Koch Institute Image Awards Winner: Gianluca De Rienzo
Gianluca De Rienzo discusses his image, "A Penetrating View: Seeing Fine Nerves in a Zebrafish Tail," one of ten winners of the 2011 Koch Institute Image Awards.
1002 Celsus Bilingual pg 6 -20
Celsus' De Medicina - bilingual reading from Underwood's adjusted semi-parsed interlinear translation. The Latin syntax has been adjusted to accommodate to the method. Suitable for intermediate and advanced students, although beginners can use this to expose themselves to the patterns of the language, and to pick up vocabulary.
Video #25 - Learn the Best Way to Spend Your Day with This Spanish Video Lesson!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Your friend that lives in Spain has asked you to stay the summer with him and his family, and of course, you couldn’t turn that down! You even took Spanish classes so you would fit in. Your friend has assured you that you would fit into his family just fine, whether [...]
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Social media at Great Ormond Street: building community
Claire Zuurbier of IBM, formerly Head of Digital, Great Ormond Street, speaks to Lindsay Bruce from Cranfield School of Management - part of the Cranfield Customer Management Forum Speaker Series: http://bit.ly/9UuSf9
Number of Handshakes
This video explains how mathematical modeling is used to generate a formula for the number of handshakes possible. The situation essentially asks how many sides and diagonals are in a given polygon and generates the triangle numbers: 1, 3, 6, 10, 15, … (2:43)
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Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplines at MIT (Trailer)
MIT is known for breaking down barriers. Its scientists and engineers grapple with big problems and big ideas, leading to an extraordinary amount of innovative research across disciplines. Excerpted from the 16-minute documentary Outside the Box: Crossing Disciplines at MIT, this video trailer introduces the work of three prominent interdisciplinary researchers at MIT. View the full documentary at the
Hula Hooping at Northeastern
Happy 48th Birthday, Hula Hoop!
Where Does Affordable Housing Money Come From? Understanding the flow of investment in City Heights
With inflation outpacing wage increases along with the economic downturn in recent years, the need and demand for affordable housing units has skyrocketed. In the last decade development firms have increasingly tried to provide affordable housing units, but the obstacle is how much funding and incentives do they receive for these types of units? This proposal analyzed the affordable housing situation in City Heights by looking at the sources of funding for affordable housing developments, how i
St. Thomas Day 2011 - Professor of the Year | University of St. Thomas
Dr. Thomas Connery, who joined the St. Thomas Journalism Department (now Communication and Journalism) in 1982 and served nine years as dean of the College of Arts Sciences, is this year's Professor of the Year. The 50-year-old award recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and inspiration to students.
Knowledge technologies in context
This unit explores knowledge technologies, that is, software systems that can represent, interpret, formalise or interrogate phenomena and create models of how the world works. It demonstrates how a well designed system can have positive effects on the work ‘ecosystem’, potentially allowing more time for people to concentrate on their strengths. Emphasising core concepts of representation, interpretation and situated use in context, this unit will help masters students and those involved in
Introducción a la docencia virtual a través de Moodle: potencial didáctico y manejo básico de su
Adaptación de parte de los contenidos incluidos en el Aula Virtual de Profesores, espacio de apoyo al profesorado de la UNIA integrado en el Programa de Formación de Profesorado en materia de Innovación Docente y Digital de la Universidad, sobre el uso docente de la plataforma Moodle.
Finding Common Ground
Bileni Teklu works one-on-one with her fifth graders as she encourages them to interact with literature through careful conversation. Ms. Teklu encourages her students to think about what they enjoyed about their reading experience, and ways in which what they read has some resonance in their own lives. Texts include Martin Luther King by Ed Clayton, Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse, Author(s):
Barry Hoonan and his fifth- and sixth-grade cluster explore ways in which individual readers can help themselves enter the story world of a text. The group explores two different methods—using sticky notes in several different ways and mapping—which lead its members directly into the text. The text they have chosen for their attention, Stuck in Neutral by Terry Trueman, features a 14-year-old protagonist who suffers from cerebral palsy
Graphing Lines Using a Table of Values
This video clip explains how to use a table of values to plot points and connect them. There are several other methods of graphing lines, including using a point and the slope. Sometimes graphing lines using an equation involves the same methods as using a table of values. Since we graph lines in the coordinate plane, it is necessary to understand how to connect graphs, tables and equations. (2:27)
Appendix B: On Means and Ends Joaquim Nabuco Seminar (English)
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This seminar examines the life and career of Joaquim Nabuco, a leader of the abolitionist movement in Brazil and later Brazil's first ambassador to the United States. (This seminar is also available in Spanish.) Speaker Biography: Prior to being appointed Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Mauro Vieira was the Brazilian Ambassador to Argentina since 2004. He holds a JD from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and graduated from Instituto Rio-Branco, the Brazilian diplomatic academ
Joaquim Nabuco Seminar (English)