Breakingviews: Exxon misses, Lazard, Evercore fare better
July 28 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists say Exxon's profit miss puts more pressure on its CEO, while Lazard and Evercore show signs of strength despite their misses.
Clooney, Madonna, Pacino amongst Venice line-up
Clooney, Polanski, Madonna amongst directors to showcase films at this year's stellar Venice Film Festival. Cindy Martin reports.
Tea Party members sound off on debt
July 28 - Freshmen Republicans in the House of Representatives sound off ahead of key vote on the debt deal. Rough Cut (No reporter narration).
If you wonder why, when so much development action is taking place, life seems to stay so bad for so many people and you want to be involved in managing development better, this unit is for you. It is a taster of course materials from the Development Management masters programme.
Inbreeding Depression and the Evolutionary Advantage of Outbreeding
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in plant reproductive biology, evolution, and genetics, including student outlines, instructors notes, suggested questions for laboratory reports, and sample data from a pilot study.
South Korea classrooms to go fully digital by 2015
July 28 - South Korea is pushing forward with a plan to completely digitize its classrooms by 2015. The US$2.1 billion plan calls for supplying every student in the country with a digital tablet replacing traditional textbooks. The tablets will give the students access to a massive cloud-based network where students can learn online, even when they are sick at home. Ben Gruber reports.
An International Education
Two Thai universities are interested in hosting Auburn student pharmacists for educational opportunities, starting as early as fall of 2012.
Econ 100B - Lecture 33 - Economic Analysis--Macro
Economics 100B - Spring 2007. A study of the factors which determine national income, employment, and price levels, with attention to the effects of monetary and fiscal policy.
Ancient Egypt is a fascinating subject. Through this lesson you will learn about the Egyptians Religion, Social and Cultural Life, Writing, and Art. When you have completed this lesson you should have a better understanding of life in Ancient Egypt as it applies to religion and social events and will be able to recognize (even write) your own hieroglyphics.
Reading and writing Currently, over 97 per cent of primary schools use a commercial reading scheme and most have programmes for teaching phonics. Beginning readers commonly take words and reading books home to practise. Many schools use class and group novel studies to extend, or in the upper primary stages, to replace the reading scheme. Schools also supplement reading schemes with a variety of reading activities structured around the 5–14 strands. Reading schemes are used in attainment groups, but whol
Currently, over 97 per cent of primary schools use a commercial reading scheme and most have programmes for teaching phonics. Beginning readers commonly take words and reading books home to practise. Many schools use class and group novel studies to extend, or in the upper primary stages, to replace the reading scheme. Schools also supplement reading schemes with a variety of reading activities structured around the 5–14 strands.
Reading schemes are used in attainment groups, but whol
Creating a Caring School: Toolkit Cover
This resource is comprised of two companion components, the guide and the toolkit. The guide is intended to assist school leadership and management to understand why and how a particular strategy, method, or idea is useful, and not to be just a how to manual of tips. Yet the resource as a whole is at the same time intended to be relevant at all times to the context and practice of the school management team. Therefore, included in the toolkit component are realistic exemplars, check lists, and a
Forms of Authority: Reference Books, Museum, Libraries from the course History of Information
This course explores the history of information and associated technologies, uncovering why we think of ours as 'the information age.' We will select moments in the evolution of production, recording, and storage from the earliest writing systems to the world of Short Message Service (SMS) and blogs. In every instance, we'll be concerned with both what and when and how and why, and we will keep returning to the question of technological determinism: how do technological developments affect socie
Museum Matters: USC International Museum Institute and J. Paul Getty Museum Event
Education is at the heart of a museum's mission. Museums want to tell you things -- through object labels, audio tours, videos, brochures, websites and public programs. But is this really education? Not according to David Wilson, director of the Museum of Jurassic Technology (MJT). In a rousing discussion moderated by USC International Museum Institute director Selma Holo, David Wilson and artist Fred Wilson, who unearths and juxtaposes objects from museums' deep storage to uncover hidden storie
Digital Library Object - Containment : relevant or relic?
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Analyzing Prohibition: Neoclassical versus Austrian Torture, Human Rights and Terrorism Prokaryotic Transcription Apparatus I from the course General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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A panel discussion sponsored by the University of California, Berkeley's Center of Latin American Studies in conjunction with the center's exhibit of Abu Ghraib paintings by famed Colombian artist Fernando Botero. Panelists include: - Aryeh Neier, president of George Soros' Open Society Institute, adjunct professor of law at New York University, and founder of Human Rights Watch. - Jose Zalaquett, president of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, law professor and co-director of the Hu
General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Fall 2006. This course covers molecular biology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and their viruses. Mechanisms of DNA replication, transcription, translation. Structure of genes and chromosomes. Regulation of gene expression. Biochemical processes and principles in membrane structure and function, intracellular trafficking and subcellular compartmentation, cytoskeletal architecture, nucleocytoplasmic transport, signal transduction mechanisms, and c
Torture, Human Rights and Terrorism
Prokaryotic Transcription Apparatus I from the course General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology