Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (03:35)
Do Lectures: Protesting through Humour
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of, Andy
talking through the evolution of SAS. From a group of surfers from St
Agnes in Cornwall wanting to end raw sewage going out into the sea to
“some of the Government’s most sophisticated environmental critics” (BBS
News and Current Affairs) and “Britain’s coolest environmental pressure
group” (The Independent)
Common Studio: Danny Phillips, Otis '08, and Kim Karlsrud, Otis '07
Building on their creativity, commitment, connections, and professional skills, these alumni launched careers in art and design..
9.00SC Introduction to Psychology (MIT)
This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society.
Lesson 4 Introductory Video
Flamingos The Greatest Pink Show on Earth
2:09 Flamingos are gregarious wading birds in the genus Phoenicopterus and family Phoenicopteridae. They are found in both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres, but are more numerous in the latter. There are four species in the Americas while two exist in the Old World. Two species, the Andean and the James's Flamingo, are often placed in the genus Phoenicoparrus instead of Phoenicopterus. (wikipedia)
Rivers of the sun, Amazon 1-6
9:41 Amazonia has the greatest rain forest on earth. The world's mightiest river.
In short, the Amazon Basin (Amazonia) is covered by the largest tropical rain forest in the world, and running through its heart is the Amazon River, and its more than 1,000 tributaries, seven of them more than 1,000 miles in length. Measurable rain falls on an average of 200 days a year, and total rainfall often approaches 100 inches per year.
The overall basin drains over 2,70
On Thom Hartmann's Big Picture
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Peer Advisors & Mentors (PAM) Spotlight: Thomas Lueders
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WSU seniors dive into underwater class project
Oil spill cleanup, ocean storm monitoring and acoustic research are just some of the uses for submarine robots. Washington State University students have been learning about these and other "real-world" applications as they've built an underwater vehicle this year. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=31600&TypeID=1
Using Perfmon to Diagnose Application Issues - 02 Performance Monitor is oftentimes an overlooked tool when troubleshooting application issues. But in the production environment, it can be invaluable to helping you determine just what kind of application issue you have. Perfmon has a lot to offer, so we dedicate Part 2 of this series to this simple – but vital – tool.
Performance Monitor is oftentimes an overlooked tool when troubleshooting application issues. But in the production environment, it can be invaluable to helping you determine just what kind of application issue you have. Perfmon has a lot to offer, so we dedicate Part 2 of this series to this simple – but vital – tool.
Japanese Culture Class #4 - Setsubun - Red Monsters, Blue Monsters, and Flying Beans, Oh My!
Red monsters, blue monsters, and flying beans, oh my! Itune in to see what is going on with Setsubun in Japan! You don’t want to miss today’s edition of Japanese Culture Class. Download AudioDownload Lesson Notes
"Defending Greenwood": A Survivor Recalls the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921
The post-World War I period in the United States saw devastating race riots around the nation: in small cities and in larger ones. But the Tulsa race riot in 1921 was perhaps the worst. Sparked by the supposed sexual assault of a white woman by a young black man, white Tulsa residents went on a twenty-four-hour rampage which resulted in the death of anywhere from 75 to 250 people and the burning of more than 1,000 black homes and businesses. Yet the African-Americans of Tulsa were not passive vi
A Mormon Woman's Life in Southern Utah
Women who settled the West in the years after the Civil War often faced harsh and unremitting toil. Laboring from well before dawn until well after the sun had set, women helped plant and harvest crops, raised large families, and kept house with rudimentary equipment. Long periods of isolation from neighbors and kin were common; social occasions or visits by travelers and kin were rare and cherished events. Mary Ann Hafen immigrated from Switzerland to Utah with her Mormon family in 1860 at age
'Dealin'' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki MadhubutiProgram focuses on the meaning, nature, and support of the liberation of African countries by African Americans. Program segments include an excerpt from Henry Johnson's film on the African Liberation Day March in Washington, DC, May 27, 1972 (including footage of Boston residents preparing for the trip to Washington, DC, and event speeches by Charles Diggs, Michigan Congressman and United Nations Delegate and organizer for African self
E-Business/E-Commerce+E-Services Teil 1
Eine Einführung in die Grundlagen des E-Business. Der erste Teil behandelt die Informationsgesellschaft und die Internetökonomie. Der zweite Teil erklärt - auf dem ersten Teil aufbauend - die Begriffe E-Business, E-Commerce und E-Services.
Brian Malow - Live at the Koshland
MicrobeWorld and the Koshland Science Museum present a video podcast of comedian Brian Malow that includes excerpts from his science comedy act on infectious disease and an interview about the geek mystique of science.
Alternative discussion formats: history and literature on trial
Putting historical or literary figures on trial makes a lively and challenging alternative to a class debate.