IPL: Educating Undergraduates for Uncertain Futures
Professor Rachel Spronken-Smith, Dean of the Graduate Research School, delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture: “Educating Undergraduates for Uncertain Futures”. 3 December 2013
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This short video explains what a value it was, and how it came to be sold. Of notes is the fact that the video explains that the land did not belong to the French in the first place. It belonged to the Native Americans. A map for the students would help them understand the size of the purchase.
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
The end of private equity?
In a new podcast, Robin Buchanan, President, London Business School discusses the shape of private equity when it emerges from the current crisis and how promising the future for private equity firms is.
Anders Hejlsberg Live Q&A | Build 2014 Charles Torre sits down with Anders Hejlsberg at the Channel 9 stage for a live question and answer session.
Charles Torre sits down with Anders Hejlsberg at the Channel 9 stage for a live question and answer session.
Public Bailout of Banks Recklessness
In response to the ongoing sub-prime crisis, the recently published Crosby Report recommends that the Government uses public money to swap banks seriously damaged mortgage-backed securities for pristine government bonds. Matthew Watson from the Department of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University talks about these recommendations, and how the global credit crunch is affecting Labours popularity with the electorate.
Professional service firms: from experts to advisors
Dominic Houlder, Adjunct Professor of Strategic and International Management tells B2B and Professional Service firms that if they want to be a winner in the current climate they need to move away from being experts towards being a client's adviser
Towards Universal Semantic Communication
Prof. Madhu Sudan MIT April 16, 2007 -_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_-_- Prestige Lecture Series on Science of Information Sponsored by the Purdue University Department of Computer Science
3.2 Using mental images
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
La asignatura de Termodinámica Aplicada pertenece a la materia de Ingeniería Energética. Después de cursar esta asignatura los alumnos deberán alcanzar un conocimiento de los conceptos elementales de la Termodinámica. Deberán ser capaces de aplicar los conocimientos básicos de la profesión relacionados con el análisis de sistemas térmicos y energéticos, es la base a utilizar para el desarrollo de otras competencias dentro del campo de la ingeniería térmica en la industria. Se fomen
Opportunities in emerging markets in the downturn
Terry Rhodes, Co-Founder of CelTel, looks at the interesting and new opportunities which might be overlooked during this downturn
Battle of Gettysburg: occupation & burning of Carlisle Barracks
Dr. Dick Sommers, Army Heritage and Education Center senior historian, discusses Confederate Lt. Gen. Richard Ewell's occupation of Carlisle Barracks and why Maj. Gen. Stuart decided to burn the post.
Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
The Quest for the Sacred Lemonade
Listen: Vanderbilt professor studies image of dog in Jewish history
A new book that explores the cultural manifestations of the relationship between dogs and Jews from ancient to contemporary times has been co-edited by Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman, assistant professor of Jewish studies and law at Vanderbilt.
The downturn is an opportunity for company transformation
Don Sull, Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management explains how downturns open a window of opportunity and provide the rationale for difficult decisions that might be considered too extreme in normal circumstances
30. Italian Tradition? Maybe Not! (That’s Amore!)
Let’s talk about those traditions and customs that all over the world are believed to be Italian, but that in reality are virtually unknown in Italy. – For example, while in Italy, try ordering a cappuccino at the end of a meal, or ask the waiter for chicken with pasta, and most likely you will [...]
Mrs J. C. Henslee with her Auburn Plan poultry house in Cullman County, Alabama
Caption: "Auburn Plan poultry house, Mrs. J. C. Henslee, owner. Cullman Co." April 26, 1927.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph