Green Careers: Sustainable Agriculture.
This video provides an inside look at an organic farm and an organic retail store and discusses the day-to-day challenges and rewards of working in this field.
National Geographic - Titanic's Graveyard
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard discovered the Titanic and wants to preserve the most famous ship in history from plunder and decay. (02:30)
After the Arab Spring: power shift in the Middle East? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Amnon Aran, Roger Cohen, Professor Anoush Ehteshami | As the revolutions of 2011 become the politics of 2012, has power shifted in the Middle East, and has Iran been the main beneficiary? This event launches the new LSE IDEAS report After the Arab Spring: power shift in the Middle East. Amnon Aran is a senior lecturer at the Department of International Politics, City University. Roger Cohen is a columnist for the International Herald Tribune and New York Times. Anoush Ehteshami is
2.500 Desalination and Water Purification (MIT)
Water supply is a problem of worldwide concern: more than 1 billion people do not have reliable access to clean drinking water. Water is a particular problem for the developing world, but scarcity also impacts industrial societies. Water purification and desalination technology can be used to convert brackish ground water or seawater into drinking water. The challenge is to do so sustainably, with minimum cost and energy consumption, and with appropriately accessible technologies. This subject w
Google Graphical Calculator Now 3D & Animated Google has recently added an enhanced version of their graphing calculator. Maths functions can now be animated to create interactive 3D plots that can be rotated or scaled by editing the variables in the equation. This functionality requires a WebGL-enabled browser such as Firefo
Google has recently added an enhanced version of their graphing calculator. Maths functions can now be animated to create interactive 3D plots that can be rotated or scaled by editing the variables in the equation. This functionality requires a WebGL-enabled browser such as Firefo
Performance Measurement: Where to start
Professor Mike Bourne discusses how to begin the process of implementing a balanced scorecard or performance measurement system.
Caroline Harvey - Creative Writing - Berkleemusic Open House Series
Learn more about our Creative Writing and Liberal Arts courses at: http://bit.ly/JlY5KC Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Caroline Harvey, instructor of our online courses Creative Writing: Finding Your Voice and Creative Writing: Poetry on May 10th. Caroline is an Assistant Professor in the Liberal Arts department at Berklee College of Music, as well as an online instructor for Berkleemusic. An accomplished writer and performer, she was hand-picked by Professor Pat Pat
Animal Night Vision (Interactive)
If you've ever stumbled through the woods on a moonless night, you may have wondered how nocturnal creatures move about with such apparent ease. This interactive feature from NOVA "Leopards of the Night" Web site explores some of the most important adaptations of the nocturnal eye and highlights the nighttime habits of a range of creatures that rely on these adaptations.
Reagan Advocates Small Government
In this video clip, hear Reagan as he makes a speech to the American public about advocating a small government to give the people a bigger role in American everyday life. (0:46)
Reagan on Military Strength
In this video clip, hear Reagan speak in a debate against President Carter about how his first priority in his presidency is to maintain world peace and that the use of military force is a last resort when all other options have failed and when it regards to the United States National Security. (1:59)
Breakingviews: When markets slow, where to go?
May 17 - Worried about the world falling apart? Park your hard-earned cash in Asian sovereign debt, says Reuters Breakingview's Wayne Arnold.
Breakingviews: Exxon gets the jitters
May 17 - Antony Currie and Christopher Swann discuss the oil giant's attempts to fend off shareholder ire at CEO Rex Tillerson's $35 mln pay package.
CTPI: Public Square, Euthanasia - Panel, April 2012
‘Euthanasia and assisted suicide: A discussion we need to have’ Panel: Professor Sean Davison, Hon. Maryan Street, MP, Professor Grant Gillett, John Kleinsman, Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan Chair: Professor Paul Trebilco. This event includes the presentation of a research paper on attitudes towards euthanasia in New Zealand by Thomas Noakes-Duncan.
Ruth W. Messinger explains that 'you are what you do'
Ruth W. Messinger, President, American Jewish World Service, delivers the Baccalaureate Address on Friday, May 17, 2012 at Elon University.
I'm Passing and I know it!
Discrete Random Variables: Hypergeometric (optional)
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module describes the properties of a hypergeometric experiment and hypergeometric probability distribution. This module is included in the Collaborative Statistics textbook/collection as an […]
A Conversation with Wendy Kopp | Institute of Politics
Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach for America (TFA) and co-founder and current CEO of Teach For All, discussed efforts to engage TFA alumni in the fight for educational equity in the United States with HKS Dean David Ellwood. Kopp spoke on social entrepreneurship and the socioeconomic struggles faced by students and teachers in failing schools as well as her recent work with Teach for All including a new focus on expanding programming to meet educational needs of low-income students all over the worl
Gerald Ford on Economic Woes
After finding little support in Congress on his proposed budget-reducing actions, President Gerald Ford stresses the necessity of his plan in a news conference held December 2, 1974, which was broadcast live on television and radio. (3:46)