The Art of Science Advice to Policy Makers: Lessons from the U.S. National Academies
In this installment of the Bloomberg Leadership Series, Dr. Fineberg shares the personal experiences and professional insights that have informed his leadership style and his approach to formulating sound and persuasive policy recommendations.
Grouping of Students: A Conceptual Analysis Part 1
Three major topics related to grouping students (i.e., group-learning paradigms, learning group configuration, and student leadership in academic work groups) were reviewed. Given the confusion arising from the interchangeable use of terms associated with group learning, a detailed comparison of cooperative ...
How Leadership Coaching Has Enriched our Teaching
Two university professors share how their involvement in leadership coaching has influenced their teaching practices. They stated that as university students, they learned about leading, but were not taught how to lead. As new professors, they realized that they were utilizing similar teaching strategies ...
Taking the Mystery Out of Illinois School Finance
Taking the Mystery Out of Illinois School Finance was written by Thomas A. Kersten, professor of Educational Leadership at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois. This textbook was developed over several years and is designed to explain the key principles of Illinois school finance in a way that ...
Fale de você Series, Lesson 1: Preenchendo um formulário
In this lesson you will learn how to talk about yourself and how to fill out forms.
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What will winning organisations look like in 18 months' time?
Making it safely through a recession is the basis of long term success. Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice discusses what winning companies will look like in the future and why companies that have ignition will thrive
Luxury: Catering to the Super-Wealthy
The rich “are different from you and me,” wrote F. Scott Fitzgerald. Yes, but just how different? And what do they want to buy? Meet the new Ultra High Net Worth Individual
Can South Africa Help Usher in a Continent’s Economic Renaissance?
South Africa occupies a unique position on a continent that is undergoing a boom. The country is an economic bridge that pairs Western investors with burgeoning business opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa, and it is also a source of ideas for other developing countries eager to learn how a fledgling democracy can work in the wake of a trying past. Knowledge@Wharton spoke with South Africa’s ambassador to the United States, Ebrahim Rasool, about the economic strength of the region, its challe
Sustainable future for wildlife and people
In this lecture, Mr Simon Garrett, Head of Learning at Bristol Zoo, asks the controversial question of how much wildlife we actually need, or even like in this thought provoking insight into the future
The Labour leadership contest
In this podcast, Professor Philip Cowley, from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the announcement of former Prime Minister Tony Blair's decision to stand down as leader of the Labour Party and British Prime Minister on 27th June 2007. Professor Cowley discusses the reasons behind Tony Blair's announcement and the pressure he has faced from within his own party. Professor Cowley goes on to discuss why Gordon Brown succeeded Tony Blair uncontested and the potential pro
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
MA Advanced Nutrition - Daniel McApline
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Welcome from the Reilly Center
Darwin in the 21st Century: Nature, Humanity, and God Gerald McKenny introduces the University's Riley Center and begins the conference.
3. Quando, Quando, Quando (Canta Che Ti Passa)
Learn Italian with the newest show on LearnItalianPod.com: "Canta Che Ti Passa", episode #3! This time we feature a very famous, happy and joyful Italian pop song called "Quando, Quando, Quando". Presented at the Festival di Sanremo contest in 1962 by great singer and music producer Tony Renis, "Quando, Quando, Quando" didn't win the contest, [...]
Radio Lingua Network News: 5 September 2008
The latest news from Radio Lingua including details of Coffee Break Spanish arrangements, new podcasts launched this autumn and the Radio Lingua video contest in which you can win an iPod.
Blanchard Student Leadership - What is leadership?
Definition of leadership from a middle school leadership group. This is a good short video about what leadership means to young middle school students.
Between the Lions: Cliff Hanger Sings the Blues
Would winning an appearance on America's most beloved musical contest show hold the key to Cliff Hanger's getting himself off the cliff? If so, would he learn any color-words in the process? Find out and learn about how certain colors can have more than one meaning. Some words in the video are shown printed out on the screen, this would be good for early readers.
Rosa Parks: Taking a Stand
This video is a documentary about Rosa Parks. It was the winner of LMC-TV Short Video Contest 2006. It clearly discusses the historical importance of Rosa Parks in the Civil Rights Movement. (8:27)
Harvestmen (Daddy Long Legs)
This puppet in Saluki, the puppet, introduces some basic facts about harvestmen, with some neat video of a group of harvestmen breaking up. These arachnids are called either Opiliones, Harvestmen, or Daddy Long Legs. From http://TorridonKennel.com/ This video won a $500 WatchKnow "pre-contest" prize in 2008, when we were originally designing WatchKnow! (CAUTION: This video contains the mention of a male body part.) Run time 03:31
George Washington and the Continental Army
In 1775 the Continental Army was born. This video explains the group of farmers and shop keepers who grew into army that defeated the British under the leadership of George Washington.