Germaine Greer Winifred Mercier Lecture
Feminist icon Professor Germaine Greer delivered this year's Winifred Mercier public lecture to a packed Gandhi Hall. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcaster, journalist, colum
Prof. Nick Childs - 'History of Brass Bands - The Golden Period'
The repertoire played by bands has altered radically over many years. However, commissioning bodies have always been governed by a desire to attract the leading mainstream composers of the day to write original material for the medium. The so-called 'Golden Period', spanning the period between the Great Depression and the Second World War, encapsulates this ambition at its most successful. A sequence of seminal works, by John Ireland, Gustav Holst, Granville Bantock, Herbert Howells, and Sir Edw
Information Skills Unit 4: Using Reference Sources
This unit will help you appreciate the range of materials and the different information contained within them. As you work through the different tasks you will be able to identify and use the best sources for the information that you require.
Building a Dam Like a Beaver
In this video segment from PEEP and the Big Wide World, children make a dam with dirt, sticks, and stones to try to stop the flow of water.
In nature, survival is the name of the game. This video segment explores the world of animal defense and shows that predators don't always have the upper hand.
A House for Teddy Bear
In this video segment from PEEP and the Big Wide World, children experiment with cardboard and build a house for their stuffed animals.
The Genius of Mozart (Part 10 of 18)
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How to float an egg
Developed for third grade. This lesson begins by exploring the concepts of density and buoyancy with an introductory "sink or float" activity. In this activity students will be asked to predict whether they think each of a group of small objects will sink or float. The objects we used for this activity are on the materials list. This gets students interested and asking the question "why do some objects sink, and others float?" Students will be asked to think about this question before being give
Hear the Wave!
Developed for third grade. In this experiment, students will learn all about soundwaves. Using different techniques and objects, students investigate how different sounds are made from different objects, and how the soundwaves for each are different from one another. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on the teaching of biology at the elementary
Voronoi diagram Voro [Schemata]: Application of interactive weighted voronoi diagrams as an alternat
This paper explores the application of Interactive Weighted Voronoi diagrams in business park master plans through site specific testing, derivation of zoning parameters and creation of an applet.
Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation - IMPACT
September 22 - IMPACT presents Bill Nuti, Chairman and CEO, NCR Corporation. William (Bill) Nuti is chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of NCR Corporation, a global technology company with 22,400 employees and 2008 revenue of approximately $5.32 billion. Under Nuti's leadership, NCR is transforming itself into, as one reporter recently called it, "a self-service giant," leading how the world connects, interacts and transacts with business. NCR's assisted- and self-service solutions and c
2.005 Quiz 2 Review - Problem Part #1
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Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Academics
Recognized for its world-class education in arts and technology programs, collaboration across disciplines and innovative leadership, Carnegie Mellon is consistently a top-ranked university. CMU in Silicon Valley offers a unique learning opportunity for working professionals and those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The learn-by-doing methodology that students are exposed to provides them with the hands-on skills that make them sought after competitors in the software industry. P
Commencement 2014: Zandro Lerma
Zandro Lerma overcame a difficult past while studying at Oregon State University. He hopes to someday earn a Ph.D. http://poweredbyorange.com/2014/06/11/zandro-lerma-making-positive-changes/
Teaching Songwriting Online - Pat Pattison
Pat Pattison is an author, clinician, and one of the most renowned songwriting teachers in the world. He created the first-ever Songwriting major at Berklee College of Music, and brought that curriculum online with Berkleemusic.
Music Theory Learning Objects for Drill and Practice
Music Theory Learning Objects for Drill and Practice is a series of 16 interactive objects providing drills on primary and advanced music theory. Types of questions include aural identification (chord, interval recognition and error detection) and theory rudiments (write and identify key signatures, intervals, chords, measure completion and scales). These objects provide a comprehensive space for music theory practice, drawing random questions from a bank of literally thousands of possibilities.
Walt Shill, Managing Director, Management Consulting - North America, Accenture
Walt Shill (MBA '86), Managing Director for Accenture's North American Management Consulting Practice, speaks in the Abbott Center Auditorium on October 5, 2010 as part of the Darden Leadership Speaker Series. His presentation,"The Impact of a Volitile World on Management Consulting", was also sponsored by the Consulting Club at Darden.
The History of the Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
Visit our Web site: http://www.ciachef.edu For more than six decades, The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education - and truly changed the way the world looks at food. Learn how the CIA has inspired excellence throughout the food world by leading the way: in the education of students, in the elevation of the culinary profession, through the innovation of thought leadership, and through collaborations on critical food and in
Ready to Transition From the Military to the Private Sector
Michael Fallon, Darden MBA Class of 2011, talks about how Darden got him ready to make an impact in the the private sector, coming from a background as a marine corps officer.
Cambridge Ideas: Churchill - Their Finest Hour (audio slideshow)
Winston Churchill's famous "Finest Hour" speech of June 1940 was a rallying cry to the people of Britain to prepare themselves for the dark days of World War II. In this podcast, the military historian, Max Arthur, meets Allen Packwood, the Director of the Churchill Archives Centre at Churchill College, University of Cambridge to find out about some of the secrets of that memorable speech.