Alumni Day: James Madison Medalist
U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus, who oversees the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as commander of the U.S. Central Command, was presented with the James Madison Medal, the University's top honor for graduate alumni. Petraeus, who earned his master's in public affairs and a Ph.D. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1985 and 1987, respectively, is renowned both as a military leader and public intellectual. He emphasized the qualities needed for successful strategic le
Lecture 08: Biochemistry VI (cont.); DNA as Genetic Material
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educ@conTIC. Entornos Personales de Aprendizaje
Durada: 31 min. Vídeo. educacontic.es CC 3.0.
El concepte d'Entorn Personal d'Aprenentatge ha anant adquirint cada cop més importància a mesura que augmentava el nombre de docents i institucions que han anant aportant les seves pròpies idees, apropiant-se del concepte i aplicant-lo tant a
Emerging markets and the upturn
Emerging markets can represent tremendous opportunities for firms to emerge from the downturn. Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship talks about how some of the most remarkable innovations are happening in emerging markets
0-20: Counting in Spanish
Numbers 0-20 are being counted in spanish.
Mohammed Althani GLS 2010 interview
His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed Althani (SEP50), President, Qatar-Connect, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Post Modern Leadership: How to Win in Today’s Workplace
Karl Moore is Associate Director Advanced Leadership Program (ALP), Strategy and Organization, Desautels Faculty of Management, and Associate Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University.
Sir Richard Branson: Talking Management
For this year's Peter Brojde Leadership Lecture, Karl Moore talks with Sir Richard Branson in front of a full house of more than 800 McGill students, faculty, and alumni.
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Climate leadership and business sustainability
We are creating a massive ecological debt by borrowing from the future at a rate that is completely incompatible and unsustainable. We need a new form of capitalism, one where we value the environment, business as usual is therefore not an option. Just what is climate leadership, how can it be implemented and what lessons can we learn from the financial dimension of sustainablity? Dr Stephen Peake explains.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
Getting Started: 07 The History panel
Track changes to a file as they happen using the History panel. Use the Snapshot button to save the current state of a project and record changes.
Technological change, employment and wages
Slides from a revision lecture in Labour Economics given at the University of Oxford. Looks at how technological change affects the demand for labour. Twenty-four slides, with references given on the first slide.
Economics explains discrimination in the labour market
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.
Academic research on student engagement - lost formulae to inspiring students
This paper shows academic tutors take on a multitude of roles in their current positions at university and while teaching is expected, from most, it is often assumed that the tutor will apply appropriate pedagogical tools to convey knowledge to the students. This view is now being challenged as many students are being actively encouraged to voice their views of the teaching and learning experience this paper shows
What Makes a Leader a Leader?
Students will read about the qualities of being a leader and answer case study problems by using the Leadership Course by Empowering Technologies on their handheld.
Newly discovered frog may be facing last dance
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Fourteen new species of "dancing" frog have been discovered in India, raising both hopes and fears for the amphibians' survival in the wild. The frog has been named for its ostentatious mating dance but scientists fear that continuing human encroachment into its habitat will soon render it extinct. Rob Muir reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories li
Episode Seventeen: March 2008 (enhanced with images)
Slip out of your frockcoat - sexual escapades on the Grand Tour.
18 - "War So Terrible": Why the Union Won and the Confederacy Lost at Home and Abroad
This lecture probes the reasons for confederate defeat and union victory. Professor Blight begins with an elucidation of the loss-of-will thesis, which suggests that it was a lack of conviction on the home front that assured confederate defeat, before offering another of other popular explanations for northern victory: industrial capacity, political leadership, military leadership, international diplomacy, a pre-existing political culture, and emancipation. Blight warns, however, that we cannot