French Revolution (Part 4) - The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
The instructor, Sal Khan, continues discussing the reign of terror from part 3 and explores the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. The instructor uses computer software and still images for demonstration and discussion.
Tag Team | Library Lab
Generalizes the tools on which Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) is built so that they can support real-time classification and alert services for any topic whatsoever.
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Chaplin: A Character is Born (clip)
— Charlie Chaplin is undoubtedly one of the most significant names in the development of the movies. This documentary shows the evolution of Chaplin's "little tramp" character as shown in scenes from his early classic comedies. Narrated by actor Keenan Wynn, the video presents the career of Chaplin from his very first story through comedy classics such as "The Rink," "The Pawnshop," and "The Immigrant. A S-L Film Production. 40 minutes, b/w. (1:38)
Comptes des chatellenies Savoyardes : exercices de paléographie
Comptes des chatellenies Savoyardes is a website which provides images taken from 13th and 14th-century account rolls, using them in a number of self-guided palaeography exercises. The site is entirely written in French, but for those without French-language skills the exercises (based on Latin texts) are extremely easy to use and would therefore constitute useful practice for anyone already studying medieval palaeography. Small sections of document, in a number of different types of hands, ar
Inventions of War - the Jeep
During World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower called the Jeep one of America's most important weapons. This short video describes the origins of the original Jeep and even addresses how it received it's funny name! (U.S. soldiers shortened the term "general purpose vehicle" to "GP" then "Jeep") Run time: 2 minutes
Poverty Status, Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Disability among the Elderly
This module introduces students to the relationships between age, race/ethnicity, gender, poverty, and disability. It also provides students with an opportunity to use census data to gather information about a target population.
World Affairs China Town Hall Meeting: Jimmy Carter
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The Future of EU Enlargement [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dimitar Bechev, Lawrence Meredith, John Peet, Professor Robert Cooper | Enlargement is widely hailed as the EU’s most successful policy, largely responsible for the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy first in Southern Europe, then in Central and Eastern Europe after the end of the Cold War. Yet forty years after the first enlargement, which saw the UK join the European Community, confidence in the European project seems to be at an all-time low. From enlargement f
Refugees – what’s wrong with history?
Peter Gatrell gives a talk for the Refugee Studies Centre podcast series.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
2008.03.24-The Globalization of Labor in the 21st Century
The Globalization of Labor in the 21st Century is a talk by Lant Pritchett, Professor of the Practice of Economic Development, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard.
6.852J Distributed Algorithms (MIT)
Distributed algorithms are algorithms designed to run on multiple processors, without tight centralized control. In general, they are harder to design and harder to understand than single-processor sequential algorithms. Distributed algorithms are used in many practical systems, ranging from large computer networks to multiprocessor shared-memory systems. They also have a rich theory, which forms the subject matter for this course. The core of the material will consist of basic distributed algor
Spiderman worm shoots out sticky webs
Full story: http://bit.ly/1CrZr8h The curious velvet worms use Spiderman's tactic to catch prey and fend off predators – a technique that may help us stick wounds together
Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Synchrony and Similiarity in Human Cooperation
This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (30 November 2012) is presented by Emma Cohen of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford.
11.255 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution in the Public Sector (MIT)
This course investigates social conflict and distributional disputes in the public sector. While theoretical aspects of conflict are considered, the focus of the class is on the practice of dispute resolution. Comparisons between unassisted and assisted negotiation are reviewed along with the techniques of facilitation and mediation.
Successful Proposal Development (Part 2): Now It's Time to Write
Regina Smith, Associate Vice President for Research
Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
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