Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there are areas where water supplies are limited, showin by recent droughts. Globally, there are many reas that do ot have enough water to support the current population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a world
Teaching Heterodox Economics Concepts
Teaching Heterodox Economics Concepts is written by Andrew Mearman of the University of the West of England, Bristol, and is a guide to using heterodox approaches in undergraduate economics teaching. The guide offers three potential approaches: enriching an orthodox programme, teaching a heterodox module and the parallel perspectives approach (teaching heterodox and orthodox concepts side by side). The guide also includes sections on assessment strategies, case studies and resources, including l
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.
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
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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
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.
The Story of St Therese of Lisieux
Video is a series of pictures and words printed on the screen with music in the background. Pictures and words describe St. Therese's life.
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.
Cambridge Ideas - Vanishing Voices
Of the world's 6,500 living languages, half will cease to be spoken by the end of this century. Dr Mark Turin, director of the World Oral Literature Project, has spent much of his life travelling to remote corners of the Himalayas to study languages and cultures that are at risk and document them before they disappear without record.