Inside the SPHE Classroom
Outlines the desired relationship with students in the SPHE classroom, group leadership skills for teachers, setting ground rules and forming students into groups.
Good Reporting: Telling the Tale (Juan Williams)
Host Al Page speaks with Juan Williams, reporter for The Washington Post. They discuss the criteria of solid story writing and the importance of getting the small details right. Williams articulates his belief that a good reporter should strive for a story that thoroughly describes the points of tension or conflict. They also discuss the negative stereotypes of minorities, the difficulty in keeping an open mind and the problems involved in political coverage.
Rwanda: You Go, Girls!
The PBS WIDE ANGLE documentary series analyzes a number of significant and current global issues. In 'Ladies First' (2004), WIDE ANGLE delivers a riveting report on the political and socio-economic success of the Rwandan women after the genocide of 1994 that divided the country's major ethnic groups, the Tutsi and the Hutu. The purpose of this lesson is to use 'Ladies First' to show not only that women working together can and did create a dialogue and a basis for trust among ethnic groups, but
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XIX, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calender of the IAC'S Spring Public Lecture Series, The CGS Appoints Tammi Schneider as Assistant Professor of the OT, Consultation on Thomas Christianity, Institute Scholars at Magic Conference in Lawrence, Kansas, The Spring Public Lecture Series 1993: "Sectarianism from the Second to the First Temple Periods," "From Meeting House to Holy Place: The Synagogue During Late Antiquity," "Ancient Jewish Coins," "Images of the Philistines: In Light of the As
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New Labour and the Welfare State - Roger Duclaud Williams
Musharraf on leadership challenges in solving Middle Eastern disputes
Former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf talked about the qualities of leadership, the conflict in the Middle East and many other topics during an intense one-hour class session with International Relations students on Oct. 13. 2010
5.4 Empirical evidence
Discrimination in the labour market exists in many forms: the ‘glass ceiling’ ageism, racism, etc. This unit will help you look at this problem with a new perspective: through economics. You will learn how economists have tried to understand what drives this distortion of the labour market and why women and the ethnic minorities seem to suffer the most.
Central Banking and the Credit Crunch
Howard Davies is working on a book about the future of central banking to be published in 2009 by Princeton University Press. He will assess the ways in which central banks around the world have responded to the credit crisis and what that implies for their role in financial sector regulation in the future. Howard Davies is Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prior to this, from 1997-2003 he was Chairman of the Financial Services Authority, the single regulato
How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events "How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events" A lecture delivered by UCI Professor Soroosh Sorooshian on February 20, 2008. Professor Sorooshian, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at the University of California, Irvine is both Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science. Among the world's top experts on drought, he has been advisor to the World Meteorolo
"How Predictable is the Climate System: Droughts, Floods, and Extreme Events"
A lecture delivered by UCI Professor Soroosh Sorooshian on February 20, 2008. Professor Sorooshian, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at the University of California, Irvine is both Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science. Among the world's top experts on drought, he has been advisor to the World Meteorolo
Washington as a Symbol
Washington's leadership was an appealing surrogate for the king's paternal presence. Historian Kevin Kelly discusses the first president's legacy.
From Knowledge to Compassion Action, Part 2
A "Day of Science and Learning" with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and part of the Seeds of Compassion tour on Friday April 11, 2008 from 12:30 -- 2:30 p.m. The Dalai Lama joined leaders in the area of compassion and empathy for a wide ranging discussion of how parents and educators can bring compassion into the lives of children and families. Held on the University of Washington campus, the event included Mark Greenberg, director of Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Developme
La Francofête à Concordia
Produced by student journalists: Anouare Abdou and Marie-Josée Kelly. For the second year in a row, La Foire du terroir québécois welcomed producers from across the province to participate in La Francofête à Concordia. The aim of the two-day event, hosted by the Département d'études françaises in partnership with the Oui Can Help! Program, is to celebrate French language and culture with the entire Concordia community.
Reality checks for private equity
Chris Higson, Professor of Accounting, provides a reality check into what went wrong with private equity as well as his insights into what the future now holds
Video of Russian driver running over man after argument goes viral
A dashboard camera video of a Russian driver running over a fellow driver after an argument and escaping without paying attention to an injured man goes viral. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nat
R.J. Mitte -- Star of "Breaking Bad" -- Speaks to the College of Charleston
Cougar Activities Board (CAB), within the Office of Student Life at the College of Charleston, hosted RJ Mitte to talk about overcoming adversity. Mitte is best known for playing the role of Walt, Jr. on the Emmy-winning AMC drama "Breaking Bad." Now, Mitte has a recurring role on the Peabody Award-winning ABC Family drama, "Switched at Birth," playing Campbell, a pre-med college student paralyzed by a snowboarding accident who works at the free clinic. RJ Mitte has worked his entire life to no
Introduce Yourself in French
This short video is in French only, but beginning French learners may use the images for context clues as to the content of thix very basic conversation.
This course covers the essential principles and tools of Managerial Economics, the application of microeconomics to management decisions. Students who master this material will be better prepared for leadership positions in business, not-for-profit, and government entities.
Europe and Deflation Paranoia The Commercialization of Intimacy Are Women still left holding the Baby?
The European Central Bank is deeply concerned about deflation, and deflation paranoia is a convenient way to justify propping up southern Europe, writes Frank Hollenbeck. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Joe Kohlhaas.
Changing patterns of caring and intimacy traditionally seen as the domain of the family are being increasingly commercialized as single parents and couples transfer emotional labour demands from the home to professional agencies.
The Commercialization of Intimacy Are Women still left holding the Baby?