"Facing the Facts" Winter 2008 Quarterly Podcast
Can we turn adversity into opportunity? Yes, we can. As 2008, a year that shook the world and began the restructuring of the global economies, draws to a close, we take a look at the year ahead. Which economies are likely to find it easiest to ride out the current recession and what management tools and skills should opinion formers and business leaders draw on to ensure they provide the right climate for firms to do well? Strangely, not all the news is bad news, as we have been finding out in o
Mormon History: LDS (Mormon) Prophet John Taylor 2/2
John Taylor (1808 - 1887) was the third Prophet and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During his presidency, he was known for helping the Saints deal with the persecutions of jail, fines, and being denied the vote because of their beliefs.
Laura Amy Schlitz: 2012 National Book Festival
Laura Amy Schlitz appears at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: The Newbery Medal went to Laura Amy Schlitz in 2008 for "Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village." A librarian who lives in Baltimore, Schlitz is also a professional storyteller. Her other books include "The Bearskinner: A Tale of the Brothers Grimm," "A Drowned Maiden's Hair" and "The Hero Schliemann: The Dreamer Who Dug for Troy." She has just published "Splendors and Glooms
Tourism in Africa The paper examin
This paper on tourism in Africa by Iain T. Christie and Doreen E. Crompton was published in February 2001 by World Bank as Number 12 in its Africa Region Working Paper Series. It provides "a broad overview of issues in tourism in Africa and suggests guidelines to assist countries to develop a more coherent framework for tourism", concluding that "tourism can only grow sustainably if it is integrated into the country's overall economic, social and physical planning policies".
The paper examin
Episode 19 – Be My Guest: Wild Thing Where you find the wild things is right here at Melbourne Museum! There is a new exhibition called Wild: amazing animals in a changing world. There are over 700 specimens on display and it’s a wonderful zoo of animals playing 'freeze'. The extinct Tasmanian Tiger specimen is on display but what you become sadly aware of is so many endangered creatures may join him. The exhibition also celebrates amazingly effective conservation efforts and climate change awareness. Let’s act so mu
Where you find the wild things is right here at Melbourne Museum! There is a new exhibition called Wild: amazing animals in a changing world. There are over 700 specimens on display and it’s a wonderful zoo of animals playing 'freeze'. The extinct Tasmanian Tiger specimen is on display but what you become sadly aware of is so many endangered creatures may join him. The exhibition also celebrates amazingly effective conservation efforts and climate change awareness. Let’s act so mu
Mark Twain: Mini Biography
Hannibal, Missouri native Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain, used his hometown as the inspiration for his fictional works "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." In this video clip, learn more about the life of famous author, Mark Twain. (3:19)
Duke Chapel, Choral Vespers - 11/8/2012
Duke University Chapel, Choral Vespers Weekly candlelit worship of scripture readings, prayers, and sacred music. Duke Vespers Ensemble Brian A. Schmidt, Conductor David Arcus, Chapel Organist *This service is live streamed weekly on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. EST at: http://www.youtube.com/dukechapel Prelude - (14:43) Preces (18:10) and Responses (41:25) - Gabriel Jackson Remember not, Lord, Our Offenses (27:41) Verleih uns frieden - Felix Mendelssohn (33:36)
Yosef Gorny: "The Road Map to Peace? The War and its Impact on Israelis and Palestinians"
A talk by Yosef Gorny, Tel Aviv University and Visiting Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Committee on Jewish Studies. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
Biography of Barack Obama
A biography of Barack Obama that played at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, prior to Barack's acceptance speech.
Continuity of a Function
This video explains the three conditions that must be met in order for a function to be continuous at a certain point. The continuity of a function only exists if these three conditions are met. (0:55)
11.201 Gateway: Planning Action (MIT)
This course introduces incoming students in the Master in City Planning (MCP) program to the theory and history of planning in the public interest. It relies primarily on challenging real-world cases to highlight persistent dilemmas: the power and limits of planning, the multiple roles in which planners find themselves in communities around the globe, and the political, ethical, and practical dilemmas that planners face as they try to be effective. As such, the course provides an introduction to
Korean War ( Pressure for peace ) 13/15
Korean War - Pressure for peace Video gives history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it. Pictures are real and may be disturbing. (CAUTION: Scenes of executions and dead bodies)
FDR and Packing the Supreme Court (3)
Roosevelt faces the fact that his New Deal programs may be destroyed by the courts. He looked for new ways to get his ideas OK'd by the courts.
Europe’s Migrants: ‘The World Is a Smaller Place’
France expels Roma Gypsies; a prominent German economist says migrants are destroying the country; a far-right party with an anti-immigration platform wins its first parliamentary seats in Sweden. Few countries in Europe have escaped the recent heated debates about immigration within their borders. Against this backdrop, a growing body of research is helping Europeans understand whether, and under what conditions, immigration is economically and socially beneficial. As one Wharton expert notes,
Mestres. Aquí, qui mana?
Durada: min. Vídeo. TVC.
Mestres i professors s'estimen més parlar de convivència, de normes consensuades, de mediació de conflictes i de sancions pedagògiques que de disciplina, càstigs i bona o mala conducta. En aquest tercer capítol ens preguntem en què es basa avui l'autoritat Author(s):
Open University ethnomusicologist Martin Clayton describes how his study of music and its performance in different cultural settings has allowed him to develop his understanding of the concept of entrainment. His research into this phenomenon is providing key insights into the synchronisation of rhythmic processes in humans and in the natural world.
Argumentum : the peer-reviewed electronic journal of the graduate school for linguistics, University
This is the home page of the "Argumentum", the peer-reviewed e-journal published by the Graduate School for Linguistics at the University of Debrecen, Hungary. The site is bilingual, Hungarian and English, thus being available to a wide scholarly audience. However, the introduction and the guidelines for submissions of articles are written only in Hungarian. The English version of these can be read under the "technical guide". Argumentum is published once a year. The articles in the review are w
War of 1812
An eight minute video that provides an overview of the causes of the War and the impact of trade restructions and impressment on the Americans. A good overview of the causes, the battles, and the effects of the war.
Revit 2012 Project Tutorial Set 2D
Revit 2012 Project Tutorial Set 2D Prepared for BENV2425 Building Information Modelling Session 1, 2012 Built Environment