side effects. In this unit we will look at the links between exercise and improved mental health and psychological well-being. This will include consideration of the role of exercise in combating stress, anxiety and depression, and in enchancing mood.
A shining year for gold
The gold price has hit several all-time highs during 2010, as investors worried about economic recovery or the euro zone debt crisis, and it's expect to climb further in 2011.
The Daily's Double Shot: 12/17/2010
This finals week episode features highlight clips from the fall 2010 season of shows. The shows included features on campus outreach programs, student activities (including a rousing game of zombie tag) and profiles of stand-out students who are proud to be Huskies.