Ravitch on Education
Diane Ravitch of NYU talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in her new book, The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education. Ravitch argues that the two most popular education reform movements, accountability and choice, have had unintended consequences that have done great harm to the current generation of students. She argues that the accountability and testing provisions in legislation like No Child Left Behind and simil
Gregory on Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin
Paul Gregory of the University of Houston and a Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Nikolai Bukharin's power struggle with Stalin and Bukharin's romance with Anna Larina, who was 26 years younger than Bukharin. Based on Gregory's book, Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin, the conversation explores the career and personal life of Bukharin and how his career and personal life intersected. Bukharin was one of the key fou
Kling on Knowledge, Power, and Unchecked and Unbalanced
Arnold Kling of EconLog and author of Unchecked and Unbalanced, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the book and the relationship between knowledge and power. In a modern economy, specialization has increased and knowledge is increasingly dispersed. But political power has become more concentrated and fails to exploit the potential for decentralization. Kling discusses these trends and the potential for decentralization of power under different policies.
Capitalism: can it ever be moral?
Is it possible – or desirable – to reform capitalism so that it behaves better? A panel of speakers discuss the issues raised in Larry Elliot's new book Crisis and Recovery: ethics, economics and justice| (cowritten with Rowan Williams). Larry Elliott is the economics editor of The Guardian. Jon Cruddas is the Member of Parliament for Dagenham and Rainham. Professor Chandran Kukathas holds the chair of Political Theory in the Department of Government at LSE. He is the author of The Liberal A
23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism
We may like or dislike capitalism, but surely we all know how it works. Right? Wrong. Today, most arguments about capitalism are dominated by free-market ideology and unfounded assumptions that parade as 'facts'. This lecture in which Ha-Joon Chang will talk about his new book 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism| tells the story of capitalism as it is and shows how capitalism as we know it can be, and should be, made better.
The Rights' Future
Conor Gearty joins invited guests to initiate The Rights' Future a collaborative writing project aimed at the production of a book to be launched at LSE's literary festival early in 2011. Starting this evening with his RIGHTS' MANIFESTO, Gearty will release a series of weekly essays onto the web which will probe the history of human rights, address their present state in the world and map out some of the possible futures that await this morally important but highly contested phrase.
Develop Plans and Schedules
This learning pack contains information, resources and activities to help you to: set goals objectives and targets; use the six key planning steps; prioritise work objectives and use schedules; manage your time and plan for difficulties. Contains an overview, key terms, a show and tell audio presentation, a content guide (reading notes and references), websites and a self-check quiz. Contains an interactive Flash object with audio.
Getting Online is a module designed to guide the user through the process of establishing a website for a small business
Database Searching & Retrieval
This unit provides a guide to using internet search engines and databases. It is now outdated.
Basiskennis fysica : Test jezelf Deze test onderzoekt wat de leerlingen al kennen van fysica.
Je kan deze test gebruiken in het begin van het schooljaar voor een klas in het derde leerjaar.
Deze test onderzoekt wat de leerlingen al kennen van fysica.
This patient education program discusses ganglion cysts including their anatomy, symptoms, treatments, surgical treatment, and the benefits and risks of surgery. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
For decades, technology encouraged us to squander our time as passive consumers. Today, tech has finally caught up with human potential. In his new book Cognitive Surplus, Clay Shirky examines the changes we will all enjoy as our untapped resources of talent are put to use at last.
Electronic Case File (Windows version)
The eCase file program is an electronic log book to organize and record findings in a scientific investigation or case study, with linked sections on locations, people, items, tests etc. All inputs are automatically date/time stamped (to preserve integrity, the user cannot change these). The facility to Save as… RTF is also provided.
How and When to Use Colons
This lesson excerpt talks about how and when to use colons. Some example sentences that use colons are shown. There are five ways in which a colon can be used. Only one way is discussed in any depth in this video.
Becoming the President
To be elected, candidates must meet age, residency, and citizenship
requirements. It helps, also, to belong to a political party. Political
parties select candidates at political conventions and help them
campaign. Presidential elections are held every four years, Citizens who meet the age requirement vote to select electors to the Electoral
College. The Electoral College votes and determins who will be
president. The president takes the oath of office in Janua
Dog examination techniques
This presentation has been developed to introduce veterinary students to the process of carrying out a systematic physical examination in canine patients. It is designed to act as an introduction to these processes and procedures only, giving the students a framework from which to work as they develop and refine these skills throughout the veterinary course. Physical examination is a key skill which will be used throughout a veterinary surgeon's career and is a key determinant in selecting diag
Differentiation through great conversation at CurrencyIndex
Jack May explains how CurrencyIndex - www.currencyindex.co.uk - winners at the UK Customer Experience Awards 2013, first started using social media as a captivating tool - by employees engaging with a project called Operation Bluebird. Daily market reports were uploaded to YouTube and shared through other social platforms. Communications around this key activity developed with regards to increasing customers' awareness of currency brokering services offered - whilst retaining that sense of fun,
Develop Trust and Confidence
This learning pack contains information, resources and activities to help you to: identify and assess interpersonal styles; deal with people openly and fairly; manage poor work performance; use coaching and mentoring skills to provide support to colleagues; keep records. Contains an overview, key terms, a show and tell audio presentation, a content guide (reading notes and references), websites and a self-check quiz. Contains an interactive Flash object with audio.
Rat anatomy, Either male or female, Pointer lifting right auricle of heart, (side/lateral view)
Rat anatomy, Either male or female, Pointer lifting right auricle of heart, (side/lateral view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Rapid Application Development - Introduction to Visual Basic for Applications and relationship to VB
This task guide forms part of the "Introduction to Visual Basic for Applications and relationship to VB 6" topic in the Rapid Application Development module