Physics: Hands-On/ Minds-On Learning
Examines overcoming obstacles to conceptual thinking. Is hands-on the same as minds-on? Why are concepts taught again and again, such as electricity and circuits, but still difficult to explain and put to work?
University of Memphis Tigers Teach-Allison
See why Allison is part of the Tigers Teach program at the U of M.
New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO?
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of July 2014 at ANU entitled, New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO? Ambassador Azevêdo discussed where the WTO should go next and reflected on how trade issues might play into the G20 process — a timely discussion in the lead up to Australia's hosting of the G20 Summit in November. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was
The University of Memphis 2012 Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award.
The University of Memphis 2012 Authur S. Holmon Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to Dr. Rosie Phillips Bingham at the opening ceremony for Black History Month at the U of M.
Welcome to this Futures workbook on finding work. It is split into several sections describing different techniques for finding work. You can dip in and out of the different sections; however it is not wise to rely on only one mechanism for finding work. It is a competitive market for final year students and new graduates and so you should try many alternate ways to find work.
Extreme climatic events as drivers of early human behaviour in Africa?
In this seminar for the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Sallie Burrough of Oxford University's School of Geography and the Environment presents an environmental perspective from the Kalahari Desert (23/11/11).
UW|360: January 2014
This month on UW360 join us as we take a closer look at the award-winning Odegaard Library renovation. Next we'll delve into all of the ways the University of Washington's "Clean Energy Institute" is developing efficient, cost effective solar power - and better energy storage systems. The state of Washington is leading the way in clean energy - and the University of Washington is playing a critical role. Next, we'll learn more about the University of Washington's role in the largest ever study o
Improve your Italian with songs
Improve your Italian with songs.
Teaching Advanced Architectural Issues Through Principles of CAAD
The paper discusses the differences between teaching CAAD by using standard software ("off-the-shelf"-software) and teaching the principles of CAAD ("principles-teaching"). The paper distinguishes four kinds of application for design systems in education: social systems, professional systems, educational systems, and innovative systems. The paper furthermore proposes to distinguish between computational issues and architectural issues relative to design systems. It appears that there is not a pr
"Interactions Between the Press and Foreign Policy"
A talk by Ray Suarez, Senior Correspondent, "The NewsHour" (PBS). From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
LISA: Littératures, Histoire des Idées, Images, Sociétés du Monde Anglophone
LISA e-journal is produced by the Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines (Research Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences) at the University of Caen, France. Revue LISA / LISA e-journal is a bilingual peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary publication, including cultural studies, literature, philosophy, the history of ideas, the visual arts, music, media studies, sociology, history and anthropology. Articles are in French and English and can be accessed by keywords, by a thematic
“The Stones of Banaras: Conservation and Colonial Bureaucracy in a Small Indian City”
A talk by Michael Dodson, Associate Professor of History, Indiana University. From the South Asia Seminar.
21st Century Councillor social media site
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
Deborah Sabet, Otis '05
Building on their creativity, commitment, connections, and professional skills, these alumni launched careers in art and design..
Syrian government launches attacks on major cities
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Columns of smoke and flames could be seen over Damascus, Aleppo and Deraa amid reports that the government had launched a news series of attacks across Syria. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics inc
Acknowledgements This unit was written by Dr Valerie Hope
Goodman, M. (1997), The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge. With permission of the author. Figure Plate 7 in Goodman: courtesy
This unit was written by Dr Valerie Hope
Goodman, M. (1997), The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge. With permission of the author.
Figure Plate 7 in Goodman: courtesy
Retail holiday hiring on the rise
American retailers are boosting holiday hiring this year and online retailers are preparing to battle when it comes to free-shipping.
Clinton: Settlements "counterproductive"
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Israel's plan to go ahead with more settlement building in the West Bank was counterproductive to peace negotiations. Jon Decker reports.
Visions of hope for a terrorised planet - Annual Peace Lecture 2008
Dr Kate Dewes, member of the United Nations Disarmament Advisory Board presents the 2008 Annual Peace lecture - Visions of hope for a terrorised planet. Lecture given Aug 11, 2008.