Democratic representation in an internationalized and globalized World
Challenging Democracy - 9th Dialogue on Science of the Academia Engelberg Foundation 2010 Professor Stefanie Bailer from ETH Zurich reported that in globalized political order, there are debates of whether the end of parliamentarism has come or whether it is time to declare a postparliamentarist period. She explained the problems of free votes. Afterwards, she analysed voting processes for complex issues and factors which explain these decisions. She came to the conclusion that modern democraci
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science: Session 2. Every Rock Tells A Story
How can we use rocks to understand events in the Earths past? In this session, participants explore the processes that form sedimentary rocks, learn how fossils are preserved, and are introduced to the theory of plate tectonics.,Students and scientists explore the question: How can studying rocks help us understand Earth's past?
Lower Intermediate S5 #24 - Did You Hear the Latest Gossip in Japan? I Heard That…
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Your friend asks you in Japanese, “Did you hear the latest gossip?” You reply in Japanese, “I’m sure you have something hotter off the presses than I do. I’ve had my head in the books all weekend.” Your friend says in Japanese, “Well, then, you’re not going to believe what I [...]
"Site Investigation" by C.R.I. Clayton, M.C. Matthews and N.E. Simons
How Universities are Organized, Governed, & Managed (Institute of Higher Ed Series)
Christoper Morphew, Doug Toma
Writing Letter Proposals
Business Etiquette and Interviewing
Scott Williams & Holly Getchell
Successful Proposal Development (Part 2): Now It's Time to Write
Regina Smith, Associate Vice President for Research
Successful Proposal Development (Part 1): Doing Your Homework
Regina Smith, Associate Vice President for Research
Conversations with Berkeley Faculty: Nelson W. Polsby (9/4/02)
Conversations with History Presents Faculty Research at the University of California, Berkeley A Conversation with Nelson W. Polsby Heller Professor of Political Science "Institutional Change in the U.S. Congress" This interview took place on September 4, 2002. A complete transcript is available. Nelson Polsby is the Heller Professor of Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley. He was the Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies at U.C. from 1988 to 1999, and edi
Teaching argumentative non-fiction writing to 7-14 year olds: A systematic review of the evidence of
A systematic review of studies, based largely in North America, identifying features of the conditions for successful practice and specific strategies that have contributed to successful practice in teaching and learning about argumentative writing with 7-14 year olds.
A Virtual Organisation for e-Learning
We present in this paper the results of an European funded project Diogene, finished in October 2004, whose aim has been the design and the development of a distributed e-learning system able to perform several automatic actions such as course customization and information retrieval on the Semantic Web. The Diogene architecture is based on a network of specialized Organizations each of which has been realized as an independent Web Service.
National Geographic-Terra Cotta Warriors
Louis Mazzatenta describes being the first photographer to capture an artifact being unearthed. Nice visuals of artifacts (Running Time 1:11).
Changing the Education Culture through Technology
Technology has a potentially rich, but largely unrealised, role in teaching and learning. This role is defined variously by what the teacher has available, has had time to learn, or can find an appropriate use for, and by what students have access to, are familiar with, and are willing to use. In all of these ways, technology usually plays an adjunct role to others, more traditional modalities for teaching and learning, including lecture, laboratory, library, textbook, tutorial, and practicum.
2.2 The Cain and Hopkins thesis
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
Principles of Industrial Hygiene
Principles of Industrial Hygiene provides an introduction to the field of industrial hygiene and to occupational health in general. The instructor focuses on introducing concepts, terminology, and methodology in the practice of industrial hygiene and identifies resource materials. The class would benefit those wishing to pursue a Master's degree in industrial hygiene, those wishing to complete a certificate in occupational health, or for students in allied health fields needing a basic understan
Do you want to improve your ability to divide one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This unit will help you get to grips with division and give you some practice in doing it.