Democracy in Kuwait and its effect on the Gulf [Audio]
Speaker(s): Abdullah Bishara | Significant political reform processes are underway in all six member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In this lecture the first secretary-general of the GCC will reflect on their progress and future prospects. Abdullah Bishara was secretary-general of the GCC from 1981-93.
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A Blueprint for a Safer Planet [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Stern of Brentford | Nicholas Stern presents an outline of his new book, A Blueprint for a Safer Planet, which describes how to manage climate change while creating a new era of growth and prosperity.
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What has the financial crisis taught Europe? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Simeon Djankov | The recent financial crisis has uncovered several weaknesses in Europe's regulatory system. Belatedly, the European Commission has tried to fix these weaknesses with extensive new regulation, including the creation of several new institutions. Simeon Djankov Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Bulgaria will in this lecture offer an analysis of the most recent developments as well as a perspective on how the financial sector in Europe, and its regulati
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Peace Vs. Women's Rights in Afghanistan: Compatible or Contradicting Concepts? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Zainab Salbi | The talk will focus on the dichotomy of how peace and women's rights in Afghanistan are currently mutually exclusive. Zainab Salbi will address the issue on whether peace and women's rights go together in Afghanistan - is it possible to have both in this country or do they contradict each other and therefore are not attainable simultaneously? Zainab Salbi is founder and CEO of Women for Women International, a grassroots humanitarian and development organization helping
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Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie Physician Profile
Meet Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie, Associate Professor at MUSC. His specialities include head and neck cancer, thyroid and parthyroid tumors, voice and swallowing disorders, snoring and sleep apena.
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Differentiated Instruction- Scaffolding Model
Meet Michelle Rainey.  A 10-year veteran who is NCATE Board Certified, she teaches 9th through 12th-grade English at Lawndale High School and also serves as one of the school's instructional coaches helping with aspects of curriculum professional development.  Here Michelle speaks about the importance of differentiated instruction. (02:40)
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Video of Robin's next with eggs hatching
This four minute video shows the birth and hatching of feeding and maturing of Robins from hatching until they leave the nest.  There is no narration. It appears one does no survive so students may need to understand the survival of the fittest aspects.
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The week ahead: June 30th 2011
Thailand holds a general election, Moroccans go to the polls and Hugo Chavez's health attracts mounting speculation
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Sea Surface Height and Temperature Anomalies on a Globe: The Indian Ocean
The 1997-98 El Nino was truly a global event. The sequence shows a superposition of sea surface temperature anomalies on anomalies of the sea surface elevation.
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Dickinson Magazine - Turtle Tagging
Dickinson Magazine Feature Video: In April, students in Gene Wingert's Introduction to Field Biology lab teamed up to capture and tag turtles in Wildwood Park in Harrisburg, Pa. The project had a two-fold purpose: track population and growth rates while raising funds for Wildwood Park through an Adopt-a-Turtle event. All "adopted" turtles were later released back into the wild; meanwhile, students had hands-on experience with field research. Assisting Wingert (who directed the project from behi
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Global Infrared Cloud Cover, September 2001 (WMS)
This animation is a mosaic of cloud cover data taken by several different satellites in the infrared band. One of the most prominent cloud features during this time was Hurricane Erin near the Atlantic coast of the United States.
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Osteoporosis (Spanish)
This patient education program explains osteoporosis and the causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. Also included are tips for prevention. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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ART 356-01, Michelangelo, Spring 2008
This course is designed as a rigorous study of the art of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564). It will be conducted partly as lecture and partly as a seminar through which students develop their own expertise in particular areas of Michelangelo scholarship. Various methodological approaches will be introduced, and students will grapple with the most current issues in Michelangelo studies and acquire basic research skills necessary for further research in art history. Through lectures, the instru
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3.4.2 ‘Real world’ skills

Although we are describing these as a separate set of skills, we hope that you can see the value of these skills in supporting your learning, as well as being important for many other aspects of your life. In this unit we have been focusing on:

  • communication skills
  • problem-solving (decision-making) skills
  • organisational (self-management) skills.

The next activity is similar to the one you have just done, but here the focus is o
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Armstrong Experience: Elyana Salas
Elyana Salas talks about the importance of her volunteer work during Armstrong's day of service.
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Messefilm HEIKO 2011 Qundis
Film production by ALPHA deutsches-messe-tv. Showing the exhibitor Qundis on the fair HEIKO in 2011. http://www.deutsches-messe-tv.de/ Filmproduktion der ALPHA deutsches-messe-tv. Gezeigt wird der Aussteller Qundis auf der Messe HEIKO im Jahr 2011.
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Messefilm HEIKO 2011
This trade fair film is produced by ALPHA deutsches-messe-film. It shows the fair HEIKO in 2011. http://www.deutsches-messe-tv.de/ Dieser Messefilm der ALPHA deutsches-messe-film zeigt die HEIKO im Jahr 2011.
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David Relman: The Stability of the Human Microbiome (MWV51)
In episode 51 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Washington, D.C., on February 18, 2011, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with David Relamn, M.D., Thomas M. and Joan C. Merigan Professor, Department of Medicine - Division of Infectious Diseases, and Department of Microbiology & Immunology in the Stanford University School of Medicine. Maloy and Relman discuss microbial flora in the mouth and gut and why they are important for human health. Th
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Advances in Optical Speckle Processing, Lecture II
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17.869 Political Science Scope and Methods (MIT)
This course is designed to provide an introduction to a variety of empirical research methods used by political scientists. The primary aims of the course are to make you a more sophisticated consumer of diverse empirical research and to allow you to conduct advanced independent work in your junior and senior years. This is not a course in data analysis. Rather, it is a course on how to approach political science research.
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